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Repost: Upcoming Biology Integration Institutes Webinar

On behalf of our colleagues in the Office of the Assistant Director (OAD), BIO Buzz recently posted about an approaching webinar about the new Solicitation (NSF 20-508) for Biology Integration Institutes posted below. For more information, please go directly to the BIO Buzz Blog to see the original post. "Please join us for the upcoming webinar about the Biology Integration Institutes (BII) …

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GRFP 2020 Applicant Webinar Information Notice

**For applicants interested in pursuing a Graduate Research Fellowship the Program Directors of the Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) will be hosting a series of webinars to provide information and answer questions.  Please see the schedule below for dates, times, and registration information.  Remember, applications for the Life Sciences (e.g., Biology) is October 21st, 2019.** Dear …

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A Revised NSF Proposal & Award Policies & Procedures Guide (NSF 19-1)

We are pleased to announce that a revised Proposal & Award Policies & Procedures Guide (PAPPG) has been released, and will be effective for proposals submitted on or after February 25, 2019. Some significant changes in this PAPPG NSF 19-1 include: Addition of Research.gov as an option for proposal preparation and submission, and proposal file …

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EDGE Deadline Unchanged by Government Shutdown

Deadline for EDGE 2019 is unchanged now that normal NSF operations have resumed. The Enabling Discovery Through GEnomic Tools (EDGE) program deadline is unchanged from the date published in the current EDGE solicitation (NSF 19-527). Proposals are due on Tuesday, February 12th, 2019 by 5:00 p.m. (submitter's local time). The EDGE webinar, scheduled for January 10th, …

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Everyone is eager for an EAGER!

We regularly receive inquiries from investigators about the suitability of a project for submission as an Early Concept Grant for Exploratory Research (EAGER). As Program Directors we have noticed that the 1-2 page descriptions that accompany these inquiries typically lack information required for evaluating their EAGER potential. This blog post focuses on the key points …

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UPDATE 8/31/18: All three IOS Solicitations are now Available Online! See this post for details

Update on No-Deadline Solicitation: IOS No Deadline Solicitation Update 8/31/2018 We announced in October 2017 that BIO would implement a "no-deadline" full proposals submission in 2018 and that all four divisions would release new solicitations in mid-2018 (for more information on no-deadlines, check out the Dear Colleague Letter and associated FAQs). It's mid-August and I …

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