BIO-wide Virtual Office Hours

As you may have seen, Directorate for Biological Sciences (BIO) Assistant Director Joanne Tornow, PhD, wrote to the biological sciences community to share information about NSF’s current operations in light of COVID-19 and provide guidance to current awardees. In that letter, Dr. Tornow noted that BIO staff are interested in hearing how BIO and NSF …

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March Virtual Office Hours Recap

IOS-Virtual-Office-Hours-slides-March 2020 The Division of Integrative Organismal Systems (IOS) held a Virtual Office Hour on March 19, 2020, focused on two new Dear Colleague Letters (DCLs): NSF 20-044 IMAGiNE 2020: Organisms in a Dynamic Environment – encourages research investigating how genomes, phenomes, and the environment interact to influence the development, expression and evolution of complex …

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NSF Science Community Outreach Survey

Image above from pilot video: The National Science Foundation is looking for input to communicate better with the scientific community, in terms of content (funding opportunities, research news, etc.) and method of delivery (email, web, social media). Your input is valuable as this helps NSF curate content to your preferences and improves two-way engagement with …

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March Virtual Office Hour with The Division of Integrative Organismal Systems (IOS): IMAGiNE and PlantSynthBio DCLs

Please join us for our monthly information session to learn about ongoing and new opportunities at NSF! The March IOS Virtual Office Hour will be held March 19th from 1pm-2pm EST.  This Office Hour will include discussion of two recent Dear Colleague Letters (DCLs) NSF 20-044 IMAGiNE 2020: Organisms in a Dynamic Environment and NSF …

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Informational EDGE Webinar: January 31, 2:00pm EST

The Division of Integrative Organismal Systems (IOS), together with the Divisions of Biological Infrastructure (DBI), Environmental Biology (DEB), and Molecular and Cellular Biosciences (MCB) in the Directorate for Biological Sciences at the National Science Foundation will host a webinar about the Enabling Discovery through GEnomic Tools (EDGE) program. The EDGE program recently released a new …

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New DCL: Research Opportunities Related to Coastlines and People (CoPe)

Reposted from the DEBrief Blog The National Science Foundation (NSF) Directorates for Geosciences (GEO), Social, Behavioral and Economic Sciences (SBE), Biological Sciences (BIO), Engineering (ENG), Education and Human Resources (EHR) and the Office of Integrative Activities (OIA) announced their intent to support Research Coordination Networks (RCNs), a select type of Early-Concept Grants for Exploratory Research …

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The Division of Integrative Organismal Systems (IOS) introduces Virtual Office Hours!

Please join us for monthly information sessions to learn about ongoing and new opportunities at NSF! The Division of Integrative Organismal Systems (IOS) introduces IOS virtual Office Hours – a new way to stay in contact with NSF. Program Directors will be available on the third Thursday of each month at 1pm Eastern Time to …

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NeuroNex Webinar on April 5, 2019: Information on the New Solicitation NSF 19-563

The Next Generation Networks for Neuroscience (NeuroNex) Program is having an informational webinar this Friday, April 5, 2019 from 11:00 am – 12:00 pm. The goal of this solicitation (NSF 19-563) is to support collaborative networks comprised of international teams of disciplinarily diverse experimentalists, theorists, and research resource developers working on a common foundational question …

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Notice: New Email Validation System May Block NSF Email Communications

NSF has applied a mandated global email policy change that may be interfering with NSF communications to and from external email recipients. All email activities may be impacted, including automatic NSF email notifications, ad-hoc review requests, panelist correspondence, and any correspondence with PIs, co-PIs, fellows and job candidates. This new email validation system, called “Domain-based …

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Reminder: Integration Institutes Request for Information Due March 1st

This is a reminder that the deadline for the Integration Institutes Request for Information is Friday, March 1st. These institutes would support collaborative teams of researchers to address questions that span multiple levels of organization in living systems and require expertise from diverse biological subdisciplines. Through this request for information, the BIO Directorate is seeking high-level ideas from the …

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