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Did you miss it? September 2022 Virtual Office Hours Recap: BIO’s Postdoctoral Research Fellowships in Biology (PRFB)

The slides are available here. The Division of Integrative Organismal Systems (IOS) held a Virtual Office Hour on September 15th, 2022 providing information about the Postdoctoral Research Fellowships in Biology (PRFB) funding opportunity (NSF 22-623). Program Officers associated with the PRFB program and representatives from other IOS core programs attended to discuss with and answer …

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Don’t miss this one! Upcoming deadline for the Organismal Response to Climate Change (ORCC) Solicitation – November 15, 2022

The deadline for submission of proposals to the ORCC solicitation NSF 22-513 is Nov. 15, 2022.  This solicitation calls for proposals that integrate the study of genomic, physiological, structural, developmental, neural, or behavioral mechanisms of organismal response to climate change (ORCC) with eco-evolutionary approaches to better manage the effects of a rapidly changing climate on earth’s living systems. Further …

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Did you miss it? The Partnership to Advance Conservation Science and Practice (PACSP) Webinar Highlights 

PACSP hosted a program Webinar on 22 Aug 2022.  The webinar featured some highlights of the program solicitation followed by Program Directors answering questions from the audience.  A recording of the slide presentation shown at the webinar is available from the PACSP Program page. Some of the questions posed via email are answered below.   Will …

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Learn more about the Partnership to Advance Conservation Science and Practice (PACSP) program!

Full Proposal Deadline is October 11, 2022 As you may have heard, BIO recently launched the new Partnership to Advance Conservation Science and Practice (PACSP) program. PACSP focuses on urgent biodiversity conservation problems and seeks to support research that will make significant and impactful progress in advancing conservation science and practice in the U.S. The …

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RePost: MCB announces a funding opportunity for building synthetic microbial communities for biology

We wanted to make sure you didn't miss this news from MCB... also announced on the DEB blog. In recent years, researchers have assembled synthetic microbial communities that have novel compositions, genetics, and phenotypes, and they have used these communities to address both fundamental biological questions and a range of societal problems. To support such …

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Learn about important changes in the revised Mid-Career Advancement (MCA) Program Solicitation (NSF 22-603)!

Next Full Proposal Submission Window is February 1 – March 1, 2023 We would like to bring to your attention the release of the revised Mid-Career Advancement Solicitation. The MCA program offers an opportunity for scientists and engineers at the mid-career stage (see restrictions under Eligibility Information in the solicitation) to substantively enhance and advance …

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Heads up potential BRC-BIO applicants!

The next submission window is here (June 1-30) and more information is available! BRC-BIO, Building Research Capacity for New Faculty in BIO, targets faculty within the first 3 years of their appointment at institutions that are underrepresented in proposal submission to the BIO Directorate and supports the establishment of sustainable research programs that also enrich …

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RePost: Upcoming Webinar: Building Research Capacity of New Faculty in Biology (BRC-BIO)

Please join the Building Research Capacity of New Faculty in Biology (BRC-BIO) program for a webinar on Tuesday, May 10th, 2021 from 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM EDT. There will be a short presentation, followed by an open Q&A session with cognizant Program Officers. BRC-BIO is a new NSF program intended to enhance research capacity and broaden participation …

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Did you miss it? April 2022 Virtual Office Hours Recap: BIO-LEAPS

The slides are available here.  The Division of Integrative Organismal Systems (IOS) held a Virtual Office Hour on April 21st, 2022 where we spoke about the Leading Culture Change Through Professional Societies of Biology (BIO-LEAPS, NSF 22-542). Program officers active in this opportunity visited to discuss and answer questions that the audience had. BIO-LEAPS aims …

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Learn more! Updates in the 2022 CAREER Program Solicitation

A new CAREER Program solicitation has been released. A few changes from previous years appear in the 2022 edition: The submission deadline for all Directorates is the 4th Wednesday of July at 5:00 pm local time. This year that is July 27, 2022.The purpose of the departmental chair letter has been clarified, emphasizing it serves …

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