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REPOST: Adding Impact to your Broader Impacts: Office Hours with ARIS

Repost from our colleagues in the Division of Molecular and Cellular Biology (MCB). Join program officers from the Directorate for Biological Sciences in a discussion of Broader Impacts with guest speaker Susan Renoe from the NSF-supported Center for Advancing Research Impact in Society (ARIS). ARIS works with scientists to help them engage in activities that …

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IOS Virtual Office Hours October 2020 Edition: Biology Integration Institutes

The Division of Integrative Organismal Systems (IOS) held a Virtual Office Hour on October 15, 2020 focused on the Biology Integration Institutes (BII; NSF 20-601) solicitation.  Many excellent questions were asked, and they are summarized here:  Is there an expectation that a BII proposal be multi-institutional as well as multi-disciplinary? - There is no expectation …

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Two Solicitations of Interest to the IOS Community

Two solicitations have been issued by NSF recently that are relevant to members of our IOS community.  Read more about them below. Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) Program Update For investigators who are at, or who have a collaborator at, a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) please be aware that the HSI program has updated their solicitation …

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IOS Virtual Office Hours September 2020 Edition: Postdoctoral Research Fellowships in Biology (PRFB)

The Division of Integrative Organismal Systems (IOS) held a Virtual Office Hour on September 17, 2020 focused on the Postdoctoral Research Fellowships in Biology (PRFB; NSF 20-602) program. The PRFB program has three competitive areas: Area 1: Broadening Participation of Groups Underrepresented in Biology; Area 2: Integrative Research Investigating the Rules of Life Governing Interactions Between …

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IOS Virtual Office Hours August 2020 Edition: Enabling Discovery through Genomic Tools (EDGE)

Here is the slide set for the VOH. The Division of Integrative Organismal Systems (IOS) held a Virtual Office Hour on August 20th, 2020 focused on the Enabling Discovery through Genomic Tools (EDGE; NSF 20-532) program. The EDGE program has two tracks: the Functional Genomic Tools (FGT) track and the Complex Multigenic Traits (CMT) track. …

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August Virtual Office Hour with The Division of Integrative Organismal Systems (IOS)!

Please join us for our monthly information session to learn about ongoing and new opportunities at NSF! The August IOS Virtual Office Hour will be held August 20, 2020 from 1pm-2pm EST. This Office Hour will include discussion of recent solicitations and Dear Colleague Letters that have been announced by NSF and we’ll move on …

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July Virtual Office Hour with The Division of Integrative Organismal Systems (IOS): Grant Preparation Tips

Please join us for our monthly information session to learn about ongoing and new opportunities at NSF! The July IOS Virtual Office Hour will be held July 16th from 1pm-2pm EDT.  This Office Hour will include discussion of recent solicitations and Dear Colleague Letters that have been announced by NSF, and will offer information about grant preparation tips, and other topics to consider during proposal preparation, …

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IOS Virtual Office Hours June edition: CAREER Proposal Guidance and Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR)

The Division of Integrative Organismal Systems (IOS) held a Virtual Office Hour on June 18, 2020 providing overviews of the CAREER program (NSF 20-525) and the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program. UPDATE: In light of difficulties many are facing due to COVID-19 NSF has extended the CAREER proposal submission deadline to Tuesday, August 11, …

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May Virtual Office Hour with The Division of Integrative Organismal Systems (IOS): I-Corps, GOALI, SBIR and STTR programs

Please join us for our monthly information session to learn about ongoing and new opportunities at NSF! The May IOS Virtual Office Hour will be held May 21st from 1pm-2pm EDT. This Office Hour will include discussion of recent solicitations and Dear Colleague Letters that have been announced by NSF, as well as the discussion …

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