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

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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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February Virtual Office Hours Recap

IOS-Virtual-Office-Hours-slides-February- 2020 The Division of Integrative Organismal Systems (IOS) held a Virtual Office Hour on February 20, 2020 focused on Enabling Discovery through Genomic Tools (EDGE) Program Solicitation NSF 20-532, which has recently been updated. EDGE is a Biological Sciences Directorate-wide opportunity with the following specifications: There are no target deadlines for submission of EDGE …

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What’s New In IOS: Two Dear Colleague Letters

Dear Colleague Letters (DCL) are used by NSF to provide information, clarify an existing document or policy, and inform the community of special competitions or topical areas of interest within regular ongoing programs or funding mechanisms. IOS has recently issued two new Dear Colleague Letters highlighting IOS’s interest in receiving proposals in two specific topical …

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Investigating the Rules of Life

The Directorate of Biological Sciences (BIO) seeks to support research that spans the traditional subdisciplines of biology to address broad and fundamental questions that advance discovery of general principles operating across all levels of life, from subcellular systems to ecosystems. To promote this type of integrative research, all four BIO divisions – including IOS – …

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February 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 February IOS Virtual Office Hour will be held Thursday February 20th, 2020 from 1pm-2pm EST.  This Office Hour will include discussion of recent solicitations and Dear Colleague Letters that have been announced by NSF, a discussion of the new EDGE solicitation and updates in the Biology Directorate, followed by an open question and answer period for questions …

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Congratulations to IOS investigator Zachary Lippman for receiving the 2020 National Academies of Sciences (NAS) Prize in Food & Agriculture!

The NAS Prize in Food and Agriculture recognizes the research accomplishments of a mid-career scientist who has "made an extraordinary contribution to agriculture or to the understanding of the biology of a species fundamentally important to agriculture or food production." NAS Food and Agriculture Award website This certainly describes the work of IOS Principal Investigator …

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