Integrative Organismal Systems (IOS)
IOS Special Announcements
New A Dear Colleague Letter for BRAIN EAGERs to Enable Innovative Neurotechnologies to Reveal the Functional and Emergent Properties of Neural Circuits Underlying Behavior and Cognition has been posted. Click here for details regarding this funding opportunity (March, 2014).
Grand Challenges in Organismal Biology: How Organisms Walk the Tightrope Between Stability and Change - See recently posted Workshop report for further details.
Congratulations to the 2013 BREAD Ideas Challenge Winners! Read the press release and see the BREAD Ideas Challenge website for more information about the winners and their prize-winning challenges, as well as updates on the upcoming EAGER competition.
If you're a new visitor to the Directorate for Biological Sciences website or just want a quick visual and textual summary of our areas of support, please visit the "About BIO" web page where we have added a new interactive organization chart.
See "Additional BIO Resources" for other items of interest including BIO's Guidance on Data Management Plans and BIO Dear Colleague Letters.
BIO Program Director and Reviewer Opportunities
NOTE: March 1 annually (or next business day if that is a weekend or holiday) is the target date for most IOS programs for REU, RET, RAHSS, and ROA supplements as well as proposals for Conferences, Symposia and Workshops (Meetings). Guidance for IOS PIs preparing supplemental requests is posted at: http://www.nsf.gov/bio/ios/suppopp.jsp For Guidance on preparing Proposals for Conferences, Symposia and Workshops (Meetings) visit http://www.nsf.gov/bio/ios/confworkshopguidance.jsp
Please be sure to check the Division of Emerging Frontiers (EF) for additional grant competitions.
Programs and Funding Opportunities
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