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Key: Crosscutting Crosscutting | NSF Wide Flag NSF-wide | Grants.gov submission required Grants.gov submission required
Partnerships for Enhanced Engagement in Research (PEER) Science NSF Wide Flag
Science of Learning Centers (SLC) NSF Wide Flag Full Proposal:
Accepted Anytime
Developing Country Collaborations in Plant Genome Research (DCC-PGR) 04-563 Supplement:
Accepted Anytime
Planetary Biodiversity Inventories (PBI) 06-500 Current but no longer receiving proposals
International Research Fellowship Program (IRFP) NSF Wide Flag Crosscutting 06-582 Current but no longer receiving proposals
Partnerships for Enhancing Expertise in Taxonomy (PEET) 07-519 Current but no longer receiving proposals
Explosives and Related Threats: Frontiers in Prediction and Detection (EXP) Crosscutting 07-528
Academic Research Infrastructure Program: Recovery and Reinvestment (ARI-Rē) Crosscutting 09-562 Current but no longer receiving proposals
Innovations in Biological Imaging and Visualization (IBIV) 10-538 Current but no longer receiving proposals
Surpassing Evolution: Transformative Approaches to Enhance the Efficiency of Photosynthesis 10-559 Current but no longer receiving proposals
Dynamics of Coupled Natural and Human Systems (CNH) Crosscutting 10-612 Full Proposal:
November 18, 2014
NSF-NIST Interaction in Basic and Applied Scientific Research in BIO, ENG & MPS (NSF-NIST) 11-066 Supplement:
Accepted Anytime
Cyberinfrastructure Training, Education, Advancement, and Mentoring for Our 21st Century Workforce NSF Wide Flag 11-515 Current but no longer receiving proposals
Science and Technology Centers: Integrative Partnerships NSF Wide Flag 11-522
Advancing Theory in Biology (ATB) 11-523 Current but no longer receiving proposals
Metabolomics for a Low Carbon Society (METABOLOMICS) 11-527 Current but no longer receiving proposals
Integrative Graduate Education and Research Traineeship Program (IGERT) NSF Wide Flag 11-533 Waiting for new publication
Basic Research to Enable Agricultural Development (BREAD) 11-579 Current but no longer receiving proposals
Postdoctoral Research Fellowships in Biology 12-497
Algorithms for Threat Detection (ATD) NSF Wide Flag 12-502 Waiting for new publication
Improvements in Facilities, Communications, and Equipment at Biological Field Stations and Marine Laboratories (FSML) Crosscutting 12-505 Full Proposal:
December 12, 2014
Opportunities for Promoting Understanding through Synthesis (OPUS) 12-506 Full Proposal:
August 1, 2014
Grant Opportunities for Academic Liaison with Industry (GOALI) NSF Wide Flag 12-513 Supplement:
Accepted Anytime

Full Proposal:
Accepted Anytime
Long-Term Ecological Research (LTER) Crosscutting 12-524 Current but no longer receiving proposals
MacroSystems Biology: 12-532 Full Proposal:
April 6, 2015
Pan-American Advanced Studies Institutes Program (PASI) 12-535
International Research Experiences for Students (IRES) NSF Wide Flag 12-551 Full Proposal:
August 19, 2014
Arctic SEES (ArcSEES) 12-553 Waiting for new publication
Advances in Biological Informatics (ABI) 12-567 Full Proposal:
August 12, 2014
International Collaborations in Organismal Biology Between US and Israeli Investigators (ICOB) 12-577 Current but no longer receiving proposals
Nitrogen: Improving on Nature (NITROGEN) 12-579 Current but no longer receiving proposals
Innovation Corps - Regional Node Program (I-Corps Node) 12-586 Full Proposal:
April 17, 2015
Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research: Workshop Opportunities (EPS-WO) (EPS-WO) NSF Wide Flag 12-588 Full Proposal:
Accepted Anytime
Innovation Corps Teams Program (I-Corps Teams) NSF Wide Flag 12-602 Full Proposal:
September 15, 2014
Division of Molecular and Cellular Biosciences: Investigator-initiated research projects (MCB) 13-510 Full Proposal:
November 17, 2014
Software Infrastructure for Sustained Innovation - S2I2 (SI2-S2I2) Crosscutting 13-511 Current but no longer receiving proposals
Major Research Instrumentation Program: (MRI) NSF Wide Flag 13-517
Integrated NSF Support Promoting Interdisciplinary Research and Education (INSPIRE) NSF Wide Flag Crosscutting 13-518
Research Coordination Networks Crosscutting 13-520 Full Proposal:
Accepted Anytime
Next-Generation National Nanotechnology Infrastructure Network (NG NNIN) 13-521
Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) NSF Wide Flag 13-542 Full Proposal:
August 27, 2014

Full Proposal:
May 22, 2015
Online Resource Center for Ethics Education in Science and Engineering (ORCEESE) Crosscutting 13-558
Instrument Development for Biological Research (IDBR) 13-561 Full Proposal:
July 25, 2014
Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grants in the Directorate for Biological Sciences (DDIG) 13-568 Full Proposal:
October 9, 2014
Advancing Digitization of Biodiversity Collections (ADBC) 13-569 Full Proposal:
October 17, 2014
Ecology and Evolution of Infectious Diseases (EEID) 13-577 Full Proposal:
November 19, 2014
Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) NSF Wide Flag 13-584
Ocean Acidification (OA) 13-586
Long-Term Ecological Research (LTER) Crosscutting 13-588
East Asia and Pacific Summer Institutes for U.S. Graduate Students (EAPSI) NSF Wide Flag 13-593 Full Proposal:
November 13, 2014
Industry/University Cooperative Research Centers Program (I/UCRC) NSF Wide Flag 13-594 Full Proposal:
September 26, 2014

Letter of Intent:
January 5, 2015

Full Proposal:
March 3, 2015

Letter of Intent:
June 26, 2015
NSF Science, Engineering and Education for Sustainability Fellows Crosscutting 13-595
Division of Integrative Organismal Systems
13-600 Full Proposal:
August 1, 2014

Preliminary Proposal:
January 16, 2015
Catalyzing New International Collaborations (CNIC) NSF Wide Flag 13-605 Current but no longer receiving proposals
Decadal and Regional Climate Prediction using Earth System Models (EaSM) NSF Wide Flag Crosscutting 13-607
Coastal SEES (Coastal SEES) Crosscutting 14-502
Division of Environmental Biology (core programs) (DEB) 14-503 Full Proposal:
August 4, 2014

Preliminary Proposal:
January 23, 2015
Collaborative Research in Computational Neuroscience (CRCNS) Crosscutting 14-504 Full Proposal:
October 28, 2014
Long Term Research in Environmental Biology (LTREB) 14-507 Full Proposal:
August 1, 2014

Preliminary Proposal:
January 30, 2015
Software Infrastructure for Sustained Innovation - SSE & SSI (SI2-SSE&SSI) Crosscutting 14-520 Full Proposal:
February 2, 2015

Full Proposal:
June 26, 2015
Dimensions of Biodiversity FY2014 14-525
Genealogy of Life (GoLife) 14-527 Full Proposal:
March 25, 2015
Data Infrastructure Building Blocks (DIBBs) 14-530
Cyber-Innovation for Sustainability Science and Engineering (CyberSEES) 14-531 Full Proposal:
February 3, 2015
Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Program NSF Wide Flag 14-532
Plant Genome Research Program (PGRP) 14-533
Sustainability Research Networks Competition (SRN) NSF Wide Flag 14-534
Critical Techniques and Technologies for Advancing Big Data Science & Engineering (BIGDATA) 14-543
Cultivating Cultures for Ethical STEM (CCE STEM) Crosscutting 14-546 Full Proposal:
February 17, 2015
Innovation Corps Sites Program (I-Corps Sites) NSF Wide Flag 14-547 Full Proposal:
June 9, 2015
National Science Foundation Research Traineeship (NRT) Program NSF Wide Flag Crosscutting 14-548
EPSCoR Research Infrastructure Improvement Program Track-1: (RII Track-1) NSF Wide Flag 14-558 Full Proposal:
August 5, 2014
Opportunities for Promoting Understanding through Synthesis (OPUS) 14-559 Full Proposal:
August 1, 2014
Collections in Support of Biological Research (CSBR) 14-564 Full Proposal:
August 11, 2014

Full Proposal:
July 13, 2015
ADVANCE: Increasing the Participation and Advancement of Women in Academic Science and Engineering Careers NSF Wide Flag 14-573 Letter of Intent:
August 11, 2014

Letter of Intent:
August 20, 2014

Full Proposal:
September 22, 2014

Full Proposal:
October 3, 2014
Facilitating Research at Primarily Undergraduate Institutions: NSF Wide Flag 14-579 Full Proposal:
Accepted Anytime
Partnerships for International Research and Education (PIRE) NSF Wide Flag Crosscutting 14-587 Preliminary Proposal:
October 21, 2014

Full Proposal:
May 15, 2015


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