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Division of Integrative Organismal Systems

Environmental and Structural Systems Cluster

This program has been archived.


Name Email Phone Room
R. Paul  Malchow rmalchow@nsf.gov (703) 292-8421  685 S  
Irwin  Forseth iforseth@nsf.gov (703) 292-8421  685 S  
Dianna  Padilla dpadilla@nsf.gov (703) 292-8421  685 S  


PD 05-7474

Important Information for Proposers

A revised version of the NSF Proposal & Award Policies & Procedures Guide (PAPPG) (NSF 16-1), is effective for proposals submitted, or due, on or after January 25, 2016. Please be advised that, depending on the specified due date, the guidelines contained in NSF 16-1 may apply to proposals submitted in response to this funding opportunity.




The Environmental & Structural Systems thematic area focuses on the functional evolution of organisms in their physiochemical and biotic environments. Included are studies of physiological ecology, evolutionary physiology, stress physiology, functional morphology and movement, animal sensation, computational and systems neuroscience, and environmental genomics. Proposals that include computational or engineering approaches in any of these areas of biology are encouraged.

Program Directors:

R. Paul Malchow.  Animal Sensation and Movement, Computational Neuroscience, function and evolution of sensory input

Irwin Forseth.  Ecological and Evolutionary Physiology - Plants and Microbes

Dianna Padilla.  Ecological and Evolutionary Physiology - Animals


Frontiers in Evolutionary Biology - a workshop report

Integration of Development and Physiology: Mechanisms Shaping Animal Phenotypes Dear Colleague Letter

An Integrative Developmental Biology Workshop Report

What Has Been Funded (Recent Awards Made Through This Program, with Abstracts)

Map of Recent Awards Made Through This Program



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