Directorate for Biological Sciences
The MacroSystems Biology program has been placed on a one-year hiatus as of December 2014. New proposals will not be accepted in 2015. A new solicitation will be released in 2016.
Current MacroSystems Biology awardees should continue to review the information in the MacroSystems Biology Program Guidelines and communicate with their cognizant program officers for any issues related to their grants.
If you are interested in submitting a proposal to develop related research in the biological sciences, please contact a program officer in the appropriate Division, program or cluster in the Directorate for Biological Sciences at the beginning stages of developing your ideas to discuss suitability for the program. A staff directory is available at: http://www.nsf.gov/staff/staff_list.jsp?org=BIO&from_org=BIO
Important Information for Proposers
A revised version of the NSF Proposal & Award Policies & Procedures Guide (PAPPG) (NSF 15-1), is
effective for proposals submitted, or due, on or after December 26, 2014. The PAPPG is consistent
with, and, implements the new Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit
Requirements for Federal Awards (Uniform Guidance) (2 CFR § 200). Please be advised that
the guidelines contained in NSF 15-1 apply to proposals submitted in response to this
The MacroSystems Biology: Research on Biological Systems at Regional to Continental Scales will support quantitative, interdisciplinary, systems-oriented research on biosphere processes and their complex interactions with climate, land use, and invasive species at regional to continental scales as well as planning, training, and development activities to enable groups to conduct MacroSystems Biology Research.
Press Release 11-160: NSF Grants Foster Understanding of Biological Systems on Regional to Continental Scales
REVISIONS AND UPDATES
THIS PROGRAM IS PART OF
Additional Funding Opportunities for the DEB Community
Additional Funding Opportunities for the IOS Community
Additional Funding Opportunities for the MCB Community
EF Active Solicitations
What Has Been Funded (Recent Awards Made Through This Program, with Abstracts)
Map of Recent Awards Made Through This Program