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BRC-BIO Program Webinar

May 10, 2022 3:00 PM  to 
May 10, 2022 4:00 PM
Alexandria

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Please join the Building Research Capacity of New Faculty in Biology (BRC-BIO) program for a webinar on Tuesday, May 10th, 2021 from 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM EDT. There will be a short presentation, followed by an open Q&A session with cognizant Program Officers.

BRC-BIO is a new NSF program intended to enhance research capacity and broaden participation among new faculty of biology at minority-serving institutions (MSIs), predominantly undergraduate institutions (PUIs), and other universities and colleges that are not among the nation’s most research-intensive and resourced institutions.

Some key information from the solicitation:

  • Primary investigators must be at the Assistant Professor rank (or tenure-track equivalent) with service for no more than 3 years at their current institution by the submission date.
  • Proposed projects should help enable the establishment of research programs that will be competitive for future research proposals to the NSF (e.g., CAREER) or other agencies. Projects should enrich undergraduate research experiences and thereby grow the STEM workforce.
  • Projects can include biology-focused research collaborations among those in academia, or partnerships with industry or other non-academic partners that advance the PI’s research program. 
  • Next submission window:  June 01 – June 30, 2022

Please register in advance for the webinar below, and share this invitation with anyone you think may be interested:

https://nsf.zoomgov.com/webinar/register/WN_XRIhEdP9S4e9nYOsc1axpg

Click here for a recap of the previous webinars for the BRC-BIO program. A set of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) is available to provide additional information. If you have questions not addressed in the FAQ or the webinars, please reach out to the BRC-BIO working group via email (BRC-BIO@nsf.gov). Following the webinar, the presentation will be posted here.

Meeting Type
Outreach

Contacts
Bianca Garner, email: bgarner@nsf.gov
Amanda Alice Simcox, email: asimcox@nsf.gov
Leslie J. Rissler, (703) 292-4628, email: lrissler@nsf.gov
Colette Marie St. Mary, (703) 292-4332, email: cstmary@nsf.gov

NSF Related Organizations
Directorate for Biological Sciences
Division of Biological Infrastructure

Related Programs
Building Research Capacity of New Faculty in Biology