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Grant Opportunities - Biological Sciences

Published on AidPage by IDILOGIC on Jun 24, 2005

Living Stock Collections

announced: Jun 21, 2005
total funding: $1,500,000
max award: none
min award: none
description: The Living Stock Collections (LSC) program supports operation of and improvements in outstanding collections of living organisms used in basic biological research. The program provides support for two types of projects. Short-term...
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Research Coordination Networks in Biological Sciences (RCN)

announced: Jun 16, 2005
total funding: $1,200,000
max award: $0
min award: $0
description: The goal of this program is to encourage and foster interactions among scientists to create new research directions or advance a field. Innovative ideas for implementing novel networking strategies are especially encouraged. Groups...
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Research Experiences for Undergraduates

announced: Jun 15, 2005
total funding: $33,000,000
max award: $0
min award: $0
description: The Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program supports active research participation by undergraduate students in any of the areas of research funded by the National Science Foundation. REU projects involve students in...
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ADVANCE: Increasing the Participation and Advancement of Women in Academic Science and Engineering Careers

announced: Apr 18, 2005
total funding: $10,000,000
max award: none
min award: none
description: The pursuit of new scientific and engineering knowledge and its use in service to society requires the talent, perspectives and insight that can only be assured by increasing diversity in the science, engineering and technological...
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Long Term Research in Environmental Biology

announced: Apr 13, 2005
total funding: $3,000,000
max award: $450,000
min award: $0
description: The Division of Environmental Biology encourages the submission of proposals aimed at generating long time series of biological and environmental data that address particular ecological and evolutionary processes. NSF will support...
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Biological Research Collections

announced: Apr 4, 2005
total funding: $6,000,000
max award: $0
min award: $0
description: The Biological Research Collections Program provides support for biological collection enhancement, computerization of specimen-related data, research to develop better methods for specimen curation and collection management, and...
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Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Program

announced: Apr 4, 2005
total funding: $85,000,000
max award: none
min award: $400,000
description: CAREER: The Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Program is a Foundation-wide activity that offers the National Science Foundation's most prestigious awards in support of the early career-development activities of those...
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Research Initiation Grants and Career Advancement Awards to Broaden Participation in The Biological Sciences

announced: Apr 1, 2005
total funding: $3,000,000
max award: $0
min award: $0
description: The Directorate for Biological Sciences (BIO) at NSF offers two funding opportunities under this solicitation 1) Research Initiation Grants (RIG) and 2) Career Advancement Awards (CAA), with the goal of broadening the participation...
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Biological Databases and Informatics

announced: Mar 30, 2005
total funding: $7,000,000
max award: $500,000
min award: $50,000
description: The Biological Databases and Informatics program seeks to encourage new approaches to the management, analysis, and dissemination of biological knowledge for the benefit of both the scientific community and the broader public. The...
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Opportunities for Promoting Understanding through Synthesis

announced: Mar 21, 2005
total funding: $1,500,000
max award: $200,000
min award: $100,000
description: Three clusters within the Division of Environmental Biology (the Ecological Biology, Ecosystem Science, and the Population and Evolutionary Processes clusters) encourage the submission of proposals aimed at synthesizing a body of...
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Cyberinfrastructure TEAM (CI-TEAM): Demonstration Projects

announced: Mar 1, 2005
total funding: $2,500,000
max award: $250,000
min award: $100,000
description: Information technology (IT)-enabled systems, tools, and services have had a profound impact on the practice of science and engineering research and education. Integrated together to create a national cyberinfrastructure, these...
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Undergraduate Mentoring in Environmental Biology

announced: Feb 16, 2005
total funding: $2,000,000
max award: $0
min award: $0
description: The Undergraduate Mentoring in Environmental Biology (UMEB) Program is designed to enable institutions to create programs that will encourage undergraduate students, especially those from under-represented groups, to pursue a...
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Instrument Development for Biological Research

announced: Feb 7, 2005
total funding: $2,500,000
max award: $0
min award: $0
description: The Instrument Development for Biological Research (IDBR) Program supports the development of novel or of substantially improved instrumentation likely to have a significant impact on the study of biological systems at any level....
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Research Opportunity Award (ROA): Supplement Opportunity

announced: Feb 4, 2005
total funding: $150,000
max award: $10,000
min award: $3,000
description: The purpose of this Dear Colleague letter is to call your attention to the Research Opportunity Award (ROA) activity that is part of the NSF-wide Research at Undergraduate Institutions (RUI) program (see NSF 00-144). ROAs enable...
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Research Experience for Teachers (RET): Supplement Opportunity

announced: Feb 4, 2005
total funding: $150,000
max award: $10,000
min award: $3,000
description: This letter is to call your attention to an activity that will enable K-12 science educators to participate in projects funded by the Directorate for Biological Sciences (BIO) at the National Science Foundation (NSF). The goal of...
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Improvements in Facilities, Communications, and Equipment at Biological Field Stations and Marine Laboratories

announced: Feb 2, 2005
total funding: $2,300,000
max award: none
min award: none
description: Biological Field Stations and Marine Laboratories (FSMLs) are off-campus facilities for research and education conducted in the natural habitats of terrestrial, freshwater, and marine ecosystems. FSMLs support biological research...
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Nanoscale Science and Engineering Education

announced: Jan 7, 2005
total funding: $7,500,000
max award: $0
min award: $0
description: This solicitation continues a comprehensive effort on the part of the National Science Foundation (NSF) to enhance formal and informal education in nanoscale science, engineering, and technology. Its goals are to develop strong...
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Multi-User Equipment and Instrumentation Resources for Biological Sciences (MUE) Program

announced: Dec 20, 2004
total funding: $3,500,000
max award: $0
min award: $0
description: The Multi-User Equipment and Instrumentation Resources for Biological Sciences (MUE) Program aids organizations in the purchase of expensive items of research equipment to be shared by a number of independent investigators who have...
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Ethics Education in Science and Engineering

announced: Dec 10, 2004
total funding: $1,500,000
max award: $300,000
min award: $15,000
description: The Ethics Education in Science and Engineering (EESE) program considers proposals for research and educational projects to improve ethics education in all of the fields of science and engineering that NSF supports. For this year,...
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Assembling the Tree of Life

announced: Dec 1, 2004
total funding: $29,000,000
max award: $0
min award: $0
description: A flood of new information, from whole-genome sequences to detailed structural information to inventories of earth's biota, is transforming 21st century biology. Along with comparative data on morphology, fossils, development,...
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Human and Social Dynamics: Competition for FY 2004

announced: Nov 16, 2004
total funding: $17,500,000
max award: $0
min award: $0
description: The Human and Social Dynamics (HSD) priority area fosters breakthroughs in understanding the dynamics of human action and development, as well as knowledge about organizational, cultural, and societal adaptation and change. HSD...
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INTERNATIONAL COOPERATIVE BIODIVERSITY GROUPS (ICBG)

announced: Nov 3, 2004
total funding: $1,500,000
max award: $600,000
min award: none
description: The National Institutes of Health (NIH), the National Science Foundation
(NSF) and the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) (hereafter "the
Government" or "the Participating Agencies") invite applications for the
establishment...
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Major Research Instrumentation Program

announced: Nov 1, 2004
total funding: $90,000,000
max award: $0
min award: $0
description: The Major Research Instrumentation Program (MRI) is designed to increase access to scientific and engineering equipment for research and research training in our Nation's organizations of higher education, research museums and...
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Microbial Genome Sequencing Program

announced: Oct 26, 2004
total funding: $15,000,000
max award: $0
min award: $0
description: As a collaborative, interagency effort, the National Science Foundation, and the Cooperative State Research, Education, and Extension Service (CSREES) of the U.S. Department of Agriculture invite research proposals to support...
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Science of Learning Centers

announced: Oct 25, 2004
total funding: $3,000,000
max award: $0
min award: $0
description: The Science of Learning Centers program (SLC) offers awards for large-scale, long-term centers that will extend the frontiers of knowledge on learning of all types and create the intellectual, organizational, and physical...
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FY 2005: Interagency Opportunities in Metabolic Engineering

announced: Oct 7, 2004
total funding: $6,000,000
max award: $0
min award: $0
description: This solicitation describes a collaborative effort among the Department of Agriculture, Department of Commerce, Department of Defense, Department of Energy, Environmental Protection Agency, National Aeronautics and Space...
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Revisionary Syntheses in Systematics

announced: Sep 27, 2004
total funding: $2,000,000
max award: $0
min award: $0
description: Title: Revisionary Syntheses in Systematics (REVSYS) NSF 04-616

Dear Colleague,

The Cluster for Systematic Biology and Biodiversity Inventories within the Division of Environmental Biology (see the program description,...
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2010 Project

announced: Sep 21, 2004
total funding: $13,000,000
max award: $0
min award: $0
description: The Directorate for Biological Sciences (BIO) of the National Science Foundation (NSF) announces its intention to continue support of research to determine the function of all genes in the model plant Arabidopsis thaliana by the...
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Maize Genome Sequencing Project: An NSF/DOE/USDA Joint Program

announced: Sep 15, 2004
total funding: $30,000,000
max award: $0
min award: $0
description: Under the auspices of the National Plant Genome Initiative (NPGI), the National Science Foundation (NSF), the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), and the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announce their intention to support...
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Postdoctoral Research Fellowships in Biological Informatics

announced: Aug 13, 2004
total funding: $1,150,000
max award: none
min award: none
description: The Directorate for Biological Sciences (BIO) offers Postdoctoral Research Fellowships in Biological Informatics to recent recipients of the doctoral degree for research and training in developing and using computational,...
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Nanoscale Science and Engineering

announced: Aug 13, 2004
total funding: $81,550,000
max award: $20,000,000
min award: $100,000
description: The National Science Foundation (NSF) announces a program on collaborative research and education in the area of nanoscale science and engineering. The goal of this program is to support fundamental research and catalyze...
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Partnerships for Enhancing Expertise in Taxonomy

announced: Aug 6, 2004
total funding: $2,500,000
max award: $0
min award: $0
description: In partnership with academic institutions, botanical gardens, freshwater and marine institutes, and natural history museums, the National Science Foundation seeks to enhance taxonomic research and help prepare future generations of...
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Frontiers in Integrative Biological Research

announced: Jul 6, 2004
total funding: $8,000,000
max award: $0
min award: $0
description: The Frontiers in Integrative Biological Research (FIBR) Program supports integrative research that addresses major questions in the biological sciences. FIBR encourages investigators to identify major under-studied or unanswered...
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Biomolecular Systems

announced: Jun 15, 2004
total funding: Not Available
max award: none
min award: none
description: The Biomolecular Systems Cluster is located within the Division of Molecular and Cellular Biosciences (MCB) and emphasizes the structure, function, dynamics, interactions, and interconversions of biological molecules. The context...
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Genes and Genome Systems

announced: Jun 15, 2004
total funding: Not Available
max award: none
min award: none
description: The Genes and Genome Systems Cluster is located within the Division of Molecular and Cellular Biosciences (MCB) and supports studies on genomes and genetic mechanisms in all organisms, whether prokaryote, eukaryote, phage, or...
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Microbial Observatories (MO) and Microbial Interactions and Processes (MIP)

announced: May 24, 2004
total funding: $6,500,000
max award: none
min award: none
description: Microorganisms are the oldest, most diverse and most abundant forms of life on Earth. However, the identity, physiology and interactions of the vast majority of these microbes, as well as the processes they mediate in the...
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Research Experiences for Undergraduates

announced: May 20, 2004
total funding: $35,000,000
max award: none
min award: none
description: The Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program supports active research participation by undergraduate students in any of the areas of research funded by the National Science Foundation. REU projects involve students in...
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Research in Undergraduate Institutions

announced: Apr 19, 2004
total funding: Not Available
max award: none
min award: none
description: The Research in Undergraduate Institutions (RUI) activity supports research by faculty members of predominantly undergraduate institutions through the funding of (1) individual and collaborative research projects, (2) the purchase...
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Biological Research Collections

announced: Apr 8, 2004
total funding: Not Available
max award: none
min award: none
description: The Biological Research Collections Program provides support for biological collection enhancement, computerization of specimen-related data, research to develop better methods for specimen curation and collection management, and...
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Joint DMS/BIO/NIGMS Initiative to Support Research in the Area of Mathematical Biology

announced: Apr 8, 2004
total funding: Not Available
max award: none
min award: none
description: The Division of Mathematical Sciences in the Directorate for Mathematical and Physical Sciences and the Directorate for Biological Sciences at the National Science Foundation and the National Institute of General Medical Sciences...
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Research Coordination Networks in Biological Sciences (RCN)

announced: Mar 24, 2004
total funding: Not Available
max award: none
min award: none
description: The goal of this program is to encourage and foster interactions among scientists to create new research directions or advance a field. Innovative ideas for implementing novel networking strategies are especially encouraged. Groups...
(see full announcement)

Developing Country Collaborations in Plant Genome Research (DCC-PGR)

announced: Mar 22, 2004
total funding: Not Available
max award: none
min award: none
description: This letter is to call your attention to a new activity that will support research collaboration between US scientists and scientists in developing countries as part of ongoing or new Plant Genome Research Program awards. The...
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Partnerships for Innovation

announced: Feb 19, 2004
total funding: Not Available
max award: none
min award: none
description: The goals of the Partnerships for Innovation Program are to: 1) stimulate the transformation of knowledge created by the national research and education enterprise into innovations that create new wealth, build strong local,...
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Mathematical Sciences: Innovations at the Interface with the Sciences and Engineering

announced: Jan 30, 2004
total funding: Not Available
max award: none
min award: none
description: This solicitation describes many of the opportunities available for support through the Foundation's Mathematical Sciences Priority Area (MSPA). Investments in the Mathematical Sciences will deepen support for fundamental research...
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National Ecological Observatory Network (NEON): Development of NEON Coordinating Consortium (NCC) and Project Office

announced: Jan 27, 2004
total funding: Not Available
max award: none
min award: none
description: The most pressing challenges facing the nations biosphere result from complex interactions between human, natural and physical systems, which operate over large spatial and temporal scales and transcend all levels of biological...
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Interdisciplinary Training for Undergraduates in Biological and Mathematical Sciences

announced: Jan 27, 2004
total funding: Not Available
max award: none
min award: none
description: The goal of the Undergraduate Biology and Mathematics (UBM) activity is to enhance undergraduate education and training at the intersection of the biological and mathematical sciences and to better prepare undergraduate biology or...
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Collaborative Research in Computational Neuroscience

announced: Nov 3, 2003
total funding: Not Available
max award: none
min award: none
description: The most exciting and difficult challenge facing neuroscientists is to understand the functions of complex neurobiological systems. Computational neuroscience provides a theoretical foundation and set of technological approaches...
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Biocomplexity in the Environment (BE): Integrated Research and Education in Environmental Systems

announced: Sep 9, 2003
total funding: Not Available
max award: none
min award: none
description: This competition continues the Foundation's support of the Biocomplexity in the Environment Priority Area and promotes comprehensive, integrated investigations of environmental systems using advanced scientific and engineering...
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Research Experiences for Undergraduates

announced: Jul 16, 2003
total funding: Not Available
max award: none
min award: none
description: The Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program supports active research participation by undergraduate students in any of the areas of research funded by the National Science Foundation. REU projects involve students in...
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Collaborative Research at Undergraduate Institutions

announced: Mar 10, 2003
total funding: Not Available
max award: none
min award: none
description: The goal of the Collaborative Research at Undergraduate Institutions (C-RUI) is to support multidisciplinary research efforts at predominantly undergraduate institutions, involving faculty and undergraduate students at these...
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Ecology of Infectious Diseases

announced: Mar 10, 2003
total funding: Not Available
max award: none
min award: none
description: The Ecology of Infectious Diseases special competition supports the development of predictive models and discovery of principles for relationships between anthropogenic environmental change and transmission of infectious agents. To...
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Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grants in the Directorate for Biological Sciences

announced: Mar 10, 2003
total funding: Not Available
max award: none
min award: none
description: The National Science Foundation awards Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grants in selected areas of the biological sciences. These grants provide partial support of doctoral dissertation research in order to improve the overall...
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