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Environmental Biology (DEB)

DEB Special Announcements

Submission Due Dates:

January 23, annually- DEADLINE for Preliminary proposals for DEB Core Programs

August 2, annually-  DEADLINE for Invited full proposals for DEB Core Programs, RCN proposals, and OPUS proposals

First Tuesday in December, annually- DEADLINE for Education and broadening participation supplements (REU, ROA, RET, RAHSS). PIs should contact a Program Officer before submitting a proposal for an ROA, RET, or RAHSS supplement.

All deadlines require submission by 5:00PM, submitter’s local time, on the listed day. If the listed date falls on a weekend or holiday, proposals are due by 5:00PM the next business day. Due dates for other solicitations are found at the links below under “Programs and Funding Opportunities.”

DEBrief:

Join the discussion with the Division of Environmental Biology and other members of the research community at our blog site: http://nsfdeb.wordpress.com

Related BIO Announcements

If you're a new visitor to the Directorate for Biological Sciences website or just want a quick visual and textual summary of our areas of support, please visit the "About BIO" web page where we have added a new interactive organization chart.

See "Additional BIO Resources" for other items of interest including BIO's Guidance on Data Management Plans (posted 2/20/13) and BIO Dear Colleague Letters.

BIO Program Director and Reviewer Opportunities

Zika DCL Announcement

March 9, 2016 - Thank you to everyone who expressed interest in submitting a Zika virus RAPID proposal. At this time the Dear Colleague Letter has been archived, and NSF/BIO is no longer accepting requests for RAPID funding in response to this DCL. Interested investigators can consider a full proposal submission to the Ecology & Evolution of Infectious Diseases Program that has an annual submission deadline in November.

NEON Dear Colleague Letter

If you're looking for information on the NEON Dear Colleague Letter please see:

NSF NEON Dear Colleague Letter
NSF NEON Dear Colleague Letter Awards Press Release

NSF NEON Program Summary
NSF NEON FAQ

Programs and Funding Opportunities

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Division of Environmental Biology (core programs) (DEB)
DEB Cluster Descriptions
bullet Ecosystem Science Cluster
bullet Evolutionary Processes Cluster
bullet Population and Community Ecology Cluster
bullet Systematics and Biodiversity Science Cluster  (SBS)
Additional Funding Opportunities for the DEB Community
bullet Advances in Biological Informatics  (ABI)
bullet Advancing Digitization of Biodiversity Collections  (ADBC)
bullet Genealogy of Life FY 2016  (GoLife)
bullet Dimensions of Biodiversity FY2016
bullet Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grants in the Directorate for Biological Sciences  (DDIG)
bullet Dynamics of Coupled Natural and Human Systems  (CNH)
bullet Ecology and Evolution of Infectious Diseases  (EEID)
bullet Innovation Corps Teams Program  (I-Corps Teams) NSF Wide Flag
bullet Long Term Research in Environmental Biology  (LTREB)
bullet Coastal SEES  (Coastal SEES) Crosscutting
bullet Long Term Ecological Research  (LTER-NCO)
bullet Long-Term Ecological Research  (LTER)
bullet Long-Term Ecological Research (LTER)
bullet MacroSystems Biology and Early NEON Science:
bullet Opportunities for Promoting Understanding through Synthesis  (OPUS)
bullet Plant Genome Research Program  (PGRP)
bullet Postdoctoral Research Fellowships in Biology
bullet Research Assistantships for High School Students  (RAHSS)
bullet Research Coordination Networks
bullet Research Experiences for Teachers: Supplement Opportunity  (RET)
bullet Science, Engineering and Education for Sustainability NSF-Wide Investment  (SEES) NSF Wide Flag Crosscutting
Current Activities: no longer receiving proposals - DEB
bullet Innovations in Biological Imaging and Visualization  (IBIV)
bullet Partnerships for Enhancing Expertise in Taxonomy  (PEET)
bullet Planetary Biodiversity Inventories  (PBI)

Featured NSF-wide Programs

International Research Fellowship Program NSF Wide Flag

Facilitating Research at Primarily Undergraduate Institutions: NSF Wide Flag

Faculty Early Career Development Program NSF Wide Flag

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Upcoming Due Dates See All

EPSCoR Research Infrastructure Improvement Program Track-1:
(NSF  16-557) Letter of Intent: July 5, 2016

Industry/University Cooperative Research Centers Program
(NSF  16-504) Full Proposal: July 11, 2016

Faculty Early Career Development Program
(NSF  15-555) Full Proposal: July 20, 2016, BIO, CISE, EHR

Faculty Early Career Development Program
(NSF  15-555) Full Proposal: July 21, 2016, ENG

Faculty Early Career Development Program
(NSF  15-555) Full Proposal: July 22, 2016, GEO, MPS, SBE


News See All

Photo of small patches of tropical dry forest  on hills Natural regeneration of tropical forests helps global climate mitigation and forest restoration
Released May 13, 2016
Press Release
One Zika-carrying mosquito, Aedes albopictus, the Asian tiger mosquito, ranges farther north. National Science Foundation awards $1.7 million in rapid response grants to study Zika virus
Released May 11, 2016
Press Release
mongoose Tuberculosis in mongoose driven by social behaviors
Released May 10, 2016
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Discoveries See All

Fish swimming by a healthy coral reef in the Line Islands in the central Pacific Ocean. Too much algae -- and too many microbes -- threaten coral reefs
'Microbialization' destroys reef habitats
Released  April 26, 2016

A four-month-old infant baboon rides on its mother's back in Amboseli, Kenya. Rough childhoods can have ripple effects for wild baboons
Baboons who experience drought, loss of mothers, live shorter lives
Released  April 19, 2016

collage of images showing corals, divers Earth Day: New insights into coral health hidden in reefs' microbiomes
Inner microbial ecosystems keep reef-building corals and other animals 'in the pink'
Released  April 18, 2016


Events Calendar See All

November 9, 2015  - December 9, 2016
2016 NRT Informational Webinars
Outreach

June 1, 2016
Webinar: Understanding SBIR & STTR Phase I Application Process
Webcast

June 27, 2016
SBIR Road Tour - Wyoming
Other

June 29, 2016
SBIR Road Tour - Nebraska
Other

June 30, 2016
SBIR Road Tour - Kansas
Other




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