Integrative Organismal Systems (IOS)
IOS Special Announcements
BREAD Ideas Challenge announced: See Dear Colleague Letter at http://www.nsf.gov/publications/pub_summ.jsp?ods_key=nsf13035 for details about the fourth competition.
IOS has updated the solicitation and frequently asked questions for the core programs' regular research submissions which follow a single annual cycle of preliminary and full proposals. The updated solicitation NSF 13-506 can be found at http://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=503623&org=IOS&from=home. A link to the frequently asked questions, can be found at http://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2013/nsf13009/nsf13009.jsp?. August 2, 2013 is the next deadline (by Invitation Only) for full proposals.
BIO's New Guidance on Data Management Plans (posted 2/20/13) required for all full proposals submitted to NSF.
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NOTE: March 1 annually (or next business day if that is a weekend or holiday) is the target date for most IOS programs for REU, RET, RAHSS, and ROA supplements as well as proposals for Conferences, Symposia and Workshops (Meetings). Guidance for IOS PIs preparing supplemental requests is posted at: http://www.nsf.gov/bio/ios/suppopp.jsp For Guidance on preparing Proposals for Conferences, Symposia and Workshops (Meetings) visit http://www.nsf.gov/bio/ios/confworkshopguidance.jsp
Please be sure to check the Division of Emerging Frontiers (EF) for additional grant competitions.
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