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Biomechanics and Mechanobiology  (BMMB)

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Dennis  Carter dcarter@nsf.gov (703) 292-2162  550  

PROGRAM GUIDELINES

Apply to PD 14-7479 as follows:

For full proposals submitted via FastLane: standard Grant Proposal Guidelines apply.
For full proposals submitted via Grants.gov: NSF Grants.gov Application Guide; A Guide for the Preparation and Submission of NSF Applications via Grants.gov Guidelines apply (Note: The NSF Grants.gov Application Guide is available on the Grants.gov website and on the NSF website at: http://www.nsf.gov/publications/pub_summ.jsp?ods_key=grantsgovguide)

DUE DATES

Full Proposal Window:  February 1, 2015 - February 17, 2015

February 1 - February 15, Annually Thereafter

Full Proposal Window:  September 1, 2015 - September 15, 2015

September 1 - September 15, Annually Thereafter

Due dates repeat annually. Please reference the CMMI main page for further specifics concerning unsolicited proposal submission windows.

SYNOPSIS

The BMMB Program supports fundamental research in biomechanics and mechanobiology. An emphasis is placed on multiscale mechanics approaches in the study of organisms that integrate across molecular, cell, tissue, and organ domains. The influence of in vivo mechanical forces on cell and matrix biology in the histomorphogenesis, maintenance, regeneration, and aging of tissues is an important concern. In addition, the relationships between mechanical behavior and extracellular matrix composition and organization are of interest. Funded projects may include theoretical, computational, and experimental approaches. The program encourages the consideration of diverse living tissues as smart materials that are self-designing. 

RELATED PROGRAMS

Biophotonics

Division of Integrative Organismal Systems

Fluid Dynamics

General & Age-Related Disabilities Engineering

Mathematical Biology

Mechanics of Materials

Molecular Biophysics

Nano-Biosensing

Particulate and Multiphase Processes

Biomaterials

Biomedical Engineering

Physics of Living Systems

Biotechnology and Biochemical Engineering

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Mechanics & Engineering Materials


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