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Directorate for Biological Sciences

MacroSystems Biology and Early NEON Science

Name Email Phone Room
Elizabeth  R. Blood (703) 292-8480   
Timothy  K. Kratz (703) 292-7346   


Solicitation  16-521

Important Information for Proposers

A revised version of the NSF Proposal & Award Policies & Procedures Guide (PAPPG) (NSF 17-1), is effective for proposals submitted, or due, on or after January 30, 2017. Please be advised that, depending on the specified due date, the guidelines contained in NSF 17-1 may apply to proposals submitted in response to this funding opportunity.


Full Proposal Deadline Date

    October 16, 2017

    Third Monday in October, Annually Thereafter


The MacroSystems Biology and Early NEON Science: Research on Biological Systems at Regional to Continental Scales program will support quantitative, interdisciplinary, systems-oriented research on biosphere processes and their complex interactions with climate, land use, and invasive species at regional to continental scales as well as planning, training, and development activities to enable groups to conduct MacroSystems Biology and Early NEON Science research.

Press Release 11-160: NSF Grants Foster Understanding of Biological Systems on Regional to Continental Scales

What Has Been Funded (Recent Awards Made Through This Program, with Abstracts)

Map of Recent Awards Made Through This Program