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Directorate for Biological Sciences


Ecology and Evolution of Infectious Diseases  (EEID)


Revision Notes

Updated August 17, 2018

This revision adds a new international collaborative partner, the National Natural Science Foundation of China.


Note Guidance on Data Management Plans

BIO has posted revised Guidance on Data Management plans (updated 10/01/15).  Please review before submitting a proposal to the Directorate for Biological Sciences.  


CONTACTS
Name Email Phone Room
Katharina  Dittmar kdittmar@nsf.gov (703) 292-7799   
Rebecca  Ferrell rferrell@nsf.gov (703) 292-7850   
Susanna  Remold sremold@nsf.gov (703) 292-7836   
Samuel  M. Scheiner sscheine@nsf.gov (703) 292-7175   
Colette  St. Mary cstmary@nsf.gov (703) 292-4659   


PROGRAM GUIDELINES

Solicitation  18-581

Important Information for Proposers

ATTENTION: Proposers using the Collaborators and Other Affiliations template for more than 10 senior project personnel will encounter proposal print preview issues. Please see the Collaborators and Other Affiliations Information website for updated guidance.

A revised version of the NSF Proposal & Award Policies & Procedures Guide (PAPPG) (NSF 18-1), is effective for proposals submitted, or due, on or after January 29, 2018. Please be advised that, depending on the specified due date, the guidelines contained in NSF 18-1 may apply to proposals submitted in response to this funding opportunity.


DUE DATES

Full Proposal Deadline Date

    November 21, 2018

    Third Wednesday in November, Annually Thereafter


SYNOPSIS

The multi-agency Ecology and Evolution of Infectious Diseases program supports research on the ecological, evolutionary, and social principles and processes that influence the transmission dynamics of infectious diseases. The central theme of submitted projects must be quantitative or computational understanding of pathogen transmission dynamics. The intent is discovery of principles of infectious disease transmission and testing mathematical or computational models that elucidate infectious disease systems. Projects should be broad, interdisciplinary efforts that go beyond the scope of typical studies. They should focus on the determinants and interactions of transmission among humans, non-human animals, and/or plants. This includes, for example, the spread of pathogens; the influence of environmental factors such as climate; the population dynamics and genetics of reservoir species or hosts; the feedback between ecological transmission and evolutionary dynamics; and the cultural, social, behavioral, and economic dimensions of pathogen transmission. Research may be on zoonotic, environmentally-borne, vector-borne, or enteric pathogens of either terrestrial or freshwater systems and organisms, including diseases of animals and plants, at any scale from specific pathogens to inclusive environmental systems. Proposals for research on disease systems of public health concern to developing countries are strongly encouraged, as are disease systems of concern in agricultural systems. Investigators are encouraged to develop the appropriate multidisciplinary team, including for example, modelers, ecologists, bioinformaticians, genomics researchers, social scientists, economists, epidemiologists, evolutionary biologists, entomologists, parasitologists, microbiologists, bacteriologists, virologists, pathologists or veterinarians, with the goal of integrating knowledge across disciplines to enhance our ability to predict and control infectious diseases.


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