New Solicitation- Transitions to Excellence in Molecular and Cellular Bioscience Research (Transitions)


January 6, 2020

MCB recently released a new solicitation (NSF 20-505), which offers opportunities to mid-career or later-stage researchers to utilize a sabbatical (or similar professional development activity ) to transition into a new research area that has a strong potential to transform molecular and cellular biology research.  Full details and program requirements can be found in the solicitation. As with MCB no-deadline core program, proposals will be accepted any time.

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