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MCB Special Announcements

NEW The MCB Blog  can be found here: https://nsfmcb.wordpress.com.

A Dear Colleague Letter encouraging the submission of proposals to the INSPIRE funding opportunity to support bold interdisciplinary projects in all NSF-supported areas of science, engineering, and education research has been released. Read more here.

A Dear Colleague Letter encouraging the submission of proposals to the I/UCRC funding opportunity in the fields of engineering biology and cellular biomanufacturing has been released. Read more here.

November 15, 2015 is the next deadline for proposals submitted to core programs in the Division of Molecular and Cellular Biosciences (MCB).   See solicitation 13-510 for updated cluster descriptions and guidelines.  A link to the frequently asked questions, can be found at http://www.nsf.gov/publications/pub_summ.jsp?ods_key=nsf13012.  See information sheet at http://www.nsf.gov/bio/mcb/confworkshopguidance.jsp for guidelines for Proposals for Conferences, Symposia, and Workshops submitted to MCB.

January 15, 2016 is the next deadline for REU, RET, RAHSS, and ROA supplements in MCB. See information sheet at http://www.nsf.gov/bio/mcb/suppopp.jsp for further guidance.

Other items of interest listed below:

Programs and Funding Opportunities

Key: Crosscutting Crosscutting | NSF Wide Flag NSF-wide

Division of Molecular and Cellular Biosciences: Investigator-initiated research projects (MCB)
MCB Cluster Descriptions
Cellular Dynamics and Function
Genetic Mechanisms
Molecular Biophysics
Systems and Synthetic Biology
Additional Funding Opportunities for the MCB Community
EMERGING FRONTIERS AND MULTIDISCIPLINARY ACTIVITIES 2015
Innovation Corps Teams Program (I-Corps Teams)   NSF Wide Flag
MacroSystems Biology:
NSF-NIST Interaction in Basic and Applied Scientific Research in BIO, ENG & MPS (NSF-NIST)
Plant Genome Research Program (PGRP)
Postdoctoral Research Fellowships in Biology
Research Assistantships for High School Students (RAHSS)
Research Coordination Networks
Research Experiences for Teachers: Supplement Opportunity (RET)
Science, Engineering and Education for Sustainability NSF-Wide Investment (SEES)   NSF Wide Flag   Crosscutting
Science, Technology, and Society (STS)
Current Activities: no longer receiving proposals - MCB
Cracking the Olfactory Code (Olfactory)   Crosscutting
Innovations in Biological Imaging and Visualization (IBIV)
Metabolomics for a Low Carbon Society (METABOLOMICS)
NSF Participation in the ERA-Net in Synthetic Biology (ERASynBio)
Surpassing Evolution: Transformative Approaches to Enhance the Efficiency of Photosynthesis

Featured NSF-wide Programs

Faculty Early Career Development Program   NSF Wide Flag

International Research Fellowship Program   NSF Wide Flag

Facilitating Research at Primarily Undergraduate Institutions:   NSF Wide Flag

View All NSF-wide Programs

NSF Educational Opportunities by Audience

For Undergraduate Students

For Graduate Students

For Postdoctoral Fellows

For K-12 Educators

Upcoming Due Dates See All

Innovation Corps Sites Program
(NSF  14-547) Full Proposal: June 9, 2015

Science and Technology Centers: Integrative Partnerships
(NSF  14-600) Full Proposal: June 16, 2015

Industry/University Cooperative Research Centers Program
(NSF  13-594) Letter of Intent: June 26, 2015

EPSCoR Research Infrastructure Improvement Program Track-1:
(NSF  15-566) Letter of Intent: July 7, 2015

Faculty Early Career Development Program
(NSF  15-555) Full Proposal: July 21, 2015, BIO, CISE, EHR

News See All

field of poppy   Discovery paves way for homebrewed drugs
Released May 18, 2015
News From the Field
the DNA repair helicase UvrD   New lab technique reveals structure and function of proteins critical in DNA repair
Released April 17, 2015
News From the Field
bees and bee larvae in the hive   Honeybees use multiple genetic pathways to fight infections
Released March 26, 2015
News From the Field

Discoveries See All

Penny Beuning Researcher studies how to prevent antibiotic resistance
Solution could be in bacterial protein called UmuD
Released  March 26, 2015

Nadkarni explains tree biology to medium security inmates at the Stafford Creek Corrections Center. Canopy researcher goes out on a (tree) limb to promote public understanding of science
"Treetop Barbie" is among the bold, inventive tools developed by researcher to reach varied audiences
Released  March 12, 2015

Jennifer Doudna Rewriting genetic information to prevent disease
Breakthrough Prize winner harnesses CRISPR to improve immune system
Released  February 25, 2015

Events Calendar See All

June 1, 2015  - June 2, 2015
NSF Grants Conference - Tampa, FL
Outreach

June 17, 2015
ADVANCE IT and IT-Catalyst pre-proposal Technical Assistance Webinars
Webcast

June 23, 2015
ADVANCE IT and IT-Catalyst pre-proposal Technical Assistance Webinars
Webcast

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