MCB Special Announcements
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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.
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.
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If you're a new visitor to the Directorate for Biological Sciences website or just want a quick visual and textual summary of our areas of support, please visit the " About BIO" web page where we have added a new interactive organization chart.
BIO's Guidance on Data Management Plans (DMP document required for all proposals) updated 2/20/13
Programs and Funding OpportunitiesDivision of Molecular and Cellular Biosciences: Investigator-initiated research projects (MCB)
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
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National Nanotechnology Coordinated Infrastructure
(NSF 15-519) Full Proposal: April 3, 2015
National Science Foundation Research Traineeship (NRT) Program
(NSF 15-542) Full Proposal: May 6, 2015, Applies to both tracks
Partnerships for International Research and Education
(NSF 14-587) Full Proposal: May 15, 2015
Research Experiences for Undergraduates
(NSF 13-542) Full Proposal: May 22, 2015, Deadline for REU Site proposals requiring access to Antarctica. All other REU Site proposals must be submitted to the August REU deadline.
Innovation Corps Sites Program
(NSF 14-547) Full Proposal: June 9, 2015
March 16, 2015 - May 6, 2015
2015 NRT Informational Webinars
April 1, 2015
NSF Day at the University of Washington Bothell
April 8, 2015 - April 9, 2015
Advisory Committee for Geosciences
Advisory Committee Meeting
May 20, 2015
NSF Day at Texas Tech
June 1, 2015 - June 2, 2015
NSF Grants Conference - Tampa, FL
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