August 2011 Archives

NSF: Division of Integrative Organismal Systems

Preliminary Proposal: Jan. 12 due date
The Division of Integrative Organismal Systems (IOS) supports research aimed at understanding why organisms are structured the way they are and function as they do. Proposals should focus on organisms as a fundamental unit of biological organization. PIs are encouraged to apply systems approaches that will lead to conceptual and theoretical insights and predictions about emergent organismal properties. Areas of inquiry include, but are not limited to, developmental biology and the evolution of developmental processes, nervous system development, structure, and function, physiological processes, functional morphology, symbioses, interactions of organisms with biotic and abiotic environments, and animal behavior. Full announcement...

NSF: Division of Environmental Biology Core Programs

Jan 9, 2012: Preliminary Proposal deadline

The Division of Environmental Biology (DEB) supports fundamental research on populations, species, communities, and ecosystems. Scientific emphases range across many evolutionary and ecological patterns and processes at all spatial and temporal scales. Areas of research include biodiversity, phylogenetic systematics, molecular evolution, life history evolution, natural selection, ecology, biogeography, ecosystem structure, function and services, conservation biology, global change, and biogeochemical cycles. Full announcement...

Early Career Development Program

Deadline: July 2012 -  Offers the National Science Foundation's most prestigious awards in support of junior faculty who exemplify the role of teacher-scholars through outstanding research, excellent education and the integration of education and research within the context of the mission of their organizations. Learn more...

U of M Grant in Aid

Deadline: Sept. 19 --

Applications will be accepted from faculty who hold regular appointments or full-time annually renewable, fixed term appointments. Grant in Aid (GIA) funds are awarded are intended to act as seed money for developing projects to the point of attracting more complete, external funding. Learn more...

Learn More about UMC Grants Office

Do you have a research or program idea? Need the money to help make it happen? Attend "Take Us for GRANTed" during opening week and learn more about how the Grants Office can assist you to find, prepare, submit and manage grant funds.

Monday, Aug. 15
2 p.m.
Dowell 207

Wednesday, Aug. 17
10:50 a.m.
Dowell 207