Dear Colleagues,

The Directorate for Biological Sciences (BIO) at the National Science
Foundation (NSF) has announced changes to the procedures for the
submission and review of regular research proposals to the core programs
within the Division of Molecular and Cellular Biosciences (MCB),
Division of Environmental Biology (DEB), and Division of Integrative
Organismal Systems (IOS).

Effective immediately, these divisions will implement an annual cycle of
preliminary and full proposals beginning in January 2012.

For further information and details, please see:

– “Dear Colleague” letter
http://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2011/nsf11078/nsf11078.jsp?org=NSF, and

– the NSF BIO homepage including link to the FAQs sheet
http://www.nsf.gov/dir/index.jsp?org=BIO

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Greg Ruth
Communications Manager

Office of Research

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