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The Mathematical Biology Program supports research in applied and computational mathematics relevant to biological sciences, with emphasis on innovation, relevance, and integration between math and biology.
Due: Mar 1, 2024
Supporting interdisciplinary research in mathematical biology to investigate challenging questions in biology and public health using innovative mathematical, statistical, and computational approaches.
The Biophotonics program aims to explore photonics principles, engineering, and technology for medical, biological, and biotechnological applications, with a focus on low-cost and minimally invasive diagnostics and therapies, including areas such as deep tissue imaging, macromolecule markers, optical sensing, neurophotonics, nanophotonics, and optogenetics.
Due: Feb 12, 2024
Fund innovative research using brain-based measurements to advance understanding of neural systems underlying human cognition, focusing on attention, learning, memory, decision-making, language, social cognition, and emotions.
Due: Feb 1, 2024
Funds available for research proposals in cognitive neuroscience that advance our understanding of neural mechanisms behind human cognition and behavior, while also contributing to the field through outreach and mentoring, with a preference for proposals that involve multiple techniques and have broader impacts outside of academia.
The Condensed Matter and Materials Theory grant supports theoretical and computational materials research in various areas, including condensed matter physics, biomaterials, ceramics, electronic and photonic materials, metals and metallic nanostructures, polymers, and solid state and materials chemistry. Research focuses on advancing understanding of materials, developing analytical and computational techniques, and predictive modeling. Transformative submissions are encouraged at the frontiers of theoretical and computational materials research.
Supporting theoretical and computational research in various subdisciplines of materials science, including condensed matter physics, biomaterials, ceramics, electronic and photonic materials, metals and metallic nanostructures, polymers, and solid state and materials chemistry, with a focus on advancing understanding of material properties, developing analytical and computational techniques, and utilizing data-centric approaches and machine learning.
Funding for research in biological oceanography and marine ecology in various environments, including estuaries, coasts, open oceans, deep sea, and Great Lakes, with a focus on population, community, or ecosystem ecology and oceanography. Interdisciplinary projects may be co-reviewed and co-funded with other relevant programs. Find more information on research topics and funded projects in the related URLs.
Due: Nov 11, 2024
Funding available for research on biosphere processes and their interactions with climate, land use, and species distribution at regional to continental scales, with a focus on utilizing data and resources from the National Ecological Observatory Network (NEON).
Due: Jun 20, 2024
Grant seeks novel, cutting-edge ideas in biological technologies, not currently explored by existing programs or published calls for proposals.