Systems Biology Enabled Research on the Roles of Microbiomes in Nutrient Cycling Processes


Funding Opportunity ID: 312797
Opportunity Number: DE-FOA-0002059
Opportunity Title: Systems Biology Enabled Research on the Roles of Microbiomes in Nutrient Cycling Processes
Opportunity Category: Discretionary
Opportunity Category Explanation:
Funding Instrument Type: Grant
Category of Funding Activity: Science and Technology and other Research and Development
Category Explanation:
CFDA Number(s): 81.049
Eligible Applicants: Unrestricted (i.e., open to any type of entity above), subject to any clarification in text field entitled “Additional Information on Eligibility”
Additional Information on Eligibility: All types of institutions are eligible to apply as the prime applicant (lead institution), except DOE/NNSA National Laboratories, other non-DOE Federal Agencies, Federally Funded Research and Development Center (FFRDC) Contractors, and nonprofit organizations described in section 501(c)(4) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 that engaged in lobbying activities after December 31, 1995.Individual applicants or applicants that are not domestic organizations should be advised that:• Individual applicants are unlikely to possess the skills, abilities, and resources to successfully accomplish the objectives of this FOA. Individual applicants are encouraged to address this concern in their applications and to demonstrate how they will accomplish the objectives of this FOA.• Non-domestic applicants are advised that successful applications from non-domestic applicants include a detailed demonstration of how the applicant possesses skills, resources, and abilities that do not exist among potential domestic applicants.
Agency Code: PAMS-SC
Agency Name: Department of Energy – Office of Science
Office of Science
Posted Date: Feb 11, 2019
Close Date: May 17, 2019
Last Updated Date: Feb 11, 2019
Award Ceiling: $3,750,000
Award Floor: $500,000
Estimated Total Program Funding: $36,000,000
Expected Number of Awards: 11
Description: The DOE SC program in Biological and Environmental Research (BER) hereby announces its interest in receiving applications for research within the Genomic Science Program (GSP) ( mission-space. This FOA solicits applications for: i.) systems biology studies on regulatory, metabolic, and signaling networks of microbes, microbial consortia, and microbe-plant interactions involved in biogeochemical cycling of nutrients; and ii.) development and application of –omics approaches to investigate microbial community processes involved in biogeochemical nutrient cycling in terrestrial ecosystems. All research supported from awards under this FOA is intended to benefit the public through increasing our understanding of the physical universe.
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