Biochronicity

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Biochronicity: DARPA seeks to define the spatio-temporal instructive components encoded in cells in the context of their biological systems, through the application of advanced principles from evolutionary biology, genomics, mathematics, algorithm development, data mining, and the physical sciences. DARPA is soliciting research proposals for the Biochronicity program that will identify common spatio-temporal instructions or clock signatures in the genome, epigenome, proteome, and/or transcriptome across prokaryotic and eukaryotic species. The focus of the program will be on unraveling biological clock systems in prokaryotes and eukaryotes and the efforts of this initiative will contribute to the understanding and management of disease, trauma, human combat performance, and emerging infectious disease countermeasures. Additionally, a greater understanding of molecular oscillators and the evolution of biological clocks will lead to fundamental advancements in developmental science, drug development, aging, and cell death. These fundamental advancements in the understanding of timing in biology can be translated into major breakthroughs in trauma care on the battlefield by accessing the mechanisms that control biological time to improve patient outcomes, for example, by lengthening the window of opportunity for medical and treatment interventions. See attached DARPA-BAA-11-66
Federal Grant Title: Biochronicity
Federal Agency Name: DARPA Defense Sciences Office
Grant Categories: Science and Technology
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: DARPA-BAA-11-66
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement Grant Other Procurement Contract
CFDA Numbers: 12.910
CFDA Descriptions: Research and Technology Development
Current Application Deadline: Aug 30, 2011
Original Application Deadline: Aug 30, 2011
Posted Date: Jul 14, 2011
Creation Date: Jul 14, 2011
Archive Date: Sep 29, 2011
Total Program Funding:
Maximum Federal Grant Award:
Minimum Federal Grant Award:
Expected Number of Awards:
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Unrestricted (i.e., open to any type of entity above), subject to any clarification in text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility"
Link to Full Grant Announcement
http://www.darpa.mil/opportunities/solicitations/dso_solicitations.aspx
Grant Announcement Contact
BAA Administrator

BAA Administrator Email [DARPA-BAA-11-66@darpa.mil]
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