Postdoctoral Research Fellowships in Biological Informatics

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Federal Grant Title: Postdoctoral Research Fellowships in Biological Informatics
Federal Agency Name: National Science Foundation
Grant Categories: Science and Technology
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: 04-539
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 47.074
CFDA Descriptions: Biological Sciences
Current Application Deadline: No deadline provided
Original Application Deadline: Apr 10, 2006 Research starter grant proposals may be submitted at any time between September and March.
Posted Date: Aug 13, 2004
Creation Date: Apr 28, 2006
Archive Date: Apr 28, 2006
Total Program Funding: $1,150,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award:
Minimum Federal Grant Award:
Expected Number of Awards: 15
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Grant Description
The Directorate for Biological Sciences (BIO) offers Postdoctoral Research Fellowships in Biological Informatics to recent recipients of the doctoral degree for research and training in developing and using computational, statistical, and other tools in the collection, organization, dissemination, and use of information to solve problems in biology. The research and training plan of each fellowship is expected to address important scientific questions in contemporary biology and include a strong linkage between computer, information, and computational science and biology and develop and/or apply state-of-the-art informatics tools or approaches to the stated problem. Fellows who accept a tenure-track position following the fellowship may apply for research starter grants.
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
NSF Publication 04-539
http://www.nsf.gov/publications/pub_summ.jsp?ods_key=nsf04539
Grant Announcement Contact
NSF Grants.gov Assistance grantsgovsupport@nsf.gov (e-mail)
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