Ecology and Evolution of Infectious Diseases

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Ecology and Evolution of Infectious Diseases: The multi-agency Ecology and Evolution of Infectious Diseases program supports research on the ecological, evolutionary, and social drivers that influence the transmission dynamics of infectious diseases. The central theme of submitted projects must be the quantitative or computational understanding of pathogen transmission dynamics. The intent is discovery of principles of infectious disease transmission and testing mathematical or computational models that elucidate infectious disease systems. Projects should be broad, interdisciplinary efforts that go beyond the scope of typical studies. They should focus on the determinants and interactions of transmission among any host species, including but not limited to humans, non-human animals, and/or plants. This includes, for example, the spread of pathogens; the influence of environmental factors such as climate; the population dynamics and genetics of reservoir species or hosts; the feedback between ecological transmission and evolutionary dynamics; and the cultural, social, behavioral, and economic dimensions of pathogen transmission. Research may be on zoonotic, environmentally-borne, vector-borne, or enteric pathogens of either terrestrial or aquatic systems and organisms, including diseases of animals and plants, at any scale from specific pathogens to inclusive environmental systems. Proposals for research on disease systems of public health concern to developing countries are strongly encouraged, as are disease systems of concern in agricultural systems. Investigators are encouraged to develop the appropriate multidisciplinary team, including for example, anthropologists, modelers, ecologists, bioinformaticians, genomics researchers, social scientists, economists, oceanographers, mathematical scientists, epidemiologists, evolutionary biologists, entomologists, parasitologists, microbiologists, bacteriologists, virologists, pathologists or veterinarians, with the goal of integrating knowledge across disciplines to enhance our ability to predict and control infectious diseases.
Federal Grant Title: Ecology and Evolution of Infectious Diseases
Federal Agency Name: National Science Foundation (NSF)
Grant Categories: Science and Technology and other Research and Development
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: 20-585
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 10.310, 47.050, 47.074, 47.075, 93.859, 93.989
CFDA Descriptions: Information not provided
Current Application Deadline: November 18th, 2020
Original Application Deadline: November 18th, 2020
Posted Date: July 24th, 2020
Creation Date: July 24th, 2020
Archive Date: December 20th, 2024
Total Program Funding: $24,000,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $2,500,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $1,500,000
Expected Number of Awards:
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Last Updated: July 24th, 2020
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Unrestricted (i.e., open to any type of entity below), subject to any clarification in text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility"
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NSF Publication 20-585
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