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Program Details

NSF: Collections in Support of Biological Research (CSBR) NSF 15-577

This program provides funds: 1) for improvements to secure and organize collections that are significant to the NSF BIO-funded research community; 2) to secure collections-related data for sustained, accurate, and efficient accessibility to the biological research community; and 3) to transfer ownership of collections.

USC may only submit only 3 proposals in response to this program announcement (only 1 proposal may be submitted from any individual collection within USC). Your application submission(s) MUST be coordinated with the Office of the Vice President for Research. Please send a standard NIH formatted biosketch and a two page abstract via email to Richard White ( by July 1, 2019.

NSF indicates that a letter of intent is NOT REQUIRED and a full proposal is due by August 12, 2019. For more information:

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