Graduate Studies & Research
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Current Opportunities

Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Programs

DBID: 1888
Category: Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Programs
Program: Biotechnology Risk Assessment Research Grants (BRAG)
Agency: U.S. Department of Agriculture
Deadline: 3/21/2013
 
Description: Funding supports environmental assessment research in order to assist federal regulatory agencies in making science-based decisions about the effects of introducing genetically engineered organisms, including plants, microorganisms (e.g., fungi, bacteria and viruses), arthropods, fish, birds, and non-human mammals into the environment. Investigations of effects on both managed and natural environments are relevant. LOIs strongly encouraged by 1/22.

See: http://www.csrees.usda.gov/fo/biotechnologyriskassessment.cfm for details.
 
Contact: Shing Kwok, National Program Leader
National Institute of Food and Agriculture
1400 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, DC 20250-2299
Tel: 202-401-6060
Email: skwok@nifa.usda.gov
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