Funding Opportunity | Systems Biology Research to Advance Sustainable Bioenergy Crop Development

Sponsor: DOE (OS/BER)
Title: Systems Biology Research to Advance Sustainable Bioenergy Crop Development; DE-FOA-0002214
Website: https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=323256
Proposal Type: Pre-proposal, Full Application
Deadline: Pre-proposal due January 27, 2020, Full Application due March 9, 2020
Funding range: $1,000,000 – $3,000,000; No cost sharing is required
Topics: In this FOA, applications are requested for:

  1. Systems-level research to improve understanding of the molecular mechanisms underlying bioenergy feedstock productivity under changing and at times suboptimal environmental conditions;
  2. Systems biology-enabled investigations into the role(s) of microbes and microbial communities (including rhizosphere consortia, e.g. bacteria, fungi, diazotrophs, endophytes, viruses) in supporting plant productivity and vigor.


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