Grants and Opportunities

Biotechnology Risk Assessment Grants (BRAG) Program

Objective: The purpose of the BRAG program is to support the generation of new information that will assist Federal regulatory agencies in making sciencebased decisions about the effects of introducing into the environment genetically engineered organisms (GE), including plants, microorganisms (including fungi, bacteria, and viruses), arthropods, fish, birds, mammals and other animals excluding humans. Investigations of effects on both managed and natural environments are relevant.

Who May Apply: United States public or private research or educational institutions or organizations.

Submission Deadline: March 21, 2013

Website: http://1.usa.gov/WxR7bH

Research Experiences for Undergraduates

Objective: The Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program supports active research participation by undergraduate students in any of the areas of research funded by the National Science Foundation. REU projects involve students in meaningful ways in ongoing research programs or in research projects specifically designed for the REU program.

Who May Apply: Undergraduate Students

Deadline: May 24, 2013

Website: www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=5517

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