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NSF announcement! 

Effective in calendar year 2018, The Directorate for Biological Sciences (BIO) will implement a "no-deadline," full proposal mechanism.

If you plan on submitting a proposal to core programs in DEB, IOS, MCB and DBI, there is no deadline. In addition, DEB and IOS are discontinuing use of the preliminary proposal mechanism in 2018. There will be no call for preliminary proposals in January 2018.

Save the Date!

December 8, 2017 will be SKI MASS at noon followed by our annual Holiday Party at 6:00 p.m.

Seminar Video Available

Last week's Life Science seminar by Melissa Wilson Sayres is now available for viewing on the Life Science Hour page.


23 Nov 2017 (Thursday)

  • Thanksgiving Holiday

24 Nov 2017 (Friday)

  • Thanksgiving Holiday

1 Dec 2017 (Friday)

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25 Dec 2017 (Monday)

  • Winter Holiday

26 Dec 2017 (Tuesday)

  • Winter Holiday

27 Dec 2017 (Wednesday)

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28 Dec 2017 (Thursday)

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29 Dec 2017 (Friday)

In The News

31 Oct 2017: Study reviews potential climate impacts on Kenai River salmon - Peninsula Clarion
Erik Schoen, Mark Wipfli, Alaska Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit
26 Oct 2017: Three honored as champions for children - Fairbanks Daily News Miner
Christa P. H. Mulder
12 Oct 2017: Animals Don't Actually Sleep for the Winter, and Other Surprises About Hibernations - National Geographic
Kelly Drew
5 Oct 2017: A far-north lynx den could answer questions about the cycles of hares - Fairbanks Daily News Miner
Claire Montgomerie
18 Sep 2017: Story49: A New Season in Shishmaref - KNOM
Christa P. H. Mulder
26 Aug 2017: UAF receives $4.25 million suicide prevention grant - Fairbanks Daily News Miner
Stacy Rasmus, Center for Alaska Native Health Research
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