USDA/CSREES National Research Initiative Competitive Grants Program deadlines

These NRI Programs have submission deadlines of December 19, 2007:

23.1 Managed Ecosystems

2.0 Food Safety and Epidemiology:

  • A. Biological Approaches for Food Safety
  • B. Epidemiological Approaches for Food Safety

44.0 Animal Protection and Biosecurity

  • A. Animal Disease
  • B. Animal Well-Being
  • C. Animal Biosecurity CAP

51.8 Microbial Biology: B. Microbial Associations with Plants

56.0 Plant Biology

  • A. Gene Function and Regulation
  • B. Environmental Stress
  • E. Plant Breeding and Education

Cayuse will be used for all USDA/NRI submissions. Individuals planning to submit for the December deadline should contact Meredith Luschen ( or Becky Bound ( letting them know of your intent. Also, if you have not used Cayuse previously or submitted a USDA NRI application, arrangements can be made to familiarize you with the Cayuse system and the NRI application process.

For the full announcement: