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Partnerships for Enhancing Expertise in Taxonomy (PEET)

Status: Archived

Important Information for Proposers

Any proposal submitted in response to this funding opportunity should be submitted in accordance with the NSF Proposal & Award Policies & Procedures Guide (PAPPG) that is in effect for the relevant due date to which the proposal is being submitted. The NSF PAPPG is regularly revised and it is the responsibility of the proposer to ensure that the proposal meets the requirements specified in this solicitation and the applicable version of the PAPPG. Submitting a proposal prior to a specified deadline does not negate this requirement.

Special Biennial Competition in Systematic Biology


In partnership with academic institutions, botanical gardens, freshwater and marine institutes, and natural history museums, the National Science Foundation seeks to enhance taxonomic research and help prepare future generations of experts. Through this Special Biennial Competition in Systematic Biology, NSF will support competitively reviewed projects that target groups of poorly known organisms for modern monographic research. Projects must train new taxonomists (two per project minimally) and must translate current expertise into electronic databases and other products with broad accessibility to the scientific community.

Program contacts

Maureen Kearney
mkearney@nsf.gov (703) 292-7187 BIO/DEB
Rafael O. de Sa
rdesa@nsf.gov (703) 292-7836
Timothy Collins
tcollins@nsf.gov (703) 292-8480
Susan L. Perkins
sperkins@nsf.gov (703) 292-4821

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