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2023 Simons Early Career Investigator in Aquatic Microbial Ecology and Evolution Awards

This program was titled “Early Career Investigator in Marine Microbial Ecology and Evolution Awards” from 2015-2022. The purpose of these awards is to help launch the careers of outstanding investigators in the fields of microbial ecology and evolution in marine or natural freshwater systems, who will advance our understanding through experiments, modeling or theory. Investigators…

Simons Postdoctoral Fellowships in Marine Microbial Ecology

The Simons Foundation invites applications for postdoctoral fellowships to support candidates who intend to pursue a career in basic research on fundamental problems in marine microbial ecology, with an emphasis on understanding the role of microorganisms in shaping ocean processes, and vice versa. The foundation is interested in applicants with training in different disciplines, including…

Moore­-Simons Project on the Origin of the Eukaryotic Cell

The Simons Foundation and the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation are pleased to announce the Moore–Simons Project on the Origin of the Eukaryotic Cell. The Simons Foundation’s Life Sciences division and the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation’s Symbiosis in Aquatic Systems Initiative are jointly soliciting proposals for research on the origin of the eukaryotic cell.
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