Biotechnology Risk Assessment Grants Program

The purpose of the BRAG program is to support the generation of new information that will assist Federal regulatory agencies in making science-based decisions about the effects of introducing into the environment genetically engineered organisms (GE), including plants, microorganisms (including fungi,

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bacteria, and viruses), arthropods, fish, birds, mammals and other animals excluding humans.

Investigations of effects on both managed and natural environments are relevant.

The BRAG program accomplishes its purpose by providing Federal regulatory agencies with scientific information relevant to regulatory issues.

See RFA for details.

Related Programs

Biotechnology Risk Assessment Research

Department of Agriculture


Agency: Department of Agriculture

Office: National Institute of Food and Agriculture

Estimated Funding: $4,000,000


Who's Eligible





Obtain Full Opportunity Text:
Biotechnology Risk Assessment Grants Program

Additional Information of Eligibility:
Applications may be submitted by any United States public or private research or educational institution or organization.



Full Opportunity Web Address:
http://www.nifa.usda.gov/funding/rfas/biotech_risk.html

Contact:
NIFA Help Desk Phone: 202-401-5048 Business hours are M-F, 7:00 am -5:00 pm ET, excluding Federal holidays

Agency Email Description:
If you have any questions related to preparing application content

Agency Email:
electronic@nifa.usda.gov

Date Posted:
2013-12-11

Application Due Date:
2014-03-19

Archive Date:
2014-04-18



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