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Submit a sequencing or synthesis proposal to the JGI:

The Work Initiation Process (WIP) application provides a web-based interface that can be used to request sequencing or synthesis from the JGI (view current product list). The current release supports submissions of all proposal types below. Please login to WIP to view specific instructions and templates for proposal submission.

JGI-EMSL Collaborative Science Initiative:

This user program is open to everyone during the annual call. The JGI-EMSL 2015 call is now closed. The 2016 call is expected to open late in 2014. About JGI-EMSL joint call

Community Science Program (CSP) annual call:

This user program is open to everyone during the annual call. The CSP 2015 call is now closed. The CSP 2016 call is expected to open in the spring of 2015. About CSP

Community Science Program (CSP) small-scale microbial and metagenome:

This program is open to anyone. Small-scale proposals for microbial and metagenome projects may be submitted at any time as brief white papers and will be reviewed every six months. Proposals may include microbial isolates, RNA, resequencing and epigenomics projects, metagenome and metatranscriptome projects, and single cells. Deadline for submission is 60 days prior to the review. See proposal schedule for specific dates. About CSP

Community Science Program (CSP) synthetic biology:

This program is open to anyone. Proposals for synthesis projects may be submitted at any time as white papers and will be reviewed every six months. Deadline for submission is 60 days prior to the review. See proposal schedule for specific dates. About CSP

Bioenergy Research Centers (BRCs):

This program is open to PIs associated with DOE Bioenergy Centers only. Proposals may be submitted at any time. About BRCs


Please contact the JGI Project Management Office jgi-jira+pmosupport@lbl.gov to request information about submitting proposals.