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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. A Letter of Intent is required to submit a full proposal. Submissions should be made to EMSL at http://www.emsl.pnl.gov/root/access/calls/jgi/2014/. See proposal schedule for specific dates. 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 open for Letters of Intent. About CSP

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

This program is open to anyone. Proposals for microbial epigenomics and metagenome projects may be submitted at any time as brief 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. Proposal requests for bacterial and archaeal isolate and single-cell sequencing projects, as well as RNA-seq and resequencing projects will not be accepted at this time and are expected to resume in fall 2015. 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.