Life Sciences

Biological Sciences

Supports research to discover and understand the underlying properties, principles, and mechanisms governing DNA, RNA, proteins, organelles, cells, organisms, multi-species interactions, and neurological and cognitive systems, that in the long term are expected to lead to new methods for creating new biomaterials, sensing and inactivating toxins, optimizing warfighter physical and mental performance capabilities, and a range of revolutionary applications to protect the Soldier.

  • Genetics
  • Neurosciences
  • Biochemistry
  • Microbiology

Social Sciences

Explores human behavior at the individual, local, and state levels, with the long-term goal of predicting, detecting, and influencing decisions and activities that impact U.S. interests and national security.

  • Cultural and Behavioral Science
  • Institutional and Organizational Science
  • Social Informatics

Last Update / Reviewed: April 6, 2017