Recent Thematic and Young Investigator Projects

Projects contracted in April and May 2014

Thematic projects
Genomic vs. nongenomic actions of thyroid hormones: changes of paradigms, psysiological implications and therapeutical perspectives
Principal investigator: Maria Tereza Nunes
Institution: Biomedical Sciences Institute/USP
Case: 2013/05629-4
Term: 05/01/2014 to 04/30/2019

Production of extracellular L-asparaginase: from bioprospecting to the engineering of an antileukemic biopharmaceutical
Principal investigator: Adalberto Pessoa Júnior
Institution: School of Pharmaceutical Sciences/USP
Case: 2013/08617-7
Term: 07/01/2014 to 06/30/2019

Nanostructured films from biologically-relevant materials
Principal investigator: Osvaldo Novais de Oliveira Junior
Institution: São Carlos Institute of Physics/USP
Case: 2013/14262-7
Term: 05/01/2014 to 04/30/2019

Molecular design, synthesis and trypanocidal activity of cruzain reversible covalent inhibitors
Principal investigator: Carlos Alberto Montanari
Institution: São Carlos Chemistry Institute/USP
Case: 2013/18009-4
Term: 05/01/2014 to 04/30/2019

Interface project: relationships among landscape structure, ecological processes, biodiversity and ecosystem services
Principal investigator: Jean Paul Walter Metzger
Institution: Biosciences Institute/USP
Case: 2013/23457-6
Term: 05/01/2014 to 04/30/2019

Supramolecular chemistry and nanotechnology
Principal investigator: Henrique Eisi Toma
Institution: Chemistry Institute/USP
Case: 2013/24725-4
Term: 05/01/2014 to 04/30/2019

CEPEMA – Cooperative Center of Environmental Engineering
Principal investigator: Claudio Augusto Oller do Nascimento
Institution: Polytechnic School/USP
Case: 2013/50218-2
Term: 05/01/2014 to 04/30/2018

Ecological restoration of riparian forests, native forest of economic production and of degraded forest fragments (in APP and RL) based on restoration ecology of reference ecosystems in order to scientifically test the precepts of the New Brazilian Forest. (Biota/FAPESP)
Principal investigator: Ricardo Ribeiro Rodrigues
Institution: Luiz de Queiroz College of Agriculture/USP
Case: 2013/50718-5
Term: 02/01/2014 to 01/31/2019

Young investigator projects
Role of purinergic signaling and of SOCS-JAK-STAT signaling in the anti-inflammatory effects of aerobic training in experimental models of asthma and in asthmatic individuals
Principal investigator: Rodolfo de Paula Vieira
Institution: Nove de Julho University – Vergueiro/Uninove Campus
Case: 2012/15165-2
Term: 04/01/2014 to 03/31/2018

Center of characterization of new mineral species: Raman spectroscopy, electron microprobe and X-ray and neutron diffraction
Principal investigator: Marcelo Barbosa de Andrade
Institution: São Carlos Institute of Physics/USP
Case: 2013/03487-8
Term: 07/01/2014 to 06/30/2018

Systems development for direct visualization of three-dimensional radiological images, diagnostic applications and their use in the teaching of neuroanatomy
Principal investigator: Daniel Souza Ferreira Magalhães
Institution: School of Medical Sciences/Unicamp
Case: 2013/13272-9
Term: 05/01/2014 to 04/30/2018

Synchrotron radiation techniques under extreme conditions
Principal investigator: Narcizo Marques de Souza Neto
Institution: National Center for Research in Energy and Materials/MCTI
Case: 2013/22436-5
Term: 04/01/2014 to 03/31/2018

Acquisition and improvement of executive function: a program focused on independence and quality of life of adults with mental disability.  (FAPESP- São Paulo Apae)
Principal investigator: Adriana Augusto Raimundo de Aguiar
Institution: Association of Parents and Friends of Disabled People – São Paulo/APAE
Case: 2013/50194-6
Term: 04/01/2014 to 03/31/2018