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Recent thematic and young investigator projects

Projects contracted in August and September 2015

Thematic projects
Writings on new worlds: a history of the construction of moral values in Portuguese
Principal Investigator: Jean Marcel Carvalho França
Home Research Institution:  School of Humanities and Social Sciences / Unesp, Franca Campus
Grant Number: 2013/14786-6
Duration: 09/01/2015 to 08/31/2019

Pantanal-Chaco-Paraná basins (PCPB): crust and upper mantle seismic structure and evolution
Principal Investigator: Marcelo Sousa de Assumpção
Home Research Institution: Institute of Astronomy, Geophysics and Atmospheric Sciences/USP
Grant Number: 2013/24215-6
Duration: 09/01/2015 to 08/31/2019

What Drives the Stellar Mass Growth of Early-Type Galaxies? Born or made: the saga continues…
Principal Investigator: Reinaldo Ramos de Carvalho
Home Research Institution: National Institute for Space Research/Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation (MCTI)
Grant Number: 2014/11156-4
Duration: 08/01/2015 to 07/31/2018

Contribution of AMPK pathway to renal fibrosis and pathogenesis of diabetic nephropathy and retinopathy
Principal Investigator: José Butori Lopes de Faria
Home Research Institution: School of Medical Sciences/Unicamp
Grant Number: 2014/22687-0
Duration: 09/01/2015 to 08/31/2020

Development and implementation of visual evaluation methods: clinical applications and animal models
Principal Investigator: Dora Selma Fix Ventura
Home Research Institution: Psychology Institute/USP
Grant Number: 2014/26818-2
Duration: 09/01/2015 to 08/31/2020

Epidemiology and genomics of gastric adenocarcinomas in Brazil
Principal Investigator: Emmanuel Dias Neto
Home Research Institution: A.C. Camargo Cancer Center/Fundação Antônio Prudente (FAP)
Grant Number: 2014/26897-0
Duration: 08/01/2015 to 07/31/2020

Distribution and metabolism of natural and synthetic xenobiotics: from the comprehension of reactional process to tissue imaging generation
Principal Investigator: Norberto Peporine Lopes
Home Research Institution: Ribeirão Preto School of Pharmaceutical Sciences/USP
Grant Number: 2014/50265-3
Duration: 07/01/2015 to 06/30/2019

Melatonin and the control of energy metabolism: basic, clinical and epidemiological research
Principal Investigator: José Cipolla Neto
Home Research Institution: Institute of Biomedical Sciences/USP
Grant Number: 2014/50457-0
Duration: 07/01/2015 to 06/30/2020

Theories of causation and human agency in ancient Greek philosophy
Principal Investigator: Marco Antonio de Ávila Zingano
Home Research Institution: School of Philosophy, Literature and Human Sciences/USP
Grant Number: 2015/05317-8
Duration: 09/01/2015 to 08/31/2020

Noncommutative algebra and applications
Principal Investigator: Francisco Cesar Polcino Milies
Home Research Institution: Institute of Mathematics and Statistics/USP
Grant Number: 2015/09162-9
Duration: 08/01/2015 to 07/31/2020

Epidemiological aspects of Toxoplasma gondii from domestic and wild animals from Amazon fauna
Principal Investigator: Solange Maria Gennari
Home Research Institution:  School of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Husbandry/USP
Grant Number: 2015/11530-6
Duration: 09/01/2015 to 08/31/2019

Expression of proteins of cell communication and cell junctions in the digestive system of cattle fetuses, newborn calves and adult cattle
Principal Investigator: Francisco Javier Hernandez Blazquez
Home Research Institution: School of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Husbandry/USP
Grant Number: 2015/50095-3
Duration: 08/01/2015 to 07/31/2020

Public accountability to residents in contractual urban redevelopment (Parcour). (FAPESP-ESRC-NWO)
Principal Investigator: Maria Lucia Refinetti Rodrigues Martins
Home Research Institution:  School of Architecture and Urban Studies/USP
Grant Number: 2015/50131-0
Duration: 09/01/2015 to 08/31/2018

Young investigator projects
Ecological genomics of insects: climate adaptations and evolution of ecological interactions
Principal Investigator: Rodrigo Cogni
Home Research Institution: Biosciences Institute/USP
Grant Number: 2013/25991-0
Duration: 01/01/2016 to12/31/2019

Oxytocin and racial bias: impact of the intranasal administration of oxytocin on empathy to physical pain and threat perceptions in racial contexts
Principal Investigator: Ana Alexandra Caldas Osorio
Home Research Institution: Center for Biological and Health Sciences/Mackenzie Presbyterian University
Grant Number: 2014/06777-0
Duration: 07/01/2015 to 06/30/2018

Reprogramming the purine metabolism of Bacillus subtilis employing sRNA-technology
Principal Investigator: Danielle Biscaro Pedrolli
Home Research Institution: Araraquara School of Pharmaceutical Sciences/Unesp
Grant Number: 2014/17564-7
Duration: 09/01/2015 to 08/31/2019

A study to correlate the activity of first-line chemotherapy with response, time to progression and overall survival in patients with advanced epithelial ovarian cancer
Principal Investigator: Paulo D’Amora
Home Research Institution: Paulista School of Medicine/Unifesp
Grant Number: 2014/19171-2
Duration: 09/01/2015 to 08/31/2019

Impact of translational regulation on neural differentiation
Principal Investigator: Mario Henrique Bengtson
Home Research Institution: Institute of Biology/Unicamp
Grant Number: 2014/21704-9
Duration: 09/01/2015 to 08/31/2019

Cell-secreted vesicles containing miRNAs modulate epigenetic changes during in vitro culture of bovine gametes and embryos
Principal Investigator: Juliano Coelho da Silveira
Home Research Institution: Faculty of Animal Science and Food Engineering/USP
Grant Number: 2014/22887-0
Duration: 09/01/2015 to 08/31/2019

Molecular bases of the toxicity of protein oligomers associated with brain amyloidosis
Principal Investigator: Adriano Silva Sebollela
Home Research Institution: Ribeirão Preto School of Medicine/USP
Grant Number: 2014/25681-3
Duration: 08/01/2015 to 07/31/2019

Engineering yeast cells for drug discovery
Principal Investigator: Elizabeth Bilsland
Home Research Institution: Institute of Biology/Unicamp
Grant Number: 2015/03553-6
Duration: 08/01/2015 to 07/31/2019

Stem cells, regeneration, and the evolution of coloniality in ascidians (FAPESP-ANR Devodiversity)
Principal Investigator: Federico David Brown Almeida
Home Research Institution: Biosciences Institute/USP
Grant Number: 2015/50164-5
Duration: 08/01/2015 to 07/31/2019