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Recent thematic and young investigator projects

Projects contracted in April and May 2016

Thematic projects
Fishers and groupers [Epinephelus marginatus]: ecology, ethnoecology and food security on the Brazilian Coast
Principal Investigator: Alpina Begossi
Home Research Institution: Center for Studies and Research on Food/Unicamp
Grant Number: 2014/16939-7
Duration: 04/01/2016 to 03/31/2020

Extracellular matrix and placental matrix in tissue regeneration
Principal Investigator: Maria Angélica Miglino
Home Research Institution: Unesp School of Veterinary Medicine and Zootechny/USP
Grant Number: 2014/50844-3
Duration: 04/01/2016 to 03/31/2020

Water availability and quality threats in a Guarani Aquifer System outcrop zone
Principal Investigator: Edson Cezar Wendland
Home Research Institution: São Carlos School of Engineering/USP
Grant Number: 2015/03806-1
Duration: 04/01/2016 to 03/31/2021

Sepsis and LPS tolerance – LPS tolerance role in oxidative stress and mitochondrial function, protein nitrosylation and DNA damage
Principal Investigator: Francisco Garcia Soriano
Home Research Institution: School of Medicine/USP
Grant Number: 2015/04138-2
Duration: 04/01/2016 to 03/31/2021

Ecology, evolution and development (Eco-Evo-Devo) in the Brazilian herpetofauna
Principal Investigator: Tiana Kohlsdorf
Home Research Institution: Riberão Preto School of Philosophy, Science and Languages and Literature/USP
Grant Number: 2015/07650-6
Duration: 05/01/2016 to 04/30/2020

Regulating the trans-regulators: investigating the PRMT7 molecular pathway as an epigenetic regulator of Leishmania virulence
Principal Investigator: Angela Kaysel Cruz
Home Research Institution: Ribeirão Preto School of Medicine/USP
Grant Number: 2015/13618-8
Duration: 12/01/2015 to 11/30/2018

Anti-obesity effects of nutrients by activation of hypothalamic receptors FFAR1 and FFAR4 (FAPESP-Denmark)
Principal Investigator: Licio Augusto Velloso
Home Research Institution: School of Medical Sciences/Unicamp
Grant Number: 2015/50278-0
Duration: 04/01/2016 to 03/31/2019

Mosaic: The multi-object spectrograph for the Eso Extremely Large Telescope (FAPESP-NWO 2015)
Principal Investigator: Silvia Cristina Fernandes Rossi
Home Research Institution: Institute of Astronomy, Geophysics and Atmospheric Sciences/USP
Grant Number: 2015/50374-0
Duration: 04/01/2016 to 03/31/2021

How do common and diverged features of the replicative stress response shape the biology of TriTryp parasites? (FAPESP-RCUK-BBSRC)
Principal Investigator: Maria Carolina Quartim Barbosa Elias Sabbaga
Home Research Institution: Butantan Institute/SSSP
Grant Number: 2016/50050-2
Duration: 04/01/2016 to 03/31/2019

Young investigators projects
Systematic screening of the transcripts and molecular and morpho-functional changes induced by metabolic dysfunctions in leptin responsive neurons in the hippocampus
Principal Investigator: Beatriz de Carvalho Borges
Home Research Institution: Ribeirão Preto School of Medicine/USP
Grant Number: 2014/24113-1
Duration: 07/01/2016 to 06/30/2020

The role of lysine(K)-deacetylases in neuroprotection of mitochondrial disorders: epigenetic therapy perspectives for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis and schizophrenia
Principal Investigator: Tatiana Rosado Rosenstock
Home Research Institution: School of Medical Sciences of the Santa Casa SP/Arnaldo Vieira de Carvalho Foundation
Grant Number: 2015/02041-1
Duration: 04/01/2016 to 03/31/2020

Evaluation of the role of estrogen in dentofacial development
Principal Investigator: Erika Calvano Kuchler
Home Research Institution: Ribeirão Preto School of Dentistry/USP
Grant Number: 2015/06866-5
Duration: 04/01/2016 to 03/31/2020

The role of gametogenesis on the origin and evolution of new genes
Principal Investigator: Maria Dulcetti Vibranovski
Home Research Institution: Biosciences Institute/USP
Grant Number: 2015/20844-4
Duration: 04/01/2016 to 03/31/2020

Impact of infection-induced immunological scarring on the long-term host metabolic homeostasis: Study of the interactions between microbiota and the mesentery immunological system
Principal Investigator: Denise Morais da Fonseca
Home Research Institution: Institute of Biomedical Sciences/USP
Grant Number: 2015/25364-0
Duration: 05/01/2016 to 04/30/2020