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Recent thematic and young investigator projects

Projects contracted by FAPESP in June and July 2016

Thematic projects
Challenges in the 21st century in Physics and Astrophysics of neutrinos
Principal Investigator: Orlando Luis Goulart Peres
Home Research Institution: Gleb Wataghin Institute of Physics/Unicamp
Grant Number: 2014/19164-6
Duration: 07/01/2016 to 06/30/2021

Biorefinery concept applied to biological wastewater treatment plants: environmental pollution control coupled with material and energy recover
Principal Investigator: Marcelo Zaiat
Home Research Institution: São Carlos School of Engineering/USP
Grant Number: 2015/06246-7
Duration: 07/01/2016 to 06/30/2021

Low molecular weight protein tyrosine phosphatase in colorectal cancer: from the bench to product generation
Principal Investigator: Carmen Verissima Ferreira Halder
Home Research Institution: Institute of Biology/Unicamp
Grant Number: 2015/20412-7
Duration: 07/01/2016 to 06/30/2020

MSCs and M2 as determinants of the constructive or destructive nature of inflammatory microenvironment as associated with bone tissue
Principal Investigator: Gustavo Pompermaier Garlet
Home Research Institution: Bauru School of Dentistry/USP
Grant Number: 2015/24637-3
Duration: 06/01/2016 to 05/31/2021

Organizing matter: colloids formed by association of surfactants, polymers and nanoparticles
Principal Investigator: Watson Loh
Home Research Institution: Chemistry Institute/Unicamp
Grant Number: 2015/25406-5
Duration: 07/01/2016 to 06/30/2021

Enhancing salt tolerance in tomato crops for advancing sustainable agriculture and food production (FAPESP-BMBF)
Principal Investigator: Lazaro Eustaquio Pereira Peres
Home Research Institution: Luiz de Queiroz College of Agriculture /USP
Grant Number: 2015/50220-2
Duration: 06/01/2016 to 05/31/2019

Sustainable gas pathways for Brazil; from microcosm (FAPESP-RCUK-NERC)
Principal Investigator: Reinaldo Giudici
Home Research Institution: Polytechnic School/USP
Grant Number: 2015/50684-9
Duration: 06/01/2016 to 05/31/2019

Paleo constraints on monsoon evolution of monsoons and dynamics (FAPESP-Belmont Forum 2015)
Principal Investigator: Pedro Leite da Silva Dias
Home Research Institution: Institute of Astronomy, Geophysics and Atmospheric Sciences /USP
Grant Number: 2015/50686-1
Duration: 01/06/2016 a 31/05/2019

Climate services through the knowledge co-production: A Euro-South American initiative for strengthening societal adaptation response to extreme events (FAPESP-Belmont Forum 2015)
Principal Investigator: Iracema Fonseca de Albuquerque Cavalcanti
Home Research Institution: National Institute for Space Research/Ministry of Science, Technology, Innovation and Communication
Grant Number: 2015/50687-8
Duration: 07/01/2016 to 06/30/2020

Northeast: new science for a neglected biome (FAPESP-NERC-Biome)
Principal Investigator: Jonathan James Lloyd
Home Research Institution: / Riberão Preto School of Philosophy, Science and Languages and Literature/USP
Grant Number: 2015/50488-5
Duration: 04/01/2016 to 03/31/2019

Young investigators
Fabrication and characterization of devices and systems based on hybrid nanomembranes
Principal Investigator: Carlos Cesar Bof Bufon
Home Research Institution: Brazilian Center for Research in Energy and Materials/Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation
Grant Number: 2014/25979-2
Duration: 07/01/2016 to 06/30/2020

Identification of new molecules with chemotherapeutic effect in human glioma and characterization of the mechanism
Principal Investigator: Catarina Raposo Dias Carneiro
Home Research Institution: Araraquara School of Dentistry/Unesp
Grant Number: 2015/04194-0
Duration: 07/01/2016 to 06/30/2020

Biogeography, biodiversity and conservation of Cisandean squamate reptiles
Principal Investigator: Cristiano de Campos Nogueira
Home Research Institution: USP Biosciences Institute
Grant Number: 2015/20215-7
Duration: 07/01/2016 to 06/30/2020

Functional diversity of intact and regenerating Amazon, Atlantic and Cerrado systems using hyperspectral imagery (FAPESP-NERC-Biome)
Principal Investigator: Fabien Hubert Wagner
Home Research Institution: National Institute for Space Research/Ministry of Science, Technology, Innovation and Communication
Grant Number: 2015/50484-0
Duration: 10/01/2016 to 09/30/2020

Liquid argon program at Unicamp
Principal Investigator: Ettore Segreto
Home Research Institution: Gleb Wataghin Physics Institute /Unicamp
Grant Number: 2016/01106-5
Duration: 07/01/2016 to 06/30/2020

Design of new catalytic systems for the biorefinery
Principal Investigator: Jean Marcel Ribeiro Gallo
Home Research Institution: Center for Science and Technology at the Federal University of São Carlos
Grant Number: 2016/02128-2
Duration: 08/01/2016 to 07/31/2020