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Recent thematic and young investigators projects

Projects contracted by FAPESP in July and August 2016

Thematic projects
Xylella fastidiosa-vector-host plant interaction and approaches for citrus variegated chlorosis and citrus canker control
Principal Investigator: Alessandra Alves de Souza
Home Research Institution: Campinas Institute of Agronomy/Secretary of Agriculture and Food Supply for the state of São Paulo
Grant Number: 2013/10957-0
Duration: 11/01/2016 to 10/31/2021

Mudbelts from the South and Southeast Brazil: implications about the anthropogenic influence on the marine environment
Principal Investigator: Marcia Caruso Bicego
Home Research Institution: Oceanic Institute/USP
Grant Number: 2015/17763-2
Duration: 08/01/2016 to 07/31/2021

Association study of clinical, functional and neuroimaging in women with migraine
Principal Investigator: Debora Bevilaqua Grossi
Home Research Institution:  Ribeirão Preto School of Medicine/USP
Grant Number: 2015/18031-5
Duration: 08/01/2016 to 07/31/2021

Light and hormonal regulation of nutritional quality in Solanum Lycopersicum
Principal Investigator: Maria Magdalena Rossi
Home Research Institution:  USP Biosciences Institute
Grant Number: 2016/01128-9
Duration: 08/01/2016 to 07/31/2021

The Neoproterozoic Earth System and the rise of biological complexity
Principal Investigator: Ricardo Ivan Ferreira da Trindade
Home Research Institution: Institute of Astronomy, Geophysics and Atmospheric Sciences/USP
Grant Number: 2016/06114-6
Duration: 08/01/2016 to 07/31/2021

Young investigators projects
Development and processing of Al2O3-ZrO2 translucent composite for CAD/CAM monolithic prostheses: the effect of aging on biaxial flexural strength
Principal Investigator: Estevam Augusto Bonfante
Home Research Institution: School of Dentistry of Bauru/USP
Grant Number: 2012/19078-7
Duration: 08/01/2016 to 07/31/2020

Regulation of P. falciparum egress from the host cell: identification of new targets
Principal Investigator: Mauro Ferreira de Azevedo
Home Research Institution: Institute of Health and Society/Unifesp
Grant Number: 2015/19316-3
Duration: 08/01/2016 to 07/31/2020

Physics beyond the standard model: theoretical and phenomenological challenges
Principal Investigator: Enrico Bertuzzo
Home Research Institution: USP Physics Institute
Grant Number: 2015/25884-4
Duration: 08/01/2016 to 07/31/2020

Brazilian biomass vulnerability to global warming (FAPESP-NERC-Biome)
Principal Investigator: Immaculada Oliveras Menor
Home Research Institution: Institute of Biology at Unicamp
Grant Number: 2015/50517-5
Duration: 11/01/2016 to 10/31/2019

Role of galectin-3 in the Cryptococcus neoformans infection
Principal Investigator: Fausto Bruno dos Reis Almeida
Home Research Institution: Ribeirão Preto School of Medicine/USP
Grant Number: 2016/03322-7
Duration: 07/01/2016 to 06/30/2020

Transcriptomics for the identification of commercially important genes in sugarcane (BIOEN)
Principal Investigator: Gabriel Rodrigues Alves Margarido
Home Research Institution: ESALQ/USP
Grant Number: 2015/22993-7
Duration: 08/01/2016 to 07/31/2020