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Call for Proposals for Scientific Research and Technological Development Projects in all Scientific Domains - 2010

Painel de Avaliação da área de Ciência Animal e Ciências Veterinárias - 2010

Coordination

Harry Gilbert
University of Georgia, United States

Evaluation

Alan John McCarthy
University of Liverpool, United Kingdom
Alex Olvera van der Stoep
Centre de Recerca en Sanitat Animal, Spain
Dianne Ford
University of Newcastle, United Kingdom
Francesc Padros
Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona., Spain
John Hesketh
Newcastle University, United Kingdom
Judith Hall
Newcastle University, United Kingdom
Kin-Chow Chang
School of Veterinary Medicine and Science, University of Nottingham, United Kingdom
Robert Jeffrey Hogan
University of Georgia, United States

Projects assigned

PTDC/CVT/116499/2010

Lactation and milk production in Goat (Capra hircus): identifying molecular markers underlying adaptation to seasonal weight loss
André Martinho De Almeida
Instituto de Biologia Experimental e Tecnológica (IBET)

PTDC/CVT/116729/2010

Genetics of meat quality in Iberian pigs
Maria Cristina Bressan
Instituto Nacional de Investigação Agrária e Veterinária, I.P. (INIAV)

PTDC/CVT/116770/2010

Stable long-term 3D canine hepatic culture system to dissect Leishmania infantum infection and evaluate the efficacy of new antileishmanial drugs
Gabriela Maria Santos Gomes
Instituto de Higiene e Medicina Tropical (IHMT/UNL)

PTDC/CVT/117083/2010

Food enterococci... The enemy around us? Evaluation of putative pathogenicity by transcriptome and proteome analysis
Teresa Maria Leitão Semedo Lemsaddek
Faculdade de Medicina Veterinária (FMV/ULisboa)

PTDC/CVT/117237/2010

NAT-based and serological assays for specific diagnosis of West Nile Virus in animals and humans - New approaches.
Sílvia Carla Santos de Barros
Instituto Nacional de Recursos Biológicos, I.P. (INRB)

PTDC/CVT/117292/2010

Helicobacter spp. infection in pets - An epidemiological, molecular and preventive study
Maria Fatima Rodrigues Moutinho Gartner
Instituto de Patologia e Imunologia Molecular (IPATIMUP/UP)

PTDC/CVT/117327/2010

Genetic variants in estrogen metabolic and signaling pathways - influence in canine mammary carcinogenesis
Patrícia Carla Araújo de Faria Dias Pereira
Instituto de Ciências Biomédicas Abel Salazar da universidade do Porto (ICBAS/UP)

PTDC/CVT/117565/2010

Proteomic analysis of sheep and goat saliva during pregnancy: a useful tool for nutritional management in mediterranean ecosystems
Fernando Manuel Salvado Capela e Silva
Universidade de Évora (UE)

PTDC/CVT/117595/2010

TIVA-VET (Anestesia Veterinária Total Endovenosa Fácil e Segura)
Luis Miguel Joaquim Marques Antunes
Universidade de Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro (UTAD)

PTDC/CVT/117738/2010

iSense - Low-cost lab-on-paper devices for the molecular sensing of infections in animals
João José Inácio Silva
Instituto Nacional de Recursos Biológicos, I.P. (INRB)

PTDC/CVT/117743/2010

Fibres4Knee - Influence of fibrous scaffolds structure in cartilage integration using an autologous rabbit knee model
Nuno João Meleiro Alves das Neves
Universidade do Minho (UM)

PTDC/CVT/117748/2010

An «omic» approach to characterize antibiotic resistance and virulence factors in Enterococcus spp. strains from animals and humans.
Patrícia Alexandra Curado Quintas Dinis Poeta
Universidade de Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro (UTAD)

PTDC/CVT/117770/2010

Novel dietary strategies for reducing mammalian body adiposity and improving pork quality
José António Mestre Prates
Faculdade de Medicina Veterinária (FMV/ULisboa)

PTDC/CVT/117794/2010

MyPATH- Insights into Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex PATHogenesis: assessing the benefit of confinement-induced biofilm strategies by comparative genomics
Mónica Sofia Vieira Cunha
Instituto Nacional de Investigação Agrária e Veterinária, I.P. (INIAV)

PTDC/CVT/117915/2010

Perinatal mortality in laboratory mice
Ingrid Anna Sofia Olsson
Instituto de Biologia Molecular e Celular (IBMC/UP)

PTDC/CVT/117918/2010

Prostatic gland: on health and disease. Genomic, transcriptomic and clinical characterization
Estela Maria Bastos Martins de Almeida
Universidade de Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro (UTAD)

PTDC/CVT/117974/2010

Omic platform for public health and food safety evaluation in Salmonella serotypes
Gilberto Paulo Peixoto Igrejas
Universidade de Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro (UTAD)

PTDC/CVT/118048/2010

Nitric oxide synthase in trypanosomatids: a novel therapeutic target
Marta Filomena de Sousa Silva Ferreira
Fundação da Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade de Lisboa, FP (FFC/FC/ULisboa)

PTDC/CVT/118115/2010

HUNGER - How Undernutrition Influences Food Choices? Expression of Genes and Foraging Responses to Taste Cues
Maria Elvira Lourido de Sales Baptista
Universidade de Évora (UE)

PTDC/CVT/118232/2010

Molecular evaluation of HER2 and Topoisomerases type 2 in feline mammary carcinoma - Developing rational strategies for effective diagnosis and cancer chemoimmunotherapy.
Fernando António da Costa Ferreira
Faculdade de Medicina Veterinária (FMV/ULisboa)

PTDC/CVT/118370/2010

Enteric viruses dynamics in shellfish (DIVE)
Cláudia Sofia Antunes Ferreira
COFAC, Cooperativa de Formação e Animação Cultural, CRL (COFAC)

PTDC/CVT/118384/2010

Vitamin E analogs as potential ally in the battle against cancer
Mário Alexandre Gonçalves Quaresma
Faculdade de Medicina Veterinária (FMV/ULisboa)

PTDC/CVT/118392/2010

The role of domestic cats (Felis catus) in the epidemiology of leishmaniasis
Carla Alexandra Soares Maia
Instituto de Higiene e Medicina Tropical (IHMT/UNL)

PTDC/CVT/118395/2010

CHARACTERIZATION OF SIALYLTRANSFERASES THAT DETERMINE THE BIOSYNTHESIS OF RECEPTORS FOR INFLUENZA VIRUSES IN FARMING ANIMALS
Celso Albuquerque Reis
Instituto de Patologia e Imunologia Molecular (IPATIMUP/UP)

PTDC/CVT/118517/2010

INTRACART-Innovative intra-articular adipose derived stem cells therapy for chronic osteoarthritis
Bruno Jorge Antunes Colaço
Universidade de Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro (UTAD)

PTDC/CVT/118566/2010

Regulatory immune response in dogs with leishmaniosis at various clinical stages and undergoing different therapeutic protocols.
Isabel Maria Soares Pereira da Fonseca de Sampaio
Faculdade de Medicina Veterinária (FMV/ULisboa)

PTDC/CVT/118680/2010

miRNA and proteome profiling of canine mammary tumors: The dog as a genetic model for unraveling molecular signatures of mammary cancer.
Maria Alexandra Núncio de Carvalho Ramos Fernandes
Instituto Superior Técnico (IST/ULisboa)

PTDC/CVT/118685/2010

Occurrence and characterization of Campylobacter spp. in the poultry food chain: from farm to fork
Joana Gabriela Laranjeira da Silva
Universidade Católica Portuguesa (UCP)

PTDC/CVT/118722/2010

Red porgy and axillary seabream caught in Portuguese waters: Consumption benefits vs risks in relation to the population structure (SPACONS)
Leonel Paulo Sul Serrano Gordo
Fundação da Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade de Lisboa, FP (FFC/FC/ULisboa)

PTDC/CVT/118857/2010

Application of Polyvinyl Alcohol Hidrogel (PVA) in vascular grafts and its association with Stem cells
Ana Lúcia Emídia de Jesus Luís
Instituto de Ciências e Tecnologias Agrárias e Agro-Alimentares - Porto (ICETA-Porto/ICETA)

PTDC/CVT/118870/2010

Salm-ALERT: Molecular Identification of Resistance Mechanisms in Salmonella through Determinants Recognition
Patrick de Oliveira Freire
Instituto Nacional de Recursos Biológicos, I.P. (INRB)

PTDC/CVT/118962/2010

Immune regulation of preeclampsia in mouse models
Carlos Eduardo Tadokoro
Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian (FCG)

PTDC/CVT/119177/2010

Peripheric nerve system regeneration through tissue engineering: association between biomaterials and stem cells from umbilical cord Wharton jelly
Ana Colette Pereira Castro Osório Maurício
Instituto de Ciências e Tecnologias Agrárias e Agro-Alimentares - Porto (ICETA-Porto/ICETA)

PTDC/CVT/119471/2010

Inclusion of Cistus ladanifer in ruminant diets: An approach to improve the nutritional value of edible fats
Eliana Alexandra Sousa Jerónimo
Centro de Biotecnologia Agrícola e Agro-Alimentar do Alentejo (CEBAL)

PTDC/CVT/119596/2010

Proteome and transcriptome study of Staphylococcus pseudintermedius in an ex vivo canine skin infection model
Maria Constança Matias Ferreira Pomba
Faculdade de Medicina Veterinária (FMV/ULisboa)

PTDC/CVT/119648/2010

Nanoparticulas poliméricas carregadas com c48/80 como novo adjuvante para vacinas administradas através das mucosas: vacinas do anthrax e Giardia
Olga Maria Fernandes Borges Ribeiro
Centro de Neurociências e Biologia Celular (CNBC/UC)

PTDC/CVT/119714/2010

Production of cloned embryos by interspecies nuclear transfer
Joaquim Fernando Moreira Silva
Universidade dos Açores (UAçores)

PTDC/CVT/119751/2010

Development of avian influenza virus vaccines that enable differentiation of infected from vaccinated animals
Ana Margarida Ferreira Henriques de Oliveira Mourão
Instituto Nacional de Recursos Biológicos, I.P. (INRB)

PTDC/CVT/119837/2010

Estudo de prevalência de carraças de pequenos ruminantes e parasitas transmitidos por carraças no Sul de Portugal. Análise funcional de genes de Rhipicephalus bursa após infecção com Babesia ovis.
Ana Isabel Amaro Gonçalves Domingos
Instituto de Higiene e Medicina Tropical (IHMT/UNL)

PTDC/CVT/119921/2010

IQBeef - Improving the Quality of Beef by using Wavelet Analysis and Eye-tracking Technique
Marija Banovic
Faculdade de Medicina Veterinária (FMV/ULisboa)

PTDC/CVT/119954/2010

Disclosure of genetic and transcriptome variations across Portuguese Mycobacterium bovis strains responsible for tuberculosis in domestic and wild animals
Ana Rosa Pombo Botelho
Instituto Nacional de Recursos Biológicos, I.P. (INRB)

PTDC/CVT/120083/2010

SEEDS: Towards the development of alternative strategies for bovine epididymal sperm preservation
Maria da Graça Cunha Antunes Lopes
Instituto de Ciências Biomédicas Abel Salazar da universidade do Porto (ICBAS/UP)

PTDC/CVT/120122/2010

Modulation of rumen biohydrogenation through polyunsaturated fatty acid overload and tannins
Rui José Branquinho de Bessa
Faculdade de Medicina Veterinária (FMV/ULisboa)

PTDC/CVT/120287/2010

CheeseTRACE - Authenticity and Traceability of Portuguese PDO cheeses using innovative (bio)molecular markers and gold nanoparticle-based biosensor
Joana Andrêa Soares Amaral
Instituto Politécnico de Bragança (IPBragança)

PTDC/CVT/120317/2010

Cryptosporidiosis: recombinant antibodies (scFv) and peptides for immunotherapy and vaccination
Olga Maria Guerreiro de Matos
Instituto de Higiene e Medicina Tropical (IHMT/UNL)

PTDC/CVT/120333/2010

Echinococcus granulosus transmission in sheep farms: an integrated multidisciplinary research approach
Isabel Larguinho Mauricio
Instituto de Higiene e Medicina Tropical (IHMT/UNL)

PTDC/CVT/120373/2010

Enhancing protein accretion in fish through modulation of protein turnover pathways - INSENSE
Sofia Alexandra Dias Engrola
Centro de Ciências do Mar (CCMar/CIMAR)

PTDC/CVT/120601/2010

Epidemiology of bovine besnoitiosis
Yolanda Maria Vaz
Faculdade de Medicina Veterinária (FMV/ULisboa)

PTDC/CVT/120742/2010

Study of 1,2,3,6,7,8-HxCDD and 1,2,3,4,6,7,8 -HpCDD congeners of dioxin absorption and methabolization in poultry
Fernando Manuel D Almeida Bernardo
Faculdade de Medicina Veterinária (FMV/ULisboa)

PTDC/CVT/120753/2010

Immune response to "Helicobacter heilmannii" in cats: relation to gastric lymphoma
Ana Cristina Gaspar Nunes Lobo Vilela
Faculdade de Medicina Veterinária (FMV/ULisboa)

PTDC/CVT/121045/2010

paraTB - Novel cell-based strategy for unravelling Mycobacterium avium subspecies paratuberculosis infection
Ana Filomena Romeira de Jesus Amaro
Instituto Nacional de Recursos Biológicos, I.P. (INRB)

PTDC/CVT/121067/2010

OXISPERM- Antioxidants delivery systems to improve sperm quality in fish: effects on cryopreservation and offspring
Sonia Martinez Paramo
Centro de Ciências do Mar (CCMar/CIMAR)

PTDC/CVT/121076/2010

Validation of diagnostic tools for monitoring risk of exposure and transmission of Leishmania parasites in Nature
Carla Alexandra Soares Maia
Instituto de Higiene e Medicina Tropical (IHMT/UNL)

PTDC/CVT/121230/2010

BeeSafe: Development of phage-based products to combat American Foulbrood
Leonardus Dorothea Kluskens
Universidade do Minho (UM)

PTDC/CVT/121319/2010

Unraveling novel signaling pathways that control corpus luteum function: a possible new approach on infertility treatment
Graça Maria Leitão Ferreira Dias
Faculdade de Medicina Veterinária (FMV/ULisboa)

PTDC/CVT/121322/2010

PerioGen - Clinical and genetic characterization of canine periodontal disease
Carlos Alberto Antunes Viegas
Universidade de Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro (UTAD)

PTDC/CVT/121327/2010

Immunoglobulin dynamics in the ovine mammary gland - DIfense
Maria Cristina Calhau Queiroga
Universidade de Évora (UE)

PTDC/CVT/121332/2010

Improving Sparus aurata and Scophthalmus maximus production: rearing optimization through prebiotic, fructooligosaccharides (FOS), usage
Aires Manuel Pereira Oliva Teles
Centro Interdisciplinar de Investigação Marinha e Ambiental (CIIMAR/CIMAR)

PTDC/CVT/121345/2010

GlutFish- Nutritional and functional importance of glutamine in Senegalese sole (Solea senegalensis)
Maria Helena Tabuaço Rêgo Martins Peres
Centro Interdisciplinar de Investigação Marinha e Ambiental (CIIMAR/CIMAR)

PTDC/CVT/121420/2010

The effect of antinutrients in Sea bass and Sea bream juveniles and ongrowing fish.
Aires Manuel Pereira Oliva Teles
Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade do Porto (FCUP/UP)

PTDC/CVT/121463/2010

Epigenetic profile of the inactive X chromosome of two species of Murid rodents
Alexandra Manuel Ferreira Lopes
Instituto de Patologia e Imunologia Molecular (IPATIMUP/UP)

PTDC/CVT/121561/2010

Characterization of reproductive capacity of Angus females in the Azores region. Comparison with reproductive parameters of dairy Holstein-Friesian.
Antonio Eduardo Nobre Chaveiro
Universidade dos Açores (UAçores)

PTDC/CVT/121734/2010

Functional and phenotypic characterization of regulatory T lymphocytes in Bovine Theileriosis
Nuno Figueira Boavida Canada
Instituto Nacional de Recursos Biológicos, I.P. (INRB)

PTDC/CVT/121737/2010

Study of the infection by Coxiella burnetti (Q fever) in farm ruminants in Portugal and its potential spill-over to humans
Nuno Figueira Boavida Canada
Instituto Nacional de Recursos Biológicos, I.P. (INRB)

PTDC/CVT/121769/2010

A Lipidomic approach of the relationship between mitochondria and nucleus in cancer cells: Applications to mammary tumors
Romeu António Videira
Universidade de Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro (UTAD)

PTDC/CVT/121805/2010

Neutrophil extracellular traps and cytokines in the endometrium: Friends or Foes?
Graça Maria Leitão Ferreira Dias
Faculdade de Medicina Veterinária (FMV/ULisboa)

PTDC/CVT/121833/2010

Integral assessment of risk-based intervention strategies to improve the microbial safety of Portuguese traditional sausages
Vasco Augusto Pilão Cadavez
Instituto Politécnico de Bragança (IPBragança)

PTDC/CVT/121958/2010

Development of effective antibodies in inactivating, treatment and immunoprophylaxis of Giardiasis
André Augusto da Silva Almeida
Instituto de Ciências e Tecnologias Agrárias e Agro-Alimentares - Porto (ICETA-Porto/ICETA)

PTDC/CVT/122139/2010

SENTINEL - Impact of the urban Resistome on Public Health
Patrick de Oliveira Freire
Instituto Nacional de Recursos Biológicos, I.P. (INRB)

PTDC/CVT/122177/2010

Control of lipid metabolism and fat deposition in flatfish - FLATFAT
Nadège Richard
Centro de Ciências do Mar (CCMar/CIMAR)

PTDC/CVT/122194/2010

Atypical scrapie: neuropathology characterisation and PrPd-positive structure phenotyping
Maria Leonor dos Santos Diniz Orge
Instituto Nacional de Recursos Biológicos, I.P. (INRB)

PTDC/CVT/122245/2010

Trans-10 shift - Elucidating the underlying factors, mechanisms and bacteria involved
Margarida Rosa Garcez Maia
Instituto de Ciências e Tecnologias Agrárias e Agro-Alimentares - Porto (ICETA-Porto/ICETA)

PTDC/CVT/122251/2010

Estimation of gaseous emissions from livestock using country specific data.
Olga Mafalda Salvador Conde Moreira
Instituto Nacional de Recursos Biológicos, I.P. (INRB)

PTDC/CVT/122436/2010

Neuroanatomical and pathological research by imaging diagnostic techniques of the central nervous system of marine mammals
Jose María Alonso Farré
Universidade de Aveiro (UA)

PTDC/CVT/122467/2010

Activação e modulação do sistema imunitário inato do hospedeiro pelo parasita apicomplexa Besnoitia besnoiti
José Alexandre da Costa Perdigão e Cameira Leitão
Instituto de Investigação Científica Tropical,I.P. (IICT) (IICT/MNE)

PTDC/CVT/122469/2010

Portable lab on chip platform for bovine mastitis diagnosis in raw milk
Paulo Jorge Peixeiro Freitas
Instituto de Engenharia de Sistemas e Computadores - Microsistemas e Nanotecnologias (INESC MN/INESC/IST/ULisboa)

PTDC/CVT/122574/2010

Interferon therapy in cats naturally infected with Feline Immunodeficiency Virus: clinical, viral and immunological determinants
Ana Isabel Simões Pereira Duarte
Faculdade de Medicina Veterinária (FMV/ULisboa)

PTDC/CVT/122646/2010

Development of pre-clinical animal models for the study of fracture and bone defect repair in normal and osteoporotic bone
Maria Isabel Ribeiro Dias
Universidade do Minho (UM)

PTDC/CVT/122657/2010

Protothecosis: virulence markers of the green alga with zoonotic potential.
Sara Andreia de Barros Costa Marques
Instituto de Ciências e Tecnologias Agrárias e Agro-Alimentares - Porto (ICETA-Porto/ICETA)

PTDC/CVT/122740/2010

Virulence of portuguese isolates of Salmonella Typhimurium 1,4,[5],12:i:-, the new pandemic strain
Maria Manuela Castilho Monteiro de Oliveira
Faculdade de Medicina Veterinária (FMV/ULisboa)

PTDC/CVT/123010/2010

Characterization of Endocrine (adrenal and thyroid) functional status and Immunological profile on Haemorragic Shock in a Rat Experimental Model
MARIA MANUELA GRAVE RODEIA ESPADA NIZA
Faculdade de Medicina Veterinária (FMV/ULisboa)

PTDC/CVT/123020/2010

The role of protein disulfide in Feline immunodeficiency Virus entry into target cells
Ana Isabel Simões Pereira Duarte
Faculdade de Medicina Veterinária (FMV/ULisboa)

PTDC/CVT/123164/2010

The role of MMP9 glycosylation in the the malignant behaviour of canine mammary gland tumours
Augusto José Ferreira de Matos
Instituto de Patologia e Imunologia Molecular (IPATIMUP/UP)

PTDC/CVT/117610/2010

The role of sialylation in modulating galectin-3 functions in the metastatic process
Maria Fatima Rodrigues Moutinho Gartner
Instituto de Patologia e Imunologia Molecular (IPATIMUP/UP)

PTDC/CVT/117851/2010

Assessing The Whole-Genome Structure and Variation of the Tropical Adapted Zebu Cattle (Bos indicus) using Dense SNP Maps
Albano Gonçalo Beja Pereira
Instituto de Ciências e Tecnologias Agrárias e Agro-Alimentares - Porto (ICETA-Porto/ICETA)

PTDC/CVT/119477/2010

New strategies to recover fertility and genetic variability of endangered felids: development of xenografting and spermatogonial stem cell transplantation in domestic cat as model for endangered felids
Paula Cristina Cardoso Ramos Mota
Centro de Neurociências e Biologia Celular (CNBC/UC)

PTDC/CVT/122777/2010

Role of the adipose tissue in the host immune response to N. caninum infection
Luzia Manuela Lima Teixeira Ranginha
Instituto de Ciências Biomédicas Abel Salazar da universidade do Porto (ICBAS/UP)

PTDC/CVT/122905/2010

Rabbit Haemorrhagic Disease (RHD): What are the molecular and cellular mechanisms that make young rabbits resistant to lethal calicivirus infection?
Paula Cristina Gomes Ferreira Proença
Instituto de Ciências Biomédicas Abel Salazar da universidade do Porto (ICBAS/UP)

PTDC/CVT/122943/2010

COMBINING POPULATION GENOMICS AND QUANTITATIVE GENETICS TO DECIPHER THE MOLECULAR BASIS OF PHENOTYPIC CHANGE DURING THE EARLY STAGES OF ANIMAL DOMESTICATION
Nuno Miguel dos Santos Ferrand de Almeida
Instituto de Ciências e Tecnologias Agrárias e Agro-Alimentares - Porto (ICETA-Porto/ICETA)