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Proposals for Research and Development Projects in all Scientific Domains - 2004

Biological Sciences - Celular and Molecular Biology

    Painel de Biologia Celular e Molecular - 2004
  • Hyde Steensma
  • Mick Tuite
  • Osborne Almeida
  • Marc Bracke
  • Jochen Lang
POCI/BIA-BCM/55327/2004

Identification and manipulation of phagosomal signaling networks to activate killing mechanisms of macrophages infected with mycobacteria. Elsa Maria Ribeiro dos Santos Anes, Associação para o Desenvolvimento do Ensino e Investigação da Microbiologia (ADEIM). €47,610.

POCI/BIA-BCM/55467/2004

Mechanisms of olfactory sensitivity to inorganic cations in teleosts. Peter Hubbard, Centro de Ciências do Mar (CCMar). €45,000.

POCI/BIA-BCM/55700/2004

Regulatory mechanisms of membrane trafficking in plants: role of myosins XI in plant development. Maria Luisa Madeira Militao Camacho, Instituto de Ciência Aplicada e Tecnologia - Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade de Lisboa (ICAT/FC/ULisboa). €25,450.

POCI/BIA-BCM/55762/2004

Transgenic plants as models to study regulation of transgene expression and recombinant protein deposition. Rita Sobral Moutinho Abranches, ITQB NOVA - Instituto de Tecnologia Química e Biológica António Xavier (ITQB NOVA/UNL). €64,474.

POCI/BIA-BCM/56043/2004

Deconstructing transcriptional regulation: identification of the network of transcriptional regulators controlling the expression of a compact, conserved and tissue-specific enhancer of the Drosophila wingless gene. Luis Fernando Casares Fernandez, Instituto de Biologia Molecular e Celular (IBMC/UP). €55,060.

POCI/BIA-BCM/56063/2004

Transcription factors regulating abiotic stress responses in rice (Oryza sativa L.): a transgenic approach to improve tolerance, and search for novel players. Nelson José Madeira Saibo, ITQB NOVA - Instituto de Tecnologia Química e Biológica António Xavier (ITQB NOVA/UNL). €34,100.

POCI/BIA-BCM/56294/2004

Role of WNK protein kinases in endosomal traffic. Peter Jordan, Fundação da Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade de Lisboa, FP (FFC/FC/ULisboa). €58,600.

POCI/BIA-BCM/56493/2004

Organization of the staphylococcal cell wall synthetic machinery. Mariana Luisa Tomás Gomes de Pinho, ITQB NOVA - Instituto de Tecnologia Química e Biológica António Xavier (ITQB NOVA/UNL). €66,072.

POCI/BIA-BCM/56594/2004

Functional analysis of spindle checkpoint proteins during early embryogenesis. claudio sunkel, Instituto de Biologia Molecular e Celular (IBMC/UP). €90,000.

POCI/BIA-BCM/56609/2004

Caenorhabditis elegans as a model to study folding of the CFTR protein. Margarida Sofia Pereira Duarte Amaral, Fundação da Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade de Lisboa, FP (FFC/FC/ULisboa). €82,640.

POCI/BIA-BCM/56829/2004

Molecular Mechanisms Underlying the Protective Effect of Heme Oxygenase- 1: Interaction with the NF-kappaB Signal Transduction Pathway. Miguel Amado Franco Parreira Soares, Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian (FCG). €53,350.

POCI/BIA-BCM/56938/2004

Role of A kinase anchoring proteins in the regulation of synaptic activity. Marta de Aragão Pacheco Moita, Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian (FCG). €61,000.

POCI/BIA-BCM/56997/2004

Signal transduction mechanisms in polarized cells - the role of phosphoinositides and phospholipids. Rui Malhó, Instituto de Ciência Aplicada e Tecnologia - Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade de Lisboa (ICAT/FC/ULisboa). €32,920.

POCI/BIA-BCM/57169/2004

Mycobacteria and nitrogen metabolism. Rui Appelberg Gaio Lima, Instituto de Biologia Molecular e Celular (IBMC/UP). €65,000.

POCI/BIA-BCM/57364/2004

Apoptotic pathway(s) in Saccharomyces cerevisiae: proteomic profile and metacaspase-interactive molecules. Paula Cristina da Costa Alves Monteiro Ludovico, Universidade do Minho (UM). €69,500.

POCI/BIA-BCM/57683/2004

UNDERSTANDING MITOCHONDRIAL DYSFUNCTION THROUGH MICROARRAY ANALYSIS. Maria Margarida de Sa Duarte, Instituto de Biologia Molecular e Celular (IBMC/UP). €37,356.

POCI/BIA-BCM/57812/2004

PermYeast - Molecular biology of the monocarboxylic acids permeases in yeast: from functional to structural analysis. Sandra Cristina Almeida Paiva, Universidade do Minho (UM). €73,000.

POCI/BIA-BCM/58389/2004

Inflammation and chemotaxis in Drosophila embryos. Antonio Alfredo Coelho Jacinto, Instituto de Medicina Molecular João lobo Antunes (IMM/FM/ULisboa). €75,000.

POCI/BIA-BCM/58462/2004

The function of Drosophila melanogaster polo 3` UTR in alternative mRNA processing and gene expression. Alexandra Moreira, Instituto de Biologia Molecular e Celular (IBMC/UP). €69,994.

POCI/BIA-BCM/58469/2004

Phosphorylation dependent complex formation, processing and Abeta production of the Alzheimer's Amyloid Precursor protein. Odete A B da Cruz e Silva, Universidade de Aveiro (UA). €88,000.

POCI/BIA-BCM/58541/2004

Comparative Chromosome Maps for Rodent Species Placental Mammalian Chromosome Evolution, Chromosome Bar-Codes and Genomic Functional aspects. Raquel Chaves, Universidade de Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro (UTAD). €90,000.

POCI/BIA-BCM/58677/2004

Spatial-temporal pattern of expression and regulation of Matrix Gla Protein (MGP) during early development in X. laevis. Natércia Conceição, Centro de Ciências do Mar (CCMar). €90,000.

POCI/BIA-BCM/58929/2004

Molecular mechanisms and relevance of the nuclear internalisation of VEGF and KDR on Endothelial Cells. Susana Constantino Rosa Santos, Instituto de Medicina Molecular João lobo Antunes (IMM/FM/ULisboa). €33,332.

POCI/BIA-BCM/59140/2004

Study of the human alpha-globin nonsense-mediated mRNA decay. Luísa Romão, Fundação da Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade de Lisboa, FP (FFC/FC/ULisboa). €40,133.

POCI/BIA-BCM/59201/2004

Integrating signals in morphogenesis: The case of somitogenesis in the chick embryo. Solveig Thorsteinsdottir, Fundação da Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade de Lisboa, FP (FFC/FC/ULisboa). €41,984.

POCI/BIA-BCM/59252/2004

P-cadherin in Breast Cancer: what regulates its expression and how it can induce invasion of neoplastic cells? Fernando Schmitt, Instituto de Patologia e Imunologia Molecular (IPATIMUP/UP). €90,000.

POCI/BIA-BCM/59389/2004

Developmental modulation of heterochromatin dynamics in Arabidopsis: effects of chromatin remodelling enzymes associated to epigenetic changes. Nuno Alberto Fernandes Ferreira Neves, Instituto Superior de Agronomia (ISA/ULisboa). €14,605.

POCI/BIA-BCM/59980/2004

Control by adenosine of neuro-inflammation. Rodrigo Antunes Cunha, Centro de Neurociências e Biologia Celular (CNBC/UC). €85,000.

POCI/BIA-BCM/60046/2004

Oscillatory behavior in pollen tubes: the biophysical and biochemical fundamental basis of cell growth and morphogenesis. José Alberto Bernardo de Magalhães FEIJÓ, Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian (FCG). €51,131.

POCI/BIA-BCM/60420/2004

The role on the antisense transcript of Hoxb3 during mouse development. Moises Mallo, Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian (FCG). €58,311.

POCI/BIA-BCM/60440/2004

HLA Genetic Diversity in African Populations. Jacome Bruges Armas, Hospital Santo Espírito de Angra do Heroísmo (HSEAH). €90,000.

POCI/BIA-BCM/60554/2004

Identification and function of crypt-type olfactory receptor neurons in marine fish. Christophe Haond, Centro de Ciências do Mar (CCMar). €50,000.

POCI/BIA-BCM/60643/2004

Sense and sensibility: looking for the missing link in Lactic Acid Bateria stress response pathways. Maria Fatima Goncalves Ribeiro Santos Silva Lopes, Instituto de Biologia Experimental e Tecnológica (IBET). €28,034.

POCI/BIA-BCM/60670/2004

Modulation of NF-kB transcriptional activity during gamma-herpesvirys infection. Pedro Simas, Instituto de Medicina Molecular João lobo Antunes (IMM/FM/ULisboa). €63,364.

POCI/BIA-BCM/60677/2004

SMARTSCAFF- Polymeric 3D Scaffolds with Tailor-Made Surfaces for Bone Tissue Engineering. Rui L Reis, Universidade do Minho (UM). €50,000.

POCI/BIA-BCM/60855/2004

Interactions between proteins in adjacent sister cells that signal the activation of RNA polymerase in response to cellular morphogenesis. Adriano O Henriques, ITQB NOVA - Instituto de Tecnologia Química e Biológica António Xavier (ITQB NOVA/UNL). €61,440.

POCI/BIA-BCM/61079/2004

The role of IL-7 in the homeostatic regulation of CD4+ T lymphocyte populations in humans. Maria Godinho Alves Vieira Duarte Soares, Instituto de Medicina Molecular João lobo Antunes (IMM/FM/ULisboa). €61,956.

POCI/BIA-BCM/61270/2004

A Comparative Analysis of the Arabidopsis Sperm Cell Transcriptome to decipher the role of the Male Gametes in Double Fertilization. Jörg Dieter Becker, Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian (FCG). €66,299.

POCI/BIA-BCM/61799/2004

The role of Plasmodium molecules that migrate to the host cell nucleus during the hepatocyte infection. Maria Manuel Dias da Mota, Instituto de Medicina Molecular João lobo Antunes (IMM/FM/ULisboa). €70,000.

POCI/BIA-BCM/62662/2004

Structural tomography of cellular networks. Sergey Dorogovtsev, Universidade de Aveiro (UA). €30,000.

POCI/BIA-BCM/62688/2004

Identification of molecular interactions in the chick “segmentation clock” using the Yeast One-hybrid and Two-hybrid approaches. Isabel Maria Mestre Marques Palmeirim de Alfarra Esteves, Universidade do Minho (UM). €60,000.

POCI/BIA-BCM/63368/2004

Topoisomerases: at the border between DNA replication and chromatin structure. João António Augusto Ferreira, Instituto de Medicina Molecular João lobo Antunes (IMM/FM/ULisboa). €50,000.