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

Animal Science and Veterinarian Sciences

    Painel de Ciência Animal e Veterinárias - 2004
  • Harry Gilbert
  • Jorge Moreno-Lopez
  • Denise Remy
  • Susana Martin-Oure
  • Judith Hall
  • Dianne Ford
POCI/CVT/55113/2004

Zoonotic visceral leishmaniasis: Role of neutrophils and regulatory T cells in parasite persistence and in host immunity. Gabriela Santos-Gomes, Instituto de Higiene e Medicina Tropical (IHMT/UNL). €57,867.

POCI/CVT/55683/2004

Stanniocalcin in sea bream: interaction with hypercalcemic factors in calcium balance. Juan Fuentes, Centro de Ciências do Mar (CCMar). €74,820.

POCI/CVT/56015/2004

Arteriogenesis: indentification of new members of the Notch patway involved in arterial cell fate determination. António José Freitas Duarte, Faculdade de Medicina Veterinária (FMV/ULisboa). €63,500.

POCI/CVT/56357/2004

Genetic studies on drug resistance and host susceptibility in Leishmania infantum infection. Lenea Maria Graca Campino, Instituto de Higiene e Medicina Tropical (IHMT/UNL). €50,304.

POCI/CVT/56668/2004

A Murine Neuroblastoma Cell-Based Approach to Study and Prevent Prion Diseases. Eduardo Pinho Melo, Universidade do Algarve (UAlg). €89,400.

POCI/CVT/56758/2004

Genome-wide approach to Detect Adaptative Molecular Variation in Domestic Ungulates. Shanyuan Chen, Instituto de Ciências e Tecnologias Agrárias e Agro-Alimentares - Porto (ICETA-Porto/ICETA). €65,640.

POCI/CVT/56811/2004

The role of small non-coding RNAs and RNases on the pathogenicity of Salmonella. Cecilia Maria Pais de Faria de Andrade Arraiano, ITQB NOVA - Instituto de Tecnologia Química e Biológica António Xavier (ITQB NOVA/UNL). €62,023.

POCI/CVT/56995/2004

Microtubule inhibitor formulations against zoonotic visceral leishmaniasis. Maria Eugénia Meirinhos da Cruz, Faculdade de Farmácia da Universidade de Lisboa (FF/ULisboa). €42,813.

POCI/CVT/57144/2004

Study of the importance of Streptococcus agalactiae extracellular proteins in bovine and mouse mastitis-induced by the bacteria. Maria Delfina Conceicao Tavares, Instituto de Ciências Biomédicas Abel Salazar da universidade do Porto (ICBAS/UP). €81,821.

POCI/CVT/57148/2004

Doppel gene polymorphisms characterization according to scrapie susceptibility genotypes in Portuguese sheep breeds and their impact on male fertility. Rosa Maria Lino Neto Pereira, Instituto Nacional de Recursos Biológicos, I.P. (INRB). €55,784.

POCI/CVT/57695/2004

Utilisation of dietary carbohydrates by sea bass (Dicentrarchus labrax) and sea bream (Sparus aurata) juveniles. Aires Oliva Teles, Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade do Porto (FCUP/UP). €60,174.

POCI/CVT/57795/2004

Biological characterization of canine mammary mixed tumours: histogenesis, tumour progression and genetic alterations. Maria de Fátima Gärtner, Instituto de Patologia e Imunologia Molecular (IPATIMUP/UP). €92,225.

POCI/CVT/57820/2004

Studies on genetic and physiological characterization of sheep adaptation to food restriction. Luis Granger Alfaro Cardoso, Instituto de Investigação Científica Tropical,I.P. (IICT) (IICT/MNE). €50,346.

POCI/CVT/57982/2004

Characterisation of the folate and purine metabolism in the protozoan parasite Perkinsus atlanticus: identification of genes involved in these pathways and potential therapeuthic targets. Leonor Cancela, Centro de Ciências do Mar (CCMar). €84,552.

POCI/CVT/58082/2004

Study of pathological phenotypic heterogeneity using the ornithine transcarbamylase (OTC) as model. Gianpaolo Suriano, Instituto de Patologia e Imunologia Molecular (IPATIMUP/UP). €63,760.

POCI/CVT/58790/2004

Understanding the regulation of the digestive function on marine fish larvae - DIGFISH. Maria Laura Braga Ribeiro, Centro de Ciências do Mar (CCMar). €73,056.

POCI/CVT/59056/2004

Refinements in laboratory animals anaesthesia, behavioural and physiological measures. Luis Antunes, Universidade de Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro (UTAD). €57,224.

POCI/CVT/59122/2004

Characterization of African swine fever (ASFV)-pig macrophage interactions relevant for development of protective mechanisms against infection. Carlos Martins, Faculdade de Medicina Veterinária (FMV/ULisboa). €70,240.

POCI/CVT/59636/2004

Antibiotic stress by vancomycin on enterococci: risk assessment of food safety. Maria Fatima Goncalves Ribeiro Santos Silva Lopes, Instituto de Biologia Experimental e Tecnológica (IBET). €67,200.

POCI/CVT/59840/2004

The Leishmania SIR2 family-related gene: functional studies and evaluation of SIR2 recombinant DNA and knockout vaccine to protect against Leishmnaniasis. Anabela Cordeiro-da-Silva, Instituto de Biologia Molecular e Celular (IBMC/UP). €90,367.

POCI/CVT/59943/2004

Rabbit Haemorrhagic Disease (RHD): Why are young rabbits resistant to the same viral infection that kills adult rabbits? Artur Manuel Perez Neves Aguas, Instituto de Ciências Biomédicas Abel Salazar da universidade do Porto (ICBAS/UP). €41,200.

POCI/CVT/60176/2004

Physiological importance and metabolism of aromatic and sulphur AA during fish ontogeny. Cláudia Raquel Cêa de Aragão Teixeira, Centro de Ciências do Mar (CCMar). €91,500.

POCI/CVT/60217/2004

Ultrastructural and cytochemical characterization of the folicular cells from cumulus oocyte-complexes in bovine. Ana Margarida Calado, Universidade de Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro (UTAD). €34,200.

POCI/CVT/60372/2004

MILKFILM - developMent and characterIzation of bioactive miLK protein edible coats and FILMs. Maria Manuela Pintado, Universidade Católica Portuguesa (UCP). €86,584.

POCI/CVT/60411/2004

Effect of pasture on the nutrition of free ranging Alentejano pigs. Manuel de Orey Cancela de Abreu, Universidade de Évora (UE). €83,348.

POCI/CVT/60794/2004

CHEESAROMA - CHaracterisation and idEntification of VolatilE ComponentS Associated to sensoRy FlavOurs of Major traditionAl ovine cheeses. Francisco Xavier Delgado Domingos Antunes Malcata, Universidade Católica Portuguesa (UCP). €57,508.

POCI/CVT/61052/2004

Parathyroid hormone (PTH) -like peptides in fish: from gene to function. Deborah Mary Power, Centro de Ciências do Mar (CCMar). €83,598.

POCI/CVT/61090/2004

Development of DNA vaccine prototypes for veterinary trypanosomiasis. Gabriel António Amaro Monteiro, Instituto Superior Técnico (IST/ULisboa). €64,536.

POCI/CVT/61162/2004

Using recombinant enzymes for improving broiler performance and meat quality. José António Mestre Prates, Faculdade de Medicina Veterinária (FMV/ULisboa). €59,372.

POCI/CVT/61202/2004

Effects of the type of lipid supplement and of feed additives (polyphenols and clay) on fatty acid composition of lambs fat. José Manuel Bento Santos-Silva, Instituto Nacional de Recursos Biológicos, I.P. (INRB). €43,400.

POCI/CVT/61590/2004

What is, in fact, a domestic rabbit? Pedro José de Castro Esteves, Instituto de Ciências e Tecnologias Agrárias e Agro-Alimentares - Porto (ICETA-Porto/ICETA). €83,350.

POCI/CVT/61754/2004

Identifying and preventing the hybridization of highly valuable game species (rabbit, red-legged partridge and quail) with domestic breeds and/or exotic species. Paulo Célio ALVES, Instituto de Ciências e Tecnologias Agrárias e Agro-Alimentares - Porto (ICETA-Porto/ICETA). €57,004.

POCI/CVT/62940/2004

Cat mammary tumors-Pathologic, Molecular and Cytogenetic approaches. Maria de Fátima Gärtner, Instituto de Patologia e Imunologia Molecular (IPATIMUP/UP). €82,927.