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Call for Funding of Research and Development Projects in all Scientific Domains - 2008

Animal Science and Veterinarian Sciences

    Painel de Avaliação de Ciência Animal e Ciências Veterinárias - 2008
  • Harry John Gilbert
  • Judith Hall
  • Dianne Ford
  • Stuart D. Carter
  • Alan John McCarthy
  • Dorothy Mckeegan
  • Kin-Chow Chang
  • John E. Hesketh
PTDC/CVT/098183/2008

cell cycle and cytokinesis regulators in Trypanosoma brucei. Carlos Manuel Mendes Novo, Instituto de Higiene e Medicina Tropical (IHMT/UNL). €153,658.

PTDC/CVT/098241/2008

Genome Wide Selection Study of Dairy Cattle Populations. Júlio Gil Vale Carvalheira, Instituto de Ciências e Tecnologias Agrárias e Agro-Alimentares - Porto (ICETA-Porto/ICETA). €191,690.

PTDC/CVT/098290/2008

A challenge for the treatment of parasitic diseases: rational design of Trifluralin derivatives and appropriate nanoformulations. Maria Eugénia Meirinhos da Cruz, Faculdade de Farmácia da Universidade de Lisboa (FF/ULisboa). €193,670.

PTDC/CVT/098607/2008

Prion gene complex: insights on ram fertility. Rosa Maria Lino Neto Pereira, Instituto Nacional de Investigação Agrária e Veterinária, I.P. (INIAV). €157,838.

PTDC/CVT/099022/2008

Effects of Ketamine anaesthesia in animal models used on research. Luis Antunes, Universidade de Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro (UTAD). €188,574.

PTDC/CVT/099210/2008

Improving fat partioning and nutritional quality in pigs: developing feeding strategies and providing insights into genetic and metabolic mechanisms. José António Mestre Prates, Faculdade de Medicina Veterinária (FMV/ULisboa). €188,916.

PTDC/CVT/099544/2008

Cell entry and intracellular trafficking of the apoptogenic AIP56 exotoxin, a key virulence factor of Photobacterium damselae subsp. piscicida. Ana do Vale, Instituto de Biologia Molecular e Celular (IBMC/UP). €153,402.

PTDC/CVT/099782/2008

Detecting Functional Genetic Variation Using an “Exomics” Approach: Massively Parallel Sequencing of Exons from Cattle and Pigs. Shanyuan Chen, Instituto de Ciências e Tecnologias Agrárias e Agro-Alimentares - Porto (ICETA-Porto/ICETA). €194,490.

PTDC/CVT/100090/2008

Acquisition of iron in Leishmania infantum - which are the players and what is their relevance for pathogenesis? Ana Maria Luís Ramos Tomás Tomás, Instituto de Biologia Molecular e Celular (IBMC/UP). €130,823.

PTDC/CVT/100386/2008

The role of iron-related acute phase proteins during bacterial infection in fish. Pedro Nuno Simoes Rodrigues, Instituto de Biologia Molecular e Celular (IBMC/UP). €144,244.

PTDC/CVT/100881/2008

The causes and consequences of mitochondrial DNA deletions in animal cells. Filipe Adão Macedo Pereira, Instituto de Patologia e Imunologia Molecular (IPATIMUP/UP). €126,144.

PTDC/CVT/101586/2008

MUC1 mucin transcriptional regulation by the maternal hormones progesterone and oestrogen and by the embryo in bovine endometrium cells - a crucial process on implantation. Patricia do Carmo Bidarra Reis e Mesquita, Instituto Nacional de Investigação Agrária e Veterinária, I.P. (INIAV). €158,961.

PTDC/CVT/101999/2008

Improvements in cerebral blood flow and body organ perfusion during anaesthesia. David Orlando Alves Ferreira, Universidade de Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro (UTAD). €163,792.

PTDC/CVT/102293/2008

Innovative Strategies to Combat Foodborne Pathogens: Examining the Role of RNases and Small RNAs. Cecilia Maria Pais de Faria de Andrade Arraiano, ITQB NOVA - Instituto de Tecnologia Química e Biológica António Xavier (ITQB NOVA/UNL). €175,588.

PTDC/CVT/102453/2008

Ovary apoptosis in zebrafish (Danio rerio): pathways characterization, role in sexual differentiation and as endocrine disruptors chemicals target. Ana Maria Monteiro Paiva Coimbra, Universidade de Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro (UTAD). €139,916.

PTDC/CVT/102481/2008

ULTRAFISH - Ultrasound to enhance the nutritional status of eggs and yolk-feeding larvae: a novel nutritional tool to program growth potential and metabolic pathways in juvenile fish. Jorge Proenca Dias, Centro de Ciências do Mar (CCMar). €189,745.

PTDC/CVT/102486/2008

Immunotherapy of African trypanosomiasis in the mouse model by DNA vaccination. Marcelo Sousa Silva, Instituto de Higiene e Medicina Tropical (IHMT/UNL). €99,042.

PTDC/CVT/102972/2008

Development of a bilayered injectable bone substitute for the reconstruction of bone defects. Rui L Reis, Universidade do Minho (UM). €183,696.

PTDC/CVT/103081/2008

New approaches for inactivation, treatment and immunoprophylaxy of cryptosporidiosis. André Augusto Silva Almeida, Instituto de Ciências e Tecnologias Agrárias e Agro-Alimentares - Porto (ICETA-Porto/ICETA). €38,100.

PTDC/CVT/103934/2008

Nutritional strategies to increase bioactive fatty acids proportion in lambs eatable fat. José Manuel Bento Santos-Silva, Instituto Nacional de Investigação Agrária e Veterinária, I.P. (INIAV). €97,380.

PTDC/CVT/103942/2008

Molecular mechanisms affecting the efficacy of feed enzymes: endogenous beta-glucanases, protein-inhibitors and mini-cellulosomes. LUÍS MANUEL DOS ANJOS FERREIRA, Faculdade de Medicina Veterinária (FMV/ULisboa). €198,504.

PTDC/CVT/104050/2008

Genomic study of Brucella suis biovar 2 Iberian strains. Rogério Paulo de Andrade Tenreiro, Fundação da Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade de Lisboa, FP (FFC/FC/ULisboa). €99,999.

PTDC/CVT/104507/2008

Effect of infection of porcine macrophages by African swine fever virus (ASFV) of different virulence and role of unassigned viral genes in the modulation of immune mediators. Carlos Martins, Faculdade de Medicina Veterinária (FMV/ULisboa). €182,194.

PTDC/CVT/104750/2008

Oocyte maturation in fish: Paracrine regulation by BMP-15 and GDF-9. Laurence Alexandrine Mathilde DELOFFRE, Centro de Ciências do Mar (CCMar). €175,504.

PTDC/CVT/105022/2008

The Notch-Delta signalling pathway in the reproductive function of the mouse and cow. Luís Lopes-da-Costa, Faculdade de Medicina Veterinária (FMV/ULisboa). €195,900.

PTDC/CVT/105159/2008

Inhibition of the Interferon response by African Swine Fever Virus. Michael Parkhouse, Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian (FCG). €175,832.

PTDC/CVT/105223/2008

Genome-wide diversity and origins of the domestic cattle: Identifying adaptive alleles introgressed into domestic cattle from other wild bovine species (Bos spp.). Shanyuan Chen, Instituto de Ciências e Tecnologias Agrárias e Agro-Alimentares - Porto (ICETA-Porto/ICETA). €192,060.

PTDC/CVT/105470/2008

The katanin role in Mt cytoskeleton remodeling during host cell invasion by Toxoplasma gondii. Sofia Bizarro Nolasco da Silva Narciso, Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian (FCG). €199,923.

PTDC/CVT/105630/2008

Role of African swine fever virus (ASFV) topoisomerase II in viral DNA replication - a possible target for antiviral therapy. Carlos Martins, Faculdade de Medicina Veterinária (FMV/ULisboa). €174,148.

PTDC/CVT/108456/2008

Development of methods to increase the fertilizing ability of chilled and frozen stallion semen: a multidisciplinary approach. Antonio Rocha, Instituto de Ciências Biomédicas Abel Salazar da universidade do Porto (ICBAS/UP). €138,596.

PTDC/CVT/108490/2008

Host-pathogen interaction: the Rabbit Haemorrhagic Disease (RHD) and the European Brown Hare Syndrome (EBHS). Pedro José de Castro Esteves, Instituto de Ciências e Tecnologias Agrárias e Agro-Alimentares - Porto (ICETA-Porto/ICETA). €183,000.