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

Biological Sciences - Biology of Microorganisms

    Painel de Avaliação de Ciências Biológicas - 2008
  • Anne Ridley
  • Pilar Santisteban
  • Dorothea Bartels
  • Alberto Luini
  • Annalise Pastore
  • Didier Mazel
  • Ben-Zion Shilo
  • Rafael Ignacio Márquez Martínez de Orense
  • Paul Giller
  • Daniela Corda
PTDC/BIA-MIC/098228/2008

The role of Gardnerella vaginalis in mixed species biofilms occurrence in Bacterial Vaginosis. Nuno Miguel Dias Cerca, Universidade do Minho (UM). €174,808.

PTDC/BIA-MIC/098637/2008

Proteomics of Bacterial Cell Division. Adriano O Henriques, ITQB NOVA - Instituto de Tecnologia Química e Biológica António Xavier (ITQB NOVA/UNL). €190,991.

PTDC/BIA-MIC/099151/2008

The cell wall synthetic machinery of Staphylococcus aureus and its response to the presence of antibiotics. Mariana Luisa Tomás Gomes de Pinho, ITQB NOVA - Instituto de Tecnologia Química e Biológica António Xavier (ITQB NOVA/UNL). €198,420.

PTDC/BIA-MIC/099826/2008

Reversion of a genetic code alteration in the human pathogen Candida albicans. Manuel António Silva Santos, Universidade de Aveiro (UA). €198,600.

PTDC/BIA-MIC/099963/2008

PneumoCaPTS - Regulation of virulence factors by glucose-dependent catabolite repression. Ana Rute Ramos Neves, ITQB NOVA - Instituto de Tecnologia Química e Biológica António Xavier (ITQB NOVA/UNL). €198,804.

PTDC/BIA-MIC/100370/2008

Regulation and maturation of hydrogenases in cyanobacteria. Paula Tamagnini, Instituto de Biologia Molecular e Celular (IBMC/UP). €135,000.

PTDC/BIA-MIC/100747/2008

Tracking the synthesis of the Chlamydia cell wall - a biological paradox in intracellular and evasive bacteria. Sérgio Joaquim Raposo Filipe, ITQB NOVA - Instituto de Tecnologia Química e Biológica António Xavier (ITQB NOVA/UNL). €160,000.

PTDC/BIA-MIC/100910/2008

Survey of the Leishmania thiol system for the development of new anti-parasitic formulas. Helena Maria de Sousa Castro, Instituto de Biologia Molecular e Celular (IBMC/UP). €137,609.

PTDC/BIA-MIC/101036/2008

Regulation of iron homeostasis in cyanobacteria. Matthias Erwin Futschik, Universidade do Algarve (UAlg). €150,000.

PTDC/BIA-MIC/101375/2008

Metabolic circuits in inflicted bacterial cell death. Rita Gonçalves Sobral de Almeida, ITQB NOVA - Instituto de Tecnologia Química e Biológica António Xavier (ITQB NOVA/UNL). €156,825.

PTDC/BIA-MIC/104030/2008

Metabolic engineering of an anaerobic bacterium for biological hydrogen production. Inês Antunes Cardoso Pereira, ITQB NOVA - Instituto de Tecnologia Química e Biológica António Xavier (ITQB NOVA/UNL). €176,484.

PTDC/BIA-MIC/105247/2008

Planctomycetes - an unusual deep-rooted lineage. Unveiling the mechanisms involved on stress adaptation. Milton Simões da Costa, Centro de Neurociências e Biologia Celular (CNBC/UC). €189,624.

PTDC/BIA-MIC/105509/2008

Helper compounds against multidrug resistant bacteria: revealing their mechanism of action. MIGUEL VIVEIROS BETTENCOURT, Instituto de Higiene e Medicina Tropical (IHMT/UNL). €131,396.

PTDC/BIA-MIC/108309/2008

Unraveling the specific involvement of the small Rho-like GTPase Cdc42 in the highly polymorphic nature of Paracoccidioides brasiliensis yeast cells. Fernando José dos Santos Rodrigues, Universidade do Minho (UM). €120,000.

PTDC/BIA-MIC/108327/2008

Analysis of Wolbachia protection against viruses in Drosophila melanogaster. Luis Manuel Valla Teixeira, Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian (FCG). €150,000.

PTDC/BIA-MIC/108747/2008

Controlo da homeostase do ferro pelas proteínas activadoras em levedura (Yaps) em células eucarióticas. Claudina Amélia Marques Rodrigues Pousada, ITQB NOVA - Instituto de Tecnologia Química e Biológica António Xavier (ITQB NOVA/UNL). €183,648.

PTDC/BIA-MIC/108811/2008

HELIWATER - Water and associated biofilms as a possible vector for Helicobacter pylori transmission among the human population. Maria João Lopes da Costa Vieira, Universidade do Minho (UM). €141,781.