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

Health Sciences - Microbiology, Infection, Immunology and Inflammation

    Painel de Avaliação de Ciências da Saúde - 2008
  • Fernando Lopes da Silva
  • Roland Pochet
  • Alice Warley
  • David Chambers
  • Jean-Michel Bouler
  • George Griffin
  • Fernando Giraldez Orgaz
  • Francisco Bolumar
  • Ad Geurts van Kessel
  • Anton J. G. Horrevoets
  • Trevor W Stone
  • Richard K Grencis
  • Sergio Cerutti
PTDC/SAU-MII/098024/2008

Dissecting the intracelllular traffficking factors involved in M. tuberculosis killing/survival within human macrophages using RNA interference. Elsa Maria Ribeiro dos Santos Anes, Associação para o Desenvolvimento do Ensino e Investigação da Microbiologia (ADEIM). €149,652.

PTDC/SAU-MII/098041/2008

A systematic method for identifying the ligands of T-cell surface molecules. Alexandre Carmo, Instituto de Biologia Molecular e Celular (IBMC/UP). €188,807.

PTDC/SAU-MII/098086/2008

Unraveling the mechanisms of nitrosative stress resistance of Helicobacter pylori: relevance for immune subversion and infectiousness. Marta Sofia Guedes de Campos Justino, ITQB NOVA - Instituto de Tecnologia Química e Biológica António Xavier (ITQB NOVA/UNL). €153,144.

PTDC/SAU-MII/098314/2008

A yeast two-hybrid and yeast three-hybrid approach to study hepatitis delta virus replication. Celso Vladimiro Ferreira de Abreu Cunha, Instituto de Higiene e Medicina Tropical (IHMT/UNL). €120,358.

PTDC/SAU-MII/098567/2008

Dissecting the molecular mechanisms of wound healing in diabetes - the role of neuropeptides. Eugenia Carvalho, Centro de Neurociências e Biologia Celular (CNBC/UC). €195,000.

PTDC/SAU-MII/099102/2008

The mycobacterial granuloma. Rui Appelberg Gaio Lima, Instituto de Biologia Molecular e Celular (IBMC/UP). €150,000.

PTDC/SAU-MII/099118/2008

The influence of bile acids on malaria liver infection. Miguel Prudêncio, Instituto de Medicina Molecular João lobo Antunes (IMM/FM/ULisboa). €179,182.

PTDC/SAU-MII/099314/2008

Gammaherpesvirus latent infection: immunological synapse modulation. Pedro Simas, Instituto de Medicina Molecular João lobo Antunes (IMM/FM/ULisboa). €199,458.

PTDC/SAU-MII/099623/2008

Functional analyses of inclusion membrane proteins of Chlamydia trachomatis. Luís Jaime Gomes Ferreira da Silva Mota, ITQB NOVA - Instituto de Tecnologia Química e Biológica António Xavier (ITQB NOVA/UNL). €199,377.

PTDC/SAU-MII/100016/2008

Role of haematopoietic cell subsets during lymphoid organogenesis. Henrique Veiga Fernandes, Instituto de Medicina Molecular João lobo Antunes (IMM/FM/ULisboa). €197,802.

PTDC/SAU-MII/100588/2008

Functional and biological characterization of SSc5D, a novel molecule of the Scavenger Receptor Cysteine-rich family. Alexandre Carmo, Instituto de Biologia Molecular e Celular (IBMC/UP). €188,749.

PTDC/SAU-MII/100780/2008

Role of ASF/SF2 and SRp20 in IL-1β secretion. LUÍS FILIPE FERREIRA MOITA, Instituto de Medicina Molecular João lobo Antunes (IMM/FM/ULisboa). €198,591.

PTDC/SAU-MII/100964/2008

PneumoSyS - A systems biology approach to the role of pneumococcal carbon metabolism in colonization and invasive disease. Ana Rute Ramos Neves, ITQB NOVA - Instituto de Tecnologia Química e Biológica António Xavier (ITQB NOVA/UNL). €199,650.

PTDC/SAU-MII/101663/2008

Infection of the thymus by mycobacteria: implications for the immune response, therapy and latency in tuberculosis. Margarida Correia-Neves, Universidade do Minho (UM). €130,000.

PTDC/SAU-MII/101977/2008

BCG vaccination: a tool to identify new correlates of protection and pathology in experimental infection with Mycobacterium tuberculosis. António Gil Pereira de Castro, Universidade do Minho (UM). €199,036.

PTDC/SAU-MII/102596/2008

Immune stimulation of the mosquito Anopheles gambiae response against the malaria parasite Plasmodium berghei. Henrique Silveira, Instituto de Higiene e Medicina Tropical (IHMT/UNL). €187,649.

PTDC/SAU-MII/104158/2008

Regulation of T cell differentiation and activation by CD27-CD70 receptor-ligand interactions in the thymus and in the periphery. Bruno Miguel de Carvalho Silva Santos, Instituto de Medicina Molecular João lobo Antunes (IMM/FM/ULisboa). €194,000.

PTDC/SAU-MII/104231/2008

The Role of B-glucan in Pneumocystis jirovecii Pneumonia (PcP): A new diagnostic tool. Olga Maria Guerreiro de Matos, Instituto de Higiene e Medicina Tropical (IHMT/UNL). €134,528.

PTDC/SAU-MII/104622/2008

Molecular Dissection of the Intracellular Route of Plasmodium in Macrophages and Dendritic Cells. Duarte Barral, Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian (FCG). €199,920.

PTDC/SAU-MII/104931/2008

Role of the tyrosine kinase RET in foetal and adult haematopoiesis. Henrique Veiga Fernandes, Instituto de Medicina Molecular João lobo Antunes (IMM/FM/ULisboa). €182,000.

PTDC/SAU-MII/105114/2008

Study of evasion mechanisms to innate immunity in group B streptococcal infections: identification of novel therapeutic targets. Ilda Maria Barros Santos Gomes Sanches, Fundação da Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia da Universidade Nova de Lisboa (FFCT/FCT/UNL). €93,000.

PTDC/SAU-MII/105655/2008

Identification and characterization of genes involved in Drosophila-Wolbachia interactions. Luis Manuel Valla Teixeira, Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian (FCG). €199,926.

PTDC/SAU-MII/107942/2008

Retroviral-like membrane-associated aspartic proteinases from Rickettsiae: potential new therapeutic targets for rickettsioses. Isaura Simões, BIOCANT - Associação de Transferência de Tecnologia (BIOCANT). €190,000.

PTDC/SAU-MII/108206/2008

Subversion of the host endocytic pathway by Plasmodium sporozoites. Duarte Barral, Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian (FCG). €199,584.

PTDC/SAU-MII/108578/2008

Respiratory tract infections & malaria: a new case of mutual interactions? Maria Manuel Dias da Mota, Instituto de Medicina Molecular João lobo Antunes (IMM/FM/ULisboa). €190,850.