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

Biological Engineering and Biotechnology - Biotechnology

    Painel de Avaliação de Engenharia Biológica e Biotecnologia - 2008
  • Nic D. Lindley
  • Juan Manuel Lema
  • John Michael Woodley
  • Mohamed Al-Rubeai
  • John Villadsen
  • Manuel Cánovas

Optimizing carbohydrate utilization in farmed sea-bass through metabolic profiling. John Griffith Jones, Centro de Neurociências e Biologia Celular (CNBC/UC). €179,000.


Exploiting the type II phosphomannose isomerase BceAJ as a new target for the development of new antimicrobials and for biotechnological applications. Jorge Humberto Gomes Leitão, Instituto Superior Técnico (IST/ULisboa). €115,632.


Innovative strategies for the purification of biopharmaceuticals: Magnetic Nanoparticles applied to High-Gradient-Magnetic-Separation and Aqueous-Two-Phase-Systems. Ana Cecília Afonso Roque, Fundação da Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia da Universidade Nova de Lisboa (FFCT/FCT/UNL). €170,000.


Transgeneration evaluation of rice transcriptomic/proteomic alterations caused by genetic modifications and other stresses. Rita Batista, Pró-INSA, Associação para a Promoção da Investigação em Saúde (Pró-INSA/INSARJ). €185,000.


Exploring a novel functional marker candidate for efficient somatic embryogenesis in Daucus carota L.. Birgit Arnholdt-Schmitt, Universidade de Évora (UE). €140,000.


Development of siRNA-loaded nanoparticles to circumvent chemoresistance in cancer stem cells. Gabriela Martinho de Almeida, Instituto de Patologia e Imunologia Molecular (IPATIMUP/UP). €165,000.


Bacterial protein azurin as a new candidate drug to treat poor-prognosis breast cancer. Arsénio Carmo Sales Mendes Fialho, Instituto Superior Técnico (IST/ULisboa). €177,000.


Using functional genomics to improve mammalian cells for virus based biopharmaceuticals manufacture. Ana Sofia de Sousa Valente Coroadinha, Instituto de Biologia Experimental e Tecnológica (IBET). €195,000.


Lost in Septation: Characterization of a novel regulatory pathway of cell division and morphology centered on the bolA gene. Cecilia Maria Pais de Faria de Andrade Arraiano, ITQB NOVA - Instituto de Tecnologia Química e Biológica António Xavier (ITQB NOVA/UNL). €149,000.


Exploring human embryonic stem cell fate using 3-D cellular microarrays. Maria Margarida Diogo, Instituto Superior Técnico (IST/ULisboa). €114,000.


The use of nanobiomaterials for structural and funcional protection of human phenylalanine hydroxylase: towards a new approach to phenylketonuria treatment. António José Leitão das Neves Almeida, Faculdade de Farmácia da Universidade de Lisboa (FF/ULisboa). €124,000.


Bioseparation by Solvent-Gradient, Simulated Countercurrent Chromatography. José Paulo Barbosa Mota, Fundação da Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia da Universidade Nova de Lisboa (FFCT/FCT/UNL). €95,947.


Engineered biomimetics for large-scale enrichment of phosphoproteins. Ana Cecília Afonso Roque, Fundação da Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia da Universidade Nova de Lisboa (FFCT/FCT/UNL). €153,000.


Retroviral like particles: improving potential as candidate vaccines for Hepatitis C. Manuel José Teixeira Carrondo, Instituto de Biologia Experimental e Tecnológica (IBET). €156,000.


SYNBIOBACTHER - Synthetic biology approaches to engineer "therapeutic" bacteria. Ligia Raquel Marona Rodrigues, Universidade do Minho (UM). €140,000.


Filmstart - Initial conditions controlling the onset of biofilms. Filipe José Menezes Mergulhão, Faculdade de Engenharia da Universidade do Porto (FE/UP). €115,000.


BIOMYR: Towards the metabolic engineering of beta-myrcene pathway of Pseudomonas sp. M1: functional genomics and structural biochemistry approaches. Pedro Miguel Santos, Universidade do Minho (UM). €188,000.


Improving Debaromyces hansenii biotechnological potential by understanding the impact of CUG mistranslation in stress tolerance. Isabel M Miranda, Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade do Porto (FM/UP). €100,000.