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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

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.


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


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.


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.


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


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.


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.


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


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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


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


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


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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


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


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.


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


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


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


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.


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.


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.


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