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Call for Funding of Research and Development Projects in all Scientific Domains - 2009

Animal Science and Veterinarian Sciences

    Painel de Avaliação da Área de Ciência Animal e Ciências Veterinárias-2009
  • Dianne Ford
  • Judith Hall
  • Alan John McCarthy
  • John Hesketh
  • Kin-Chow Chang
  • Alex Olvera van der Stoep
  • Frances Padros
  • Egbert Mundt

Development of a new immunological screening method for leishmaniasis using colloidal gold nanoparticles. Ricardo Jorge Leal Silvestre, Instituto de Biologia Molecular e Celular (IBMC/UP). €126,357.


E-cadherin Post-Translational Modifications by N-glycosylation: a potential new mechanism of E-cadherin deregulation in cancer. Salomé Soares de Pinho, Instituto de Patologia e Imunologia Molecular (IPATIMUP/UP). €128,142.


zoonTB - Improved NAT-based approaches to detect and discriminate animal-associated Mycobacterium tuberculosis Complex members and evaluation of the zoonotic potential of these species in Portugal. Joao Inacio Silva, Instituto Nacional de Investigação Agrária e Veterinária, I.P. (INIAV). €121,743.


Changes in muscle gene expression as response to selection for high growth and to growth path. Paulo Jorge Fernandes da Costa, Faculdade de Medicina Veterinária (FMV/ULisboa). €61,900.


Differential expression and functional characterization of tick (Rhipicephalus annulatus) genes in response to pathogen infection (Babesia bigemina). Ana Isabel Amaro Goncalves Domingos, Instituto de Higiene e Medicina Tropical (IHMT/UNL). €149,268.


NUTRIGENOV: Nutrigenetic modelling of dairy ewes from weaning to lambing. Impact upon ewes' mammary gland development and dairy potential. Maria do Rosário Fernandes Marques, Instituto Nacional de Investigação Agrária e Veterinária, I.P. (INIAV). €133,382.


New Leishmania species and hybrids- risk of introduction and implications to the pathogeny of infection. Lenea Maria Graca Campino, Instituto de Higiene e Medicina Tropical (IHMT/UNL). €125,931.


Consequences of neutrophil-Leishmania infantum interactions in the establishment of canine leishmaniosis. Gabriela Santos-Gomes, Instituto de Higiene e Medicina Tropical (IHMT/UNL). €136,428.


Novel canine norovirus: molecular, epidemiologic and pathogenic aspects. Maria de São José Garcia Alexandre, Faculdade de Farmácia da Universidade do Porto (FF/UP). €72,238.


Equine biomechanics: kinematic and dynamometric analysis of the normal equine locomotion and comparison of the effect of different conformations and orthopaedic treatments. João Manuel Cunha da Silva Abrantes, COFAC, Cooperativa de Formação e Animação Cultural, CRL (COFAC). €153,285.


Modulation of acquired immunity by bacterial cell wall-derived formulations containing heterologous antigens expressed by a new OprI based system. Dulce Maria Metelo Fernandes dos Santos, Faculdade de Medicina Veterinária (FMV/ULisboa). €166,411.


ER_TRANSPROT -“Ehrlichia ruminantium proteome analysis: a complementary approach to transcriptomics towards increased knowledge on heartwater pathogenesis and vaccine development. Isabel Eloi Marcelino, Instituto de Biologia Experimental e Tecnológica (IBET). €155,947.


Study of the immune response and protective effect against neosporosis elicited by mucosal immunization with Neospora caninum antigens. Manuel João Rua Vilanova, Instituto de Ciências Biomédicas Abel Salazar da universidade do Porto (ICBAS/UP). €106,773.


Peroxisomes, estrogens, and nuclear receptors: cross-talk evaluation in hepatocytes of the trout as a fish model organism - impacts on lipid metabolism. Eduardo Jorge Sousa da Rocha, Centro Interdisciplinar de Investigação Marinha e Ambiental (CIIMAR). €164,544.


Characterization of the role of a novel anti-angiogenic biopharmaceutical, Dll4-Fc, in the control of tumour growth in animal models. António José Freitas Duarte, Faculdade de Medicina Veterinária (FMV/ULisboa). €159,540.