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Proposals for Research Projects in all Scientific Domains - 2006

Health Sciences - Microbiology, Infection, Immunology and Inflammation

    Painel de Avaliação de Microbiologia, Infecção, Imunologia e Inflamação - 2006
  • Michel Kazatchkine
  • Sucharit Bhakdi
  • Stephan Meuer
  • Olivier Lantz
  • Reinhold Schmidt
  • Hervé Fridman

Cellular and molecular mechanisms of action of carbon monoxide in protection from severe malaria. Ana Maria de Amarante Pamplona Dias dos Santos, Instituto de Medicina Molecular João lobo Antunes (IMM/FM/ULisboa). €124,905.


Secretor and Lewis phenotypes/genotypes in Helicobacter pylori and calicivirus infection. Maria Leonor Martins Soares David, Instituto de Patologia e Imunologia Molecular (IPATIMUP/UP). €130,000.


Alternative spliced isoforms of CD6: on the cross-roads of T cell activation and the regulation of lymphocyte development. Alexandre Carmo, Instituto de Biologia Molecular e Celular (IBMC/UP). €173,983.


Co-receptor and co-stimulation blockade for the induction of regulatory T cells in allergic airways disease. Luis Ricardo Silva Graca, Instituto de Medicina Molecular João lobo Antunes (IMM/FM/ULisboa). €160,000.


Herpesvirus-encoded microRNAs as novel regulators of host gene expression: molecular function during latent infection in B-lymphocytes. João Pedro Monteiro e Louro Machado de Simas, Instituto de Medicina Molecular João lobo Antunes (IMM/FM/ULisboa). €158,532.


Early identification of the biological and genetic determinants of resistance to Artemisinin-based Combination Therapy in malaria parasites. Pedro Vitor Lemos Cravo, Instituto de Higiene e Medicina Tropical (IHMT/UNL). €107,917.


Immune recovery after Autologous Stem Cell Transplantation - modulation by Ig and potential clinical application. Cristina Maria Godinho Pires João, Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian (FCG). €98,224.


Screening the role of kinases/phosphatases in early stages of HIV-1 infection using shRNA-encoded lentiviral libraries. Joao Goncalves, Associação para o Desenvolvimento do Ensino e Investigação da Microbiologia (ADEIM). €146,480.


Identification of novel bacterial factors implicated in the virulence of Listeria monocytogenes. Didier Cabanes, Instituto de Biologia Molecular e Celular (IBMC/UP). €159,890.


Host-pathogen interactions: role of Vip-Gp96 complex in the virulence of Listeria monocytogenes. Didier Cabanes, Instituto de Biologia Molecular e Celular (IBMC/UP). €159,937.


Carbon monoxide generated by heme oxygenase-1 suppresses the pathogenesis of cerebral malaria: mechanism of action. Miguel Amado Franco Parreira Soares, Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian (FCG). €158,198.


HIV-2 infection and thymus. Ana Espada de Sousa, Instituto de Medicina Molecular João lobo Antunes (IMM/FM/ULisboa). €136,621.


Role and molecular mechanisms underlying CD36-mediated phagocytosis of apoptotic cells: implications for atherosclerosis. Otília Vieira, Centro de Neurociências e Biologia Celular (CNBC/UC). €159,936.


The role of sialic acid in the immunobiology of dendritic cells. Paula Alexandra Quintela Videira, Faculdade de Ciências Médicas (FCM/UNL). €145,303.


Immune Reconstitution after Unrelated and Haplotype-Mismatched Stem Cell Transplantation. Maria Godinho Alves Vieira Duarte Soares, Instituto de Medicina Molecular João lobo Antunes (IMM/FM/ULisboa). €122,986.


Z-DNA and Z-RNA: the long road to a biological function. Maria Arménia Abreu Fonseca de Carvalho Teixeira Carrondo, ITQB NOVA - Instituto de Tecnologia Química e Biológica António Xavier (ITQB NOVA/UNL). €159,643.


Synthetic pathogens for integrated biophysical and genetic dissection of antigen presentation. LUÍS FILIPE FERREIRA MOITA, Instituto de Medicina Molecular João lobo Antunes (IMM/FM/ULisboa). €117,716.


Mechanism of cell cycle arrest induced by a host modification gene of the human Beta herpesvirus HCMV. Michael Parkhouse, Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian (FCG). €142,618.


Acute versus persistent infection by Burkholderia cepacia complex bacteria in cystic fibrosis patients: underlying mechanisms, in particular the role of exopolysaccharide biosynthesis. Isabel Maria de Sá Correia Leite de Almeida, Instituto Superior Técnico (IST/ULisboa). €95,040.


The role of Toll-like Receptors in the control of intercellular communication during T lymphocytes activation. Elisabetta Padovan, Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian (FCG). €144,173.


STRUCTURAL STUDIES ON NOVEL THERAPEUTIC TARGETS OF HUMAN PATHOGENS. Pedro José Barbosa Pereira, Instituto de Biologia Molecular e Celular (IBMC/UP). €100,782.


Role of Interleukin-23 (IL-23) and IL-17 in the regulation of the immune response to the infection by Mycobacterium tuberculosis. António Gil Pereira de Castro, Universidade do Minho (UM). €116,774.


Heme oxygenase-1 underlies the “protective trait” afforded by Sickle Cell Disease against Severe Acute Malaria. Ana Margarida Grenho Ferreira, Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian (FCG). €159,904.


Quantitative and Qualitative T cell receptor repertoire requirements for immune tolerance establishment and maintenance. Jocelyne Demengeot, Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian (FCG). €159,995.


RNase II-like enzymes and non-coding RNAs and their role in the pathogenicity of Streptococcus pneumoniae. Cecilia Maria Pais de Faria de Andrade Arraiano, Instituto de Biologia Experimental e Tecnológica (IBET). €121,671.


Molecular mechanisms of tumor antigen recognition and cellular activation of γδ T lymphocytes. Bruno Miguel de Carvalho Silva Santos, Instituto de Medicina Molecular João lobo Antunes (IMM/FM/ULisboa). €154,352.


Molecular mechanisms of parasitophorous vacuole formation in Malaria infection. Miguel Seabra, Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian (FCG). €155,872.


Contribution of the capsular polysaccharide to the inflammatory ability of the bacterial peptidoglycan. Sérgio Joaquim Raposo Filipe, ITQB NOVA - Instituto de Tecnologia Química e Biológica António Xavier (ITQB NOVA/UNL). €159,686.


Genetic dissection of innate immune processes using RNA interference. LUÍS FILIPE FERREIRA MOITA, Instituto de Medicina Molecular João lobo Antunes (IMM/FM/ULisboa). €90,482.