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Proposals for Research Projects in all Scientific Domains - 2006

Biochemistry Engineering and Biotechnology

    Painel de Avaliação de Engenharia Bioquímica e Biotecnologia - 2006
  • Juan Manuel Lema
  • John Michael Woodley
  • Mohamed Al-Rubeai
  • Nic Lindley

Pimaricin production in Streptomyces natalensis: the effect of oxidative stress response. Marta Vaz Mendes, Instituto de Biologia Molecular e Celular (IBMC/UP). €105,000.


BIOMIMETIC AFFINITY POLYMER SYSTEMS FOR MOLECULAR RECOGNITION OF ANTIBODIES. Maria Angela Cabral Garcia Taipa Meneses de Oliveira, Instituto Superior Técnico (IST/ULisboa). €86,000.


Chemical strategies for high-throughput proteomics: A rationally designed Affinity Tag-Receptor as a new approach for the production, purification and immobilization of recombinant proteins. Ana Cecília Afonso Roque, Instituto de Biologia Experimental e Tecnológica (IBET). €142,000.


Development of novel approaches for anti-tumor therapy based on the S4(13)-PV cell penetrating peptide to improve the intracellular delivery of therapeutic nucleic acids and proteins. Maria da Conceição Monteiro Pedroso de Lima, Centro de Neurociências e Biologia Celular (CNBC/UC). €136,000.


PROBIOETHANOL - Proteomics and engineering of yeast ethanol tolerance for high-productivity bio-ethanol fermentation processes. Lucília Maria Alves Ribeiro Domingues, Universidade do Minho (UM). €141,000.


Sensitive and selective detection of DNA/RNA based on functionalised gold nanoparticles - application to pathogen detection; mutation detection and RNA quantification. Pedro Viana Baptista, Fundação da Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia da Universidade Nova de Lisboa (FFCT/FCT/UNL). €118,000.


Biostikers - development of IL10 controlled release systems. Francisco Miguel Portela da Gama, Universidade do Minho (UM). €117,000.


BIOFLUOR - Biological production of commercially relevant fluorinated organic compounds. Paula Castro, Universidade Católica Portuguesa (UCP). €121,000.


The interaction between recombinant protein secretion and biofilm formation and stability. Filipe José Menezes Mergulhão, Faculdade de Engenharia da Universidade do Porto (FE/UP). €64,000.


Integrated methodologies for the development of bi and three-valent DNA-vaccines against Helycobacter pylori. Cecília Ribeiro da Cruz Calado, Universidade Católica Portuguesa (UCP). €178,000.


OpenMicroBio: A framework for computational simulation of cellular communities during BioProcess Engineering. Rui Miguel da Costa Martins, Universidade do Minho (UM). €143,000.


Polymer carriers for the delivery of biopharmaceutical peptides. Manuel Alvaro Neto Coelho, Faculdade de Engenharia da Universidade do Porto (FE/UP). €115,000.


Novel stroke model for neuroprotective research: bioreaction of primary brain cell aggregates. Paula Marques Alves, ITQB NOVA - Instituto de Tecnologia Química e Biológica António Xavier (ITQB NOVA/UNL). €169,000.


Development of flexible cell lines for the Production of Retrovirus and Lentivirus for Gene Therapy. Ana Sofia de Sousa Valente Coroadinha, Instituto de Biologia Experimental e Tecnológica (IBET). €159,000.


Manufacturing Canine Adenovirus Vectors for Gene Therapy: development of MDCK CAV-2 E1-complementing cell lines. Ana Sofia de Sousa Valente Coroadinha, Instituto de Biologia Experimental e Tecnológica (IBET). €160,000.


Biomolecular Engineering Approches for in vitro Production of Self Assembly Viral Nanoparticles. Guilherme Nuno de Passos Correia Matos Ferreira, Universidade do Algarve (UAlg). €92,500.


Microbial monitoring of biomethane and biohydrogen production processes- BIOPOWER. Maria Alcina Alpoim de Sousa Pereira, Universidade do Minho (UM). €172,000.


Lab-on-a-chip with fluid acoustic microagitation. Graça Maria Henriques Minas, Universidade do Minho (UM). €83,000.


In search of ideal protein stabilisers: compound libraries inspired by solutes from hyperthermophiles. Pedro Miguel António Lamosa, ITQB NOVA - Instituto de Tecnologia Química e Biológica António Xavier (ITQB NOVA/UNL). €105,000.


In vivo delivery of anti-inflammatory chimeric proteins: assessment of therapeutic application. Rasmus Larsen, Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian (FCG). €155,000.


OPTIC-ALGAE: hybrid photobioreactors, containing microstructured OPTICal fibres Aimed at operating with microLGAE. Francisco Xavier Delgado Domingos Antunes Malcata, Universidade Católica Portuguesa (UCP). €129,000.


Characterization and modeling of a specific transcriptional regulatory network required for multidrug resistance in yeast. Miguel Cacho Teixeira, Instituto Superior Técnico (IST/ULisboa). €103,000.


Enzymatic Degradation and Synthesis of Azo and Antraquinonic Dyes. Lígia Maria Oliveira Martins, Instituto de Biologia Experimental e Tecnológica (IBET). €162,000.


Piezoelectric Biosensors for molecular analysis in biomedical applications and process analytical technology. Guilherme Nuno de Passos Correia Matos Ferreira, Universidade do Algarve (UAlg). €79,000.


Integrated strategy for expansion, neuronal differentiation and cryopreservation of human embryonic stem cells. Paula Marques Alves, Instituto de Biologia Experimental e Tecnológica (IBET). €123,000.


BioMode - Dos dados experimentais à modelação do fenótipo do biofilme. Maria João Lopes da Costa Vieira, Universidade do Minho (UM). €129,000.


Site-specific labeling of proteins in vitro, in vivo and at the cell surface by a novel type of transglutaminase isolated from spores of Bacillus subtilis. Adriano O Henriques, ITQB NOVA - Instituto de Tecnologia Química e Biológica António Xavier (ITQB NOVA/UNL). €87,550.


A new generation of biofilm supports with controlled carbon release properties. Antonio Guerreiro de Brito, Universidade do Minho (UM). €80,000.


Melhoramento de rizóbios por modificação genética com genes de resposta ao stress. Isabel Solange Martins de Oliveira, Universidade de Évora (UE). €92,000.