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FAPESP and Scripps announce result of call for proposals

FAPESP and Scripps announce result of call for proposals

Two collaboration projects with researchers from The State of São Paulo and the US in the biomedical field were selected (photo: Scripps)

The São Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP) and The Scripps Research Institute announce the result of the first call for joint research projects under the scientific cooperation agreement by the institutions.

The call, issued in 2015, aims to promote and strengthen collaboration between researchers affiliated with the Scripps and researches affiliated with higher education and research institutions in the State of São Paulo in the biomedical research field.

Scripps will provide funding of up to US$ 25,000 in direct costs per project selected per year and FAPESP will provide the equivalent amount of up to US$ 25,000 per project per year. The maximum project duration is 24 months, non-extendable.

Selected proposals:


Título do projeto

Fabio Papes
Instituto de Biologia / Unicamp

Lisa Stowers
The Scripps Research Institute

Mechanisms underlying how social experience alters hormone levels, sensory signaling and behavior

Processo FAPESP 2015/50371-0

Fernando de Queiroz Cunha
Faculdade de Medicina de Ribeirão Preto / USP

Matthew Macauley
The Scripps Research Institute

Siglec-mediated regulation of neutrophil during sepsis

Processo FAPESP 2015/50387-4

The call for proposals is published at: