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FAPESP and UK academies announce the/result of call for proposals

FAPESP and UK academies announce the/result of call for proposals

Institutions will support UK researchers as visitors or to start their career in the State of São Paulo (photo: FAPESP)

The São Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP) announce the result of a call for proposals to support UK visiting researchers to visit research groups in São Paulo. FAPESP will also offer an opportunity for young investigators from the UK to start a research career in a university or research institution in the State of São Paulo through its Young Investigator Awards.

The call was issued in 2016 with the National Council for the State Funding Agencies (CONFAP) and the State Funding Agencies (FAPs) of Brazil, and the Academy of Medical Sciences, the British Academy, the Royal Academy of Engineering and the Royal Society of the United Kingdom.  

Selected proposals: 

YOUNG INVESTIGATOR AWARD

Nutritional Suplementation and exercise to optimize exercise performance: focus on individual responses and a step towards personalized sports nutrition
Processo / Grant number 2016/50438-0
Acordo / Agreement FAPESP – CONFAP - UK Academies
Pesq. Resp. / PI Bryan Saunders
Instit. sede / Host Institution Faculdade de Medicina/USP


VISITING RESEARCHER GRANT 

Investigation of the role of cancer stem cells and microenvironment on epithelial-to-mesenchymal transition, invasion and metastasis in oral squamous cell carcinoma
Processo / Grant number 2016/50424-0 
Acordo / Agreement FAPESP – CONFAP - UK Academies
Pesq. Resp. / PI Camila de Oliveira Rodini Pegoraro
Pesq. Resp. Ext. / PI abroad Ian Campbell Mackenzie
Instit.Exterior / Instit. abroad Queen Mary University London
Instit. sede / Host Institution Faculdade de Odontologia - Bauru/USP
Consumption of ultra-processed foods, dietary nutrient profile and obesity in seven coutries
Processo / Grant number 2016/50437-4
Acordo / Agreement FAPESP – CONFAP - UK Academies
Pesq. Resp. / PI Carlos Augusto Monteiro
Pesq. Resp. Ext. / PI abroad Christopher Joseph Millett
Instit.Exterior / Instit. abroad Imperial College London
Instit. sede / Host Institution Faculdade de Saúde Pública/USP
Metabolic profile in offspring of workers exposed to night work
Processo / Grant number 2016/50417-3
Acordo / Agreement FAPESP – CONFAP - UK Academies
Pesq. Resp. / PI Claudia Roberta de Castro Moreno
Pesq. Resp. Ext. / PI abroad Debra Jean Skene
Instit.Exterior / Instit. abroad University of Surrey
Instit. sede / Host Institution Faculdade de Saúde Pública/USP
Translational veterinary oncology: defining a pipeline from discovery to clinical use
Processo / Grant number 2016/50421-0
Acordo / Agreement FAPESP – CONFAP - UK Academies
Pesq. Resp. / PI Heidge Fukumasu
Pesq. Resp. Ext. / PI abroad David J Argyle
Instit.Exterior / Instit. abroad University of Edimburgh
Instit. sede / Host Institution Fac Zootecnia Engenharia Alimentos/USP
The rise and transformation of the Brasilian state
Processo / Grant number 2016/50434-5
Acordo / Agreement FAPESP – CONFAP - UK Academies
Pesq. Resp. / PI Janina Onuki
Pesq. Resp. Ext. / PI abroad Anthony Wynne Pereira
Instit.Exterior / Instit. abroad Kings College London
Instit. sede / Host Institution Inst Relacoes Internacionais/USP
The use of extended goal programming network for strategic energy planning in Brazil
Processo / Grant number 2016/50428-5
Acordo / Agreement FAPESP – CONFAP - UK Academies
Pesq. Resp. / PI Helenice de Oliveira Florentino Silva
Pesq. Resp. Ext. / PI abroad Chandra Irawan
Instit.Exterior / Instit. abroad University Portsmouth
Instit. sede / Host Institution Inst Biociencias Botucatu/Unesp
The role of extracellular vesicles mediating embryo-maternal communication in bovine
Processo / Grant number 2016/50433-9
Acordo / Agreement FAPESP – CONFAP - UK Academies
Pesq. Resp. / PI Juliano Coelho da Silveira
Pesq. Resp. Ext. / PI abroad Niamh Forde
Instit.Exterior / Instit. abroad University Leeds
Instit. sede / Host Institution Fac Zootecnia Engenharia Alimentos/USP
Mating quadratic maps with the modular group
Processo / Grant number 2016/50432-2
Acordo / Agreement FAPESP – CONFAP - UK Academies
Pesq. Resp. / PI Luciana Luna Anna Lomonaco
Pesq. Resp. Ext. / PI abroad Shaun Bullet
Instit.Exterior / Instit. abroad Queen Mary University of London
Instit. sede / Host Institution Inst Matematica Estatistica/USP
Intertwining
Processo / Grant number 2016/50431-6
Acordo / Agreement FAPESP – CONFAP - UK Academies
Pesq. Resp. / PI Luciana Luna Anna Lomonaco
Pesq. Resp. Ext. / PI abroad Adam Epstein
Instit.Exterior / Instit. abroad Warwick University
Instit. sede / Host Institution Inst Matematica Estatistic/USP
Novel chemical site-specific conjugation strategy for the construction of homogenus antibody-drug conjugates
Processo / Grant number 2016/50427-9
Acordo / Agreement FAPESP – CONFAP - UK Academies
Pesq. Resp. / PI Marcio Weber Paixão
Pesq. Resp. Ext. / PI abroad Goncalo Bernardes 
Instit.Exterior / Instit. abroad University of Cambridge
Instit. sede / Host Institution Centro Ciencias Exatas Tecnologia/UFSCar
Catalytic upstream biorefining od sugarcane bagasse for the productiono of biofuels and chemicals
Processo / Grant number 2016/50423-3
Acordo / Agreement FAPESP – CONFAP - UK Academies
Pesq. Resp. / PI Maria Teresa Borges Pimenta Barbosa
Pesq. Resp. Ext. / PI abroad Roberto Rinaldi Sobrinho
Instit.Exterior / Instit. abroad Imperial College London
Instit. sede / Host Institution Centro Nacional Pesquisa Energia Materiais/MCTI
Defining microrna-mediated events in malignant metabolism linked to lung cancer
Processo / Grant number 2016/50429-1
Acordo / Agreement FAPESP – CONFAP - UK Academies
Pesq. Resp. / PI Patricia Pintor dos Reis
Pesq. Resp. Ext. / PI abroad Luis Alejandro Jose Mur
Instit.Exterior / Instit. abroad Aberystwyth University
Instit. sede / Host Institution Fac Medicina Botucatu/Unesp
Building democracy daily: human rights, violence and institucional trust
Processo / Grant number 2016/50430-0
Acordo / Agreement FAPESP – CONFAP - UK Academies
Pesq. Resp. / PI Sergio Franca Adorno de Abreu
Pesq. Resp. Ext. / PI abroad Roxana Pessoa Cavalcanti
Instit.Exterior / Instit. abroad University Westminster
Instit. sede / Host Institution Fac Filosofia Letras Ciencias Humanas/USP
Translational studies to tackle premenstrual dysphoric states in women
Processo / Grant number 2016/50418-0
Acordo / Agreement FAPESP – CONFAP - UK Academies
Pesq. Resp. / PI Janete Aparecida Anselmo Franci
Pesq. Resp. Ext. / PI abroad Thelma Anderson Lovick
Instit.Exterior / Instit. abroad University of Bristol
Instit. sede / Host Institution Fac Odontologia Ribeirao Preto/USP

The FAPESP Guidelines for Visiting Researchers are published at: www.fapesp.br/10402.

The FAPESP Guidelines for Young Investigators Award are published at: www.fapesp.br/10403.