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Result announced for second stage of a call issued with UK Research Council

Result announced for second stage of a call issued with UK Research Council

FAPESP and BBSRC will support six collaborative proposals in anti-microbial resistance and insect pest resistance in livestock and agriculture for a period of two years (image: BBSRC)

FAPESP and the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC), from UK Research and Innovation (UKRI), announce the result for the second stage of the BBSRC-FAPESP Anti-Microbial Resistance – AMR and Insect Pest Resistance in Livestock and Agriculture call for proposals, with support from the Newton Fund.

In the first stage, the opportunity selected ten collaborative projects between researchers based in São Paulo State and in the United Kingdom to receive up to 12 months of funding, aimed at the development of long-term partnerships.

The call for proposals now announces the selection of six full proposals. They will be funded for two years in order to elaborate scientific research focused in the combat of Anti-Microbial Resistance – AMR and Insect Pest Resistance and framed in the scope of Brazilian agroecosystem.

Selected proposals:

Drivers and dynamics of antimicrobial resistance and Salmonella in Brazilian pig and poultry production

Processo / Grant number

2018/21216-5

Acordo / Agreement

FAPESP – UKRI

Pesq. Resp. / PI

Andrea Micke Moreno

Pesq. Resp. Ext. / PI abroad

Alison Mather

Instit.Exterior / Instit. abroad

Quadram Institute Bioscience

Instit. sede / Host Institution

Faculdade de Medicina Veterinária e Zootecnia/USP
 

Understanding the evolution of insecticide resistance in Brazilian crop pests: Towards effective Insecticide Resistance Management (IRM)

Processo / Grant number

2018/21155-6

Acordo / Agreement

FAPESP – UKRI

Pesq. Resp. / PI

Celso Omoto

Pesq. Resp. Ext. / PI abroad

Christopher Bass

Instit.Exterior / Instit. abroad

University of Exeter

Instit. sede / Host Institution

Escola Superior de Agricultura “Luiz De Queiroz”/USP
 

Xanthomonas citri subsp. citri citrus canker in São Paulo. Molecular epidemiology and biocontrol potential of bacteriophage and their depolymerases

Processo / Grant number

2018/21164-5

Acordo / Agreement

FAPESP – UKRI

Pesq. Resp. / PI

Henrique Ferreira

Pesq. Resp. Ext. / PI abroad

Mark Enright

Instit.Exterior / Instit. abroad

Manchester Metropolitan University

Instit. sede / Host Institution

Instituto de Biociências de Rio Claro/UNESP
 

Novel delivery of phytochemicals for sustainable crop protection

Processo / Grant number

2018/21201-8

Acordo / Agreement

FAPESP – UKRI

Pesq. Resp. / PI

Maria Fatima das Graças Fernandes da Silva

Pesq. Resp. Ext. / PI abroad

Toby Bruce

Instit.Exterior / Instit. abroad

Keele University

Instit. sede / Host Institution

Centro de Ciências Exatas e de Tecnologia/UFSCar
 

Novel real-time disease surveillance and fungicide resistance monitoring tools to foster a smart and sustainable crop protection platform in Brazil

Processo / Grant number

2018/21197-0

Acordo / Agreement

FAPESP – UKRI

Pesq. Resp. / PI

Paulo Cezar Ceresini

Pesq. Resp. Ext. / PI abroad

Bart Fraaije

Instit.Exterior / Instit. abroad

Rothamsted Research

Instit. sede / Host Institution

Faculdade de Engenharia de Ilha Solteira/UNESP
 

ENDORSE: ENhancing Diversity to Overcome ReSistance Evolution

Processo / Grant number

2018/21089-3

Acordo / Agreement

FAPESP – UKRI

Pesq. Resp. / PI

Ricardo Antonio Polanczyk

Pesq. Resp. Ext. / PI abroad

Luc Brussiere

Instit.Exterior / Instit. abroad

University of Stirling

Instit. sede / Host Institution

Faculdade de Ciências Agrárias e Veterinárias de Jaboticabal/UNESP
 

The call is available at: www.fapesp.br/en/11275.