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FAPESP and University of Florida announce result of call for proposals

FAPESP and University of Florida announce result of call for proposals

Four proposals were selected and will receive funding of up to US$ 10,000.00 per project

FAPESP and the University of Florida, in the United States, announce the result of the 2012 research call for proposals launched under the cooperation agreement signed by the institutions.

Four proposals were selected and the maximum duration of each project is 24 months. As set out in the call for proposals, two of the selected proposals have a main researcher based at the Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (IFAS) at the University of Florida.

FAPESP and University of Florida will each provide funding of up to US$ 10,000.00 per project, per year, for the period established in the award, necessarily and exclusively to cover mobility expenses (travel costs, living allowances, and insurance costs).

The call was open to interested researchers affiliated to the University of Florida and researchers affiliated to higher education and research institutions in the State of São Paulo who are Principal Investigators of ongoing research projects funded by FAPESP within the following schemes: Regular Research Awards, Thematic Projects, Young Investigators, or Research, Innovation and Dissemination Centres (CEPIDs/RIDCs). 

Researchers Title

Carlos Roque Duarte Correia
Instituto de Química/Unicamp

Aaron Aponick
Department of Chemistry

Area: Chemistry

The development of novel gold and palladium-catalyzed transformations involving both redox active and neutral catalyst systems

FAPESP#: 2013/50120-2

Eduardo Colombari
Fac. Odontologia Araraquara/Unesp

Colin Sumners
Dept. of Physiology and Functional Genomics

Area: Health

Unesp-UF: hypertension research exchange program

FAPESP#: 2013/50121-9

Karina Martins
Centro Ciencias Tecnologias Sustentabilidade/UFSCar

Salvador Alejandro Gezan
Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences
School of Forest Resources and Conservation

Area: Biology

Ecological and genetic processes that affect Copaifera langsdorffii remnant populations in the atlantic forest

FAPESP#: 2013/50119-4

Lilian Amorim
Esc. superior Agricultura Luiz de Queiroz/USP

Natalia A. Peres Lautentti
Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences
Dept. of Plant Pathology

Area: Agronomical Sciences

Improved PFD control in São Paulo and Florida: using werther forecasts to antecipate disease risk in citrus groves

FAPESP#: 2013/50116-5

 
The call for proposals is available at: www.fapesp.br/en/7404