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FAPESP and University of Southern California announce result of call for proposals

FAPESP and University of Southern California announce result of call for proposals

Three proposals for the exchange of researchers between the State of São Paulo and the United States were selected (USC)

São Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP) and University of Southern California (USC), United States announce the result of a public call for proposals for the support of research projects involving the exchange of researchers under the scientific cooperation agreement between the institutions.

The call was open to full-time faculty at the University of Southern California 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 Centers (CEPIDs/RIDCs).

The activities foreseen in this project should start while the researcher holds a FAPESP research grant related to the activities of this call for proposals. The maximum duration of each project is 12 months, non-extendable.

FAPESP and The University of Southern California will provide, each institution, funding of up to US$10,000 per proposal and per year , for the period established in the award, to cover reasonable research-related expenses, including travel expenses.

Selected proposals:

Researchers Research project
Vanderlei Bonato 
Instituto de Ciências Matemáticas e de Computação /USP 

Pedro Diniz 
Evaluation of aspect-oriented compilation and systhensis for heterogeneous FPGA-based high-performance computing

FAPESP#: 2013/50383-3
Adriana Castello Costa Girardi 
Instituto do Coração do Hospital das Clínicas - São Paulo / SSSP 

Alicia Ann Mcdonoug 
Collaborative effort to determine the molecular bases of the blood pressure lowering effects of the incretin hormone GLP-1

FAPESP#: 2013/50384-0
Lygia da Veiga Pereira Carramaschi
Faculdade de Medicina de Ribeirão Preto / USP 

Peter William Laird 
Integrated transcriptome and methylome analysis of undifferentiated and differentiated brazilian pluripotent cell lines 

FAPESP#: 2013/50385-6

The call for proposals is available at