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FAPESP and NIH/FIC announce result of call for proposals

FAPESP and NIH/FIC announce result of call for proposals

A collaborative research project between scientists from the Universidade de So Paulo and Harvard University will be funded (photo:FAPESP)

The State of So Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP) and the John E. Fogarty International Center (FIC) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), United States, release the result of the first joint call for proposals between the institutions.

FAPESP and NIH/FIC will fund a collaborative research project between scientists from the Universidade de So Paulo and Harvard University.

The result of the call for proposals was announced during the talk “Genomics, Advanced Technology, and the Future of Medicine” by Francis S. Collins, NIH Director, realized at FAPESP’s auditorium on May 22nd.

NIH/FIC will assume the funding of researchers from the United States and FAPESP will assume the funding of the research teams from So Paulo State.

Selected proposal:

Researchers Project title

Monica Tallarico Pupo
Faculdade de Cincias Farmacuticas de Ribeiro Preto
Universidade de So Paulo

Jon Clardy
Harvard Medical School
Harvard University

Novel therapeutic agents from the bacterial symbionts of Brazilian invertebrates

FAPESP#: 2013/50954-0


The call for proposals is available at: www.fapesp.br/en/8125.

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