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FAPESP and Ohio State University announce result of call for proposals

FAPESP and Ohio State University announce result of call for proposals

Joint collaborative projects in several fields of knowledge were selected (photo: OSU)

The São Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP) and the Ohio State University (OSU), United States, announce the result of the second call for proposals under the scientific cooperation agreement signed by the institutions.

The call was open to interested researchers affiliated with OSU and researchers affiliated with higher education or research institutions in the State of São Paulo to submit research proposals for Mobility and for Regular Research Award.

Selected proposals for Mobility: 


Project title

Claudio Luis de Camargo Penteado
Centro de Engenharia, Modelagem e Ciências Sociais Aplicadas / UFABC

Erik C. Nisbet
Ohio State University

The role of social media in comparative elections: Turkey and Brazil

FAPESP grant: 2015/50250-9

Mauricio da Silva Baptista
Instituto de Química / USP

Claudia Turro
Ohio State University

Development of new dual-action photo chemotherapy (PCT) for the treatment of leishmaniosis

FAPESP grant: 2015/50251-5

Francisco Humberto Nociti Junior
Faculdade de Odontologia de Piracicaba / Unicamp

Brian L. Foster
Ohio State University

Defining the functional role of cementocytes in dental cementum formation and adaptation

FAPESP grant: 2015/50248-4

Eduardo Moraes Rego Reis
Instituto de Química / USP

David Symer
Ohio State University

Integrated analysis of somatic mutations and transcriptional changes in noncoding regions of the pancreatic cancer genome

FAPESP grant: 2015/50317-6

Otavio Henrique Thiemann
Instituto de Física de São Carlos / USP

Juan Alfonzo
Ohio State University

Mapping the subunit interface of a heterodimeric TRNA editing enzyme from Trypanosoma brucei

FAPESP grant: 2015/50254-4

Adriano Pinto Mariano
Faculdade de Engenharia Química / Unicamp

Thaddeus Chukwuemeka Ezeji
Ohio State University

Energy-efficient production of butanol (an advanced biofuel) from eucalyptus wood

FAPESP grant: 2015/50243-2

Luiz Henrique Catalani
Instituto de Química / USP

David Dean
Ohio State University

Photo crosslinking-based 3D printing of unsaturated polyesters from isosorbide: a new material for reasonable medical devices

FAPESP grant: 2015/50241-0

João Paulo Papa
Faculdade de Ciências de Bauru / Unesp

Hojjat Adeli
Ohio State University

Meta-heuristic-based optimization of probabilistic neural networks

FAPESP grant: 201550319-9

José Marcos Mariani de Macedo
Faculdade de Filosofia, Letras e Ciências Humanas / USP

Sarah Iles Johnston
Ohio State University

Divine epithets in pausanias and in the orphic hymns: a survey

FAPESP grant: 2015/50237-2

Margareth de Lara Capurro Guimarães
Instituto de Ciências Biomédicas / USP

Peter M. Piermarini
Ohio State University

The effects of dengue infection on the molecular physiology of mosquito kidneys

FAPESP grant: 2015/50239-5

Michael dos Santos Brito
Instituto Agronômico Campinas / SAASP

Erich Grotewold
Ohio State University

Wax or wood? establishing the function of plant shine transcription factors

FAPESP grant: 2015/50253-8

Eloisa Tudella
Centro de Ciências Biológicas e da Saúde / UFSCar

Jill C. Heathcock
Ohio State University

Reach-and-grasp and kinematics in infants with and without brain injury at 6 years of age

FAPESP grant: 2015/50318-2

Selected proposals for Regular Research Award:


Project title

Renato Correa Viana Casarin
Escola de Odontologia / Unicamp

Purnima Kumar
Ohio State University

Metagenomics and proteomic analysis of individuals with generalized aggressive periodontitis and their descendants

FAPESP grant: 2015/50264-0

Marcos Silveira Buckeridge
Instituto de Biociências / USP

Ana Paula Alonso
Ohio State University

Setting the basic for engineering C3 and C4 crops to adapt to scenarios of future climate changes

FAPESP grant: 2015/50272-2

Ben Hur Viana Borges
Escola de Engenharia de São Carlos / USP

Fernando Lisboa Teixeira
Ohio State University

Novel metamaterials for RF/microwave and optical applications

FAPESP grant: 2015/50268-5

Jorge José Leite Noronha Júnior
Instituto de Física / USP

Ulrich Heinz
Ohio State University

Relativistic heavy-ion collision dynamics – macroscopic approaches derived from microscopic physics

FAPESP grant: 2015/50266-2

Paolo Piccione
Instituto de Matemática e Estatística / USP

Andrzej Derdzinski
Ohio State University

Geometry and dynamics between Ohio and São Paulo

FAPESP grant: 2015/50265-6

Mario Ferretti Filho
Instituto Israelita de Ensino e Pesquisa Albert Einstein / SBIBAE

Sudha Agarwal
Ohio State University

Response of osteoarthritis biomarkers after a rehabilitation program

FAPESP grant: 2015/50274-5

Tania Marcia Costa
Câmpus Experimental Litoral Paulista / Unesp

Alvaro Montenegro
Ohio State University

Climate change impact on São Paulo’s estuarine fauna at pertinent parameter ranges and spatial scales: the effects of temperature and ph on fiddler crab larval development

FAPESP grant: 2015/50300-6

The call for proposals is available at: