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FAPESP and Weizmann Institute announce result of call for proposals

FAPESP and Weizmann Institute announce result of call for proposals

Selected projects will promote collaboration between researchers from Israel and from the State of São Paulo (photo: Weizmann Institute )

The São Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP) and the Weizmann Institute of Science (WIS), Israel, announce the result of the first call for joint research projects under the auspices of the agreement signed by the institutions.

The aim is to promote and strengthen collaboration between researchers affiliated with WIS and researches affiliated with higher education and research institutions in the State of São Paulo.

Selected proposals:

Researchers

Project

Andrea Laurato Sertie
Instituto Israelita de Ensino e Pesquisa Albert Einstein / SBIBAE

Orly Reiner
Weizmann Institute of Science

Elucidating the role of the immune complement pathway in brain development and in autism spectrum disorders

FAPESP grant: 2015/50138-4

Regina Pekelmann Markus
Instituto de Biociências / USP

Tsvee Lapidot
Weizmann Institute of Science

Light/dark regulation of bone marrow stem cell production of blood and immune cells during homeostasis and inflammation

FAPESP grant: 2015/50166-8

The call for research proposals is available at: www.fapesp.br/en/9349.