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Genetic map of European butterflies: Continental-scale cryptic species assessment and comparisons to North America and Australia
ID: 625997
Start date: 2014-05-01, End date: 2017-04-30
There is a widely recognized need for more comprehensive understanding of patterns of global biodiversity. Such information will not only address major scientific issues, such as the factors influencing rates of speciation, but it will also add new rigor to conservation progr...
Programme: FP7-PEOPLE
Record Number: 186265
Last updated on: 2017-07-16
Cross-Layer Abstractions and Run-time for 
I/O Software Stack of Extreme-scale systems
ID: 328582
Start date: 2013-09-30, End date: 2016-09-29
The ever-increasing data needs of scientific and engineering applications require novel approaches to manage and explore huge amounts of information in order to advance scientific discovery. To achieve this goal, one of the main priorities of the international scientific comm...
Programme: FP7-PEOPLE
Record Number: 107893
Last updated on: 2017-07-12
Autonomous Paper-based Point-of-Care Biosensing System
ID: 328144
Start date: 2013-08-16, End date: 2017-02-15
The objective of this proposal is the development of a fuel cell powered point-of-care analytical device based on paper microfluidics. The device would comprise a power source, biosensors, electronics module and display, to allow the autonomous quantitative measurement of a b...
Programme: FP7-PEOPLE
Record Number: 107859
Last updated on: 2017-07-02
The neural circuit mechanisms of anti-NMDA receptor encephalitis: revealing the role of NMDA receptors in spatial memory in mice
ID: 627457
Start date: 2015-04-09, End date: 2017-04-08
Since the discovery of the anti-NMDA receptor (anti-NMDAr) encephalitis (Dalmau et al., 2007) there has been a rapid expansion in both the number of patients diagnosed with this potentially fatal but treatable disease, and the identification of other autoimmune synaptic disor...
Programme: FP7-PEOPLE
Record Number: 189950
Last updated on: 2017-06-26
Real-time understanding of dexterous deformable object manipulation with bio-inspired hybrid hardware architectures
ID: 332081
Start date: 2013-05-07, End date: 2016-05-06
The ability to perceive and understand our dynamic real world is critical for the next generation of multi-sensory robotic systems. One of the most important tasks is searching, but the biological mechanism is seen as an adaptive process that searches for an object of interes...
Programme: FP7-PEOPLE
Record Number: 106956
Last updated on: 2017-06-21
European Particle physics Latin American NETwork
ID: 246806
Start date: 2011-02-01, End date: 2016-01-31
The High Energy Physics (HEP) European scientific community has developed cutting-edge, large-scale facilities that make it a world leader. Particle Physics Programmes in Europe are attracting participation of groups from non-European countries, in particular from Latin Ameri...
Programme: FP7-PEOPLE
Record Number: 97759
Last updated on: 2017-06-21
Role of TAM receptors in the differentiation and function of tissue macrophage subpopulations: Implications for the development of inflammatory disease
ID: 301546
Start date: 2012-10-01, End date: 2017-01-20
Chronic inflammation and dysregulation of the immune response underlie multiple human pathologies, including rheumatoid arthritis and systemic lupus erythematosus. Autoimmune disorders comprise more that 50 distinct diseases and affect about 5% of the population in Europe. Th...
Programme: FP7-PEOPLE
Record Number: 102617
Last updated on: 2017-06-12
Structure, strength and invasibility of aphid food webs
ID: 611810
Start date: 2014-02-01, End date: 2018-01-31
The project aims at characterizing and comparing food webs associated with aphids developing on 6 distinct ecosystems in native vs. invaded areas (continents). By considering food webs associated with pest insects and comparing food web structure & functioning on an internati...
Programme: FP7-PEOPLE
Record Number: 110605
Last updated on: 2017-06-05
Control of Programmed Cell Death by Metacaspases in plants
ID: 331392
Start date: 2014-05-23, End date: 2016-11-15
Plant pathogens devastate crops resulting in yield losses and increasing the use of often unsustainable pesticides. Understanding the basic mechanisms of the plant immune system will increase our ability to successfully combat plant diseases, satisfying the growing needs for ...
Programme: FP7-PEOPLE
Record Number: 108762
Last updated on: 2017-06-05
Metabolic Impact of Dietary Protein Supplementation in Surgical Weight Loss
ID: 326342
Start date: 2013-08-12, End date: 2017-02-11
Gastric bypass surgery (GBP) and vertical sleeve gastrectomy (VSG) result in 40% weight loss with normalization of metabolism in severely obese patients. Protein deficiencies have been described after bypass surgeries. Guidelines recommend protein supplementation after the su...
Programme: FP7-PEOPLE
Record Number: 107915
Last updated on: 2017-06-05
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