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Novel Biomimetic Organocatalysts
ID: 200561
Start date: 2008-10-01, End date: 2014-09-30
The primary aim of this project is to substantially expand the frontiers of current benchmark organocatalytic technology by the design, preparation and evaluation of the first class of thiol-based nucleophilic catalyst capable of emulating the action of NAD+-dependant enzymes...
Programme: FP7-IDEAS-ERC
Record Number: 87565
Last updated on: 2017-05-29
Orchestration of instinctive drives
[PROJECT] INSTINCTIVE DRIVES - Orchestration of instinctive drives
ID: 200500
Start date: 2008-10-01, End date: 2013-09-30
A major goal of 21st century science is to protect human health from the growing mismatch between ancient behavioural instincts and modern socio-economic reality. This is especially vital for basic instinctive drives such as appetite, which lead to overeating when food is rea...
Programme: FP7-IDEAS-ERC
Record Number: 88121
Last updated on: 2017-05-29
Exceptional Materials via Ionic Liquids
ID: 200475
Start date: 2008-09-01, End date: 2013-08-31
Novel and improved nanomaterials with luminescent properties shall be synthesized in ionic liquids (ILs). In this approach the advantages of ionic liquids in nanoparticles synthesis (high nucleation rate, excellent electrosteric nanoparticles (NP) stabilization, morphology co...
Programme: FP7-IDEAS-ERC
Record Number: 87688
Last updated on: 2017-05-29
Latin Philosophy into Hebrew: Intercultural Networks in 13th and 14th Century Europe
ID: 200403
Start date: 2008-09-01, End date: 2012-02-29
The intercultural networks between Arabic, Christian and Jewish communities of learning during the Middle Ages have played a decisive role in the evolution of Western thought and have helped to shape the European identity. Until now, scholarly research has focused almost excl...
Programme: FP7-IDEAS-ERC
Record Number: 87426
Last updated on: 2017-05-29
Understanding computational roles of new neurons generated in the adult hippocampus
ID: 208132
Start date: 2009-01-01, End date: 2013-12-31
New neurons are continuously generated in certain regions of adult mammalian brain. One of those regions is the dentate gyrus, a subregion of hippocampus, which is essential for memory formation. Although these new neurons in the adult dentate gyrus are thought to have an imp...
Programme: FP7-IDEAS-ERC
Record Number: 89157
Last updated on: 2017-05-25
The paradoxical role of type I interferons in Hepatitis C disease pathogenesis and treatment
ID: 207583
Start date: 2009-01-01, End date: 2014-06-30
Hepatitis C virus (HCV) presents a significant public health problem with nearly 200 million infected people worldwide. Over the past three years, we have developed partnerships with clinicians and epidemiologists so that we can achieve better insight into immune pathogenesis...
Programme: FP7-IDEAS-ERC
Record Number: 89072
Last updated on: 2017-05-25
Regulation and function of non-coding RNAs in epigenetic processes: the paradigm of X-chromosome inactivation
ID: 206875
Start date: 2009-04-01, End date: 2014-03-31
Some 150 years after the emergence of genetics, epigenetic mechanisms are increasingly understood to be fundamental players in phenotype transmission and development. In addition, epigenetic alterations are now linked to several human diseases including cancers. A common feat...
Programme: FP7-IDEAS-ERC
Record Number: 89278
Last updated on: 2017-05-25
Neural mechanisms of body ownership and the projection of ownership onto artificial bodies
ID: 207047
Start date: 2008-12-01, End date: 2013-11-30
How do we recognize that our limbs are part of our own body, and why do we feel that one’s self is located inside the body? These fundamental questions have been discussed in theology, philosophy and psychology for millennia. The aim of my ground-breaking research programme i...
Programme: FP7-IDEAS-ERC
Record Number: 89090
Last updated on: 2017-05-25
Mechanisms of myelin biogenesis and repair
ID: 204034
Start date: 2009-01-01, End date: 2012-12-31
During the development of the central nervous system, specialized glia, oligodendrocytes, extend and wrap their plasma membrane around axons to form tightly packed membrane stacks that provide electrical insulation. Axonal insulation by myelin facilitates rapid nerve conducti...
Programme: FP7-IDEAS-ERC
Record Number: 89143
Last updated on: 2017-05-25
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