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Establishment of a multidisciplinary research group to use systems biology and integrative bioinformatics strategies for the investigation of periodontal disease

Grant number: 18/09629-2
Support type:Research Grants - Visiting Researcher Grant - Brazil
Duration: July 25, 2018 - August 08, 2018
Field of knowledge:Health Sciences - Dentistry - Periodontology
Principal Investigator:Raquel Mantuaneli Scarel Caminaga
Grantee:Raquel Mantuaneli Scarel Caminaga
Visiting researcher: Jeronimo Conceicao Ruiz
Visiting researcher institution: Ministério da Saúde (Brasil). Fundação Oswaldo Cruz (Fiocruz), Brazil
Home Institution: Faculdade de Odontologia (FOAr). Universidade Estadual Paulista (UNESP). Campus de Araraquara. Araraquara , SP, Brazil


The present application is intended to enable the visit of the Researcher Dr. Jeronimo C. Ruiz, Principal Researcher of the Oswaldo Cruz Foundation (RENE RACHOU Institute - IRR, Belo Horizonte, MG) to the School of Dentistry of Araraquara - FOAr UNESP to enable collaboration in the Bioinformatics area of 4 main projects (and others related) of the Responsible Researcher Dr. Raquel M.Scarel-Caminaga; in addition to other projects of professors from the Campus of Araraquara of UNESP (Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Bioprocess Engineering and Bioengineering and Institute of Chemistry). In the schedule of the visit are lectures on the importance and applicability of Bioinformatics for Health Sciences, a Postgraduate Course for qualification in Basic Principles of Bioinformatics, work meetings to develop the projects mentioned in this proposal, in addition to meetings scheduled with other researchers interested in implementing new partnerships with the Visiting Researcher group. (AU)