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The FAPESP-UNESP-Keele University cooperative network: fostering Brazil and UK interactions through joint reciprocal academic activities

Grant number: 14/25287-3
Support type:Scholarships abroad - Research
Effective date (Start): January 01, 2015
Effective date (End): March 31, 2015
Field of knowledge:Biological Sciences - Parasitology - Entomology and Malacology of Parasites and Vectors
Principal researcher:Jayme Augusto de Souza-Neto
Grantee:Jayme Augusto de Souza-Neto
Host: Julien Pelletier
Home Institution: Instituto de Biotecnologia (IBTEC). Universidade Estadual Paulista (UNESP). Campus de Botucatu. Botucatu , SP, Brazil
Research place: Keele University, England  
Associated research grant:13/11343-6 - Characterization of the microbiota-mediated anti-dengue mechanisms in wild Aedes aegypti populations, AP.JP


This is a collaborative research initiative under the scope of the Memorandum of Understanding and the Cooperative Agreement signed by Keele University and FAPESP. It involves knowledge transfer and training on the CRISPR-Cas9 genome-editing tool. This will be essential for the establishment of a similar mutagenesis platform at IBTEC and elevate the impact of the research on vector-borne diseases in São Paulo State. (AU)

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