FAPESP announces result of SPRINT 4/2015 call Versão em português

FAPESP announces result of SPRINT 4/2015 call Strategy is designed to fund the mobility of researchers from the State of São Paulo to institutions in other countries

The São Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP) announces the result of the fourth call for proposals in 2015 for SPRINT – São Paulo Researchers in International Collaboration, a strategy designed to encourage and promote the advancement of scientific research through the engagement of researchers affiliated with research institutions in the State of São Paulo with research partners abroad.

The call detailed the conditions to submit proposals for the mobility of researchers (air tickets, health insurance and living allowances) with the following institutions that hold cooperation agreements with FAPESP and joined the SPRINT 4/2015:

  • Australian Technology Network of Universities, Australia

  • Emory University, USA

  • Imperial College London, UK

  • University of Bath, UK

  • University of Miami, USA

  • University of Michigan, USA

  • University of Southampton, UK

Selected proposals:


Project title

Fabio Iocco
Instituto de Física Teórica / Unesp

Roberto Trotta
Imperial College London

Bayes in the Milky Way - determining the dark matter profile in our galaxy, a novel approach

FAPESP grant number: 2016/50006-3

Leonardo Fernandes Fraceto
Instituto de Ciência e Tecnologia – Sorocaba / Unesp

Terry Tetley
Imperial College London

Evaluation of the respiratory bioreactivity of nanopesticides and development of safe, effective pesticides

FAPESP grant number: 2016/50003-4

Maria Cristina Roque Antunes Barreira
Faculdade de Medicina de Ribeirão Preto / USP

Ten Feizi
Imperial College London

Dissecting the paracoccin interaction with toll-like receptors N-glycans: a necessary step in the design of a novel immunomodulatory agent applicable to confer protection against fungal diseases

FAPESP grant number: 2016/50004-0

Rodolfo de Paula Vieira
Universidade Nove de Julho – Campus Vergueiro / Uninove

Maria Gabriela Belvisi
Imperial College London

Involvement of SOCS-JAK-STAT signalling in the effects of aerobic exercise in a model of Asthman

FAPESP grant number: 2016/50010-0

Sergio Ferraz Novaes
Núcleo de Computação Científica / Unesp

Oliver Buchmuleler
Imperial College London

Dark matter search at LHC

FAPESP grant number: 2016/50013-0

Tiago Pereira da Silva

Instituto de Ciências Matemáticas e de Computação – São Carlos / USP

Jeroen Steven Willibrod Lamb
Imperial College London

Coherent dynamics in complex networks under noisy environments

FAPESP grant number: 2016/50055-4

Lincoln Suesdek da Rocha
Instituto Butantan / SSSP

Uriel Kitron
Emory University

Mosquitos and Disease in The City: A Study of Public Health and its Representation in Sao Paulo, Brazil

FAPESP grant number: 2016/50008-6

Maximiliano Mac Menz
Escola de Filosofia, Letras e Ciencias Humanas / Unifesp

Thomas Rogers
Emory University

Mapping Sao Paulo: A University Exchange to Plan a Digital Atlas for Urban Spatial History

FAPESP grant number: 2016/50054-8

Clarice Tanaka
Facultade de Medicina / USP

Kylie Hill
Curtin University / ATN

Effects of a combined behavioural change intervention and standard exercise training on sedentary time of people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

FAPESP grant number: 2016/50052-5

João Paulo Papa
Faculdade de Ciências - Bauru /Unesp

Dinesh Kant Kumar
RMIT University / ATN

Development of cardiovascular disease and diabetes risk assessment model for ethnically diverse populations

FAPESP grant number: 2016/50022-9

Pedro Paulo Chaves de Souza Facultade de Odontologia – Araraquara / Unesp

Yin Xiao
Queensland University of Technology / ATN

Molecular mechanisms involved in osteoimmunomodulatory properties of biomaterials

FAPESP grant number: 2016/50019-8

Vanderlan da Silva Bolzani Instituto de Química – Araraquara / Unesp

Emily Frances Hilder
University Of South Australia / ATN

Greening sample preparation of complex matrices by using Natural Deep Eutectic Solvents (NADES) together with porous polymeric adsorbents for subsequent analyses by liquid chromatography

FAPESP grant number: 2016/50009-2

Hudson Wallace Pereira De Carvalho
Centro de Energia Nuclear na Agricultura / USP

Davide Mattia
University of Bath

Tailoring oxide nanoparticles for the mineral nutrition of plants

FAPESP grant number: 2016/50014-6

Antonio Lima Santos
Centro de Ciências Exatas e de Tecnologia / UFSCar

Rafael Israel Nepomechie
University of Miami

Temperley-Lieb Spin Chains

FAPESP grant number: 2016/50023-5

Felix Guillermo Gonzalez Hernandez
Instituto de Física / USP

Vanessa Sih
University of Michigan

Spin noise in two-dimensional electron gases

FAPESP grant number: 2016/50018-1

Lazaro Aurélio Padilha Jr.
Instituto de Física / Unicamp

Steven Thomas Cundiff
University of Michigan

Two-dimensional spectroscopy of novel nanomaterials

FAPESP grant number: 2016/50011-7

Lucila Leico Kagohara Elias
Faculdade de Medicina de Ribeirão Preto / USP

Carol Fuzeti Elias
University of Michigan

Development of mouse models using CRISPR-CAS9 technology

FAPESP grant number: 2016/50015-2

Margarete Oliveira Domingues
Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas Espaciais / MCTI

Ralf Deiterding
University of Southampton

Advanced criteria for dynamic mesh adaption in computational space weather forecasting

FAPESP grant number: 2016/50016-9

Mauro Bertotti
Instituto de Química / USP

Guy Denuault
University of Southampton

Fabrication and characterisation of nano electrochemical sensors for the study of single cells and single nanoparticles

FAPESP grant number: 2016/50020-6

Oscar Jose Pinto Eboli
Instituto de Física / USP

Alexander Belyaev
University of Southampton

Probing the nature of dark matter using synergy of model building cosmology and collider physics

FAPESP grant number: 2016/50007-0

Oswaldo Keith Okamoto
Instituto de Biociências / USP

Rob M. Ewing
University of Southampton

Cancer stem cell interactome mapping

FAPESP grant number: 2016/50021-2

Ely Carneiro de Paiva
Faculdade de Engenharia Mecânica / Unicamp

Patricia A. Vargas
Heriot-Watt University

Smart airships swarm and robotic ground electrical vehicles for environmental monitoring and surveillance

FAPESP grant number: 2016/50001-1

Adriana Franco Paes Leme

Jay William Fox
University of Virginia - School of Medicine

The role of ADAM 17-containing exosomes in sculpting metastatic niche in oral cancer

FAPESP grant number: 2016/50005-7

The call for proposals is published at:



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