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Project Reference: PROPOLAR 6/2014

Funding Agency: FCT through the Portuguese Polar Program

Principal Investigator: João Canário

Title: CONTANTARC-4 – (Bio)availability of mercury and methylmercury in a naturally contaminated ecosystem (Deception Island, Antarctica)

Main Area: Environmental Sciences (Environmental Chemistry)

Keywords: Mercury, methylation, Bioavailability, volcanic activity, Deception Island, Antarctica


Project Reference: PROPOLAR 11/2014

Funding Agency: FCT through the Portuguese Polar Program

Principal Investigator: João Canário

Title: PERMACHEM – Biogeochemistry of permafrost in transition: the role of natural organic matter on trace element fate, transport and biogeochemistry

Main Area: Earth and Environmental Sciences (Environmental Chemistry)

Keywords: Permafrost, Thermokarst lakes, Biogeochemistry, Natural Organic Matter, Trace Elements, Arctic


Project Reference: NSERC

Funding Agency: NSERC Discovery Frontiers (Canada)

Principal Investigator: Warwick Vincent

Principal Investigator in Portugal: João Canário

Title: ADAPT – Arctic Development and Adaption to Permafrost in Transition

Main Area: Earth and Environmental Sciences (Environmental Chemistry)

Keywords: Permafrost, Canadian Arctic


Project Reference: GEOTRACES, Scientific Committee for Oceanic Research

Co-Chairs: Ed Boyle (MIT) and Reiner Schlitzer (Alfred Wegener Institute)

Team Member: M. Filomena Camões

Title: GEOTRACES – International research programme that aims to improve an understanding of biogeochemical cycles in the oceans

Main Area: Marine Chemistry

Keywords: Fluxes, Internal cycling, speciation, Concentrations, Isotopes


Project Reference: 311846 (Funding agency: FP7)

Principal Investigator: Paul Hunter (University of East Anglia)

Team member at IST: Margarida Correia dos Santos Romão

Title: “AQUAVALENS – Protecting the health of Europeans by improving methods for the detection of pathogens in drinking water and water used in food preparation”

Main Area: Microbially safe water for human consumption

Keywords: Emerging pathogens, viruses, bacteria, parasites, water, detection technologies

http://irm.scienceonthenet.eu/node/4117


Project Reference: EXPL/QEQ-QAN/0458/2013

Principal Investigator: R. Bettencourt da Silva

Team Member: M. Filomena Camões

Title: Development of a computational tool for the identification of pesticides in foodstuffs by mass spectrometry

Main Area: Chemistry – Analytical Chemistry (Examinology in chemistry)

Keywords: Qualitative Analysis, Mass spectrometry, Pesticide Residues, Foodstuffs

http://www.fct.pt/apoios/projectos/consulta/vglobal_projecto.phtml.en?idProjecto=133480&idElemConcurso=7720


Project Reference: IUPAC 2013-013-1-500

Principal Investigator: M. Filomena Camões

Title: pH Measurement in Seawater

Main Area: Analytical Chemistry

Keywords: primary pH buffers, seawater matrix, pH, recommended procedures, traceability

http://www.iupac.org/nc/home/projects/project-db/project-details.html?tx_wfqbe_pi1%5Bproject_nr%5D=2013-013-1-500


Project Reference: RECI/QEQ-MED/0330/2012

Title: From small bioactive molecules to an integrated OMICS approach: Mass Spectrometry tools for mechanistic insights into drug-like and functional properties, toxicity, and stress responses

Principal Investigator: M. Matilde Marques

Area: Chemistry and Chemical Engineering – Medicinal Chemistry

Keywords: Mass Spectrometry, Biomarkers, Proteomics and Metabolomics, Drug-like Properties


Project Reference: EMRP JRP ENV05-REG2 (2012-2014)

Principal Investigator: M. Filomena Camões

Title: Ocean acidity

Main Area: Physical Chemistry

Keywords: high ionic strength, activity coefficients, pH assignment, experimental assessment, models


Project Reference: RECI/QEQ-QIN/0189/2012 (Funding Agency FCT)

Principal Investigator: Maria Teresa Duarte

Title: From drug design to new materials: structural approach in emergent fields

Main Area: Chemistry and Chemical Engineering – Inorganic and Physical Chemistry

Keywords: solution and solid state NMR; Single crystal and powder X-ray diffraction; Structural Characterization; Mechanistic Studies


Project Reference: Joint Action Portuguese-German 2011; Action 04/11

Principal Investigator: Maria Helena Garcia

Title: Synthesis and Characterization of new Metallodendrimers and Evaluation of their Non-Linear Optical properties

Main Area: Chemistry

Keywords: Second Harmonic Generation; Organometallics; Dendrimers; NLO properties

Project Reference: PTDC/QUI-QUI/121526/2010

Principal Investigator: Alexander Kirillov

Title: Heterometallic Metal-organic Frameworks: Smart Materials for Advanced Applications

Main Area: Chemistry

Keywords: Metal-organic frameworks (MOFs); Crystal Engineering; Catalysis; Molecular magnetism

http://www.fct.pt/apoios/projectos/consulta/vglobal_projecto.phtml.en?idProjecto=121526&idElemConcurso=4144


Project Reference: PTDC/QUI-QUI/118077/2010

Principal Investigator: Maria Helena Garcia

Title: Preclinical evaluation of ruthenium potential drugs for cancer therapy

Main Area: Chemistry

Keywords: Ruthenium metallodrugs; Apoptosis; Cellular uptake; Histological pathology

http://www.fct.pt/apoios/projectos/consulta/vglobal_projecto.phtml.en?idProjecto=118077&idElemConcurso=4144


 

Project Reference: PTDC/CTM-BPC/122447/2010

Principal Investigator: Maria Teresa Duarte

Title: BioMOFs – Supramolecular materials for biomedical applications: bioactive molecules as spacers and guests

Main Area: Material Science and Engineering – Biomaterials

Keywords: Metal Organic Frameworks (MOFs); Biodegradable Metal Organic Frameworks (BioMOFs); API as linker; Drug storage and delivery

https://www.fct.pt/apoios/projectos/consulta/vglobal_projecto.phtml.en?idProjecto=122447&idElemConcurso=4196


 

Project Reference: PTDC/BIA-PRO/109796/2009 (Funding agency: FCT)

Principal Investigator: Sofia Pauleta (FCT/UNL)

Principal Investigator at IST: Margarida Correia dos Santos Romão

Title: “Insights into novel bacterial cytochrome c peroxidases from pathogenic bacteria, Neisseria gonorrhoeae and Escherichia coli

Main Area: Biologic Sciences- Proteins and Structural Biology

Keywords: Novel bacterial cytochrome c peroxidases, Reactive oxygen species, Spectroscopic and structural characterization, Haem Proteins

http://www.fct.pt/apoios/projectos/consulta/vglobal_projecto.phtml.en?idProjecto=109796&idElemConcurso=3584


Project Reference: PTDC/AAC-AMB/111998/2009 (Funding agency: FCT)

Principal Investigator: Rute Isabel Ferreira Domingos

Title: Metallic nanoparticles on the environment: dynamic speciation and toxicology

Main Area: Environment and Climate changes – Environment

Keywords: Nanoparticles, Dynamic speciation, Bioavailability, Toxicity

http://www.fct.pt/apoios/projectos/consulta/vglobal_projecto.phtml.en?idProjecto=111998&idElemConcurso=3580


Project Reference: PTDC/AAC-AMB/115798/2009

Funding Agency: FCT

Principal Investigator: João Canário

Title: PLANTA – Effect of salt-marsh plants on mercury methylation, transport and volatilization to the atmosphere

Main Area: Environmental Sciences (Environmental Chemistry)

Keywords: Mercury, methylation, photoreduction, salt-marshes, plant effect


 

Project Reference: PTDC/AAC- AMB/110595/2009 (Funding agency: FCT)

Principal Investigator: Rute Isabel Ferreira Domingos

Title: Environmental risk assessment of metals: tools for evaluating bioavailability in the aquatic systems

Main Area: Environment and Climate changes – Environment

Keywords: Dynamic speciation, Bioavailability, Biotic ligand model, Heterogeneity

http://www.fct.pt/apoios/projectos/consulta/vglobal_projecto.phtml.en?idProjecto=110595&idElemConcurso=3580


Project Reference: PTDC/QUI-QUI/113910/2009

Title: Bioactivation mechanisms of the anti-HIV drug nevirapine: identification of reactive metabolites and mutagenic potential

Principal Investigator: M. Matilde Marques

Area: Chemistry and Biochemistry

Keywords: Nevirapine, Metabolic Activation, Mutagenicity/Carcinogenicity, Novel ‘In Vitro’ Models

http://www.fct.pt/apoios/projectos/consulta/vglobal_projecto.phtml.en?idProjecto=113910&idElemConcurso=3574


Project Reference: PTDC/SAU-TOX/111663/2009

Title: Hepatic toxicity in HIV-infected individuals exposed to nevirapine

Principal Investigator: M. Emília Monteiro (FCM-UNL/CEDOC)

Principal Investigator no CQE-IST: M. Matilde Marques

Area: Health Sciences – Pharmacology and Toxicology

Keywords: Nevirapine Bioactivation, DNA and Protein Adducts, Hepatotoxicity, Hepatic Fibrosis and Neoplasia

http://www.fct.pt/apoios/projectos/consulta/vglobal_projecto.phtml.en?idProjecto=111663&idElemConcurso=3598


Project Reference: PTDC/QUI-QUI/110080/2009

Principal Investigator: Ana Cristina Fernandes

Title: “High Valent Oxo-complexes – A New Class of Catalysts for C-X (X = C, N, O, S and P) Bond forming Reactions”

Main Area: Química e Bioquímica – Química

Keywords: Oxo-complexes, Catalysis, C-X Bond forming reactions, Asymmetric synthesis

http://www.fct.pt/apoios/projectos/consulta/vglobal_projecto?idProjecto=110080&idElemConcurso=3574


Project Reference: PTDC/QUI-QUI/110532/2009

Principal Investigator: Ana Cristina Fernandes

Title: “Carbohydrates as chiral scaffolds for the asymmetric synthesis of biologically important molecules”

Main Area: Química e Bioquímica – Química

Keywords: Carbohydrates, Catalysis, Asymmetric synthesis, Synthesis of biologically important molecules

http://www.fct.pt/apoios/projectos/consulta/vglobal_projecto?idProjecto=110532&idElemConcurso=3574


Project Reference: PTDC/QUI_QUI/098516/2008

Principal Investigator: Isabel Correia
Title: Reactivity of transition metal complexes in ionic liquids

Main Area: Chemistry

Keywords: Ionic liquids; catalysis, solvatochromism; kinetics
http://www.fct.pt/apoios/projectos/consulta/vglobal_projecto.phtml.pt?idProjecto=98516&idElemConcurso=2699


Project Reference: PTDC/QUI/101187/2008

Principal Investigator: Ana Isabel Tomaz

Title: Complexos de Ruténio para aplicação anti-tumoral

Main Area: Chemistry

Keywords: Ruthenium; Cytotoxic activity; DNA binding; Serum protein binding

http://www.fct.pt/apoios/projectos/consulta/vglobal_projecto?idProjecto=101187&idElemConcurso=2699


Project Reference: PTDC/QUI-QUI/103566/2008

Principal Investigator: Carlos Borges

Team member: R. Bettencourt da Silva

Title: ArsonCPU – Development of computational tools for arson detection with quantified reliability

Main Area: Chemistry – Analytical Chemistry (Examinology in chemistry)

Keywords: Fire debris analysis, GC-MS analysis, machine learning tools, uncertainty

http://www.fct.pt/apoios/projectos/consulta/vglobal_projecto?idProjecto=103566&idElemConcurso=2699


Project Reference: COST Action ES0801

Principal Investigator: Gideon Henderson (University Oxford, UK)

Team Member: M. Filomena Camoes

Title: The ocean chemistry of bioactive trace elements and paleoclimate proxies

Main Area: Marine Chemistry

Keywords: Ocean biogeochemistry, Climate paleoproxies, Marine data management, Trace element intercalibration

http://www.cost.eu/domains_actions/essem/Actions/ES0801


Project Reference: PAHLIS-FCT/PTDC/AMB/65699/2006

Principal Investigator: César Oliveira (Universidade de Aveiro)

Team Members: M. Filomena Camões, Cristina M. Oliveira

Title: Contamination of the urban atmosphere of Lisbon by PAH

Main Area: Environment Sciences and Technologies

Keywords: Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbon, Urban aerosol, Sources, Atmospheric pollution

http://www.fct.pt/apoios/projectos/consulta/vglobal_projecto.phtml.en?idProjecto=65699&idElemConcurso=856


Project Reference: EuroFIR – EU 6th Framework, Food Quality and Safety Programme FOOD-CT-2005-513944

National Coordinator for the Consortium: Instituto Ricardo Jorge

Team Member: M Filomena Camões

Title: EuroFir Network of Excelence

Main Area: Food Chemistry

Keywords: Food composition

http://eurofir.ijs.si/?page_id=192


Project Reference: IUPAC 2004/2004-005-2-500

Principal Investigator: M. Filomena Camões

Title: Comparable pH measurements by metrological traceability

Main Area: Analytical Chemistry

Keywords: pH, Measurements of environmental relevance, water quality, monitoring and assessment, traceability chains

http://old.iupac.org/projects/2004/2004-005-2-500.html


Project Reference: IUPAC 2004-016-2-500

Principal Investigator: S. F. Oman (Ljubljana, Slovenia)

Team Member: M. Filomena Camões

Title: Guidelines for potentiometric measurements in suspensions

Main Area: Analytical Chemistry

Keywords: Causes and natures of the suspension effect, Potentiometric measurements in suspensions, definition and interpretation of the Suspension Effect, recommend procedures for pH measurements in suspensions

http://www.iupac.org/nc/home/projects/project-db/project-details.html?tx_wfqbe_pi1%5Bproject_nr%5D=2004-016-2-500