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									ERC Starting Grants 2012 Results                                  LIFE SCIENCE - List of Selected Principal Investigators                                                      Host Institution refers to
                                                                                                                                                                      institution at time of application
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                                                                            Max-Planck-Gesellschaft zur                                             Analysis of postmitotic chromatin
ANTONIN               Wolfram         Max Planck Society                                                                  DE      CHROMDECON                                                            LS1
                                                                            Förderung der Wissenschaften e.V.                                       decondensation
                                                                                                                                                    Uncovering metabolic cycles in mammals and
ASHER                 Gad             Weizmann Institute of Science         Weizmann Institute of Science                 IL      METACYCLES                                                            LS1
                                                                                                                                                    dissecting their interplay with circadian clocks
                                                                            Max-Planck-Gesellschaft zur                                             Towards a mechanistic understanding of
BONO                  Fulvia          Max Planck Society                                                                  DE      RNPlocalization                                                       LS1
                                                                            Förderung der Wissenschaften e.V.                                       mRNA localization
CHARLET                               Institute of Genetics and Molecular   Centre Européen de Recherche en                                         Understanding The Causes Of The Rna Gain
                      Nicolas                                                                                             FR      RNA DISEASES                                                          LS1
BERGUERAND                            and Cellular Biology - Strasbourg     Biologie et en Médecine (CERBM)                                         Of Function Diseases
                                      Swiss Federal Institute of            Eidgenössische Technische                                               Three-dimensional Magnetic Resonance
DEGEN                 Christian                                                                                           CH      NANOMRI                                                               LS1
                                      Technology Zurich (ETH Zurich)        Hochschule Zürich                                                       Imaging at Molecular Resolution
DEKKER                Nynke           Delft University of Technology        Technische Universiteit Delft                 NL      DynGenome         The Dynamics of Genome Processing                   LS1
                                                                                                                                                    Frontiers of Oxidative Protein Folding and
                                                                                                                                  QSOX1BIOFUN
FASS                  Deborah         Weizmann Institute of Science         Weizmann Institute of Science                 IL                        Assembly: Catalysis of Disulfide Formation          LS1
                                                                                                                                  C
                                                                                                                                                    Downstream of the Endoplasmic Reticulum
                                                                                                                                                    Keeping gene expression in check: eliciting the
                                      Biomedical Sciences Research          Biomedical Sciences Research
FOUSTERI              Maria                                                                                               EL      TransArrest       role of transcription in the maintenance of         LS1
                                      Center "Alexander Fleming"            Center - Alexander Fleming
                                                                                                                                                    genome integrity
                                                                                                                                                    Epigenetic control and impact of mammalian
GARCIA                José Luis       Progress and Health Foundation        Fundación Progreso y Salud                    ES      EpiPluriRetro                                                         LS1
                                                                                                                                                    retrotransposons in pluripotent genomes
                      Jacqueline                                                                                                                    Genome-wide identification of factors
                                                                            Stichting Het Nederlands Kanker
JACOBS                Johanna         Netherlands Cancer Institute                                                        NL      Telomeres         controlling the telomere damage response and        LS1
                                                                            Instituut
                      Leonarda                                                                                                                      telomere-driven genomic instability
                                                                                                                                                    Unveiling the Molecular Basis of RNA
JOO                   Chirlmin        Delft University of Technology        Technische Universiteit Delft                 NL      RNAi              Interference with Single Molecule                   LS1
                                                                                                                                                    Fluorescence

KOMANDER              David           Medical Research Council              Medical Research Council                      UK      UBspecific        Specificity in the ubiquitin system                 LS1

                                                                            Max-Planck-Gesellschaft zur
LEIDEL                Sebastian       Max Planck Society                                                                  DE      tRNAmodi          The in vivo roles of tRNA modification              LS1
                                                                            Förderung der Wissenschaften e.V.
                                                                            Max-Planck-Gesellschaft zur                                             Structural Studies and Regulation of
LORENTZEN             Esben           Max Planck Society                                                                  DE      CiliTransport                                                         LS1
                                                                            Förderung der Wissenschaften e.V.                                       Intraflagellar Transport Complexes
                                                                                                                                                    Biochemical reconstitution of DNA repair
                                                                                                                                  DNA-Repair-
NEALE                 Matthew         University of Sussex                  University of Sussex                          UK                        reactions on physiological chromatin                LS1
                                                                                                                                  Chromatin
                                                                                                                                                    substrates
                                                                                                                                                    Molecular bases of human excitatory
REYES                 Nicolas         Pasteur Institute                     Institut Pasteur                              FR      hEAATs            neurotransmitter transport across the plasma        LS1
                                                                                                                                                    membrane
                                      French Alternative Energies and       Commissariat à l'énergie atomique                     ProtDyn2Functio   Functional protein dynamics studied by
SCHANDA               Paul                                                                                                FR                                                                            LS1
                                      Atomic Energy Commission (CEA)        et aux énergies alternatives                          n                 solution- and solid-state NMR spectroscopy
                                      National Institute of Health and      Institut National de la Santé et de la                MEM-STRUCT-       The Structure and Assembly of Membrane
SCHEURING             Simon                                                                                               FR                                                                            LS1
                                      Medical Research (Inserm)             Recherche Médicale                                    AFM               Proteins in Native Membranes studied by AFM
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                                                                                                                                                  UV-B perception and signalling by the UVR8
ULM                   Roman            University of Geneva                 Université de Genève                      CH      UV-B Perception                                                       LS1
                                                                                                                                                  photoreceptor
                                                                                                                                                  Actin as the Master Organizer of Nuclear
VARTIAINEN            Maria Kristina   University of Helsinki               Helsingin yliopisto                       FI      NuclearActin                                                          LS1
                                                                                                                                                  Structure and Function
                                                                                                                              DECODINGSU
VERTEGAAL             Alfred           Leiden University Medical Center     Leids Universitair Medisch Centrum        NL                          Cracking the SUMO Signalling Code                 LS1
                                                                                                                              MO
                                                                                                                                                  Complex Synthetic Mimics of the Cell
WALLACE               Mark             University of Oxford                 University of Oxford                      UK      CoSMiC                                                                LS1
                                                                                                                                                  Membrane
                                                                                                                                                  Genetic and Epigenetic Determinants of
ALBAGHA               Omar             University of Edinburgh              University of Edinburgh                   UK      GENEPAD                                                               LS2
                                                                                                                                                  Paget's Disease of bone
                                                                                                                                                  Decoding the Mammalian transcriptional
AMIT                  Ido              Weizmann Institute of Science        Weizmann Institute of Science             IL      DMR-Code            Regulatory code in development and                LS2
                                                                                                                                                  stimulatory responses
                                       European Molecular Biology           European Molecular Biology                                            Atlas of Cell-Type Specific Nuclear Pore
BECK                  Martin                                                                                          DE      NPCAtlas                                                              LS2
                                       Laboratory (EMBL)                    Laboratory                                                            Complex Structures
                                                                                                                                                  Harvesting the power of a new model
                                       University Medical Center
BEREZIKOV             Eugene                                                Academisch Ziekenhuis Groningen           NL      MacModel            organism: stem cells, regeneration and ageing     LS2
                                       Groningen
                                                                                                                                                  in Macrostomum lignano
                                                                                                                                                  Definition and characterization of type I
CROW                  Yanick           University of Manchester             University of Manchester                  UK      T1-IFN                                                                LS2
                                                                                                                                                  interferonopathies
                                                                                                                                                  Closing in on missing heritability and immune
DEN HOLLANDER         Anneke           Radboud University Nijmegen          Radboud Universiteit Nijmegen             NL      MACULA                                                                LS2
                                                                                                                                                  dysregulation in macular degeneration
                                                                                                                                                  Order in Disorder: Context-dependent
                                       The Hebrew University of
FURMAN                Ora                                                   The Hebrew University of Jerusalem        IL      order in disorder   strategies for integrating peptide-mediated       LS2
                                       Jerusalem
                                                                                                                                                  interactions
                                                                                                                                                  Evolutionary genomics of long, non-coding
GABALDON              Juan Antonio     Centre for Genomic Regulation        Centre de Regulació Genòmica              ES      NONCODEVOL                                                            LS2
                                                                                                                                                  RNAs
                                                                            Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität                                        small RNA mediated heterochromatin
HALIC                 Mario            University of Munich                                                           DE      smallRNAhet                                                           LS2
                                                                            München                                                               formation in fission yeast
                                                                            Max-Planck-Gesellschaft zur                                           Dissection of centromeric chromatin and
HEUN                  Patrick          Max Planck Society                                                             DE      BioSynCEN                                                             LS2
                                                                            Förderung der Wissenschaften e.V.                                     components: A biosynthetic approach
                                                                                                                                                  Following the Genomic Footprints of Early
JAKOBSSON             Mattias          Uppsala University                   Uppsala universitet                       SE      FlowGenE                                                              LS2
                                                                                                                                                  Europeans
                                                                                                                                                  The role of CpG island RNAs and Polycomb-
JENNER                Richard          University College London            University College London                 UK      ChromatinRNA        RNA interactions in developmental gene            LS2
                                                                                                                                                  regulation
                                                                                                                                                  Genome, the Edited Version: DNA and RNA
LEVANON               Erez             Bar Ilan University                  Bar Ilan University                       IL      Gendever                                                              LS2
                                                                                                                                                  Editing of Mammalian Retroelements
                                                                                                                                                  Mapping canine genes and pathways to
LINDBLAD-TOH          Kerstin          Uppsala University                   Uppsala universitet                       SE      K9Genes                                                               LS2
                                                                                                                                                  leverage personalized treatment options
                                                                                                                                                  Specificity Drift in The Kinome During Cancer
LINDING               Rune             Technical University of Denmark      Danmarks Tekniske Universitet             DK      KINOMEDRIFT                                                           LS2
                                                                                                                                                  Development and Evolution


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                                                                                                                                                In vivo pathogen proteome profiling using
MALMSTRÖM             Anders Johan      Lund University                      Lunds universitet                        SE      PATHOPROT                                                           LS2
                                                                                                                                                selected reaction monitoring
                                                                                                                                                Evolutionary mechanisms of epigenomic and
TANAY                 Amos              Weizmann Institute of Science        Weizmann Institute of Science            IL      EVOEPIC                                                             LS2
                                                                                                                                                chromosomal aberrations in cancer
                                                                                                                                                The Role of Non-coding RNA in Protein
TARTAGLIA             Gian Gaetano      Centre for Genomic Regulation        Centre de Regulació Genòmica             ES      RIBOMYLOME                                                          LS2
                                                                                                                                                Networks and Neurodegenerative Diseases
                                                                                                                                                Comparative genomics / ‘wildlife’
TEELING               Emma              University College Dublin            University College Dublin                IE      AGELESS           transcriptomics uncovers the mechanisms of        LS2
                                                                                                                                                halted ageing in mammals
                                                                                                                                                Systems biology meets evolutionary theory:
VAN DOORN             Gerrit Sander     University of Groningen              Rijksuniversiteit Groningen              NL      EVOSYSBIO         modeling the genetics and adaptation of           LS2
                                                                                                                                                complex traits
                                                                             Universitair Medisch Centrum                                       Regulation of gene expression and cell fate by
VERMEULEN             Michiel           University Medical Center Utrecht                                             NL      HeavyMethyl                                                         LS2
                                                                             Utrecht                                                            DNA (hydroxy)methylation
                                                                                                                                                Interplays between miRNAs and transcription
ZAVOLAN               Mihaiela Luxita   University of Basel                  Universität Basel                        CH      WHYMIR            factors in the determination and maintenance      LS2
                                                                                                                                                of cell identity
                                                                                                                                                Protein Misfolding: Prion-like Propagation and
BERTOLOTTI            Anne              Medical Research Council             Medical Research Council                 UK      ProCurePM         Cure. Implications for Neurodegenerative          LS3
                                                                                                                                                Diseases
                                        French National Institute for        Institut National de Recherche
CARBALLIDO LOPEZ      RUT                                                                                             FR      BaCeMo            Bacterial Cell Morphogenesis                      LS3
                                        Agricultural Research (INRA)         Agronomique
                                                                                                                                                Biogenesis of lipid droplets and lipid
CARVALHO              Pedro             Centre for Genomic Regulation        Centre de Regulació Genòmica             ES      DROPFAT                                                             LS3
                                                                                                                                                homeostasis
                                        National Center for Scientific       Centre National de la Recherche                                    Architecture and logic of the eukaryotic cell
COUDREUSE             Damien                                                                                          FR      SYNTHECYCLE                                                         LS3
                                        Research (CNRS)                      Scientifique                                                       cycle
                                                                                                                                                Control mechanisms that pattern microtubules
                      Pankaj                                                                                                  DivisionPlaneSw
DHONUKSHE                               Utrecht University                   Universiteit Utrecht                     NL                        for switching cell division planes during plant   LS3
                      Bacharam                                                                                                itch
                                                                                                                                                morphogenesis
                                                                                                                                                Cytosine-5 methylated RNAs as stem cell
FRYE                  Michaela          University of Cambridge              University of Cambridge                  UK      m5C RNA                                                             LS3
                                                                                                                                                regulators in normal tissues and diseases
                                                                                                                                                The quantitative Bcl-2 interactome in
                                                                             Max-Planck-Gesellschaft zur
GARCÍA SÁEZ           Ana Jesús         Max Planck Society                                                            DE      APOQUANT          apoptosis: decoding how cancer cells escape       LS3
                                                                             Förderung der Wissenschaften e.V.
                                                                                                                                                death
                                                                             Max-Planck-Gesellschaft zur                                        Identity and functions of polyphosphate
HOTHORN               Michael           Max Planck Society                                                            DE      EUROPolYps                                                          LS3
                                                                             Förderung der Wissenschaften e.V.                                  polymerases in eukaryotes
                                        European Molecular Biology           European Molecular Biology                                         Non-coding RNA pathways and the
O'CARROLL             Donal                                                                                           DE      ncRNA                                                               LS3
                                        Laboratory (EMBL)                    Laboratory                                                         mammalian male germline
                                                                                                                                                The inherent morphological potential of the
                                                                             Max-Planck-Gesellschaft zur
PALUCH                Ewa               Max Planck Society                                                            DE      MorphoCorDiv      actin cortex and the mechanics of shape           LS3
                                                                             Förderung der Wissenschaften e.V.
                                                                                                                                                control during cell division
ROBATZEK              Silke             The Sainsbury Laboratory             The Sainsbury Laboratory                 UK      STORM             Signal integration of stomatal stress responses   LS3


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                                                                                                                                              From mesoderm to hematopoietic stem cell
                      Catherine       Erasmus Medical Center               Erasmus Universitair Medisch                                       commitment: cellular and molecular events
ROBIN                                                                                                               NL      HSCOrigin                                                             LS3
                      Isabelle        Rotterdam                            Centrum Rotterdam                                                  occuring during mouse embryonic
                                                                                                                                              development
                                                                                                                                              Mechanical Understanding of Membrane
ROUX                  Aurélien        University of Geneva                 Université de Genève                     CH      MEMFIS                                                                LS3
                                                                                                                                              Fission in Endocytosis and Cytokinesis
                                      National Center for Scientific       Centre National de la Recherche
ROYOU                 Anne                                                                                          FR      NoAneuploidy      Mechanisms that prevent aneuploidy                  LS3
                                      Research (CNRS)                      Scientifique
                                      The Beatson Institute for Cancer     The Beatson Institute for Cancer                                   Targeting downstream effectors of Wnt
SANSOM                Owen James                                                                                    UK      ColonCan                                                              LS3
                                      Research                             Research                                                           signaling in colorectal cancer
                                                                           Max-Planck-Gesellschaft zur                                        Formation and function of Drosophila adult
SCHNORRER             Frank           Max Planck Society                                                            DE      Flight Muscle                                                         LS3
                                                                           Förderung der Wissenschaften e.V.                                  muscles
                                      French Alternative Energies and      Commissariat à l'énergie atomique
THERY                 Manuel                                                                                        FR      SPICY             Spatial Integration in Cell Cytoskeleton            LS3
                                      Atomic Energy Commission (CEA)       et aux énergies alternatives
                                                                                                                                              Spatiotemporal regulation of epidermal stem
ANZAR-BENITAH         Salvador        Centre for Genomic Regulation        Centre de Regulació Genòmica             ES      STEMCLOCK         cells by circadian rhythms: impact on               LS4
                                                                                                                                              homeostasis and aging
BJEDOV                Ivana           University College London            University College London                UK      CancerPHAGY       Autophagy as a cancer treatment                     LS4
                                                                                                                                              Irisin - a novel myokine protective against
BOSTRÖM               Pontus          Karolinska Institute                 Karolinska Institutet                    SE      Novel_myokine                                                         LS4
                                                                                                                                              metabolic disease
                                                                                                                                              RNA-based regulation of signal transduction –
DE WINDT              Leon            Maastricht University                Universiteit Maastricht                  NL      CALMIRS           Regulation of calcineurin/NFAT signaling by         LS4
                                                                                                                                              microRNA-based mechanisms
                                                                                                                            LymphoOncoGe      Deciphering the Oncogenic Lesions and
DERIANO               Ludovic         Pasteur Institute                    Institut Pasteur                         FR                                                                            LS4
                                                                                                                            nomics            Pathways of B and T Cell Cancers
                                                                                                                                              Reverse engineering of vascular patterning
                                      Flanders Institute for
GERHARDT              Holger                                               Vlaams Instituut voor Biotechnologie     BE      REshape           through mosaic in vivo analysis of endothelial      LS4
                                      Biotechnology (VIB)
                                                                                                                                              cell shape regulation
                                                                                                                                              Reversibility and tissue specificity of
HORVATH               Rita            University of Newcastle              University of Newcastle                  UK      reversibleCOX     mitochondrial translation defects in early          LS4
                                                                                                                                              childhood
                                                                                                                            EliminateSenesc   The Role of Elimination of Senescent Cells in
KRIZHANOVSKY          Valery          Weizmann Institute of Science        Weizmann Institute of Science            IL                                                                            LS4
                                                                                                                            ent               Cancer Development
                                                                                                                                              Bicuspid Related Aortopathy, a Vibrant
LOEYS                 Bart            University of Antwerp                Universiteit Antwerpen                   BE      BRAVE                                                                 LS4
                                                                                                                                              Exploration
                                                                                                                                              Cell migration in gut homeostasis and cancer
MATIC VIGNJEVIC       Danijela        Curie Institute                      Institut Curie                           FR      STARLIN                                                               LS4
                                                                                                                                              invasion - role of microenvironment
                                      Flanders Institute for                                                                                  Oxygen sensing in macrophages: implications
MAZZONE               Massimiliano                                         Vlaams Instituut voor Biotechnologie     BE      OxyMO                                                                 LS4
                                      Biotechnology (VIB)                                                                                     for cancer and ischemia
                                                                                                                                              Brain-gut interactions in Drosophila
MIGUEL-ALIAGA         Irene           University of Cambridge              University of Cambridge                  UK      BrainGutTalk                                                          LS4
                                                                                                                                              melanogaster


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                                                                                                                                                Proliferation and Migration under External
PIEL                  Matthieu        Curie Institute                      Institut Curie                                FR      PROMICO                                                          LS4
                                                                                                                                                Constraints
PIETRAS               Kristian        Karolinska Institute                 Karolinska Institutet                         SE      TUMORGAN       Exploring the tumor as a communicating organ      LS4
                                                                                                                                                Analysis of the interplay between genetic
POLLARD               Patrick John    University of Oxford                 University of Oxford                          UK      Renal Cancer   mutation and altered cellular metabolism in       LS4
                                                                                                                                                renal neoplasia
                                                                           Max-Planck-Gesellschaft zur                                          Angiogenesis-metabolism crosstalk in vascular
POTENTE               Michael         Max Planck Society                                                                 DE      ANGIOMET                                                         LS4
                                                                           Förderung der Wissenschaften e.V.                                    homeostasis and disease
                                                                                                                                                Factor XII and the contact system: cross-talk
RENNÉ                 Thomas          Karolinska Institute                 Karolinska Institutet                         SE      F12                                                              LS4
                                                                                                                                                between thrombosis and inflammation
                                      Flanders Institute for                                                                                    The role of loss-of-heterozygosity in cancer
SABLINA               Anna                                                 Vlaams Instituut voor Biotechnologie          BE      DelCancer                                                        LS4
                                      Biotechnology (VIB)                                                                                       development and progression
                                                                                                                                                Glomerulonephritis and Focal Segmental
                                                                                                                                                Glomerulosclerosis as a Model to Investigate
                                      National Institute of Health and     Institut National de la Santé et de la                TARGET
THARAUX               Pierre-Louis                                                                                       FR                     the Link between Inflammation and Kidney          LS4
                                      Medical Research (Inserm)            Recherche Médicale                                    GLOMDIS
                                                                                                                                                Disease: From Basic Mechanisms to Clinical
                                                                                                                                                Applications
                                                                                                                                                Mitochondrial unfolded protein response and
TRIFUNOVIC            Aleksandra      University Hospital Cologne          Klinikum der Universität zu Köln              DE      MITOUPR                                                          LS4
                                                                                                                                                the role in ageing
                                                                           Johann Wolfgang Goethe-                                              Metastability of proteins during tumor
VABULAS               R. Martin       University of Frankfurt                                                            DE      MetaMeta                                                         LS4
                                                                           Universität Frankfurt am Main                                        metastasis
                                      National Institute of Health and     Institut National de la Santé et de la                               Physiology of the Intestine: Proteases from the
VERGNOLLE             Nathalie                                                                                           FR      PIPE                                                             LS4
                                      Medical Research (Inserm)            Recherche Médicale                                                   Epithelium
                                                                                                                                                Investigating the therapeutic potential of
                      Stephen                                                                                                                   manipulating the IGF-IGFBP1 axis in the
WHEATCROFT                            University of Leeds                  University of Leeds                           UK      BP-CarDiO                                                        LS4
                      Bentley                                                                                                                   prevention and treatment of cardiovascular
                                                                                                                                                disease, diabetes and obesity
                                                                                                                                                Neurobiological basis of collective decision
BAHRAMI               Bahador         University College London            University College London                     UK      NeuroCoDec                                                       LS5
                                                                                                                                                making in the human brain
                                      Spanish National Research            Consejo Superior de Investigaciones                   CORTEXFOLDI    Understanding the development and function
BORRELL               Víctor                                                                                             ES                                                                       LS5
                                      Council (CSIC)                       Científicas                                           NG             of cerebral cortex folding
                                                                                                                                                Role of endoplasmic reticulum in
                                      National Institute of Health and     Institut National de la Santé et de la
DARIOS                Frederic                                                                                           FR      ER-HSP         neurodegeneration: physiopathology of a form      LS5
                                      Medical Research (Inserm)            Recherche Médicale
                                                                                                                                                of hereditary spastic paraplegia as a model
                                                                                                                                                Uncovering the role of new synaptic adhesion
DE WIT                Joris           Free University of Amsterdam         Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam                  NL      SynapseCode    molecules in encoding synaptic connectivity in    LS5
                                                                                                                                                the brain
                                                                                                                                                Anatomical and Functional Dissection of
DEL BENE              Filippo         Curie Institute                      Institut Curie                                FR      ZebraTectum                                                      LS5
                                                                                                                                                Neural Circuits in the Zebrafish Optic Tectum
                                                                                                                                                Spike-based predictive coding: Closing the
DENEVE                Sophie          École Normale Supérieure (ENS)       École Normale Supérieure                      FR      Predispike     loop between neural dynamics and                  LS5
                                                                                                                                                computation

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                                                                                                                                                Microbial opsins for mammalian vision:
DUEBEL                Jens             University Hospital Wurzburg         Universitätsklinikum Würzburg             DE      OptogenRet                                                             LS5
                                                                                                                                                Optogenetics in the retina
                                                                                                                                                Cellular Mechanisms Underlying the
                                       Norwegian University of Science      Norges teknisk-naturvitenskapelige                Organizing
GIOCOMO               Lisa                                                                                            NO                        Topographical Organization of Entorhinal             LS5
                                       and Technology                       universitet                                       Cortex
                                                                                                                                                Cortical Cicruits
                                                                                                                              PERICYTESCA       The role of pericytes in central nervous system
GÖRITZ                Christian        Karolinska Institute                 Karolinska Institutet                     SE                                                                             LS5
                                                                                                                              R                 scarring and fibrosis
                                       National Center for Scientific       Centre National de la Recherche
GROSJEAN              Yael                                                                                            FR      GliSFCo           Glia, Smell, Food & Courtship in Drosophila          LS5
                                       Research (CNRS)                      Scientifique
                                       Research Institute of Molecular      Forschungsinstitut für Molekulare                                   Circuit mechanics of emotions in the limbic
HAUBENSAK             Wulf Eckhard                                                                                    AT      EmotionCircuits                                                        LS5
                                       Pathology GmbH - Vienna              Pathologie                                                          system
                                                                                                                              Homeostasis_in    Mechanisms of homeostatic plasticity in the
KECK                  Tara             King's College London                King's College London                     UK                                                                             LS5
                                                                                                                              _vivo             intact mouse visual cortex
                                                                            Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität                                      Neuroprotection in Multiple Sclerosis: From
KERSCHENSTEINER       Martin           University of Munich                                                           DE      NEMESIS                                                                LS5
                                                                            München                                                             Molecular Imaging to Screenable Models
                                                                            Georg-August-Universität Göttingen                                  Fine Tuning the Final Common Pathway:
                                       University Medical Center
MARQUARDT             Till                                                  Stiftung Öffentlichen Rechts              DE      MU TUNING         Molecular Determinants of Motor Unit                 LS5
                                       Goettingen
                                                                            Universitätsmedizin                                                 Development and Plasticity
                                                                                                                                                Improving arm and hand function after stroke
                      Lawrence David                                                                                                            with clinically-relevant delivery of neurotrophin-
MOON                                   King's College London                King's College London                     UK      StrokeTherapy                                                          LS5
                      Falcon                                                                                                                    3 to elderly disabled muscles: from rats to
                                                                                                                                                humans
                                                                                                                              BrainReadFBPr     Brain reading of contextual feedback and
MUCKLI                Lars             University of Glasgow                University of Glasgow                     UK                                                                             LS5
                                                                                                                              edCode            predictions
                                                                                                                                                A novel two-step model for neurodegeneration
NAGOSHI               Emi              University of Bern                   Universität Bern                          CH      2StepParkin                                                            LS5
                                                                                                                                                in Parkinson’s disease
                                                                                                                                                Limits and prerequisites of information
NOPPENEY              Uta              University of Birmingham             University of Birmingham                  UK      MultSens          integration in the human brain: attention,           LS5
                                                                                                                                                awareness & vigilance
                                                                                                                                                Protection against reactive oxygen species in
OLIVER                Peter Laurence   University of Oxford                 University of Oxford                      UK      PAROSIN                                                                LS5
                                                                                                                                                neurodegeneration
                                                                                                                                                In vivo reprogramming: a novel route to brain
PARMAR                Malin            Lund University                      Lunds universitet                         SE      iN-BraiN                                                               LS5
                                                                                                                                                repair
                                                                                                                                                The Molecular Communication Mechanism of
                                                                                                                              Neurocommunic
PERLSON               Eran             Tel Aviv University                  Tel Aviv University                       IL                        Motor Neuron Survival and Synapse                    LS5
                                                                                                                              ation
                                                                                                                                                Maintenance
                                       Foundation for Research &            Foundation for Research and
POIRAZI               Panayiota                                                                                       EL      dEMORY            Dissecting the Role of Dendrites in Memory           LS5
                                       Technology Hellas                    Technolgy-Hellas (FORTH)
                                                                                                                                                Molecular Mechanisms of GABAergic synapse
                                       Spanish National Research            Consejo Superior de Investigaciones
RICO                  Beatriz                                                                                         ES      SYNAPDOMAIN       formation: spatial segregation in cortical           LS5
                                       Council (CSIC)                       Científicas
                                                                                                                                                inhibitory inputs



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RUIZ DE                                                                    Ruprecht-Karls-Universität                            NeuroVascular      Neuro-vascular communication in the neural
                      Carmen          University of Heidelberg                                                           DE                                                                           LS5
ALMODÓVAR EGEA                                                             Heidelberg                                            Link               tube during development
                                                                                                                                 NEURO-             Learning to read the code of large neural
SCHNEIDMAN            Elad            Weizmann Institute of Science        Weizmann Institute of Science                 IL                                                                           LS5
                                                                                                                                 POPCODE            populations
                                                                                                                                                    What makes our subjective perception of the
SCHWARZKOPF           Dietrich        University College London            University College London                     UK      WMOSPOTWU                                                            LS5
                                                                                                                                                    world unique?
                      Sukhwinder                                                                                                                    Mechanisms Underlying Treatment Responses
SHERGILL                              King's College London                King's College London                         UK      MUTRIPS                                                              LS5
                      Singh                                                                                                                         in Psychosis
                                      National Institute of Health and     Institut National de la Santé et de la                                   Roles of mitochondria in healthy and diseased
TRICAUD               Nicolas                                                                                            FR      MitoMyelin                                                           LS5
                                      Medical Research (Inserm)            Recherche Médicale                                                       myelin
                      Alexander                                                                                                                     The analysis of mitochondrial dynamics in
WHITWORTH                             University of Sheffield              University of Sheffield                       UK      DYNAMITO                                                             LS5
                      James                                                                                                                         ageing and neurodegeneration
                                                                           Institut du Cerveau et de la Moelle                                      Dynamic sensory-motor integration in spinal
WYART                 Claire          Brain & Spine Institute (ICM)                                                      FR      Optoloco                                                             LS5
                                                                           Épinière                                                                 circuits
                                                                           Max-Planck-Gesellschaft zur                                              Assembly and function of the crenarchaeal
ALBERS                Sonja-Verena    Max Planck Society                                                                 DE      ARCHAELLUM                                                           LS6
                                                                           Förderung der Wissenschaften e.V.                                        flagellum
                                      Swiss Federal Institute of           Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de                                          Virulence factors of facultative pathogens and
BLOKESCH              Melanie                                                                                            CH      VIR4ENV                                                              LS6
                                      Technology Lausanne (EPFL)           Lausanne                                                                 their role outside the human host
                                                                                                                                                    Inborn errors of innate immunity: systems
                                      Research Center for Molecular        Forschungszentrum für Molekulare
BOZTUG                Kaan                                                                                               AT      ImmunoCore         genomics route to the core of the immune          LS6
                                      Medicine (CeMM)                      Medizin GmbH
                                                                                                                                                    system
                                                                                                                                 Viral Host         Identification of Host Determinants for Virus
BRUMMELKAMP           Thijn Reinout   Netherlands Cancer Institute (NKI)   Het Nederlands Kanker Instituut               NL                                                                           LS6
                                                                                                                                 Factors            Entry using a Haploid Genetic Approach
                                                                                                                                                    Next generation sequencing for detection of
                                                                                                                                                    human primary immunodeficiency syndromes
BRYCESON              Yenan           Karolinska Institute                 Karolinska Institutet                         SE      SEQ-CYTOTOX                                                          LS6
                                                                                                                                                    characterized by impaired cytotoxic
                                                                                                                                                    lymphocyte function
                                                                                                                                                    NutrImmune: Nutrient-controlled molecular
DIEFENBACH            Andreas         University Medical Center Freiburg   Universitätsklinikum Freiburg                 DE      NutrImmune         pathways instructing development and function     LS6
                                                                                                                                                    of mucosa-associated innate lymphocytes
                                      National Institute of Health and     Institut National de la Santé et de la
DUMENIL               Guillaume                                                                                          FR      VIP                Blood vessels as a target for infection           LS6
                                      Medical Research (Inserm)            Recherche Médicale
                                                                                                                                 TranscriptionalN
GUARDA                Greta           University of Lausanne               Université de Lausanne                        CH                         Nlrs as Transcriptional Regulators                LS6
                                                                                                                                 LRs
                                      Swiss Federal Institute of           Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de                                          Consequences of helminth-bacterial
HARRIS                Nicola                                                                                             CH      COhABIT                                                              LS6
                                      Technology Lausanne (EPFL)           Lausanne                                                                 interactions
                                                                                                                                                    Deciphering cytosolic antibacterial immunity:
                                      National Institute of Health and     Institut National de la Santé et de la
HENRY                 Thomas                                                                                             FR      CytoBacLysis       from triggering bacteriolysis to Aim2             LS6
                                      Medical Research (Inserm)            Recherche Médicale
                                                                                                                                                    inflammasome activation
                                                                           Max-Planck-Gesellschaft zur                                              Bacterial effector secretion: Function and
KOLBE                 Michael         Max Planck Society                                                                 DE      Future T3SS                                                          LS6
                                                                           Förderung der Wissenschaften e.V.                                        Architecture of the Type 3 Secretion System


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                                                                                                                   Country
                                      National Center for Scientific        Centre National de la Recherche                                      Host-intestinal bacteria mutualism: "Learning
LEULIER               François                                                                                       FR      MutFlyGutBact                                                          LS6
                                      Research (CNRS)                       Scientifique                                                         on the fly"
                                                                                                                                                 Drosophila as a model host to study infections
LIGOXYGAKIS           Petros          University of Oxford                  University of Oxford                     UK      Droso-parasite                                                         LS6
                                                                                                                                                 by kinetoplastid parasites
MANEL                 Nicolas         Curie Institute                       Institut Curie                           FR      HIVINNATE           Innate sensing of HIV and immune responses         LS6
                                                                                                                                                 Endosomal dependent transport to the unique
MEISSNER              Markus          University of Glasgow                 University of Glasgow                    UK      EndoTox             secretory organelles of apicomplexan               LS6
                                                                                                                                                 parasites
                                      University of Lisbon - Institute of   Universidade de Lisboa, Instituto de             ParasiteNutriSe
MOTA                  Maria                                                                                          PT                          Nutrient sensing by parasites                      LS6
                                      Molecular Medicine                    Medicina Molecular                               nsing
                                                                                                                                                 The interaction landscape between microbial
                                                                                                                                                 colonization and functional genome of the
NETEA                 Mihai G.        Radboud University Nijmegen           Radboud Universiteit Nijmegen            NL      SysBioFun                                                              LS6
                                                                                                                                                 host: a systems biology approach in fungal
                                                                                                                                                 infections
                                                                            Max-Planck-Gesellschaft zur
PICHLMAIR             Andreas         Max Planck Society                                                             DE      iViP                Impact of virus infection on the host proteome     LS6
                                                                            Förderung der Wissenschaften e.V.
                                                                            Universidade Nova de Lisboa
                                                                                                                             ProteinLocalizati   Finding New Mechanisms for Protein
PINHO                 Mariana         New University of Lisbon - ITQB       Instituto de Tecnologia Quimica e        PT                                                                             LS6
                                                                                                                             on                  Localization in Bacteria
                                                                            Biologica
                                                                                                                                                 Memory B cell immunity in chronic viral
PINSCHEWER            Daniel D.       University of Geneva                  Université de Genève                     CH      ImmuniBy                                                               LS6
                                                                                                                                                 infection
                                                                                                                                                 The influence of environmental factors on
                                      Robert Bosch Society for Medical      Robert Bosch Gesellschaft für
WEHKAMP               Jan                                                                                            DE      Defensinactivity    antimicrobial activity of human intestinal         LS6
                                      Research                              Medizinische Forschung mbH
                                                                                                                                                 defensins
                                                                                                                                                 Signaling initiation and specificity in BAK1-
ZIPFEL                CYRIL           The Sainsbury Laboratory              The Sainsbury Laboratory                 UK      PHOSPHinnATE        dependent receptor kinase-mediated innate          LS6
                                                                                                                                                 immunity in Arabidopsis
                                                                                                                             Porous Silicon      Multistage-Multifunctional Porous Silicon
ALEMIDA SANTOS        Hélder          University of Helsinki                Helsingin yliopisto                      FI                                                                             LS7
                                                                                                                             Nanov               Nanovectors for Directed Theranostics
                                                                                                                                                 Nano-Sensitizer Cancer Cell Targeted
ANDRESEN              Thomas Lars     Technical University of Denmark       Danmarks Tekniske Universitet            DK      NaSTaR                                                                 LS7
                                                                                                                                                 Radiotherapy
                                                                                                                                                 Exploring the human brain using magnetic
                                      French Alternative Energies and       Commissariat à l'énergie atomique
BOULANT               Nicolas                                                                                        FR      EXPAT               resonance imaging and parallel transmission        LS7
                                      Atomic Energy Commission (CEA)        et aux énergies alternatives
                                                                                                                                                 at ultra-high field
                                                                                                                             AlcoholLifecours    Alcohol Consumption across the Life-course:
BRITTON               Anne Rebecca    University College London             University College London                UK                                                                             LS7
                                                                                                                             e                   Determinants and Consequences
BRUNETTI-PIERRI       Nicola          Telethon Foundation                   Fondazione Telethon                      IT      IEMTx               Therapies for inborn errors of metabolism          LS7
                                                                                                                                                 Probing Druggability of Multisubunit
CIULLI                Alessio         University of Cambridge               University of Cambridge                  UK      DrugE3CRLs                                                             LS7
                                                                                                                                                 Complexes: E3 Cullin RING Ligases
                                                                                                                                                 Elucidating early pathogenic mechanisms of
                                                                                                                             PD-
CONSIGLIO             Antonella       University of Barcelona               Universitat de Barcelona                 ES                          neurodegeneration in Parkinson's disease           LS7
                                                                                                                             HUMMODEL
                                                                                                                                                 through a humanized dynamic in vitro model


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                                                                                                                                                 Estimating the effective reproductive rate of M.
                      Bouke           Prince Leopold Institute of Tropical   Prins Leopold Instituut voor                                        tuberculosis from changes in molecular
DE JONG                                                                                                                    BE      INTERRUPTB                                                       LS7
                      Catherine       Medicine - Antwerp                     Tropische Geneeskunde                                               clustering rates, to measure the impact of
                                                                                                                                                 public health interventions on TB transmission
                                                                                                                                                 Novel tools to read and write the epigenetic
DEKKER                Frans Jacobus   University of Groningen                Rijksuniversiteit Groningen                   NL      FWGDekker                                                        LS7
                                                                                                                                                 code in inflammation
                                                                                                                                                 Molecular photoacoustic imaging during
DESJARDINS            Adrien          University College London              University College London                     UK      MOPHIM                                                           LS7
                                                                                                                                                 ultrasound-guided interventions
                                                                                                                                                 Improved Diagnosis and Management of Heart
EBBERS                Tino            University of Linkoeping               Linköpings universitet                        SE      HEART4FLOW                                                       LS7
                                                                                                                                                 Disease by 4D Blood Flow Assessment
                                                                                                                                                 3P's - Plastic-Antibodies, Plasmonics and
                                      School of Engineering, Polytechnic     Instituto Superior de Engenharia do
FERREIRA SALES        Maria Goreti                                                                                         PT      3P's          Photovoltaic-Cells: on-site screening of cancer    LS7
                                      of Porto                               Porto
                                                                                                                                                 biomarkers made possible
                                                                                                                                                 Counteracting psychosis by optimizing
GERMEYS               Inez Yvonne     Maastricht University                  Universiteit Maastricht                       NL      INTERACT                                                         LS7
                                                                                                                                                 interaction
                                                                                                                                                 New biomarkers for Alzheimer’s & Parkinson’s
HANSSON               Oskar           Lund University                        Lunds universitet                             SE      BioFinder     diseases - key tools for early diagnosis and       LS7
                                                                                                                                                 drug development
                      Anna Caecilia                                                                                                              Towards evidence-based genomic medicine:
                                      Erasmus Medical Center                 Erasmus Universitair Medisch                          GENOMICMEDI
JANSSENS              Josephina                                                                                            NL                    filling the evidence gaps through modelling        LS7
                                      Rotterdam                              Centrum Rotterdam                                     CINE
                      Wilhelmina                                                                                                                 studies
                                                                                                                                                 Vertical Microfluidic Probe: A nanoliter "Swiss
KAIGALA               Govind          IBM Research GmbH                      IBM Research GmbH                             CH      BioProbe      army knife" for chemistry and physics at           LS7
                                                                                                                                                 biological interfaces
                                                                             Rheinisch-Westfaelische Technische
                                                                                                                                                 Neoadjuvant Nanomedicines for vascular
LAMMERS               Twan            University Hospital Aachen             Hochschule Aachen,                            DE      NeoNaNo                                                          LS7
                                                                                                                                                 Normalization
                                                                             Universitätsklinikum Aachen
                                      Swiss Federal Institute of             Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de                                     Probing organ-level stem cell dynamics on a
LUTOLF                Matthias                                                                                             CH      STEMCHIP                                                         LS7
                                      Technology Lausanne (EPFL)             Lausanne                                                            chip
                                                                                                                                                 Signals for accommodative responses in
MONTES-MICO           Robert          University of Valencia                 Universitat de València                       ES      SACCO                                                            LS7
                                                                                                                                                 humans
                                                                                                                                                 Unravelling environmental exposures in the
NAWROT                Tim             Hasselt University                     Universiteit Hasselt                          BE      ENVIRONAGE                                                       LS7
                                                                                                                                                 core axis of ageing
                                                                                                                                                 Ultrafast Imaging of the Heart Using
                                      National Institute of Health and       Institut National de la Santé et de la                ULTRAECHOC
PERNOT                Mathieu                                                                                              FR                    Ultrasound: a breakthrough for early diagnosis     LS7
                                      Medical Research (Inserm)              Recherche Médicale                                    ARDIO
                                                                                                                                                 of cardiac diseases
                                      National Institute of Health and       Institut National de la Santé et de la                              Environmentally-induced Developmental
SLAMA                 Remy                                                                                                 FR      E-DOHaD                                                          LS7
                                      Medical Research (Inserm)              Recherche Médicale                                                  Origins of Health and Disease
                                                                                                                                                 Clonal evolution in acute leukemia: from
SOULIER               Jean            University of Paris 7 - Diderot        Université Paris Diderot - Paris 7            FR      CEVAL         molecular and functional profiling towards         LS7
                                                                                                                                                 therapeutic intervention
                                      Swiss Federal Institute of             Eidgenössische Technische
STAMPANONI            Marco                                                                                                CH      PhaseX        Phase contrast X-ray imaging for medicine          LS7
                                      Technology Zurich (ETH Zurich)         Hochschule Zürich


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STIEGER               Knut             University of Giessen                Justus-Liebig Universität Giessen         DE      REGAIN            Retinal Gene Alteration in XLRP                        LS7
                                                                                                                              ALLELECHOKE       DNA binding proteins for treatment of gain of
SURACE                Enrico Maria     Telethon Foundation                  Fondazione Telethon                       IT                                                                               LS7
                                                                                                                              R                 function mutations
                                                                                                                                                Investigating Hereditary Cancer Predisposition
TISCHKOWITZ           Marc Derek       University of Cambridge              University of Cambridge                   UK      IHCAP                                                                    LS7
                                                                                                                                                – a combined genomics approach
                                                                                                                              LaserHearingAid   Laser: driving force for a new generation of
WENZEL                Gentiana Ioana   Saarland University                  Universität des Saarlandes                DE                                                                               LS7
                                                                                                                              s                 hearing aids
                                                                                                                                                The Past, Present and Future of Neotropical
ANTONELLI             Alexandre        University of Gothenburg             Göteborgs Universitet                     SE      NEOTROPICS                                                               LS8
                                                                                                                                                Biodiversity
                                                                                                                                                Origins and factors governing adaptation:
BATAILLON             Thomas           Aarhus University                    Aarhus Universitet                        DK      ADAPT             Insights from experimental evolution and               LS8
                                                                                                                                                population genomic data
                                                                                                                                                Fitness drivers in long-distance migrants: the
BEARHOP               Stuart           University of Exeter                 University of Exeter                      UK      STATEMIG          interacting roles of physiology, social biology,       LS8
                                                                                                                                                ecological and physical environments
                                                                                                                                                Functional redundancy of bacterial
BELL                  Thomas           Imperial College London              Imperial College London                   UK      Redundancy                                                               LS8
                                                                                                                                                communities in the laboratory and in the wild
                                                                            Stichting Nederlands Centrum Voor                                   The Origin of Jawed Vertebrates and the
BRAZEAU               Martin Daniel    Naturalis Biodiversity Center                                                  NL      JAWEVOL                                                                  LS8
                                                                            Biodiversiteit Naturalis                                            Evolution of Morphology in Deep Time
                                                                                                                                                Coevolution of bacteria and conjugative
BROCKHURST            Michael          University of Liverpool              University of Liverpool                   UK      COEVOCON                                                                 LS8
                                                                                                                                                plasmids
                                                                                                                                                Social development and life history evolution in
CANT                  Michael          University of Exeter                 University of Exeter                      UK      SOCODEV                                                                  LS8
                                                                                                                                                cooperative mammals: an integrated approach
                                                                                                                                                Solving an evolutionary jigsaw puzzle: A next-
                      Thijs Johannes
ETTEMA                                 Uppsala University                   Uppsala universitet                       SE      PUZZLE_CELL       generation genomics approach to trace the              LS8
                      Gerardus
                                                                                                                                                origins of the eukaryotic cell
                                                                                                                                                Compensatory Evolution and Epistasis in
                                       Swiss Tropical and Public Health     Schweizerisches Tropen- und Public
GAGNEUX               Sebastien                                                                                       CH      EVODRTB           Multidrug-resistant Mycobacterium                      LS8
                                       Institute                            Health Institut
                                                                                                                                                tuberculosis
                                                                                                                                                The role of nuclear gene flow in the
HOFREITER             Michael          University of York                   University of York                        UK      GeneFlow                                                                 LS8
                                                                                                                                                evolutionary history of Pleistocene mammals
                                       Swiss Federal Institute of           Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de                                     Describing Evolution with Theoretical,
JENSEN                Jeffrey                                                                                         CH      DETECT                                                                   LS8
                                       Technology Lausanne (EPFL)           Lausanne                                                            Empirical, and Computational Tools
                                                                                                                                                The origin of the fittest: canalization, plasticity
                                                                                                                              BALDWINIAN_B
KILNER                Rebecca          University of Cambridge              University of Cambridge                   UK                        and selection as a consequence of                      LS8
                                                                                                                              EETLES
                                                                                                                                                provisioning during development
                                                                                                                                                Ancient Pathogen Genomics of Re-Emerging
KRAUSE                Johannes         University of Tuebingen              Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen       DE      APGREID                                                                  LS8
                                                                                                                                                Infectious Disease
                                                                                                                                                Dosage sensitive genes in evolution and
MCLYSAGHT             Aoife            Trinity College Dublin               Trinity College Dublin                    IE      DOSE                                                                     LS8
                                                                                                                                                disease



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                                                                                                                         Country
                                                                                                                                                    Coevolutionary Quantitative Genetics of
REID                  Jane Margaret     University of Aberdeen                  University of Aberdeen                     UK      PolyInbreed      Polyandry and Inbreeding in the Wild: New            LS8
                                                                                                                                                    Theory and Test
                                                                                                                                                    Dissecting the genetic basis of divergent and
                                        Queen Mary and Westfield                Queen Mary and Westfield College,
ROSSITER              Stephen James                                                                                        UK      EVOGENO          convergent evolution: From individuals to            LS8
                                        College, University of London           University of London
                                                                                                                                                    species radiations
                                                                                                                                                    Macroecological studies of long-term historical
SVENNING              Jens-Christian    Aarhus University                       Aarhus Universitet                         DK      HISTFUNC         constraints on functional diversity and              LS8
                                                                                                                                                    ecosystem functioning across continents
                                        National Institute of Health and        Institut National de la Santé et de la             GENPHENBAC       Genetic and Phenotypic Modelling of Bacterial
TENAILLON             Olivier Antoine                                                                                      FR                                                                            LS8
                                        Medical Research (Inserm)               Recherche Médicale                                 T                Evolution
                                                                                                                                                    Influence of nutrient starvation on corals'
WIEDENMANN            Joerg             University of Southampton               University of Southampton                  UK      INCORALS                                                              LS8
                                                                                                                                                    susceptibility to bleaching
                                        Technion - Israel Institute of          Technion - Israel Institute of
YANAI                 Itai                                                                                                 IL      EvoDevoPaths     Evolution of Developmental Gene Pathways             LS8
                                        Technology                              Technology
                                                                                                                                   MagnetoGenetic   Reverse engineering the vertebrate molecular
*                                                                                                                          DE
                                                                                                                                   s                machinery for magnetic biomineralisation
                                                                                                                                                                                                         LS9

                                                                                Johann Wolfgang Goethe-                                             Function and production of secondary
BODE                  Helge B.          University of Frankfurt                                                            DE      PROSECMET                                                             LS9
                                                                                Universität Frankfurt am Main                                       metabolites
                      Jorunn Indra
BOS                                     The James Hutton Institute              The James Hutton Institute                 UK      APHIDHOST        Molecular determinants of aphid host range           LS9
                      Berit
                                                                                                                                                    Nitrogenase and Nitrous Oxide Reductase:
EINSLE                Oliver            University of Freiburg                  Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg        DE      N-ABLE           Biomolecular Engineering of Complex Redox            LS9
                                                                                                                                                    Enzymes
GERBER                Doron             Bar Ilan University                     Bar Ilan University                        IL      MuDLOC           Multi-Dimensional Lab-On-Chip                        LS9
                                                                                                                                                    REwiring the nucleus TowaRds plant
HUITEMA               Edgar             University of Dundee                    University of Dundee                       UK      RETRaIN                                                               LS9
                                                                                                                                                    ImmuNity
                                                                                                                                                    Biotechnological optimization of light use
MOROSINOTTO           Tomas             University of Padua                     Università degli Studi di Padova           IT      BioLEAP                                                               LS9
                                                                                                                                                    efficiency in algae photobioreactors
                                                                                                                                                    Synthetic Metabolism in Plants: Elucidating
                                                                                                                                                    Vinblastine Biosynthesis and Implementing
O'CONNOR              Sarah Ellen       University of East Anglia               University of East Anglia                  UK      SynPlantMet                                                           LS9
                                                                                                                                                    Strategies to Overproduce Complex Plant
                                                                                                                                                    Metabolites
                      Korneel Pieter                                                                                                                Starting an electrical conversation between
RABAEY                Herman Leo        Ghent University                        Universiteit Gent                          BE      ELECTROTALK      microorganisms and electrodes to achieve             LS9
                      Ann                                                                                                                           bioproduction
                                        Vienna University of Natural                                                                                Interaction and actuation of lipid membranes
REIMHULT              Erik                                                      Universität für Bodenkultur Wien           AT      InterAct-MemNP                                                        LS9
                                        Resources and Life Sciences                                                                                 with magnetic nanoparticles
                                        Leibniz Institute for Solid State and   Leibniz-Institut für Festkörper- und
SÁNCHEZ ORDÓÑEZ       Samuel                                                                                               DE      LT-NRBS          Lab-in-a-tube and Nanorobotic biosensors             LS9
                                        Materials Research Dresden              Werkstoffforschung Dresden e.V.
                                                                                                                                                    Customized Micro Total Analysis Systems to
SIKANEN               Tiina Marjukka    University of Helsinki                  Helsingin yliopisto                        FI      CUMTAS                                                                LS9
                                                                                                                                                    Study Human Phase I Metabolism

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                                                                                                                 Country
                      Jan-Berend      Royal Netherlands Institute for      Stichting Koninklijk Nederlands                                 Transatlantic fluxes of Saharan dust: changing
 STUUT                                                                                                             NL      DustTraffic                                                           LS9
                      Willem          Sea Research (NIOZ)                  Instituut voor Zeeonderzoek (NIOZ)                              climate through fertilising the ocean?
                                      Chemistry Institute of the Slovak    Institute of Chemistry, Slovak                                  Electrochemical LEctin and glycan biochips
 TKAC                 Jan                                                                                          SK      ELENA                                                                 LS9
                                      Academy of Sciences                  Academy of Sciences                                             integrated with NAnostructures
                                                                                                                                           Priming of plant immunity: from its onset to
 TON                  Jurriaan        University of Sheffield              University of Sheffield                 UK      Prime-a-Plant                                                         LS9
                                                                                                                                           trans-generational maintenance




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Physical sciences and Engineering                       Life Sciences                                                      Social Sciences and Humanities
PE1 Mathematics                                         LS1 Molecular & Structural Biology & Biochemistry                  SH1 Individuals, institutions & markets
PE2 Fundamental constituents of matter                  LS2 Genetics, Genomics, Bioinformatics & Systems Biology           SH2 Institutions, values, beliefs and behaviour
PE3 Condensed matter physics                            LS3 Cellular and Developmental Biology                             SH3 Environment, space & population
PE4 Physical & Analytical Chemical sciences             LS4 Physiology, Pathophysiology & Endocrinology                    SH4 The Human Mind and its complexity
PE5 Synthetic chemistry and materials                   LS5 Neurosciences & neural disorders                               SH5 Cultures & cultural production
PE6 Computer science & informatics                      LS6 Immunity & infection                                           SH6 The study of the human past
PE7 Systems & communication engineering                 LS7 Diagnostic tools, therapies & public health
PE8 Products & processes engineering                    LS8 Evolutionary, population & environmental biology
PE9 Universe sciences                                   LS9 Applied life sciences & biotechnology
PE10 Earth System Science
                                                           EU Member States           FP7 Associated Countries
                                                           AT Austria                 AL Albania
                                                           BE Belgium                 BA Bosnia and Herzegovina
                                                           BG Bulgaria                CH Switzerland
                                                           CY Cyprus                  HR Croatia
                                                           CZ Czech Republic          IL Israel
                                                           DE Germany                 IS Iceland
                                                           DK Denmark                 FO Faroe Islands
                                                           EE Estonia                 LI Liechtenstein
                                                           EL Greece                  MD Moldova
                                                           ES Spain                   ME Montenegro
                                                           FI Finland                 MK FYR of Macedonia
                                                           FR France                  NO Norway
                                                           HU Hungary                 RS Serbia
                                                           IE Ireland                 TR Turkey
                                                           IT Italy
                                                           LT Lithuania
                                                           LU Luxembourg
                                                           LV Latvia
                                                           MT Malta
                                                           NL Netherlands
                                                           PL Poland
                                                           PT Portugal
                                                           RO Romania
                                                           SE Sweden
                                                           SI Slovenia
                                                           SK Slovakia
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