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Unraveling molecular mechanisms of plant adaptation in the extreme and biodiverse Brazilian campos rupestres

Grant number: 20/02084-0
Support Opportunities:Scholarships in Brazil - Doctorate
Effective date (Start): May 01, 2020
Effective date (End): February 29, 2024
Field of knowledge:Interdisciplinary Subjects
Principal Investigator:Paulo Arruda
Grantee:Mariana Feitosa Cavalheiro
Host Institution: Centro de Biologia Molecular e Engenharia Genética (CBMEG). Universidade Estadual de Campinas (UNICAMP). Campinas , SP, Brazil
Host Company:Universidade Estadual de Campinas (UNICAMP). Centro de Biologia Molecular e Engenharia Genética (CBMEG)
Associated research grant:16/23218-0 - The Genomics for Climate Change Research Center, AP.PCPE

Abstract

In this project we will compare species pairs within genera adapted to different soil substrates from the most species-rich families in the campos rupestres. We will generate high quality reference genomes aiming to identify genomic features associated with plant adaptation to extreme environments. In addition, we will also perform transcriptomics of roots and leaves and perform root functional characterization of the selected species. Further analysis will be used for the identification and nomination of candidate-genes to the GCCRC plant biotechnology pipeline for the development of transgenic plants adapted to poor nutrient soil conditions. (AU)

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(References retrieved automatically from Web of Science and SciELO through information on FAPESP grants and their corresponding numbers as mentioned in the publications by the authors)
ZUVANOV, LUIZA; BASSO GARCIA, ANA LETYCIA; CORRER, FERNANDO HENRIQUE; BIZARRIA JR, RODOLFO; DA COSTA FILHO, AILTON PEREIRA; DA COSTA, ALISSON HAYASI; THOMAZ, ANDREA T.; MENDES PINHEIRO, ANA LUCIA; RIANO-PACHON, DIEGO MAURICIO; WINCK, FLAVIA VISCHI; et al. he experience of teaching introductory programming skills to bioscientists in Brazi. PLOS COMPUTATIONAL BIOLOGY, v. 17, n. 11, . (17/21983-3, 19/10727-1, 15/03541-8, 20/02084-0, 19/24412-2, 17/10373-0, 19/07526-4, 20/04437-8)

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