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Project ID: UOM-FAPESP_2015
Type: FAPESP/UOM SPRINT grant
Funding: University of Melbourne and FAPESP
Amount: $40K
Period: 2015-2017
Proposal: UOM-FAPESP_2015.pdf
Marine genomics: Genome biology and evolution of key primary producers

This is a bilateral exchange project between the laboratories of Mariana De Oliveira (University of Sao Paulo) and Heroen Verbruggen (University of Melbourne). The project focuses on questions in algal comparative and evolutionary genomics. The project reflects the shared interests and expertise between the groups and aims to stimulate research output and exchange of skills. The project consists of a workshop, exchange of postgrad students, and the generation of pilot data to be used in joint funding bids. For more information, please read the project proposal.