Tianjin University (TJU) would like to congratulate Professor Jay Siegel, Professor Peter Taylor, Associate Professor Huiyuan Wu, and Associate Professor Zhiguang Yuchi of TJU’s Health Science Platform for their success in receiving funding under FAPESP’s SPRINT 1st Edition 2018 program.
The Objective of the program between Brazil's researchers and China's researchers is to promote the engagement of researchers affiliated to Tianjin University's Health Science Platform and researchers in the State of São Paulo in order to: further develop qualitatively ongoing research projects; and work cooperatively aiming at the elaboration of joint research projects for the medium to long term.
Professor Siegel's project is on Pharmacochemistry and photochemistry of corannulenes and natural antioxidants; Professor Taylor's project is on Computational Bioinorganic Chemistry & High-Performance Computing; Associate Professor Wu's project is on Drug discovery targeting polyglutamylation in neurodegenerative disorders, and Associate Professor Yuchi's project is on the Structure and function studies of sodium channel to the development of green pesticides. Professors Siegel and Taylor will collaborate with the Instituto de Química at the University of São Paulo while Associate Professor Wu will collaborate with the Instituto Butantan, and Associate Professor Yuchi with the Universidade Federal de São Paulo.
Further information about the FAPESP’s SPRINT 1st Edition 2018 can be found at http://health.tju.edu.cn/oneschool/Front/post/6019/menutitle/News and http://www.fapesp.br/sprint/call12018