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Principals projectes d'investigació i contractes

- 2015 to 2017.
"New Metagenomics and Molecular Based Tools For European Scale Identification And Control Of Emergent Microbial Contaminants In Irrigation Water".
(European Water JPI program, JPIW2013-095-c03-01) (METAWATER). PI and coordinator of the project: Rosina Girones. (The METAWATER consortium comprises 8 partners. In Spain, three parters, Rosina Girones,Universitat de Barcelona (coordinator), Maria José Figueras, Universitat Rovira i Virgili and José Luis Alonso Universidad Politecnica de Valencia; in Denmark, Charlotta Löfström, Technical University of Denmark; in Cyprus, Georgios T. Papageorgiou, State General; and in Germany three partners: Christiane Höller, Bavarian Health and Food Safety Authority, Margit Schade, Bavarian Environment Agency, and Michael Seidel, Technische Universität München)..
- 2015 to 2016.
"Development of an affordable point-of-use test for detection of enteric viruses and viral fecal indicators in water".
Enhancing Learning and Research for Humanitarian Assistance (ELRHA), Humanitarian Innovation, Participants: University of Barcelona, Intermon Oxfam, IUL S.A. PI and coordinator of the project: Rosina Girones and Sílvia Bofill-Mas..
- 2014 to 2016. Grup de Recerca Consolidat Reconegut per la Generalitat de Catalunya. 2014 SGR 914
"Virus, bacteria and protozoa of interest in public health (VirBaP)".
PI and coordinator of the project: Rosina Girones.
- 2013 to 2014. Humanitarian Innovations Fund
"Water Disinfection Protocols for Hepatitis E Virus (WADHE)".
Participants Intermon Oxfam and University of Barcelona. PI and coordinator of the project: Rosina Girones.
- 2013 to 2015. Programa RecerCaixa
"Improving deep sequencing techniques for fast identification of viral pathogens in water and Food".
2012ACUP 003300. PI and coordinator of the project: Rosina Girones.
- 2013 to 2015. HIMAC project proposal
"Intercomparison study of astrobiological model systems in their response to major components of the galactic cosmic radiation STARLIFE".
Coordinated by Dr. Ralf Moeller & Dr. Stefan Leuko. PI of the project: Rosina Girones..
- 2012. Ministerio de Asuntos Exteriores y Cooperación, Programa de Cooperación Interuniversitaria e Investigación Científica
"Evaluación de la contaminación fecal en aguas superficiales de Guatemala mediante análisis molecular de indicadores víricos, bacterianos y otros virus de interés clínico. A1/038324/11".
Participants: Universidad San Carlos, Guatemala and University of Barcelona. PI and coordinator of the project: Sílvia-Bofill-Mas..
- 2012 to 2015. Ministerio de Ciencia e Innovación. Recursos y tecnologías Agroalimentarias, Ciencia y Tecnología de los alimentos
"Identification of novel viruses analyzed by deep sequencing and emergent pathogenic bacteria in sewage and reclaimed water and evaluation of the risk derived for food safety".
AGL2011-30461-C02-01/ALI. PI and coordinator of the project: Rosina Girones. Participants: Hospital Vall d’Hebrón, Iniversitat Rovira i Virgili, University of Barcelona.
- 2011 to 2012. Ministerio de Ciencia e Innovación, subprograma de Acciones Complementarias a proyectos de investigación fundamental no orientada
"Grupo de trabajo sobre alimentación y salud. AGL2010-12259-E (subprograma ALI)".
28.800,00 €. Role: Participant. PI: Isidra Recio Sánchez, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas. Participants: 21 research laboratories in Spain.
- 2011 to 2012. Universidad de Barcelona/Intermon Oxfam. Programa de Cooperación Interuniversitària
"Implementació de mètodes per concentrar i detectar indicadors de contaminació fecal d’origen viral en aigües al Laboratoire de Qualité de l'Eau et de l'Environnement, LAQUE, Université Quisqueya, Haiti".
Participants: Intermon Oxfam, Universidad de Quisqueya, Haiti. PI and coordinator of the project: Sílvia Bofill-Mas..
- 2011 to 2014. Austrian Science Fund (FWF)
"Fecal Source Tracking Along the Urban Waste Water Path. P22309-B20 (Internationally peer reviewed project)".
Participant, PI: Andreas Farnleitner, Participants: Vienne University of Technology, Medical University of Vienna, University of Barcelona.
- 2010 to 2013. European Commission, FP7, 243923. VIROCLIME
"Impact of climate change on the fate, transport and risk management of viral pathogens in water".
Coordinator David Kay, vicecoordinator Peter Wyn-Jones. Participants 6 research centers in Europe and one in Brazil. PI. And Leader of two work packages on parameterization and microbial source tracking tools: Rosina Girones.
- 2009 to 2011. Ministerio de Ciencia e Innovación, Spain
"Integrated risk analysis using molecular methods of microbial emergent pathogens in water and food: stability, disinfection and source tracking. AGL2008-05275-C01/ALI".
PI and coordinator of the project: Rosina Girones..
- 2009 to 2014. European Commission, FP7 Cooperation Work Programme: Food, Agriculture and Fisheries, and Biotechnologies. Project reference: EU FW7 222887-2
"rotecting the food chain from prions: shaping European priorities through basic and applied research (Priority)".
Participants 19 research centers in Europe and one in Israel. PI and leader of the work package on prions in the environment: Rosina Girones..
- 2009 to 2010. Ministerio de Asuntos Exteriores y Cooperación. Programa de Cooperación Interuniversitaria e Investigación Científica entre España y Iberoamérica. Cooperation with the University of Santa Catherina in Florianopolis, Brazil
"Design and evaluation of methods for the study of the risk associated to the consumption of shellfish contaminated with human viruses".
PI and coordinator of the project: Rosina Girones.
- 2009 to 2010.
"Identification of sources of HEV infections in Eastern Chad".
Collaboration with Intermon Oxfam. FBG 301043. PI and coordinator of the project: Rosina Girones..
- 2008 to 2010.
"Diagnostic and characterizations of the JCPyV infections and reactivations in patients with Multiple Sclerosis undergoing new treatments with immunomodulators".
Study directed by Dr. Roland Martin, Director of the Institut für Neuroimmunologie und klinische MS Forschung (INIMS). Zentrum für Molekulare Neurobiologie (ZMNH), University of Hamburg, Germany. PI: Rosina Girones..
- 2008 to 2011. European Commission. Food, Agriculture and Fisheries, and Biotechnology. Contract 213178
"Integrated Monitoring and control of foodborne viruses in European food supply chains (VITAL)".
- 2007 to 2009. European Commission, Policy-oriented research. EPIBATHE, Project Reference EU FW6 022618
"Health effects of bathing water exposures".
Coordinator David Kay. PI: Rosina Girones.
- 2006 to 2008. AGBAR, funded by ALLIANCE (Alliance HE0603, FBG304030)
"Emergent viruses in water and the use of polyomaviruses and adenoviruses as indicators of the quality of water".
PI and coordinator of the project: Rosina Girones..
- 2006 to 2008. NIH, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, USA
"Recovery and characterization of HEV strains form the environment in Egypt".
PI and coordinator of the project: Rosina Girones..
- 2005 to 2007. European Commission, Policy-oriented research, (513648 (SSPI))
"Methods for the concentration and detection of adenoviruses and noroviruses in European bathing waters with reference to the revision of the bathing water directive 76/160/EEC -VIROBATHE-".
Rosina Girones was the leader of of a workpackage on the development of quantitative molecular methods and typification of viral strains.
- 2005 to 2008. Spanish ministry of Education and Science (AGL2005-07776-C03-02)
"Development of molecular methods for the detection and epidemiological typing of pathogenic human emergent viruses if interests in food safety".
PI and coordinator of the project: Rosina Girones..
- 2004 to 2006. Foundation AGBAR. FBG 303553
"Emergent viruses in water and the use of polyomaviruses and adenoviruses as indicators of the quality of water".
- 2002 to 2006. Spanish Ministry of Science and Technology (EET2001-4814-C02-01)
"Excretion and transmission of prionic proteins through sewage water and fecal contamination".
PI and coordinator of the project: Rosina Girones..
- 2000 to 2002. Spanish Ministry of Sanity and Consumption (FIS 00/1123)
"Identification of new strains of the virus of hepatitis E (HEV) causing acute hepatitis and of their potential animal reservoirs".
PI and coordinator of the project: Rosina Girones..
- 1998 to 2001. FAIR-CT98-4039  European Union, Program: AGRI - Agriculture and agro-industry including fisheries. AIR
"Development of techniques for monitoring and control of human viral contamination of shellfish".
PI and coordinator of the project: Rosina Girones.
- 1998 to 2001. FAIR-CT98-4039  European Union, Program: AGRI - Agriculture and agro-industry including fisheries. AIR
"Development of techniques for monitoring and control of human viral contamination of shellfish".
PI and coordinator of the project: Rosina Girones..
- 1997 to 2003. CBER, U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) (FDA 122987 00 97 GF 00).
"Detection and recovery of field strains of SV40".
PI and coordinator of the project: Rosina Girones.
METAWATER

New METAgenomics and molecular based tools for european scale identification and control of emergent microbial contaminants in irrigation WATER.

Irrigation water may be the source of microbiological contamination of fresh vegetables and has been associated to important food-borne epidemics of gastroenteritis, acute hepatitis and other important diseases.

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TRAÇAR L'ORIGEN DE LA CONTAMINACIÓ A L'AIGUA DE POU

Rusiñol M., Bofill-Mas S., Hundesa A., Guerrero-Latorre L., Fernández-Cassi X., Fresno S., Aguado D., Figuerola N., Gonzales E., Girones R.