Opendata, web and dolomites

UVSIGNAL SIGNED

Unravelling the mechanisms underlying the evolution of ultraviolet signals

Total Cost €

0

EC-Contrib. €

0

Partnership

0

Views

0

Project "UVSIGNAL" data sheet

The following table provides information about the project.

Coordinator
SORBONNE UNIVERSITE 

Organization address
address: 21 RUE DE L'ECOLE DE MEDECINE
city: PARIS
postcode: 75006
website: n.a.

contact info
title: n.a.
name: n.a.
surname: n.a.
function: n.a.
email: n.a.
telephone: n.a.
fax: n.a.

 Coordinator Country France [FR]
 Total cost 185˙076 €
 EC max contribution 185˙076 € (100%)
 Programme 1. H2020-EU.1.3.2. (Nurturing excellence by means of cross-border and cross-sector mobility)
 Code Call H2020-MSCA-IF-2017
 Funding Scheme MSCA-IF-EF-ST
 Starting year 2018
 Duration (year-month-day) from 2018-04-01   to  2020-03-31

 Partnership

Take a look of project's partnership.

# participants  country  role  EC contrib. [€] 
1    SORBONNE UNIVERSITE FR (PARIS) coordinator 185˙076.00

Map

 Project objective

Animals use a bewildering diversity of signals to communicate. Displays of colour signals have always baffled naturalists and their study has greatly advanced our understanding of animal communication. Invisible to the human eye, ultraviolet (UV) signals have long been overlooked by scientists and yet, they are ubiquitous in the animal kingdom. Despite a growing body of work in the recent years, the mechanisms involved in the evolution of UV signals are still far from fully understood. The over-arching aim of this project is to provide insights on how UV signals can become stable through evolutionary times. Common lizards (Zootoca vivipara) are an excellent model species to tackle these questions because males display a conspicuous patch of UV colour on their throat, which is involved in male-male competition. To investigate the forces that shape and ensure the honesty of these signals, this project will use several complementary approaches combining genomics, endocrinology, and experimental manipulations using wild and captive populations of common lizards. This complementarity between genomics and hormonal effects will provide invaluable insights on a potential correlation ensuring signals honesty, at both the genetic and phenotypic level. We will identify the genetic variants responsible for UV variations and examine how they relate to hormone secretion. This multidisciplinary approach has the advantage of using promising methods that are rarely used in this field, and thus have the potential to generate original and interesting results.

Are you the coordinator (or a participant) of this project? Plaese send me more information about the "UVSIGNAL" project.

For instance: the website url (it has not provided by EU-opendata yet), the logo, a more detailed description of the project (in plain text as a rtf file or a word file), some pictures (as picture files, not embedded into any word file), twitter account, linkedin page, etc.

Send me an  email (fabio@fabiodisconzi.com) and I put them in your project's page as son as possible.

Thanks. And then put a link of this page into your project's website.

The information about "UVSIGNAL" are provided by the European Opendata Portal: CORDIS opendata.

More projects from the same programme (H2020-EU.1.3.2.)

InProSMod (2021)

Cholinergic and NMDAR-dependent recruitment of Layer 1 Interneuron shapes cortical motor Processing through network States Modulation

Read More  

NeoPur (2019)

New treatments and novel diagnostic tests for neonatal seizures based on purinergic signaling.

Read More  

WATCH (2019)

Wessex–Armorica: Territories, Connections and Hierarchies

Read More