Opendata, web and dolomites

BehavIndividuality SIGNED

Uncovering the basis of behavioral individuality across developmental time-scales

Total Cost €

0

EC-Contrib. €

0

Partnership

0

Views

0

Project "BehavIndividuality" data sheet

The following table provides information about the project.

Coordinator
TECHNION - ISRAEL INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY 

Organization address
address: SENATE BUILDING TECHNION CITY
city: HAIFA
postcode: 32000
website: www.technion.ac.il

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 Israel [IL]
 Total cost 1˙375˙000 €
 EC max contribution 1˙375˙000 € (100%)
 Programme 1. H2020-EU.1.1. (EXCELLENT SCIENCE - European Research Council (ERC))
 Code Call ERC-2019-STG
 Funding Scheme ERC-STG
 Starting year 2019
 Duration (year-month-day) from 2019-12-01   to  2024-11-30

 Partnership

Take a look of project's partnership.

# participants  country  role  EC contrib. [€] 
1    TECHNION - ISRAEL INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY IL (HAIFA) coordinator 1˙375˙000.00

Map

 Project objective

A fundamental question in biology is why different individuals show different behaviors. While individuality in behavior is usually explained by genetic heterogeneity or differences in environmental exposures, more recent studies have shown that stable behavioral variation is also observed among isogenic individuals that were raised in the same environment. However, this important and potentially conserved epigenetic source of individual-to-individual behavioral variation remains largely unexplored. I have recently developed a novel imaging setup, using C. elegans, that allowed for the first time to study behavioral individuality across the full development time of animals, at high spatiotemporal resolution and under tightly controlled environmental conditions (Stern et al. Cell 2017). By using this unique system I found that isogenic animals show long-term behavioral individuality that persists across all developmental stages, and was dependent on specific neuromodulators. In this proposal I suggest to study how behavioral individuality emerges across development from non-genetic differences among individuals. In particular, I plan to (i) identify neuronal circuits and variations therein that lead to different behavioral states among individuals by combining my established methods for longitudinal behavioral quantifications with cutting-edge neuronal imaging and molecular techniques; (ii) study the role of conserved epigenetic mechanisms in generating stable neuronal and behavioral variations by integrating high-throughput gene-expression, neuronal, and behavioral analyses in single animals; and (iii) explore how stressful conditions affect behavioral individuality. I hypothesize that stress may enhance variation as a population-level mechanism to diversify risk in the face of complex or unpredictable conditions. The proposed research will shed light on novel processes that establish and maintain inter-individual diversity in neuronal and behavioral patterns.

Are you the coordinator (or a participant) of this project? Plaese send me more information about the "BEHAVINDIVIDUALITY" 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 "BEHAVINDIVIDUALITY" are provided by the European Opendata Portal: CORDIS opendata.

More projects from the same programme (H2020-EU.1.1.)

T-GRAND-SLAM (2019)

Translating the Global Refined Analysis of Newly transcribed RNA and Decay rates by SLAM-seq

Read More  

DYMOLAMO (2018)

Dynamic Modeling of Labor Market Mobility and Human Capital Accumulation

Read More  

NanoPD_P (2020)

High throughput multiplexed trace-analyte screening for diagnostics applications

Read More  
lastchecktime (2022-12-04 21:29:02) correctly updated