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We are raising money to send students to Boston and present our project – AlgAranha – at iGEM, an important international synthetic biology competition

Did you know that over 11 million people need medical care due to severe burns every year? We propose an innovative solution, easy to apply and that can be produced in large scale: a super aid for the treatment of burn victims. We are raising money to present our project – AlgAranha – at iGEM, an important international synthetic biology competition, in Boston (United States).

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DNA sequencing of Cochineal bug to save the families of rural producers

Cochineal bugs are decimating a cactus that is the main source of food for cattle during long periods of drought in the Brazilian Northeast region. It’s drastically affecting the environment, population and local economy. The genome analysis of the bug is of key importance in order to find new ways to control the plague and that’s what we intend to do with your help.

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