Seven projects funded by 2019 Spanish call "Retos y Generación de Conocimiento"

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Seven projects funded by 2019 Spanish call "Retos y Generación de Conocimiento"

On the 1st of September 2020, it was published in the Boletín Oficial del Estado the final resolution of the call corresponding to the year 2019 of the R&D projects (Retos y Generación de Conocimiento) of the Spanish State Plan for Scientific and Technical Research and Innovation 2017-2020.

Seven CRAG projects have been funded in this call:

Principal Investigator

Project Title


Miguel Pérez Enciso

Deep is beautiful: Deep learning applications to genomic prediction


Julia Qüesta

Elucidating the roles of VAL and long non-coding RNAs in promoting post-germinative development in plants


Paloma Mas

Circadian clock control of mitochondrial activity and energy homeostasis in Arabidopsis thaliana


Juan José López-Moya

Analysis of multiple viral infections in sweet potato and other plants: interpretation and potential uses


Marc Valls, Núria Sánchez-Coll

New mechanism-based strategies to control bacterial diseases in the field


Marcel Amills

Using massive sequencing and genotyping tools to evaluate the impact of genetic variation on goat dairy and viability phenotypes


Josep Mª Casacuberta, Carlos Vicient

Transposons, a rich source of genetic variability in crops



The projects in this call are funded by the Spanish Ministry of Science and Innovation through the Spanish State Research Agency (AEI).