- “Innate immunity and silencing in plant defense against plant pararetroviruses”. 2009-2015. Funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF).
- “Next generation sequencing for studying viruses and RNA silencing-based antiviral defense in crop plants”. 2011-2015. Funded by European Cooperation in Science and Technology (COST).
- “Plant virus control employing RNA-based vaccines: A novel non-transgenic strategy.” 2009-2013. The COST action FA0806.
- “siRomics for universal diagnostics of viral disease and virus diversity studies”. 2013-2016. Funded through a Marie-Curie IDP Bridges grant.