Researchers from UCIBIO and LAQV will be present at the National Biotechnology Festival on the 10th and 11th of April. UCIBIO and other several portuguese scientific institutions in the biotechnology field demonstrate the relevance, excitement and wonder of biotechnology to students, teachers and general public at the Pavilion of Knowledge. It is an excellent opportunity to know how biotechnology affects our daily lives, throughout more than 40 hands-on activities.
Filipa Marcelo, researcher at the Bio-NMR Spectroscopy Research Lab, has been nominated National Delegate of the Action Management Committee. The COST Action CM1407, “Challenging organic syntheses inspired by nature - from natural products chemistry to drug discovery”, involves 28 countries.
The poster “Imaging Properties and Cytotoxicity studies in MCF-7 Human Breast Cancer Cells using a novel Quinoline Molecular Probe and the derived functionalized Gold Nanoparticles” by Carlos Lodeiro, co-head of the Bioscope group at UCIBIO and Professor at the Chemistry Department - FCT/UNL, was selected for the Excellent Poster Presentation Award at the 3rd Nanomedicine for Imaging and Treatment Conference.
Integrative Structural Biology tools for the study of protein-ligand interactions
The course will take place at FCT-Universidade NOVA de Lisboa, in the campus of Caparica, Portugal, from 13-19 July 2015.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: June 15, 2015 (attendance is limited to 18 participants; PhD students and young Post-docs will be given priority)
The 6th European Conference on Chemistry for Life Sciences (6th ECCLS) will be held in Lisbon, Portugal, in June 10-12, 2015.