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Oncobiology
 
March 17 - 20
Anália Carmo, João Nuno Moreira
Place:
CNC Seminar Room/Anfiteatro de Farmacologia (Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade de Coimbra- Pólo I, 2º Andar)
Lecturers:
PD Dr. Margareta M. Mueller
Group Tumor and Microenvironment (A101)
German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ)
INF 280
D-69120 Heidelberg
Germany
phone: +49-6221-424533
Fax: +49-6221-424551
 
Fernando Schmitt Ph.D
Associate Professor
Medicine Faculty of the Porto University
IPATIMUP
Porto, Portugal
 
Rui Manuel Reis, PhD
School of Health Sciences
Life and Health Science Research Institute (ICVS)
University of Minho
Campus de Gualtar
4710-057 Braga, Portugal
Tel:+ 351 253 604825
Fax:+ 351 253 604820
 
 
Carmen Jerónimo, Ph.D.
Research Associate
Departments of Genetics
Portuguese Oncology Institute – Porto
Portugal
Phone: + 351 22 508 4000 (ext. 5602 / 1012)
Fax: + 351 22 508 4004 / + 351 22 508 4016
http://pwp.netcabo.pt/m.a.r.teixeira/Genetica-IPOP/
http://pwp.netcabo.pt/m.a.r.teixeira/CI-IPOP/
&
Assistant Professor
School of Health Sciences
Fernando Pessoa University – Porto
Rua Carlos da Maia, 296
4200-150 Porto
Tel: +351 225 074 630 (ext. 3083)
Fax: +351 225 074 637
www.ufp.pt/homepage/cjeroni/

Iris Caramalho, Ph.D
Gulbenkian Institute
Oeiras, Portugal
João Barata Ph.D
Cancer Biology Unit
Institute of Molecular Medicine
Lisboa, Portugal
Website:
http://www.imm.ul.pt/indexi.html
João Nuno Moreira, Ph, D
Faculty Pharmacy of Coimbra
Coimbra University
Coimbra, Portugal
COURSE SCHEDULE
Tuesday (March 17th)
9:30-10:30 – Introduction of teachers and course participants

10:30-11:30 – Signal transduction aberrations in cancer
João Barata
11:30-12:00 – Break
12:00-13:00 - – "Novel" concepts in cancer signal transduction
João Barata
13:00- 14:30 – Lunch
14:30-17:00 – Journal club preparation
 
Wednesday (March 18th)
9:00-10:15– Journal club (Group I)
10:15 – 10:30 – Break
10:30-11:45 – Journal club (Group II)
11:45-12:00- Coffee Break
12:00-12:45 – Cancer Immunesurveillance
Iris Caramalho
12:45-14:00- Lunch
14:00-15:15 – Evasion of immune responses by tumors
Iris Caramalho
15:15-15:30 – Coffee break
15:30- 16:45- Journal club (Group III)
 
Thursday (March 19th)
9:00-10:00 – It takes two to tango: the tumor and its microenvironment
 Margareta M. Mueller
10:00-10:15 – Break
10:15 – 11:15 – DNA Methylation & the Histone code
Carmen Jerónimo
11:15-11:30 – Break
11:30-12:30 – Epigenetic tumor markers
Carmen Jerónimo
13:00-14:30 – Lunch
14:30-15:45– Epigenetics as therapeutic target in Cancer
Carmen Jerónimo
15:45-16:00 – Break
16:00-17:15- Journal Club Group (IV)
 
Friday  (March 20 th)
9:00-9:45 – Targeting nanopharmaceuticals: impact on cancer therapy
João Nuno Moreira
9:45-10:00 – Break
10:00 – 10:45- Molecular biology of central nervous system tumors
Rui Manuel Reis
10:45-11:00 – Break
11:00-11:45 - Role of EGFR and HER2 in breast cancer
Fernando Schmitt
12:00-14:00 – Lunch
14:00-15:15– Journal club (Group V)
Students Evaluation
 
Each group is assigned one review paper and one research paper. Students should perform an oral presentation and discussion of the research paper.
 

Group 1
Ana Lucia Ramos
Sílvia Viana Silva
Marco Filipe Craveiro

Paper 1
 
Group 2
Ana Sofia Rodrigues
Samira Cardoso Ferreira
Carlos Guedes de Melo

Paper 1
Paper 2
Paper 3
Paper 4
 
Group 3
Beatriz Lacerda Sousa
Renata Mota Gomes
Carolina Paiva Coelho

Paper 1
Paper 2
Paper 3


Group 4
Pedro Réu Carvalho
Joana Santos Barbosa
João Costa

Paper 1
Paper 2
 
Group 5
Diana Margarida Carvalho
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