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2019 SERIES
SEPTEMBER
27.9.2019
Investigação em Síndrome de Angelman - Apresentação da ANGEL e da ASA
Manuel Costa Duarte and Catarina Costa Duarte
ANGEL President and Vice President
14:00h
CNC Auditorium (2nd floor, FMUC, Pólo I)
Host: João Ramalho Santos
25.9.2019
Mechanical and functional plasticity of cells
Inês Pinto
INL - International Iberian Nanotechnology Laboratory
11:30 h

Euclides Pires Auditorium (UC-Biotech - Cantanhede)

Host: Armindo Salvador

24.9.2019
Principles of Quantitative Westerns in 15 mins
Jan Wolfram
Azure Byosystems, CA, USA
11:30 h
Euclides Pires Auditorium (UC-Biotech - Cantanhede)
Host: Vilma Sardão
18.9.2019
Modeling and optimizing metabolism: applications in metabolica engineering and human health
Miguel Rocha
University of Minho
11:30h
Euclides Pires Auditorium (UC-Biotech - Cantanhede)
Host: Irina Moreira
13.9.2019
The Comics of Science
André Caetano
Illustrator
14:00h
CNC Auditorium (2nd floor, FMUC, Pólo I)
Host: Sara Amaral
12.9.2019
O (en)canto de investigar
Ricardo Neves
CNC
11:30h
Euclides Pires Auditorium (UC-Biotech - Cantanhede)
Host: Sara Amaral
11.9.2019
FluidFM: nanotechnology for single cell experiments
Maria Milla and Paul Monnier
Life Science Application Specialist
11:30h
Euclides Pires Auditorium (UC-Biotech - Cantanhede)
Host: Paulo Oliveira
JULY
26.7.2019
An RNA modification on the polyA tail promotes mRNA stability
Luísa Miranda Figueiredo
Instituto de Medicina Molecular, Faculdade de Medicina, Universidade de Lisboa
14:00h
CNC Auditorium (2nd floor, FMUC, Pólo I)
Host: Paulo Oliveira
24.7.2019
Development of phage-based medicines-the Portuguese reality
Clara Leandro
TechnoPhage, SA
11:30h
Euclides Pires Auditorium (UC-Biotech - Cantanhede)
Host: Isaura Simões
22.7.2019
Your Fast and Flexible Slide Scanner
Soren Prag
PhD, Application Specialist, Carl Zeiss Microscopy, GmbH
14:00h
CNC Auditorium (2nd floor, FMUC, Pólo I)
Host: Luísa Cortes
19.7.2019
Política de Inovação na Universidade de Coimbra
Luís Simões da Silva
Vice-Reitor para a Inovação e Empreendorismo
Departamento de Engenharia Civil da Universidade de Coimbra
Diretor do ISISE – Institute for Sustainability and Innovation in Structural Engineering
14:00h
CNC Auditorium (2nd floor, FMUC, Pólo I)
Host: Lino Ferreira
17.7.2019
Glycosylation in cancer biology and cellular communication: molecular mechanisms and clinical implications
Celso Reis
I3S - Instituto de Investigação e Inovação em Saúde
IPATIMUP - Institute of Molecular Pathology and Immunology
11:30h
Euclides Pires Auditorium (UC-Biotech - Cantanhede)
Host: Hugo Fernandes
16.7.2019
Regulation of vesicle acidification at the neuronal synapse
Ira Milosevic
Ph.D. - Principal Investigator  European Neuroscience Institute (ENI) University Medical Center Göttingen (UMG)
11:00
CNC Auditorium (2nd floor, FMUC, Pólo I)
Host: Ana Cristina Carvalho
16.7.2019
The lysosomal iron throne takes control of mitochondria
Nuno Raimundo
Independent Group Leader Universitätsmedizin Göttingen Institute of Cellular Biochemistry
11:00h

Euclides Pires Auditorium (UC-Biotech - Cantanhede)

Host: Paulo Oliveira


12.7.2019
ATP-derived adenosine controls synaptic and memory dysfunction in β-amyloid models of Alzheimer’s disease
João Pedro Lopes
CNC-Center for Neuroscience and Cell Biology
14:00h
CNC Auditorium (2nd floor, FMUC, Pólo I)
Host: Ricardo Rodrigues
5.7.2019
Multidrug resistant tumours: searching for novel biomarkers, molecular targets and therapeutic tools
M. Helena Vasconcelos
i3S/IPATIMUP,
Faculdade de Farmácia, Universidade do Porto
14:00h
CNC Auditorium (2nd floor, FMUC, Pólo I)
Host: Amália Jurad
o
3.7.2019
Modeling and optimizing metabolism: applications in metabolic engineering and human health
Miguel Rocha
University Minho
11:30h
Euclides Pires Auditorium (UC-Biotech - Cantanhede)
Host: Irina Moreira
JUNE
21.6.2019
Neuronal KCNQ channelopathies: a paradigm for rare developmental disorders highlighting therapeutic targets for more common diseases
Maurizio Taglialatela
Department of Neuroscience, University of Naples Federico II, Naples, ITALY
14:00 h
CNC Auditorium (2nd floor, FMUC, Pólo I)
Host: Ana Luísa Carvalho
19.6.2019
Metabotropic receptors as a common dysfunction in neurodevelopmental disorders
João Peça
CNC-Center for Neuroscience and Cell Biology
11:30 h
Euclides Pires Auditorium (UC-Biotech - Cantanhede)
Host: Lino Ferreira
14.6.2019
Phenotypic Plasticity: a non-genetic way of tumor cells to evade therapy
Célia Gomes
iCBR - Coimbra Institute for Clinical and Biomedical Research
Faculty of Medicine of University of Coimbra
14:00 h

CNC Auditorium (2nd floor, FMUC, Pólo I)

Host: Francisco Ambrósio
7.6.2019
Evolving Brains, Health and Lifestyle
Nuno Lourenço
CISUC, Department of Informatics Engineering, University of Coimbra
14:00 h
CNC Auditorium (2nd floor, FMUC, Pólo I)
Host: Teresa Oliveira/Paulo Oliveira
5.6.2019
Coffee, Caffeine and Health
Rodrigo Cunha
CNC-Center for Neuroscience and Cell Biology
11:30 h
Euclides Pires Auditorium (UC-Biotech - Cantanhede)
Host: Lino Ferreira
MAY
24.5.2019
Olfaction and social behavior in a Mecp2-null mouse model of Rett syndrome
Mónica Santos
CNC-Center for Neuroscience and Cell Biology
11:30h
CNC Auditorium (2nd floor, FMUC, Pólo I)
Host: Carlos Duarte
22.5.2019
CRB1-inherited retinal dystrophies Milestones towards a gene therapy treatment for Retinitis Pigmentosa
Henrique Alves
iCBR
11:30h
Euclides Pires Auditorium (UC-Biotech - Cantanhede)
Host: Hugo Fernandes
17.5.2019
Design and optimization of potent, CNS-penetrant transthyretin stabilizers with a little help from Machine Learning
Carlos Simões
Chief Technology Officer, BSIM Therapeutics
14:00h
CNC Auditorium (2nd floor, FMUC, Pólo I)
Host: João Nuno Moreira
16.5.2019
Early Life Exposure to Cadmium, Diet-Induced Liver Disease and the Role of Zinc
Jamie Young
Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, School of Medicine,University of Louisville, USA
14:00h
CNC Auditorium (2nd floor, FMUC, Pólo I)
Host: Carmen Alpoim
10.5.2019
Protease networks in skin inflammation and repair
Ulrich auf dem Keller
Technical University of Denmark (DTU)
11:30h
Euclides Pires Auditorium (UC-Biotech - Cantanhede)
Host: Isaura Simões
9.5.2019
Evolution and functional relevance of protein phosphorylation
Pedro Beltrão
European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI)
11:30h
Euclides Pires Auditorium (UC-Biotech - Cantanhede)
Host: Bruno Manadas
8.5.2019
Deciphering signal transduction using PTMScan: An affinity proteomics method for quantitative profiling of post-translational modifications
Sriram Aravamudhan
Cell Signaling Technology, Inc
14:30h
Euclides Pires Auditorium (UC-Biotech - Cantanhede)
Host: Bruno Manadas
3.5.2019
The role of the hippocampal CA2 area in social memory (dys)function
Torcato Meira
Life and Health Sciences Research Institute (ICVS), University of Minho, Portugal and Department of Neuroscience, Zuckerman and Kavli Institutes, Columbia University, USA.
14:00h
CNC Auditorium (2nd floor, FMUC, Pólo I)
Host: Ângela Inácio
APRIL
17.4.2019
The peculiarities of prostate cancer metabolism
Silvia Socorro
CICS-UBI-Health Sciences Research Centre, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Beira Interior
11:30h
Euclides Pires Auditorium (UC-Biotech - Cantanhede)
Host: Vilma Sardão
12.4.2019
Is PD a Low-grade Inflammatory Bowel Disease?
Pascal Derkinderen
Nantes University, France
09:30h
CNC Auditorium (2nd floor, FMUC, Pólo I)
Host: Organizers on the BEB advanced course "Neurodegenerative Disorders
12.4.2019
Targeting Proteases for the Treatment of Distinct Neuropathologies: Inhibiting a Protease (Calpain) vs. Enhancing a Protease (Cathepsins)
Ben Bahr
William C. Friday Laboratory, University of North Carolina – Pembroke, USA
15:30h
CNC Auditorium (2nd floor, FMUC, Pólo I)
Host: Carlos Duarte
10.4.2019
Neuroinflammation in Alzheimer´s disease
Michael Heneka
(University Hospital Bonn, Germany)
15:30h
CNC Auditorium (2nd floor, FMUC, Pólo I)
Host: Organizers on the BEB advanced course "Neurodegenerative Disorders
5.4.2019
Microglia-mediated synapse loss in the pathogenesis of neurodegeneration
Rosa Paolicelli
University of Lausanne, Switzerland
14:00h
CNC Auditorium (2nd floor, FMUC, Pólo I)
Host: João Peça
5.4.2019
Store-operated calcium entry in stroke models
Agnese Secondo
Università degli Studi di Napoli Federico II, Napoli, Italy
16:00h
Auditorium iCBR/IBILI, FMUC-polo3)
Host: Ana Cristina Rego and João Malva
3.4.2019
A medicinal chemistry approach for the development of novel anti-tumor agentes by targeting p53-MDM2/X interactions
Maria M.M. Santos
iMed.ULisboa
University of Lisbon
11:30h
Euclides Pires Auditorium (UC-Biotech - Cantanhede)
Host: Irina Moreira
3.4.2019
Using biomarkers to define disease risk in pre-clinical Alzheimer’s disease
Lefkos Middleton
Imperial College London, UK
14:00
Auditorium iCBR/IBILI, FMUC-polo 3
Host: João Malva and Ana Cristina Rego
1.4.2019
Imaging the brain and cerebrospinal fluid at the nanoscale
Juan Varela
School of Biology,
University of St. Andrews, UK
14:00h
CNC Auditorium (2nd floor, FMUC, Pólo I)
Host: Mariana Bexiga
MARCH
29.3.2019
Regulation of neuronal connectivity and synaptic plasticity by endo- and fitocannabinoids
Ana M. Sebastião
IMM and Faculty of Medicine
University of Lisbon
14:00h
CNC Auditorium (2nd floor, FMUC, Pólo I)
Host: Carlos Duarte
27.3.2019
Quantum GX2 MicroCT System for in vivo Imaging - from bone to heart
Sasha (Alexandre) Belenkov
Applications Scientist
PerkinElmer, Inc.
11:30h
Euclides Pires Auditorium (UC-Biotech - Cantanhede)
Host: Vilma Sardão
22.3.2019
Cybersecurity risks and threats in the health sector
Paulo Empadinhas
ENISA - EU Cyber Security Agency, Greece
14:00
CNC Auditorium (2nd floor, FMUC, Pólo I)
Host: Nuno Empadinhas
20.3.2019
The CRISPR revolution
Chase Beisel
Helmholtz Center for Infection Research, University of Würzburg, Germany
11:30h
Euclides Pires Auditorium (UC-Biotech - Cantanhede)
Host: Isaura Simões
15.3.2019
The ATPase Inhibitory Factor 1: A double-edge sword?
Jose M. Cuezva
Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Spain
14:00h
CNC Auditorium (2nd floor, FMUC, Pólo I)
Host: Paulo Oliveira
6.3.2019
Computational Design of Functional Proteins for Biomedicine
Bruno Correia
EPFL - École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne
11:30h
Euclides Pires Auditorium (UC-Biotech - Cantanhede)
Host: Ricardo Vieira-Pires/Pedro Castanheira (Immunethep)
FEBRUARY
22.2.2019
Fine Timescale Coordination of Thalamic Activity with mPFC and CA1 non-REM Oscilations
Carmen Varela
Psychology Department Florida Atlantic University
14:00h
CNC Auditorium (2nd floor, FMUC, Pólo I)
Host: Ana Luisa Carval
ho
22.2.2019
Science Communication in Portugal - how far are we?
Joana Lobo Antunes
ITQB-UNL and Rede SciComPT
11:00
CNC Auditorium (2nd floor, FMUC, Pólo I)
Host: Sara Amaral
20.2.2019
Blockchain. What is it? Good for?
Paulo Rupino
CISUC, Department of Informatics Engineering, University of Coimbra
14:00
Euclides Pires Auditorium (UC-Biotech - Cantanhede)
Host: Ricardo Pires
19.2.2019
Journalists and scientists: how to communicate?
Teresa Firmino
Jornal Público
14:00h
CNC Auditorium (2nd floor, FMUC, Pólo I)
Host: Sara Amaral
15.2.2019
Deregulation of BDNF signalling in Alzheimer´s Disease: new opportunities for treatment
Maria José Diógenes
IMM, University of Lisbon
14:00h
CNC Auditorium (2nd floor, FMUC, Pólo I)
Host: Ana Cristina Rego
6.2.2019
Rational Protein Engineering
Alexandra Carvalho


CNC, UC-Biotech
11:30h
Euclides Pires Auditorium (UC-Biotech - Cantanhede)
Host: Lino Ferreira
1.2.2019
Microbial signatures in diabetic skin: opportunities for therapeutic intervention
Ana Maranha
CNC, University of Coimbra
14:00h
CNC Auditorium (2nd floor, FMUC, Pólo I)
Host: Sónia Pereira
JANUARY
30.1.2019
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis in the Lab and in the Society
Filomena Silva (CNC, University of Coimbra)
Pedro Souto (President APELA)
Maria Eulália Ribeiro (Vice-President APELA)
14:30h
1st floor Auditorium (FMUC, Pólo I)
Host: Sara Amaral
23.1.2019
Mechanisms of nuclear positioning during cell migration and muscle development
Edgar Gomes
Institute of Molecular Medicine, University of Lisbon
11:30h
Euclides Pires Auditorium (UC-Biotech - Cantanhede)
Host: Mário Grãos
11.1.2019
Action at a distance on object–related ventral temporal representations
Jorge Almeida
Center for Research in Neuropsychology and Cognitive and behavioral intervention (CINEICC), University of Coimbra
14:00h
CNC Auditorium (2nd floor, FMUC, Pólo I)
Host: Claudia Cavadas
10.1.2019
Funding Opportunities EIT Health
Jorge Figueira (DITS), Marta Passadouro (DITS), Jorge Pimenta (IPN)
14:30h
CNC Auditorium (2nd floor, FMUC, Pólo I)
Host: Sara Amaral
10.1.2019
Arc/Arg3.1 as a major coordinator of cognition
Sonia A. L. Correa
School of Pharmacy and Medical Sciences
Faculty of Life Sciences, University of Bradford, UK
11:30h
CNC Auditorium (2nd floor, FMUC, Pólo I)
Host: Luis P Almeida
9.1.2019
The mechanism of wound healing through the fibroblast switching between two states
Rui Dilão
Instituto Superior Técnico, University of Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal
11:30h
Euclides Pires Auditorium (UC-Biotech - Cantanhede)
Host: Hugo Fernandes
 
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