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Plasmodium falciparum Plasmepsin 2 Duplications, West Africa

2019-01-17T16:19:12+00:00 January 17th, 2019|

Inoue J, Silva M, Fofana B, Sanogo K, Mårtensson A, Sagara I, Björkman A, Veiga MI, Ferreira PE, Djimde A, Gil JP. Plasmodium falciparum Plasmepsin 2 Duplications, West Africa. Emerg Infect Dis. 2018 Aug;24(8). Epub 2018 Aug 17. PubMed PMID: 29798744 Dihydroartemisinin/piperaquine (DHA/PPQ) is increasingly deployed as antimalaria drug in Africa. We report the detection in [...]

Structural basis for energy transduction by respiratory alternative complex III

2019-01-17T16:27:10+00:00 January 16th, 2019|

Sousa JS, Calisto F, Langer JD, Mills DJ, Refojo PN, Teixeira M, Kühlbrandt W, Vonck J, Pereira MM. Structural basis for energy transduction by respiratory alternative complex III. Nat Commun. 2018 Apr 30;9(1):1728. PubMed PMID: 29712914 Electron transfer in respiratory chains generates the electrochemical potential that serves as energy source for the cell. Prokaryotes can use [...]

Comprehensive assembly and analysis of the transcriptome of maritime pine developing embryos.

2019-01-17T16:33:26+00:00 January 11th, 2019|

Rodrigues AS, De Vega JJ, Miguel CM. Comprehensive assembly and analysis of the transcriptome of maritime pine developing embryos. BMC Plant Biol. 2018 Dec. 29;18(1):379. PubMed PMID: 30594130 There are clear differences in embryo development between angiosperm and gymnosperm species. Most of the current knowledge on gene expression and regulation during plant embryo development has derived [...]

Five BioISI Researchers selected in FCT Concurso Estímulo ao Emprego Científico – Individual

2018-10-23T10:20:44+00:00 October 23rd, 2018|

Five BioISI researchers were selected in the FCT Concurso Estímulo ao Emprego Científico – Individual, two in the category Junior Researcher and three Assistant Researchers. Ana Carapeto was awarded a Junior Researcher position, in the scientific area of Physical Sciences. Her research aim is to use Atomic Force Microscopy related [...]

Short News @ BioISI

2018-10-23T10:19:16+00:00 October 22nd, 2018|

BioISI Researcher and Professor Luís Correia gave an interview to Antena 2 Ciência where he helps us understand the amazing world of artificial life, autonomous robots and self-organisation in multi-agent systems. (interview in Portuguese, divided in 2 parts) Opportunity for Cystic Fibrosis patients to participate in a large European study - [...]

FCT aprova criação do SMART FARM CoLab – BioISI é um dos parceiros fundadores

2018-09-18T16:45:28+00:00 September 18th, 2018|

A Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia (FCT) aprovou recentemente a criação do SMART FARM CoLAB – o Laboratório Colaborativo para a Inovação Digital na Agricultura. O BioISI é um dos centros fundadores do recém-criado CoLAB, que conta com mais de uma dezena de parceiros. As atividades a desenvolver no SMART FARM CoLAB visam [...]

[News] Hands-On Workshop on Epithelial Systems: Physiology and Pathophysiology

2018-08-23T14:53:25+00:00 August 2nd, 2018|

Lisboa (Portugal) 23 – 27 July 2018 BioISI organized the Hands-On Workshop on Epithelial Systems: Physiology and Pathophysiology on July 23rd – 27th. We welcomed expert scientists in the Cystic Fibrosis field, including Christiane de Boeck (Leuven, Belgium), Karl Kunzelmann (Regensburg, Germany), Robert Tarran (Chapel Hill, USA), Anthony Kicic (Perth, Australia), Mike Gray (Newcastle, UK), [...]