M&B – Microbiology & Biotechnology
BioISI Digest | Human Satellite 1A analysis provides evidence of pericentromeric transcription
In a recent publication first-authored by Mariana Lopes, a PhD student supervised by Raquel Chaves, Margarida Gama-Carvalho , and Sandra Louzada, human satellite 1A transcription was studied for the first time. These structures are highly repeated sequences and can be transcribed into non-coding RNAs with relevant functions in the genomes. Discover more here.
BioISI Digest | The experienced positive and negative influence of HIV on quality of life of people with HIV and vulnerable to HIV in the Netherlands
Ganna Rozhnova studied the perceived influence of HIV on the quality of life of people with HIV and people vulnerable to HIV. If you want to know more on the reported positive aspects in living with HIV, read the BioISI Digest below.
BioISI Digest | Additive Potentiation of R334W-CFTR Function by Novel Small Molecules
Miquéias Pacheco and his team reported the discovery of four new compounds that potentiate the function of the protein that is defective in Cystic Fibrosis. Read this BioISI Digest to know how these molecules can be a potential innovative therapy for people with CF carrying a rare mutation.
José Lourenço co-leads the european working group of the Climate Amplified Disease and Epidemics consortium
José Lourenço co-leads the European working group of CLIMADE – Climate Amplified Disease and Epidemics consortium and will be able to greatly contribute to solutions in public health concerning mosquito-borne viruses.
BioISI Digest | First assessment of leaf lipids and fatty acids as biomarkers of grapevine tolerance/susceptibility to Plasmopara viticola
A recent paper, first-authored by Ana Rita Cavaco and headed by Andreia Figueiredo reports a distinctive profile of lipids and fatty acids in tolerant and susceptible grapevine varieties to downy mildew. If you want to know more, read this BioISI Digest.
Bio[r]SciDE – Science Days and Ephemeris | International Epilepsy Day
On this International Epilepsy Day, we showcase the Epilepsy and Aging Lab contribution to epilepsy research. Find out more