2019 Research Seminars

November 7

Peter Jordan University of Lisboa /National Institute of Health Dr Ricardo Jorge
Signaling pathways in glucose uptake and gene expression regulation

October 3
Mónica Sebastiana University of Lisboa
Elucidation of the mechanisms underlying the beneficial interaction between plants and mycorrhizal fungi from the rhizosphere

May 2
Paulo Costa University of Lisboa
Halogen bonds: how do we model them?

April 4
Daniel Santos REQUIMTE | iMed
ABC Transporters in Health and Disease: Multidrug Resistance and Cystic Fibrosis. Poster

March 7
Alan Philips University of Lisboa
Why fungi deserve more attention. Poster

January 31
Hans Westerhoff and Alexey Kolodkin University of Amesterdam; University of Manchester
From genome to cystic fibrosis:  Single cell systems biology and drug targeting Poster

July 27
Mike Gray University of Newcastle
CFTR, cigarette smoke and airways hydration. Poster

July 26
Karl Kunzelmann University of Regensburg
Get rid of the mucus in CFby inhibiting TMEM16A. Poster

July 25
Christine de Boeck KU Leuven
Can organoids be used to make the diagnosis of CF? Poster

July 12
Margarida Amaral FCUL/BioISI
Functional Genomics of Cystic Fibrosis: Illuminating Pathways and Therapies 

July 5
Duarte Barral FCUL/ICT
A New Role for Arl13b in Cancer Cell Migration and Tumor Formation Poster

July 3
Jonas Fuxe FCUL/ICT
Epithelial-Mesenchymal Plasticity in Breast Cancer Metastasis Poster

June 29
Joana Cardoso Vaz Ophiomics

June 28
Tiago Guerreiro FCUL/ICT
Data-Informed Healthcare for People with Parkinson’s Poster

June 27
Sonija Luzi John P. Hussman Institute for Human Genomics; University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
Neurobehavioral traits in family members inform gene discovery in ASD. Poster

June 26
Francisco Enguita IMM, University of Lisboa
Non-coding RNAs: architects of eukaryotic genomic complexity. Poster

June 5
Ivone Martins  Centre of Biological Engineering – University of Minho, Braga
Engineered bacteriophages to target amyloid-β in the brain. Poster

May 30
Ana Margarida Fortes BioISI/FCUL
Transcriptome and metabolome reprogramming in grape berries upon infection with Botrytis cinerea- insights into hormonal metabolism and defense.  Poster

May 30
Nick Scales, Technical Support Specialist (Oxford Nanopore Technologies Ltd., UK)
Introduction to Nanopore Sensing ​ Poster

May 28
Mónica Sebastiana  (BioISI/FCUL)
The cork oak EST project – Uncovering the molecular basis of mycrorrhizal symbiosis using netx generation sequencing.  Poster

May 16
Lars G.M. Pettersson  (Stockholm University)
A Two-State Picture of Water and the Funnel of Life. Poster

May 10 (BioISI/BioSYS and CEAUL Research Seminar)
Claus-Dieter Mayer (Biomathematics & Statistics )
Quantifying overall (Cross-)correlation in High-Dimensional omics data. Poster

April 5
Nuno Magessi (BioISI/FCUL)
Risk Perception Gap. Poster

March 21
Diogo Vila-Viçosa (BioISI/FCUL)
pH: a tricky, yet important property to deal with in molecular simulations. Poster

March 8
Daniel Olivença (BioISI/FCUL)
Phosphoinositide pathway and diacylglycerol kinase control of the epithelial sodium channel in cystic fibrosis. Poster

February 28
Helena Caria (School of Health, Polytechnic Institute of Setubal; BioISI/FCUL)
Contribution of genetics to Hearing Impairment Diagnosis – Poster

January 24
Patrick Hussey (Department of Biosciences, Durham University)
Interactions of the Actin cytoskeleton with plant cell membranes – Poster

January 18
Nham Tram (School of Biomedical Engineering & Centre for Health Technologies, University of Technology Sydney)
Understanding the role of microRNAs in head and neck cancer – Poster

Anthony Kicic – July 23

Robert Tarran – July 24

December 13
Gabriela Gomes (Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, UK, and Centro de Investigação em Biodiversidade e Recursos Genéticos, Universidade do Porto)
Unobserved heterogeneity in demography, epidemiology, ecology, and microbiology…Poster

December 7
Orfeu Flores e Diana Rodrigues (STAB-Vida)
KLEVER marketplace: the new tool for scientistsPoster

November 28
Agnieszka Swiatecka-Urban (Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC)
miRNA-145 and Canonical TGF-β1 Signaling Mediate Post-transcriptional Repression of CFTR and Resistance of ΔF508-CFTR to Corrector Rescue in Human Bronchial Epithelial Cells – Poster

November 15
Célia Miguel (BioISI/FCUL)
Insights into the molecular control of wood and cork formation from cambial stem cells – Poster

October 19
Rui Malhó (BioISI / FCUL)
The role of Arabidopsis thaliana phosphatidylinositol and lipid kinases in pollen tube growth and fertilizationPoster

October 18
Colin Adrain (Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciência, Portugal)
iRhoms: novel physiological roles and trafficking regulators Poster

October 13
Tomas Macek (Department of Biochemistry and Microbiology ,Faculty of Food and Biochemical Technology,University of Chemistry and Technology, Prague)
Bioremediation,stress and steroids – Poster

October 4
Rosa Vicari (UFRGS, Brasil)
IA na Educação 25 anos da áreaPoster

June 26
Julie Forman-Kay (Biochemistry Department, University of Toronto)
Dynamic protein interactions regulating cellular organization and ion fluxes – Poster

June 9
Andrey Grigoriev (Biology Department at Rutgers -State University of New Jersey)
New fragments of old moleculesPoster

May 26
Gusz Eiben (University of Amesterdam)
Evolutionary Robotics Moving Towards Real Hardware: the Robot Baby Project – Poster

April 26
Frederic Rousseau (Biology Department at Rutgers -State University of New Jersey)
Exploiting amyloid specificity as a method for protein functional knockoutPoster

April 3
Fredrick Van Goor (Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated)
Precision medicine in Cystic Fibrosis – Poster

March 29
Helena Canhão (NOVA Medical School and Escola Nacional de Saúde Pública – Universidade Nova de Lisboa)
Reuma.pt – Challenges and Opportunites from a national registry – Poster

March 16
Olga Kuksenok (Material Science and Engineering Department, Clemson University)
Designing polymer-based biomimetic materials: from active gels to highly thermostablebiocatalyticsystemsPoster

March 8
Luísa Romão (INSA – BioISI)
How mRNA translation can modulate nonsense-mediated decayPoster

February 22
Raquel Seruca (IPATIMUP -Instituto de Patologia e Imunologia Molecular da Universidade do Porto)
Missense E-cadherin mutations a clinical problem and a biological tool to understand cancer invasion – Poster

February 2
Dominic Moran (Land Economy & Environment Research Group, SRUC, Edinburgh, UK)
Bridging science and policy -what does economics contribute? – Poster

January  27
Panayiota Polydoratou (Department of Library Science and Information Systems, ATEI of Thessaloniki)
An introduction to data journals Poster