Highlights and pre-twitter news
Nuno Agostinho has been
awarded an FCT
PhD Scholarship to start his PhD with us
26 June 2017:
Bernardo presented a
poster at the 3rd EACR Conference on Cancer Genomics in
29 May 2017:
Nuno gave a lecture at the ReTuBi Summer School 2017 (Lisbon, Portugal).
28 May 2017:
Nuno gave a lecture at the IHMT PhD students Retreat (Sesimbra, Portugal).
5 April 2017: Our review article "
splicing: the pledge, the turn, and the
prestige - The key role of alternative splicing in human biological systems"
has just been published by Human Genetics!
5 April 2017:
Nuno gave a seminar
3 March 2017:
Nuno gave a talk and was
a panelist at the X Encontro Nacional dos Estudantes de Engenharia Biomédica (Coimbra, Portugal).
19 January 2017:
Nuno gave a seminar at
Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology in
Warsaw (Poland), being also a panelist
at the Career Path Day.
18-25 October 2016:
Teresa, Mariana, Carolina and
completed their Masters in Bioinformatics and
Computational Biology, Biomedical
Engineering, Biological Engineering and
Informatics, respectively, by brilliantly
defending their theses.
18 October 2016: version 1.0.0 of
Nuno Agostinho's package psichomics
has been included in the latest release of
16 October 2016:
Mariana is the winner
of the AstraZeneca Innovate Competition -
Translational Research, after an oral presentation at the iMed
Conference. The jury members were Maria Leptin (EMBO Director),
Branca Cavaco, José
António Belo (jury president) and Megan Carey.
30 September 2016:
Carolina presented a
poster at the 1st
Symposium on Aging Research @CNC in
28 September 2016:
Nuno gave a talk at
Post-EURASNET Meeting in Poznan, Poland.
7 September 2016:
Nuno gave a talk at
Summer School in Computational Biology,
1 September 2016:
Nuno was a speaker at
Young Scientists' Forum 2016, with Lina, Marie and Nuno A. presenting posters.
6-12 August 2016:
Marie presented her
work at the Gordon
Conference and Research Seminar on
Neurobiology of Brain Disorders in
12-15 July 2016:
Nuno attended the EMBO
Laboratory Management Course in Leimen, Germany.
26-28 June 2016:
Nuno participated in
the EMBO YIP Cancer Meeting in Heraklion, Greece.
13 May 2016:
Nuno participated in the EMBO
Young Investigator Meeting in EMBL
6 May 2016:
Nuno participated on
a debate on "Creativity and Science", part
of the RedeValor Conference at the
University of Lisbon Rectory.
17 Apr 2016:
his experience at the 1st
NEBFCUL's BioSAM - Biological Sciences Annual Meeting.
1 Apr 2015:
Marie won (again!) the prize for the
best poster at the X IMM/CAML PhD meeting.
30-31 Mar 2016:
Nuno lectured in
the course on NGS
Data Analysis, RNAseq, ChIPseq, part of
the Gulbenkian Training Programme in
3 Mar 2016:
Nuno visited UBI
in Covilhã to share
his experience at the IV Jornadas de
Bioengenharia, organized by NEBE - Nucleo de Estudantes de Bioengenharia da UBI.
2 Mar 2016:
his experience at the II Bioengineering
Week at Instituto Superior
completed her Master
in Scientific, Medical and Environmental Communication by Universitat
22-26 Feb 2016:
Nuno coordinated and lectured in
the Bioinformatics course for the PGCD,
Graduate Program Science for Development
in Praia, Cape Verde.
28 Dec 2015:
Nuno participated in the 4º Fórum Anual de
Graduados Portugueses no Estrangeiro (GraPE
2015) - "RE:Inventar Portugal", in
Guimarães, having been a last-minute
replacement for Elvira Fortunato in the
4 Dec 2015:
Marta's clinical work on
Mitchell-Riley Syndrome was published
in Case Reports in Genetics.
2 Dec 2015:
Nuno gave a talk at the
Oncobiologia", organized by Núcleo
de Biologia Celular e Molecular at FCT NOVA.
27 Nov 2015:
Lina is one of this
year's Colombian Heroes and gave an
inspirational talk at the Héroes,
in Bogotá. VIDEO More videos
from Lina here, here,
16 Nov 2015:
completed her Masters in Biomedical
Engineering by brilliantly defending her thesis.
10 Nov 2015:
Caneças Secondary School to present the
iMM-Laço Fund and teach
the students about cancer.
5 Nov 2015:
Marta was one of the
organizers of the BRCA Network - European
4 Nov 2015:
Nuno Agostinho received
the Maxdata Award Excelence in Informatics,
having been the top first-year student of the FCUL MSc in Informatics.
15 May 2015:
Marta went (again!) on national TV
to explain genetic diseases to the
public. You can watch it here.
13-15 May 2015:
Nuno participated in the EMBO Young Investigator Meeting in Barcelona, Spain.
27 Mar 2015:
Marie won the prize for the
best presentation by a 1st year student at the
IX IMM/CAML PhD meeting.
26 Mar 2015:
Nuno joined the Advisory Board
a new company devoted to making "bioinformatics usable by a broader range of researchers and practitioners".
11 Feb 2015:
Marta went on national TV
to explain cancer predisposition to the
public. You can watch it here.
Ana Rita and Nuno have been awarded FCT Investigator
Starting Grants. Nuno has also been awarded an EMBO Installation Grant.
14 Nov 2014:
Nuno participated, as Faculty
member and speaker, in the 4th Global Cancer Genomics
Consortium Symposium (GCGC) in Kyoto, Japan.