Welcome to Computational Biology @ iMM Lisboa

We are a group of scientists, based at the iMM Lisboa, applying computational approaches (particularly those involving the analysis of high-throughput genomic and transcriptomic data) to fundamental questions in biomedical research.

News

19 January 2017: Nuno gave a seminar at the International 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 Nuno have 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 Bioconductor.

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 Coimbra.

28 September 2016: Nuno gave a talk at the 4th Post-EURASNET Meeting in Poznan, Poland.

7 September 2016: Nuno gave a talk at the 2016 Summer School in Computational Biology, in Coimbra.

1 September 2016: Nuno was a speaker at the EMBO 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 Girona, Spain.

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 Heidelberg, Germany.

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: Nuno shared 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 Bioinformatics.

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: Nuno shared his experience at the II Bioengineering Week at Instituto Superior Técnico.

Feb 2016: Lina successfully completed her Master in Scientific, Medical and Environmental Communication by Universitat Pompeu Fabra.

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 closing debate.

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 event "Conversas: 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.

More videos from Lina here, here, here and here.

16 Nov 2015: Bárbara has completed her Masters in Biomedical Engineering by brilliantly defending her thesis.

10 Nov 2015: Marie visited 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 Congress 2015.

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 of Insightomics, 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.

Dec 2014: 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.