May 2023: Nuno A. brilliantly defended his PhD Thesis!
March 2023: Francisca started her PhD in our Lab, being part of the LisbonBioMed program.
January 2023: Jacek, the lead computational biologist at AccelBio, with whom we will be collaborating in the coming years, joined our Lab.
August 2022: We have launched a new Tools website!
March 2022: Rita and Alex started their PhDs in our Lab, being part of the LisbonBioMed program.
October 2021: Nuno was in Bordeaux as an instructor at the Cajal Training course on Ageing Cognition.
May 2021: our collaborations with the Garinis Lab on how splicing factor XAB2 interacts with ERCC1-XPF and XPG for R-loop processing and with the Bernardes Lab on how allosteric antagonist modulation of TRPV2 by Piperlongumine impairs Glioblastoma progression are now published.
April 2021: Mariana was one of the scientists involved in the “Conversas com Cientistas – Décadas de Ciência para Dias de Vacinas” campaing, that aimed at explaing COVID-19 vaccines to the general public.
March 2021: Marie brilliantly defended her PhD Thesis! Here is a sketch in her own words:
December 2020: Marie's article "Unraveling Targetable Systemic and Cell-Type-Specific Molecular Phenotypes of Alzheimer's and Parkinson's Brains With Digital Cytometry" has just been published.
January 2020: Our article/book chapter "Interactive Alternative Splicing Analysis of Human Stem Cells Using psichomics" has just been published.
September 2019: Mariana won the 1st prize
of the Young ICSA Poster Award at the ICSA
2019 conference – “Cellular Senescence: the
bright & dark side” in Athens.
March 2019: Our article "Pan-cancer
association of a centrosome amplification
gene expression signature with genomic
alterations and clinical outcome" has just been published by PLoS Computational Biology.
January 2019: The talent of our Lab's students goes way beyond Science. Have a look at this video-performance, prepared for the iMM Got Talent show, part of the iMM
Christmas party. Those doing research in Portugal may relate to it...
October 2018: Our article "psichomics: graphical application for alternative splicing quantification and analysis" has just been published by Nucleic Acids Research.
5 April 2017: Our review article "Alternative 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!
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 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
completed their Masters in Bioinformatics and
Computational Biology, Biomedical
Engineering, Biological Engineering and
Informatics, respectively, by brilliantly
defending their theses.
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.
6-12 August 2016: Marie presented her work at the Gordon Conference and Research Seminar on Neurobiology of Brain Disorders in Girona, Spain.
26-28 June 2016: Nuno participated in the EMBO YIP Cancer Meeting in Heraklion, Greece.
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.
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
Feb 2016: Lina successfully completed her Master in Scientific, Medical and Environmental Communication by Universitat Pompeu Fabra.
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
16 Nov 2015: Bárbara has
completed her Masters in Biomedical
Engineering by brilliantly defending her thesis.
27 Mar 2015: Marie won the prize for the best presentation by a 1st year student at the IX IMM/CAML PhD meeting.
14 Nov 2014: Nuno participated, as Faculty member and speaker, in the 4th Global Cancer Genomics Consortium Symposium (GCGC) in Kyoto, Japan.