Our TEAM BUILDING ACTIVITIES 2014 in Lousã
The group has visited Candal and Talasnal small villages at Serra da Lousã for team building. A special acknowledge to Patricia and Catarina for the organization of the event. Enjoy our pictures...
Sezin Aday wins the best presentation prize in “Bristol CardioVascular Early Career Researcher Event”
Sezin Aday, a member of our laboratory won the best presentation prize in Bristol CardioVascular Early Career Researcher Event with the work entitled “VEGF-bound beads modulate endothelial cell survival and microRNA expression". The event was organized by Bristol CardioVascular (BCV) in order to allow BCV Early Career Researchers (ECRs) to network, and see the range [...]
Don’t miss the European Researchers’ Night on Friday, 26 September 2014!
The European Researchers' Night aims to bring researchers closer to the general public and to increase awareness of research and innovation activities, with a view to supporting the public recognition of researchers, creating an understanding of the impact of researchers' work on citizen’s daily life, and encouraging young people to embark on scientific careers. For [...]
Inauguration of UC Biotech
“Our Marie Curie Fellows (Michela Comune from Italy and Josephine Blersch from Germany) from the ITN NanoDrug with the President of the European Commission, José Manuel Barroso, the President of CNC, Catarina Resende de Oliveira and Lino Ferreira Principal Investigator of Biomaterials and Stem cell based therapeutics Lab, recently awarded with a prestigious ERC Starting [...]
Recent Publication in Science Translational Medicine
Maria Pereira and Lino Ferreira are co-authors of a recent publication in Science Translational Medicine. The work has been performed in collaboration with Jeff Karp and Pedro del Nido at Harvard. The work describes a bioinspired elastic, biodegradable and biocompatible tissue adhesive based on poly(glycerol-co-sebacate) acrylate (PGSA) that can be activated by UV light providing [...]
IN Cell Analyzer Acquisition
Recently, we acquired a In Cell Analyzer 2200, a super-fast and sensitive wide field cell imaging system fine-tuned for high-content imaging workflow. Members of the group will primarily use the equipment. Access rules to external members will be announced soon.
Workshop “Matrix Engineering Meets Stem Cell Therapy”
The Workshop on “Matrix Engineering meets Stem Cell Therapy” is a joint workshop of the Biomaterials & Stem Cell-Based Therapeutics Laboratory together with the group for Biophysical Chemistry from the University Leipzig, Germany. The workshop is funded by the German Academic Exchange Service DAAD within the Program “Dialogue with Institutions of Higher Education in Southern Europe”. The aim of [...]
European Night of Investigators in Coimbra - E agora Frankenstein? (And now Frankenstein?) Since a passionate researcher also needs to be creative, creativity is sometimes expressed in craziness. This summer craziness was expressed in theatre. By this my colleague Cristiana, me and some other scientists, challenged ourselves with theatre. Who said a scientists can´t be [...]
Poster Award at Dresden School on Functional Nanomaterials
Carlos Boto has received a poster award at the Dresden School on Functional Nanomaterials […]