About Era Chair

This author has not yet filled in any details.
So far Era Chair has created 42 blog entries.

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 [...]

By | 2017-03-19T22:54:21+00:00 November 11th, 2014|News|0 Comments

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 [...]

By | 2017-03-19T22:54:21+00:00 September 12th, 2014|Public Outreach|0 Comments

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 [...]

By | 2017-03-19T22:54:21+00:00 May 5th, 2014|News|0 Comments

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 [...]

By | 2017-03-19T22:54:21+00:00 January 12th, 2014|Publications|0 Comments

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.

By | 2017-03-19T22:54:22+00:00 January 12th, 2014|News|0 Comments

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 [...]

By | 2017-03-19T22:54:22+00:00 November 29th, 2013|News|0 Comments

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 [...]

By | 2017-03-19T22:54:22+00:00 November 5th, 2013|Public Outreach|0 Comments