Era Chair

Lino Ferreira is the Era Chair holder of a new program in ageing at the Faculty of Medicine of University of Coimbra. He will develop a research, training and translational program in the area of Cellular and Molecular Biology of Ageing. The ERA@UC 2.5 M€ project funded by Widespread 2014-ERA Chairs will start in November [...]

By | 2017-03-19T22:54:21+00:00 November 4th, 2016|News|0 Comments

Project funded in translational science

Our group was recently funded by Portugal2020 to develop new therapies for stroke. The project has the contribution of two Hospitals in the Center Region of Portugal (Hospital Rovisco Pais and Hospital da Universidade de Coimbra) and a company (Crioestaminal). Stroke is the second cause of mortality in the world, and patients that survive to [...]

By | 2017-03-19T22:54:21+00:00 October 25th, 2015|News|0 Comments

Today, September 16th, our Postdoc Luis Estronca will present the High-troughput facility placed at UC-Biotech. The seminar will be held at 5 pm in the IBILI, Coimbra.

By | 2017-03-19T22:54:21+00:00 September 16th, 2015|News|0 Comments

Sezin Aday is awarded a registration and accommodation grant for prestigious Gordon Research Seminar on Angiogenesis.

A registration and accommodation grant has been awarded to Sezin to attend to Gordon Research Seminar and Conference on Angiogenesis to be held in Newport, RI, USA, on August 1-7, 2015.   The Gordon Research Seminars and Conferences provide a prestigious international forum for the presentation and discussion of frontier research in the biological, chemical, [...]

By | 2017-03-19T22:54:21+00:00 July 7th, 2015|News|0 Comments

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

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

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