CNC Internal Newsletter
Issue 10 | April 2018
 
  Publications March | April

Cardoon-based rennets for cheese production.
Almeida CM & Simões I. Appl Microbiol Biotechnol. 2018 Apr 26

cIAP1 regulates the EGFR/Snai2 axis in triple-negative breast cancer cells.
Majorini MT, et al. Cell Death Differ. 2018 Apr 19

A whole brain longitudinal study in the YAC128 mouse model of Huntington's disease shows distinct trajectories of neurochemical, structural connectivity and volumetric changes.
Petrella LI, et al. Hum Mol Genet. 2018 Apr 16

Doxorubicin triggers bioenergetic failure and p53 activation in mouse stem cell-derived cardiomyocytes.
Cunha-Oliveira T, et al. Toxicol Appl Pharmacol. 2018 Apr 11

Author Correction: Disposition of a Glucose Load into Hepatic Glycogen by Direct and Indirect Pathways in Juvenile Seabass and Seabream.
Rito J, et al. Sci Rep. 2018 Apr 13

 

 

 

 

Development of a PEGylated-Based Platform for Efficient Delivery of Dietary Antioxidants Across the Blood-Brain Barrier.
Fernandes C, et al. Bioconjug Chem. 2018 Apr 19

Mitochondrial Biology and Experimental Therapeutics
Oliveira, Paulo J. Springer. 2018 April

Understanding metabolic diseases.
Carvalho, Eugénia. Pan Europeam Network. 2018 April

Indirubin and NAD+ prevent mitochondrial ischaemia/reperfusion damage in fatty livers.
Teodoro JS, et al. Eur J Clin Invest. 2018 Mar 30

Potential benefits of a sulfated resveratrol derivative for topical application.
Correia-da-Silva M, et al. J Mol Endocrinol. 2018 Mar 27

Efficacy Analysis of Capsaicin 8% Patch in Neuropathic Peripheral Pain Treatment.
Tenreiro Pinto J, et al. Pharmacology. 2018 Mar 27.

 

 

 

 

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Awards / Honors
 

FameLab Portugal (Final) – 3rd prize and honorable mention from the audience | 12 April, Coliseu dos Recreios, Lisbon

João Cardoso (Neuroendrocrinology and Aging Group)




 
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Events @ CNC
12nd Beer for Thought | 12 April, CNC, Coimbra
12nd Beer for Thought
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Scientific Meetings and Events


World Health Summit (WHS) Regional Meeting – Portugal 2018

o Participation of Nuno Empadinhas – “Pathways to stem the tide of TB drug resistance in the midst of a TB-Diabetes storm”




“Global Health Talks – Quantas Dimensões tem a Saúde Global?” – WHS satellite event

o Participation of Catarina Resende de Oliveira and Cláudia Cavadas



Global Health Talks – Quantas Dimensões tem a Saúde Global?
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Public Engagement in Science

Selfie Science | 30 April

o João Cardoso [see here]

A special thanks to Tiago Reis for the video editing.





Brain Buskers | 28 April - Café Santa Cruz, Rua Visconde da Luz, Praça do Comércio, Mercado Municipal D. Pedro V, Coimbra

o Ana Teresa Viegas, Bibiana Silva, João Cardoso, Mariana Laranjo, Rita Gaspar and Tiago Reis.






Talk about the Brain, Neuroscience and Sleep | 26 April - Escola Secundária José Falcão Miranda do Corvo

o Cláudia Cavadas


Selfie Science
Brain Buskers
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CNC on the Media

• News about the Marie-Curie Fellowship won by Catarina Seabra
o I9 Magazine (in press and online) [see here] | 1 April
o Boas Notícias [see here] | 9 April


• News about the benefits of coffee – Highlight for the research work of Rodrigo Cunha’s group
o Lifestyle Sapo [see here] | 14 April


• “A Ciência Portuguesa no Labirinto” – Opinion article by João Ramalho-Santos (in press and online)
o Público [see here] | 16 April


• News about the conference “A Doença de Parkinson: Diferentes Mecanismos, a Mesma (Dis)Função” by Rita Perfeito at IEC (in press)
o Jornal da Bairrada | 19 April


• News about the “Global Health Talk” (WHS satellite event), with the participation of Catarina Resende de Oliveira and Cláudia Cavadas (in press)
o Diário de Coimbra | 19 April



• News about the Science Communication project “Brain Buskers” (in press)
o Diário das Beiras | 26 April
o Diário de Coimbra | 28 April

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Opportunities
Research Opportunities:

One PhD Position:

o Neuroscience field – Oroboros-SPIN collaboration [see here]
Application deadline: May 4





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Don’t miss out

CNC PhD students database – We are collecting the information of all CNC students. Please fill out the form [see here] to help us to map all CNC PhD students.



GPS (Global Portuguese Scientists) – Online Network that connects Portuguese researchers around the world [see here]

The Science Communication Office would like to encourage the researchers to join this online scientific network.

 

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Get Involved
CNC Seminars
Spring Series - Next talks

@CNC, UC - Pólo I, Coimbra – 14h

“Transmembrane calcium exchange in polarized and depolarized mitochondrial in smooth muscle cells”
Natalia Naumova-Kandaurova (Institute of Complex Systems, Bioelectronics, Forschungszentrum Julich, Germany)
Host: Paulo Oliveira
May 4

“To be defined”
Host: Luís P. Almeida
May 11

“Biomarkers and targets in non-alcoholic fatty liver disease”
Cecília Rodrigues (iMed.ULisboa, University of Lisbon)
Host: Ana Cristina Rego
May 18

“Meet the Industry: Photodynamic therapy in oncology”
Cláudia Silva (Head of Research and Innovation at Bluepharma; COO/deputy CEO@Luzitin)
Host: João Nuno Moreira
May 25 (14h30)



@CNC / UC-Biotech, Cantanhede – 11h30

“Novel approaches for the treatment of heart failure: when nanotechnology meets medicine”
Daniele Catalucci (National Research Council (CNR), Institute of Genetic and Biomedical Research (IRGB), Italy)
Host: Miguel Mano
May 16

“Multidrug resistant tumors: novel diagnostic and therapeutic tools”
M. Helena Vasconcelos (IPATIMUP/i3S, University of Porto)
Host: Armindo Salvador
May 30






 
PDBEB Advanced Courses 2017/2018 [see here]



Advanced Therapies
May 7 - 11, 2018


Drug Development
May 21 - June 1, 2018


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BRAIN BUSKERS


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