CNC Internal Newsletter
Issue 14 | August 2018
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  Publications July | August

Errors in protein synthesis increase the level of saturated fatty acids and affect the overall lipid profiles of yeast.
Araújo ARD, et al. PLoS One. 2018 Aug 27

Atomistic-Level Investigation of a LL37-Conjugated Gold Nanoparticle By Well-Tempered Metadynamics.
Ferreira AF, et al. J Phys Chem B. 2018 Aug 24

P2X7 Receptors Mediate CO-Induced Alterations in Gene Expression in Cultured Cortical Astrocytes-Transcriptomic Study.
Oliveira SR, et al. Mol Neurobiol. 2018 Aug 13

Guanosine Attenuates Behavioral Deficits After Traumatic Brain Injury by Modulation of Adenosinergic Receptors.
Dobrachinski F, et al. Mol Neurobiol. 2018 Aug 13

Loss of hierarchical imprinting regulation at the Prader-Willi/Angelman syndrome locus in human iPSCs.
Pólvora-Brandão D, et al. Hum Mol Genet. 2018 Aug 8

In vitro anti-Leishmania activity of T6 synthetic compound encapsulated in yeast-derived B-(1,3)-d-glucan particles. Volpato H, et al. Int J Biol Macromol. 2018 Aug 7

 

 

Repeated Mesenchymal Stromal Cell Treatment Sustainably Alleviates Machado-Joseph Disease.
Oliveira Miranda C, et al. Mol Ther. 2018 Jul 12

Treadmill Exercise Attenuates L-DOPA-Induced Dyskinesia and Increases Striatal Levels of Glial Cell-Derived Neurotrophic Factor (GDNF) in Hemiparkinsonian Mice.
Speck AE, et al. Mol Neurobiol. 2018 Aug 2

Stroma-derived IL-6, G-CSF and Activin-A mediated dedifferentiation of lung carcinoma cells into cancer stem cells.
Rodrigues CFD, et al. Sci Rep. 2018 Aug 1

Computational Approaches in Antibody-Drug Conjugate Optimization for Targeted Cancer Therapy.
Melo R, et al. Curr Top Med Chem. 2018 Jul 31

Cerebrospinal Fluid Total Prion Protein in the Spectrum of Prion Diseases.
Villar-Piqué A, et al. Mol Neurobiol. 2018 Jul 30

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Awards / Honors

 

Medalha de Mérito Municipal, attributed by Gouveia Municipality | August 13, 2018
Catarina Seabra
(Neuronal Circuits and Behavior Group)

 


Travel Award attributed by the American Society for Rickettsiology (ASR) to attend the 29th Meeting of the ASR
| Milwaukee (USA), 16 - 19 June, 2018
Pedro Curto (Microbial and Molecular Biotechnology Group)


Medalha de Mérito Municipal, Catarina Seabra



Travel Award attributed by ASR, Pedro Curto

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Public Engagement in Science


Brain Buskers | August 31 – Praia da Barra, Aveiro
Ana Teresa Viegas, João Cardoso, and Sara Amaral





Brain Buskers Praia da Barra, Aveiro
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CNC on the Media

• News about the "Sny2Psy" European Training Network funded by Marie Curie Actions of Horizon 2020 o Diário de Leiria | August 3 (in press)











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Opportunities

CNC Research Opportunities:

1 Bachelor’s Fellowship: o SleepApnea ID project [see here]
Application deadline: September 6, 2018

Master’s Research Fellowship:

Project: "New Approaches in Hypoxic-Ischemic Encephalopathy: Translational Research to Diagnose and Monitor Response to Stem Cell Therapy” [see here]
Application deadline: September 19, 2018

Project: "European Huntington Disease Network (EHDN)” [see here]
Application deadline: September 14, 2018

1 Postdoctoral Fellowship: o Neuroscience field [see here]
Application deadline: September 4, 2018

35 Postdoctoral Positions [see here]
Deadline: October 10, 2018


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Don’t miss out
43 CNC projects were approved by FCT

The center will be funded with 10 million euros, allowing the recruitment of 43 Postdoctoral researchers.

These results put us at the 8th place of national funding attraction.



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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BRAIN BUSKERS


Science Communication project financed by the Biochemical Society (UK)
The Science Communication Office would like to encourage the researchers to join us in this initiative. To participate send an email to aviegas@cnc.uc.pt
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Science Communication Office | Ana Teresa Viegas, Sara Varela Amaral, Adalberto Fernandes, Claudia Cavadas (Coordinator)
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