CNC Internal Newsletter
Issue 16 | October 2018
 
Publications September | October

Influence of Passage Number on the Impact of the Secretome of Adipose Tissue Stem Cells on Neural Survival, Neurodifferentiation and Axonal Growth.
Serra SC, et al., Biochimie. 2018 Oct 17.

Anandamide Effects in a Streptozotocin-Induced Alzheimer's Disease-Like Sporadic Dementia in Rats.
Moreira-Silva D, et al., Front Neurosci. 2018 Sep 21

Diabesity and brain disturbances: A metabolic perspective.
Cardoso S, Moreira PI., Mol Aspects Med. 2018 Oct 15

Quantitative Genetics Validates Previous Genetic Variants and Identifies Novel Genetic Players Influencing Alzheimer's Disease Cerebrospinal Fluid Biomarkers.
de Matos MR, et al., J Alzheimers Dis. 2018 Oct 9

BDNF-Live-Exon-Visualization (BLEV) Allows Differential Detection of BDNF Transcripts in vitro and in vivo.
Singer W, et al Front Mol Neurosci. 2018 Sep 27

Targeted Theranostic Nanoparticles for Brain Tumor Treatment.
Mendes M, et al, Pharmaceutics. 2018 Oct 9

Shedding light on microRNA function via microscopy-based screening.
Rodrigues Lopes I, et al., Methods. 2018 Oct 5.

 

 

 

Toxicity of lupane derivatives on anionic membrane models, isolated rat mitochondria and selected human cell lines: Role of terminal alkyl chains.
Carvalho FS, et al. Chem Biol Interact. 2018 Oct 4

Acylation of the S413-PV cell-penetrating peptide as a means of enhancing its capacity to mediate nucleic acid delivery: Relevance of peptide/lipid interactions.
Morais CM, et al., Biochim Biophys Acta Biomembr. 2018 Oct 4

Validating the RedMIT/GFP-LC3 Mouse Model by Studying Mitophagy in Autosomal Dominant Optic Atrophy Due to the OPA1Q285STOP Mutation.
Diot A, et al., Front Cell Dev Biol. 2018 Sep 19

Stargazin Dephosphorylation Mediates Homeostatic Synaptic Downscaling of Excitatory Synapses.
Louros SR, et al., Front Mol Neurosci. 2018 Sep 13

Differential Nanoscale Topography and Functional Role of GluN2-NMDA Receptor Subtypes at Glutamatergic Synapses.
Kellermayer B, et al., Neuron. 2018 Oct 10

Cellular and molecular mechanisms of glioblastoma malignancy: Implications in resistance and therapeutic strategies.
Balça-Silva J, et al., Semin Cancer Biol. 2018 Sep 25

 

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Events @ CNC

15th Beer for Thought - CNC library | 31th October, 6pm


Mitochondrial DNA and derived peptides in Health and DiseaseMeeting,
CNC Auditorium, Coimbra | October 22

 



15th Beer for Thought
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Scientific Meetings and Events


The Neuroendocrinology and Aging Group participated in the Symposium “Insónia: a perspetiva da Medicina do Sono” | 20 October 2018, Coimbra (Portugal) [see here]






Symposium "Insónia: a perspectiva da Medicina do Sono"
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Public Engagement in Science

Science Festival of Oliveira do Bairro | October 3 - 5, 2018 - Oliveira do Bairro

Participation of Bibiana Silva, João Cardoso, Liljana Georgievska, Marta Quatorze, Mireia Alemany Pàges, Sara Varela Amaral, Helena aires, Inês Tomé, Inês Albino, Ricardo Abreu, Carlos Jesus, Marta Barão, Inês Morais, Deolinda santinha, Franscesca Tomatis, Ana Rafaela Oliveira, Miguel Lino, Victor Francisco, Susana Simões, Rita Sá Ferreira


• SciComPt 2018 | October 10 - 12, 2018 - Figueira de Castelo Rodrigo

Participation of:
Mireia Alemany Pàges: (Day 11 - Oral presentation: "The perfect match: Communicating Science with(in) Sporting Events")

Rita Amado Dias:  (Day 9 - Participation in the session "Ciência na Aldeia" with the workshop "Braindemic"- integrated in the SciComPt 2018 congress) & (Day 11 - Oral presentation: "Machado-Joseph disease: from the Lab to the Society)

Ana Teresa Viegas & Sara Varela Amaral


11º PubhD Coimbra - Presentation of Catarina Seabra | October 30, 2018

Science Festival, Oliveira do Bairro


11º PubhD Coimbra

SciComPt 2018 | Mireia Alemany Pàges
SciComPt 2018 | Rita Amado Dias
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CNC on the News

News about PostDoc@UC no Exploratório:

Diário As Beiras | October 26 (in press)


News about Nanopartículas com controlo remoto por laser aumentam o sucesso de células transplantadas:

Boas Noticias | October 25 [see here]

i9 Magazine Online | October 25 [see here]

ALERT® Online | October 22 [see here]

Diário As Beiras | October 19 (in press)

Diário de Coimbra | October 19 (in press)

Índice.eu Online | October 19 [see here]

Atlas da Saúde Online | October 18 [see here]

Diário de Notícias da Madeira Online | October 18 [see here]

Diário de Notícias Online | October 18 [see here]

Notícias ao Minuto Online | October 18 [see here]

Notícias de Coimbra Online | October 18 [see here]

Sapo Online - Sapo 24 Online | October 18 [see here]

Sapo Online - Sapo Lifestyle Online | October 18 [see here]

SIC Notícias Online | October 18 [see here]

TSF Online | October 18 [see here]


Interview about Rare Diseases

Canal S+ "Pura Vida" program - Participation of Manuela Grazina | [see here]

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Opportunities
CNC Research Opportunities:


2 Master’s Research Fellowship:

Project ProSafe/0001/2016, Polymeric NanoBioMaterials for drug delivery: developing and implementation of safe-by-design concept enabling safe healthcare solutions [see here]
Application deadline: November 16, 2018

PHD POSITIONS

1 PhD Fellowship
Biological sciences field [see here]
Application deadline: December 14, 2018

1 PhD Fellowship
Biological sciences field [see here]
Application deadline: November 29, 2018

1 PhD Fellowship
Neurosciences field [see here]
Application deadline: November 20, 2018

1 PhD Fellowship
Molecular Cell Biology field [see here]
Application deadline: November 14, 2018

1 PhD Fellowship
Nanomedicine field [see here]
Application deadline: November14, 2018

1 Postdoctoral Fellowship:
Biological Sciences field (Cellular Reprogramming, Immunology) [see here]
Application deadline: November 12, 2018

1 Postdoctoral Fellowship:
Biological Sciences field (Cellular Reprogramming, Immunology) [see here]
Application deadline: November 12, 2018

1 Postdoctoral Fellowship:
Biological Sciences field (Medical and Health Sciences) [see here]
Application deadline: November 12, 2018








Don't miss Out


Best CNC Christmas Tree Contest
Send your photo to scicomm@cnc.uc.pt until December 6th
(1 photo per group with the title of the tree, name of the Group and name of participants
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PhD Defenses
Lara Franco | 10 October, 2018
Thesis: "Long-term impact of early life stress on adult social behavior and prefrontal cortical circuits”
Supervisors: João Peça-Silvestre and Ana Luisa Cardoso (Center for Neuroscience and Cell Biology)
Andreia Gomes | 8 October, 2018
Thesis: “Elucidating blood origin: from reprogramming to ontogeny”
Supervisors: Lino Ferreira (Center for Neuroscience and Cell Biology)

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Get Involved
CNC Seminars
Fall Series - Next talks

@CNC / UC-Biotech, Cantanhede

• "Exploring respiratory chains"
Manuela Pereira (ITQB, NOVA)
Host: Armindo Salvador
November 7

“Blockchain. What is it? Good for?”
Paulo Rupino da Cunhar (CISUC, University of Coimbra)
Host: Ricardo Pires
November 21

@CNC, Pólo I, Coimbra

To be announced
Host: Luís P. de Almeida
November 9

To be announced
Manuela Pintado (Catholic University of Portugal, Porto)
Host: Flávio Reis
November 16, 10:00

"The neural correlates of bistable motion perception"
João Duarte (CIBIT-ICNAS, University of Coimbra)
Host: Gabriel Costa
November 30

 

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