CNC Internal Newsletter
Issue 25 | July 2019
 
Publications June | July

A positron-emission tomography (PET)/magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) platform to track in vivo small extracellular vesicles.
Banerjee A, et al, Nanoscale. 2019 Jul 18

Understanding how birds rebuild fat stores during migration: insights from an experimental study.
Araújo PM, et all, Sci Rep. 2019 Jul 11

Current and emerging avenues for Alzheimer's disease drug targets.
Loera-Valencia R, et al, J Intern Med. 2019 Jul 8

High-content screen in human pluripotent cells identifies miRNA-regulated pathways controlling pluripotency and differentiation.
de Souza Lima IM, et al, Stem Cell Res Ther. 2019 Jul 8

Adenosine A1 and A2A receptors differently control synaptic plasticity in the mouse dorsal and ventral hippocampus.
Reis SL, et al, J Neurochem. 2019 Jul 5

MicroRNA signature refine response prediction in CML.
Alves R, et al, Sci Rep. 2019 Jul 4

Nucleolin-based targeting strategies for cancer therapy: from targeted drug delivery to cytotoxic ligands.
Romano S, et al, Drug Discov Today. 2019 Jul 2

Changes in the intestinal mucosal proteome of turkeys (Meleagris gallopavo) infected with haemorrhagic enteritis virus.
Marques AT, et all, Vet Immunol Immunopathol. 2019 Jul

Platinized carbon fiber-based glucose microbiosensor designed for metabolic studies in brain slices.
Lourenço CF, et al, Bioelectrochemistry. 2019 Jun 28

On demand for new process analytical technologies applied to injectable drug products.
Henriques J, et al, Eur J Pharm Sci. 2019 Jun 26

Activity and Cell-Death Pathway in Leishmania infantum Induced by Sugiol: Vectorization Using Yeast Cell Wall Particles Obtained From Saccharomyces cerevisiae.
Scariot DB, et al, Front Cell Infect Microbiol. 2019 Jun 14

Poly(D,L-Lactic Acid) Nanoparticle Size Reduction Increases Its Immunotoxicity.
Da Silva J, et al, Front Bioeng Biotechnol. 2019 Jun 6

Comparison of ELISA and HPLC-MS methods for the determination of exenatide in biological and biotechnology-based formulation matrices.
Pinho AR, et al, J Pharm Anal. 2019 Jun

Easy and effective method to generate endotoxin-free chitosan particles for immunotoxicology and immunopharmacology studies.
Lebre F, et al, J Pharm Pharmacol. 2019 Jun

Glucan Particles Are a Powerful Adjuvant for the HBsAg, Favoring Antiviral Immunity.
Soares E, et al, Mol Pharm. 2019 May 6


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Events at CNC

18 th Beer for Though - Golf Edition | June 12, 2019 @ © Cantanhede Golf Club [see here]

Participation of: CNC Researchers and companies from Biocant Park



 

 










ITN Treatment School 3
| July 1-2, 2019 @ CNC Auditorium (second floor)
| July 3, 2019 @ Physiology Auditorium (first floor) FMUC, Polo I [see here]

Participation of: Bruno Manadas, Carlos Palmeira, Eugénia Carvalho, John Jones, Paulo Oliveira and Teresa Oliveira

 









MiP/MitoEAGLE Training School 2019
| July 8-11, 2019 @ University of Coimbra [see here]

Participation of: Carlos Palmeira, Anabela Pinto Rolo, Ana Margarida Ledo, Ana Sofia Rodrigues, Cândida Dias, Diana Santos, Eugénia Carvalho, João Teodoro, John Jones, Luís Grilo, Paulo Oliveira, Sónia Pinho and Vilma Sardão



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18 th Beer for Though Golf Edition | CNC´s participants
ITN Treatment School 3 | CNC´s participants
Events & Meetings

Improving Nature: Targeting Active Polyphenols to Mitochondria" in the XIV Annual CICS-UBI meeting | July 4-5, 2019 @ Faculty of Health Sciences (FCS) of University of Beira Interior, Covilhã [see here]

Participation of: Paulo Oliveira

 

 

 









Ciência 2019
| July 8-10, 2019 @ Lisbon Congress Centre [see here]

Participation of: Ana Rita Álvaro, Cláudia Cavadas, Catarina Resende de Oliveira, Luís Estronca and Paulo Oliveira

 



 

 








Public Engagement Masterclass
| July 8-10, 2019 @ Welcome Genome Campus, Cambridge, UK [see here]

Participation of: Ana Santos Carvalho and Sara Varela Amaral






CNC | Paulo Oliveira
CNC | Luís Estronca, Paulo Oliveira e Ana Rita Álvaro
CNC | Ana Santos Carvalho e Sara Varela Amaral
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Public Engagement in Science

Escola de Verão: Exercício, Alimentação, Saúde | July 8, 2019 @ RÓMULO - Centro Ciência Viva da Universidade de Coimbra

Participation of: Mireia Alemany Pagès

27 children reached






 





19th PubhD Coimbra
| July 12, 2019 @ Liquidâmbar, Coimbra

Participation of: David Ramos
















Selfie Science
| July 23, 2019 [see here]

Participation of Lisa Rodrigues

 











ASK (Always Seeking Knowledge) Researchers
| July 30, 2019
[see here]

Participation of Susana Alarico


 

Escola de Verão, Alimentação, Saúde
CNC | David Ramos
CNC | Lisa Rodrigues
CNC | Susana Alarico
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CNC on the News

News about Researchers from UC rewarded by the European Foundation for the Study of Diabetes:
Despertar Online (O) | July18 [see here]
Emigrante - Mundo Português | July 12 (in press)
Diário As Beiras | June 28 (in press)
Diário As Beiras | June 28 (in press)
Mundo Português Online | June 28 [see here]
Campeão das Províncias Online | June 27 [see here]
Notícias de Coimbra Online | June 27 [see here]
Campeão das Províncias Online | June 26 [see here]

News about Cholesterol in excess may have impact in neurodegenerative diseases:
Voz do Algarve Online | July 16 [see here]
Campeão das Províncias | July 16 (in press)
Algarve Notícias Online | July 15 [see here]
Índice.eu Online | July 15 [see here]
Diário As Beiras | July 12 (in press)
Diário de Coimbra | July 12 (in press)
Visão Online | July 12 [see here]
Campeão das Províncias Online | July 11 [see here]
Correio da Manhâ | July 11 [see here]
Diário As Beiras Online | July 11 [see here]
Diário de Notícias | July 11 [see here]
Notícias ao Minuto Online | July 11 [see here]
Notícias de Coimbra Online | July 11 [see here]
Público Online | July 11 [see here]
Sapo Online - Sapo 24 Online | July 11 [see here]
Sapo Online - Sapo Lifestyle Online | July 11 [see here]

News about Fatty liver: symptoms, risk factors and the plan by a portuguese to fight off this disease:
Visão Online | July 20 [see here]

News about Stem cell research can help in the fight against cancer:
Campeão das Províncias | July 11 (in press)

News about Proteins that convert skin cells in to blood cells:
Campeão das Províncias |July 11 (in press)

CICS Symposium presents research in the field of health:
Interior Online | July 4 [see here]
BeiraNews Online | June 26 [see here]

News about “Aging: models, mechanisms and therapies” at Faculty of Medicine of UC:
Diário As Beiras (in press)
Notícias de Coimbra Online | June 26 [see here]

News about “A decade in life science education“:
Perspectivas | June 19 (in press)

News about “All drugs damage the brain” - Interview with Manuela Grazina:
Jornal do Fundâo | July 4 (in press)
Jornal do Fundão Online | July 3 [see here]

News about “Understanding aging through a rare disease”:
Público Online | June 28 [see here]

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Opportunities

CNC Research Opportunities:

BIC - Scholarship for Scientific Initiation
Job/Fellowship Reference: BIC 2019/UID/NEU/04539/2019
Main Research Field: Biological Sciences
Deadline: August 28, 2019
More information: http://www.eracareers.pt/opportunities/index.aspx?task=global&jobId=116688

Master-holder Fellowship
Job/Fellowship Reference: BIM: MIT-EXPL/ISF/0021/2017
Main research field: Biological Sciences
Deadline: August 19, 2019
More information: http://www.eracareers.pt/opportunities/index.aspx?task=global&jobId=116105

Doctoral Hiring
Job/Fellowship Reference: INV JR 2019.42/2 Nº 030737
Main research field: Biological Sciences
Deadline: August 8, 2019
More information: http://www.eracareers.pt/opportunities/index.aspx?task=showAnuncioOportunities&jobId=115533&idc=1

Doctoral Hiring
Job/Fellowship Reference: INV JR 2019.50/2 N º 032316
Main research field: Medical Sciences
Deadline: August 30, 2019
More information: http://www.eracareers.pt/opportunities/index.aspx?task=showAnuncioOportunities&jobId=116101&idc=1

Doctoral Hiring
Job/Fellowship Reference: INV JR 2019 Nº 44. 028060/3
Main research field: Biological Sciences
Deadline: September 4, 2019
More information: http://www.eracareers.pt/opportunities/index.aspx?task=showAnuncioOportunities&jobId=114187&idc=1




 

 



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PHD Defenses
Mafalda Costa | July 22, 2019
Thesis: “Biosynthesis of polysaccharides of metilmanose in mycobacteria”
Supervisors: Nuno Empadinhas (Center for Neuroscience and Cell Biology) and Pedro Pereira (IBMC from University of Porto)

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