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ERC Grant

We are very happy to announce that Ana Cecília Roque was awarded a  ERC PoC Grant to validate the technological and business feasibility of an innovative method for the smell-inspired technologies for the diagnosis of neurodegenerative diseases. The project UNMASK : Unraveling Parkinson ́s disease diagnostic will be funded with €150K and this is the researcher’s …

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New Members

Welcome to our lab! We have 3 new members joining our lab as research assistants!  Ana Spencer was a PhD Student at i3S and Susana Fernandes holds a master in biomedical engineering. Both are working under the scope of Ensure project. Afonso Eva holds a master in biotechnology and he is working under the scope …

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Winter Symposium 2024

We kicked off the year with our Winter Symposium! It was a great day to meet our new members in the lab. Besides, it was possible to discuss our scientific ideas and plan our future work. We wish you all a good year!

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year

In our lab group we have people from different countries: Portugal, Ukraine and Turkey. So, we want to wish you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year in different languages!

Gonçalo Teixeira – PhD Viva

Thrilled to congratulate Gonçalo Teixeira, our PhD student in MIT Portugal Program of Bioengineering Systems, for successfully defending his PhD.   The excellent work is about “Olfaction inspired sensing using tailor-made proteins” supervised by Prof. Ana Cecília Roque and Dr. Arménio Barbosa. We wish you luck for the next chapter of your incredible journey 

Iana Lychko – Best Poster Award

During the MicroBiotec23 conference (December 7th-9th),  Iana Lychko, PhD student in Biotechnology from Nova School of Science and Technology , was awarded with the Best Poster Award in Bioprocess Engineering. The scientific work was about ” Optimized production of reflectins and characterization of their reversible self- assembly”. The scientific work presented was developed under the …

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MicroBiotec 2023

From December 7th-9th, we had the opportunity to attend Microbiotec23 that took place in University of Beira Interior, Covilhã.  Cecília Roque presented as keynote speaker the scientific work entitled “Nature inspired solutions in Health Biotechnology. Aditionally, Arménio Barbosa presented the talk ” A molecular modeling perspective on the development of synthetic affinity ligands” and Catarina …

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NOVA Science & Innovation Day

On November 21st, we were in NOVA Science & Innovation Day23, at rectory building. Our team was showing the E-nose technology developed during SCENT project and currently explore at ENSURE project.