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International Conference on Bio-sensing Technology

Have you ever wanted to know more about artificial olfaction and (bio)sensing or even if olfaction-inspired tecnologies are the future of diagnostics?Carina and Susana answered these and other questions at the 8th Edition of the International Bio-sensing Technology Conference last week.

National Scientists Day

On May 16th was the National Scientist Day. We work daily to contribute to the advancement of knowledge and thus to the progress and well-being of society.

Biophysics Festival

The 4th edition of Biophysics Festival, a meeting of young biophyscists took place at Covilhã and our biomengs (Carlos, Inês, Arménio, Cátia and Jéssica) couldn’t miss the opportunity to attend it.Arménio, Cátia and Jéssica represented our team presenting posters whereas Carlos gave a lecture about “Novel affinity reagent for the SARS-CoV-2 spike protein”.Congrats to all!🎉

BioProcess International Europe

Arménio Barbosa attended the Bioprocess International Europe in Viena between the 9th and 12th April.Our researcher presented his poster about “In silico Affinity ligands: Design and Discovery of small molecule adsorbents”.

Expo FCT

Last week we attended the Expo FCT at NOVA FCT where we explained our research projects to the visiting students. Students could see the work of the e-nose device and its application for bladder cancer diagnostics (Ensure project), the versability of proteins’ application in sensing (Proteios Project) and the importance of efficient bioseparation on the production of …

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New paper

Excited to share great news! We have a freshly published paper in Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical. In this work, the authors explore “An odorant-binding protein based electrical sensor to detect volatile organic compounds”. This work was developed under the scope of #SCENT_project and #ENSURE_project. Congratulations to the authors!For more info 👉 check the QR Code …

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Bioprocessing Summit Europe

Last week, Cecília Roque attended the Bioprocessing Summit Europe in Barcelona. Cecília presented a lecture about “Design and Discovery of Affinity and Mixed-Mode adsorbents” under the scope of PURE project.  

Bioinformatics Open Days 

On 14th March, Jéssica attended the Bioinformatics Open Days at the University of Minho. She presented her work on “Computational Modelling of Biopharmaceuticals Purification Systems” in a poster presentation.

Interview by CNN Portugal

Our research team had the opportunity to give an interview to CNN Portugal and explain a little more about the work we do on a daily basis with E-Nose – the electronic nose that can detect diseases such as cancer, Alzheimer’s or Parkinson’s disease.Interested in finding out more? Read the full story here.

SupraLife Second School

This week we are attending SupraLife Second School- Bioinspired Supramolecular Self-Assemblies at Universidade de Aveiro .Cecília presented a lecture about Protein Based Materials- Bioinspired Systems for unusual applications. Margarida, Arménio, Cátia, Inês, Carina and Iana had also the opportunity to present their posters about the work they have been developing at our lab.