The European funded Research and Innovation Action project PROSPLIGN- PROSPecting natural LIGNin biodiversity towards unlocking value-added bioactive motifs and molecules – has kicked-off last week in Dublin. The project coordinated by KelAda Pharmachem and with a collaborative consortium formed by Universidade Nova de Lisboa, University of Helsinki, Fundacion MEDINA, University College Dublin, Magfi and Bern …

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PURE General Assembly

On February 26 and 27, the General Assembly meeting of PURE project took place at iBET. We counted with the presence of our partners from Bayreuth University, BOKU and iBET. Many thanks to iBET team for the organization and hospitality. It’s always good to be able to discuss science in person!

Jornadas Intercalares de Mestrados 2024

This week Jéssica Rodrigues, our master student in Computational Biology and Bioinformatics and Eduarda Rodrigues, master student in Biomaterials and Nanomedicine, presented the thesis work developed so far at Jornadas Intercalares de Mestrados 2024.Congratulations for both presentations and the work developed so far! #PURE_project#PROTEIOS_project

Arménio Barbosa- Award

Arménio Barbosa, researcher at the Biomolecular Engineering Lab, was awarded 100k and 2k hours of CPU and GPU time for the SpikeLig project, from RNCA, Unidade FCCN.The SpikeLig (Affinity ligands towards the SARS-CoV-2 spike protein) project will develop affinity ligands towards the spike protein of SARS-CoV-2.The project aims to unravel the atomistic details of lead …

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2nd Edition of the Course on Computational Biosciences using HPC Systems

On february 6, 7 and 8 took place at the NOVA School of Science and Technoloy the 2nd Edition of the Course on Computational Biosciences using HPC systems. This course was a collaboration between the Research Unit on Applied Molecular Biosciences (UCIBIO), the Associated Laboratory for Green Chemistry (LAQV) and the Laboratory of Instrumentation and …

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New members

Rita and Bárbara are our newest addition to the team!Rita studied Biochemistry and did a Master degree in Biochemistry for Health both at FCT NOVA. Now she joined our team to work as a researcher on the Pure Project.Bárbara holds a Bachelor in Applied Biology and a Master in Applied Marine Biology. Her passion for …

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New PhD Student

Catarina Faustino is now doing her PhD under the EUTOPIA PhD Co-tutelle Program (FCT NOVA and University of Dresden). She will be developing her research project about “Integrated approach to harness the biotechnological potential from cephalopods” in partnership with Politi group from BCUBE and SeatoxLab.Good luck Catarina!  #PROTEIOS_project

New Master Student

Welcome to our team! Eduarda Rodrigues is doing her Master in Biomaterials and Nanomedicine at NOVA School of Science and Technology. During her stay with our team she will be developing her thesis about “Bioneedles for tailored pain-free drug delivery”.  We hope you have a nice time and wish you the best luck!  

New PhD Student

Our researcher Carolina Natal has just started her PhD in Biotechnology. She holds a Bachelor in Biochemistry and a Master in Techniques of Characterization and Chemical Analysis both from University of Minho. For her PhD she will be developing her research project about “Novel affinity adsorbents for metal-free purification of a solubility tag”.  We wish you …

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