Open Seminars: Chronic and Degenerative Diseases Course of the ProRegeM

February & March 2014; Location: CEDOC@FCM

Open Seminars: Chronic and Degenerative Diseases Course of the ProRegeM


Under the scope of Chronic and Degenerative Diseases Course of the PhD Programme Mechanisms of Disease and Regenerative Medicine between IBB/CBME-UALG and CEDOC-FCM/UNL, several seminars will take place at CEDOC, which are opened for the public at seminar room, ground floor Yellow Building.


17th February
12am: Álvaro Tavares (Universidade do Algarve)
“From cytokinesis to cell polarity - looking for a tumor suppressor gene”

3pm: Ana Teresa Maia (Universidade do Algarve)
“Cis-regulatory variation in breast cancer predisposition and biology”

18th February
12am: Nuno Santos (Universidade do Algarve)
"Lymphotoxin receptor activation in microenvironmental cells promotes
T-cell leukemia development“

2pm: Maria Gomes da Silva (IPO, FCM)
“Lymphomas: from biology to patient-oriented care”

20th February
12am: Alisson Gontijo (CEDOC, FCM)
“Signaling tumoral growth to the organism”

21st February
12am: Wolfgang Link (Universidade do Algarve)
“Protein localization in cancer and anti-cancer therapy”

24th February
10am: Duarte Barral (CEDOC, FCM)
“A role for autophagy in malaria liver infection”

12am: Judit Morelo and Sofia Pereira (CEDOC, FCM)
“Antiretroviral drug toxicity: from cell to clinic”

25th February
2pm: Luisa Pereira (Hospital Santa Maria)
“Primary Ciliary Dyskinesia (PCD)”

26th February
11am: José Miguel Martins (CEDOC, FCM)
“From microcellular changes to nasal macroscopic disease”

12am: Margarida Amaral (Faculdade de Ciências, Universidade Lisboa)
“Molecular and Functional Basis of Cystic Fibrosis”

3pm: Miguel Borrego (CEDOC, FCM)
“T and Breg cells in bronchial asthma”

28th February
12am: Leonor Cancela (Universidade do Algarve)
“Functional analysis of mutations associated with Paget's Disease of bone”

3rd March
11am: Eduardo Pinho Melo (Universidade do Algarve)
“Prion diseases: Development of cell line to study prion diseases”

2pm: Paula Videira (CEDOC, FCM)
'The role of glycans in dendritic cell functions‘

4th March
12am: Claudia Almeida (CEDOC, FCM)
“How are regulators of intracellular trafficking risk-factors for Alzheimer´s disease? work in progress”

5th March
11am: Paula Macedo (CEDOC, FCM)
“Diabetes: from patients to molecules”

12am: Silvia Conde (CEDOC, FCM)
“Insulin signaling and impact of carotid body sensing to insulin sensitivity in metabolic disturbances”

6th March
12am: Catarina Brito (iBET)
“Human 3D neural in vitro models as tools for preclinical evaluation of novel therapies”

2pm: Gonçalo Cassiano Santos (Maternidade Alfredo da Costa, Centro Hospitalar Lisboa Central)
“Ischemic hypoxic encephalopathy in newborns”

7th March
12am: Gabriela Silva (Universidade do Algarve)
“Gene Therapy - a sight for sore eyes?”


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