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In many animals and plants, sex chromosomes show marked differences both in structural and genetic terms. This is related to the fact that these chromosomes have lost the ability to recombine over part of their length. This is particularly the case in the human species between the X chromosome and the Y chromosome whose size is considerably reduced.
On 29th September from 18:00 to 24:00, researchers from UCIBIO - FCT NOVA will be at Museu Nacional de História Natural e da Ciência (MUHNAC) in Lisbon, with various activities.
In the complex and crowded cellular environment, weak intrinsically transient interactions mediate the formation of dynamic protein complexes, leading to a new level of protein structure, the fifth level, dubbed as quinary structure.
The European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (ESCMID) has conferred the title “ESCMID Fellow” for professional excellence and outstanding service to the profession and the society to
Six European Projects, representing a total of 3 M€ for three years, have been awarded to Biochemical Engineering Lab (BioEng), led by Maria Reis, full professor at FCT-NOVA.
The UCIBIO Scientific Activity Report 2015-2016:
The Portuguese Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Network (PTNMR) was awarded 4,8 million euros as a result of a recent call to support Research Infrastructure (RI) projects included in the Portugues
Benedita Pinheiro, Ana Luísa Carvalho and Maria João Romão, researchers from UCIBIO at FCT-NOVA, in a long lasting collaboration with the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine (Lisbon University), contribute to the elucidation of the unique molecular mechanisms used by anaerobic bacteria for cellular attachment of cellulosomes.
Nano 4 Global, founded by UCIBIO researchers, is one of the winners to represent Portugal at the Web Summit
Marcela Segundo from UCIBIO at Faculdade de Farmácia - Universidade do Porto (FF-UPorto), received the FIA Award for Science, granted by the Japanese Association for Flow Injection Analysis.

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