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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.
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.
Nano 4 Global, founded by UCIBIO researchers, is one of the winners to represent Portugal at the Web Summit
A new study led by José Paulo Sampaio, Professor at Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia of Universidade NOVA de Lisboa (FCT-NOVA), shows surprising results in the domestication event of Ale beer yeasts, being very distinct from the domestication event of wine yeasts.
Six programme-contracts have been awarded to researchers at UCIBIO, in the scope of the 2015 FCT Investigator Programme: Cristina González, Cláudia Nunes Pinho, Fábio Fernandes, Filipa Marcelo, Hugo Santos e Maria Filomena Freitas.
Elisabete Oliveira, researcher at UCIBIO at FCT NOVA, was awarded with the Medal of Honor L'Oreal Portugal for Women in Science 2015.
On March 8th 2016, International Women's Day, the national agency Ciência Viva honoured 103 scientist women in Portugal in the book Mulheres na Ciência. It is a tribute to the scientists’ women in Portugal, whose contribution has been a key to the progress of national science and technology. We are very proud to have 4 scientists from UCIBIO being honoured:
Scientists at UCIBIO, FCT, Universidade NOVA de Lisboa have demonstrated for the first time the potential use of smart nanomaterials for the effective modulation of angiogenesis in vivo.
A research team led by José Paulo Sampaio at Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia of Universidade NOVA de Lisboa (FCT-NOVA), identified for the first time the wild population that gave rise to the domesticated wine yeasts.
A study led by Filipa Marcelo, post-doc researcher at the Bio-NMR group led by Eurico Cabrita at UCIBIO in Lisbon, reports, for the first time, a strategy to elucidate the key structural elements required to design an efficient anticancer vaccin

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