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.
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.
Isabel Moura, José Moura, Sofia Pauleta and Luisa Maia, from UCIBIO at FCT-NOVA, Biological Chemistry Group, edited a book of the RSC Metallobiology Series from The Royal Society of Chemistry on "Metalloenzymes in Denitrification: Applications and Environmental Imp