UCIBIO in the news

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 published last monday at Scientific Reports: Nature Publishing Group concludes that office paper can be used as a sensor for electrochemically active bacteria detection.
Maria João Ramos, head of the Theoretical and Computational Biochemistry Research Lab, and Filipa Marcelo, researcher at the Bio-NMR Spectroscopy Research Lab, have been nominated National Delegates of the Action Management Committee.
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:
The project W|inove - it’s a grape idea, developed by FARMA|inove, and Luís Magalhães and Marcela Segundo, researchers from UCIBIO at FF-UP, was selected the winner of the Acredita Portugal Competition - category New Ideas. W|inove presents an innovative method, which is more sustainable to perform the wine analysis by the wine makers.
The long lasting collaborating project between the Nanomedicine Group, led by Pedro Viana Batista from UCIBIO, and the Materials for Electronics, Optoelectronics and Nanotechnologies Group, led by Elvira Fortunato and
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