Yeasts acquire genes from bacteria to rebuild vitamin B1 biosynthetic pathway A group of yeasts, that have lost part of the vitamin B1 biosynthetic pathway in the past, have managed to rebuild it by capturing multiple genes from bacteria through horizontal gene transfer (HGT).
Alice Pereira and Pedro Tavares editors of a book from Springer-Nature Alice Pereira and Pedro Tavares, co-lab leaders of the Molecular Biophysics Lab at UCIBIO – FCT NOVA, together with Paulo Limão-Viera, are editors of the most recent book from Springer-Nature: Radiation in Bioanalysis - Spectroscopic Tech
Eurico Cabrita awarded with a H2020 MSCA ETN Grant (NEUROTRANS) to develop a programme on molecular and structural biology of Neurotransmiter transporters Eurico Cabrita, leader of the (Bio)Molecular Structure & Interactions by NMR Lab at UCIBIO and Professor at FCT NOVA, is part of the European consortium  that was awarded with an EU Marie Skłodowska-Curie Innovative Training Networks (ETN) grant for the project “NEUROtransmitter TRANSporters: from single molecules to human pathologies”.
UCIBIO activities at European Researchers’ Night 2019 The European Researchers’ Night 2019 (NEI 2019) will take place on 27th September, from 6 p.m. to midnight, at the National Museum of Natural History and Science (MUHNAC-ULisboa) and Jardim do Príncipe Real, with various activities.