A new use for cork in artificial olfaction Cecília Roque, head of the Biomolecular Engineering Lab at UCIBIO-FCT NOVA, has just published a new research publication that reports the development of a new class of environmentally-friendly gas sensing materials made of suberin from cork and a nematic liquid crystal.
UCIBIO at European Researchers Night On 27th November, researchers across Europe will get closer to the general public, this year in an online format. UCIBIO will be in the online European Researchers Night with various activities developed by UCIBIO researchers:   1. Live interaction with Cecília Roque, head of the Biomolecular Engineering Laboratory: (available in portuguese only) 17h30 | Medicamentos Biológicos mais Sustentáveis Partículas virais e anticorpos? Venham aprender como são produzidos estes medicamentos biológicos!
Five CEEC positions awarded to UCIBIO researchers Five UCIBIO researchers have been awarded a contract in the 2020 Individual Scientific Employment Stimulus Competition (CEEC), which is the third edition of this call promoted by the Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia  (FCT) for doctoral researchers in all scientific areas.  
Scientific Symposium closes the Summer School UCIBIO-NOVA - Initiation to Research in Applied Biomolecular Sciences The “Summer School UCIBIO-NOVA - Initiation to Research in Applied Biomolecular Sciences”, under the scope of Verão com Ciência has finished, after a 3-month intensive period. Funded by the Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology (FCT), UCIBIO-NOVA hosted 15 graduated and master students, integrated within the initiative of promoting exclusively presential classes at Summer Schools.