Six FCT Investigator positions awarded to scientists at UCIBIO 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.
Course on Integrative Structural Biology - ISBio2015 Integrative Structural Biology tools for the study of protein-ligand interactions The course took place at FCT-Universidade NOVA de Lisboa, in the campus of Caparica, Portugal, from 13-19 July 2015   OBJECTIVE OF THE COURSE: to illustrate the added value of a structural biology approach to the study of protein-ligand interactions by combining core methodologies, X-ray Crystallography, NMR, EPR, Carbohydrate Microarrays, ITC and Molecular Modeling from a hands-on perspective, giving emphasis to their limitations and complementarities.  
Kick-off Meeting of the CHImerASE Project Today, September 15, is the first meeting of the project “Integrated Platform for de novo Design and Development of a Chimeric Enzyme for high-value chemicals” (CHImerASE) granted by European Research Area (ERA) Industrial Biotechnology. The project involves a translational cooperation between Austria, Germany and Portugal.