Paula Videira awarded “Research 4 COVID-19” research project funding Paula Videira, leader of the Glycoimmunology Lab at UCIBIO - FCT NOVA, has been awarded 30 K€ for the research project “GLYCOVID-19 Testing existing glycan-based drugs to neutralize SARS-CoV- 2”, in the scope of the “Research 4 COVID-19” funding call launched by Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia (FCT).
Aqua in Silico company created by UCIBIO researchers The company Aqua in Silico, a spin off created by Jorge Santos, Mariana Matos and Maria Ascensão Reis from the Biochemical Engineering Lab at UCIBIO-FCT NOVA, is developing software tools to op
Helena Coelho wins Best 2019 Doctoral Thesis Award in Carbohydrates field Helena Coelho, currently a junior post-doctoral researcher at the (Bio)molecular Structure & Interactions by NMR Lab at UCIBIO, was recognized in March 2020 with the Best 2019 Doctoral Thesis award in Carbohydrates field, granted by the Carbohydrate Group of the Spanish Royal Society of Chemistry (GE-HIC-RSEQ).
Identification of a bacterial protein for carbon neutrality Cristiano Mota and Maria João Romão, from the Macromolecular Crystallography Lab at UCIBIO-FCT NOVA, in collaboration with Ana Rita Oliveira and Inês Cardoso Pereira from ITQB NOVA, have identified a protein capable of reducing carbon dioxide (CO2) from the atmosphere.