Print-aid workshop 3

Print-aid workshop 3

Nuno F. Azevedo and Jontana Allkja took part in Print-aid workshop 3 held at Gent University, Belgium from the 4th to the 5th of February. The workshop covered soft skills topics, such as open science and science communication skills. Jontana Allkja presented the work conducted so far in her PhD project within the Print-aid framework.

Ricardo Oliveira was a speaker at Microbiotec19

Ricardo Oliveira was a speaker at Microbiotec19

Ricardo Oliveira was a speaker at Microbiotec19 held from 5th to 7th December 2019 at the University of Coimbra, Portugal, where he presented his PhD work in the scope of the NAM4Toxins project. His talk was entitled "Application of nucleic acid mimics (NAMs) in the selection of aptamers against staphylococcal enterotoxins". Ricardo's work is based on the use of aptamers modified with NAMs, to target foodborne enterotoxins, and replace the currently available immunological tests.

Rita Santos was a speaker at the XV Pharmacy Colloquium

Rita Santos was a speaker at the XV Pharmacy Colloquium

Rita Santos was a speaker at the XV Pharmacy Colloquium from ESS on the 19th of October 2019. The talk combined the introduction of Biomode SA and the presentation of its ready-to-use kits for pathogen detection.

DelNAM at PDEQB's Student Seminars

DelNAM at PDEQB's Student Seminars

PhD student Sara Pereira was an invited speaker for the Student Seminars last week, organized in the scope of the Doctoral Program in Chemical and Biological Engineering (PDEQB). The presentation of her PhD work "Delivery of nucleic acid mimics into Escherichia coli and Staphylococcus aureus as a novel method for treatment of the infection" introduced new students to the DelNAM project and gave them insight into the group's current work and challenges.

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Andreia Azevedo at BioRemid2019

Andreia Azevedo at BioRemid2019

Andreia Azevedo presented a poster in the second edition of the International Meeting on New Strategies in Bioremediation Processes (BioRemid2019) which took place at Porto (Portugal) on October 24th and 25th. Her poster was entitled "Application of nucleic acid mimics and spectral imaging to fluorescence in situ hybridization for the characterization of microbial communities".

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