Molecular Biology in Portugal and EMBL
(and EMBL Alumni)

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Programme

 
Thursday 18th July
Time    
08:30-09:00 Registration of participants & poster setup  
09:00-09:30 Welcome address


Prof. Pinto Paixão,
Director of the Faculty of Sciences, University of Lisboa

Prof. Miguel Seabra,
FCT President

Prof. Claudio Sunkel,
EMBL Council Chair, EMBO Member

09:30-11:00 Scientific talks I  
  Prof. Margarida Amaral,
BioFIG, Faculty of Sciences, University of Lisbon, EMBL Alumni

Using Functional Genomics to Tackle Cystic Fibrosis

 
  Prof. Maria Carmo Fonseca,
IMM Director, EMBO Member, EMBL Alumni

Imaging transcription and splicing in real time

 
  Dr. Luis Teixeira,
Gulbenkian Institute, EMBL Alumni

Symbiont modulation of host-pathogen interactions

 
11:00-11:30 Coffee Break
11:30-13:15 Scientific talks II  
  Prof. Claudina Rodrigues-Pousada,
ITQB, EMBO Member

Activation of the Yap8-target, ACR2 gene, requires the function of the Mediator complex in S. cerevisiae cells exposed to arsenate

 
  Dr. Rainer Pepperkok,
Head of ALMF Core Facilities, EMBL 
Frontiers in Microscopy: The Advanced Light Microscopy Facility at EMBL 
  Prof. Iain Mattaj,
Director General EMBL
EMBL – research, services, training 
  Dr. Gerlind Wallon,
EMBO Deputy Director
EMBO – what is in it for you 
13:15-15:15 Lunch and poster session
15:15-16:45 Scientific talks III
  Dr. Lars Steinmetz,
Joint Head of Unit, EMBL
System Genetics 
  Dr. Paulo Matos,
BioFIG, Young Investigator, Faculty of Sciences, University of Lisbon 

Rac1 signalling in health: not too little... not too much... just enough

 
  Dr. Reto Gassmann,
IBMC, EMBO IGs
Segregating the genome in mitosis 
16:45-17:00 Poster prize and closing remarks
  Dr. Gerlind Wallon,
EMBO Deputy Director
Delivery of a poster prize
  Prof. Pinto Paixão,
Director of the Faculty of Sciences, University of Lisbon
Closing remarks