Post-doc Scientific Short Talks @ FCT NOVA

Every 3rd Friday of the month, we will have two speakers discussing their work in a 20min session, followed by drinks and snacks.
The first round of the PSST! will be dedicated to the techniques we use on our research.

PSST! are sponsored by

This month, LUPA presents
on June 22, 2018, at 16h, room 217- D
     Rita Craveiro, Biocatalysis and Bioenergy Lab (LAQV)
     "Eutectic solvents and their applications"
     Marta Martins, BIOTOX Lab (UCIBIO)
     "The Comet assay in aquatic genotoxicology"

Next PSST!
July 12, 2018
     Artur Moro, Photochemistry and Supramolecular Chemistry Lab (LAQV)
     "Fluorescence spectroscopy: a brilliant tool for sensing applications"
     Leonor Morgado, Biochemistry and Bioenergetics of Heme Proteins Lab (UCIBIO)
     "NMR as a tool to study proteins at atomic resolution"

Past PSST!
October 20, 2017
     Filipe Almeida, Infection Biology Lab (UCIBIO)
     "Immunofluorescence: assessing localization and expression of biomolecules"

November 10, 2017
     Fernando J.A.L. Cruz, Adsorption Science and Process Engineering Lab (LAQV)
    "Encapsulation of nucleic acids in carbon nanotubes: thermodynamics & kinetics"
     Luisa Maia, Biological Chemistry @ FCT-UNL Lab (UCIBIO)
     "Doing research with invisible light: EPR spectroscopy"

December 15, 2017
     Patricia Maximo, Prof. Ana Lobo Lab (LAQV)
    "Chemistry of natural products"
     Catarina Coelho, Macromolecular Crystallography Lab (UCIBIO)
     "All about X-ray protein crystallography that you ever wanted to know but never dare to ask"
     André Santos presented the Portuguese Enzymatic SA company

January 19, 2018
     Zeljko Petrovski, Lab (LAQV)
    "Antimicrobial ionic liquids"
     Zélia Silva, Glycoimmunology Lab (UCIBIO)
     "Flow cytometry: fundaments and applications"

February 23, 2018
     Nuno Basílio, Photochemistry and Supramolecular Chemistry Lab (LAQV)
     "Remote control of supramolecular system with molecular switches"
     Arménio Barbosa, Biomolecular Engineering Lab (UCIBIO)
     "Computational and experimental chemistry, a strong friendship in drug discovery"

March 23, 2018
     Rui Ribeiro, Adsorption Technology & Process Engineering Lab (LAQV)
     "Adsorption-based processes for gas separations"
     Ana Pina, Biomolecular Engineering Lab (UCIBIO)
     "Phage display: a versatile tool in biomedical sciences"

April 20, 2018
     Raquel Viveiros, CleanMIPTech group@Green Polymer Synthesis and Processing Lab (LAQV)
     "Green design of lock-and-key affinity devices using supercritical fluid technology"
     Cristiana Torres, Biochemical Engineering (BIOENG) Lab (UCIBIO)
     "Some aspects about (bio)polymers rheology"

May 18, 2018
     Gosia Zakrzewska, CO2 Conversion and Utilisation Lab (LAQV)
     "Ionic liquids and supercritical carbon dioxide"
     Alejandro Samhan-Arias, Biological Chemistry @ FCT-UNL Lab (also from LAQV)
     "Fluorescence spectroscopy in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology: an overview of some experimental applications"