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ICVS International Seminar Series 2014

ICVS is launching a new initiative, the “ICVS International Seminar Series”, which feature distinguished and internationally renowned speakers in many areas of life and health sciences, followed by time for questions and discussion. The seminars take place twice a year, including a Spring (March – April) and a Autumn (October - November) series. These seminars will take place at the Zulmira Simões auditorium (Health Sciences School, Minho University) and are opened to ...

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Ciência Falada Seminar Series - February 2014

Title: The role of TET enzymes on neuronal differentiation and function Researcher: Joana Marques Affiliation: ICVS/UM Local: Anfiteatro A0.02 - School of Health Sciences of the University of Minho Date: 3rd February 2014, 13:00 Title: From bioinformatics to infection epidemiology: the LuxR regulators in mycobacteria and their role in tuberculosis  Researcher: Catarina Santos Affiliation: ICVS/UM Local: Anfiteatro A0.02 - School of Health Sciences of the University of ...

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Researchers from ICVS help in Science Outreach activities in Sri Lanka

Anne & Gabor Kato are two former neuroscientists that have an humanitarian project in Sri Lanka to help girls from poor families to obtain a higher education - http://www.girls-education.ch In addition to this initiative, in January 2016 they decided to promote a “Brain Awareness Day” in the town of Nuwara Eliya in Sri Lanka, in order to provide some basic information about the brain and to increase students' interest in science.  The event gathered more than 250 ...

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The importance of active ageing - Researcher from ICVS at RTP

Nadine Santos, researcher from ICVS goes to national television to talk about active ageing, and the importance of exercising the brain to promote better cognitive outcomes later in life. See video (after min 7) here   This participation occurred in collaboration with Maratona da Saúde Initiative that this year is devoted to Neurodegenerative disorders.

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Research article by Surgical Sciences researchers made front cover of the Journal of Molecular Biology

Limb patterning: from signaling gradients to molecular oscillations. Sheeba CJ, Andrade RP*, Palmeirim I* J Mol Biol. 2014 Feb 20;426(4):780-4.

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