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News and events related with UMIB’s engagement with the local community.

Core Facility opening

New Core Facility at UMIB!

The new Core Facility at UMIB is now officially open! This core facility dedicated to Metabolomics & Mitochondrial Physiology will serve both UMIB Researchers and External Users, providing a proper support according to the needs of the projects and the specifications of the equipment, thus optimizing resources! For further information...

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I WebRePRO

UMIB researchers awarded at the I WebRePRO!

UMIB had a major participation and contribution to the I WebRePRO. David Carrageta has even awarded with the Best Selected Talk Award, for his talk "Human spermatozoa secrete insulin in a glucose-dependent manner", while Luís Crisóstomo and has awarded a Honourable Mention for his poster presentation, "Testicular Inherited metabolic...

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UMIB Researchers served as Jurors at the Online INST2021!

Luís Crisóstomo and João Ribeiro have participated in the International Natural Sciences Tournament as Jurors. This year edition was held online, from 22nd to 25th July, with four teams from three different countries competing for the Trophy. Congratulations!

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Scientific Seminars UMIB – Session #1

The 4th cycle of Scientific Seminars UMIB has started on the 2nd of June with a talk by the PhD student Luís Crisóstomo entitled "Inherited metabolic memory of exposure to high-fat diet causes sperm defects up to two generations". The next session of the Scientific Seminars UMIB will be held...

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Opening ceremony

Opening Ceremony: A visit to the History of Diabetes

The exhibition "A visit to the History of Diabetes" has been officially open on the 26th May. This exhibition celebrates the 100th anniversary from the discovery of insulin. The opening ceremony was held with the presence of Professor José Luís Medina, Professor Luís Gardete, Professor Mafalda Reis, Professor Mariana...

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Centenary of Insulin discovery

Exhibition: A visit to the History of Diabetes

The exhibition "A visit to the History of Diabetes in the Centenary of the Insulin Discovery", which celebrates the 100 years from the discovery of insulin, continues its tour through the North of Portugal, now being held at the School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences (ICBAS) of the University...

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Researchers in the classroom

UMIB researchers celebrate the National Day for Scientific Culture

On the 24th November, Bárbara Rodrigues and Ivo Barros, researchers of the Clinical and Experimental Human Genomics group, gave a lecture to 9th-graders of the Filipa de Vilhena High School, in Porto. This lecture focused on the contribution of Science and Technology in the advancement of our knowledge in...

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American Journal of Physiology - Endocrinology and Metabolism

UMIB-made research featured in AJP-Endo

A recently published paper by Luís Crisóstomo and Marco G. Alves, researchers of the Biology and Genetics of Reproduction group of UMIB, was featured in a press release of the American Journal of Physiology - Endocrinology and Metabolism. In this paper, the first of its kind, the researchers describe the...

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António Araújo participated in the webinar “Cancer: Caring for the sick in pandemic times”

The principal investigator of the Oncology Research group and director of the Medical Oncology service of the Centro Hospitalar Universitário do Porto (CHUP), Professor Doctor António Araújo, participated in the webinar "Cancer: Caring for the sick in times of pandemic", conducted by Público and Roche, last June 29th. More information:...

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