Tag - Marco G. Alves

Best Poster Award – Basic Science

Best poster Award – David F. Carrageta

David F. Carrageta has been awarded the Best Poster Award – Basic Science at the European Congress of Endocrinology (ECE 2021), for his poster entitled “Insulin production by human spermatozoa in response to glucose stimuli”. The congress was virtually held from 21st to 24th May. Congratulations!

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Marco G. Alves, PhD

Marco G. Alves is featured in “Future Shapers”

Marco G. Alves, Integrated PhD researcher of UMIB is featured in the documentary "The science that drives the future", included in the "Future Shapers" week. This event is promoted by the "ScaleUp Porto." to celebrate the creative minds working in the city of Porto. https://youtu.be/if7Ee1OJzDs?list=TLGGPJlIahBjmxMyNTA1MjAyMQ

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Visão-20201119

UMIB-made research was featured at “Visão” newsmagazine!

In its issue of 19th November 2020, "Visão" newsmagazine features mRNA-based therapies, as the most recent hope in the development of an effective and safe COVID-19 vaccine. In this context, the research led by Marco G. Alves of the Biology and Genetics of Reproduction group, recently awarded by SPMR, was...

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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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P.F. Oliveira and M.G. Alves

Marco G. Alves and colleagues have been awarded the SPMR prize 2020!

Marco G. Alves, researcher of the Biology and Genetics of Reproduction group, and Pedro F. Oliveira, former member, were awarded by the Portuguese Society of Reproductive Medicine (SPMR) with the research prize 2020. The prize, worth 5.000€, has been awarded to the project "GPR30 mRNA abundance in human spermatozoa and...

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ExpertScape rankings

Marco G. Alves is ranked as the top expert in Fertility worldwide!

Marco G. Alves, Integrated PhD Researcher of the Biology and Genetics of Reproduction, is ranked as the top expert in fertility worldwide, according to the website expertscape. According to this website, this rank is based on 18,002 articles published since 2010. Congratulations!

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Ana D. Martins has accomplished her PhD degree

Ana D. Martins, PhD student of Medical Sciences, successfuly defended her PhD thesis, entitled “Hormonal regulation of spermatogenesis: role of ghrelin-leptin axis and glucagon-like peptide 1 (GLP1) in nutrient membrane transport through sertoli cell/blood-testis barrier”, on the 8th January 2020. On behalf of UMIB, we congratulate Ana D. Martins, and Prof....

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UMIB researcher is an invited speaker at the 3rd ICFC

Marco G. Alves, PhD, researcher of the Biology & Genetics of Reproduction research group of UMIB, is one of the invited speakers at the 3rd International Conference on Food Contaminants: Challenges on Risk Assessment, held in Aveiro on the 26th and 27th September 2019. His talk will be entitled "Sperm quality is dangerously low...

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UMIB researcher has been awarded with an “EFSD Albert Renold Travelling Grant”

Luís Crisóstomo, MSc, PhD student and researcher of the Biology and Genetics of Reproduction research group, has been awarded with an EFSD Albert Renold Travelling Grant. This grant is attributed by the European Foundation for the Study of Diabetes (EFSD) “to enable scientists and clinicians to travel and stay at other institutions in...

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UMIB researchers were present at the “SEHIT 2019”

A delegation of UMIB researchers, from the Biology and Genetics of Reproduction research group, have participated at the "SEHIT 2019", held from 4 to 6 September in Murcia, Spain. The delegation composed of Marco G. Alves, PhD, Pedro F. Oliveira, PhD, Raquel L. Bernardino, PhD, Tânia R. Dias, MSc and David F. Carrageta, MSc, had a relevant participation...

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