i4HB Kick-off Meeting
The i4HB kick-off meeting took place on 19th December gathering researchers from the 3 units that integrate the associate laboratory, Institute for Bioengineering and Biosciences (iBB), Institute for System Engineering and Computers-Microsystems and Nanotechnologies (INESC.MN) and Applied Biomolecular Sciences Unit (UCIBIO).
The program of the meeting included sessions about the i4HB Thematic Lines (TL), in which the TL coordinators presented an overview of each TL and i4HB researchers presented scientific flash presentations with discussion.
- TL1 - Platforms for Drug Development and Discovery | Filipa Marcelo
- TL2 - Advanced Diagnostics and Therapies | Frederico Ferreira
- TL3 - Human Health and Environmental Safety | Luísa Peixe
- TL4 - Bioresources Valorization and Bioproducts Production | Maria Reis
There was a round table session dedicated to career development, organized by Raquel Aires Barros, João Pedro Conde, Ana Cecília Roque with the participation of the following i4HB researchers: Eurico Cabrita, Fábio Fernandes, Ângela Novais, Joana Fradinho and Sofia Abrunhosa.
During coffee-breaks and lunch there were poster sessions and time for networking.
The meeting ended with concluding remarks by the Directive Board members, Mário Nuno Berberan Santos, Maria João Romão, Paulo Freitas and Félix Carvalho.
Scientific / Organizing Committee:
Joaquim Cabral, Isabel Sá Correia, Frederico Ferreira, Raquel Aires Barros, Miguel Prazeres, Maria João Romão, Ana Cecília Roque, Maria A. Reis, Eurico Cabrita, Filipa Marcelo, Luísa Peixe, Pedro Viana Baptista, Paulo Freitas, João Pedro Conde e Teresa Sequeira Carlos