30 September, 2009

5th Meeting Final Program, 2nd October 2009

Dear alumni,

Please find above the Final Program for our Next Meeting to be held at Porto next Friday, October 2nd, 2009. Further details in the text below.

[from an e-mail written by Paula Sebastião and Paula Sampaio, September 28th, 2009]

Dear all,

It will be already next Friday, 2nd October, the 5th EMBL Alumni Association Iberian local chapter that this year will be in Porto at IBMC.

You are still in time to make the to attend the meeting, just send an e-mail with your registration to emblalumniportugal@gmail.com


9:30 Welcome

9:40 Kinetochore-microtubule interactions, mitotic checkpoint and chromosome segregation fidelity

Elsa Logarinho Instituto de Biologia Molecular e Celular, Porto, Portugal

10:20 Unraveling the molecular mechanisms of neurodegeneration: from cells to drugs

Tiago Outeiro Instituto de Medicina Molecular, Faculdade de Medicina de Lisboa, Portugal

11:00 Coffee break

11:20 Towards an evolutionary cell biology

José Pereira Leal Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciencia, Oeiras, Portugal

12:00 Biochemical approaches to biomolecular networks

Anne-Claude Gavin European Molecular Biology Laboratory, Heidelberg, Germany

13:00 Lunch

14:40 RNAi-based dissection of Innate Immune Responses

Luis Ferreira MoitaInstitute of Molecular Medicine, Lisbon, Portugal

15:20 Crystallographic structure of a porcine adenovirus fibre containing unique galectin-like carbohydrate recognition domains

Mark J. van Raaij Universidad de Santiago, Santiago de Compostela, Spain

16:00 Coffee break

15:20 Alumni meeting


IBMC – Instituto de Biologia Molecular e Celular, Porto, Portugal

Rua do Campo Alegre 823, 4150-180 Porto, Portugal

IBMC on Google Maps


Special rates are available for the meeting in the following hotels close to IBMC:

HF TUELA PORTO *** (€60 single/double)

HF FÉNIX PORTO **** (€67 single/double)

HF IPANEMA PORTO **** (€67 single/double)

HF IPANEMA PARK ***** (€75 single/double)

Quality Inn Portus Cale **** (€63 single - €71 double)

To get the specials rates you should indicate the reference "EMBL Alumini Portugal-Spain meeting" in the booking.

HF - Hoteis Fenix:

Tel.....: + 351 226 194 100

Fax....: + 351 226 194 160

E-mail: porto@hfhotels.com

Quality Inn Portus Cale:

Tel.....: + 351 22 608 3900

Fax....: + 351 22 608 3906

E-mail: quality.portuscale@grupo-continental.com

Other suggested hotels:

Porto Youth Hostel
Hotel BoaVista


EMBL Alumni Association (www.embl.de/aboutus/alumni/index.html)
Instituto Politécnico de Leiria - IPL (www.ipleiria.pt)
IBMC - Instituto de Biologia Molecular e Celular (www.ibmc.up.pt)

Registration and contact:

E-mail to: EMBLAlumniPortugal@gmail.com

We are looking forward to see you here.

Best regards,

Paula Sebastião
Paula Sampaio

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