09 September, 2009

5th Meeting Preliminary Program

Dear alumni,

A preliminary program has been prepared for our 5th Meeting to be held in Porto; Friday, October 2nd, 2009; participants are encouraged to confirm their assistance before September 20th. Please find the details below.

[from an e-mail written by Paula Sebastião and Paula Sampaio, September 7th, 2009]

Dear all,

We are waiting for you in Porto for the EMBL Alumni Association Iberian local chapter meeting, which will take place October 2nd at IBMC - Instituto de Biologia Molecular e Celular in Porto, Portugal.

The EMBL group leader Anne-Claude Gavin will honour us with her presence and a seminar.

The meeting will include several open scientific talks. Speakers already confirmed are:

Tiago Fleming Outeiro (Instituto de Medicina Molecular, Faculdade de Medicina de Lisboa, Portugal)

José Pereira Leal (Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciencia, Oeiras, Portugal)

Luis Ferreira Moita (Institute of Molecular Medicine, Lisbon, Portugal)

Mark J. van Raaij (Dpto de Bioquímica, Facultad de Farmacia, Universidad de Santiago, Santiago de Compostela, Spain)

Elsa Logarinho (IBMC – Instituto de Biologia Molecular e Celular, Porto, Portugal)

If you are also interested in give a talk about your current work, please send an abstract together with the registration. Posters are also welcome.

We also would like to listen you about issues to be focused in the meeting. We need your feedback to organize a nice meeting, please participate with your comments and suggestions.

Please let us know if you will attend to the meeting until September 20th

Preliminary program:

9:30 Welcome

9:45 Elsa Logarinho - "Kinetochore-microtubule interactions, mitotic checkpoint and chromosome segregation fidelity"

10:15 Talk to be announced

10:45 Tiago Outeiro – “Unraveling the molecular mechanisms of neurodegeneration: from cells to drugs”

11:15 Coffee break

11:25 José Pereira Leal – “Towards an evolutionary cell biology”

12:00 Anne-Claude Gavin (IBMC-INEB Friday Noon Seminar)

13:00 Lunch

14:30 Luis Ferreira Moita“RNAi-based dissection of Innate Immune Responses”

15:00 Mark J. van Raaij “Crystallographic structure of a porcine adenovirus fibre containing unique galectin-like carbohydrate recognition domains”

15:30 Talk to be announced

16:00 Coffee break

16:10 Alumni meeting

17:30 Port wine taste

20:00 Dinner


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 Alumni 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


Instituto Politécnico de Leiria - IPL (http://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 in Porto.

Best regards,

Paula Sebastião and Paula Sampaio


Paula Sampaio, PhD.
IBMC - Instituto de Biologia Molecular e Celular
Universidade do Porto
Rua Campo Alegre 823
P4150-180 PORTO

Tel: +351 226074900 Ext: 1606
Fax: +351 226099157
email: sampaio@ibmc.up.pt

Web: http://www.ibmc.up.pt/


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