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PROGRAMME

 

Final Programme

8h30 Registration
9h00 OPENING SESSION

BEB PhD Students

João Ramalho-Santos | PDBEB Coordinator

Euclides Pires | CNC Representative

Amílcar Falcão | University of Coimbra Representative

9h30 STEM CELL SESSION

Domingos Henrique | Instituto de Medicina Molecular, Lisbon

Stem cells and stochastic decisions

chairman João Ramalho Santos

10h30 coffee-break
11h00 BIOETHICS SESSION

Ana Sofia Carvalho | Instituto de Bioética, Porto

Why could ethics provide good science?

chairman Domingos Henrique

12h00 TECHNICAL ADVANCEMENTS SESSION

Javier Garcia | Merck Millipore, Lisbon

Goodbye Bradford and BCA Assays

12h20 Lunch
14h00 NEUROSCIENCE SESSION

Sebastian Seung | MIT, USA

Mapping connectomes with crowd and machine intelligence

chairman Ana Luísa Carvalho

15h PERSONALIZED MEDICINE SESSION

Carolino Monteiro | FFUL, Lisbon

Individualised medicine: a reality for the 21st century

chairman João Nuno Moreira

16h coffee-break
16h30 ENTREPRENEURSHIP SESSION

Bruce Savage | BioQuest Consulting, UK

The comercialisation of science - why and who benefits?

chairman Carlos Faro

17h45 ROUND TABLE | SUSTAINABLE SCIENCE

Marisa Matias* | CES, Coimbra

Amílcar Falcão | Vice-dean of University of Coimbra

Paulo Pereira | Vice-president of FCT (Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology)

Carlos Faro | Vice-president of Biocant Park & CNC

Bruce Savage | BioQuest Consulting, UK

Sebastian Seung | MIT, USA

*moderator

19h15 CLOSING REMARKS

Professor Arsélio Pato de Carvalho | Honorary President of CNC

BEB PhD Students