Research

Nov
26

CBMA has two scientists among the world’s most influential of 2021

Jorge Pacheco and Ronaldo Sousa are among the world's most influential scientists of 2021. Stanford University has recently released an update of the list that represents the top 2 per cent of the most-cited scientists in various disciplines. This list includes 190,000 scientists, 703 of them in Portugal and 53 at the University of Minho. [...]
By CBMA Andreia Pacheco | Outreach . Research
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Nov
08

Study coordinated by the CBMA finds solution to mitigate Alzheimer’s progression

A study coordinated by the CBMA has discovered an effective method of delivering drugs to the brain that may slow the progression and symptoms of diseases like Alzheimer. Scientists have developed a non-toxic transporter with the proper size to cross the blood-brain barrier, which protects the brain from harmful substances in the blood and stops [...]
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Sep
14

Janine Silva was awarded with the best student oral presentation prize at Euromal 2021

The congress had more than 450 participants and brings together experts from different areas and includes the main topics related to current research in malacology (study of molluscs).

By CBMA Andreia Pacheco | Research
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Sep
13

Researchers and Students from CBMA participate in an agroecology event in Italy

Two CBMA researchers, Hernâni Gerós and Sofia Costa and six master’s and doctoral students, Angélica Silva, Hélder Costa, Mariana Vale, Rui Pedro Fernandes Carvalho, Rita Gomes Gonçalves and Bruna Pereira Gonçalves, landed this weekend in italian territory  to participate in the II Agroecology Summer School.

By CBMA Andreia Pacheco | Research
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Sep
03

Lorena Donzella was awarded with the Microbiology Society Poster Prize

Her poster was titled: “Studying native Kluyveromyces marxianus transporters to reprogramme the balance between hexose and pentose transport”, part of this work was recently published in FEMS Yeast Research Journal.

By CBMA Andreia Pacheco | Research
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Mar
24

Poor planning and management of dams and canals is “fatal to many species”.

The alert is given by Ronaldo Sousa, from CBMA, in an investigation now published in the scientific journal Global Change Biology.

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Mar
12

CBMA team discovers enzyme with potential for biofuels and pharmaceuticals

A team, led by Björn Johansson from CBMA, discovered an enzyme that degrades one of the most abundant sugars in nature, with potential in the production of biofuels and molecules with pharmacological interests.

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Mar
01

ARNET Associate Laboratory Approved

ARNET – Aquatic Research Network is an Associate Laboratory in aquatic sciences composed by 742 researchers (318 Integrated PhDs) from three multidisciplinary R&D units: MARE – Marine and Environmental Sciences Centre, Centre for Marine and Environmental Research (CIMA) and Centre of Molecular and Environmental Biology (CBMA).

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