Where Ideas grow

i3S Scientific Platforms | OPEN DAY 2019


29 October 2019 | i3S, Porto


Once again, the i3S scientific platforms will open their doors to the scientific community. This year’s theme, “iNT3RACTIONS”, will be focused on the importance of scientific networks and sharing knowledge related to scientific technologies. The open day is also an opportunity to have an insight on available equipment and techniques.

More information about the i3S scientific platforms can be consulted at https://www.i3s.up.pt/scientific-platforms



09:00 Reception
i3S entrance

09:30 Opening Session | i3S Director
Mariano Gago Auditorium


09:45 Platforms overview
Mariano Gago Auditorium


10:00 Presentations and Q&A
Mariano Gago Auditorium

How cells divide: from technology to knowledge and back
Helder Maiato, Group Leader, i3S

Immune modulation of the tumor microenvironment: scientific platforms bridge basic and translation research
Maria José Oliveira, Group Leader, i3S


11:00 Poster session (All scientific platforms) & Coffee break
Foyer of Corino de Andrade Auditorium


11:30 The importance of networking for core facilities: the role of CTLS (Core Technologies for Life Sciences)
Patrick England, President of CTLS, Institut Pasteur, Paris, France
Mariano Gago Auditorium


12:30 Lunch box (included for all participants)
Foyer of Corino de Andrade Auditorium


14:00 – 16:00 Open Labs (30 min per visit)
* Meeting point: i3S entrance

* Number of visitors defined by each platform; requires subscription.


Registration is free but mandatory until 8th October.

Morning sessions will take place at Auditorium Mariano Gago.
Afternoon sessions also require prior registration. The number of participants allowed in each session will be defined by each scientific platform.



More information:
Events Management Unit | Rua Alfredo Allen 208 | 4200-135 Porto, Portugal
Email: events@i3s.up.pt | Tel: +351 220 408 811