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10th Workshop | Cancer Biology: Biological & Molecular Basis 
20-23 September 2021 | i3S

This workshop is focused on Cancer Research addressing the key cellular and molecular mechanisms underlying cancer development and progression. i3S researchers with expertise in the different topics of cancer research will present theoretical and practical sessions. This cancer research workshop will focus on the state-of-the-art and address technical and methodological approaches.

Organizing Committee: Celso Reis, Salomé Pinho, Fátima Gärtner


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Theoretical Component

Cancer epigenetics | Carla Oliveira
Cancer genetics: oncogenes and tumour suppressor genes | Raquel Seruca
Cancer stemness | Joana Paredes
Cell and tissue differentiation in Cancer | Raquel Almeida
Glycobiology in cancer | Celso A. Reis; Salomé Pinho
Introduction to experimental in vivo models | Fátima Gartner
Microbiome and cancer | Céu Figueiredo
Oncopathology – From tissue to genes and back to tissues | Manuel Sobrinho-Simões
Translating research into value in oncology | André Albergaria; Jorge Lima
Tumor cell growth: proliferation, apoptosis and metabolism | Paula Soares; Valdemar Máximo
Tumor immunology | Jose Carlos Machado


Practical Component

Experimental Models | Marta T. Pinto
Genomics & Bioinformatics | Patricia Oliveira
Immunodetection techniques: IHQ, PLA | Joana Gomes
Proteomics | Hugo Osório
Western Blot | Angela Fernandes



The registration fee includes coffee breaks and workshop materials.
The number of participants is limited to 30.

Pre-registration deadline: 2nd July 2021 | Selected participants will be notified until 2nd July.
Payment will only be requested after registration confirmation on 2nd July.

Students from Post-Graduate Programs from the University of Porto (Doctoral and Master): 110 €
NIJE, SPO: 110 €

Regular Registration: 170 €


This workshop is full, however, we are still accepting applications for the waiting list. 

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Payment will be requested only after confirmation of acceptance.
The organizer reserves the right to cancel the course in case of an insufficient number of participants or other unforeseeable events that render the execution of the course.


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