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VIII Workshop on

Cancer Research: Biological and Molecular Basis

 

8-11 May 2018 | i3S/ IPATIMUP, Auditorium Corino de Andrade & Meeting Room A

 

This workshop is focused on Cancer Research addressing the key cellular and molecular mechanisms underlying cancer development and progression. Lectures from i3S researchers with different expertise in the different topics of cancer research will be presented and practical sessions on state-of-the-art technical and methodological approaches in cancer research will be offered to participants.

 

ECTS

This workshop is accredited with 1 ECTS (Attendance to all workshop and a final exam are mandatory).

 

Organisation:

Celso Reis | Salomé Pinho | Fátima Gärtner

 

POSTER

 

Program

8TH MAY 2018 | TUESDAY

 

 

14:30 – 15:00  Welcome and Reception

 

15:00 – 16:30  Oncopathology: From tissue to genes and back to tissues

Manuel Sobrinho-Simões

 

16:30 – 17:00 Coffee-break

 

17:00 – 18:30 Cancer genetics: oncogenes and tumour supressor genes

Raquel Seruca

 


9TH MAY 2018 | WEDNESDAY 

 

 

09:30 – 11:00  Tumor cell growth: proliferation, apoptosis and metabolism

Paula Soares & Valdemar Máximo

 

11:00 – 11:15  Coffee-break

 

11:15 – 12:00  Tumor cell invasion and metastasis

Carla Oliveira

 

12:00 - 14:30  Lunch break

 

14:30 – 15:15  Cell and tissue dierentiation

Raquel Almeida

 

15:15 – 16:00   Macrophages in tumour microenvironment

Maria José Oliveira

 

16:00 – 16:15   Coffee-break

 

16:15 – 17:00  Cancer Stemness

André Vieira

 

 


10TH MAY 2018 | THURSDAY 

 

 

09:30 – 11:00  Glycobiology in cancer: mechanisms and clinical implications

Celso Reis & Salomé Pinho

 

11:00 – 11:30  Coffee-break

 

11:30 – 12:15  Experimental models in vitro and in vivo in cancer research

Fátima Gartner

 

12:15 – 14:30  Lunch break

 

14:30 – 18:30  PRACTICAL SESSIONS I

Genomics | Introduction: José Luis Costa | Practical: Mafalda Rocha

Proteomics | Introduction & Practical: Hugo Osório

In vivo models | Introduction & Practical: Marta T. Pinto

Molecular Biology techniques | Practical: IHQ, WB

 

 


11TH MAY 2018 | FRIDAY  

 

 

09:00 – 13:00  PRACTICAL SESSIONS II

Genomics | Introduction: José Luis Costa | Practical: Mafalda Rocha

Proteomics | Introduction & Practical: Hugo Osório

In vivo models | Introduction & Practical: Marta T. Pinto

Molecular Biology techniques | Practical: IHQ, WB

 

13:00 – 15:00  Lunch break

 

15:00 - 16:00  Evaluation

 

 

Registration

Registration fees

 

Students of Doctoral Programmes from University of Porto | 110€

Regular registration | 160€

 

 

Pre-Registration form >>

 

Fee includes: coffee breaks and the workshop materials.

Limited number of participants: 25

 

Pre-registration deadline: 20th April 2018 | Selected participants will be notified until 23rd April.

Payment will be requested after registration confirmation.

Sponsors

 

 

CONTACTS

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