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IX Workshop on Cancer Research:

Biological and Molecular Basis

 

13-16 May 2019 | i3S, Porto

 

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 the state-of-the-art and address technical and methodological approaches .

 

 

 

Organisation

Celso Reis | Salomé Pinho | Fátima Gärtner

 

Host Institutions

i3S/ IPATIMUP, ICBAS/University of Porto

 

ECTS

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

 

 

Program

Monday | 13th May 2019

 

14h30 - 15h00 Welcome and Reception

 

15h00 - 16h30 Oncopathology – From tissue to genes and back to tissues
Manuel Sobrinho-Simões

 

16h30 - 17:00 Coffee-break

 

17h00 - 18h30 Cancer genetics: oncogenes and tumour suppressor genes
Raquel Seruca

 


Tuesday | 14th May 2019

 

9h30 - 11h00 Tumor cell growth: proliferation, apoptosis and metabolism
Paula Soares; Valdemar Máximo

 

11h00 - 11h15 Coffee-break

 

11h15 - 12h00 Tumor cell invasion and metastasis
Carla Oliveira

 

12h00 - 14h30 Lunch break

 

14h30 - 15h15 Cell and tissue differentiation
Raquel Almeida

 

15h15 - 16h00 Cancer Stemness
Joana Paredes

 

16h00 - 16h15 Coffee-break

 

16h15 - 17h00 Macrophages in tumour microenvironment
Maria José Oliveira

 


Wednesday | 15th May 2019

 

9h30 - 11h00 Glycobiology in cancer: mechanisms and clinical implications
Celso Reis; Salomé Pinho

 

11h00 - 11h15 Coffee-break

 

11h15 - 11h45 Experimental models in vitro and in vivo in cancer research
Fátima Gartner

 

11h45 - 14h30 Lunch break

 

Practical sessions I

14h30 - 18h30

A. Genomics | Introduction: José Luis Costa; Practical: Mafalda Rocha

B. Proteomics | Introduction & Practical: Hugo Osório

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

D. Molecular Biology techniques | Practical: IHQ, WB

 


Thursday | 16th May 2019

 

Practical sessions II

9h00 - 13h00

A. Genomics | Introduction: José Luis Costa; Practical: Mafalda Rocha

B. Proteomics | Introduction & Practical: Hugo Osório

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

D. Molecular Biology techniques | Practical: IHQ, WB

 

13h00 - 15h00 Lunch break

 

15h00 - 16h00 Evaluation

 

Registration

The registration fee includes coffee breaks and the workshop materials.

Limited number of participants: 25

 

Pre-registration deadline: 12th April 2019

Selected participants will be notified until 19th April.

Payment will only be requested after registration confirmation on 19th April. Payment deadline will be on 26th April. 

 

Fees

Students of University of Porto Doctoral Programmes | 110€

Regular registration | 160€

 

 

 

 

CONTACTS:

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Email: events@i3s.up.pt | Tel: +351 220 408 811

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