Events

Symposia on Tumour Biology: from basic biology to disease

December 05-07, 2018, Pestana Palace, Lisbon, Portugal.

The Symposia on Tumour Biology: from basic biology to disease will be held on December 5-6, 2018 in Lisbon, Portugal and the Final  ReTuBi Project Meeting will be held on December 7 (Internal Meeting - only for the ReTuBi Project Consortium). 

The goal of this conference is to bring together world specialists in a broad range of topics under the umbrella of cancer research. 

 

 

The Symposia on Tumour Biology: from basic biology to disease will include the following scientific topics:

  • Cancer Stem Cells
  • Cancer Signalling
  • Tumour Angiogenesis
  • Cancer Invasion and Metastasis

 

Keynote Speakers*

Eric Sahai I The Francis Crick Institute, United Kingdom

Kari Alitalo I University of Helsinki, Finland

Pekka Lappalainen I University of Helsinki, Finland

Rong Li I Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, USA

 

Speakers*

Cláudio Franco I iMM, Portugal

Edgar Gomes I iMM, Portugal

Giorgio Scita I IFOM-IEO, Italy

Gislene Pereira I DKFZ, Germany

Hellmut Augustin I DKFZ, Germany

Jean Salamero I Institut Curie, France

João Barata I iMM, Portugal

Leonor Saúde I iMM, Portugal

Pablo Vargas I Institut Curie, France

Philippe Chavrier I Institut Curie, France

Sérgio Dias I iMM, Portugal

 

*Final Program and Speakers will be announced soon

 

Venue

Pestana Palace Lisboa

 

Registration

To register please access  [HERE] 

Abstracts Guidelines (in attachment - please see below)

To submit an Abstract: please send your Abstract to the following e-mail address: imm-tumourbiology@medicina.ulisboa.pt 

 

Deadlines

Registration: September 8

Abstract submission: September 8 

Abstract acceptance: To be announced after September 8/ Confirmed as soon as possible after evaluation.

 

The registration is free of charge for the ReTuBi partnering institutions (iMM, Institut Curie and DKFZ) and will be on a first come, first served basis. Travel and accommodation expenses for participants from iMM, Institut Curie and DKFZ will be covered by the ReTuBi project. 

Registration for participants from other institutions will depend of confirmation. Confirmation of the registration will be sent after September 8, 2018 (registration fees can be applicable for participants from other institutions).

Workshop on High-Resolution Light Microscopy – 2nd Edition

October 22-26, 2018, Instituto de Medicina Molecular - João Lobo Antunes (Lisbon, Portugal)

 

The second edition of the Workshop on High-Resolution Light Microscopy will cover recent advances in fluorescence microscopy, enabling measurement and computational analysis of a wide range of cellular activities. It consists of both lectures and hands-on sessions, giving the necessary theoretical background and practical insight into the application fluorescence microscopy to study cell migration and cellular processes at high spatial and temporal resolution. 

The main topics that will be covered are:

  • Principles of microscopy;
  • Fluorescent probes;
  • Live imaging;
  • FRAP, FRET and photo-activation;
  • Image processing and analysis.

 

 

 

Target audience

15 participants from iMM, Institut Curie, DKFZ will be selected to attend this Workshop. A selection committee will be responsible for selecting the participants. This imaging workshop is aimed at Master and PhD students, post-doctoral fellows and senior faculty members either with or without previous working experience in using light microscopy.

 

22-26 October | Hands-on course 

Venue: Instituto de Medicina Molecular - João Lobo Antunes 

Workshop tutors:

  • Anna Pezzarossa | iMM, Portugal
  • Jean Salamero | Institut Curie, France
  • José Rino | iMM, Portugal
  • Rainer Pepperkok I EMBL, Germany

 

Registration

To apply for the workshop, please fill and submit the ReTuBi Application Workshop Form (in attachment) to imm-tumourbiology@medicina.ulisboa.pt

Application deadline is September 15, 2018 and the selected participants will be communicated by September 20.  

Please note there´s no registration fee. Travel and accommodation expenses for the selected participants will be covered by ReTuBi Project.

ReTuBi Second Joint Summer School 2018 and SINAL 2018

ReTuBi Second Joint Summer School 2018: 17-20 September 2018 and SINAL 2018 - 9th Meeting on Signal Transduction: 21-22 September 2018

ReTuBi Second Joint Summer School 2018

The ReTuBi Second Joint Summer School 2018 will be dedicated to the following scientific topics:

 

  • Cancer Progression
  • Cancer Stemness
  • Cancer Invasion
  • Cancer Metabolism
  • Cancer Metastasis

 

And will also include an Advanced Workshop On Scientific Ethics!

 

 

 

 

 

 

Speakers

Bruno Costa Silva I Champalimaud Foundation, Portugal

Jorge Barbazan I Institut Curie, France 

Silvia Fre I Institut Curie, France 

Sandrina Nóbrega Pereira I iMM, Portugal

Sérgio Dias I iMM, Portugal

Thordur Oskarsson I DKFZ, Germany 

 

Venue

Hotel Tryp Lisboa Caparica Mar

 

Target audience

PhD students, post-docs, master students and other researchers. 

 

Registration

To apply for the ReTuBi Second Joint Summer School, please submit:

1) the ReTuBi Second Joint Summer School Appllication Form (in attachment - please see below)

 

Preference will be given to applications from ReTuBi partner institutions (iMM, Institut Curie and DKFZ).

 

Applications should be sent to: imm-tumourbiology@medicina.ulisboa.pt 

 

Application deadline is 15th July 2018 and the selected participants will be communicated by 31st July 2018

The selected participants (30) are expected to: 

1) Make "flash presentations" of their work (maximum 2 slides in 2 minutes each)

2) Team up to present selected papers in Journal Club sessions

 

Please note there is no registration fee. Travel and accommodation expenses for participants from iMM, Institut Curie and DKFZ will be covered by the ReTuBi project. The selected participants for the ReTuBi Summer School 2018 have optional registration to the SINAL 2018 -  9th Meeting on Signal Transduction.

SINAL 2018 - 9th Meeting on Signal Transduction

The SINAL 2018 -  9th Meeting on Signal Transduction will include the following scientific topics:

 

  • Signaling in Neurobiology
  • Cancer Cell Signaling
  • Membrane Dynamics and Intracellular Signaling
  • Immune Cell Signaling

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Speakers

Bruno Costa I ICVS

Carlos M. Farinha I BioISI-FCUL

Cláudia G. Almeida I CEDOC

Henrique Girão I IBILI

Luís Moita I IGC

Luísa Lopes I iMM

Mónica Bettencourt-Dias I IGC

Nuno Alves I i3S/IBMC

 

Keynote Speakers

Aurelio Teleman I DKFZ

Michael Boutros I DKFZ

Philippe Chavrier I Institut Curie

 

Venue

Teatro Thalia

 

Registration and Deadlines

Abstract submission: July 31st 

Early registration: July 31st  

Social Dinner registration and payment: July 31st

Late registration: *September 10th  (Confirmation of participation will depend on the availability of places and submitted abstracts will be considered only for poster presentation)

Abstract acceptance: September 10th

 

To register please access  [HERE] (All information on registration fees and abstract guidelines also available)

To submit an Abstract: please send you Abstract to the following e-mail address: imm-tumourbiology@medicina.ulisboa.pt 

Submitted abstracts can be on any area related to signal transduction and are not restricted in any way to the meeting session topics.

Career development and soft skills for young scientists (2 Edition)

February 20-21, 2018, Instituto de Medicina Molecular - João Lobo Antunes, Lisbon, Portugal.

 

 

 

This workshop will focus on the following subjects: career development and scientific integrity. There is an increased awareness of the need of training of scientists to be excellent researchers as well as inspiring leaders. For this, the scientific training has to be complemented with soft skills training, which are useful both in academic and industrial environments and widens the horizons beyond the academic world, conducting and applying the results of science by ensuring objectivity, clarity, and reproducibility.

 

 

 

 

 

Speakers

  • Francisco Cruzalegui | Pierre Fabre R&D Centre, Toulouse, France
  • Colby Benari |University College London (UCL), London, United Kingdom
  • João Valente Cordeiro | National School of Public Health, NOVA University of Lisbon (ENSP/UNL), Portugal
  • Claire Hivroz | Institut Curie, Paris, France
  • Graça Raposo | Institut Curie, Paris, France

 

Target audience

30 participants from iMM, Institut Curie, DKFZ will be selected to attend this Workshop. A selection committee will be responsible for selecting the participants, including PhD students, post-docs, master students and other researchers.

 

Registration

To apply for the workshop, please fill and submit the ReTuBi Application Workshop Form (in attachment) to imm-tumourbiology@medicina.ulisboa.pt

Application deadline is January 04, 2018 and the selected participants will be communicated by January 15.  

Please note there´s no registration fee. Travel and accommodation expenses for the selected participants will be covered by ReTuBi Project.

 

ReTuBi Joint Summer School 2017 and SINAL 2017

ReTuBi Summer School 2017: 29-31 May 2017 and SINAL 2017 - 8th Meeting on Signal Transduction: 1-2 June 2017

ReTuBi Summer School 2017

The ReTuBi Summer School will be dedicated to the following scientific topics:

 

  • Genetics and Epigenetics of Cancer
  • Stem Cells and Cancer
  • Cancer Microenvironment
  • Cancer Metabolism

 

 

And will also include sessions with a FOCUS ON:

 

  • Clinical trials in personalized medicine
  • Systems Biology in Cancer
  • How to write a research paper 

 

  

 

 

Speakers

Alex Edelman | Alex Edelman & Associates, France

Christophe Ginestier | INSERM, France 

Christoph Plass | DKFZ, Germany 

Dominique Bonnet | The Francis Crick Institute, United Kingdom 

François Radvanyi | Institut Curie, France

Guoliang Cui | DKFZ, Germany

Jacques Ghysdael | Institut Curie, France

João Barata | iMM, Portugal

Martina Seiffert | DKFZ, Germany

Maud Kamal | Institut Curie, France

Nuno Barbosa-Morais | iMM, Portugal

Pedro Gameiro | The Francis Crick Institute, United Kingdom

Sérgio Almeida | iMM, Portugal

Sérgio Dias | iMM, Portugal

Silvia Fre | Institut Curie, France 

 

Venue

Oceanário de Lisboa

 

Target audience

PhD students, post-docs, master students and other researchers. 

 

Registration:

To apply for the ReTuBi Summer School, please submit:

1) a short letter of motivation (1 page maximum)

2) a short Curriculum Vitae.

Preference will be given to applications from ReTuBi partner institutions (iMM, Institut Curie and DKFZ).

 

Applications should be sent to: imm-tumourbiology@medicina.ulisboa.pt 

 

Application deadline is 5th May 2017 and the selected participants will be communicated by 8th May 2017

The selected participants (30) are expected to: 

1) Make "flash presentations" of their work (maximum 2 slides in 2 minutes each)

2) Team up to present selected papers in Journal Club sessions

 

Please note there is no registration fee. Travel and accommodation expenses for participants from iMM, Institut Curie and DKFZ will be covered by the ReTuBi project. The selected participants for the ReTuBi Summer School 2017 have optional registration to the SINAL 2017 -  8th Meeting on Signal Transduction.

SINAL 2017 - 8th Meeting on Signal Transduction

The SINAL 2017 -  8th Meeting on Signal Transduction will include the following scientific topics:

 

 

  • Cancer Cell Signaling
  • Normal and aberrant signaling in the immune system 
  • Membrane Dynamics and Intracellular Signaling 
  • Spotlight on non-mammalian organisms

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Speakers

Bruno Silva-Santos | iMM 

Elena Baena González | IGC 

Helena Soares | CEDOC 

Paula Ludovico | ICVS 

Paulo Matos | BioISI 

Paulo Pereira | CEDOC 

Vitor Costa | i3S 

Wolfgang Link |CBMR

 

Keynote speakers

Christophe Lamaze  | Institut Curie

Jacques Ghysdael  | Institut Curie

Miguel Soares | IGC

 

Venue

Pavilhão do Conhecimento

 

Registration and Deadlines: 

Abstract submission: 5th May 2017

Registration: 19th May 2017

 

To register please access  [HERE] (All information on registration fees and abstract guidelines also available)

To submit an Abstract: please send you Abstract to the following e-mail address: imm-tumourbiology@medicina.ulisboa.pt 

Submitted abstracts can be on any area related to signal transduction and are not restricted in any way to the meeting session topics.

 

Workshop Career development and soft skills for young scientists

22-24 February 2017

 

This workshop will focus on the following subjects: career development and scientific integrity. There is an increased awareness of the need of training of scientists to be excellent researchers as well as inspiring leaders.

For this, the scientific training has to be complemented with soft skills training, which are useful both in academic and industrial environments and widens the horizons beyond the academic world.

As professional values and practices, when conducting and applying the results of science and scholarship by ensuring objectivity, clarity, and reproducibility.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Speakers

Marion Gürth | German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ)

• João Valente Cordeiro| National School of Public Health (ENSP-UNL)

• Emma Ganley | PLOS Biology 

• Graça Raposo | Institut Curie

 

Venue

Anfiteatro Prof. Cid dos Santos, in Santa Maria Hospital

 

Target audience

PhD students, post-docs, master students and other researchers

 

Registration

No registration fee is required but registration is needed.Please register here until February 6!

Please note: This workshop is limited to 90 people.

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