CEB Annual Meeting 2017

One-day research meeting with Research Highlights and Poster sessions. The program is now available.

09:00   Opening session

 

09:15   Eugénio Campos Ferreira – CEB Facts and Figures

 

Industrial and Food Biotechnology and Bioengineering – Research Highlights

Chair: José A. Teixeira


09:45

Unravelling the behavior of nanostructures during digestion and absorption

Ana Cristina Pinheiro

10:00

Unravelling the effects of electric fields on functional properties of whey proteins

Ricardo Pereira

10:15

Genetic engineering in industrial biotechnology: metabolic engineering and recombinant protein production

Carla Oliveira

10:30

Mycotoxins in Food and Mitigation of its effects

Armando Venâncio

10:45

Bioprocesses development based on wastes up-grading by fermentation technology, submerged and solid-state, for added-value compounds production

Isabel Belo

11:10

Synthetic biology approaches to design and construct heterologous producers of bioactive agents

Lígia Rodrigues

11:15

In silico metabolic engineering – from research to market (SilicoLife)

Isabel Rocha


11:30   Coffee-break / Poster Session


13:00   Lunch


Environmental Biotechnology and Bioengineering – Research Highlights

Chair: Madalena Alves


14:30

Facts and challenges on hydrocarbons bioremediation

Ana Júlia Cavaleiro

14:45

Acceleration of methane production by Carbon Nanotubes

Andreia Salvador

15:00

Perspectives on syngas fermentation

Joana Alves

15:15

Quantitative Image Analysis: a monitoring tool in wastewater treatment

Daniela Mesquita

15:30

Rehabilitation of Contaminated Natural Systems – Advanced Bioremediation towards Sustainability

Teresa Tavares

15:45

Bioprospecting fungi for biodegradation of textile dyes

Nelson Lima


16:00   Coffee-Break


Health Biotechnology and Bioengineering – Research Highlights

Chair: Joana Azeredo


16:45

Liposomal formulations of rheumatoid arthritis

Eugénia Nogueira

17:00

Bioproduction of Polyesters

 

Carla Silva

17:15

Silico power couple: facilitating the discovery of novel anti–infective strategies based on antimicrobial peptides and quorum sensing inhibitors

Paula Jorge

17:30

Dextrin-based hydrogel for the development of injectable bone substitute

Isabel Pereira

17:45

Application of antisense oligomers based approaches to control candidiasis

Sónia Silva

18:00

Bacteriophage-derived enzymes: from exploration to exploitation

Hugo Oliveira

18.15

Bacterial cellulose – from lab to market, spin-off

Fernando Dourado


18:30   Closing session