DelNAM at PDEQB’s Student Seminars

PhD student Sara Pereira was an invited speaker for the Student Seminars last week, organized in the scope of the Doctoral Program in Chemical and Biological Engineering (PDEQB). The presentation of her PhD work “Delivery of nucleic acid mimics into Escherichia coli and Staphylococcus aureus as a novel method for treatment of the infection” introduced […]

Summer School 2: FISHing Bacteria

The summer school 2: FISHing Bacteria, held at the Faculty of Engineering of the University of Porto, Portugal, is organized by the H2020 DelNAM project. This event will take place on the 1st, 2nd and 3rd of July 2020. Registrations are open from the 25th of November 2019 to the 30th of April 2020. Come […]

BEL Group Social Activity – 31 Oct 2019

The latest Biofilm Engineering Lab (BEL) social activity took place at the Faculty of Engineering of the University of Porto (FEUP) on the 31st of October. The group bonded over musical challenges, charades and snacks. Hope you all had a fun afternoon with our team! #BEL #FEUP

DelNAM at XV Pharmacy Colloquium from ESS

Project Manager Rita Santos was a speaker at the XV Pharmacy Colloquium from ESS last month (19 Oct 2019). The talk combined the introduction of Biomode SA and the presentation of its ready-to-use kits for pathogen detection. #DelNAM #Biomode #ESS

FISH Group at the António V. Xavier Seminars

Nuno F. Azevedo, Eva Pinho, Laura Cerqueira, Nuno Guimarães, and Rita Santos were present in the António V. Xavier Seminars on the 10th October. Nuno Azevedo was an invited speaker, with a talk entitled “Applications of nucleic acid mimics in biotechnology”.  The FISH Group members also took part in meetings with ITQB researchers to discuss possible […]

DelNAM at 2019 CRS

Project Coordinator Nuno F. Azevedo, Project Manager Rita S. Santos and PhD Student Luís Moreira were present at the 2019 Controlled Release Society (CRS) Meeting. Luís Moreira was also a speaker at the meeting with a lecture entitled “Liposome- encapsulated Nucleic Acid Mimics For The Delivery Of Oligonucleotides Into Bacteria”. #DelNAM #CRS2019

Luís Moreira Wins Best Communication Award

PhD student Luis Moreira won the Best Oral Communication Award for his talk on “Liposome-encapsulated Nucleic Acid Mimics (LipoNAMs): a potential novel diagnostic and therapeutic tool” at the Symposium on Chemical and Biological Engineering of DCE19, which took place at FEUP. We are all really proud of our fellow DelNAM member. Congratulations Luís! 👏

Rita Santos speaker at NanoMed

Project Manager Rita Santos was a speaker at the NanoMed Europe 19 last week (17-19 Jun 2019), at INL, Braga. The topic of the talk was “DelNAM – fighthing the crisis of bacterial resistance to antibiotics”.

BEL Meeting 11-12 June 2019

The Biofilm Engineering Lab (BEL) Meeting took place at the Faculty of Engineering of the University of Porto (FEUP) on the 11th and 12th of June. Mathew Fields, director of the Center for Biofilm Engineering at Montana, USA, and Darla Goeres, Associate Research Professor from the same institution were invited to participate in the meeting […]