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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 […]

DelNAM’s project leader at the Biofilm Bash Meeting

Nuno Filipe Azevedo participated in the Biofilm Bash, a meeting that took place in the mountains close to Seattle in the beginning of May.  The idea of the meeting was to gather a group of researchers actively working in the Biofilm field to discuss pressing issues in this scientific area.

SS and Workshop on “In vivo Gene Delivery”

Last week (7-9 May 2019) the 1st DelNAM Summer school workshop took place at Ghent University, Belgium. The workshop joined biologists, chemists, physicits, etc in a single event, allowing them to share different perspectives concerning their work with nanocarriers and nucleic acid mimics. Thank you to all the speakers and participants. Hope to see you […]

Design and synthesis of nucleic acid mimics

Last Thursday (21 Mar 2019) the 1st DelNAM workshop took place at the University of Southern Denmark. The workshop joined chemists and biologists in a single event, allowing them to share different perspectives concerning their work with nucleic acid mimics. Thank you to all the speakers and participants. Hope to see you soon in future […]

Nuno Azevedo, Invited speaker in Riga

Nuno Azevedo, senior researcher of LEPABE and project coordinator of DelNAM, was an invited speaker in last week’s Anti-MIcrobial Coating Innovations to prevent infectious diseases (AMICI) workshop in Riga. Nuno Azevedo’s talk was focused on “Obstacles and opportunities on the development of antimicrobial coatings”. The event included a guided tour and a social event for […]

The first FISH group meeting of 2019

The first FISH group meeting of 2019 took place at Faculty of Engineering of University of Porto (FEUP) on the 30th January. In the meeting, FISH group members Ana Luísa (research fellow) and Ricardo Oliveira (PhD student) presented their current work on Nucleic Acid Mimics-Aptamers constructs, as part of the NAM4Toxins project. Afterwards, Carina Almeida […]