Isabel Sá-Correia was granted the IST Distinguished Professor Award

On the 23rd of May 2018, by the ocasion of 107th IST anniversary cerimony, Prof. Isabel Sá-Correia, head of the Biological Sciences Research Group, was granted the IST Distinguished Professor Award, as a recognition of her exceptional scientific, academic and institutional contribuitions, especially in the fields of Biological Sciences. See the full acceptance speech.

Cláudia P. Godinho Receives Best Oral Presentation Award At Microbiotec17

Cláudia P. Godinho, PhD student in Biotechnology and Biosciences, has won the best oral presentation prize awarded (in ex-aequo) at the Congress of Microbiology and Biotechnology – Microbiotec17, held on December 7-9, in Porto, Portugal, with a communication entitled “Expression of the ABC transporter Pdr18 is essential to counteract the negative impact of acetic acid stress on yeast plasma membrane“. The work results from a collaboration between BSRG-iBB (Catarina S. Prata), CQFM-IST (Fábio Fernandes, Sandra N. Pinto) and IPIMAR (Carlos Cardoso, Narcisa Bandarra), under the supervision of Isabel Sá-Correia. The Award was given by Sociedade Portuguesa de Microbiologia, sponsored by Alfagene.

Mafalda Cavalheiro Receives Best Poster Award at MicroBiotec17

Mafalda Cavalheiro, PhD student from the PhD program in Biotechnology and Biosciences, has won one of the best poster prizes at the Congress of Microbiology and Biotechnology – Microbiotec17, held on December 7-9, in Porto, Portugal, with a communication entitled “Determining virulence by protecting the cell from host induced stresses: the unexpected role of C. glabrata multidrug transportes”. The work stems from a collaboration between researchers from BSRG/iBB (Rui Santos, Daniela Romão, Dalila Mil-Homens, Pedro Pais, Catarina Costa, Romeu Viana, Susana Santos and Arsénio M Fialho), under the supervision of Miguel Cacho Teixeira.

Isabel Sá-Correia was re-elected President of the Portuguese Society of Microbiology

In the 8th of December 2017, in Porto, during the General Assembly of the Portuguese Society of Microbiology (SPM), Prof. Isabel Sá-Correia was re-elected President of SPM. The recently elected Directive Board include as Vice-Presidents Prof. Miguel Viveiros, INHT, U. Nova Lisboa, and Prof. Nelson Lima, IE/CEB, U. Minho, as well as Prof. Célia Manaia, ESB, U. Católica Portuguesa, Prof. Nuno Cerca, CEB, U. Minho and Prof. Cristina Cruz, FC, U. Lisboa.

UTL Santander scientific awards 2012

Prof. Miguel C Teixeira received an Honorable Mention within the scope of the UTL/Santander scientific awards 2012, in the area of Biochemical Engineering, Biochemistry and Biotechnology, as a recognition of the impact of his scientific work during the past five years.

Young Researcher Award Isabel Spencer-Martins 2012

Dr. Sandra C dos Santos received the Young Researcher Award Isabel Spencer-Martins 2012, granted by the Portuguese Society for Microbiology, as a recognition of the merit and impact of her CV.

Presidency of the Portuguese Society for Microbiology

Professor Isabel Sá-Correia was re-conducted as the President of the Portuguese Society for Microbiology( SPM), for the next four years, in the SPM meeting that took place during the MicroBiotec’11 scientific meeting.

UTL Santander scientific awards 2011

Prof. Miguel C Teixeira received an Honorable Mention within the scope of the UTL/Santander scientific awards 2011, in the area of Biochemical Engineering and Biotechnology, as a recognition of the impact of his scientific work during the past five years.

UTL Deloite scientific awards 2011

Within the scope of the UTL/Deloite scientific awards 2011, the post-doctoral fellows Nuno P Mira and Sílvia Sousa received an Honorable Mention in the area of Biochemical Engineering and Biotechnology, as a recognition of the impact of their scientific work during the past three years.

Week’s Best Articles: Cystic Fibrosis

13-05-2011

The article " Coutinho, C.P., de Carvalho, C.C.C.R., Madeira, A., Pinto-de-Oliveira, A., Sá-Correia, I., Burkholderia cenocepacia phenotypic clonal variation during three and a half years of residence in the lungs of a cystic fibrosis patient. Infection and Immunity , in press" was the third most read in the field of cystic fibrosis this week.

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Burkholderia cenocepacia phenotypic clonal variation during three and a half years of residence in the lungs of a cystic fibrosis patient
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How do microrganisms respond to stress

Prof Isabel Sá-Correia is the invited guest at the 4x Ciência TV show (2011-02-19)

http://tv1.rtp.pt/programas-rtp/index.php?p_id=17203&c_id=7&dif=tv&idpod=52015

UTL Santander Totta scientific awards 2009

Prof. Isabel Sá-Correia received the UTL/Santander Totta scientific awards 2009 in the scientific area of Biochemistry, as a recognition of the impact of her scientific work during the past five years.

Alfagene Young Researcher in Microbiology Award 2009

Prof. Miguel C Teixeira received from the Portuguese Society for Microbiology the Alfagene Young Researcher in Microbiology Award 2009 .

Recommended article in F1000 Biology

The publication " Insights into the adaptive response to the agricultural fungicide mancozeb: a toxicoproteomics approach" (Santos et al., Proteomics, 19: 657-670, 2009), was recommended by Christian Velot (University of Paris-Sud XI) for the F1000 Biology – the expert guide to the most important advances in Biology, on 27 February 2009

UTL Santander Totta scientific awards 2008

Prof. Isabel Sá-Correia received an Honorable Mention in the scientific area of Biochemistry, within the scope of the UTL/Santander Totta scientific awards 2009, as a recognition of the impact of her scientific work during the previous five years.

UTL Deloite scientific award 2008

Prof. Miguel C Teixeira received the UTL/Deloite scientific award 2008 in the scientific area of Biochemistry, as a recognition of the impact of his scientific work during the previous five years.