Activities

Here you can find some beyond research activities in which we are or we were involved with.

Ongoing activities...

Promoted by the Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia, the SIEMENS SA Portugal, and the Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian, the PhD Program in Computational Biology is a pilot program running since 2005 with the aim of ensuring the training of a limited number of PhD in this area at an internationally competitive level. Jorge Carneiro is the Program Director.

Workshops we organised ...

XXXVII Annual Meeting of the Portuguese Society of Immunology to be held at the Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciência, Oeiras, in from 29th to 30th of November, 2011. Organized by Jocelyne Demengeot, Ivo Marguti, Thiago Carvalho, Carlos Tadokoro, and Jorge Carneiro.

IV Spanish-Portuguese Society of Biophysics. Zaragoza, Spain, 7-10 July 2010. Session on Cell Biophysics organized by Lucia Tabares (Universidad de Sevilla) and Jorge Carneiro.

was held in 2009 and promoted an open discussion among PhD students, postdocs, and several internationally successful professionals with very different and exciting career paths. It offered insights into a broad array of careers ranging from Science Communication to Technology Entrepreneurship. It was organized in the context of the PhD Program in Computational Biology, by Margarida Prado, David Cristina and Jorge Carneiro.

The first Portuguese Forum on Computational Biology was held in 2008, and aimed to be the first edition of a regular annual gathering of portuguese and internationalresearchers to communicate and discuss recent progress and key issues in the field.It was an initiative of the students of the PhD Program in Computational Biology, and jointly promoted by the FLAD Computational Biology Collaboratorium. It was organised by Ana Paula Leite, Bruno Emanuel Correia, Luis Figueiredo, Pedro Tiago Monteiro, and Jorge Carneiro.

Courses we tought and/or organised...

Statistics and Quantitative Biology Course organised by Jorge Carneiro in the context of the Ph.D. Programme in Interdisciplinary Biosciences of the Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciência. Oeiras, September 27-October 8, 2010

ImagIS: Practical Course on Image Acquisition in Immunology. Oeiras, June 12-18, 2010 Organized by Carlos Tadokoro (IGC), Iris Caramalho (IMM) and Jorge Carneiro, ImagIS is a hands-on course on imaging acquisition in the immune system. During one week, the participants will be given the opportunity to perform a full image acquisition experiment, using state of the art imaging tecniques.

Gene expression variability and collective behavior of cell populations Lectures in the Systems Biology Course Doctoral Programme in Experimental Biology and Biomedicine, University of Coimbra
December 2nd, 2009

Statistics and Quantitative Biology Course, September 28-October 9, 2009. A two weeks course tought by Jorge Carneiro and Nuno Sepulveda in the context of the PhD Program in Integrative Biosciences of the Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciencia.