i3S Library Talks https://noticias.up.pt/ It’s been a long time coming. With so many notable guests coming through our doors, it would be a shame to keep all that knowledge just to ourselves. The i3S Library Talks podcast is a collection of episodes offering a unique perspective on what it is to be a researcher. Covering various scientific disciplines, our guests speak of choices, influences, serendipity and adversity, and all other aspects that make up life and career. Discover a new story meshing lab and life every week and, perhaps, find the inspiration for your own endeavors. __ Ao longo dos anos, temos recebido tantos convidados conceituados que seria uma pena continuar a guardar tantas experiências e conhecimento só para nós. Resultado deste desejo de partilha, o podcast “i3S Library Talks” reúne uma série de conversas que oferecem uma perspetiva singular do que é ser investigador. Abrangendo as mais variadas disciplinas científicas, os convidados falam de escolhas, influências, casualidades e adversidades, e de todos os fatores decisivos na construção de um percurso pessoal e profissional. Todas as semanas, descubra uma nova história que cruza vida e laboratório e talvez encontre a inspiração de que precisa para seguir os seus próprios projetos. Sat, 06 Jun 2020 18:35:26 +0000 pt-PT © 2019 Universidade do Porto Discover a new story meshing lab and life every week and, perhaps, find the inspiration for your own endeavors. Universidade do Porto episodic Universidade do Porto jmsoares@reit.up.pt It’s been a long time coming. With so many notable guests coming through our doors, it would be a shame to keep all that knowledge just to ourselves. The i3S Library Talks podcast is a collection of episodes offering a unique perspective on what it is to be a researcher. Covering various scientific disciplines, our guests speak of choices, influences, serendipity and adversity, and all other aspects that make up life and career. Discover a new story meshing lab and life every week and, perhaps, find the inspiration for your own endeavors. __ Ao longo dos anos, temos recebido tantos convidados conceituados que seria uma pena continuar a guardar tantas experiências e conhecimento só para nós. Resultado deste desejo de partilha, o podcast “i3S Library Talks” reúne uma série de conversas que oferecem uma perspetiva singular do que é ser investigador. Abrangendo as mais variadas disciplinas científicas, os convidados falam de escolhas, influências, casualidades e adversidades, e de todos os fatores decisivos na construção de um percurso pessoal e profissional. Todas as semanas, descubra uma nova história que cruza vida e laboratório e talvez encontre a inspiração de que precisa para seguir os seus próprios projetos. It’s been a long time coming. With so many notable guests coming through our doors, it would be a shame to keep all that knowledge just to ourselves. The i3S Library Talks podcast is a collection of episodes offering a unique perspective on what it is to be a researcher. Covering various scientific disciplines, our guests speak of choices, influences, serendipity and adversity, and all other aspects that make up life and career. Discover a new story meshing lab and life every week and, perhaps, find the inspiration for your own endeavors. __ Ao longo dos anos, temos recebido tantos convidados conceituados que seria uma pena continuar a guardar tantas experiências e conhecimento só para nós. Resultado deste desejo de partilha, o podcast “i3S Library Talks” reúne uma série de conversas que oferecem uma perspetiva singular do que é ser investigador. Abrangendo as mais variadas disciplinas científicas, os convidados falam de escolhas, influências, casualidades e adversidades, e de todos os fatores decisivos na construção de um percurso pessoal e profissional. Todas as semanas, descubra uma nova história que cruza vida e laboratório e talvez encontre a inspiração de que precisa para seguir os seus próprios projetos. Universidade do Porto jmsoares@reit.up.pt clean No https://noticias.up.pt/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/library-talks-i3s-t1.png i3S Library Talks https://noticias.up.pt/ Yves Barral, Super Asymmetry | i3S Library Talks, Ep29 https://noticias.up.pt/podcast/yves-barral-super-assimetria-i3s-library-talks-ep29/ Wed, 25 Dec 2019 07:00:06 +0000 https://noticias.up.pt/?post_type=podcast&p=141923 He was born in Mexico but raised in France, he is passionate about his line of work, with an enthusiasm that really shines through his coyness.

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biologia celular,divisão celular,ETH Zurich,genética,i3S,U.Porto full 29 1 Yves Barral is an individual worth getting to know. He was born in Mexico but raised in France, he is passionate about his line of work, with an enthusiasm that really shines through his coyness. When you get past his initial shyness, you will certainly learn a lot from him, namely about the mechanisms and functions of asymmetric cell division.

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Yves Barral is an individual worth getting to know. He was born in Mexico but raised in France, he is passionate about his line of work, with an enthusiasm that really shines through his coyness. When you get past his initial shyness, you will certainly learn a lot from him, namely about the mechanisms and functions of asymmetric cell division.

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William Agace, For the love of Science | i3S Library Talks, Ep28 https://noticias.up.pt/podcast/william-agace-pelo-amor-da-ciencia-i3s-library-talks-ep28/ Wed, 18 Dec 2019 07:00:58 +0000 https://noticias.up.pt/?post_type=podcast&p=139325 William Agace is now the head of the Immunology Section at Lund University and he’s ready to share what he’s learned in the process. 

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i3S,imunologia,Lund University,U.Porto full 28 1 William Agace first moved to Sweden to pursue his scientific interests. Once there, he found a love interest and decided to stay. Many years and awards later, he is now the head of the Immunology Section at Lund University and he’s ready to share what he’s learned in the process. 

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William Agace first moved to Sweden to pursue his scientific interests. Once there, he found a love interest and decided to stay. Many years and awards later, he is now the head of the Immunology Section at Lund University and he’s ready to share what he’s learned in the process. 

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Dan Peer, The science juggler | i3S Library Talks Ep27 https://noticias.up.pt/podcast/dan-peer-o-malabarista-da-ciencia-i3s-library-talks-ep27/ Wed, 27 Nov 2019 07:00:53 +0000 https://noticias.up.pt/?post_type=podcast&p=136324 Dan Peer is one of the foremost experts in his field and a pioneer who used RNA interference for in vivo validation of new drug targets within the immune system.

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cancro,i3S,investigação clínica,medicina personalizada,Tel Aviv University,Universidade do Porto full 27 1 Dan Peer immediately comes across as confident and energetic. And for good reason, considering he’s one of the foremost experts in his field and a pioneer who used RNA interference for in vivo validation of new drug targets within the immune system. He also excels at combining multiple scientific fields and making them work together to find solutions.

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Dan Peer immediately comes across as confident and energetic. And for good reason, considering he’s one of the foremost experts in his field and a pioneer who used RNA interference for in vivo validation of new drug targets within the immune system. He also excels at combining multiple scientific fields and making them work together to find solutions.

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Jonathan West, The allure of the microworld | i3S Library Talks Ep26 https://noticias.up.pt/podcast/jonathan-west-micromundo-e-os-seus-encantos-i3s-library-talks-ep26/ Wed, 20 Nov 2019 07:00:06 +0000 https://noticias.up.pt/?post_type=podcast&p=135863 Jonathan West started out as a medical microbiologist but quickly found appeal in a technological approach to science, which drove him to the field of nanotechnology

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engenharia,Institute for Life Science Research,investigação aplicada,microbiologia full 26 1 Jonathan West truly is multidisciplinary scientist. He started out as a medical microbiologist but quickly found appeal in a technological approach to science, which drove him to the field of nanotechnology. His industrial experience prompted him to pursue translational research and his current work is based on chip technologies and microfluidic single cell analytics.

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Jonathan West truly is multidisciplinary scientist. He started out as a medical microbiologist but quickly found appeal in a technological approach to science, which drove him to the field of nanotechnology. His industrial experience prompted him to pursue translational research and his current work is based on chip technologies and microfluidic single cell analytics.

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Andreas Wack, Flu season | i3S Library Talks Ep25 https://noticias.up.pt/podcast/andreas-wack-epoca-da-gripe-i3s-library-talks-ep25/ Wed, 13 Nov 2019 07:00:33 +0000 https://noticias.up.pt/?post_type=podcast&p=135491 In this interview, Andreas Wack enlightens us on how every Winter’s flu shot is decided upon.

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imunologia,indústria farmacêutica,infeção,The Francis Crick Institute full 25 1 Andreas Wack is a seasoned researcher. He left his native Germany for London during his PhD but, before settling indefinitely, he tried the pharmaceutical industry for size, after which he went back to England. Despite this course change for a few years, his career kept leading Wack in the same direction: the influenza virus and its interplay with the immune system. In this interview, Andreas Wack enlightens us on how every Winter’s flu shot is decided upon; the difference one scientist makes in a research institute as opposed to in a pharmaceutical company; and why overachievers sometimes aren’t his first choice when he’s recruiting newcomers.

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Andreas Wack is a seasoned researcher. He left his native Germany for London during his PhD but, before settling indefinitely, he tried the pharmaceutical industry for size, after which he went back to England. Despite this course change for a few years, his career kept leading Wack in the same direction: the influenza virus and its interplay with the immune system. In this interview, Andreas Wack enlightens us on how every Winter’s flu shot is decided upon; the difference one scientist makes in a research institute as opposed to in a pharmaceutical company; and why overachievers sometimes aren’t his first choice when he’s recruiting newcomers.

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Nuno Camboa, How to mend a diseased heart | i3s Library Talks Ep24 https://noticias.up.pt/podcast/nuno-camboa-como-consertar-um-coracao-doente-i3s-library-talks-ep24/ Wed, 06 Nov 2019 07:00:35 +0000 https://noticias.up.pt/?post_type=podcast&p=135005 Nuno Camboa is the epitome of a Portugal-trained scientist who made it overseas.

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biologia celular,genética,Goethe-Universität Frankfurt full 24 1 Nuno Camboa is the epitome of a Portugal-trained scientist who made it overseas. After a decade at the University of California, San Diego, he is now back in Europe, specifically in Germany, where he set up his own research lab. What new challenges does this new and exciting phase in his career bring about? Listen in to find out.

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Nuno Camboa is the epitome of a Portugal-trained scientist who made it overseas. After a decade at the University of California, San Diego, he is now back in Europe, specifically in Germany, where he set up his own research lab. What new challenges does this new and exciting phase in his career bring about? Listen in to find out.

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Elias Barriga, Cells on the move | i3s Library Talks Ep23 https://noticias.up.pt/podcast/elias-barriga%e2%80%a8celulas-que-se-movem-i3s-library-talks-ep23/ Wed, 30 Oct 2019 09:00:56 +0000 https://noticias.up.pt/?post_type=podcast&p=134260 Orchestral. This is how Elias Barriga describes the way cell groups move along different sorts of tissues. His work focuses on the mechanisms governing how cells travel across the body.

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i3S,University College London,uporto full 23 1 Orchestral. This is how Elias Barriga describes the way cell groups move along different sorts of tissues. His work focuses on the mechanisms governing how cells travel across the body. On the cusp of establishing his own lab, Barriga broaches the topics that pique his scientific interest, while taking heed of the main challenges in Cell Biology today.

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Orchestral. This is how Elias Barriga describes the way cell groups move along different sorts of tissues. His work focuses on the mechanisms governing how cells travel across the body. On the cusp of establishing his own lab, Barriga broaches the topics that pique his scientific interest, while taking heed of the main challenges in Cell Biology today.

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Javier Rojo, Tinkering with the immune system | i3s Library Talks Ep22 https://noticias.up.pt/podcast/javier-rojo-sistema-imunologico/ Wed, 23 Oct 2019 08:00:53 +0000 https://noticias.up.pt/?post_type=podcast&p=134011 Driven by curiosity in everything he does, science is no exception. With a background in Chemistry, Javier Rojo quickly found himself immersed in a journey towards answering very concrete questions in the field of immunology.

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imunologia,investigação clínica,química,University of Seville full 22 1 Javier Rojo, Tinkering with the immune system. Driven by curiosity in everything he does, science is no exception. With a background in Chemistry, Javier Rojo quickly found himself immersed in a journey towards answering very concrete questions in the field of immunology.

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Javier Rojo, Tinkering with the immune system. Driven by curiosity in everything he does, science is no exception. With a background in Chemistry, Javier Rojo quickly found himself immersed in a journey towards answering very concrete questions in the field of immunology.

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Beth Weaver, Aneuploidy giveth and taketh away | i3s Library Talks, Ep21 https://noticias.up.pt/podcast/beth-weaver-aneuploidia-da-e-tira-i3s-library-talks-ep21/ Wed, 16 Oct 2019 08:00:05 +0000 https://noticias.up.pt/?post_type=podcast&p=133658 From the very first interaction, Beth Weaver displayed a very unpretentious demeanor with a true, palpable excitement for her work. Using her background in basic biology to her advantage, Weaver is transitioning into translational research in a field that grabs everyone’s attentions and hopes: cancer.

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cancro,i3S,Universidade do Porto,University of Wisconsin full 21 1 She pursues it out of passion and the desire to do good, especially because, according to her and contrary to Portugal’s scenario, it’s harder to get funded when you work in applied research. Find out what she looks for in newcomers and her perspective – as a Brown alumna – on Ivy League education.

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She pursues it out of passion and the desire to do good, especially because, according to her and contrary to Portugal’s scenario, it’s harder to get funded when you work in applied research. Find out what she looks for in newcomers and her perspective – as a Brown alumna – on Ivy League education.

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Barbara Papadopoulou, Researcher with a cause | i3S Library Talks
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i3S,Universidade do Porto,Université Laval full 20 1 Leishmaniasis isn’t exactly a disease that catches the eye of the public at large, but why would we neglect infectious and parasite diseases just because they don’t touch our sheltered existence? Barbara Papadopoulou is out to show that there is much more to the health sciences than first world illnesses and strives to raise scientific and political awareness of the health threat faced by more vulnerable communities.

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Leishmaniasis isn’t exactly a disease that catches the eye of the public at large, but why would we neglect infectious and parasite diseases just because they don’t touch our sheltered existence? Barbara Papadopoulou is out to show that there is much more to the health sciences than first world illnesses and strives to raise scientific and political awareness of the health threat faced by more vulnerable communities.

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Duncan Wilson, Tracking fungus | i3S Library Talks Ep 19 https://noticias.up.pt/podcast/duncan-wilson-i3s-library-talks-ep19/ Wed, 02 Oct 2019 08:00:31 +0000 https://noticias.up.pt/?post_type=podcast&p=132600 Duncan Wilson is a fungi detective and, as such, he looks for clues to solve mysteries.

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i3S,Universidade do Porto,University of Aberdeen full 19 1 Duncan Wilson is a fungi detective and, as such, he looks for clues to solve mysteries. In his case, he goes through mineral traces to figure out how pathogenic fungi contend with their host for food. It’s this ongoing competition which results in illness. Wilson’s favorite “clue” is zinc and how fungi metabolize it in the course of their interaction with host cells.

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Duncan Wilson is a fungi detective and, as such, he looks for clues to solve mysteries. In his case, he goes through mineral traces to figure out how pathogenic fungi contend with their host for food. It’s this ongoing competition which results in illness. Wilson’s favorite “clue” is zinc and how fungi metabolize it in the course of their interaction with host cells.

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Richard Mayeux, The fault in our brains | i3S Library Talks Ep18 https://noticias.up.pt/podcast/richard-mayeux-falha-no-cerebro/ Wed, 25 Sep 2019 06:00:39 +0000 https://noticias.up.pt/novo/?post_type=podcast&p=130135 Richard Mayeux is one of the world’s leading experts in Alzheimer’s. Recognizing the multifactorial essence of the disease, his work touches several different scientific disciplines, while also conducting clinical trials.

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Columbia University,epidemiologia,i3S,investigação clínica,neurociências,Universidade do Porto full 18 1 In this episode, Mayeux talks about how macro and micro perspectives are equally important and the impact cultural surroundings have on each of us.

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In this episode, Mayeux talks about how macro and micro perspectives are equally important and the impact cultural surroundings have on each of us.

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Thomas Schrader, The joy of science | i3S Library Talks Ep17 https://noticias.up.pt/podcast/thomas-schrader-a-alegria-da-ciencia/ Wed, 18 Sep 2019 06:00:43 +0000 https://noticias.up.pt/novo/?post_type=podcast&p=130133 What moves Thomas Schrader is exactly that: joy. He is definitely more interested in the process than in the result.

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Duisburg-Essen University,i3S,indústria farmacêutica,química,Talks,Universidade do Porto full 17 1 It’s the journey that counts and that principle guides him through all the facets in his life. This is an interview in which one needs to get into with an open mind and the willingness to embrace the unexpected.

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It’s the journey that counts and that principle guides him through all the facets in his life. This is an interview in which one needs to get into with an open mind and the willingness to embrace the unexpected.

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Stefano Santaguida, Course deviations | i3S Library Talks Ep16 https://noticias.up.pt/podcast/stefano-santaguida-alteracoes-de-percurso/ Wed, 11 Sep 2019 06:00:32 +0000 https://noticias.up.pt/novo/?post_type=podcast&p=130132 If you’ve been listening to our weekly episodes, you know that chromosomes are a recurrent topic. That’s because so much can go wrong during cell division, so every single step is studied.

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biologia celular,cromossomas,divisão celular,European Institute of Oncology,i3S,Universidade do Porto full 16 1 Stefano Santaguida devote his time to understanding the errors occurring when chromosomes segregate and their consequences. In this interview, he also talks about his new impending challenge as he establishes his own lab.

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Stefano Santaguida devote his time to understanding the errors occurring when chromosomes segregate and their consequences. In this interview, he also talks about his new impending challenge as he establishes his own lab.

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Roger Le Grand, Transmission protocol | i3S Library Talks Ep15 https://noticias.up.pt/podcast/roger-le-grand-protocolo-de-transmissao/ Wed, 04 Sep 2019 06:00:13 +0000 https://noticias.up.pt/novo/?post_type=podcast&p=130130 Roger Le Grand visited i3S to talk about basic mechanisms of vaccine-induced protective response, which already gives an insight into his work: host response to infection.

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i3S,imunologia,infeção,Paris-Sud University,Talks,Universidade do Porto full 15 1 What you don’t know is that he focuses on myriad diseases, like dengue fever, influenza or HIV. Le Grand has been developing groundbreaking work regarding which cells play an important role in infection transmission. Hint: they’re essential to generate human life.

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What you don’t know is that he focuses on myriad diseases, like dengue fever, influenza or HIV. Le Grand has been developing groundbreaking work regarding which cells play an important role in infection transmission. Hint: they’re essential to generate human life.

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Marc Ouellette, Resistance is futile | i3S Library Talks Ep14 https://noticias.up.pt/podcast/marc-ouellette-resistir-e-inutil/ Wed, 31 Jul 2019 06:00:45 +0000 https://noticias.up.pt/novo/?post_type=podcast&p=130128 Marc Ouellette studies a very timely health issue: antimicrobial resistance. Naturally he’s had no difficulty getting political and media attention, so Ouellette tries to converge his researching efforts toward neglected infectious diseases, such as Leishmaniasis.

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i3S,imunologia,infeção,microbiologia,Talks,Universidade do Porto,Université Laval full 14 1 Listen in and discover why this disease keeps blindsiding us, highlighting the relevance of the work by scientists like Marc Ouellette.

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Listen in and discover why this disease keeps blindsiding us, highlighting the relevance of the work by scientists like Marc Ouellette.

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Marika Nestor, Just what the doctor ordered | i3S Library Talks | Ep 13 https://noticias.up.pt/podcast/marika-nestor-indicado-por-prescricao-medica/ Wed, 24 Jul 2019 06:00:49 +0000 https://noticias.up.pt/novo/?post_type=podcast&p=130123 Talking about improving diagnostics methods sounds less than exciting. However, when you throw cancer into the mix, ears usually prick up.

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cancro,i3S,investigação clínica,Talks,Universidade do Porto,Uppsala University full 13 1 Marika Nestor is a precision medicine expert looking to increase the accuracy of head and neck cancers’ diagnosis and, as much as she appreciates the importance of the translational research she carries out, Nestor has a special place in her heart for teaching and her students. Find out what could be in store for us in the future of personalized medicine.

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Marika Nestor is a precision medicine expert looking to increase the accuracy of head and neck cancers’ diagnosis and, as much as she appreciates the importance of the translational research she carries out, Nestor has a special place in her heart for teaching and her students. Find out what could be in store for us in the future of personalized medicine.

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Pauli Kallio, Bacteria to the rescue | i3S Library Talks, Ep12 https://noticias.up.pt/podcast/pauli-kallio-salvos-pelas-bacterias/ Wed, 17 Jul 2019 06:00:16 +0000 https://noticias.up.pt/novo/?post_type=podcast&p=130121 Out-of-the-box is now a cliché concept but, in fact, it describes Pauli Kallio to a tee. His laidback and personable attitude doesn’t divert from his laser focus on his research. And such fervor is always contagious.

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biotecnologia,i3S,microbiologia,Talks,Universidade do Porto,University of Turku full 12 1 With cyanobacteria as tools, Kallio combines microbiology, and molecular and synthetic biology to come up with new biotechnological solutions. Don’t miss this surprising conversation! 

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With cyanobacteria as tools, Kallio combines microbiology, and molecular and synthetic biology to come up with new biotechnological solutions. Don’t miss this surprising conversation! 

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Christine Mayr | i3S Library Talks | Ep 11 https://noticias.up.pt/podcast/christine-mayr-combinacoes-geneticas/ Wed, 10 Jul 2019 06:00:06 +0000 https://noticias.up.pt/novo/?post_type=podcast&p=130119 No sooner had we started chatting with Christine Mayr than we grasped this week’s guest’s true enthusiasm for her work. Mayr animatedly explains the many combinations underlying our genetic materials, akin to what happens in music composition.

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biologia celular,cromossomas,genética,i3S,Sloan Kettering Institute,Talks,Universidade do Porto full 11 1 Her work centers around non-coding RNA, apparently insignificant but which turned out to have such a smashing impact that it jeopardized a central dogma in Cell Biology. 

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Her work centers around non-coding RNA, apparently insignificant but which turned out to have such a smashing impact that it jeopardized a central dogma in Cell Biology. 

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João Matos, Meiosis: the right kind of segregation | i3S Library Talks Ep10 https://noticias.up.pt/podcast/joao-matos-meiose-o-tipo-certo-de-segregacao/ Wed, 03 Jul 2019 10:50:33 +0000 https://podcasts.up.pt/?post_type=podcast&p=703 The name gives him away right off the bat. João Matos is a Portuguese scientist who hails from Guimarães, but has been out of the country for quite some time now.

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biologia celular,cromossomas,divisão celular,ETH,i3S,Talks,Universidade do Porto full 10 1 Zurich has been his home since 2014, where he leads a research group on regulation of chromosome segregation during meiosis. Closing off the first series of the “i3S Library Talks”, João Matos visited i3S to deliver a surprising talk, whose takeaway may call for updates in the Biology degree syllabus.

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Zurich has been his home since 2014, where he leads a research group on regulation of chromosome segregation during meiosis. Closing off the first series of the “i3S Library Talks”, João Matos visited i3S to deliver a surprising talk, whose takeaway may call for updates in the Biology degree syllabus.

This interview was conducted in Portuguese.

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Luca Magnani | i3S Library Talks | Ep 9 https://noticias.up.pt/podcast/luca-magnani-a-ascensao-da-epigenetica/ Wed, 26 Jun 2019 10:49:38 +0000 https://podcasts.up.pt/?post_type=podcast&p=700 Luca Magnani certainly stands out. Like all our previous guests, he’s passionate about what he does, but it’s his laid-back energy and multiple interests well beyond samples and microscope slides that render such a magnetic personality.

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cancro,genética,i3S,Imperial College London,investigação clínica,Talks,Universidade do Porto full 9 1 Magnani leads a group focused on breast cancer research and his team works towards understanding how genetic and epigenetic changes drive tumor evolution. Outside the lab, he pursues myriad interests, ranging from sports and music all the way to teaching tango lessons. In the midst of so many activities, Magnani – or Motoscientist, as the Twitterverse know him – still makes time for his motorcycle maintenance hobby. An inspiration to all of us struggling to perfect our time management abilities.

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Magnani leads a group focused on breast cancer research and his team works towards understanding how genetic and epigenetic changes drive tumor evolution. Outside the lab, he pursues myriad interests, ranging from sports and music all the way to teaching tango lessons. In the midst of so many activities, Magnani – or Motoscientist, as the Twitterverse know him – still makes time for his motorcycle maintenance hobby. An inspiration to all of us struggling to perfect our time management abilities.

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Matthew Martin | i3S Library Talks | Ep 8 https://noticias.up.pt/podcast/matthew-martin-alternativas-farmaceuticas/ Wed, 19 Jun 2019 10:48:39 +0000 https://podcasts.up.pt/?post_type=podcast&p=697 It’s a question that crosses every scientists’ minds once in a while: should I quit the lab and surrender to big pharma?

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Astrazeneca,cancro,i3S,indústria farmacêutica,investigação aplicada,Talks,Universidade do Porto full 8 1 It is certainly a huge decision as lab and industry entail different motivations, dynamics and rhythm. The challenges one faces, however, tend to be similar. Matthew Martin went through that dilemma and ended up in giant AstraZeneca. Throughout the conversation, Martin made it clear how much the pharmaceutical industry raises the stakes in research. For young research hopefuls, it could also be an excellent opportunity to build a career of substance.

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It is certainly a huge decision as lab and industry entail different motivations, dynamics and rhythm. The challenges one faces, however, tend to be similar. Matthew Martin went through that dilemma and ended up in giant AstraZeneca. Throughout the conversation, Martin made it clear how much the pharmaceutical industry raises the stakes in research. For young research hopefuls, it could also be an excellent opportunity to build a career of substance.

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Dimitris Liakopoulos, Setting the mitotic spindle straight | i3S Library Talks Ep07 https://noticias.up.pt/podcast/dimitris-liakopoulos-ajustar-o-fuso-mitotico/ Wed, 12 Jun 2019 10:46:53 +0000 https://podcasts.up.pt/?post_type=podcast&p=694 How do polarized cells correctly position the mitotic spindle at a given moment? That’s the question guiding Dimitris Liakopoulos in his work.

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biologia celular,cromossomas,divisão celular,i3S,Montpellier Cell Biology Research Center,Talks,Universidade do Porto full 7 1 A chemist and a molecular biologist, Liakopoulos is interested in understanding the mechanisms that regulate the mitotic spindle’s position during mitosis. Yeast is his model of choice to determine how components of the cell’s cytoskeleton regulate mitosis progression and ensure proper chromosome segregation.

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A chemist and a molecular biologist, Liakopoulos is interested in understanding the mechanisms that regulate the mitotic spindle’s position during mitosis. Yeast is his model of choice to determine how components of the cell’s cytoskeleton regulate mitosis progression and ensure proper chromosome segregation.

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Stephen Richardson, Popular mechanics for tissues: engineering edition | i3S Library Talks Ep06 https://noticias.up.pt/podcast/stephen-richardson-mecanismos-da-engenharia-de-tecidos/ Wed, 05 Jun 2019 10:45:01 +0000 https://podcasts.up.pt/?post_type=podcast&p=692 Stephen Richardson’s work addresses tissue engineering. Just like in “regular” engineering, he aspires to come up with ingenious solutions to solve defects and malfunctions.

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células estaminais,engenharia,i3S,investigação aplicada,Talks,Universidade do Porto,University of Manchester full 6 1 Instead of a building or an engine, though, it’s the body that is at stake. By enhancing biocompatibility in the materials later implanted in the body, it’s safe to assume his main goal is to safeguard patients’ best interest and to ensure he pulls his weight in the lab to meet clinical demands.

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Instead of a building or an engine, though, it’s the body that is at stake. By enhancing biocompatibility in the materials later implanted in the body, it’s safe to assume his main goal is to safeguard patients’ best interest and to ensure he pulls his weight in the lab to meet clinical demands.

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Sarah McClelland | i3S Library Talks | Ep 5 https://noticias.up.pt/podcast/sarah-mcclelland-o-lado-oculto-dos-cromossomas/ Wed, 29 May 2019 10:43:04 +0000 https://podcasts.up.pt/?post_type=podcast&p=689 Sarah MacClelland is a molecular oncology expert who studies the mechanisms leading to chromosome instability, a big hindrance to prognosis accuracy and treatment efficiency in ovarian cancer, her specific field of research.

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biologia celular,cancro,cromossomas,i3S,Queen Mary University of London,Talks,Universidade do Porto full 5 1 In their quest for answers, Sarah and her team have found something remarkable: errors in cell division don’t just happen by chance. Discover her journey that knocked over an established dogma. 

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In their quest for answers, Sarah and her team have found something remarkable: errors in cell division don’t just happen by chance. Discover her journey that knocked over an established dogma. 

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Moustapha Kassem | i3S Library Talks | Ep 4 https://noticias.up.pt/podcast/moustapha-kassem-e-as-celulas-estaminais/ Wed, 22 May 2019 18:05:53 +0000 https://podcasts.up.pt/?post_type=podcast&p=487 Moustapha Kassem is a doctor at heart. As such, he is a researcher attuned to the increasing clinical needs, which prompts him to readily take on the challenges in the lab thinking how the outputs could benefit patients.

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células estaminais,i3S,investigação clínica,Talks,Universidade do Porto,University Hospital of Odense full 4 1 This mindset certainly inspired him to co-found the Center for Clinical Stem Cell Therapy at Odense University Hospital. Down-to-earth and attentive to his surroundings, Kassem offers in this interview a sound perspective of how distorted information can get nowadays, much to the detriment of the scientific method.

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This mindset certainly inspired him to co-found the Center for Clinical Stem Cell Therapy at Odense University Hospital. Down-to-earth and attentive to his surroundings, Kassem offers in this interview a sound perspective of how distorted information can get nowadays, much to the detriment of the scientific method.

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Kent Søe | i3S Library Talks | Ep 3 https://noticias.up.pt/podcast/kent-soe-e-os-ossos/ Wed, 15 May 2019 14:25:17 +0000 https://podcasts.up.pt/?post_type=podcast&p=475 The root of the word “osteoclast” may give you a hint of Kent Søe’s scientific interest: bones.

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cancro,i3S,investigação clínica,osteoporose,Talks,Universidade do Porto,University of Southern Denmark full 3 1 Bone tissue resorption processes, in particular. As a professor of clinical cell biology, he is well aware of what the current clinical needs in this field are and that the work he develops in the lab offers much promise in regard to conditions such as osteoporosis or multiple myeloma for patients and physicians alike.

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Bone tissue resorption processes, in particular. As a professor of clinical cell biology, he is well aware of what the current clinical needs in this field are and that the work he develops in the lab offers much promise in regard to conditions such as osteoporosis or multiple myeloma for patients and physicians alike.

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Ivo Boneca, The cell wall and the secrets it hides | i3S Library Talks, Ep02 https://noticias.up.pt/podcast/ivo-boneca-a-parede-celular/ Wed, 08 May 2019 10:33:12 +0000 https://podcasts.up.pt/?post_type=podcast&p=463 Ivo Boneca heads a research group devoted to the biology and genetics of the cell wall.

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antibióticos,i3S,imunologia,infeção,Institut Pasteur,Talks,Universidade do Porto full 2 1 A researcher, but also a professor, Boneca sets out to expose the secrets the cell wall conceals. Besides his work in the lab, where he tackles specific interactions potentially linked to antibiotic resistance, this interview touches on his path, from his PhD in Portugal to setting up a lab in France, as well as his motivation to pursue Biology, leaving Chemistry behind. 

This interview was conducted in Portuguese.

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A researcher, but also a professor, Boneca sets out to expose the secrets the cell wall conceals. Besides his work in the lab, where he tackles specific interactions potentially linked to antibiotic resistance, this interview touches on his path, from his PhD in Portugal to setting up a lab in France, as well as his motivation to pursue Biology, leaving Chemistry behind. 

This interview was conducted in Portuguese.

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Nate Goehring, A cell polarity network | i3S Library Talks, Ep01 https://noticias.up.pt/podcast/nate-goehring-library-talks-i3s-ep-1/ Wed, 01 May 2019 10:24:52 +0000 https://podcasts.up.pt/?post_type=podcast&p=455 The guest in the first episode of the “i3S Library Talks” is Nate Goehring, whose work is focused on understanding the polarity mechanisms regulating cell division from the get-go, i.e., the embryo’s very first cell division.

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biologia celular,divisão celular,Francis Crick Institute,i3S,Talks,Universidade do Porto full 1 1 Although an elemental characteristic of every cell, mechanisms governing cell polarity are yet, for the most part, to be uncovered. In this episode, Nate Goehring talks about what drives his work in the lab, the crucial part technology plays in science breakthroughs, and the importance of investing in fundamental research, in a chat where even Alan Turing pops up.

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Although an elemental characteristic of every cell, mechanisms governing cell polarity are yet, for the most part, to be uncovered. In this episode, Nate Goehring talks about what drives his work in the lab, the crucial part technology plays in science breakthroughs, and the importance of investing in fundamental research, in a chat where even Alan Turing pops up.

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