Winning video of the contest “Science on Stage at the University” - “The art of being rare”
It is with great pleasure that LYSOCIL announce the winning group of the contest “Science on Stage at the University” constituted by the students of Nutrition and Medicine Sciences at NOVA Medical School - Faculty of Medical Sciences – Ana Teresa Leitão, Ana Sofia Faria and Ana Sofia Gaspar.
Congratulations to the winners for the video “The art of being rare”.
The “Science on Stage at the University” is an initiative that aims to increase the interest of students at NOVA Medical School - Faculty of Medical Sciences and their awareness of rare diseases.
The prize for this contest consists of:
• 1 week integration in a CEDOC-NMS I FCM-UNL laboratory
• 3 days of exchange at the Telethon Institute of Genetics and Medicine (TIGEM), prestigious Research Institute, near Naples, Italy.
• The expected date for these exchanges is September 2021.
Congratulations also for the Honorable Mention Award in the contest “Science on Stage at the University” to the group of students Liliana Lopes, Andreia Teixeira Ferreira, Tatiana Burrinha and Jorge Borbinha from CEDOC - NOVA Medical School with the video “escleROdeRmiA: when RARE is not obvious”. Please watch the video on the section "videos".
Please note that this video is only available in Portuguese.
Honorable Mention Award of the contest “Science on Stage at the University” - video “escleROdeRmiA: when RARE is not obvious”
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