Staff Exchanges on “Induced pluripotent stem cell (iPSC) and in Immunostainings”

July 10-27, 2019 @ WWU


Margarida Rasteiro, PhD student from Susana Lopes’ Lab (CEDOC-NMS|FCM) received training on induced pluripotent stem cell (iPSC) (SE2) at Niki Tomas Loges’ Lab (WWU) from 9th - 27th July 2019. This activity was focused on: working in a GMP(Good Manufacturing Practice)-compliant facility and understanding its importance; cell culture and maintenance of hPSCs; cryopreservation, thawing, plating, and passaging techniques; reprogramming with Sendi virus and identification of iPSCs and differentiation and characterization methods for iPSCs.

Pedro Sampaio, PhD student from Susana Lopes’ Lab (CEDOC-NMS|FCM) received training on immunfluorescence analyses at Heymut Omran’s laboratory (WWU) with Dr. Niki Tomas Loges as main supervisor, from 9th -16th July 2019. The training included tools for PCD diagnosis and this activity was focused on: clinical examination and sampling of respiratory cells for high speed videomicroscopy and immunostaining; high speed video microscopy and immunostaining developed in Omran’s lab.



Staff Exchange “Research funding offices capacity building”

July 2-3, 2019 @ WWU Münster


The LYSOCIL Staff Exchange “Research funding offices capacity building”, took place on July 2nd and 3rd at WWU Münster, and aimed to promote the networking and sharing of best practices among the research funding offices of the Twinning project partners.

This Staff Exchange provided a unique exchange of expertise and experience between the project managers and scientific office members of the partner institutions [CEDOC-NMS|FCM] (Portugal), WWU (Germany) and [TIGEM (FTELE.IGM)] on project management, proposal preparation and funding opportunities, allowing to compare different approaches and views on European and International funding and current issues.

Program available here


Workshop Research Funding Offices



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