Comparative genomics, comparative endocrinology, evolutionary biology, molecular biology, bioinformatics and cell signaling of GPCRs in metazoans. Domain of several in silico tools, data mining approaches and ligand-binding screening cell in vitro assays. Establishment of comparative evolutionary models for GPCR evolution in invertebrates and vertebrates and identification of novel members.
A política de disseminação e outreach do CCMAR é bastante alargada, de modo que esta manhã os investigadores do Centro contactaram de perto com crianças e jovens a quem explicaram um pouco do seu trabalho.
CCMAR has joined the Cientificamente Provável project, where contributed to the literacy of information about sciences for young students and motivated them to develop their knowledge.
Our researchers Deborah Power, João Cardoso, Rute Félix and Liliana Anjos and our PhD students Lisen Li and MaoXiao Peng went to Shanghai to participate in a scientific campaign FITMUSSEL.
As part of the Ocupação Científica para Jovens nas Férias project, CCMAR once again received students for a week in internships in our laboratories.
Our researcher João Cardoso, from the Comparative Endocrinology and Integrative Biology group, went to Uppsala, Sweden as a guest research grant at the University of Uppsala.
Our researchers João Cardoso and Rute Martins are present at the event Mais Magalhães Mais Mundo in Lisbon.
“Cientificamente provável” is an outreach project that takes science into schools. This is the second year that the project is running with such a success that we can't accept much more applications.
Last February, CCMAR participated in the open day of the University of Algarve and received about 120 students.
CCMAR researchers participate in a project financed by Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, in order to look for blood-free alternative diets to rear anopheline mosquitoes and develop studies in the area of malaria disease.
In-depth studies of “sentinel organisms” are crucial to understand the impact of climate change on marine life.
This week CCMAR received the visit of students from the 1st grade at Colégio Bernardette Romeira, who got to know our research a little better.
Twelve young students from the high school participate in the internships that CCMAR offers in this year's edition, carried out by the CCVIVA - National Agency for Scientific Culture.
During this week, we celebrated the National Science and Technology Week in collaboration with Ciência Viva, where we show our laboratories, the researchers who work there daily, their research and contributions to society.
Reduce food loss and waste and improve water management in the Mediterranean agro-food supply chain are the main objectives of FRUALGAE, a new CCMAR project.
For the third consecutive year, the CCMAR-Algarve brings science to schools through the Cientificamente Provável programme. This year we have already scheduled 25 lectures for about 1250 students.
The ingestion of contaminated bivalves are a common public health problem in Africa. The new CCMAR project, HealthyBi4Namiby, wants to improve food safety and reduce health risks for the consumption of bivalves in Angola.
Our researchers Adelino Canário and João Cardoso flew to Namibe to study the threats and possible contaminations of shellfish.
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