1st FeSBioNet Training School 

 

19-23 June 2017, Caparica, Portugal

Understanding the molecular mechanisms of Fe/S protein biogenesis

 

On behalf of the Cost CA15133 Network, we would like to invite you to attend this 1st Hands-on Training School, that aims at providing an overview of the main challenges in studying Fe/S biogenesis pathways in eukaryote and prokaryote organisms.

We offer unique expertise in experimental approaches tailored specifically for the studies of Fe/S clusters, in a friendly environment with beautiful surroundings.

- Provide PhD students and young researchers with the fundamental knowledge and hands-on experience in genetic manipulation, protein purification, spectroscopic analysis and structural characterization of Fe/S proteins. This hands-on course includes seminars & practical sessions introducing the relevant techniques.

- Aimed to PhD students and young researchers.

Venue

Chemistry Department, Faculty of Science and Technology, Universidade Nova de Lisboa. 2829-516 Caparica, Portugal.
ITQB NOVA, Universidade Nova de Lisboa. 2780-157 Oeiras, Portugal

For travel details please see this document. 

Program

Program available here as a pdf.

How to apply 

Any member of the COST Action CA15133 interested in attending this symposium should submit an application by email to the local organizers Anjos Macedo (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) and Sofia Pauleta (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.), with the subject: "FeSBionet Workshop, 2017".

This application should include pre-registration form, an abstract and a brief motivational cover letter (max 1 page). A supporting statement from the senior academic in the laboratory should also be provided. Applications should be submitted preferably by 7 April 2017. An abstract template is available.

Final decision will be made available before 14 April 2017.

We also welcome participants that are not involved in this COST network (a few positions will be available)

Registration Fees

Registration fees for full participants include coffee breaks, lunch, dinner and material for hands on sessions and lectures.

COST FeSBioNet participants 200 €

Non-COST participants 250 €

Only lectures * 25 € / day

* including coffee breaks, lunch 

Grants: 

- 18 grants will be available for COST Action CA15133 participants, which cover accommodation and travel expenses:

Trainee Grant: 900 €

Iberian Trainee Grant: 600 €.

 

Local Organizing Committee

Anjos Macedo (Chair), UCIBIO, FCT-NOVA

Sofia Pauleta,  UCIBIO, FCT-NOVA

Smilja Todorovic, ITQB-NOVA

Catarina Pimentel, ITQB-NOVA

COST meeting at Trest Castle, Czech Republic (Oct 2017)

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Contact Information

Scientific Representative
Mario Piccioli
+390554575265
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Administrative Representative
Francesca Di Gloria
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Scientific Officer
Lucia Forzi
COST Association
Avenue Louise 149 1050 Brussels | Belgium

Administrative Officer
Svetlana Voinova
COST Association
Avenue Louise 149 1050 Brussels | Belgium