Chilling adventures of an early stage researcher (Vanesa Salazar) Once upon a time in Edinburgh… October, it was a rainy evening, two young ladies waited at the bus stop at the airport. They have just arrived from Coimbra (Portugal) after a long day travelling. However, they weren´t tourists. Their names were Manuela and Vanesa, two […]
Animal Handling course and visit to the Musée Pasteur (Laura Upton) It has been 4 months now since I moved to Paris to embark on this exciting, challenging, sometimes hectic but always rewarding experience that is a doctorate. In the process of joining a new lab, there is always a period of discovery and uncertainty, […]
Email exchange between ESRs (Elisa Corti and Ágata Silván) Hi Bonita! Cómo estás? How are you in Copenhagen? Here in Coimbra everything is ok, it’s been raining for a whole month and now I really miss the sun. Fortunately, it’s not as cold as in Copenhagen, but I couldn’t imagine Portugal to be THAT rainy. […]
Diary of an early stage researcher (Manuela Rizzi) September 24, 2019: Tomorrow is the day: I am flying to Coimbra to attend the first kick-off meeting and microscopy course! I am really looking forward to meet the other students that will share this incredible experience with me as well as all the professors that allowed […]
João Peça is a Syn2Psy principal investigator at CNC and he was today distinguished with a Pfizer Prize with 25,000€ for the research on genes associated with autism spectrum disorder. Autism, characterized by repetitive actions, alterations in language and social behaviour, is usually caused by genetic mutations. Recently João Peça group published a paper in […]
First Network School coming soon! The first Network School from our consortium is on Basic Concepts on imaging tools and data analysis, and it will take place in Coimbra, between the dates 30th of September – 4th of October, 2019.
Syn2Psy kickoff meeting coming soon! All ESRs, members of the consortium and non-academic partners will come together to start our project, on the 26 and 27 of September in Coimbra (UNESCO World Heritage), Portugal.