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Advanced Course on BIOMARKERS - 2015 edition | 1-5 of June, 2015

The third edition of the one-week SETAC Summer School will be held from the 1st to the 5th June 2015 at ESTM - Polytechnic Institute of Leiria, Peniche, Portugal, under the framework of the Campus do Mar – International Campus of Excellence. The Biomarkers advanced course aims to provide knowledge on the development of biomarker tools to assess and understand the impact of stressors in the environment by establishing a link between different levels of the biological continuum. The course, worth 3 ECTS, is composed by theoretical lectures and a strong practical (hands-on) component and is targeted to scientists, and PhD and MSc students with a background in Biology, Environmental Sciences, Chemistry, Environmental engineering or related fields, members of consulting companies, and of private and public institutions responsible for environmental management. All lectures and training sessions will be held in English.

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Advanced Course on BIOMARKERS - 2014 edition has new dates | 2-6 of June, 2014

This one-week workshop that will be held at ESTM - Polytechnic Institute of Leiria, Peniche, Portugal, aims to provide knowledge on the development of biomarker tools to assess and understand the impact of stressors in the environment by establishing a link between different levels of the Biological Continuum. The course is composed by theoretical lectures and a strong practical (hands-on) component and is targeted to scientists and PhD and MSc students with a background in Biology, Environmental Sciences, Chemistry, Environmental engineering or related fields, members of consulting companies, and of private and public institutions responsible for environmental management. All lectures and training sessions will be held in English.

>>This year's edition is again FULLY BOOKED<<

Belgium hosts Environome project meeting

At the 12th of September the portuguese Environome delegation (Marco Lemos and Sara Novais) had a project meeting with the Belgium partner at Gent University. The collaboration with Prof. Bart Devreese from the The Laboratory for Protein Biochemistry and Biomolecular Engineering (L-ProBE) allows to have state of the art equipment at Environome's reach. After the meeting where protocols and procedures were discussed, Prof. Devreese showed the facilities where part of Environome will take place and other students supervised by the portuguese partners carry on their work.

Project Meeting in The Netherlands

At the 10th of September the Portuguese Environome team members met with the Dutch members at the Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam - The Netherlands. Marco Lemos and Sara Novais (PT) met Nico van Straalen, Dick Roelofs and Tjalf de Boer, from the VU, and discussed some protocols and procedures to be applied in the course of the project plan and also the projects' next steps. After the meeting, Dick Roelofs made the grand tour of the Department of Animal Ecology and their outstanding genomics facilities.

Advanced Course on BIOMARKERS | 17 - 21 of June, 2013

 

This one-week workshop that will be held from the 17th to the 21st June 2013 at the ESTM - Polytechnic Institute of Leiria, Peniche, Portugal, aims to provide knowledge on the development of biomarker tools to assess and understand the impact of stressors in the environment by establishing a link between different levels of the Biological Continuum. The course is composed by theoretical and practical (hands-on) lectures and is targeted to scientists and PhD and MSc students with a background in Biology, Environmental Sciences, Chemistry, Environmental engineering or related fields, members of consulting companies, and of private and public institutions responsible for environmental management. All lectures and training sessions will be held in English.

>>This year's edition is FULLY BOOKED<<