Sea4Pain approved for funding under the SME Instrument – Phase 1

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On March 23rd, 2018, our project, Sea4Pain, was approved for funding under the SME Instrument – Phase 1!Title of project”Development of a novel analgesic for chronic pain from marine-derived compounds”Acronym”Sea4Pain”AbstractThe project now approved aims to define the development strategy of Sea4Us platform for the discovery and development of new drugs of marine origin (Portuguese). In […]

Welcome, Giovanna! | Ocean Medicines

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Since the end of February and during the next 2 months we count with the presence of Giovanna Romano at Sea4Us. Giovanna is a Researcher from the Anton Dohrn Zoological Station, Italy. The visit of this scientist, specialist in chemical ecology and marine biotechnology, is concerning the Ocean Medicines project, a Marie Curie RISE project […]

Congrats, Gilberto!

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Yesterday, Gilberto Pereira defended his master’s thesis, held at an internship here at Sea4Us. The thesis focused on the development of a chemoinformatic tool for screening of voltage-gated potassium channels inhibitors. The thesis earned a brilliant 19/20. The entire Sea4Us team is very proud of his work! Congrats, Gilberto!

Seal of Excellence by the European Commission

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At the last SME Instruments Phase 1 call, Sea4Us was awarded a Seal of Excellence by the European Commission. The SME instrument is part of the European Innovation Council pilot (EIC pilot). This was launched on 27th October 2017 as part of the Horizon 2020 Work programme 2018-2020, when the SME Instrument, the Fast Track to Innovation (FTI), Future and Emerging Technologies (FET) Open and Horizon Prizes, were […]

Congrats Rosa!

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Our very own Ana Rosa Abreu defended today her master’s thesis, held at an internship here at Sea4Us. The thesis focused on the role of the voltage-gated potassium channels present in the trigeminal ganglion in orofacial chronic pain. The thesis earned a brilliant 19/20. The entire Sea4Us team is very proud of the performance of […]

Sea4Us @ European Researchers’ Night

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Hundreds of cities from various countries celebrated the European Researchers’ Night on the 29th of September 2017. Every year the event seeks to bring scientists closer to the general public by creating informal, playful and educational activities .In the 2017 edition, Sea4Us was present at the National Museum of Natural History and Science, in Príncipe […]

To go far, go together | POCTEP

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Today, the 21st of September, the European Cooperation Day is celebrated!Today is celebrated throughout Europe, for the fifth consecutive year, the European Day of Cooperation, which aims to draw attention to the importance of European territorial cooperation and the results achieved in the border areas by European regions and states, particularly in the context of […]

Sea4Us at NEI 2017

Sea4Us at the European Researcher’s Night

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The Noite Europeia dos Investigadores (in english: European Researchers’ Night), the biggest scientific divulgation event in Portugal, is back!This year, MUHNAC – National Museum of Natural History and Science will once again coordinate the European Researchers’ Night in a consortium with the Faculty of Science and Technology (FCT / NOVA), the University of Lisbon (ISCTE-IUL), […]

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NeuPSIG 2017 | Sea4Us

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Sea4Us was present at NeuPSIG 2017, an international forum on neuropathic pain that took place in Gothenburg, Sweden, from June 15 to June 18, 2017. I was presented the latest research and developments in understanding the mechanisms, evaluation, prevention and treatment of neuropathic pain. The meeting was indeed an excellent opportunity to network and strengthen […]