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Updated programme as per 27 November 2018

Wednesday, 22 May 2019

07.30-19.00  Registration

09.30-11.00 Pre-congress courses:

1. Technology transfer in biomedicine
2. Mitochondrial and celular respirometry

11.00-11.30 Break

11.30-13.00 Pre-congress courses:

3. How (not) to lie with statistics
4. Publishing and surviving in biological sciences
5. Improving translational science in regenerative cardiovascular medicine

14.00-16.00 Symposia

Joint session: S1-Mitochondrial Biology in Health and Disease/MitoPORTO2019 & S4-Nutrition and Hepatology

S2-Phagocytes

S3-Circadian and Ageing-related Aspects of Cardiovascular Diseases

S5-Bioinformatics and Machine Learning in Biomedicine

S6-Gene and Cell Therapy: from Fundamental Science to the Clinic

16.00-16.30 Coffee-break

16.30-18.00 Symposia

Joint session: S1-Mitochondrial Biology in Health and Disease/MitoPORTO2019 & S4-Nutrition and Hepatology

S2-Phagocytes

S3-Circadian and Ageing-related Aspects of Cardiovascular Diseases

S5-Bioinformatics and Machine Learning in Biomedicine

S6-Gene and Cell Therapy: from Fundamental Science to the Clinic

18.00-19.00 Opening Ceremony

Hendrik Nathoe, ESCI President

Paulo Oliveira & Catarina Oliveira, University of Coimbra, Portugal (Chairs of ESCI 2019)

Dean of the University of Coimbra

Director of the Center for Neuroscience and Cell Biology, University of Coimbra

Representatives of Coimbra city hall and Portuguese Government

Piero Portincasa, Introducing Bari 2020

19.00-20.00 Opening Lecture

Opening keynote talk :

Joining the Dots: Epigenetics, Metabolism and the Circadian Clock, by Paolo Sassone Corsi ( University of California-Irvine, USA )

20.00-21.00 Welcome drink with FADO of Coimbra

20.30-21.30 Champions League in Biomedicine and Experimental Biology

 

Thursday, 23 May 2019

08.30-10.00 Symposia

S1-Mitochondrial Biology in Health and Disease/MitoPORTO2019

S2-Phagocytes

S3-Circadian and Ageing-related Aspects of Cardiovascular Diseases

S4-Nutrition and Hepatology

S5-Bioinformatics and Machine Learning in Biomedicine

S6-Gene and Cell Therapy: from Fundamental Science to the Clinic

S7-Redox Signalling in Health and Disease

10.00-10.30 Coffee-break

10.30-12.30 Symposia

S1-Mitochondrial Biology in Health and Disease/MitoPORTO2019

S2-Phagocytes

S3-Circadian and Ageing-related Aspects of Cardiovascular Diseases

S4-Nutrition and Hepatology

S5-Bioinformatics and Machine Learning in Biomedicine

S6-Gene and Cell Therapy: from Fundamental Science to the Clinic

S7-Redox Signalling in Health and Disease

12.30-14.00 Poster session 1 and lunch

14.00-16.00 Symposia

S1-Mitochondrial Biology in Health and Disease/MitoPORTO2019

S2-Phagocytes

S3-Circadian and Ageing-related Aspects of Cardiovascular Diseases

S4-Nutrition and Hepatology

S7-Redox Signalling in Health and Disease

S8-Neurobiology of Aging

16:00-16:30 Coffee-break

16.30-18.00 Symposia

S1-Mitochondrial Biology in Health and Disease/MitoPORTO2019

S2-Phagocytes

Joint session : S3-Circadian and Ageing-related Aspects of Cardiovascular Diseases and S4-Nutrition and Hepatology

S7-Redox Signalling in Health and Disease

S8-Neurobiology of Aging

18.00-19.30 Poster session 2

20.30 Congress dinner

 

Friday, 24 May 2019

08.30-10.00  Symposia

S1-Mitochondrial Biology in Health and Disease/MitoPORTO2019

S2-Phagocytes

S3-Circadian and Ageing-related Aspects of Cardiovascular Diseases

S4-Nutrition and Hepatology

S8-Neurobiology of Aging

10.00-10.30 Coffee-break

10.30-12.30 Symposia

S1-Mitochondrial Biology in Health and Disease/MitoPORTO2019

S2-Phagocytes

S3-Circadian and Ageing-related Aspects of Cardiovascular Diseases

S4-Nutrition and Hepatology

S8-Neurobiology of Aging

12.30-14.00 Poster session 3 and lunch

14.00-16.40 Multifocus Plenary & ESCI Awards Session 

14:00-14:20  Circadian rhythms in heart repair, by Linda van Laake ( University of Utrecht, the Netherlands )

14:20-14:40  Albert Struyvenberg Medal Winner

14:40-15:00  Seasonal variation in plasmatic lipid variables: Implications in diagnosis?, by Trinitat
Cambras ( Universitat de Barcelona, Spain )

15:00-15:10  Young Basic Research Excellence Award

15:10-15:20  Young Clinical Research Excellence Award

15:20-15:40  Circadian clock control of immune function, by Andrew Loudon ( University of Manchester, Manchester, UK )

15.40-15-50  Discussion

15:50-16:00  Best Basic Research EJCI Article 2017

16:00-16:10  Best Clinical Research EJCI Article 2017

16:10-16:20  Most Cited EJCI Article 2017

16:20-16:35  Poster awards

16:35-16:45  ESCI BioArt Award ( Best Biomedical Images Contest )

16.45-17.30 Closing Ceremony

16:45-17:10  Closing keynote talk: Dialogues between Science and Society: Fighting Fear and Falsities, by Alexandre Quintanilha ( I3S, University of Porto and Portuguese Parliament )

17:10- 17:20  Introducing Bari 2020 Meeting

17:20- 17:30  Closing speech ( ESCI President )

Alexandre Tiedtke Quintanilha

Born in Lourenço Marques (Maputo) Mozambique.

Ph.D. in Theoretical Physics (1972) Witwatersrand University, Johannesburg.  Next two decades at U.C. Berkeley and the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory as professor of cell physiology and biophysics and director of a Center for Environmental Studies.  Moved to Biomedical Faculty, University of Porto as professor of biophysics and science Dean. Was, until 2010, director of both the Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology and the Institute of Biomedical Engineering and chaired committee to form consortium of the three major biomedical institutions in Porto (i3S).  A member of several international Academies, chaired committees at ESF, EC, OECD and other national and international research organizations. Chaired the Council of Associate Laboratories of the Ministry of Science and is President of the Ethics Committee for Clinical Research in Portugal. Has published extensively and has always been involved in science policy. Current interests in mental and public health, biological stress, risk perception and public understanding of science. Since 2015, Chair of the Parliamentary Commission on Education and Science.

November 2018