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Absence of canonical marks of active chromatin in developmentally regulated genes
In a recently published study in Nature Genetics, João Curado (Gabba 12th edition) and colleagues proposed that genes with expression restricted to a specific developmental time point break the epigenetic rules.
Published in 2015-10-08

New class of students - 19th GABBA Edition
A new class of students was selected, the 19th. Click in link to see their profiles.
Published in 2015-07-14

Restoring natural immunity against cancers
The research carried out by Rosa Barreira da Silva (a former GABBA student currently working with Matthew Albert at the Institut Pasteur) provided strategies to increase the infiltration of immune cells into tumors, thus inducing the immune system to block tumor growth. In an article published in Nature Immunology, the scientists show that, in combination with existing immunotherapies, this process efficiently destroys cancer cells.
Published in 2015-06-29

Admissions to the 19th Edition
Admissions to the 19th edition of the GABBA Program will be open between the 1st and the 19th of June 2015.
Published in 2015-05-25

Sónia Melo wins the national award "L'Oréal Women in Science"
Sónia Melo, do Instituto de Patologia e Imunologia Molecular (IPATIMUP) da Universidade do Porto, elegeu o cancro como objeto de investigação e, aos 34 anos, é destacada com um projeto que visa aprofundar o papel dos exossomas na dinâmica e progressão dos tumores heterogéneos, percebendo se estes materiais poderão ser uma via menos invasiva para diagnosticar e monitorizar o cancro.
Published in 2015-02-05

Three GABBA alumni are awarded with prestigious ERC starting grants
Ana Carvalho, Nuno Alves and Pedro Beltrao
Published in 2014-12-02
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