SIMICA Scholarship for the attendance of international conferences.

March 2021

The next cut-off date for the SIMICA scholarship for the attendance of international conferences is the 26th of April 2021.
If you are an IMMer, don’t miss the opportunity to attend an international scientific conference in 2021 and get the registration fee, travelling, accommodation and daily subsistence expenses covered.
You just need to fill in the forms and send it to .  The external evaluation panel will select the awardees per cut-off date.
If you need any additional information please contact Ana Guerreiro -

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Vicente de Seabra medal awarded to Gonçalo Bernardes

April 2021

Congratulations to Gonçalo for receiving the Vicente de Seabra 2020 medal from Sociedade Portuguesa de Química.

Results of the 2nd Mentorship Call

February 2021

The second call of the SIMICA´s MENTORSHIP PROGRAMME selected Christian Ramos, from Carmo Fonseca’s lab as a mentoree. Christian is a postdoctoral researcher and expects to improve his mentorship skills in RNA degraders and high throughput screening of cancer drugs in human tissue using high content imaging and deep learning.

His SIMICA mentors will be Gonçalo Bernardes (UCam) and Nikolaus Krall (Allcyte).

Congratulations Christian and good work!​

SIMICA News Coverage in C&EN

January 2021

Work from our partner Gonçalo Bernardes at ChemCambridge is featured this week in C&EN. Wonderful work about “New system cuts RNA using only small molecules”. Please check

2nd Mentorship Call

January 2021

As part of its activities, SIMICA implements a MENTORSHIP PROGRAMME targeted at PhD students and postdoctoral researchers. The next call for the SIMICA MENTORSHIP PROGRAMME will be open from 12 to 23 of January 2021.
If you have any questions please contact

We Need You!

January 2021

We are looking for a partner to organize a workshop about antibody production and purification. If you have any suggestion please contact us.

Happy New Year!

SIMICA wishes everyone a year full of discoveries and success.

Season Greetings!

The SIMICA Twinning Project wishes everyone a Merry Christmas 🎅


November 2020

To Gonçalo Bernardes for being one of 4 young scientists selected by the ICBS@ChemBioSociety to receive the 2020 Young Chemical Biologist award.

Bruno Oliveira has also been admitted as a Member of the Royal Society of Chemistry. As part of the RSC, new opportunities for collaboration and networking are created to enhance innovation on the field of antibody bioconjugation.

1st Mentorship Call

March 2020

The first call of the SIMICA MENTORSHIP PROGRAMME is now open! The calls for this programme, targeted at PhD students and postdoctoral researchers, is opened every 6 months.

If you are an IMMer, don’t miss the chance to learn from our Twinning partners!