SIMICA Lectures

Upcoming Lectures

Raphaël Rodriguez, Institut Curie, France, 30-01-2023

Next Monday, Raphaël Rodriguez will present his most recent work about the prevalent role of d-block metals in the regulation of cell plasticity, entitle "Discovery of a metal-driven signaling pathway that regulates cell plasticity". Do not miss it.

Career pathways seminar on Oct 2022

Next Tuesday, 11th October, we will have David Shoultz, PhD MBA speaking at IMM. David is the Chief Operating Officer & Co-Founder of Monod Bio, Inc, a startup biotech company dedicated to the development of biosensors for disease diagnostics. He will give a seminar at 1pm (room 32, 3rd Floor, Egas Moniz Building), entitled "Strategies for Success in the Life Sciences”.

Stuart Cantrill, 24-01-2022

Career pathways seminar

The SIMICA´s Seminars on Career Pathways invites speakers to discuss their path from Chemistry/Biology degrees to their current position, as well as to educate students about opportunities outside of academia. In this lecture Stuart Cantrill, Chief Editor of Nature Chemistry, spoke about publishing in science.



Alan Chan, Percuros, 10-12-2021


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Gonçalo Bernardes, Ucam, 5-11-2021

Translational Chemical Biology

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Daniel Zaidman, UCAM, 04-09-2021

Computational design of antibody conjugates with increased target specificity and affinity


Silvia Sobol, PERC, 28-07-2021

Mechanisms and applications of bioluminescence for in vivo imaging


Mar Cabeza-Cabrerizo, UCAM, 26-05-2021

Development of multiparameter medical imaging tools for cancer diagnosis


Pablo Lara, PERC, 21-05-2021

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Nikolaus Krall, ALLCYTE, 11-02-2021


Luis Cruz, LUMC, 26-01-2021 


Nikolaus Krall, ALLCYTE, 22-10-2020


First annual SIMICA meeting, 20-10-2020

- Introduction to optical, ultrasound and photoacoustic imaging (Alan Chan, PERC)

- Application of proteomics in the discovery of cancer biomarkers (Katja Bierau, PERC)

- Anti-cancer targeted therapeutic (Gonçalo Bernardes, UCAM)


Gonçalo Bernardes, UCAM, 07-10-2020


Gonçalo Bernardes, UCAM, 20-02-2020


Gonçalo Bernardes, UCAM, 18-02-2020

Cysteine site-selective modification methods


Alireza Haghparast, PERC, 06-02-2020

Application of two-photon excited NIRF probes for in vivo ADC monitoring


Gonçalo Bernardes, UCAM, 24-01-2020

Lysine site-selective modification methods


Cornelis Sier, PERC, 07-01-2020

Molecular guided imaging of tracers in cancer


Cornelis Sier, PERC, 06-01-2020

Workshop on scientific writing for grant application


SIMICA Kick-off meeting, 28-10-2019

- Molecular imaging of disease (Bruno L. Oliveira, iMM)

- CORMs – from bench to clinic (Alan Chan, PERC)

- High-throughput screening for biomarker discovery (Katja Bierau, PERC)

- Front loading the risk of anticancer drug development with Pharmacoscopy® (Nikolaus Krall, ALLCYTE)

- Nanomedicine and immunotherapy (Luis Cruz, LUMC)

- Site-selective chemical protein modification for basic biology and drug development (Gonçalo Bernardes, UCAM)



Michele Vendruscolo, 20-05-2021

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Christian Becker, 23-04-2021


Joana Lobo Antunes, 09-04-2021


Vishal Rai, 19-03-2021


Ruben Ragg, 12-03-2021