SpeakersAdmin2021-11-21T11:29:34+01:00 Plenary lectures Topic #1 - Microbiotech in Health & Disease João Paulo Gomes Researcher and Head of the Bioinformatics Unit of the Department of Infectious Diseases, National Health Institute Doutor Ricardo Jorge – INSA, Portugal. Catarina Brito Principal Investigator, iBET & ITQB-NOVA, Portugal. Topic #2 - Microbiotech for a Sustainable Future Eriko Takano Professor of Synthetic Biology, University of Manchester, UK. Sunil Chandran SVP and Head of R&D, Amyris Biotechnologies, US. Topic #3: Food and Environmental Microbiotech Yong-Guan Zhu Professor of Soil Environmental Sciences and Environmental Biology, Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), Director General of the Institute of Urban Environment, China. Topic #4 - Impact of Microbiotech in Society Cristián Hernández-Cuevas General Partner at Zentynel Frontier Investments and Director at Fundacion Ciencia & Vida, Santiago, Chile Topic #5 - Cool tools in Microbiotech Ciara O'Sullivan ICREA Research Professor at Universitat Rovira i Virgili (URV) in Engineering Sciences, Spain. Jean-Marie Pagès Senior Director of Research (DR1) INSERM2012, Head of UMR-MD1 Research Unit Membrane Transporters, Chemoresistance and Drug design, France. Keynote lectures Marta Alenquer Researcher, Instituto Gulbenkian Ciência, Portugal. Gorben Pijlman Associate Professor, University of Wageningen, The Netherlands. Fani Sousa Associate Professor, Universidade da Beira Interior, Portugal. Jörg Overmann Professor, Leibniz Institute DSMZ–German Collection of Microorganisms and Cell Cultures, Germany. Mafalda Quintas Science Officer at COST Office UE, Portugal. Pedro Fevereiro Principal Investigator, Instituto de Tecnologia Química e Biológica, Universidade NOVA de Lisboa, Portugal. Moritz von Stosch Chief innovation Officer, DataHow AG. Switzerland. Lígia Rodrigues Associate Professor with Habilitation, Universidade do Minho, Portugal. Marcel Ottens Associate Professor, Technical University of Delft, The Netherlands. Maria Miragaia Auxiliary Researcher, Instituto de Tecnologia Química e Biológica, Universidade NOVA de Lisboa, Portugal. Maria Michela Corsaro Associate Professor, Department of Chemical Sciences, University of Naples Federico II, Italy. Carlos Gonçalo das Neves Director of Research and Internationalization, Norwegian Veterinary Institute (NVI), Oslo. Susana P. Gaudêncio Head of the Blue Biotechnology and Biomedicine Lab, UCIBIO, NOVA SCHOOL OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY | FCT NOVA, Universidade NOVA de Lisboa, Portugal. Joana Fradinho Assistant Researcher, UCIBIO, NOVA School of Sciences and Technology, NOVA University Lisbon, Portugal. Jodi Lindsay Professor of Microbial Pathogenesis, St George’s University of London, UK. Kenneth N. Timmis Professor, Technical University of Braunschweig, Germany. Martin J. Blaser Professor, Director of Centre for Advanced Biotechnology and Medicine (CABM), CABM, Rutgers, US. Ana Maria Rebelo Barreto Xavier Assistant Professor, Chemistry Department, University of Aveiro, Portugal. Constança Pomba Associate Professor, Head of the Laboratory of Resistance to Antibiotics and Biocides, FMV-ULisboa, Portugal. Paula Teixeira Associate Professor in Food Microbiology at ESB-UCP, Portugal. Laurent Debarbieux Research Director, Institut Pasteur, France. Cecília Maria Arraiano Coordinating Investigator, Head of the Control of Gene Expression Laboratory, ITQB NOVA, Portugal. Marta Silvestre Assistant Professor, NOVA Medical School, Nutrition & Metabolism, Portugal.