We have a new published paper in Separation and Purification Technology about “Heparin-affinity chromatography is a generic purification platform for chimeric gag VLPs displaying different viral surface antigens”. This work was developed under the scope of the Pure Project, financed by the European Union’s Horizon 2020.
Dissemination and Exploitation
From December 7th-9th, we had the opportunity to attend Microbiotec23 that took place in University of Beira Interior, Covilhã. Cecília Roque presented as keynote speaker the scientific work entitled “Nature inspired solutions in Health Biotechnology. Aditionally, Arménio Barbosa presented the talk ” A molecular modeling perspective on the development of synthetic affinity ligands” and Catarina Domingos the …
Last month, Margarida Dias present a lecture on October 18th entitled “Biotechnology and its impact in the pharmaceutical industry” at 57º Semana Universitária Paulista de Farmácia e Bioquímica, University of São Paulo (SUPFAB 2023).
From 5th to 8th of November 2023 PURE member Alexander Zollner and Cecília Roque attended the 42nd International Symposium on the Separation of Proteins, Peptides and Polynucleotides (ISPPP) in Vienna. Alexander gave an insight in his current research in “Chromatography-based purification of enveloped virus-like particles displaying influenza N2 neuraminidase surface antigen for an immunologic study …
Our PhD Students Claudia Lacombe and Alexander Zollner from BOKU have attended the Annual Retreat of the BOKU DocSchool BioproEng in Reichenau an der Rax, Austria, between 23rd and 25th May.
#PURE_project PhD Students and Researchers have participated in the conference Affinity 2023 held in Lisbon, Portugal, between the 5th and 7th of June.
Our PhD Student Claudia Lacombe from BOKU has participated in the European Summit of Industrial Biotechnology 2022 (ESIB 2022) held in Graz, Austria, between the 14th and 16th November. During this conference, Claudia presented a poster entitled “Process optimization for the biosynthesis of non-canonical amino acids“.
Last week, our PhD student Carlos Costa attended the BPP2022 – BIOPARTITIONING & PURIFICATION CONFERENCE, in Aveiro.
On September 30th we were present at the European Researchers’ Night 2022 that took place at the National Museum of Natural History and Science of the University of Lisbon.
We have a freshly published paper in Biotechnology Advances. In this work, the authors explore “Native, engineered and de novo designed ligands targeting the SARS-CoV-2 spike protein”. This work was developed under the scope of the Pure Project, financed by the European Union’s Horizon 2020.