Promote teaching, learning and research on biochemistry in Portugal and abroad, as well as to stimulate scientific enlightenment in this field of knowledge;
Bring together all Portuguese or foreign citizens interested in biochemistry from a pedagogic, cultural and scientific point of view; this society is dynamic and flexible, as it allows its members to create interest groups or autonomous affiliated societies;
Sponsor scientific meetings accordant to SPB's goals, as well as the National Congress of Biochemistry, which presently takes place every two years;
Award studentships to young scientists or undergraduate students to defray part of the costs of participation in meetings abroad or in the National Congress of Biochemistry;
Promote the scientific exchange with its international partners (member of the FEBS Council and IUBMB council, as well as associate of PABMB, IUPAB and EBSA).
Cecília Arraiano honoured with FEBS Diplôme d’Honneur
Cecília Arraiano, Coordinating Investigator at ITQB NOVA and head of the Control of Gene Expression laboratory, received the FEBS Diplôme d´Honneur, for her outstanding services to FEBS and to the field of Biochemistry. The award ceremony took place in July 8, during the 47th FEBS Congress in Tours, France.
FEBS Advanced Courses 2024
Call for proposals from expert scientists interested in organizing an event in 2024 with financial support from FEBS. Application deadline for 2024 events: 1 September 2023.
FEBS Special Meeting on Sphingolipid Biology: The Dawn of a New Era, Funchal, Madeira, 8 - 13 October 2023,
The FEBS Special Meeting proposes to summon the sphingolipid community to discuss about the basic principles of sphingolipid biology and about how they can be integrated to explain the role of sphingolipids in human health.
III International Conference PhasAGE on "Multiscale understanding of protein aggregation and biomolecular condensates in aging and disease", Porto, 18 – 20 October, 2023
This conference will encompass a broad spectrum of topics, ranging from structural biology and biophysics to cell biology, neurodegenerative diseases, and aging-related pathologies. Abstract submission: July 30; Early registration: August 31, 2023
SPIB2023 - Symposium on Pedagogical Innovation in Biosciences - How to Engage Students in Our Practices? University of Aveiro, 12 - 13 October, 2023.
This FEBS & SBP Education workshop is jointly organized by IUBMB & UA & UMinho. SPIB2023 aims to promote discussion on Pedagogical Innovation in Biosciences, particularly in fostering student participation in the learning process and acquiring essential skills for the current job market.
2nd FEBS-IUBMB-ENABLE conference: “THE EMERGING CHALLENGE – Environmental impacts on human health”, Cologne, Germany, 23 – 25 November, 2023.
The FEBS-IUBMB-ENABLE conferences are 3-day international and interdisciplinary events for PhD students and postdocs, hosted at a different research institute each year. These events are organized by young scientists for other young scientists, and they offer an opportunity to learn, network, explore career options, and gain skills in outreach and science communication. Early bird registration: 31 July. Applications for travel grants: 31 July.
EPI 2023 - XVIII Iberian Peptide Meeting, Sesimbra, 27 - 29 November, 2023.
The Iberian Peptide Meeting is a biannual event with a history spanning decades, organized to foster exchange and collaboration between the Portuguese and Spanish research communities working on peptide science. The meeting covers varied fields, ranging from peptide synthesis to structural characterization and to biological interactions and activity.
MAC 2023 –Mitochondria in Aging, Cancer and Cell Death, Coimbra, 30 Nov 30 - 2 Dec, 2023
Discover the latest developments in the field of mitochondria research and delve into the critical role they play in aging, cancer, and cell biology. Hear from the leading scientists in the field as they present cutting-edge research and share their insights on the latest breakthroughs. Share your work, network with fellow researchers, and gain a deeper understanding of this important area of study.
Supported by the Program FACC from FCT