Invisible but powerful: let’s talk about them to celebrate The International Day of the Microorganism!

Sexta-feira, Setembro 17, 2021 - 10:00

Escola Superior de Biotecnologia

Rua de Diogo Botelho 1327
4169-005 PORTO
Portugal
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On September 17, to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the degree in Microbiology and The International Day of the Microorganism, the Faculty of Biotechnology will organize a webinar entitled: "Invisible but powerful: let’s talk about them to celebrate The International Day of the Microorganism!"

AGENDA

10:05am

Welcome Words
Paula Castro | Dean of Faculty of Biotechnology, Universidade Católica Portuguesa (Porto)

10:10am

Presentation of the Keynote Speaker: Kenneth Timmis
Célia Manaia | Faculty of Biotechnology, Universidade Católica Portuguesa (Porto)

10:15am

Keynote speech:
Literacy Initiative: bringing the excitement of microbes and their activities to children worldwide
Kenneth Timmis | Institute of Microbiology, Technical University of Braunschweig (Germany)

11:00am

Q&A

11:15am

Science Communication: Two winners of the Portuguese Society of Microbiology Contest

11:30am

Roundtable
Moderator: Nuno Teixeira Marcos | IPATIMUP
Maria João Amorim | Gulbenkian Institute for Science
Mafalda Gameiro | Journalist of the Public Portuguese television channel RTP
Tim Hogg | Faculty of Biotechnology, Universidade Católica Portuguesa (Porto)

12:15pm

Closing Remarks
Freni Tavaria | Coordination of the Degree in Microbiology, Faculty of Biotechnology, Universidade Católica Portuguesa (Porto)

 

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