Research


Brain-Computer Interface

One of the major objectives of Medicine and Biological Sciences has been for years to understand how the human central nervous system works, which has encouraged the development of neurosciences […]

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Biomedical Imaging

Biomedical imaging is an interdisciplinary field where medicine, engineering, mathematics, physics and computational technology meet. The main goal in the clinical context is to design and enhance systems for non-invasive […]

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Biofilms

Biofilms are associated colonies of microorganisms embedded in a self-produced matrix ox extracellular polymeric substances (EPS). These confer several functions such as: mechanical support for biofilm structure, water retention and […]

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Quantitative Physiology

Quantitative Physiology aims to understand the normal functions of living organisms and their parts from a quantitative perspective using an engineering approach based on mathematical models and analysis. Quantitative Physiology […]

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Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering

Biomaterials are synthetic or natural materials that can be implanted to replace or repair tissue with function loss or has degenerated. They are used in several medical devices as valves, […]

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Protein Engineering

In the context of global needs for sustainability and clean manufacturing technologies, biocatalysts are an attractive alternative for the achievement of chemical transformations. Enzymes are non-toxic, biodegradable and efficient/selective biocatalysts […]

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Biophysics and Computational Biology

Proteins are polymers of amino acids that are responsible for the biological functions within our cells, regulating from gene expression to metabolism to cell morphology to muscle contraction. The key […]

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Synthetic Biology

We use computational and mathematical modelling combined with the recombinant DNA tools of synthetic biology to study and engineer new genetic systems. With a focus on analysis to extract simple […]

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