WELCOME TO CHROMOSOME SEGREGATION IN DISEASE LAB 

unravelling the mitotic biology of rare diseases.

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RESEARCH OVERVIEW

What we do

O que fazemos (em português aqui)

RARE DISEASES & MITOSIS

Understand what is malfunctioning at a molecular level.

MICROCEPHALY

Pin-point how aberrant mitosis contributes to pathogenic brain size in rare diseases.

NEURODEGENERATIVE DISEASES

Learn from rare diseases new ways to attack ageing of brain.

 

HIGHLIGHTS

Some cool news about the Lab

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NEW PAPER OUT

January 20, 2022

Biallelic BUB1 mutations cause microcephaly, developmental delay, and variable effects on cohesion and chromosome segregation

SARA WINS MARATONA DA SAUDE (JUNIOR CATEGORY)

October 29, 2021

The first award to the lab :)

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WHAT WE STUDY IN THE LAB?

Mar 8, 2022

Sara talks to the podcast '90 Segundos com Ciência' broadcast at national radio Antena 1 about the lab research (only in Portuguese).

SARA WINS L'ORÉAL WOMEN IN SCIENCE

March 23, 2022

Sara receives one of the four 18th L'Oréal Portugal Medals of Honour for Women in Science.

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Get in touch to learn more about our research.

 

OUR VALUES

We drive for excellence in our research to pursue the unknown and by questioning dogmas. We aim to bring new knowledge to all, where no one is left behind and everyone is welcome.


Scientific laboratories create a huge amount of waste every single day. We have stablish management policies and approaches into our research to promote sustainability and reduce our environmental footprint.