The Instituto de Ciências Biomédicas Abel Salazar (University of Porto) pays tribute to Dr. Maria de Sousa

The Instituto de Ciências Biomédicas Abel Salazar (ICBAS), University of Porto, will celebrate Dr. Maria de Sousa’s contributions to biomedical research and her impact on the education and training of multiple generations of scientists. The tribute will take place on April 18, in the Salão Nobre of ICBAS at 3pm.

ICBAS presta homenagem “incontornável” a Maria de Sousa

 

Dr. Rui Costa was awarded the Ariëns Kappers Medal

Dr. Rui Costa was awarded the Ariëns Kappers Medal, from the Netherlands Institute for Neuroscience, “for his seminal work on movement control”. The NIN further reports that “he uncovered critical mechanisms in the basal ganglia [an area of the brain] that are responsible for controlling the initiation and sequence of self-paced [voluntary] movements.”

https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2017-06/ccft-nft062317.php

Dr. Maria de Sousa was awarded the prestigious University of Lisbon Award

Dr. Maria de Sousa was awarded the prestigious University of Lisbon Award. This award recognizes her outstanding contributions to the advancement of knowledge, especially in the field of immunology.

The jury considers Dr. de Sousa “a very respectable and cherished individual within the scientific comunity” as well as “a true humanist, with a deep interest in the arts.”

https://www.publico.pt/2017/05/26/ciencia/noticia/maria-de-sousa-e-premio-universidade-de-lisboa-2017-1773641