Santiago of BioChem, RCNAS receives FEBS/IUBMB fellowship grant to present paper in FEBS/IUBMB Advanced Lecture Course in Greece

Ms. Myla R. Santiago, MSc., UST faculty researcher from the Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Pharmacy and Research Center for Natural and Applied Sciences, presented her paper entitled “Validation of pyrosequencing and high resolution melting analysis in detecting mutations in genes related to EGFR exon 20 and 21 in non-small cell lung carcinomas “in the Federation of European Biochemical Societies (FEBS) and the International Union of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (IUBMB) Advanced Lecture Course with theme” Molecular basis of human diseases: 50 years anniversary of Spetses summer schools “and Spetses Island, Greece on 27th of May 2016 to the 1st of June 2016. She was given the FEBS / IUBMB fellowship grant to present her paper in the said convention. Her paper was part of her research training under the Erasmus Mundus Action II MAHEVA scholarship program and is funded by the Université Catholique de Louvain (UCL) – Bruxelles, Cliniques Universitaires Saint-Luc ASBL Centre de GENETIQUE Humaine, Centre de Technologies Moleculaires appliquées headed by Prof. Jean Luc Gala.

The Spetses Summer Schools on Molecular and Cell Biology are looking forward to their 50th anniversary in 2016. It was started by the late Marianne Grunberg-Manago and Athanasios EVANGELOPOULOS in 1966 and through their untiring initiatives have been kept as a series of well-known annual lecture courses until to date. Over the years, more than 500 different lecturers (including more than 15 Nobel laureates) had been dedicated to teach more than 5,000 young pre- and post-doctoral researchers. The course discussed on fundamental biological functions and their link to diseases as well as lectures focused on various diseases.

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