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Past Edition - 2024


18th Edition of the PDBEB Symposium

The event

The 18th edition of the PDBEB symposium organized by the Doctoral Programme in Experimental Biology and Biomedicine (PDBEB) students, from the Institute of Interdisciplinary Research, University of Coimbra, will take place on the 15th and 16th of May 2024 at the Pavilhão Centro de Portugal.

            Under the theme “(Not) Knowing What Comes Next: Tools for the Research of Tomorrow”, this edition is divided into two days. The first day is dedicated to Tech Tools and the second to the Impact on Society.

Programme available here

What to expect

-       Panel of multidisciplinary national and international speakers

-       Poster section

-       Round table with specialists from different areas

-       Social and networking activities

-       Cultural activities

-       Awards

To register and submit an abstract please fill in the form.

Attendance is free but requires mandatory registration until 28th April 2024.

Registration includes:

-       Access to the talks

-       Access to the poster sections

-       Lunches

-       Coffee breaks


Registration does not include:

-       Gala Dinner on May 16th. To guarantee your presence, a 5 € attendance fee is required. More information will be provided soon.

Abstract submission is open until April 28th 2024, and must be submitted via email:

After evaluation by a jury, 6 abstracts will be selected for oral presentation and the remaining participants that submitted an abstract will be eligible to present a poster.

Abstracts formatting:

-       Arial, 11, 1.5 spacing, margins moderate, justify; Title: Arial, bold, 12, center; Authors and affiliations: Arial, 10, Name Surname format, center

-       2000 characters maximum (including spaces);

For any questions contact:

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