Summer School GENE2SKIN :: 06-08 June 2018

Summer School Gene2Skin
Summer School Gene2Skin

“Biomaterials and molecular mechanisms in the context of Skin Regeneration” 

Fundação Dr. António Cupertino de Miranda, Porto, Portugal 
06-08 JUNE 2018

The 3B´s Research Group – Biomaterials, Biodegradables and Biomimetics from the University of Minho, Portugal ( is organizing a Summer School in the scope of the European Horizon 2020 Twinning project  Gene2Skin - Roadmap for advanced genetic engineering-based skin therapies. A panel composed of lecturers hailing from Biomaterials and Skin Molecular Mechanisms will provide a strong scientific program and a unique opportunity of direct interaction with students. Furthermore, several educational activities are planned in order to reinforce students’ various skills, covering several areas such as scientific communication, networking, results dissemination and publishing in a relaxed environment. The event will be held in the beautiful city of Porto, elected the 2017 European Best Destination by European voters, from the 6th to the 8th of June 2018.

Scientific Communication – Best Poster Competition; “My PhD in a Picture Contest”
Networking – Meet-the-mentor activities
PhD journey – Recent experiences in the PhD finishing line
Results dissemination and publishing – Debate with some of the most relevant publishers in the field


John Connelly, Queen Mary, University London, UK
Christophe Marquette, Université Lyon, France
Leah Webster, Wiley
Marina Soares e Silva, Elsevier
Desmond J. Tobin, Centre for Skin Sciences, University of Bradford, UK
Joke Bouwstra, Leiden University, The Netherlands




Challenges in skin wound healing   Skin Tissue Engineering   Artificial 3D skin microenvironments


Online Abstract submission until 30 April 2018 and Early registration until 20 May 2018 at