Non-Degree Course: Scientific tools in biological assays: principles of cell cultures and genetics

Course Objectives

This course aims to disseminate to the scientific and professional community the current state of the art on genetics and its application to biological studies relevant to the discovery of biomarkers, to the understanding of disease mechanisms, as well as current tools for their study and therapeutic strategies for genetic modulation. This course will project the activity developed at FFUL in an area of ​​great importance in the field of Pharmaceutical Sciences, at national and international levels.




Maria Alexandra Brito, Faculty of Pharmacy of Universidade de Lisboa (FFUL)

Organizing Committee:

Inês Figueira, FFUL

Joana Pereira, FFUL

Rita Garcia, FFUL

Target audience

This course is intended to professionals, teachers, researchers and students who wish to deepen their knowledge in the area of the blood-brain barrier, namely, Pharmacists, Doctors, Biomedicals, Biologists, Biochemists, and Chemists, among others.

Academic Qualifications: Bachelor Degree, Master Degree or PhD Degree


Dates: 17th to 19th March 2022

Study regime: e-learning

Sessions will be recorded. Participants must declare that are aware that the sessions will be recorded.

Total number of hours: 16.5

  • theoretical hours: 9.75
  • practical hours: 4.5
  • laboratory hours: 2.45
  • Hours: 8:45 am to 6:00 pm (WET)

Teaching methodologies: online with lecture sessions, practices and virtual labs

>> Programme Scientific tools in biological assays: principles of cell cultures and genetics

Registration Fee

The registration payment must be made by bank transfer to IBAN: PT50 0781 0112 0000 0004 5112 1 and the respective proof of payment sent to the email

Registration is only valid after receipt of proof of payment by academic services.

Registration fees are:

Registration Type Fees(€)
Regular, until February 17 200
Student, until February 17* 125
Regular, from February 18 – 14 March 250
Student, from February 18- 14 March* 175

* upon presentation of the proof of registration as student.


Registration for the Scientific tools in biological assays: principles of cell cultures and genetics Course are carried out via the Online Form, from January 2 to March 14, 2022.

After filling out the form you must send the proof of payment to email and wait for registration validation.


  • Minimum: 6
  • Maximum: 250 (first come-first served)


Information regarding the organization of the Course, you should contact the Academic Services:

Scientific information on the course’s teaching, you should contact the Course Coordinator, Professor Alexandra Brito: