Olívia Pontes was awarded an EACR-Worldwide Cancer Research Meeting Bursary

Olívia Pontes, PhD student from the Health Sciences PhD Program, School of Medicine (University of Minho), was recently awarded an EACR-Worldwide Cancer Research Meeting Bursary. This bursary intends to award early-career members of the European Association for Cancer Research (EACR) to attend the conference “Making it Personal: Cancer Precision Medicine” in Bergamo, Italy (5-7th November 2018) and present their work.
Olívia’s PhD project is a multidisciplinary work in drug discovery that involves the synthesis, optimization and characterization of the activity of novel cancer targeted drugs which is performed in close collaboration with the Chemistry Center (School of Sciences) from the same university.