Between November 25th and 26th 2021, INESC-ID will develop activities for primary and secondary schools within the scope of the Semana da Ciência & Tecnologia 2021 promoted by Ciência Viva. These activities aim to disseminate the area of Computational Biology, bring scientists closer to the participants, showing their day-to-day life and what is the impact of this area on medicine.

Supported by the international project OLISSIPO, two of the activities of the Semana da Ciência & Tecnologia 2021 at INESC-ID will take place in person and one of them will take place virtually through the ZOOM platform.


November 25th

15:00 – 16:00 – Open Lab  “What is DNA? Let’s build an origami!”
Target Audience: 1st and 2nd cycle of basic school students (In person, INESC-ID)

16:30 – 17:30 – Open Lab “The impact of bioinformatics in medicine.”
Target Audience: Secondary school students (In person, INESC-ID)

Day 26 November

14:30 – 15:15 – Lecture “Bioinformatics: computational and mathematical challenges in Biology and Medicine.” by Prof. Susana Vinga
Target Audience: Secondary school students (Online, via ZOOM)

The sessions for schools will be held in portuguese.

Registration is free but required: