27/09/2019

Latin America MCAA Research Conference


  • START DATE
    21/10/2019 - 08:30
  • EVENT TYPE
    Conference
  • LOCATION
    Argentina, Buenos Aires
  • END DATE
    22/10/2019 - 17:00
  • ORGANISER
    EURAXESS LAC, Argentinian and the Brazilian chapters of the Marie Curie Alumni Association - MCAA, Argentina-EU Liaison office

*Presentations available below*

The association of current and past fellows of the European programme Marie Sklodowska Curie Actions (MSCA) proudly hwld the first Latin America MCAA Research Conference in Buenos Aires on 21 and 22 October.

The 2-day event was organised by the Argentinian and the Brazilian chapters of the Marie Curie Alumni Association - MCAA with the support of EURAXESS LAC and the Argentina-EU Liaison office in their quality of Marie Sklodowska-Curie Actions national contact points (NCPs).

As part of the event, a public information session took place on Tuesday 22 at the Spanish Embassy to promote the Marie Sklodowska Curie Actions (MSCA) to the local community and show how Argentinian researchers and institutions can benefit from MSCA to carry out a PhD, a Post-doctorate or a research project with several European and international institutions. Brazilian and Argentinian researchers who secured MSCA grants shared their experience with the audience. Presentations are available below.

More at bit.ly/mcaalatam19

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Agenda and Presentations

OCTOBER 21 • Monday

Secretaría de Gobierno de Ciencia, Tecnología e Innovación Productiva de la Nación

09:00 – 09:15 Opening Ceremony

09:15 – 09:45 Keynote speaker, Mostafa Moonir Shawrav, MCAA – Past, Present and Future (2.35 MB)

09:45 – 10:30 Showcasing Research - Brazil

Elaine Vieira, Biological Clock and Physical Exercise: The impact on Human Health (1.78 MB)

Leonardo Dall'agnol, Cyanobacteria and microalgae: from diversity to biotechnology (3.66 MB)

Cyanobacteria and microalgae: from diversity to biotechnology (3.66 MB) Jochen Junker, Science in the Footsteps of Oswaldo Cruz. The CDTS Project (9.14 MB)

Elizabeth Moreira dos Santos Schmidt, Cerrado Biome (Brazilian Savannah) in the Elementary School: the value of fauna in children’s daily life (5.6 MB)

Gledson Emildio, Spectroscopy & Predictive Analytics (1.75 MB)

10:30 – 11:00 Networking coffee

11:00 – 12:30 Showcasing Research - Argentina

Virginia Helena Albarracin,Forged under the sun - microbes and photoreceptors from extreme Andean Puna (7.47 MB)

Mariela Chertoff,Perinatal protein malnutrition in pups (417.27 KB)

Victoria Flexer, Right next to lithium rich brines in northern Argentina From recovery technologies to high capacity batteries (2.07 MB)

Natalia Gavazzo, Migrantas en Reconquista (439.88 KB)

Ezequiel Lentz,The cooperative approach to biotechnology for the promotion of technical education, sustainable agriculture, and science-based industries: an ongoing experiment in the south of Mendoza, Argentina (4.07 MB)

Diego Gabriel Oliva, Process Systems Engineering Group (691.29 KB)

Process Systems Engineering Group (691.29 KB) Julieta Sztarker, Insights from a formidable companion, the mudcrab Neohelice granulata (2.38 MB)

Insights from a formidable companion, the mudcrab Neohelice granulata (2.38 MB) Pablo Emiliano Tomatis, Lessons from the genome of Escherichia coli: understanding heterologous expression of eukaryotic internal membrane proteins in bacterial cells (360.77 KB)

12:30 – 13:30 Networking lunch

13:30 – 15:45 Science Policy Panel

Mariano Fressoli,Open science (1.82 MB)

Virginia Helena Albarracin,Empowering Women in Science in Latin-America (1.43 MB)

Maria Julia Pettinari, CABBIO – CBAB A long standing international scientific cooperation institution (1.79 MB)

Mostafa Moonir Shawrav

15:45 – 16:00 Networking coffee

16:00 – 16:45 Academic Opportunities in Europe (1.21 MB) , Mostafa Moonir Shawrav, MCAA vice-chair

 

OCTOBER 22 • TUESDAY

MSCA Public Info session, Embassy of Spain

info session MSCA Buenos Aires 2019

09:00 – 09:30 Opening

  • Carlos López Ortiz, Embassy of Spain
  • Luca Pierantoni, EU Delegacion to Argentina
  • Paula Brennan, Oficina de enlace AR-UE
  • Mostafa Moonir Shawrav, MCAA
  • Charlotte Grawitz, EURAXESS Brazil

09:30 – 10:30 Programa Horizonte 2020 Acciones Marie Sklodowska-Curie (6.58 MB) , Paula Brennan, Oficina de enlace AR-UE

10:30 – 11:00 Networking coffee

11:00 – 11:30 ITN - Testimony of MSCA alumni

Point of view of a PhD student : Leonardo Dall'agnol,  BIOCOR ITN: Personal and Professional growth (1.71 MB)

Point of view of an institution, Mariano Pistorio, Microbial Metagenomics and the Modern Wine Industry “MICROWINE” (855.16 KB)

11:30 – 11:45 Individual Fellowships (892.34 KB)  - Testimony of MSCA alumni, Elaine Vieira

11:45 – 12:00 RISE - Testimony of MSCA alumni, Lizel Tornay, SPEME - Un proyecto sobre memorias y espacio (103.3 KB)

12:00 – 12:15 Consejo Europeo de Investigación (1.43 MB)  Agustina Velo, Oficina de Enlace AR-UE, NCP ERC

12:15 – 12:15 ¿Cómo puede ayudarle EURAXESS? (1.44 MB) , Charlotte Grawitz, EURAXESS LAC representative

12:15 – 12:30 Closing remarks

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14:00 – 16:00 In depth training on EU funding for MSCA alumni

16:00 – 16:05 Closing Ceremony

Organisers: EURAXESS, MCAA Argentinian Chapter, MCAA Brazil Chapter, Secretaría de Ciencia, Tecnología e Innovación Productiva de la Nación