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Newsletter - October 2010
on Thursday, 28/10/2010 — Rogerio Candeias

Dear PAPS member,

Please follow this link to read the October’s Newsletter. This month we are featuring the topic of “The return to Portugal: pros and cons”, a recurrent topic that many of us discuss for example during the PAPS annual forum. We highly encourage you to take some time off to read the invited writers ideas….

Besides this, you can find news from the chapters of Indiana, North Carolina, New York and Pittsburgh, among other interesting things!

The PAPS Executive Committee wishes you a… HAPPY HALLOWEEN!

Newsletter48 - October 2010 (PDF)

Newsletter - September 2010
on Tuesday, 28/09/2010 — Jorge Manuel Pinto Ferreira

Dear PAPS member,

Please find a link to our September newsletter. This month we feature the work that Carlos Oliveira has been developing in Texas about astrobiology and present João Requicha Ferreira, who is doing his PhD at the University of North Carolina about regenerative medicine. We also report the main results of the Fall Survey. But there is much more... take some time to fully explore all the content of this newsletter!

And keep in mind that PAPS, like any other association, is what their members want it to be. So please e-mail us at newsletter@papsonline.org with any ideas, comments and suggestions that you might have.

Thank you and enjoy the beginning of Fall!

Jorge Ferreira and Ana Paula Leite
The PAPS Newsletter Editors


Newsletter - August 2010
on Friday, 27/08/2010 — Ana Paula Leite

Dear PAPS members,

August is not over until you read this month's newsletter! We invite you to know Tiago Castela, to find out about Jorge Ferreira's trip to Uganda and to read many job offers and news, specially relevant if you are planning to return to Portugal. Just follow this link:

PAPS Newsletter Issue 46 - August 2010

Newsletter - July 2010
on Tuesday, 27/07/2010 — Ana Paula Leite

Dear PAPS members,

July's Newsletter is here! This month we welcome you to know João Canning-Clode, to find out what Seattle's Chapter has been doing, and to read a great essay by Ricardo Diz.

As usual, we bring you some announcements about job offerings, other opportunities and news.

Hope you are all having a wonderful Summer!

Newsletter - June 2010
on Friday, 25/06/2010 — Ana Paula Leite

Dear PAPS members,

we invite you to follow the link below to read June's newsletter. 


It reports on some Chapter events, congratulates our recent Graduates and features some job opportunities, among other news.

If you have any items you would like to include in future newsletters and/or suggestions, please let us know by emailing newsletter@papsonline.org.

Newsletter - May 2010
on Thursday, 27/05/2010 — Francisco Feijó Delgado

Dear members,

We welcome you to read this month’s PAPS Newsletter. This issue features the new Chapters and interviews with their leaders, the BeiraProject.org, Career Opportunities and other news.

Anabela Maia - April 2010
on Monday, 19/04/2010 — Rossana Andrea Novo Lopes Henriques

Nome: Anabela Maia
E-mail: amaia@mail.uri.edu
Year of Birth: 1981
Place of birth: Coimbra, Portugal
City of residence: Wakefield, RI
Personal webpage/blog:
Time in the US: 3 years 
Undergraduate Degree: Licenciatura in Applied Biology to Animal Resources
Postgraduate Degree: Under way, Portugal
Current professional status: PhD candidate in Biological Sciences at University of Rhode Island
Professional interests: Functional morphology, Locomotion, Elasmobranchs, Physiological Ecology, Biomechanics.
Best career achievement: Fulbright Scholarship

Rogério Candeias - March 2010
on Monday, 22/02/2010 — Rossana Andrea Novo Lopes Henriques

Nome: Rogerio Candeias
Year of Birth: 1980
Place of birth: Évora, Portugal
City of residence: Montemor-o-Novo (Portugal), Cambridge, MA (USA)
Personal webpage/blog:
Time in the US: 3 years
Undergraduate Degree: Biochemistry – University of Coimbra, Portugal
Postgraduate Degree: Bioinformatics – Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciência, Portugal
Current professional status: Visiting graduate student at Harvard University / Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Professional interests: Biology, Computer Science and Entrepreneurship