DrugTax is our new Python package and scientific paper! By A.J.Preto, Paulo C. Correia and Irina S. Moreira, DrugTax is a chemoinformatics tool that focuses on comprehensible and fast small molecule characterization for analysis and explainable Machine Learning. It can be found and easily installed…
SynPred, a novel Artificial Intelligence based tool to help unveil new drug combinations for cancer treatment has been published by GigaScience, of the Oxford Academic publishing group. By screening different cancer tissues, this tool helps uncover specific solutions that allow the usage of more adequate…
Enhanced neuronal differentiation by dynamic piezoelectric stimulation
A new work , “Enhanced neuronal differentiation by dynamic piezoelectric stimulation”, is now available here and features three researchers from MoreiraLab, Salete J. Baptista, R. Melo and Irina S. Moreira.
Irina Moreira is now vice-president of Biodata.pt
We are hosting the online event: Gromacs Wokshop – a collaboration between BioExcel and national europhc competence center.
Our new book “Computational Design of Membrane Proteins” is out!
New PhD student: Raquel Gouveia
We welcome a new PhD student, Raquel Gouveia, which was recently attributed a FCT fellowship
VIRHOSTAI – virus-host interactome project driven by AI approved
Our project, VIRUSHOST AI, which has recently been approved, will make use of Artificial Intelligence to unveil virus-host interactome, under the scope of national funded COVID-19 projects, having been funded with 240.000 euros and 20.000 GPU hours. See the full news here: https://observador.pt/2020/11/05/cientistas-da-universidade-de-coimbra-usam-dados-e-inteligencia-artificial-para-combater-pandemia/.
SPOTONE: Hot Spots on Protein Complexes with Extremely Randomized Trees via Sequence-Only Features
Our group just published a new paper using AI to identify protein Hot-Spots using sequence-based information only. Checked the paper at https://www.mdpi.com/1422-0067/21/19/7281 and access the server at http://www.moreiralab.com/resources/spotone/.
Potassium channel dysfunction in models of neurodevelopmental disorders
The Data-driven molecular design group, lead by Irina Moreira, PhD, is part of a project awarded with funding by LaCaixa Foundation and Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia, I.P. by “Iniciativa Ibérica de Investigaçao e Inovaçao Biomédica, i4b”