CBMR researcher awarded by the Portuguese Society of Human Genetics

Ana Fernandes, CBMR researcher of the Functional Genomics of Cancer Group, led by Ana Teresa-Maia, won recently the “Prize for Basic Research”, a prize attributed by the Portuguese Society of Human Genetics to the better work in the area of human genetics.

The prize aims to distinguish the talk “miRNA-mediated cis-regulation in breast cancer susceptibility”, presented on 17th November at the 21st Annual Meeting of the Portuguese Society of Human Genetics.

In the talk the researcher addressed the contribution of the cis-regulation in breast cancer susceptibility.

According to the researcher, “receiving this award is not only an acknowledgment of the work done during the last year but also of the quality of research carried out in the CBMR.”

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