(*) Students & Postdocs fee: a short CV and a letter by the supervisor is required to qualify for the student/postdoc fee. Please send us an email to, using the email subject “Student/Postdoc Fee”.
Payment is in € (EURO). The registration fee includes admission to the sessions, coffee and snacks during breaks, lunch snack and a welcome cocktail reception. Accommodation, breakfast and dinner are NOT included in the registration fee. Cancellation policy: Refund of full payment minus a handling fee of €40 by September 30th, 2018; no refund thereafter. Liability disclaimer: The organizers do not accept liability for personal medical expenses, travel expenses, or any other personal expenses as a consequence of accidents or weather conditions.

Applications for volunteers are now closed. Many thanks to all volunteers who applied!

Thank you for your interest in the 2018 Champalimaud Research Symposium.


Applications for travel grants are now closed. Thank you for your interest.

Our competitive grants are funded from different sources:

  • Champalimaud Foundation – open to applications from any researcher (500€ each);
  • Wellcome Trust – open to early career scientists based in a low/middle income country (£800 each, approximately 890€).
  • British Embassy Lisbon – open to scientists based in the UK (£500) 


Azizuddin Khan – Wellcome Trust

Sahil Moza – Wellcome Trust

Adedunmola Oluwaseun – Wellcome Trust

Diego Arribas – Wellcome Trust

Juan Morici – Wellcome Trust

Lucas Gago Galvagno – Wellcome Trust

Michael Levy – Champalimaud Foundation

João Marques – Champalimaud Foundation

Marielena Sosa – Champalimaud Foundation

Charline Tessereau – British Embassy Lisbon

Marcus Ghosh – British Embassy Lisbon

Siyu Serena Ding – British Embassy Lisbon

Andrea Colins – British Embassy Lisbon

Shirley Mark – British Embassy Lisbon





Symposium dates 23rd – 26th October
Early bird registration  deadline  29th June
Regular registration  deadline  27th July
Abstract submissions – extended deadline  5th August
Travel award application  extended deadline  5th August
Late registration – deadline 30th September
Onsite registration  deadline 23rd October