Academic Positions

  • Present 2012

    Post-Doctoral Researcher

    Faculty of Sciences, University of Lisboa, Biosystems and Integrative Sciences Institute

  • 2013 2012

    Visiting Post-Doctoral Researcher

    European Molecular Biology Laboratory, Advanced Light Microscopy Facility

  • 2012 2010

    Post-Doctoral Researcher

    Instituto de Tecnologia Química e Biológica, Universidade Nova de Lisboa

  • 2011

    Post-Doctoral Researcher

    University of Freiburg, Department of Neuropathology

  • 2010

    Visiting Ph.D. Student

    Umeå University, Department of Medical Biochemistry and Biophysics

  • 2010 2006

    Ph.D. Student

    Instituto de Tecnologia Química e Biológica, Universidade Nova de Lisboa

  • 2006 2005

    Undergraduate Research Student

    Instituto de Tecnologia Química e Biológica, Universidade Nova de Lisboa

Education & Training

  • Ph.D. 2010

    Ph.D. in Biochemistry

    Specialty: Biophysics

    Instituto de Tecnologia Química e Biológica/UNL

  • Licenciatura2006

    Degree in Biochemistry

    Faculty of Sciences, University of Lisboa

Cell Biology, High Content Microscopy, Image Analysis and Data Science.

Honors, Awards and Grants

  • 2017
    BioISI Internal Grant
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    A new class of drugs for CF therapy - Dual CFTR/ANO1 Modulators from Portuguese natural products.
  • 2017
    BioISI Internal Grant
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    Natural compounds as a source of novel drug leads for Cystic Fibrosis.
  • 2007
    Banco Espírito Santo Award
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    Best Grades FCUL Graduates in 2005/2006.
  • 2007
    Fundação da Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade de Lisboa Award
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    Best 1st year grades FCUL Students in 2002/2003.
  • 2007-2015
    Travel grants and best poster awards
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    Several meetings.