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Strong background in Biotechnology Engineering, specialized in molecular biology, cell culture and characterization.

Good knowledge of GMP environments and quality control.

Entrepreneurial drive led to the creation of Bioteca – Preservação de Células Estaminais, S.A. (

Self-taught programmer in several computer languages with keen interest in bioinformatics.


Current Experience

  • Product Specialist

    Sintra, Portugal
    Since March 2017

Past Experience

  • Laboratory Manager

    July 2005 --- March 2017


BrightOwl Assessment :
Anger commandPerspectiveCuriosityInterest in knowledgeStrivingDependability
Self Assessment :
AdaptabilitySelf-confidenceProblem solvingProactivityOrientationOrganizationOptimismInterest in knowledgeInnovative thinkingIndependenceFlexibilityCuriosityCritical thinkingCreative thinkingCoordinationCollaborationAttention to detailAnalytical thinkingSociabilityResult OrientedCommunicative


Self Assessment :
Writing Study Procedures and SOPsGood Laboratory Practice (GLP)SOPStatistical Data AnalysisData Structures Expression-Data Analysis Biochemistry Cell biology R&DBiochemistryBiotechnologyBudgetingBusiness PlanningCancer ResearchCell biologyCell CultureChemistryChromatographyCleanroomData AnalysisData cleaningDatabasesDNAElectrophoresisEngineeringEnzyme AssaysFACSFlow CytometryGeneticsGenomicsGMPHPLCHTMLInformaticsInstrument Validation ProtocolsISO 9001LaboratoryLife SciencesMammalian Cell CultureMicrosoft OfficeMolecular & Cellular BiologyPCRPeptidesProblem SolvingProtein chemistryProtein EngineeringProtein ExpressionProtein PurificationProteomicsPythonQuality Assurance (QA)Quality Control (QC)Quality Managementrecombinant DNA technologyreal-time PCRResearchRisk AssessmentRNA isolationSDS-PAGESequence AnalysisSQLStandard Operating Procedure (SOP)Start-upsStatisticsStem CellsTeam ManagementTeam LeadershipTissue CultureValidationVirologyWestern Blotting
LinkedIn Assessment :
Stem CellsBiotechnologyLifesciencesLaboratoryCell Culturemolecular biologyCiCBiologia molecularCultura celularBiotecnologBioquPCRscienceMicrobiologyValidaQuCServiCiPCR (ReaBiologia celularGenPurificaPesquisa e desenvolvimentoWestern blotMicrobiologiaBioinformPesquisaImunologiaExpress

Skills and Expertise

Self Assessment :
Verify dataManage laboratory proceduresManage data collection systemInterpret dataIndentify sitesImplement Quality Management System (QMS)Implement data collection systemFollow-up of Quality Management System (QMS) processesEvaluate protocolsEnsure data consistencyDirect co-workersDevelop software programsManuscript preparationObserve trends in dataValidate dataUse western blotting techniqueTrain on site staffStatistical analysisSolve problemsSelect contractors Review data interpretationPublication of articlesPresent data at congressOral presentationOperate research equipmentDetermine statistical analysis Design protocolAssist with experimentsAssign activitiesAdjust methods Write papers Technology research Report data Interpret data Guide students Develop protocols Create SOPs Control dataAssist with proceduresAttend investigator meetingDesign database Data verificationData validationData miningData codingData analysisCreates a collaborative team environmentCreate study documentsConfirm protocol complianceConduct research at universitiesAttend seminars Analyze dataBioinformaticsISO 9001


  • Post-Doc in Molecular Biology from Instituto Superior Técnico in 2004
  • Post-Doc in Oncology from Istituto Nazionale per la Ricerca e la Cura dei Tumori in 2000
  • Ph.D. in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology from University of St. Andrews, Scotland, U.K. in 1997
  • B.Eng. in Bioengineering from Instituto Superior Técnico, Lisboa, Portugal in 1993

Training and Certification

  • An Introduction to Interactive Programming in Python Certification
  • Exploratory Data Analysis Certification
  • Getting and Cleaning Data Certification
  • Introduction à la programmation orientée objet (en Java) Certification
  • R Programming Certification
  • Reproducible Research Certification
  • Statistical Inference Certification
  • The Data Scientist’s Toolbox Certification


BrightOwl Assessment:
Self Assessment:
Full Proficiency
Professional Proficiency
Professional Proficiency
Elementary Proficiency

Work Preferences

  • Notice Period:
    4 weeks
  • Positions I am interested in:
    Manager Engineer R&D Scientist R&D
  • Locations I am interested in:
    Belgium Netherlands
  • Work From Home:
  • Work Regime:
    Permanent position
  • International:


    Expert has 9 publications (Will be avalible with full profile)

Area / Region

Sintra, Portugal


Driving License
  • Yes

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