I am a reserach with interest in the neuroscience field, in particular em the molecular and cellular alterarions leading to a disease state.
I did my PhD investigating the effect of Brain derived-neurotrophic factor in the regulation of protein degradation, a key process for learning and memory, and also neuronal developement.
I then moved to Belgium to investigate the pathways altered in neurodevelopmental disorders, such as autism and schizophrenia.
Since January 2012
In December 2012 I have been awarded a Post-doc fellowship under the program omics@VIB In December 2012 I have been awarded a Post-doc fellowship under the program omics@VIB
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Molecular and cellular Biology from Universidade de Coimbra in 2011
Bachelor in Biology/Biological Sciences, General from University of Coimbra in 2006
Licenciatura em Biologia in from Universidade de Coimbra in 2006
Expert has 5 publications (Will be avalible with full profile)