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Past Experience

  • Social media manager Germany
    September 2016 --- November 2016

    # Responsible for the social media content for the promotion and documentation of the Festival

  • Communications Intern USA
    July 2016 --- October 2016

    # Researched and posted science-, technology- and art-related articles, images and videos in social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Google + and LinkedIn)

    # Assisted with sponsorship outreach

  • PhD researcher Germany
    February 2011 --- June 2015

    # Worked on the characterization of proteasome precursor complexes using yeast as a model system. The results were published in the journal Nature Communications

    # Attended several training programs covering scientific writing and presentation

    # Co-organized the international symposium “Crossroads in Biology 2014”

  • Science communicator/ advisor Portugal
    November 2008 --- October 2010

     # Wrote and edited business proposals and scripts, as well as internal validation of scientific animations intended for pharmaceutical companies and university research groups

    # Wrote and edited health educational content for general public about e.g. diabetes, obesity, allergies and cancer. The project “Occupational health in the intranet” won the 3rd place in the Portuguese National Multimedia Prize, 2010

    # Wrote the content for “My Body in 3D”, an interactive multimedia web-based application, for children between 6 and 12 years.

  • Education officer trainee Portugal
    November 2009 --- April 2010

    # I did volunteer work and assisted in the following activities:

    • Guided tours to science exhibits;
    • Development and implementation of educational activities for children.


Self Assessment :
Analytical thinkingAttention to detailCommunicativeCreative thinkingCuriosityFlexibilityInterest in knowledgeOrganizationProblem solvingResiliencyResponsibility


Self Assessment :
LifesciencesPhotoshopMultilingualEnglishScientific WritingMedical writingMedical consultingScientific CommunicationsReport WritingTeachingSocial MediaSocial Media MarketingPresentationsPresentation SkillsPreziMicrosoft PowerpointPowerPointMicrosoft WordMicrosoft OfficeMicrosoft ExcelOutlookProject ManagementTime ManagementTeamworkStrategic PlanningProblem SolvingEvent ManagementSocial SkillsStart-upsResearchUnderstand how results translate to practiceLaboratory TechniquesLife Sciences BiochemistryscienceBiotechnologyBiomedical SciencesScientific methodology
LinkedIn Assessment :
Western BlottingscienceGeneticsCellBiotechnologyScientific WritingFluorescence MicroscopyMicrobiologyqPCRDrug DiscoveryLife SciencesBiochemistrymolecular biologyCell biologyLifesciencesCell CulturePCR

Skills and Expertise

Self Assessment :
Analytical skills Interpret dataInterpret research resultsAttend seminars, courses and meetings within and outside the company Write papers Write protocolsWritten presentation Report data Use content management systemsArchive documentationRead medical literatureConduct literature searches.Interpret scientific dataDevelop business planCoordinationCommunicationStorytellingCommunicate with investigatorCollaborate with project teamCommunicate with sponsorCommunicate effectively on different company levelsCollaborate with medical teamcollaborate in research projects at universitiesInteract with physiciansCollaborate with principal investigatorCompile informationInteract with pharmacistsInteract with pre-clinical scientistsCreates a collaborative team environmentInteract with nursesInteract with statisticiansEstablish professional relationships with partnersEstablish relationships with Key Opinion LeadersConduct research at universitiesExecute scientific projectsManage multiple projectsOrganize scientific projects (in biology)Prepare investigator brochuresPublish scientific projectsTeaching


  • Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology from University of Cologne, Germany in 2015
  • Degree in Biochemistry from Universidade de Coimbra, Portugal in 2008
  • Lab training in Immunology from Université Pierre et Marie Curie (Paris VI), France in 2008

Training and Certification

  • Social Media Analytics by Quintly in 2016 Training
  • Workshop on Scientific Archives by EMBL in 2016 Training
  • Advanced Scientific Writing by BioScript in 2012 Training
  • Presenting Professionally by ICCON in 2012 Training
  • Languages

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

Work Preferences

  • Notice Period:
    2 weeks
  • Positions I am interested in:
    Freelance Science Writer Graphic Designer Intern Junior Consultant Lecturer Medical Advisor Medical translator Medical Writer Office Manager Science teacher Scientific Advisor scientific collaborator Scientific consultant scientific translator Scientific Writer Teacher Trainee Translator
  • Positions I am NOT interested in:
    Post-doctoral Fellow Postdoctoral Research Fellow Postdoctoral fellow Laboratory Technician Lab Technician (Toxicology)
  • Locations I am interested in:
    Germany Portugal
  • Work From Home:
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    Expert has 2 publications (Will be avalible with full profile)

Area / Region

Cologne, Germany


Driving License
  • Yes