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I am a Biotech Engineer with 6 years of experience in an umbilical cord blood bank, as Lab Technician and Quality Control Responsible. I consider myself to be a proactive and challenge driven person, detail oriented, as well as a fast and eager learner. I am able to work as part of a team and independently. Main skills: - Cord Blood Processing - Flow Cytometry - Blood Typing - Fixed Rate Cryopreservation - Asseptic Techiques - GMPs - Quality Control - Writing SOPs - Method and equipments validation (IQ, OQ, PQ)


Current Experience

  • Laboratory Technician
    Since September 2007
    To perform all the processing of umbilical cord blood, from reception, to separation of various components, to cryopreservation and storage in liquid nitrogen, and analysis. Main Achievments: - Optimization of space occupied by cord tissue samples - Optimization of cord tissue cleaning protocol - Optimization of sample sending - Optimization of procedures and consumables use

Past Experience

  • Responsável pelo Controlo da Qualidade
    July 2011 --- November 2013
    Define and implement all quality control procedures concerning umbilical cord blood processing and cryopreservation, including QC of all equipment used to characterize stem cells (flow cytometer, Echo Galileo, Bactec FX), and organizing the participation in External Quality Control Programs.

  • Airport Security Agent
    July 2005 --- August 2007
    X-Ray Screening, Passenger and Staff Control


Self Assessment :
AdaptabilityApproachabilityAttention to detailAuthenticityCollaborationCreative thinkingCritical thinkingCuriosityDependabilityEfficiencyFlexibilityIndependenceInterest in knowledgeKindnessOptimismOrganizationProactivityProblem solvingResiliencyResponsibilityResult OrientedSelf-confidenceWillingness to compromise


LinkedIn Assessment :
molecular biologyLifesciencesBiotechnologyCell CulturePCRMicrobiologyscienceImmunologyR&DQuality ControlStem CellsFlow CytometryLaboratoryValidationSOPGMPBiochemistryLife SciencesBPF

Skills and Expertise

Self Assessment :
Analytical skills Create SOPs Interpret data Write protocolsAdjust methodsAdjust processes Aseptic processingAseptic techniquesAssist with experimentsAssist with proceduresAssist with site trainingCell cultureCreate SOPs Develop protocols Report dataWrite documentsWork collaboratively with the other members of the clinical research team Verify dataUse laboratory techniquesTrain StaffTrain on site staffTeachingShipment of biological specimenReview quality control activitiesQuality control processProvide trainingPlan work to meet objectives and deadlinesPlan experimentspcrOversee the process of cell line generationOrganize scientific projects (in biology)Non-aseptic processingManufacture of non-GMP and GMP batchesData verificationDirect co-workersImplement ProcessesInteract with computer specialistsInterpret analytical resultsObtain grantsOperate research equipmentData entry


  • Licenciatura in Engenharia Biotecnológica from Universidade do Algarve in 2005
  • in from Secundária Nuno Álvares Pereira in 0
  • in from Secundária Nuno Álvares Pereira in 0

Training and Certification

  • First Certificate Certification


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

Work Preferences

  • Notice Period:
    6 weeks
  • Positions I am interested in:
    Assay Process Developer Assistant Associate Scientist Biologist Clinical Laboratory Technician GMP Operator Lab Scientist Lab Analyst Laboratory Assistant Laboratory Technician Laboratory Technologist Molecular Biologist Project Assistant QA Officer Quality Engineer Research Assistant Research Technician
  • Locations I am interested in:
  • Work From Home:
  • Work Regime:
    Permanent position
  • International:

Area / Region

Lisbon, Portugal


Driving License
  • No