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Past Experience

  • Administrative Assistant
    December 2014 --- May 2016

  • Trainee
    May 2014 --- August 2014
    Research related with autophagy, apoptosis, mainly how caspase pathway was activated when cells where under starvation. Main techniques used: - Gradient SDS-Page - Western Blot - Protein lysates from cell cultures - Protein quantification - FACS - Cell Culture (A549 and U1810 cell lines) - Caspase activity analysis

  • Master student
    December 2010 --- January 2013
    Identification and validation of new potential targets for neuroprotection following experimental demyelination. Main tchniques used: - Protein lysates - SDS-Page gel - Silver staining - Proteomic techniques (iTRAQ) - Western Blot - Immunohistochemistry - Cryostat cuts - Statistical analysis - Data quantification - Spinal cord dissection - Fluorescent microscopy

  • Student Volunteer
    March 2010 --- December 2010
    Research related with RhoGTPases. Rho-mediated signaling of myelin-associated neurite outgrowth inhibitors: a role for rhob/c. Techniques used: - Cell culture of various cell lines (HeLa, PC12, primed PC12 neuronal-like, MSC80 schwannoma, NIH 3T3 fibroblasts) - Primary cell culture (mouse/rat) Shwann cells - Lentivirus production - shRNA - Lentivirus transfection - Fluorescent microscopy and imaging - Immunocytochemistry - DNA/RNA extraction - Bioinformatic tools (online tools for alignment, used to choose primers)

  • Intern
    October 2009 --- January 2010
    State company for quality control of fisheries Molluscs and water analysis for quality control of fisheries Main activities and responsibilities: - Quality analysis of the coastal bivalve molluscs. Techniques used - Microbiologic cultures (solid and semi-solid) - Microorganisms counting, - Extraction of the mulluscs content.


Self Assessment :
ProactivityResponsibilityResiliencyAssertivenessAttention to detailCollaborationCommunicativeCritical thinkingInterest in knowledge


Self Assessment :
Animal models Biochemistry Biostatistics Cell biology R&D Scientific writingAdverse Events (AE) Phase ICancer ResearchCell CultureCell SignalingGood Clinical Practice (GCP)ICH guidelinesPharmacovigilancePhases of clinical development (phase I to IV)Serious Adverse Event (SAE)Actions and modes of action of drugs in the human speciesAllergy and immunologyAnalytical ChemistryAngiogenesisAnimal ModelsAntibodiesBioinformaticsBiological Drug DevelopmentBiology DiabetesCardiovascular diseasesCell Based AssaysCell biologyChemistryClinical Data ManagementClinical monitoringClinical researchClinical study reportsClinical trialsCNSCRFDNADNA extractionDrug DeliveryImmunoassaysInformed Consent DocumentsPhase IIPhase IIIPhase IPhase IV
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Cell Culturemolecular biologyMicroscopyBiochemistryCultura celularBioquBiologia molecularResearchCell biologyMicrosoft OfficeTeachingMicrosoft ExcelLifesciencesEnglishData AnalysisImmunohistochemistryshRNAWestern BlottingImmunocytochemistryFluorescence MicroscopySDS-PAGESilver StainingDNA extractionDNA electrophoresisRecombinant DNABCA Protein AssayCellLife SciencesTransfectionMicrobiologyProtein Expression


  • Post-graduation in Clinical Trials Monitoring from Universidade Lusófona de Humanidades e Tecnologias in 2016
  • Master's degree in Molecular Therapies from Instituto Superior de Ciências da Saúde-Norte in 2013
  • Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Biochemistry from Instituto Superior de Ciências da Saúde-Norte in 2010

Training and Certification

  • Clinical Trial Monitoring in 2016 Certification


BrightOwl Assessment:
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Professional Proficiency
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Work Preferences

  • Positions I am interested in:
    Clinical Research Associate (CRA) Pharmacovigilance Officer
  • Locations I am interested in:
    Lisbon, Portugal
  • Work From Home:
    Yes, 0 to 1 days per week
  • Work Regime:
    Permanent position
    BrightOwl freelancer
    BrightOwl employee
  • International:

Area / Region

Cascais, Portugal


Driving License
  • Yes