» 14 years’ experience in basic Research and early Drug Discovery in academia. » phd in molecular biology from the faculty of Sciences (lisbon, portugal) developed also at the national center for scientific Research (gif-sur-yvette, france). » specialization course in Hospital management from the national school of Public Health (lisbon, portugal). » as a Hospital manager i have performed consultancy in a Hospital Pharmacy improving processes and efficiency, published a paper on medication waste control and cost reduction in Hospital environment and have been invited to lecture seminars and workshops. what defines me: » fast learner, resourceful and experienced. » strategic thinker. » multi-tasking, able to be engaged in several projects. » pro-active, competent and committed professional from project design to execution. » objective driven and detailed focus. » reliable team Member. » positive and social person. » believes new challenges are great opportunities to increase expertise and gain new skills. » seeker of constant improvement. » passionate about communicating (seminars, international symposia, classes, one-o-one instruction, workshops, mentoring, informal and formal environments). » passionate about improving people’s lives. i believe i have the proper skills to use scientific and medical evidence-based knowledge and contribute to the Translation of Research outcomes targeting at the benefit of patients and society. with my professional experience i am very comfortable in medical affairs, educational, scientific or management roles.
Since May 2016
Research collaboratorJanuary 2015 --- April 2016
- handles the organization and management of Life Sciences projects that aim to clarify the pathogenic action of some Clinical relevant agents. - design and develop new experiments. - definition of priorities, task coordination, execution, and monitoring. - Research for external sources of funding, project Applications, network establishment; write grants, scientific papers, reports. - induction of new team members; mentor Research students. - management and operationalization of Research laboratories; balance the Lab's budget.
ConsultantJanuary 2015 --- September 2015
Consultant and Trainer as a Member of t4t team working on the project “waste associated with medication in the Hospital circuit – cost reduction and efficiency improvement” that took place in centro hospitalar de setúbal, e.p.e. the work focused on process Analysis and redesign in order to reduce waste and optimize the medication circuit. actively participated on personnel interviews, extraction of relevant information, identification of waste according to lean-6 sigma method, and design of strategies to improve efficiency. responsible for the design of the cold chain management process integrated in the existing medication circuit. the study allowed for the identification of more than 80 improvement opportunities, with 10 of immediate action for major accomplishments.
Postdoctoral ResearcherJanuary 2011 --- December 2014
we have demonstrated that one of the cellular receptors for phage spp1 is a functional component of the recently described type vii secretion system. these systems have been a focus of competitive Research due to their role on the Pathogenesis of several gram-positive Bacteria, such as staphylococcus aureus, and mycobacteria. our Research has contributed to this field by describing for the first time an active tvii secretion system in bacillus subtilis considered by the experts an archetype of this type of secretion systems associated with Pathogenesis. we are now concluding a paper where we describe the genetic requirements for the activation and regulation of this system, by comparing undomesticated and laboratorial strains and by bridging knowledge from the genomic, proteomic and functional areas.
CEAH studentSeptember 2012 --- September 2014
Postdoctoral ResearcherJanuary 2010 --- December 2010
Project researcherJanuary 2009 --- December 2009
Ph.D. StudentJanuary 2005 --- December 2008
this Research project contributed decisively to the understanding of the initial steps of bacteriophage infection of gram-positive hosts, namely the identification of cellular receptors and viral anti-receptors, the mechanisms and kinetics of their interaction and also the event of penetration of the viral genome into the host Cell Cytoplasm. thesis: recognition of bacillus subtilis receptors by bacteriophage spp1 – a genetic and biochemical approach.
Biologist/Laboratory TechnicianAugust 2001 --- November 2004
study of y chromosome microdelections – DNA extraction from patients with oligo and azoospermia; PCR of sts (sequence-tagged site); In Vitro fertilization, intra-uterine insemination and preparation of samples for icsi (intra citoplasmatic sperm injection); spermograms, mar Analysis (mixed antiglobulin reaction) and morphological Analysis after papanicolau coloration.
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in from Universidade de Lisboa in 2016
Specialist in Hospital and Health Care Facilities Administration/Management from Universidade Nova de Lisboa in 2014
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Molecular Biology from Universidade de Lisboa in 2009
Graduate in Biology from Universidade de Lisboa in 2002
in from Colégio Mira Rio in 1997
Post Graduation in Clinical Trials from Universidade Lusófona de Humanidades e Tecnologias in 0000
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