Since July 2012
Use of nanomaterials for biomedical applications and drug delivery.
PhD student (FCT Fellow)
January 2008 --- September 2012
Phenotypical and functional heterogeneity of Human melanoma with relation to metastasis: molecular and cytomic analysis of chemokine receptors and ligands in cell subpopulations and cancer stem cells; Characterization of melanoma stem cells.
Research Fellow (from the University of Valencia)
January 2007 --- December 2007
Development and optimization of cytomic strategies for the detection of cytotoxicity of xenobiotics using mainly high-content analysis by automated microscopy and also flow cytometry.
Trainee (Curricular training)
September 2005 --- July 2006
Research project entitled “Repertoire KIR and Ligands HLA Class I in Hematopoietic Stem Cells Transplantation – Influence in the occurrence of Graft-versus-Host Disease and Relapse of the Primary disease after Transplant”; Routine laboratory analysis: DNA and RNA extraction and analysis of their integrity, cDNA synthesis, PCR, genotyping.
Diploma de Estudios Avanzados in Bioquímica Clinicomédica e Inmunología from Faculty of Medicine, University of Valencia, Spain in 2009
Degree in Biochemistry from Faculty of Science and Technology, University of Coimbra in 2006
Training and Certification
First Certificate in English Certification