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Current Experience

  • Research Assistant
    Since July 2012
    Use of nanomaterials for biomedical applications and drug delivery.

Past Experience

  • 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.


LinkedIn Assessment :
Cell CultureCell biologyFlow CytometryHigh-content screeningHigh-content image analysismolecular biologyRNA isolationDNA extractionTransformationTransfectionPCR


  • 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

Area / Region

Coimbra, Portugal


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