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Former Positions

  • Post-Doctoral Researcher at INESC-MN and BERG, IST-UTL, Portugal (2005)
  • Post-Doctoral Researcher and Research Assistant at Institute of Biotechnology, University of Cambridge, UK (2004-2005)
  • Visiting Researcher at the Biomedical Engineering Department, Catholic University of America, Washington DC, USA  (August 2004)


BSc in Chemical Engineering, IST-UTL, Portugal (1999)

PhD in Biotechnology, IST-UTL, Portugal  (2004)

Honors (check Biomolecular Engineering Group website for updates)

  • Young Investigators Award Hoffman-La Roche  (2005)
  • Award CUF for PhD thesis (2004)
  • Visiting Fellowship Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian (2004)
  • AJ Banks Award Society of Chemical Industry (2004)
  • 1K Business Plan Competition, Cambridge University Entrepeneurs Center (2000)