Post-doctoral researcher at LEPABE – Dep. of Chemical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, University of Porto. Work focused on pathogen detection through microfluidics devices, fungi-bacteria mixed biofilms, Candida sp. infections (resistance to antimicrobials, alternative therapies), probiotics and biomaterials.
PhD in Chemical and Biological Engineering, at the University of Minho at the Centre of Biological Engineering. MSc in Pharmaceutical Sciences. BSc in Clinical and Public Health Analysis.
Lectures Microbiology, Drug Analysis, Bioethics @ CESPU.
Author and co-author of articles, book chapters and congresses publications. 
Reviewer and Editor of scientific journals.
FEMS' volunteer and regular contributor in the Nature Microbiology Community blog.