About Us

Creating next generation products & solutions that will change lives

The Best or Nothing

We are an enthusiastic, young, motivated, committed, and driven. Our clients are at the first place.

Our core knowledge comes from the basic health sciences and engineering. Thus, we are the union of diverse scientific backgrounds based on the application of knowledge: the doctor applies his knowledge to patients as well, as the engineer uses his science to solve everyday problems. We are a group of professionals: Doctors, engineers, biomedical scientists, pharmaceutic scientists, biologists, chemists, biotechnologists united to solve problems for the bioindustries, and also committed to the development of new diagnostics technologies or therapeutic approaches.

Our common core knowledge comes from the study of the interactions of microbes to their hosts and environments.

Meet Our Team


Ruben Fernandes
Ruben Fernandes

Coordinator

Biologist and MSc in Genetics and Data Analysis, PhD in Biology and Habilitation in Biomedicine. Professor of Biotechnology and Biochemistry. i3S Metabesity Group

Pilar Baylina
Pilar Baylina

Coordinator

PhD in Public Health, MSc in Environmental Engineering and BEng in Chemical Engineering. Professor of Quality Management

Principal Investigators


Fábio Teixeira
Fábio Teixeira

PhD

Applied Biology;PhD Health Sciences. Specialitst in Neurosciences, Parkinson Disease and Neuropharmacology

Pedro Barata
Pedro Barata

MD, PhD

Pharmacist and Medical Doctor (Clinical Pathology Int.). Professor of Pharmaceutical (Bio)Technology. Field of Research: Microbiome and Medical Devices Development. i3S Metabesity Group.

Daniela Mendes-Martins
Daniela Mendes-Martins

MD, PhD

Medical Doctor. Specialist in Internal Medicine. PhD in Molecular Medicine and Oncology. Field of Research: Diabetic Foot Infections and Hyperbaric Medicine. i3S Metabesity Group.

Cláudia Pereira
Cláudia Pereira

PhD

Bioengineering. Specialist in Phage display, SELEX, biosensors and Breast Cancer

Fernanda Duarte
Fernanda Duarte

PhD

Clinical Analyst. PhD in Biomedical Sciences. Obesity and Cancer

Mónica Botelho
Mónica Botelho

PhD

Biologist. PhD in Human Biology. Specialist in Clinical Analysis. Field of Research: Parasitology and Cancer. i3S Metabesity Group

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Doctorate Students (PhD)


Carla Luis
Carla Luis

PhD Student - Metabolism

Biologist and MSc in Molecular Oncology. PhD student of Metabolism at Faculty of Medicine, Porto University.

Silvia Soares
Silvia Soares

PhD Student - Nanomedicine

Radiation Therapist and MSc in Oncology. Combined PhD degree student in Nanomedicine (University of Vigo, Spain) and Biomedical Sciences (Porto University, Portugal).

Rui Pereira
Rui Pereira

PhD Student - Biotechnology

Radiologist and MSc in Health Biochemistry. PhD student in Advanced Biotechnology at Faculty of Biology, Vigo University (Spain).

Coelho Macedo
Coelho Macedo

PhD Student - Biotechnology

Medical doctor, MSc in Management of Health Units. PhD student in Advanced Biotechnology at Faculty of Biology, Vigo University (Spain).

Patrick Pais
Patrick Pais

PhD Student - Chemistry and Biology

Biochemist and MSc in Health Biochemistry. PhD student of Chemical and Biological Sciences at UTAD University.

Carina Silva
Carina Silva

PhD Student - Biotecnology

Biomedical Scientist, MSc in Clinical Analysis. PhD student of Advanced Biotechnology at Faculty of Biology, Vigo University (Spain).

Cátia Almeida
Cátia Almeida

PhD Student - Metabolism

Pharmaceutic Scientist. PhD student of Metabolism at Faculty of Medicine, Porto University.

Hugo Santos
Hugo Santos

PhD Student - Biotechnology

Biolgist with a MSc in Marine Biology. PhD student of Advanced Biotechnology at Faculty of Biology, Vigo University (Spain).

Sara Sá
Sara Sá

PhD Student - Metabolism

Biomedical Scientist. MSc in Clinical Analysis. PhD student of Metabolism at Faculty of Medicine, Porto University

André Sousa
André Sousa

PhD Student - Metabolism

Medical Biotechologist. MSc Clinical Biochemistry. PhD student of Metabolism at Faculty of Medicine, Porto University

Cláudio Lima
Cláudio Lima

PhD Student - Epidemiology & Public Health

Chemist. MSc Bioinformatics and Biostatistics. PhD of Epidemiology and Public Health at Un. Santiago de Compostela (Spain)

Carla Guedes
Carla Guedes

PhD Student - Biotechnology

Biomedical Scientist. MSc in Clinical Analysis. PhD student of Biotechnology at Faculty of Biology, Vigo University (Spain).

Ana Catarina Rocha
Ana Catarina Rocha

PhD Student - Metabolism

GGeneticist. MSc in Oncology. PhD student of Metabolism at Faculty of Medicine, Porto University

Rui Gomes
Rui Gomes

PhD Student - Biomedical Engineering

BSc in Physics, minor in Biology. MSc Medical Informatics. PhD student of Biomedical Engineering at Faculty of Engineering, Porto University

Susana Ramalho
Susana Ramalho

PhD Student - Neurosciences

Psychologist. MSc in Cognitive Processes. PhD student of Neurosciences and Clinical Psychology at Faculty of Biology, Vigo University (Spain).

Diogo Ferreira
Diogo Ferreira

PhD Student - Biotechnology

Biologist. MSc in Clinical Analysis. PhD student of Biotechnology at Faculty of Biology, Vigo University (Spain).

Bruna Araújo
Bruna Araújo

PhD Student - Biotecnology

Molecular and Cellular Biotechnology Applied to Health Sciences, ICBAS

Rita Caridade
Rita Caridade

Research Fellow

Neuropharmacology

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Master students (MSc)


Mariana Sousa
Mariana Sousa

MSc Student

Medical Biotechnogist. MSc in Molecular Medicine (FMUP). Thesis: Aptamer based biosensors for breast cancer.

Jacinta Mendonça
Jacinta Mendonça

Msc Student

Biomedical Scientist. MSc Clinical Analysis (ESS-IPP).

Rejane Viana
Rejane Viana

MSc Student

Clinical Nutricionist. MSc Biochemistry (ESS-IPP). Thesis: Obesity microbiome

Vitorino Dias
Vitorino Dias

MSc Student

Medical Biotechnologist. MSc in Metabolism (FMUP)

Marco Oliveira
Marco Oliveira

MSc Student

Medical Biotechnologist. MSc Microbiology (ESC-)UCP. Thesis: Biosynthetic Nanoparticles for Cancer

Alexandra Aveiro
Alexandra Aveiro

MSc Student

Nutricionist and Food Technologist. MSc in Microbiology (UA).

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Bachelor students (BSc)


João Mendes
João Mendes

BSc Student (3rd yr)

Medical Biotechnology

Gonçalo Novais
Gonçalo Novais

BSc Student (3rd yr)

Biomedical Sciences

João Monteiro
João Monteiro

BSc Student (3rd yr)

Medical Biotechnology

André Cristóvão
André Cristóvão

BSc Student (3rd yr)

Medical Biotechnology

João Monteiro
João Monteiro

BSc Student (2nd yr)

Medical Biotechnology

Margarida Barbosa
Margarida Barbosa

BSc Student (2nd yr)

Medical Biotechnology

Rosa Santos
Rosa Santos

BSc Student (2nd yr)

Medical Biotechnology

Bruno Meira

BSc Student

Medical Biotechnology

Staff


Álvaro Gestoso
Álvaro Gestoso

Lab Manager

General and equipment maintenance and stock management.

Marlene Alberto
Marlene Alberto

HR

Internships and Human Resources Management

Nuno Meireles
Nuno Meireles

Clinical Secretariat

Secretariat and Translation

Caterina Teixeira
Caterina Teixeira

Researcher

Chemist, MSc Clinical Biochemistry

ALUMNI




Cláudia Silva
Cláudia Silva

Microbiologist, MSc Biostatistics and Bioinformatics

Inês Santos
Inês Santos

Biotechnologist, MSc Biostatistics and Bioinformatics

Sofia Lopes
Sofia Lopes

Biologist, MSc Biochemistry - Biotechnology Specialization

Marlene Veiha
Marlene Veiha

Biologist, MSc Biochemistry - Biotechnology Specialization

Cláudia Silva
Cláudia Silva

Microbiologist, MSc Biostatistics and Bioinformatics

Inês Santos
Inês Santos

Biotechnologist, MSc Biostatistics and Bioinformatics

André Coelho
André Coelho

Medical Biotechnologist

Diogo Cabral
Diogo Cabral

Medical Biotechnologist

António Carneiro
António Carneiro

Biotechnologist

Frantz Gojon
Frantz Gojon

Biotechnologist

Margarida Duarte
Margarida Duarte

Biomedical Scientist

Daniela Oliveira
Daniela Oliveira

Biotechnogist

João Pedro Ramalho
João Pedro Ramalho

Multimedia Intern

Bruna Martins
Bruna Martins

Medical Biotechnologist. MSc Microbiology.

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