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Francisco Couto. Completed the Mestrado integrado in Engenharia Informática e Computadores in 2001/07 by Universidade de Lisboa Instituto Superior Técnico, Título de Agregado in Informática in 2016/05/23 by Universidade de Lisboa Faculdade de Ciências, Doutoramento in Informática in 2006/05/04 by Universidade de Lisboa Faculdade de Ciências and Licenciatura in Engenharia Informática e Computadores in 2000/07/31 by Universidade de Lisboa Instituto Superior Técnico. Is Researcher in Universidade de Lisboa Laboratório de Sistemas Informáticos de Grande Escala and Associate Professor in Universidade de Lisboa Faculdade de Ciências. Published 46 articles in journals. Has 7 section(s) of books and 2 book(s). Has received 3 awards and/or honors. Participates and/or participated as Principal investigator in 4 project(s) and Researcher in 9 project(s). Works in the area(s) of Exact Sciences with emphasis on Computer and Information Sciences with emphasis on Bioinformatics and Exact Sciences with emphasis on Computer and Information Sciences with emphasis on Information Science.
Identification

Personal identification

Full name
Francisco Couto

Citation names

  • Couto, Francisco
  • Couto, Francisco M

Author identifiers

Ciência ID
AB14-EC64-0200
ORCID iD
0000-0003-0627-1496

Addresses

  • LASIGE, Departamento de Informática, Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade de Lisboa, Campo Grande, 1749-016, Lisboa, Lisboa, Portugal (Professional)

Websites

  • https://webpages.ciencias.ulisboa.pt/~fjcouto/ (Professional)

Knowledge fields

  • Exact Sciences - Computer and Information Sciences - Bioinformatics
  • Exact Sciences - Computer and Information Sciences - Information Science

Languages

Language Speaking Reading Writing Listening Peer-review
Portuguese (Mother tongue)
English Advanced (C1) Advanced (C1) Advanced (C1) Advanced (C1) Advanced (C1)
Education
Degree Classification
2016/05/23
Concluded
Informática (Título de Agregado)
Major in Engenharia Informática
Universidade de Lisboa Faculdade de Ciências, Portugal
Aprovado por unanimidade
2006/05/04
Concluded
Informática (Doutoramento)
Major in Bioinformática
Universidade de Lisboa Faculdade de Ciências, Portugal
"ReBIL: Relating Biological Information through Literature" (THESIS/DISSERTATION)
Dinstinção e Louvor
2000/09/01 - 2001/07
Concluded
Engenharia Informática e Computadores (Mestrado integrado)
Universidade de Lisboa Instituto Superior Técnico, Portugal
"Identificação de Componentes Reutilizáveis através de Especificações Formais" (THESIS/DISSERTATION)
5 (escala de 0 a 5)
1995/09/01 - 2000/07/31
Concluded
Engenharia Informática e Computadores (Licenciatura)
Universidade de Lisboa Instituto Superior Técnico, Portugal
18
Affiliation

Science

2001/09/01 - Current Researcher (Research)
Universidade de Lisboa Laboratório de Sistemas Informáticos de Grande Escala, Portugal
2016/01/01 - 2016/06/01 Visiting Researcher (Research)
Bioalma, Spain
2003/01/01 - 2005/12/31 Visiting Researcher (Research)
AFMB, France
2004/01/01 - 2004/06/01 Visiting Researcher (Research)
European Bioinformatics Institute, United Kingdom

Teaching in Higher Education

2013/12/31 - Current Associate Professor (University Teacher)
Universidade de Lisboa Faculdade de Ciências, Portugal
2006/05/04 - 2013/12/30 Assistant Professor (University Teacher)
Universidade de Lisboa Faculdade de Ciências, Portugal
2001/09/01 - 2006/09/01 Lecturer (University Teacher)
Universidade de Lisboa Faculdade de Ciências, Portugal
2000/09/01 - 2001/09/01 Lecturer (University Teacher)
Universidade de Lisboa Instituto Superior Técnico, Portugal
1998/09/01 - 2000/09/01 Tutor (University Teacher)
Universidade de Lisboa Instituto Superior Técnico Departamento de Matemática, Portugal
Projects

Grant

Designation Funders
2019 - 2022 GEnvIA: Gene-Environment Interaction in Autism Spectrum Disorder
02/SAICT/2017
Researcher
Associação para a Inovação e Desenvolvimento da FCT
2018 - 2021/09 DeST: Deep Semantic Tagger
PTDC/CCI-BIO/28685/2017
Principal investigator
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
2018 - 2018 Classifying Relations via Long Short-Term Memory Networks along Biomedical Ontologies
654021
Principal investigator
EU Framework Programme for Research and Innovation Research Infrastructures and E-Infrastructures
2012 - 2015 BiobankCloud: Scalable, Secure Storage of Biobank Data
317871
Researcher
European Commission Seventh Framework Programme for Research and Technological Development Information and Communication Technologies
2012 - 2014/10 SOMER: Semantic Ontology Matching using External Resources
119119
Provided by PTCRIS: 119119
Principal investigator
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia, I.P.
2011 - 2014/06 In silico reconstruction of Streptococcus pneumoniae cellular networks and their impact on virulence
Provided by PTCRIS: 113824
113824
Researcher
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia, I.P.
2010 - 2014/04 REACTION - Retrieval, Extraction, and Aggregation Computing Technology for Integrating and Organizing News
Provided by PTCRIS: 110545
110545
Researcher
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia, I.P.
2011 - 2013 SPNET: In silico reconstruction of Streptococcus pneumoniae cellular networks and their impact on virulence
PTDC/EBB-EBI/113824/2009
Researcher
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
2010 - 2012 VPH: Virtual Physiological Human Network of Excellence
223920
Researcher
European Commission Seventh Framework Programme for Research and Technological Development
2009 - 2012 EPIWORK: Developing the Framework for an Epidemic Forecast infrastructure
231807
Researcher
European Commission Seventh Framework Programme for Research and Technological Development Information and Communication Technologies
2008 - 2010/12 ARN - Algorithms for the identification of genetic Regulatory Networks
67722
Provided by PTCRIS: 67722
Researcher
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia, I.P.
2008 - 2010/10 GREASE-II - Geographic Reasoning for Search Engines
Provided by PTCRIS: 73614
73614
Researcher
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia, I.P.

Contract

Designation Funders
2017 - 2018 Unbabel 2017: Um novo ecossistema de Machine and Crowd Translation
LISBOA-01-0247-FEDER-010432
Principal investigator
Agência Nacional de Inovação SA
Outputs

Publications

Book
  1. Couto, Francisco M. 2019. Introdução à Bioinformática Via Linha de Comando. Gradiva. https://www.gradiva.pt/catalogo/46792/introducao-a-bioinformatica-via-linha-de-comando.
  2. Couto, Francisco M. 2019. Data and Text Processing for Health and Life Sciences. Springer.
    https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-13845-5
Book chapter
  1. Couto, Francisco M. 2019. "Semantic similarity definition".
    https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-12-809633-8.20401-9
  2. Couto, Francisco M. 2019. "Text Mining for Bioinformatics using Biomedical Literature".
    https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-12-809633-8.20409-3
  3. Couto, Francisco M. 2011. "Application of Gene Ontology to Gene Identification".
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-1-61779-176-5_9
  4. Couto, Francisco M. 2009. "Carbohydrate-Active Enzymes Database: Principles and Classification of Glycosyltransferases".
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/9780470029619.ch5
  5. Couto, Francisco M. 2009. "Untangling BioOntologies for Mining Biomedical Information".
    http://dx.doi.org/10.4018/978-1-59904-990-8
  6. Couto, Francisco M. 2009. "Verification of Uncurated Protein Annotations".
    http://dx.doi.org/10.4018/978-1-60566-274-9
  7. Couto, Francisco M. 2006. "Mining the BioLiterature: towards automatic annotation of genes and proteins".
    http://dx.doi.org/10.4018/978-1-59140-863-5
Conference paper
  1. Couto, Francisco M. 2017. "Metadata Analyser: measuring metadata quality".
    https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-60816-7_24
  2. Couto, Francisco M. 2017. "Cloud-Assisted Read Alignment and Privacy".
    https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-60816-7_27
  3. Couto, Francisco M. 2017. "Anthropometric Data Analytics: a Portuguese Case Study".
    https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-60816-7_12
  4. Couto, Francisco M. 2017. "How can photo sharing inspire sharing genomes?".
    https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-60816-7_10
  5. Couto, Francisco M. 2015. "IICE: web tool for automatic identification of chemical entities and interactions".
    https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-23461-8_31
  6. Couto, Francisco M. 2015. "Social Impact - Identifying Quotes of Literary Works in Social Networks".
    https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-23485-4_79
  7. Couto, Francisco M. 2014. "Friendsourcing the Unmet Needs of People with Dementia".
    https://doi.org/10.1145/2596695.2596716
  8. Couto, Francisco M. 2014. "Chemical Named Entity Recognition: Improving Recall Using a Comprehensive List of Lexical Features".
    https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-07581-5_30
  9. Couto, Francisco M. 2014. "Towards visualizing the alignment of large biomedical ontologies".
    https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-08590-6_10
  10. Couto, Francisco M. 2014. "Towards annotating potential incoherences in BioPortal mappings".
    https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-11915-1_2
  11. Couto, Francisco M. 2014. "Learning Temporal-Dependent Ranking Models".
    https://doi.org/10.1145/2600428.2609619
  12. Couto, Francisco M. 2013. "What's in a `nym'? Synonyms in Biomedical Ontology Matching".
    https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-41335-3_33
  13. Couto, Francisco M. 2013. "The AgreementMakerLight Ontology Matching System".
    https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-41030-7_38
  14. Couto, Francisco M. 2012. "Toponym Disambiguation using Ontology-based Semantic Similarity".
    https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-28885-2_20
  15. Couto, Francisco M. 2012. "Toward a Translational Medicine Approach for Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy".
    https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-32395-9_12
  16. Couto, Francisco M. 2010. "MEDCollector: Multisource Epidemic Data Collector".
    https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-15020-3_2
  17. Couto, Francisco M. 2010. "Epidemic Marketplace: An Information Management System for Epidemiological Data".
    https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-15020-3_3
  18. Couto, Francisco M. 2008. "Identifying Bioentity Recognition Errors of Rule-Based Text-Mining Systems".
    https://doi.org/10.1109/ICDIM.2008.4746791
  19. Couto, Francisco M. 2006. "Validating Associations in Biological Databases".
    https://doi.org/10.1145/1183614.1183639
  20. Couto, Francisco M. 2005. "Semantic Similarity over the Gene Ontology: Family Correlation and Selecting Disjunctive Ancestors".
    https://doi.org/10.1145/1099554.1099658
  21. Couto, Francisco M. 2004. "Classifying biological articles using web resources".
    https://doi.org/10.1145/967900.967925
Journal article
  1. Couto, Francisco M. 2019. "Multi-domain semantic similarity in biomedical research". BMC Bioinformatics.
    https://doi.org/10.1186/s12859-019-2810-9
  2. Couto, Francisco M. 2019. "DNA-SeAl: Sensitivity Levels to Optimize the Performance of Privacy-Preserving DNA Alignment". IEEE Journal of Biomedical and Health Informatics.
    https://doi.org/10.1109/JBHI.2019.2914952
  3. Couto, Francisco M. 2019. "FunVar: A Systematic Pipeline to Unravel the Convergence Patterns of Genetic Variants in ASD, a Paradigmatic Complex Disease". Journal of Biomedical Informatics.
    https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jbi.2019.103273
  4. Couto, Francisco M. 2019. "BO-LSTM: classifying relations via long short-term memory networks along biomedical ontologies". BMC Bioinformatics.
    https://doi.org/10.1186/s12859-018-2584-5
  5. Couto, Francisco M. 2018. "Tackling the Challenges of Matching Biomedical Ontologies". Journal of Biomedical Semantics.
    https://doi.org/10.1186/s13326-017-0170-9
  6. Couto, Francisco M. 2018. "Accurate Filtering of Privacy-Sensitive Information in Raw Genomic Data". Journal of Biomedical Informatics.
    https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jbi.2018.04.006
  7. Couto, Francisco M. 2018. "Identifying disease genes using machine learning and gene functional similarities, assessed through Gene Ontology". PLoS ONE.
    https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0208626
  8. Couto, Francisco M. 2018. "MER: a Shell Script and Annotation Server for Minimal Named Entity Recognition and Linking". Journal of Cheminformatics.
    https://doi.org/10.1186/s13321-018-0312-9
  9. Couto, Francisco M. 2018. "Witches' broom resistant genotype CCN51 shows greater diversity of symbiont bacteria in its phylloplane than susceptible genotype catongo". BMC Microbiology 18 (1).
    https://doi.org/10.1186/s12866-018-1339-9
  10. Couto, Francisco M. 2017. "Extracting MicroRNA-Gene Relations from Biomedical Literature using Distant Supervision". PLoS ONE.
    https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0171929
  11. Couto, Francisco M. 2017. "Impact of translation on named-entity recognition in radiology texts". Database: The Journal of Biological Databases and Curation.
    https://doi.org/10.1093/database/bax064
  12. Couto, Francisco M. 2017. "Identifying Human Phenotype Terms by Combining Machine Learning and Validation Rules". BioMed Research International.
    https://doi.org/10.1155/2017/8565739
  13. Couto, Francisco M. 2017. "Assessing public metabolomics metadata, towards improving quality". Journal of Integrative Bioinformatics.
    https://doi.org/10.1515/jib-2017-0054
  14. Couto, Francisco M. 2017. "Generating a Tolerogenic Cell Therapy Knowledge Graph from Literature". Frontiers in Immunology.
    https://doi.org/10.3389/fimmu.2017.01656
  15. Couto, Francisco M. 2016. "Knowledge Representation and Management: a linked data perspective". IMIA Yearbook of Medical Informatics.
    https://doi.org/10.15265/IY-2016-022
  16. Couto, Francisco M. 2016. "Functional Coherence Metrics in Protein Families". Journal of Biomedical Semantics.
    https://doi.org/10.1186/s13326-016-0076-y
  17. Couto, Francisco M. 2015. "The semantic web in translational medicine: current applications and future directions". Briefings in Bioinformatics, Oxford University Press.
    https://doi.org/10.1093/bib/bbt079
  18. Couto, Francisco M. 2015. "The CHEMDNER corpus of chemicals and drugs and its annotation principles". Journal of Cheminformatics.
    https://doi.org/10.1186/1758-2946-7-S1-S2
  19. Couto, Francisco M. 2015. "Improving chemical entity recognition through h-index based semantic similarity". Journal of Cheminformatics.
    https://doi.org/10.1186/1758-2946-7-S1-S13
  20. Couto, Francisco M. 2015. "Automatic concept recognition using the Human Phenotype Ontology reference and test suite corpora". Database: The Journal of Biological Databases and Curation.
    https://doi.org/10.1093/database/bav005
  21. Couto, Francisco M. 2015. "GRYFUN: A Web Application for GO Term Annotation Visualization and Analysis in Protein Sets". PLoS ONE.
    https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0119631
  22. Couto, Francisco M. 2015. "Ontology alignment repair through modularization and confidence-based heuristics". PLoS ONE.
    https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0144807
  23. Couto, Francisco M. 2014. "Automatic Background Knowledge Selection for Matching Biomedical Ontologies". PLoS ONE.
    https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0111226
  24. Couto, Francisco M. 2014. "The epidemiology ontology: an ontology for the semantic annotation of epidemiological resources". Journal of Biomedical Semantics.
    https://doi.org/10.1186/2041-1480-5-4
  25. Couto, Francisco M. 2014. "Identifying interactions between chemical entities in biomedical text". Journal of Integrative Bioinformatics.
    https://doi.org/10.2390/biecoll-jib-2014-247
  26. Couto, Francisco M. 2013. "Tracking Politics with POWER". Program: electronic library and information systems.
    https://doi.org/10.1108/00330331311313708
  27. Couto, Francisco M. 2013. "Enhancement of Chemical Entity Identification in Text using Semantic Similarity Validation". PLoS ONE.
    https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0062984
  28. Couto, Francisco M. 2013. "Enrichment analysis applied to disease prognosis". Journal of Biomedical Semantics.
    https://doi.org/10.1186/2041-1480-4-21
  29. Couto, Francisco M. 2013. "Annotation extension through protein family annotation coherence metrics". Frontiers in Genetics.
    https://doi.org/10.3389/fgene.2013.00201
  30. Couto, Francisco M. 2013. "The Next Generation of Similarity Measures that fully explore the Semantics in Biomedical Ontologies". Journal of Bioinformatics and Computational Biology.
    https://doi.org/10.1142/S0219720013710017
  31. Couto, Francisco M. 2013. "Exploiting disjointness axioms to improve semantic similarity measures". Bioinformatics, Oxford Univ Press.
    https://doi.org/10.1093/bioinformatics/btt491
  32. Couto, Francisco M. 2013. "On the usefulness of ontologies in epidemiologic research and practice". Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health.
    https://doi.org/10.1136/jech-2012-201142
  33. Couto, Francisco M. 2012. "Chemical Entity Recognition and Resolution to ChEBI". ISRN Bioinformatics.
    https://doi.org/10.5402/2012/619427
  34. Couto, Francisco M. 2012. "Predicting the Extension of Biomedical Ontologies". PLoS Computational Biology.
    https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pcbi.1002630
  35. Couto, Francisco M. 2011. "Serum proteomics signature of Cystic Fibrosis patients: A complementary 2-DE and LC-MS/MS approach". Journal of Proteomics.
    https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jprot.2010.10.001
  36. Couto, Francisco M. 2011. "Molecular profiling of the human nasal epithelium: A proteomics approach". Journal of Proteomics.
    https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jprot.2011.05.012
  37. Couto, Francisco M. 2011. "Disjunctive Shared Information between Ontology Concepts: application to Gene Ontology". Journal of Biomedical Semantics.
    https://doi.org/10.1186/2041-1480-2-5
  38. Couto, Francisco M. 2010. "Rescue of F508del-CFTR by RXR motif inactivation triggers proteome modulation associated with the unfolded protein response". Biochimica et Biophysica Acta, Proteins and Proteomics.
    https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bbapap.2009.12.013
  39. Couto, Francisco M. 2010. "Semantic Similarity for Automatic Classification of Chemical Compounds". PLoS Computational Biology.
    https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pcbi.1000937
  40. Couto, Francisco M. 2009. "Semantic Similarity in Biomedical Ontologies". PLoS Computational Biology.
    https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pcbi.1000443
  41. Couto, Francisco M. 2009. "Handling Self-citations using Google Scholar". Cybermetrics 13 (1).
    https://doi.org/10451/14427
  42. Couto, Francisco M. 2008. "Metrics for GO based protein semantic similarity: a systematic evaluation". BMC Bioinformatics.
    https://doi.org/10.1186/1471-2105-9-S5-S4
  43. Couto, Francisco M. 2007. "Measuring Semantic Similarity between Gene Ontology Terms". Data and Knowledge Engineering.
    https://doi.org/10.1016/j.datak.2006.05.003
  44. Couto, Francisco M. 2006. "GOAnnotator: linking electronic protein GO annotation to evidence text". Journal of Biomedical Discovery and Collaboration.
    https://doi.org/10.1186/1747-5333-1-19
  45. Couto, Francisco M. 2005. "Finding Genomic Ontology Terms in Text using Evidence Content". BMC Bioinformatics.
    https://doi.org/10.1186/1471-2105-6-S1-S21
  46. Couto, Francisco M. 2005. "Facts from text - Is Text Mining ready to deliver?". PLoS Biology.
    https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pbio.0030065
Report
  1. Couto, Francisco M. 2013. Benchmarking some Portuguese S&T system research units: 2nd Edition.
    https://doi.org/10451/14123
  2. Couto, Francisco M. 2011. Desenvolvimento de Sistemas de Informação baseados em PHP e MySQL, e Java e Oracle.
    https://doi.org/10451/15281
  3. Couto, Francisco M. 2010. Benchmarking some Portuguese S&T system research units.
    https://doi.org/10451/14175
  4. Couto, Francisco M. 2010. Chemical and Metabolic Pathway Semantic Similarity.
    https://doi.org/10451/14249
  5. Couto, Francisco M. 2010. The Geo-Net-PT/Yahoo! GeoPlanet (TM) concordance.
    https://doi.org/10451/14174
  6. Couto, Francisco M. 2010. Desenvolvimento de Aplicações Web baseadas em SOA e AJAX.
    https://doi.org/10451/15279
  7. Couto, Francisco M. 2007. ProteInOn: a Web Tool for Protein Semantic Similarity.
    https://doi.org/10451/14140
  8. Couto, Francisco M. 2007. Semantic Similarity Match for Data Quality.
    https://doi.org/10451/14158
  9. Couto, Francisco M. 2005. Validation of Automated Protein Annotation.
    https://doi.org/10451/14744
  10. Couto, Francisco M. 2005. GOAnnotator: linking electronic protein GO annotation to evidence text.
    https://doi.org/10451/14956
  11. Couto, Francisco M. 2003. Implementation of a Functional Semantic Similarity Measure between Gene-Products.
    https://doi.org/10451/14410
  12. Couto, Francisco M. 2003. Classifying Biomedical Articles using Web Resources: application to KDD Cup 02.
    https://doi.org/10451/14322
Thesis / Dissertation
  1. Couto, Francisco M. 2006. "ReBIL: Relating Biological Information through Literature". PhD Thesis.
    https://doi.org/10451/14312
Activities

Supervision

Thesis Title
Role
Degree Subject (Type)
Institution / Organization
2019 - 2019 The role of antisense transcription on regulation of gene expression Bioinformática e Biologia Computacional (Master)
Universidade de Lisboa Faculdade de Ciências, Portugal
2019 - 2019 Extracting phenotype-gene relations from biomedical literature using distant supervision and deep learning Bioinformática e Biologia Computacional (Master)
Universidade de Lisboa Faculdade de Ciências, Portugal
2018 - 2018 Recommender system to support comprehensive exploration of large scale scientific datasets, based on overrepresentation analysis and linked data Informática (PhD)
Universidade de Lisboa Faculdade de Ciências, Portugal
2018 - 2018 Extracting biomedical relations from biomedical literature Bioinformática e Biologia Computacional (Master)
Universidade de Lisboa Faculdade de Ciências, Portugal
2017 - 2017 Previsão da localização subcelular de Proteínas Humanas com base em Aprendizagem Automática Bioinformática e Biologia Computacional (Master)
Universidade de Lisboa Faculdade de Ciências, Portugal
2017 - 2017 Anthropometric data analytics: a portuguese case study Bioinformática e Biologia Computacional (Master)
Universidade de Lisboa Faculdade de Ciências, Portugal
2017 - 2017 Semantic annotation of electronic health records in a multilingual environment Bioinformática e Biologia Computacional (Master)
Universidade de Lisboa Faculdade de Ciências, Portugal
2017 - 2017 Identifying human phenotype terms in text using a machine learning approach Bioinformática e Biologia Computacional (Master)
Universidade de Lisboa Faculdade de Ciências, Portugal
2017 - 2017 Biomedical semantic question and answering system Informática (Master)
Universidade de Lisboa Faculdade de Ciências, Portugal
2016 - 2016 Aplicações na web para validação e classificação de notícias pela crowd Engenharia Informática (Master)
Universidade de Lisboa Faculdade de Ciências, Portugal
2016 - 2016 Impacto das obras musicais lusófonas nas redes sociais Engenharia Informática (Master)
Universidade de Lisboa Faculdade de Ciências, Portugal
2016 - 2016 Quanto valem os metadados? Engenharia Informática (Master)
Universidade de Lisboa Faculdade de Ciências, Portugal
2016 - 2016 Desenvolvimento de uma rede social desportiva Engenharia Informática (Master)
Universidade de Lisboa Faculdade de Ciências, Portugal
2016 - 2016 Development of a text mining approach to disease network discovery Biologia (PhD)
Universidade de Lisboa Faculdade de Ciências, Portugal
2016 - 2016 Radiation monitoring system in clinical imaging Bioinformática e Biologia Computacional (Master)
Universidade de Lisboa Faculdade de Ciências, Portugal
2015 - 2015 3D Visualization of Very Large Databases - Integrating and expanding the state of the art in Bioinformatics and Astroinformatics Bioinformática e Biologia Computacional (Master)
Universidade de Lisboa Faculdade de Ciências, Portugal
2015 - 2015 Development of a scalable, precise, and high-coverage genomics mapping tool for NGS Bioinformática e Biologia Computacional (Master)
Universidade de Lisboa Faculdade de Ciências, Portugal
2015 - 2015 A System medicine approach to study autism spectrum disorder, based on genomic, and clinical data Biologia (PhD)
Universidade de Lisboa Faculdade de Ciências, Portugal
2015 - 2015 Análise de corpora jornalístico através das ocorrências de N-gramas Engenharia Informática (Master)
Universidade de Lisboa Faculdade de Ciências, Portugal
2015 - 2015 Towards an engaging social TV on a second screen Engenharia Informática (Master)
Universidade de Lisboa Faculdade de Ciências, Portugal
2015 - 2015 Recommendation system for modern television Engenharia Informática (Master)
Universidade de Lisboa Faculdade de Ciências, Portugal
2015 - 2015 Recognition and normalization of biomedical entities within clinical notes Engenharia Informática (Master)
Universidade de Lisboa Faculdade de Ciências, Portugal
2015 - 2015 Desenvolvimento de aplicação web de pesquisa, gestão e partilha de eventos Engenharia Informática (Master)
Universidade de Lisboa Faculdade de Ciências, Portugal
2015 - 2015 Anti and pro-longevity genes differentiation and overlap with age-related diseases Bioinformática e Biologia Computacional (Master)
Universidade de Lisboa Faculdade de Ciências, Portugal
2015 - 2015 Assessing pseudogene expression during neural differentiation by RNA-Seq Bioinformática e Biologia Computacional (Master)
Universidade de Lisboa Faculdade de Ciências, Portugal
2014 - 2014 NGSOnto: proposta de uma ontologia para descrever o processo de sequenciação de alto desempenho Bioinformática e Biologia Computacional (Master)
Universidade de Lisboa Faculdade de Ciências, Portugal
2014 - 2014 Identifying interactions between chemical entities in text Bioinformática e Biologia Computacional (Master)
Universidade de Lisboa Faculdade de Ciências, Portugal
2014 - 2014 Impacto de obras literárias nas redes sociais Engenharia Informática (Master)
Universidade de Lisboa Faculdade de Ciências, Portugal
2014 - 2014 Towards an intelligent biographical cognitive prosthesis Engenharia Informática (Master)
Universidade de Lisboa Faculdade de Ciências, Portugal
2013 - 2013 Metagenomic analysis of Mariana Trench sediment samples Bioinformática e Biologia Computacional (Master)
Universidade de Lisboa Faculdade de Ciências, Portugal
2013 - 2013 A tool for ontology instance matching Informática (Master)
Universidade de Lisboa Faculdade de Ciências, Portugal
2013 - 2013 Implementação de uma base de dados geográficos para a gestão das matérias-primas do grupo Cimpor Sistemas de Informação Geográfica - Tecnologias e Aplicações (Master)
Universidade de Lisboa Faculdade de Ciências, Portugal
2010 - 2010 Knowledge representation for data integration and exploration in translational medicine Informática (PhD)
Universidade de Lisboa Faculdade de Ciências, Portugal
2010 - 2010 Semantic Similarity Across Biomedical Ontologies Informática (PhD)
Universidade de Lisboa Faculdade de Ciências, Portugal
2009 - 2009 Functional coherence and annotation agreement metrics for enzyme families Informática (PhD)
Universidade de Lisboa Faculdade de Ciências, Portugal
2008 - 2008 Automated extension of Biomedical Ontologies Informática (PhD)
Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal
2008 - 2008 Information search in Web Archives Informática (PhD)
Universidade de Lisboa Faculdade de Ciências, Portugal
2008 - 2008 Identifying Chemical Entities on Literature: a Machine Learning Approach using Dictionaries as Domain Knowledge Informática (PhD)
Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal
Distinctions

Award

2018 Scientific Prize in Computer Science and Computer Engineering
Caixa Geral de Depositos, Portugal
2017 Honorable mention in Computer Science and Computer Engineering
Caixa Geral de Depositos, Portugal
2004 Young Engineer Innovation Prize
Ordem dos Engenheiros, Portugal