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Identification

Personal identification

Full name
Ana Catarina Cunha Santos

Citation names

  • Cunha-Santos, C
  • Santos, AC
  • Catarina Cunha-Santos, A

Author identifiers

Ciência ID
E615-4D15-C5EB
ORCID iD
0000-0001-8789-1966

Email addresses

  • anacunhasantos@cnc.uc.pt (Professional)

Telephones

Telephone
  • 239 820 19 (Professional)

Addresses

  • Centro de Neurociências e Biologia Celular, Universidade de Coimbra, Rua Larga Faculdade de Medicina, Pólo I, 1º andar, 3004-504 , Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal (Professional)
Education
Degree Classification
2011/09 - 2017/06
Concluded
Farmácia (Doutoramento)
Major in Biotecnologia Farmacêutica
Universidade de Lisboa Faculdade de Farmácia, Portugal
"Antibody engineering for HIV therapeutics: from fusion inhibition to delivery of genetic regulators" (THESIS/DISSERTATION)
Aprovado com Distinção e Louvor
2008/09 - 2009/12
Concluded
Microbiologia Aplicada (Mestrado)
Universidade de Lisboa Faculdade de Ciências, Portugal
"Inhibition of HIV-1 by antibody synthetic fragments" (THESIS/DISSERTATION)
19 out of 20
2004/09 - 2008/07
Concluded
Microbiologia (Licenciatura)
Universidade de Lisboa Faculdade de Medicina, Portugal
15 out of 20
Affiliation

Science

Category
Host institution
Employer
2019/07 - 2020/03 Science and Technology Management Universidade de Coimbra Centro de Neurociências e Biologia Celular, Portugal
2017/12 - 2019/07 Postdoc (Research) University College London Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health, United Kingdom
2016/01 - 2017/06 Researcher (Research) Universidade de Lisboa Farm-ID Associação da Faculdade de Farmácia para a Investigação e Desenvolvimento, Portugal
Universidade de Lisboa Instituto de Investigação do Medicamento, Portugal
2011/09 - 2015/08 Researcher (Research) Universidade de Lisboa Instituto de Investigação do Medicamento, Portugal
2009/05 - 2011/08 Researcher (Research) Universidade de Lisboa - Associação para o Desenvolvimento do Ensino e Investigação da Microbiologia, Portugal
Universidade de Lisboa Faculdade de Farmácia, Portugal
2011/02 - 2011/05 Visiting Researcher (Research) Universidade de Lisboa - Associação para o Desenvolvimento do Ensino e Investigação da Microbiologia, Portugal
Universidade de Lisboa Centro de Investigação Interdisciplinar em Sanidade Animal, Portugal
2008/09 - 2009/12 Researcher (Research) Universidade de Lisboa Faculdade de Farmácia, Portugal
2007/09 - 2008/07 Research Trainee (Research) Universidade de Lisboa Faculdade de Farmácia, Portugal

Others

Category
Host institution
Employer
2021/01 - Current Head of Technology Transfer Office Universidade de Coimbra Centro de Neurociências e Biologia Celular, Portugal
2020/12 - 2021/12 Consultant for Project Peer Review Science Fund of the Republic of Serbia, Serbia
2020/04 - 2020/12 Technology Transfer Officer Universidade de Coimbra, Portugal
Universidade de Coimbra Centro de Neurociências e Biologia Celular, Portugal
Projects

Grant

Designation Funders
2020 - 2020/12 BrainHealth 2020 Detecção Precoce, Neuro-Modulação e Terapias Avançadas para Neuropatologias
CENTRO-01-0145-FEDER-000008
Post-doc Fellow
Universidade de Coimbra, Portugal
Comissão de Coordenação e Desenvolvimento Regional do Centro
Ongoing
2017 - 2017/06 Development of immunogenicity assays for control of antibody therapies
Not Applicable
Research Fellow
Farm-ID Associação da Faculdade de Farmácia para a Investigação e Desenvolvimento, Portugal
Pfizer Inc
Concluded
2016 - 2016/12 Multidisciplinary Strategy to Develop Novel Multicomponent Nanoscale Systems for Immune Modulation
Research Fellow
Farm-ID Associação da Faculdade de Farmácia para a Investigação e Desenvolvimento, Portugal
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
Concluded
2011 - 2015/08 ENGINEERING SYNTHETIC DOMAIN ANTIBODIES WITH BROAD AND POTENT HIV-1 NEUTRALIZATION
info:eu-repo/grantAgreement/FCT/SFRH/SFRH2%FBD2%F738382%F2010/PT
PhD Student Fellow
Universidade de Lisboa Instituto de Investigação do Medicamento, Portugal
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
Concluded
2011 - 2011/08 Albumin binding-domain fusions to improve protein pharmacokinetics
Research Fellow
Universidade de Lisboa - Associação para o Desenvolvimento do Ensino e Investigação da Microbiologia, Portugal
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
Concluded
2009 - 2011/02 A Novel Lentiviral Target-Specific Strategy for Molecular and Gene Therapy
Research Fellow
Universidade de Lisboa - Associação para o Desenvolvimento do Ensino e Investigação da Microbiologia, Portugal
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
Concluded

Contract

Designation Funders
2019 - 2020/03 LifeSciences ByCENTRO: Valorização do Conhecimento em Ciências da Vida
CENTRO-01-0246-FEDER-000011
Science and Technology Manager
Universidade de Coimbra Centro de Neurociências e Biologia Celular, Portugal
Comissão de Coordenação e Desenvolvimento Regional do Centro
Concluded

Other

Designation Funders
2022 - Current Genome editing to rescue Machado-Joseph disease by alternative splicing
EXPL/MED-NEU/0936/2021
Technology Transfer Officer
Universidade de Coimbra Centro de Neurociências e Biologia Celular, Portugal
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
Ongoing
2022 - Current BiotechSTARS
CENTRO-04-3560-FSE-072507
Principal investigator
Universidade de Coimbra Centro de Neurociências e Biologia Celular, Portugal
Comissão de Coordenação e Desenvolvimento Regional do Centro
Ongoing
2021 - Current Innocore: Core Technologies for Education and Innovation in Life Sciences
Technology Transfer Officer
Universidade de Coimbra Centro de Neurociências e Biologia Celular, Portugal
European Union
Ongoing
2019 - 2020/03 Gene editing for X-linked agammaglobulinemia
Not Applicable
co-Principal Investigator
University College London Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health, United Kingdom
NIHR Great Ormond Street Hospital Biomedical Research Centre
Concluded
2014 - 2016/02 An innovative approach to deliver dual-targeting HIV entry inhibitors using cationic liposomes
Researcher
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
Concluded
2012 - 2014/12 ArmAb: New strategy of ADC for arming antibodies in cancer therapy
Researcher
Universidade de Lisboa - Associação para o Desenvolvimento do Ensino e Investigação da Microbiologia, Portugal
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
Concluded
Outputs

Publications

Conference abstract
  1. Zinicola, M; Cunha-Santos, C; Rai, R; Vetharoy, W; Romito, M; Leon-Rico, D; Cavazza, A; Thrasher, A; Santilli, G. "Targeted gene insertion for the treatment of X-linked agammaglobulinemia (XLA)". Paper presented in ESGCT 27th Annual Congress in collaboration with SETGyc Meeting, Barcelona, 2019.
    Published
  2. Schejtman, A; Vetharoy, W; Choi, U; Rothe, M; Rivat, C; Piras, G; Benedetti, S; et al. "Preclinical evaluation of the pCCLCHIM-p47 lentiviral vector for the gene therapy of p47phox deficient Chronic Granulomatous Disease". Paper presented in ESGCT 27th Annual Congress in collaboration with SETGyc Meeting, Barcelona, 2019.
    Published
  3. Cunha-Santos, C; Zinicola, M; Shejtman, A; Calero-Garcia, M; Mussolino, C; Thrasher, AJ; Santilli, G. "Targeted gene therapy for treatment of X-linked agammaglobulinemia (XLA)". Paper presented in British-Society-for-Gene-and-Cell-Therapy Autumn Conference, London, 2018.
    Published
Conference poster
  1. Cunha-Santos, Catarina. "Preclinical evaluation of the pCCLCHIM-p47 lentiviral vector for the gene therapy of p47phox deficient Chronic Granulomatous Disease". Paper presented in ESGCT 27th Annual Conference, 2019.
  2. Cunha-Santos, Catarina. "Targeted gene insertion for the treatment of X-linked agammaglobulinemia (XLA)". Paper presented in ESGCT 27th Annual Conference, 2019.
  3. Cunha-Santos, Catarina. "CXCR4-Targeted Delivery of Anti-HIV Small Interfering RNA". Paper presented in 8th iMed.ULisboa Postgraduate Students Meeting, 2016.
  4. Cunha-Santos, Catarina. "New concept of immunotherapy for manipulation of gene expression". Paper presented in 8th iMed.ULisboa Postgraduate Students Meeting, 2016.
  5. Narciso, S; Santos, AC; Perdigão, P; Gonçalves, J. "New concept of immunotherapy for manipulation of gene expression". Paper presented in 8th iMed.ULisboa Postgraduate Students Meeting, 2016.
  6. Cunha-Santos, Catarina. "Nanobody-Based Specific Delivery of Therapeutic Molecules Against HIV Infection". Paper presented in 7th Annual PEGS EUROPE - Protein & Antibody Engineering Summit, 2015.
  7. Cunha-Santos, Catarina. "Novel therapeutic strategy for microRNA delivery to colon cancer cells – a Cetuximab-based approach". Paper presented in 23rd United European Gastroenterology Week (UEGW) 2015, 2015.
  8. Cunha-Santos, Catarina. "Nanobody-Based Delivery of Therapeutic molecules against HIV infection". Paper presented in 7th iMed.ULisboa Postgraduate Students Meeting, 2015.
  9. Cunha-Santos, Catarina. "Extending PhageDuction to mammalian cells: bacteriophage SPP1 as DNA delivery vector". Paper presented in 7th iMed.ULisboa Postgraduate Students Meeting, 2015.
  10. Cunha-Santos, Catarina. "Cetuximab as colon cancer cell miRNA delivery and targeting agent". Paper presented in XXIII Porto Cancer Meeting - Stem cells and Cancer, 2015.
  11. Cunha-Santos, Catarina. "Protein-lipid membrane interactions of a broad and potent engineered single domain antibody against HIV". Paper presented in IX PhD Students Meeting, 2015.
  12. Cunha-Santos, Catarina. "Engineering synthetic domain antibodies with broad and potent HIV¬-1 neutralization, by direct binding to gp41 viral glycoprotein". Paper presented in 6th iMed.ULisboa Postgraduate Students Meeting, 2014.
  13. Cunha-Santos, Catarina. "Extending PhageDuction to mammalian cells: delivery of bacteriophage SPP1 DNA cargo to T cells". Paper presented in 6th iMed.ULisboa Postgraduate Students Meeting, 2014.
  14. Cunha-Santos, Catarina. "New strategies to improve pharmacokinetics of therapeutic proteins". Paper presented in 6th iMed.ULisboa Postgraduate Students Meeting, 2014.
  15. Cunha-Santos, Catarina. "Engineering synthetic domain antibodies with broad and potent HIV-1 neutralization, by direct binding to gp41 viral glycoprotein". Paper presented in 5th iMed.UL Postgraduate Students Meeting, 2013.
  16. Cunha-Santos, Catarina. "Novel Targeted Strategy Based on Peptide-fragment for Advanced Drug Delivery Against Breast Cancer Stem Cells". Paper presented in 5th iMed.UL Postgraduate Students Meeting, 2013.
  17. Cunha-Santos, Catarina. "Targeting heme with single domain antibodies". Paper presented in EMBO Young Scientists’ Forum, 2013.
  18. Cunha-Santos, Catarina. "Engineering synthetic domain antibodies with broad and potent HIV-1 neutralization, by direct binding to gp41 viral glycoprotein". Paper presented in 8th Annual PEGS – the Essential Protein Engineering Summit, 2012.
  19. Cunha-Santos, Catarina. "Albumin-binding domain (Zag) from Streptococcus zooepidemicus increases half-life and affect blood clearance of anti-TNF VHH". Paper presented in 8th Annual PEGS – the Essential Protein Engineering Summit, 2012.
  20. Cunha-Santos, Catarina. "Design of synthetic single domain VL antibodies that inhibit HIV-1 infection by direct binding to gp41 HR1". Paper presented in HIV-AIDS Conference FLAD, 2011.
  21. Cunha-Santos, Catarina. "Design of synthetic single domain VL antibodies that inhibit HIV-1 infection through binding to gp41 HR1". Paper presented in EUROPRISE Network of Excellence annual conference “Rational Design of HIV Vaccines and Microbicides”, 2010.
  22. Cunha-Santos, Catarina. "Design of synthetic single domain VL antibodies that inhibit HIV-1 infection through binding to gp41 ectodomain". Paper presented in MicroBiotec, 2009.
Journal article
  1. Cadima-Couto, Iris; Tauzin, Alexandra; Freire, João M.; Figueira, Tiago N.; Silva, Rúben D. M.; Pérez-Peinado, Clara; Cunha-Santos, Catarina; et al. "Anti-HIV-1 Activity of pepRF1, a Proteolysis-Resistant CXCR4 Antagonist Derived from Dengue Virus Capsid Protein". ACS Infectious Diseases 7 1 (2020): 6-22. http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acsinfecdis.9b00507.
    Published • 10.1021/acsinfecdis.9b00507
  2. Perdigão, Pedro R.L.; Cunha-Santos, Catarina; Barbas, Carlos F.; Santa-Marta, Mariana; Goncalves, Joao. "Protein Delivery of Cell-Penetrating Zinc-Finger Activators Stimulates Latent HIV-1-Infected Cells". Molecular Therapy - Methods & Clinical Development 18 (2020): 145-158. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.omtm.2020.05.016.
    Published • 10.1016/j.omtm.2020.05.016
  3. Cunha-Santos, Catarina; Perdigão, PRL; Martin, Francisco; Oliveira, Joana Gomes; Cardoso, Miguel; Manuel, Ana; Taveira, Nuno; Goncalves, Joao. "Inhibition of HIV replication through siRNA carried by CXCR4-targeted chimeric nanobody". Cellular and Molecular Life Sciences (2019): http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00018-019-03334-8.
    Published • 10.1007/s00018-019-03334-8
  4. Goncalves, J.; Santos, M.; Acurcio, R.; Iria, I.; Gouveia, L.; Matos Brito, P.; Catarina Cunha-Santos, A.; et al. "Antigenic response to CT-P13 and infliximab originator in inflammatory bowel disease patients shows similar epitope recognition". Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics 48 5 (2018): 507-522. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/apt.14808.
    10.1111/apt.14808
  5. Gouveia, Zélia; Carlos, Ana R.; Yuan, Xiaojing; Aires-da-Silva, Frederico; Stocker, Roland; Maghzal, Ghassan J.; Leal, Sónia S.; et al. "Characterization of plasma labile heme in hemolytic conditions". The FEBS Journal 284 19 (2017): 3278-3301. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/febs.14192.
    Published • 10.1111/febs.14192
  6. Cantante, Cátia; Lourenço, Sara; Morais, Maurício; Leandro, João; Gano, Lurdes; Silva, Nuno; Leandro, Paula; et al. "Albumin-binding domain from Streptococcus zooepidemicus protein Zag as a novel strategy to improve the half-life of therapeutic proteins". Journal of Biotechnology 253 (2017): 23-33. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jbiotec.2017.05.017.
    10.1016/j.jbiotec.2017.05.017
  7. Figueira, Tiago N.; Freire, João M.; Cunha-Santos, Catarina; Heras, Montserrat; Gonçalves, João; Moscona, Anne; Porotto, Matteo; Salomé Veiga, Ana; Castanho, Miguel A. R. B.. "Quantitative analysis of molecular partition towards lipid membranes using surface plasmon resonance". Scientific Reports 7 1 (2017): http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/srep45647.
    10.1038/srep45647
  8. Cunha-Santos, Catarina; Figueira, Tiago N.; Borrego, Pedro; Oliveira, Soraia S.; Rocha, Cheila; Couto, Andreia; Cantante, Cátia; et al. "Development of synthetic light-chain antibodies as novel and potent HIV fusion inhibitors". AIDS 30 11 (2016): 1691-1701. http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/qad.0000000000001108.
    10.1097/qad.0000000000001108
  9. Morais, Maurício; Cantante, Cátia; Gano, Lurdes; Santos, Isabel; Lourenço, Sara; Santos, Catarina; Fontes, Carlos; et al. "Biodistribution of a 67Ga-labeled anti-TNF VHH single-domain antibody containing a bacterial albumin-binding domain (Zag)". Nuclear Medicine and Biology 41 (2014): e44-e48. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.nucmedbio.2014.01.009.
    10.1016/j.nucmedbio.2014.01.009
  10. Pimenta, Jorge; Domingos, Ana; Santos, Pedro; Marques, Carla C.; Cantante, Cátia; Santos, Ana; Barbas, João P.; et al. "Is prnt a Pseudogene? Identification of Ram Prt in Testis and Ejaculated Spermatozoa". PLoS ONE 7 8 (2012): e42957. http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0042957.
    10.1371/journal.pone.0042957
  11. Oliveira, Soraia S.; Aires da Silva, Frederico; Lourenco, Sara; Freitas-Vieira, Acilino; Cunha Santos, Ana Catarina; Goncalves, Joao. "Assessing combinatorial strategies to multimerize libraries of single-domain antibodies". Biotechnology and Applied Biochemistry 59 3 (2012): 193-204. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/bab.1011.
    10.1002/bab.1011
  12. Cadima-Couto, Iris; Saraiva, Nuno; Santos, Ana Catarina C.; Goncalves, Joao. "HIV-1 Vif Interaction with APOBEC3 Deaminases and its Characterization by a New Sensitive Assay". Journal of Neuroimmune Pharmacology 6 2 (2011): 296-307. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11481-011-9258-7.
    10.1007/s11481-011-9258-7
Thesis / Dissertation
  1. Santos, Ana Catarina Cunha, 1986-. "Antibody engineering for HIV therapeutics : from fusion inhibition to delivery of genetic regulators". PhD, Universidade de Lisboa Faculdade de Farmácia, 2017. http://hdl.handle.net/10451/29865.
  2. Santos, Ana Catarina Cunha. "Inibição do HIV-1 por fragmentos de anticorpos sintéticos". Master, Universidade de Lisboa Faculdade de Ciências, 2009. http://hdl.handle.net/10451/3579.

Intellectual property

Patent
  1. Cunha-Santos, Catarina. 2014. "Antiviral composition". United States.
Activities

Oral presentation

Presentation title Event name
Host (Event location)
2020/05 Anti-HIV-1 activity of pepRF1, a proteolysis-resistant CXCR4 antagonist derived from Dengue virus capsid protein The 45th annual meeting on Retroviruses
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (Virtual meeting, United States)
2018/11/23 Targeted gene therapy for treatment of X-linked agammaglobulinemia British Society for Gene and Cell Therapy Autumn Conference: Genome editing for gene and cell therapy. Technologies, models and translation
British Society for Gene and Cell Therapy (London, United Kingdom)
2015 Cetuximab como potencial ferramenta terapêutica de entrega específica de microRNAs em células de cancro do cólon XXXV National Congress of Gastroenterology, Digestive Endoscopy and Hepatology
(Estoril, Portugal)
2014/07/02 New strategies to improve pharmacokinetics of therapeutic proteins 6th iMed.ULisboa Postgraduate Students Meeting
iMed.ULisboa Postgraduate Students (Lisbon, Portugal)
2011/12 An HIV-1 gp120 loop grafted in a single domain VL antibody inhibits HIV-1 infectivity and is a potential HIV-1 vaccine MicroBiotec 2011
Portuguese Society of Microbiology (Braga, Portugal)

Supervision

Thesis Title
Role
Degree Subject (Type)
Institution / Organization
2021/09 - Current The technology transfer process and the role of universities - A comparison between Portugal and the United States
Supervisor
Biotecnologia Farmacêutica (Master)
Universidade de Coimbra Faculdade de Farmácia, Portugal
2020/09 - 2021/12 Overcoming the "Valley of Death": Study of Factors That Influence the Licensing of Healthcare Technologies from R&D Centres in Portugal
Supervisor of Inês Sobral Escoval
Biotecnologia Farmacêutica (Master)
Universidade de Coimbra Faculdade de Farmácia, Portugal

Event organisation

Event name
Type of event (Role)
Institution / Organization
2019/09/22 - 2019/11/22 Organized the event "Innovation Day @ CNC". A day devoted to technology transfer, innovation and entrepreneurship. (2019/11/22 - 2019/11/22)
Meeting
Universidade de Coimbra Centro de Neurociências e Biologia Celular, Portugal

Event participation

Activity description
Type of event
Event name
Institution / Organization
2021/02/08 - 2021/03/24 Attended the DL-101 "General Course on Intellectual Property"
Other
Organisation Mondiale de la Propriété Intellectuelle, Switzerland
2020/12/16 - 2020/12/16 Attended the workshop "What and How to Patent Biotechnological Inventions?"
Workshop
Clarke Modet e Co Portugal, Portugal
2020/02 - 2020/03 Attended the course "Innovation Management"
Other
Innovation Management
Erasmus Universiteit Rotterdam, Netherlands
2020/01/17 - 2020/01/21 Attended the course "Connecting Researchers with the Society"
Universidade de Coimbra Centro de Neurociências e Biologia Celular, Portugal
2019/12/05 - 2019/12/07 Attended the congress Microbiotec 2019 to disseminate the services, patents, and technologies of my employer to seek academic or industrial collaborations and commercial valorisation.
Congress
Portuguese Society of Microbiology, Portugal

Portuguese Society of Biotechnology, Portugal
2019/12/02 - 2019/12/03 Attended the summit "EIT Health Summit: Defining unmet need – how much does it matter?" to disseminate the services, patents, and technologies of my employer to seek academic or industrial collaborations and commercial valorisation. Also, this event presents every year the innovation landscape in the healthcare subject.
Conference
EIT Health, Germany
2019/11/22 - 2019/11/22 Participated as speaker with the talk "LifeSciences ByCENTRO - Knowledge Valorisation in Life Sciences" in the event "Innovation Day @ CNC"
Meeting
Universidade de Coimbra Centro de Neurociências e Biologia Celular, Portugal
2019/11/14 - 2019/11/16 Attended the "23rd Annual Meeting 2019 of the Portuguese Society of Human Genetics" to disseminate the services, patents, and technologies of my employer to seek academic or industrial collaborations and commercial valorisation
Meeting
Portuguese Society of Human Genetics , Portugal
2019/11/13 - 2019/11/13 Attended the course "Knowledge Transfer and Valorisation Strategies of the Intellectual Property"
Other
Instituto Nacional de Propriedade Industrial - INPI, Portugal
2019/10/30 - 2019/10/30 Attended the workshop "How to Communicate an Invention? Reinforcement of Competencies for Public Communication of Scientific Data"
Workshop
Universidade de Coimbra Divisão de Inovação e Transferências do Saber, Portugal
2019/10/16 - 2019/10/17 Attended the "Healthcare Business Summit: Life Science Start-up: From Inception to Exit" to disseminate the services, patents, and technologies of my employer to seek academic or industrial collaborations and commercial valorisation
Meeting
P-Bio - Portuguese Association for Bioindustries , Portugal
2019/09/25 - 2019/09/27 Attended the "1st Discoveries Forum on Regenerative and Precision Medicine" to disseminate the services, patents, and technologies of my employer to seek academic or industrial collaborations and commercial valorisation
Symposium
The Discoveries Centre for Regenerative and Precise Medicine, Portugal
2019/09/18 - 2019/09/18 Attended the "Start-up Capital Summit" to seek industrial collaborations
Seminar
Instituição Financeira de Desenvolvimento, Portugal
2018/03/18 - 2018/03/19 Attended the course "Practical Project Management For Established Researchers"
Other
University College London Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health, United Kingdom
2011/10/06 - 2011/12/06 Attended the course "Scientific and Technological Entrepreneurship"
Other
Technical University of Lisbon Technology and Knowledge Transfer Office, Portugal
2011/02/24 - 2011/02/24 Attended the training Day on "Industrial Property"
Other
Technical University of Lisbon Technology and Knowledge Transfer Office, Portugal

Jury of academic degree

Topic
Role
Candidate name (Type of degree)
Institution / Organization
2021/12/13 Overcoming the Valley of Death in Healthcare: a Study of Factors that Influence the Licensing of Healthcare Technologies from R&D Centres in Portugal
Supervisor
Inês Isabel Sobral Escoval (Master)
Universidade de Coimbra Faculdade de Farmácia, Portugal

Consulting

Activity description Institution / Organization
2020/12 - 2021/12 Consultancy services for Project Peer Review of the Science Fund of the Republic of Serbia Science Fund of the Republic of Serbia, Serbia

Course / Discipline taught

Academic session Degree Subject (Type) Institution / Organization
2022/02/04 - 2022/02/04 Invited speaker in Module 5 "Roteiro Biotecnológico" with the talk "Technology Transfer: why do we need it?" Biotecnologia Farmacêutica (Mestrado integrado) Universidade de Coimbra Faculdade de Farmácia, Portugal
2021/03/04 - 2021/03/04 Invited Speaker in Module 5 "Roteiro Biotecnológico" with the talk "Technology Transfer at CNC" Biotecnologia Farmacêutica (Mestrado) Universidade de Coimbra Faculdade de Farmácia, Portugal
2020/02/19 - 2020/02/19 Invited Speaker in the course "Connecting Researchers with the Society" with the talk "Technology Transfer @ CNC" PhD Programme in Experimental Biology and Biomedicine (Curso de doutoramento (conclusão de unidades curriculares)) Universidade de Coimbra Centro de Neurociências e Biologia Celular, Portugal
2014/11/01 - 2014/11/01 Speaker with the talk "Engenharia de proteínas desde o conceito à aplicação: O caso dos anticorpos e dos zinc-fingers" Biotecnologia Farmacêutica (Mestrado) Universidade de Coimbra Faculdade de Farmácia, Portugal
Distinctions

Award

2020 Winner of Coimbra Innovation Days 2020
Universidade de Coimbra, Portugal

Other distinction

2011 PhD Fellowship - SFRH/BD/73838/2010
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia, Portugal