Curriculum vitae

2000 Licenciatura in Biochemistry, University of Lisbon
Thesis Title: “Effect of selenite supplementation on the action of diethylnitrosamine on rat tissues”
2000-2003 Research Assistant at Center for Chemistry and Biochemistry, U. Lisbon
Subject: selenium and glutathione metabolism in liver cancer
Lecturer at Superior School of Health Egas Moniz
Subject: General Chemistry, Biochemistry, Clinical Chemistry
2003-2008 PhD Student, Helsinki Biomedical Graduate School
University of Helsinki, Finland
Supervisor: Prof. Anu-Suomalainen Wartiovaara
Thesis title: “Mitochondrial malfunction in tumor formation and in neuromuscular diseases - consequences of defects in fumarate hydratase and in the respiratory chain”
2008-2012 Post-doctoral Associate
Yale University School of Medicine
Mentor: Prof. Gerald S. Shadel
Subject: mitochondrial signaling, mouse models, multi-dimensional genomics
2012 United Mitochondrial Disease Foundation Post-doctoral Fellow
Yale University School of Medicine
Mentor: Prof. Gerald S. Shadel
Subject: cell-autonomous and systemic consequences of mitochondrial signalling
2013- Junior Group Leader
Universitätsmedizin Göttingen, Department of Biochemistry II
   
Funding:  
Universitätsmedizin Göttingen  
Acid Maltase Deficiency Association  
European Research Council