"If I have seen further it is by standing on the shoulders of giants."
Isaac Newton

3ª Edição | 3rd Edition



Antonino Capitão
BSc. Medicine
Inflammation and Neurodegeneration Lab.
Chronic Diseases Research - CEDOC
Thesis: The role of Haptoglobin and/or Hemopexin in preventing blood-driven neurological damage


Cláudia Gonçalves
Cabo Verde
MSc. Clinical Psychology
Integrative Behavioural Biology Lab.
Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciência - IGC

Thesis: Social Memory in Zebrafish

  Danilo Lopes
Cabo Verde
MSc. Medical Biotechnology
Chromosome Instability & Dynamics Lab.
Instituto de Investigação e Inovação em Saúde - I3S
Thesis: *
*   Dizimalta Miquitaio
MSc. Biology Teaching/Education
Proteome Regulation in Plants Lab.
Instituto de Tecnologia Química e Biológica António Xavier - ITQB
Thesis: Characterization of molecular features underlying drought tolerance in Mozambique's drought tolerant maize varieties


Hamilton Chiango
MSc. Management and Conservation of Natural Resources
Plant Functional Genomics Lab.
Biosystems and Integrative Sciences Institute - BioISI
Thesis: Exploring the physiological and molecular diversity of maize cultivars from Mozambique: drought stress effects and recovery


Hélio Rocha
Cabo Verde
MSc. Public Health
Vector Borne Diseases and Pathogens Lab.
Instituto de Higiene e Medicina Tropical - IHMT
Thesis: The role of α-GAL (Galactose-alpha-1,3-Galactose) on Plasmodium spp. sporozoites in Anopheles spp. salivary glands invasion


Irina Fonseca
Cabo Verde
MSc. Cellular and Molecular Biology
Cell Cycle Regulation Lab. & Epithelial interactions in Cancer Lab.
Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciência - IGC & Instituto de Investigação e Inovação em Saúde - I3S
Thesis: Centrosome aberrations and cancer stem cells


Joel Indi
Guiné - Bissau
MSc. Environment and Development
Computational RNA Biology Lab. & Computational Biology Lab.
Pompeu Fabra University - CEXS-UPF & iMM
Thesis:  Prediction of interactions between non-coding RNAs and pre-mRNAs with the potential to regulate alternative splicing


Nuno Santos
Cabo Verde
MSc. Applied Microbiology
Cell Biology of Viral Infection Lab.
Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciência - IGC
Thesis: Influenza A virus-mediated impairment of endocytic recycling compartment impacts vRNP transport and host mucus composition


Valdir Semedo
Cabo Verde
MSc. Medical Biochemistry
Immunophysiology Lab.
Champalimaud Centre for the Unknown
Thesis: The control of mucosal defense and innate immunity by Circadian cues


Valéria Custódio
Cabo Verde
MSc. Biochemistry
Plant Functional Genomics (GPlantS Unit)
Instituto de Tecnologia Química e Biológica António Xavier - ITQB
Thesis:  Maize in Cabo Verde – soil and water impact on productivity and quality