Paulo Pereira
Cell Growth and Differentiation
Group Leader
Paulo Pereira has a PhD degree in Cell Biology by the University College London (2002). During his Ph.D, P. Pereira was a recipient of a "Gulbenkian Foundation PhD Program in Biology and Medicine" fellowship. During his post-doc with Fernando Casares (IBMC, Porto - CABD,Seville) he studied Drosophila eye development and established a genetic model to study basic mechanisms in cancer. With support from FCT ( Ciência 2007 and "Investigator FCT - Development Grant") P Pereira established a research team at the IBMC studying the coordination of cellular growth, proliferation and specification during Drosophila organogenesis.