Margarida Saraiva
Immune Regulation
Principal Researcher
Margarida Saraiva obtained a degree in Biochemistry in 1997, by Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade do Porto, Portugal. In 2003, Margarida Saraiva obtained a PhD in Pathology awarded by the University of Cambridge, UK. After 4 years (1999-2002) of research on Poxvirus Immune Evasion, in Antonio Alcamis lab, at Cambridge University (UK), Margarida Saraiva moved to Anne OGarras lab, at the MRC-National Institute for Medical Research (London), where she investigated the molecular mechanisms that regulate the expression of Interleukin-10 by immune cells. In 2007, Margarida Saraiva returned to Portugal and joined the Life and Health Sciences Research Institute (ICVS) at Universidade do Minho, as a Ciência 2007 fellow. Since 2013, Margarida Saraiva is a FCT Associate Investigator. Since June 2015, Margarida Saraiva leads the Immune Regulation group at IBMC, aiming at investigating the mechanisms underlying the regulation of host-pathogen interactions. Margarida Saraiva currently serves as board member of the Portuguese Society for Immunology

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