People
João Relvas
Glial Cell Biology
Group Leader
November 2008 present: Investigador Principal and Group Leader at the Instituto de Biologia Molecular e Celular (IBMC), University of Porto, Portugal January 2010 present: Coordinator of the Neuroscience Research Division, Instituto de Biologia Molecular e Celular (IBMC), University of Porto, Portugal Past Research and Academic positions: July 2006- October 2008: Investigator Auxiliar (Part-time) and Group Leader at the Instituto de Biologia Molecular e Celular (IBMC), University of Porto, Portugal October 2002- October 2008: Group Leader (ETHZ and Neuroscience Centre Zürich); Lecturer in Neurobiology at the Institute of Cell Biology, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich, Switzerland Postgraduate and University education: October 2001-October 2002: Post-doctoral fellow at the Department of Pathology, University of Cambridge, UK, and EMBO fellow at the Institute for Cell Biology, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zürich, Switzerland October 1999-October 2001: Post-doctoral fellow at the MRC Centre for Brain Repair and fellow affiliated with the Department of Medical Genetics, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom October 1997-October 1999: Post-doctoral fellow at the Wellcome/CRC Institute for Developmental Biology and Cancer, University of Cambridge, UK. January 1997: PhD in Molecular Genetics, University of Lisbon (magna cum laudum) June 1993-1997: Research assistant in the Department of Anatomy of the Charing Cross & Westminster Medical School (part of the Imperial College of Medicine) University of London, United Kingdom 1991-May 1993: Post-graduate student in the Laboratory of Molecular Virology of the Gulbenkian Institute of Science, Oeiras, Portugal 1985-1990: Licenciatura in Biological Sciences (University of Coimbra, Portugal 1988-1989: Undergraduate assistant (Monitor) of Invertebrate Zoology