creating a
healthier future
Daniel Ferreira
Junior Researcher

I am a biotechnology researcher with over 16 years of experience and currently hold a Junior Researcher position at the Expression Regulation in Cancer Group.

I am curious and self-motivated, a quick learner and have a results-oriented approach to problem solving. I have a very keen interest in the application of new technologies to healthcare and biological sciences and in multidisciplinary R&D projects.

Academic degrees:

  • PhD in Cellular and Molecular Biotechnology applied to Health Sciences
  • Msc in Biology
  • Degree in Biochemistry

Post Graduation courses and awards:

  • Recipient of a Short Term EMBO fellowship in 2011
  • General Course on Intelectual Property by the World Intelectual Property Organization (WIPO) in 2016

Areas of interest:

  • Genetics of Cancer.
  • Studying the molecular and cellular events leading to the onset and progression of gastric cancer.
  • Development of organ-on-a-chip platforms.

Wet lab skills and competences:

  • Molecular and Cellular Biology
  • Cell culture
  • Genetics
  • Microfluidics
  • Fast-Prototyping
  • Organ-on-a-chip platforms

Accessory skills:

  • Project / Grant writing
  • Lab. Management
  • Risk Management systems / Laboratory Biosafety Management
  • Project management
  • Hands-on knowledge in Intelectual Property