Pedro Resende was born in Espinho, a small picturesque city in the north of Portugal. After getting a Biology degree at Faculty of Sciences of University of Porto, he started his science career at Instituto de Patologia e Imunologia Molecular da Universidade do Porto (IPATIMUP) where he worked initially on a population genetics project and latter on oncobiology. With a strong desire to experience a life abroad, he moved to the UK to work at Pfizer's European Headquarters for Research and Development. After his experience in industry he decided to go back to academic research and joined the GABBA PhD program. Pedro moved then to California and did his PhD research on stem cell biology at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies, in San Diego, California, and latter at the University of California, Los Angeles. In 2013 he came back to Portugal and he his currently developing a new line of research within Dr Claudio Sunkel´s laboratory addressing the impact of genomic instability on adult stem cell behavior and on tissue homeostasis. In addition to this research responsabilities, he is the current President of the ATG, All Time GABBA, GABBA Alumni Association (atg.up.pt) and provides external consultancy for the Ministry of Health, Portugal, in the areas of Innovation in Health.
Sports have always played a crucial role in his life. As a teenager he was 5 times national champion in volleyball with his local hometown team (Sporting Clube de Espinho) and was elected for Junior National Team. Now he spends most of his free time in the water surfing or traveling.
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