Team

Ana Catarina Ferreira

Project Manager

Biography

Catarina received her PhD in Health Sciences at the University of Minho (ICVS, Braga, Portugal), and performed postdoctoral training at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai (New York, US). Catarina has a solid scientific background in cellular plasticity and neuroscience, focused on the interplay between the periphery and the brain, and expertise as Project Manager for European-funded projects.

Outside the lab, Catarina enjoys traveling, spending time with friends, and exploring new restaurants.


Academic Background

  • PhD in Health Sciences, Life and Health Sciences Research Institute, University of Minho (Braga, Portugal)
  • MSc in Health Sciences, Life and Health Sciences Research Institute, University of Minho (Braga, Portugal)
  • BSc in Biology, University of Aveiro (Aveiro, Portugal)

Previous Experience

  • Project Manager, i3S, University of Porto (Porto, Portugal)
  • Postdoctoral Fellow, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai (New York, US)
  • PhD student, Life and Health Sciences Research Institute, University of Minho (Braga, Portugal)
  • Visiting Ph.D. student, University of Beira Interior (Covilh√£, Portugal)
  • Master student, Life and Health Sciences Research Institute, University of Minho (Braga, Portugal)
  • Research Fellow, Life and Health Sciences Research Institute, University of Minho (Braga, Portugal)
  • Research Trainee, Life and Health Sciences Research Institute, University of Minho (Braga, Portugal)
  • Research Trainee, University of Aveiro (Aveiro, Portugal)