|2000-2004||Ph.D. Microbiology, University of the West of England, Bristol, UK. Dissertation Title: "Use of Pseudomonas aeruginosa expressing lux genes to study antimicrobial susceptibility of biofilms".|
|1999-2000||M.Sc. Medical Microbiology, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, London, UK. Dissertation Title: "The activity of alkylphospholipids against Leishmania species".
|1993-1998||B.Sc. Hons. in Microbiology, School of Biotechnology, Universidade Católica Portuguesa, Porto, PT. Dissertation Title: "Tracheal Intubation as a risk factor for infection in the distal airway".|
|2019-Present||Associate Professor, Department of Biological Sciences Binghamton University.|
|2013-2019||Assistant Professor, Department of Biological Sciences Binghamton University.|
|2010-2013||Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of Biological Sciences Binghamton University.|
Research Scientist, Department of Biological Sciences Binghamton University.
Secondary Research Project: Regulation of the motile/sessile switch, the progression of biofilm development in Pseudomonas aeruginosa and its influence in antimicrobial sensitivity. Supervisor: Dr. Karin Sauer.
|2004-2009||Postdoctoral Research Associate, Biological Sciences, in Dr. David G. Davies laboratory, Binghamton University working in Pseudomonas aeruginosa biofilm dispersion.
Primary research project: Identification of the Pseudomonas aeruginosa biofilm dispersion inducer cis-2-decenoic acid. Supervisor: Dr. David G. Davies.
Secondary research project: Biofilm dispersion and antimicrobial sensitivity of oral bacterial species in the presence of a biofilm dispersion autoinducer. Supervisor: Dr. David G. Davies.Tertiary research project: Influence of cis-2-decenoic acid on Propionibacterium acnes biofilm development and antimicrobial susceptibility. Supervisor: Dr. David G. Davies.
Ph.D. Candidate Centre for Research in Biomedicine (CRIB), Faculty of Applied Sciences, University of the West of England, Bristol, UK.