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Organizing Staff

Ricardo Amorim

CNC-Center for Neuroscience and Cell Biology, University of Coimbra, Portugal

Debbie Barneveld Binkhuijsen

ESCI Central Office, Utrecht, The Netherlands

André Barbosa

CNC-Center for Neuroscience and Cell Biology, University of Coimbra, Portugal

Guida Bento

CNC-Center for Neuroscience and Cell Biology, University of Coimbra, Portugal

Sara Canário

CNC-Center for Neuroscience and Cell Biology, University of Coimbra, Portugal

Inês Cardoso

CNC-Center for Neuroscience and Cell Biology, University of Coimbra, Portugal

Ana Coelho

CNC-Center for Neuroscience and Cell Biology, University of Coimbra, Portugal

Cláudia Deus

CNC-Center for Neuroscience and Cell Biology, University of Coimbra, Portugal

Rafaela Ferrão

CNC-Center for Neuroscience and Cell Biology, University of Coimbra, Portugal

Liljana Georgievska

CNC-Center for Neuroscience and Cell Biology, University of Coimbra, Portugal

Marliese Greven

ESCI Central Office, Utrecht, The Netherlands

Luis Grilo

CNC-Center for Neuroscience and Cell Biology, University of Coimbra, Portugal

Adriana Marques

CNC-Center for Neuroscience and Cell Biology, University of Coimbra, Portugal

Ricardo Marques

CNC-Center for Neuroscience and Cell Biology, University of Coimbra, Portugal

João Martins

CNC-Center for Neuroscience and Cell Biology, University of Coimbra, Portugal

Liliana Montezinho

CNC-Center for Neuroscience and Cell Biology, University of Coimbra, Portugal

Gabriela Oliveira

CNC-Center for Neuroscience and Cell Biology, University of Coimbra, Portugal

Teresa Oliveira

CNC-Center for Neuroscience and Cell Biology, University of Coimbra, Portugal

Susana Pereira

CNC-Center for Neuroscience and Cell Biology, University of Coimbra, Portugal

Sónia Pinho

CNC-Center for Neuroscience and Cell Biology, University of Coimbra, Portugal

Óscar Rodrigues

CNC-Center for Neuroscience and Cell Biology, University of Coimbra, Portugal

Vilma Sardão

CNC-Center for Neuroscience and Cell Biology, University of Coimbra, Portugal

Filomena Silva

CNC-Center for Neuroscience and Cell Biology, University of Coimbra, Portugal

Margarida Silva

CNC-Center for Neuroscience and Cell Biology, University of Coimbra, Portugal

Rui Simões

CNC-Center for Neuroscience and Cell Biology, University of Coimbra, Portugal

José Teixeira

CNC-Center for Neuroscience and Cell Biology, University of Coimbra, Portugal

Sara Valente

CNC-Center for Neuroscience and Cell Biology, University of Coimbra, Portugal

Caroline Veloso

CNC-Center for Neuroscience and Cell Biology, University of Coimbra, Portugal

Alexandre Tiedtke Quintanilha

Born in Lourenço Marques (Maputo) Mozambique.

Ph.D. in Theoretical Physics (1972) Witwatersrand University, Johannesburg.  Next two decades at U.C. Berkeley and the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory as professor of cell physiology and biophysics and director of a Center for Environmental Studies.  Moved to Biomedical Faculty, University of Porto as professor of biophysics and science Dean. Was, until 2010, director of both the Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology and the Institute of Biomedical Engineering and chaired committee to form consortium of the three major biomedical institutions in Porto (i3S).  A member of several international Academies, chaired committees at ESF, EC, OECD and other national and international research organizations. Chaired the Council of Associate Laboratories of the Ministry of Science and is President of the Ethics Committee for Clinical Research in Portugal. Has published extensively and has always been involved in science policy. Current interests in mental and public health, biological stress, risk perception and public understanding of science. Since 2015, Chair of the Parliamentary Commission on Education and Science.

November 2018