Ph.D. Thesis - 2015


Ana Maria Álvares Tavares da Mata, PhD in Environmental Engineering, “Aerobic Granular Sludge Bioreactors for the Treatment of Textile Wastewaters”, IST/UL (Supervisors: Helena M. Pinheiro, Nídia D. Lourenço), July 2015.


Aruna Santhagunam, PhD in Bioengineering, “xxx xxxx”, IST/UL (Supervisors: Cláudia Lobato da Silva, Joaquim M.S. Cabral), December 2015.

Filipe Daniel Ramos Carvalho, PhD in Biotechnology and Biosciences, “Development of enzyme microreactors and application in biocatalysis”, IST/UL (Supervisors: Pedro Fernandes, Joaquim M.S. Cabral), December 2015.

Irina Neves Simões, PhD in Bioengineering, “Tissue Engineering Approaches to Stress Urinary Incontinence using Acellular Urethra Bioscaffolds”, IST/UL (Supervisors: Cláudia Lobato da Silva, Pedro Baptista (Aragon Health Sciences Institute), November 2015.

Javad Hatami, PhD in Bioengineering, “Engineering the microenvironment of human umbilical cord blood hematopoietic stem/progenitor cells towards efficient megakaryocytic lineage differentiation and platelet production ex-vivo”, (Supervisors: Frederico Castelo Alves Ferreira, Cláudia Lobato da Silva), 2015.

Joana Filipa Sobrinho Boura, PhD in Biotechnology, "Novel immunotherapy strategies with genetically-engineered human mesenchymal stem cells using non-viral vectors", (Supervisors: Cláudia Lobato da Silva, Maria da Graça Almeida-Porada (Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine, USA)), 2015.

Luciano Francisco Borges Pereira, PhD in Chemical and Biological Engineering, Universidade do Minho, “Bioethanol – Robust production strains for process intensification”, Supervisors: Lucília Domingues (UM), Isabel Sá-Correia) April 2015.

Magda Sofia Soares de Carvalho Cardoso Nobre Semedo, PhD in Biotechnology and Biosciences, "Beta-Glucans from Basidiomycete Strains: Isolation, Purification, Characterization and Production of Monoclonal Antibodies", IST/UL (Supervisors: Amin Karmali (ISEL) and Luís Fonseca), 2015.

Mónica Beato Coelho, PhD in Bioengineering, “Immunomodulatory Activity of Mesenchymal Stromal Cells” (Supervisors: Joaquim Cabral, Francesco Dazzi-Faculty of Life Sciences & Medicine King´s London), 2015.

Salomé Alexandra de Sá Magalhães, PhD in Bioengineering, IST/UL “Strategies to increase DNA vaccines resistance to nucleases” (Supervisors: Gabriel A. Monteiro, Inge W. Nilsen), 2015.