Ph.D. Thesis - 2016


Ana Marisa Mendes Gonçalves Vinhais Guedes, PhD in Bioengineering, “Analysis of the gene regulatory network underlying pluripotenciality in mouse embryonic stem cells”, IST/UL (Supervisors: D. Henriques, C. Lobato Silva), February 2016.

Ana Sílvia Soares Mendes Moreira, PhD in Biotechnology and Biosciences, “Chronic respiratory infections by Burkholderia cepacia complex bacteria in cystic fibrosis patients: Epidemiology and variation of virulence, membrane lipid and metabolite profiles during long-term residence in the lungs”, IST/UL (Supervisor: I. Sá-Correia), April 2016.

André Manuel Sardinha Grilo, PhD in Biotechnology, “Identification and characterization of small non-coding RNAs from bacteria of the Burkholderia cepacia complex”, IST/UL (Supervisor: J. Leitão), February 2016.

Carla Sofia Monteiro de Moura, PhD in Bioengineering, “Design and fabrication of zonal cartilage constructs”, IST/UL (Supervisors: P. J. Bártolo, F. Ferreira), January 2016.

Cláudia Daniela Canelas Miranda, PhD in Biotechnology and Biosciences, “Aggregate-based Systems for Production of NeuralProgenitors from Human Pluripotent Stem Cells”, IST/UL (Supervisors: J.M.S. Cabral, T. Fernandes), April 2016.


Joana Filipa Fernandes Guerreiro, PhD in Biotechnology and Biosciences, “Mechanistic insights into adaptation and tolerance to acetic acid in Saccharomyces cerevisiae and Zygosaccharomyces bailii”, IST/UL (Supervisor: I. Sá-Correia), March 2016.

Tiago Miguel Peixoto Dias, PhD in Biotechnology and Biosciences, “Human pluripotent stem cell signaling and cardiac lineage commitment”, IST/UL (Supervisor: J.M.S. Cabral, M.M. Diogo, T. Fernandes), May 2016.