. Invited Assistant Professor @ Dept. of Medical Sciences, Universidade de Aveiro (2006-on);
. Principal Investigator @ iBiMED - 'Cell differentiation and regeneration' group (Aveiro Institute for Biomedicine, iBiMED) (2015-pres.);
. Post-doc research works on Alzheimer's amyloid precursor protein (APP) nuclear signaling (2006-2009) and APP neurotrophic role (2009-2012), @ Universidade de Aveiro (UA);
. PhD in Neurosciences , on the Molecular and cellular basis of the Alzheimer's disease, @ Universidade de Aveiro;
. Biochemistry degree @ Universidade do Porto (ICBAS/FCUP)); included an undergraduate stage @ Utrecht Universiteit (Utrecht, The Netherlands);
. (Alternate) Member of the Pedagogic Council of the Universidade de Aveiro (2016-on) and of the Health Sciences Dept. Council (2010-2015);
. Member of the Dept. of Medical Sciences Council (2017-on);
. Coordinator of Mobility programs for the Dept. of Medical Sciences (jun 2012-present);
. Member of the Health Sciences Dept. Council (2010-2015);
. Coordinator of the iBiMED Imaging Facility (2015-pres) and of the Aveiro Node of the PPBI (Portuguese Platform for Bioimaging) (iBiMED-UA, feb 2013-pres);
. Principal Investigator of the project 'Analysis of phospho APP (Alzheimer”s Amyloid Precursor Protein) differential interactome with potential functions in neuronal differentiation and regeneration', PRIME-XS Consortium (2015-17);
. Principal Investigator of the project 'Deciphering neurotrophic signaling pathways mediated by APP'; FCT, Portugal (2011-14);
. Co-Principal Investigator (project 'In-vitro evaluation of stimulation methods for bone regeneration around orthopaedic implants' Ref: EXPL/EMS-SIS/2128/2013);
. Co-designer and Co-PI WP2 (project Biomaterials for Regenerative Medicine', QREN Ref. MI-PI-36-ARH/2012).
. Coordinator of various outreach activities ( Advanced Scientific Courses at Institute for Citizenship and Education, IEC; for the UA Summer Academia- neuroscience group activities; Member of the Organization Committee of the international Brain Awareness Week (Aveiro region; 2003-2017;
. Member of the Counseling Panel for the IEC-Ciência Viva program @ Instituto para a Educação e a Cidadania (IEC), Mamarrosa, Aveiro, Portugal (2012-12 to present).