1988-1992: BSc in Biochemistry, Univ. Coimbra
1992-1995: MSc in Callular Biology, Univ. Coimbra
1995-1999: PhD in Molecular Biophysics - Biochemistry, Univ. Coimbra & University of Texas, Southwestern Medical Center (experimental work).
1999-2009: Assistant Professor, Department of Biochemistry, FCTUC, Univ. of Coimbra
2009-present: Assistant Professor, Department of Life Sciences, FCTUC, Univ. of Coimbra
2012-2015: Coordinator of Cellular and Molecular Toxicology, CNBC, Univ. Coimbra