Jorge Alexandre Ferreira Matinha Cardoso

Bioinspired researcher with MSc in Bioengineering (Faculty of Engineering from the University of Porto) and a strong background in molecular biotechnology. Focused on the use of cyanobacteria as platforms for the production of relevant bioproducts. Hands-on experience in lab and large-scale cultivation of cyanobacteria, microbial genetic engineering techniques, and the isolation/application of cyanobacterial-derived compounds in several relevant areas. After working as a Research Fellow at i3S and as a contracted researcher at Allmicroalgae company he is currently a PhD student, developing his project focused on the use of extracellular vesicles from cyanobacteria as an antigen-delivery platform for oral vaccination of fish at i3S and CIIMAR.