Auxiliary Researcher currently funded by the FCT at CIIMAR/FCUP. Majored in Pharmaceutical Sciences (1998) at the Central University of Las Villas, Cuba-Spain. MSc. in Biochemistry from the Medicine School “Dr. de Zarate Ruiz”, Cuba (2009). PhD in Biology by the Universidade do Porto (2013), Portugal. Postdoc position (2014-2017) at CIIMAR. Research expertise in development of non-standard bioinformatic methodologies for functional and comparative genomics and molecular evolution; in machine learning algorithms, complex networks, and evolutionary algorithms to peptide drugs search/design from antimicrobial peptides.