Helena Isabel Sousa Cardoso de Melo Amaro

Helena Melo Amaro is a microbiologista graduated in 2008 at Biotechnology School of Portuguese Catholic University (ESB-UCP). In 2017 she obtained her PhD degree in Biomedical Sciences at Biomedical Sciences institute Abel Salazar of University of Porto, with a thesis entitled “Research and Characterization of Bioactive Compounds with Potential Pharmaceutical Application Produced by Microalgae and Cyanobacteria”. She is currently a researcher in a CIIMAR Project, and her main research interest are focus on microalgal biotechnology, namely in optimization of microalgal and metabolites production, extraction processes and bioactivities assessment. So far, she has published 14 articles in international scientific journals and 10 book chapters.