Marco Aurélio Dias Simões
Marco Simões has a master's degree in Marine Resources Biotechnology by the School of Tourism and Maritime Technology-Polytechnic of Leiria. Over the last few years, he has developed research work in the areas of Molecular Biology and Genetic Engineering at Cetemares – MARE Polytechnic of Leiria, Peniche. He has used several molecular techniques in research with plants, fish pathogen detection, species identification and search of antibiotic resistance genes in environmental microorganisms, metagenomics, metabarcoding and evolutionary genetics. Currently he is a PhD student.