Cristiana Moreira is a Postdoctoral researcher and also a Principal Investigator in a FCT funded project CyanoTox – Assessment of cyanobacterial toxins in aquatic systems: environmental impacts and development of new methodologies for their early detection (Ref. PTDC/AAG-GLO/2137/2014). She received her degree in Aquatic Sciences in 2001 from ICBAS- University of Porto and her PhD in 2013 in Biology from FCUP-University of Porto. Her research interests focus on molecular biology, more specifically on the development of new tools for the early screening of cyanobacteria and cyanotoxins. She author 19 scientific publications in international journals.