Completed the Doutoramento in Doctoral Program in Forensic Sciences (Programa Doutoral em Ciências Forenses) in 2014/12/12 by Universidade do Porto Faculdade de Medicina and Licenciatura in Biology and Geology (Teaching of) (Biologia e Geologia (Ensino de)) in 2005/09 by Universidade do Porto Faculdade de Ciências. Is Assistant Professor in Cooperativa de Ensino Superior Politécnico e Universitário, Researcher in REQUIMTE LAQV Porto, Visiting Professor in Universidade do Porto Faculdade de Medicina, Co-coordinator of the 2nd Cycle of Studies in Forensic Sciences and Laboratory Techniques (Cocoordenadora do 2º Ciclo de Estudos em Ciências e Técnicas Laboratoriais Forenses) in Cooperativa de Ensino Superior Politécnico e Universitário, Pedagogical Erasmus Coordinator of the 1st and 2nd Cycle of Studies, in Forensic Sciences (Coordenadora Pedagógica de Erasmus do 1º e 2º Ciclo de Estudos, em Ciências Forenses) in Cooperativa de Ensino Superior Politécnico e Universitário and Co-coordinator of the Course Committee of the Department of Sciences (Cocoordenadora da Comissão de Curso do Departamento de Ciências) in Cooperativa de Ensino Superior Politécnico e Universitário. Published 4 articles in journals. Has 5 section(s) of books. Organized 9 event(s). Participated in 9 event(s). Co-supervised 1 PhD thesis(es). Supervised 5 MSc dissertation(s) e co-supervised 3. Supervised 10 work(s) of course completion of LSc/BSc e co-supervised 1. Has received 1 awards and/or honors. Participates and/or participated as PhD Student Fellow in 1 project(s), Principal investigator in 1 project(s), Researcher in 5 project(s) and Supervisor in 1 project(s). Works in the area(s) of Natural sciences with emphasis on Biological Sciences, Natural sciences with emphasis on Earth and Environmental Sciences and Medical and Health Sciences. In his curriculum Ciência Vitae the most frequent terms in the context of scientific, technological and artistic-cultural output are: Palynology; Genetic Profiles; DNA and RNA Extraction, Purification and Amplification; Gene Markers; Cell Culture; Diatoms; Pedology; Mineralogy; Petrology; sedimentology; Particle-size Distribution; Colour Analysis; Magnetic Susceptibility; Heavy Mineral Analysis; Stable Isotope Analysis; Elemental Geochemistry Analysis; Ground Penetrating Radars; Plant Wax-markers; Reproductive Systems; Anatomic Dissection; Ethical Principals; Ethics; Lophoscopy; Handwriting Analysis; Document Analysis; Forensic Photography; Ballistics; Georesources; Geological materials; Environment; Geoconservation and Geoeducation; Human identification; Latent fingerprints; Cyanoacrylate; DNA LCN; Genetic profiling; Latent fingerprint composition; Metabolic markers; Time-dependent metabolic analysis; Fingerprint analysis; Age-dating of fingerprints; Ground penetrating radar; Easyrad & 3D-radar; Explosive devices; UXO & IED; Soils & sediments; Armina spp.; Aglaja tricolorata; Sea slugs; Fatty acids; PUFA; EPA; DHA; Homarine; Sediments; Geochemistry; ICP-MS/OES; Police intelligence; Forensic sciences; Elemental analysis; River beach; Beach sediments; Forensic science; Isotopes; Pollen; Plant wax-markers; Forensic geophysics; GPR; Safety; IED; UXO; Muscidae; Algarve; Glucose; Single-Metal Nanopaticles Deposition; Forensic toxicology; Abuse of psychoactive drugs; Mixtures of hallucinogens; Epidemiology; In vivo toxicology; Metabolism; Genetic polymorphisms; Forensic Entomology; Entomological procedure; Entomological evidence; Forensic Anthropology; Sexual diagnosis; Osteometry; Coxal bone; Pharmaceutical intervention; Treatment adherence; Skin treatment; Dosage instructions; Gold nanoparticles; Sucrose; Mannose; Fingerprints; Forensic Dentistry; Rugogram; Palatine wrinkles; Necroidentification; Intraoral photography; Diptera.