Adelaide Miranda

Research Engineer
Applied Nano-Optics  

Adelaide Miranda is currently a Research Engineer of the Applied Nano Optics Group at the Department of Life Sciences at INL. She joined the Installation Commission of the International Iberian Nanotechnology Laboratory in May 2009 as a member of the technical staff and was detached to IMDEA, Madrid, Spain and later to INESC-MN, Lisboa, Portugal. In 2010, Adelaide started at new facilities of INL and in 2011 she become a member of the Applied Nano-Optics Group working on the projects related to nanomedicine. Along with her technical responsibilities on INL her current research interests are focused on developing and applying a variety of microscopic imaging tools to study lipid bilayers, liposomes and nanoparticle-lipid complexes within a biological native environment in real-time.

Adelaide holds a Ph.D. (2011) degree in Chemistry from University of Porto, mainly focused on the synthesis of noble metal nanoparticles. Adelaide is member of the Biophysical Society (BPS) and has contributed to eight peer reviewed articles, one conference proceeding, eight oral contributions and several poster presentations to international conferences and is the co-inventor on one international patent application.

Selected Publications