Catarina Abreu

PhD student
System Biology

Catarina Abreu holds an Integrated Master’s degree in Biological Engineering from Instituto Superior Técnico, Lisbon, Portugal. Catarina performed her MSc thesis at INL in the Diagnostic Tools and Methods group on the development of microfluidic devices for the isolation and characterisation of cancer cells from body fluids.

Since 2017, Catarina is a PhD student from Swansea University Medical School, UK in collaboration with the System Biology group/ Cell Mechanics laboratory and the 2D Materials and Devices group at INL, under supervision of Inês Mendes Pinto. Catarina’s PhD thesis aims to develop biosensors for medical applications