Filipa M.B. Ferreira,

Works in the Newborn Screening, Metabolic and Genetics Unit of Human Genetics Department of National Institute of Health Dr. Ricardo Jorge, in Porto. She received her PhD in Biology, in 2011 from Faculty of Sciencies - University of Porto (FCUP). Filipa Ferreira has a Biology degree with a Zoology specialization and she also has a Master degree from FCUP. Her research interests focuses from behavioural ecology, cyanobacteria metabolites, hazard assessment of endocrine disrupting chemicals in aquatic environment, development of some techniques for parasite growing, and more recently in the diagnostic approach of some rare inherited inborn errors of metabolism diseases. She is the author of approximatly 40 scientific publications in national and international journals.