Maria Gil Ribeiro

Coordination CU: Molecules, Cells and Disease I 
Category: Associate Professor

Education and qualifications

  • LPh.D. in Biomedical Sciences, University of Porto (1996).
  • Biochemistry degree, University of Porto (1988).

Professional activities

  • Responsible for the Molecular and Cellular Biology curricular unit (master’s degree, 1st year).
  • Lecturing in Molecular and Cellular Biology, Medical Genetics (master’s degree, 1st and 2nd year; postgraduate degrees).
  • Tutoring and mentoring activities.

Other relevant activities

  • Principal investigator: National Health Institute Doutor Ricardo Jorge, Porto (2007-2009); Institute of Medical Genetics Doutor Jacinto Magalhães, Porto (2005-2006);
  • UniLipe, Institute of Molecular and Cellular Biology, University of Porto (1998-2004).
  • Invited researcher: Department of Pediatrics and Neurobiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, USA (2002); Department of Neuroscience, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, USA (1997).
  • Visiting fellow: Hôpital Necker-Enfants Malades, Paris, France (1994); Brain and Development Research Center, North Caroline University, Chapel Hill, USA (1992)

Field of work

  • Rare genetic diseases, inherited metabolic disorders.