Claudia Lobato  da Silva

Claudia Lobato  da Silva

Dr. Cláudia Lobato da Silva, born in Lisboa, Portugal, 1978, received a Diploma in Chemical Engineering (Biotechnology), Instituto Superior Técnico (IST), Technical University of Lisboa (Universidade Técnica de Lisboa, UTL), Portugal, in 2001 and got a Ph.D. in Biotechnology in 2006 at IST-UTL in collaboration with the University of Nevada, Reno, USA. Dr. Cláudia Lobato da Silva is Assistant Professor at the Department of Bioengineering, IST-UTL, Lisboa, Portugal, and is co-author of 32 scientific articles published in international peer-reviewed journals and 4 book chapters. Her research interests include expansion of human stem cells, namely hematopoietic and mesenchymal stem cells, cellular therapies with human adult stem cells, isolation and purification of stem cells, and bioreactors for stem cell culture. At IST-UTL, Dr. Cláudia Lobato da Silva is the faculty responsible for the courses “Cell and Tissue Engineering” (since 2008/2009) and “Stem Cell Bioengineering” (since 2010/2011), whose attendees include MSc students in Biological Engineering and Biomedical Engineering. Recently, Dr. Cláudia Lobato da Silva was appointed as Associate Editor of BMC Biotechnology.

Affiliations and Expertise

Department of Bioengineering, Instituto Superior Técnico, Lisboa, Portugal


Editors: Joaquim Cabral & Claudia  da Silva & Lucas Chase & Maria Diogo Release Date: 25 Jul 2016
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