Dr Alexandra R. Fernandes
Associate Editor: Prof. Dr. Fernandes
Dr. Fernandes is an Assistant Professor at Faculdade de Ciências e tecnologia, Universidade NOVA de Lisboa, Portugal. She obtained her PhD in Biotechnology from Instituto Superior Técnico, Universidade de Lisboa after earning her graduation degree in Chemical Engineering/Biotechnology also from the same institution in Lisbon, Portugal. Dr. Fernandes is an expert research scientist that combines chemistry, biochemistry, molecular biology and human molecular genetics. Her research interests have been focussed on cancer diagnostics, biomarkers identification and validation, drug screen and validation using in vitro and in vivo models and in the development of novel combinatorial therapies. In 2013, she has translated part of her research into a private Diagnostics company. Dr. Fernandes has 5 book chapters, and more than 65 papers published in peer reviewed journals. Dr. Fernandes serves as reviewer for more than 8 reputable journals.