On the 7th of June we’ll have a talk by Dr. José Luis Capelo from FCT-UNL.

Mr. J. L. Capelo gets his bachelor degree in Chemistry by the University of Santiago de Compostela (Spain), his doctorate in Analytical Chemistry by the Chemistry Department of the University of Vigo, CD- UVIGO (Spain, award to the best doctoral thesis defended in the CD-UVIGO in 2002) and his Post-Doc from the Instituto Superior Técnico de Lisboa (Portugal, 2002-2005). His academic career comprises assistant to staff and lecturer at the CD-UVIGO; research fellow at the Chemistry Department of the Faculty of Science and Technology of the New University of Lisbon, CD-FCT-UNL, and research fellow at the CD-UVIGO. Currently he is assistant professor at the CD-FCT-UNL.

Dr. Capelo is co-head of the bioscopegroup (www.bioscopegroup.org.) and his CV comprises (up to November 2016): 200 manuscripts (h index 31); 250 congress communications (oral and poster); 23 projects; 2 Patents, 1 license agreement and 1 book. He chaired 22 international conferences and presently is involved in the direction of 15. He was member of the advisory board of Talanta from 2006 to 2014, and he is Editor in Chief of the on-line Journal JIOMICS (www.JIOMICS.com) since its creation in 2011. He is presently mentoring or co-mentoring a total of seven doctoral theses and he has mentored three post-doctoral grants, 10 doctoral grants, 9 masters and 8 final projects. His current research interest is devoted to develop new methodological approaches in biomarker discovery using nanoparticles and new proteomics approaches to unravel bacterial resistance and brain damage by particulate matter. He is Fellow Member of the Royal Society of Chemistry and member of the Portuguese Society of Chemistry.