III-1 – Ionics meets bioscience


Organizers: Hiroyuki Ohno (Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology), Udo Kragle (University of Rostock), Kyoko Fujita (Tokyo University of Pharmacy and Life Science) Luisa Torsi (University of Bari), Nicola Cioffi (University of Bari), Roisin Owens (Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Mines de Saint-Étienne, France), Boris Mizaikoff (University of Ulm, Germany).

Cristina Pereira

ITQBUNL, Portugal

Cristina Silva Pereira (PhD in Biochemistry, 2004) is a group leader at ITQB NOVA since 2008. She has pioneered the merging of mycology and ionic liquid chemistry; a line of research that has been in the foundation of her vision of mimicking the functionality of plant polyesters to develop novel and efficient antifungal therapies, now awarded with nearly 2 million in an ERC Consolidator Grant.