Marlene Maria Tourais de Barros
PhD in Biochemistry in the specialty of Enzymology and Protein Chemistry at the University of Coimbra (1995) and held in 2007 the “Agregação” in Biology at the University of Aveiro. Professor at the Portuguese Catholic University since 2001.
Director of the Faculty of Dental Medicine (FMD) since 2020 and Director of the Center for Interdisciplinary Research in Health (CIIS) since 2015 (rated Very Good by FCT).
Deputy Director of the Department of Health Sciences from 2010-2015 and Regional Director of the Institute of Health Sciences in Viseu from 2015 until the creation of the FMD.
She coordinated the Master in Molecular Microbiology at the University of Aveiro and the Degree in Biomedical Sciences at Católica.
She was responsible for the scientific and pedagogical coordination of the Basic Sciences curricular units of the Dental Medicine course at UCP.
She taught at the University of Aveiro (1st, 2nd and 3rd cycles) and at the Faculty of Medicine, University of Coimbra (2nd cycle).