Vanessa had a BSc in Bioengineering, from the Superior School of Biotechnology (2014), when she joined the group. Her MSc dissertation theme was “Survival of Staphylococcus epidermidis biofilm-released cells in human blood and plasma” and was co-supervised by Ângela França. She defended her thesis on the 4th November 2016, with a grade of 17 out of 20.
Vanessa has contributed in the following scientific meetings:
- Biofilms7, 26-28 June 2016, Porto, Portugal