João Pedro Fernandes Carvalho
  PhD Student  
  department: Chemistry  
  supervisor: Carmen Sofia da Rocha Freire Barros  
Carla Vilela
Helena Oliveira
  group: 4 - biorefineries, biobased materials and recycling
  line: 3 - sustainability
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  research group: BioPol4fun - Innovation in BioPolymer based Functional Materials and Bioactive Compounds  
João Carvalho has a graduation in Biomedical Sciences (2016) and a master’s degree in clinical Biochemistry (2018) by the University of Aveiro (UA, Portugal). He is currently a PhD Student at BioPol4Fun group (CICECO - Aveiro Institute of Materiais). He is the author of 4 scientific publications (1 of them as a first-author), 1 book chapter and 1 poster communication in an international conference, and counts with multiple participations on scientific events like the EPNOE International Polysaccharide Conference, Angelini University Awards and UA Open Campus, as well as seminars on distinct matters including biomedical sciences, cell-signalling and entrepreneurship. His research interests include the innovative use of biotechnology, biomaterials, and biopolymers for biomedical and drug-delivery applications.
João is also a musician (lyrically-trained singer). He regularly sings with Coro Audivi Vocem and Aeternum Vocal Ensemble, and has been invited to sing as a soloist with Banda de Música de Felgueiras, Banda de Música de Mondim de Basto and others.