Care was taken to form groups balanced in terms of the students' educational background. This encouraged students to help one another.

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Jacinto José Fonseca Pereira


Degree in Biochemistry,University of Coimbra, Portugal.
Undergraduate research project: "Expression, purification and characterization of Human Tryptophan Hydroxylase in Pichia Pastoris", under supervision of Prof. Jan Haavik, Institute of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Bergen, Norway.
MSc degree in Advanced Biomolecular Methods, University of Aveiro, Portugal.
MSc thesis: "Bioinformatics Design of DNA chips for the diagnosis of infections caused by pathogenic Fungi" under supervision of Prof. Manuel Santos, Department of Biology, University of Aveiro, Portugal.
Attendance of the 1st year of the PhD Program in Computational Biology, Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciência, Oeiras, Portugal.
Present: Preparation of the PhD thesis, "Computational modeling of neuronal networks involved in memory formation" under supervision of Prof. Xiao-Jing Wang, Department of Neurobiology, Yale University, USA.

PhD Project

Supervisor: Xiao-Jing Wang

Cosupervisor: José Pereira-Leal

Laboratory: Computational Laboratory of Cortical Dynamics

University: Yale University