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

All students

Tiana Gonçalves


2008-2011 Student of the PhD Program in Computational Biology, Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciência, Portugal.
2006-2008 MSc in Parasity Biology, Instituto Oswaldo Cruz, Brazil.
2002-2005 BSc in Microbiology and Immunology, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Research Experience
2009-2011 Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciência, as PhD candidate at the lab of Isabel Gordo. The research project was entitled "Models of pathogen epidemiology and evolution".
2006-2008 Department of Pathology, Instituto Oswaldo Cruz, FioCruz.
2002-2005 Department of Immunology, Professor Paulo de Goes Institute of Microbiology, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro

Awards and honors
2005 Cum laude Academic Dignity Diploma, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
2008 Piraja da Silva Award at the 11th International Schistosomiasis Symposium, Brazil.

Tiana dropped out of the PDBC in 2011.

PhD Project

Supervisor: Isabel Gordo

Cosupervisor: Paulo Campos

Laboratory: Evolutionary Biology Group

University: ITQB/Universidade Nova de Lisboa


Arnon D. Jurberg, Tiana Gonçalves, Tatiane A. Costa, Ana Carolina A. de Mattos, Bernardo M. Pascarelli, Pedro Paulo A. de Manso, Marcelo Ribeiro-Alves, Marcelo Pelajo-Machado, José M. Peralta, Paulo Marcos Z. Coelho and Henrique L. Lenzi . The embryonic development of Schistosoma mansoni eggs: proposal for a new staging system. Development Genes and Evolution (2009) , .

Gonçalves MM, Barreto MG, Peralta RH, Gargioni C, Gonçalves T, Igreja RP, Soares MS, Peralta JM. Immunoassays as an auxiliary tool for the serodiagnosis of Schistosoma mansoni infection in individuals with low intensity of egg elimination.. Acta Tropica (2006) , .