M. Aureliano works as an Associate Professor of biochemistry (with aggregation) at the Faculty of Sciences and Technology, University of Algarve, Faro, Portugal. Besides biochemistry, he teaches matters related to muscle contraction and metals in biology. Since 1997/98, he has been serving as the Biochemistry-Degree Director and Vice-Director at the Algarve University. He obtained his Biochemistry degree from Coimbra University, Coimbra, Portugal, with Professor Carlos Geraldes being his supervisor of the final research thesis and Professor Euclides Pires the mentor of his M.S. degree and Professor Vitor Madeira at FCTUC the supervisor of his Ph.D. degree. The Ph.D. work was also done under Professor Leopoldo de Meis supervision, Faculty of Medicine, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ), Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil. Since 1997, he has been working as an Assistant Professor at Algarve University. He is regularly a peer-reviewer (over 150) for numerous scientific journals (above 30) and has served in the editorial boards of the World Journal of Biological Chemistry. Until now, he has been serving as a supervisor and/or cosupervisor of several postdoc, Ph.D., M.S., and undergraduate students (over 90), and he has published about 70 peer-reviewed journal articles, reviews, and book chapters. He is the editor of the book Vanadium Biochemistry, 2007, Research Signpost, India.
Biography Updated on 19 October 2015