Líbia Zé-Zé is a Researcher at the Center for Vector and Infectious Diseases Research Dr. Francisco Cambournac at the Portuguese National Institute of Health (National Institute of Health Dr. Ricardo Jorge), Lisbon, Portugal. She received her Ph.D. degree (2000) in biology (molecular biology) from the University of Lisbon, Portugal. Earlier research activities were focused on genome analysis, by physical and genetic mapping of lactic acid bacteria. More recently, her work is focused on the diagnostic/identification, epidemiological surveillance, and phylogenetic ascertainment of vector-borne agents. Her main research interests are related to the evolutionary dynamics of microorganisms, namely, the ecological and molecular adaptation processes underlying colonization of new environments.
Biography Updated on 8 January 2013