Albino Martins

Universidade do Minho, Portugal

Albino Martins graduated in applied biology (1998–2002) from the University of Minho (UM), finalized with a research training in the subject Culture and Characterization of a Human Breast Cancer Cell Line. His research activity (2003–2005) at the Life and Health Sciences Research Institute (ICVS), Health Sciences School, UM, focused on a project titled Molecular Characterization of Human Glial Tumors. During the following 5 years (2006–2010), at the 3B’s Research Group—Biomaterials, Biodegradables and Biomimetics—Department of Polymer Engineering, UM, he was developing electrospun nanofibrous-based scaffolds for bone regeneration, as the main focus of the Ph.D. research work. The School of Engineering of the University of Minho awarded this work for the Best Ph.D. thesis in 2010. Presently, Martins is a Postdoctoral Fellow, also at the 3B’s Research Group, under the project titled Development of Advanced Strategies to Direct Mesenchymal Stem Cells Differentiation for Cell-based Therapies and Regenerative Medicine.

Biography Updated on 1 November 2011

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