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Meet the Bioimaging Unit

Current Team

Head of Unit

José Rino has a Licenciatura in Technological Physics Engineering (Instituto Superior Técnico) and a PhD in Biophysics (Faculdade de Ciências). José has managed the Bioimaging Unit since January 2008 and was appointed Head in July 2009, after postdoctoral research at the iMM (Carmo-Fonseca Lab) focused on applying quantitative microscopy methods to study mRNA biogenesis. Between 2013 and 2016 José was also responsible for the Optical Imaging and Microscopy Platform of the Champalimaud Centre for the Unknown, Lisbon.
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Imaging Specialists

António Temudo has a Licenciatura in Biology and a MSc in Evolutionary and Developmental Biology from Faculdade de Ciências, Universidade de Lisboa. António joined the Bioimaging Unit in June 2009, after studying the mechanics of somitogenesis in vertebrate embryos (mouse and zebrafish) using confocal live imaging for his MSc thesis. António has also studied Medicine at the Faculdade de Ciências Médicas, Universidade Nova de Lisboa.

Ana Nascimento has a Licenciatura in Chemistry and a MSc in Biochemistry from Faculdade de Ciências, Universidade de Lisboa. Ana joined the Bioimaging Unit in December 2012 after working as a flow cytometry technician and a microscopy technician at Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciência.


Aida Lima has an Undergraduate degree in Biology and a MSc in Genetic Molecular Biology and Biomedicine from Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia, Universidade Nova de Lisboa. Aida joined the Bioimaging Unit in June 2019, after studying the dynamics of the actin cytoskeleton in endothelial tip cells using confocal microscopy, in Cláudio Franco's lab at the iMM.

Past Team Members

Clara Barreto - Microscopy Technician and Bioimage Analyst (January 2020 - June 2022)  

José Marques - Microscopy Technician (July 2018 - March 2019)  

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