Ana Varela Coelho
Ana Varela Coelho received her Ph.D. in 1998 from the University of Évora, Portugal, where she has taught several biochemistry curricular units for thirteen years. She was an Invited Professor at the Instituto de Tecnologia Química e Biológica – Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Oeiras, Portugal and then joined this Institute as an assistant researcher where she coordinates the Mass Spectrometry Laboratory since 2002. She has published more than eighty research articles in peer reviewed journal and participated in more than forty scientific projects. Her research interests include the use of tandem mass spectrometry in proteomic, peptidomic and metabolomic applications, in particular in the study of biological processes with biomedical applications, namely in tissue and organ regeneration.