Eleonora Aquilini

From Italy now working at IMM, Portugal

Eleonora studied Medical and Pharmaceutical Biotechnology at Pavia University (Italy). She started her PhD studies at Barcelona University (Spain) in 2009 and gained her PhD degree in Environmental Microbiology and Biotechnology in 2013. Throughout her doctorate, focused mainly on bacterial virulence factors as lipopolysaccharide and others membrane surface structures of several emerging pathogens, she developed expertise in microbiology, genetic and molecular biology.