Arsénio Fialho, PhD
IST - Instituto Superior Técnico
Arsenio M Fialho, PhD, is an Associate Professor with Habilitation at the Bioengineering Dept., IST and PI at the Institute for Bioengineering and Biosciences (iBB). His teaching and research interests are in the field of Microbiology and Molecular and Cellular Biology. His researches are centered on studying pathogenic bacteria on two different fronts: i) study the phenomena of bacterial adhesion to host cells and its significance in pathogenesis; ii) use pathogenic bacteria as reservoirs of potential therapeutic products to treat various diseases.