Cláudia Lobato da Silva, PhD

IST - Instituto Superior Técnico

Cláudia Lobato da Silva received a Diploma in Chemical Engineering (Biotechnology), Instituto Superior Técnico (IST), Technical University of Lisboa (Universidade Técnica de Lisboa, UTL), Portugal, in 2001, and got a Ph.D. in Biotechnology in 2006 at IST-UTL in collaboration with the University of Nevada, Reno, USA. She is Associate Professor at the Department of Bioengineering, IST, Universidade de Lisboa, Lisboa.
Cláudia Lobato da Silva’s research interests at the Stem Cell Engineering Research Group (SCERG) of iBB – Institute for Bioengineering and Biosciences, IST, include expansion of human stem cells, cellular therapies with human stem cells, genetic engineering of human stem cells, and bioreactors for stem cell culture and production of extracellular vesicles. She is co-author of more than 85 scientific articles published in international peer-reviewed journals and 21 book chapters. Presently, She is Member of the Pedagogical Council, Commission for the Quality of Curricular Units
at IST and serves in the Editorial Board of BMC Biotechnology as Associate Editor. From 2015 to 2019, She served as the Vice-President of the Portuguese Society of Stem Cells and Cellular Therapies (Sociedade Portuguesa de Células Estaminais e Terapias Celulares (SPCE-TC)).