Gabriel Monteiro, PhD

IST - Instituto Superior Técnico

Gabriel A. Monteiro has a graduation in Biology from University of Coimbra, a master in Biotechnology from Instituto Superior Técnico and a PhD in Biotechnology from Instituto Superior Técnico. Currently, he is an associate professor at Instituto Superior Técnico. He is (co)author of 96 articles in per-reviewed international journals, which received >3500 citations (h-index 30, Google Scholar). In addition to these publications, he (co)authored 40 articles in non-ISI journals (book chapters, Proceedings, etc), (co)supervised (concluded) 13 PhD and 37 MSc theses. Currently, his main research is focused on the design and manufacturing of plasmid and minicircles biopharmaceuticals, to be used as DNA vaccines and gene therapy vectors for transient cell modification. Since 2021 he is the coordinator of the master in Biological Engineering from IST. During 2020-21 he teaches at Técnico the courses of Biomolecular Engineering, Cell and Tissue Engineering, Gene and Cell Therapy.