People at the Infection Biology lab

L. Jaime Mota

Assistant Professor 
Head of the Laboratory 
Phone: +351 21 294 8530 
E-mail: ljmota@fct.unl.pt

Irina S. Franco 

Post-doctoral fellow 
Project: Molecular and cellular function of the Legionella effector VipA
Phone: +351 21 294 8530 
E-mail: irinafranco@fct.unl.pt

Filipe Almeida

Post-doctoral fellow
ProjectFunctional characterisation of inclusion membrane proteins of Chlamydia trachomatis
Phone: +351 21 294 8530
E-mail: filipebaeta@fct.unl.pt 

Sara V. Pais

PhD Student

ProjectCharacterization of novel type III secretion effectors of Chlamydia trachomatis

Phone: +351 21 294 8530 
E-mail: s.pais@fct.unl.pt

Joana N. Bugalhão

PhD student


ProjectFunctional characterisation of inclusion membrane proteins of Chlamydia trachomatis
Phone: +351 21 294 8530 
E-mail: joanabugalhao@fct.unl.pt

  • Biology - Cellular Biology and Biotechnology degree by FCUL, Lisbon, Portugal, 2006-2010. 
  • MSc in Applied Microbiology, FCUL, Lisbon, Portugal, 2013.

Inês S. Pereira

Research Student

Project: Biochemical characterization of Inc proteins
Phone: +351 21 294 8530 
E-mail: ii.pereira@campus.fct.unl.pt