Cristina Peixoto CV

Cristina Peixoto 
Head of the Downstream Process Development Laboratory
Instituto de Biologia Experimental e Tecnológica (iBET), Lisbon, Portugal


Cristina Peixoto graduated in Applied Chemistry (Branch Biotechnology) New University of Lisbon and holds a PhD in Engineering Sciences from Instituto de Tecnologia Quimica Biológica (ITQB) from New University of Lisbon.

She is invited lecturer since 2010 in several PhD programs. The main research activities are related with the development and optimization of downstream process of different products with applications as therapeutics or vaccines associated with several biological systems. She published over 50 manuscripts in refereed international journals. Since 2009, Cristina Peixoto is responsible of the downstream process development laboratory at Animal Cell Technology Unit at IBET (Instituto de Biologia Experimental e Tecnológica) and also Project Manager in research contract projects with Industrial partners.