Head of Lab
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Cristina Peixoto is Head of the Downstream Process Development lab at Animal Cell Technology Unit of iBET.
Cristina Peixoto graduated in Applied Chemistry (Branch Biotechnology) at the New University of Lisbon and she holds a PhD in Engineering Sciences from Instituto de Tecnologia Química e Biológica (ITQB) from New University of Lisbon.
Working in Animal Cell Technology since 1996, her PhD contributed to the establishment of several scalable purification processes for complex biopharmaceuticals, mainly virus and virus like particles for vaccine and gene therapy. Since 2009 she is the Head of the Downstream Process Development lab where she coordinates also the technology transfer to the GMP facility.