Head of Lab
Merck Healthcare Lab
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Tiago is the Head of the Merck Healthcare Lab Head of the Structural Biology for Drug Discovery, Health and Pharma, since 2016.
He holds an Applied Chemistry/Biotecnhology Bachelor degree from the Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia, Universidade Nova de Lisboa and obtained his PhD in Biochemistry with the Universidade Nova de Lisboa in the area of Archaeal Respiratory Chain Protein Complexes. During his PhD, he contributed to the enlightening of different respiratory membrane complexes, contributing to understand the coupling of sulfur to oxygen metabolism in archaea.
He joined iBET in 2005, first as a project manager for Merck KGaA X-ray crystallography-related projects. Following a training period at Merck in 2005, Tiago started the coordination of the molecular interactions and biophysics collaboration with Merck KGaA until 2008, when we enrolled in a Ciência 2007 position as Auxiliary Researcher until 2013. From 2013 to present days, the collaboration with Merck was enlarged to cover new expertises such as Surface Plasmon Resonance, Assay Development and HDX-MS, and since 2016 Tiago became the Merck Satellite Lab Head at IBET.