Isabel Silveira


University of Porto. Portugal

Isabel Silveira is group leader at IBMC-i3S, University of Porto. She graduated in Pharmaceutical Sciences from the University of Porto. She then pursued her studies in Molecular and Cellular Biology at the University Paris V, in France. She obtained her PhD degree in human genetics specializing in disease gene mapping. Her research group on Genetics of Cognitive Dysfunction focuses on finding genes implicated in neurodegenerative diseases towards development of genetic diagnosis and treatment for these pathologies.