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Técnica de Bioestatística (PhD)
Diana Pimentel

PhD researcher/ Biostatistics Technician, Data Management and Risk Analysis

PhD in Biology, Specialization in Systems Biology, Faculty of Sciences, University of Lisbon

Areas of expertise:

Molecular biology; Systems Biology

Previous positions:

PhD fellow at the Institute of Biosystems and Integrative Sciences (BioISI), Faculty of Sciences of the University of Lisbon

Visiting researcher at the Instituto de Ciencias de la Vid y del Vino, Logroño, Spain, and at the Max Planck Institute for Molecular Plant Physiology, Golm, Potsdam, Germany

7 scientific publications; h-index (Scopus): 5

Two relevant publications:

Pimentel D, Fortes AM (2020) Targeted genome editing using CRISPR-Cas9: applications in fruit quality and stress resilience. In: Tuteja N, Tuteja R, Passricha N, Saifi S (Eds.), Advancement in Crop Improvement Techniques. Woodhead Publishing

Breia R, Conde A, Pimentel D, Conde C, Fortes AM, Granell A, Gerós H (2020) VvSWEET7 is a mono- and disaccharide transporter up-regulated in response to Botrytis cinerea infection in grape berries. Frontiers in Plant Science 10, 1753
doi: 10.3389/fpls.2019.01753