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Luís Manuel dos Anjos Ferreira

Luís Manuel dos Anjos Ferreira
School 
Faculty of Veterinary Medicine
Job / Role 
Vice-Rectors
Ocupational classification 
Full Professor
Degree 
Veterinary Medicine
Doctoral Degree 
Veterinary Sciences
Agregação 
Veterinary Sciences
Nota Biográfica 

Some Positions/Jobs:

Full Professor at the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine – 2000 to present day.

Vice-Rector of Universidade de Lisboa – 2015 to present day.

Vice-Rector of the Technical University of Lisbon – four-year term of 2007/2011.

President of the Department of Animal Production and Food Safety at the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine – January 2012 to December 2013.

Member of the Taguspark Scientific and Technological Council – 2009 to present day.

Co-founder of the biotechnology company NZYtech, Genes and Enzymes – 2008.

President of the Scientific Council for Natural Sciences – Biology and Biotechnology, at the Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnlologia (FCT) – 2004 to 2007.

Pro-Rector of the Technical University of Lisbon – 1999 to 2001.

Vice-President of the Management Board at the Faculty of Architecture (Technical University of Lisbon) – 2000 to 2001.

President of the Pedagogical Council at the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine (Technical Univeristy of Lisbon) – 1997 to 1998.

Academic Degrees:

'Licenciatura' Degree (BSc Degree) in Veterinary Medicine at the Technical University of Lisbon’s Faculty of Veterinary Medicine – 1983.

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) Degree from the University of Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom – 1992. (Equivalent to the Technical University of Lisbon’s Doctorate in Veterinary Sciences, specialization in Nutrition.)

Aggregation Title from the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine (Technical Univeristy of Lisbon) – 1998.

Scientific Activity:

Author/co-author of over 80 published works in book chapters and scientific magazines indexed in ISI Web of Knowledge.

Area of professional and academic interest: Animal Nutrition and Food; Biotechnology.

Research area: Animal food. Molecular mechanisms of cell wall component degradation in plant cells.

Advisor of 6 Post-Doc students.

Advisor of about 12 master’s thesis and 5 doctoral thesis.

Guest speaker in several scientific gatherings (Congresses, Conferences, e.t.c.)