Dr. Martins, J.

Joana Martins is an Assistant Professor in Materialising futures at the Faculty of Industrial Design Engineering. Her main research interests are the exploitation of living microorganisms and their applications in the Biodesign field.

Academic Background

Joana Martins is graduated in Microbiology from the Portuguese Catholic University, Faculty of Biotechnology. She completed her MSc in Quality Control (Environmental), Faculty of Pharmacy, and her PhD in Biology (2016), Faculty of Sciences, both at the University of Porto, Portugal.
Her research has been mainly dedicated to the exploitation of the bioactive potential of cyanobacteria. Joana joined IDE in 2022 in order to to support the foundation of Biodesign research and education.