Marta Monteiro, PhD, is Head of Flow Cytometry at the Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciência since 2016.

Marta has a PhD in Immunology and more than 15 years of experience in Flow Cytometry from several European institutions and multiple international projects. Before becoming Flow Cytometry Head at the IGC, Marta has worked as a researcher for 15 years, in Portugal and abroad; has been an Assistant Professor in the Medical School of University of Lisbon; and has also worked in industry, heading the R&D department of a multinational pharmaceutical company. She is author of several publications, one of which has given rise to a patent registration and an award-winning entrepreneurship project, leading to the foundation of a start-up.

Marta is a problem-solving oriented person, curious and driven by intellectually stimulating challenges – and this is why she finds Flow Cytometry so fun! She has been involved in teaching Flow Cytometry for more than 12 years and she is eager to participate in this second edition of the FLxFlow Course: Principles and Applications of Flow Cytometry!