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Matilde Sanches



Matilde L. T. Calado Sanches, MSc

PhD student


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Name:  Matilde L. T. Calado Sanches

ITQBGenetics and Genomics of Plant Complex Traits (PlantX)

Instituto de Tecnologia Química e Biológica
Universidade Nova de Lisboa
Apartado 127, 2781-901 Oeiras – PORTUGAL
Tel: (351) 214 469 632   Fax: (351) 214 411 277



Plant-crop science, quantitative genetics, plant breeding, abiotic stress, water stress resistance, developmental epigenetics, somatic embryogenesis, Solanum betaceum Cav., Lathyrus sativus L.

Academic qualifications

2017- Master degree in Biodiversity and Plant Biotechnology, Faculty of Science and Technology – University of Coimbra, Portugal

2015 - Bachelor degree in Biology, Faculty of Science and Technology – University of Coimbra, Portugal


  Professional experience

May 2019 - present: PhD student with the project “Unravelling the genetics and mechanisms behind water stress tolerance in grass pea (Lathyrus sativus)”

March 2018 to April 2019- Project Developer at INOVISA – Innovation in agricultural, food and forestry sector. Internship at the Centre for Investigation and Transference of Technology to Community Development (CITT), Mozambique, within the framework of SKAN Platform activities. Work on the DIVA project (H2020)




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