People

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Waldan K. Kwong

Group Leader

Microbial Genomics and Symbiosis Lab

PhD Yale University, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

BSc University of British Columbia, Biology & Physics

Interests: microbes, evolution, functional genomics, visual media & scicomm 

wkwong@igc.gulbenkian.pt

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Rodney Eyles

Postdoctoral Fellow

PhD Australian National University, Plant Science

BSc Australian National University, Molecular Biology

Interests: host-microbe signalling, non-coding RNA, transcriptomics 

reyles@igc.gulbenkian.pt

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Cláudia Campos

Lab Manager

PhD University of Geneva, Developmental Biology

MSc University of Aveiro, Advanced Biomolecular Methods

Interests: host-microbe interactions, methods development, sustainability in science

ascampos@igc.gulbenkian.pt

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Fatih Polat

Erasmus+ student

(co-advised with Isabel Gordo)

BSc Abdullah Gül University, Molecular Biology & Genetics

m.pltfatih@gmail.com

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Samuel Acheampong

IBB PhD Student​

MPhil University of Ghana, Molecular Biology

BSc Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Biochemistry

Interests: host-microbe interactions, bacterial secretion, digital art

saacheampong@igc.gulbenkian.pt

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Sara Louro

Research Intern

BSc University of Lisbon, Biology

sararamalhetelouro@gmail.com

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Kang Wang

Visiting PhD student, 2022–2023

PhD student, Yangzhou University, Rearing of Special-type Economic Animals

BSc Yangzhou University, Animal Sciences

Interests: beekeeping (genus Apis), microbiome-gut-brain axis, evolution and mechanisms of microbial symbiosis

kangw@yzu.edu.cn

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Asunción Lago-Lestón

Sabbatical Visitor, 2022–2023

Group Leader, Laboratory of Metagenomics, Centro de Investigación Científica y de Educación Superior de Ensenada

Project: Deep sea sediment microbiomes

Lago-Lestón lab