BioSIM welcomes a new visiting PhD student, Carlos Shiraishi, from the PhD Program in Agro-Food Science and Technology from the University of Vigo (Spain).
Carlos Shiraishi is a Food Engineer from the Federal Technological University of Paraná (Brazil) and Polytechnic Institute of Bragança (Portugal), where he also completed his MSc in Food Quality and Safety.
He is currently a researcher at the Mountain Research Center (CIMO) of the Instituto Politécnico de Bragança, where he is developing research on fig biological waste to promote circular economy (POCI-01-0247-FEDER-064977). The focus of his PhD project is the use and valorization of natural resources for food, medicinal and cosmetic applications through computational and laboratory studies, under the guidance of Prof. Dr. Lillian Barros (Instituto Politécnico de Bragança) and Prof. Dr. Rui Abreu (Instituto Politécnico de Bragança) and Dr. Miguel A. Prieto (University of Vigo)
His mobility period will involve the application of docking, virtual screening and molecular dynamics simulations.