Research Interests

​His current interest is the relationship between Aiptasia and its microbiome by studying potential intervenients involved in the selection of the holobiont’s microbiota. He also aim to use the microbiome as a tools for genetic engineering of the host organism.


Education Profile

  • ​​B.Sc.,  Biology, University of Algarve, Faro, Portugal
  • M.Sc., Biomedical Sciences, University of Algarve, Faro, Portugal

Professional Profile

  • ​2016-Present: PhD Student, KAUST, Thuwal, Saudi Arabia
  • 2013-2015: Research Fellow, Centre of Marine Sciences (CCMAR), University of Algarve, Faro, Portugal​

KAUST Affiliations

  • ​Red Sea Research Center(RSRC)