Dr Afonso Duarte
Professional Title: Programme Manager/Project Manager
Other: Pre-award Funding Manager
Primary domain: Biophysics / Structural Biology
Organization name: Instituto de Medicina Molecular - iMM
Organization type: Academia/Research
City / Country: Lisboa - Portugal
Afonso graduated in Chemistry (Aveiro University of Aveiro - Portugal), obtained his PhD in Biophysics of membrane peptides from Wageningen University (The Netherlands). Afterwards, he moved to Utrecht University (The Netherlands) where he implemented advanced Biophysical methodologies to study structure and dynamics of proteins. He then moved to ITQB-NOVA (Oeiras, Portugal) as a Marie Curie Fellow. Afonso has been involved in different R&D projects both at National and European level and between 2013 and 2015 he was a Champion for the European Grid Infrastructure. Currently, Afonso is a Pre-Award Funding Manager in the Funding Office of Instituto de Medicina Molecular (iMM), where he is responsible for the technical coordination of three H2020 projects and part of the team that disseminates and supports researchers to competitive funding.