BSc and a MSc degree in Marine Biology with specialization in marine ecology and conservation. BSc and an MSc degree in Marine Biology with specialization in marine ecology and conservation. Currently, Lab Manager at GreenCoLab (Associação Oceano Verde) with more than 10 years of experience and a wide range of knowledge in diverse fields such as laboratory, molecular biology, ecology, conservation and responsibilities: tasks such as molecular ecology, preparation of samples for NGS, field and lab work with seaweeds and seagrasses, biodiversity surveys, development or optimization of protocols, lab managing, students guidance, teamwork. At the time of July 2020 Cristina has 9 scientific publications in international scientific journals, participation in several conferences and collaborations in more than 10 national and international projects. Scientific interest, research, knowledge and application of all these competencies in multiple fields related to marine algae are some of the several qualifications acquired in academic and professional career.