André Carvalho is a PhD student of Chemistry from the University of Minho, supported by a FCT grant. His PhD is focused on the development of new hydrogel-based platforms for biomedical applications: Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI), Magnetic Hyperthermia and drug delivery. As a Visiting Student Researcher at the laboratory of Professor Bing Xu, at Brandeis University, Massachusetts, André will study enzyme instructed self-assembly of dehydropeptides for cancer therapy.

Brandeis University

Grant duration: 6 months