Sílvia Curado | Digital Biology Expert
Medicine | Genetics | Molecular Biology
  • Address :
  • Phone :
  • Mobile :
  • Fax :
  • Web :

Sílvia Curado

Silvia Curado, Ph.D. is a SingularityU Portugal expert in Digital Biology, and currently Research Assistant Professor in the Department of Cell Biology, NYU School of Medicine, and Program Director of the NYU Langone Comprehensive Program on Obesity.

Her research interests lie in uncovering mechanisms underlying development of disease. Her scientific training began in biochemistry and has taken her through genetics, cellular and molecular biology, clinical research and most recently also population level – providing her with comprehensive view on the development of complex diseases from molecule to population. She carried out her Ph.D. thesis in Genetics, Molecular Biology and Developmental Biology, at the European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) in Heidelberg, Germany, following her MSc. in Cell Biology at the University of Coimbra, in Portugal, in collaboration with the Hammersmith Hospital in London, United Kingdom. During her postdoctoral work at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) she worked on regenerative medicine. Silvia then joined the NYU School of Medicine as Faculty to co-direct a Research Center on Nanomedicine.

In addition to her current regular leadership role, in response to the COVID-19 crisis she has recently helped forming and is co-leading a COVID-19 Consortium “COMBATCOVID” (Consortium for Multisite Biomedical Analytics and Trials on COVID-19). This consortium brings together 18 medical institutions in the US with the goal of sharing electronic health records and other patient data, expertise in informatics and data science, as well as clinical expertise. The resulting shared infrastructure yields an innovative scientific environment for collective intellectual development of approaches to better understand, predict, prevent and treat this disease, as well as its sequelae.

She is the author of the book Engenharia Genética – O Futuro Já Começou [Genetic Engineering – The Future Has Already Begun]. She is also President of PAPS (Portuguese American Postgraduate Society).

 

Main Keynote Topics: Genetics, Medicine, & Molecular Biology.

 

Finally, you can request Sílvia Curado as a keynote speaker by filling out the form below or send us an email to: events@suportugal.org

Know more about our Faculty

Request a Speaker


KeynoteWorkshopOtherSign me for SingularityU Portugal updates

SingularityU team is committed to protecting and respecting your privacy, and we’ll only use your personal information to administer your account and to provide the products and services you requested from us. From time to time, we would like to contact you about our products and services, as well as other content that may be of interest to you. If you consent to us contacting you for this purpose, please tick below to say how you would like us to contact you:
I agree to receive other communications from SingularityU Team.

In order to provide you the content requested, we need to store and process your personal data. If you consent to us storing your personal data for this purpose, please tick the checkbox below.
I agree to allow SingularityU Portugal team to store and process my personal data.

You may unsubscribe from these communications at any time. For more information on how to unsubscribe, our privacy practices, and how we are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy, please review our Privacy Policy.