Adriana Oliveira was born in Matosinhos, Porto, in 1998 and graduated in Biology from FCUP, 2019. She started her professional career as an intern at CIIMAR in 2018 and completed her Master’s degree in Aquatic Biological Resources in 2021. She completed her Master’s thesis in NUTRIMU after also doing part of her work at EPPO, from IPMA. In 2022, as a recent graduate, she completed 2 ERASMUS + internships at Universidad de Granada, Spain, and Università Politecnica delle Marche, Italy. She is currently working at LANUCE and was recently awarded a PhD scholarship under the FCT programme.