Ph.D in History of Science, Department of History and Philosophy of Science, University of  Cambridge, Darwin College, 2000  (Thesis: The Experience of the Singular at the Royal Society of London in the Eighteenth Century).

Supervisor: Professor Nick Jardine

Advisor: Professor James Secord

Master in History of Science (Provas de Aptidão Científica), Universidade Nova de Lisboa, 1994 (Thesis: Lavoisier’s Traité Elementaire de Chimie (1789) in the Context of Chemical Education in the Eighteenth Century).

Supervisor: Professor A. M. Nunes dos Santos

One year training in Molecular Biology, Gulbenkian Institute of Science, 1990  (Thesis: Study of the RNA Expression of the ASFV Virus).

Supervisor: Dr. Zilda Carvalho.

Bachelor in Biochemistry, Faculty of Sciences, Universidade de Lisboa, 1989.