Microbiomes, Metabolis and Omics

Group Leader

Conceição Egas (PhD)


Ciência Vitae 



Conceição Egas, Ph.D., has a diverse background in Microbiology, Enzymology, Molecular Biology, and Genetics. Since 2005, Conceição has been working in Genomics, Transcriptomics, and Metagenomics. Current R&D interests include the study of microbes and microbiomes in environmental ecosystems, microbial-host interactions, and the functional characterization of proteins and metabolites for biotechnology applications. Conceição is also the Head of Genoinseq, the next-generation sequencing (NGS) core facility of CNC. This facility provides NGS and bioinformatics services for researchers and companies since 2007.

Funded by ERDF - European Regional Development Fund through COMPETE 2020 and National Funds via FCT - Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia, under projects POCI-01-0145-FEDER-007440 e UIDB/04539/2020.

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