Pedro L Fernandes
He graduated in Electronics and Telecommunications Engineering at IST (U.T. Lisboa). He worked in Biomedical Engineering/Biophysics/Physiology. Moved to Bioinformatics in 1990. He established the first user community in Portugal around the portuguese node of the EMBnet. In 1998 he created the Gulbenkian Training Programme in Bioinformatics, providing user skills to more than 2500 course attendees. He teaches Bioinformatics both in graduate and undergraduate programmes.