Andreia Albuquerque Wendt has two Bachelor degrees: in Applied Chemistry (Biotechnology) and in Biochemistry from FCT NOVA. In 2013, she obtained a Master degree in Biomedical Sciences - Molecular Biology at IHMT-NOVA, specializing in the field of Leishmania parasites. In 2018, Andreia Wendt got her PhD in Molecular Medicine from Hannover Medical School, focused on the study of glycobiology of Toxoplasma gondii. Recently, Andreia got an Individual Fellowship Grant H2020-MSCA-IF-2017 to develop the post-doctoral research project “A targeted knockout screen for identification of Leishmania membrane transporters required for infection of macrophages” at the Sir William Dunn School of Pathology - University of Oxford - UK. Her current scientific interests lie in Apicomplexa glycobiology as well as Leishmania host-pathogen interactions.