Profile: Sara Cordeiro

Cordeiro Sara.jpgSara Cordeiro has a PharmD from the University of Porto (Portugal) and will soon graduate with a PhD in Drug Research and Development from the University of Santiago de Compostela (Spain). Her PhD project focused on the design and development of polymer-based nanocarriers for vaccine delivery. Currently, Sara's research interests are related to the development and evaluation of innovative drug and antigen delivery systems, particularly in terms of their interaction with the biological systems. Sara is a communicative, social and passionate person, constantly dreaming, planning and working for her next personal or professional goal. She loves working with people and participating in projects that may change the world, even in the smallest of things, leading to her interest in joining the Young Scientist Committee of the CRS. In her free time, she loves travelling, learning, playing music and meeting people. Also, she is a member of the Scout Movement since 1999 and a scout leader in Santiago de Compostela since 2012, working in the non-formal education of young kids from 8 to 18 years old, through outdoor activities, work in small teams and "education-by-action".