Pedro finished his Informatics Engineering PhD in 2012. Since his final Masters thesis projects, in 2008, that he has been working at the University of Aveiro’s bioinformatics group, participating in several national and international projects. His main research interests include Semantic Web technologies, data integration and service composition architectures. His main work is focused on applying the latest computer science advances to the life sciences research field. Pedro also founded the Portuguese bioinformatics students group, affiliated with the ISCB, in 2010, which he leaded until late 2012.