Catarina Inês Nunes Pires Gonçalves. Completed her PhD in Biomedicine on 2016/02/01 by Universidade da Beira Interior, Faculdade de Ciências da Saúde, MSc in Ecology on 2008/02/21 by Universidade de Coimbra, Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia and Degree in Biology on 2004/06/24 by Universidade de Aveiro. Has a Research contract in the project GenoPit - Genetic risk factors for pituitary adenomas: a national, multicenter, genetic and clinical analysis. at Universidade da Beira InteriorPublished 19 articles in journals. Organized 2 event(s). Participated in 11 event(s). Co-supervised 3 PhD thesis(es) 1 MSc dissertation and supervised 2 Scientific Initiation Project(s) and 2 Molecular Biology internship as part of the Clinical Pathology internship . Has received 4 awards and/or honours. Participates and/or participated as PhD Student Fellow in 1 project, Pos-doctoral Fellow in 1 project, Research Fellow in 3 projects, Co-PI and Researcher in 1 project, Invited Researcher in 1 project and Contract Researcher in 1 project under the Stimulus Competition for Institutional Scientific Employment (CEEC-Institutional). Since completed PhD with a thesis on Molecular Genetics of Idiopathic Hypogonadotropic Hypogonadism, has been pursuing the same line of research and also has carried-out genetic and phenotypic studies of other endocrine disorders such as diabetes insipidus, familial hypocalciuric hypercalcemia, MODY diabetes, thyroid hormone resistance syndrome, and androgen insensitivity syndrome, that resulted in the identification of several mutations and that provided important diagnostic information for clinicians from several Portuguese endocrine departmentsHas been responsible for the sequencing laboratory since 2016 at CICS-UBI, where, in addition to proceeding with the management of stocks and equipment maintenance, has been working on several research works and integrated and trained several students in this area. She has been invited to give lectures to medical students at universities such as the University of Porto and the University of Beira Interior, as well as at lunch seminars and meetings of the groups and societies to which she belongs. Works in the area(s) of Medical and Health Sciences with emphasis on Basic Medicine with emphasis on Human Genetics and Medical and Health Sciences with emphasis on Clinical Medicine with emphasis on Endocrinology and Metabolism. In her curriculum Ciência Vitae the most frequent terms in the context of scientific, technological and artistic-cultural output are: hypogonadotropic hypogonadism; Kallmann syndrome; genetics; mutation; polymorphisms; heredity; endocrinology; hormones; reproduction; diabetes; gonadotropin-releasing hormone; CHD7; CHARGE syndrome; ANOS1; Gonadotropin-releasing Hormone; GNRHR; FGFR1; MODY; thyroid cancer; vitamin D.