Manuela Oliveira received her PhD degree from the Faculty of Veterinary University of Lisbon (FMV-ULisbon) in 2005. She is an Associate Professor of the Department of Animal Health of FMV-ULisbon, lecturing on Microbiology and other subjects in the Integrated Master of Veterinary Medicine and on Food Microbiology in other Master courses. Her research interests include One Health, clinical veterinary bacteriology, bacterial biofilms, antimicrobial resistance, food safety, wildlife diseases and mycology. She has supervised and participated in several national and international research projects in these areas, allowing to author more than 100 peer-reviewed publications (articles, abstracts and book chapters) and 200 scientific communications in congresses (oral and poster communications). She has also experience in student supervision at several levels (PhD, MSc and LSc/BSc). Currently, she is responsible for two diagnostic laboratories of FMV-ULisbon, the Laboratory of Bacteriology and the Laboratory of Mycology.