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CIBIO – Research Center in Biodiversity and Genetic Resources

Research and education in the fields of biodiversity and conservation

Internationally recognized Research Unit in biological sciences conducting basic and applied research on the three main components of biodiversity: genes, species and ecosystems.

CIBIO is an internationally recognized network of excellence in research and education in the fields of biodiversity and conservation, integrating all levels of biological organization from genes to ecosystems.

Research at CIBIO aims to advance knowledge on the origins and maintenance of biodiversity, and to apply this knowledge to address societal challenges related to climate change, environmental degradation, loss of biodiversity and the sustainability of ecosystems and their services.

Portugal, Angola, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Zimbabwe, Cape Verde


CIBIO – Centro de Investigação em Biodiversidade e Recursos Genéticos – Universidade do Porto
Campus Agrário de Vairão, Rua Padre Armando Quintas, nº 7

4485-661 Vairão, Portugal

+351 252 660 400