Inês de Ornellas e Castro is an Assistant Professor at NOVA FCSH and Invited Assistant Professor at NOVA Medical School. She as a PhD in Latin Language and Culture by Nova University Lisbon (2007), where she sustained the thesis De la table des Dieux a la table des Hommes. La symbolique de l’alimentation dans l’antiquité romaine (Harmattan, 2011). She is a research coordinator at IELT – Institute for the Study of Literature and Tradition and collaborates with various International research networks. Although her main field of research has been cultural history of food and body in Antiquity and medical Neo Latin texts, she is also interested on paleography and textual criticism. Apart from books, she had published chapters and presented conferences on female writing subjects (Renaissance and Enlightenment) and Portuguese bromatology Latin texts of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. She coordinates with Carmen Soares the international project DIAITA – Lusophony Food Heritage. [Scientific outputs]