People

A. Cecília Afonso Roque

A. Cecília Afonso Roque

Principal Investigator

Education

BSc in Chemical Engineering, IST-UTL, Portugal (1999)

PhD in Biotechnology, IST-UTL, Portugal  (2004)

Habilitation in Bioengineering, FCT-UNL, Portugal (2015)

Ana Margarida Dias

Ana Margarida Dias

Junior Researcher

Current Position

Junior Researcher

Project name

Sea2See: Bio-inspired materials for fish spoilage control

Education

PhD in Bioengineering Systems (MIT|Portugal Program)

Background

Bachelor in Applied Chemistry and Master in Biotechnology

Former Positions

Research scientist II at Isogenica, Cambridge, UK

Ana Sofia Pina

Ana Sofia Pina

Junior Researcher

Current Position

Junior Researcher

Research Project

My research interests are in the field of Peptide and Protein Nanotechnology. I am currently combining state-of-art Peptide and Protein engineering methodologies with supramolecular chemistry to develop peptide scaffolds with stability and dynamics to incorporate (catalytic) function and capability to self-assemble and self-organize into molecular architectures.

Education

PhD at FCT-UNL

BSc in Applied Chemistry at FCT-UNL

Ana Carolina  Pádua

Ana Carolina Pádua

PhD. Student

UCIBIO, REQUIMTE, Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia, Universidade Nova de Lisboa 2829-516 Caparica, Portugal Gab 523

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Current Position

PhD. Student from Molecular Biosciences Program (MolBioS) - ITQB

Research Project

An opto-electronic device for microbial detection

Education

MSc in Biomedical Engineering at FCT-UNL

Former Positions

  • Aug – Sep 2013: Research Internship
    Faculdade de Ciências Farmacêuticas - UNESP, Araraquara - São Paulo (Brazil)

    Academic trainee at the Department of Clinical Analysis, where worked on cell culture, cytotoxicity and genotoxicity assays.

Arménio  Barbosa

Arménio Barbosa

Junior Researcher

Departamento de Química

REQUIMTE/CQFB

Gab 523

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Current Position

Junior Researcher

Research Project

“Integrated platform for de novo design and development of a chimeric enzyme for high-value chemicals”

Education

PhD in Multiscale Modeling, Computational Chemistry - University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Italy (2007-2010)

Degree in Biochemistry - Faculty of Sciences of the University of Porto, Oporto, Portugal (2006)

Carina  Esteves

Carina Esteves

PhD. Student

Departamento de Química

REQUIMTE/CQFB

Gab 523

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ORCID 

Current Position

PhD Student from the MIT-Portugal Bioengineering Systems (FCT-UNL)

Research Project

Cícero  Cena

Cícero Cena

Professor at UFMS (Brasil)

Current Position

Professor at UFMS - Universidade Federal de Mato Grosso do Sul (Brasil)

Research Project

Polymeric Nanofibers produced by the Blow-Spinning technique for sensor applications

Education

PhD in Materials Science

Graduated in Physics

Cláudia  Fernandes

Cláudia Fernandes

PhD. Student

Departamento de Química

REQUIMTE/CQFB

Gab 523

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Current Position

PhD Student from the MIT-Portugal Bioengineering Systems (FCT-UNL)

Research Project

Artificial protein scaffolds for affinity-triggered biomaterials

Education

MSc in Biotechnology at FCT-UNL

BSc in Cellular and Molecular Biology at FCT-UNL

Emi   Ramou

Emi Ramou

Post-Doctoral Research Fellow

Education

PhD in Liquid Crystals, University of Patras, Greece
MSc in Physics of Materials, University of Patras, Greece
BSc in Physics, University of Patras, Greece

Former Positions

2016

ERASMUS+ Traineeship Program, at the Department of Chemistry, University of Hull, UK, supervised by Prof. G. H. Mehl (6 months)

Gabriela  Oliveira

Gabriela Oliveira

Visiting Student (USP)

Current Position

Undergraduate student of Pharmacy and Biochemistry at FCF/USP

Research Project

Protein recombinant expression and purification

Education

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Gaetano  Maugeri

Gaetano Maugeri

PhD Student

Departamento de Química

UCIBIO

Lab 523

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ORCID

Research Project

SCENT: Hybrid Gels for Rapid Microbial Detection

Education

BSc. in Biological Sciences
MSc. in Sanitary Biology
Gonçalo  Santos

Gonçalo Santos

Research Assistant

Gonçalo   Teixeira

Gonçalo Teixeira

PhD Student





Gonçalo Teixeira is a PhD Student in Bioengineering Systems at the MIT Portugal PhD program. Currently, he is working in engineered proteins for gas sensing, namely odorant-binding proteins from mammalians and invertebrates.

Guilherme  Rebordão

Guilherme Rebordão

Research Assistant

Current Position

Research Assistant 

Research Project

SCENT Project

Education

Masters in Micro and Nanotechnology Engineering, FCT-UNL

Master's Thesis was developed in Aalborg University, Denmark during 8 months - "Modeling and Development of a Microfluidic Platform for Dielectrophoretic Separation of Polymeric Nanoparticles" 

Henrique  Costa

Henrique Costa

PhD student

Current Position

PhD Student in Biotechnology at FCT-NOVA. Project title: “Site-specific functionalized biomembranes for the purification of biopharmaceutical compounds”

His PhD project is focused on the development of novel biomaterials to be used as sustainable alternatives in downstream processing applications. 


Research Project

Sea2See