Leonor Morgado

Assistant Researcher

Lab. 611, Departamento de Química, FCT-NOVA, Campus Caparica, 2829-516 Caparica, Portugal

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ORCID 0000-0002-3760-5180

ResearcherID D-7387-2013

Ciência ID D818-6515-64DC

Current Position

Assistant Researcher

Research Project

Inside out: elucidation of extracellular electron transfer pathways towards enhanced biotechnological applications


  • 2012 PhD in Biochemistry - specialization in Biotechnology, FCT-NOVA

        PhD Thesis "Structural and functional studies of PpcA: a key protein in the electron transfer pathways of Geobacter sulfurreducens"

  • 2006 BSc in Applied Chemistry - specialization in Biotechnology, FCT-NOVA


  • 2013 Honorable Mention António Xavier Prize
  • 2012 L'Oréal Portugal Medal of Honor for Women in Science

Former Positions

  • 2013-2016 Postdoctoral Researcher, Biozentrum, University of Basel, Switzerland
  • 2008-2012 PhD student in Biochemistry, FCT-UNL