RESEARCH PROJECTS

Research Projects PI:

 “An Hydrogen Peroxide Sensor in an Anaerobic Bacteria”, 
EXPL/BBB-BQB/0354/2012,Financed by Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia, Ministério da Educação e Ciência.
June 2013 – Nov 2014


International Project:

“The enzyme PDE5 as a new therapeutic target in the treatment of endocrine-related tumors: from protein characterization to biological significance”. 

Financed by the Ministero dell'Istruzione, dell'Università e Della Ricerca, Direzione Generale per il Coordinamento e lo Sviluppo della ricerca, Itália, coordenated by Ines Barone from Università degli Studi di Modena e Reggio Emilia.

Team Member:

“Biomineralization and iron release control in enzymes of the ferritin family”, ref. PTDC/BIA-PRO/111485/2009, Financed by Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia, Ministério da Educação e Ciência.

Jan 2011 to Dec 2013

“Iron detoxification and stress response in bacteria. A mechanistic study”, PTDC/QUI/67142/2006, Financed by Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia, Ministério da Educação e Ciência.

Nov 2007 to Out 2010.

"The two terminal enzymes in the denitrification pathway - Nitric Oxide Reductase and Nitrous Oxide Reductase"

Jan 2008 to July 2011

"Key Enzymes in Nitrate Ruduction. Nitric Oxide Reductase and Nitrous Oxide Reductase. Terminal Enzymes.

"Bacterial Cytochrome c Peroxidases. Activation, enzymatic mechanism and structure"