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Watch out for this Speciel Issue on "Novel Strategies for Protein Crystallization" I'm Guest-Editing! Deadline for submissions: August 15, 2020

Position: 

Research Assistant Professor in the Macromolecular Crystallography Research Lab at UCIBIO-FCT-NOVA, since November 2003

My present research interests are focused in the search for uncharacterised biological protein-carbohydrate interactions with potential biotechnological use in nutrition, in pharma and in the biofuel industry. For this, among other structural biology and biophysics methods, I use the powerful information provided by X-ray Crystallography. The atomic level information obtained allows drawing conclusions related to macromolecular interactions, either protein-protein or protein-ligand. Additionally, I've also been strongly dedicated to the study of the phenomena behind protein crystallisation and new methods to improve it. 

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