Projects

ON-GOING

As PI As Member of Team                                        

PTDC/BIA-MIB/31730/2017 “Glycan-human microbe interaction: glycan diversity and recognition in the human gut with impact on health and nutrition" PI: Angelina Palma (UCIBIO-FCT-NOVA)

PTDC/BBB-BEP/0869/2014 “B.EST.CBM: An integrative structural biology approach to characterise the protein-carbohydrate microbial recognition" 

PTDC/BIA-MIC/5947/2014 “Molecular determinants of bacterial cellulosome diversity in different ecological niches" PI: Carlos Fontes (FMV-UL)

PTDC/DTP-FTO/1981/2014 "ACTONP53: Targeting p53 family proteins: on the route to new anticancer agents" PI: Lucília Saraiva (FF-UP)

Prémio Inovação Bluepharma / Universidade de Coimbra (edição 2013) "DeCellMab: Trifunctional antibodies and dendritic cell-based technologies: a combined approach to cancer immunotherapy" (member of team) PI: Paula Videira (FCM-NOVA)

Prémio de Mérito Científico Santander-Totta (2012/2013 edition), Exact Sciences and Enginneering “Antibody Engineering for the Treatment of Breast Cancer” (member of team) PI: Paula Videira (FCM-NOVA)

CONCLUDED

As PI As Member of Team

RECI/BBB-BEP/0124/2012 “Modern Structural Biology: Resources for the advancement of in-house X-ray Crystallography" 

PTDC/BBB-BEP/3058/2012 “Novel approaches for protein crystallization using ionic liquid-based systems" (member of team) PI: Magdalena Kowacz (ITQB-NOVA)

PTDC/QUI-BIQ/100359/2008 "The Cellulosome assembly: structure, function and specificity of new cellulases and supramolecular complexes"

EXPL/BBB-BEP/0506/2012 “Development of cohesin- microarrays for determining cohesin-dockerin specificities of novel cellulolytic species" (member of team) PI: Benedita Pinheiro (FCT-NOVA)

Projecto Acções Integradas Luso-Espanholas Acordo FCT-CSIC: 2010/11 "Structural properties of xenobiotic reductases responsible for aromatic ring reduction" (co-proponent with Pieter van Dillewijn, CSIC, Granada)

PTDC/QUI-QUI/112537/2009 A carbohydrate microarray platform for discovery of ligands in polysaccharides recognised by microbial carbohydrate-binding modules” PI: Maria Angelina Palma (FCT-NOVA)

PTDC/QUI/68286/2006 “A combined approach of X-ray Crystallography, NMR and Computational Chemistry for the study of the molecular interactions that define the ligand specificity in cellulosomal Carbohydrate Binding Modules” 

PTDC/BIA-PRO/103980/2008 “Structure and function of novel Glycoside Hydrolases and Carbohydrate-Binding Modules of Clostridium thermocellum cellulosome” PI: Shabir Najmudin (FMV-UL)

“Molecular Determinants of Ligand Specificity in Family 11 Carbohydrate Binding Modules: An X-ray Crystallography, NMR and Computational Chemistry combined approach” Project supported by Laboratório Associado ReQuimTe - Química Verde - Tecnologia e Processos Limpos (co-proponent with Eurico Cabrita)