People

Luísa R. C. Carvalho

Luísa R. C. Carvalho

PhD Student

Luísa C. R. Carvalho was born in Lisbon, Portugal, receiving her degree in Chemistry in 2006 from the Instituto Superior Técnico. In 2007, she joined the research group of Dr. M. Manuel B. Marques in the Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia, focusing her research interests in carbohydrate chemistry and glycopeptides solid-phase synthesis. In 2008, she obtained her M.Sc. degree under this topic. Currently she is undertaking her PhD research on heterocyclic chemistry.

Jorge  Dourado

Jorge Dourado

Master Student

Jorge Dourado studied Applied Chemistry at Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia da Universidade Nova de Lisboa. He is currently working on his M.Sc. in Bioorganic Chemistry at the same University  under the supervision of Dr. M. Manuel B. Marques. Hir research is focused on organocatalysis.

Mónica S. Estevão

Mónica S. Estevão

PhD Student

Mónica S. Estevão received her degree in Applied Chemistry in 2007 from the Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia - Universidade Nova de Lisboa. In 2007, she joined the research group of Dr. M. Manuel B. Marques in the Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia, focusing her research interests in the synthesis of heterocyclic compounds with anti-inflammatory activity, in particular indole derivatives. In 2008, she obtained her M.Sc. degree under this topic. Currently she is undertaking her Ph.D. research on the development of novel methodologies towards heterocyclic compounds.

João   Macara

João Macara

PhD student

João Macara was born in 1994 in Lisboa, Portugal. He obtained his B.Sc. in Applied Chemistry at Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia – Universidade Nova de Lisboa in 2015 and is his M.Sc. in Bioorganic Chemistry at the same institution in 2017. Currently he is a PhD student under the guidance of Professor M. Manuel B.

Ana  C. Mortinho

Ana C. Mortinho

Master student

Currently studying at Nova University, Science and Technology Faculty. Bachelor degree in Applied Chemistry at Nova University, with stays in a Fotochemistry lab (academical research) and a Microbiology lab (food industry). Interests in Palladium chemistry, natural products synthesis, organic synthesis and a sheer volunteer in many events, including academic and solidarity.

Marina J. D. Pires

Marina J. D. Pires

Master

Marina J. Dias Pires was born in 1987 in Coimbra, Portugal. She received her Industrial Chemistry degree  from the Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia da Universidade de Coimbra in 2009 and her M.Sc. in Chemicals and Industrials Processes from the same University in 2011. Presently she is doing research under the supervision of Dr. M. Manuel B. Marques at the Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia da Universidade Nova de Lisboa. Her research is focused on synthesis of carbohydrates and peptide units.

Diogo Lopes Poeira

Diogo Lopes Poeira

PhD student

Diogo Lopes Poeira was born in 1993 in Beja, Portugal. He obtained his B.Sc. in biochemistry at Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia – Universidade Nova de Lisboa in 2013 and the M.Sc. in bioorganic chemistry with the Thesis focusing on the development of new synthetic strategies directed towards azaindoles from aminopyridines, under the guidance of Professor M. Manuel B. Marques. He is currently a PhD student at Prof Marques Lab and his research focuses novel sustainable strategies towards sulfonamide synthesis.

Fausto Daniel Queda

Fausto Daniel Queda

PhD student

Fausto  Queda  was  born  in  1990  in  Portugal. He  received  his  Master  degree  in  Bioorganic

Enugala  Ramu

Enugala Ramu

Post-doctoral Fellow

Ramu Enugala received his Master degree in Organic Chemistry from Kakathya University, Warangal in 2000. In 2007, he obtained his Ph.D from Indian Institute of Chemical Technology, Hyderabad, under the supervision of Dr. Srinivas Radapa. He joined the group of Dr. Maria M. B. Marques as a Post-doctoral fellow at Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia, where his research is focused on the development of glycoconjugates and peptidoglycan synthesis.

Ana Sofia Santos

Ana Sofia Santos

PhD student

Ana Sofia Branco dos Santos was born in 1994 in Almada, Portugal. She obtained her B.Sc. in Applied Chemistry from the Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia, Universidade Nova de Lisboa in 2015 and her M.Sc. in Bioorganic Chemistry from the same institution in 2017. At present she is a PhD student under the supervision of Prof. Maria Manuel Marques and Prof. Artur Silva. Her research is focused on the synthesis of indole azaindole-base compounds, particularly using metal-catalysed reactions.