M. Fátima C. Guedes da Silva has been awarded the Scientific Prize Universidade de Lisboa / Caixa Geral de Depósitos

    M. Fátima C. Guedes da Silva, Associate Professor with Habilitation at the Instituto Superior Técnico and member of the Centro de Química Estrutural (Coordinator of the Group on Coordination Chemistry and Catalysis), has been awarded the Scientific Prize Universidade de Lisboa / Caixa Geral de Depósitos 2017 in the scientific area of Chemistry, Chemical Engineering and Pharmaceutical Engineering, in recognition of the merit of her scientific activity, expressed by the high productivity and relevance of publications in international journals in the last five years (period of 2012-2016).Read more

M. Paula Robalo’s co-authored paper was highlighted as Innovative in the field of “Engineered Biomolecular Catalysts”

The work developed by two CQE members, Ana Catarina Sousa and M. Paula Robalo, in collaboration with the Microbial & Enzyme Technology's group at ITQB, leaded by Ligia Martins and published in ACS Catalysis in May 2017 was selected as one of the 20 publications that highlight recent publications from the Journal of the American Chemical Society, ACS Catalysis, and Inorganic Chemistry that showcase the latest groundbreaking research in the field of “Engineered Biomolecular Catalysts". (http://pubs.acs.org/page/jacsat/vi/engineered-bio-catalysts?utm_source=JACS&utm_medium=EMI&utm_campaign=PUBS1017EJK). Engineering a Bacterial DyP-Type Peroxidase for Enhanced Oxidation of Lignin-Related Phenolics at Alkaline pH Vânia Brissos, Diogo Tavares, Ana…Read more

Inês Martins was awarded a poster prize in the Small molecule NMR conference

Inês Martins, a CQE PhD student, was awarded a poster prize entitled “Characterization of multicomponent crystal forms of neuroleptic drugs by NMR crystallography” in the Small molecule NMR conference (SMASH), which was helded in September 17th-20th 2017, in Baveno (Italy) (http://www.smashnmr.org/). Four participants were awarded from a total of 101 poster communications.Read more

Nuno Martins was awarded a best poster prize in ISy SY Cat 2017

Nuno Martins, a CQE PhD student, was awarded a poster prize in the International Symposium on Synthesis and Catalysis 2017 (ISySyCat2017), which was held in September 5-8 2017,  in Évora (http://isysycat2017.eventos.chemistry.pt/). Six participants were awarded from a total of  168 poster communications. Nuno's poster was from the Catalysis category and was entitled "First-row-transition-metal EDTA functionalized magnetic nanocatalysts for oxidative mild reactions".  Read more