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Alberto Pais (h-index 43, 6134 citations) is Full Professor at the University of Coimbra and Director of the Department of Chemistry. He is also Head of the macromolecules, Colloids and Photochemistry research group of the Coimbra Chemistry Centre, one of the largest groups of this research center. Possesses expertise in Physical Chemistry, Polymer Science, Polyelectrolytes and DNA technology, Modeling, Simulation, and Data Science.  The main contributions are included in more than 200 scientific articles, 2 edited book, and 20 book chapters. He also supervised 11 completed PhD Thesis and many MSc theses. Participated as Principal Investigator/co-Principal Investigator/PhD Researcher in 17 projects.
Identification

Personal identification

Full name
Alberto Pais

Citation names

  • Pais, A. A. C. C.

Author identifiers

Ciência ID
671D-343E-1FAB
ORCID iD
0000-0002-6725-6460
Scopus Author Id
7003896765

Email addresses

  • pais@qui.uc.pt (Professional)
  • pais@ci.uc.pt (Professional)

Telephones

Telephone
  • 239854466 (Professional)

Addresses

  • Universidade de Coimbra. Departamento de Química, Universidade de Coimbra, 3004-535, Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal (Professional)

Websites

  • https://orcid.org/0000-0002-6725-6460 (Scholar)
  • http://orcid.org/0000-0002-6725-6460 (Professional)

Knowledge fields

  • Exact Sciences - Chemical Sciences
Education
Degree Classification
2007/01/18
Concluded
Chemistry (Título de Agregado)
University of Coimbra, Portugal
Unanimidade
1993/12/07
Concluded
Chemistry (Doutoramento)
Major in Molecular Structure
University of Coimbra, Portugal
Unanimidade, com Distinção e Louvor
1987/10/13
Concluded
Chemistry (Mestrado)
Major in Physical Chemistry
University of Coimbra, Portugal
Muito Bom
1983/07/30
Concluded
Chemical Engineering (Licenciatura)
University of Coimbra, Portugal
Affiliation

Teaching in Higher Education

Category
Host institution
Employer
2018/11/29 - Current Full Professor (University Teacher) University of Coimbra, Portugal
University of Coimbra, Portugal
2007/01/18 - 2018/11/28 Associate Professor (University Teacher) University of Coimbra, Portugal
University of Coimbra, Portugal
2006/04/17 - 2007/01/17 Associate Professor (University Teacher) University of Coimbra, Portugal
University of Coimbra, Portugal
1998/12/08 - 2006/04/16 Assistant Professor (University Teacher) University of Coimbra, Portugal
University of Coimbra, Portugal
1993/12/08 - 1998/12/07 Assistant Professor (University Teacher) University of Coimbra, Portugal
1987/10/14 - 1993/12/07 Assistant (University Teacher) University of Coimbra, Portugal
1983/09/29 - 1987/10/13 Trainee Assistant (University Teacher) University of Coimbra, Portugal
University of Coimbra, Portugal
1983/02/18 - 1983/09/28 Tutor (University Teacher) University of Coimbra, Portugal

Positions / Appointments

Category
Host institution
Employer
2016 - Current Head of Research Group University of Coimbra, Portugal
Macromolecules, Colloids and Photochemistry Group, Coimbra Chemistry Centre, Portugal
2013 - 2016 Deputy Secretary-General Sociedade Portuguesa de Química, Portugal
University of Coimbra, Portugal
2013 - 2015 Organic Unit Director Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Sciences and Technology, University of Coimbra, Portugal
2011 - 2013 Organic Unit Sub-director Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Sciences and Technology, University of Coimbra, Portugal
Projects

Grant

Designation Funders
2022 - Current NanoLIP- 01/SAICT/2021 - SAICT (Proof-of-Concepts Projects) Project: 181224 : UNIVERSIDADE DE COIMBRA
01/SAICT/2021
Researcher
Coimbra Chemistry Centre, Portugal
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
Ongoing
2018 - 2021/06/30 PTDC/QUI-OUT/27996/2017 - Synthesis of bimodal molecules for photodynamic inactivation of multidrug-resistant bacteria by dual therapy
PTDC/QUI-OUT/27996/2017
Researcher
Coimbra Chemistry Centre, Portugal
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
Ongoing
2018 - 2021/06/30 PTDC/QUI-QFI/31625/2017 - Rational Design of High Efficiency and Stability Organic-Inorganic Hybrid White Light Emitters
PTDC/QUI-QFI/31625/2017
Principal investigator
Coimbra Chemistry Centre, Portugal
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
Ongoing
2017 - 2020 CENTRO-01-0145-FEDER- 000014 - MATIS, Multifunctional Hybrid Materials for sensing applications: study and development
CENTRO-01-0145-FEDER- 000014
Researcher
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
Ongoing
2019 - 2019/12/31 UID/QUI/00313/2019 - Coimbra Chemistry Center
UID/QUI/00313/2019 C
Researcher
Coimbra Chemistry Centre, Portugal
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
Ongoing
2016 - 2019/09/30 SAICTPAC/0046/2015 - Harvesting and storage of solar energy
SAICTPAC/0046/2015
Researcher
Faculty of Engineering of the University of Porto, Portugal
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
Ongoing
2017 - 2019/06/30 PTDC/CTM-NAN/2658/2014 - Dual nanostructured lipid carriers as a multifunctional platform for brain tumor therapy
PTDC/CTM-NAN/2658/2014
Researcher
Center for Neuroscience and Cell Biology (CNC), Portugal
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
Ongoing
2013 - 2013 QREN 33849, IMPUCT - Desenvolvimento farmaceutico de medicamentos
QREN 33849
Researcher
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
Concluded
2008 - 2012 PTDC/QUI-QUI/101442/2008 - Interactions in polyelectrolyte complexes: simulation and experiment.
PTDC/QUI-QUI/101442/2008
Principal investigator
Coimbra Chemistry Centre, Portugal
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
Concluded
2008 - 2012 PTDC/QUI-BIQ/103001/2008 - Interaction of Lipoplexes with Cellular Membranes: a Biophysical Approach to Gene Delivery
PTDC/QUI-BIQ/103001/2008
Researcher
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
Concluded
2006 - 2009 PTDC/QUI/67962/2006 - Polyelectrolyte organization: gels, membranes and particles
PTDC/QUI/67962/2006
Researcher
Coimbra Chemistry Centre, Portugal
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
Concluded
2002 - 2005 POCTI/QUI/45331/2002 - Theoretical studies on the role and behavior of polymers in aqueous colloidal systems.
POCTI/QUI/45331/2002
Principal investigator
Coimbra Chemistry Centre, Portugal
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
Concluded
2002 - 2005 POCTI/QUI/45344/2002 - Self-assembled nanosystems: DNA packaging and novel gels
POCTI/QUI/45344/2002
Researcher
Coimbra Chemistry Centre, Portugal
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
Concluded
2002 - 2005 POCTI/ QUI/47267/2002 - Reactivity patterns viewed by the Intersecting-State Model
POCTI/ QUI/47267/2002
Researcher
Coimbra Chemistry Centre, Portugal
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
Concluded
2000 - 2003 POCTI/QUI/35415/2000 - Mixed biopolymer-vesicle and mixed copolymer systems. Phase behavior, rheology and modelling
POCTI/QUI/35415/2000
Researcher
Coimbra Chemistry Centre, Portugal
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia

Contract

Designation Funders
2003 - 2003 EU Research Training Network CIPSNAC
MRTN-CT-2003-504932
Researcher
Concluded
2003 - 2003 NEONUCLEI (STREP) Programme
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Researcher
Concluded
Outputs

Publications

Book
  1. Jorge, A.; Pais, A.; Vitorino, C.. Targeted siRNA Delivery Using Lipid Nanoparticles. 2020.
    10.1007/978-1-4939-9798-5_14
  2. Jorge, Andreia; Pais, Alberto; Vitorino, Carla. Targeted siRNA Delivery Using Lipid Nanoparticles. Springer Nature. 2020.
  3. Dupré, Catherine; Burrows, Hugh D.; Campos, Maria G.; Delattre, Cédric; Encarnação, Telma; Fauchon, Marilyne; Gaignard, Clément; et al. Microalgal Biomass of Industrial Interest: Methods of Characterization. Springer Nature. 2020.
  4. Mendes, M.; Sousa, J.; Pais, A.; Vitorino, C.. Clinical applications of nanostructured drug delivery systems: From basic research to translational medicine. 2018.
  5. Gramacho, S.; Piñeiro, M.; Pais, A.A.C.C.; Rocha Gonsalves, A.M.A.; Gambôa, F.; Cordeiro, C.R.. Non-invasive diagnosis and monitoring of Cystic Fibrosis by mass spectrometry of the exhaled breath. 2011.
  6. A. J. C. Varandas; J. Brandão; A.A.C.C. Pais. Introdução á programação FORTRAN e cálculo científico. Coimbra, Portugal: Springer Milan. 2007.
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  7. Pais, Alberto; J. Brandão; A. A. C. C. Pais. Introdução á programação FORTRAN 77. Coimbra, Portugal. 1992.
    Published
Book chapter
  1. Jorge, Andreia F.; Grijalvo, Santiago; Pais, Alberto; Eritja, Ramón. "Lipid Nanocarriers for Oligonucleotide Delivery to the Brain". In Nanoparticles for Brain Drug Delivery, 257-287. Jenny Stanford Publishing, 2021.
    10.1201/9781003119326-10
  2. Cova, Tânia; Vitorino, Carla; Ferreira, Márcio; Nunes, Sandra; Rondon-Villarreal, Paola; Pais, Alberto. "Artificial Intelligence and Quantum as the Next Pharma Disruptors". In Artificial Intelligence in Drug Design, 321-347. Springer US, 2021.
    Published • 10.1007/978-1-0716-1787-8_14
  3. "Applications of Biodegradable and Bio-Based Polymers for Human Health and a Cleaner Environment". In Applications of Biodegradable and Bio-Based Polymers for Human Health and a Cleaner Environment. Taylor & Francis, 2021.
    Published
  4. "Microalgae Immobilization and Use in Bioremediation". In Marine Microbial Bioremediation. Taylor & Francis, 2021.
    Published
  5. Ferreira, Maria Inês; Cova, Tânia; Paixão, José A.; Pais, Alberto; Vitorino, Carla. "Coprecipitation synthesis, stabilization, and characterization of oleic acid-coated iron oxide nanoparticles for magnetically oriented hybrid system vectorization". In Magnetic Nanoparticle-Based Hybrid Materials, 273-301. Elsevier, 2021.
    Published
  6. "Recent Trends in Nanotechnology for Brain Delivery: A Brief Outlook". In Nanoparticles for Brain Drug Delivery. Taylor & Francis, 2021.
    Published
  7. "Recent in vitro Models for the Blood-Brain Barrier". In Nanoparticles for Brain Drug Delivery. Taylor & Francis, 2021.
    Published
  8. Dupré, Catherine; Burrows, Hugh D.; Campos, Maria G.; Delattre, Cédric; Encarnação, Telma; Fauchon, Marilyne; Gaignard, Clément; et al. "Microalgal Biomass of Industrial Interest: Methods of Characterization". In Handbook on Characterization of Biomass, Biowaste and Related By-products, 537-639. Springer International Publishing, 2020.
    Published • 10.1007/978-3-030-35020-8_4
  9. Basso, João; Mendes, Maria; Fortuna, Ana; Vitorino, Rui; Sousa, João; Pais, Alberto; Vitorino, Carla. "Nanotechnological approaches in cancer". In Drug Repurposing in Cancer Therapy, 353-393. Elsevier, 2020.
    10.1016/b978-0-12-819668-7.00014-2
  10. Silva, Jessica; Basso, João; Mendes, Maria; Sousa, João; Pais, Alberto; Vitorino, Carla. "Tailoring drug and gene codelivery nanosystems for glioblastoma treatment". Elsevier, 2020.
  11. "Cell Membrane-Mimetic Nanoparticles for Cancer Treatment: What Has Been Done So Far?". In Nanoparticle Drug Delivery Systems for Cancer Treatment. 2020.
    Published
  12. Silva, Jessica; Miranda, Ana; Sousa, João; Pais, Alberto; Vitorino, Carla. "Impact of Immunotherapy in the Treatment of Glioblastoma". In Biopharmaceuticals. InTech, 2018.
    10.5772/intechopen.78603
  13. Cova, Tânia F.; Nunes, Sandra C.; Milne, Bruce F.; Jorge, Andreia F.; Pais, Alberto C.. "Modeling Soft Supramolecular Nanostructures by Molecular Simulations". In Molecular Dynamics. InTech, 2018.
    Published • 10.5772/intechopen.74939
  14. Pais, Alberto. "Aggregation of Cyclodextrins: Fundamental issues and applications". Portugal, 2018.
    10.5772/intechopen.73532
  15. Mendes, Maria; Sousa, João; Pais, Alberto; Vitorino, Carla. "Clinical applications of nanostructured drug delivery systems". In Core-Shell Nanostructures for Drug Delivery and Theranostics, 43-116. Elsevier, 2018.
    10.1016/b978-0-08-102198-9.00004-1
  16. Cova, Tânia F.G.G.; Almeida, João A. S.; Pais, Alberto A. C. C.; Formosinho, Sebastião J.. "Uma visão das culturas do mundo através da ciência: o papel do conhecimento tácito". In Interdisciplinaridade e Universidade, 71-95. Imprensa da Universidade de Coimbra, 2016.
    10.14195/978-989-26-1239-3_2
  17. Vitorino, C.; Almeida, A.; Sousa, J.J.; Pais, A.. "Crossing the skin barrier: A development strategy". 2015.
  18. Redinha, J.S.; Lopes, A.J.; Pais, A.A.C.C.; S. Almei, J. A.. "Crystallization: From the Conformer to the Crystal". In Advanced Topics on Crystal Growth. InTech, 2013.
    10.5772/54447
  19. Pais, Alberto. "Nitrofurans in Poultry: Use, Control and Residue Analysis". In Agricultural Research Updates, 1-50. Nova, 2011.
    Published
  20. J.A.S. Almeida; A.A.C.C. Pais; S.J. Formosinho. "O papel dos indicadores científicos na avaliação das marcas culturais na ciência europeia". In Bibliotecas e arquivos jurídicos em mudança. Novas realidades. Revista da Faculdade de Direito de Lisboa, 2009.
  21. Costa-Balogh, F.O.; Sparr, E.; Sousa, J.J.S.; Pais, A.A.C.C.. "Drug release and skin permeation from lipid liquid crystalline phases". 119-129. Springer, 2008.
    Published • 10.1007/2882-2008-097
  22. A.A.C.C. Pais. "Experimental design". In Catalysis from theory to application. An integrated course, edited by J. L. Figueiredo, M.M. Pereira and J. Faria (eds.),, 567-587. Coimbra: CUP, 2008.
    Published
  23. Pais, A.A.C.C.; Linse, P.. "Simulations of Polyions: Compaction, Adsorption onto Surfaces, and Confinement". In DNA Interactions with Polymers and Surfactants. 2007.
    10.1002/9780470286364.ch13
  24. Pais, Alberto; A.A.C.C. Pais; M.G.M. Miguel; B. Lindman. "DNA compaction and decompaction: bulk and interfaces". In Coloides e interfases, edited by M. M. Velazquez and M. D. Merchan, (eds.),. Salamanca, Spain: Universidad de Salamanca, 2005.
    Published
  25. A.J.C. Varandas; A.A.C.C. Pais; J.M.C. Marques. "Estudos teóricos de reacções químicas elementares: da energética à dinâmica". In Colóquio sobre Termodinâmica e Reactividade de Sistemas Moleculares, 197-234. Lisboa, Portugal: Academia das Ciências de Lisboa, 1994.
    Published
  26. Varandas, A. J. C.; Pais, A. A. C. C.. "Double Many-Body Expansion Potential Energy Surface for O4(3A), Dynamics of the O(3P) + O3(1A1) Reaction, and Second Virial Coefficients of Molecular Oxygen". In Theoretical and Computational Models for Organic Chemistry, 55-78. Springer Netherlands, 1991.
    Published • 10.1007/978-94-011-3584-9_4
Conference paper
  1. Gramacho, S.; Pineiro, M.; Pais, A.A.C.C.; Gonsalves, A.M.D.R.; Gamboa, F.; Robalo Cordeiro, C.. "Non-invasive diagnosis and monitoring of Cystic Fibrosis by mass spectrometry of the exhaled breath". 2011.
Edited book
  1. Artificial intelligence applied to drug product lifecycle. Elsevier. 2023.
    Editor
  2. Pais, A.; Sousa, J.J.; Vitorino, C.. Simvastatin delivery: Challenges and opportunities. Nova Science Pub Inc. 2015.
    Published • Editor
Journal article
  1. Utzeri, Gianluca; Murtinho, Dina; Maria, Teresa M.R.; Pais, Alberto A.C.C.; Sannino, Filomena; Valente, Artur J.M.. "Amine-ß-cyclodextrin-based nanosponges. The role of cyclodextrin amphiphilicity in the imidacloprid uptake". Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects 635 (2022): 128044. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.colsurfa.2021.128044.
    Published • 10.1016/j.colsurfa.2021.128044
  2. Basso, João; Mendes, Maria; Cova, Tânia; Sousa, João; Pais, Alberto; Fortuna, Ana; Vitorino, Rui; Vitorino, Carla. "A Stepwise Framework for the Systematic Development of Lipid Nanoparticles". Biomolecules 12 2 (2022): 223. http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/biom12020223.
    Published • 10.3390/biom12020223
  3. Costa Pereira, Jorge L.G.F.S.; Pais, Alberto A.C.C.; Azevedo, Julio Cesar R.; Knapik, Heloise G.. "Methods for unsupervised contribution analysis of raw EEM data in water monitoring. Contaminant identification and quantification". Spectrochimica Acta Part A: Molecular and Biomolecular Spectroscopy 264 (2022): 120226. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.saa.2021.120226.
    10.1016/j.saa.2021.120226
  4. Nunes, Sandra C.C.; Pais, A.A.C.C.. "DNA adsorption on like-charged surfaces mediated by polycations". Journal of Molecular Liquids 346 (2022): 117060. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.molliq.2021.117060.
    Published • 10.1016/j.molliq.2021.117060
  5. Tavares, Nélia C. T.; Cacho, Vanessa R. G.; Costa, Dora C. S.; Nunes, Sandra C. C.; Pais, Alberto A. C. C.; Murtinho, Dina; Silva Serra, M. Elisa. "Deciphering the mechanism behind efficient enantioselective ethylation with thiazolidine-based amino alcohols". Applied Organometallic Chemistry 36 3 (2021): http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/aoc.6567.
    Published • 10.1002/aoc.6567
  6. Sousa, Joana F.M.; Pina, João; Gomes, Carla; Dias, Lucas D.; Pereira, Mariette M.; Murtinho, Dina; Dias, Paula; et al. "Transport and photophysical studies on porphyrin-containing sulfonated poly(etheretherketone) composite membranes". Materials Today Communications 29 (2021): 102781. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.mtcomm.2021.102781.
    10.1016/j.mtcomm.2021.102781
  7. Solís, Airam Cobo; Bento, Daniel; Nunes, Sandra; Valente, Artur; Pais, Alberto; Vitorino, Carla. "Rethinking transdermal drug delivery using PVA-NLC based films". Polymer 230 (2021): 124032. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.polymer.2021.124032.
    10.1016/j.polymer.2021.124032
  8. Basso, João; Ramos, Maria Luísa; Pais, Alberto; Vitorino, Rui; Fortuna, Ana; Vitorino, Carla. "Expediting Disulfiram Assays through a Systematic Analytical Quality by Design Approach". Chemosensors 9 7 (2021): 172. http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/chemosensors9070172.
    Published
  9. Encarnação, Telma; Santos, Daniel; Ferreira, Simone; Valente, Artur J. M.; Pereira, J. C.; Campos, M. G.; Burrows, Hugh D.; Pais, Alberto A. C. C.. "Removal of Imidacloprid from Water by Microalgae Nannochloropsis sp. and Its Determination by a Validated RP-HPLC Method". Bulletin of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology 107 1 (2021): 131-139. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00128-021-03228-1.
    Published
  10. Utzeri, Gianluca; Verissimo, Luis; Murtinho, Dina; Pais, Alberto A. C. C.; Perrin, F. Xavier; Ziarelli, Fabio; Iordache, Tanta-Verona; Sarbu, Andrei; Valente, Artur J. M.. "Poly(ß-cyclodextrin)-Activated Carbon Gel Composites for Removal of Pesticides from Water". Molecules 26 5 (2021): 1426. http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/molecules26051426.
    Published
  11. Lã, Filipa M.B.; Polo, Nuria; Granqvist, Svante; Cova, Tânia; Pais, Alberto C.. "Female Voice-Related Sexual Attractiveness to Males: Does it Vary With Different Degrees of Conception Likelihood?". Journal of Voice (2021): http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jvoice.2021.02.006.
    10.1016/j.jvoice.2021.02.006
  12. Lã, Filipa M.B.; Polo, Nuria; Granqvist, Svante; Cova, Tânia; Pais, Alberto C.. "Female Voice-Related Sexual Attractiveness to Males: Does it Vary With Different Degrees of Conception Likelihood?". Journal of Voice (2021): http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jvoice.2021.02.006.
    Published
  13. Williams-Medina, Alberto; Deblock, Michael; Janigro, Damir. "In vitro Models of the Blood–Brain Barrier: Tools in Translational Medicine". Frontiers in Medical Technology 2 (2021): http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fmedt.2020.623950.
    10.3389/fmedt.2020.623950
  14. Cova, Tânia F.; Murtinho, Dina; Aguado, Roberto; Pais, Alberto A. C. C.; Valente, Artur J. M.. "Cyclodextrin Polymers and Cyclodextrin-Containing Polysaccharides for Water Remediation". Polysaccharides 2 1 (2021): 16-38. http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/polysaccharides2010002.
    Published • 10.3390/polysaccharides2010002
  15. Cova, Tânia F.; Murtinho, Dina; Aguado, Roberto; Pais, Alberto A. C. C.; Valente, Artur J. M.. "Cyclodextrin Polymers and Cyclodextrin-Containing Polysaccharides for Water Remediation". Polysaccharides 2 1 (2021): 16-38. http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/polysaccharides2010002.
    10.3390/polysaccharides2010002
  16. João Henriques; Fábio A. Schaberle; Carlos Serpa; Alberto A.C.C. Pais; Catarina Cardoso; Carla Vitorino. "Photoacoustic method for real-time assessment of salt content in aqueous solutions". Talanta (2021): https://doi.org/10.1016/j.talanta.2020.121497.
    10.1016/j.talanta.2020.121497
  17. Basso, João; Mendes, Maria; Silva, Jessica; Cova, Tânia; Luque-Michel, Edurne; Jorge, Andreia F.; Grijalvo, Santiago; et al. "Sorting hidden patterns in nanoparticle performance for glioblastoma using machine learning algorithms". International Journal of Pharmaceutics 592 (2021): 120095. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijpharm.2020.120095.
    Published • 10.1016/j.ijpharm.2020.120095
  18. Pais, A. A. C. C.. "Diving into Batch-to-Batch Variability of Topical Products-a Regulatory Bottleneck". Pharmaceutical Research; 37 218 (2020): https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s11095-020-02911-y.
    Published
  19. Basso, João; Mendes, Maria; Silva, Jessica; Sereno, José; Cova, Tânia; Oliveira, Rui; Fortuna, Ana; et al. "Peptide-lipid nanoconstructs act site-specifically towards glioblastoma growth impairment". European Journal of Pharmaceutics and Biopharmaceutics 155 (2020): 177-189. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ejpb.2020.08.015.
    Published • 10.1016/j.ejpb.2020.08.015
  20. Mendes, Maria; Basso, João; Silva, Jessica; Cova, Tânia; Sousa, João; Pais, Alberto; Vitorino, Carla. "Biomimeting ultra-small lipid nanoconstructs for glioblastoma treatment: A computationally guided experimental approach". International Journal of Pharmaceutics 587 (2020): 119661. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijpharm.2020.119661.
    Published • 10.1016/j.ijpharm.2020.119661
  21. Encarnação, Telma; Aguiar, António; Palito, Cátia; Pais, Alberto A.C.C.; Campos, Maria G.; Sobral, Abílio J.F.N.; Burrows, Hugh D.. "Development and validation of a RP-HPLC method for the simultaneous analysis of paracetamol, ibuprofen, olanzapine, and simvastatin during microalgae bioremediation". MethodsX (2020): 101083. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.mex.2020.101083.
    10.1016/j.mex.2020.101083
  22. Mendes, Maria; Cova, Tânia; Basso, João; Ramos, M. Luísa; Vitorino, Rui; Sousa, João; Pais, Alberto; Vitorino, Carla. "Hierarchical design of hyaluronic acid-peptide constructs for glioblastoma targeting: Combining insights from NMR and molecular dynamics simulations". Journal of Molecular Liquids (2020): 113774. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.molliq.2020.113774.
    Published • 10.1016/j.molliq.2020.113774
  23. Matsushita, Alan F. Y.; Tapia, María José; Pais, Alberto A. C. C.; Valente, Artur J. M.. "Luminescent Properties of Lanthanoid-Poly(Sodium Acrylate) Composites: Insights on the Interaction Mechanism". Polymers 12 6 (2020): 1314. http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/polym12061314.
    Published • 10.3390/polym12061314
  24. Vinagreiro, Carolina S.; Zangirolami, Amanda; Schaberle, Fabio A.; Nunes, Sandra C. C.; Blanco, Kate C.; Inada, Natalia M.; da Silva, Gabriela Jorge; et al. "Antibacterial Photodynamic Inactivation of Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria and Biofilms with Nanomolar Photosensitizer Concentrations". ACS Infectious Diseases 6 6 (2020): 1517-1526. http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acsinfecdis.9b00379.
    Published • 10.1021/acsinfecdis.9b00379
  25. Ferreira, Maria; Sousa, João; Pais, Alberto; Vitorino, Carla. "The Role of Magnetic Nanoparticles in Cancer Nanotheranostics". Materials 13 2 (2020): 266. http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/ma13020266.
    Published • 10.3390/ma13020266
  26. Vinagreiro, Carolina S.; Zangirolami, Amanda; Schaberle, Fábio A.; Nunes, Sandra C. C.; Blanco, Kate C; Inada, Natalia M.; Silva, Gabriela Jorge da; et al. "Antibacterial Photodynamic Inactivation of Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria and Biofilms with Nanomolar Photosensitizer Concentrations". (2020): http://hdl.handle.net/10316/91167.
  27. Mendes, Maria; Cova, Tânia; Basso, João; Ramos, M. Luísa; Vitorino, Rui; Sousa, João; Pais, Alberto; Vitorino, Carla. "Hierarchical design of hyaluronic acid-peptide constructs for glioblastoma targeting: Combining insights from NMR and molecular dynamics simulations". (2020): http://hdl.handle.net/10316/90813.
  28. Ferreira, Maria; Sousa, João; Pais, Alberto; Vitorino, Carla. "The Role of Magnetic Nanoparticles in Cancer Nanotheranostics". (2020): http://hdl.handle.net/10316/90815.
  29. Matsushita, Alan F Y; Tapia, María José; Pais, Alberto António Caria Canelas; Valente, Artur José Monteiro. "Luminescent Properties of Lanthanoid-Poly(Sodium Acrylate) Composites: Insights on the Interaction Mechanism". (2020): http://hdl.handle.net/10316/90814.
  30. Mendes, Maria; Basso, João; Silva, Jessica; Cova, Tânia; Sousa, João; Pais, Alberto; Vitorino, Carla. "Biomimeting ultra-small lipid nanoconstructs for glioblastoma treatment: A computationally guided experimental approach". (2020): http://hdl.handle.net/10316/90810.
  31. Margarida Miranda; Alberto A.C.C. Pais; Catarina Cardoso; Carla Vitorino. "aQbD as a platform for IVRT method development – A regulatory oriented approach". International Journal of Pharmaceutics 572 (2019): 118695-118695. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijpharm.2019.118695.
    10.1016/j.ijpharm.2019.118695
  32. Maria I. L. Soares; Clara S. B. Gomes; Sandra C. C. Nunes; Alberto A. C. C. Pais; Teresa M. V. D. Pinho e Melo. "Phosphane-Catalyzed [3+2] Annulation of Allenoates with 3-Nitro-2H -chromenes: Synthesis of Tetrahydrocyclopenta[c ]chromenes". European Journal of Organic Chemistry 2019 31-32 (2019): 5441-5451. https://doi.org/10.1002/ejoc.201900564.
    10.1002/ejoc.201900564
  33. Alan F.Y. Matsushita; Alberto A.C.C. Pais; Artur J.M. Valente. "Energy transfer and multicolour tunable emission of Eu,Tb(PSA)Phen composites". Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects 569 (2019): 93-101. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.colsurfa.2019.02.049.
    10.1016/j.colsurfa.2019.02.049
  34. Tânia F. Cova; Bruce F. Milne; Alberto A.C.C. Pais. "Host flexibility and space filling in supramolecular complexation of cyclodextrins: A free-energy-oriented approach". Carbohydrate Polymers 205 (2019): 42-54. https://doi.org/10.1016%2Fj.carbpol.2018.10.009.
    10.1016/j.carbpol.2018.10.009
  35. Telma Encarnação; Alberto ACC Pais; Maria G Campos; Hugh D Burrows. "Endocrine disrupting chemicals: Impact on human health, wildlife and the environment". Science Progress 102 1 (2019): 3-42. https://doi.org/10.1177%2F0036850419826802.
    10.1177/0036850419826802
  36. Ana, Raquel; Mendes, Maria; Sousa, João; Pais, Alberto; Falcão, Amílcar; Fortuna, Ana; Vitorino, Carla. "Rethinking carbamazepine oral delivery using polymer-lipid hybrid nanoparticles". International Journal of Pharmaceutics 554 (2019): 352-365. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijpharm.2018.11.028.
    10.1016/j.ijpharm.2018.11.028
  37. Aviñó, A.; Jorge, A.F.; Huertas, C.S.; Cova, T.F.G.G.; Pais, A.; Lechuga, L.M.; Eritja, R.; Fabrega, C.. "Aptamer-peptide conjugates as a new strategy to modulate human a-thrombin binding affinity". Biochimica et Biophysica Acta - General Subjects 1863 10 (2019): 1619-1630. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-85069617365&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1016/j.bbagen.2019.06.014
  38. Gaspar, Marisa C.; Pais, Alberto A. C. C.; Sousa, João J. S.; Brillaut, Julien; Olivier, Jean-Christophe. "Development of levofloxacin-loaded PLGA microspheres of suitable properties for sustained pulmonary release". (2019): http://hdl.handle.net/10316/92845.
  39. Nélia C.T. Tavares; César T. Neves; Bruce F. Milne; Dina Murtinho; Alberto A.C.C. Pais; M. Elisa Silva Serra. "Chiral thiazolidines in the enantioselective ethylation of aldehydes: An experimental and computational study". Journal of Organometallic Chemistry 878 (2018): 1-10. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jorganchem.2018.09.027.
    10.1016/j.jorganchem.2018.09.027
  40. Maria Mendes; João José Sousa; Alberto Pais; Carla Vitorino. "Targeted Theranostic Nanoparticles for Brain Tumor Treatment". Pharmaceutics 10 4 (2018): 181-181. https://doi.org/10.3390%2Fpharmaceutics10040181.
    10.3390/pharmaceutics10040181
  41. Liliana Damas; Rui M. B. Carrilho; Sandra C. C. Nunes; Alberto A. C. C. Pais; László Kollár; Marta Pineiro; Mariette M. Pereira. "A novel Pd-catalysed sequential carbonylation/cyclization approach toward bis-N-heterocycles: rationalization by electronic structure calculations". Royal Society Open Science (2018): https://doi.org/10.1098/rsos.181140.
    10.1098/rsos.181140
  42. S.G. Rodrigues; A.A.C.C. Pais; J.M.C. Marques. "Two-dimensional clusters from the self-assembly of oppositely charged particles". Chemical Physics Letters 706 (2018): 586-593. https://doi.org/10.1016%2Fj.cplett.2018.07.003.
    10.1016/j.cplett.2018.07.003
  43. Alan F.Y. Matsushita; Cesar M.C. Filho; Marta Pineiro; Alberto A.C.C. Pais; Artur J.M. Valente. "Effect of Eu(III) and Tb(III) chloride on the gelification behavior of poly(sodium acrylate)". Journal of Molecular Liquids 264 (2018): 205-214. https://doi.org/10.1016%2Fj.molliq.2018.05.040.
    10.1016/j.molliq.2018.05.040
  44. Tânia F. Cova; Dina Murtinho; Alberto A. C. C. Pais; Artur J. M. Valente. "Combining Cellulose and Cyclodextrins: Fascinating Designs for Materials and Pharmaceutics". Frontiers in Chemistry 6 (2018): https://doi.org/10.3389%2Ffchem.2018.00271.
    Published • 10.3389/fchem.2018.00271
  45. João Basso; Ana Miranda; Sandra Nunes; Tânia Cova; João Sousa; Carla Vitorino; Alberto Pais. "Hydrogel-Based Drug Delivery Nanosystems for the Treatment of Brain Tumors". Gels 4 3 (2018): 62-62. https://doi.org/10.3390%2Fgels4030062.
    Published • 10.3390/gels4030062
  46. Jessica Silva; Maria Mendes; Tânia Cova; João Sousa; Alberto Pais; Carla Vitorino. "Unstructured Formulation Data Analysis for the Optimization of Lipid Nanoparticle Drug Delivery Vehicles". AAPS PharmSciTech (2018): https://doi.org/10.1208%2Fs12249-018-1078-0.
    10.1208/s12249-018-1078-0
  47. João Basso; Ana Miranda; João Sousa; Alberto Pais; Carla Vitorino. "Repurposing drugs for glioblastoma: from bench to bedside". Cancer Letters (2018): https://doi.org/10.1016%2Fj.canlet.2018.04.039.
    Published • 10.1016/j.canlet.2018.04.039
  48. Tânia F. G. G. Cova; Bruce F. Milne; Sandra C. C. Nunes; Alberto A. C. C. Pais. "Drastic Stabilization of Junction Nodes in Supramolecular Structures Based on Host–Guest Complexes". Macromolecules (2018): https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.macromol.8b00154.
    10.1021/acs.macromol.8b00154
  49. Telma Encarnação; Cláudia T. Arranja; Tânia F. G. G. Cova; Alberto A. C. C. Pais; Maria G. Campos; Abílio J. F. N. Sobral; Hugh D. Burrows. "Monitoring oil production for biobased feedstock in the microalga Nannochloropsis sp.: a novel method combining the BODIPY BD-C12 fluorescent probe and simple image processing". Journal of Applied Phycology (2018): https://doi.org/10.1007%2Fs10811-018-1437-y.
    10.1007/s10811-018-1437-y
  50. Maria Mendes; Ana Miranda; Tânia Cova; Lídia Gonçalves; António Almeida; João Sousa; Maria L.C. do Vale; et al. "Modeling of ultra-small lipid nanoparticle surface charge for targeting glioblastoma". European Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences (2018): https://doi.org/10.1016%2Fj.ejps.2018.02.024.
    10.1016/j.ejps.2018.02.024
  51. Ana Miranda; Tânia Cova; João Sousa; Carla Vitorino; Alberto Pais. "Computational modeling in glioblastoma: from the prediction of blood–brain barrier permeability to the simulation of tumor behavior". Future Medicinal Chemistry 10 1 (2018): 121-131. https://doi.org/10.4155%2Ffmc-2017-0128.
    10.4155/fmc-2017-0128
  52. Marisa C. Gaspar; Alberto A.C.C. Pais; João J.S. Sousa; Julien Brillaut; Jean-Christophe Olivier. "Development of levofloxacin-loaded PLGA microspheres of suitable properties for sustained pulmonary release". International Journal of Pharmaceutics (2018): https://doi.org/10.1016%2Fj.ijpharm.2018.12.005.
    10.1016/j.ijpharm.2018.12.005
  53. João Basso; Maria Mendes; Tânia F. G. G. Cova; João J. Sousa; Alberto A. C. C. Pais; Carla Vitorino. "Analytical Quality by Design (AQbD) as a multiaddressable platform for co-encapsulating drug assays". Analytical Methods 10 47 (2018): 5659-5671. https://doi.org/10.1039%2Fc8ay01695j.
    10.1039/c8ay01695j
  54. Jorge Costa Pereira; Alberto A.C.C. Pais; Hugh D. Burrows. "Analysis of raw EEM fluorescence spectra - ICA and PARAFAC capabilities". Spectrochimica Acta Part A: Molecular and Biomolecular Spectroscopy 205 (2018): 320-334. https://doi.org/10.1016%2Fj.saa.2018.07.025.
    10.1016/j.saa.2018.07.025
  55. Sandra C.C. Nunes; Tânia F. G. G. Cova; Rita S. Dias; Alberto A. C. C. Pais. "Adsorption of charged macromolecules upon multicomponent responsive surfaces". Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics 20 30 (2018): 19811-19818. https://doi.org/10.1039/C8CP03383H.
    10.1039/C8CP03383H
  56. Adele Alagia; Andreia F. Jorge; Anna Aviñó; Tânia F. G. G. Cova; Ramon Crehuet; Santiago Grijalvo; Alberto A. C. C. Pais; Ramon Eritja. "Exploring PAZ/3'-overhang interaction to improve siRNA specificity. A combined experimental and modeling study". Chemical Science 9 8 (2018): 2074-2086. https://doi.org/10.1039%2Fc8sc00010g.
    10.1039/c8sc00010g
  57. A. F. Jorge; A. Aviñó; A. A. C. C. Pais; R. Eritja; C. Fàbrega; Pais, Alberto. "DNA-based nanoscaffolds as vehicles for 5-fluoro-2'-deoxyuridine oligomers in colorectal cancer therapy". Nanoscale 10 15 (2018): 7238-7249. https://doi.org/10.1039%2Fc7nr08442k.
    10.1039/c7nr08442k
  58. Cova, T.F.G.G.; Murtinho, D.; Pais, A.A.C.C.; Valente, A.J.M.. "Cyclodextrin-based materials for removing micropollutants from wastewater". Current Organic Chemistry 22 22 (2018): 2150-2181. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-85062092256&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
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  60. Ricardo M. F. Fernandes; Yujie Wang; Pedro B. Tavares; Sandra C. C. Nunes; Alberto A. C. C. Pais; Eduardo F. Marques. "Critical Role of the Spacer Length of Gemini Surfactants on the Formation of Ionic Liquid Crystals and Thermotropic Behavior". The Journal of Physical Chemistry B (2017): https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.jpcb.7b08618.
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  61. María Monteserín; Hugh D. Burrows; Artur J. M. Valente; A. A. C. C. Pais; Roberto E. Di Paolo; Antonio L. Maçanita; María J. Tapia. "Fluorescence Enhancement of a Cationic Fluorene–Phenylene Conjugated Polyelectrolyte Induced by Nonionic n-Alkyl Polyoxyethylene Surfactants". Langmuir (2017): https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.langmuir.7b02818.
    10.1021/acs.langmuir.7b02818
  62. Tânia F.G.G. Cova; Susana Jarmelo; Sandra C.C. Nunes; Sebastião J. Formosinho; J. Sérgio Seixas de Melo; Alberto Pais. "Seeing is believing: A graphical reference framework for multi-criteria evaluation". Evaluation 23 4 (2017): 479-494. https://doi.org/10.1177%2F1356389017733336.
    10.1177/1356389017733336
  63. Tânia F.G.G. Cova; Sandra C.C. Nunes; Artur J.M. Valente; Teresa M.V.D. Pinho e Melo; Alberto A.C.C. Pais. "Properties and patterns in anion-receptors: A closer look at bambusurils". Journal of Molecular Liquids 242 (2017): 640-652. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.molliq.2017.07.065.
    10.1016/j.molliq.2017.07.065
  64. M. Elisa Silva Serra; Dina Murtinho; Zênis N da Rocha; Ana Salomé Pires; João Gabriel Baptista; Ana Margarida Abrantes; Mafalda Laranjo; et al. "Dibrominated Camphoric Acid Derived Salen Complexes: Synthesis, Characterization and Cytotoxic Activity". Polyhedron (2017): https://doi.org/10.1016%2Fj.poly.2017.08.038.
    10.1016/j.poly.2017.08.038
  65. Ana Miranda; María J Blanco-Prieto; João Sousa; Alberto Pais; Carla Vitorino; María Blanco-Prieto. "Breaching barriers in glioblastoma. Part II: Targeted drug delivery and lipid nanoparticles". International Journal of Pharmaceutics (2017): https://doi.org/10.1016%2Fj.ijpharm.2017.07.049.
    10.1016/j.ijpharm.2017.07.049
  66. Tânia F. G. G. Cova; Alberto A. C. C. Pais; J. Sérgio Seixas de Melo. "Reconstructing the historical synthesis of mauveine from Perkin and Caro: procedure and details". Scientific Reports 7 1 (2017): https://doi.org/10.1038%2Fs41598-017-07239-z.
    10.1038/s41598-017-07239-z
  67. M. Mendes; S. C. C. Nunes; J. J. Sousa; A. A. C. C. Pais; C. Vitorino. "Expanding Transdermal Delivery with Lipid Nanoparticles: A New Drug-in-NLC-in-Adhesive Design". Molecular Pharmaceutics 14 6 (2017): 2099-2115. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.molpharmaceut.7b00211.
    10.1021/acs.molpharmaceut.7b00211
  68. Ellen Rieloff; Sandra C. C. Nunes; Alberto A. C. C. Pais; Marie Skepö. "Structural Characterization of Bubbles Formed in DNA Melting: A Monte Carlo Simulation Study". ACS Omega 2 5 (2017): 1915-1921. https://doi.org/10.1021%2Facsomega.7b00323.
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  69. Tânia F.G.G. Cova; Sandra C.C. Nunes; Teresa M.V.D. Pinho e Melo; Alberto A.C.C. Pais. "Bambusurils as effective ion caging agents: Does desolvation guide conformation?". Chemical Physics Letters 672 (2017): 89-96. https://doi.org/10.1016%2Fj.cplett.2017.01.029.
    10.1016/j.cplett.2017.01.029
  70. Tânia F. G. G. Cova; Sandra C. C. Nunes; Alberto A. C. C. Pais. "Free-energy patterns in inclusion complexes: the relevance of non-included moieties in the stability constants". Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics 19 7 (2017): 5209-5221. https://doi.org/10.1039/C6CP08081B.
    10.1039/C6CP08081B
  71. Pauline S. Santos; Luan K. M. Souza; Thiago S. L. Araújo; Jand Venes R. Medeiros; Sandra C. C. Nunes; Rui A. Carvalho; Alberto C. C. Pais; et al. "Methyl-ß-cyclodextrin Inclusion Complex with ß-Caryophyllene: Preparation, Characterization, and Improvement of Pharmacological Activities". ACS Omega 2 12 (2017): 9080-9094. https://doi.org/10.1021%2Facsomega.7b01438.
    10.1021/acsomega.7b01438
  72. Filho, C.M.C.; Neto, M.N.L.; Teixeira, R.S.; Pais, A.A.C.C.; Valente, A.J.M.. "Development and optimization of an HPLC–DAD method for quantification of six petroleum hydrocarbon compounds in aqueous samples". Journal of Liquid Chromatography and Related Technologies (2017): 1-10. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-85011317418&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
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  73. Andreia F. Jorge; Sandra C.C. Nunes; Tânia F.G.G. Cova; Alberto A.C.C. Pais. "Cooperative action in DNA condensation". Current Opinion in Colloid & Interface Science 26 (2016): 66-74. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cocis.2016.09.014.
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  77. Mendes, M.; Soares, H.T.; Arnaut, L.G.; Sousa, J.J.; Pais, A.A.C.C.; Vitorino, C.. "Can lipid nanoparticles improve intestinal absorption?". International Journal of Pharmaceutics 515 1-2 (2016): 69-83. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84991727664&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
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  81. Carla Vitorino; Joao Sousa; Alberto Pais; Vitorino, C.; Sousa, J.; Pais, A.. "Overcoming the Skin Permeation Barrier: Challenges and Opportunities". Current Pharmaceutical Design 21 20 (2015): 2698-2712. https://doi.org/10.2174%2F1381612821666150428124053.
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  150. Pinto, M.F.V.; Morán, M.C.; Miguel, M.G.; Lindman, B.; Jurado, A.S.; Pais, A.A.C.C.. "Controlling the morphology in DNA condensation and precipitation". Biomacromolecules 10 6 (2009): 1319-1323. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-67049098984&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1021/bm900211j
  151. Silva, S.M.C.; Pinto, F.V.; Antunes, F.E.; Miguel, M.G.; Sousa, J.J.S.; Pais, A.A.C.C.. "Aggregation and gelation in hydroxypropylmethyl cellulose aqueous solutions". Journal of Colloid and Interface Science 327 2 (2008): 333-340. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-53149103167&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1016/j.jcis.2008.08.056
  152. Burrows, H.D.; Fonseca, S.M.; Silva, C.L.; Pais, A.A.C.C.; Tapia, M.J.; Pradhan, S.; Scherf, U.. "Aggregation of the hairy rod conjugated polyelectrolyte poly{1,4-phenylene-[9,9-bis(4-phenoxybutylsulfonate)]fluorene-2,7-diyl} in aqueous solution: An experimental and molecular modelling study". Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics 10 30 (2008): 4420-4428. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-47949096482&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1039/b800773j
  153. Gaweda, S.; Morán, M.C.; Pais, A.A.C.C.; Dias, R.S.; Schillén, K.; Lindman, B.; Miguel, M.G.. "Cationic agents for DNA compaction". Journal of Colloid and Interface Science 323 1 (2008): 75-83. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-44149127434&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1016/j.jcis.2008.04.006
  154. Silva, C.L.; Pereira, J.C.; Ramalho, A.; Pais, A.A.C.C.; Sousa, J.J.S.. "Films based on chitosan polyelectrolyte complexes for skin drug delivery: Development and characterization". Journal of Membrane Science 320 1-2 (2008): 268-279. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-48549091594&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1016/j.memsci.2008.04.011
  155. Pinho e Melo, T.M.V.D.; Cardoso, A.L.; Palacios, F.; de los Santos, J.M.; Pais, A.A.C.C.; Abreu, P.E.; Paixão, J.A.; Beja, A.M.; Ramos Silva, M.. "New approach to exclusive formation of both enantiomers of ß-amino acid derivatives". Tetrahedron 64 35 (2008): 8141-8148. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-47049110314&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1016/j.tet.2008.06.053
  156. Figueiras, A.; Sarraguça, J.M.G.; Pais, A.A.C.C.; Veiga, J.F.; Carvalho, R.A.. "New insight into the discrimination between omeprazole enantiomers by cyclodextrins in aqueous solution". Journal of Inclusion Phenomena and Macrocyclic Chemistry 62 3-4 (2008): 345-351. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-55949134323&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1007/s10847-008-9477-6
  157. Sarraguça, J.M.G.; Pais, A.A.C.C.; Linse, P.. "Structure of microemulsion - ABA triblock copolymer networks". Langmuir 24 19 (2008): 11153-11163. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-54549112076&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1021/la801658k
  158. Veríssimo, M.I.S.; Pais, A.A.C.C.; Oliveira, J.A.B.P.; Gomes, M.T.S.R.. "Use of an acoustic wave sensor to follow lead absorption by porcine skin". Sensors and Actuators, B: Chemical 128 2 (2008): 450-454. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-37549010276&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1016/j.snb.2007.07.011
  159. Ramalho, A.; Silva, C.L.; Pais, A.A.C.C.; Sousa, J.J.S.. "In vivo friction study of human skin: Influence of moisturizers on different anatomical sites". Wear 263 7-12 SPEC. (2007): 1044-1049. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-34548017871&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1016/j.wear.2006.11.051
  160. Figueiras, A.; Sarraguça, J.M.G.; Carvalho, R.A.; Pais, A.A.C.C.; Veiga, F.J.B.. "Interaction of omeprazole with a methylated derivative of ß-cyclodextrin: Phase solubility, NMR spectroscopy and molecular simulation". Pharmaceutical Research 24 2 (2007): 377-389. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-33846047876&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1007/s11095-006-9161-8
  161. Borrows, H.D.; Tapia, M.J.; Silva, C.L.; Pais, A.A.C.C.; Fonseca, S.M.; Pina, J.; De Melo, J.S.; et al. "Interplay of electrostatic and hydrophobic effects with binding of cationic gemini surfactants and a conjugated polyanion: Experimental and molecular modeling studies". Journal of Physical Chemistry B 111 17 (2007): 4401-4410. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-34249041271&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1021/jp070100s
  162. Peixoto, A.F.; Pereira, M.M.; Pais, A.A.C.C.. "Maximization of regioselectivity in hydroformylation of vinyl-aromatics using simple factorial design". Journal of Molecular Catalysis A: Chemical 267 1-2 (2007): 234-240. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-33947303193&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1016/j.molcata.2006.11.040
  163. Silva, C.L.; Topgaard, D.; Kocherbitov, V.; Sousa, J.J.S.; Pais, A.A.C.C.; Sparr, E.. "Stratum corneum hydration: Phase transformations and mobility in stratum corneum, extracted lipids and isolated corneocytes". Biochimica et Biophysica Acta - Biomembranes 1768 11 (2007): 2647-2659. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-35848966805&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1016/j.bbamem.2007.05.028
  164. Rubio, F.; García, F.; Burrows, H.D.; Pais, A.A.C.C.; Valente, A.J.M.; Tapia, M.J.; García, J.M.. "Aqueous solution and solid state interactions of lanthanide ions with a methacrylic ester polymer bearing pendant 15-crown-5 moieties". Journal of Polymer Science, Part A: Polymer Chemistry 45 9 (2007): 1788-1799. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-34248148626&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1002/pola.21946
  165. Izquierdo, R.A.; Barros, C.M.; Santana-Marques, M.G.; Ferrer-Correia, A.J.; Silva, E.M.P.; Giuntini, F.; Faustino, M.A.F.; et al. "Characterization of Isomeric Cationic Porphyrins with ß-Pyrrolic Substituents by Electrospray Mass Spectrometry: The Singular Behavior of a Potential Virus Photoinactivator". Journal of the American Society for Mass Spectrometry 18 2 (2007): 218-225. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-33846451743&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1016/j.jasms.2006.09.010
  166. Almeida, J.A.S.; Barbosa, L.M.S.; Pais, A.A.C.C.; Formosinho, S.J.. "Improving hierarchical cluster analysis: A new method with outlier detection and automatic clustering". Chemometrics and Intelligent Laboratory Systems 87 2 (2007): 208-217. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-34248551279&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1016/j.chemolab.2007.01.005
  167. Ramalho, A.; Silva, C.L.; Pais, A.A.C.C.; Sousa, U.S.. "In vivo friction study of human palmoplantar skin against glass". Tribologia 25 3 (2006): 14-23. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-33750916874&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  168. Barroso, M.; Pereira, J.C.; Pais, A.A.C.C.; Arnaut, L.G.; Formosinho, S.J.. "Molecular factor analysis in atom-transfer reactions". Molecular Physics 104 5-7 (2006): 731-743. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-33645787756&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1080/00268970500417085
  169. Sarraguça, J.M.G.; Pais, A.A.C.C.. "Polyelectrolytes in solutions with multivalent salt. Effects of flexibility and contour length". Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics 8 36 (2006): 4233-4241. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-33749659208&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1039/b606087k
  170. Silva, C.L.; Nunes, S.C.C.; Eusébio, M.E.S.; Sousa, J.J.S.; Pais, A.A.C.C.. "Study of human stratum corneum and extracted lipids by thermomicroscopy and DSC". Chemistry and Physics of Lipids 140 1-2 (2006): 36-47. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-33645893177&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1016/j.chemphyslip.2006.01.004
  171. Silva, C.L.; Nunes, S.C.C.; Eusébio, M.E.S.; Pais, A.A.C.C.; Sousa, J.J.S.. "Thermal behaviour of human stratum corneum: A differential scanning calorimetry study at high scanning rates". Skin Pharmacology and Physiology 19 3 (2006): 132-139. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-33745226219&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1159/000092593
  172. Gomes, P.J.S.; Nunes, C.M.; Pais, A.A.C.C.; Pinho e Melo, T.M.V.D.; Arnaut, L.G.. "1,3-Dipolar cycloaddition of azomethine ylides generated from aziridines in supercritical carbon dioxide". Tetrahedron Letters 47 31 (2006): 5475-5479. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-33745243766&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1016/j.tetlet.2006.05.179
  173. Sarraguça, J.M.G.; Dias, R.S.; Pais, A.A.C.C.. "Coil-globule coexistence and compaction of DNA chains". Journal of Biological Physics 32 5 (2006): 421-434. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-33846616273&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1007/s10867-006-9026-8
  174. Peixoto, A.F.; Pereira, M.M.; Sousa, A.F.; Pais, A.A.C.; Neves, M.G.P.M.S.; Silva, A.M.S.; Cavaleiro, J.A.S.. "Improving regioselectivity in the rhodium catalyzed hydroformylation of protoporphyrin-IX and chlorophyll a derivatives". Journal of Molecular Catalysis A: Chemical 235 1-2 (2005): 185-193. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-20344399665&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1016/j.molcata.2005.04.008
  175. Dias, R.S.; Pais, A.A.C.C.; Linse, P.; Miguel, M.G.; Lindman, B.. "Polyion adsorption onto catanionic surfaces. A Monte Carlo study". Journal of Physical Chemistry B 109 23 (2005): 11781-11788. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-21644469343&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1021/jp050158b
  176. Sousa, A.F.; Pais, A.A.C.C.; Linse, P.. "Polymer distribution in connected spherical domains". Journal of Chemical Physics 122 21 (2005): http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-21244462341&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1063/1.1904592
  177. Rita Dias; Mónica Rosa; Alberto Canelas Pais; Maria Miguel; Björn Lindman. "DNA-Surfactant Interactions. Compaction, Condensation, Decompaction and Phase Separation". Journal of the Chinese Chemical Society 51 3 (2004): 447-469. https://doi.org/10.1002%2Fjccs.200400069.
    10.1002/jccs.200400069
  178. Dias, R.; Rosa, M.; Pais, A.C.; Miguel, M.; Lindman, B.. "DNA-surfactant interactions. Compaction, condensation, decompaction and phase separation". Journal of the Chinese Chemical Society 51 3 (2004): 447-469. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-33646358202&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  179. Tapia, M.J.; Burrows, H.D.; García, J.M.; García, F.; Pais, A.A.C.C.. "Lanthanide ion interaction with a crown ether methacrylic polymer, poly(1,4,7,10-tetraoxacyclododecan-2-ylmethyl methacrylate), as seen by spectroscopic, calorimetric, and theoretical studies". Macromolecules 37 3 (2004): 856-862. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-1342284926&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  180. Sarraguça, J.M.G.; Pais, A.A.C.C.. "Simulation of polyelectrolyte solutions. The density of bound ions". Chemical Physics Letters 398 1-3 (2004): 140-145. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-5744251579&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1016/j.cplett.2004.09.042
  181. Costa, F.O.; Pais, A.A.C.C.; Sousa, J.J.S.. "Analysis of formulation effects in the dissolution of ibuprofen pellets". International Journal of Pharmaceutics 270 1-2 (2004): 9-19. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-0346392136&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1016/j.ijpharm.2003.10.002
  182. Dias, R.S.; Pais, A.A.C.C.; Miguel, M.G.; Lindman, B.. "DNA and surfactants in bulk and at interfaces". Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects 250 1-3 SPEC. (2004): 115-131. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-10044271288&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1016/j.colsurfa.2004.07.026
  183. Costa, F.O.; Sousa, J.J.S.; Pais, A.A.C.C.; Formosinho, S.J.. "Comparison of dissolution profiles of Ibuprofen pellets". Journal of Controlled Release 89 2 (2003): 199-212. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-0037472067&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1016/S0168-3659(03)00033-6
  184. Miguel, M.G.; Pais, A.A.C.C.; Dias, R.S.; Leal, C.; Rosa, M.; Lindman, B.. "DNA-cationic amphiphile interactions". Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects 228 1-3 (2003): 43-55. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-0242677804&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1016/S0927-7757(03)00334-0
  185. Leitão, M.L.P.; Canotilho, J.; Sousa, A.; Pais, A.A.C.C.; Sousa, A.T.; Redinha, J.S.. "Infrared spectroscopy and the characterization of terfenadine crystallized from solvents". Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry 73 3 (2003): 763-774. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-0141459362&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1023/A:1025826329359
  186. Dias, R.S.; Pais, A.A.C.C.; Miguel, M.G.; Lindman, B.. "Modeling of DNA compaction by polycations". Journal of Chemical Physics 119 15 (2003): 8150-8157. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-0242321243&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1063/1.1609985
  187. Sousa, A.F.; Canotilho, J.; Pais, A.A.C.C.; Leitão, M.L.P.; Redinha, J.S.. "Molecular dynamics simulation of the terfenadine monomer and dimer, including solvent effects". Molecular Physics 101 6 (2003): 871-879. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-0242623099&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  188. Sarraguça, J.M.G.; Skepö, M.; Pais, A.A.C.C.; Linse, P.. "Structure of polyelectrolytes in 3:1 salt solutions". Journal of Chemical Physics 119 23 (2003): 12621-12628. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-0346688924&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1063/1.1625367
  189. Arnaut, L.G.; Pais, A.A.C.C.; Formosinho, S.J.; Barroso, M.. "Absolute rate calculations for atom abstractions by radicals: Energetic, structural and electronic factors". Journal of the American Chemical Society 125 17 (2003): 5236-5246. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-0037473554&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  190. Tapia, M.J.; Burrows, H.D.; Azenha, M.E.D.G.; Da Graça Miguel, M.; Pais, A.A.C.C.; Sarraguça, J.M.G.. "Cation association with sodium dodecyl sulfate micelles as seen by lanthanide luminescence". Journal of Physical Chemistry B 106 27 (2002): 6966-6972. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-0037063125&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1021/jp014083x
  191. Pais, A.A.C.C.; Miguel, M.G.; Linse, P.; Lindman, B.. "Polyelectrolytes confined to spherical cavities". Journal of Chemical Physics 117 3 (2002): 1385-1394. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-0037100945&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1063/1.1483857
  192. Pereira, J.L.G.C.; Pais, A.A.C.C.; Redinha, J.S.. "Maximum likelihood estimation with nonlinear regression in polarographic and potentiometric studies". Analytica Chimica Acta 433 1 (2001): 135-143. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-0035804811&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1016/S0003-2670(00)01320-9
  193. Pais, A.A.C.C.; Sousa, A.; Eusébio, M.E.; Redinha, J.S.. "Solvation of alkane and alcohol molecules. Energy contributions". Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics 3 18 (2001): 4001-4009. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-0034740196&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1039/b104981j
  194. Arnaut, L.G.; Pais, A.A.C.C.; Formosinho, S.J.. "The intersecting-state model: A link between molecular spectroscopy and chemical reactivity". Journal of Molecular Structure 563-564 (2001): 1-17. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-0035962491&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1016/S0022-2860(00)00785-7
  195. Pais, A.A.C.C.; Pereira, J.L.G.C.; Redinha, J.S.. "Nonlinear regression in parameter estimation from polarographic signals". Computers and Chemistry 24 3-4 (2000): 533-539. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-0005585640&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  196. Freixa, Z.; Pereira, M.M.; Pais, A.A.C.C.; Bayón, J.C.. "Evidence of a rhodium catalytic species containing a bridging 1,2-diphosphine in styrene hydroformylation". Journal of the Chemical Society - Dalton Transactions 18 (1999): 3245-3251. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-33749094798&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  197. Pais, A.A.C.C.; Arnaut, L.G.; Formosinho, S.J.. "Hydrogen-atom abstractions: A semi-empirical approach to reaction energetics, bond lengths and bond-orders". Journal of the Chemical Society. Perkin Transactions 2 12 (1998): 2577-2584. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-0001657725&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  198. Pais, A.A.C.C.; Voronin, A.I.; Varandas, A.J.C.. "Dynamics of the Li + Li2 reaction: Coexistence of statistical and direct attributes". Journal of Physical Chemistry 100 18 (1996): 7480-7487. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-0013613534&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  199. Marques, J.M.C.; Wang, W.; Pais, A.A.C.C.; Varandas, A.J.C.. "Dynamics study of the H + ArO2 multichannel reaction". Journal of Physical Chemistry 100 44 (1996): 17513-17522. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-33748406914&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  200. Varandas, A.J.C.; Pais, A.A.C.C.; Marques, J.M.C.; Wang, W.. "On the chaperon mechanism for association rate constants: The formation of HO2 and O3". Chemical Physics Letters 249 3-4 (1996): 264-271. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-0030562114&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1016/0009-2614(95)01384-9
  201. Raquel Ana; Maria Mendes; João Sousa; Alberto Pais; Amílcar Falcão; Ana Fortuna; Carla Vitorino. "Rethinking carbamazepine oral delivery using polymer-lipid hybrid nanoparticles". International Journal of Pharmaceutics (1994): https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijpharm.2018.11.028.
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  202. Pais, A.A.C.C.; Nalewajski, R.F.; Varandas, A.J.C.. "Virial theorem decomposition as a tool for comparing and improving potential-energy surfaces: Ground-state Li3". Journal of the Chemical Society, Faraday Transactions 90 10 (1994): 1381-1390. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-0001556587&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1039/FT9949001381
  203. Varandas, A.J.C.; Pais, A.A.C.C.. "Double many-body expansion of the two lowest potential-energy surfaces for Li3 and dynamics of the Li + Li2(v) reaction. Initial orientation and vibrational excitation effects". Journal of the Chemical Society, Faraday Transactions 89 10 (1993): 1511-1526. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-37049089132&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1039/FT9938901511
  204. Pais, A.A.C.C.; Nalewajski, R.F.; Varandas, A.J.C.. "Virial theorem decomposition of potential-energy surfaces. Analysis of the double many-body expansion ground-state surface of Li3". Journal of the Chemical Society, Faraday Transactions 89 21 (1993): 3885-3897. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-37049067993&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1039/FT9938903885
  205. Nieto de Castro, C.A.; Fareleira, J.M.N.A.; Matias, P.M.; Ramires, M.L.V.; Canelas Pais, A.A.C.; Varandas, A.J.C.. "Thermophysical properties of alkali metal vapours. Part I. Theoretical calculation of the properties of monatomic systems". Berichte der Bunsengesellschaft/Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics 94 1 (1990): 53-59. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-0025262978&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  206. Varandas, A.J.C.; Pais, A.A.C.C.. "A realistic double many-body expansion (Dmbe) potential energy surface for ground-state O3 from a multiproperty fit to ab initio calculations, and to experimental spectroscopic, inelastic scattering, and kinetic isotope thermal rate data". Molecular Physics 65 4 (1988): 843-860. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84861063618&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1080/00268978800101451
  207. Pais, A.A.C.C.; Varandas, A.J.C.. "Thermal rate coefficients for the 18O+16O2¿18O16O+16O reaction based on a single-valued DMBE potential energy surface for ground-state ozone". Journal of Molecular Structure: THEOCHEM 166 C (1988): 335-338. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-0011409216&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1016/0166-1280(88)80458-5
  208. Varandas, A.J.C.; Morais, V.M.F.; Pais, A.A.C.C.. "Semiempirical valence bond potential energy surfaces for the alkali trimers II. The M’M2 systems". Molecular Physics 58 2 (1986): 285-297. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84913488393&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
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Online resource
  1. Pais, Alberto. Inside back cover. 2018. http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/c8sc90043d.
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  2. Pais, Alberto. Inside Cover, Volume 34, Issue 14. 2013. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jcc.23314.
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Preface / Postscript
  1. Pais, A.; Sousa, J.J.; Vitorino, C.. "Preface". Preface to Simvastatin Delivery: Challenges and Opportunities. 2015.
  2. Lindman, B.; Pais, A.. "Preface". Preface to Advances in Colloid and Interface Science. 2010.
    10.1016/j.cis.2010.01.001
Thesis / Dissertation
  1. Pereira, Joana Simões. "Molecular and clinical characterisation of aggressive thyroid cancers". PhD, 2021. http://hdl.handle.net/10362/121793.
  2. Santos, Jessica Pastilha. "Métodos Quimiométricos Em Ciências Do Desporto: Aplicação Nas Modalidades De Natação E Futebol". Master, 2020. http://hdl.handle.net/10316/92504.
  3. Matsushita, Alan Fernando Yoshiaki. "Desenvolvimento De Sondas Baseadas Em Sistemas Polieletrólito/Iões Lantanídeos". PhD, 2019. http://hdl.handle.net/10316/88808.
  4. Encarnação, Telma Maria Borrego da. "Microalgae technology: sustainable transformation of emerging pollutants". PhD, 2019. http://hdl.handle.net/10316/88844.
  5. Cova, Tânia Firmino Guerra Guerreiro. "Simulation of Supramolecular Systems for Drug Delivery Based on Inclusion Complexes". PhD, 2018. http://hdl.handle.net/10316/87642.
  6. Bento, Daniel Jorge Silva. "Oral films based on lipid nanoparticles for drug administration: a computational and experimental approach". Master, 2018. http://hdl.handle.net/10316/86517.
  7. Morgado, Ana Rita Almeida. "Desenvolvimento de Métodos Analíticos para a Determinação de Clorobenzenos e Clorofenóis". Master, 2017. http://hdl.handle.net/10316/83036.
  8. Tavares, Nélia Cristina Tadeu. "Tiazolidinas: da catálise enantiosseletiva à dinâmica molecular". Master, 2016. http://hdl.handle.net/10316/32439.
  9. Gaspar, Marisa da Costa. "Pulmonary targeting and biopharmaceutical evaluation of levofloxacin administered as innovative microsphere aerosols". PhD, 2016. http://hdl.handle.net/10316/90501.
  10. Ventura, Vanessa Sofia Santos. "Identification of biomarkers for schizophrenia". Master, 2015. http://hdl.handle.net/10316/30233.
  11. Henriques, Sónia. "ANÁLISE ESPACIAL E TEMPORAL DE UMA BASE DE DADOS CRIMINAIS". Master, 2014. http://hdl.handle.net/10316/28600.
  12. Vitorino, Carla Sofia Pinheiro. "Lipid nanoparticles permeation enhancement for transdermal drug delivery". PhD, 2013. http://hdl.handle.net/10316/23589.

Intellectual property

Patent
  1. Pais, Alberto. 2021. "WO/2021/111364A1 - Dual nanostructured lipid carrier as a multifunctional platform for brain tumor therapy. Inventors: C. Vitorino, A. Pais, J. Sousa, A. F. Falcão, A Fortuna, T. Cova, S. Nunes, J. Torres, M. Mendes, A. Almeida, L. Gonçalves. Applicants: Univ. Coimbra and Faculty of Pharmacy of Univ. Lisbon, Portugal. https://tinyurl.com/Patent21".
    Granted/Issued
Activities

Oral presentation

Presentation title Event name
Host (Event location)
2018/10/09 Free-energy patterns in soft supramolecular nanostructures for drug delivery International Conference on Drug Delivery and Nanomedicine
(Stockholm, Sweden)
2018/03/12 Polarizable surfaces, crowders and polyelectrolyte adsorption International Workshop: Polyelectrolytes in Chemistry, Biology and Technology
(Singapore)
2017/11/09 Modulating supramolecular nanostructures cross-linked by hyaluronic acid derivatives for drug delivery III International Conference on Clinical Sciences and Drug Discovery
(Washington D.C., United States)
2017/11/09 Can lipid nanoparticles improve intestinal absorption? III International Conference on Clinical Sciences and Drug Discovery
(Washington D.C., United States)
2017/07 Hybrid nanoparticles for oral drug administration VII Iberian Meeting on Colloids and Interfaces
(Madrid, Spain)
2017/07 Modulating supramolecular nanostructures: a free-energy oriented approach VII Iberian Meeting on Colloids and Interfaces, Madrid,
(Madrid, Spain)
2017 Different facets of computational chemistry Methods and applications in Computational Chemistry (MACC)
University of Coimbra (Coimbra, Portugal)
2016/06 Host-guest complexes: features and factors 12o Encontro Nacional de Química-Física/1º Simpósio de Química
(Évora, Portugal)
2016/01 Polyelectrolyte adsorption to polarisable surfaces EMN meeting on Polymer: Energy Materials Nanotechnology
(Hong- Kong, China)
2014/06 An experimental and theoretical study on the interaction of components in ternary DNA-PEI-Fe(III) complexes 20th International Symposium on Surfactants in Solution, SIS2014
(Coimbra, Portugal)
2014/06 From Surfactants to Cells: Broad Implications of DNA Association with Cationic Species 20th International Symposium on Surfactants in Solution, SIS2014
(cOIMBRA, Portugal)
2014 Polyelectrolytes and polyplexes on charged surfaces 4th International Colloids Conference: Surface Design & Engineering
(Madrid, Spain)
2014 Characterization of Chemistry, Biochemistry and Chemical Engineering Departments in the Portuguese Universities XVIII Congress of the Portuguese Biochemical Society
(Coimbra, Portugal)
2014 How many people contribute to Chemistry in the University of Coimbra? A comparison with other Portuguese and foreign (MIT, Lund) universities 4º PYCheM- 4th Portuguese Young Chemists Meeting
(Coimbra, Portugal)
2013/06 Non-random adsorption of polyelectrolytes in regularly charged surfaces: From single chain to multichain deposition 5th Iberian Meeting on Colloids and Interfaces, RICI5,
(Donostia-San Sebastián, Spain)
2013/03 Chemometrics tools for medical diagnosis and epidemiology Chemistry Conference for Young Scientists - ChemCYS
(Blankenberg, Belgium)
2013 Dual nanostructured lipid carrier formulation - physicochemical, rheological and mechanical characterization Conferência CEF 2013
(Coimbra, Portugal)
2012/06 Enhanced condensation and facilitated release of DNA using mixed cationic agents 9th International Symposium on Polyelectrolytes - ISP 2012,
(Lausanne, Switzerland)
2012/05 Compaction of polyelectrolytes First Workshop on Pharmaceutical Technology
(Coimbra, Portugal)
2012 Lipid nanoparticles as transdermal drug delivery systems: an in vitro- in vivo approach 4th Symposium Skin & Formulation
(Lyon, France)
2012 Lipid nanoparticles as transdermal drug delivery systems: in vitro vs. in vivo Confer^encia CEF 2012
(Coimbra, Portugal)
2011 Nanostructured lipid carriers as transdermal drug delivery systems Conferência CEF 2011
(Coimbra, Portugal)
2011 Chemometrics tools for medical diagnosis 2nd National Meeting on Medicinal Chemistry/ 2ENQT
(Coimbra, Portugal)
2011 Focused Multivariate Analysis for Process optimization European Network for Business and Industrial Statistics - ENBIS
(Coimbra, Portugal)
2011 Mixed cation agents in polyanion condensation 4th Iberian Meeting on Colloids and Interfaces - RICI4
(Porto, Portugal)
2011 Polyelectrolyte adsorption at responsive surfaces. Role of surface charge density and mobility, and polyelectrolyte structure 4th Iberian Meeting on Colloids and Interfaces
(Porto, Portugal)
2011 DODAB bilayers modulated by dicationic gemini surfactants 4th Iberian Meeting on Colloids and Interfaces - RICI4
(Porto, Portugal)
2011 Gemini surfactants as membrane modulators 25th European Colloid and Interface Society meeting - ECIS2011
(Berlim, Germany)
2010 Polyelectrolyte condensation: simulation and experiment 8th International Symposium on Polyelectrolytes,
(Shanghai, China)
2010 Lipid Nanoparticles as controlled drug delivery systems Confer^encia CEF
(2010, Portugal)
2010 Chemical skin penetration enhancers: Interaction with lipid membranes 2PYCheM
(Aveiro, Portugal)
2010 Cationic gemini surfactants. Potential skin penetration enhancers 7th World Meeting on Pharmaceutics, Biopharmaceutics and Pharmaceutical Technology
(Valleta, Malta)
2010 Lipid membranes modulated by dicationic Gemini surfactants EBSA Biophysics Course: Membrane biophysics & Lipid/Protein interaction
(Bordeaux - Arcachon, France)
2009 Assessment of cationic gemini surfactants as skin penetration enhancers ESC
(Almeria, Spain)
2009 Cationic gemini surfactants and their effect upon model lipid membranes II Iberian Meeting on Colloids and Interfaces
Spain (Granada)
2008 New approaches in DNA-gel particles ECIS 2008 Conference and COST D43 Workshop
(Cracow, Poland)
2007 A clustering analysis of essential science indicators in European countries II Iberian Meeting on Colloids and Interfaces
(Coimbra, Portugal)
2007 Polyelectrolyte complexes as potential transdermal drug delivery systems II Iberian Meeting on Colloids and Interfaces
(Coimbra, Portugal)
2007 Monte Carlo simulation studies of microemulsion-ABA-triblock copolymer networks II Iberian Meeting on Colloids and Interfaces
(Coimbra, Portugal)
2006 Coarse-grain and atomistic simulations of ion DNA-interactions 3rd CIPSNAC workshop
(Dublin, Ireland)
2005 Estudos sobre compactação de polielectrólitos XXIII Ciclo de Conferências do Departamento de Química, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Monte da Caparica
(Portugal)
2005 Electrostatic effects in polyelectrolyte conformation 2nd CIPSNAC Workshop
(Penacova, Portugal)
2005 Adsoption of DNA on lipid membranes. Experiments and simulations 19th Conference of the European Colloid and Interface Society
(Geilo, Norway)
2002 Cation binding to anionic polymers and surfactants as seen by lanthanide luminescence 14th Surfactants in solution symposium
14th Surfactants in solution symposium (Barcelona, Spain)
2000 A teoria do estado de transição revisitada 60 anos depois Seminários do Departamento de Química, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Monte da Caparica
(Portugal)
2000 Electron and energy transfer reactions within the framework of the intersecting-state model First General Meeting of the Ultra Programme, European Science Foundation
(Coimbra, Portugal)
1998 Trends of reactivity in H-transfer and pericyclic reactions viewed through the intersecting-state model International symposium on DFT descriptors of chemical reactivity
(Cracow, Poland)
1996 Theoretical dynamics studies on the O+ArO2 and H+ArO2 reactions CERC-3 Workshop on Advanced Computational Studies of Increasingly Complex Chemical Systems
(Viena, Austria)
1995 Dynamics of the Li+Li2 reaction: coexistence of statistical and direct attributes Second Iberian Joint Meeting on Atomic and Molecular Physics
(Bilbau, Spain)
1995 Potential energy surface and dynamics of the Li+Li2 exchange reaction 2º Encontro Nacional de Química-Física,
(Porto, Portugal)

Supervision

Thesis Title
Role
Degree Subject (Type)
Institution / Organization
2017/09/01 - Current Theranostic nanoparticles as a multifunctional platform for brain tumor therapy
Co-supervisor
Center for Neuroscience and Cell Biology (CNC), Portugal
2014 - Current Supervison of the post-doctoral studies of the PhD Researcher Andreia F. Jorge
Supervisor
Faculty of Sciences and Technology, University of Coimbra, Portugal
2014 - 2018 Simulation of supramolecular systems for drug delivery based on inclusion complexes
Supervisor of Tânia Firmino Guerra Guerreiro da Cova
Chemistry, Macromolecular Chemistry (PhD)
Faculty of Sciences and Technology, University of Coimbra, Portugal
2017 - 2017 Supervison of the post-doctoral Studies of the PhD Researcher Bruce F. Milne
Supervisor
Faculty of Sciences and Technology, University of Coimbra, Portugal
2015 - 2017 Desenvolvimento de métodos analíticos para a determinação de clorobenzenos e clorofenóis
Co-supervisor
Química Forense (Master)
Universidade de Coimbra Faculdade de Ciencias e Tecnologia, Portugal
2010 - 2017 Supervison of the post-doctoral studies of the PhD Researcher Sandra C. C. Nunes
Supervisor
Faculty of Sciences and Technology, University of Coimbra, Portugal
2014 - 2016 Tiazolidinas: Da Catálise Enantiosseletiva á Dinâmica Molecular
Co-supervisor
Química, Química Avançada e Industrial (Master)
Universidade de Coimbra Faculdade de Ciencias e Tecnologia, Portugal
2011 - 2016 Pulmonary targeting and biopharmaceutical evaluation of levofoxacin administered as innovative microsphere aeorosols
Co-supervisor
Pharmaceutical Sciences, Pharmaceutical Technology (PhD)
Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Coimbra, Portugal
2012 - 2014 Análise espacial e temporal de uma base de dados criminais
Supervisor
Química Forense (Master)
Universidade de Coimbra Faculdade de Ciencias e Tecnologia, Portugal
2012 - 2014 Hábitos de estudo, dor e a opção por uma carreira musical
Co-supervisor
Ensino de Música (Master)
Universidade de Aveiro, Portugal
2013 - 2013 Supervision of the post-doctoral studies of the PhD Researcher Marta Veríssimo
Co-supervisor
University of Coimbra, Portugal
2011 - 2013 Optimization of lipid nanoparticle properties
Co-supervisor
Farmácia, Tecnologias do Medicamento (Master)
2009 - 2013 DNA Polyethylenimine-Fe(III) complexes for gene delivery. A combined Monte Carlo and experimental study
Supervisor
Chemistry, Macromolecular Chemistry (PhD)
Faculty of Sciences and Technology, University of Coimbra, Portugal
2009 - 2013 Lipid nanoparticles and permeation enhancement for transdermal drug delivery
Co-supervisor
Pharmceutical Sciences, Pharmaceutical Technology (PhD)
Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Coimbra, Portugal
2008 - 2013 Strategies to improve transdermal drug delivery: hydrogel vehicles, permeation enhancers and iontophoresis
Co-supervisor
Pharmaceutical Sciences, Pharmaceutical Technology (PhD)
2012 - 2012 Supervison of the post-doctoral studies of the PhD Researcher Rui Pereira (PTDC/QUIQUI/101442/2008)
Supervisor
Faculty of Sciences and Technology, University of Coimbra, Portugal
2011 - 2012 Supervion of the post-doctoral studies of the PhD Researcher João Almeida (PTDC/QUIQUI/101442/2008)
Supervisor
Faculty of Sciences and Technology, University of Coimbra, Portugal
2010 - 2012 Análise multivariada sobre bases de dados criminais
Supervisor
Química Forense (Master)
Universidade de Coimbra Faculdade de Ciencias e Tecnologia, Portugal
2010 - 2012 Disfunção temporomandibular em estudantes de violino e de viola d'arco
Co-supervisor
Ensino de Música (Master)
Universidade de Aveiro, Portugal
2008 - 2012 Supervison of the post-doctoral studies of the PhD Researcher Rita S. Dias
Supervisor
Faculty of Sciences and Technology, University of Coimbra, Portugal
2011/02 - 2011/04 Co-supervison of the post-doctoral studies of the PhD Researcher Paulo Pinto
Co-supervisor
ESF Research Networking Program EpitopeMap, Portugal
2009 - 2011 Técnicas numéricas em tópicos regulamentares: A comercialização de medicamentos para uso veterinário
Supervisor
Química Forense (Master)
Universidade de Coimbra Faculdade de Ciencias e Tecnologia, Portugal
2009 - 2011 Aplicações em quimiometria. Do diagnóstico médico á cientometria
Supervisor
Química, Controle da Qualidade e Ambiente (Master)
Universidade de Coimbra Faculdade de Ciencias e Tecnologia, Portugal
2007 - 2011 Diffusion studies: from model membranes to transdermal devices
Supervisor
Pharmaceutical Sciences, Pharmaceutical Technology (PhD)
Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Coimbra, Portugal
2006 - 2010 Chemical enhancers of skin permeation. A molecular dynamics and experimental study,
Co-supervisor
Chemistry, Macromolecular Chemistry (PhD)
Faculty of Sciences and Technology, University of Coimbra, Portugal
2007 - 2009 Low Molecular weight Biomarkers in Multiple Sclerosis. Development and validation of a multivariate analysis workflow
Co-supervisor
Química, Conrole Químico da Qualidade (Master)
Universidade de Coimbra Faculdade de Ciencias e Tecnologia, Portugal
2007 - 2009 Microalga Marinha Nannochloropsis sp. Caracterização química e bioquímica com variáveis de resposta
Co-supervisor
Química, Controle Químico da Qualidade (Master)
2007 - 2009 Controlling the charge in polyplexes. A theoretical and experimental approach
Supervisor
Química, Controle Químico da Qualidade (Master)
Universidade de Coimbra Faculdade de Ciencias e Tecnologia, Portugal
2004 - 2008 Skin Structure and drug permeation
Co-supervisor of Cláudia Liliana Bastos Sousa Silva
Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Technology (PhD)
Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Coimbra, Portugal
2003 - 2008 Modeling and Simulation of polymers in solution
Supervisor of Jorge Miguel Gonçcalves Sarraguça
Chemistry, Macromolecular Chemistry (PhD)
Faculty of Sciences and Technology, University of Coimbra, Portugal
2003 - 2005 Análise de grupos: uma nova perspectiva da análise hierárquica com função característica
Supervisor
Química, Controle Químico da Qualidade (Master)
Universidade de Coimbra Faculdade de Ciencias e Tecnologia, Portugal
2002 - 2004 Estudos teóricos de polielectrólitos em solução
Supervisor
Química, Química Física (Master)
Universidade de Coimbra Faculdade de Ciencias e Tecnologia, Portugal
2001 - 2003 Estudos de dissolução em pellets de ibuprofeno
Supervisor
Ciências Farmacêuticas, Tecnologias do Medicamento (Master)
Universidade de Coimbra Faculdade de Farmácia, Portugal
2000 - 2002 Estudos teóricos de efeitos do solvente em sistemas moleculares simples.
Supervisor
Química, Controle Químico da Qualidade (Master)
Universidade de Coimbra Faculdade de Ciencias e Tecnologia, Portugal
1995 - 2000 Modelação de sistemas complexométricos
Co-supervisor of Jorge Luís Gabriel Costa Pereira
Chemistry, Thermodynamics (PhD)
Faculty of Sciences and Technology, University of Coimbra, Portugal

Event organisation

Event name
Type of event (Role)
Institution / Organization
2010 - Current Member of the International Advisory Board do International Symposium on Polyelectrolytes (2010)
Symposium (Member of the Scientific Committee)
2018/10/19 - 2018/10/19 Workshop on Viruses and Nucleic Acids, Invited speakers: Ramon Eritja (University of Barcelona, Spain), Avinoam Ben-Shaul (The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel) and William Gelbart (UCLA College, USA) (2018/10/19 - 2018/10/19)
Workshop (Member of the Organising Committee)
University of Coimbra, Portugal
2004 - 2004 Member of the organizing committee of the Cross-fertilization colloids workshop (2004 - 2004)
Workshop (Member of the Organising Committee)
2004 - 2004 Member of the organizing committee of the workshop on Membranes and delivery systems, Coimbra, Portugal (2004 - 2004)
Workshop

Jury of academic degree

Topic
Role
Candidate name (Type of degree)
Institution / Organization
2018/11/30 Simulation of Supramolecular Systems for drug delivery based on incusion complexes
Thesis Member
Tânia Firmino Guerra Guerreiro da Cova (PhD)
2018/01 Development and characterization of cellulose based systems for the entrapment and delivery of probiotic bacteria
(Thesis) Arguer
Poonham Singh (PhD)
University of Coimbra, Portugal
2017 Building a potential energy surface for the ground singlet state of the hydrogen peroxide
(Thesis) Arguer
Daniela Veloso Coelho Valente (PhD)
Universidade do Algarve, Portugal
2016 Pulmonary targeting and biopharmaceutical evaluation of levofoxacin administered as innovative microsphere aeorosols
Thesis Member
Marisa da Costa Gaspar (PhD)
University of Coimbra, Portugal
2016 Synthesis, photophysical and molecular simulation investigations on fluorescent oligomers and polymers
(Thesis) Arguer
Catherine Suenne de Castro (PhD)
University of Coimbra, Portugal
2016 Development and characterization of novel vehicles for topical drug delivery
(Thesis) Arguer
Joana Marques Marto (PhD)
Universidade de Lisboa Faculdade de Farmácia, Portugal
2016 miRNA-29 bioseparation and target delivery strategies for Alzheimer’s disease
(Thesis) Arguer
Patrícia Alexandra Nunes Pereira (PhD)
Universidade da Beira Interior, Portugal
2015/06 Protein Binding and Crowding Effects on DNA Condensation
(Thesis) Main arguer
Petter Langlete (Master)
2015 Design and Synthesis of Responsive Nanocarriers Using Reversible Deactivation Radical Polymerization for Biomedical Applications
(Thesis) Arguer
Joana Rita Antunes Gonçalves Madeira e Góis (PhD)
University of Coimbra, Portugal
2015 Cellulose solutions: Dissolution, regeneration, solution structure and molecular interactions
(Thesis) Arguer
Luís Carlos Henriques Alves (PhD)
University of Coimbra, Portugal
2015 Reações Pericíclicas Intramoleculares na Síntese de Novos Cromenos
(Thesis) Arguer
Fernanda Maria Ribeiro Laia (PhD)
University of Coimbra, Portugal
2015 Reações Multicatalíticas Sequenciais envolvendo Hidroformilação de Olefinas
(Thesis) Arguer
Ana Rita Matos de Almeida (PhD)
University of Coimbra, Portugal
2015 Investigação de novas formas sólidas de diflunisal e de lamotrigina. Uma abordagem termodinâmica
President of the jury
António Osvaldo Lima Évora e Évora (PhD)
University of Coimbra, Portugal
2015 Pharmaceutical development of local anesthetics formulations for topical administration
(Thesis) Arguer
Raquel da Silva Teixeira (PhD)
University of Coimbra, Portugal
2015 Preparação e Caracterização de Hidrogéis de Quitosano para Administração por Via Injetável
(Thesis) Arguer
Maria José Capelas de Moura (PhD)
University of Coimbra, Portugal
2015 Reacções de ciclo-adição na síntese de novos dipirrometanos e hidroporfirinas
(Thesis) Arguer
Nelson António Melo Pereira (PhD)
University of Coimbra, Portugal
2015 Development of chemical sensors for anions
(Thesis) Arguer
Paulino Vicente Muteto (PhD)
Universidade de Aveiro, Portugal
2014 Following Amphiphilic Molecules on Their Way through Lipid Membranes: Development of a Kinetic Model of Passive Permeation through the Blood-Brain Barrier
(Thesis) Arguer
Hugo Alexandre Louro Filipe (PhD)
University of Coimbra, Portugal
2014 Síntese de Novos Penicilanatos Espirocíclicos
President of the jury
Bruna Cecília Suzano dos Santos (PhD)
University of Coimbra, Portugal
2014 Catalisadores heterogéneos para reacções de fotooxidação e condensações carbono-carbono
President of the jury
Sónia Martins Ribeiro (PhD)
University of Coimbra, Portugal
2014 Síntese de macrociclos tetrapirrólicos fluorados. Desenvolvimento de potenciais marcadores para tomografia por emissão de positrões
(Thesis) Arguer
Ana Vanessa Cordeiro Simões (PhD)
University of Coimbra, Portugal
2014 Strategies to improve transdermal drug delivery: hydrogel vehicles, permeation enhancers and iontophoresis
Thesis Member
Sérgio Manuel Campos da Silva (PhD)
University of Coimbra, Portugal
2014 Binaphthyl-based helical monophosphites - A new concept of phosphorus ligands in homogeneous catalysis
President of the jury
Rui Miguel Barroso Carrilho (PhD)
University of Coimbra, Portugal
2014 Cation-mediated interaction between DNA and anionic lipid surfaces: experimental and simulation study
(Thesis) Arguer
Germán Luque Caballero (PhD)
Universidad de Granada, Spain
2013 DNAPolyethylenimine-Fe(III) complexes for gene delivery
Thesis Member
Andreia Fernandes Jorge (PhD)
2013 Transparent Photochemistry: Infrared photosensitizers and singlet oxygen microscopy
President of the jury
Elsa Fernanda Freitas da Silva (PhD)
University of Coimbra, Portugal
2013 Synthetic Studies of Nitrogen-Containing Heterocycles under Microwave Irradiation
President of the jury
Bruno Filipe Oliveira Nascimento (PhD)
University of Coimbra, Portugal
2013 Calcium Alginate Nanoparticles as Biomacromolecule Delivery Systems – DNA as Model Molecule
(Thesis) Main arguer
Alexandra Henriques Encarnação Machado (PhD)
University of Coimbra, Portugal
2013 Supramolecular cyclodextrin gels for treatment of osteomyelitis and bone regeneration
(Thesis) Arguer
Susana Margarida Neto Simões (PhD)
University of Coimbra, Portugal
2013 ABORDAGEM INTEGRADA NA ANÁLISE QUÍMICA DE AMOSTRAS AMBIENTAIS
(Thesis) Arguer
Pedro Manuel da Fonseca Antunes (PhD)
Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Portugal
2012 Photoacoustic waves for transdermal delivery
(Thesis) Arguer
Gonçalo Fernando Ferreira de Sá (PhD)
University of Coimbra, Portugal
2012 Novas estratégias para optimização do efeito terapêutico de fármacos utilizados no tratamento do glaucoma
(Thesis) Arguer
Andreza Maria Ribeiro (PhD)
University of Coimbra, Portugal
2012 Ionic donor/acceptor conjugated copolymers for optoelectronic applications
(Thesis) Arguer
Ana Teresa Salvador dos Santos Marques (PhD)
University of Coimbra, Portugal
2012 Unveiling the excited states of Indigo, Maya Blue, Brazil Wood and Dragon's Blood
(Thesis) Arguer
Raquel Juliana Batista Lourenço Rondão (PhD)
University of Coimbra, Portugal
2011 Interacções entre iões metálicos e surfactantes aniónicos
(Thesis) Arguer
Rui Francisco Gonçalves Pinto Fernandes Pereira (PhD)
University of Coimbra, Portugal
2011 Reactivity in Cryogenic Matrices: Case Studies including Thermal, Photochemical, IR-Induced and Tunneling Processes
(Thesis) Arguer
Suzy Branco Lopes (PhD)
University of Coimbra, Portugal
2010 Desenvolvimento de novos catalisadores de metais de transição : catálise de reacções de carbonilação conducentes à obtenção de produtos de valor acrescentado
(Thesis) Arguer
Andreia Filipa Ribeiro Oliveira Peixoto (PhD)
University of Coimbra, Portugal
2010 --
(Thesis) Arguer
Paulo Pinto (PhD)
University College Dublin, Ireland
2009 Knowledge extraction and data mining strategies for the analysis of protein folding and unfolding simulation data : transthyretin as a case study
(Thesis) Arguer
Cândida Susana Gonçalves da Silva (PhD)
University of Coimbra, Portugal
2009 Strategies to Improve Omeprazole Solubility and Permeability.The use of cyclodextrins and mucoadhesive polymers in the buccal mucosa.
(Thesis) Arguer
Ana Rita Ramalho Figueiras (PhD)
2009 Análise Estrutural, Vibracional e Fotoquímica de Amino e Amido Azinas
(Thesis) Arguer
Ana Filipa Avelar Borba, (PhD)
University of Coimbra, Portugal
2009 A comprehensive investigation of the solution and solid state electronic spectral and photophysical properties of oligo-and polythiophenes
(Thesis) Arguer
João Manuel Ferreira Batista Pina (PhD)
University of Coimbra, Portugal
2009 --
(Thesis) Arguer
María Monteserín Leiva (PhD)
Universidad de Burgos, Spain
2008 Nariz electrónico para aplicações ambientais, alimentares e clínicas
(Thesis) Arguer
Daniel Luís Abreu Fernandes (PhD)
Universidade de Aveiro, Portugal
2006 Colloidal Systems in DNA Packaging. Phase Behaviour, Structure and Applications
(Thesis) Arguer
Mónica Torres Rosa (PhD)
University of Coimbra, Portugal
2005 Cálculo de Constantes de Velocidade Absolutas. Reacções de Transferência de Átomo e de Protão.
(Thesis) Arguer
Mónica Barroso Silva da Cruz (PhD)
2002 Métodos Quimiométricos em Electroquímica Aplicada
(Thesis) Arguer
Maria Cristina Guiomar Antunes (PhD)
Universidade de Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro, Portugal
2000 Modelação de sistemas complexométricos
(Thesis) Arguer
Jorge Luís Gabriel Ferreira da Silva da Costa Pereira (PhD)
University of Coimbra, Portugal

Committee member

Activity description
Role
Institution / Organization
2012 - 2012 Member of the Organizing Committee of the XXIV IUPAC Symposium on Photochemistry
Member
University of Coimbra, Portugal
2009 - 2011 Coordinator of the Mester degree in Forensic Chemistry
Coordinator
University of Coimbra, Portugal
2008 - 2009 Member of the coordination team of the Master degree in Chemistry
Coordinator
University of Coimbra, Portugal
2008 - 2008 Chairman in the 7th Symposium on Polyelectrolytes, Coimbra, Portugal
Member
2006 - 2006 Member of the organizing committee of the 2nd Iberian Meeting on Colloids and Interfaces
Member
2001 - 2006 Erasmus Coordinator 2001-2006
Coordinator
University of Coimbra, Portugal
2001 - 2001 Member of the organizing committeee of the XV Conference of the European Colloid and Interface Society
1999 - 1999 Member of the organizing committee of the 4th Portuguese Meeting on Physical Chemistry
Member
1991 - 1991 Member of the organizing committee of the XII SPQ Portuguese National Chemistry Meeting
Member

Conference scientific committee

Conference name Conference host
2018 - 2018 13th Portuguese Meeting on Physical Chemistry/ 2st Symposium on Computational Chemistry University of Faro
2017 - 2017 VII Iberian Meeting on Colloids and Interfaces Complutense University of Madrid
2017 - 2017 12th Portuguese Meeting on Physical Chemistry/ 1st Symposium on Computational Chemistry University of Évora
2015 - 2015 XXIV SPQ Portuguese National Chemistry Meeting University of Coimbra

Consulting

Activity description Institution / Organization
2016 - 2017 Coordination of the UC services in intellectual property disputes of Helm / CF Pharma
2014 - 2014 Coordination of the UC services in intellectual property disputes of Pentafarma
2011 - 2012 Scientific consultant for the Laboratory for Drug Delivery (Participating Faculty and Collaborators of the Center for Dermal Research), University of Rutgers, USA

Course / Discipline taught

Academic session Degree Subject (Type) Institution / Organization
2017 - Current Fundamentals of Medicinal Chemistry MedChem Train, Medicinal Chemistry (Doutoramento) University of Coimbra, Portugal
2015 - Current Análise Estatística e Multivariada em R: Aplicação em Sistemas com Vários Componentes (Outros) Universidade de Coimbra Faculdade de Ciencias e Tecnologia, Portugal
2010 - Current Estágio Lic. Química Medicinal Química Medicinal (Licenciatura) Universidade de Coimbra Faculdade de Ciencias e Tecnologia, Portugal
2007 - Current Iniciação á Investigação Interdisciplinar Química (Doutoramento) Universidade de Coimbra Faculdade de Ciencias e Tecnologia, Portugal
2007 - Current Estágio Laboratorial em Química Química (Licenciatura) Universidade de Coimbra Faculdade de Ciencias e Tecnologia, Portugal
2015 - 2019 Statistical and Multivariate Analysis in R - 4 completed editions http://www.ed.uc.pt/educ/curso?id=157 (Outros) University of Coimbra, Portugal
2015 - 2018 Química dos Novos Materiais Química (Mestrado) Universidade de Coimbra, Portugal
2014 - 2018 Desenvolvimento de Fármacos I Química Medicinal (Licenciatura) Universidade de Coimbra Faculdade de Ciencias e Tecnologia, Portugal
2013 - 2018 Química Geral I e II Química, Química Medicinal, Física (Licenciatura) University of Coimbra, Portugal
2010 - 2018 Equilibrio e Energética Química Química (Doutoramento) University of Coimbra, Portugal
2009 - 2018 Reconhecimento de Padrões Química Forense (Mestrado integrado) University of Coimbra, Portugal
2006 - 2018 Quimiometria Química (Mestrado)
2016 - 2016 Optimização de Processos e Transposição de Escala Tecnologias do Medicamento (Mestrado integrado) Universidade de Coimbra Faculdade de Farmácia, Portugal
2014 - 2014 Optimização de Processos e Transposição de Escala Tecnologias do Medicamento (Mestrado integrado) Universidade de Coimbra Faculdade de Farmácia, Portugal
2012 - 2014 Desenvolvimento de Fármacos II Química Medicinal (Licenciatura) Universidade de Coimbra Faculdade de Ciencias e Tecnologia, Portugal
2010 - 2013 Química Geral I e II Química, Química Industrial, Química Medicinal, Física (Licenciatura) University of Coimbra, Portugal
2010 - 2013 Elementos de Quimioinformática Química Medicinal (Licenciatura) University of Coimbra, Portugal
2006 - 2013 Química Analítica Ciências Farmacêuticas (Mestrado integrado) University of Coimbra, Portugal
2006 - 2013 Química Analítica Ciências Bioanalíticas (Licenciatura) University of Coimbra, Portugal
2012 - 2012 Optimização de Processos e Transposição de Escala Tecnologias do Medicamento (Mestrado integrado) Universidade de Coimbra Faculdade de Farmácia, Portugal
2010 - 2011 Tutorial em Química I Química, Química Industrial (Licenciatura) University of Coimbra, Portugal
2010 - 2011 Tutorial em Química II Química, Química Industrial (Licenciatura) University of Coimbra, Portugal
2009 - 2011 Criminalística Química Forense (Mestrado integrado) University of Coimbra, Portugal
2010 - 2010 Optimização de Processos e Transposição de Escala Tecnologias do Medicamento (Mestrado integrado) Universidade de Coimbra Faculdade de Farmácia, Portugal
2006 - 2010 Química Geral I e II Química, Química Industrial, Física (Licenciatura) University of Coimbra, Portugal
2006 - 2007 Optimização de Processos e Transposição de Escala Tecnologias do Medicamento (Mestrado integrado) Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Coimbra, Portugal
1998 - 2007 Análise de dados em Química Analítica Química (Mestrado) University of Coimbra, Portugal
2003 - 2005 Química Geral I e II Eng. Química (Licenciatura) University of Coimbra, Portugal
2003 - 2005 Quimiometria Química Industrial (Licenciatura) University of Coimbra, Portugal
2002 - 2004 Química Analítica Tecnologias do Medicamento (Mestrado) Faculty of Sciences and Technology, University of Coimbra, Portugal
2001 - 2003 Química Geral Química, Química Industrial, Eng. Química University of Coimbra, Portugal
2001 - 2003 Quimiometria (Licenciatura) University of Coimbra, Portugal
1999 - 2000 Modelação Molecular Química (Licenciatura) University of Coimbra, Portugal
1999 - 2000 Quimiometria Química Industrial (Mestrado) University of Coimbra, Portugal
1997 - 1998 Química Geral Eng. Química (Licenciatura) University of Coimbra, Portugal
1996 - 1997 Química Geral Química, Química Industrial (Licenciatura) University of Coimbra, Portugal
1994 - 1996 Química Geral Bioquímica, Eng. Química (Licenciatura) University of Coimbra, Portugal
1993 - 1996 Química Computacional Química, Bioquímica, Química Industrial (Licenciatura) University of Coimbra, Portugal
1993 - 1995 Química Quântica e Mecânica Estatística Química (Licenciatura) University of Coimbra, Portugal
1992 - 1993 Laboratórios de Química I Química, Química Industrial (Licenciatura) University of Coimbra, Portugal
1992 - 1993 Química Computacional Química, Bioquímica, Química Industrial (Licenciatura) University of Coimbra, Portugal
1992 - 1993 Mecânica Estatística Química (Licenciatura) University of Coimbra, Portugal
1986 - 1993 Química Quântica Química (Licenciatura) University of Coimbra, Portugal
1991 - 1992 Química Geral Química, Bioquímica, Química Industrial, Eng. Química, Física, Eng. Física (Licenciatura) University of Coimbra, Portugal
1991 - 1992 Métodos Numéricos e Técnicas Computacionais em Química Química (Mestrado) University of Coimbra, Portugal
1988 - 1992 Química Laboratorial Química, Bioquímica, Química Industrial, Eng. Química, Física, Eng. Física (Licenciatura) University of Coimbra, Portugal
1986 - 1992 Métodos numéricos e programação Química, Bioquímica, Química Industrial (Licenciatura) University of Coimbra, Portugal
1983 - 1988 Química Geral I e II Pharmacy (Licenciatura) Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Coimbra, Portugal
1983 - 1984 Química Geral Eng. Mecânica, Geologica e de Minas (Licenciatura) University of Coimbra, Portugal
1983 - 1984 Electroquímica e Corrosão Eng. Química (Licenciatura) University of Coimbra, Portugal

Journal scientific committee

Journal title (ISSN) Publisher
2018 - Current International Journal of Molecular Sciences MDPI