17-19 May 2023
UTAD, Vila Real
17-19 May 2023
UTAD, Vila Real

List of Communications

Plenary Lectures 

·      PL1 - Christian Griesinger 

Small molecules triggering transmembrane signaling and interfering with aggregation important in neurodegeneration  

·      PL2 - António Candeias 

Multianalytical approaches for the study and conservation of cultural heritage - the hercules lab experience 

·      PL3 - Charis M. Galanakis 

Innovations, technology disruptions and target interventions for future food 

·      PL4 - João Paulo André 

Domestic science – a historical curiosity in chemistry education

·      PL5 - Maria Helena Braga 

The very latest in solid-state batteries: the condensed matter or quantum battery 



·      KN1 - Xavier Cattoën

Mesoporous (organo)silica nanoparticles for drug delivery            

·      KN2 - Sérgio Sousa

Combining multi-level biomolecular simulations with experimental data for drug discovery

·      KN3 - Lillian Barros 

From nature to products: natural food ingredients applications 

·      KN4 - João Salvador

Corrosion - Materials and Environment 

·      KN5 - Maria José Tapia

Luminescence with professor burrows. playing with lanthanoids and conjugated polyelectrolytes

Invited Lecture

·      IL1 - Maria Isabel Soares

Generation of molecular diversity via lewis base-catalyzed reactions of chromane scaffolds and allenoates

·      IL2 - João Rodrigues

Exploiting the Chemical Modifications of Laminarin to Develop Tunable Biomaterials for Biomedical Applications

·      IL3 - Carla Vitorino

Strategies to address hard-to-access brain tumors using solid lipid nanoparticles

·      IL4 - Mafalda Sarraguça 

Towards a greener pharmaceutical industry. this is the way!

·      IL5 - Leonor Ferreira

Turning wastewaters into a valuable resource

·      IL6 - Tânia Albuquerque

Are melon by-products a suitable source of nutrients and bioactive compounds for the development of functional foods?

Oral Communication 

·      O1 - Renata Amaral

High-pressure pre-treatment to tailor starch-based films properties?

 ·      O2 - Alexandre Alves

Confined silver nanoparticles in ionic liquid films

·      O3 - Luis Filipe

In vitro antimicrobial studies of mesoporous silica nanoparticles comprising anionic ciprofloxacin ionic liquids and organic salts

·      O4 - Mafalda Penetra

Unraveling the mechanisms of cellular permeation of LUZ51

·      O5 - Rui Sousa

New developments in biocide chemosensors: are quinoline-based hydrazones any good? 

·      O6 - Mariana Monteiro

Synthesis of Imidazolidinones through Pd-catalyzed Cycloaddition of Bicyclic Aziridine with Isocyanates 

·      O7 - Joana Ferreira

A facile metal-catalyzed approach towards functionalized azaindoles

·      O8 - Leonilde Marchão

Cultivation of chlorella vulgaris in winery wastewater for nutrient removal and biomass production 

·      O9 - Artur Bento

Sequential processing of Pinus radiata bark with scCO2 and an ionic liquid catalyst yields abundant resin acids and alkanoic acids enriched in suberin 

·      O10 - Joana Madureira

Optimization of ultrasound- and heat-assisted extractions of phenolic compounds from olive wastes for food applications 

·      O11 - Maria Leichtweis

Evaluation of the phenolic profile and bioactive potential of portuguese and algerian pumpkin by-products

·      O12 - Fátima Gonçalves

Optimization of a GDME-HPLC-DAD-MS/MS methodology for the screening of volatile carbonyl compounds in wood-based panels 

·      O13 - Samuel Mugo

Paper based point of need (pon) colorimetric and multiplexed electrochemical smartphone based sensors for citizen chemical sensing analytics

·      O14 - José Ferraz-Caetano

Explainable Artificial Intelligence methods in Machine Learning models to predict thermodynamic properties through vaporization enthalpies

·      O15 - Luis Viegas

Degradation of fluorinated compounds in the troposphere: an accurate computational protocol

·      O16 - Daniela Pinheiro

Electrochromic windows based on luminescent acrylate/ionosilicas

·      O17 - Pedro Matias

Reduced chitosan as an adsorbent for metal ion removal from water 

·      O18 - Tiago Duarte

Silk fibroin-based thermotropic device

·      O19 - Sérgio Silva

The effect of oleate in the biological nitrogen removal

·      O20 - Ana Silva

Petscent project: obtaining optical sensors from pet bottles

·      O21 - Alexis Pereira

Exploiting the nutritional and chemical diversity of Portuguese tomato (Solanum lycopersicum L.) germplasm

·      O23 - Filipe Santos

Algae biomass as precursors for preparation of multicomponent luminescent systems containing carbon dots and natural pigments

·      O24 - Artur Farinha

Ionic liquids in confined spaces

Flash communication

·      F1 - Filipa Teixeira

Microparticles containing Actinidia arguta extracts prepared by spray drying

·      F2 - Carlos Shiraishi

Fig (Ficus carica L.) bioresidues as a source of bioactive compounds: A sustainable approach

·      F3 - Karina Silvério

Efficiency of chemical precipitation technique in the removal of organic matter from industrial effluent of slaughterhouse 

·      F4 - Ana Queijo

Pharmaceuticals' mixtures: evaluation of its electrochemical qualitative separation 

·      F5 - Nuno Jorge

Treatment of agro-industrial wastewater: batch vs continuous system

·      F6 - Edgar Silva-Santos

A computational study on the hydrosilylation of imines

·      F7 - Filipa Mandim

Phenolic Composition and in vitro Bioactivities of Cardoon Blades: Study of its Potential as a Functional Ingredient 

·      F8  - Thauane Silva

Synthesis and characterization of monolith silica/fiber aerogel for water adsorption

·      F9 - Zoé Arnaut

Gold tris-binol menthol monophosphite for the preparation of phenol derivatives

·      F10 - Daniela Ferreira

Synthesis and biological activity of new bisquinolizidine derivatives from bio renewable resources


 Poster Communication 

Medicinal chemistry

·      P1 - Ana P. Martins

Hyperbaric storage as a cell preservation methodology – can blood be stored under pressure?

·      P2 - Margarida M. Cordeiro

Analysis of different methods to calculate permeability coefficients

·      P3 - Joana Cardoso

New trojan horses designed to overcome antifungal resistance

·      P4 - Mariana C. Almeida

Synthesis of siderophore mimetics and conjugation with antibacterial adjuvants for medicinal and environmental applications 

·      P5 - Ana Beatriz Pereira

New chiral 6,7-bis(hydroxymethyl)-1h,3h-pyrrolo[1,2-c]thiazoles as p-53 activating agents for colorectal cancer targeted therapy

·      P6 - Adelino M. R. Pereira

Exploring the Pyrrolo[1,2-c]thiazole Scaffold: Design of novel p53-activating agents for colorectal cancer therapy

·      P7 - Chrislaura Carmo

Bodipy dyes for photodynamic therapy of cancer


Computational chemistry

·      P8 - Maria Leonor Frazão

Correlating zeolite characteristics with synthesis conditions: From comprehensive datasets to machine learning models

·      P9 - Helena Vendas

Estimation of Droplets Diameter in a Liquid-Liquid Extraction Column using Image Processing Methods

·      P10 - Roberto Pinto

New Antidotes for Bothrops asper venom: study of PLA2 protein

·      P11 - Dário Cartaxo

Molecular descriptors for the characterization of antibiotics: combining machine learning and ab initio calculations

·      P12 - Tânia Cova

Characterizing emerging psychoactive drugs by mining chemical data and using molecular simulations

·      P13 - Sandra C. C. Nunes

DNA nanostructures as antimicrobial drug nanocarriers: a molecular dynamics study

 ·      P14 - João Miguel Inácio

In silico development of novel polymyxin b derivatives: qsar models of antimicrobial activity 

·      P15 - Andreia P. Fonseca

Greenhouse gases solubility by magnetic ionic liquids: MD simulation study


·      P16 - Eduarda Pereira

Toxic dinoflagellates (Dinophysis spp.) detection by genosensors and molecular biomolecular approaches


Food Chemistry

·      P17 - Daniela Oliveira : Development and characterization of solid lipid nanoparticles formulations in nutrients delivery for animal feed

·      P18 - Gabriel Azevedo

Obtention and characterization of a polyphenol enriched extract from olive pomace

·      P19 - Beatriz H. Paschoalinotto

Impact of ammoniacal nitrogen on the centesimal composition and chemical profile of portulaca oleracea l.

·      P20 - Felipe Macedo Alves

Natural coating formulations to preserve chestnuts 

·      P21 - Roberto A. Costa

Selenium biofortification of plants and mushrooms: towards healthier foods for human nutrition – an overview

·      P22 - Joana P. B. Rodrigues

Vegetables losses and wastes as a source of bio based ingredients

·      P23 - António M. Jordão

Evaluation of phenolic extraction method on the antioxidant capacity estimation of red grapes at different stages of maturation


Green chemistry

·      P24 - Margarida I. M. Esteves

Synthesis of amino acid-based surfactants through the valorisation of used cooking oils

·      P25 - Cátia Ferreira

Extraction of bioactive compounds from grape pomace using deep eutectic solvents 

·      P26 - Inês C. P. Escobar

Bioplastics from used cooking oil 

·      P27 - Margarida L. Almeida

Formaldehyde emissions in wood-based panels – relationships between test methods

·      P28 - Gabriel Lamino Camilo

Study of biodiesel production from waste cooking oil by ethyl transesterification and its purification with the use of activated carbons derived from olive pits

·      P29 - Eduardo Candido Milani

Valorization of oliviculture residues for the removal of estrogens from water

·      P30 - Inês Correia

Exploring the synergies of 3D-printed biochar-inorganic polymer composite as an effective CO2 adsorbent


Materials chemistry and Nanomaterials

·      P31 - Simão Pinho

Iron nanofertilizers for the development of sustainable soybean crops 

·      P32 - Daniela R. P. Loureiro

Ceftriaxone-loaded lipid nanoparticles to treat prosthetic joint infections caused by s. aureus

·      P33 - Cátia S. M. Esteves

Biopolymers as shell materials for microcapsules

·      P34 - Abderrazzak Ait Bassou

Deposition of h-lumno3 thin films by mocvd: growth and structural characterization

·      P35 - Andreia D. Veloso

The dialysis effect: insights on the role of purification processes in the properties of carbon nanomaterials

·      P36 - Carolina F. Jesus

Production of eco-materials from forest residues to replace conventional plastics

·      P37 - Inês S. Marques

Biomass-derived (electro)catalysts for sustainable processes

·      P38 - Gabriela Coelho

Aminated silica from rice husk towards luminescent lanthanide materials

·      P39 - Renata Matos

High performance electrocatalysts derived from shrimp shells towards oxygen reduction

·      P40 - Francisco Vicente

Optimizing Crab Shell Properties for Enhanced CO2 Adsorption

·      P41 - Juliana Araújo

Synthesis and characterization of Iron-based Metal-Organic Frameworks from terephthalic acid derivatives for Biomedical Applications

·      P42 - Francisco J.P.M. Sousa

Influence of reinforcing fiber’s particle size in pbs-based composites


Analytical chemistry

·      P43 - Cláudio M. R. Almeida

Lanthanide doped silica-based film as a sensor for amines vapours detection and discrimination

·      P44 - Rui Figueiredo

MIP nanoparticles for specific recognition of BSA



·      P45 - Ana R. Teixeira

Treatment of olive washing water by coagulation-flocculation-decantation and UV-A/Fenton

·      P46 - Raquel Vieira

The effect of a stressful stimulus in behavioural, metabolic and biochemical markers in zebrafish

·      P47 - Ana Gomes

Inactivation of aspergillus brasiliensis spores in water using advanced oxidation processes

·      P48 - Mónica G. Silva

Antioxidant and mitochondrial bioenergetic responses to microplastic toxicity: the influence of diet


Chemistry of Natural Products

·      P49 - José R. A. Coelho 

New potential insecticide candidates based on eugenyl 3-aminobenzoates

·      P50 - Volodymyr Tkach

Poisonous mushrooms as a renewable font for green conducting polymers. a theoretical view


Organic chemistry

·      P51 - Telmo N. Francisco

Synthesis of Symmetrical and Non-Symmetrical Nitrobenzenes from 3-Formylchromones

·      P52 - Ricardo A. L. S. Santos

The instability of π-bonds after the nitrone’s o-additions and [3+2]-cycloadditions

·      P53 - Abdullahi A. Muiz

Functionalization of Natural Bisquinolizidine Alkaloids

·      P54 - Duarte B. Clemente

Electrochemical Cyanation of Sparteine in Continuous Flow

·      P55 - João A. Pacheco

Increasing complexity of quinic acid by photoredox catalysis

·      P56 - Manuel José Verganista Alves

Synthesis and catalytic studies of iron tricarbonyl cyclopentadienones on hydrogen borrowing amination of cyclitols

·      P57 - João V.R. Gonçalves

Novel spiro-penicillanates from 6-alkylidenepenicillanates via formal cycloadditions of allenoates and dimethylsulfonium ylides

·      P58 - Vitor A. S. Almodovar

Synthesis and structural and photophysical characterizations of Diketopyrrolopyrroles for technical and biological applications

·      P59 - Carla Cunha

Efficient Design of Di-tert-Butly-Diphenyldibenzofulvene derivatives with Enhanced Aggregation-Induced Emission


Physical chemistry

·      P60 – Miguel Teixeira

Sorption study of furanic compounds in transformers' insulating materials systems


Surface chemistry and interfaces

·      P61 - Nélia C. T. Tavares

Essential oils and their emulsions: gathering antibacterial activity and molecular dynamics in unveiling new antiseptic cosmetics



·      Pedro Brandão

“Putting all the pieces together”: isatin-based multicomponent reactions as a sustainable approach in drug discovery