Aldino Viegas

Independent Researcher

Independent Researcher (since 2018)
Phone number
+351212948300 (ext: 11401)
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Main publications

  • Viegas, Aldino; Dollinger, Peter; Verma, Neha; Kubiak, Jakub; Viennet, Thibault; Seidel, Claus AM; Gohlke, Holger; et al. 2020. Structural and dynamic insights revealing how lipase binding domain MD1 of Pseudomonas aeruginosa foldase affects lipase activation. Scientific Reports, 10(1), DOI: 10.1038/s41598-020-60093-4
  • Diana ORibeiro; Aldino Viegas; Virgínia MRPires; João Medeiros‐Silva; Pedro Bule; Wengang Chai; Filipa Marcelo; Carlos MGAFontes; Eurico JCabrita; Angelina SPalma; Ana Luísa Carvalho. 2019. Molecular basis for the preferential recognition of β1,3‐1,4‐glucans by the family 11 carbohydrate‐binding module from Clostridium thermocellum. The FEBS Journal, DOI: 10.1111/febs.15162
  • Aldino Viegas, Dongsheng M. Yin, Jan Borggräfe, Thibault Viennet, Marcel Falke, Anton Schmitz, Michael Famulok, Manuel Etzkorn. 2019. Molecular Architecture of a Network of Potential Intracellular EGFR Modulators: ARNO, CaM, Phospholipids, and the Juxtamembrane Segment. STRUCTURE, DOI: 10.1016/j.str.2019.11.001
  • Viegas, A; Viennet, T; Yu, TY; Schumann, F; Bermel, W; Wagner, G; Etzkorn, M. 2016. UTOPIA NMR: activating unexploited magnetization using interleaved low-gamma detection. JOURNAL OF BIOMOLECULAR NMR, 64(1), DOI: 10.1007/s10858-015-0008-7
  • Aldino Viegas; Thibault Viennet; Manuel Etzkorn. 2016. The power, pitfalls and potential of the nanodisc system for NMR-based studies. BIOLOGICAL CHEMISTRY, 397(12), DOI: 10.1515/hsz-2016-0224
  • Viegas, A; Manso, J; Nobrega, FL; Cabrita, EJ. 2011. Saturation-Transfer Difference (STD) NMR: A Simple and Fast Method for Ligand Screening and Characterization of Protein Binding. JOURNAL OF CHEMICAL EDUCATION, 88, DOI: 10.1021/ed101169t

Main research interests

  • NMR spectroscopy
  • X-ray Crystallography
  • Protein structure
  • Intermolecular interactions
  • Drug discovery


  • Graduation in Biochemistry, Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade de Lisboa (2006)
  • PhD in Structural Biochemistry, Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia da Uimversidade Nova de Lisboa (2012)