Cecília Roque

Research Lab Leader

Research Group
Associate Professor with "Agregação" (since 2017)
Phone number
(+351) 212948385 (ext: 10985)
Researcher ID
Ciência Vitae

Main publications

  • Kamiki, J; Roque, ACA; Barbosa, AJM. 2020. Computer-Aided Discovery of New Anti-Leukemic Epigenetic Drugs Based on Free-Access Marine Compound Libraries. Marine Drugs, 18, DOI:
  • Roque, ACA; Pina, AS; Azevedo, AM; Aires-Barros, R; Jungbauer, A; Di Profio, G; Heng, JYY; Haigh, J; Ottens, M. 2020. Anything but Conventional Chromatography Approaches in Bioseparation. Biotechnology Journal, DOI: 10.1002/biot.201900274
  • Matos, MJB; Pina, AS; Roque, ACA. 2020. Rational design of affinity ligands for bioseparation. JOURNAL OF CHROMATOGRAPHY A, 1619, DOI: 10.1016/j.chroma.2020.460871
  • Carvatho, HF; Branco, RJF; Leite, FAS; Matzapetakis, M; Roque, ACA; Iranzo, O. 2019. Hydrolytic zinc metallopeptides using a computational multi-state design approach. Catalysis Science & Technology, 9, DOI: 10.1039/c9cy01364d
  • Palma, SICJ; Traguedo, AP; Porteira, AR; Frias, MJ; Gamboa, H; Roque, ACA. 2018. Machine learning for the meta-analyses of microbial pathogens' volatile signatures. Scientific Reports, 8, DOI: 10.1038/s41598-018-21544-1

Main research interests

  • Molecular Recognition & Biomimetics
  • Peptide and protein engineering
  • Biomaterials and self-assembly
  • Bioelectronics and Biosensing
  • Artificial Olfaction
  • Bioseparation


  • PhD in Biotechnology, Instituto Superior Técnico (2004)
  • "Agregação" in Bioengineering, Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia, Universidade Nova de Lisboa (2015)