Filipa Trovão

PhD student

PhD student (since 2019)
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+351 212 948 300 (ext: 10962)
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Main publications

  • Matos, M; Trovao, F; Pina, A; Goncalves, J; Roque, A. 2019. Novel adsorbent platform for antibody purification using small synthetic affinity ligands. ABSTRACTS OF PAPERS OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY, 257, DOI:
  • Santarsia, S; Grosso, AS; Trovao, F; Jimenez-Barbero, J; Carvalho, AL; Nativi, C; Marcelo, F. 2018. Molecular Recognition of a Thomsen-Friedenreich Antigen Mimetic Targeting Human Galectin-3. ChemMedChem, 13, DOI: 10.1002/cmdc.201800525
  • Gomes, Ana Sara, Filipa Trovão, Benedita Andrade Pinheiro, Filipe Freire, Sara Gomes, Carla Oliveira, Lucília Domingues, Maria João Romão, Lucília Saraiva, and Ana Luísa Carvalho. 2018. The Crystal Structure of the R280K Mutant of Human p53 Explains the Loss of DNA Binding. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF MOLECULAR SCIENCES, 19(1184), DOI: 10.3390/ijms19041184

Main research interests

  • Protein-Carbohydrate Microbial recognition
  • Host-Pathogen interactions
  • Structural Biology
  • Glycobiology
  • X-ray Crystallography
  • Carbohydrate microarrays


  • PhD in Biochemistry, FCT-NOVA
  • Bachelor in Biochemistry, FCT-NOVA (2014)
  • MSc in Biochemistry, FCT-NOVA (2016)