Filomena Freitas

Independent Researcher

Research Group
Assistant Professor (since 2019)
Phone number
212948300 (ext: 10947)
Researcher ID
Ciência Vitae

Main publications

  • Fialho, L; Araujo, D; Alves, VD; Roma-Rodrigues, C; Baptista, PV; Fernandes, AR; Freitas, F; Reis, MAM. 2020. Cation-mediated gelation of the fucose-rich polysaccharide FucoPol: preparation and characterization of hydrogel beads and their cytotoxicity assessment. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF POLYMERIC MATERIALS AND POLYMERIC BIOMATERIALS, DOI: 10.1080/00914037.2019.1695205
  • Torres, CAV; Fernandes, M; Galdon, L; Rodrigues, C; Freitas, F; Gaudencio, SP; Reis, MAM. 2020. Exopolysaccharide Production by Marine-Derived Bacteria from Estremadura Spur Sediments. Marine Drugs, 18, DOI:
  • de Meneses, L; Pereira, JR; Sevrin, C; Grandfils, C; Paiva, A; Reis, MAM; Freitas, F. 2020. Pseudomonas chlororaphis as a multiproduct platform: Conversion of glycerol into high-value biopolymers and phenazines. New Biotechnology, 55, DOI: 10.1016/j.nbt.2019.10.002
  • Pereira, JR; Araujo, D; Marques, AC; Neves, LA; Grandfils, C; Sevrin, C; Alves, VD; Fortunato, E; Reis, MAM; Freitas, F. 2019. Demonstration of the adhesive properties of the medium-chain-length polyhydroxyalkanoate produced by Pseudomonas chlororaphis subsp. aurantiaca from glycerol. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF BIOLOGICAL MACROMOLECULES, 122, DOI: 10.1016/j.ijbiomac.2018.09.064
  • Kourmentza, C; Araujo, D; Sevrin, C; Roma-Rodriques, C; Ferreira, JL; Freitas, F; Dionisio, M; Baptista, PV; Fernandes, AR; Grandfils, C; Reis, MAM. 2019. Occurrence of non-toxic bioemulsifiers during polyhydroxyalkanoate production by Pseudomonas strains valorizing crude glycerol by-product. BIORESOURCE TECHNOLOGY, 281, DOI: 10.1016/j.biortech.2019.02.066


  • PhD in Biological Engineering, FCT/NOVA (2004)
  • Graduation in Quimica Aplicada, FCT/NOVA (1995)