Maria A.M. Reis

Research Group Coordinator

Research Group
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Phone number
(+351) 212948357 (ext: 10919)
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:
  • Santos, JMM; Rieger, L; Lanham, AB; Carvalheira, M; Reis, MAM; Oehmen, A. 2020. A novel metabolic-ASM model for full-scale biological nutrient removal systems. WATER RESEARCH, 171, DOI: 10.1016/j.watres.2019.115373
  • 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
  • Carvalho, VCF; Freitas, EB; Fradinho, JC; Reis, MAM; Oehmen, A. 2019. The effect of seed sludge on the selection of a photo-EBPR system. New Biotechnology, 49, DOI: 10.1016/j.nbt.2018.10.003

Main research interests

  • Production and Characterization of Microbial Polysaccharides
  • Wastewater treatment and resource recovery using mixed microbial cultures
  • Biological Nutrient Removal and Recovery


  • "Agregação" in Biochemical Engineering, FCT-NOVA (2003)
  • PhD in Biochemical Engineering, FCT-NOVA (1991)