Maria A.M. Reis

Research Group Coordinator

Research Group
Personal Website
Phone number
(+351) 212948357 (ext: 10919)
Researcher ID
Ciência Vitae

Recent publications

  • Nguyen, PY; Carvalho, G; Reis, MAM; Oehmen, A. 2021. A review of the biotransformations of priority pharmaceuticals in biological wastewater treatment processes. WATER RESEARCH, 188, DOI: 10.1016/j.watres.2020.116446
  • Valerio, R; Bernardino, ARS; Torres, CAV; Brazinha, C; Tavares, ML; Crespo, JG; Reis, MAM. 2021. Feeding strategies to optimize vanillin production by Amycolatopsis sp. ATCC 39116. BIOPROCESS AND BIOSYSTEMS ENGINEERING, DOI: 10.1007/s00449-020-02482-7
  • Pereira, JR; Araujo, D; Freitas, P; Marques, AC; Alves, VD; Sevrin, C; Grandfils, C; Fortunato, E; Reis, MAM; Freitas, F. 2021. Production of medium-chain-length polyhydroxyalkanoates by Pseudomonas chlororaphis subsp. aurantiaca: Cultivation on fruit pulp waste and polymer characterization. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF BIOLOGICAL MACROMOLECULES, 167, DOI: 10.1016/j.ijbiomac.2020.11.162
  • 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

Main research interests

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


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