Marisa R. Ferreira

PhD student

PhD student (since 2017)
Phone number
+351212948300 (ext: 10936)
Researcher ID

Main publications

  • Ferreira, Marisa R; Dantas, Joana M; Salgueiro, Carlos A. 2018. The triheme cytochrome PpcF from Geobacter metallireducens exhibits distinct redox properties. FEBS Open Bio, 8(12), DOI: 10.1002/2211-5463.12505
  • Ferreira, Marisa R; Salgueiro, Carlos A. 2018. Biomolecular Interaction Studies Between Cytochrome PpcA From Geobacter sulfurreducens and the Electron Acceptor Ferric Nitrilotriacetate (Fe-NTA). Frontiers in Microbiology, 9, DOI: 10.3389/fmicb.2018.02741
  • Dantas JM; Ferreira MR; Catarino T; Kokhan O; Raj Pokkuluri P; Salgueiro CA. 2018. Molecular interactions between Geobacter sulfurreducens triheme cytochromes and the redox active analogue for humic substances.. Biochimica et biophysica acta, DOI: 10.1016/j.bbabio.2018.05.007
  • Portela, PC; Fernandes, TM; Dantas, JM; Ferreira, MR; Salgueiro, CA. 2018. Biochemical and functional insights on the triheme cytochrome PpcA from Geobacter metallireducens. ARCHIVES OF BIOCHEMISTRY AND BIOPHYSICS, 644, DOI: 10.1016/

Main research interests

  • Characterization of metalloproteins
  • Protein structure determination using NMR spectroscopy
  • rotein-protein and protein-ligand molecular interaction studies


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