Susana P. Gaudêncio

Research Lab Leader

Research Group
Assistant Investigator (since 2012)
Personal Website
Phone number
(+351) 212948300 (ext: 10994)
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Main publications

  • Luppino, L; Grilo, IR; Fonseca, G; Rodrigues, CF; Sobral, RG; Gaudencio, SP. 2020. Deep Sea Actinomycetes from Estremadura Spur, Continental Portugal, Targeted as Antimicrobial Agents. Marine Drugs, 18, DOI:
  • Coelho, CT; Paiva, A; Gaudencio, SP. 2020. Nutraceutial Potential of SC-CO2 Extracted Fatty Acids from Marine-Derived Actinomycetes. Marine Drugs, 18, DOI:
  • Bauermaister, A; Dias, T; Valentao, P; Andrade, P; Lopes, NP; Pereira, D; Gaudencio, SP. 2020. Intra-Clade Molecular Networking to Target the Isolation of Anti-Proteasome Metabolites from Salinispora sp. from the Madeira Archipelago. Marine Drugs, 18, DOI:
  • Rui Pedrosa; Susana P. Gaudêncio; Vitor Vasconcelos. 2020. XVI International Symposium on Marine Natural Products|XI European Conference on Marine Natural Products. Marine Drugs, DOI: 10.3390/md18010040
  • Florbela Pereira; Joana Almeida; Marisa Paulino; Inês RGrilo; Helena Macedo; Cunha I; Rita Sobral; Vitor Vasconcelos; Susana Gaudencio. 2020. Antifouling Napyradiomycins from Marine-Derived Actinomycetes <i>Streptomyces aculeolatus</i>. Marine Drugs, DOI: 10.3390/md18010063

Main research interests

  • Discovery and development of lead-like agents for drug discovery and biotechnological applications. Identification of new bioactive small molecules from marine-derived actinomycete sources collected off the Atlantic.


  • PhD in Organic Chemistry, FCT, NOVA (2006)
  • MSc in Technological Organic Chemistry, FCT, NOVA (2001)
  • Graduation in Chemistry, FCUL (1998)