Teresa Sacadura Santos Silva

Independent Researcher

Assistant Professor (since 2019)
Personal Website
Phone number
(+351) 212948300 (ext: 10942)
Researcher ID
Ciência Vitae

Main publications

  • Oliveira, AR; Mota, C; Mourato, C; Domingos, RM; Santos, MFA; Gesto, D; Guigliarelli, B; Santos-Silva, T; Romao, MJ; Pereira, IAC. 2020. Toward the Mechanistic Understanding of Enzymatic CO2 Reduction. ACS Catalysis, 10, DOI: 10.1021/acscatal.0c00086
  • Coelho, C; Muthukumaran, J; Santos-Silva, T; Romao, MJ. 2019. Systematic exploration of predicted destabilizing nonsynonymous single nucleotide polymorphisms (nsSNPs) of human aldehyde oxidase: A Bio-informatics study. PHARMACOLOGY RESEARCH & PERSPECTIVES, 7, DOI: 10.1002/prp2.538
  • Sequeira, F; Nogueira, R; Bilro, L; Santos-Silva, T. 2019. Coating of modified plastic optical fibers with proteins for chemical sensing and biosensing - preliminary studies. FOURTH EUROPEAN WORKSHOP ON OPTICAL FIBRE SENSORS, 11028, DOI: 10.1117/12.2522347
  • Rosa, V; Gaspari, APS; Folgosa, F; Cordas, CM; Tavares, P; Santos-Silva, T; Barroso, S; Aviles, T. 2018. Imine ligands based on ferrocene: synthesis, structural and Mossbauer characterization and evaluation as chromogenic and electrochemical sensors for Hg2+. NEW JOURNAL OF CHEMISTRY, 42, DOI: 10.1039/c7nj04319h
  • Azevedo, CG; Correia, I; dos Santos, MMC; Santos, MFA; Santos-Silva, T; Doutch, J; Fernandes, L; Santos, HM; Capelo, JL; Pessoa, JC. 2018. Binding of vanadium to human serum transferrin - voltammetric and spectrometric studies. JOURNAL OF INORGANIC BIOCHEMISTRY, 180, DOI: 10.1016/j.jinorgbio.2017.12.012

Main research interests

  • I am a Structural Biologist interested in integrative approaches to study protein-ligand interactions with applications in drug design and development and in biotechnology. I graduated (2001) in Applied Chemistry and obtained a PhD (2006) at FCT-NOVA


  • PhD in Structural Biology, FCT NOVA (2006)