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Marriete Pereira

Professora Mariette Pereira

Mariette M. Pereira is currently a Full Professor in Organic Chemistry at University of Coimbra (Portugal).

She obtained her PhD in Organic Chemistry in 1992 at University of Coimbra and worked as Fellow Assistant at Universities of Liverpool in 1993 and Autónoma de Barcelona in 1998.

She was Director of the Chemistry Research Laboratory of pharmaceutical spin-off Luzitin SA, until 2015.

Professora Mariette Pereira

Mariette M. Pereira research interests are focused on implementation of sustainable synthetic methodologies for:

  • Preparation of ligands and catalysts aiming the activation of small gas molecules (CO, H2, CO2 and O2) for preparation of value-added products;
  • Design and synthesis of tetrapyrrolic macrocycle based photosensitizers for photodynamic therapy of cancer and photodynamic inactivation of microorganisms;
  • Design and synthesis of chemical entities for medical imaging;
  • Synthesis of hybrid materials for catalysis, environmental remediation and medicinal chemistry.

She published ca. 150 peer-reviewed papers, 15 books/book chapters and she is inventor of 8 world patents.

Professora Mariette Pereira

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