Biological and Chemical Analysis Facility

The BioLab is a Biological and Chemical Analysis Facility at FCT-NOVA. This facility is devoted to the comprehension of cellular and molecular mechanisms, from the in vitro characterization of molecular interactions to the in vivo validation in model animals. The BioLab facility gathers in a single unit a unique set of state-of-the-art biophysical and biological technologies.


Available Technologies:


BioLab Webinar | Circular Dichroism:


BioLab webinar | Multi Parametreic Surface Plasmon Resonance:


BioLab Webinar | Flow Cytometry:


BioLab Webinar | Differential Scanning Calorimetry:


Biolab Webinar | MicroScale Thermophoresis



Animal Experimentation Laboratory

The BioLab Animal Experimentation Laboratory will have two clean separate specialized rooms and equipment with closely-controlled environment and a separate room for unclean activities to reduce the potential for cross-contamination



  • Applied Photophysics Chirascan™ qCD
  • Bionavis™ SPR Navi 200
  • TA™ Nano DSC
  • Zeiss LSM 710 Confocal Microscope
  • Nano Temper Technologies™ Monolith NT.115
  • Attune™ Acoustic Focusing Cytometer



Helena Vieira

PhD in Oncobiology, 2002, Université Paris VII & CNRS

Assistant Professor, FCT NOVA


Paula Videira

PhD in Biotechnology, 2002, IST-UL

Associate Professor, FCT NOVA



  • Elisabete Ferreira (Lab Technician)