Filomena Freitas

senior researcher

Research Group
Assistant Professor (since 2019)
Phone number
212948300 (ext: 10947)
Researcher ID
Ciência Vitae

Recent publications

  • Pereira, JR; Araujo, D; Freitas, P; Marques, AC; Alves, VD; Sevrin, C; Grandfils, C; Fortunato, E; Reis, MAM; Freitas, F. 2021. Production of medium-chain-length polyhydroxyalkanoates by Pseudomonas chlororaphis subsp. aurantiaca: Cultivation on fruit pulp waste and polymer characterization. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF BIOLOGICAL MACROMOLECULES, 167, DOI: 10.1016/j.ijbiomac.2020.11.162
  • Ferreira, IC; Araujo, D; Voisin, P; Alves, VD; Rosatella, AA; Afonso, CAM; Freitas, F; Neves, LA. 2020. Chitin-glucan complex - Based biopolymeric structures using biocompatible ionic liquids. CARBOHYDRATE POLYMERS, 247, DOI: 10.1016/j.carbpol.2020.116679
  • Fialho, L; Araujo, D; Alves, VD; Roma-Rodrigues, C; Baptista, PV; Fernandes, AR; Freitas, F; Reis, MAM. 2020. Cation-mediated gelation of the fucose-rich polysaccharide FucoPol: preparation and characterization of hydrogel beads and their cytotoxicity assessment. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF POLYMERIC MATERIALS AND POLYMERIC BIOMATERIALS, DOI: 10.1080/00914037.2019.1695205
  • Torres, CAV; Fernandes, M; Galdon, L; Rodrigues, C; Freitas, F; Gaudencio, SP; Reis, MAM. 2020. Exopolysaccharide Production by Marine-Derived Bacteria from Estremadura Spur Sediments. Marine Drugs, 18, DOI:
  • de Meneses, L; Pereira, JR; Sevrin, C; Grandfils, C; Paiva, A; Reis, MAM; Freitas, F. 2020. Pseudomonas chlororaphis as a multiproduct platform: Conversion of glycerol into high-value biopolymers and phenazines. New Biotechnology, 55, DOI: 10.1016/j.nbt.2019.10.002


  • PhD in Biological Engineering, FCT/NOVA (2004)
  • Graduation in Quimica Aplicada, FCT/NOVA (1995)