From Science to Innovation

Margarida Bastos

Senior Researcher

Academic position: Assistant Professor (FEUP)

Research position at LEPABE: Integrated member

Background: PhD in Biomedical Sciences (Organic Chemistry) from the University of Porto, Portugal

Major research topics

  • Chemistry of Natural Products.
  • Natural Products for agricultural and pharmaceutical applications.
  • NMR, FTIR and MS in transformations of organic molecules.
  • Adhesive based on natural products.
  • Adhesive for wood and cork based composites.

Selected Publications

Malheiro, J., Gomes,I., Borges, A., Bastos, M. M. S. M., Maillard, J.-Y., Borges, F., Simões, M. "Phytochemical profiling as a solution to palliate disinfectant limitations" Biofouling, (2016), 32(9), 1007-1016.

Paiva, D., Gonçalves, C., Vale, I., Bastos, M.M.S.M., Magalhães, F.D. "Oxidized xanthan gum and chitosan as natural adhesives for cork" Polymers,  (2016), 8(7), Article number 259.

Barbosa, J.V., Veludo, E., Moniz, J., Magalhães, F., Bastos, M.M.S.M “Low VOC self-crosslinking waterborne acrylic coatings incorporating fatty acid derivatives” Progress in Organic Coatings, (2013), 76(11), 1691-1696.

Amorim, M.H., Gil da Costa, R., Lopes, C., Bastos, Bastos, M.S.M.M. "Sesquiterpene lactones: adverse health effects and toxicity mechanisms" Critical Reviews in Toxicology, (2013), 43(7), 559-579.

Silva, M.E.F., Lemos, L.T., Bastos, M.M.S.M., Nunes, O.C., Cunha-Queda, A.C. "Recovery of humic-like substances from low quality composts" Bioresource Technology, (2013), 128, 624-632.

Selected Projects

“2nd Generation Amino Resins” (2GAR), promoted by Eurosresinas  and funded by Agência da Inovação (PT2020 project promoted with industry partners) Beginning: 2015. Duration: 36 months. Role: investigator for FEUP’s team

“Use of encapsulated essential oils for protection of stored cereals and legumes” (PTDC/AGR/119270/2010) funded by Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia. Beginning: 2012. Duration: 36 months. Role: principal investigator.

“Natural binders for cork composites” (ClueCork), promoted by Amorim & Irmão and funded by Agência da Inovação (QREN project promoted with industry partners). Beginning: 2013. Duration: 30 months. Role: investigator for FEUP’s team.

“Functionalized Micro- and Nanostructures to combat biofouling of industrial surfaces” (PTDC/EQU-EQU/67982/2006) funded by Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia. Beginning: 2007. Duration: 36 months. Role: investigator FEUP’s team.

“Biological Pest Control of Lobesia botrana with Natural Products from Grapes” (POCTI/AGR/34591/1999) funded by Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia . Beginning: 2001. Duration: 36 months. Role: principal investigator.

 

Email: mbastosfe.up.pt

Phone: +351 22 508 1648

Room: E120

Laboratory: E009A

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