Salete Baptista

SALETE BAPTISTA

Understanding the structure and dynamics of GPCRs by
applying an integrated computational approach
Computational chemistry; structural biology;
bioinformatics; molecular modeling; structure prediction;
homology modeling; molecular docking; protein-protein
interactions; protein-ligand interactions; molecular dynamic
simulations; binding free energy calculations.

CURRICULUM VITAE

 


ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

2018: PhD in Pharmaceutical Sciences – Pharmaceutical Chemistry Specialty, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Coimbra, Portugal.
2011: MSc in Pharmaceutical Sciences, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Coimbra, Portugal.

POSITIONS

2019-present: Postdoctoral Researcher at Center for Nuclear Sciences and Technologies, Instituto Superior Técnico, Lisbon University, Lisbon, Portugal and at Center for Neuroscience and Cell
Biology, University of Coimbra, Portugal.
2017-2019: Research Scientist at Chem4Pharma, LDA.

FELLOWSHIPS

2017-2019 Project grant CENTRO-01-0247-FEDER-003269 – To support the Research work in the discovery of new drugs for cancer and Alzheimer’s disease treatment, at Chem4Pharma, LDA.
2011-2015: FCT Individual PhD Fellowship (SFRH/BD/80975/2011) – To support the PhD in Pharmaceutical Sciences – Pharmaceutical Chemistry Specialty at University of Coimbra.

CO-SUPERVISION

Since 2017-present: integration/co-supervision of MSc students in initiation research projects, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Coimbra.

INVITED PEDAGOGIC ACTIVITIES

Doctoral programs
2019: Invited talk: Computer-aided drug design: a tool for discovery new drugs – Protein engineering and drug development: From concepts to applications, UC-Biotech, Cantanhede, February 2019 PhD Programme in Experimental Biology and Biomedicine (BEB)
Graduate programs
2019: Tutorial classes: Integrated Master in Pharmaceutical Sciences – Pharmaceutical Chemistry
II, University of Coimbra, Portugal.

PROJECTS

2015-Present: Co-founder member of Chem4Pharma, LDA, Coimbra, Portugal.