Agostinho Lemos

AGOSTINHO LEMOS

Research for novel pharmaceuticals and radiopharmaceuticals on par with computational drug design are Agostinho’s passions.

Structural biology; molecular modeling; GPCR/G-protein interactions; GPCR/Arrestin interactions; protein-protein interactions; protein-ligand interactions; molecular docking; structure prediction; homology modeling; molecular dynamic simulations; binding free energy calculations.

CURRICULUM VITAE

 

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

2015: MSc in Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Porto, Porto, Portugal.

2013: BSc in Biochemistry, Faculty of Sciences, University of Porto, Porto, Portugal.

 

POSITIONS               

2016-Present: Early Stage Researcher at Cyclotron Research Centre, University of Liège, Liège, Belgium; Supervisor: André Luxen.

2016: Research Fellow at Laboratório Associado para a Quimica Verde/Rede de Química e Tecnologia (LAQV/REQUIMTE); Supervisor: Maria Natália  Cordeiro  & Irina Moreira.

2014-2015: Research Intern under the scope of MSc degree at Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Porto, Porto, Portugal; Supervisor: Maria Emilia Sousa.

2013: Research Intern under the scope of BSc degree at Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Porto, Porto, Portugal; Supervisor: Georgina Correia da Silva.

 

FELLOWSHIPS

2016-2019: Individual PhD fellowship under the H2020 Marie-Sklodowska Curie Action – International Training Network 2015 (H2020-MSCA-ITN-2015) – project reference 675071.

2016: Research fellowship at REQUIMTE/LAQV under the scope of the project entitled Studies of Protein Interfaces – reference UID/QUI/50006/2013.

 

TEACHING ACTIVITIES

2 – Case study: Yeast-cell based assays for the discovery of modulators of the p53-MDMs interactions (invited lecture performed in the curricular unit: Bioassays in Drug Discovery; MSc in Pharmaceutical Chemistry; Faculty of Pharmacy of University of Porto – school year 2015/2016).

1 – Case study: Design and synthesis of inhibitors of p53-MDM2 interaction (invited lecture performed in the curricular unit: Introduction to Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Chemistry; MSc in Pharmaceutical Chemistry; Faculty of Pharmacy of University of Porto – school year 2015/2016).