Applied Molecular Biosciences Unit


Applied Molecular Biosciences Unit

Mission Statement

UCIBIO’s key strength lies on its broad scope of fundamental and applied research standing at the interface of Chemistry and Biology to address pertinent questions at atomic, molecular, sub-cellular and cellular levels, including cell-to-cell interactions and population evolutionary dynamics.

Thematic Lines

  • Biological & Biomolecular Interactions
  • Diagnostics, Drug Discovery & Development
  • Safety in Human & Environmental Health
  • (Nano)Bioengineering

Research Groups

  • Structural Molecular Biology
  • Molecular Microbiology & Genomics
  • Theoretical & Computational Biochemistry
  • Toxicology
  • Drugs Targets & Biomarkers
  • NanoImmunoTech
  • Bioengineering
  • Medicinal Technology
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Cecília Roque


147 Integrated Members (80 at FCT NOVA)
117 PhD Students (69 at FCT NOVA)

Partner Institutions

FCT/UNL, Universidade do Porto



Postal address
Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia
Universidade Nova de Lisboa
Applied Molecular Biosciences Unit
Campus da Caparica
2829-516 Caparica


Telephone:+351 212 948 575

Fax: +351 212 948 550