Cecília Roque

Associate Professor at FCT NOVA
and Researcher at UCIBIO

Cecília Roque is an Associate Professor at the Chemistry Department and Researcher at UCIBIO (ucibio.pt).

She is passionate about interdisciplinarity and innovation, developing her research work inspired by Nature and at the interface between biotechnology, chemistry and engineering.

Cecília studied in Portugal and England and has been a Visiting Professor at Universities in Europe, US and Brazil. Shehas been the recipient of several national and international awards, namely a Starting and a Proof-of-concept grants from the European Research Council (2014; 2022) and currently leads an international consortium on Future and Emerging Technologies. She has training from biotech entrepreneurial programs in Cambridge and PT, and actively engages with academic and industrial partners for her research.

Cecilia is a member of several international societies, is part of Executive Board of the European Federation of Biotechnology and is vice-president (2019-) of the International Society for Molecular Recognition.

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