Aldino Viegas

senior researcher

Assistant Investigator (since 2021)
Phone number
+351212948300 (ext: 10999)
Researcher ID
Ciência Vitae

Recent publications

  • Jan Borggräfe; Julian Victor; Hannah Rosenbach; Aldino Viegas; Christoph GWGertzen; Christine Wuebben; Helena Kovacs; Mohanraj Gopalswamy; Detlev Riesner; Gerhard Steger; Olav Schiemann; Holger Gohlke; Ingrid Span; Manuel Etzkorn. 2021. Time-resolved structural analysis of an RNA-cleaving DNA catalyst. NATURE, DOI: 10.1038/s41586-021-04225-4
  • Duarte M; Viegas A; Alves VD; Prates JAM; Ferreira LMA; Najmudin S; Cabrita EJ; Carvalho AL; Fontes CMGA; Bule P. 2021. A dual cohesin-dockerin complex binding mode in Bacteroides cellulosolvens contributes to the size and complexity of its cellulosome.. The Journal of biological chemistry, DOI: 10.1016/j.jbc.2021.100552
  • Viegas, Aldino; Dollinger, Peter; Verma, Neha; Kubiak, Jakub; Viennet, Thibault; Seidel, Claus AM; Gohlke, Holger; et al. 2020. Structural and dynamic insights revealing how lipase binding domain MD1 of Pseudomonas aeruginosa foldase affects lipase activation. Scientific Reports, 10(1), DOI: 10.1038/s41598-020-60093-4
  • Diana ORibeiro; Aldino Viegas; Virgínia MRPires; João Medeiros‐Silva; Pedro Bule; Wengang Chai; Filipa Marcelo; Carlos MGAFontes; Eurico JCabrita; Angelina SPalma; Ana Luísa Carvalho. 2019. Molecular basis for the preferential recognition of β1,3‐1,4‐glucans by the family 11 carbohydrate‐binding module from Clostridium thermocellum. The FEBS Journal, DOI: 10.1111/febs.15162
  • Aldino Viegas, Dongsheng M. Yin, Jan Borggräfe, Thibault Viennet, Marcel Falke, Anton Schmitz, Michael Famulok, Manuel Etzkorn. 2019. Molecular Architecture of a Network of Potential Intracellular EGFR Modulators: ARNO, CaM, Phospholipids, and the Juxtamembrane Segment. STRUCTURE, DOI: 10.1016/j.str.2019.11.001
  • Viegas, A; Viennet, T; Yu, TY; Schumann, F; Bermel, W; Wagner, G; Etzkorn, M. 2016. UTOPIA NMR: activating unexploited magnetization using interleaved low-gamma detection. JOURNAL OF BIOMOLECULAR NMR, 64(1), DOI: 10.1007/s10858-015-0008-7
  • Aldino Viegas; Thibault Viennet; Manuel Etzkorn. 2016. The power, pitfalls and potential of the nanodisc system for NMR-based studies. BIOLOGICAL CHEMISTRY, 397(12), DOI: 10.1515/hsz-2016-0224

Main research interests

  • NMR spectroscopy
  • X-ray Crystallography
  • Protein structure
  • Intermolecular interactions
  • Drug discovery


  • Graduation in Biochemistry, Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade de Lisboa (2006)
  • PhD in Structural Biochemistry, Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia da Uimversidade Nova de Lisboa (2012)