Filipa Trovão

PhD student

PhD student with individual fellowship (since 2019)
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+351 212 948 300 (ext: 11424)
Ciência Vitae

Recent publications

  • Correia, VG; Trovao, F; Pinheiro, BA; Bras, JLA; Silva, LM; Nunes, C; Coimbra, MA; Liu, Y; Feizi, T; Fontes, CMGA; Mulloy, B; Chai, WG; Carvalho, AL; Palma, AS. 2021. Mapping Molecular Recognition of beta 1,3-1,4-Glucans by a Surface Glycan-Binding Protein from the Human Gut Symbiont Bacteroides ovatus. MICROBIOLOGY SPECTRUM, 9, DOI: 10.1128/Spectrum.01826-21
  • Li, CX; Palma, AS; Zhang, PT; Zhang, YB; Gao, C; Silva, LM; Li, Z; Trovao, F; Weishaupt, M; Seeberger, PH; Likhosherstov, LM; Piskarev, V; Yu, J; Westerlind, U; Chai, WG. 2021. Noncovalent microarrays from synthetic amino-terminating glycans: Implications in expanding glycan microarray diversity and platform comparison. GLYCOBIOLOGY, 31, DOI: 10.1093/glycob/cwab037
  • Gomes, Ana Sara, Filipa Trovão, Benedita Andrade Pinheiro, Filipe Freire, Sara Gomes, Carla Oliveira, Lucília Domingues, Maria João Romão, Lucília Saraiva, and Ana Luísa Carvalho. 2018. The Crystal Structure of the R280K Mutant of Human p53 Explains the Loss of DNA Binding. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF MOLECULAR SCIENCES, 19(1184), DOI: 10.3390/ijms19041184

Main research interests

  • Protein-Carbohydrate Microbial recognition
  • Host-Pathogen interactions
  • Structural Biology
  • Glycobiology
  • X-ray Crystallography
  • Carbohydrate microarrays