Rui Manuel Santos Costa de Morais

Centre for Biotechnology and Fine Chemistry (CBQF)

Rui Manuel Santos Costa de Morais

rcmorais@porto.ucp.pt

Rui M.S.C. Morais got his B.Sc. in Pharm. Sci. from the Univ. of Porto, Portugal, in 1985; and his Ph.D., in 1990, in Nat. Sci. from the Univ. of Saarland, Saarbrücken, Germany. He is Associate Professor at UCP-ESB. He is co-author of more than 50 papers and book chapters; one book edited (h-index of 16). Research interest include: bio-based and bioactive products from plant and microalgae and their application in food, feed and health sectors. Coordinator of more than 20 national and international R&D projects; 2 portuguese patents; invited reviewer for several international journals and evaluator for AdI, CRUP and FCT R&D projects. Associate Editor of the journals Marine Drugs and Int. Biobased Plastics. He held an appointment as Director of the CBQF (R&D centre). He holds a position in the Directors Board of the European MSc BiFTec. and he was in the Directors Board of SEFOTECH.NUT for 10 years.

 

 

Publications:

_Morais, R. M. S. C., Morais, A. M. M. B., Dammak, I., Bonilla, J., Sobral, P. J. A., Laguerre, J. C., ... & Ramalhosa, E. C. D. (2018). Functional Dehydrated Foods for Health Preservation. Journal of Food Quality2018.

de Jesus Raposo, M. F., de Morais, A. M. M. B., & de Morais, R. M. S. C. (2016). Emergent sources of prebiotics: seaweeds and microalgae. Marine drugs14(2), 27.

Raposo, M. F. D. J., de Morais, A. M. M. B., & de Morais, R. M. S. C. (2015). Carotenoids from marine microalgae: A valuable natural source for the prevention of chronic diseases. Marine drugs13(8), 5128-5155.

de Jesus Raposo, M. F., de Morais, A. M. B., & de Morais, R. M. S. C. (2015). Marine polysaccharides from algae with potential biomedical applications. Marine drugs13(5), 2967-3028.

Raposo, M. F. D. J., de Morais, R. M. S. C., & Bernardo de Morais, A. M. M. (2013). Bioactivity and applications of sulphated polysaccharides from marine microalgae. Marine Drugs11(1), 233-252.

de Jesus Raposo, M. F., de Morais, R. M. S. C., & de Morais, A. M. M. B. (2013). Health applications of bioactive compounds from marine microalgae. Life sciences93(15), 479-486.

 

Researcher Center

Centre for Biotechnology and Fine Chemistry (CBQF)

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