Mariana da Luz Cabral Veiga

Centre for Biotechnology and Fine Chemistry (CBQF)

Mariana da Luz Cabral Veiga

B.Sc. in Microbiology (2016) and M.Sc. in Applied Microbiology (2018). Her main research areas include bioactive products development and validation; development of functional products; bacterial adhesion to cells and biological activity determination. Additionally, she was also a research fellow (B.Sc scholarship) in the QREN-ANI Project 17819 “EcoTex – Development of greener solutions for textile staining”. Currently works as Lab assistant/PhD student at Alchemy project, being responsible for bioactive and cell culture assays, mainly focusing on the study of biological properties of compounds generated by the Amyris platform.




Costa EM, Silva S, Veiga M, Batista, P, Tavaria FK, Pintado M (2020) Textile dyes loaded chitosan nanoparticles: Characterization,] biocompatibility and staining capacity. Carbohydrate Polymers, 117120. doi: 10.1016/j.carbpol.2020.117120

Faustino M, Veiga M, Sousa P, Costa EM, Silva S, Pintado M (2019) Byproducts as a new source of natural food additives. Molecules. 24(6), 1056. doi: 10 .3390/molecules24061056

Veiga M, Costa EM, Silva S, Pintado M (2018). Impact of plant extracts upon human health: A review. Critical Reviews In Food Science And Nutrition,1-14. doi: 10.1080/10408398.2018.1540969.

Veiga M, Costa C, Carvalho MJ, Costa EM, Silva S, Pintado M (2019) Antioxidants loaded nanocarriers for drinks in Nanotechnology In Beverage Industry, edited by Tuan Anh Nguyen. Elsevier. (pp. 337-372).

Veiga M, Costa EM, Voss G, Silva S, Pintado M (2019). Engineering and health benefits of fruit and vegetable beverages in Emerging trends and developments in beverage science, volume 6: Non-alcoholic beverages, edited by Alex Grumezescu and Alina M Holban, Woodhead Publishing. ISBN: 978-90-8686-243-6. doi: 10.1016/b978-0-12-815270-6.00012-8

Researcher Center

Centre for Biotechnology and Fine Chemistry (CBQF)

Researcher type

PhD student

Academic CV