Electrospun nanofibers of a copolymer consisting of polyvinylalcohol that has been crosslinked with an inorganic polymer containing phosphorus, oxygen and nitrogen only.

Dr. Andreia Valente

Centro de Química Estrutural
Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade de Lisboa

Tel:  +351 217 500 898
Fax: +351 217 500 088

Inorganic/organometallic iron, ruthenium and lanthanide compounds; polymer-metal conjugates for drug delivery and therapy; spectroscopic techniques (UV-Vis, circular dichroism, steady-state fluorescence, infrared and multinuclear NMR (1H, 13C, 31P, COSY, NOESY, HMQC, HMBC, DEPT)); mass spectrometry for drugs speciation in human fluids (SEC-ICP-MS; inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry); cyclic voltammetry; coordinative chain transfer polymerization of (a)polar monomers; polymerization of cyclic esters using biomolecules as catalysts; handling and growing human tumour cell and cytotoxic evaluation.

Access to all types of equipment of the CQE research Group (at Faculdade de Ciências and at Instituto Superior Técnico), in particular NMR Facility, X-Ray Diffraction Facility, MS Facility, Nanostructured Materials and Nanotechnologies Laboratory, Chromatography, Spectroscopy/Photochemistry.
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