Research Group

BioProcess Engineering and Computational BioSystems


S2M2 - Summer School in Metabolic Modeling

  • June 03, 2019
  • UMinho, Braga

BioSystem group is organizing a 5-day course on metabolic modelling – Summer School in Metabolic Modeling. The course will cover the full process from model reconstruction to phenotype prediction ns using genome-scale metabolic models. The focus of the course will be on user-friendly tools for metabolic model reconstruction and simulation and to introduce experimental procedures to improve those models.

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A spinoff company from CEB leads a 8 MEuros project to leverage EU synthetic biology

  • December 21, 2018
  • Univ. do Minho, Braga

Silicolife, a spinoff company from CEB, will lead an 8 million euro project to leverage the competitiveness of synthetic biology in the European Union, creating biological pathways for more than 100 compounds

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Valorisation of winery and olive mill wastes for bioactive compounds production

  • November 16, 2018
  • TecMinho

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Anália Lourenço publishes in Chemical Reviews (IF 50.95)

  • July 24, 2017
  • Chemical Reviews

Anália Lourenço publishes in “Chemical Reviews” a journal with an average Impact Factor of 50.95

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Recent Projects


Modular cell factories for the production of 100 compounds from the shikimate pathway

PARTEX [2019]

Development of (bio) molecules' cocktails (including (bio) polymers, enzymes and (bio) surfactants) to promote additional oil recovery


Full valorization of marine resources: potential, technological innovation and new applications


Eco-efficient bioprocess for valorisation of saline resources towards the production of biopolymers