Joana A. Loureiro

University of Porto

Joana Loureiro is MSc in Chemical Engineering and in Pharmaceutical Sciences and received her PhD (2013) in Chemical and Biological Engineering from the University of Porto (Portugal). She is Researcher at the Laboratory for Process Engineering, Environment, Biotechnology and Energy (LEPABE) and Invited Professor assistant at Universidade do Porto, Faculdade de Engenharia. Her main research areas of interest are: i) nanotechnology and interfacial phenomena; ii) effects of fluorinated systems and peptides on the aggregation of amyloid beta peptide; iii) conformational studies of proteins and peptides self-organized systems and polymer surfaces; and iv) design and production of inorganic and polymeric nano-systems for pharmaceutical and food applications. J.A.Loureiro published 34 papers in international peer review journals (h-index 14).