Curriculum Vitae

Centro de Ciências e Tecnologias Nucleares (C2TN)


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Name: Goreti de Jesus
Surname: Ribeiro Morais
Born: 19-7-1976, Mirandela, Portugal
Nationality: Portuguese

Phone: +351 21 994 6247
Fax: +351 21 994 6185
E-mail: gmorais (add @ctn.ist.utl.pt)


Education

  • 2006 – PhD in Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Lisbon, with Prof. Thies Thiemann.
  • 2000 – Graduation in Pharmaceutical Sciences, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Coimbra.

Professional Employment Career

  • Since 2009 – Auxiliary Researcher, Instituto Tecnológico e Nuclear (Portugal).
  • 2006-2009 – Post-Doctoral Researcher Associate, Institute of Cancer Therapeutics (England).

Fellowship and Training

  • 02/2011 – Training at the PET-Center, Helmoholtz Zentrum Dresden Rossendorf (HZDR), Germany.
  • 10/2006-08/2009 – PostDoctoral Researcher Assistant, EPSRC award and Modern BioScience, at the Institute of Cancer Therapeutics, University of Bradford, England.
  • 09/2002-04/2004 – Graduate Research Fellow (PhD candidate), FCT SFRH/BD/6673/2001, at the Centre for Pharmaceuticals Studies, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Coimbra, Portugal
  • 05/2004-08/2006 – Graduate Research Fellow (PhD candidate), FCT SFRH/BD/6673/2001, at the Institute of Materials Chemistry and Engineering, University of Kyushu, Japan.
  • 01-04/2003 - Graduate Research Fellow (PhD candidate), FCT SFRH/BD/6673/2001, at the Institute of Materials Chemistry and Engineering, University of Kyushu, Japan.
  • 01-04/2000 – Undergraduate Research Fellow, at the Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Coimbra, Portugal.

Main Scientific Areas of Research

  • Development of radioactive molecules for PET imaging.

Scientific Work

  • PhD Thesis "Novel Steroidal Derivatives linked to Biologically Active Moieties”, Lisbon, 2006
  • 28 Original Publications in Refereed Journals
  • 1 Book chapter
  • 3 Proceeding in Electronic Conferences
  • 2 Published abstracts
  • 3 Oral presentations in national meetings
  • 34 Poster presentation in national/international conferences .

Selected Publications

  • Al-Saraireh Y.M.J., Sutherland M., Springett B.R., Ribeiro Morais G., Loadman P.M., Errington T.J., Smith P.J., Patterson L.H., Shnyder S.D., Falconer R.A., "Pharmacological inhibition of polysialyltransferase ST8SiaII modulates tumour cell migration", Plos One 2013, 8(8):e73366.
    Journal Impact Factor: 4.09.
  • Ribeiro Morais G., Falconer R.A.; Santos I. "Carbohydrate-based molecules suitable for nuclear molecular imaging", Eur J Org Chem 2013, 1401-1414 (Cover Picture).
  • Journal Impact Factor: 3.34.
  • Ribeiro Morais G., Paulo A., Santos I., "Organometallic complexes for SPECT Imaging and/or Radionuclide Therapy", Organometallics 2012, 31, 5693-5714.
    Journal Impact Factor: 3.96.
  • Ribeiro Morais G., Paulo A., Santos I., "A synthetic overview of radiolabeled compounds for β-amyloid targeting", Eur J Org Chem, 2012, 1279-1293 (Cover Picture).
    Journal Impact Factor: 3.34.
  • Ribeiro Morais G., Miranda H.V., Santos I.C., Santos I., Outeiro T.F., Paulo A., "Synthesis and in vitro evaluation of fluorinated styryl benzazoles as amyloid-probes", Bioorg Med Chem, 2011, 19, 7698-7710.
    Journal Impact Factor: 2.92.