Raquel Queirós

Staff Researcher
Water Quality  

Raquel Queirós is a Staff Researcher in the Water Quality Research Group at the International Iberian Nanotechnology Laboratory. Her main research interests include label-free detection methods for life science applications, new biomimetic materials as molecular recognition probes and engineering solutions for water quality monitoring.

Raquel Queirós holds a Diploma in Chemical Engineering (2007) and MSc in Technologies for Environmental Protection (2008) from Instituto Superior de Engenharia do Porto (Portugal). She obtained her PhD in Physics from Universidade do Porto (Portugal) in 2013 and she joined INL as a Marie Curie COFUND Fellow in 2014. Her current research activities are focused on the development of advanced sensing strategies for water contaminants monitoring. Raquel received several scientific recognition awards for her research work, she has more than 50 communications in national and international conferences, 28 peer-reviewed publications and 2 filed patents. Raquel is also engaged in several science outreach programs in the field of biosensors and nanotechnology.

Selected Publications

  • Andrea Cruz, Raquel Queirós, Catarina M. Abreu, Catarina Barata, Rosa Fernandes, Rufino Silva, Antonio F. Ambrósio, Ricardo Soares-dos-Reis, Joana Guimarães, Maria José Sá, João B. Relvas, Paulo P. Freitas and Inês Mendes Pinto (2019)
    Electrochemical Immunosensor for TNFα-Mediated Inflammatory Disease Screening
    ACS Chemical Neuroscience 10 (6), 2676-2682. DOI: 10.1021/acschemneuro.9b00036