João Borges

Assistant Researcher

Professional Appointments

International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC, https://iupac.org/):

  • Since 2022 - Task Group Chair of the IUPAC/IYCN joint project "Global Conversation on Sustainability" (https://www.gcs-day.org)

The International Younger Chemists Network (IYCN; associated organization of IUPAC) - https://www.iycnglobal.com/ 

  • August 2022-August 2023: Past Chair and Advisor of the IYCN
  • August 2021-August 2022: Chair of the IYCN
  • April 2021-August 2021: Vice-Chair of the IYCN
  • September 2019-April 2021: Chair of the Conference Presence Committee of the IYCN
  • Since September 2019: Member of the Executive Board of the IYCN

The European Young Chemists' Network (EYCN; young division of EuChemS) - https://www.eycn.eu/ 

  • Since 2019: Member of the Global Connnections Team at the EYCN
  • Since 2017: Member of the Networks Team at the EYCN
  • Since 2017: Project Coordinator of the European Young Chemists Meeting (EYCheM)
  • 2017-2019: Portuguese Delegate at the EYCN

The Young Chemists Group (GQJ - Grupo de Químicos Jovens) of the Portuguese Chemical Society (SPQ - Sociedade Portuguesa de Química) - https://gqj.spq.pt/ 

  • Member of the Directing Board of the GQJ

Ongoing Supervisions

Projects

3D cells colonization in marine-derived hydrogels through controlled micro-channels patterning for bone repair (PROMENADE)

PartnerFundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
magnetic; 3D cell colonization; hydrogel

Bioinspired tile-matching to create ultrastructured bone microtissues in a close-to-native fashion (TETRISSUE)

PartnerFundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
The driving force behind TETRISSUE is inspired in the fundamentals of the native bone regenerative process and supported by a strong technological character to produce highly vascularized ultrastructured bone replacements. Its innovative character is mainly related with the integration of key elements working in tandem: (1) bioinstructive microp...

CIRCUS - Directing Bone Dynamics Through The Synergistic Action Of Immune Cells With Bioengineered Cell Microfactories Containing Patterned Microplatforms (CIRCUS)

PartnerFundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia

Desenvolvimento de hidrogeis de inspiracao marinha multifuncionais e de elevado desempenho para regeneracao de cartilagem, reticulados com ligacoes nao-covalentes e bio-instrutivas deslizantes. (MARGEL)

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Desenvolvimento de uma membrana periodontal multicamada composta por blocos inovativos a base de polimeros de origem marinha e enzima para regeneracao guiada de osso que possui mineralizacao enzimatica controlada. (MIMETIc)

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Dispositivos Supramoleculares Auto-Regulados baseados na Complementaridade dos Pares de Base do ADN: Uma Tecnologia Biomimética e com Reconheciemnto Molecular para Isolar Células Específicas para Aplicações Biomédicas (SUPRASORT)

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Hidrogéis de Lisados de Plaquetas para Regeneração do Miocárdio (BEAT)

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Marine Origin Biopolymers as Innovative Building Blocks from the Sea for the Development of Bioresorbable Multilayered Membranes for guided bone regeneration (BLUETEETH)

PartnerFundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
Natural origin polymers from algae and arthropods can be obtained in large scale, and a great effort has been paid to find applications for such high-added value materials. Periodontal disease is frequent in humans and constitutes, together with dental caries, the principal cause of tooth loss in adults. Currently, one of the available treatment...

Metodologias eficientes para a conjugação de polissacarídeos naturais com péptidos para obtenção de membranas multifuncionais para regeneração periodontal. (COP2P)

PartnerFundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia

Produção de Plataformas Microcapsulares 3D+ para Avaliação Laboratorial em Larga Escala de Novas Terapias Combinatórias para o Cancro do Pâncreas (PANGEIA)

PartnerFundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia

Publications

Supramolecular presentation of bioinstructive peptides on soft multilayered nanobiomaterials stimulates neurite outgrowth

Lopes, M; Torrado, M; Barth, D; Santos, SD; Sever-Bahcekapili, M; Tekinay, AB; Guler, MO; Cleymand, F; Pêgo, AP; Borges, J; Mano, JF
2023, BIOMATERIALS SCIENCE, 11, 14, 5012-5024.

Marine-origin polysaccharides-based free-standing multilayered membranes as sustainable nanoreservoirs for controlled drug delivery

Sousa, CFV; Monteiro, LPG; Rodrigues, JMM; Borges, J; Mano, JF
2023, JOURNAL OF MATERIALS CHEMISTRY B, 11, 28, 6671-6684.

Self-Supporting Hyaluronic Acid-Functionalized G-Quadruplex-Based Perfusable Multicomponent Hydrogels Embedded in Photo-Cross-Linkable Matrices for Bioapplications

Sousa, V; Amaral, AR; Castanheira, EJ; Marques, I; Rodrigues, JMM; Félix, V; Borges, J; Mano, JF
2023, BIOMACROMOLECULES, 24, 7, 3380-3396.

Chitosan-Based Biomaterials: Insights into Chemistry, Properties, Devices, and Their Biomedical Applications

Petroni, S; Tagliaro, I; Antonini, C; D'Arienzo, M; Orsini, SF; Mano, JF; Brancato, V; Borges, J; Cipolla, L
2023, MARINE DRUGS, 21, 3.

Unveiling the Assembly of Neutral Marine Polysaccharides into Electrostatic-Driven Layer-by-Layer Bioassemblies by Chemical Functionalization

Monteiro, LPG; Borges, J; Rodrigues, JMM; Mano, JF
2023, MARINE DRUGS, 21, 2.

Engaging Early-Career Scientists in Global Policy-Making

John, T; Cordova, KE; Jackson, CT; Hernández-Mondragón, AC; Davids, BL; Raheja, L; Milic, JV; Borges, J
2023, ANGEWANDTE CHEMIE-INTERNATIONAL EDITION, 62, 34.

Lipoplex-Functionalized Thin-Film Surface Coating Based on Extracellular Matrix Components as Local Gene Delivery System to Control Osteogenic Stem Cell Differentiation

Husteden, C; Barrera, YAB; Tegtmeyer, S; Borges, J; Giselbrecht, J; Menzel, M; Langner, A; Mano, JF; Schmelzer, CEH; Wölk, C; Groth, T
2023, ADVANCED HEALTHCARE MATERIALS, 12, 5.

ENGINEERING MINIATURIZED HIGH-THROUGHPUT FREESTANDING MULTILAYERED MEMBRANES FOR BOTTOM-UP TISSUE ENGINEERING STRATEGIES

Fernandes, E; Lopes, F; Patricio, S; Correia, C; Borges, J; Mano, J
2022, TISSUE ENGINEERING PART A, 28, S450-S450.

THIN SILICA-BASED MICROSHEETS AS A NEW ENABLING TOOL FOR TISSUE REGENERATION

Correia, TR; Maciel, MM; Patricio, SG; Borges, J; Levkin, PA; Mano, JF
2022, TISSUE ENGINEERING PART A, 28, S155-S156.

Customizable and Regioselective One-Pot N−H Functionalization of DNA Nucleobases to Create a Library of Nucleobase Derivatives for Biomedical Applications

Djenisa H. A. Rocha, Carmen M. Machado, Vera Sousa, Cristiana F. V. Sousa, Vera L. M. Silva, Artur M. S. Silva, João Borges, João F. Mano
2021, European Journal of Organic Chemistry, 4423-4433.

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