Teresa M. V. D. Pinho e Melo studied Chemistry at the University of Coimbra, where she graduated in 1985, got her M.Sc. in 1991 and her Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry in 1995. She was Research Fellow at the University of Liverpool (1992-1993). She received her Habilitation in Organic Chemistry in 2003. She is currently Associate Professor with Habilitation at the University of Coimbra. Her research interests are mainly in the area of synthetic and mechanistic heterocyclic organic chemistry and medicinal chemistry. She is particularly concerned with the development of synthetic routes to new bioactive molecules.


Current Professional Position

Director of the Department of Chemistry, University of Coimbra

Associate Professor with Habilitation, Department of Chemistry, University of Coimbra

Group Leader – Organic Chemistry Group of “Coimbra Chemistry Centre" (I&D, FCT)

Vice-President of the Division of Organic Chemistry, Portuguese Chemical Society (www.spq.pt)


Editorial Board Member of ChemistrySelect

Editorial Board Member of Current Organic Chemistry

Editorial Board Member of Current Organocatalysis 

Editorial Board Member of Current Microwave Chemistry

Member of the Editorial Advisory Board of TARGETS IN HETEROCYCLIC SYSTEMS - Chemistry and Properties


Curriculum Vitae


Research Gate

Department of Chemistry
University of Coimbra
3004-535 Coimbra, Portugal
Phone: +351 239854475
Email: tmelo@ci.uc.pt

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