MYSP-PI-2022-057

Andre Guimaraes Lemos Antunes


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Section 1: Personal Particulars

Andre Guimaraes Lemos Antunes
Andre Guimaraes Lemos Antunes
Associate Professor
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aglantunes@must.edu.mo
Macau University of Science and Technology
MUST-SKL of Lunar and Planetary Sciences
Leader of the Astrobiology Research Group; Coordinator of the Astrobiology and Cosmochemistry Experimental Platforms
https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Andre-Antunes-3 (institutional page: https://www.must.edu.mo/en/ssi/astrobiology )

Research Project provided for Macao Youth Scholars Program:

Unlocking the Potential Use of Microbes and Biomineral Production for Biotechnology and Space Exploration
Unlocking the Potential Use of Microbes and Biomineral Production for Biotechnology and Space Exploration
0710 生物学
0709 地质学,0805 材料科学与工程,0836 生物工程
Background in Biology or other fields of Biosciences; Previous experience working with microbiology.
PhD Biochemistry; Undergraduate degree Biology
Scholarships and Awards Period Scholarship/Award Institution 2022 2021 Outstanding Associate Editor (Frontiers in Microbiology) Frontiers Media (Switzerland) 2020 “Outstanding Performance Award in Online Teaching” for the “Advanced Topics in Comparative Planetology” module. Macau University of Science and Technology (Macau SAR, China) 2019 People’s Choice Poster Prize 2nd Place (Microbiology Society Annual Conference 2019) Microbiology Society (UK) 2018 Winner of the People’s Choice Poster Prize (Microbiology Society Annual Conference 2018) Microbiology Society (UK) 2017 Winner of the Best Principal Investigator Poster Prize (Microbiology Society Annual Conference 2017) Microbiology Society (UK) 2016 2016 Society for Applied Microbiology Annual Photo Award (2nd Runner Up) Society for Applied Microbiology (UK) 2012-2014 7th Framework Programme ESFRI-BMS INFRA-2012-2.2.5 “MIRRI – Microbial Resource Research Infrastructure” European Union (EU 7th Framework Programme) 2011 SEDCO Research Excellence Award (awarded to research project) SEDCO Holding Company 2011 Best Poster Award (W.E.P. Research Poster Session 2011) King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) 2010 External Laboratory Access- Global Collaborative Research KAUST scholarship Global Collaborative Research- King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) 2009 Research Fellowship to participate in the Research Summer Course: “Microbial Oceanography: Genomes to Biomes” Agouron Institute 2006-2007 Post-doc scholarship (SFRH/BPD/22576/2005) Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia (FCT) 2006 Travel Fellowship to participate in the IOM 2006 Meeting International Organization for Mycoplasmology (IOM) 2001-2004 PhD scholarship (SFRH/BD/3170/2000) Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia (FCT)

Section 2: Research Interests and Grants

Astrobiology; Extremophiles; Microbial Diversity; Biotechnology; Geomicrobiology; Microbe-Mineral Interactions
3 (includes 1 co-supervised student in the UK)
5 (2 have concluded their studies+ 3 current students)
3 (but no Post-docs currently in my group)
Given that the establishment of our group and lab is still relatively recent we have been, and continue to be, strongly supported by the funding of the State Key Laboratory of Lunar and Planetary Sciences:

Project name: 月球與行星科學國家重點實驗室(澳門科技大學)運作經費資助(2021-2023)- Llab funding: State Key Laboratory of Lunar and Planetary Sciences (Macau University of Science and Technology) Operating Funds
Funding Source: FDCT
FDCT Project number: SKL-LPS (MUST)-2021-2023
Total Amount: 36,000,000MOP
Duration: for 3years (2021-2023)

Other, smaller grants to support the work of a potential MYSP post-doc in my group include:

Project Name: ABAA-Astrobiology, Biodiversity and Applications of Extreme Environments in the Arabian Peninsula
Funding Source: Open Project SKLPlanets (Macau)
Project number: Open21AA
Total Amount: 100,000MOP
Duration: 2021-2022

Project Name: B3iS - Biodiversity and Bioprospection of Biosurfactants In Saline environments
Funding Source: FCT (Portugal)
Project number: PTDC/BII-BIO/5554/2020
Total Amount: 2.264.144 MOP
Duration: 2021-2024

Project Name: MiBiT-CV: Microbiology and Biotechnology Training for Cabo Verde
Funding Source: Microbiology Society (UK)
Project number: MS-IDF-20-MFS
Total Amount: 53.590 MOP
Duration: 2021