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Simone S. Silva is Assistant Researcher at 3Bs Research Group, ICVS/3Bs Associated Laboratory University of Minho (Portugal). Simone S. Silva education background includes (i) graduation in Chemical Engineering (1998), and Master degree in Physico-Chemical of Polymers (2001), both by Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Norte (UFRN, Brazil), and (ii) a PhD on Materials Science and Technology ¿ Biomaterials (2008), at the University of Minho in collaboration with University of Aveiro, Portugal, and University of Trento, Italy. She has about 12 years of experience in exploitation of green technologies applied to natural polymers. Currently, she is also working on unraveling the mechanisms underlying the combination of plant-derived phytocompounds with recognized natural polymers as biomaterials to promote skin tissue regeneration and cancer treatment. Her research work has been carried in collaboration with different International Institutions, including Universidade de Aveiro (CICECO), University of Trento (DMTI); Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC, Spain), Universidade Estadual de Campinas, Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina (Brazil), Universidade do Vale do Itajai (Brazil), University of Trento (Italy), and Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur (India). As a result of her research efforts, Simone S Silva is the author or co-author of 61 published scientific papers, 11 book chapters, 2 patents, with more than 3175 citations an h-index 26 (Scopus), besides several oral and poster communications in international meetings.
Identification

Personal identification

Full name
Simone Silva
Gender
Female

Citation names

  • Silva, SS
  • Silva, Simone S.
  • Simone S. Silva

Author identifiers

Ciência ID
9A1F-8C94-C550
ORCID iD
0000-0003-4268-9419
Researcher Id
F-9757-2011
Scopus Author Id
16640272800

Email addresses

  • simonesilva@i3bs.uminho.pt (Professional)

Telephones

Telephone
  • 253510912 (Professional)

Addresses

  • 3Bs Research Group- University of Minho- Headquarters of the European Institute of Excellence on Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine . AvePark, Zona Industrial da Gandra S. Claudio do Barco, 4806-909 , Caldas das Taipas- Guimarães, Guimarães, Portugal (Professional)

Websites

  • www.3bs.uminho.pt (Professional)

Knowledge fields

  • Engineering and Technology - Materials Engineering - Materials Engineering
  • Medical and Health Sciences - Medical Biotechnology - Biomaterials

Languages

Language Speaking Reading Writing Listening Peer-review
English Advanced (C1) Advanced (C1) Advanced (C1) Advanced (C1)
Spanish; Castilian Beginner (A1) Intermediate (B1) Beginner (A1) Beginner (A1)
Portuguese (Mother tongue)
Education
Degree Classification
2002/10/01 - 2008/10/06
Concluded
Materials Science and Technology (Doutoramento)
Major in Biomaterials
Universidade do Minho Escola de Engenharia, Portugal
"Processing and surface modification of novel natural origin architectures aimed for biomedical applications" (THESIS/DISSERTATION)
approved
2001
Concluded
Chemistry (Master)
Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil
"Preparation and characterization of grafted copolymers of chitosan" (THESIS/DISSERTATION)
approved
1998
Concluded
Chemical Engineering (Graduado)
Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil
"n/a" (THESIS/DISSERTATION)
15
Affiliation

Science

Category
Host institution
Employer
2020/12 - 2026/12 Auxiliary Researcher (Research) Laboratório Associado ICVS 3B's, Portugal
Universidade do Minho, Portugal
2017/03 - 2020/12 Invited Auxiliary Researcher (Research) Laboratório Associado ICVS 3B's, Portugal
Universidade do Minho, Portugal

Others

Category
Host institution
Employer
2008/10/01 - 2017/02/28 Post-Doc Research fellow Laboratório Associado ICVS 3B's, Portugal
Universidade do Minho, Portugal
2002/10/01 - 2008/09/30 PhD student Laboratório Associado ICVS 3B's, Portugal
Universidade do Minho, Portugal
2006/05/01 - 2006/10/30 Guest researcher Università degli Studi di Trento, Italy
1999/01/01 - 2000/12/30 Researcher : DTI – 7H-Programa RHAE-CNPq Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil
1995/06/01 - 1998/06/30 Researcher - PIBIC-CNPq Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil
Projects

Contract

Designation Funders
2018 - 2021/06/30 Nature4Health: Engineered biomaterials based on coconut oil and natural polymers: New ways to develop added-value biomedical products
PTDC/BII-BIO/31570/2017
Principal investigator
Universidade do Minho - Grupo de Investigação 3Bs, Portugal
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
2018 - 2021/06/30 Light2Skin: Photosensitive capsules for future pharmaceutical applications
PTDC/CTM-CTM//29813/2017
Principal investigator
Universidade do Minho - Grupo de Investigação 3Bs, Portugal
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
2016 - 2019/05/31 FOOD4CELLS: Engineering a biomimetic vasculature to be integrated hydrogels for regenerative medicine
PTDC/CTMBIO/ 4706/2014
Principal investigator
Universidade do Minho - Grupo de Investigação 3Bs, Portugal
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
2017 - 2019 Accelerating tissue engineering and personalized medicine discoveries by the integration of key enabling nanotechnologies, marine-derived biomaterials and stem cells
NORTE-45-2015-02: candidatura 770
Researcher
Universidade do Minho - Grupo de Investigação 3Bs, Portugal
Comissao de Coordenacao e Desenvolvimento Regional do Norte
2013 - 2015/11/30 NOVOMAR: Consolidation of multipolar center for valorization of marine resources towards new uses of the sea
0687-Novomar_1_P -
Researcher
Universidade do Minho - Grupo de Investigação 3Bs, Portugal
2015 - 2015/09/30 Polaris- Unlocking the research potential of 3Bs Group in Nanomedicine field to stengthen its competitive position at the European levell
info:eu-repo/grantAgreement/SNSF/Project funding/2000-003803/CH
Researcher
Universidade do Minho - Grupo de Investigação 3Bs, Portugal
European Commission Seventh Framework Programme for Research and Technological Development
2012 - 2015 ENiGMA- Engineering Green Polymers for BioMedical Applications using ionic liquids and supercritical fluid technology
PTDC/EQU-EPR/121491/2010
Researcher
Universidade do Minho - Grupo de Investigação 3Bs, Portugal
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
2012 - 2014 Development of innovating biomedical products from marine resources valorization
2011-1/164 Marmed
Researcher
Universidade do Minho - Grupo de Investigação 3Bs, Portugal
2011 - 2013 Osteocart- A bilayered hybrid structure for osteochondral regeneration
PTDC/CTM-BPC/115977/2009
Researcher
Universidade do Minho - Grupo de Investigação 3Bs, Portugal
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
2009 - 2012 IBEROMARE- Centro Multipolar de Valorização de recursos e resíduos marinhos
INTERREG 0330_IBEROMARE_1_P
Researcher
Universidade do Minho - Grupo de Investigação 3Bs, Portugal
2004 - 2009 Novel therapeutic strategies for tissue engineering of bone and cartilage using second generation biomimetic scaffolds
NMP3-CT-2004-500283-2
Researcher
Universidade do Minho - Grupo de Investigação 3Bs, Portugal
European Commission
2006 - 2008 Conversion of Natural Marine Resources and residues into high added value products for industrial applications
Interreg IIIA (SP1.P151/03)
Researcher
Universidade do Minho - Grupo de Investigação 3Bs, Portugal
2004 - 2008 A hybrid approach and cartilage tissue engineering using natural origin scaffolds
ID: 505758
Researcher
Universidade do Minho - Grupo de Investigação 3Bs, Portugal
European Commission
Outputs

Publications

Book chapter
  1. Silva, SS; Rodrigues, LC; Gomes, JM; Reis, Rui L.. "Chitin and chitosan role as active components in biomedical devices". In Polysaccharides of Microbial Origin. Biomedical Applications, edited by Oliveira, Joaquim Miguel; Radhouani, Hajer; Reis, Rui L.. Portugal: Springer, 2021.
    Accepted
  2. Reys, L. L.; Silva, S. S.; Oliveira, C; Lopez-Cebral,R; Neves, N.M.; Martins, A; Oliveira, J.M.; Silva, TH; Reis, R. L.. "Marine origin polysaccharides for tissue engineering and regenerative medicine: chitosan and fucoidan as illustrative examples". In Encyclopedia of Marine Biotechnology, edited by Kim, S.-K, 2619-2648. Portugal: Wiley, 2020.
    Published
  3. Silva, SS; Rodrigues, LC; Fernandes, EM; Reis, RL. "Fundamentals on Biopolymers and global demand". In Biopolymer Membranes and Films, edited by Moraes, Mariana; Silva, Classius; Vieira, Rodrigo, 3-34. Portugal: Elsevier, 2020.
    Published
  4. Silva, SS; Rodrigues, LC; Fernades, EM; Reis, RL. "Biopolymer membranes in tissue engineering". In Biopolymer membranes and films, edited by Moraes, Mariana; Silva, Classius; Vieira, Rodrigo, 141-163. Portugal: Elsevier, 2020.
    Published
  5. Silva, SS; Gomes, JM; Rodrigues, LC; Reis, RL. "Biomedical exploitation of chitin and chitosan-based matrices via ionic liquid processing". In Handbook of Chitin and Chitosan, 472-494. Portugal: Elsevier, 2020.
    Published
  6. Duarte, Ana Rita C.; Silva, Simone Santos; Reis, R. L.. "Chitin/chitosan based aerogels: processing and morphology". In Biobased Aerogels: Polysaccharide and Protein-based Materials, edited by Thomas, S; Pothan, LA; Mavelil-Sam, R., 9-24. Portugal: The Royal Society of Chemistry, 2018.
    Published
  7. Silva, Simone. "Ionic Liquids as Tools in the Production of Smart Polymeric Hydrogels". Portugal, 2017.
    10.1039/9781788010535-00304
  8. Silva, Simone; Fernandes, EM; Pina, S; Silva-C, J; Vieira, S; Oliveira, J.M.; Reis, R. L.. "Natural-Origin Materials for Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine". edited by Paul Ducheyne. Portugal: Elsevier, 2017.
    Published • 10.1016/B978-0-12-803581-8.10134-1
  9. Reys, L. L.; Oliveira, C; López-Cebral R; Silva, S.S.; Silva, T.H.; Reis, R. L.. "Polissacarídeos de origem marinha para aplicação em estratégias de engenharia de tecidos". In Valorización de Recursos Marinos: Biomateriales en Regeneración de Tejidos y Liberación de fármacos, edited by Sotelo, CG, 107-145. 2015.
    Published
  10. Silva, S.S.; Mano, J.F.; Reis, R.L.. "Soft Constructs for Skin Tissue Engineering". In Biomimetic Approaches for Biomaterials Development, edited by Mano, JF, 537-557. Wiley, 2012.
    Published • 10.1002/9783527652273.ch24
  11. Silva, S.S.; Oliveira, J.M.; Sá-Lima, H.; Sousa, R.A.; Mano, J.F.; Reis, R.L.. "Polymers of Biological Origin". In Comprehensive Biomaterials, edited by Ducheyne,P, 187-205. Elsevier, 2011.
    Published
  12. Gomes, M.E.; Azevedo, H.; Malafaya, P.B.; Silva, S. S.; Oliveira, J.M.; Silva, G.; Sousa, R.A.; Mano, J. F.; Reis, R.L.. "Natural Polymers in tissue engineering applications". In Tissue Engineering, edited by van Blitterswijk,C; Lindahl, A; Thomsen,P; Williams,D; Hubbel, J; Cancedda, R, 145-192. Elsevier, 2008.
    Published • 10.1016/b978-0-12-370869-4.00006-9
Conference paper
  1. Martins, M.; Silva, Simone Santos; Duarte, Ana Rita C.; Reis, R. L.. "Designing novel starch/cellulose acetate structures for biomedical applications". 2013.
  2. Silva, SS; Duarte, A.R.C.; Mano, J. F.; Reis, R. L.. "Development of a Supercritical Assisted Particle-Agglomeration Method for the Preparation of Bioactive Chitin-based Matrices". Paper presented in 10th International Symposium on Supercritical Fluids, São Francisco, 2012.
    Published
  3. Silva, Simone Santos; Oliveira, Joaquim M.; Mano, J. F.; Reis, R. L.. "Physicochemical characterization of novel chitosan-soy protein/TEOS porous hybrids for tissue engineereing applications". 2006.
Conference poster
  1. Ramos, Nuno; Lourenço, Ligia; Franco, Albina; Miranda, Margarida; Silva, SS; Dias, Isabel; Azevedo, Jorge; et al. "Morphology Changes In Bombyx Mori Silk Gland And Gut, In Consequence Of Fed With Iron Oxide Nanoparticles". Paper presented in ESVP-ECVP Annual Meeting 2019, 2019.
  2. V. Vaithilingam; Reys, L.L.; Silva, TH; Silva, SS; Reis, Rui Gonçalves; van Apeldoorn, AA. "Fucoidan hydrogels significantly alleviate oxidative stress and enhance the function of encapsulated beta cells and islets". Paper presented in 10th EPITA Symposium & 39th AIDPIT Workshop, 2019.
  3. Ribeiro, AR; Rodrigues, LC; Fernandes, EM; Silva, SS; Reis, RL. "Engineered biomaterials based on vegetable oils". Paper presented in Second Achilles Conference and TERM STEM 2019, 2019.
  4. Gomes, JM; Silva, SS; Reis, RL. "Chitin-based 3D structures processed with Biocompatible ionic liquids". Paper presented in Second Achilles Conference and TERM STEM 2019, 2019.
  5. Rodrigues, LC; Silva, SS; Reis, RL. "Light sensitive drug delivers an approach to improve topical treatments". Paper presented in Second Achilles Conference and TERM STEM 2019, 2019.
  6. Reys, LL; Silva, SS; Soares da Costa, Diana; Reis, RL; Silva, TH. "Fucoidan-based hydrogels as pancreatic beta cells encapsulating system". Paper presented in 1st Discoveries Forum on Regenerative and Precision Medicine, 2019.
  7. Rodrigues, LC; Costa, RR; Gomes, JM; Boas, AV; Herrero-Gutiérrez,M; Rodriguez-Cabello, JC; Silva, SS. "3D tubular structures based on natural origin blended polymer for tissue engineering applications". Paper presented in 1st Discoveries Forum on Regenerative and Precision Medicine, 2019.
  8. Rodrigues, LC; Gomes, JM; Boas, AV; Herrero-Gutiérrez, M; Rodriguez-Cabello, JC; Silva, SS; Reis,RL. "Engineered tubular structures based on Natural origin blended polymers for tissue engineering applications". Paper presented in First Achilles Conference and FoReCaST Second Workshop, 2019.
  9. Silva, SS; Gomes, JM; Reis,RL. "Biocompatible ionic liquids as platforms for the processing of a-chitin". Paper presented in First Achilles Conference and FoReCaST Second Workshop, 2019.
  10. Gonçalves, Cristiana; Silva, SS; Gomes, JM; Radhouan, Hajer; Oliveira, JM; Reis, RL. "IONIC LIQUID-ASSISTED PROCESSING OF SAIB/SF SCAFFOLDS". Paper presented in First Achilles Conference and FoReCaST Second Workshop, 2019.
  11. Carvalho, DN; Lopez-Cebral,R; Sousa,RO; Reys, LL; Silva, SS; Oliveira, JM; Reis, RL; Silva, TH. "Marine origin biopolymers on the development of innovative scaffolds envisaging cartilage tissue engineering and regenerative medicine". Paper presented in First Achilles Conference and FoReCaST Second Workshop, 2019.
  12. Gonçalves, Cristiana; Silva, SS; Gomes, Joana M; Oliveira, IM; Maia, FR; Radhouani, Hajer; Reis,RL; Oliveira, Joaquim Miguel. "Green processing of SAIB-chitin Scaffolds for Tissue Engineering Applications". Paper presented in TERMIS European Chapter Meeting 2019, 2019.
  13. Gomes, JM; Silva, S. S.; Lu,S; Kundu, S.C.; Reis, R. L.. "Ionic liquids: a processing approach to fabricate Antheraea pernyi silk-based sponges". Paper presented in Chem2Nature Final Conference, 2018.
  14. Reys, L. L.; Silva, Simone; Costa, DS; Pirraco, R. P.; Reis, R. L.; Silva, T.H.. "Design of fucoidan-agarose hydrogels as a platform for encapsulation of pancreatic cells towards an advanced therapy for diabetes mellitus". Paper presented in Chem2Nature Final Conference, 2018.
  15. Gonçalves, CMM; Silva, Simone; Oliveira, IM; Gomes, JM; Maia, FR; Radhouani, H; Oliveira, J.M.; Reis, R. L.. "Development of biomaterials based on sucrose acetate isobutyrate". Paper presented in Chem2Nature Summer School, 2018.
  16. Rodrigues LC; Silva, Simone; Reis, R. L.. "Natural origin blended polymers: a strategic approach enviosioning regenerative medicine applications". Paper presented in Chem2Nature Final Conference, 2018.
  17. Reys, L. L.; Silva, Simone; Costa, DS; Pirraco, R. P.; Reis, R. L.; Silva, TH. "Assessing the potential of fucoidan-based hydrogels for pancreatic cells encapsulation". Paper presented in 29th European Conference on Biomaterials, 2018.
  18. Gomes, JM; Silva, Simone; Reis, R. L.. "Design of the biocompatible ionic liquids for biomaterials processing". Paper presented in Chem2Nature Summer School, 2018.
  19. Rodrigues LC; Silva, Simone; Fernandes, EM; Reis, R. L.. "A 2D drug delivery platform based on blended natural origin polymers". Paper presented in Chem2Nature 2nd Summer School, 2018.
  20. Gonçalves, CMM; Silva, Simone; Oliveira, IM; Maia, FR; Radhouani, H; Oliveira, J.M.; Reis, R.L.. "SAIB-based scaffolds for tissue engineering". Paper presented in Chem2Nature Summer School, 2018.
  21. Rodrigues LC; Silva, Simone; Reis, R.L.. "Engineered natural polymers films: an alternative delivery platform". Paper presented in Winter School Gene2Skin & 1º Workshop do FoReCaST -The Tumour Microenvironment, 2017.
  22. Reys, L. L.; Silva, SS; Costa, DS; Reis, R.L.; Silva, T. H.. "Fucoidan-based hydrogels as pancreatic beta cells encapsulating system". Paper presented in Winter School Gene2Skin & 1º Workshop do FoReCaST -The Tumour Microenvironment, 2017.
  23. Gonçalves, CMM; Silva, S. S.; Oliveira, IM; Maia, FR; Radhouani, H; Oliveira, J.M.; Reis, R. L.. "Green processing of saib-based scaffolds for tissue engineering applications". Paper presented in Winter School Gene2Skin & 1º Workshop do FoReCaST -The Tumour Microenvironment, 2017.
    10.1063/1.4918444
  24. Silva, JM; Silva, S. S.; Rodrigues LC; Reis, R.L.; Duarte, A.R.C.. "Tubular structures based on Chitosan for Tissue Engineering Applications". Paper presented in Winter School Gene2Skin & 1º Workshop do FoReCaST -The Tumour Microenvironment, 2017.
  25. Rodrigues LC; Silva, S.S.; Reis, R.L.. "Photo-sensitive hollow capsules: an alternative drug delivery approach". Paper presented in Chem2nature, 2017.
    10.1364/biomed.2008.btuc1
  26. Reys, L. L.; Silva, S. S.; Costa, DS; Silva, T. H.; Reis, R. L.. "Fucoidan-based hydrogels for Diabetes Treatment". Paper presented in Chem2nature, 2017.
  27. Silva, JM; Rodrigues LC; Silva, S. S.; Reis, R. L.; Duarte, A.R.C.. "Engineering tubular structures based on Chitosan". Paper presented in Chem2nature, 2017.
  28. Reys, L. L.; Silva, S.S.; Costa, DS; Oliveira, NM; Mano, J. F.; Silva, T. H.; Reis, R. L.; Silva, S. S.. "Construction of fucoidan microparticles as an insulin delivery system for diabetes treatment". Paper presented in Chem2Nature First School, 2016.
  29. Rodrigues LC; Silva, S. S.; Reis, R.L.. "Design of acemannan-based films as a platform for delivery of bioactive agents". Paper presented in TERM STEM, 2016.
  30. Reys, L. L.; Silva, S. S.; Oliveira, NM; Costa, DS; Mano, J. F.; Silva, T. H.; Reis, R. L.. "Evaluation of the potential of fucoidan-based microparticles for diabetes mellitus". Paper presented in TERMIS European, 2016.
  31. Silva, T. H.; Oliveira,C; Reys, L. L.; Costa DS; Carballal, RN; Oliveira, NM; Ferreira, FS; et al. "Biomedical potential of fucoidan, a seaweed sulfated polysaccharide: from an anticancer agent to a building block of cell encapsulating system for regenerative medicine". Paper presented in 10th World Congress Biomaterials Congress, 2016.
    10.1063/1.4966783
  32. Reys, L. L.; Silva, S. S.; Costa, DS; Oliveira, NM; Mano, J. F.; Silva, T. H.; Reis, R. L.. "Fucoidan-based particles for Diabetes Mellitus treatment". Paper presented in TERMIS World Congress, 2015.
    10.3390/mol2net-03-05117
  33. Ribeiro, SC; Martins, PAT; Silva, S.S.; Pirraco, R. P.; Leonor, IB; Reis, R. L.. "Biomimetic silk fibroin membrane for periosteum regeneration". Paper presented in TERM STEM, 2014.
  34. Reys, L. L.; Silva, S. S.; Oliveira, NM; Mano, J.F.; Silva, T. H.; Reis, R. L.. "Methacrylated fucoidan as photocrosslinkable biopolymer for tissue engineering applications". Paper presented in TERM STEM, 2014.
  35. Martins, M.; Silva, S.S.; Duarte, A.R.C.; Paiva, A; Reis, R. L.. "Preparation of starch/cellulose acetate structures as drug delivery system using green technology". Paper presented in 2014 Annual Meeting and Exposition- Society for Biomaterials, 2014.
  36. Silva, S. S.; Popa, EG; Gomes, ME; Cerqueira, M.T.; Marques, A.P.; Caridade, SG; Mano, J. F.; Reis, R. L.. "Combination of aloe vera improves the biological performance of chitosan membranes for skin tissue repair". Paper presented in TERM STEM, 2013.
  37. Reys, L. L.; Silva, S. S.; Pirraco, R. P.; Boutinguiza, M; Comensana, R; Lusquinos, F; Pou, J; et al. "Biomedical exploitation of squid chitosan using particle aggregation derived composite scaffolds". Paper presented in TERM STEM, 2013.
  38. Martins, M; Silva, S. S.; Duarte, A.R.C.; Reis, R. L.. "Designing novel starch/cellulose acetate structures using green chemistry for biomedical applications". Paper presented in TERM STEM, 2013.
  39. Silva, SS; Duarte, A.R.C.; Mano, J. F.; Reis, R. L.. "Chitin particles assembly into 3D structures". Paper presented in Seminar on Aerogels, 2012.
  40. Silva, SS; Popa, E.G.; Gomes, M.E.; Oliveira, M.B.; Mano, J. F.; Reis, R. L.. "Designing silk fibroin-based matrices with ionic liquids for tissue engineering strategies using human adipose stem cells". Paper presented in TERM STEM- Stem Cells and the Future of Regenerative Medicine: From Basic Research, to Translational Aspects and Upcoming Therapies, 2012.
  41. Reys, L. L.; Silva, S.S.; Pirraco, R. P.; Marques, A. P.; Mano, J. F.; Silva, T.H.; Reis, R. L.. "Cartilage regeneration approach based on squid chitosan scaffolds: in vitro assessment". Paper presented in TERM STEM- Stem Cells and the Future of Regenerative Medicine: From Basic Research, to Translational Aspects and Upcoming Therapies, 2012.
  42. Silva, S.S.; Duarte, A.R.C.; Mano, J. F.; Reis, R. L.. "A particle-agglomeration method for the preparation of 3D chitin-based hybrid matrices". Paper presented in 3rd TERMIS World Congress, 2012.
  43. Silva, SF; Silva, JM; Silva, S.S.; Martin, RIP; Sotelo,CG; Mano, J. F.; Marques, A. P.; Silva, T.H.; Reis, R.L.. "Marine collagen scaffolds crosslinked “in situ” with genipin for cartilage regeneration". Paper presented in 3rd TERMIS World Congress, 2012.
  44. Reys, L. L.; Silva, S.S.; Boutinguiza, M; Comensana, R; Lusquinos, F; Pou, J; Mano, J. F.; Silva, TH; Reis, R.L.. "Development of marine-based nanocomposite scaffolds for biomedical applications". Paper presented in 3rd TERMIS World Congress, 2012.
  45. Silva, SS; Santos, T.C.; Cerqueira, M.T.; Marques, A.P.; Andrade, SG; Mano, J. F.; Reis, R. L.. "Ionic liquids in novel processing ways to obtain chitosan/silk fibroin hydrogels for skin tissue engineering". Paper presented in XXXVIII Congress of the European Society for Artificial Organs (ESAO 2011) and IV Biennial Congress of the International Federation on Artificial Organs (IFAO 2011), 2011.
  46. Reys, L. L.; Silva, S.S.; Oliveira, J.M.; Frias, AM; Mano, J. F.; Silva, TH; Reis, R. L.. "Valorization of chitosan from squid pens and further use on the development of scaffolds for biomedical applications". Paper presented in XXXVIII Congress of the European Society for Artificial Organs (ESAO 2011) and IV Biennial Congress of the International Federation on Artificial Organs (IFAO 2011), 2011.
  47. Duarte, A.R.C.; Silva, S. S.; Mano, J. F.; Reis, R.L.. "A green approach to process semi-crystalline natural based polymers for tissue engineering applications". Paper presented in XXXVIII Congress of the European Society for Artificial Organs (ESAO 2011) and IV Biennial Congress of the International Federation on Artificial Organs (IFAO 2011), 2011.
  48. Silva, S. S.; Duarte, A.R.C.; Mano, J. F.; Reis, R.L.. "Integrated strategy using ionic liquids for design and processability of natural polymeric architectures for regenerative medicine". Paper presented in TERMIS-EU2011, 2011.
  49. Silva, SS; Santos, T.C.; Marques, A. P.; Mano, J. F.; Reis, R. L.. "Processing of new chitosan/silk hydrogels using ionic liquids to improve the healing of chronic wounds". Paper presented in TERMIS-EU2010, 2010.
  50. Silva, SS; Duarte, A.R.C.; Mano, J. F.; Reis, R. L.. "Design and processability of porous composite chitin-based materials using ionic liquids and supercritical CO2". Paper presented in Workshop on supercritical fluids processing of biopolymers and biomedical materials, 2009.
  51. Silva, S. S.; Rodrigues, M.T.; Motta, A.; Gomes, M.E.; Mano, J. F.; Migliaresi, C.; Reis, R. L.. "pH-Sensitive Cross-linked Chitosan-Silk based Sponges for Cartilage Tissue Engineering Strategies : An In Vitro Approach". Paper presented in 8th World Biomaterials Congress, 2008.
  52. Marques, A. P.; Santos, TC; Silva, RMP; Silva, S.S.; Oliveira, J.M.; Van Griensven, M.; Mano, J. F.; Redl, H; Reis, R. L.. "Chitosan improves the in vivo biological response to soy-based biomaterials". Paper presented in Society for Biomaterials, 2008.
  53. Santos, T.C.; Marques, A. P.; Silva, S. S.; Oliveira JM; Mano, J. F.; Castro, A.G.; Reis, R. L.. "In vitro evaluation of the behaviour of polymorphonuclear neutrophils in direct contact with chitosan-based membranes". Paper presented in 6th European Symposium on Biochemical Engineering Science, 2006.
  54. Silva, S. S.; Luna, SM; Gomes, ME; Benesch, J.; Mano, J. F.; Reis, R. L.. "Plasma Surface Modification of Chitosan Membranes and Its Effect on Cell Adhesion and Proliferation". Paper presented in Society for Biomaterials (Annual Meeting), 2006.
  55. Silva, S. S.; Oliveira, J.M.; Luna, S.M.; Gomes, M.E.; Mano, J. F.; Reis, R. L.. "Development of chitosan hybrid bioactive membranes prepared through an in situ crosslinking process". Paper presented in 19th European Conference on Biomaterials, 2005.
  56. Silva, SS; Oliveira, J.M.; Luna, S.M.; Gomes, M.E.; Mano, J. F.; Reis, R. L.. "Biocompatibility assessment of novel chitosan hybrid bioactive membranes prepared by means of an in situ crosslinking process". Paper presented in 6th International Symposium on Frontiers in Biomedical Polymers, 2005.
  57. Oliveira, J.M.; Silva, S.S.; Mano, J. F.; Reis, R.L.. "Hybrid Materials". Paper presented in VI Materials Engineering Forum, 2005.
  58. Silva, S. S.; Oliveira, J.M.; Mano, J.F.; Reis, R.L.. "Preparation and characterization of novel chitosan-soy protein porous hybrids for tissue engineering applications". Paper presented in XII Portuguese Materials Society Meeting, 2005.
  59. Silva, S. S.; Oliveira, J.M.; Mano, J. F.; Reis, R.L.. "Preparation of Novel Chitosan/Soy Protein Porous Structures for Tissue Engineering Applications". Paper presented in Biomaterials In Regeneraive Medicine: The Advent of Combination Products, 2004.
  60. Silva, S. S.; Santos, MI; Coutinho, O.P.; Goodfellow, BJ ; Rocha, J.; Mano, J.F.; Reis, R. L.. "Nano-Scale Interactions, Miscibility and Physical Properties of Novel Biomedical Membranes Composed by Chitosan/Soy Protein Blends". Paper presented in 7th World Biomaterials Congress, 2004.
  61. Silva, S. S.; Carlos, LD; Rocha, J.; Mano, J. F.; Reis, R. L.. "Evaluation of the properties of novel chitosan/silica hybrids". Paper presented in 12th Annual Polychar World Forum on Advanced Materials, 2004.
  62. Silva, S. S.; Carlos, L.D.; Rocha, J.; Mano, J. F.; Reis, R. L.. "Evaluation of the biomineralization ability of novel chitosan/silica hybrids". Paper presented in NATO-ASI Course- Learning From Nature How to Design New Implantable Biomaterials: From Biomineralization Fundamentals to Biomimetic Materials and Processing Routes, 2003.
  63. Silva, S. S.; Mano, J. F.; Reis, R. L.. "Properties of Soy Protein/Chitosan Membranes in Simulated Physiological Conditions". Paper presented in 18th European Conference on Biomaterials, 2003.
  64. Silva, S. S.; Garcia, RB. "Effect of grafting onto thermal properties of chitosan derivatives". Paper presented in XV Congress Brazilian of Engineering and Materials Science- CBECIMAT, 2002.
  65. Silva, S. S.; Garcia, R.B.. "Preparation and characterization of chitosan derivatives functionalized with IPDI". Paper presented in IX International Macromolecular Colloquium – 6o. Brazilian Congress of Polymers, 2001.
  66. Garcia, R.B.; Silva, S.S.; KMNC, C. "Acetylation of chitosan: Effect of the reaction conditions on the substitution degree and solubility". Paper presented in 5o. Brazilian Congress of Polymers, 1999.
  67. Silva, S. S.; Garcia, R.B.. "Effect of graftization on the thermal properties of chitosan derivatives". Paper presented in Brazilian Congress of Materials Science and Engineering, 1999.
  68. Silva, S. S.; Garcia, R.B.. "Study of complexation ability of metals by xylan derivatives". Paper presented in 9o. Scientific Initiation Congress of UFRN, 1998.
  69. Garcia, R.B.; Silva, S. S.. "Influence of delignification on the viscometric properties of xylan". Paper presented in VIII International Macromolecular Colloquium, 1998.
  70. Silva, S. S.; Garcia, RB. "Study of the reaction conditions of xylan oxidation". Paper presented in 8o. Scientific Initiation Congress of UFRN, 1997.
  71. Silva, S. S.; Garcia, R.B.. "Study of the permeability of drugs through xylan films". Paper presented in XXXVII Brazilian Congress of Chemistry, 1997.
  72. Silva, S. S.; Garcia, RB. "Study of the thermal properties of polyurethanes derivatives of xylan". Paper presented in 40. Brazilian Congress of Polymers, 1997.
  73. Silva, S. S.; Garcia, R.B.. "Synthesis and characterization of xylan-polyurethane copolymers". Paper presented in 7o. Scientific Initiation Congress of UFRN, 1996.
  74. Nation, Roger T.. "Utilization of agriculture residue for obtaining biodegradable polymers". Paper presented in 6o. Scientific Initiation Congress of UFRN, 1995.
  75. Silva, S. S.; Garcia, R.B.. "Preparation of xylan acetate". Paper presented in Polymer Symposium, 1995.
  76. Silva, S. S.; Garcia, R.B.. "Evaluation of different isolation process of xylan extracted from corn cobs". Paper presented in 18o. Annual meeting of the Brazilian Society of Chemistry, 1995.
Journal article
  1. Reys, Lara L.; Silva, Simone S.; Oliveira, Catarina; Neves, Nuno M.; Martins, Albino; Reis, Rui L.; Silva, Tiago H.. "Angiogenic potential of airbrushed fucoidan/polycaprolactone nanofibrous meshes". International Journal of Biological Macromolecules 183 (2021): 695-706. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijbiomac.2021.04.166.
    Published • 10.1016/j.ijbiomac.2021.04.166
  2. Gonçalves, C.; Gomes, J.; Maia, F. R; Radhouani, H.; Silva, SS; Reis, Rui L.; Oliveira, Joaquim Miguel. "Fabrication of biocompatible porous SAIB/SF scaffolds using ionic liquids". Materials Chemistry Frontiers (2021):
    Accepted
  3. Reys, Lara L.; Vaithilingam, Vijayaganapathy; Sthijns, Mireille M. J. P. E.; Soares, Eduardo; Rademakers, Timo; Vries, Rick; Mohammed, Sami G.; et al. "Fucoidan Hydrogels Significantly Alleviate Oxidative Stress and Enhance the Endocrine Function of Encapsulated Beta Cells". Advanced Functional Materials (2021): 2011205. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/adfm.202011205.
    Published • 10.1002/adfm.202011205
  4. Reys, LL; Silva, SS; Soares da Costa, Diana; Rodrigues, LC; Reis, Rui L.; Silva, Tiago H.. "Building fucoidan/agarose-based hydrogels as a platform for the development of therapeutic approaches against diabetes". ACS Biomaterials Science & Engineering (2021):
    Under revision
  5. Reys, LL; Silva, SS; Reis, Rui L.; Silva, Tiago H.. "Fucoidan: a seaweed sulfated polysaccharide on current and future strategies for biomedical applications". Carbohydrate Polymers (2021):
    Under revision
  6. Reys, LL; Silva, SS; Soares da Costa, Diana; Reis, Rui L.; Silva, Tiago H.. "Fucoidan-based microparticles as biomaterials for diabetes treatment strategies". Journal of Biomedical Materials Research part A (2021):
    Under revision
  7. Silva, SS; Gomes, JM; Reis, Rui L.; Kundu, SC. "Green solvents combined with bioactive compounds as delivery systems: Present status and future trends". ACS Applied Bio Materials (2021):
    Under revision
  8. Lya Piaia; Silva, SS; Gomes, JM; Franco, Albina; Fernandes, Emanuel M; Franco, Albina R.; Flávia CM Lobo; et al. "Chitosan composites based scaffolds coated with Silk Fibroin: a Bone Tissue Engineering approach". Materials Science and Engineering Part C (2021):
    Submitted
  9. Lya Piaia; Silva, SS; Gomes, JM; Franco, Albina R.; Fernandes, Emanuel M; Leonor, Isabel B.; Márcio C. Fredel; et al. "Genipin-crosslinked Chitosan/ß-TCP/Silk fibroin scaffolds for Osteochondral Regeneration". ACS Biomaterials Science & Engineering (2021):
    Under revision
  10. Silva, SS; Rodrigues, LC; Fernandes, Emanuel M; Lobo, CMF; Gomes, JM; Reis, Rui L.. "Tailoring natural-based oleogels combining ethylcellulose and virgin coconut oil: A proof-of-concept". Food Hydrocolloids (2021):
    Submitted
  11. Simone S. Silva; Luísa C. Rodrigues; Emanuel M. Fernandes; Joana M. Gomes; Ângela Vilas-Boas; Rogério P. Pirraco; Rui L. Reis. "Approach on chitosan/virgin coconut oil-based emulsion matrices as a platform to design superabsorbent materials". Carbohydrate Polymers 249 (2020): 116839-116839. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.carbpol.2020.116839.
    10.1016/j.carbpol.2020.116839
  12. Joana M. Gomes; Simone S. Silva; Rui L. Reis. "Exploring the Use of Choline Acetate on the Sustainable Development of a-Chitin-Based Sponges". ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering 8 35 (2020): 13507-13516. https://doi.org/10.1021/acssuschemeng.0c05076.
    10.1021/acssuschemeng.0c05076
  13. Carvalho, Duarte Nuno; López-Cebral, Rita; Sousa, Rita; Alves, Ana; Reys, Lara; Silva, SS; Oliveira, Joaquim; Reis, Rui L.; Silva, Tiago H.. "Marine collagen-chitosan-fucoidan cryogels as cell-laden biocomposites envisaging tissue engineering". Biomedical Materials 15 5 (2020): 055030.
    Published
  14. Silva, SS; Gomes, JM; Reis, Rui L.. "Exploring the Use of Choline Acetate on the Sustainable Development of a-Chitin-Based Sponges". ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering 8 35 (2020): 13507-13516.
    Published
  15. Ramos, Nuno; Miranda, Margarida S.; Franco, Albina; Silva, Simone Santos; Azevedo, Jorge; Dias, Isabel; Viegas, Carlos; Reis, Rui L.; Gomes, Manuela E.. "Towards Spinning Greener Advanced Silk Fibers by Feeding Silkworms with Nanomaterials". ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering 8 32 (2020): 11872-11887. http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acssuschemeng.0c03874.
    Published • 10.1021/acssuschemeng.0c03874
  16. Silva, Simone S.; Gomes, Joana M.; Rodrigues, Luísa C.; Reis, Rui L.. "Marine-Derived Polymers in Ionic Liquids: Architectures Development and Biomedical Applications". Marine Drugs 18 7 (2020): 346. http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/md18070346.
    Open access • Published • 10.3390/md18070346
  17. Silva, SS; Gomes, JM; Shenzhou Lu; Reis, Rui L.; Kundu, SC. "Green pathway for processing nonmulberry Antheraea pernyi silk fibroin /chitin-based sponges: Biophysical and Biochemical Characterization". Frontiers in Materials (2020): https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fmats.2020.00135/full.
    Published
  18. Silva, SS; Gomes, JM; Vale, Ana Catarina Coimbra; Lu, Shenzhou; Reis, RL; Kundu, SC. "Green pathway for processing nonmulberry Antheraea pernyi silk fibroin/chitin-based sponges". Frontiers in Materials 7 (2020): 1-9. https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fmats.2020.00135/full.
    Published
  19. Gonçalves, Cristiana; Silva, Simone S.; Gomes, Joana M.; Oliveira, Isabel M.; Canadas, Raphaël F.; Maia, F. Raquel; Radhouani, Hajer; Reis, Rui L.; Oliveira, Joaquim M.. "Ionic Liquid-Mediated Processing of SAIB-Chitin Scaffolds". ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering 8 9 (2020): 3986-3994. https://pubs.acs.org/doi/full/10.1021/acssuschemeng.0c00385.
    Published • 10.1021/acssuschemeng.0c00385
  20. Ramos, Nuno; Pires, MA; Lourenço, Ligia; Franco, AR; Miranda, MS; Silva, SS; Dias, Isabel; et al. "Effects on growth, silk spinning, silk gland and midgut structures of Bombyx mori fed with iron oxide nanoparticles". (2019):
    Submitted
  21. Rodrigues LC; Silva, Simone S; Reis, R. L.. "Acemannan-based films: An improved approach envisioning biomedical applications". Materials Research Express 6 (2019): 095406. https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/2053-1591/ab2f66.
    Published
  22. Gomes, JM; Silva, SS; Reis, Rui L.. "Biocompatible ionic liquids: fundamental behaviours and applications". Chemical Society Reviews 48 (2019): 4317-4335. https://pubs.rsc.org/en/content/articlelanding/2019/cs/c9cs00016j#!divAbstract.
    Published • 10.1039/C9CS00016J
  23. Silva, S. S.; Diana P. Soares da Costa; Reis, R. L.. "Photocrosslinked acemannan-based 3D matrices for in vitro cell culture". Journal of Materials Chemistry B (2019): https://pubs.rsc.org/en/content/articlelanding/2019/tb/c9tb00593e#!divAbstract.
    Published • 10.1039/C9TB00593E
  24. Silva, S. S.; Rodrigues LC; Reis, R. L.. "An alternative approach to prepare alginate/acemannan 3D architectures". SN Applied Sciences (2019): https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s42452-019-0690-2.
    Published • 10.1007/s42452-019-0690-2
  25. Silva, SS. "Photocrosslinked acemannan-based 3D matrices for in vitro cell culture". Journal of Materials Chemistry B (2019): http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/c9tb00593e.
    10.1039/c9tb00593e
  26. Silva, S. S.; Kundu, B; Lu, S; Reis, R. L.; Kundu, S.C.. "Chinese Oak Tasar Silkworm Antheraea pernyi Silk Proteins: Current Strategies and Future Perspectives for Biomedical Applications". Macromolecular Bioscience (2018): e1800252. https://doi.org/10.1002/mabi.201800252.
    Published • 10.1002/mabi.201800252
  27. López-Cebral R; Peng G; Reys LL; Silva SS; Oliveira JM; Chen J; Silva TH; Reis RL. "Dual delivery of hydrophilic and hydrophobic drugs from chitosan/diatomaceous earth composite membranes.". Journal of materials science. Materials in medicine (2018): http://europepmc.org/abstract/med/29396700.
    Published • 10.1007/s10856-018-6025-9
  28. Silva, JM; Silva, S.S.; Rodrigues, LC; Reis, R. L.; Duarte, A.R.C.. "Engineered tubular structures based on chitosan for tissue engineering applications". Journal of Biomaterials Applications 32 7 (2017): 841-852. http://journals.sagepub.com/eprint/FZDEhJHScaHJwA35UIII/full.
    Published • 10.1177/0885328217744698
  29. Reys, LL; Silva,SS; Pirraco, RP; Pinto, AM; Mano, JF; Silva, TH; Reis, R.L.. "Influence of freezing temperature and deacetylation degree on the performance of freeze-dried chitosan scaffolds towards cartilage tissue engineering". European Polymer Journal 95 (2017): 232-240. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0014305717307462.
    Published • http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.eurpolymj.2017.08.017
  30. Silva, SS; Mano, JF; Reis, R. L.. "Ionic liquids in the processing and chemical modification of chitin and chitosan for biomedical applications". Green Chemistry 19 5 (2017): 1208-1220. https://doi.org/10.1039/C6GC02827F.
    Published • 10.1039/C6GC02827F
  31. Reys, LL; Silva, SS; Soares da Costa, Diana; Oliveira N.M.; Mano, JF; Reis, Rui L.; Silva, Tiago H.. "Fucoidan hydrogels photo-cross-linked with visible radiation as matrices for cell culture". ACS Biomaterials Science & Engineering 2 7 (2016): 1151-1161. https://pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021/acsbiomaterials.6b00180.
    Published
  32. Silva, S. S.; Oliveira, NM; Oliveira, MB; Costa, DS; Naskar, D; Mano, JF; Kundu, SC; Reis, RL. "Fabrication and characterization of Eri silk fibers-based sponges for biomedical application". Acta Biomaterialia 32 (2016): 178-189. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.actbio.2016.01.003.
    Published • 10.1016/j.actbio.2016.01.003
  33. Silva, SS; Oliveira, MB; Mano, J. F.; Reis,RL. "Bio-inspired Aloe vera sponges for biomedical applications". Carbohydrate Polymers 112 (2014): 264-270. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.carbpol.2014.05.042.
    10.1016/j.carbpol.2014.05.042
  34. Reys, L.L.; Silva, S.S.; Oliveira, J.M.; Caridade, S.G.; Mano, J.F.; Silva, T.H.; Reis, R.L.. "Revealing the potential of squid chitosan-based structures for biomedical applications". Biomedical Materials (Bristol) 8 4 (2013): http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84881178958&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1088/1748-6041/8/4/045002
  35. Silva, S.S.; Caridade, S.G.; Mano, J.F.; Reis, R.L.. "Effect of crosslinking in chitosan/aloe vera-based membranes for biomedical applications". Carbohydrate Polymers 98 1 (2013): 581-588. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84877717283&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1016/j.carbpol.2013.06.022
  36. Silva, S.S.; Duarte, A.R.C.; Oliveira, J.M.; Mano, J.F.; Reis, R.L.. "Alternative methodology for chitin-hydroxyapatite composites using ionic liquids and supercritical fluid technology". Journal of Bioactive and Compatible Polymers 28 5 (2013): 481-491. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84884183424&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1177/0883911513501595
  37. Silva, S.S.; Popa, E.G.; Gomes, M.E.; Oliveira, M.B.; Nayak, S.; Subia, B.; Mano, J.F.; Kundu, S.C.; Reis, R.L.. "Silk hydrogels from non-mulberry and mulberry silkworm cocoons processed with ionic liquids". Acta Biomaterialia 9 11 (2013): 8972-8982. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84885058342&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1016/j.actbio.2013.06.044
  38. Silva, S.S.; Duarte, A.R.C.; Mano, J.F.; Reis, R.L.. "Design and functionalization of chitin-based microsphere scaffolds". Green Chemistry 15 11 (2013): 3252-3258. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84886421008&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    Published • 10.1039/c3gc41060a
  39. Santos, T.C.; Höring, B.; Reise, K.; Marques, A.P.; Silva, S.S.; Oliveira, J.M.; Mano, J.F.; et al. "In vivo performance of chitosan/soy-based membranes as wound-dressing devices for acute skin wounds". Tissue Engineering - Part A 19 7-8 (2013): 860-869. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84874732614&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1089/ten.tea.2011.0651
  40. Duarte, A.R.C.; Santo, V.E.; Alves, A.; Silva, S.S.; Moreira-Silva, J.; Silva, T.H.; Marques, A.P.; et al. "Unleashing the potential of supercritical fluids for polymer processing in tissue engineering and regenerative medicine". Journal of Supercritical Fluids 79 (2013): 177-185. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84883653922&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1016/j.supflu.2013.01.004
  41. Silva, S.S.; Oliveira, J.M.; Benesch, J.; Caridade, S.G.; Mano, J.F.; Reis, R.R.. "Hybrid biodegradable membranes of silane-treated chitosan/soy protein for biomedical applications". Journal of Bioactive and Compatible Polymers 28 4 (2013): 385-397. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84880225613&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1177/0883911513490361
  42. Silva, S.S.; Popa, E.G.; Gomes, M.E.; Cerqueira, M.; Marques, A.P.; Caridade, S.G.; Teixeira, P.; et al. "An investigation of the potential application of chitosan/aloe-based membranes for regenerative medicine". Acta Biomaterialia 9 6 (2013): 6790-6797. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84877686812&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1016/j.actbio.2013.02.027
  43. Duarte, A.R.C.; Silva, SS; Mano, J. F.; Reis, R. L.. "Ionic liquids as foaming agents of semi-crystalline natural-based polymers". Green Chemistry 14 (2012): 1949-1955. http://hdl.handle.net/1822/22729.
    Published • 10.1039/c2gc16652f
  44. Silva, TH; Alves, A.; Popa, EG; Reys, LL; Gomes, M.E.; Sousa, RA; Silva, SS; Mano, JF; Reis, RL. "Marine algae sulfated polysaccharides for tissue engineering and drug delivery approaches". Biomatter 2 4 (2012): 278-289.
    Published • 10.4161/biom.22947
  45. Duarte, A.R.C.; Silva, S.S.; Mano, J.F.; Reis, R.L.. "Ionic liquids as foaming agents of semi-crystalline natural-based polymers". Green Chemistry 14 7 (2012): 1949-1955. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84862850182&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1039/c2gc16652f
  46. Silva, S.S.; Santos, T.C.; Cerqueira, M.T.; Marques, A.P.; Reys, L.L.; Silva, T.H.; Caridade, S.G.; Mano, J.F.; Reis, R.L.. "The use of ionic liquids in the processing of chitosan/silk hydrogels for biomedical applications". Green Chemistry 14 5 (2012): 1463-1470. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84860466016&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1039/c2gc16535j
  47. Silva, T.H.; Alves, A.; Ferreira, B.M.; Oliveira, J.M.; Reys, L.L.; Ferreira, R.J.F.; Sousa, R.A.; et al. "Materials of marine origin: A review on polymers and ceramics of biomedical interest". International Materials Reviews 57 5 (2012): 276-307. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84865689379&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1179/1743280412Y.0000000002
  48. Reys, L. L.; Silva, S. S.; Pirraco, R. P.; Marques, A. P.; Mano, J. F.; Silva, T. H.; Reis, R. L.. "Cartilage regeneration approach based on squid chitosan scaffolds: in-vitro assessment". Journal of Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine 6 (2012): 29-29.
  49. Silva, S.S.; Duarte, A.R.C.; Carvalho, A.P.; Mano, J.F.; Reis, R.L.. "Green processing of porous chitin structures for biomedical applications combining ionic liquids and supercritical fluid technology". Acta Biomaterialia 7 3 (2011): 1166-1172. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-79251548274&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1016/j.actbio.2010.09.041
  50. Oliveira, J.M.; Sousa, R.A.; Malafaya, P.B.; Silva, S.S.; Kotobuki, N.; Hirose, M.; Ohgushi, H.; Mano, J.F.; Reis, R.L.. "In vivo study of dendronlike nanoparticles for stem cells "tune-up": From nano to tissues". Nanomedicine: Nanotechnology, Biology, and Medicine 7 6 (2011): 914-924. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-82255186493&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1016/j.nano.2011.03.002
  51. Luna, S.M.; Silva, S.S.; Gomes, M.E.; Mano, J.F.; Reis, R.L.. "Cell adhesion and proliferation onto chitosan-based membranes treated by plasma surface modification". Journal of Biomaterials Applications 26 1 (2011): 101-116. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-79960829304&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1177/0885328210362924
  52. Santos, T.C.; Marques, A.P.; Silva, S.S.; Oliveira, J.M.; Mano, J.F.; Castro, A.G.; Van Griensven, M.; Reis, R.L.. "Chitosan improves the biological performance of soy-based biomaterials". Tissue Engineering - Part A 16 9 (2010): 2883-2890. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-77956069691&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1089/ten.tea.2010.0114
  53. Silva, S.S.; Mano, J.F.; Reis, R.L.. "Potential applications of natural origin polymer-based systems in soft tissue regeneration". Critical Reviews in Biotechnology 30 3 (2010): 200-221. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-77956068158&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.3109/07388551.2010.505561
  54. Oliveira, J.M.; Silva, S.S.; Malafaya, P.B.; Rodrigues, M.T.; Kotobuki, N.; Hirose, M.; Gomes, M.E.; et al. "Macroporous hydroxyapatite scaffolds for bone tissue engineering applications: Physicochemical characterization and assessment of rat bone marrow stromal cell viability". Journal of Biomedical Materials Research - Part A 91 1 (2009): 175-186. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-70349145885&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1002/jbm.a.32213
  55. Gomes, M.; Azevedo, H.; Malafaya, P.; Silva, S.; Oliveira, J.; Silva, G.; Sousa, R.; Mano, J.; Reis, R.. "Natural Polymers in Tissue Engineering Applications". Tissue Engineering (2008): 145-192. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84882843980&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1016/B978-0-12-370869-4.00006-9
  56. Silva, S.S.; Rodrigues, M.T.; Motta, A.; Gomes, M.E.; Mano, J.F.; Migliaresi, C.; Reis, R.L.. "pH-sensitive cross-linked chitosan-silk based sponges for cartilage tissue engineering strategies: An in vitro approach". 8th World Biomaterials Congress 2008 3 (2008): http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84869040319&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  57. Silva, S.S.; Luna, S.M.; Gomes, M.E.; Benesch, J.; Pashkuleva, I.; Mano, J.F.; Reis, R.L.. "Plasma surface modification of chitosan membranes: Characterization and preliminary cell response studies". Macromolecular Bioscience 8 6 (2008): 568-576. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-54949117580&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1002/mabi.200700264
  58. Silva, S.S.; Motta, A.; Rodrigues, M.T.; Pinheiro, A.F.M.; Gomes, M.E.; Mano, J.F.; Reis, R.L.; Migliaresi, C.. "Novel genipin-cross-linked chitosan/silk fibroin sponges for cartilage engineering strategies". Biomacromolecules 9 10 (2008): 2764-2774. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-55049108692&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1021/bm800874q
  59. Silva, S.S.; Maniglio, D.; Motta, A.; Mano, J.F.; Reis, R.L.; Migliaresi, C.. "Genipin-modified silk-fibroin nanometric nets". Macromolecular Bioscience 8 8 (2008): 766-774. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-54049098411&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1002/mabi.200700300
  60. Santos, T.C.; Marques, A.P.; Silva, S.S.; Oliveira, J.M.; Mano, J.F.; Castro, A.G.; Reis, R.L.. "In vitro evaluation of the behaviour of human polymorphonuclear neutrophils in direct contact with chitosan-based membranes". Journal of Biotechnology 132 2 (2007): 218-226. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-35349023267&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1016/j.jbiotec.2007.07.497
  61. Silva, S.S.; Goodfellow, B.J.; Benesch, J.; Rocha, J.; Mano, J.F.; Reis, R.L.. "Morphology and miscibility of chitosan/soy protein blended membranes". Carbohydrate Polymers 70 1 (2007): 25-31. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-34447631001&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1016/j.carbpol.2007.02.023
  62. Mano, J.F.; Silva, G.A.; Azevedo, H.S.; Malafaya, P.B.; Sousa, R.A.; Silva, S.S.; Boesel, L.F.; et al. "Natural origin biodegradable systems in tissue engineering and regenerative medicine: Present status and some moving trends". Journal of the Royal Society Interface 4 17 (2007): 999-1030. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-37349091115&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1098/rsif.2007.0220
  63. Silva, S.S.; Oliveira, J.M.; Mano, J.F.; Reis, R.L.. "Physicochemical characterization of novel chitosan-soy protein/TEOS porous hybrids for tissue engineering applications". Materials Science Forum 514-516 PART 2 (2006): 1000-1004. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-33748927095&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  64. Oliveira, J.M.; Rodrigues, M.T.; Silva, S.S.; Malafaya, P.B.; Gomes, M.E.; Viegas, C.A.; Dias, I.R.; et al. "Novel hydroxyapatite/chitosan bilayered scaffold for osteochondral tissue-engineering applications: Scaffold design and its performance when seeded with goat bone marrow stromal cells". Biomaterials 27 36 (2006): 6123-6137. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-33748929635&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1016/j.biomaterials.2006.07.034
  65. Oliveira, J.M.; Silva, S.S.; Mano, J.F.; Reis, R.L.. "Innovative technique for the preparation of porous bilayer hydroxyapatite/chitosan scaffolds for osteochondral applications". Key Engineering Materials 309-311 II (2006): 927-930. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-33645418717&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  66. Silva, S.S.; Santos, M.I.; Coutinho, O.P.; Mano, J.F.; Reis, R.L.. "Physical properties and biocompatibility of chitosan/soy blended membranes". Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Medicine 16 6 (2005): 575-579. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-21244492270&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1007/s10856-005-0534-z
  67. Silva, S.S.; Ferreira, R.A.S.; Fu, L.; Carlos, L.D.; Mano, J.F.; Reis, R.L.; Rocha, J.. "Functional nanostructured chitosan-siloxane hybrids". Journal of Materials Chemistry 15 35-36 (2005): 3952-3961. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-26244441708&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1039/b505875a
  68. Silva, S.S.; Santos, M.I.; Coutinho, O.P.; Goodfellow, B.J.; Rocha, J.; Mano, J.F.; Reis, R.L.. "Nano-scale interactions, miscibility and physical properties of novel biomedical membranes composed by chitosan/soy protein blends". Transactions - 7th World Biomaterials Congress (2004): http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-13844253870&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  69. Silva, S.S.; Menezes, S.M.C.; Garcia, R.B.. "Synthesis and characterization of polyurethane-g-chitosan". European Polymer Journal 39 7 (2003): 1515-1519. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-0038277444&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1016/S0014-3057(03)00013-2
  70. Silva, Simone. "Extraction and characterization of xylans from corncobs". Polímeros (1998): http://www.scielo.br/scielo.php?pid=S0104-14281998000200005&script=sci_arttext.
Thesis / Dissertation
  1. Silva, Simone Santos. "Processing and surface modification of novel natural-origin architectures aimed for biomedical applications". PhD, 2008. http://hdl.handle.net/1822/8966.

Intellectual property

Patent
  1. Silva, SS; Rodrigues, LC; Fernandes, Emanuel M; Reis, Rui L.. 2020. "Natural based compositions combining virgin coconut oil, methods and uses thereof". Portugal.
    Granted/Issued
  2. Silva, Simone; Gonçalves, CMM; Azevedo, FRM; Radhouani, H; Oliveira, J.M.; Reis, R. L.. 2018. "Sucrose acetate isobutyrate-based compositions, methods and uses thereof". Portugal.
    Granted/Issued
Activities

Oral presentation

Presentation title Event name
Host (Event location)
2019/06/15 Silk gland and gut morphology changes in Bombyx mori fed with iron oxide nanoparticles. XXIV Encontro Sociedade Portuguesa de Patologia Animal
(Portugal)
2019/05/27 Green processing of SAIB-chitin Scaffolds for Tissue Engineering Applications TERMIS-EU 2019
(Rhodes, Greece)
2016/11/21 Design of acemannan-based films as a platform for delivery of bioactive agents. Chem2Nature
(Guimarães, Portugal)
2015/08/30 Assessing the potential of fucoidan-based microparticles for biomedical application ESB2015
(KráKow, Poland)
2015/03/23 Marine macroalgae sulfated polysaccharides resembling GAGs in biomedical applications: using fucoidan on the development of biomaterials Advanced Functional Polymens for Medicine
(Galway, Ireland)
2014/08/31 The Oceans as a Source and as an Inspiration for Biomaterials Development: Some key examples 26th European Conference on Biomaterials
( Liverpool, United Kingdom)
2013/10/23 Designing strategies for processing silk-based constructs for regenerative medicine TERMIS-AP
(China)
2012/05 Development of a supercritical assisted particle-agglomeration method for the preparation of bioactive chitin-based matrices 10th International Symposium on Supercritical Fluids
(San Francisco, United States)
2011/10 Effect of ionic liquids on supercritical foaming behaviour of semi-crystalline natural-based polymers 13th European Meeting on supercritical fluids
(The Hangue)
2011/04 Biodegradable polymers in tissue engineering 3Bs Symposium on biomaterials and stem cels in regenerative medicine
(Guimarães, Portugal)
2010/04 Supercritical CO2 generating chitin porous structures with controlled morphology II Iberoamerican Conference on Supercritial fluids
(Natal, Brazil)
2009/11 Green processing of chitin-based porous structures for biomedical applications 5th European Symposium on Polymers
(Funchal, Portugal)
2009/07 Chitosan derived from squid pens on the development of biomedical membranes 6th European Conference on marine natural products
(Porto, Portugal)
2009/05 Dexamethasone-loaded carboxymethylchitosan/poly(amidoamine) dendrimer nanoparticles as a intracellular delivery system for bone tissue engineering 1st IBB meeting
(Faro, Portugal)
2008/06 Novel Genipin Cross-linked Chitosan-Silk based Sponges for the Regeneration and Repair of Cartilage using a Tissue Engineering Approach TERMIS-EU 2008 Annual Meeting
(Porto, Portugal)
2008/06 Chitosan/soy-based membranes enhance wound reepithelialization in partial thickness skin wounds TERMIS-EU 2008 annual meeting
(Porto, Portugal)
2005/12 Innovative Technique for the Preparation of Porous Bilayered Hydroxyapatite/Chitosan Scaffolds for Osteochondral Applications Bioceramics
(Kyoto, Japan)

Supervision

Thesis Title
Role
Degree Subject (Type)
Institution / Organization
2020/02/12 - Current Photosensitive capsules for future pharmaceutical applications
Co-supervisor
Universidade do Minho, Portugal
2019/09/01 - Current Novel therapeutic platforms based on natural origin organogels for the treatment of chronic diseases
Supervisor
Tissue Engineering Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cells (PhD)
Universidade do Minho, Portugal
2018/07 - Current Development of Alginate (ALG)/ Acemannan (ACE) pseudo-polyelectrolytes
Supervisor
Universidade do Minho, Portugal
2017/09 - Current Design of biocompatible ionic liquids for biomaterials processing and their application as therapeutic platforms
Supervisor
Engenharia de Tecidos, Medicina Regenerativa e Células Estaminais (PhD)
Universidade do Minho, Portugal
2012 - Current Algae-origin Fucoidan on development of therapeutic approaches for Diabetes Mellitus
Co-supervisor
Tissue Engineering Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cells (PhD)
Universidade do Minho, Portugal
2019/07/01 - 2020/10/28 Work as Pos doc under the scope of Nature4Health FCT Project
Supervisor
Universidade do Minho, Portugal
2018/07 - 2019/04 Protein coated chitosan/ß-TCP nanocomposites for bone tissue engineering applications
Co-supervisor
Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina, Brazil
2014/05 - 2019/01 Nanostructured polymeric LbL films with light responsive properties
Supervisor
Universidade do Minho, Portugal
2013/07 - 2014/09 Development of advanced biomimetic nanostructured multilayer coatings based on biopolymer-DNA nucleobase bioconjugates for biomedical applications
Supervisor
Universidade do Minho, Portugal
2009 - 2010 Membranes and coatings for wound healing (wound dressings) from natural sources
Co-supervisor
Universidade do Minho, Portugal

Jury of academic degree

Topic
Role
Candidate name (Type of degree)
Institution / Organization
2018/11 Scaffolds for hard tissue engineering
(Thesis) Main arguer
Joana Fernanda Lagoa Moreira (Master)
Universidade do Minho, Portugal
2018/03 Multifunctional Silk Fibroin-Based Constructs for Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine Applications
(Thesis) Arguer
Viviana Pinto Ribeiro (PhD)
Universidade do Minho, Portugal
2016/10 Free-standing Multilayer Films based on Chitosan, Alginate and Sulphated Levan for Biomedical Applications
(Thesis) Main arguer
Tiago David da Costa Gomes (Master)
Universidade do Minho, Portugal
2016/09 Highly robust and self-healing hydrogels based on catechol chemistry
(Thesis) Main arguer
Sara Enes Azevedo (Master)
Universidade do Minho, Portugal
2015 Chitosan/chondroitin sulfate membranes produced by polyelectrolyte complexation for cartilage and osteochondral regeneration
(Thesis) Main arguer
Mariana N. Rodrigues (Master)
Universidade do Minho, Portugal
2011/12 Development of new poly(e-caprolactone)/chitosan films
(Thesis) Main arguer
Juliana Vanessa Cardoso Azevedo (Master)
Universidade do Minho, Portugal

Committee member

Activity description
Role
Institution / Organization
2018/12 - Current Member of the Unit Council Research Institute for Biomaterials, Biodegradable and Biomimetics (I3Bs)
Member
Universidade do Minho, Portugal
2020/11 - 2021/07 Guest Editor on the Special Issue "Progress on Polymer-Based Oleogels and Organogels", Polymers (IF=3.426).
Other
Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute AG, Switzerland

Journal scientific committee

Journal title (ISSN) Publisher
2006/03 - Current Ver Publons: https://publons.com/researcher/1692549/simone-silva/peer-review/
2020/11/20 - 2021/07 Polymers (2073-4360) MDPI