Bruno Miguel Ribeiro Veigas

Advanced Functional Materials for Micro and Nanotechnologies
Senior Researcher of Almascience
1.13 11608
315@CIGMH/DCV LAB2/5@CENIMAT 11617/11620


- Main scientific interests: Biotechnology; Biosensors; Diagnostic methods; Colloidal gold nanoparticles; Nanotechnology; Nanobiotechnology.

Main publications

“Gold nanoprobes for multi loci assessment of Multi-drug Resistant Tuberculosis“, Pedrosa P, Veigas B, Machado D, Couto I, Viveiros M, Baptista PV, 2013. Tuberculosis. (Accepted)

“Isothermal DNA amplification coupled to Au-nanoprobes for detection of mutations associated to Rifampicin resistance in Mycobacterium tuberculosis”, Veigas B, Pedrosa P, Couto I, Viveiros M, Baptista PV, 2013. Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry. (Accepted).

“Low cost, safe, disposable, rapid and self-sustainable paper-based platform for diagnostic testing: Lab-on-Paper“,Costa M, Veigas B, Jacob J, Santos D, Gomes J, Baptista PV, Martins R, Inácio J, Fortunato E, 2013. Nanotechnology. (accepted)

“Ion sensing (EIS) real-time quantitative monitorization of isothermal DNA amplification”,
Veigas B, Branquinho R, Pinto JV, Wojcikb PJ, Martins R, Fortunato E, Baptista PV, 2013. Biosensors and Bioelectronics. doi:

“Bio-microfluidic platform for gold nanoprobe based DNA detection-application to Mycobacterium tuberculosis”, Bernacka-Wojcik I, Lopes P, Vaz AC, Veigas B, Wojcik PJ, Simões P, Barata D, Fortunato E, Baptista PV, Aguas H, Martins R, 2013. Biosensors and Bioelectronics, 48, 87-93.

“Gold on Paper – Paper platform for Au-nanoprobe TB detection”, Veigas B, Jacob J, Costa M, Santos D, Viveiros M, Inácio J, Martins R, Barquinha P, Fortunato E and Baptista PV, 2012. Lab on Chip. doi: 10.1039/C2LC40739F

“Nanoprobes for TB diagnostics”, Baptista PV, Veigas B, Portugal I, Couto I, Viveiros M, 2012. Microbiologia 1(1). Portuguese Society for Microbiology Magazine.

“Contribution of efflux to the emergence of isoniazid and multidrug resistance in Mycobacterium tuberculosis”, Machado D, Couto I, Perdigão J,  Rodrigues L, Portugal I, Baptista PV, Veigas B, Amaral L, Viveiros M, 2012. PLoS ONE 7(4): e34538. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0034538

“Noble Metal Nanoparticles for Biosensing Applications”, Doria G, Conde J, Veigas B, Giestas L, Almeida C, Assunção M, Rosa J, Baptista PV, 2012. Sensors, 12(2):1657-1687.

“Real-time monitoring of PCR amplification of proto-oncogene c-MYC using a Ta2O5 electrolyte-insulator-semiconductor sensor”, Branquinho R, Veigas B, Pinto JV, Martins R, Fortunato E and Baptista PV, 2011, Biosensors and Bioelectronics, 28, 44–49.

“Portable optoelectronic biosensing platform for identification of mycobacteria from the Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex”, Silva LB, Veigas B, Doria G, Costa P, Inácio J, Martins R, Fortunato E and Baptista PV, 2010. Biosensors and Bioelectronics.(in Press: doi:10.1016/j.bios.2010.08.078).

“Au-nanoprobes for detection of SNPs associated with antibiotic resistance in Mycobacterium tuberculosis”, Veigas B, Machado D, Perdigão J, Portugal I, Couto I, Viveiros M, Baptista PV, 2010. Nanotechnology. (doi:10.1088/0957-4484/21/41/415101).

Chapters in Books
“Gold nanoprobes for point-of-need TB diagnostics”, Bruno Veigas, Elvira Fortunato and P.V. Baptista, 2013. (Accepted)

“Gold Nanoparticles for DNA/RNA based diagnostics – Handbook of Gold nanoparticle research”, Ricardo Franco, Pedro Pedrosa, Fábio Carlos, Bruno Veigas and Pedro V. Baptista, 2013. (Accepted)

“Nanodiagnostics for tuberculosis. Mycobacterium Tuberculosis / Book 1”, Gonçalo Doria, Bruno Veigas and Pedro V. Baptista. ISBN 979-953-307-078-9. Editor Pere-Joan Cardona, InTech – Open Access Publishers 2011.