Mª Filomena Macedo Dinis (M.F. Macedo) is an Associate Professor at the Department of Conservation and Restoration FCT NOVA, where she teaches the curricular units of “Biology in Conservation and Restoration” and “Preventive Conservation”. From 2003 to nowadays her research and development activities have been essentially related to the problematic of collections preventive conservation, with an emphasis on risk analysis models. Simultaneously, she also developed her research on biodeterioration of cultural heritage.

Representative works:

A.C. Pinheiro, S. Sequeira, M.F. Macedo (2019). Fungi in archives, libraries, and museums: a review on paper conservation and human health. Critical Reviews in Microbiology. 45 (5-6) 686-700.

H. Paiva de Carvalho, S. Sequeira, D. Pinho, J. Trovão, R. Costa, C. Egas, M.F. Macedo, A. Portugal (2019). Combining an innovative non-invasive sampling method and high-throughput sequencing to characterize fungal communities on a canvas painting. International Biodeterioration & Biodegradation, 145, 104816.

A.R. Ramalhinho, M.F. Macedo (2019). Cultural Heritage Risk Analysis Models: an overview. International Journal of Conservation Science, 10 (1) 39-58.

D. Melo, S. Sequeira, J.A. Lopes, M.F. Macedo (2019). Stains versus colourants produced by fungi colonising paper cultural heritage: A review. Journal of Cultural Heritage, 35, 161-182.

M.F. Macedo, A.Z. Miller, A. Dionisio, C. Saiz-Jimenez (2009). Biodiversity of cyanobacteria and green algae on monuments in the Mediterranean Basin: an overview. Microbiology, 155, 3476 – 3490.