Ana Carolina Mazarin de Moraes

Ana Carolina Mazarin de Moraes

Postdoctoral Researcher – Scholarship grant from FAPESP


Project: Fabrication of field-effect transistor (FET) immunosensors based on chemically modified graphene for detection of lung cancer biomarkers


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2011 – 2015        Ph.D. in Science, Inorganic Chemistry Institute of Chemistry, University of Campinas (UNICAMP)

2006 – 2008        Masters’ degree in Chemistry, Analytical Chemistry Department of Chemistry, Federal University of São Carlos (UFSCar)

2002 – 2005        Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry Federal University of São Carlos (UFSCar)



 Synthesis and characterization of carbon-based nanomaterials (graphene and graphene oxide), graphene-based nanocomposites, and metallic nanoparticles for biosensor applications.



 Selected peer reviewed journal articles

  •  F. Faria, A.C.M. Moraes, P.F. Andrade, M.C. Gonçalves, O.L. Alves. Cellulose acetate membrane embedded with graphene oxide-silver nanocomposites and its ability to suppress microbial proliferation. Cellulose, 24, 2 (2017) 781–796.
  •  T.S.G. Da Silva, D.E.P. Souto, J.T.C. Barragan, J.F. Giarola, A.C.M. Moraes, L.T. Kubota. Electrochemical Biosensors in Point-of-Care Devices: Recent Advances and Future Trends. ChemElectroChem, 2017.
  •  C.M. Moraes; L.T. Kubota. Recent trends in field-effect transistor-based immunosensors. Chemosensors, 4, 4 (2016) 20.
  •  A.V. Luna, A.C.M. Moraes, S.R. Consonni, C.D. Pereira, S. Cadore, S. Giorgio, O.L. Alves. Comparative in vitro toxicity of a graphene oxide-silver nanocomposite and the pristine counterparts toward macrophages. Journal of Nanobiotechnology, 14 (2016) 12.
  •  C.M. Moraes, B. A. Lima, A.F. Faria, M. Brocchi, O.L. Alves, Graphene oxide-silver nanocomposite as a promising biocidal agent against methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, International Journal of Nanomedicine, 10 (2015) 6847-6861.
  •  C.M. Moraes, P.F. Andrade, A.F. Faria, M.B. Simões, F.C.C.S. Salomão, E.B. Barros, M.C. Gonçalves, O.L. Alves, Fabrication of transparent and ultraviolet shielding composite films based on graphene oxide and cellulose acetate, Carbohydrate Polymers, 123 (2015) 217-227.
  •  F. Faria, A.C.M. Moraes, P.D. Marcato, D.S.T. Martinez, N. Duran, A.G. Souza, A. Brandelli, O.L. Alves, Eco-friendly decoration of graphene oxide with biogenic silver nanoparticles: antibacterial and antibiofilm activity, Journal of Nanoparticle Research, 16 (2014).
  •  F. Faria, D.S.T. Martinez, S.M.M. Meira, A.C.M. Moraes, A. Brandelli, A.G.S. Filho, O.L. Alves, Anti-adhesion and antibacterial activity of silver nanoparticles supported on graphene oxide sheets, Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces, 113 (2014) 115-124
  •  F. Faria, D.S.T. Martinez, A.C.M. Moraes, M.E.H.M. da Costa, E.B. Barros, A.G. Souza, A.J. Paula, O.L. Alves, Unveiling the Role of Oxidation Debris on the Surface Chemistry of Graphene through the Anchoring of Ag Nanoparticles, Chemistry of Materials, 24 (2012) 4080-4087.
  •  C.M. Moraes, J.L.P. Siqueira, L.L. Barbosa, I.A. Carlos, Voltammetric study of the influence of benzotriazole on copper deposition from a sulphuric plating bath. Journal of Applied Electrochemistry, 39 (2009) 369-375.

Book chapters

  •  L. Alves, A.C.M. Moraes, M.B. Simões, L.C. Fonseca, R.O. Nascimento, R.D. Holtz, A.F. Faria. Nanomaterials. Nanomedicine and Nanotoxicology. 1ed.: Springer New York (2014) 1-29.
  •  F. Faria, A.C.M. Moraes, O.L. Alves, Toxicity of Nanomaterials to Microorganisms: Mechanisms, Methods, and New Perspectives. Nanomedicine and Nanotoxicology. 1ed.: Springer New York (2014) 363-405.


  •  L. Alves, L.C. Fonseca, M.M. Araújo, A.C.M. Moraes, D.S.T. Martinez. Processo de obtenção de nanocompósito à base de óxido de grafeno e nanopartículas de sílica, nanocompósito assim obtido e seus usos. 2016, Brazil. BR1020160301343.
  •  C.M. Moraes, A.F. Faria, P.F. Andrade, M.C. Gonçalves, O.L. Alves. Processo de obtenção de filmes compósitos transparentes a base de óxido de grafeno e acetato de celulose, filmes compósitos transparentes assim obtidos e seus usos. 2015, Brazil. BR 102015008069-7.
  •  L. Alves, A.F. Faria, A.C. M. Moraes, P.F. Andrade, M.C. Gonçalves. Processo de obtenção de membranas poliméricas porosas antibacterianas a partir de acetato de celulose e nanopartículas de prata suportadas em óxido de grafeno, as membranas porosas poliméricas porosas antibacterianas obtidas pelo dito processo e uso das mesmas. 2013, Brazil. BR10201302663.
  •  L. Alves, R.O. Nascimento, D.S.T. Martinez, A.C.M. Moraes, O.E.D. Rodrigues. Producing self-supported nanocomposites used as selective adsorbent material for treating water, effluents or aqueous residues contaminated with metal ions, involves using fibrous cerium phosphate and functionalized carbon nanostructures. 2014, Brazil. WIPO – World Intellectual Property Organization. WO2014176653-A1.
  •  L. Alves, R.O. Nascimento, D.S.T. Martinez, A.C.M. Moraes, O.E.D. Rodrigues. Processo de obtenção de nanocompósitos auto-suportados de fosfato de cério fibroso (CeP) e nanoestruturas de carbono funcionalizadas (NEC-FUNC), os nanocompósitos obtidos pelo dito processo e o uso dos mesmos. 2013, Brazil. BR1020130104337.