CBMA

Centro de Biologia Molecular e Ambiental

Centre of Molecular and Environmental Biology

Maria Antónia Silva
Maria Antónia Silva
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PhD Student
Innovation for Life - Functional Genomics and Nanobiotechnology for Sustainable Living
Microbial Biotechnology
Isabel Soares Silva & Margarida Casal
Universidade do Minho - Campus de Gualtar, Departamento de Biologia - 4710-057, Braga - P

Current Research & Key Publications

Characterization of novel membrane transporters with biotechnological applications (Refª FCT NORTE-08-5369-FSE-000060)

 

Research Projects

Characterization of novel membrane transporters with biotechnological applications (Refª FCT NORTE-08-5369-FSE-000060)

Team member:

2016-2019

EcoAgriFood: Innovative green products and processes to promote Agri-Food BioEconomy (operação NORTE-01-0145-FEDER-000009)

Research Fellowship Project - "Study of efflux-pumps in gram-negative bacteria, as one of mechanisms involved in antibiotic resistance” developed at Laboratoire de Cristallographie et RMN Biologiques (UMR 8015 – LCRB), Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences associated to CNRS in Université Paris Descartes, by May – September 2016.

MSc Thesis Project - "Microparticles loaded with benzyldimethyldodecyl ammonium chloride to control adapted resistant bacteria" developed at Laboratory for Process Engineering, Environment, Biotechnology and Energy (LEPABE, FEUP), by March 2016.

Er-Placements (M1) Project - "Microalgae as a tool for extraction of biofuel compounds" developed at Laboratory of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science (LGPM) integrated at Bioprocess team in Ecole Centrale Paris, by 2014.

Publications

 

 

 

 

 

Oral Communications:

Sousa-Silva M, Melo L, Machado I. “Adaptive resistance to BDMDAC and cross-resistance to other antimicrobial agents”, Pitch Communication – 7th Edition of the annual Symposium on Bioengineering in FEUP. Porto, Portugal, Apr 22-23, 2016

 

 

Poster Communications:

Sousa-Silva M, Ribas D, Casal M, Soares-Silva I. “Heterologous expression of Candida utilis carboxylic acid transporters in Saccharomyces cerevisiae”, Poster Communication – XLI Jornadas Portuguesas de Genética. Aveiro, Portugal, Jun 8-9, 2017

Sousa-Silva M, Casal M, Soares-Silva I. “Characterization of novel membrane transporters with biotechnological applications”, Poster Communication – 2nd JOINT BIOTECnico AND AEM PhD PROGRAMS WORKSHOP. Lisboa, Portugal, Feb 15-16, 2017

Sousa-Silva M, Simões M, Melo L, Machado I. “Adaptation of Pseudomonas fluorescens to benzyldimethyldodecyl ammonium chloride: implication in biofilm formation and cross-resistance”, Poster Communication - ESGB/EPASG Annual International Meeting on Antimicrobial Resistance in Microbial Biofilms and Options for Treatment. Ghent, Belgium, Oct 5-7, 2016

Sousa-Silva M, Melo L, Machado I. “Adaptive resistance to BDMDAC and cross-resistance to other antimicrobial agents”, Pitch and Poster Communication – 7th Edition of the annual Symposium on Bioengineering in FEUP. Porto, Portugal, Apr 22-23, 2016

 

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