Forging sustainability

Carla Sofia Gomes Pereira

Carla Sofia Gomes Pereira

Assistant Researcher




Research interests

New approaches to inactivate pathogenic microorganisms:
-Phage therapy to control pathogenic bacteria
-Photodynamic inactivation of bacteria, viruses and fungi

Biological evaluation of natural compounds as antimicrobial agents

Academic degrees

2016: PhD in Biology
2010: Master degree in Microbiology
2008: Degree in Biology (pre-Bologna)

Scientific activities

1/3/2019 -...: Junior Research (CEEC Individual/03974/2017), CESAM & Department of Biology, University of Aveiro
1/6/2017- 5/12/2018: Pos-Doc Research in the project AgroForWealth: Biorrefinação de subprodutos agrícolas e florestais: uma estratégia de valorização de recursos para o bem-estar social e a sustentabilidade (CENTRO-01-0145-FEDER-000001), QOPNA and CESAM & Biology Department, University of Aveiro.
4/2011-7/2016: PhD scholarship from Fundação Para a Ciência e Tecnologia (FCT), CESAM & Department of Biology, University of Aveiro.
2010-2011: Scientific Research Scholarship in the Project Phage therapy as a low environmental impact alternative to inactive phatogenic bacteria in fishfarming plants (FCT / PTDC/AAC-AMB/112934/2009), CESAM & Department of Biology, University of Aveiro.
2008-2010: MsC scholarship, CESAM & Biology Department, University of Aveiro
2004-2008: Research Student, Biology Department, University of Aveiro

Publications

Projects

PREVINE - Innovative approach for the PREVention of parasitosis and associated INfections that affecting farmEd fish See more

Phage therapy as a low environmental impact alternative to inactive phatogenic bacteria in fishfarming plants. See more

Scientific Supervision

Master (Co-supervisor): João Pedro Macedo Duarte (not a CESAM member)

Master (Co-supervisor): Eduardo Gomes (not a CESAM member)

Master (Co-supervisor): Cristiana Paula Martins da Silva Oliveira (not a CESAM member)

Master (Co-supervisor): Ana Sofia Correia Lopes (not a CESAM member)

Master (Co-supervisor): Larindja Amanda Monteiro Pinheiro (not a CESAM member)

Undergraduate (Co-supervisor): Beatriz Soares Lopes (not a CESAM member)

Undergraduate student (Co-supervisor): Ana Cachinho (not a CESAM member)


CESAM Funding: