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Ana Sofia Duarte

Ana Sofia Duarte

Invited Assistant Professor

  • Department: Department of Biology
  • Research Group: Stress Biology
  • ISI Web of KnowledgeSM search factor : ResearcherID=A-5212-2009


Course organization

2016. Advanced course on Scientific Writing and Communication. 4th edition. 27 Jun-1 Jul. Aveiro, Portugal.


2015. Advanced course on Scientific Writing and Communication. 3rd edition. 22-26 Jun. Aveiro, Portugal.


2014. Advanced course on Scientific Writing and Communication. 2nd edition. 28 Apr-02 May. Aveiro, Portugal.


2013. Advanced course on Scientific Writing and Communication. 11-14 Jun. Aveiro, Portugal.


2012. Advanced course on Protein Profiling of Microorganisms. 9-13 Jul. Aveiro, Portugal.

Patents

2015. Patente “Método para produção de colagenase recombinante para digestão de colagénios”. Universidade de Aveiro. Inventores: Ana Sofia Duarte, Ana Cristina Esteves e António Correia. PCT/IB2014/065877. WO 2015068134 A1.

Post-graduated research supervision

PhD thesis


Osório, Nádia (2010-...): "Genome-wide Identification of Genetic Determinants of Antimicrobial Drug Resistance in Aeromonas hydrophila" (SFRH/BD/64343/2009), Department of Biology, University of Aveiro.


Cavaleiro, Eliana (2010-...): "A new approach towards the attenuation of virulence factor and biofilm formation by Aeromonas hydrophila and Aeromonas salmonicida" (SFRH/BD/47502/2008). Department of Biology, University of Aveiro and University of Cranfield (UK).


MSc Thesis


Custódio, Rafael (2008/2009): "Virulence characteristics of Aeromonas spp. in portuguese waters". Department of Biology, University of Aveiro.


Cavaleiro, Eliana (2007/2008): "Cloning and expression of a putative collagenase from Aeromonas hydrophila. Department of Biology, University of Aveiro.

Research Projects

2010-2013: "SEAGULL: identification of nonpoint sources of faecal pollution in a natural environment: contributing data for risk assessment." (PTDC/AAC-AMB/109155/2008), (team member). PI: Dra. Anabela Pereira, University of Aveiro.

Research Interests

- Isolation and characterization of enzymes


- Cloning and protein expression/activity.


- Cytotoxicity and microbial virulence.


- Evaluation of genetic markers associated to antibiotic-resistance in bacteria


 

Professional activity

2012- presente- Invited Assistant Professor, Department of Biology, niversity of Aveiro.


2009-2012: Invited Assistant Professor (partial time, 58%), Department of Health Sciences, Portuguese Catholic University.


2009-2015: Pos-doc researcher, CESAM (FCT: SFRH/BPD/46290/2008).


2006-2009: Pos-doc researcher, CESAM (FCT: SFRH/BPD/25162/2005).


2001-2005: PhD scholarship, Department of Biology, University of Aveiro (FCT: SFRH/BD/2998/2000).


1998-2000: MSc scholarship, Department of Biology, University of Aveiro  (University of Aveiro and FCT, SFRH/BM/20661/99)


1998-1999- Natural Science High-school Teacher in "Escola Secundária de Vagos", 8th and 12th degrees.


1997-1998- Natural Science High-school Teacher in "Escola Secundária da Mealhada", for 7th, 8th and 10th degrees


1996-1997: PRODEP scholarship, Department of Biology, University of Aveiro (PRODEPII)


 

Academic degrees

2006 – PhD in Biochemistry, (supervisors: Prof. Marlene Barros and Prof. Euclides Pires), University of Aveiro, Portugal.


2001 - MSc in Molecular Microbiology, (supervisors: Prof. Marlene Barros and Prof. Euclides Pires), University of Aveiro, Portugal.


1997 - Graduated in Biology, University of Aveiro, Portugal.

Current activity

Post-doc researcher, financed by Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia (SFRH/BPD/46290/2008), since 1 August 2009 and for 6 years (3+3). Invited Auxiliar Professor (58%) at the Health Sciences Department, Portuguese Catholic University.

Molecular Microbiology Lab

Scientific Supervision

In progress (0)
Concluded (23)
Master (Main Supervisor): Sílvia Paiva (not a CESAM member)

Master (Main Supervisor): Rafael José Silva Custódio (not a CESAM member)

Master (Main Supervisor): Sara Abreu (not a CESAM member)

Master (Co-supervisor): Eliana Marisa dos Santos Cavaleiro (ex-CESAM member)

Master (Co-supervisor): Inês Carolina Figueiredo Pereira (not a CESAM member)

Pesquisa (Main Supervisor): Rodrigo Menezes (not a CESAM member)

Pesquisa (Main Supervisor): Mafalda Tabuada (not a CESAM member)

Pesquisa (Main Supervisor): Ricardo Faria (not a CESAM member)

Estágio (Main Supervisor): Patrícia Oliveira (not a CESAM member)

Pesquisa (Main Supervisor): Vanessa Ferreira (75679) (not a CESAM member)

Estágio (Main Supervisor): Rosana Martins (not a CESAM member)

Pesquisa (Main Supervisor): Joana Magalhães (72279) (not a CESAM member)

Pesquisa (Main Supervisor): Micaela Oliveira (not a CESAM member)

Pesquisa (Main Supervisor): Patrícia Oliveira (75661) (not a CESAM member)

Pesquisa (Co-supervisor): João Baptista (not a CESAM member)

Pesquisa (Co-supervisor): Ana Martins (not a CESAM member)

Pesquisa (Co-supervisor): Bruna Pedrosa (75683) (not a CESAM member)

Projeto de Licenciatura (Co-supervisor): Lúcia Isabel Paisano Sabala (not a CESAM member)

PhD (Co-supervisor): Nádia Osório (ex-CESAM member)

PhD (Co-supervisor): António C M Correia (ex-CESAM member)

PhD (Co-supervisor): António C M Correia (ex-CESAM member)

PhD (Co-supervisor): António C M Correia (ex-CESAM member)

PhD (Co-supervisor): Nádia Osório (ex-CESAM member)

Projects

In progress (0)
Concluded (3)
Advanced Course on Protein Profiling of Microorganisms See more

Prometheus - PROteoME of Diplodia corticola, the cork oak paTHogEn fungUS See more

SEAGULL- Identification of nonpoint sources of faecal pollution in a natural environment: contributing data for risk assessment See more

Publications

WoS Papers (12)
Other Papers (2)
Books (0)
Book Chapter (0)
Thesis (8)
Communications (25)
Other Publications (8)

CESAM Funding: