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  Jaqueline Rocha  
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  e-mail: jmrocha@ua.pt  
  Category: PhD Student  
  Department: Biology  
  Research group: Stress Biology
 
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  Thesis title: Novel approaches on the characterization of the wastewater resistome: possible implications on human health and water quality management
  Supervisor: Célia M. Manaia, Isabel Henriques, Margarita Gomila
  Category: BO
  Grant type: BD
  Funding entity: ESF – European Social Fund, under Programa Operacional Regional do Norte - Norte2020
  Grant reference: NORTE-08-5369-FSE-000007_BD_1
  Start date: 2016-07-01
  End date: 2019-06-30
Academic Degrees

Master in Industrial and Environmental Biotechnology, University of Aveiro, 2013


Degree in Biotechnology, University of Aveiro, 2011


 

Research Interests

Antimicrobial resistance of microbial strains and communities;


Dissemination of antibiotic resistance genes and bacteria in aquatic environments;


Impact of anthropogenic contaminants on microbial communities.

Professional Activity

Jul 2016 - Ongoing: PhD grant from International PhD Programme in Biotechnology – BIOTECH.DOC: Novel approaches on the characterization of the wastewater resistome: possible implications on human health and water quality management (NORTE-08-5369-FSE-000007).


April 2016 – Jun 2016: Grant holder from Water JPI: STARE – Stopping Antibiotic Resistance Evolution (WaterJPI/0001/2013). Fellowship reference: WaterJPI/0001/2013 BI_2.


Nov 2015 – Feb 2016: Grant holder from CESAM: Centro de Estudos do Ambiente e Mar – CESAM (UID/AMB/500017/2013). Fellowship reference: BI/UI88/6870/2015.


Jun 2014 – Sept 2015: Grant holder from FCT: PhytoMarsh – The phytosphere of salt marsh plants: a microbial "hot-spot" underexplored (PTDC/AAC-AMB/118873/2010). Fellowship reference: BI/UI88/6870/2014.


Aug 2012 – Jul 2013: Grant holder from FCT: Regulation of Cilia and Flagella (PTDC/BIA-BCM/105602/2008). Fellowship reference: 129/BI/12.

Projects

STARE – Stopping Antibiotic Resistance Evolution (WaterJPI/0001/2013)


PhytoMarsh – The phytosphere of salt marsh plants: a microbial "hot-spot" underexplored (PTDC/AAC-AMB/118873/2010)


Regulation of Cilia and Flagella (PTDC/BIA-BCM/105602/2008) 

Publications
  1. Fidalgo C., Rocha J., Proenca D.N., Morais P.V., Alves A., Henriques I. (2017) Saccharospirillum correiae sp nov., an endophytic bacterium isolated from the halophyte Halimione portulacoides. International Journal Of Systematic And Evolutionary Microbiology. 67, 6, 2026-2030. (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1099/ijsem.0.001914
  2. Fidalgo C., Rocha J., Martins R., Proença D.N., Morais P.V., Henriques I., Alves A. (2017) Altererythrobacter halimionae sp. nov. and Altererythrobacter endophyticus sp. nov., two endophytes from the salt marsh plant Halimione portulacoides. International Journal Of Systematic And Evolutionary Microbiology . 67, 8, 3057-3062. (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1099/ijsem.0.002079
  3. Fidalgo C., Henriques I., Rocha J., Tacao M., Alves A. (2016) Culturable endophytic bacteria from the salt marsh plant Halimione portulacoides: phylogenetic diversity, functional characterization, and influence of metal(loid) contamination. Environmental Science And Pollution Research. 23, 10, 10200-10214. (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11356-016-6208-1
  4. Rocha J., Tacao M., Fidalgo C., Alves A., Henriques I. (2016) Diversity of endophytic Pseudomonas in Halimione portulacoides from metal(loid)-polluted salt marshes. Environmental Science And Pollution Research. 23, 13, 13255-13267. (see details) ISI paper
    Link: doi:10.1007/s11356-016-6483-x.
  1. Fidalgo C, Tacão M, Rocha J, Henriques I, Alves A (2015) Culturable endophytic bacteria from salt marsh plant Halimione portulacoides: functional characterization, phylogenetic diversity and influence of metal contamination. (see details)