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  Patrícia Maia Domingues  
  e-mail: patriciamd@ua.pt  
  Category: PhD student  
  Department: Chemistry & Biology  
  Research group: Marine and Estuarine Ecology
ISI Web of KnowledgeSM search factor: ResearchID: A-1729-2015  
  Direct URL for this page: http://www.cesam.ua.pt/pmdomingues  
  Thesis title: Biosurfactant producing and hydrocarbon degrading anaerobic bacteria in designed consortia for oil bioremediation
  Supervisor: Prof. Doutora Ângela Cunha, Prof. Doutora Luísa Serafim e Doutor Newton Gomes
  Category: BO
  Grant type: BD
  Funding entity: FCT
  Grant reference: SFRH/BD/88162/2012
  Start date: 2013-03-01
  End date: 2017-02-28
Academic degrees

Master's degree in Biotechnology (Molecular), University of Aveiro. 2011.

Bachelor's degree in Biotechnology, University of Aveiro. 2009.

Professional Career

Trainee at Laboratory of Biomolecular Research, Paul Scherrer Institut, Switzerland. August to October 2011. IAESTE program.

Research interests

Environmental microbiology; Biosurfactants production; Bioremediation; Hydrocarbonoclastic bacteria; Isolation and characterization of bacteria with biotechnological potential.

  1. Kuznetsova A., Domingues P.M., Silva T., Almeida A., Zheludkevich M.L., Tedim J., Ferreira M.G.S., Cunha A. (2017) Antimicrobial activity of 2-mercaptobenzothiazole released from environmentally friendly nanostructured layered double hydroxides. Journal Of Applied Microbiology. 122, 5, 1207-1218. (see details) ISI paper
  2. Domingues P.M., Almeida A., Leal L.S., Gomes N.C.M., Cunha A. (2017) Bacterial production of biosurfactants under microaerobic and anaerobic conditions. Reviews In Environmental Science And Bio-technology. 16, 2, 239-272. (see details) ISI paper
    Link: https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs11157-017-9429-y
  3. Coelho F.J.R.C., Louvado A., Domingues P.M., Cleary D.F.R., Ferreira M., Almeida A., Cunha M.R., Cunha A., Gomes N.C.M. (2016) Integrated analysis of bacterial and microeukaryotic communities from differentially active mud volcanoes in the Gulf of Cadiz. Scientific Reports. 6, 35272, (see details) ISI paper
    Link: https://www.nature.com/articles/srep35272
  4. Domingues P.M., Louvado A., Oliveira V., Coelho F.J., Almeida A., Gomes N.C.M., Cunha A. (2013) Selective cultures for the isolation of biosurfactant producing bacteria: comparison of environmental inocula and hydrophobic carbon sources. Preparative Biochemistry & Biotechnology. 43, 3, 237-55. (see details) ISI paper
  5. Louvado A., Coelho F.J.R.C., Domingues P., Gomes NCM, Santos A.L., Almeida A., Cunha A . (2012) Isolation of Surfactant-Resistant Pseudomonads from the Estuarine Surface Microlayer. Journal Of Microbiology And Biotechnology. 22, 3, 283–291 (see details) ISI paper
  1. Domingues P.M. (2011) Isolation of Estuarine Biosurfactant-Producing Bacteria. MSc Thesis. (see details)
    Link: http://hdl.handle.net/10773/7773
  1. Domingues P.M., Louvado A., Coelho F.J.R.C., Santos A.L., Gomes N.C.M., Almeida A., Cunha A. (2011) Isolamento e Caracterização de Bactérias Hidrocarbonoclásticas Produtoras de Biossurfactantes da Ria de Aveiro. (see details)
  1. Domingues P.M., Louvado A., Coelho F.J.R.C., Santos A.L., Gomes N.C.M., Almeida A., Cunha A. (2011) Isolamento e Caracterização de Bactérias Produtoras de Biossurfactantes da Ria de Aveiro. In: Almeida, A., Alves, F.L., Bernardes, C., Dias, J.M., Gomes, N.C.M., Pereira, E., Queiroga, H., Serôdio, J. e Vaz, N. (Eds.). Actas das Jornadas da Ria de Aveiro. CESAM, Universidade de Aveiro. Aveiro. Portugal. 214-218. (see details)