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  Sofia Laura Ferreira Leite  
  Phone: +351964957432  
  e-mail: slleite@ua.pt  
  Category: PhD Student  
  Department: Biology  
  Research group: Stress Biology
 
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  Thesis title: Interactions between microbial communities and estuarine bivalves
  Supervisor: Doutor Artur Alves
  Category: BO
  Grant type: BD
  Funding entity: FCT
  Grant reference: SFRH/BD/86879/2012
  Start date: 2013-04-01
  End date: 2017-03-31
Academic degrees

2011 MSc in Microbiology, University of Aveiro


2009 BSc in Biology, University of Minho

Professional Activity

April 2013 - present PhD fellowship from FCT: "Interactions between microbial communities and estuarine bivalves" (SFRH/BD/86879/2012). CESAM, Department of Biology, University of Aveiro.


July 2012 - March 2013 BI fellowship from FCT: "PhytoMarsh - A Fitosfera de plantas de sapal: um "hot-spot" microbiano pouco explorado" (PTDC/AAC-AMB/118873/2010). CESAM, Department of Biology, University of Aveiro.


2009-2011 Masters thesis in "Caracterização de Enterococcus isolados de berbigão na Ria de Aveiro". Microbiology. University of Aveiro 

Publications
  1. Leite L., Jude-Lemeilleur F., Raymond N., Henriques I., Garabétian F., Alves A. (2017) Phylogenetic diversity and functional characterization of the Manila clam microbiota: a culture-based approach. Environmental Science And Pollution Research. 24, 27, 21721-21732. (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11356-017-9838-z
  2. Henriques I., Tacao M., Leite L., Fidalgo C., Araujo S., Oliveira C., Alves A. (2016) Co-selection of antibiotic and metal(loid) resistance in gram-negative epiphytic bacteria from contaminated salt marshes. Marine Pollution Bulletin. 109, 1, 427-434. (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.marpolbul.2016.05.031
  1. Leite S (2011) Caracterização de Enterococcus isolados de berbigão na Ria de Aveiro. MSc Thesis. (see details)
    Link: http://ria.ua.pt/bitstream/10773/7552/1/246438.pdf
  1. Araújo S., Tacão M., Leite L., Oliveira C., Alves A., Henriques I. (2015) Effect of metal contamination on antibiotic resistance traits in epiphytic bacteria. (see details)
  2. Leite L., Jude-Lemeilleur F., Raymond N., Garabetian F., Alves A. (2015) Exploring the hologenome concept in Venerupis philippinarum (Manila clam) . (see details)
  3. Leite L., Jude-Lemeilleur F., Raymond N., Garabetian F., Alves A. (2015) Potential effect of metal contamination on the microbiome of Manila clam (Venerupis phillipinarum): a culture-based approach. (see details)
  4. Tacão M., Leite S., Correia A., Alves A., Henriques I. (2013) Antibiotics and heavy metals co-resistance among phyllosphere bacteria in saltmarshes. (see details)
  5. Leite S., Correia A., Alves A. (2011) Enterococci in common cockles from Ria de Aveiro: diversity and antibiotic resistance. (see details)
  6. Leite L., Artur A. Biological characterization of cultivable bacteria isolated from Manila clam. (see details)
  7. Araújo S., Tacão M., Leite L., Oliveira C., Alves A., Henriques I. Effect of metal contamination on antibiotic resistance traits in epiphytic bacteria. (see details)
  8. Leite L., Jude-Lemeilleur F., Raymond N., Garabetian F., Alves A. Exploring the hologenome concept in Venerupis philippinarum (Manila clam). (see details)
  9. Araújo S., Tacão M., Leite L., Oliveira C., Alves A., Henriques I. Effect of metal contamination on antibiotic resistance traits in epiphytic bacteria. . (see details)