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  Susana Manso Araújo  
  Phone: +351 234 370 970  
  e-mail: susana.araujo@ua.pt  
  Category: PhD student  
  Department: Biology Department  
  Research group: Functional Biodiversity
 
ISI Web of KnowledgeSM search factor: ResearcherID=F-8290-2013  
  Direct URL for this page: http://www.cesam.ua.pt/susanaaraujo  
     
  Thesis title: Emergence and dissemination of antibiotic resistance in the environment: origin of resistance genes and role of human activities
  Supervisor: Dr. Isabel Henriques, Dr. Artur Alves
  Category: BO
  Grant type: BD
  Funding entity: FCT- Fundação para a Ciência e aTecnologia
  Grant reference: SFRH/BD/52573/2014
  Start date: 2014-04-01
  End date: 2018-03-31
Webpages

http://www.researcherid.com/rid/F-8290-2013


https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Susana_Araujo3


 


Molecular Microbiology Laboratory


http://biomicrolab.web.ua.pt


https://www.facebook.com/microbiologia.aveiro

Academic degrees

Master in Applied Biology, University of Aveiro, July 2012


Degree in Biology, University of Aveiro, June 2010

Professional activity

2014 – present: PhD grant from FCT, Emergence and dissemination of antibiotic resistance in the environment: origin of resistance genes and role of human activities (SFRH/BD/52573/2014).


2013 – 2014: Grant holder from FCT: PhytoMarsh - The phytosphere of salt-marsh plants: an underexplored microbial hot-spot (BI/UI88/5111/2013). 


2011 – 2013: Grant holder from FCT: SEAGULL - Identification of nonpoint sources of faecal pollution in a natural environment: contributing data for risk assessment (BI/UI88/5111/2011).


2010 – 2011: Research technician Grant from FCT: FUBIA - Soil function-Biodiversity relationship and regional variation (PTDC/AAC-CLI/103719/2008).

Research interests

Antimicrobial resistance in microbial strains and complex communities; dissemination of antibiotic resistance genetic determinants in aquatic environments. 


Impact of anthropogenic contaminants on microbial communities.

Projects
ARTEMan: Transferência de resistência a antibióticos entre o Ambiente e o Homem [see details]

StARE: Stopping Antibiotic Resistance Evolution [see details]

PhytoMarsh - The phytosphere of salt-marsh plants: an underexplored microbial hot-spot [see details]

SEAGULL- Identification of nonpoint sources of faecal pollution in a natural environment: contributing data for risk assessment [see details]

Publications
  1. Araújo S., Silva I.A.T., Tacão M., Patinha C., Alves A., Henriques I. (2017) Characterization of antibiotic resistant and pathogenic Escherichia coli in irrigation water and vegetables in household farms. International Journal Of Food Microbiology. 257, 192-200. (see details) ISI paper
    Link: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijfoodmicro.2017.06.020
  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
  3. Henriques I., Araujo S., Pereira A., Menezes-Oliveira V.B., Correia A., Soares A.M.V.M., Scott-Fordsmand J.J., Amorim M.J.B. (2015) Combined effect of temperature and copper pollution on soil bacterial community: Climate change and regional variation aspects. Ecotoxicology And Environmental Safety. 111, 153-159. (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ecoenv.2014.10.010
  4. Araújo S., Henriques I.S., Leandro S.M., Alves A., Pereira A., Correia A. (2014) Gulls identified as major source of fecal pollution in coastal waters: a microbial source tracking study. Science Of The Total Environment. 470-471, 84-91. (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2013.09.075
  5. Moura A., Araujo S., Alves M.S., Henriques I., Pereira A., Correia A.C.M. (2014) The contribution of Escherichia coli from human and animal sources to the integron gene pool in coastal waters. Frontiers In Microbiology. 5, (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fmicb.2014.00419
  6. Alves M.S., Pereira A., Araujo S.M., Castro B.B., Correia A.C.M., Henriques I. (2014) Seawater is a reservoir of mult-resistant Escherichia coli, including strains hosting plasmid-mediated quinolones resistance and extended-spectrum beta-lactarnases genes. Frontiers In Microbiology. 5, (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fmicb.2014.00426
  7. Azevedo J.S.N., Araújo S., Oliveira C.S., Correia A., Henriques I. (2013) Analysis of antibiotic resistance in bacteria isolated from the surface microlayer and underlying water of an estuarine environment. Microbial Drug Resistance. 19, 64-71. (see details) ISI paper
  8. Azevedo J.S.N., Ramos I., Araújo S., Oliveira C.S., Correia A., Henriques I. (2012) Spatial and temporal analysis of estuarine bacterioneuston and bacterioplankton using culture-dependent and culture-independent methodologies. Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek. 101, 819-835. (see details) ISI paper
  9. Henriques I., Araújo S., Azevedo J.S.N., Alves M.S., Chouchani C., Pereira A., Correia A. (2012) Prevalence and diversity of carbapenem-resistant bacteria in untreated drinking water in Portugal. Microbial Drug Resistance. 18, 531-537. (see details) ISI paper
  1. Alves M.S., Pereira A., Araújo S., Castro B., Correia A., Henriques I. (2014) Phylogenetic diversity and antibiotic resistance of Escherichia coli from water and fecal pollution sources in an uninhabited island in Portugal. (see details)
  2. Tacao M., Araújo S., Correia A., Alves A., Henriques I. (2014) Environmental enterobacteria carrying blaOXA-48-like genes. (see details)
  3. Fidalgo C., Araújo S., Henriques I., Correia A., Alves A. (2013) Endophytic bacterial diversity in the salt marsh plant Halimione portulacoides. (see details)
  4. Araújo S., Henriques I., Leandro S.M., Alves A., Pereira A., Correia A. (2013) Seagulls identified as major source of fecal pollution in the Berlenga Island beach, Portugal. (see details)
  5. Moura A., Araújo S., Alves M., Henriques I., Correia A., Pereira A. (2013) Integron profiling of antibiotic resistance Escherichia coli strains from a coastal environment. (see details)
  6. Moura A., Araújo S., Alves M., Henriques I., Pereira A., Correia A. (2013) Plasmid associations with integron-carrying bacteria from a coastal environment. (see details)
  7. Pereira A., Araújo S., Moura A., Oliveira C., Correia A., Henriques I. (2013) Phenotypic and genotypic features of antibiotic resistance in Salmonella enterica from gulls. (see details)
  8. Alves M., Pereira A., Araújo S., Castro B., Correia A., Henriques I. (2013) Characterization of Escherichia coli from water and faecal pollution sources: data to assess health risks and to identify sources of contamination. (see details)
  9. Henriques I, Araújo S, Azevedo JNS, Pereira A, Correia A (2012) Diversity of carbapenem-resistant bacteria in untreated drinking water in Portugal. (see details)
  10. AZEVEDO, J.S.N, Azevedo J.N.S., ARAUJO, S., Correia A., CORREIA, A., Henriques I., HENRIQUES, I. (2011) Diversity of the cold-adapted genus Psychrobacter in a temperate estuary. (see details)
  11. Azevedo, J., Araujo, S., Henriques, I., Correia, A. (2010) Occurrence of antibiotic-resistant bacteria and resistance genes in estuarine bacterioneuston and bacterioplankton. (see details)