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Joana Barbosa

Joana Barbosa

PhD Student

  • Department: Department of Biology
  • Research Group: Stress Biology
  • Thesis title: Improvement and elucidation of lantibiotic production in Escherichia coli Supervisor: Sónia Mendo Category: BO Grant type: BD Funding entity: Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia (FCT) Grant reference: SFRH/BD/97099/2013 Start date: 2014-12-01 End date: 2018-11-30

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Coli4Lan - Better systems to produce two ­peptide lantibiotics with diverse structures completely in vivo using Escherichia coli and establishment of their mode of action. See more

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Academic Career

09/2010 – 07/2012: Master in Molecular Biotechnology at University of Aveiro (Aveiro, Portugal). Final classification: 17 values (out of 20 values)

02/2011 – 07/2011: Participant of Erasmus program at University of Pavia (Pavia, Italy).

09/2007 – 07/2010: Degree in Biotechnology at University of Aveiro (Aveiro, Portugal). Final classification: 15 values (out of 20 values)



IV Symposium on Bioengineering, 2012, Lichenicidin Bioengineering: peptides with changed bioactivity., Barbosa J, Cruzeiro J, Süssmuth R, Caetano T, Mendo S. Faculdade de Engenharia da Universidade do Porto (FEUP), Portugal – Poster contest 2nd prize


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