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  Anabela de Oliveira Pereira  
  Phone: +351 234247313 , ext: 25006  
  e-mail: anabela.pereira@ua.pt  
  Category: Higher technician - Biology/ Environmental Laboratoires  
  Department: CESAM  
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  Direct URL for this page: http://www.cesam.ua.pt/anabela.pereira  
     
Functions

- Support to the management and execution of laboratory work;


- Support of the necessary equipment to perform Biochemical/ Molecular Biology/ Microbiological analysis in biological and environmental samples;


- Technical support in the management, maintenance and repair of laboratory equipment;


- Technical support to I&D projects;


-  Management of stocks and residues;


- Management of special gas net in the building III;


- Support to the analytical data treatment through statistical methods.

Academic Degrees

2007 - PhD in Biology, University of Aveiro
2001 - Master in Molecular Microbioloy, University of Aveiro
1998 - Degree in Biology, University of Aveiro

Projects
Impact of phytoremediation processes on bacterial communities from Pb and Cd contaminated soils [see details]

MICRONEMA - Spatial and temporal analysis of microbial community in Pine Wilt Disease [see details]

BioREM [see details]

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

MARMER: The role of salt marsh plants on mercury cycle. Identifying plant-bacteria-Hg interactions critical for ecosystem remediation [see details]

Assessing conformational stability of aspartic proteinases with biotechnological and medical relevance – Unfolding/refolding of dimeric and monomeric proteins [see details]

Publications
  1. Alves M., Pereira A., Vicente C., Matos P., Henriques J., Lopes H., Nascimento F., Mota M., Correia A., Henriques I. (In press) The role of bacteria in pine wilt disease: insights from microbiome analysis. Fems Microbiology Ecology. (see details) ISI paper
  2. Capela M.N., Tobaldi D.M., Oliveira C., Pereira A., Duarte A.S., Seabra M.P., Fernandes M.H.V. (2017) Bioactivity and antibacterial activity against E-coli of calcium-phosphate-based glasses: Effect of silver content and crystallinity. Ceramics International. 43, 16, 13800-13809. (see details) ISI paper
  3. Capela M.N., Tobaldi D.M., Oliveira C., Pereira A., Duarte A.S., Seabra M.P., Fernandes M.H.V. (2017) Bioactivity and antibacterial activity against E. coli of calcium-phosphatebased glasses: Effect of silver content and crystallinity. Ceramics International. 43, 16, 13800-13809. (see details) ISI paper
  4. Alves M., Pereira A., Matos P., Henriques J., Vicente C., Aikawa T., Hasegawa K., Nascimento F., Mota M., Correia A., Henriques I. (2016) Bacterial community associated to the pine wilt disease insect vectors Monochamus galloprovincialis and Monochamus alternatus. Scientific Reports. 6, (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/srep23908
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. Pereira A., Santos A., Tacão M., Alves A., Henriques I., Correia A. (2013) Genetic diversity and antimicrobial resistance of Escherichia coli from Tagus estuary (Portugal). Science Of The Total Environment. 461, 65-71. (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2013.04.067
  10. Cleary D.F.R., Oliveira V., Gomes N.C.M., Pereira A. , Henriques I., Marques B., Almeida A., Cunha A., Correia A., Lillebø A.I. (2012) Impact of sampling depth and plant species on local environmental conditions, microbiological parameters and bacterial composition in a mercury contaminated salt marsh. Marine Pollution Bulletin. 64, 2, 263-271. (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.marpolbul.2011.11.020
  11. 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
  12. Sarmento A.C., Oliveira C.S., Pereira A.O., Esteves V.I., Moir A.J.G., Saraiva J., Pires E., Barros M. (2009) Unfolding of cardosin A in organic solvents and detection of intermediaries. Journal Of Molecular Catalysis B: Enzymatic. 57, 115-122. (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.molcatb.2008.08.004
  13. Cardoso T., Oliveira C., Sarmento A.C., Pereira A., Nutley M.A., Jess T., Kelly S.M., Cooper A., Price N.C., Pires E., Barros M. (2009) Acetonitrile-induced unfolding of porcine pepsin A. A proposal for a critical role of hydration structures in conformational stability. International Journal Of Biological Macromolecules. 45, 3, 213-220. (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijbiomac.2009.05.006
  14. Oliveira C.S., Sarmento A.C., Pereira A., Correia I., Pessoa J.C., Esteves V.I., Fonseca H., Pires E., Barros M. (2009) Non-native states of cardosin A induced by acetonitrile: activity modulation via polypeptide chains rearrangements. Journal Of Molecular Catalysis B: Enzymatic. 61, 274-278. (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.molcatb.2009.08.003
  15. Santos C., Pereira A., Pereira S., Teixeira J. (2004) Regulation of gluamine synthetase expression in sunflower cells exposed to salt and osmotic stress. Scientia Horticulturae. 103, 1, 101-111. (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.scienta.2004.04.010
  1. Henriques I., Ramos R.T.J., Baraúna R.A., de Sá P.H., Almeida D.M., Carneiro A.R., Barbosa S., Pereira A., Alves A., Saavedra M.J., Egas C., Silva A., Correia A. (2013) Draft genome sequence of Serratia fonticola UTAD54, a carbapenem- resistant strain isolated from drinking water. Genome Announcements. e00970-13. (see details)
  2. Carneiro A.R., Ramos R.T.J., Baraúna R.A., de Sá P.H., Almeida D.M., Barbosa S., Pereira A., Alves A., Egas C., Correia A., Henriques I., Silva A. (2013) Draft Genome sequence of Serratia fonticola LMG 7882T isolated from freshwater. Genome Announcements. 1, e00971-13. (see details)
  3. Duarte A.S., Pereira A., Cabrita A.S., Moir A., Pires E., Barros M. (2005) The Characterisation of the Collagenolytic Activity of Cardosin A Demonstrates its Potential Application for Extracellular Matrix Degradative Processes. Current Drug Discovery Technologies. 1, 2, 37-44. (see details)
  4. Pereira AO, Cartucho D, Duarte AS, Gil MH, Cabrita AS, Patrício JA, Barros MT (2005) Immobilisation of cardosin A in chitosan sponges as a novel Implant for drug delivery. Current Drug Discovery Technologies . 2, 4, 231-238. (see details)
  1. Pereira A. O. (2007) Cardosina A como modelo para o estudo da estabilidade conformacional de proteinases aspárticas. PhD Thesis. (see details)
    Link: http://ria.ua.pt/handle/10773/934
  2. Pereira A. O. (2001) Imobilização da cardosina A para aplicação biomédica. MSc Thesis. (see details)
  1. Alves, M.S., Matos, P., Pereira, A., Vicente, C., Henriques, J., Lopes, H., Mota, M., Correia, A., Henriques, I. (2015) Unveiling the bacterial community associated to Pine Wilt Disease insect-vector. (see details)
  2. Alves, M.S., Matos, P., Pereira, A., Lopes, H., Henriques, J., Vicente, C., Mota, M., Correia, A., Henriques I. (2015) Characterization of the bacterial community associated to Pine Wilt Disease through culture-independent methods. (see details)
  3. Alves, M.S., Matos, P., Pereira, A., Vicente, C., Henriques, J., Lopes, H., Mota, M., Correia, A., Henriques, I. (2015) Bacterial community associated to Monochamus, the insect-vector of pine wilt disease. (see details)
  4. Alves, M.S., Matos, P., Pereira, A., Lopes, H., Henriques, J., Vicente, C., Mota, M., Correia, A., Henriques, I. (2015) The role of the microbiota in Pine Wilt Disease: insights from culture-independent methods. (see details)
  5. Marta Alves, Patrícia Matos, Anabela Pereira, Helena Lopes, Joana Henriques, Cláudia Vicente, Manuel Mota, António Correia, Isabel Henriques (2015) The role of bacteria in Pine Wilt Disease: insights from culture-independent methods. (see details)
  6. 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)
  1. Quintino V., Neves R., Leitão P.C., Ferreira J., Coelho H., Silva J.F., Duck R., Duarte A.C., Rocha T., Pereira E., Cunha A., Almeida A., Lopes C., Abreu S., Pereira A., Pereira T., Oliveira M., Henriques I., Rodrigues A., Subida M.D., Oliveira J., Gil O., Santos I., Brito P., Válega M., Granja R., Antunes P., Santos C., Mendonça E., Barreiros A., RAvara A., Monterroso P., Catarino J. (2001) Monitorização Ambiental Associada ao Funcionamento do Emissário de S. Jacinto. Relatório de Progresso. IPIMAR, Inst. Hidrográfico, INETI, Inst. Superior Técnico, Univesidade de Aveiro. (see details)
  1. Pereira A. , Duarte A.S. , Gil H. , Pires E. , Barros M. (2001) Cardosin A immobilised on chitosan. Arquivos de Patologia e Anatomia Patológica da Universidade de Coimbra,. (see details)
  2. Duarte A.S., Pereira A., Gil H. , Pires E., Cabrita S., Barros M . (2001) Potential Mechanisms of cardosin A action as a new anti-fibrosis agent. Arquivos de Patologia e Anatomia Patológica da Universidade de Coimbra. Vol. 33, 2001-supp, C8. (see details)
  3. Duarte A.S. , Pereira A., Cabrita S. , Moir A. , Pires E., Barros M. (2001) Utilisation of a plant enzyme in prevention of fibrosis and adhesion. Arquivos de Patologia e Anatomia Patológica da Universidade de Coimbra, Vol. 33, 2001-supp, C3. (see details)
  4. Cartucho D., Valadas G., Pereira A., Barros M., Cabrita A.M.S., Patricio J. (2001) Evaluation of chitosan in the abdominal cavity. FASEB Journal, 15; 5(II): 819. (see details)