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Maria Inês Ramos Pilreira Baptista

Maria Inês Ramos Pilreira Baptista

Bolseira de Pós-Doutoramento

  • Researcher ID
  • Department: Biology
  • Research Group: Marine & Estuarine Ecology
  • ISI Web of KnowledgeSM search factor : Author=(Baptista I*) AND Address=(Aveiro)



AquiMap - Identification and evaluation of estuarine and lagoon zones with aquaculture potential: mapping and biophysical modeling See more

FishPhage - Phage therapy: an innovative technology to inactivate pathogenic bacteria in European seabass (Dicentrarchus labrax) See more

Scientific Supervision

Name of the prize or award

Prémio Clube Usuários SPME (2ª Edição, Porto, 11 Janeiro de 2012)

Ângelo C. Salvador, Inês Baptista, António S. Barrosa, Newton Gomes, Ângela Cunha, Adelaide Almeida, e Sílvia M. Rocha.

"Can Volatile Organic Metabolites Be Used to Simultaneously Assess Microbial and Mite Contamination Level of Cereal Grains and Coffee Beans?"


Rocha S, Costa V, Ferreira J, Almeida A, Cunha A, Gomes G, Baptista I, Petronilho S. "Equipment for the extraction of chemical and microbiological contaminants from solid matrices" -  Granted at 19-12-2017 and published (BOPI no. 249/2017 de 22-12-2017).

Courses and Workshops

Course of Introduction to Forensic Sciences by the Department of Biology from 1st April 2008 to 30th May 2008 with the final classification of 19 values, at Aveiro University.

"International Workshop on Forensic Genetics 2010" from 7th of May to 5th June 2010, at Aveiro University.

"Advanced Course on Protein Profiling of Microorganisms" from 9th to 13th of July 2012,at Aveiro University.

"Workshop SPME 2013 - Food control and SPME" on the 25th of January 2013,  at Aveiro University.

"Advanced Course on Marine Microbiology" from the 3rd to 7th of June 2013, at Aveiro University.

Professional career & Research interests

Professional career: 

Microbial analysis of food for FoodMetric (grupUNAVE, inovação e serviços, lda) from January 2006 to March 2006. 

Internship in the Clinical Microbiology Laboratory of the Clinical Pathology Service of Hospital de São Sebastião (Santa Maria da Feira, Portugal) from December 2006 to September 2007 with the final classification of 19.

Member of the CESAM (Center of Studies of the Environment and the Sea), Institute of Investigation of the University of Aveiro (since 2007)

Research interests

1) Environmental Microbiology; Microbial Ecology;

2) Food Microbiology; Food safety;

3) Microbial Metabolomics (Microbial volatile organic compounds & metabolic pathways);

4) Clinical Microbiology;

5) Staphylococcus aureus;

Project participation

AquiMap (Identification and evaluation of estuarine and lagoon zones with aquaculture potential: mapping and biophysical modeling) - MAR-02.01.01-FEAMP-0022/Programa MAR2020; Coordinator - João Miguel Dias; Supervisor - Adelaide Almeida; From March 2018 to March 2019

Scolarship Research of the scientific project MicroMed with the title "Desenvolvimento de um equipamento de medição do nível/grau de higienização e fúngico de produtos alimentares e de embalagem"  Felloship funded by QREN ( Quadro de Referência Estratégico Nacional) from January 2009 to February 2011. 

Academic Degrees:

PhD in Biology, Specialization in Microbiology by the Aveiro University in 2018.

Degre in Biology by Aveiro University in 2007 with the final Classification of 14 values.

Master degree in Microbiology by Aveiro University in 2008 with the final Classification of 16 values.

CESAM Funding: