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Maria Inês Ramos Pilreira Baptista

Maria Inês Ramos Pilreira Baptista

Postdoctoral researcher

  • Department: Biology
  • Research Group: Marine & Estuarine Ecology
  • ISI Web of KnowledgeSM search factor : Author=(Baptista I*) AND Address=(Aveiro)
  • Title: Identificação e avaliação de zonas estuarinas e lagunares com potencial aquícola Supervisor: Prof. Doutora Adelaide Almeida (Dep. Biologia), Prof. Doutor João Miguel Dias (Dep. Física) Category: BO Grant type: BPD Funding entity: Programa MAR2020, Portugal 2020 e União Europeia através do Fundo Europeu dos Assuntos Marítimos e das Pescas Grant reference: MAR-02.01.01-FEAMP-0022 Start date: 2018-03-16 End date: 2019-03-15


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?"

Patents

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.

Scientific Supervision

In progress
Concluded

Projects

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

Publications

WoS Papers (12)
Cruz A., Oliveira V., Baptista I., Almeida A., Cunha A., Suzuki S., Mendo S. (2012) Effect of tributyltin (TBT) in the metabolic activity of TBT-resistant and sensitive estuarine bacteria. In: Academic Degrees:. Environmental Toxicology. 27, 1, 11-17.
Santos A.L., Lopes S., Baptista I., Henriques I., Gomes N.C.M., Almeida A., Correia A., Cunha A. (2011) Diversity in UV-Sensitivity and Recovery Potential among Bacterioneuston and Bacterioplankton Isolates. In: Academic Degrees:. Letters In Applied Microbiology. 52, 4, 360-366.
Baptista I., Santos A.L., Cunha A., Gomes N.C.M., Almeida A. (2011) Bacterial biomass production in an estuarine system: high variability of leucine conversion factors and changes in bacterial community structure during incubation. In: Academic Degrees:. Aquatic Microbial Ecology. 62, 3, 299-310.
Santos A.L., Oliveira V., Baptista I., Henriques I., Gomes N.C.M., Almeida A., Correia A., Cunha A. (2012) Effects of UV-B Radiation on the Structural and Physiological Diversity of Bacterioneuston and Bacterioplankton. In: Academic Degrees:. Applied And Environmental Microbiology. 78, 6, 2066-2069.
Santos A.L., Lopes S., Baptista I., Henriques I., Gomes N.C.M., Almeida A., Correia, A., Cunha A.L. (2012) The UV Responses of Bacterioneuston and Bacterioplankton Isolates Depend on the Physiological Condition and Involve a Metabolic Shift. In: Academic Degrees:. Fems Microbiology Ecology. 80, 3, 646-658.
Santos A.L., Oliveira V., Baptista I., Henriques I., Gomes N.C.M., Almeida A., Correia A., Cunha A. (2013) Wavelength Dependence of Biological Damage Induced by UV Radiation on Bacteria. In: Academic Degrees:. Archives Of Microbiology. 195, 1, 63-74.
Salvador A., Baptista I., Barros A., Gomes N.C.M., Cunha A., Almeida A., Rocha S.M. (2013) Can volatile organic metabolites be used to simultaneously assess microbial and mite contamination level in cereal grains and coffee beans?. In: Academic Degrees:. Plosone. 8, 4, e59338
Cruz A., Henriques I., Sousa A.C.A., Baptista I., Almeida A., Takahashi S., Tanabe S., Correia A., Suzuki S., Anselmo A.M., Mendo S. (2014) A microcosm approach to evaluate the degradation of tributyltin (TBT) by Aeromonas molluscorum Av27 in estuarine sediments. In: Academic Degrees:. Environmental Research. 132, 430-437.
Baptista I., Santos A.L., Pereira C., Santos L., Cunha A., Gomes N.C.M., Almeida A. (2014) Influence of incubation conditions on bacterial production estimates in an estuarine system. In: Academic Degrees:. Aquatic Ecology. 48, 3, 327-336.
Baptista I., Queiros R.P., Cunha A., Rocha S.M., Saraiva J.A., Almeida A. (2015) Evaluation of resistance development and viability recovery by toxigenic and non-toxigenic Staphylococcus aureus strains after repeated cycles of high hydrostatic pressure. In: Academic Degrees:. Food Microbiology. 46, 515-520.
Baptista I., Queiros R.P., Cunha A., Saraiva J.A., Rocha S.M., Almeida A. (2015) Inactivation of enterotoxic and non-enterotoxic Staphylococcus aureus strains by high pressure treatments and evaluation of its impact on virulence factors. In: Academic Degrees:. Food Control. 57, 252-257.
Baptista I., Rocha S.M., Cunha A., Saraiva J.A., Almeida A. (2016) Inactivation of Staphylococcus aureus by high pressure processing: An overview. In: Academic Degrees:. Innovative Food Science & Emerging Technologies. 36, 128-149.
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Thesis (2)
Baptista, I. (2008) Efeito da temperatura de incubação e dos factores de conversão na determinação da produção bacteriana no sistema estuarino da Ria de Aveiro. In: Academic Degrees:. MSc Thesis.
Baptista, I. New approaches to control and detect enterotoxic Staphylococcus aureus strains. In: Academic Degrees:. PhD Thesis.
Communications (20)
Santos, L.,, Baptista I., Henriques I., Sousa I., Correia A., Cunha A., Almeida A. (2006) Structure of bacterial assemblages down water column of a shallow estuarine system (Ria de Aveiro, Portugal). In: Academic Degrees:.
Almeida A,, Loureiro N., Baptista I., Cunha A., Coelho F., Santos L. (2006) Relashionship between bacterial membrane integrity and bacterial production in the surface microlayer of the estuarine system Ria de Aveiro. 5º Simpósio sobre a Margem Ibérica Atlântica. In: Academic Degrees:.
Almeida MA, Baptista I, Cunha MA, Carvalho CMB, Gomes ATPC, Faustino MAF, Tomé JPC, Neves MGPMS, Tomé AC, Zhi Lin, Rainho JP, Rocha J, Cavaleiro JAS (2007) Photoinactivation of sewage bacteriophages using cationic porphyrins. In: Academic Degrees:.
Baptista I., Santos L., Sousa I., Santos E., Cunha M.A., Almeida M.A. (2005) Factors underlying the shape of vertical profiles of bacterial density, viability and productivity in the ecosystem Ria de Aveiro. In: Academic Degrees:.
Almeida M.A., Cunha M.A., Santos L., Baptista I., Malatkova B., Santos E.B.H. (2005) Effect of organic matter composition on bacterial activity distribution down the water column of a shallow estuarine system. In: Academic Degrees:.
Almeida MA, Baptista I, Coelho F, Cunha A, Loureiro.N, Salvador S, Santos, L (2006) Vertical variation of viruses-to-bacterium ratio in a estuarine System (Ria de Aveiro, Portugal). In: Academic Degrees:.
Sousa I., Batista I., Santo L., Almeida M.A., Santos E., Cunha M.A. (2005) Effect of solar radiation on DOM quality and on marine bacterioplankton ectoenzymatic activity and monomer uptake. In: Academic Degrees:.
Santos A.L., Baptista I., Oliveira V., Lopes S., Henriques I., Gomes N.C.M., Almeida A., Correia A., Cunha A. (2009) Role of Photochemically-Induced Oxidative Stress in Determining the Biological Effects of UV Radiation in Bacteria. In: Academic Degrees:.
Santos A.L., Baptista I., Henriques I., Correia A., Almeida A., Cunha A. (2009) Effects of Ultraviolet Radiation on the Activity, Structure and Diversity of Estuarine Bacterioneuston. In: Academic Degrees:.
Almeida, A., Baptista, I. (2009) Leucine incorporation method for estimating bacterial biomass production: opening the black box. In: Academic Degrees:.
Santos, A.L., Santos, A.L., Baptista, I., Baptista, I., Lopes, S., Lopes, S., Gomes, N.C.M., Henriques, I., Gomes, N.C.M., Henriques, I., Correia, A., Almeida, A., Almeida, A., Correia, A., Cunha, A., Cunha, A. (2009) Biological and physiological responses of bacterioneuston and bacterioplankton to experimental UV-B exposure. In: Academic Degrees:.
Salvador A., Baptista I., Barros A., Cunha A., Almeida A., Rocha S.M. (2010) HS-SPME combined with GC × GC-ToFMS: a powerful toll for assesssing microbial contamination of cereals and coffee beans. In: Academic Degrees:.
Santos L., Batista I., Santos A.L., Coelho F.J.R.C., Gomes, N., Dias, J.M., Cunha, Â., Almeida, A. (2013) Heterotrophic activity in the surface microlayer of an estuarine system (Ria de Aveiro). Abstract Book: 2265. In: Academic Degrees:.
Pereira C, Baptista I, Silva AP, Cunha A, Gomes NCM, Romalde JL, Nunes ML, Almeida A (2013) Seasonal variation of bacterial community composition of bivalve molluscs harvesting waters. In: Academic Degrees:.
Baptista I., Cunha A., Saraiva J., Rocha S.M., Almeida A. (2013) High Pressure Processing in the Inactivation of Enterotoxic Bacterial Strains. In: Academic Degrees:.
Baptista I., Salvador A., Petronilho S., Stein P., Ferreira J., Costa V., Gomes N., Cunha A., Almeida A., Rocha S.R. (2013) Food Flow Extract - Flow Extraction of Microbiological Contaminants. In: Academic Degrees:.
Inês Baptista, Ana Luísa Santos, Carla Pereira, Newton C.M.Gomes, Ângela Cunha, Adelaide Almeida (2013) CAN INCUBATION CONDITIONS AFFECT BACTERIOPLANKTON BIOMASS PRODUCTIVITY ESTIMATES. In: Academic Degrees:.
Inês Baptista, Rui Queirós, Ângela Cunha, Jorge Saraiva, Sílvia M. Rocha, Adelaide Almeida (2013) HIGH PRESSURE PROCESSING IN THE INACTIVATION OF ENTEROTOXIC STAPHYLOCOCCUS AUREUS. In: Academic Degrees:.
Baptista, I., Queirós, R.P., Cunha, A., Rocha, S.M., Saraiva, J.A., Almeida, A. (2014) Evaluation of resistance development and viability recovery by toxigenic and non-toxigenic Staphylococcus aureus strains after repeated cycles of high hydrostatic pressure. . In: Academic Degrees:.
Pereira S., Baptista I., Linhares I., Neves A.F., Almeida A. Hepatitis A immunity in the District of Aveiro (Portugal): an eleven year surveillance study (2002-2012). In: Academic Degrees:.
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CESAM - Centro de Estudos do Ambiente e do Mar - Universidade de Aveiro

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