Sanna Sillankorva

Assistant Researcher


Career

  • Since  2013: Assistant Researcher, Universidade do Minho

Qualifications

  • 2009: PhD Program in Chemical and Biological Engineering, Universidade do Minho
  • 2004: Master Program on Environmental Technology, Universidade do Minho

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Since  2017: Frontiers in Microbiology, section Antimicrobials, Resistance and Chemotherapy (Topic Editor)
  • 2013 - 2017: Member of the Editorial Board of "The Scientific World Journal"
  • Since  2011: Member of the Editorial Board of "Frontiers in Microbiotechnology, Ecotoxicology and Bioremediation"

Laboratory Management


  • 2009 - 2013: Phages to control Salmonella and Campylobacter in foodstuffs and in food processing surfaces
  • 2004 - 2009: Use of bacteriophages to control biofilms
  • 2002 - 2004: Chemical and Biological Control of Biofilms
  • 2000 - 2001: Biological Removal of Nitrogen: from Biofilms to Bioreactors

Projects


Research Students


Recent Publications

1
Bacteriophage ϕIBB-PF7A loaded on sodium alginate-based films to prevent microbial meat spoilage
  • International Journal of Food Microbiology, 291, 121-127, 2019
2
Assessment of Sep1virus interaction with stationary cultures by transcriptional and flow cytometry studies
  • FEMS Microbiology Ecology, 94(10), fiy143, 2018
3
Physicochemical properties of alginate-based films: effect of ionic crosslinking and mannuronic and guluronic acid ratio
  • Food Hydrocolloids, 81, 442-448, 2018
4
Chestnut honey and bacteriophage application to control Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Escherichia coli biofilms: evaluation in an ex vivo wound model
  • Frontiers in Microbiology, 9(1725), 2018
5
Control of Salmonella Enteritidis on food contact surfaces with bacteriophage PVP-SE2
  • Biofouling, (In Press), 2018
6
Synergistic antimicrobial interaction between honey and phage against Escherichia coli biofilms
  • Frontiers in Microbiology, 8(2407), 2017
7
Ability of phages to infect Acinetobacter calcoaceticus-Acinetobacter baumannii complex species through acquisition of different pectate lyase depolymerase domains
  • Environmental Microbiology, 19(12), 5060-5077, 2017
8
Phage therapy as an alternative or complementary strategy to prevent and control biofilm-related infections
  • Current Opinion in Microbiology, 39, 48-56, 2017
9
A genotypic analysis of five P. aeruginosa strains after biofilm infection by phages targeting different cell surface receptors
  • Frontiers in Microbiology, 8(1229), 2017
10
The role of bacteriophages in periodontal health and disease
  • Future Microbiology, 11(10), 1359-1369, 2016
11
Genetically Engineered Phages: a Review of Advances over the Last Decade
  • Microbiology and Molecular Biology Reviews, 80(3), 523-543, 2016
12
Bacteriophage-encoded depolymerases: their diversity and biotechnological applications
  • Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology, 100(5), 2141-2151, 2016
13
Structural and enzymatic characterization of ABgp46, a novel phage endolysin with broad anti-Gram-negative bacterial activity
  • Frontiers in Microbiology, 7(208), 1-9, 2016
14
Discrimination of bacteriophage infected cells using locked nucleic acid fluorescent in situ hybridization (LNA-FISH)
  • Biofouling - The Journal of Bioadhesion and Biofilm Research, 32(2), 179-190, 2016
15
Development of a phage cocktail to control Proteus mirabilis catheter-associated urinary tract infections
  • Frontiers in Microbiology, 7(1024), 2016
16
Unexploited opportunities for phage therapy
  • Frontiers in Pharmacology, 6(180), 1-4, 2015
17
Complete Genome Sequence of Pseudomonas aeruginosa Phage vB_PaeM_CEB_DP1
  • Genome Announcements, 3(5), e00918-15, 2015
18
Phage therapy: a step forward in the treatment of Pseudomonas aeruginosa infections
  • Journal of Virology, 89(15), 7449-7456, 2015
19
A thermostable salmonella phage endolysin, Lys68, with broad bactericidal properties against gram-negative pathogens in presence of weak acids
  • PLoS One, 9(10), e108376, 2014
20
Characterization of Staphylococcus epidermidis phage vB_SepS_SEP9 - a unique member of the Siphoviridae family
  • Research in Microbiology, 165(8), 679-685, 2014
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