Paula Jorge

Invited Assistant Researcher


  • Since  2018: Invited Assistant Researcher, Universidade do Minho


  • 2017: PhD Program in Chemical and Biological Engineering, Universidade do Minho
  • 2012: Master Program in Bioengineering, Universidade do Minho
  • 2010: Licenciatura em Bioquímica, Universidade do Minho
  • Since 2017: Multi-drug therapies for the multi-species airway biofilm infections
  • 2013 - 2017: Antimicrobial Peptide Combinations against Major Infectious Pathogens: In Vitro and In Silico Approaches
  • 2011 - 2012: Preparation of a Standardized Methodology for the Growth of Pseudomonas aeruginosa Biofilms and Evaluation of their Response to Antimicrobial Peptide Strategies


Past Students

Recent Publications

Antimicrobial resistance three ways: healthcare crisis, major concepts, and the relevance of biofilms
  • FEMS Microbiology Ecology, 95(8), fiz115, 2019
Catalysing the way towards antimicrobial effectiveness: A systematic analysis and a new online resource for antimicrobial–enzyme combinations against Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Staphylococcus aureus
  • International Journal of Antimicrobial Agents, 53(5), 598-605, 2019
Exploring anti-quorum sensing and anti-virulence based strategies to fight Candida albicans infections: an in silico approach
  • FEMS Yeast Research, 18(3), foy022, 2018
A network perspective on antimicrobial peptide combination therapies: the potential of colistin, polymyxin B and nisin
  • International Journal of Antimicrobial Agents, 49(6), 668-676, 2017
Searching for new strategies against biofilm infections: Colistin-AMP combinations against Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Staphylococcus aureus single- and double-species biofilms
  • PLoS One, 12(3), e0174654, 2017
Quorum sensing inhibition in Pseudomonas aeruginosa biofilms: new insights through network mining
  • BIOFOULING, 33(2), 128-142, 2017
Construction of antimicrobial peptide-drug combination networks from scientific literature based on a semi-automated curation workflow
  • Database-The Journal of Biological Databases and Curation, 2016, baw143, 2016
Reconstruction of the network of experimentally validated AMP-drug combinations against Pseudomonas aeruginosa infections
  • Current Bioinformatics, 11(5), 523-530, 2016
Data quality in biofilm high-throughput routine analysis: intralaboratory protocol adaptation and experiment reproducibility
  • Journal of AOAC International, 98(6), 1721-1727, 2015
Networking the way towards antimicrobial combination therapies
  • Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing, 294, 201-206, 2014
New trends in peptide-based anti-biofilm strategies: a review of recent achievements and bioinformatics approaches
  • BIOFOULING, 28(10), 1033-1061, 2012
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