Lúcia Chaves Simões

Junior Researcher


Career

  • Since  2018: Junior Researcher, Universidade do Minho

Qualifications

  • 2011: Engenharia Química e Biológica, Universidade do Minho
  • 2005: Mestrado em Tecnologia do Ambiente, Universidade do Minho
  • 1998: Licenciatura em Engenharia Biológica, Universidade do Minho
  • Since 2018: Control of biofilms formed by microorganisms of drinking water.
  • 2012 - 2018: The role of fungi on drinking water biofilm formation and behaviour: development of control strategies
  • 2006 - 2011: Microbial interactions on biofilm formation by drinking water autochthonous microorganisms

Projects

Past Students


Recent Publications

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  • Gomes, I.B.; Querido, M.M.; Teixeira, J.P.; Pereira, C.C.; Simões, Lúcia C.; Simões, M.
Prolonged exposure of Stenotrophomonas maltophilia biofilms to trace levels of clofibric acid alters antimicrobial tolerance and virulence
  • Chemosphere, 235, 327-335, 2019
2
The effects of pharmaceutical and personal care products on the behavior of Burkholderia cepacia isolated from drinking water
  • International Biodeterioration & Biodegradation, 141, 87-93, 2019
3
Adhesion of filamentous fungi isolated from drinking water under different process conditions
  • Water Research, No. 114951, (In Press), 2019
4
The effects of emerging environmental contaminants on Stenotrophomonas maltophilia isolated from drinking water in planktonic and sessile states
  • Science of the Total Environment, 643, 1348-1356, 2018
5
The action of chemical and mechanical stresses on single and dual species biofilm removal of drinking water bacteria
  • Science of the Total Environment, 631–632, 987-993, 2018
6
The effects of sodium hypochlorite against selected drinking water-isolated bacteria in planktonic and sessile states
  • Science of the Total Environment, 565, 40-48, 2016
7
Combinatorial approaches with selected phytochemicals to increase antibiotic efficacy against Staphylococcus aureus biofilms
  • BIOFOULING, 32(9), 1103-1114, 2016
8
Methods to study microbial adhesion on abiotic surfaces
  • AIMS Bioengineering, 2(4), 297-309, 2015
9
Kinetics of biofilm formation by drinking water isolated Penicillium expansum
  • BIOFOULING, 31(4), 349-362, 2015
10
  • Borges, Anabela; Abreu, Ana C.; Ferreira, Carla; Saavedra, Maria J.; Simões, Lúcia C.; Simões, Manuel
Antibacterial activity and mode of action of selected glucosinolate hydrolysis products against bacterial pathogens
  • Journal of Food Science and Technology-Mysore, 52(8), 4737-4748, 2015
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  • Pimenta, Francisco; Abreu, Ana Cristina; Simões, L.C.; Simões, Manuel
What should be considered in the treatment of bacterial infections by multi-drug therapies: A mathematical perspective?
  • Drug Resistance Updates, 17(3), 51-63, 2014
12
Antimicrobial activity of selected phytochemicals against Escherichia coli and Staphylococcus aureus and their biofilms
  • Pathogens, 3(2), 473-498, 2014
13
An overview on the reactors to study drinking water biofilms
  • Water Research, 62, 63-87, 2014
14
The action of selected isothiocyanates on bacterial biofilm prevention and control
  • International Biodeterioration & Biodegradation, 86(Part A), 25-33, 2014
15
  • Dias, C.; Serra, C.R.; Simões, L.C.; Simões, M.; Martinez-Murcia, A.; Saavedra, M.J.
Extended-spectrum β-lactamase and carbapenemase-producing Aeromonas species in wild animals from Portugal
  • Veterinary Record, 174(21), 532, 2014
16
Biofilms in drinking water: problems and solutions
  • RSC Advances, 3, 2520-2533, 2013
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  • Abreu, A.C.; Borges, A.; Simões, L.C.; Saavedra, M.J.; Simões, M.
Antibacterial activity of phenyl isothiocyanate on Escherichia coli and Staphylococcus aureus
  • Medicinal Chemistry, 9(5), 756-761, 2013
18
A comparative study of drinking water biofilm monitoring with flow cell and Propella™ bioreactors
  • Water Science and Technology-Water Supply, 12(3), 334-342, 2012
19
Proposal for a method to estimate nutrient shock effects in bacteria
  • BMC Research Notes, 5(422), 1-6, 2012
20
The effects of metabolite molecules produced by drinking water-isolated bacteria on their single and multispecies biofilms
  • BIOFOULING, 27(7), 685-699, 2011
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