Ana Margarida Sousa

Invited Assistant Researcher


Career

  • 2017 - 2018: Invited Assistant Researcher, Universidade do Minho
  • Since  2017: Invited Assistant Researcher, Universidade do Minho
  • 2016 - 2016: Invited Assistant Professor, Universidade do Minho

Qualifications

  • 2016: PhD Program on Biomedical Engineering, Universidade do Minho
  • 2010: Integrated Master on Biomedical Engineering, Universidade do Minho
  • Since 2017: Evolution, diversification and interspecies interactions of cystic fibrosis lung microbiome
  • 2016 - 2016: Insights into bacterial colony morphology evolution and diversification during infection development in cystic fibrosis
  • 2010 - 2016: Characterization of protein profiles of P. aeruginosa and E. coli of collection, laboratory adapted and isolated areas of medical, in planktonic and sessile state, before and after antimicrobial treatment

Projects

Research Students


Recent Publications

1
Antimicrobial resistance three ways: healthcare crisis, major concepts, and the relevance of biofilms
  • FEMS Microbiology Ecology, 95(8), fiz115, 2019
2
Unveiling the early events of Pseudomonas aeruginosa adaptation in cystic fibrosis airway environment using a long-term in vitro maintenance
  • INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF MEDICAL MICROBIOLOGY, 308(8), 1053-1064, 2018
3
Role of bolA and rpoS genes in biofilm formation and adherence pattern by Escherichia coli K-12 MG1655 on polypropylene, stainless steel, and silicone surfaces
  • Acta Microbiologica et Immunologica Hungarica, 64(2), 179-189, 2017
4
Heteroresistance to colistin in Klebsiella pneumoniae is triggered by small colony variants sub-populations within biofilms
  • Pathogens and Disease, 74(2), ftw036, 2016
5
MorphoCol: An ontology-based knowledgebase for the characterisation of clinically significant bacterial colony morphologies
  • Journal of Biomedical Informatics, 55, 55-63, 2015
6
An harmonised vocabulary for communicating and interchanging Biofilms experimental results
  • Journal of Integrative Bioinformatics, 11(3), 249, 2014
7
Pseudomonas aeruginosa diversification during infection development in cystic fibrosis lungs—A review
  • Pathogens, 3(3), 680-703, 2014
8
Designing an ontology tool for the unification of biofilms data
  • Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing, 294, 41-48, 2014
9
Minimum information about a biofilm experiment (MIABiE): standards for reporting experiments and data on sessile microbial communities living at interfaces
  • Pathogens and Disease, 70(3), 250-256, 2014
10
Improvements on colony morphology identification towards bacterial profiling
  • Journal of Microbiological Methods, 95(3), 327-335, 2013
11
A new approach to bacterial colony morphotyping by matrix-assisted laser desorption ionization time of flight-based mass spectrometry
  • Talanta, 116, 100-107, 2013
12
Involvement of bolA and rpoS genes in oxygen uptake (respirometry) by E. coli K-12 MG1655 under various stress conditions
  • Asian Journal of Microbiology, Biotechnology and Environmental Sciences, 15(1), 19-24, 2013
13
MorphoCol: a powerful tool for the clinical profiling of pathogenic bacteria
  • Advances in Intelligent and Soft Computing, 154, 181-187, 2012
14
Computational approaches to standard-compliant biofilm data for reliable analysis and integration
  • Journal of Integrative Bioinformatics, 9(3), 1-12, 2012
15
Adaptive response of single and binary Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Escherichia coli biofilms to benzalkonium chloride
  • Journal of Basic Microbiology, 52(1), 43-52, 2012
16
Effect of antimicrobial residues on early adhesion and biofilm formation by wild-type and benzalkonium chloride-adapted Pseudomonas aeruginosa
  • BIOFOULING, 27(10), 1151-1159, 2011
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