Marlene Lopes

Post-Doc


Qualifications

  • 2013: PhD Program in Chemical and Biological Engineering, Universidade do Minho
  • 2007: Master Program on Biotechnology - Bioprocess Engineering, Universidade do Minho

Laboratory Management


  • 2015 - 2021: Biotechnological approach for industrial wastes valorisation applying the biorefinery concept: processes development in novel bioreactors type
  • 2013 - 2015: Syngas bio-upgrading to fuels and chemicals
  • 2009 - 2013: Characterization of non-conventional yeasts under hyperbaric conditions: cellular response to oxidative stress
  • 2006 - 2007: Produção de lipase por Yarrowia lipolytica: optimização da composição do meio e condições de arejamento

Projects


Research Students


Recent Publications

1
Waste cooking oils as feedstock for lipase and lipid-rich biomass production
  • European Journal of Lipid Science and Technology, 1800188, (In Press), 2019
2
Microbial lipids and added value metabolites production by Yarrowia lipolytica from pork lard
  • Journal of Biotechnology, 265, 76-85, 2018
3
Oxygen transfer rate and pH as major operating parameters of citric acid production from glycerol by Yarrowia lipolytica W29 and CBS 2073
  • Chemical Papers, 70(7), 869-876, 2016
4
Oxygen mass transfer impact on citric acid production by Yarrowia lipolytica from crude glycerol
  • Biochemical Engineering Journal, 110, 35-42, 2016
5
Over-pressurized bioreactors: application to microbial cell cultures
  • Biotechnology Progress, 30(4), 767-775, 2014
6
Enhanced heterologous protein production in Pichia pastoris under increased air pressure
  • Biotechnology Progress, 30(5), 1040-1047, 2014
7
Candida utilis metabolism and morphology under increased air pressure up to 12 bar
  • Process Biochemistry, 49(3), 374-379, 2014
8
Batch and fed-batch growth of Pichia pastoris under increased air pressure
  • Bioprocess and Biosystems Engineering, 36(9), 1267-1275, 2013
9
Comparison of Yarrowia lipolytica and Pichia pastoris cellular response to different agents of oxidative stress
  • Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology, 170(2), 448-458, 2013
10
Oxygen mass transfer rate in a pressurized lab-scale stirred bioreactor
  • Chemical Engineering & Technology, 36(10), 1779-1784, 2013
11
Biological treatment of olive mill wastewater by non-conventional yeasts
  • Bioresource Technology, 100(15), 3759-3763, 2009
12
The use of olive mill wastewater by wild type Yarrowia lipolytica strains: medium supplementation and surfactant presence effect
  • Journal of Chemical Technology and Biotechnology, 84(4), 533-537, 2009
13
Yarrowia lipolytica growth under increased air pressure: influence on enzymes production
  • Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology, 159(1), 46-53, 2009
14
Yarrowia lipolytica lipase production enhanced by increased air pressure
  • Letters in Applied Microbiology, 46(2), 255-260, 2008
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