Cláudia Sousa

Junior Researcher


Career

  • Since  2019: Junior Researcher, Universidade do Minho

Qualifications

  • 2009: PhD Program in Chemical and Biological Engineering, Universidade do Minho
  • Since 2019: Development of an engineered-phage cocktail to combat Helicobacter pylori infections and prevent gastric cancer
  • 2012 - 2015: Control of clinical biofilms via hyperthermia induced by superparamagnetic core-shell nanoparticles heated in an oscillating magnetic field
  • 2009 - 2012: Staphylococcus and Candida competition in infective endocarditis development
  • 2004 - 2009: Staphylococcus epidermidis adhesion and biofilm formation onto biomaterials

Projects

Past Students


Recent Publications

1
Analytical protocols for separation and electron microscopy of nanoparticles interacting with bacterial cells
  • Analytical Chemistry, 87(9), 4641-4648, 2015
2
Antimicrobial synergism against different lineages of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus carrying SCCmec IV
  • Journal of Applied Microbiology, 116(6), 1418-1426, 2014
3
NaOCl effect on biofilm produced by Staphylococcus aureus isolated from the milking environment and mastitis infected cows
  • Pesquisa Veterinaria Brasileira, 34(2), 109-113, 2014
4
  • Silva, S.S.; Popa, Elena; Gomes, M.E.; Cerqueira, M.T.; Marques, A.P.; Caridade, S.G.; Teixeira, Pilar; Sousa, C.S.; Mano, J.F.; Reis, R.L.
An investigation of the potential application of chitosan/aloe-based membranes for regenerative medicine
  • Acta Biomaterialia, 9(6), 6790-6797, 2013
5
Infective endocarditis in intravenous drug abusers: an update
  • EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF CLINICAL MICROBIOLOGY & INFECTIOUS DISEASES, 31(11), 2905-2910, 2012
6
Superhydrophobic poly(L-lactic acid) surface as potential bacterial colonization substrate
  • AMB Express, 1(34), 2011
7
Mini-review: Antimicrobial central venous catheters - recent advances and strategies
  • BIOFOULING, 27(6), 609-620, 2011
8
Influence of surface properties on the adhesion of Staphylococcus epidermidis to acrylic and silicone
  • International Journal of Biomaterials, 2009(718017), 1-9, 2009
9
The role of extracellular polymers on Staphylococcus epidermidis biofilm biomass and metabolic activity
  • Journal of Basic Microbiology, 49(4), 363-370, 2009
10
Relevance of cell wall and extracellular matrix proteins to Staphylococcus epidermidis adhesion and biofilm formation
  • Journal of Adhesion Science and Technology, 23(12), 1657-1671, 2009
11
Staphylococcus epidermidis adhesion to modified polycarbonate surfaces: gold and SAMs coated
  • Journal of Adhesion Science and Technology, 22(7), 675-686, 2008
12
Reduction of Staphylococcus epidermidis adhesion to indwelling medical devices: a simple procedure
  • British Journal of Biomedical Science, 65(4), 184-190, 2008
13
Staphylococcus epidermidis glucose uptake in biofilm versus planktonic cells
  • WORLD JOURNAL OF MICROBIOLOGY & BIOTECHNOLOGY, 24(3), 423-426, 2008
14
Adhesion of Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Staphylococcus epidermidis to silicone-hydrogel contact lenses
  • Optometry and Vision Science, 82(6), 446-450, 2005
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