Joana Azeredo

Associate Professor with Habilitation



Career

  • Since  2014: Associate Professor with Habilitation, Universidade do Minho
  • 2010 - 2014: Associate Professor, Universidade do Minho
  • 2001 - 2010: Assistant Professor, Universidade do Minho
  • 1999 - 2000: Invited Lecturer, Universidade do Minho
  • 1998 - 1999: Assistant Lecturer, Universidade do Minho
  • 1996 - 1997: Instructor, Universidade do Minho

Qualifications

  • 1998: PhD in Engineering Sciences, Universidade do Minho

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Since  2016: Member of the Scientific Steering Committee of the Research Unit, Centre of Biological Engineering
  • Since  2015: Program Director, Master in Biotechnology
  • 2010 - 2016: Associate Diretor of Research Unit, Centre of Biological Engineering
  • 2008 - 2015: Member of Program Studies Steering Committee, Master Program in Bioengineering
  • Since  2012: Section Editor of "Virology Journal"

Laboratory Management

Support Room Management

Courses

  • Integrated Laboratory I ( Integrated Master in Biomedical Engineering )
  • Integrated Laboratory II ( Integrated Master in Biomedical Engineering )
  • Risks and Biological Resources ( Integrated Master in Biomedical Engineering )
  • Cell Culture Technology ( Integrated Master in Biomedical Engineering )
  • Bioprocess Engineering ( Master Program in Bioengineering )

Projects

Research Students


Recent Publications

1
Staphylococci phages display vast genomic diversity and evolutionary relationships
  • BMC Genomics, 20(1), 357-357, 2019
2
Phage Therapy: Going Temperate?
  • Trends in Microbiology, 27(4), 368-378, 2019
3
Identification of the first endolysin Cell Binding Domain (CBD) targeting Paenibacillus larvae
  • Scientific Reports, 9(1), 2568-2568, 2019
4
Bacteriophage biodistribution and infectivity from honeybee to bee larvae using a T7 phage model
  • Scientific Reports, 9(1), 620-620, 2019
5
Efficacy and safety assessment of two enterococci phages in an in vitro biofilm wound model
  • Scientific Reports, 9(6643), 2019
6
Functional analysis and antivirulence properties of a new depolymerase from a myovirus that infects Acinetobacter baumannii capsule K45
  • Journal of Virology, 93(4), e01163-18, 2019
7
Control of Salmonella Enteritidis on food contact surfaces with bacteriophage PVP-SE2
  • Biofouling - The Journal of Bioadhesion and Biofilm Research, 34(7), 753-768, 2018
8
Assessment of Sep1virus interaction with stationary cultures by transcriptional and flow cytometry studies
  • FEMS Microbiology Ecology, 94(10), fiy143, 2018
9
Exploiting Bacteriophage Proteomes: The Hidden Biotechnological Potential
  • Trends in Biotechnology, 36(9), 966-984, 2018
10
Phage-derived peptidoglycan degrading enzymes: challenges and future prospects for in vivo therapy
  • Viruses, 10(6), 292, 2018
11
Genomic analysis of Acinetobacter baumannii prophages reveals remarkable diversity and suggests profound impact on bacterial virulence and fitness
  • Scientific Reports, 8(15346), 2018
12
Characterization of a New Staphylococcus aureus Kayvirus Harboring a Lysin Active against Biofilms
  • Viruses, 10(4), 2018
13
Susceptibility testing of Candida albicans and Candida glabrata to Glycyrrhiza glabra L.
  • Industrial Crops and Products, 108, 480-484, 2017
14
Ability of phages to infect Acinetobacter calcoaceticus-Acinetobacter baumannii complex species through acquisition of different pectate lyase depolymerase domains
  • Environmental Microbiology, 19(12), 5060-5077, 2017
15
Phage therapy as an alternative or complementary strategy to prevent and control biofilm-related infections
  • Current Opinion in Microbiology, 39, 48-56, 2017
16
The effectiveness of voriconazole in therapy of Candida glabrata’s biofilms oral infections and its influence on the matrix composition and gene expression
  • Mycopathologia, 182(7-8), 653-664, 2017
17
Characterization and genomic analyses of two newly isolated Morganella phages define distant members among Tevenvirinae and Autographivirinae subfamilies
  • Scientific Reports, 7, 46157, 2017
18
Critical review on biofilm methods
  • Critical Reviews in Microbiology, 43(3), 313-351, 2017
19
A genotypic analysis of five P. aeruginosa strains after biofilm infection by phages targeting different cell surface receptors
  • Frontiers in Microbiology, 8(1229), 2017
20
  • Bernardo, Ruben T.; Cunha, Diana V.; Wang, Can; Pereira, Leonel P.; Silva, Sónia C.; Salazar, Sara B.; Schröder, Markus S.; Okamoto, Michiyo; Takahashi-Nakaguchi, Azusa; Chibana, Hiroji; Aoyama, Toshihiro; Sá-Correia, Isabel; Azeredo, Joana; Butler, Geraldine; Mira, Nuno Pereira
The CgHaa1-regulon mediates response and tolerance to acetic acid stress in the human pathogen Candida glabrata
  • G3-Genes Genomes Genetics, 7(1), 1-18, 2017
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