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



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
Phage Therapy: Going Temperate?
  • Trends in Microbiology, (In Press), 2019
2
Functional analysis and anti-virulent properties of a new depolymerase from a myovirus that infects Acinetobacter baumannii capsule K45
  • Journal of Virology, (In Press), 2019
3
Assessment of Sep1virus interaction with stationary cultures by transcriptional and flow cytometry studies
  • FEMS Microbiology Ecology, 94(10), fiy143, 2018
4
Exploiting Bacteriophage Proteomes: The Hidden Biotechnological Potential
  • Trends in Biotechnology, 36(9), 966-984, 2018
5
Phage-derived peptidoglycan degrading enzymes: challenges and future prospects for in vivo therapy
  • Viruses, 10(6), 292, 2018
6
Genomic analysis of Acinetobacter baumannii prophages reveals remarkable diversity and suggests profound impact on bacterial virulence and fitness
  • Scientific Reports, 8(15346), 2018
7
Control of Salmonella Enteritidis on food contact surfaces with bacteriophage PVP-SE2
  • Biofouling, (In Press), 2018
8
Characterization of a New Staphylococcus aureus Kayvirus Harboring a Lysin Active against Biofilms
  • Viruses, 10(4), 2018
9
Susceptibility testing of Candida albicans and Candida glabrata to Glycyrrhiza glabra L.
  • Industrial Crops and Products, 108, 480-484, 2017
10
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
11
Phage therapy as an alternative or complementary strategy to prevent and control biofilm-related infections
  • Current Opinion in Microbiology, 39, 48-56, 2017
12
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
13
Characterization and genomic analyses of two newly isolated Morganella phages define distant members among Tevenvirinae and Autographivirinae subfamilies
  • Scientific Reports, 7, 46157, 2017
14
Critical review on biofilm methods
  • Critical Reviews in Microbiology, 43(3), 313-351, 2017
15
A genotypic analysis of five P. aeruginosa strains after biofilm infection by phages targeting different cell surface receptors
  • Frontiers in Microbiology, 8(1229), 2017
16
  • 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
17
Genetically manipulated phages with improved pH resistance for oral administration in veterinary medicine
  • Scientific Reports, 6(39235), 1-12, 2016
18
Characterization and genome sequencing of a Citrobacter freundii phage CfP1 harboring a lysin active against multidrug-resistant isolates
  • Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology, 100(24), 10543-10553, 2016
19
Screening and characterization of novel specific peptides targeting MDA-MB-231 claudin-low breast carcinoma by computer-aided phage display methodologies
  • BMC Cancer, 18(881), 1-14, 2016
20
The role of bacteriophages in periodontal health and disease
  • Future Microbiology, 11(10), 1359-1369, 2016
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