Maria José Costa

PhD Student


Qualifications

  • Ongoing: PhD Program in Food Science and Technology and Nutrition, Universidade do Minho
  • 2011: Integrated Master on Biological Engineering, Universidade do Minho

  • 2016 - 2019: Development of active and smart bio-based structures at micro- and nanoscale and their use for encapsulation of bacteriophages
  • 2015 - 2015: Reutilização de resíduos de mandioca
  • 2014 - 2015: Integrated Value
  • 2012 - 2014: Noveltec - Development of New Technologies for innovative products

Projects



Recent Publications

1
Optimization of a chitosan solution as potential carrier for the incorporation of Santolina chamaecyparissus L. solid by-product in an edible vegetal coating on ‘Manchego’ cheese
  • Food Hydrocolloids, 89, 272-282, 2019
2
Bacteriophage ϕIBB-PF7A loaded on sodium alginate-based films to prevent microbial meat spoilage
  • International Journal of Food Microbiology, 291, 121-127, 2019
3
Use of edible films and coatings in cheese preservation: Opportunities and challenges
  • Food Research International, 107, 84-92, 2018
4
Physicochemical properties of alginate-based films: effect of ionic crosslinking and mannuronic and guluronic acid ratio
  • Food Hydrocolloids, 81, 442-448, 2018
5
Functional characterisation and antimicrobial efficiency assessment of smart nanohydrogels containing natamycin incorporated into polysaccharide-based films
  • Food and Bioprocess Technology, 8(7), 1430-1441, 2015
6
Use of wheat bran arabinoxylans in chitosan-based films: Effect on physicochemical properties
  • Industrial Crops and Products, 66, 305-311, 2015
7
Development of active and nanotechnology-based smart edible packaging systems: physical-chemical characterization
  • Food and Bioprocess Technology, 7(5), 1472-1482, 2014
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