Débora Ferreira

PhD Student


Qualifications

  • Ongoing: PhD Program in Bioengineering, Universidade do Minho
  • 2013: Master Program on Bioengineering, Universidade do Minho

  • 2016 - 2020: Peptide-mediated targeted delivery system towards triple negative breast cancer treatment
  • 2016 - 2016: Development of cocktails of polymers, enzymes and biosurfactants in order to enhance oil recovery
  • 2015 - 2016: Design of novel breast tumor ''''targeted'''' multifunctional nanoparticles
  • 2014 - 2015: Development of luminescent phage particles for breast cancer diagnosis
  • 2012 - 2013: Design of new strategies for breast cancer diagnosis

Projects



Selected Publications

1
Chapter 14 - Nanotechnology in Targeted Drug Delivery and Therapeutics
  • In S.S. Mohapatra, S. Ranjan, N. Dasgupta, R.K. Mishra, S. Thomas. Applications of Targeted Nano Drugs and Delivery Systems, Elsevier, 2019. ISBN: 978-0-12-814029-1, 357-409
2
The biopolymer produced by Rhizobium viscosum CECT 908 is a promising agent for application in Microbial Enhanced Oil Recovery
  • New Biotechnology, (In Press), 2019
3
Bioactivity of glycolipopeptide cell-bound biosurfactants against skin pathogens
  • International Journal of Biological Macromolecules, 109, 971-979, 2018
4
Characterization of a biopolymer produced by Arthrobacter viscosus cect 908 for application in microbial enhanced oil recovery
  • OGWA 2018 - Society of Petroleum Engineers - SPE EOR Conference at Oil and Gas West Asia 2018. Vol. 2018-March, Muscat, Oman, March 26-28, 533-544, 2018
5
Validation of a siRNA targeting gene towards colon cancer therapy
  • Cimago Meeting. Coimbra, Portugal, Jan 25-26, 2018
6
In silico selection of an ssDNA aptamer against HER2-positive breast cancer cells using computational docking simulation
  • Microbiotec'17 - Congress of Microbiology and Biotechnology 2017. No. P-194, Porto, Portugal, Dec 7-9, 306, 2017
7
Novel cosmetic formulations containing a biosurfactant from Lactobacillus paracasei
  • Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces, 155, 522-529, 2017
8
Selection of novel peptides homing alternative targets in triple negative breast cancer
  • BOD 2017 - Bioinformatics Open Days (Book Conference). Braga, Feb 23-24, 2017
9
Selection of a molecule that specifically targets the cell-surface Human Epidermal growth factor Receptor 2: in silico docking simulation
  • BOD 2017 - Bioinformatics Open Days (Book Conference). Braga, Feb 23-24, 2017
10
16 - Synthetic biology strategies towards the development of new bioinspired technologies for medical applications
  • In Lígia Rodrigues, Manuel Mota. Bioinspired Materials for Medical Applications, Woodhead Publishing, 2017. ISBN: 978-0-08-100741-9, 451-497
11
Artificial virus particles
  • In Lígia Rodrigues, Manuel Mota. Bioinspired Materials for Medical Applications, Vol. 121, Woodhead Publishing, 2017. ISBN: 978-0-08-100741-9, 427-450
12
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
13
Selection of novel peptides homing the 4T1 cell line: exploring alternative targets for triple negative breast cancer
  • PLoS One, 11(8), e0161290, 2016
14
Identification of a novel peptide with high affinity towards breast cancer cells
  • MicroBiotec'15 - Congress of Microbiology and Biotechnology 2015. Évora, Portugal, Dec 10-12, 266-266, 2015
15
Rational identification of colorectal cancer homing peptides using phage display and in silico rigid-body docking studies of surface protein-ligand interactions
  • Bioinformatics Open Days 2015 - Book of Abstracts. Braga, Portugal, April 9-10, 10-11, 2015
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