Débora Ferreira

PhD Student


Qualifications

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

  • 2016 - 2020: Development of new targeted delivery systems towards 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
Novel cosmetic formulations containing a biosurfactant from Lactobacillus paracasei
  • COLLOIDS AND SURFACES B-BIOINTERFACES, 155, 522-529, 2017
2
Selection of novel peptides homing alternative targets in triple negative breast cancer
  • BOD 2017 - Bioinformatics Open Days (Book Conference). Braga, Feb 23-24, 2017
3
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
4
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
5
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
6
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
7
Selection of novel peptides homing the 4T1 cell line: exploring alternative targets for triple negative breast cancer
  • PLoS One, 11(8), e0161290, 2016
8
Identification of a novel peptide with high affinity towards breast cancer cells
  • MicroBiotec'15 - Congress of Microbiology and Biotechnology. Évora, Portugal, December 10-12, 266-266, 2015
9
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 . Braga, April 9-10, 10-11, 2015
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