Pilar Teixeira

Junior Researcher


Career

  • Since  2018: Junior Researcher, Universidade do Minho

Qualifications

  • 2002: PhD Program in Chemical and Biological Engineering, Universidade do Minho
  • 1996: Master Program on Biological Engineering, Universidade do Minho
  • Since 2018: Controlo de adesão bacteriana e formação de biofilmes em ambiente alimentar e clínico.
  • 2016 - 2018: Intervention strategies to improve leafy green quality and safety
  • 2009 - 2016: Effect of desinfection on the virulence and resistance to antibiotics of Listeria and Salmonella food isolates
  • 2002 - 2009: No Information
  • 1997 - 2002: Desnitrificação por Alcaligenes denitrificans em reactores de discos biológicos fechados
  • 1995 - 1996: Selection of Supports for Nitrifying Air-lift Bioreactors

Projects


Recent Publications

1
Comfort and infection control of chitosan-impregnated cotton gauze as wound dressing
  • Fibers and Polymers, 20(5), 922-932, 2019
2
Electrospinning polypropylene with an amino acid as a strategy to bind the antimicrobial peptide Cys-LC-LL-37
  • Journal of Materials Science, 53(6), 4655-4664, 2018
3
Immobilization of bacteriophage in wound-dressing nanostructure
  • Nanomedicine-Nanotechnology Biology and Medicine, 13(8), 2475-2484, 2017
4
Staphylococcus epidermidis as the most frequent cause of nosocomial infections: old and new fighting strategies
  • BIOFOULING, 30(2), 131-141, 2014
5
New strategies for surface modification of cotton and silk textiles with antimicrobial properties
  • Journal of Biotechnology, 185(Supplement), S20-S20, 2014
6
  • Jaglic, Z.; Desvaux, M.; Weiss, A.; Nesse, L.L.; Meyer, R.L.; Demnerova, K.; Schmidt, H.; Giaouris, E.; Sipailiene, A.; Teixeira, Pilar; Kacániová, M.; Riedel, C.U.; Knøchel, S.
Surface adhesins and exopolymers of selected foodborne pathogens
  • Microbiology, 160(Pt 12), 2561-2582, 2014
7
Food contact surfaces coated with nitrogen-doped titanium dioxide: effect on Listeria monocytogenes survival under different light sources
  • Applied Surface Science, 270, 1-5, 2013
8
Staphylococcus epidermidis biofilms control by N-acetylcysteine and rifampicin
  • American Journal of Therapeutics, 20(4), 322-328, 2013
9
Combined effect of linezolid and N-acetylcysteine against Staphylococcus epidermidis biofilms
  • Enfermedades Infecciosas y Microbiología Clínica, 31(10), 655-659, 2013
10
N-acetylcysteine and vancomycin alone and in combination against staphylococci biofilm
  • Revista Brasileira de Engenharia Biomédica (Brazilian Journal of Biomedical Engineering), 29(2), 184-192, 2013
11
  • Silva, S.S.; Popa, Elena; Gomes, M.E.; Cerqueira, M.T.; Marques, A.P.; Caridade, S.G.; Teixeira, Pilar; Sousa, C.S.; Mano, J.F.; Reis, R.L.
An investigation of the potential application of chitosan/aloe-based membranes for regenerative medicine
  • Acta Biomaterialia, 9(6), 6790-6797, 2013
12
Farnesol induces cell detachment from established S. epidermidis biofilms
  • Journal of Antibiotics, 66, 255-258, 2013
13
Evaluation of antimicrobial activity of certain combinations of antibiotics against in vitro Staphylococcus epidermidis biofilms
  • Indian Journal of Medical Research, 135(4), 542-547, 2012
14
Farnesol in combination with N-acetylcysteine against Staphylococcus epidermidis planktonic and biofilm cells
  • Brazilian Journal of Microbiology, 43(1), 235-242, 2012
15
Confocal laser scanning microscopy analysis of S. epidermidis biofilms exposed to farnesol, vancomycin and rifampicin
  • BMC Research Notes, 5(244), 1-8, 2012
16
Listeria monocytogenes and Salmonella enterica Enteritidis biofilms susceptibility to different disinfectants and stress-response and virulence gene expression of surviving cells
  • Microbial Drug Resistance, 17(2), 181-189, 2011
17
Evaluation of Fenton and ozone-based advanced oxidation processes as mature landfill leachate pre-treatments
  • Journal of Environmental Management, 92(3), 749-755, 2011
18
Salmonella enterica enteritidis biofilm formation and viability on regular and triclosan-impregnated bench cover materials
  • Journal of Food Protection, 74(1), 32-37, 2011
19
Mature landfill leachate treatment by denitrification and ozonation
  • Process Biochemistry, 46(1), 148-153, 2011
20
Virulence gene expression by Staphylococcus epidermidis biofilm cells exposed to antibiotics
  • Microbial Drug Resistance, 2(17), 191-196, 2011
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