Sónia Carina Silva

Invited Assistant Researcher


Career

  • 2016 - 2019: Invited Assistant Researcher, Universidade do Minho
  • 2013 - 2015: Invited Assistant Researcher, Universidade do Minho

Qualifications

  • 2010: PhD Program in Biomedical Engineering, Universidade do Minho

Courses

  • Complementary Training ( Master Program in Bioengineering )

  • 2016 - 2019: Antisense technology: a new approach to fight Candida infections
  • 2015 - 2016: Effect of gastroientestinal microbiota in Candida species heomostasis and pathogenicity
  • 2013 - 2015: Molecular biotechnology/transcriptonic and proteomic of microbial cells
  • 2011 - 2013: Characterization of virulence genes/proteins implicated in non-Candida albicans Candida species-host interaction
  • 2006 - 2010: Virulence factors of non-Candida albicans Candida species

Projects


Research Students


Recent Publications

1
The effectiveness of voriconazole in therapy of Candida glabrata’s biofilms oral infections and its influence on the matrix composition and gene expression
  • Mycopathologia, (In Press), 2017
2
Candida glabrata biofilms: How far have we come?
  • Journal of Fungi, 3(1), 11, 2017
3
Candida species biofilms' antifungal resistance
  • Journal of Fungi, 3(1, 8), 1-17, 2017
4
Portrait of Candida species biofilm regulatory network genes
  • Trends in Microbiology, 25(1), 62-75, 2017
5
  • 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
6
Effect of voriconazole on Candida tropicalis biofilms: Relation with ERG genes expression
  • Mycopathologia, 181(9), 643-651, 2016
7
Discrimination of clinically relevant Candida species by Fourier-transform infrared spectroscopy with attenuated total reflectance (FTIR-ATR)
  • RSC Advances, 6, 92065-92072, 2016
8
Bioactive properties and functional constituents of Hypericum androsaemum L.: A focus on the phenolic profile
  • Food Research International, 89, Part 1, 422-431, 2016
9
Candida glabrata's recurrent infections: biofilms formation during Amphotericin B treatment
  • Letters in Applied Microbiology, 63(2), 77-81, 2016
10
Propolis: a potential natural product to fight Candida species infections
  • Future Microbiology, 11(8), 1035-1046, 2016
11
In vitro anti-Candida activity of Glycyrrhiza glabra L.
  • Industrial Crops and Products, 83, 81-85, 2016
12
Candida tropicalis biofilms: biomass, metabolic activity and secreted aspartyl proteinase production
  • Mycopathologia, 181(3), 217-224, 2016
13
Mechanical fatigue performance of PCL-chondroprogenitor constructs after cell culture under bioreactor mechanical stimulus
  • Journal of Biomedical Materials Research - Part B: Applied Biomaterials, 104(2), 330-338, 2016
14
Novel strategies to fight Candida species infection
  • Critical Reviews in Microbiology, 42(4), 594-606, 2016
15
Vulvovaginal candidiasis: Epidemiology, microbiology and risk factors
  • Critical Reviews in Microbiology, 42(6), 905-927, 2016
16
Candida tropicalis biofilm and human epithelium invasion is highly influenced by environmental pH
  • Pathogens and Disease, 74(8), ftw101, 2016
17
Activity of phenolic compounds from plant origin against Candida species
  • Industrial Crops and Products, 74, 648-670, 2015
18
In vivo anti-Candida activity of phenolic extracts and compounds: future perspectives focusing effective clinical interventions
  • BioMed Research International, 2015(247382), 1-14, 2015
19
Dynamics of biofilm formation and the interaction between Candida albicans and Methicillin-susceptible (MSSA) and -Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA)
  • PLoS One, 10(4), e0123206, 2015
20
Evaluation of bioactive properties and phenolic compounds in different extracts prepared from Salvia officinalis L.
  • Food Chemistry, 170, 378-385, 2015
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