Anália Lourenço

Assistant Professor with Habilitation


  • Since  2012: Assistant Professor with Habilitation, Universidade de Vigo
  • 2008 - 2012: Assistant Researcher, Universidade do Minho


  • 2007: Doutoramento em Informática, área de conhecimento de Inteligência Artificial, Universidade do Minho
  • 2001: Mestrado Em Informática, área de especialização em Sistemas Distribuídos, Comunicações por Computador e Arquitectura de Computadores, Universidade do Minho
  • 1998: Licenciatura em Engenharia de Sistemas e Informática, Universidade do Minho
  • 2008 - 2011: Systems Biology; Biomedical Text Mining; Cross-Cutting Computational Methods and Bioinformatics Infrastructures

Past Students

Recent Publications

  • Pérez-Pérez, Martin; Pérez-Rodríguez, Gael; Blanco-Míguez, Aitor; Fdez-Riverola, Florentino; Valencia, Alfonso; Krallinger, Martin; Lourenço, Anália
Next generation community assessment of biomedical entity recognition web servers: metrics, performance, interoperability aspects of BeCalm
  • Journal of Cheminformatics, 11(42), 2019
  • Pérez-Pérez, Martín; Pérez-Rodríguez, Gael; Fdez-Riverola, Florentino; Lourenço, Anália
Using Twitter to understand the human bowel disease community: exploratory analysis of key topics
  • Journal of Medical Internet Research, 21(8), e12610, 2019
  • Pérez-Rodríguez, Gael; Pérez-Pérez, Martín; Fdez-Riverola, Florentino; Lourenço, Anália
Online visibility of software-related web sites: The case of biomedical text mining tools
  • Information Processing & Management, 56(3), 565-583, 2019
In silico prediction reveals the existence of potential bioactive neuropeptides produced by the human gut microbiota
  • Food Research International, 119, 221-226, 2019
  • López-Fernández, Hugo; Blanco-Míguez, Aitor; Fdez-Riverola, Florentino; Sánchez, Borja; Lourenço, Anália
DEWE: A novel tool for executing differential expression RNA-Seq workflows in biomedical research
  • Computers in Biology and Medicine, 107, 197-205, 2019
  • Maia, Paulo; Pérez-Rodríguez, Gael; Pérez-Pérez, Martín; Fdez-Riverola, Florentino; Lourenço, Anália; Azevedo, Nuno F.
Application of agent-based modelling to assess single-molecule transport across the cell envelope of E. coli
  • Computers in Biology and Medicine, 107, 218-226, 2019
  • Blanco-Míguez, Aitor; Blanco, Guillermo; Gutierrez-Jácome, Alberto; Fdez-Riverola, Florentino; Sánchez, Borja; Lourenço, Anália
Computational prediction of the bioactivity potential of proteomes based on expert knowledge
  • Journal of Biomedical Informatics, 91(103121), 2019
  • Blanco, Guillermo; Sánchez, Borja; Fdez-Riverola, Florentino; Margolles, Abelardo; Lourenço, Anália
In silico approach for unveiling the glycoside hydrolase activities in Faecalibacterium prausnitzii through a systematic and integrative large-scale analysis
  • Frontiers in Microbiology, 10(517), 2019
BlasterJS: A novel interactive JavaScript visualisation component for BLAST alignment results
  • PLoS One, 13(10), 2018
Exploring anti-quorum sensing and anti-virulence based strategies to fight Candida albicans infections: an in silico approach
  • FEMS Yeast Research, 18(3), foy022, 2018
  • Ramoa, Augusto; Condeço, Jorge; Escoval, Maria Antónia; Faber, Jean-Claude; Fdez-Riverola, Florentino; Lourenço, Anália
The evolving role of information technology in haemovigilance systems
  • Journal of Healthcare Engineering, 2018(6183468), 2018
  • Pérez-Rodríguez, Gael; Dias, Sónia; Pérez-Pérez, Martín; Fdez-Riverola, Florentino; Azevedo, Nuno F.; Lourenço, Anália
Agent-based model of diffusion of N-acyl homoserine lactones in a multicellular environment of Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Candida albicans
  • BIOFOULING, 341(3), 335-345, 2018
Resources and tools for the high-throughput, multi-omic study of intestinal microbiota
  • Briefings in Bioinformatics, 20(3), 1032-1056, 2017
  • Hidalgo-Cantabrana, Claudio; Moro-García, Marco A.; Blanco-Míguez, Aitor; Fdez-Riverola, Florentino; Lourenço, Anália; Alonso-Arias, Rebeca; Sánchez, Borja
In Silico Screening of the Human Gut Metaproteome Identifies Th17-Promoting Peptides Encrypted in Proteins of Commensal Bacteria
  • Frontiers in Microbiology, 8(1726), 2017
A network perspective on antimicrobial peptide combination therapies: the potential of colistin, polymyxin B and nisin
  • International Journal of Antimicrobial Agents, 49(6), 668-676, 2017
Searching for new strategies against biofilm infections: Colistin-AMP combinations against Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Staphylococcus aureus single- and double-species biofilms
  • PLoS One, 12(3), e0174654, 2017
Critical review on biofilm methods
  • Critical Reviews in Microbiology, 43(3), 313-351, 2017
Quorum sensing inhibition in Pseudomonas aeruginosa biofilms: new insights through network mining
  • BIOFOULING, 33(2), 128-142, 2017
Polymicrobial ventilator-associated pneumonia: fighting in vitro Candida albicans-Pseudomonas aeruginosa biofilms with antifungal-antibacterial combination therapy
  • PLoS One, 12(1), e0170433, 2017
  • Krallinger, Martin; Rabal, Obdulia; Lourenço, Anália; Oyarzabal, Julen; Valencia, Alfonso
Information retrieval and text mining technologies for chemistry
  • Chemical Reviews, 117(12), 7673-7761, 2017
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