Mariana Henriques

Assistant Professor



Career

  • Since  2013: Assistant Professor, Universidade do Minho
  • 2007 - 2013: Invited Assistant Professor, Universidade do Minho

Qualifications

  • 2005: PhD in Chemical and Biological Engineering, Universidade do Minho

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Since  2013: Program Vice-Director, Integrated Master in Biomedical Engineering
  • 2013 - 2013: Member of the Scientific Steering Committee of the Research Unit, Centre of Biological Engineering

Laboratory Management



Courses

  • Interfacial Phenomena ( Integrated Master in Biomedical Engineering )
  • Integrated Laboratory II ( Integrated Master in Biomedical Engineering )


Projects


Research Students


Recent Publications

1
Development of antimicrobial leather modified with Ag–TiO2 nanoparticles for footwear industry
  • Science and Technology of Materials, (In Press), 2019
2
Combination of Posaconazole and Amphotericin B in the Treatment of Candida glabrata Biofilms
  • Microorganisms, 6(4), 123, 2018
3
The MNN2 gene knockout modulates the antifungal resistance of biofilms of Candida glabrata
  • Biomolecules, 8(4), 130, 2018
4
Susceptibility of Candida glabrata biofilms to echinocandins: alterations in the matrix composition
  • Biofouling - The Journal of Bioadhesion and Biofilm Research, 34(5), 569-578, 2018
5
The role of Candida albicans transcription factor RLM1 in response to carbon adaptation
  • Frontiers in Microbiology, 9(1127), 2018
6
Portrait of matrix gene expression in Candida glabrata biofilms with stress induced by different drugs
  • Genes, 9(4), 205, 2018
7
Interactions between Candida albicans and Candida glabrata in biofilms: influence of the strain type, culture medium and glucose supplementation
  • Mycoses, 61(4), 270-278, 2018
8
Plant phenolic extracts as an effective strategy to control Staphylococcus aureus, the dairy industry pathogen
  • Industrial Crops and Products, 112, 515-520, 2018
9
Liposomal and Deoxycholate Amphotericin B Formulations: Effectiveness against Biofilm Infections of Candida spp.
  • Pathogens, 6(4), 62, 2017
10
Susceptibility testing of Candida albicans and Candida glabrata to Glycyrrhiza glabra L.
  • Industrial Crops and Products, 108, 480-484, 2017
11
The carboxylic acid transporters Jen1 and Jen2 affect the architecture and fluconazole susceptibility of Candida albicans biofilm in the presence of lactate
  • Biofouling - The Journal of Bioadhesion and Biofilm Research, 33(10), 943-954, 2017
12
The effectiveness of voriconazole in therapy of Candida glabrata’s biofilms oral infections and its influence on the matrix composition and gene expression
  • Mycopathologia, 182(7-8), 653-664, 2017
13
Oral mucositis caused by Candida glabrata biofilms: failure of the concomitant use of fluconazole and ascorbic acid
  • Therapeutic Advances in Infectious Disease, 4(1), 10-17, 2017
14
Candida glabrata biofilms: How far have we come?
  • Journal of Fungi, 3(1), 11, 2017
15
Candida species biofilms' antifungal resistance
  • Journal of Fungi, 3(1, 8), 1-17, 2017
16
Polymicrobial ventilator-associated pneumonia: fighting in vitro Candida albicans-Pseudomonas aeruginosa biofilms with antifungal-antibacterial combination therapy
  • PLoS One, 12(1), e0170433, 2017
17
Portrait of Candida species biofilm regulatory network genes
  • Trends in Microbiology, 25(1), 62-75, 2017
18
  • Alves, S.A.; Ribeiro, A.R.; Gemini-Piperni, S.; Silva, R.C.; Saraiva, A.M.; Leite, P.E.; Perez, G.; Oliveira, S.M.; Araujo, J.R.; Archanjo, B.S.; Rodrigues, M. Elisa; Henriques, Mariana; Celis, J.-P.; Shokuhfar, T.; Borojevic, R.; Granjeiro, J.M.; Rocha, L.A.
TiO2 nanotubes enriched with calcium, phosphorous and zinc: promising bio-selective functional surfaces for osseointegrated titanium implants
  • RSC Advances, 7(78), 49720-49738, 2017
19
Influence of oxygen content on the antibacterial effect of Ag-O coatings deposited by magnetron sputtering
  • Surface and Coatings Technology, 305, 1-10, 2016
20
Novel strategy to detect and locate periodontal pathogens: The PNA-FISH technique
  • Microbiological Research, 192, 185-191, 2016
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