Adelaide Braga



  • 2014 - 2017: Invited Assistant Professor, Universidade do Minho


  • 2014: PhD Program in Chemical and Biological Engineering, Universidade do Minho
  • 2009: Integrated Master on Biological Engineering, Universidade do Minho


  • Chemical Technology Laboratory ( Integrated Master in Biological Engineering )
  • Food Technology Laboratory ( Integrated Master in Biological Engineering )
  • Bioprocess Engineering Labs ( Master in Biotechnology )
  • Bioprocesses Laboratory ( Integrated Master in Biological Engineering )
  • Biochemical Engineering ( Integrated Master in Biological Engineering )

  • 2017 - 2018: 2-Phenylethanol production by Yarrowia lipolytica
  • 2016 - 2017: Biotechnological applications of Yarrowia lipolytica
  • 2015 - 2016: BacHBerry - From BACterial Hosts for production of Bioactive phenolics from bERRY fruits to products
  • 2014 - 2015: Pos-Doc
  • 2010 - 2014: Strategies for increasing aroma production from castor oil by Yarrowia lipolytica


Research Students

Selected Publications

Impact of the cultivation strategy on resveratrol production from glucose in engineered Corynebacterium glutamicum
  • Journal of Biotechnology, 265, 70-75, 2018
An adsorptive bioprocess for production and recovery of resveratrol with Corynebacterium glutamicum
  • Journal of Chemical Technology and Biotechnology, (In Press), 2018
  • Dudnik, Alexey; Almeida, A. Filipa; Andrade, Ricardo; Avila, Barbara; Bañados, Pilar; Barbay, Diane; Bassard, Jean-Etienne; Benkoulouche, Mounir; Bott, Michael; Braga, Adelaide; Breitel, Dario; Brennan, Rex; Bulteau, Laurent; Chanforan, Celine; Costa, Inês; Costa, Rafael S.; Doostmohammadi, Mahdi; Faria, Nuno; Feng, Chengyong; Fernandes, Armando; Ferreira, Patricia; Ferro, Roberto; Foito, Alexandre; Freitag, Sabine; Garcia, Gonçalo; Gaspar, Paula; Godinho-Pereira, Joana; Hamberger, Björn; Hartmann, András; Heider, Harald; Jardim, Carolina; Julien-Laferriere, Alice; Kallscheuer, Nicolai; Kerbe, Wolfgang; Kuipers, Oscar P.; Li, Shanshan; Love, Nicola; Marchetti-Spaccamela, Alberto; Marienhagen, Jan; Martin, Cathie; Mary, Arnaud; Mazurek, Vincent; Meinhart, Camillo; Sevillano, David Méndez; Menezes, Regina; Naesby, Michael; Nørholm, Morten H. H.; Okkels, Finn T.; Oliveira, Joana; Ottens, Marcel; Parrot, Delphine; Pei, Lei; Rocha, Isabel; Rosado-Ramos, Rita; Rousseau, Caroline; Sagot, Marie-France; dos Santos, Claudia Nunes; Schmidt, Markus; Shelenga, Tatiana; Shepherd, Louise; Silva, Rita M.; da Silva, Marcelo Henriques; Stahlhut, Steen Gustav; Simon, Olivier; Solopova, Ana; Sorokin, Artem; Stewart, Derek; Stougie, Leen; Su, Shang; Thole, Vera; Tikhonova, Olga; Trick, Martin; Vain, Philippe; Veríssimo, André; Vila-Santa, Ana; Vinga, Susana; Vogt, Michael; Wang, Liangsheng; Wang, Lijin; Wei, Wei; Youssef, Sandra; Neves, Ana Rute; Forster, Jochen
BacHBerry: BACterial Hosts for production of Bioactive phenolics from bERRY fruits
  • Phytochemistry Reviews, (In Press), 2018
Bioprocesses development based on low-cost feedstocks by fermentation technology for added-value compounds production
  • Book of Abstracts of CEB Annual Meeting 2017. Braga, 6 July, 7, 2017. ISBN: 978-989-97478-8-3
Yarrowia lipolytica as a cell factory to produce valuable compounds
  • Book of Abstracts of CEB Annual Meeting 2017. Braga, 6 July, 67, 2017. ISBN: 978-989-97478-8-3
Use of mixed-cultures of Yarrowia lipolytica mutant strains for γ-decalactone production from castor oil
  • Journal of Biotechnology, 256, Supplement, S18, 2017
Biotechnological production of γ-decalactone, a peach like aroma, by Yarrowia lipolytica
  • World Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology, 32(169), 1-8, 2016
Quantitative image analysis as a tool for Yarrowia lipolytica dimorphic growth evaluation in different culture media
  • Journal of Biotechnology, 217, 22-30, 2016
The effect of hydrodynamic conditions in Corynebacterium glutamicum growth
  • MicroBiotec'15 - Congress of Microbiology and Biotechnology 2015. Évora, Portugal, Dec 10-12, 315-315, 2015
Biocatalysis in Micellar Systems
  • In Maria Alice Coelho, Bernardo D. Ribeiro. White Biotechnology for Sustainable Chemistry, Royal Society of Chemistry, 2015. ISBN: 978-1-84973-816-3, 178-196
Effect of POX genotype and lip2p overexpression on lactone production and reconsumption by Yarrowia lipolytica using castor oil as substrate
  • Process Biochemistry, 50(9), 1357-1362, 2015
Evaluation of dimorphic Yarrowia lipolytica strains growth in different culture media by quantitative image analysis
  • MCM2015 - Multinational Conference on Microscopy. Eger, Hungary, Aug 23-28, 238-240, 2015
Comparison of aroma production from castor oil by Yarrowia lipolytica in airlift and STR bioreactors
  • Journal of Biotechnology, 208(Suppl.), S14, 2015
Aroma production by Yarrowia lipolytica in airlift and stirred tank bioreactors: differences in yeast metabolism and morphology
  • Biochemical Engineering Journal, 93, 55-62, 2015
Immobilization of whole cells of Yarrowia lipolytica for citric acid production
  • CHEMPOR 2014 - Book of Extended Abstracts of the 12th International Chemical and Biological Engineering Conference. No. P-BE5, Porto, Portugal, Sep. 10-12, 10-14-10-16, 2014. ISBN: 978-972-752-170-8
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