Maria Elisa Rodrigues

Junior Researcher


Career

  • Since  2018: Junior Researcher, Universidade do Minho

Qualifications

  • 2013: PhD Program in Biomedical Engineering, Universidade do Minho
  • 2007: Mestrado Integrado em Engenharia Biomédica, Universidade do Minho
  • Since 2018: Virulence of polimicrobial yeasts-bacteria biofilms.
  • 2014 - 2018: Novel strategies to fight Candida species infection
  • 2013 - 2014: Consolidation Research Expertise and Resources on Cellular and Molecular Biotechnology at CEB/IBB
  • 2009 - 2013: Optimization of antibody production in wave and stirring bioreactors

Projects

Research Students


Recent Publications

1
Candida sp. infections in patients with Diabetes mellitus
  • Journal of Clinical Medicine, 8(1), 2019
2
Susceptibility of Candida glabrata biofilms to echinocandins: alterations in the matrix composition
  • BIOFOULING, 34(5), 569-578, 2018
3
Lactobacillus crispatus represses vaginolysin expression by BV associated Gardnerella vaginalis and reduces cell cytotoxicity
  • Anaerobe, 50, 60-63, 2018
4
Plant phenolic extracts as an effective strategy to control Staphylococcus aureus, the dairy industry pathogen
  • Industrial Crops and Products, 112, 515-520, 2018
5
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
6
Candida glabrata biofilms: How far have we come?
  • Journal of Fungi, 3(1), 11, 2017
7
Candida species biofilms' antifungal resistance
  • Journal of Fungi, 3(1, 8), 1-17, 2017
8
Polymicrobial ventilator-associated pneumonia: fighting in vitro Candida albicans-Pseudomonas aeruginosa biofilms with antifungal-antibacterial combination therapy
  • PLoS One, 12(1), e0170433, 2017
9
  • 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
10
Novel strategies to fight Candida species infection
  • Critical Reviews in Microbiology, 42(4), 594-606, 2016
11
Glycosylation: impact, control and improvement during therapeutic protein production
  • Critical Reviews in Biotechnology, 34(4), 281-299, 2014
12
The impact of microcarrier culture optimization on the glycosylation profile of a monoclonal antibody
  • SpringerPlus, 2(1), 25-35, 2013
13
Evaluation of macroporous and microporous carriers for CHO-K1 cell growth and monoclonal antibody production
  • Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology, 23(9), 1308-1321, 2013
14
Advances and drawbacks of the adaptation to serum-free culture of CHO-K1 cells for monoclonal antibody production
  • Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology, 169(4), 1279-1291, 2013
15
The impact of cell adaptation to serum-free conditions on the glycosylation profile of a monoclonal antibody produced by CHO cells
  • New Biotechnology, 30(5), 563-572, 2013
16
Comparison of commercial serum-free media for CHO-K1 cell growth and monoclonal antibody production
  • International Journal of Pharmaceutics, 437(1-2), 303-305, 2012
17
Wave characterization for mammalian cell culture: residence time distribution
  • New Biotechnology, 29(3), 402-408, 2012
18
Evaluation of the OSCAR™ system for the production of monoclonal antibodies by CHO-K1 cells
  • International Journal of Pharmaceutics, 430(1-2), 42-46, 2012
19
Guidelines to cell engineering for monoclonal antibody production
  • European Journal of Pharmaceutics and Biopharmaceutics, 74(2), 127-138, 2010
20
Technological progresses in monoclonal antibody production systems
  • Biotechnology Progress, 26(2), 332-351, 2010
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