Career

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

Qualifications

  • 2007: PhD in Chemical and Biological Engineering, Universidade do Minho

Courses

  • ( Integrated Master in Biological Engineering )
  • ( Integrated Master in Biological Engineering )
  • ( Integrated Master in Biological Engineering )
  • ( Integrated Master in Biological Engineering )
  • ( Integrated Master in Biological Engineering )
  • ( Integrated Master in Biological Engineering )
  • ( Integrated Master in Biological Engineering )
  • ( Master Program in Bioengineering )
  • ( Integrated Master in Biological Engineering )

Recent Publications

1
Inhibition studies with 2-bromoethanesulfonate reveal a novel syntrophic relationship in anaerobic oleate degradation
  • Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 85(2), e01733-18, 2019
2
Co-culture of a novel fermentative bacterium, Lucifera butyrica gen. nov. sp. nov., with the sulfur reducer Desulfurella amilsii for enhanced sulfidogenesis
  • Frontiers in Microbiology, 9(3108), 2018
3
Novel energy conservation strategies and behavior of Pelotomaculum schinkii driving syntrophic propionate catabolism
  • Environmental Microbiology, 20(12), 4503-4511, 2018
4
Enrichment of syngas-converting communities from a multi-orifice baffled bioreactor
  • Microbial Biotechnology, 11(4), 639-646, 2018
5
High rate biomethanation of carbon monoxide rich gases via a thermophilic synthetic co-culture
  • ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering, 6(2), 2169-2176, 2018
6
  • Sousa, Diana Z.; Visser, Michael; van Gelder, Antonie H.; Boeren, Sjef; Pieterse, Mervin M.; Pinkse, Martijn W.H.; Verhaert, Peter D.E.M.; Vogt, Carsten; Franke, Steffi; Kümmel,Steffen; Stams, Alfons J.M.
The deep-subsurface sulfate reducer Desulfotomaculum kuznetsovii employs two methanol-degrading pathways
  • Nature Communications, 9(239), 2018
7
Effect of nickel and cobalt on methanogenic enrichment cultures and role of biogenic sulfide in metal toxicity attenuation
  • Frontiers in Microbiology, 8(1341), 2017
8
  • Badalato, Nelly; Guillot, Alain; Sabarly, Victor; Dubois, Marc; Pourette, Nina; Pontoire, Bruno; Robert, Paul; Bridier, Arnaud; Monnet, Véronique; Sousa, Diana Z.; Durand, Sylvie; Mazéas, Laurent; Buléon, Alain; Bouchez, Théodore; Mortha, Gérard; Bize, Ariane
Whole proteome analyses on Ruminiclostridium cellulolyticum show a modulation of the cellulolysis machinery in response to cellulosic materials with subtle differences in chemical and structural properties
  • PLoS One, 12(1), 1-22, 2017
9
Comparative analysis of carbon monoxide tolerance among Thermoanaerobacter species
  • Frontiers in Microbiology, 7(1330), 1-9, 2016
10
Toxicity of long chain fatty acids towards acetate conversion by Methanosaeta concilii and Methanosarcina mazei
  • Microbial Biotechnology, 9(4), 514-518, 2016
11
Lachnotalea glycerini gen. nov., sp. nov., an anaerobe isolated from a nanofiltration unit treating anoxic groundwater
  • International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology, 66(2), 774-779, 2016
12
Production of medium-chain fatty acids and higher alcohols by a synthetic co-culture grown on carbon monoxide or syngas
  • Biotechnology for Biofuels, 9(82), 1-11, 2016
13
  • Diender, Martijn; Pereira, Ricardo A.G.; Wessels, Hans J.C.T.; Stams, Alfons J.M.; Sousa, Diana Z
Proteomic analysis of the hydrogen and carbon monoxide metabolism of Methanothermobacter marburgensis
  • Frontiers in Microbiology, 7(1049), 1-10, 2016
14
Conversion of Cn-Unsaturated into Cn-2-Saturated LCFA Can Occur Uncoupled from Methanogenesis in Anaerobic Bioreactors
  • Environmental Science & Technology, 50(6), 3082-3090, 2016
15
  • Strepis, Nikolaos; Sánchez-Andrea, Irene; van Gelder, Antonie H.; van Kruistum, Henri; Shapiro, Nicole; Kyrpides, Nikos; Göker, Markus; Klenk, Hans-Peter; Schaap, Peter; Stams, Alfons J.M.; Sousa, Diana Z.
Description of Trichococcus ilyis sp. nov. by combined physiological and in silico genome hybridization analyses
  • International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology, 66(10), 3957-3963, 2016
16
Methanogens, sulphate and heavy metals: a complex system
  • Reviews in Environmental Science and Biotechnology, 14(4), 537-553, 2015
17
Pathways and bioenergetics of anaerobic carbon monoxide fermentation
  • Frontiers in Microbiology, 6(1275), 2015
18
Hydrogenotrophic activity under increased H2/CO2 pressure: Effect on methane production and microbial community
  • Journal of Biotechnology, 208(Suppl.), S57, 2015
19
Meta-omics approaches to understand and improve wastewater treatment systems
  • Reviews in Environmental Science and Biotechnology, 14(3), 385-406, 2015
20
CO2 dissolution and design aspects of a multiorifice oscillatory baffled column
  • INDUSTRIAL & ENGINEERING CHEMISTRY RESEARCH, 53(44), 17303-17316, 2014
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