Fernanda Gomes

Junior Researcher


Career

  • Since  2018: Junior Researcher, Universidade do Minho

Qualifications

  • 2010: PhD Program on Biomedical Engineering, Universidade do Minho
  • Since 2018: Antimicrobial potential of plant extracts compounds against bacterial biofilms.
  • 2013 - 2018: Antimicrobial potential of plant extracts against Staphylococcus aureus isolated from bovine mastitis

Past Students


Recent Publications

1
Anti-biofilm activity of hydromethanolic plant extracts against Staphylococcus aureus isolates from bovine mastitis
  • Heliyon, 5(5), e01728, 2019
2
Plant phenolic extracts as an effective strategy to control Staphylococcus aureus, the dairy industry pathogen
  • Industrial Crops and Products, 112, 515-520, 2018
3
Control of bovine mastitis: old and recent therapeutic approaches
  • Current Microbiology, 72(4), 377-382, 2016
4
Bovine mastitis disease/pathogenicity: evidence of the potential role of microbial biofilms
  • Pathogens and Disease, 74(3), ftw006, 2016
5
Staphylococcus epidermidis as the most frequent cause of nosocomial infections: old and new fighting strategies
  • BIOFOULING, 30(2), 131-141, 2014
6
Combined effect of linezolid and N-acetylcysteine against Staphylococcus epidermidis biofilms
  • Enfermedades Infecciosas y Microbiología Clínica, 31(10), 655-659, 2013
7
Farnesol induces cell detachment from established S. epidermidis biofilms
  • Journal of Antibiotics, 66, 255-258, 2013
8
N-acetylcysteine and vancomycin alone and in combination against staphylococci biofilm
  • Revista Brasileira de Engenharia Biomédica (Brazilian Journal of Biomedical Engineering), 29(2), 184-192, 2013
9
Staphylococcus epidermidis biofilms control by N-acetylcysteine and rifampicin
  • American Journal of Therapeutics, 20(4), 322-328, 2013
10
Farnesol in combination with N-acetylcysteine against Staphylococcus epidermidis planktonic and biofilm cells
  • Brazilian Journal of Microbiology, 43(1), 235-242, 2012
11
Evaluation of antimicrobial activity of certain combinations of antibiotics against in vitro Staphylococcus epidermidis biofilms
  • Indian Journal of Medical Research, 135(4), 542-547, 2012
12
Confocal laser scanning microscopy analysis of S. epidermidis biofilms exposed to farnesol, vancomycin and rifampicin
  • BMC Research Notes, 5(244), 1-8, 2012
13
Virulence gene expression by Staphylococcus epidermidis biofilm cells exposed to antibiotics
  • Microbial Drug Resistance, 2(17), 191-196, 2011
14
Farnesol as antibiotics adjuvant in Staphylococcus epidermidis control in vitro
  • American Journal of the Medical Sciences, 341(3), 191-195, 2011
15
In vitro activity of daptomycin, linezolid and rifampicin on Staphylococcus epidermidis biofilms
  • Current Microbiology, 63(3), 313-317, 2011
16
Effect of farnesol on structure and composition of Staphylococcus epidermidis biofilm matrix
  • Current Microbiology, 63(4), 354-359, 2011
17
Effect of farnesol on planktonic and biofilm cells of Staphylococcus epidermidis
  • Current Microbiology, 59(2), 118-122, 2009
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