Carla Silva

Assistant Researcher


Career

  • 2018 - 2023: Assistant Researcher, Universidade do Minho
  • 2016 - 2018: Invited Assistant Researcher, Universidade do Minho
  • 2013 - 2015: Invited Assistant Researcher, Universidade do Minho

Qualifications

  • 2008: Programa Doutoral em Engenharia Têxtil, Universidade do Minho
  • 2002: Mestrado em Química Têxtil, Universidade do Minho

Roles and Responsibilities

  • 2008 - 2011: Member of the Scientific Council, Universidade do Minho

Laboratory Management

Honors and Awards

  • 2000: Universidade do Minho 2000
  • 2000: Rotary Club de Guimarães
  • 2000: Vicent Hynes 2000

  • 2016 - 2023: Proteins for fragrances and drug release
  • 2015 - 2016: Proteins for Textiles, Medicine and Cosmetics
  • 2013 - 2013: Nanobiotechnology applied to Medical, Textile and Cosmetic áreas

Projects


Research Students


Selected Publications

1
Practical insights on enzyme stabilization
  • Critical Reviews in Biotechnology, 38(3), 335-350, 2018
2
"In-situ" lipase-catalyzed cotton coating with polyesters from ethylene glycol and glycerol
  • Process Biochemistry, 66, 82-88, 2018
3
The absence of albumin improves in vitro cellular uptake and disruption of Poloxamer 407-based nanoparticles inside cancer cells
  • Molecular Pharmaceutics, 15(2), 527-535, 2018
4
Laccase: a green catalyst for the biosynthesis of poly-phenols
  • Critical Reviews in Biotechnology, 38(2), 294-307, 2018
5
Ultrasound-assisted lipase catalyzed hydrolysis of aspirin methyl ester
  • Ultrasonics Sonochemistry, 40(Part A), 587-593, 2018
6
OBP fused with cell-penetrating peptides promotes liposomal transduction
  • Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces, 161, 645-653, 2018
7
  • Silva, Carla; Carretero, Agatha; Costa, Diana Soares da; Reis, Rui L.; Novoa-Carballal, Ramon; Pashkuleva, Iva
Design of protein delivery systems by mimicking extracellular mechanisms for protection of growth factors
  • Acta Biomaterialia, 63, 283-293, 2017
8
Oil-based cyclo-oligosaccharide nanodevices for drug encapsulation
  • Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces, 159, 259-267, 2017
9
PEGylation greatly enhances laccase polymerase activity
  • ChemCatChem, 9(20), 3888-3894, 2017
10
Esterase-catalysed methotrexate conjugates
  • 254th ACS National Meeting & Exposition - Chemistry Impact on the Global Economy. Washington, D.C., USA, Aug 20-24, 2017
11
Antioxidant cosmetotextiles: cotton coating with nanoparticles containing vitamin E
  • Process Biochemistry, 59, Part A, 46-51, 2017
12
Hydrophobic functionalization of jute fabrics by enzymatic-assisted grafting of vinyl copolymers
  • New Journal of Chemistry, 41, 3773-3780, 2017
13
Foreword: Advances in “Polymer/Fibre Biotechnology”
  • Process Biochemistry, 59, Part A, 1-3, 2017
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