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Biofilm Science and Technology


4th International hands-on PHAGE BIOTECHNOLOGY course

  • June 17, 2019
  • UMinho, Braga

A 5-days course on phage techniques with theoretical and practical sessions

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Novel antimicrobial therapy with phage derived depolymerases

  • November 16, 2018
  • TecMinho

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Ana Oliveira at "90 segundos de Ciência"

  • November 09, 2018
  • Antena 1

Ep. 490 Ana Oliveira – Project uses bacteriophages to fight disease that kills bees

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Joana Azeredo & Hugo Oliveira @ "Back to the Lysin Meeting" (Rockefeller University)

  • November 07, 2018
  • Rockefeller University

Joana Azeredo and Hugo Oliveira made oral presentations at the prestigious Caspari auditorium at Rockefeller University at the symposium Lysins 2018 where innovative antimicrobial therapies were presented and discussed.

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Recent Projects


Antisense oligomers identification to control Candida albicans filamentation


Development of an engineered-phage cocktail to combat Helicobacter pylori infections and prevent gastric cancer


Fostering the development of new probiotic approaches for the treatment of candidiasis through the exploration of the Candida actobacilli interference mechanisms


Development of a phage-based product to control Escherichia coli associated post-weaning diarrhoea in piglets