Ana Catarina Ferreira is a biologist graduated in 2009 and she completed a Master degree in Applied Biology, specialization in Environmental and Health Microbiology in 2010, both in the University of Aveiro. In September of 2016, she concluded a PhD degree in Biosciences with specialization in Microbiology in the University of Coimbra (Faculty of Sciences and Technology).
Presently, She is a research member in the project NanoDiaBac that involves the development of rapid and effective methods for the detection of a bacterial infection.
Her main research areas are environmental and health microbiology with current research activity related to the acquisition and dissemination of antibiotic resistance in bacteria from healthcare facilities and natural environment.
Ferreira, C., Soares, A.R., Lamosa, P., Santos A., Da costa M.S. (2016) Comparison of the compatible solute pool of two slightly halophilic planctomycetes species, Gimesia maris and Rubinisphaera brasiliensis. Extremophiles, 20: 811. doi:10.1007/s00792-016-0868-0
Centre for Biotechnology and Fine Chemistry (CBQF)