Célia M. Manaia


Academic degrees:

Year Academic degree Institution
1995 Ph.D. in Biochemistry/Microbiology Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia, Universidade de Coimbra
1989 B.Sc.  in Biochemistry Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia, Universidade de Coimbra 


Professional activities:

Period Position or category Institution
From 1998 to present Assistant Professor Universidade Católica Portuguesa – Escola Superior de Biotecnologia


Scientific areas of activity
  • Bacterial diversity and ecology in human-impacted environments, in particular water and soil
  • Antibiotic resistance in the environment: ecology and evolution of antibiotic resistance, resistance genetic determinants and selective pressures, environmental and public health implications
  • Bacterial taxonomy: polyphasic (biochemical, genetic and chemotaxonomic) characterization of bacteria isolated from environmental samples
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Assistant Professor
School of Biotechnology