Maria Isabel Andrade Mendes de Vasconcelos

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Academic degrees:

Year  Academic degree  Institution 
1991  Ph.D. in Biotechnology, option Microbiology  INSA-Institut National des Sciences Appliquées, Toulouse, France 
1987  M.Sc. in Biotechnology  INSA-Institut National des Sciences Appliquées, Toulouse, France 
1984  B.Sc. in Chemical Engineering  Universidade do Porto, Portugal

 

Professional activities:

Period  Position or category   Institution
2013 to present  Dean Escola Superior de Biotecnologia, Universidade Católica Portuguesa, Porto, Portugal
2011 to 2013  Associate Director Escola Superior de Biotecnologia, Universidade Católica Portuguesa, Porto, Portugal
2009 to 2011  Dean Escola Superior de Biotecnologia, Universidade Católica Portuguesa, Porto, Portugal
1998-2009  Associate Director  Escola Superior de Biotecnologia, Universidade Católica Portuguesa, Porto, Portugal
1997-1998  Coordinator of the BSc Degree on Microbiology Escola Superior de Biotecnologia, Universidade Católica Portuguesa, Porto, Portugal
1996-1997  Coordinator of Post-Graduate Teaching Escola Superior de Biotecnologia, Universidade Católica Portuguesa, Porto, Portugal
1991 to present  Assistant Professor Escola Superior de Biotecnologia, Universidade Católica Portuguesa, Porto, Portugal
1985-1991  Teaching Assistant Escola Superior de Biotecnologia, Universidade Católica Portuguesa, Porto, Portugal
1984-1985  Teaching Assistant School of Engineering Sciences, Universidade do Minho, Braga, Portugal

 

Scientific areas of activity

Microbial Processes

Research interests:
Microbial physiology (anaerobic bacteria physiology, yeasts physiology), namely focused on metabolic fluxes control, modification of fermentation patterns, synthesis of molecules with potential high value; development of biological processes for degradation of by-products or residues; synthesis of secondary metabolites by yeasts and bacteria.

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Assistant Professor
School of Biotechnology

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