Paula Cristina Maia Teixeira

Profile

Academic degrees:

Year Academic degree Institution
1995  DOUTORAMENTO Universidade Católica Portuguesa – Escola Superior de Biotecnologia 
1991  LICENCIATURA Universidade Católica Portuguesa – Escola Superior de Biotecnologia 

 

 

Professional activities:

Period Position or category Institution 
From 2005 to present Assistant Professor Universidade Católica Portuguesa Escola Superior de Biotecnologia 
From 2000 to 2005 Researcher Universidade Católica Portuguesa Escola Superior de Biotecnologia 
From 2000 to 2005 Senior Consultant AESBUC

 

Scientific areas of activity

Microbiological Food Safety/Preservation

Research interests:
Food Microbiology:

  • Microbiological food safety- prevalence/incidence of pathogens in foods, virulence factors of pathogenic organisms, typing methods (molecular and phenotypic methods), stress response of pathogenic bacteria, bio-preservation (bacteriocins, bacteriophages).
  • Stress response of lactic acid bacteria- mechanisms of adaptation to stress conditions (protein synthesis, solute accumulation, membrane fatty acids composition), response to sub-lethal stresses, cross-protection.

Food safety education

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Assistant Professor
School of Biotechnology

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