Associate Professor with Aggregation in Food Microbiology at ESB-UCP and lead of the CBQF Research Line Food & Nutrition and of the Food Microbiology Laboratory. She has held a number of coordination positions at the ESB-UCP and is member of the direction Board of the faculty. She has participated in and led a large number of research projects in the area of Food Microbiology/Food Safety She has been author/co-author of several book chapters, more than 200 original articles, 190 indexed to Scopus (index h= 41).
Maria João Cardoso, Vânia Ferreira, Mónica Truninger, Rui Maia, Paula Teixeira (2021) Cross-contamination events of Campylobacter spp. in domestic kitchens International Journal of Food Microbiology, 108984 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijfoodmicro.2020.108984 (Q1/IF 4.060 (2019))
Norton Komora, Cláudia Maciel, Carlos A. Pinto, Vânia Ferreira, Teresa R.S. Brandão, Jorge M.A. Saraiva, Sónia Marília Castro, Paula Teixeira (2020) Non-thermal approach to Listeria monocytogenes inactivation in milk: The combined effect of high pressure, pediocin PA-1 and bacteriophage P100. Food Microbiology 86 (103315). Q1/IF 4.155 (2019)/9 citations)
Vânia Ferreira; Maria João Cardoso; Rui Magalhães; Rui Maia; Corina Neagu, Loredana Dumitraşcu, Anca Ioana Nicolau, Paula Teixeira (2020). Occurrence of Salmonella spp. in eggs from backyard chicken flocks in Portugal and Romania - Results of a preliminary study. Food Control, 113, 107180. (Q1/IF 4.258 (2019/1 citation)
Katherine Flynna, Begoña Pérez Villarreala, Alejandro Barrancoa, Nastasia Belca, Bryndis Björnsdóttira, Vincenzina Fuscoa, Sandra Rainieria, Sigrun Elsa Smaradóttira, Irina Smeua, Paula Teixeiraa, Hrönn Ólína Jörundsdóttir (2019) An introduction to current food safety needs. Trends in Food Science & Technology 84: 1-3. (Q1/ IF 11.077 (2019) /17 citations)
Ana Carvalheira, Joana Silva, Paula Teixeira (2017) Lettuce and fruits as a source of multidrug resistant Acinetobacter spp. Food Microbiology 64, 119-125. (Q1/IF/4.50 2017/12 citations)