Joana Mourão

JOANA MOURÃO

Understanding the contribution of metal/biocide tolerance systems in the persistence and maintenance of antibiotic-resistant bacteria using a multilayered approach.

Epidemiology; genomics; metal-tolerance mechanisms; antibiotic-resistance mechanisms; typing; food-safety; bacterial evolution and ecology; bacterial pathogen biology; bioinformatics; data-science; computer science; high-throughput methodologies; statistics.

CURRICULUM VITAE

 

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

2016: PhD in Pharmaceutical Sciences – Microbiology Speciality, Pharmacy Faculty, Oporto University, Portugal.

2011: MSc in Pharmaceutical Sciences, Pharmacy Faculty, Oporto University, Portugal.

 

PENDING ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

2019 [expected]: Master in Biostatistics and Bioinformatics Applied to Health (60 out of 120 ECTs concluded), Polytechnic Institute of Porto, Portugal.

 

POSITIONS

2016-present: Postdoctoral Researcher at UCIBIO/REQUIMTE. Pharmacy Faculty, Oporto University, Porto, Portugal.

 

FELLOWSHIPS

2016-present: Project grant NORTE-01-0145-FEDER-000024 – To support the Post-Doc in Microbiological Food Safety and Quality at Oporto University.

2011-2015: FCT Individual PhD Fellowship; To support the PhD in Pharmaceutical Sciences – Microbiology Speciality at Oporto University.

 

HONORS

2017: Travel and Registration Fellowship – FEMS Congress Grant for Early Career Scientists, Federation of European Microbiological Societies, 7th FEMS, Valencia, Spain.

2015: ESCMID Attendance Grant: European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases – ESCMID Postgraduate Technical Workshop, Groningen, Netherlands.

2015: Travel and Registration Fellowship – George McCracken Infectious Disease Fellows, American Society of Microbiology, 55th ICAAC, San Diego, CA, USA.

2015: ESCMID Travel and Registration Fellowship – European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, 25th ECCMID, Copenhagen, Denmark.

2014: Travel and Registration Fellowship – Biometals Society, 9th International Copper Meeting, Vico Equense, Italy.

2014: ESCMID Registration Fellowship – European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, 24th ECCMID, Barcelona, Spain.

2013: FEMS Young Scientist Meeting Grant: Federation of European Microbiological Societies, 10th IMMEM, Paris, France.

2013: ESCMID Travel and Registration Fellowship – European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, 23rd ECCMID, Berlin, Germany.

 

CO-SUPERVISION

Since 2011-present: integration/co-supervision of undergraduate students in initiation research projects, Pharmacy Faculty, Oporto University.

Previous: 1 undergraduate student at Sciences Faculty/ICBAS, Oporto University.

 

INVITED PEDAGOGIC ACTIVITIES

Master programs

2013-present: Tutorial/practical classes: Master in Clinical Analysis – Clinical Bacteriology, Pharmacy Faculty, Oporto University, Portugal.

2012-present: Tutorial/practical classes: Master in Quality Control – Microbiological Control, Pharmacy Faculty, Oporto University, Portugal.

Undergraduate programs

2017: Tutorial/practical classes: Bachelor degree in Food Science – Food Microbiology, Pharmacy Faculty, Oporto University, Portugal.

2015-present: Tutorial/practical classes: Integrated Master in Pharmaceutical Sciences – Bacteriology, Nutrition and Food Science Faculty, Oporto University, Portugal.

Projects

2018-Present: Founding member and tutor of MicroMundo@UPorto, Oporto University, Portugal.