Maria Antónia
Silva
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DP_AEM student
Centro de Biologia Molecular e Ambiental (CBMA)
Doctoral Program in Molecular and Environmental Biology (CBMA)
2016-2020
Isabel Soares Silva
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Phd Thesis

Identification and functional characterization of novel plasma membrane carboxylate transporters for biotechnological applications

Publication and Meetings

Peer-Reviewed Articles:

Ribas, D., Soares-Silva, I., Vieira, D., Sousa-Silva, M., Sá-Pessoa, J., Azevedo-Silva, J., Cristina Viegas, S., Maria Arraiano, C., Diallinas, G., Paiva, S., Soares, P., Casal, M. (2018) The Acetate Uptake Transporter family motif “NPAPLGL(M/S)” is essential for substrate uptake, Fungal Genetics and Biology, DOI:10.1016/j.fgb.2018.10.001

 

Sousa-Silva, M., Simões, M., Melo, L.F., Machado, I. (2018) Pseudomonas fluorescens tolerance to benzyldimethyldodecyl ammonium chloride: altered phenotype and cross-resistance, Journal of Global Antimicrobial Resistance, DOI: 10.1016/j.jgar.2018.07.004

 

ORCID: 0000-0003-1622-4888

Linkedin: linkedin.com/in/maria-antónia-silva-64847563

 

1st Joint Workshop of the PhD Programs in Applied and Environmental Microbiology (DP_AEM) and Molecular and Environmental Biology (PDBMA), Braga, Portugal 26-30 Sept 2016

2nd Joint BIOTECnico and AEM PhD Programs Workshop, Instituto Superior Técnico, Lisbon, Portugal, 15-16 Feb 2017

2nd Joint Workshop of the PhD Programs in Applied and Environmental Microbiology (DP_AEM) and Molecular and Environmental Biology (PDBMA), Braga, Portugal 25-29 Sep 2017

3rd Joint BIOTECnico and AEM PhD PROGRAMS WORKSHOP in IST, Lisbon from 11-12 June 2018

7rd Workshop of the PhD Program in Applied and Environmental Microbiology (DP_AEM) and Molecular in University of Minho, Braga from 24-27 September 2018

3rd Workshop of the PhD Program in Molecular and Environmental Biology (PDBMA) in University of Minho, Braga at 25 October 2018

Oral Communications:

6. Maria Sousa-Silva, David Ribas, Margarida Casal, Isabel Soares-Silva. “Functional characterization of Cyberlindnera jadinii carboxylate transporters in Saccharomyces cerevisiae.”, Oral Communication, Annual Meeting 2018 – Portuguese Society of Genetics. I3S – Porto, Portugal, June 14-15, 2018

 

5. Maria Sousa-Silva, Margarida Casal, Isabel Soares-Silva. “Identification and functional characterization of novel plasma membrane carboxylate transporters”, Oral Communication, 3rd Joint BIOTECnico and AEM PhD Programs Workshop . Lisbon, Portugal, June 11-12 , 2018

4. Maria Sousa-Silva, David Ribas, Ricardo Franco-Duarte, Célia Pais, Margarida Casal, Isabel Soares-Silva. “Exploring organic acid producer microorganisms – Identification, morpho- and physiological characterization of wild yeast strains.”, Oral Communication, XXI Jornadas de Biologia de Leveduras "Professor Nicolau van Uden". Braga, Portugal, June 8-9, 2018

3. Sousa-Silva, M., Casal, M, Soares-Silva, I. “Project: Identification and functional characterization of novel plasma membrane carboxylate transporters”, Oral Communication, 2nd Joint Workshop of the PhD Programs in Applied and Environmental Microbiology (DP_AEM) and Molecular and Environmental Biology (PDBMA). Braga, Portugal, Sept 25-27, 2017

2. Maria Sousa-Silva, Margarida Casal, Isabel Soares-Silva. “Characterization of novel membrane transporters for biotechnological applications”, Oral Communication, 2nd JOINT BIOTECnico AND AEM PhD PROGRAMS WORKSHOP. Lisbon, Portugal, Feb 15-16, 2017

1. Sousa-Silva, M., Melo, L., Machado, I. “Adaptive resistance to BDMDAC and cross-resistance to other antimicrobial agents”, Pitch Communication, 7th Edition of the annual Symposium on Bioengineering in FEUP. Porto, Portugal, Apr 22-23, 2016

  

Poster Communications:

7. David Ribas, Isabel Soares-Silva, Daniel Vieira, Maria Sousa-Silva, Joana Sá-Pessoa, João Azevedo-Silva, Sandra Cristina Viegas, Cecília Maria Arraiano, Sandra Paiva, Pedro Soares, Margarida Casal. “The Ady2 “NPAPLGL(M/S)” motif is critical for acetate uptake and binding”, Poster Communication, XXI Jornadas de Biologia de Leveduras "Professor Nicolau van Uden". Braga, Portugal, June 8-9, 2018

6. Maria Sousa-Silva, David Ribas, Margarida Casal, Isabel Soares-Silva. “Functional characterization of Cyberlindnera jadinii carboxylate transporters in Saccharomyces cerevisiae.”, Poster Communication, XXI Jornadas de Biologia de Leveduras "Professor Nicolau van Uden". Braga, Portugal, June 8-9, 2018

5. David Ribas, Isabel Soares-Silva, Joana Sá-Pessoa, Maria Sousa-Silva, João Azevedo-Silva, Sandra Paiva, Margarida Casal. “Structural and Functional characterization of AceTr transporter family”, Poster communication, Microbiotec 17’ – Congress of Microbiology and Biotechnology in UCP. Porto, Portugal, Dec 7-9, 2017

4. Sousa-Silva, M., Ribas, D., Casal, M., Soares-Silva, I. “Heterologous expression of Candida utilis carboxylic acid transporters in Saccharomyces cerevisiae”, Poster Communication – XLI Jornadas Portuguesas de Genética. Aveiro, Portugal, Jun 8-9, 2017

3. Sousa-Silva M, Casal M, Soares-Silva I. “Characterization of novel membrane transporters with biotechnological applications”, Poster Communication – 2nd JOINT BIOTECnico AND AEM PhD PROGRAMS WORKSHOP. Lisbon, Portugal, Feb 15-16, 2017

2. Sousa-Silva M, Simões M, Melo L, Machado I. “Adaptation of Pseudomonas fluorescens to benzyldimethyldodecyl ammonium chloride: implication in biofilm formation and cross-resistance”, Poster Communication - ESGB/EPASG Annual International Meeting on Antimicrobial Resistance in Microbial Biofilms and Options for Treatment. Ghent, Belgium, Oct 5-7, 2016 

1. Sousa-Silva M, Melo L, Machado I. “Adaptive resistance to BDMDAC and cross-resistance to other antimicrobial agents”, Pitch and Poster Communication – 7th Edition of the annual Symposium on Bioengineering in FEUP. Porto, Portugal, Apr 22-23, 2016

 

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General Conferences: 

DP_AEM Conference (IB-S), Margarida Archer, ITQB, UNLisboa. "How can structure help understanding function? The story of arabinofuranosyltransferase and its role in the intricate cell wall synthesis of mycobacteria". Sponsored by Sociedade Portuguesa de Biofísica. 27 September 2018, Braga

DP_AEM Conference (IB-S), Johan Thevelein, GlobalYeast & KU Leuven, “Polygenic analysis of complex traits for development of superior industrial yeast strains” 25 September 2018, Braga

INL SUMMIT 2017 - “Nanotechnology: The New Economy” Conference organized by INL - International Iberian Nanotechnology Laboratory in Braga, Theatro Circo, Portugal from 19 - 20 Oct 2017.

XIX National Congress of Biochemistry in Guimarães, integrated in the organizing committee, from the 8-10 Dec 2016.

Workshops: 

"Wast, spills and personal protective equipment", 15th March, 2017, Braga, Portugal

Workshop – DD-DeCaF: Data-driven cell factory design, at ITQB in Oeiras, 18-19 Sept 2018, Lisbon, Portugal

  

Outreach activities: 

- Principal Coordinator of Pint of Science in Braga, a Global Science Festival (2018-present, Braga, Portugal)

- Collaborator of “Noite Europeia dos Investigadores” (29 Sept 2017, Salão dos Congregados - Braga, Portugal)

- Participation at “Semana da Ciência e Tecnologia” organized at University of Minho representing Molecular Biotechnology lab regarding the Protein transporter’s engineering group in their laboratory activities (24 Nov 2017, CBMA - Braga, Portugal)

- Tutor at Open Weekend 2018 organized at University of Minho representing Molecular Biotechnology lab regarding the Protein transporter’s engineering group (19-21 April 2018, CBMA - Braga, Portugal)

Training

Hands-on approach Workshop – DD-DeCaF: Data-driven cell factory design, at ITQB in Oeiras, 18-19 Sept 2018, Lisbon, Portugal

“Genomics, Metagenomics and Bioinformatics”, June 2017, University of Minho, Braga

“Fluorescence microscopy”, at IB-S in 26 April 2018, in Braga, Portugal

Communication Skills (course level 1), by Dr. Ana Salgado, 30 September 2016, Braga

Communication Skills (course level 2), by Dr. Ana Salgado, February - July 2017, Braga

Transferable Skills, by Dr. Cátia Marques, 26 September 2018, Braga