20 years of Science and Innovation

Rita Teixeira dos Santos

Junior Researcher

Background: PhD in Biomedicine from the Faculty of Medicine, University of Porto (Porto, Portugal)

Major research topics

  • Microbial adhesion and biofilm formation
  • Recombinant protein production in biofilms
  • Flow cytometry

Selected Publications

Gomes, M., Gomes, L.C., R. Teixeira-Santos and F.J. Mergulhão. Polydimethylsiloxane: Structure and Applications. 2020, Nova Science Publishers. ISBN: 978-1-53617-590-5

Teixeira-Santos R., Gomes M., Mergulhão F.J. Carbon Nanotube-Based Antimicrobial and Antifouling Surfaces. Engineered Antimicrobial Surfaces. Materials Horizons: From Nature to Nanomaterials. 2020 Springer, Singapore

Faria SI, Teixeira-Santos R, Romeu MJ, Morais J, Vasconcelos V, Mergulhão FJ. The Relative Importance of Shear Forces and Surface Hydrophobicity on Biofilm Formation by Coccoid Cyanobacteria. Polymers. 2020;12(3):653. doi:10.3390/polym12030653

Selected Projects

“The use of Escherichia coli biofilms for the production of recombinant proteins and other added-value compounds” (POCI-01-0145-FEDER-029589), funded by Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia. Beginning: 2018. Duration: 36 months. Role: Researcher





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