Research Topics

  • Yeast Toxicogenomics
  • Mechanisms of response and tolerance to multiple stresses of biotechnological relevance in yeast
  • Circular Bio-based economy (development of superior yeast strains and process conditions for improved robustness)

Selected Publications

Martins L.M., Pedro A.Q., Oppolzer D., Sousa F., Queiroz J.A., Passarinha L.A., Enhanced biosynthesis of plasmid DNA from Escherichia coli VH33 using Box–Behnken design associated to aromatic amino acids pathway, Biochemical Engineering Journal, 98:117-126, 2015, doi: 10.1016/j.bej.2015.02.001.

Pedro A. Q., Martins L. M., Dias J. M. L., Bonifácio M. J., Queiroz J. A., and Passarinha L. A., An artificial neural network for membrane-bound catechol-O-methyltransferase biosynthesis with Pichia pastoris methanol-induced cultures, Microb. Cell Fact., 14:113-126, 2015, doi: 10.1186/s12934-015-0304-7

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