People

Luísa Maria Sobreira Vieira Peixe

Research Lab Leader

Position
Associate Professor with "Agregação" (since 2006)
Email
lpeixe@ff.up.pt
Phone number
220428580
Researcher ID
Ciência Vitae

Recent publications

  • Magdalena Ksiezarek; Svetlana Ugarcina-Perovic; Joana Rocha; Filipa Grosso; Luísa Peixe. 2021. Long-term stability of the urogenital microbiota of asymptomatic European women. BMC MICROBIOLOGY, DOI: 10.1186/s12866-021-02123-3
  • Freitas AR, Tedim AP, Novais C, Lanza VF, Peixe L.. 2020. Comparative genomics of global optrA-carrying Enterococcus faecalis uncovers a common chromosomal hotspot for optrA acquisition within a diversity of core and accessory genomes.. MICROBIAL GENOMICS, DOI: 10.1099/mgen.0.000350

Main research interests

  • Elucidation of bacterial resistance/tolerance mechanisms to antimicrobials
  • Transmission and evolution of antibiotic resistant bacteria in different ecological niches
  • Biomarkers identification, design and production of quick, inexpensive tools for the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of diseases.
  • Female Urinary Microbiota in Health and Disease
  • Enhance the efficacy of industrial processes for the production of safe, sustainable and high quality food

Degrees

  • "Agregação" in Microbiology, Faculdade de Farmácia- Univ. do Porto (1996)