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Microbiologist and Molecular Biologist, PhD in Biology, 2007. Senior Researcher, Universidade de Évora, Portugal, MED- Mediterranean Institute for Agriculture, Environment and Development. Executive Director of the UNIMED Subnetwork on Food & Water (UNIMED Office at the Universidade de Évora). PI of the FoSaMed-"Enhancing Food Safety in the Mediterranean" ERASMUS+ project and of the "SCREAM-R: Screening Antimicrobial Resistance" exploratory project financed by the MED-Research Centre. h-index=18, 9 book chapters, 47 full research papers in international peer-review journals. Supervision of 2 PhD, 3 Masters, and 27 undergraduate students. An active researcher in molecular microbiology and a teacher of Microbiology.
Identification

Personal identification

Full name
Marta Laranjo

Citation names

  • Laranjo, Marta

Author identifiers

Ciência ID
861A-EEAC-70E0
ORCID iD
0000-0002-3900-5592
Google Scholar ID
https://scholar.google.pt/citations?hl=pt-PT&user=ytDJ3tgAAAAJ
Researcher Id
I-6040-2012
Scopus Author Id
7801545833

Knowledge fields

  • Natural sciences - Biological Sciences - Microbiology
  • Agrarian Sciences - Agrarian and Food Biotechnology

Languages

Language Speaking Reading Writing Listening Peer-review
English Advanced (C1) Advanced (C1) Advanced (C1) Advanced (C1)
German Intermediate (B1) Advanced (C1) Advanced (C1) Intermediate (B1)
French Intermediate (B1) Advanced (C1) Intermediate (B1) Intermediate (B1)
Spanish; Castilian Beginner (A1) Intermediate (B1) Beginner (A1) Beginner (A1)
Italian Beginner (A1) Elementary (A2) Beginner (A1) Elementary (A2) Beginner (A1)
Portuguese (Mother tongue)
Education
Degree Classification
2007/04/03
Concluded
Biologia (Doutoramento)
Universidade de Évora, Portugal
"Genetic Diversity and Symbiotic Effectiveness of Chickpea Rhizobia Strains" (THESIS/DISSERTATION)
Aprovado com Distinção e Louvor por Unanimidade
1998
Concluded
Biologia Microbiana e Genética (Licenciatura)
Universidade de Lisboa Faculdade de Ciências, Portugal
"Análise de perfis de plasmídeos de estirpes de rizóbio de grão-de-bico" (THESIS/DISSERTATION)
15.45
1993
Concluded
Abitur (Ensino secundário)
Major in Ciências
Escola Alemã de Lisboa, Portugal
15
Affiliation

Science

2020/01/01 - Current Researcher (Research)
MED-Instituto Mediterrâneo para a Agricultura, Ambiente e Desenvolvimento, Portugal
2019/03/01 - 2019/12/31 Researcher (Research)
Universidade de Évora Instituto de Ciências Agrárias e Ambientais Mediterrânicas, Portugal

Teaching in Higher Education

2017 - Current Invited Assistant Professor (University Teacher)
Universidade de Évora, Portugal

Others

2007/05/01 - 2019/02/28 Bolseiro Pós-Doc
Universidade de Évora Instituto de Ciências Agrárias e Ambientais Mediterrânicas, Portugal
2002/01/01 - 2005/12/31 Bolseiro de Doutoramento
Universidade de Évora, Portugal
1999/09/01 - 2001/08/31 Bolseiro de Investigação
Universidade de Évora, Portugal
1998/09/18 - 1999/08/31 Professora contratada
Escola Secundária de Vendas Novas, Portugal
1998/07/01 - 1998/09/30 Auxiliar de Laboratório
Abranches & Filhos, Lda, Portugal
Projects

Contract

Designation Funders
2021 - Current ICAPP - Investigação em carnes alentejanas de porco preto.
POCI-01-0247-FEDER-072109
Researcher
Universidade de Évora Instituto de Ciências Agrárias e Ambientais Mediterrânicas, Portugal
2021 - Current ECO-PIG-Desenvolvimento de uma mistura alimentar inovadora para acabamento de machos de raças de suínos autóctones, ao ar livre, com benefício para a qualidade da carne e para a sustentabilidade do sistema
POCI-01-0247-FEDER-072226
Researcher
Universidade de Évora Instituto de Ciências Agrárias e Ambientais Mediterrânicas, Portugal
2021 - Current ARCO-Alentejo Region Applied Research for COVID-19
02/SAICT/2020 : Programa Testar com Ciência e Solidariedade COVID-19 - SAICT-D2-2020-02
Researcher
N/A
2020 - Current FoSaMed: Enhancing Food Safety in the Mediterranean
618518-EPP-1-2020-1-PT-EPPKA2-CBHE-JP
Principal investigator
Universidade de Évora Instituto de Ciências Agrárias e Ambientais Mediterrânicas, Portugal
European Commission
2020 - Current S4Agro – “Soluções sustentáveis para o setor agroindustrial”.
02/SIAC/2019-SIAC (Qualificação – Candidatura nº 46425.
Researcher
2020 - Current SCREAM-R: Screening Antimicrobial Resistance
UIDP/05183/2020
Principal investigator
Universidade de Évora Instituto de Ciências Agrárias e Ambientais Mediterrânicas, Portugal
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
2018 - Current 2018-2020 “Innovative Approaches in Pork Production with Entire Males” (IPEMA)
COST Action CA15215
Researcher
European Union
2018 - Current “Segurança & Qualidade dos Produtos Cárneos Transformados”
PDR2020-101-031373
Researcher
2018 - Current Estudo da qualidade da carne de bovinos da raça Cachena
PDR2020-101-030803
Researcher
2017 - 2019 Criação de um núcleo de I&D para a geração de novo conhecimento relacionado com a uva de mesa sem grainha Vale da Rosa
ALT20-03-0247-FEDER-024248
Researcher
2015 - 2019 Diversity of local pig breeds and production systems for high quality traditional products and sustainable pork chains”-TREASURE
H2020-RIA-GA no. 634476
Post-doc Fellow
2016 - 2018 +Agro – “Qualificação organizacional, energética e de segurança e saúde no trabalho da indústria agroalimentar”
AAC nº 04/SIAC/2015 – Candidatura nº 016159
Post-doc Fellow
2016 - 2018 +Agro ¿ ¿Qualificação organizacional, energética e de segurança e saúde no trabalho da indústria agroalimentar¿
AAC nº 04/SIAC/2015 Candidatura nº 016159
N/A
2013 - 2015/06 Evolution of symbiosis genes in rhizobia: chickpea mesorhizobia as case study
Provided by PTCRIS: 130872
130872
Post-doc Fellow
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia, I.P.
2012 - 2015/01 Portuguese traditional meat products: strategies to improve safety and quality
Provided by PTCRIS: 119075
119075
Post-doc Fellow
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia, I.P.
2013 - 2015 Modernización e Innovación Tecnológica con base TIC en sectores estratégicos y tradicionales”-MITTIC
MITTIC
Post-doc Fellow
2013 - 2015 MORECRIMSON-“Técnicas de produção e conservação de uvas sem grainha da variedade Crimson”
PRODER, Medida 4.1, Pedido de Apoio 46.190
Post-doc Fellow
2013 - 2015 “Melhoria da qualidade de enchidos tradicionais alentejanos pelo recurso a baixos teores de sal, monitorização do tempo de fumagem e utilização de culturas de arranque”
PRODER, Medida 4.1, Pedido de Apoio 13.021
Post-doc Fellow
2011 - 2013 Biocontrol and Bioremediation agentes and their role in Agriculture and Forest health
People-MARIE CURIE ACTIONS-2009-IRSES-FP7/2007-2013-GA no 247669
Post-doc Fellow
2009 - 2012/06 Melhoramento de rizóbios por modificação genética com genes de resposta ao stress
80932
Provided by PTCRIS: 80932
Post-doc Fellow
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia, I.P.
2003 - 2007/03 Diversity of rhizobia natural populations in Portugal: strains tolerant to environmental stress conditions
Provided by PTCRIS: 44140
44140
PhD Student Fellow
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia, I.P.
2001 - 2001/12 Rhizobia nodulating chickpea: genetic characterization and relation to strain origin and symbiotic efficiency
Provided by PTCRIS: 972
972
Scientific Initiation Fellow
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia, I.P.
1998 - 1999 Development of a sustainable strategy for the management of root-knot nematodes in vegetable crops in Southern Europe-an alternative to the use of methyl bromide
FAIR5-CT97-3444
Scientific Initiation Fellow
Outputs

Publications

Book chapter
  1. Elias, Miguel; Laranjo, Marta; Cristina Agulheiro-Santos, Ana; Eduarda Potes, Maria. "The Role of Salt on Food and Human Health". In Salt in the Earth. IntechOpen, 2020.
    Published • 10.5772/intechopen.86905
  2. Laranjo, Marta. "The use of propolis for mastitis control". In Mastitis: Symptoms, Triggers and Treatment. 2019.
    Published
  3. Laranjo, Marta. "Mastitis in sheep: a disease to be taken seriously". In Sheep Diseases: Signs, Symptoms and Prevention. 2019.
    Published
  4. Elias, M.; João Fraqueza, M.; Laranjo, M.. "Biogenic amines in food: Presence and control measures". In Biogenic Amines (BA): Origins, Biological Importance and Human Health Implications, 129-175. New York, United States: Nova Science Publishers, Inc., 2018.
    Published
  5. Laranjo, Marta. "Antibiofilm activity of propolis extracts". In Understanding microbial pathogens: current knowledge and educational ideas on antimicrobial research. 2018.
    Published
  6. Laranjo, Marta. "Antimicrobial action of propolis extracts against staphylococci". In Understanding microbial pathogens: current knowledge and educational ideas on antimicrobial research. 2018.
    Published
  7. Laranjo, Marta. "Use of essential oils in food preservation". In Antimicrobial Research: Novel bioknowledge and educational programs. 2017.
    Published
  8. Oliveira, Solange; Laranjo, Marta; Alexandre, Ana. "Molecular Tools in Microbial Ecology". Portugal: Nova Science Publishers, Inc., 2008.
    Published
  9. Laranjo, Marta; Oliveira, Solange. "Rhizobial Strain Improvement: Genetic Analysis and Modification". Portugal: Science Publisher Inc., 2006.
    Published
Journal article
  1. Elias, Miguel; Laranjo, Marta; Agulheiro-Santos, Ana Cristina; Potes, Maria Eduarda; Carrascosa, Alfonso V.. "Quality of nonmeat ingredients used in the manufacturing of traditional dry-cured pork sausages". Journal of Food Processing and Preservation 45 3 (2021): e15213. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jfpp.15213.
    Published • 10.1111/jfpp.15213
  2. Laranjo, Marta; Luis Avelino da Silva Coutinho Patarata (FC16-B6DB-5B2A); Elias, Miguel; Maria João Fraqueza (CA18-CCF2-652B). "Microbiological hazards associated with salt and nitrite reduction in cured meat products: control strategies based on antimicrobial effect of natural ingredients and protective microbiota". Current Opinion in Food Science (2020): http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cofs.2020.10.027.
    Accepted • 10.1016/j.cofs.2020.10.027
  3. Igor Dias; Marta Laranjo; Maria Eduarda Potes; Ana Cristina Agulheiro-Santos; Sara Ricardo-Rodrigues; Ana Rita Fialho; Joana Véstia; et al. "Autochthonous Starter Cultures Are Able to Reduce Biogenic Amines in a Traditional Portuguese Smoked Fermented Sausage". Microorganisms 8 5 (2020): 686-686. https://doi.org/10.3390/microorganisms8050686.
    10.3390/microorganisms8050686
  4. Miguel Elias; Marta Laranjo; Maria Eduarda Potes; Ana Cristina Agulheiro-Santos; Maria José Fernandes; Raquel Garcia; Maria João Fraqueza. "Impact of a 25% Salt Reduction on the Microbial Load, Texture, and Sensory Attributes of a Traditional Dry-Cured Sausage". Foods (2020): https://doi.org/10.3390/foods9050554.
    10.3390/foods9050554
  5. André Albuquerque; Cristina Óvilo; Yolanda Núñez; Rita Benítez; Adrián López-Garcia; Fabián García; Maria do Rosário Félix; et al. "Comparative Transcriptomic Analysis of Subcutaneous Adipose Tissue from Local Pig Breeds". Genes (2020): https://doi.org/10.3390/genes11040422.
    10.3390/genes11040422
  6. Maria João Fraqueza; Marta Laranjo; Susana Alves; Maria Helena Fernandes; Ana Cristina Agulheiro-Santos; Maria José Fernandes; Maria Eduarda Potes; Miguel Elias. "Dry-Cured Meat Products According to the Smoking Regime: Process Optimization to Control Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons". Foods 9 1 (2020): 91-91. https://doi.org/10.3390/foods9010091.
    10.3390/foods9010091
  7. Marta Laranjo; Ana M. Fernández-León; Ana C. Agulheiro-Santos; Maria E. Potes; Miguel Elias. "Essential oils of aromatic and medicinal plants play a role in food safety". Journal of Food Processing and Preservation (2019): https://doi.org/10.1111/jfpp.14278.
    10.1111/jfpp.14278
  8. Laranjo, Marta. "What is the Main Processing Factor Influencing Staphylococcus Species Diversity in Different Manufacturing Units?". Journal of Food Science (2019): http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1750-3841.14796.
    10.1111/1750-3841.14796
  9. Laranjo, Marta. "Role of Starter Cultures on the Safety of Fermented Meat Products". (2019): http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fmicb.2019.00853.
    10.3389/fmicb.2019.00853
  10. Marta Laranjo; María de Guía Córdoba; Teresa Semedo-Lemsaddek; Maria Eduarda Potes. "Food Microbiology". BioMed Research International (2019): https://doi.org/10.1155/2019/8039138.
    10.1155/2019/8039138
  11. Sara Ricardo-Rodrigues; Marta Laranjo; Renato Coelho; Patrícia Martins; Ana Elisa Rato; Margarida Vaz; Pedro Valverde; et al. "Terroir influence on quality of ‘Crimson’ table grapes". Scientia Horticulturae 245 (2019): 244-249. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scienta.2018.10.035.
    10.1016/j.scienta.2018.10.035
  12. Laranjo, M.; Potes, M.E.; Gomes, A.; Véstia, J.; Garcia, R.; Fernandes, M.J.; Fraqueza, M.J.; Elias, M.. "Shelf-life extension and quality improvement of a Portuguese traditional ready-to-eat meat product with vinegar". International Journal of Food Science and Technology 54 1 (2019): 132-140. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-85059253538&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1111/ijfs.13913
  13. Maria Cristina Queiroga; Elsa L. Duarte; Marta Laranjo. "Sheep mastitis Staphylococcus epidermidis biofilm effects on cell adhesion and inflammatory changes". Small Ruminant Research 168 (2018): 6-11. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.smallrumres.2018.09.009.
    10.1016/j.smallrumres.2018.09.009
  14. Potes, M.E.; Laranjo, M.; Elias, M.. "Animal health, biosafety and food safety | Saúde animal, biossegurança e segurança dos alimentos". Archivos de Zootecnia 2018 (2018): 131-135. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-85042005913&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.21071/az.v67iSupplement.3223
  15. Dias, I.; Laranjo, M.; Fialho, R.; Potes, M.E.; Véstia, J.; Agulheiro-Santos, A.C.; Fraqueza, M.J.; Elias, M.. "Effect of autochthonous starter cultures in the production of Paio, a traditional Portuguese dry-cured sausage | Efecto de los cultivos autóctonos en la producción de Paio, un embutido curado tradicional portugués". Archivos de Zootecnia 2018 (2018): 161-165. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-85041997031&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.21071/az.v67iSupplement.3229
  16. Laranjo, M.; Potes, M.E.; Véstia, J.; Gomes, A.; Fraqueza, M.J.; Elias, M.. "Addition of vinegar to extend the shelf-life of cabeça de xara | Adición de vinagre para prolongar la vida útil de la cabeça de xara". Archivos de Zootecnia 2018 (2018): 197-200. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-85042059745&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.21071/az.v67iSupplement.3237
  17. Laranjo, M.; Talon, R.; Lauková, A.; Fraqueza, M.J.; Elias, M.. "Traditional Meat Products: Improvement of Quality and Safety". Journal of Food Quality 2017 (2017): http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-85038887664&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1155/2017/2873793
  18. Marta Laranjo; Miguel Elias; Maria João Fraqueza. "The Use of Starter Cultures in Traditional Meat Products". Journal of Food Quality 2017 (2017): 1-18. https://doi.org/10.1155/2017/9546026.
    10.1155/2017/9546026
  19. Laranjo, M.; Gomes, A.; Agulheiro-Santos, A.C.; Potes, M.E.; Cabrita, M.J.; Garcia, R.; Rocha, J.M.; et al. "Impact of salt reduction on biogenic amines, fatty acids, microbiota, texture and sensory profile in traditional blood dry-cured sausages". Food Chemistry 218 (2017): 129-136. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84987967992&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1016/j.foodchem.2016.09.056
  20. Alves, S.P.; Fernandes, M.J.; Fernandes, M.H.; Bessa, R.J.B.; Laranjo, M.; A.-Santos, A.C.; Elias, M.; Fraqueza, M.J.. "Quality and Acceptability of Dry Fermented Sausages Prepared with Low Value Pork Raw Material". Journal of Food Processing and Preservation 41 2 (2017): http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84978386334&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1111/jfpp.12823
  21. Albuquerque, A.; Neves, J.A.; Redondeiro, M.; Laranjo, M.; Félix, M.R.; Freitas, A.; Tirapicos, J.L.; Martins, J.M.. "Long term betaine supplementation regulates genes involved in lipid and cholesterol metabolism of two muscles from an obese pig breed". Meat Science 124 (2017): 25-33. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84994230228&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1016/j.meatsci.2016.10.012
  22. Ricardo-Rodrigues, Sara; Laranjo, Marta; Martins, Patrícia; Rato, Ana Elisa; Shahidian, Shakib; Vaz, Margarida; Coelho, Renato; et al. "Efeito do quitosano e ácido acético na conservação de uva de mesa". Revista de Ciências Agrárias 40 1 (2017): 246-253. http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcAuth=ORCID&SrcApp=OrcidOrg&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=SCIELO&KeyUT=SCIELO:S0871-018X2017000100027&KeyUID=SCIELO:S0871-018X2017000100027.
    10.19084/rca16021
  23. Laranjo, M.; Alexandre, A.; Oliveira, S.. "Global transcriptional response to salt shock of the plant microsymbiont Mesorhizobium loti MAFF303099". Research in Microbiology 168 1 (2017): 55-63. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84995569116&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1016/j.resmic.2016.07.006
  24. Laranjo, M.; Gomes, A.; Potes, M.E.; Fernandes, M.J.; Fraqueza, M.J.; Elias, M.; Laranjo, Marta. "Development of a long-life vacuum-packaged ready-to-eat meat product based on a traditional Portuguese seasoned meat". International Journal of Food Science and Technology 51 5 (2016): 1150-1158. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84975705181&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1111/ijfs.13067
  25. Laranjo, M.; Gomes, A.; Agulheiro-Santos, A.C.; Potes, M.E.; Cabrita, M.J.; Garcia, R.; Rocha, J.M.; et al. "Characterisation of “Catalão” and “Salsichão” Portuguese traditional sausages with salt reduction". Meat Science 116 (2016): 34-42. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84987730767&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1016/j.meatsci.2016.01.015
  26. Laranjo, M.; Agulheiro-Santos, A.C.; Potes, M.E.; Cabrita, M.J.; Garcia, R.; Fraqueza, M.J.; Elias, M.. "Effects of genotype, salt content and calibre on quality of traditional dry-fermented sausages". Food Control 56 (2015): 119-127. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84926330858&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1016/j.foodcont.2015.03.018
  27. Alexandre, A.; Laranjo, M.; Oliveira, S.. "Global transcriptional response to heat shock of the legume symbiont mesorhizobium loti MAFF303099 comprises extensive gene downregulation". DNA Research 21 2 (2014): 195-206. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84899098098&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1093/dnares/dst050
  28. Laranjo, M.; Alexandre, A.; Oliveira, S.. "Genes commonly involved in acid tolerance are not overexpressed in the plant microsymbiont Mesorhizobium loti MAFF303099 upon acidic shock". Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology 98 16 (2014): 7137-7147. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84905968460&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1007/s00253-014-5875-4
  29. Laranjo, M.; Alexandre, A.; Oliveira, S.. "Legume growth-promoting rhizobia: An overview on the Mesorhizobium genus". Microbiological Research 169 1 (2014): 2-17. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84889096861&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1016/j.micres.2013.09.012
  30. Valadas, V.; Laranjo, M.; Mota, M.; Oliveira, S.. "A survey of entomopathogenic nematode species in continental Portugal". Journal of Helminthology 88 3 (2014): 327-341. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84905654624&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1017/S0022149X13000217
  31. Valadas, V.; Laranjo, M.; Mota, M.; Oliveira, S.. "Molecular characterization of Portuguese populations of the pinewood nematode Bursaphelenchus xylophilus using cytochrome b and cellulase genes". Journal of Helminthology 87 4 (2013): 457-466. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84875032302&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1017/S0022149X12000673
  32. Laranjo, M.; Young, J.P.W.; Oliveira, S.. "Multilocus sequence analysis reveals multiple symbiovars within Mesorhizobium species". Systematic and Applied Microbiology 35 6 (2012): 359-367. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84865432968&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1016/j.syapm.2012.06.002
  33. Valadas, V.; Laranjo, M.; Barbosa, P.; Espada, M.; Mota, M.; Oliveira, S.. "The pine wood nematode, Bursaphelenchus xylophilus, in Portugal: Possible introductions and spread routes of a serious biological invasion revealed by molecular methods". Nematology 14 8 (2012): 899-911. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84873693260&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1163/156854112X632673
  34. Laranjo, M.; Oliveira, S.. "Tolerance of Mesorhizobium type strains to different environmental stresses". Antonie van Leeuwenhoek, International Journal of General and Molecular Microbiology 99 3 (2011): 651-662. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-79952483904&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1007/s10482-010-9539-9
  35. Alexandre, A.; Brígido, C.; Laranjo, M.; Rodrigues, S.; Oliveira, S.. "Survey of chickpea rhizobia diversity in Portugal reveals the predominance of species distinct from Mesorhizobium ciceri and Mesorhizobium mediterraneum". Microbial Ecology 58 4 (2009): 930-941. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-73349143344&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1007/s00248-009-9536-6
  36. Laranjo, M.; Alexandre, A.; Rivas, R.; Velázquez, E.; Young, J.P.W.; Oliveira, S.. "Chickpea rhizobia symbiosis genes are highly conserved across multiple Mesorhizobium species". FEMS Microbiology Ecology 66 2 (2008): 391-400. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-53949092000&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1111/j.1574-6941.2008.00584.x
  37. Alexandre, A.; Laranjo, M.; Young, J.P.W.; Oliveira, S.. "DnaJ is a useful phylogenetic marker for alphaproteobacteria". International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology 58 12 (2008): 2839-2849. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-58149355874&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1099/ijs.0.2008/001636-0
  38. Brígido, C.; Alexandre, A.; Laranjo, M.; Oliveira, S.. "Moderately acidophilic mesorhizobia isolated from chickpea". Letters in Applied Microbiology 44 2 (2007): 168-174. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-33846412617&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1111/j.1472-765X.2006.02061.x
  39. Rivas, R.; Laranjo, M.; Mateos, P.F.; Oliveira, S.; Martínez-Molina, E.; Velázquez, E.. "Strains of Mesorhizobium amorphae and Mesorhizobium tianshanense, carrying symbiotic genes of common chickpea endosymbiotic species, constitute a novel biovar (ciceri) capable of nodulating Cicer arietinum". Letters in Applied Microbiology 44 4 (2007): 412-418. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-33947622749&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1111/j.1472-765X.2006.02086.x
  40. Rodrigues, C.S.; Laranjo, M.; Oliveira, S.. "Effect of heat and pH stress in the growth of chickpea mesorhizobia". Current Microbiology 53 1 (2006): 1-7. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-33746415189&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1007/s00284-005-4515-8
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    10.1007/s00248-005-0085-3
  42. Laranjo, M.; MacHado, J.; Young, J.P.W.; Oliveira, S.. "High diversity of chickpea Mesorhizobium species isolated in a Portuguese agricultural region". FEMS Microbiology Ecology 48 1 (2004): 101-107. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-1642296085&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1016/j.femsec.2003.12.015
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Thesis / Dissertation
  1. Laranjo, Marta. "Genetic diversity and symbiotic effectiveness of chickpea rhizobia strains". PhD, Universidade de Évora, 2007. http://hdl.handle.net/10174/11260.
  2. Laranjo, Marta. "Análise de perfis de plasmídeos de estirpes de rizóbio de grão-de-bico". Degree, Universidade de Lisboa Faculdade de Ciências, 1998.
Activities

Supervision

Thesis Title
Role
Degree Subject (Type)
Institution / Organization
2020 - Current Avaliação da resistência aos antimicrobianos em bactérias de carne e produtos cárneos de porcos Alentejanos
Supervisor
Doutoramento em Bioquímica (PhD)
Universidade de Évora, Portugal
2020 - Current Higiene e segurança de produtos cárneos
Supervisor
Mestrado em Bioquímica (Master)
Universidade de Évora Escola de Ciências e Tecnologia, Portugal
2019 - Current Aumento da segurança de alimentos frescos de alto consumo com redução do desperdício alimentar
Co-supervisor
Doutoramento em Ciências Agrárias e Ambientais (PhD)
Universidade de Évora, Portugal
2017 - 2021/07/01 Staphylococci isolated from caprine and ovine mastitic milk: virulence factors and antimicrobial and antibiofilm effectiveness of Propolis extracts
Co-supervisor
Doutoramento em Ciências Veterinárias (PhD)
Universidade de Évora, Portugal
2019 - 2020/03 Avaliação da Segurança Química e Microbiológica de Enchidos Curados do Alentejo
Supervisor of Sara Margarida Prates da Conceição
Mestrado em Bioquímica (Master)
Universidade de Évora, Portugal
2014 - 2018 Bases bioquímicas e moleculares do metabolismo lípidico em suínos de raça Alentejana e Bísara
Co-supervisor
Ciências Agrárias e Ambientais (associação) (PhD)
Universidade de Évora Instituto de Investigação e Formação Avançada, Portugal
2014 - 2015 Influência do mineral percursor no uso de uma bactéria para reparação de fissuras no betão
Co-supervisor
Mestrado em Engenharia Civil (Master)
Universidade de Évora, Portugal
2013 - 2014 Isolation and molecular characterization of the fatty acid synthase gene from an obese pig breed
Co-supervisor of André Albuquerque
Mestrado em Bioquímica (Master)
Universidade de Évora, Portugal

Event organisation

Event name
Type of event (Role)
Institution / Organization
2020 - 2020 V Encontro de Estudantes de Doutoramento em Ambiente e Agricultura (EEDAA) (2020/12/09 - 2020/12/09)
Meeting (Member of the Organising Committee)
Universidade de Évora, Portugal
2019 - 2019 IV Encontro de Estudantes de Doutoramento em Ambiente e Agricultura (EEDAA) (2019/11/11 - 2019/11/12)
Meeting (Member of the Organising Committee)
Universidade de Évora, Portugal
2018 - 2018 III Encontro de Estudantes de Doutoramento em Ambiente e Agricultura (EEDAA) (2018/11/29 - 2018/11/30)
Meeting (Member of the Organising Committee)
Universidade de Évora Instituto de Ciências Agrárias e Ambientais Mediterrânicas, Portugal
2017 - 2017 II Encontro de Estudantes de Doutoramento em Ambiente e Agricultura (EEDAA) (2017/11/16 - 2017/11/17)
Meeting (Member of the Organising Committee)
Universidade de Évora Instituto de Ciências Agrárias e Ambientais Mediterrânicas, Portugal

Jury of academic degree

Topic
Role
Candidate name (Type of degree)
Institution / Organization
2020/03/19 Avaliação da Segurança Química e Microbiológica de Enchidos Curados do Alentejo
Supervisor
Sara Margarida Prates da Conceição (Master)
Universidade de Évora Escola de Ciências e Tecnologia, Portugal
2019 Estudo de revestimentos edíveis. Caracterização de algumas formulações e seus efeitos na conservação de frutos
(Thesis) Main arguer
Catarina Isabel Barroso Melgão (Master)
Universidade de Évora Escola de Ciências e Tecnologia, Portugal
2018/11/23 Características físico-químicas de diferentes músculos e da gordura subcutânea dorsal em raças suínas autóctones portuguesas e seus cruzamentos
(Thesis) Main arguer
Ana Rita Tavares Fialho (Master)
Universidade Nova de Lisboa Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia, Portugal
2018 Aplicação de Culturas Microbianas Autóctones na Produção de Enchidos Tradicionais do Alentejo e da Beira Baixa
Supervisor
Igor Alexandre da Silva Dias (PhD)
Universidade de Évora Instituto de Investigação e Formação Avançada, Portugal
2017 Influência da tecnologia de produção na qualidade/segurança de produtos da salsicharia tradicional
Thesis Member
Ana Maria Cardoso Lourenço Gomes (PhD)
Universidade de Évora Instituto de Investigação e Formação Avançada, Portugal
2014/12/03 Isolation and molecular characterisation of the fatty acid synthase gene from an obese pig breed
Supervisor
André Albuquerque (Master)
Universidade de Évora Escola de Ciências e Tecnologia, Portugal
2014 Colonización, Infección y Nodulación en la Interacción Mutualista Ensifer Medicago: Análisis Molecular y Funcional de la Inplicación del Gen celC
(Thesis) Arguer
Esther Menéndez Gutiérrez (PhD)
Universidade de Évora, Portugal

Journal scientific committee

Journal title (ISSN) Publisher
2020 - Current Acta Scientiarum Polonorum Technologia Alimentaria (1898-9594) Uniwersytet Przyrodniczy w Poznaniu (Poznan University of Life Sciences)
2020 - Current Antibiotics (2079-6382) MDPI AG
2020 - Current Beverages (2306-5710) MDPI AG
2020 - Current European Journal of Lipid Science and Technology (1438-9312) Wiley (John Wiley & Sons)
2020 - Current Food Science & Nutrition (2470-1076) Herald Scholarly Open Access
2020 - Current Foods (2304-8158) MDPI AG
2020 - Current International Food Research Journal (2231-7546)
2020 - Current International Journal of Food Microbiology (0168-1605) Elsevier
2020 - Current Italian Journal of Food Science (1120-1770)
2020 - Current Journal of Food Science and Nutrition Therapy (2641-3043) Peertechz Publications Private Limited
2020 - Current Journal of Food Science and Technology (0975-8402) Springer-Verlag
2020 - Current Journal of Microbiology (1225-8873) Springer
2020 - Current Polycyclic Aromatic Compounds (1563-5333) Informa UK (Taylor & Francis)
2020 - Current Scientific Reports - Nature Scientific Reports (2045-2322) Springer Science and Business Media LLC
2020 - Current Sustainability (2071-1050) MDPI AG
2020 - Current Universitas Scientiarum (2027-1352) Editorial Pontificia Universidad Javeriana
2019 - Current Journal of Food Processing and Preservation (1745-4549) Wiley (Blackwell Publishing)
2019 - Current Meat Science (0309-1740) Elsevier
2019 - Current Microorganisms (2076-2607) MDPI AG
2019 - Current Plants (2223-7747) MDPI AG
2018 - Current Food Bioscience (2212-4292) Elsevier
2018 - Current Food Research International (0963-9969) Elsevier
2018 - Current Food Science and Technology International (1532-1738) SAGE Publications
2018 - Current Pedosphere (1002-0160) Elsevier
2017 - Current Biomedical and Environmental Sciences (0895-3988) Elsevier
2017 - Current Food Chemistry (0308-8146) Elsevier
2014 - Current Microbial Ecology (1432-184X) Springer-Verlag
2013 - Current PLoS ONE (1932-6203) Public Library of Science
2013 - Current Symbiosis (1878-7665) Springer-Verlag
2010 - Current Annals of Microbiology (1869-2044) Springer-Verlag
2019 - 2019 Advances in Microbiology Research (2689-694X) Herald Scholarly Open Access
2019 - 2019 AgriEngineering (2624-7402) MDPI AG
2019 - 2019 AIMS Agriculture and Food (2471-2086) American Institute of Mathematical Sciences
2019 - 2019 Applied Sciences (2076-3417) MDPI AG
2019 - 2019 Biocatalysis and Agricultural Biotechnology (1878-8181) Elsevier
2019 - 2019 International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health (1660-4601) MDPI AG
2018 - 2019 Food Biotechnology (1532-4249) Informa UK (Taylor & Francis)
2018 - 2019 Frontiers in Microbiology (1664-302X) Frontiers Media SA
2018 - 2019 Italian Journal of Animal Science (1828-051X) Informa UK (Taylor & Francis)
2018 - 2019 Recent Advancement in Food Science and Nutrition Research (2638-9770) Northern California Open Access Publications
2014 - 2019 International Journal of Molecular Sciences (1422-0067) MDPI AG
2018 - 2018 Agronomy Research (1406-894X) Faculty of Agronomy, Estonian Agricultural University
2018 - 2018 Annual Research & Review in Biology (2347-565X) Sciencedomain International
2018 - 2018 Asian Food Science Journal (2581-7752) Sciencedomain International
2018 - 2018 European Journal of Nutrition & Food Safety (2347-5641) Sciencedomain International
2018 - 2018 International Journal of TROPICAL DISEASE & Health (2278-1005) Sciencedomain International
2018 - 2018 Journal of Advances in Food Science & Technology (2454-4213) International Knowledge Press
2018 - 2018 Journal of Advances in Microbiology (2456-7116) Sciencedomain International
2018 - 2018 Journal of Nutrition and Human Health Allied Academies
2018 - 2018 Journal of Pharmaceutical Research International (2456-9119) Sciencedomain International
2018 - 2018 Journal of Scientific Research and Reports (2320-0227) Sciencedomain International
2018 - 2018 Advances in Dairy Research (2329-888X) OMICS Publishing Group
2018 - 2018 Microbes and Environments (1347-4405) Japanese Society of Microbial Ecology
2018 - 2018 Recent Advances in Food Science (2601-5412)
2014 - 2018 Journal of Applied Microbiology (1365-2672) Wiley (Blackwell Publishing)
2014 - 2018 Plant and Soil (1573-5036) Springer-Verlag
2017 - 2017 3 Biotech (2190-5738) Springer-Verlag
2017 - 2017 AIMS Microbiology
2017 - 2017 Archives of Microbiology (1432-072X) Springer-Verlag
2017 - 2017 Soil Biology and Biochemistry (0038-0717) Elsevier
2016 - 2017 Systematic and Applied Microbiology (0723-2020) Elsevier
2016 - 2016 Biochemistry Insights (1178-6264) "Libertas Academica, Ltd."
2016 - 2016 Microbiology Discovery (2052-6180) Herbert Publications
2013 - 2016 American Journal of Life Sciences (2328-5702) Science Publishing Group
2014 - 2015 Applied and Environmental Microbiology (1098-5336) American Society for Microbiology
2012 - 2015 Journal of Basic Microbiology (1521-4028) Wiley (John Wiley & Sons)
2010 - 2015 Microbiology Insights (1178-6361) "Libertas Academica, Ltd."
2014 - 2014 Biologia (1336-9563) De Gruyter Open Sp. z o.o.
2014 - 2014 European Journal of Soil Biology (1164-5563) Elsevier
2014 - 2014 FEMS Microbiology Letters (1574-6968) Oxford University Press
2014 - 2014 Letters in Applied Microbiology (1472-765X) Wiley (Blackwell Publishing)
2014 - 2014 Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions (0894-0282) Scientific Societies
2013 - 2013 Antonie van Leeuwenhoek (1572-9699) Springer-Verlag
2012 - 2013 Acta Physiologiae Plantarum (1861-1664) Springer-Verlag
2012 - 2012 International Journal of Microbiology Research (0975-9174) Bioinfo Publications
2011 - 2011 European Journal of Plant Pathology (1573-8469) Springer-Verlag
2010 - 2010 European Journal of Soil Science (1365-2389) Wiley (Blackwell Publishing)
Distinctions

Award

2018 1º Lugar-Prémio Santander de Internacionalização da Produção Científica da Universidade de Évora de 2017-Prémio para Docentes/Investigadores.
Banco Santander Totta, Portugal

Universidade de Évora, Portugal

Other distinction

2011 "atrevo.me '10"- 3º lugar–«atrevo.me a ser inovador»
2011 "atrevo.me '10"- «atrevo.me a ser Mulher inovadora»