Patrícia Alexandra Curado Quintas Dinis Poeta, EBVS® European Specialist in Veterinary Microbiology and ESGVM Executive Committee of ESCMID. Full Professor at the University of Trás-os-Montes and Alto Douro (UTAD). Member of LAVQ-REQUIMTE, Chemistry Department, Faculty of Science and Technology, University NOVA of Lisbon. PhD in Veterinary Medicine by UTAD and Coordinator of the Research Group MicroArt- Microbiology and Antibiotic resistance Team and Head of Medical Microbiology Laboratory.
Her main research interest is the characterization of antibiotic resistance mechanisms in bacteria of different origins as humans, animals, food, water and the environment, as well as the performance of studies of molecular epidemiology to characterize the genetic lineages of antibiotic resistant bacteria. Director of several doctoral and masters’ theses. Also responsible for research projects funded by private companies and inter-university projects, teaches International courses and Master’s degree and keeps working activities with several national and international entities. With regard to scientific production has published more than 200 articles in journals from the SCI and several book chapters. Has more than 500 communications at international scientific meetings, presentations at national or Iberian scientific meetings, posters at scientific meetings, publications in GenBank, publications in UniProt, records in MLST, technical and scientific journals and series or educational work. Received 35 awards. Operates in the areas of Veterinary Science. In professional activities interacted with 175 workers in authorship and co-authorship of scientific papers.