Main Research Interests
My main research interests are evolutionary ecology of microorganisms, with focus on bacteria and plasmids and their role in social behaviours (such as cooperation and competition) and on pathogenicity and drug resistance.
Gama J.A., Reis A.M., Domingues I.L., Mendes-Soares H., Matos A.M. & Dionísio F. 2013. Temperate Bacterial Viruses as Double-Edged Swords in Bacterial Warfare. Plos One 8(3):e59043.
- 2011, Reforço da Resistência a Antibióticos e da Virulência em Bactérias, através da Transferência Horizontal de Genes (SFRH/BD/82375/2011 - FCT)