Contacts Centre for Environmental Biology


PhD student

CBA research group(s):

Experimental Evolution

Personal webpage

Team webpage

Iolanda Domingues

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.


Academic Qualifications


Recent Publications

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.


Ongoing Projects

  • 2011, Reforço da Resistência a Antibióticos e da Virulência em Bactérias, através da Transferência Horizontal de Genes (SFRH/BD/82375/2011 - FCT)