Rui Pacheco
PhD Student

Research Activities

Development of improved yeast strains for second generation ethanol production, focusing on increase of fermentation rate and resistance to stresses. Life-cycle analysis of biorefineries and scale-up perspectives of biofuels.

Selected Publications

Alves L, Paixão S, Pacheco R, Ferreira A, Silva C. 2015. Biodesulphurization of fossil fuels: Energy, emissions and cost analysis. RSC Advances. 5, p. 34047-34057, DOI: 10.1039/C4RA14216K

Pacheco R, Ferreira A, Pinto T, Nobre B, Loureiro D, Moura P, Gouveia L, Silva C. 2015. The production of pigments & hydrogen through a Spirogyra sp. Biorefinery. Energy Conversion and Management. 89, p. 789-797, DOI: 10.1016/j.enconman.2014.10.040

Radhouani H, Igrejas G, Gonçalves A, Pacheco R, Monteiro R, Sargo R, Brito F, Torres C, Poeta P. 2013. Antimicrobial resistance and virulence genes in Escherichia coli and enterococci from red foxes (Vulpes vulpes). Anaerobe. 23, p. 82-86, DOI: 10.1016/j.anaerobe.2013.06.013

Pacheco R, Correia S, Monteiro R, Gonçalves A, Radhouani H, Ramos S, Carvalho E, Carvalho J, Igrejas G, Poeta P. 2012. Multi-resistant extended-spectrum β-lactamase producing Escherichia coli in human urine samples. Journal of Microbiology, Immunology and Infection. 46, p. 399-404, DOI: 10.1016/j.jmii.2012.04.003

Pacheco R, Correia S, Poeta P, Pinto L, Igrejas J. 2011. Proteomics role in understanding multiple antibiotic resistance in Salmonella. In Salmonella – Distribution, Adaptation, Control Measures and Molecular Technologies [Book chapter]. InTech publisher


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