Joana Guerreiro

PhD Student

Research Activities

Physiology and molecular biology of the yeast species Saccharomyces cerevisiae and Zygosaccharomyces bailii -Molecular mechanisms of yeast adaptation and resistance to chemical stress, in particular in response to acetic acid -Functional genomics: proteomics and metabolomics


Selected Publications


Sá-Correia, I., Guerreiro, J.F., Loureiro-Dias, M.C., Leão, C. and Côrte-Real, M. "Zygosaccharomyces" in Encyclopedia of Food Microbiology, vol 3. Elsevier Ltd, Academic Press, pp. 849–855 (2014)


Teixeira, M.C., Monteiro, P.T., Guerreiro, J.F., Gonçalves, J.P., Mira, N.P., dos Santos, S.C., Cabrito, T., Palma, M., Costa, C., Francisco, A.P., Madeira, S.C., Oliveira, A.L., Freitas, A.T., Sá-Correia, I., "The YEASTRACT database: an upgraded information system for the analysis of gene and genomic transcription regulation in Saccharomyces cerevisiae", Nucleic Acids Research,42(Database issue):D161-6 (2014)


Mira, N.P., Münsterkötter, M., Valada, F.D., Santos, J., Palma, M., Roque, F.C., Guerreiro, J.F., Rodrigues, F., Sousa, M.J., Leão, C., Güldener, U. and Sá-Correia, I., "The genome sequence of the spoilage yeast Zygosaccharomyces bailii hybrid strain ISA1307", DNA Research 21(3):299-313 (2014)


Guerreiro, J.F., Mira, N.P. and Sá-Correia, I., "Adaptive response to acetic acid in the highly resistant species Zygosaccharomyces bailii revealed by quantitative proteomics", Proteomics, 12(14): 2303-18, (2012)


Mira, N.P., Palma, M., Guerreiro, J.F. and Sá-Correia, I., "Genome-wide identification of Saccharomyces cerevisiae genes required for tolerance to acetic acid", Microbial Cell Factories, 9:79, (2010)



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