• PL 56 (Viikinkaari 5)

    00014

    Finland

20012022
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Education/Academic qualification

Food Science, PhD, University of Sao Paulo

20032007

Food Science, MsC, University of Sao Paulo

20012003

Biomedical Sciences, BsC, State University of São Paulo

19972000

Keywords

  • 1183 Plant biology, microbiology, virology
  • drug discovery
  • screening
  • antibiotics
  • 317 Pharmacy

International and National Collaboration Publications and projects within past five years.

Publications 2001 2019

Persistent Listeria monocytogenes strains isolated from mussel production facilities form more biofilm but are not linked to specific genetic markers

Nowak, J., Cruz, C. D., Tempelaars, M., Abee, T., van Vliet, A. H. M., Fletcher, G. C., Hedderley, D., Palmer, J. & Flint, S., 1 Sep 2017, In : International Journal of Food Microbiology. 256, p. 45-53 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Biofilm formation of the L. monocytogenes strain 15G01 is influenced by changes in environmental conditions

Nowak, J., Cruz, CD., Palmer, J., Fletcher, G. C. & Flint, S., Dec 2015, In : Journal of Microbiological Methods. 119, p. 189-195 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Tannins and Extracts of Fruit Byproducts: Antibacterial Activity against Foodborne Bacteria and Antioxidant Capacity

Widsten, P., Cruz, CD., Fletcher, G. C., Pajak, M. A. & McGhie, T. K., 19 Nov 2014, In : Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 62, 46, p. 11146-11156 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Listeria monocytogenes Associated with New Zealand Seafood Production and Clinical Cases: Unique Sequence Types, Truncated InlA, and Attenuated Invasiveness

Cruz, CD., Pitman, A. R., Harrow, S. A. & Fletcher, G. C., Feb 2014, In : Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 80, 4, p. 1489-1497 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Assessing manufacturers' recommended concentrations of commercial sanitizers on inactivation of Listeria monocytogenes

Cruz, CD. & Fletcher, G. C., Jul 2012, In : Food Control. 26, 1, p. 194-199 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Projects 2016 2022

New antimicrobials against Gram-positive bacteria

Tammela, P. & Durante Cruz, C.

01/10/201630/09/2018

Project: Research project

RESET-ME: Restoring E. coli sensitivity for antibiotics by blocking TolC-mediated efflux

Tammela, P., Durante Cruz, C., Windshugel, B., Winterhalter, M., Jirgensons, A. & Ceccarelli, M.

01/04/201931/03/2022

Project: Research project

Activities 2014 2018

  • 2 Types for other activities - External teaching and subject coordination
  • 1 Supervisor or co-supervisor of doctoral thesis
  • 1 Academic visit to other institution

Supervision of ERASMUS student (University College London, UK)

Cristina Durante Cruz (Teacher), Päivi Tammela (Teacher)
31 Oct 201710 Feb 2018

Activity: Other activity typesTypes for other activities - External teaching and subject coordination

University of Gdansk, Faculty of Biology, Department of Molecular Biology

Cristina Durante Cruz (Visiting researcher)
15 Sep 201715 Oct 2017

Activity: Visiting an external institution typesAcademic visit to other institution

Supervision of ERASMUS student (University of Bath, UK)

CD Cruz (Teacher), Päivi Tammela (Teacher)
12 Sep 201818 Dec 2018

Activity: Other activity typesTypes for other activities - External teaching and subject coordination

Identification and understanding the roles of biofilm formationrelated genes in Listeria monocytogenes isolated from seafood

Cristina Durante Cruz (Supervisor)
1 Mar 20141 Dec 2017

Activity: Examination typesSupervisor or co-supervisor of doctoral thesis