Faculty of Science and Technology
University of the Azores
Rua da Mãe de Deus
9500-321 Ponta Delgada
São Miguel Island, Azores, Portugal
Nelson José de Oliveira Simões, is full professor of animal physiology at the University of Azores. He studied at the University of the Azores and INRA (France). He had the opportunity to work in different national and international research laboratories. Is interested in the study of the parasite-host interaction, namely the research of effector molecules and their application in biotechnology, such is the development of biopesticides or immunomodulators. He mentored eight PhDs and followed the research of seven postdoctoral fellows.
Frias J, Toubarro D, Fraga A, Botelho C, Teixeira J, Pedrosa J, Simões N. 2021. Purification and characterization of a thrombolytic enzyme produced by a new strain of Bacillus subtilis. J Microbiol Biotechnol 31(2):327-337. doi: 10.4014/jmb.2008.08010.
Eliáš S, Hurychová J, Toubarro D, Frias J, Kunc M, Dobeš P, Simões N, Hyršl P. 2020. Bioactive Excreted/Secreted Products of Entomopathogenic Nematode Heterorhabditis bacteriophora Inhibit the Phenoloxidase Activity during the Infection. Insects. Jun 5;11(6):353. doi: 10.3390/insects11060353.
Toubarro D, Gouveia A, Ribeiro RM, Simões N, da Costa G, Cordeiro C, Santos R (2016) Cloning, Characterization, and Expression Levels of the Nectin Gene from the Tube Feet of the Sea Urchin Paracentrotus Lividus. Mar Biotechnol 18(3): 372-83. doi: 10.1007/s10126-016-9698-4.