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Nelson José de Oliveira Simões

Full Professor

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Faculty of Science and Technology

University of the Azores

Rua da Mãe de Deus

9500-321 Ponta Delgada

São Miguel Island, Azores, Portugal

Email: nelson.jo.simoes@uac.pt

CBA

Nelson José de Oliveira Simões

Full Professor

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.

Publications

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.

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Projects

SeaGlue4GI – Multifunctional marine inspired bioadhesives as medical devices for gastrointestinal anastomosis repair
Valorization of byproducts from fishprocessing, chicken feathers and cheese whey
META-MINE – Mining the microbiomes from marine wood-digesting bivalves for novel lignocellulose depolymerizing enzymes
EPN+ - Improving the efficacy of a biological control agent using CRISPR-Cas9
NanoNema - Formulation of a biodegradable nanoinsecticide using entomoapthogen’s secreted peptides with insecticidal activity

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