Faculty of Science and Technology
University of the Azores
Rua da Mãe de Deus
9500-321 Ponta Delgada
São Miguel Island, Azores, Portugal
Jorge is a PhD student and does research in Biotechnology. He is conducting the project “Development of novel insecticidal nanoformulations for plant protection”, under the supervision of Nelson Simões (CBA) and Rui Reis (3B’s).
He has a bachelor's degree in Biomedical sciences and completed master degree in the same field by 2015 which resulted in a final dissertation entitled “A New Thrombolytic Enzyme isolated from an Azorean Bacillus subtilis”.
Teixeira MB, Soares AO, Borges PAV, Calvet MT, Peñalver Á, Monteiro HR, Frias J, Simoes N (2023): Monitoring Arthropods in maize and pasture fields in São Miguel and São Jorge Islands: IPM-Popillia Project. Biodiversity Data Journal 11: e109431. https://doi.org/10.3897/BDJ.11.e109431
Frias, Jorge, Anna Garriga, Ángel Peñalver, Mário Teixeira, Rubén Beltrí, Duarte Toubarro, and Nelson Simões. 2023. "Exploring Gut Microbiome Variations between Popillia japonica Populations of Azores" Microorganisms 11, no. 8: 1972. https://doi.org/10.3390/microorganisms11081972
Frias, J., Toubarro, D., Bjerga, G. E. K., Puntervoll, P., Vicente, J. B., Reis, R. L., & Simões, N. 2022. A ShK-like Domain from Steinernema carpocapsae with Bioinsecticidal Potential. Toxins, 14(11), 754. https://doi.org/10.3390/toxins14110754