Elisabete Freitas

Higher Technician


ORCID iD: 0000-0002-8356-4156

ResearchGate: Elisabete_Freitas4

Office 505 / Lab 610 - Chemistry Department

Ph: +351 21 294 83 00; Ext: 10944

Email: ed.freitas@campus.fct.unl.pt / elisabete.freitas@itqb.unl.pt

LinkedIn: elisabete-borges-de-freitas-00784529



(2012) Master in Biotechnology - Instituto Superior Técnico (IST), Universidade de Lisboa

(2010) Developmental and Evolutionary Biology Bachelor - Faculdade de Ciências, Universidade de Lisboa


Research interests

  • Microbiology,
  • Molecular biology

Relevant publications

Book chapters:

  • Freitas, E.B., Henriques, A.M., Fevereiro, M., Prazeres, D.M.F., Monteiro, G.A, 2014. Enhancement of DNA vaccine efficacy by intracellular targeting strategies. Methods Molecular Biology.2014;1143:33-59, Springer Publishers.

Peer review papers:

  • Carvalho, V.C.F., Freitas, E.B., Fradinho, J.C., Reis, M.A.M., Oehmen, A., 2018. The effect of seed sludge on the selection of a photo-EBPR system. New Biotechnology, 49, 112-119. DOI: 10.1016/j.nbt.2018.10.003

  • Carvalho, V. C. F., Freitas, E. B., Silva, P. J., Fradinho, J. C., Reis, M. A. M., & Oehmen, A. (2017). The impact of operational strategies on the performance of a photo-EBPR system. Water Research, 129, 190–198. DOI: 10.1016/j.watres.2017.11.010

  • Gouveia, A. R., Freitas, E. B., Galinha, C. F., Carvalho, G., Duque, A. F., & Reis, M. A. M. (2017). Dynamic change of pH in acidogenic fermentation of cheese whey towards polyhydroxyalkanoates production: Impact on performance and microbial population. New Biotechnology, 37, 108–116. DOI: 10.1016/j.nbt.2016.07.001

  • Wang, X., Oehmen, A., Freitas, E. B., Carvalho, G., & Reis, M. A. M. (2017). The link of feast-phase dissolved oxygen (DO) with substrate competition and microbial selection in PHA production. Water Research, 112, 269–278. DOI: 10.1016/j.watres.2017.01.064