After concluding her MSc in Biomedical Engineering, Joana kept ties to my research group as a research fellow and then a part-time research volunteer, further exploring the role of biofilms in Gardnerella vaginalis virulences. She was latter awarded an FCT research fellowship and latter enrolled at Porto University, to pursue her PhD.
Joana has co-authored chapters in the following books:
- 8th meeting of the European Society for Infectious Diseases in Obstetrics and Gyneacology, 25-27 October 2013, London, United Kingdom
- BioMicroWorld2013: V International Conference on Environmental, Industrial and Applied Microbiology, 2-4 October 2013, Madrid, Spain
- Eurobiofilms2013: Third European Congress on Microbial Biofilms, 9-12 September 2013, Ghent, Belgium
- Biofilms 5, 10-12 December 2012, Paris, France