Susana P. Costa is a Research Engineer in the Medical Devices Research Group, working on developing a device for bacterial detection and identification in the environment based on volatile organic compounds (VOCs) and photoionization (PID).
Susana holds a Master’s in Bioengineering (2016) and a Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering (2023) from the University of Minho. She has over six years of experience in bacterial detection sensors and has authored various publications. She received three awards during her academic and PhD research and participated in several national and international projects.
A microfluidic platform combined with bacteriophage receptor binding proteins for multiplex detection of Escherichia coli and Pseudomonas aeruginosa in blood
Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical, 2023
A Phage Receptor-Binding Protein as a Promising Tool for the Detection of Escherichia coli in Human Specimens
FRONTIERS IN MICROBIOLOGY, 2022
Burden of bacterial bloodstream infections and recent advances for diagnosis
PATHOGENS AND DISEASE, 2022
Potential of bacteriophage proteins as recognition molecules for pathogen detection.
Critical Reviews in Biotechnology, 2022
Combining magnetic and optical approaches for the multiplex detection of bacteria in blood
World Microbe Forum, 2021