CESAM researchers awarded at Microbiologia2022

CESAM PhD students João Duarte and Sandra Hilário, both from the Department of Biology, were awarded at the Microbiology 2022 congress.

João Duarte received the award for Best short presentation in the panel food microbiology with the theme “Application of bacteriophages during the decontamination process of bivalves: preliminary studies”. In turn, Sandra Hilário received an honourable mention, for her ability to communicate science, in the environmental microbiology panel with the topic “Sequencing and genome analysis of two pathogenic fungi for blueberry cultivation”.

Microbiologia22, organised by the Portuguese Society of Microbiology, was the first congress of microbiology in Portuguese language, with the participation of 75 young microbiologists, developing their work in Portugal, Brazil, Cape Verde, Guinea-Bissau, Spain and Finland.