Joana Guerreiro

(PhD Student) *


Alternative Pages: Google Scholar; Research ID; iBB webpage

Status at iBB - Institute for Bioengineering and Biosciences:

·         Researcher of the Biological Sciences Research Group


  • Graduation in in Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Lisbon, Portugal, 2009

  • MSc in Applied Microbiology, Faculty of Sciences, University of Lisbon, Portugal, 2011


  • PhD Student in Biotechnology, under the supervision of Professor Isabel Sá-Correia .

Research Activities:

  • Yeast physiology and Molecular Biology

  • Environmental stress response


Book Chapters

I. Sá-Correia,  J.F Guerreiro, M.C. Loureiro-Dias, C. Leão, M. Côrte-Real, ZYGOSACCHAROMYCES In: Encyclopedia of Food Microbiology, 2nd Edition, edited by Carl Batt & Mary Lou Tortorello, 2014.

Papers in international journals

Guerreiro JF, Sampaio-Marques B, Soares R, Coelho AV, Leão C, Ludovico P, Sá-Correia I, Mitochondrial proteomics of the acetic acid – induced programmed cell death response in a highly tolerant Zygosaccharomyces bailii – derived hybrid strain. Microbial Cell, 3(2): 65-78, 2016. 

Palma P, Roque FC, Guerreiro J, Mira NP, Queiroz L, Sá-Correia I, "Search for genes responsible for the remarkably high acetic acid tolerance of a Zygosaccharomyces bailii-derived interspecies hybrid strain", BMC Genomics, 16:1070, 2015.

Mira NP, Münsterkötter M, Dias-Valada F, Santos J, Palma M, Roque F, Guerreiro J, Rodrigues F, Sousa MJ, Leão C, Guldener U, Sá-Correia I, The genome sequence of the highly acetic acid-tolerant Zygosaccharomyces bailii derived interspecies hybrid strain ISA1307, isolated from a sparkling wine plant, DNA Research, 21(3):299-313, 2014.

Teixeira MC, Monteiro PT, Guerreiro JF, Gonçalves JP, Mira NP, dos Santos SC, Cabrito T, Palma M, Costa C, Francisco AP, Madeira SC, Oliveira AL, Freitas AT, Sá-Correia I, "The YEASTRACT database: an upgraded information system for the analysis of gene and genomic transcription regulation in Saccharomyces cerevisiae", Nucleic Acids Research, 42: D161-D166, 2014.

Guerreiro JF, Mira NP, Sá-Correia I, Adaptive response to acetic acid in the highly resistant species Zygosaccharomyces bailii revealed by quantitative proteomics, PROTEOMICS, 12, 2303-18, 2012.

Mira NP, Palma M, Guerreiro J, Sá-Correia I, Genome-wide identification of Saccharomyces cerevisiae genes required for tolerance to acetic acid. Microbial Cell Factories, 9:79, 2011 (abstract)