Lélia Chambel

University of Lisbon, Portugal


L.M.M. Chambel holds Ph.D. degree in microbiology. Chambel’s currently serves as an Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Sciences, University of Lisbon (Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade de Lisboa). Chambel’s areas of expertise lie in microbiology, molecular biology, and microbial taxonomy; studying the microorganisms at the different taxonomic levels applying diverse classical, molecular, and data analysis methodologies to pursue the objective of assessing microbial diversity and development of microbial taxonomy; the application of taxonomic tools to epidemiological studies and microorganisms diagnostic and traceability; analysis of viability versus culturability in prokaryotes; understanding the resuscitation process of viable but nonculturable cells. Chambel’s current research interests are food pathogens, viable but nonculturable microorganisms resuscitation, microorganisms diagnostic, microorganisms traceability, and molecular epidemiology. Chamber participated in a funded research projects as Coordinator and team member, supervised Ph.D., M.S., and graduation students., served as a Referee of different journals, and participated in the organization and lectures (theoretical and practice) in national postgraduation courses (8); theoretical and practical lectures in international postgraduation courses (7); theoretical and practical lectures in national postgraduation courses (4); theoretical and practical lectures in M.S. (7); organization, theoretical, and practical lectures in basic courses (3).

Biography Updated on 1 October 2013

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