Polytechnic Institute
of Bragança



CIMO - Mountain Research Center. See video HERE


Joaquina Teresa Gaudêncio Dias

Auxiliary Professor
Group: Socio-Ecological Systems
Phone: 273303336
ORCID: 0000-0002-9419-9561
Scopus Author ID: 56830642600


  • Since 2010: Auxiliary Professor, Instituto Politécnico de Bragança, Bragança, Portugal
  • 1999 - 2010: Assistant Professor, Instituto Politécnico de Bragança, Bragança, Portugal


  • 2001 - in Biomedical Sciences, Universidade do Porto, Portugal
  • 1993 - in Biology, Universidade Commenius, Czechoslovakia


  • Food Microbiology; Food safety and development of functional food products
  • Prebiotics: production and biological activities
  • Antibiotic resistance: profile and assessed new antimicrobial substances


- New products derived from sausage
Funding body: PRODER, Medida 4.1.
Reference: 020570056343
Principal Investigator:Maria Letícia Miranda Fernandes Estevinho
Start: 2014-05-27
End: 2017-12-31
- Valuation sub beekeeping products - Production of mead and honey vinegar
Funding body: PRODER, Medida 4.1.
Reference: 020557054811
Principal Investigator:Maria Letícia Miranda Fernandes Estevinho
Start: 2014-04-23
End: 2017-12-31
QTradiSaus - Integral assessment of risk-based intervention strategies to improve the microbial safety of Portuguese traditional sausages
Funding body: PTDC - Projectos em todos os domínios científicos
Reference: PTDC/AGR-TEC/3107/2012
Principal Investigator:Joaquina Teresa Gaudêncio Dias
Start: 2013-07-01
End: 2015-06-30
MBP - Development of new apiculture products in biological production mode
Funding body: PRODER – Medida 4.1 - Cooperação para a Inovação
Principal Investigator:Maria Letícia Miranda Fernandes Estevinho
Start: 2011-02-01
End: 2015-03-31
- Obtenção produtos transformados de carne ovinos/caprino
Funding body: PRODER
Reference: PRODER CMP026
Principal Investigator:Alfredo Jorge Costa Teixeira
Start: 2010-01-01
End: 2012-12-31
- Identification, characterization and role of molecular factors associated with the mechanisms of infection of Fagaceae species by Phytophthora cinnamomi
Funding body: PTDC - Projectos em todos os domínios científicos
Reference: PTDC/AGR-AAM/67628/2006
Start: 2007-01-01
End: 2010-01-01
- Optimização das Condições de Produção de Hidromel
Funding body: PTDC - Projectos em todos os domínios científicos
Principal Investigator:Maria Letícia Miranda Fernandes Estevinho
Start: 2007-01-31
End: 2010-01-01
- Eficácia da própolis no controlo de loque Americano: Avaliação em zonas controladas
Funding body: PAN - Programa Apícola Nacional 2008-2010
Principal Investigator:Miguel José Rodrigues Vilas Boas
Start: 2008-01-31
End: 2010-01-01
COMBATINTA - Combate à Doença da “Tinta” do Castanheiro e outras culturas regionais por métodos moleculares
Funding body: Interreg III A- Cooperação Transfronteiriça Portugal-Espanha
Principal Investigator:Altino Branco Choupina
Start: 2004-01-01
End: 2008-01-01
- Promoção e estímulo à  produção biológica de mel
Funding body: IFAP
Principal Investigator:Miguel José Rodrigues Vilas Boas
Start: 2003-12-01
End: 2007-12-31
BIOLIFE - Produção de ingredientes para alimentos funcionais: Galacto-Oligossacáridos e Fructo-Oligossacáridos
Funding body: PROGRAMA PRIME – EIXO 1. - IDEIA
Principal Investigator:António Manuel Coelho Lino Peres
Start: 2004-01-01
End: 2007-01-01

Total results: 22
Coutinho S.,Matos V.,Seixas N.,Rodrigues H.,Paula V.B.,Freitas L.,Dias T.,Santos F.d.A.R.,Dias L.G.,Estevinho L.M.
Melipona scutellaris Geopropolis: Chemical Composition and Bioactivity
Microorganisms, 11, , 2023

Dias T.,Santos V.S.,Zorgani T.,Ferreiro N.,Rodrigues A.I.,Zaghdoudi K.,Veloso A.C.A.,Peres A.M.
A Lab-Made E-Nose-MOS Device for Assessing the Bacterial Growth in a Solid Culture Medium
Biosensors, 13, , 2023

Machado Vasconcelos L.I.,Silva-Buzanello R.A.d.,Kalschne D.L.,Scremin F.R.,Stival Bittencourt P.R.,Gaudêncio Dias J.T.,Canan C.,Corso M.P.
Functional fermented sausages incorporated with microencapsulated Lactobacillus plantarum BG 112 in Acrycoat S100
LWT, 148, , 2021

Ghrissi H.,Veloso A.C.A.,Marx Í.M.G.,Dias T.,Peres A.M.
A potentiometric electronic tongue as a discrimination tool of water-food indicator/contamination bacteria
Chemosensors, 9, , 2021

Estevinho L.M.,Dias T.,Anjos O.
Influence of the Storage Conditions (Frozen vs. Dried) in Health-Related Lipid Indexes and Antioxidants of Bee Pollen
European Journal of Lipid Science and Technology, 121, , 2019

Anjos O.,Santos A.J.A.,Dias T.,Estevinho L.M.
Application of FTIR-ATR spectroscopy on the bee pollen characterization
Journal of Apicultural Research, 56, 210-218, 2017

Teixeira A.,Rodrigues S.,Dias T.,Estevinho L.
Sheep and goat fermented meat products-health aspects
Fermented Meat Products: Health Aspects, 78-94, 2017

Cadavez V.,Gonzales-Barron U.,Pires P.,Fernandes E.,Pereira A.P.,Gomes A.,Araújo J.P.,Lopes-da-Silva F.,Rodrigues P.,Fernandes C.,Saavedra M.J.,Butler F.,Dias T.
An assessment of the processing and physicochemical factors contributing to the microbial contamination of salpicão, a naturally-fermented Portuguese sausage
LWT, 72, 107-116, 2016

Gonzales-Barron U.,Cadavez V.,Pereira A.P.,Gomes A.,Araújo J.P.,Saavedra M.J.,Estevinho L.,Butler F.,Pires P.,Dias T.
Relating physicochemical and microbiological safety indicators during processing of linguiça, a Portuguese traditional dry-fermented sausage
Food Research International, 78, 50-61, 2015

Gomes T.,Dias T.,Cadavez V.,Verdial J.,Morais J.S.,Ramalhosa E.,Estevinho L.M.
Influence of sweetness and ethanol content on mead acceptability
Polish Journal of Food and Nutrition Sciences, 65, 137-142, 2015

Correia D.M.,Dias L.G.,Veloso A.C.A.,Dias T.,Rocha I.,Rodrigues L.R.,Peres A.M.
Dietary Sugars Analysis: Quantification of Fructooligossacharides during Fermentation by HPLC-RI Method
Frontiers in Nutrition, 1, , 2014

Pascoal A.,Feás X.,Dias T.,Dias L.G.,Estevinho L.M.
The Role of Honey and Propolis in the Treatment of Infected Wounds
Microbiology for Surgical Infections: Diagnosis, Prognosis and Treatment, 221-234, 2014

Gomes T.,Barradas C.,Dias T.,Verdial J.,Morais J.,Ramalhosa E.,Estevinho L.
Optimization of mead production using Response Surface Methodology
Food and Chemical Toxicology, 59, 680-686, 2013

Gomes T.,Barradas C.,Dias T.,Verdial J.,Sá Morais J.,Ramalhosa E.,Estevinho L.
Mead production improvements after using a factorial design
6th International CIGR Technical Symposium - Towards a Sustainable Food Chain: Food Process, Bioprocessing and Food Quality Management, , 2011

Segade S.,Dias T.,Ramalhosa E.
Mercury methylation versus demethylation: Main processes involved
Methylmercury: Formation, Sources and Health Effects, 123-166, 2011

Moreira L.L.,Dias T.,Dias L.G.,Rogão M.,Da Silva J.P.,Estevinho L.M.
Propolis influence on erythrocyte membrane disorder (hereditary spherocytosis): A first approach
Food and Chemical Toxicology, 49, 520-526, 2011

Ramalhosa E.,Gomes T.,Pereira A.P.,Dias T.,Estevinho L.M.
Mead production: Tradition versus modernity
Advances in Food and Nutrition Research, 63, 101-118, 2011

Gomes T.,Barradas C.,Dias T.,Verdiaf J.,Sá Morais J.,Ramalhosa E.,Estevinrte L.
Mead production: Comparison of different production scales (preliminary results)
6th International Conference on Simulation and Modelling in the Food and Bio-Industry 2010, FOODSIM 2010, 244-247, 2010

Pereira A.,Dias T.,Andrade J.,Ramalhosa E.,Estevinho L.
Mead production: Selection and characterization assays of Saccharomyces cerevisiae strains
Food and Chemical Toxicology, 47, 2057-2063, 2009

Carneiro S.,Amaral A.L.,Veloso A.C.A.,Dias T.,Peres A.M.,Ferreira E.C.,Rocha I.
Assessment of physiological conditions in E. Coli fermentations by epifluorescent microscopy and image analysis
Biotechnology Progress, 25, 882-891, 2009