MOUNTAIN
RESEARCH
CENTER

Polytechnic Institute
of Bragança

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CIMO

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FROM NATURE TO PRODUCTS, TOWARDS SUSTAINABILITY.

Pedro Jorge Louro Crugeira

Junior Researcher
Group: Socio-Ecological Systems
Supervisor: Maria Filomena Filipe Barreiro
E-mail: pedro.crugeira@ipb.pt
ORCID: 0000-0002-7084-3711
Scopus Author ID: 57195309803

Career

  • 2020 - 2021: Postdoctoral Research entitled “Photo-biostimulation Strategies for Produced Water Exopolysaccharide Production for Application in Advanced Microbiological Oil Recovery” (UFBA/CNPQ)
  • 2019 - 2021: Postdoctoral Research entitled “Sustainable biotechnological alternatives to increase the oil recovery factor of carbonate reservoirs” (UFBA/Petrogal)
  • Since 2019: Reviewer of the journals of Photochemistry and Photobiology (Biology) and Journal of Applied Microbiology
  • 2017 - 2018: Assistant professor of higher education – Salvador University Center (UNICEUSA)
  • 2015 - 2021: Consulting/research of new products – Guirré Cosmetics, industry, research, development of cosmetics (Goiânia – Brazil)
  • 2015 - 2021: Assistant professor of higher education – São Salvador College (CAELIS)
  • 2015 - 2016: Coordinator of conservation, education and environmental sanitation units - City Hall of Mata de São João.
  • 2011 - 2015: Vice coordinator of the environment nucleus – City Hall of Mata de São João

Qualifications

  • 2019 - PhD in Federal University of Bahia, Northeast Biotechnology Network Program (RENORBIO);
  • 2015 - Master degree in Federal University of Bahia, Biotechnology Postgraduate Program (PpgBiotec);
  • 2007 - First degree in Lusophone University of Humanities and Technologies (ULHT).

Interests

  • Study and development of bioprocesses
  • Photo-biomodulation of biological processes
  • Characterization of polymeric materials
  • Management of organic waste through catabolic or anabolic microbial or photodynamic processes, actively intervening in the circular economy
  • Recovery of natural resources through biotechnological processes
  • Development of antimicrobial therapeutic processes by Photodynamic Therapy
  • Study of photo-biomodulation processes for tissue repair

Projects:

OleaChain - Skills for sustainability and innovation in the value chain of traditional olive groves in the Northern Interior of Portugal
Funding body: NORTE 2020
Reference: NORTE-06-3559-FSE-000188
Principal Investigator:José Alberto Cardoso Pereira
Start: 2021-03-01
End: 2023-11-30
RARISS - Raças Autóctones, Rastreabilidade, Inovação e Soluções Sustentáveis
Funding body: Sistemas de Incentivos à Investigação e Desenvolvimento Tecnológico (SI&DT)–I&D empresarial – Projetos em Co-promoção, integrado no Programa Operacional Temático Competitividade e Internacionalização
Reference:
Principal Investigator:Maria Filomena Barreiro
Start: 2021-01-01
End: 2023-06-30

Total results: 20
1
Crugeira P.J.L.,Almeida H.H.S.,Teixeira L.G.,Barreiro M.F.
Photodynamic inactivation of Staphylococcus aureus by ecological antibacterial solutions associating LED (ʎ 450 ± 10 nm) with curcumin and olive leaf extracts
Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology B: Biology, 238, , 2023

2
Fagnani S.R.C.A.,de Oliveira S.C.P.S.,Monteiro J.S.C.,Sampaio F.J.P.,Crugeira P.J.L.,dos Santos J.N.,Pinheiro A.L.B.
Histological evaluation of skin lesions induced by Leishmania braziliensis treated by PACT using Laser light and 1.9 dimethyl-methylene blue
Photodiagnosis and Photodynamic Therapy, 38, , 2022

3
Sampaio I.C.F.,Jorge Louro Crugeira P.,de Azevedo Santos Ferreira J.,Nunes dos Santos J.,Borges Torres Lima Matos J.,Luiz Barbosa Pinheiro A.,Chinalia F.A.,Fernando de Almeida P.
Up-recycling oil produced water as the media-base for the production of xanthan gum
Biopolymers, 113, , 2022

4
Ramos de Souza E.,Rodrigues P.D.,Sampaio I.C.F.,Bacic E.,Crugeira P.J.L.,Vasconcelos A.C.,dos Santos Silva M.,dos Santos J.N.,Quintella C.M.,Pinheiro A.L.B.,Almeida P.F.d.
Xanthan gum produced by Xanthomonas campestris using produced water and crude glycerin as an environmentally friendlier agent to enhance oil recovery
Fuel, 310, , 2022

5
Crugeira P.J.L.,de Almeida P.F.,Sampaio I.C.F.,Soares L.G.P.,Moraga Amador D.A.,Samuel I.D.W.,Persheyev S.,Silveira L.,Pinheiro A.L.B.
Production and viscosity of Xanthan Gum are increased by LED irradiation of X. campestris cultivated in medium containing produced water of the oil industry
Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology B: Biology, 226, , 2022

6
Sampaio I.C.F.,Crugeira P.J.l.,de Azevedo Santos Ferreira J.,de Almeida Santos J.,dos Santos J.N.,Ramos-de-Souza E.,Pinheiro A.L.B.,Matos J.B.T.L.,Chinalia F.A.,de Almeida P.F.
Surfactant/Alkali Stress Effect in Exopolysaccharide Production by Xanthomonas and Enterobacter Strains
Engineering Materials, 695-717, 2021

7
Pinheiro A.L.B.,de Almeida P.F.,Sampaio I.C.F.,Crugeira P.J.L.,dos Santos J.N.,Matos J.B.T.L.,Soares L.G.P.,Moraga Amador D.A.,Silveira L.
Effects of photo-stimulation with laser or LED on the composition of Xanthan gum produced in media containing distilled water or dialyzed or not produced water by means of Raman spectroscopy
Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology B: Biology, 213, , 2020

8
Sampaio I.C.F.,Crugeira P.J.L.,Soares L.G.P.,dos Santos J.N.,de Almeida P.F.,Pinheiro A.L.B.,Silveira L.
Composition of Xanthan gum produced by Xanthomonas campestris using produced water from a carbonated oil field through Raman spectroscopy
Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology B: Biology, 213, , 2020

9
Monteiro J.S.C.,Rangel E.E.,de Oliveira S.C.P.S.,Crugeira P.J.L.,Nunes I.P.F.,Sandra S.R.C.,Sampaio F.J.P.,de Almeida P.F.,Pinheiro A.L.B.
Enhancement of photodynamic inactivation of planktonic cultures of Staphylococcus aureus by DMMB-AuNPs
Photodiagnosis and Photodynamic Therapy, 31, , 2020

10
Correia N.A.,Batista L.T.A.,Nascimento R.J.M.,Cangussú M.C.T.,Crugeira P.J.L.,Soares L.G.P.,Silveira L.,Pinheiro A.L.B.
Detection of prostate cancer by Raman spectroscopy: A multivariate study on patients with normal and altered PSA values
Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology B: Biology, 204, , 2020

11
Crugeira P.J.L.,Chinalia F.A.,Brandão H.N.,Matos J.B.T.L.,Pinheiro A.L.B.,Almeida P.F.
Effect of Light Stimulation on a Thermo-Cellulolytic Bacterial Consortium Used for the Degradation of Cellulose of Green Coconut Shells
Engineering Materials, 145-168, 2020

12
Pinheiro A.L.B.,Sampaio F.J.P.,Dea Santos D.,Crugeira P.J.L.,De Oliveira S.C.P.S.,Monteiro J.S.C.,Fagnani S.R.C.A.,Nunes I.P.F.,Soares L.G.P.,De Almeida P.F.
Nanoconcentrations of 1,9-dimethylmethylene blue (DMMB) associated to laser, LED or polarized light are highly effective on AmPDT carried out in aerobes and aerotolerant anaerobes Gram-positive bacteria
Progress in Biomedical Optics and Imaging - Proceedings of SPIE, 11221, , 2020

13
Soares L.G.P.,Crugeira P.J.L.,Nunes I.P.F.,Santos A.S.,Cangussú M.C.T.,de Almeida P.F.,Pinheiro A.L.B.,Habib F.A.L.
Oral microbiological control by photodynamic action in orthodontic patients
Photodiagnosis and Photodynamic Therapy, 28, 221-225, 2019

14
Sampaio F.J.P.,de Oliveira S.C.P.S.,Crugeira P.J.L.,Monteiro J.S.C.,de Araújo Fagnani S.R.C.,Pepe I.M.,de Almeida P.F.,Pinheiro A.L.B.
aPDT using nanoconcentration of 1,9-dimethylmethylene blue associated to red light is efficacious in killing Enterococcus faecalis ATCC 29212 in vitro
Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology B: Biology, 200, , 2019

15
Santos D.d.A.,Crugeira P.J.L.,Nunes I.P.F.,de Almeida P.F.,Pinheiro A.L.B.
A novel technique of antimicrobial photodynamic therapy – aPDT using 1,9-dimethyl-methylene blue zinc chloride double salt-DMMB and polarized light on Staphylococcus aureus
Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology B: Biology, 200, , 2019

16
Crugeira P.J.L.,Pires Santos G.M.,de Oliveira S.C.P.S.,Sampaio F.J.P.,Fagnani S.R.C.A.,Sampaio I.C.F.,de Souza Ferreira E.,Chinalia F.A.,Pinheiro A.L.B.,de Almeida P.F.
Effects of photostimulation on the catabolic process of xenobiotics
Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology B: Biology, 191, 38-43, 2019

17
Santos G.,Oliveira S.,Monteiro J.,Fagnani S.,Sampaio F.,Correia N.,Crugeira P.,Pinheiro A.
ROS-induced autophagy reduces B16F10 melanoma cell proliferative activity
Lasers in Medical Science, 33, 1335-1340, 2018

18
Santos G.,de Oliveira S.,Monteiro J.,Fagnani S.,Sampaio F.,Crugeira P.,Almeida P.,Pinheiro A.
Effects of PACT using phenothiazine-derived drugs and red light on the macrophage x S. aureus interface
Photodiagnosis and Photodynamic Therapy, 22, 96-100, 2018

19
Crugeira P.J.L.,Pires-Santos G.M.,de Oliveira S.C.P.S.,Sampaio F.J.P.,Correia N.A.,Fagnani S.R.C.d.A.,Chinalia F.A.,de Almeida P.F.,Pinheiro A.L.B.
Photobiological effect of Laser or LED light in a thermophilic microbial consortium
Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology B: Biology, 181, 115-121, 2018

20
de Oliveira S.,da Ordem Trahamane E.,Monteiro J.,Santos G.,Crugeira P.,Sampaio F.,Oliveira C.,Neto M.,Pinheiro A.
Leishmanicidal effect of antiparasitic photodynamic therapy—ApPDT on infected macrophages
Lasers in Medical Science, 32, 1959-1964, 2017