Ana Paula Kuan Yon Chung
Integrated PhD researcher
|Invited Assistant Professor – University of Coimbra|
- Taxonomy and phylogeny of bacteria. Description of new bacterial taxa and phylogenetic analysis of microorganisms by using 16S rRNA genes
- Environmental Microbiology
- Characterization of microbial diversity from extreme environments (alkaline environments or environments highly contaminated with heavy metal and radionuclides) based on cultivable and non-cultivable methods. Analysis of 16S/18S rRNA gene libraries generated by Next Generation Sequencing (ex:454 Pyrosequencing) and comparative bioinformatics analysis.