Joaquim Teixeira

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This paper presents a virtual platform to teach chemical processes aiming to support a more autonomous learning and providing a practical approach to the subjects, parallel to the scientific background. The platform is organized in five sections: The first four sections deal with the chemical/biochemical processes and include simulators, applications and(More)
The concept of zoonotic hepatitis E in industrialized countries has emerged with the discovery of swine strains of hepatitis E virus (HEV) genotype 3, closely related to human HEV. Different routes of zoonotic HEV transmission have been recognized, including contact with infected pigs. Workers occupationally exposed to swine (WOES) have been considered a(More)
Acknowledgements I would like to take this space to express my gratitude to the people who made this thesis possible. I express my deepest gratitude to my supervisor professor Dr. Zita A. Vale for all the provided means she gave me to execute this thesis and all the positive energy, productive discussions and exceptional assistance. I greatly appreciate her(More)