Alexandra Esteves

University of Trás-os-Montes and Alto Douro

Born in Mirandela, Portuguese. Currently working as an Assistant Professor with Aggregation at the University of Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro, full time, of the Department of Veterinary Sciences and External Professor, Faculty of Veterinary (Department of Food Hygiene and Technology), University of León, Spain. In 1991. gained her Degree in Veterinary Medicine, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, from the Technical University of Lisbon with a final grade of 14 (fourteen). In 1997. Joined UTAD in 1991 as a trainee assistant and took tests of Pedagogical Aptitude and Scientific Ability in 1997 and was unanimously approved with the classification of "Very Good. The theme of the tests:" Listeria in meat and meat products ". Gained her PhD in 2005. in the scientific area of Agrarian Sciences/ Veterinary Sciences, obtaining the final classification of “Approved with Distinction and Praise” Thesis: "Microbiological Hazards in Alheiras: main routes of contamination by Staphylococcus aureus, Clostridium perfringens, and Salmonella spp. "