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Biotechnology Centre of Azores - Department of Agriculture Sciences - University of Azores
Angra do Heroísmo - Portugal

Last database update for these data: 2006-11-24 - Data extracted on 2009-04-14 from the database.

General data

Presentation   Staff   Structures   Viruses studied   Areas of expertise and Technologies
Name: (Portuguese) Centro de Biotecnologia dos Açores
Name: Biotechnology Centre of Azores - Department of Agriculture Sciences - University of Azores
Type: Teaching and research unit
Head: Artur da Câmara Machado (Director)
Address: Universidade dos Açores
Centro de Biotecnologia dos Açores
9701-851 Angra do Heroísmo
Azores - Portugal
Postal code: 9701-851
City: Angra do Heroísmo
Country: Portugal
Email: amachado@mail.angra.uac.pt
Phone: +3512 95 40 22 35
Fax: +3512 95 40 22 35
Legal entity: No
Domains: ResistVir All domains
Permanent scientists:1.05.0
Permanent other than scientists:00
PhD students:02.0
Postdoc positions:1.02.0
Total scientists:2.09.0
Organizations, centres or groups on which depends this group: Department of Agriculture Sciences - University of Azores
University of Azores
Viruses studied
Viruses Host plants Crops
Grapevine fanleaf virus
Grapevine leafroll-associated virus 1
Grapevine leafroll-associated virus 3
Plum pox virus
Prunus armeniaca
Prunus domestica
Prunus salicina
Vitis vinifera
Grape for wine
Areas of expertise and used technologies
No: Category Description
1: Plant transformation and tissue culture Tissue culture and plant transformation.
Virus elimination by thermotherapy and meristem preparation.
2: Molecular biology Molecular diagnostics tools for several plant viruses, including development of detection procedures.
3: Plant virology Detection and characterization of plant viruses.
4: Serology Serological diagnostics tools for several plant viruses, including development of detection procedures.