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Dr Vanessa Terra

BSc PhD

Research Fellow

Room
Room 364

LSHTM
Keppel Street
London
WC1E 7HT
United Kingdom

Tel.
+ 44 (0)207 927 2032

Vanessa obtained a Biochemistry degree from the University of Algarve (Portugal), where in her final year she worked in a project entitled "Complementation of a knockout mutant of Listeria monocytogenes" with Professor Leonor Faleiro. After she moved to the University of Leicester where she studied for a PhD entitled "Pneumococcal interactions with mucin" in the laboratory of Professor Peter Andrew.

Affiliations

Faculty of Infectious and Tropical Diseases
Department of Infection Biology

Centres

Vaccine Centre

Teaching

Vanessa has been a tutor for the Medical Microbiology Master Course since 2011.

Vanessa lectures in the Medical Microbiology MSc course on the topic "Streptococci and Enterococci".

Research

Vanessa joined the LSHTM in 2010, funded by a BBSRC LoLa grant, aiming to develop veterinary vaccines using Protein Glycan Coupling Technology (PGCT).

 

 

Research Area
Bacteria
Drug discovery and development
Vaccines
Immunisation
Discipline
Biochemistry
Cell biology
Microbiology
Molecular biology

Selected Publications

Draft Genome Sequences of the Type Strains of Actinobacillus indolicus (46K2C) and Actinobacillus porcinus (NM319), Two NAD-Dependent Bacterial Species Found in the Respiratory Tract of Pigs.
Bossé JT; Li Y; Fernandez Crespo R; Angen Ø; Holden MTG; Weinert LA; Maskell DJ; Tucker AW; Wren BW; Rycroft AN
2020
MICROBIOLOGY RESOURCE ANNOUNCEMENTS
Serovar-dependent differences in Hfq-regulated phenotypes in Actinobacillus pleuropneumoniae.
Crispim JS; da Silva TF; Sanches NM; da Silva GC; Pereira MF; Rossi CC; Li Y; Terra VS; Vohra P; Wren BW
2020
PATHOGENS AND DISEASE
Constructing Mutants in Serotype 1 Streptococcus pneumoniae strain 519/43.
Terra VS; Plumptre CD; Wall EC; Brown JS; Wren BW
2020
JOVE-JOURNAL OF VISUALIZED EXPERIMENTS
Evaluation of Glycosylated FlpA and SodB as Subunit Vaccines Against Campylobacter jejuni Colonisation in Chickens.
Vohra P; Chintoan-Uta C; Terra VS; Bremner A; Cuccui J; Wren BW; Vervelde L; Stevens MP
2020
VACCINES
CSF Levels of Elongation Factor Tu Is Associated With Increased Mortality in Malawian Adults With Streptococcus pneumoniae Meningitis.
Wall EC; Brownridge P; Laing G; Terra VS; Mlozowa V; Denis B; Nyirenda M; Allain T; Ramos-Sevillano E; Carrol E
2020
FRONTIERS IN CELLULAR AND INFECTION MICROBIOLOGY
Comparative sequence analysis of the capsular polysaccharide loci of Actinobacillus pleuropneumoniae serovars 1-18, and development of two multiplex PCRs for comprehensive capsule typing.
Bossé JT; Li Y; Fernandez Crespo R; Lacouture S; Gottschalk M; Sárközi R; Fodor L; Casas Amoribieta M; Angen Ø; Nedbalcova K
2018
Veterinary microbiology
The Streptococcos suis sortases SrtB and SrtF are essential for disease in pigs.
Faulds-Pain A; Shaw HA; Terra VS; Kellner S; Brockmeier SL; Wren BW
2018
Microbiology
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