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Dr Susana Oliveira Lebre Direito

Impact Acceleration Associate (IAA) for Biological Physics

  1. The UK Centre for Astrobiology: A Virtual Astrobiology Centre. Accomplishments and Lessons Learned, 2011-2016

    Cockell, C. S., Biller, B., Bryce, C. C., Cousins, C., Direito, S., Forgan, D., Fox-Powell, M., Harrison, J., Landenmark, H., Nixon, S. L., Payler, S. J., Rice, K., Samuels, T., Schwendner, P., Stevens, A., Nicholson, N. & Wadsworth, J., 29 Jan 2018, In : Astrobiology.

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  2. Habitability: A Review

    Cockell, C. S., Bush, T., Bryce, C., Direito, S., Fox-Powell, M., Harrison, J. P., Lammer, H., Landenmark, H., Martin-Torres, J., Nicholson, N., Noack, L., O'Malley-James, J., Payler, S. J., Rushby, A., Samuels, T., Schwendner, P., Wadsworth, J. & Zorzano, M. P., Jan 2016, In : Astrobiology. 16, 1, p. 89-117 29 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  3. Computational design of probes to detect bacterial genomes by multivalent binding

    Curk, T., Brackley, C., Farrell, J. D., Xing, Z., Joshi, D., Oliveira Lebre Direito, S., Bren, U., Angioletti-Uberti, S., Dobnikar, J., Eiser, E., Frenkel, D. & Allen, R., 2 Apr 2020, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 201918274 .

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  4. Predictable Properties of Fitness Landscapes Induced by Adaptational Tradeoffs

    Das, S. G., Oliveira Lebre Direito, S., Waclaw, B., Allen, R. & Krug, J., 5 May 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : eLIFE.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  5. Geological repositories: scientific priorities and potential high-technology transfer from the space and physics sectors

    Direito, S. O. L., Clark, S., Cousins, C., Fujita, Y., Gluyas, J., Harley, S., Holmes, R. J., Hutchinson, I. B., Kudryavtsev, V. A., Lloyd, J., Main, I. G., Naylor, M., Payler, S., Smith, N., Spooner, N. J. C., Telfer, S., Thompson, L. F., Wouters, K., Wragg, J. & Cockell, C., 1 Nov 2015, In : Mineralogical Magazine. 79, 6, p. 1651-1664 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  6. A wide variety of putative extremophiles and large beta-diversity at the Mars Desert Research Station (Utah)

    Direito, S. O. L., Ehrenfreund, P., Marees, A., Staats, M., Foing, B. & Roling, W. F. M., Jul 2011, In : International Journal of Astrobiology. 10, 3, p. 191-207 17 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  7. Sensitive life detection strategies for low-biomass environments: optimizing extraction of nucleic acids adsorbing to terrestrial and Mars analogue minerals

    Direito, S. O. L., Marees, A. & Roling, W. F. M., Jul 2012, In : FEMS Microbiology Ecology. 81, 1, p. 111-123 13 p.

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  8. Systematic evaluation of bias in microbial community profiles induced by whole genome amplification

    Direito, S. O. L., Zaura, E., Little, M., Ehrenfreund, P. & Roling, W. F. M., Mar 2014, In : Environmental Microbiology. 16, 3, p. 643-657 15 p.

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  9. Astrobiology and habitability studies in preparation for future Mars missions: trends from investigating minerals, organics and biota

    Ehrenfreund, P., Roling, W. F. M., Thiel, C. S., Quinn, R., Sephton, M. A., Stoker, C., Kotler, J. M., Direito, S. O. L., Martins, Z., Orzechowska, G. E., Kidd, R. D., van Sluis, C. A. & Foing, B. H., Jul 2011, In : International Journal of Astrobiology. 10, 3, p. 239-253 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  10. Field astrobiology research in Moon-Mars analogue environments: instruments and methods

    Foing, B. H., Stoker, C., Zavaleta, J., Ehrenfreund, P., Thiel, C., Sarrazin, P., Blake, D., Page, J., Pletser, V., Hendrikse, J., Direito, S., Kotler, J. M., Martins, Z., Orzechowska, G., Gross, C., Wendt, L., Clarke, J., Borst, A. M., Peters, S. T. M., Wilhelm, M. -B. & 2 others, Davies, G. R. & ILEWG EuroGeoMars 2009 Team, Jul 2011, In : International Journal of Astrobiology. 10, 3, p. 141-160 20 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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