Lúcia Martins Teixeira

Professor, Institute of Microbiology, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Lúcia Martins Teixeira, PhD, is a full professor at the Department of Medical Microbiology, Institute of Microbiology, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

She heads a research group devoted to the study of bacterial pathogens, especially streptococci, enterococci and related Gram-positive cocci, with emphasis on the phenotypic and molecular characterization for diagnostic, epidemiological and taxonomic purposes and on the emergence and evolution of antimicrobial resistance.