Silvia Dias de Oliveira

Schools: School of Health and Life Sciences
Graduate Programs: Cellular and Molecular Biology Graduate Program Dentistry Graduate Program
Publications: Orcid ResearcherID


Graduated in Veterinary Medicine from the Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul (1997), master's degree (2000) and doctorate (2003) in Veterinary Sciences from the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul. Adjunct professor and researcher in Microbiology at the School of Health and Life Sciences at PUCRS, being a permanent member of the Postgraduate Programs in Cellular and Molecular Biology and in Dentistry, holding a CNPq level 2 research productivity scholarship. Areas of expertise are Biology and Physiology of Microorganisms and Applied Microbiology, especially in topics related to bacterial resistance and persistence to antimicrobials, virulence characterization of microorganisms of human and veterinary clinical interest, characterization of compounds with antimicrobial action, microbial adhesion and formation of mono, and polymicrobial biofilms on surfaces

Areas of interest


Concentration Areas and Lines Research

Biology and Orofacial Rehabilitation

- Dental materials, biomaterials and tissue engineering


- Diagnosis and applied therapies

Cellular and Molecular Biology

- Cellular and Molecular Characterization in Microbiology and Parasitology

Clinical Stomatology

- Oral and maxillofacial diseases ¿ clinical, immunological and anatomo-pathological studies


- Etiopathogenesis and treatment of periodontal and periapical diseases

Ontological Clinic

- Bucomaxillofacial Surgery and Traumatology, Orthodontics and Facial Orthopedics: Diagnosis and Thera

Ontological Clinic

- Endodontics and Periodontics: Etiopathogenesis and Treatment of Periodontal and Periapical Diseases

Restorative Dentistry

- Restorative technologies and techniques

Research Structures

Research Laboratories

- Laboratory of Immunology and Microbiology