• Dra. Montserrat Agut Bonsfills

Dra. Montserrat Agut Bonsfills
Applied Photobiological Chemistry (AppLightChem)
IQS School of Engineering
Universitat Ramon Llull
Via Augusta 390, E-08017
Barcelona, Spain
Tel: +34 932 672 000
Fax: + 34 932 056 266

 

email: 
montserrat.agut@iqs.url.edu

Llicenciada en veterinària (UAB, 1988). Màster en Microbiologia bàsica (UAB, 1991). Doctora en Ciències: secció Biològiques (UAB, 1992). Programa Vèrtex: El Govern i la Direcció de Pimes (IQS Executive, 2012).

 

Professora Catedràtica (2010-)
Cap del Departament de Bioenginyeria (2020-).
Cap del Laboratori de Microbiologia (1999-)
Acadèmica Numerària de l’Acadèmia de Ciències Veterinàries de Catalunya.
Acadèmica Corresponent de la Reial Acadèmia de Medecina de Catalunya.

 

Assignatures

Biologia, Biologia cel·lular i genètica, Microbiologia, Microbiologia i parasitologia, Microbiologia industrial.  

 

Línies de Recerca

  • Aspectes microbiològics de la teràpia fotodinàmica

 

Publicacions rellevants

M.A. Revuelta-Maza, E. de las Heras, M. Agut, S. Nonell, T. Torres, G. de la Torre. Self-assembled binaphthyl-bridged amphiphilic AABB phthalocyanines: nanostructures for efficient antimicrobial photodynamic therapy. Chemistry—A European Journal (2021): 27, 4955 – 4963.

R. Bresoli-Obach, M. Frattini, S. Abbruzzetti, C. Viappiani, M. Agut, S. Nonell. Tetramethylbenzidine: An acoustogenic photoacoustic probe for reactive oxygen species detection. Sensors (2020), 20(20), 5952. 

O. Gulias, G. McKenzie, M. Bayó, S. Nonell. Effective photodynamic inactivation of 26 Escherichia coli srains with different antibiotic susceptibility profiles: a planktonic and biofilm study. Antibiotics (Basel, Switzerland)  (2020): 9 , 3.

E. de las Heras, E. Boix-Garriga, F. Bryden, M. Agut, M. Mora, M. L. Sagristà, R.W. Boyle, N. Lange, S. Nonell1c(RGDfK)- and ZnTriMPyP-Bound polymeric nanocarriers for tumor-targeted photodynamic therapy. Photochemistry and photobiology (2020), 96: 570–580.

I. Nieves, C. Hally, C. Viappiani, M. Agut, S. Nonell. A porphycene-gentamicin conjugate for enhanced photodynamic  inactivation of bacteria. Bioorganic Chemistry (2020), 97, 103661.

M.A. Revuelta-Maza, P. González-Jiménez, C. Hally, M. Agut, S. Nonell, G. de la Torre, T. Torres, T. Fluorine-substituted tetracationic ABAB-phthalocyanines for efficient photodynamic inactivation of Gram-positive and Gram-negative bacteria. European Journal of Medicinal Chemistry (2020), 187, 111957.

V. Laguna, Y. Gilaberte, M.I. Millán-Lou, M. Agut, S. Nonell, A. Rezusta, M.R. Hamblin. Combination of photodynamic therapy and antimicrobial compounds to treat skin and mucosal infections: a systematic review. Photochemical & Photobiological Sciences (2019), 18 (5): 1020-1029.

R. Bresolí-Obach, I. Gispert, D. García Peña, S. Boga, O. Gulías, M. Agut, M.E Vázquez, S. Nonell. Triphenylphosphonium cation: a valuable functional group for antimicrobial photodynamic therapy. Journal of Biophotonics (2018), 11: e201800054.

M. Juliana, R. Bresoli-Obach, M. Agut, L.R. Comini, J.L. Cabrera, M.G. Paraje, S. Nonell, S.C. Núñez Montoya. On the mechanism of Candida tropicalis biofilm reduction by the combined action of naturally-occurring anthraquinones and blue light. PLOS ONE (2017), 12: e0181517.

G. Zampini, O. Planas, F. Marmottini, O. Gulias, M. Agut, S. Nonell, L. Latterini. Morphology effects on singlet oxygen production and bacterial photoinactivation efficiency by different silica-protoporphyrin IX nanocomposites. RSC Advances (2017), 7: 14422-14429.

R. Ruiz-Gonzalez, R. Bresoli-Obach, O. Gulias, M. Agut, H. Savoie, R.W. Boyle, S. Nonell, F. Giuntini. NanoSOSG: a nanostructured fluorescent probe for the detection of intracellular singlet oxygen. Angewandte Chemie, International Edition (2017), 56: 2885-2888.

R. Ruiz-Gonzalez, F. Setaro, O. Gulias, M. Agut, U. Hahn, T. Torres, S. Nonell. Cationic phthalocyanine dendrimers as potential antimicrobial photosensitisers. Organic & biomolecular chemistry (2017), 15: 9008–9017.

E. Anaya-Plaza, E. van de Winckel, J. Mikkilae, J.M. Malho, O. Ikkala, O. Gulias, R. Bresoli-Obach, M. Agut, S. Nonell, T. Torres, M.A. Kostiainen, de la Escosura, A. Photoantimicrobial biohybrids by supramolecular immobilization of cationic phthalocyanines onto cellulose nanocrystals. Chemistry - A European Journal (2017), 23: 4320 – 4326.

P. Delcanale, B. Rodriguez Amigo, J. Juarez-Jimenez, J. Luque, S. Abbruzzetti, M. Agut, S. Nonell, C. Viappiani. Tuning the local solvent composition at a drug carrier surface: Effect of dimethyl sulfoxide/water mixture on the photofunctional properties of hypericin-β-lactoglobulin. Journal of Materials Chemistry B: Materials for Biology and Medicine (2017), 5: 1633-1641.

Grups de recerca

Applied Photobiological Chemistry (AppLightChem)