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Angela Augusta Soares de Almeida

Angela Augusta Soares de Almeida

PhD Student

  • Thesis title: Pharmaceutical drugs under present and future climatic scenarios: what are the toxicological consequences to marine invertebrate species?
  • Supervisor: Dra Rosa Freitas, Dra Etelvina Figueira, Dr Valdemar Esteves

  • Researcher ID: K-4044-2014
  • ORCID: 0000-0002-6662-1622
  • Department: Biology
  • Research Group: Functional Biodiversity
  • ISI Web of KnowledgeSM search factor: AU=(Almeida A and Freitas R) AND AD=(Aveiro)
  • Thesis title: Pharmaceutical drugs under present and future climatic scenarios: what are the toxicological consequences to marine invertebrate species? Supervisor: Dra Rosa Freitas, Dra Etelvina Figueira, Dr Valdemar Esteves Category: BO Grant type: BD Funding entity: FCT Grant reference: SFRH/BD/110218/2015 Start date: 2016-01-01 End date: 2020-09-01


Research interests

Marine Biology
Ecotoxicology
Biomarkers
Climate change
Emerging contaminants
Analytic and environmental chemistry

Academic degrees

1 January 2016 - 1 September 2020: PhD student by FCT, entitled "Pharmaceutical drugs under present and future climatic scenarios: what are the toxicological consequences to marine invertebrate species?". Grant reference: SFRH/BD/110218/2015)

September 2013-July 2014, Master degree, 16 values, University of Aveiro, Thesis title: Presence of pharmaceutical drugs in system coast: effects on bivalves. Supervisors: Dra Rosa Freitas (University of Aveiro, Aveiro, Portugal), Dra Etelvina Figueira (University of Aveiro, Aveiro, Portugal), Dra Vânia Calisto (University of Aveiro, Aveiro, Portugal)

September 2009-July 2013, First degree, 14 values, University of Aveiro, Thesis title: "Desenvolvimento de uma tecnologia baseada na aplicação de filmes de quitosana para a remoção de mercúrio de águas contaminadas." Supervisors: Dra Eduarda Pereira (University of Aveiro, Aveiro, Portugal), Dra Luciana Rocha (University of Aveiro, Aveiro, Portugal)

Scientific activities

7 December 2018, Oral communication in the workshop "Alien species in a changing world", held at Aveiro University, Aveiro, Portugal

29 November 2018, Presentation of a pitch in the Research Submmit, 2018, held at Aveiro University, Aveiro, Portugal

7 and 14 November 2018, Participation in "Workshop Biodiversidade Funcional" promoted by CESAM, held at Aveiro University, Aveiro, Portugal

24 October 2018, Participation in the I Workshop of Drugs in the Environment: Scenarios and Challenges, held at Aveiro University, Aveiro, Portugal

October 2017-November 2017, Internship at "Instituto de Diagnóstico Ambiental y Estudios del Agua" (Barcelona, Spain) under the supervision of Dr. Carlos Barata in the acquisition of knowledge about the mode of action of contaminants by the application of transcriptomic analysis.

September 2014-December 2015, First degree grant: "Estudo dos efeitos ecotoxicológicos de fármacos e diferentes condições climáticas em organismos marinhos (BI/CESAM/DBio/RF/2014)"

3-5 October 2018, Volunteer in "Festival de Ciência", held in Oliveira do Bairro, Aveiro, Portugal

July 2017, Scientific supervisor in "Academia de Verão", held in University of Aveiro, Aveiro, Portugal

28-30 April 2014, Volunteer in “Competições Nacionais de Ciência”, held in University of Aveiro, Aveiro, Portugal

2-4 April 2011, Volunteer in "Olimpíadas da Química Júnior", held in University of Aveiro, Aveiro, Portugal.

Others

Advanced Courses

11-15 September 2017, Fundamentals of Animal Cell Culture, held at Biology Department, University of Aveiro, Aveiro, Portugal

30 May - 3 June 16, Biomarkers in ecotoxicology: an user friendly approach, held at Biology Department, University of Aveiro, Aveiro, Portugal

27 June - 1 July 16, Scientific writing and communication, held at Biology Department, University of Aveiro, Aveiro, Portugal

Publications

Projects

Trace elements biogeochemistry in marine systems: interplay of climate change and biological influence See more

BISPECIAI - BIvalves under Polluted Environment and ClImate chAnge See more

Rem-Aqua - Photosensitized degradation as a remediation process for the removal of pharmaceuticals from aquaculture effluents See more

Scientific Supervision


CESAM Funding: