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Sandra Hilário

Sandra Hilário

PhD Student

  • Author Name : Hilário S.
  • Doctoral Programme: Biology
  • Thesis title: The genus Diaporthe on blueberry plants in Portugal: from species diversity to pathogenicity
  • Supervisor: Dr. Artur Alves; Co-supervisor: Dr. Liliana Santos

  • Researcher ID: AAH-5717-2019
  • ORCID: 0000-0002-6463-9757
  • Ciencia ID: 8216-73FB-943A
  • Department: Department of Biology
  • Research Group: Stress Biology (SB)
  • Thesis title: The genus Diaporthe on blueberry plants in Portugal: from species diversity to pathogenicity Supervisor: Dr. Artur Alves; Co-supervisor: Dr. Liliana Santos Category: BO Grant type: BD Funding entity: FCT Grant reference: SFRH/BD/137394/2018 Start date: 2019-01-01 End date: 2022-12-31


Research interests

Plant pathology and Microbiology
Taxonomy and phylogeny of filamentous fungi
Microbial diversity
Molecular Evolution
Fungal-plant interactions
Fungal genomics
Microorganisms as biocontrol agents

Academic degrees

01/2019-ongoing | PhD fellowship from FCT: "The genus Diaporthe on blueberry plants in Portugal: from species diversity to pathogenicity" (SFRH/BD/137394/2018)
2015-2017 | Master in Microbiology | University of Aveiro
2009-2012 | Degree in Agronomic engineering | Agrarian School of Polytechnic Institute of Viseu (ESAV/IPV)

Scientific activities

May.2012 | Organization committee at the National Workshop on Grapevine Black Rot | Polytechnic Instistute of Viseu
Nov.2012 | Organization committee at the 9th National Meeting of Integrated Protection | Polytechnic Institute of Viseu
2011 | Collaboration on the project CARDOP | Polytechnic Institute of Viseu, Catholic University of Portugal and University of Coimbra | Identification of Cynara cardunculus ecotypes for the genetic resource experimental field (ESAV), monitorization of the vegetative cycle and morphological characterization of the ecotypes of cardoon

Publications

Projects

Scientific Supervision

Professional Experiences

May.2022 | Participation as an atendee in the Advanced course on Plant-Microbe Interactions | Department of Biology | University of Aveiro


Feb.2022 | Invited speaker in the 3rd Edition of the Advanced Course Bioinformatics for Microbiologists: "How to build phylogenetic trees?" | Department of Biology | University of Aveiro


Sep.2019 | Participation as an atendee in the Advanced course on Data Analysis using R (1st edition) | Department of Biology | University of Aveiro


Jul.2019 | Scientific monitor at Academia de Verão | Department of Biology | University of Aveiro
Jul.2019 | Participation as an atendee in the Advanced course on Fundamentals on Animal Cell Culture (2nd edition) | Department of Biology | University of Aveiro
Jan.2019 | Participation as an atendee in the Advanced course on Experimental Design and Analysis of Multivariate Data | University of Aveiro
Jul.2017 | Participation as an atendee in the Advanced Course on Scientific writing and communication (5th edition) | Department of Biology | University of Aveiro

Awards

Jul.2021 | Best Pitch | Research Summit 2021 | University of Aveiro, Portugal, 7-9 July 2021
Mar.2015 | University Merit Scholarship 2011/2012
Jul.2011 | "Best business plan" winning team at the 8th Poliempreende contest | Regional edition | Polytechnic Institute of Viseu
Sep.2011 | 3rd "Best business plan" at the 8th Poliempreende contest | National edition | Polytechnic Institute of Lisbon

Invited Reviewer

2021 - 2022 | Plant Disease (The American Phytopathological Society)
2021 - 2022 | European Journal of Plant Pathology (Springer)
2022 - present | BMC Genomics (Springer Nature)


Sep 2022 - present | Journal of Plant Pathology (Sringer)


Sep 2022 - present | Journal of Phytopathology (Wiley Online Library)


Sep 2022 - present | Journal of Fungi (MDPI)


Oct 2022 - present | BioTech (MDPI)


Oct 2022 - present | Microorganisms (MDPI)


2022 | Microorganisms (MDPI) - Special Issue "Microorganisms as biological agents in Plant Pathology" – Guest editor


CESAM Funding: UIDP/50017/2020 + UIDB/50017/2020 + LA/P/0094/2020