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Catarina Marques

Catarina Marques

Equiparada a Investigadora Auxiliar


  • Researcher ID: A-1570-2010
  • ORCID: http://orcid.org/0000-0001-6908-8272
  • Ciencia ID: 0C1D-7CF8-5BF3
  • Departamento: Biologia
  • Grupo de Investigação: Biodiversidade Funcional
  • ISI Web of KnowledgeSM search factor: au=(Marques CR or Marques C) AND ad=(Montpellier or (Aveiro and Biol)) NOT ad=(QOPN) NOT ad=(Lisbon or Cell Biol) NOT au=(Marques CJ)


Interesses de investigação

ENVIRONMENT & POLLUTION:
• Bioremediation of mine areas (uranium, iron, and others)
• Bioremediation for sustainable aquaculture production
• Terrestrial & aquatic Ecotoxicology
• Environmental Microbiology
• Environmental Biotechnology

MICROBIOLOGY & HEALTH:
• Study of the structure of the microbiome associated with colorectal cancer. Research work approved by the Ethics Committee and Administration Board of Centro Hospitalar do Baixo Vouga, E.P.E., being developed in collaboration with different hospitalar services of this institution.
• Screening of new bioative substances to fight the progression of pancreatic cancer. Study approved by the Ethics Committee and Administration Board of Centro Hospitalar de Entre o Douro e Vouga, E.P.E., being developed in collaboration with this institution.
• Biotechnology: screening for bioactive substances naturally synthesized by microorganisms for different clinical applications (e.g., clinical infections, lung cancer, pancreatic cancer and colorectal cancer).

Graus académicos

(2009) PhD in Biology by the University of Aveiro, under the topic "Study of the effects of pesticides on non-target organisms".
(2003) MSc in Toxicology by the University of Aveiro under the topic "Toxic effects of acetylsalicylic acid and its metabolites on standard and autochthonous species".
(2001) Graduation in Biology by the University of Aveiro.

Atividades científicas

• 2019-present: Assistant Researcher (Norma Transitória) in Biology/Molecular and Cellular Biology/Microbial Diversity and Genetics; topic: "Biogenic polymeric nanoparticles functionalized to bind metals for eco-friendly applications towards bioremediation and biosensing".
• 2016-2019: Invited Scientist under the project "NANOBINDERS – biogenic polymeric NANOparticles functionalized to BIND metals for Eco-friendly applications towards bioRemediation and bioSensing", funded by FCT (project ref. PTDC/AAG-REC/3004/2014).
• 02.2016-06.2016: Post-Doc - "NANOBINDERS – biogenic polymeric NANOparticles functionalized to BIND metals for Eco-friendly applications towards bioRemediation and bioSensing". Funding: FCT (ref. SFRH/BPD/109960/2015).
• 2009-2015: Post-Doc - "PLANT-bacteria interactions in the phytostabilization of Uranium Mine wastes". Funding: FCT (ref. SFRH/BPD/47292/2008).

Outros

MEMBERSHIP & STANDARDIZATION ACTIVITIES

• National Expert of IPQ (Instituto Português da Qualidade), acting as an Expert in the Technical Committee TC 190 of ISO (International Standardization Organization), more specifically in the Sub-Committees SC4 (Effects on Soil Fauna and Microorganisms) and SC7 (Soil and Site Assessment)
• Project Leader in the standardization process of the standard ISO/FDIS 18187 - "Soil quality — Contact test for solid samples using the dehydrogenase activity of Arthrobacter globiformis"
• Responsible for the organization of an international interlaboratorial test for validation of the assay described in the standard ISO/FDIS 18187 - "Soil quality — Contact test for solid samples using the dehydrogenase activity of Arthrobacter globiformis".

INDIVIDUAL FUNDING
2017-2018: EMBO Short-Term Fellowship (ref. 7245) | Host institution - Helmholtz Zentrum, Munique, Alemanha; Project - "Identification of microbial markers associated with colorectal cancer towards clinical applications".

REVIEWER and EDITOR ACTIVITIES
• Invited reviewer by the following scientific international journals: Current Pharmaceutical Biotechnology, Ecotoxicology, Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety, Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, Journal of Soils and Sediments, Environmental Pollution, Enviornmental Science and Pollution Research, Integrated Environmental Assessment and Management, Science of the Total Environment, Water Research.
• Editor of the online scientific journal CAPTAR (http://captar.web.ua.pt/).

Publicações

Projetos

BioDepura – Desenvolvimento de metodologias de depuração de moluscos bivalves adequadas aos requisitos fisiológicos de cada espécie Ver mais

MolBiPack – Melhoramento dos processos de acondicionamento, transporte e embalamento de moluscos bivalves: da captura à comercialização Ver mais

MAXIAQUA - MAXImização das estratégias de controlo de um parasita em AQUAcultura de pregado Ver mais

NANOBINDERS - NANOpartículas poliméricas BIogénicas funcionalizadas para adsorção de metais em aplicações amigas do ambiente: bioREmediação e bioSensores Ver mais

ReaLISE – Determinação de Limites de Risco para a Protecção do Ecossistema Solo de Compostos Emergentes Ver mais

KARSTRISK - Impactos da contaminação nos ecossistemas dos aquíferos cársicos Ver mais

VITAQUA: Alterações climáticas: uma ameaça adicional para sistemas aquáticos sob pressão intensiva de poluição agrícola difusa Ver mais

CONTROLCLAM: Métodos sustentáveis para o controlo da espécie invasiva Corbicula fluminea em instalações hidrodependentes. Ver mais

Mudança Climática Global e Poluição: uma combinação para o desastre? Ver mais

Desenvolvimento de métodos para acumulação de metais por bactérias endofíticas Ver mais

Processos de Remediação em Minas de Urânio e em outras áreas áreas mineiras Ver mais

CAPTAR-Ciência e Ambiente para Todos Ver mais

Orientações científicas

Em curso (5) Concluído (18)
Master (Orientador Principal): Fátima Sofia Alves Baptista (not a CESAM member)

Estágio (Co-orientador): Júlia Gomes (not a CESAM member)

PhD (Orientador Principal): Juan Carlos Mellidez (not a CESAM member)

PhD (Co-orientador): Ana Catarina Soares Gavina (ex-CESAM member)

PhD (Co-orientador): Ana Pedroso de Lima Costa (CESAM member)

Master (Orientador Principal): Mafalda Sutil Tabuada (not a CESAM member)

Master (Orientador Principal): Diana da Conceição Marinho Pereira (not a CESAM member)

Master (Orientador Principal): Carla Filipa Norte Gomes (not a CESAM member)

Master (Orientador Principal): José Luís Nogueira Nunes (not a CESAM member)

Master (Orientador Principal): Nuno Emanuel Pinto Barcelos Martins (not a CESAM member)

Master (Orientador Principal): Mafalda Sutil Tabuada (not a CESAM member)

Master (Orientador Principal): Carla Filipa Norte Gomes (not a CESAM member)

Master (Orientador Principal): Diana da Conceição Marinho Pereira (not a CESAM member)

Master (Orientador Principal): José Luís Nogueira Nunes (not a CESAM member)

Master (Co-orientador): Jorge Nuno Martins Campos Pinheiro (not a CESAM member)

Master (Co-orientador): Rui Jorge Alves Rocha (not a CESAM member)

Master (Co-orientador): Joana I.M. Santos (not a CESAM member)

Master (Co-orientador): Marta Cecília Carvalho Martins (not a CESAM member)

Estágio (Orientador Principal): Ana Cristina Marques da Silva (not a CESAM member)

Pesquisa (Orientador Principal): Ana Cristina Marques da Silva (not a CESAM member)

Projeto (Orientador Principal): Dulce Isabel Maciel Carvalho (not a CESAM member)

Pesquisa (Co-orientador): Helena Trigo (not a CESAM member)

PhD (Co-orientador): Taoufik El Rasafi (not a CESAM member)


Financiamento do CESAM: