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Ana Rita Almeida

Ana Rita Almeida

PhD Student

  • Thesis title: Long term consequences of chemical exposure in zebrafish and potential role of the associated microbiome in the observed toxicity
  • Supervisor: Dra. Isabel Henriques, Dra. Inês Domingues

  • Researcher ID: B-1256-2019
  • ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-5628-0799
  • Department: Biology
  • Research Group: Functional Biodiversity
  • Thesis title: Long term consequences of chemical exposure in zebrafish and potential role of the associated microbiome in the observed toxicity Supervisor: Dra. Isabel Henriques, Dra. Inês Domingues Category: BO Grant type: BD Funding entity: FCT Grant reference: PD/BD/127811/2016 Start date: 2016-09-01 End date: 2020-08-31


Research interests

Aquatic ecotoxicology;
Relevant exposure scenarios;
Behavioral endpoints;
Zebrafish testing;
Antibiotic resistance in microbial communities;
Microbiome and its impact on organisms.

Academic degrees

2016 - Present: PhD student in Biology and Ecology of Global Changes program,University of Aveiro (Portugal)
2012 - 2013: Master’s degree in Applied Biology - Clinical and environmental microbiology (2º Cycle) in University of Aveiro
2009 - 2012: BSc in Biology (1º Cycle) in University of Aveiro

Scientific activities

03/2016 – 08/2016: BTI (Msc) grant holder in the project “Behaviour as a sensitive and integrative approach that predicts the effects of environmental stressors in the aquatic environment: linking different levels of biological organization. (IF/011401/2014)” (BI/ UI88/ 6591/ 2016).

08/2013 – 09/2015: BTI grant holder in the project: “Climatox - Impact of climatic changes on toxicity of pollutants” (PTDC/AAG-GLO/4059/2012).

Publications

Projects

Scientific Supervision

Scientific and Professional Activities

March 2016- September 2016: BTI (Msc) grant holder in the project “Behaviour as a sensitive and integrative approach that predicts the effects of environmental stressors in the aquatic environment: linking different levels of biological organization (IF/011401/2014)" (BI/UI88/6591/2016). CESAM, Department of Biology, University of Aveiro.


August 2013- September 2015: BTI grant holder in the project "CLIMATOX- Impact of climate changes on toxicity of pollutants". CESAM, Department of Biology, University of Aveiro.


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