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Cláudia Mieiro

Cláudia Mieiro

Assistant Researcher


  • Researcher ID: G-2852-2013
  • ORCID: 0000-0002-5539-2406
  • Department: Biology
  • Research Group: Ecotoxicology
  • ISI Web of KnowledgeSM search factor: Author=(Mieiro C*) and Institution= (UNIV Aveiro or Univ Coimbra); RID=G-2852-2013


Research interests

Aquatic toxicology
Bioaccumulation and biomagnification of trace elements
Nanoparticles
Mixtures of contaminants
Marine fish
Bioenergetics

Academic degrees

2011 PhD in Chemistry
2001 Master Degree in Ecology
1997 Degree in Biology (Scientific branch)

Scientific activities

31-01-2019/present Auxiliary Researcher at CESAM, Department of Biology; University of Aveiro (Contract Researcher under Decree-Law 57/2016 Art.23rd - Transitional Rule)
2015/30-01-2019 Post-Doctoral Grant (CESAM, University of Aveiro) – SFRH/BPD/100740/2014
2012/2015 Post-Doctoral Grant (CESAM, University of Aveiro) – SFRH/BPD/79445/2011
2007/2010 PhD Grant (CESAM, University of Aveiro) – SFRH / BD / 28733 / 2006

Others

2018 Review Editor on the Editorial Board of Marine Pollution, part of the journal Frontiers in Environmental Science and Frontiers in Marine Science.

Publications

Projects

NanoReproTox-Unraveling the ecological impacts of nanoparticles toxicity in the reproduction of marine organisms See more

RemAS - Magnetic nanoparticle- and biowaste-based strategies for remediation of salt water under multi-stressor conditions (inorganic and emerging pollutants): evaluation of ecological and human risk See more

Scientific Supervision

Master (Co-supervisor): João Pedro Marcos Monteiro (not a CESAM member)

Undergraduate - Programa Santander Universidades Mobilidade Internacional (Main Supervisor): Augusto Alves Vieira (not a CESAM member)

Undergraduate (Main Supervisor): Bárbara Laranjeiro Pereira (not a CESAM member)

Undergraduate Student (Main Supervisor): Cristiana Silva (not a CESAM member)

Undergraduate (Main Supervisor): Diana Maria Gonçalves de Castro (not a CESAM member)

Undergraduate (Main Supervisor): Filipe André Lemos (not a CESAM member)

Undergraduate (Main Supervisor): Andreia Sofia Lourenço dos Santos (not a CESAM member)

Under-Graduate (Co-supervisor): Ana Isabel Ferreira (not a CESAM member)

Scientific and/or professional activities before integration at CESAM

1998 -Science teacher Externato Menino Jesus-Coimbra
1999 -Trainee ICN - Coimbra
2001 - Research Fellow, Biology Department, Faculty of Sciences University of Lisbon
2002/2004 - Research Fellow on Institute of Marine Research (IMAR - Coimbra), University of Coimbra

Scientific events

Organizing element of the workshop:"Toxicology of non-essential metals". 13th January 2012, University of Aveiro


Organizing element of the workshop:" Data analysis tools for research and development in environmental sciences." 29th November 2013, University of Aveiro.


Organizing element of the workshop: "Contaminant Mixtures in Aquatic Systems: Predicting biological effects, developing safer nanomaterials and providing remediation solutions" One afternoon seminar, 9th October 2015, University of Aveiro

Scientific Projects before integration at CESAM

2001 – Projecto de Minimização do impacto da barragem do Alqueva (Área de Regolfo de Alqueva e Pedrogão) através de estudos de Biologia e Ecologia de Barbus microcephalus, Barbus comizo, Barbus steindecheneri, Barbus sp., Chondrostoma wilkommi, Chondrostoma lemmingi e Leuciscus alburnoides. Coordenação: Professora Drª Maria João Collares-Pereira.


2002 - “Proposta de avaliação da qualidade das águas da Ribeira de Oeiras: protocolo IMAR/SOMINCOR. Coordenação: Professor Dr Manuel Augusto Graça.


2003/2004 - RIVFUNCTION IMAR. Coordenação: Professor Dr Manuel Augusto Graça.


 

Publications before integration at CESAM

CABRAL J. A., MIEIRO C. L., MARQUES J. C. (1998) .Environmental and biological factors influence the relationship between a predator fish, Gambusia holbrooki, and its main prey in rice fields of the Lower Mondego River valley (Portugal). Hydrobiologia 382:41-51.

MIEIRO, C.L. (2001). Avaliação do comportamento trófico das populções de Gambusia,Gambusia holbrooki (Pisces, Poeciliidae) no Baixo Mondego.Tese de Mestrado.

MIEIRO C. L., CABRAL J. A, MARQUES J. C. (2001). Predation pressure of introduced moskitofish (Gambusia holbrooki Girard), on the native zooplankton community. A case study from representative habitats in Lower Mondego River Valley (Portugal). Limnetica, 20(2):279-292.

CABRAL J.A., MIEIRO C.L., MARQUES J.C. (2002). Role assessment of an exotic fish in rice fields of the lower Mondego river valley: life history,population dynamics, production and diet of eastern mosquitofish, Gambusia holbrooki (Pisces, Poeciliidae). In Pardal, M.A., Marques, J.C. & Graça, M.A. (eds) Aquatic ecology of the Mondego river basin-Global importance of local experience. Imprensa da Universidade de Coimbra, pp 363-379.

FERREIRA V.,GRAÇA M.A.S., FEIO M.J.& MIEIRO C.L. (2004) Water quality in the Mondego river basin:pollution and habitat heterogeneity.Limnetica 23:3-4.

Oral Communications before integration at CESAM

CABRAL J. A., MIEIRO C. L., CARVALHO R., ÁVILA S. & MARQUES J. C. (1997) Avaliação do risco ambiental inerente à utilização de um novo método químico no controlo de uma praga agrícola na Região do Baixo Mondego. Comunicação apresentada no “ II Encontro Nacional de Ecologia”, Coimbra, de 3 a 5 de Dezembro.


MIEIRO C.L., CABRAL J.A. & MARQUES J.C. (2000). A introdução da Gambusia holbrooki (GIRARD) (PISCES, POECILIIDAE) em ecossistemas não nativos. Um estudo na região do Baixo Mondego, Portugal. Comunicação apresentada no X Congreso de la Asociación Española de Limnología y II Congreso Ibérico de Limnología, Valência (Espanha) de 12 a 16 de Junho.


FEIO M. J., REYNOLDSON T.B., GRAÇA M. A. S., MIEIRO C. (2002) Development of an assessment and biomonitoring method for the water quality of the Mondego Basin. Comunicação apresentada no -“XI Congreso de la Asociación Española de Limnología y III Congreso Ibérico de Limnología”, Madrid (Espanha) de 17 a 21 de Junho.

Academic Background

2012/2015 - Post Doctoral fellowship, CESAM, Chemistry Department, University of Aveiro and Department of Life Sciences, University of Coimbra (SFRH/BPD/79445/2011)


2011 - PhD in Chemistry. CESAM, Chemistry Department, University of Aveiro (SFRH/BD/28733/2006)


2004 - Post Graduation in Territory Planning, Urbanism and Environment, Faculty of Law, University of Coimbra


2001 - Master in Ecology, Faculty of Science and Technology, University of Coimbra (PRAXISXXI/BM/19393/99)


1997 - Degree in Biology, Faculty of Science and Technology, Univesity of Coimbra

Research Interests

Aquatic toxicology


Bioaccumulation and biomagnification of trace elements


Bioenergetics


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