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Sara Peixoto

Sara Peixoto

PhD Student

  • Thesis title: Effects of nanomaterials on the bacterial community from agricultural soils: Nano-agrochemicals and biosolids’ applications
  • Supervisor: Isabel Henriques and Susana Loureiro

  • Researcher ID: Ciência vitae: 1F19-F15F/C143 and FCT grant: SFRH/BD/117738/2016
  • ORCID: 0000-0002-3005-7492
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  • Department: Department of Biology
  • Research Group: Functional Biodiversity
  • Thesis title: Effects of nanomaterials on the bacterial community from agricultural soils: Nano-agrochemicals and biosolids’ applications Supervisor: Isabel Henriques and Susana Loureiro Category: BO Grant type: BD Funding entity: FCT Grant reference: SFRH/BD/117738/2016 Start date: 2017-04-01 End date: 2021-04-01


Research interests

Soil science
Environmental microbiology
Nanoparticles (AgNPs and Ag2S-NP) and nano-products (nano-pesticides)

Academic degrees

2017-present: Phd student in Biology and Ecology of Global Changes/ University of Aveiro | Thesis Title:Effects of nanomaterials on the bacterial community from agricultural soils: Nano-agrochemicals and biosolids’ applications, supervised by Dr. Isabel Henriques and Co-supervised Dr. Susana Loureiro

2013 - 2015: Master in Microbiology/ University of Aveiro | Thesis Title: Changes of the microbial communities as a mean to evaluate the impact of soil contamination by nanoparticles, supervised by Dr. Jacinta Oliveira and Co-supervised by Dr. Susana Loureiro

2009 - 2013: Graduation in Biotechnology/ Polytechnic of Viana do Castelo | Thesis Title: Avaliação do impacto dos genes rpoS e bolA na capacidade de formação de biofilme de E. coli e na resposta a fatores de stress, supersived by Maria Luisa Moura and Maria Olivia Pereira.

Publications

Projects

Scientific Supervision

Awards

2019: FEMS (federation of european microbiology society) Travel Grant

Scientific monitoring

2019: Scientific monitor in Summer academy: "Há super bactérias na água?", Microlab, University of Aveiro, Portugal.


2018: Scientific monitor in Summer academy, Microlab, University of Aveiro, Portugal


2018: Scientific monitor in Science festival, AppIEE , Oliveira do Bairro, Portugal

Advanced courses

2015: Advanced course on Scientific writing and communication. 22-26 June 2015. 3ª edition, University of Aveiro, Portugal

2017: Advanced course on Ecosystem services provided by wetlands: Anthropogenic impacts and Environmental chemistry. 22-26th May 2017, University of Aveiro, Portugal

2017: Advanced course on Fundamentals of Animal Cell Culture. 11 -15 th September 2017, University of Aveiro, Portugal

2018: Advanced curse on Experimental Design and Analysis of Multivariate Data. 29 Jan - 2 Fev 2018, University of Aveiro, Portugal.

2018: Advanced curse on Bioinformatics for Microbiologists. 9 Jun - 13 Fev 2018, University of Aveiro, Portugal.

2018: Advanced curse on Microbial diversity . 23 Jun - 27 Fev 2018, University of Aveiro, Portugal.

2019: Advanced curse on Modelling approaches in ecotoxicology, 1 May - 5 May 2019, University of Aveiro, Portugal.

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