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Glória Catarina Pinto

Glória Catarina Pinto

Assistant Researcher


  • Researcher ID: B-1271-2011
  • ORCID: 0000-0001-7735-5131
  • Department: Department of Biology
  • Research Group: Stress Biology
  • ISI Web of KnowledgeSM search factor: AU=(Pinto G OR Pinto CGG OR Pinto GC) and AD=(Aveiro)


Research interests

Plant physiology
Stress physiology with focus in forest species
Integrated approaches linking physiology and molecular levels
Functional analyses at Omics level (gene expression, metabolomics, proteomics)
Plant biotic and abiotic interactions
Priming
In vitro plant propagation and selection
Plant biotechnology

Academic degrees

2007 PhD in Biology, University of Aveiro (UA). Thesis: Eucalyptus globulus plant regeneration by somatic embryogenesis
2002 Master in Genetic Resources and Improvement of Crop and Forestry Species, University of Trás-os-Montes and Alto Douro (UTAD). Thesis: Somatic embryogenesis and embryo conversion in Quercus suber L.
1998 Degree in Biology, University of Aveiro

Scientific activities

31-01-2019 to today: Contract Researcher under Decree-Law 57/2016 Art.23rd - Transitional Rule (Department of Biology & Centre for Environmental and Marine Studies)/ University of Aveiro)
01-4-2015 to 30-1-2019 Post Doc Researcher. Grant SFRH/BPD/101669/2014. Title:Unraveling functional responses in planted forest trees: adaptive mechanisms to (a)biotic stresses in a climate change scenario (Department of Biology & Centre for Environmental and Marine Studies)/ University of Aveiro )
01-8-2014 to 30-10-2014 Post Doc Researcher (BPD/UI88/2154/2014- Project 17- Centro de Estudos do Ambiente e Mar (CESAM)-INCENTIVO CESAM Associated Laboratory (Centre for Environmental and Marine Studies)/ University of Aveiro
01-7-2009 to 01-6-2014 Assistant Researcher (Competitive program Ciência 2008)- Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia (FCT). Dbio & CESAM/ University of Aveiro

01-10-2007 to 01-6-2009 Post Doc Researcher with SFRH/ BPD/ 26434/ 2006 FCT grant. Dbio & CESAM/ University of Aveiro

Others

TEACHING ACTIVITY
2018-2019 Plant Biotechnology (BSc in Biotechnology, BSc in Biology) – Coordinator, Plant Physiology (BSc in Biology) – Coordinator,
2017-2018 Plant Biotechnology (BSc in Biotechnology, BSc in Biology) – Coordinator,Plant Physiology (BSc in Biology) – Coordinator, Cell Tissue and Culture (BSc in Biotechnology, BSc in Biology)
2016-2017 Plant Biotechnology (BSc in Biotechnology, BSc in Biology) – Coordinator, Plant Physiology (BSc in Biology) – Coordinator, Cell Tissue and Culture (BSc in Biotechnology, BSc in Biology); Laboratory and Field Research Biology (BSc in Biology);

2015-2016 Plant Biotechnology (BSc in Biotechnology, BSc in Biology),Plant Physiology (BSc in Biology), Cell Tissue and Culture (BSc in Biotechnology, BSc in Biology)
2013-2014 Cell Tissue and Culture (BSc in Biotechnology, BSc in Biology)
2012-2013 Plant Biotechnology (BSc in Biotechnology, BSc in Biology)
2011-2012 Plant Biotechnology (BSc in Biotechnology, BSc in Biology)
2004-2005 Microbiology (BSc in Biology, BSc in Biology and Geology, BSc in Biotechnology, BSc in Biochemistry), Cellular Physiology (BSc in Biology),Plant Physiology (BSc in Biology; BSc in Biology and Geology),Cellular Biology (BSc in Biology; BSc in Biology and Geology)
2003-2004 Microbiology (BSc in Biology, BSc in Biology and Geology, BSc in Biotechnology, BSc in Biochemistry), Biology I ((BSc in Biology, BSc in Biology and Geology), Plant Physiology (BSc in Biology; BSc in Biology and Geology), Biodiversity II (BSc in Biology and Geology)
2002-2003 Microbiology (BSc in Biology, BSc in Biology and Geology, BSc in Biotechnology, BSc in Biochemistry), Cellular Physiology (BSc in Biology), Plant Biotechnology (BSc in Biology),Plant Physiology (BSc in Biology; BSc in Biology and Geology), Genetics (BSc in Biology; BSc in Biology and Geology)

Publications

Projects

PLIMpine- Pine protection against Pitch canker through genetic resistance and Plant Immunization See more

BP4BP - Tamarillo breeding: better plants for better products See more

SusPiRe - a tool towards sustainable management of Pinus pinaster (Ait.) forests based on the prediction of spontaneous regeneration See more

FIRE-C-BUDs - Indirect effects of wildfire (severity) on carbon fluxes and budgets See more

ALIEN - An integrated approach to unravel Lasiodiplodia-grapevine Interactions See more

URGENTpine ­- UnRaveling host­pathoGEn iNteracTions in pine pitch canker disease See more

Chlamy4Future: Improving biofuel production by the regulation of central metabolism through abiotic stress mimicking. Are four novel cAMP-dependant kinases suitable as targets for C hlamydomonas strain engineering? See more

EXPLOCHAR: Exploring mechanisms of reducing drought and disease stress in eucalypt seedlings by applying biochar to soils See more

LUNA -Low-flying Unmanned Aereal forest monitoring system See more

PANDORA - Potential impact of climate changes on Botryosphaeriaceae-related diseases of Eucalyptus spp. in Portugal See more

SuberStress - An integrated approach to identify stress-related regulatory genes in cork oak See more

Phellogen development and stress response in cork oak - the role of transcription factor Myb68 See more

EPIOMICAS - (EPI)-Genomic Regulation of Agroforestry Species Development. Involvement in Plant Productivity, Cloning and Abiotic Stress Response See more

CASCADE - CAtastrophic Shifts in drylands: how CAn we prevent ecosystem DEgradation See more

ClimVineSafe - Short-term climate change mitigation strategies for Mediterranean vineyards See more

Ecophysiolyptus - Physiological and gene expression profiles for early selection of Eucalyptus globulus in a climate change context See more

Remediation Processes in uranium and other mining areas See more

Scientific Supervision

PhD (Main Supervisor): Cláudia de Jesus (CESAM member)

PhD (Main Supervisor): Joana S. C. Amaral (CESAM member)

PhD (Co-supervisor): João Martins (not a CESAM member)

PhD (Co-supervisor): Ricardo Pinto (not a CESAM member)

Post-doc (Main Supervisor): Maria Angles Castillejo (not a CESAM member)

Master (Main Supervisor): Raquel Almeida (not a CESAM member)

Master (Main Supervisor): Cláudia de Jesus (CESAM member)

Master (Main Supervisor): Pedro Emanuel Monteiro (not a CESAM member)

Master (Main Supervisor): Pedro Emanuel Monteiro (not a CESAM member)

Master (Main Supervisor): Rita Sousa (not a CESAM member)

Master (Main Supervisor): Barbara dos Santos Correia (ex-CESAM member)

Master (Main Supervisor): Sara Raquel Mesquita (not a CESAM member)

Master (Main Supervisor): Andreia Cerqueira (not a CESAM member)

Master (Main Supervisor): Helder Berenguer (not a CESAM member)

Master (Co-supervisor): Carla Azevedo (not a CESAM member)

Master (Co-supervisor): Frederico Leitão (not a CESAM member)

Master (Co-supervisor): Raquel Teixeira de Sousa (not a CESAM member)

Master (Co-supervisor): Joana S. C. Amaral (CESAM member)

Final Project (Degree in Biotecnlogy) (Main Supervisor): Joao Henrique Picado Madalena Santos (not a CESAM member)

Final Project (Biotechnology Courese) (Main Supervisor): Silvia Alexandra Monteiro Moreira (not a CESAM member)

Final Project (Biotecnology Course) (Main Supervisor): Joana Marina Nunes do Vale (not a CESAM member)

European PhD Traineeship (Main Supervisor): Nuria Diego Sanchez (not a CESAM member)

Professional Project (Degree in Biology) (Main Supervisor): Claudia Maria de Jesus (not a CESAM member)

Final Project (Biology Degree) (Main Supervisor): Claudia maria de Jesus (not a CESAM member)

Professional Project degree in biology)/ ERASMUS (Main Supervisor): Barbara dos Santos Correia (ex-CESAM member)

BI Project Ecophysiolyptus (Main Supervisor): Glória Catarina Pinto (CESAM member)

Projeto URGENTpine (Main Supervisor): Pedro Monteiro (not a CESAM member)

Projeto URGENTpine (Main Supervisor): Monica Escandon (not a CESAM member)

Pesquisa (Main Supervisor): Mariana Serra (not a CESAM member)

professional internship (Main Supervisor): Pedro Silva (not a CESAM member)

professional internship (Main Supervisor): Miguel Rito (not a CESAM member)

BI Project Ecophysiolyptus (Main Supervisor): Joana S. C. Amaral (CESAM member)

Professional Trainneship-(Wagnigen University) (Main Supervisor): Pedro Manuel Monteiro (not a CESAM member)

Estágio (Main Supervisor): David Brandão (not a CESAM member)

Bolseira Projeto (Main Supervisor): Barbara dos Santos Correia (ex-CESAM member)

Estágio (Main Supervisor): Bruna Monteiro (not a CESAM member)

Bolseira Projeto (Main Supervisor): Monica Escandon (not a CESAM member)

Estagiário (Main Supervisor): João Maria Caetano (not a CESAM member)

Final Project (Main Supervisor): Rosana Martins (not a CESAM member)

Final Project (Main Supervisor): David Brandão (not a CESAM member)

Final Project (Main Supervisor): Bruna Monteiro (not a CESAM member)

Final Project (Biology Degree) (Main Supervisor): Helder Berenguer (not a CESAM member)

Professional Trainneship (James Hutton Institute) (Main Supervisor): Bárbara Guimarães (not a CESAM member)

Project QREN Fellowship -LUNA (Co-supervisor): Cláudia de Jesus (CESAM member)

PhD (Main Supervisor): Barbara dos Santos Correia (ex-CESAM member)

PhD (Co-supervisor): Maira Ignacio Sarmento (not a CESAM member)

Post-doc (Co-supervisor): Lia Tânia Rosa Dinis (not a CESAM member)

Post-doc (Co-supervisor): Luis Valledor González (ex-CESAM member)

Post-doc (Co-supervisor): Jorge Martín García (CESAM member)

REVIEWER OF MANUSCRIPTS

Tree Physiology; Genetics and Molecular Biology; Tree genomics & genomes; New forests; Tree Physiology; Protoplasma; Forestry; New Zeland Forestry Research Science; Journal of Plant Physiology; Acta Physiologiae Plantarum; Plant Physiology and Biochemistry; Plant Cell Tissue and Organ Culture; Frontiers in Environmental Science, section Environmental Toxicology (2016); Trees- structural and function (2016); Frontiers of Plant Science (2016); SpringerPlus (2016); European Journal of Plant Pathology (2016), Journal Experimental Botany (2017), Journal Experimental Botany (2018), Frontiers of Plant Science (2018-Research Topic: Somatic Embryogenesis: 60 Years of Research Applied to Plant Cloning to Unravel Plant Totipotency). Journal Environmental and Experimental Botany (2018), European Journal of Plant Pathology

Cost Action participation

COST ACTIONS


National representative of the COST action FP1403 ' Non-native tree species for european forests - experiences, risks and opportunities (NNEXT)'.


 http://www.cost.eu/domains_act.....ons/FP1403 


MC Substitute of the COST action FP1406 Pine pitch canker - strategies for management of Gibberella Circinata in greenhouses and forests (PINESTRENGTH).


http://www.cost.eu/COST_Actions/fps/FP1406

Editor

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2017/18- Editor of Frontiers in Plant Science Research Topic "Integration of OMICS Data to Understand Plant Metabolism". This Research Topic aims at combining information generated through various high-throughput approaches (i.e. omics) to better understand plant metabolism.


https://www.frontiersin.org/research-topics/6079/integration-of-omics-data-to-understand-plant-metabolism


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