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Andreia Filipa da Costa Mesquita

Andreia Filipa da Costa Mesquita

PhD Student

  • Thesis title: Ecotoxicological and biochemical risks of xenobiotics on the health status of marine aquatic environments
  • Supervisor: Fernando José Mendes Gonçalves

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  • Department: Biology
  • Research Group: Ecotoxicology
  • Thesis title: Ecotoxicological and biochemical risks of xenobiotics on the health status of marine aquatic environments Supervisor: Fernando José Mendes Gonçalves Category: ES


Research interests

-Aquatic toxicology and ecotoxicology
-Biochemical analysis (Fatty acids and carbohidrates profiles)
-Biomarkers
-Trophic food web
-Climate changes

Academic degrees

2018 - Ongoing | PhD Student | University of Aveiro
Thesis: "Ecotoxicological and biochemical risks of xenobiotics on the health status of marine aquatic environments"
Supervised by Prof. Dr. Fernando J. M. Gonçalves and co-supervised by Dr. Ana Marta Gonçalves

2015 - 2017 | Master in Toxicology and Ecotoxicology | University of Aveiro
Thesis: “Effects of copper sulphate on the fatty acids profile and enzymatic activity of marine bivalve species.”
Supervised by Prof. Dr. Fernando J. M. Gonçalves and Dr. Ana Marta Gonçalves

2011 -2015 | Degree in Biology | University of Aveiro
Internship – “Effects of an herbicide (Primextra®Gold TZ) on fatty acids profiles of two marine bivalve species Cerastoderma edule and Scrobicularia plana.”
Supervised by Prof. Dr. Fernando J. M. Gonçalves and Dr. Ana Marta Gonçalves

Scientific activities

12/2017 - 10/2018| Research Fellow | Cesam & University of Aveiro
Project ToxMix - Toxicity of mixtures of alternative solvents with industrial potential
(PTDC/ATP-EAM/5331/2014)
Supervised by Prof. Dr. Fernando J. M. Gonçalves

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