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Joana Patrícia da Silva Santos

Joana Patrícia da Silva Santos

Research Fellow


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  • Department: Department of Biology
  • Research Group: Stress Biology
  • Thesis title: UNRAvEL- Understanding the Mechanisms of Toxicity of NanomateRials – EnvironmentaL impact Assessment Supervisor: Vera Maria Category: BO Grant type: BI Funding entity: FCT Grant reference: POCI-01-0145-FEDER-029035 Start date: 2019-02-01 End date: 2019-07-31


Research interests

Effects of nanomaterials on aquatic and soil organisms
Effects of pollutants on embryonic development and transference of tolerance between descendants
Climate change and effects of environmental factors on anthropogenic factors tolerance
Biomarkers as tools in ecotoxicological studies
Cross-tolerance: role of Heat shock proteins

Academic degrees

July 2018: Master in Toxicology and Ecotoxicology, University of Aveiro. Dissertation: Effects of sub-lethal heat shock in the tolerance of Danio rerio embryos to cadmium exposure. Supervisors: Dra. Inês Domingues and Dr. João Pestana.

June 2016: Degree in Biology, University of Aveiro.

Scientific activities

* 1 February 2019 - present: Research Fellowship in the project "UNRAvEL – Understanding the Mechanisms of Toxicity of NanomateRials – EnvironmentaL impact Assessment" (POCI-01-0145-FEDER-029035), Department of Biology and CESAM, University of Aveiro.

Projects

UNRAvEL – Understanding the Mechanisms of Toxicity of NanomateRials – EnvironmentaL impact Assessment See more

Scientific Supervision


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