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Carla Patrícia da Silva Leite

Carla Patrícia da Silva Leite

Research interests

• Application of traditional (physiological and biochemical) methodologies to evaluate the toxic impacts derived from climate change and the higher availability of classic to emergent contaminants.
• Ecotoxicity of traditional and emergent elements, nanoparticles and rare-earth material in aquatic systems
• Interactions and effects of different climate change scenarios with emergent pollutants
• The impacts of climate change on bivalves response
• Performance of relevant species: ecological, socio-economic and health concerns

Academic degrees

2017 - Bachelor degree in Marine Sciences, Department of Physics, University of Aveiro
2019 - Master degree in Toxicology and Ecotoxicology, Department of Biology, University of Aveiro

Scientific activities

2018-2019: 12 months grant for ASARISAFE project (Safety and sustainable management of valuable clam product in Portugal and China), under Dr. Rosa Freitas supervision.

2019 (1 month) – Traineeships in University of Federico II - Naples (Italy) with the aim to perform histopathological analyses.



Scientific Supervision

CESAM Funding: