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Ana Manuel Figueiredo

Ana Manuel Figueiredo

PhD student


  • Researcher ID: O-5559-2019
  • ORCID: 0000-0002-2623-6340
  • Department: Biology Department
  • Research Group: Adaptation Biology & Ecological Processes
  • ISI Web of KnowledgeSM search factor: Author=(Figueiredo A. M.) AND Address=(Aveiro) AND Topic=(Parasites OR Wolf OR Lynx OR Zoonoses)
  • Thesis title: Breaking down barriers in One Health: an integrative approach to parasitic diseases from Portugal to Africa Supervisor: Prof. Carlos Fonseca, Dra Rita Tinoco Torres, Prof. Atle Mysterud Category: BO Grant type: BD Funding entity: Departamento de Biologia & CESAM Grant reference: NA Start date: 2019-10-01 End date: 2023-09-30


Research interests

- Wildlife Zoonoses
- Veterinary Parasitology
- Conservation Medicine
- Wildlife conservation and management
- Wildlife ecology and management
- Wildlife genetics

Academic degrees

2012 - 2016 - Degree in Biology in University of Aveiro with a final project entitled: "Endoparasites of the endangered Iberian wolf (Canis lupus signatus) and other two sympatric carnivores: the red fox (Vulpes vulpes) and the stone marten
(Martes foina)" and an Erasmus+ internship entitled: “Conservation of endangered species: the case of the Iberian lynx (Lynx
pardinus) and the Iberian desman (Galemys pyrenaicus)”


2016 - 2018 - Master in Applied Ecology in University of Aveiro, with the thesis "Parasite cross-transmission between the Iberian wolf and wild ungulate prey”

2019 - 2023 - PhD in Biology and Ecology of Global Change in University of Aveiro in collaboration with University of Oslo, entitled: "Breaking down barriers in One Health: an integrative approach to parasitic diseases from Portugal to Africa"

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