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Paulo S. D. Cartaxana

Paulo S. D. Cartaxana

Assistant Researcher

  • Researcher ID: A-2063-2012
  • ORCID: 0000-0001-5088-843X
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  • Department: Biology
  • Research Group: Marine Biotechnology & Aquaculture
  • ISI Web of KnowledgeSM search factor: AU: Cartaxana, P

Research interests

Ecophysiology of micro and macroalgae, corals and photosynthetic sea slugs:

Photobiology of micro and macroalgae, corals and photosynthetic sea slugs;
Protection mechanisms associated with light stress;
Photosynthetic pigments (chlorophylls and carotenoids) as biological markers;
Fluorescence sensing techniques for non-intrusive study of photosynthesis;
Macroalgae in Integrated Multitrophic Aquaculture systems.

Academic degrees

PhD Biology - Ecology

Scientific activities

Contract Researcher under Decree-Law 57/2016 Art.23rd - Transitional Rule, Department of Biology & CESAM, University of Aveiro, From January 1, 2019

Post-Doc Fellow, Refª. BPD/UI88/7404/2017 (FCT project HULK), Department of Biology & CESAM, University of Aveiro, From July 2017 - December 2018

Post-Doc Fellow, Refª. BPD/UI88/7404/2016 (FCT project IF/00899/2014), Department of Biology & CESAM, University of Aveiro, May 2016 - June 2017

Post-Doc Fellow, Marine Biological Section, University of Copenhagen, Denmark, October 2014 - April 2016

Assistant Researcher, Refª. C2007-UL-340-CO2 (Ciência 2007), Centre of Oceanography, FCUL, March 2008 - February 2013

Post-Doc Fellow, FCT scholarship Refª. BPD/26637/2006, Department of Biology & Center for Environmental and Marine Studies (CESAM), University of Aveiro, September 2007 - February 2008

Post-Doc Fellow, FCT project IMAREDIS, Guia Marine Laboratory, FCUL, March 2006 - August 2007

Post-Doc Fellow, FCT scholarship Refª. BPD/20191/99, Marine Sciences Research Centre, SUNY at Stony Brook, New York, USA and Institute of Oceanography, FCUL, October 1999 - September 2002

PhD student, Institute of Oceanography, Faculty of Sciences University of Lisbon (FCUL), Portugal, May 1995 - April 1999



CtLight - Effects of light on the photobiology and growth of the commercially valuable macroalgae Codium tomentosum See more

Omics4Algae - Lipidomic tools for chemical phenotyping, traceability and valorisation of seaweeds from aquaculture as a sustainable source of high added-value compounds See more

TraSeafood - Tracing the Geographic Origin of Seafood as a Pathway Towards the Smart Valorization of Endogenous Marine Resources See more

HULK - Functional Chloroplasts inside Animal cells: cracking the puzzle See more

Scientific Supervision

Master (Main Supervisor): Nuno Domingues (not a CESAM member)

Master (Main Supervisor): Mickael Ruivo (not a CESAM member)

Master (Main Supervisor): Rúben Marques (not a CESAM member)

Master (Co-supervisor): Mariana Ribeiro (not a CESAM member)

PhD (Main Supervisor): Sónia Vieira (not a CESAM member)

Post-doc (Main Supervisor): Carla Gameiro (not a CESAM member)

CESAM Funding: