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Susana Isabel Lopes Gomes

Susana Isabel Lopes Gomes

Assistant Researcher


  • Researcher ID: K-1918-2013
  • ORCID: 0000-0001-7537-2341
  • Department: Biology
  • Research Group: Stress Biology
  • ISI Web of KnowledgeSM search factor: AU=(Gomes SIL) AND AD=(Aveiro) Researcher ID : K-1918-2013 ORICD: http://orcid.org/0000-0001-7537-2341


Research interests

Soil ecotoxicology
Nanotoxicology
Ecotoxicogenomics: microarrays and PCR
Oxidative stress biomarkers
Epigenetics

Academic degrees

2013: PhD in Biology (specialization in Ecotoxicology and Environmental Biology), by the University of Aveiro, Portugal in 21st December 2013. (Supervisor: Dra. Mónica Amorim; Co-supervisors: Dr. Janeck Scott-Fordsmand and Dr. Nicola Pinna). Thesis:nanoTOX: Effects Assessment of Nanoparticles Toxicity in the Terrestrial Environment.

2009: Master in Toxicology and Ecotoxicology, by the University of Aveiro, Portugal in 10th July 2009. (Supervisor: Doctor Mónica Amorim). Thesis: Soil nanotoxicology: effect assessment using biomarkers and gene analysis.

2008: Degree in Biology, by the University of Aveiro, Portugal in July 2008.

Scientific activities

1st January 2019 - present: Assistant Researcher (Contract Researcher under Decree-Law 57/2016 Art.23rd - Transitional Rule) at Biology Department & CESAM, University of Aveiro.

1st December 2014 - 31st December 2018: Post-Doc grant by FCT (SFRH/BPD/95775/2013) at Biology Department & CESAM, University of Aveiro.

9th January- 30th November 2014: Post-Doc fellow in the project “SUN - SUstainable Nanotechnologies” FP7-NMP-2013-LARGE-7 (BI/UI88/4617/2014), at Department of Biology & CESAM, University of Aveiro

1st January 2010 - 31st December 2103: PhD grant by FCT (SFRH/BD/63261/2009) at Biology Department & CESAM, University of Aveiro.

1st October – 31st December 2009: Scientific technical researcher of the “DisrupTox - Edaphic Endocrine Disruption Assessment Tool Box” (PTDC/BIA-BDE/75690/2006), at the Biology Department, CESAM - University of Aveiro.

Others

September 2010: receives a scholarship of merit, attributed by the University of Aveiro (Portugal), for showing an exceptional school performance in the school year of 2008-2009, while attending the Master degree in Toxicology and Ecotoxicology.

September 2009: receives a scholarship of merit, attributed by the University of Aveiro (Portugal), for showing an exceptional school performance in the school year of 2007-2008, while attending the Degree in Biology.

Publications

Projects

NanoinformaTIX - Development and Implementation of a Sustainable Modelling Platform for NanoInformatics See more

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

BIORIMA - BIOmaterial RIsk MAnagement See more

NM-OREO: using a NM-(bio)molecule cOrona approach to undeRstand the mEchanisms of tOxicity - a systems biology environment impact study See more

Bio-CHIP - Using a nano titanium library to assess effects on a gene library of Enchytraeus crypticus: building a cheap bio-CHIP See more

SUN- SUstainable Nanotecnologies See more

NANOkA - NANO Particles: standardization of methods for environmental risk Assessment See more

DisrupTox - Edaphic Endocrine Disruption Assessment Tool Box See more

Scientific Supervision

Master (Co-supervisor): Fátima Santos (not a CESAM member)

Master (Co-supervisor): Micael Gonçalves (not a CESAM member)

Pesquisa Aplicada (Main Supervisor): Eduardo Gomes (not a CESAM member)

Pesquisa (Co-supervisor): Catarina Pinho Pereira (not a CESAM member)

Participation in advanced courses/workshops and other scientific activities


  • Training course on "Multilevel data analysis in R" held at EDUA, University of Aveiro, Aveiro, Portugal (4-7 February 2019).

  • Lecturer at the course “Toxicogenomics, high-throughput data & network analysis in NANO” a SETAC Summer School Course; and an Advanced Workshop Studies in Biology and Applied Biosciences, at the Biology Department, CESAM, University of Aveiro, Portugal (1-5 September 2014).

  • Lecturer at the course "Ecotoxicogenomics, epigenetics and evolution: practical approach and concepts", a SETAC Summer School Course; and an Advanced Workshop Studies in Biology and Applied Biosciences, at Department of Biology, University of Aveiro, Portugal (21-25 October 2013).

  • Lecturer at the course "Practical approach to ECOTOXICOGENOMICS", a SETAC Summer School Course; and an Advanced Workshop Studies in Biology and Applied Biosciences, at Department of Biology, University of Aveiro, Portugal (3-7 September 2012).

  • Training course on “Análise Estatística Multivariada” held at UNAVE, University of Aveiro, Aveiro, Portugal (5-10 November 2012).

  • Scientific monitor in the activity “Academia de Verão-2010” at the at the Biology Department, University of Aveiro, Portugal (23 July 2010).

  • "Workshop Nano09-Shaping the Future” held at the International Iberian Nanotechnology Laboratory, Braga, Portugal (10-11 December 2009).

  • Advanced course “Practical Approach to Ecotoxicogenomics” at the Biology Department, University of Aveiro, Portugal (29 June-3 July 2009).

  • Advanced course “Topics on Environmental Mixture Toxicity” at the Biology Departement, University of Aveiro, Portugal (15-19 June 2009).

  • Workshop “Nanoparticles: Characterization and Environmental Risk Assessment” at the Biology Departement, University of Aveiro, Portugal (25-29 May 2009).

  • Advanced course “Introduction to Biostatistics and ToxRat Solutions” at the Biology Department, University of Aveiro, Portugal (7-11 July 2008).


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