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Maria da Graça Morgado Ramalhinho

Maria da Graça Morgado Ramalhinho

Researcher


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  • Department: Museu Nacional de História Natural
  • Research Group: Adaptation Biology & Ecological Processes
  • ISI Web of KnowledgeSM search factor: AU=(Ramalhinho MG or Ramalhinho G or Ramalhinho MD)


Publications

Projects

Speciation or despeciation? Zooming in on a chromosomal hybrid zone in the Madeiran house mouse See more

Recovering the past, recording the present, and preparing the future of zoological collections in Portugal. See more

Adaptive energy metabolism in fossorial pine voles (Microtus duodecimcostatus and M.Lusitanicus). A comparative study See more

Scientific Supervision

Master (Main Supervisor): Joaquim Tapisso (CESAM member)

PhD (Co-supervisor): Joaquim Tapisso (CESAM member)

Chapters in books

(últimos 5 anos)
RAMALHINHO,M.G. (in press) - A Evolução dos Mamíferos. Aventura da Terra. Museu Nacional de História Natural (Universidade de Lisboa)

QUARTAU J.A., REBELO M.T., CORREIA O., BRANQUINHO C., PINHO P., OLIVEIRA G., CRUZ C., DIAS D., MATHIAS M.L., RAMALHINHO M.G. & C. LUÍS (2008). A Biodiversidade no Bosque in DIAS, D., LUÍS C. & M.L. MATHIAS (Ed.) 2008. BioClick – Biodiversidade e Ambiente nas Tuas Mãos! Pack Multimédia (CD-ROM+Website+BestEditor)

RAMALHINHO, G. (2007). Mamíferos. Biodiversidade. 100 anos da Sociedade Portuguesa de Ciências Naturais. Ed. Sociedade Portuguesa de Ciências Naturais. Págs.38-42.

TAPISSO J., MATHIAS M.L. & M.G. RAMALHINHO (2006). Genotoxicity evaluation of three heavy metals, Cadmium, Lead and Zinc in bone marrow cells and male germ cells of Algerian mice (Mus spretus Lataste 1883) pp. 132. In C. PRIGIONI, L. NIEDER & L. COLLI (Eds.) Proceedings of the 10th Rodens & Spatium The International Conference on Rodent Biology. Hystrix Italian Journal of Mammalogy (n.s.) Supp.

MONARCA R., NUNES A.C., RAMALHINHO M.G. & M.L. MATHIAS (2006). Ecological characterization of chromosomal races of the house mouse from the island of Madeira pp. 88. In C. PRIGIONI, L. NIEDER & L. COLLI (Eds.) Proceedings of the 10th Rodens & Spatium The International Conference on Rodent Biology. Hystrix Italian Journal of Mammalogy (n.s.) Supp.

MATHIAS M.L., MONARCA R., SANTOS S., MIRA A., RAMALHINHO M. & J.P. AMARAL (2006). Physiological responses of fossorial pine voles (Microtus duodecimcostatus and Microtus lusitanicus) to life underground pp. 82. In C. PRIGIONI, L. NIEDER & L. COLLI (Eds.) Proceedings of the 10th Rodens & Spatium The International Conference on Rodent Biology. Hystrix Italian Journal of Mammalogy (n.s.) Supp.

Publications in international journals

(2000-2011) NUNES A.C., CATALAN J., LOPEZ J., RAMALHINHO M.G., MATHIAS M.L. , BRITTON-DAVIDIAN J. (2011) Fertility assessment in hybrids between monobrachially homologous Rb races of the house mouse from the island of Madeira: implications for modes of chromosomal evolution. Heredity. 106, 348-356. FÖRSTER D. W., , , GÜNDÜZ Đ., , NUNES A. C., GABRIEL S., RAMALHINHO M. G., , MATHIAS M. L., , BRITTON-DAVIDIAN J. , SEARLE J. (2009) Molecular insights into the colonization and chromosomal diversification of Madeiran House Mice.. Molecular Ecology . 18, 4477-4494 . TAPISSO J., MARQUES C., MATHIAS M.L., RAMALHINHO M.G. (2009) Induction of micronuclei and sister chromatid exchange in bone marrow cells and sperm abnormalities in Algerian mice (Mus spretus) exposed to Cadmium, Lead and Zinc.. Mutation Research-Genetic Toxicology and Environmental Mutagenesis. 678, 1, 59-64. Santos A.S., Amaro F., Santos-Silva M., Sousa R., Mathias M.L., Ramalhinho M.G., Nuncio M.S., Alves M.J., Bacellar F., Runler J.S. (2009) Detection of antibodies against Anaplasma phagocytophilum in Algerian Mice (Mus spretus), Portugal. Vector-borne and zoonotic diseases . 9, 6, 663-669. see details BRITTON-DAVIDIAN J., CATALAN J., LOPEZ J., GANEM G., NUNES A.C., RAMALHINHO M.G., AUFFRAY J.C., SEARLE J.B. , MATHIAS M.L. (2007) Patterns of genic diversity and structure in a species undergoing rapid chromosomal radiation: an allozyme analysis of house mice from the Madeira archipelago. Heredity , 1-11. RYCHLIK L., RAMALHINHO G. , POLLY P. D. (2006) Response to environmental factors and competition: skull, mandible and tooth shapes in Polish water shrews (Neomys, Soricidae, Mammalia). Journal of Zoological Systematics & Evolutionary Research, 44 (4): 339-351. GAZAVE E., CATALAN J., RAMALHINHO M.G., MATHIAS, M.L., NUNES A.C., BRITTON-DAVIDIAN J., AUFFRAY J.-C. (2006). Do chromosomal hybrids necessarely suffer from developmental instability? Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, 88, 33-43 NUNES A.C., BRITTON-DAVIDIAN J., CATALAN J., RAMALHINHO M.G., CAPELA R., MATHIAS M.L. & GANEM G. (2005) Influence of physical environmental characteristics and anthropogenic factors on the position and structure of a contact zone between two chromosomal races of the house mouse on the island of Madeira (North Atlantic, Portugal). Journal of Biogeography, 32, 2123-2134. BRITTON-DAVIDIAN J., CATALAN J., RAMALHINHO M.G., AUFFRAY J.C., NUNES A.C., GAZAVE E., SEARLE J.B., MATHIAS M.L. (2005) Chromosomal phylogeny of Robertsonian races of the house mouse on the island of Madeira: testing between alternative mutational processes.Genetical Research., Camb. 86, pp. 171–183. RYCHLIK L., RAMALHINHO M.G. (2005) Habitat selection of the Mediterranean water shrew (Neomys anomalus) in Portugal. Special Publication of the International Society of Shrew Biologists. 1:241-254. RAMALHINHO M.G., LIBOIS R. (2005). Karyotype of dormice Eliomys quercinus from Tirol (Austria). Acta Theriologica, 50 (1):133-136 RAMALHINHO G., BRAZ C., CATALAN J., MATHIAS M.L., BRITTON-DAVIDIAN J. (2005) AgNOR variability among Robertsonian races of the house mouse from the island of Madeira: implications for patterns of Rbfusion formation and genetic differentiation. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, 84: 585-591. MATHIAS M.L., NUNES A.C., MARQUES C.C., SOUSA I., RAMALHINHO M.G., AUFFRAY J.C., CATALAN J., BRITTON-DAVIDIAN J. (2004) Adaptive energetics in house mice, Mus musculus domesticus, from the island of Porto Santo (Madeira archipelago, North Atlantic). Comparative Bichemistry and Physiology, Part A, 137: 703-709 GAZAVE E., CATALAN J., RAMALHINHO M.G., MATHIAS M.L., DUMAS D., BRITTON-DAVIDIAN J. & AUFFRAY J.C. (2003) The non-random occurrence of Robertsonian fusion in the house mouse. Genetical Research, 81:33-42. RAMALHINHO M.G., LIBOIS R. (2002) First report on the presence in France of a B-chromosome polymorphism in Apodemus flavicollis. Mammalia, 66: 303-306. LIBOIS R.M., RAMALHINHO M.G., MAUROIS C., SARA M. (2001) On the origin and systematics of the northern African wood mouse (Apodemus sylvaticus) populations: a comparative study of mtDNA restriction patterns. Canadian Journal of Zoology Revue Canadienne de Zoologie (2001), 79 : 1503-1511. RAMALHINHO M.G., LIBOIS R. (2001) The karyotype of the Formentera island garden dormouse, Eliomys quercinus ophiusae. Belgian Journal of Zoology, 131 (1): 83-85. GÜNDÜZ I., AUFFRAY J.-C., BRITTON-DAVIDIAN J., GANEM G., MOULIA C., RAMALHINHO M.G., MATHIAS M.L., SEARLE J. (2001) Colonization of the Madeiran archipelago by house mice (Mus musculus domesticus): evidence from mitochondrial DNA variation. Journal of Molecular Ecolgy, 10: 2023-2029 BRITTON-DAVIDIAN J., CATALAN J., RAMALHINHO M.G., GANEM G., AUFFRAY J.-C., CAPELA R., BISCOITO M., SEARLE J.B., MATHIAS M.L. (2000) Rapid chromosomal evolution in island mice. Nature 403:158. COLLARES-PEREIRA M., MATHIAS M.L., SANTOS-REIS M., RAMALHINHO M.G., DUARTE-RODRIGUES P. (2000) Rodents and Leptospira transmission risk in Terceira Island (Azores). European Journal of Epidemiology , 16: 1151-1157.

Supervision Activities

(em curso)

post-doc
Tracking the evolutionary history of Portuguese pine voles (genus Microtus): a comparative study of phylogeography and speciation (M.L. Mathias & M.G. Ramalhinho
(Cristiane Bastos-Silveira - SFRH/BPD/26612/2006)

phD
Phylogeography and present distribution of the water shrew in the Iberian Peninsula (co-orientação com L. Rychlik e M.G. Ramalhinho - Univ. Adam Marzukiewicz, Poznan, Polónia
(Joaquim Tapisso - SFRH/BD/31602/2006)

Master Theses
Monitoring rates of roads pollution using genetic biomarkers in small mammals.Ana Sofia Boa-Alma (M.G.Ramalhinho & D. Dias)

Genotoxicity of Pesticide/herbicide in small mammals. Vânia Gaio (D.Dias & G.Ramalhinho)

Research projects

(em curso)
Recovering the past, recording the present and preparing the future of zoological collections in portugal (PTDC/BIA-QORT/71492/2006) (2008-2010). PI:C. Silveira-Bastos

(últimos 5 anos)
Adaptive energy metabolism in fossorial pine voles (Microtus duodecimcostatus e M.lusitanicus). a comparative study (POCTI/BIA-BDE/57053/2004) (2006-2009). PI:ML. Mathias

Evolução de barreiras cromossómicas e especiação no ratinho-caseiro (Mus musculus domesticus) da Ilha da Madeira (POCTI/BSE/47019/2002) (2003-2006). PI:ML. Mathias

Main Research Areas

Cytosystematic of Small Mammals
Environmental Genotoxicology
Phylogeography of Small Mammals

Activities

2006-2008 - Presidente do Museu Nacional de História Natural (Universidade Lisboa)
2004-2008 – Directora do Departamento de Zoologia do Museu Nacional de História Natural (Universidade de Lisboa)
1999- 2008 - Editora da Revista Publicações Avulsas
1988-1994 - Editora do da Revista Arquivos do Museu Bocage.
1988 - Membro fundador da Societas Europaea Mammalogica, criada em Paris a 29 de Junho

CESAM Funding: