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Patrícia Maria Veríssimo de Pinho e Silva

Patrícia Maria Veríssimo de Pinho e Silva

PhD Student

  • Thesis title: Toxicokinetics of nanoparticles across aquatic food chains
  • Supervisor: Susana Loureiro and Cornelis A.M. van Gestel

  • Researcher ID: V-2544-2018
  • ORCID: orcid.org/0000-0002-5960-5683
  • Department: Department of Biology
  • Research Group: Functional Biodiversity
  • ISI Web of KnowledgeSM search factor: AU= (Silva PV) AND AD=(Aveiro)
  • Thesis title: Toxicokinetics of nanoparticles across aquatic food chains Supervisor: Susana Loureiro and Cornelis A.M. van Gestel Category: BO Grant type: BI Funding entity: NanoFASE - Nanomaterial Fate and Speciation in the Environment Grant reference: BI/CESAM/0017/H2020-NMP-2014/NMP-28-2014 Start date: 2018-05-01 End date: 2019-04-30


Publications

Projects

NanoFASE- Nanomaterial FAte and Speciation in the Environment See more

REpulse- Responses of Daphnia magna exposed to chemical pulses and mixtures throughout generations See more

NanoFATE- Nanoparticle Fate Assessment and Toxicity in the Environment See more

Scientific Supervision

Research field

Key-words: Ecotoxicology | Toxicity and fate of Nanoparticles | Toxicokinetics of Nanoparticles | Ecological risk assessment | Aquatic and Terrestrial organisms| Aquatic food chains


Research in Environmental Toxicology.


The use of ecotoxicological tests to assess the potential contamination of water and soils in real scenarios.


Toxicity of nanoparticles in aquatic and terrestrial organisms.


The use of aquatic model ecosystems, as mesocosm/microcosm, to evaluate the potential fate and toxicity of nanoparticles.


Toxicokinetic studies on the uptake and elimination of nanoparticles in aquatic organisms.

Academic Degrees

Master degree in Applied Biology, field of Toxicology and Ecotoxicology, by the University of Aveiro in 2011.


Degree in Biology and Geology by the University of Aveiro in 2009.


CESAM Funding: