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Ana Sofia Quina

Ana Sofia Quina

Assistant Researcher


  • Researcher ID: U-8152-2018
  • ORCID: 0000-0002-7216-9636
  • Department: Animal Biology, Faculty of Sciences, University of Lisbon
  • Research Group: Adaptation Biology & Ecological Processes
  • ISI Web of KnowledgeSM search factor: AU=(Quina AS)


Research interests

Speciation genetics
Molecular evolution
Physiology and adaptation
Molecular processes in metabolic regulation
Gene expression and epigenetics
Stress Biology

Academic degrees

1995: Graduation in Biology (Scientific branch), Faculty of Sciences of the University of Lisbon (FCUL), Portugal. Final grade: 17/20.

2006: PhD in Biomedical Sciences, Faculty of Medicine of the University of Lisbon (FMUL), Portugal. Final grade: 20/20.

Scientific activities

Assistant Researcher at CESAM (UA) - FCUL (Norma Transitória). Group of "Adaptation Biology & Ecological Processes" (2019-Present)

Post-doctoral Scholar (FCT) at CESAM (UA)- FCUL. Group of "Adaptation Biology & Ecological Processes" (2012-2018)

Auxiliary Professor at the School of Biotechnology, Portuguese Catholic University, Caldas da Rainha, Portugal (2008-2010)

Post-doctoral Scholar (FCG/FCT) at the Center for Genomic Regulation (CRG), Barcelona, Spain. Group of "Epigenetic Events in Cancer" (2005-2007)

Others

Member of the local organizing and scientific committee of the International Conference on Rodent Biology, 14th Rodens et Spatium, 28th July-2nd August 2014, Lisbon, Portugal

Publications

Projects

Scientific Supervision

Master (Co-supervisor): Ana Filipa Durão (not a CESAM member)

Collaborations


  • Project  “Real-time evolutionary response to climate warming: a multi-level approach in populations of contrasting biogeographical history”, Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade de Lisboa (FCUL)

  • Project “Molecular and phylogenetic analysis of Hepatitis D Virus in portuguese patients”, Instituto de Higiene e Medicina Tropical (IHMT)


CESAM Funding: