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Ana Sofia Quina

Ana Sofia Quina

Assistant Researcher

  • Researcher ID: U-8152-2018
  • ORCID: 0000-0002-7216-9636
  • Ciencia ID: 8D11-3BE8-8F25
  • Department: Biology, University of Aveiro
  • Research Group: Adaptation Biology & Ecological Processes (ABEP)
  • ISI Web of KnowledgeSM search factor: AU=(Quina AS)

Research interests

Evolutionary Genetics
Genetic Ecotoxicology
Molecular evolution
Physiology and adaptation
Molecular processes in metabolic regulation
Gene expression and epigenetics
Stress Biology
Experimental Evolution

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 University of Aveiro (Contract Researcher under article 23, Decree-Law 57/2016, of August 29, changed by Law 57/2017, of July 19 - Transitional Rule). Group of "Adaptation Biology & Ecological Processes" (CESAM (UA) - FCUL (UL); 31/January/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)


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



Scientific Supervision

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


  • 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: UIDP/50017/2020 + UIDB/50017/2020 + LA/P/0094/2020


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