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Maria Benedicta Agostinho Donas-Bôtto Bordalo e Sá

Maria Benedicta Agostinho Donas-Bôtto Bordalo e Sá

Assistant Researcher

  • Author Name : Bordalo M.D.

  • Researcher ID: E-8899-2015
  • ORCID: 0000-0002-8781-3666
  • Ciencia ID: A71B-B7FC-633B
  • Department: Biology
  • Research Group: Environmental Changes, Hazards & Conservation (ECHC)
  • ISI Web of KnowledgeSM search factor: AU=(Bordalo MD)


Research interests

Aquatic ecology and ecotoxicology
Community ecotoxicology
Evolutionary ecotoxicology
Aquatic macroinvertebrates
Multiple stressors (natural and anthropogenic)
Predation risk
Parasitism
Invasive species

Academic degrees

2013 - PhD in Biology, area of Ecology, University of Coimbra (Portugal)
2007 - MSc in Ecology, University of Coimbra (Portugal)
2005 - Degree in Biology, scientific area, University of Coimbra (Portugal)

Scientific activities

31/01/2019 - present: Contracted Researcher under Decree-Law 57/2016 Art.23rd - Transitional Rule at the Department of Biology and CESAM - Center for Environmental and Marine Studies (University of Aveiro).

01/09/2014 - 30/01/2019: Post-Doc Researcher at the Department of Biology and CESAM - Center for Environmental and Marine Studies (University of Aveiro) (FCT Grant, ref. SFRH/BPD/94494/2013).

02/2013 – 08/2014: Research fellow at the Department of Biology and CESAM - Center for Environmental and Marine Studies (University of Aveiro) within the project IDEAL - Insecticides, DEtritivores and ALiens: Combined effects of invasive species and insecticides along detritus based stream food webs (ref. PTDC/AAC-AMB/119433/2010).

11/2008 – 09/2012: PhD student in Biology at the Faculty of Sciences and Technology, Life Sciences Department, University of Coimbra (FCT Grant, ref. SFRH/BD/42320/2007).

10/2005 – 11/2007: MSc student in Ecology, at the Faculty of Sciences and Technology, Department of Life Sciences, University of Coimbra.

01/2006 – 08/2006: Services Rendered at IMAR – Institute of Marine Research (University of Coimbra): field trips to Mondego estuary - collection, sorting and identification of flora and fauna species.

2006 – 2-month internship at the Department of Marine Ecology, University of Aarhus (Denmark). Participation in field trips; trematode parasites’ identification in marine bivalves; mesocosms experiments regarding the influence of various environmental factors in parasites transmission.

2004/05 – Internship, integrated in the Biology degree – Estuarine ecology of macroinvertebrates and environmental monitoring. University of Coimbra.

Others

Awards:
- BPI Award (2004/2005) for the best final grade in Biology degree

Reviewer for International Journals:
- Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society; Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety; Neotropical Entomology; Environmental Toxicology & Chemistry; Oecologia; Science of the Total Environment; Environmental Pollution; Chemistry and Ecology; Ecological Applications; Journal of Environmental Management

Organization of Scientific Events:
- Organising Committee of IV Encontro Nacional de Estudantes de Pós-Graduação de Ciência Biológicas(30th March-2nd April 2015), University of Aveiro (http://ivenpgcb.web.ua.pt)
- Organising Committee of the 2nd Meeting of the Iberian Ecological Society (SIBECOL), the XXI conference of the Iberian Association of Limnology (AIL), and the 21st National Congress of Ecology of the Portuguese Ecological Society - SPECO)

Scientific Activity Spreading Actions:
- open lab, school activities/lectures
- Xperimenta (University of Aveiro)
- Summer Academy (University of Aveiro)

Formations:
- CAL-AQUA – Laboratory Aquatic Organisms Sciences, organized by CIIMAR – Interdisciplinary Centre for Marine and Environmental Research, 28th September – 11th October 2020 (41 hours, the programme of the cours follows the guidelines of DGVA, Portugal and FELASA in education and training of persons working with laboratory animals – Functions a), c) and d))

Editorial positions:
- Guest Editor in Toxics (ISSN 2305-6304, IF 4.146), special issue "Combined Effects of Climate Change and Emerging Chemicals on Ecosystems" https://www.mdpi.com/journal/toxics/special_issues/Climate_Chemicals_Ecosystems

Publications

Projects

Can I eat this fish? - Dietary recommendations to reduce the mercury risk exposure See more

LED - Light pollution as an Endocrine Disruptor in urban aquatic ecosystems under pollution by antineoplastic drugs See more

Modelling mercury remobilization and transport in Ria de Aveiro: Effects of Climate Change, extreme and dredging events See more

INSIDER - Impact of an invasive species under global climate change and anthropogenic contamination scenarios in coastal food webs See more

IDEAL - Insecticides, DEtritivores and ALiens: Combined effects of invasive species and insecticides along detritus based stream food webs See more

Scientific Supervision

Master (Main Supervisor): Cristiana Lopes (not a CESAM member)

Master (Main Supervisor): Rúben Valente (not a CESAM member)

Pesquisa (Main Supervisor): Ana Antunes (not a CESAM member)

Pesquisa (Main Supervisor): Ricardo Pinto (not a CESAM member)

PhD researcher under the INSIDER project (Main Supervisor): Hugo Miguel Coelho da Silva Vieira (CESAM member)

Master (Co-supervisor): Joana Vedor (not a CESAM member)

Pesquisa (Main Supervisor): Ana Filipa Rodrigues (not a CESAM member)

PhD Researcher under the INSIDER project (Main Supervisor): Jacinta M M Oliveira (ex-CESAM member)

Pesquisa (Main Supervisor): Bruna Tavares (not a CESAM member)

Pesquisa (Main Supervisor): Cristiana Lopes (not a CESAM member)

Pesquisa (Main Supervisor): Joana Carmo (not a CESAM member)

Projeto (Main Supervisor): Tatiana Magina (not a CESAM member)

Research Fellow (Main Supervisor): Sónia Dias Coelho (CESAM member)

Call for papers in a Special Issue

Guest Editors  Dr. Andreia C M Rodrigues and Dr. Maria Donas-Bôtto Bordalo would like to invite you to contribute with your work to a special issue intitled Combined effects of Climate Change and Emerging Chemicals on Ecosystems. Manuscripts can be submitted until the 20 May 2022.


https://www.mdpi.com/journal/toxics/special_issues/Climate_Chemicals_Ecosystems


 


CESAM Funding: UIDP/50017/2020 + UIDB/50017/2020 + LA/P/0094/2020