Forging sustainability

Maria Elisabete Alves Maciel

Maria Elisabete Alves Maciel

Investigadora Auxiliar

  • Researcher ID: I-8868-2017
  • ORCID: 0000-0003-3637-6854
  • Ciencia ID:
  • Departamento: Biologia
  • Grupo de Investigação: Marine Biotechnology & Aquaculture (MBA)
  • ISI Web of KnowledgeSM search factor: AU=(Maciel E) AND AD= (Aveiro); AUTHOR IDENTIFIERS: (0000-0003-3637-6854)

Interesses de investigação

Marine Lipidomics: Lipid signature of marine organisms (bivalves, fish and macrophytes)
Plant Lipidomics: bioprospection and valorization of halophyte plants
Lipids as a biologically active compounds
Lipidomics under oxidative stress conditions: Study of the structural modifications of lipids

Graus académicos

2014 - PhD in Biochemistry, University of Aveiro, Portugal
2010 - MSc in Biomolecular Methods, University of Aveiro, Portugal
2008 - First degree in Biochemistry, University of Aveiro, Portugal

Atividades científicas

May 2018 – Present: Assistant Researcher contracted under Project SmartBioR - Smart Valorization of Biological Marine Resources (Centro 2020)

Feb 2015 – Apr 2018: Post-doctoral researcher at the Department of Biology & CESAM and Department of Chemistry & QOPNA, University of Aveiro, Portugal.Funded by Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia (FCT) (SFRH/BPD/104165/2014)

Mar 2011 - Dec 2014: PhD student at the Department of Chemistry & QOPNA, University of Aveiro, Portugal. Funded by Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia (FCT) (SFRH/BD/73203/2010)


Guest Editor of the special issue ‘Lipid Profiling (Lipidome) of Marine Organisms’ in the open access journal Marine Drugs

Aug 2018 - Present: Member of EuroMarine working group for research infrastructures (RIs)

Taught short course:
• Practical courses on mass spectrometry - From the basics to LC-MS data acquisition and interpretation (1st, 2nd,3rd and 4th edition)
• Practical Courses on Mass Spectrometry -Advanced Course in Lipidomics (1st edition)



Omics4Algae - Ferramentas lipídicas para a fenotipagem química, rastreabilidade e valorização de macroalgas marinhas da aquicultura como fonte sustentável de compostos de alto valor Ver mais

SUShI - Uso SUStentável da proteina de Insetos para rações de aquicultura Ver mais

TraSeafood - Rastreabilidade da Origem Geográfica como uma Via de Valorização Inteligente dos Recursos Marinhos Endógenos Ver mais

SmartBioR - Valorização Inteligente de Recursos Biológicos Marinhos Endógenos Ver mais

HALOFOOD - Decoding lipid profile of saltmarsh halophytes for human consumption and livestock nutrition Ver mais

ACCLifeSci - Advanced Analytical Chemistry for Life Sciences Ver mais

Orientações científicas

Master (Orientador Principal): Rui Pedro de Melo Silva (not a CESAM member)

Master (Co-orientador): Pedro Martins Duarte (not a CESAM member)

 BSc students (Co-orientador): Alicia Rodrigues Antunes (not a CESAM member)

BSc students (Co-orientador): Vitor Azevedo (not a CESAM member)


Financiamento do CESAM: