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Diana Madeira

Diana Madeira

Bolseira de Pós-Doutoramento

  • Researcher ID: N-3228-2013
  • ORCID: 0000-0002-2435-9283
  • Departamento: Biology
  • Grupo de Investigação: Biotecnologia Marinha e Aquacultura
  • Título: Unravelling trans-generational plasticity and parental effects on marine invertebrates in a changing ocean - a proteomic and epigenetic approach Orientador: Ricardo Calado, Mário Diniz, Piero Calosi Category: BO Grant type: BPD Funding entity: Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia Grant reference: SFRH/BPD/117491/2016 Start date: 2017-09-01 End date: 2020-09-01

Interesses de investigação

climate change
marine ecophysiology
transgenerational plasticity
environmental risk assessment
molecular ecology

Graus académicos

2016 PhD, Sustainable Chemistry, Universidade Nova de Lisboa
2011 MSc, Marine Ecology, Universidade de Lisboa
2009 BSc, Biology, Universidade de Lisboa

Atividades científicas

2017 to present - Post-doctoral researcher at UA
2016 to 2017 - Research assistant at FCT-UNL
2012 to 2016 - PhD candidate at FCT-UNL
2010 to 2011 - MSc Trainee at FCUL



Orientações científicas

Master (Co-orientador): Maude Boissonneault (not a CESAM member)

PhD (Co-orientador): Fanny Vermandele (not a CESAM member)

Master (Orientador Principal): Joana Filipa da Cunha Fernandes (CESAM member)


Researcher ID: N-3228-2013

Scopus Author ID: 54401593300

ORCID: 0000-0002-2435-9283


2012/2015 – “A proteomic study on the combined effects of pCO2 and temperature on different life stages of the marine fish Sparus aurata” PTDC/MAR/119068/2010 - FCT – PhD student.

2013/2015 – “WarmingWebs - Role of biodiversity, species thermal tolerance and food web structure in the response to climate change: Temperate versus tropical ecosystems” PTDC/MAR-EST/2141/2012 – FCT – member of the research team.

2013/2014 – “Thermal stress on tidal pool organisms – a proteomic approach.” Award “Research Stimulus Program – Foundation Calouste Gulbenkian”. 

2016/2018 – “3Qs for Quality – Development of molecular sensors and technology for sea food quality evaluation” PTDC-MAR-BIO-6044-2014 – FCT – member of the research team. 

Prizes and awards

2007 Honorable Mention – Foundation of the Faculty of Sciences, University of Lisbon
2007 Merit Scholarship – Faculty of Sciences, University of Lisbon
2008 Merit Scholarship – Faculty of Sciences, University of Lisbon
2009 Merit Scholarship – Faculty of Sciences, University of Lisbon
2010 Merit Scholarship – Faculty of Sciences, University of Lisbon
2012 Programa de Estímulo à Investigação – Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian / Calouste Gulbenkian Programme for Research Stimulus
2013 Prémio Oceano – Centro de Oceanografia / Ocean Award – Centre of Oceanography, University of Lisbon
2018 L'Oreal Portugal Medals of Honor for Women in Science 

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