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Sónia Dias Coelho

Sónia Dias Coelho

Investigadora Auxiliar

  • Nome de Autor : Coelho S.D.

  • Researcher ID: A-9392-2012
  • ORCID: 0000-0002-1264-0297
  • Ciencia ID: 0912-A3A1-E4DB
  • Departamento: Biologia
  • Grupo de Investigação: Environmental Changes, Hazards & Conservation (ECHC)
  • ISI Web of KnowledgeSM search factor: AU=(Coelho SD or Coelho S)


Interesses de investigação

- Toxicology and Ecotoxicology
- Environmental monitoring of chemicals
- Indoor chemical monitoring
- Persistent organic pollutants (POPs) and similar compounds
- Toxic metals
- Chemical endocrine disruption
- Analytical methods for the quantification of organic contaminants (GC-MS and LC-MS / MS) in food and indoor dust
- Analytical methods for the quantification of inorganic contaminants (ICP-MS) in food and indoor dust
- Acute toxicity tests with aquatic organisms (e.g., daphnids, zebrafish, mussels, gastropod and amphibians’ early life stages - embryos and tadpoles)
- Maintenance of amphibian cultures
- Cytotoxicity (amphibian cell lines)
- Maintenance of amphibian cell lines (Xenopus cell lines)
- Ecology
- Zooplankton taxonomy

Graus académicos

2016 - PhD in Biology, specialization in Ecotoxicology and Environmental Biology (Approved by Unanimity), University of Aveiro. Supervisors: Dr. António J.A. Nogueira, Dr. Ana C.A. Sousa and Dr. Shinsuke Tanabe. Thesis: “Human exposure pathways to environmental contaminants”, 187 p.

2009 - Master in Toxicology and Ecotoxicology, University of Aveiro. Supervisors: Dr. António J.A. Nogueira and Paula I. B. Domingues. Thesis: “Toxicity Assessment of Dipterex and Oxytetracycline in Tropical Conditions”, 54 p.

2008 - Degree in Biology, University of Aveiro

Atividades científicas

April 2020 - May 2022: Contract Researcher in the Gogofrog project (FCT, POCI-01-0145-FEDER-030718) at the Department of Biology & CESAM, University of Aveiro.

October 2018 – December 2019: MSc fellowship in the INSIDER project (FCT, POCI-01-0145-FEDER-030495) at the Department of Biology & CESAM, University of Aveiro.

January 2012 - November 2016: PhD Student (FCT, SFRH/BD/78168/2011) at the Biology Department of Aveiro University and the Center for Marine Environmental Studies (CMES) of Ehime University (Japan)

March 2010 - June 2011: Research fellow in the BerlenBio Project (FCT, PTDC/MAR/120782/2010) at the Marine Resources Research Group (GIRM) from the School of Tourism and Maritime Technology (ESTM), Polytechnic Institute of Leiria(IPL)

March 2010 - April 2010: Short term training (part of the BerlenBio Project) at the Institute of Marine Research (IMAR), Coimbra University

September 2008 - July 2009: Master Thesis "Toxicity Assessment of Dipterex and Oxytetracycline in Tropical Conditions", Department of Biology, University of Aveiro

October 2008 - March 2009: International Training (part of the Master Degree) on the ASIALINK Project at the Aquaculture and Aquatic Resources Managment (AARM), Asian Institute of Technology (AIT)(Thailand)

September 2007 - July 2008: Environmental Education Monitor at the Aguda Litoral Station (ELA)

September 2007 - June 2008: Internship course trainee at the National Institute of Engineering, Technology and Innovation (INETI)

September 2006 - June 2007: Graduation Final Project " The Comet Assay used to measure the DNA migration as a biomarker of genotoxicity; The analysis of statoliths growth rings.", Department of Biology,University of Aveiro.

Publicações

Projetos

Posso comer este peixe? - Recomendações alimentares para reduzir o risco de exposição ao mercúrio Ver mais

INSIDER - Impacto duma espécie invasora sob cenários de alterações climáticas globais e de contaminação antropogénica em cadeias tróficas costeiras Ver mais

GOGOFROG: Métodos alternativos a experimentação animal para análise de risco em anfíbios: linhas celulares e espermatozóides Ver mais

Orientações científicas

Pesquisa (Orientador Principal): Ana Margarida Mota Bróis (not a CESAM member)

Pesquisa (Co-orientador): Beatriz Martinho (not a CESAM member)

Pesquisa (Co-orientador): Filipe Trindade Fernandes Pedro (not a CESAM member)

Participação em projectos de investigação

2020 - 2022: “GOGOFROG - Alternative methods to animal experimentation for amphibian risk assessment: cell lines and spermatozoa”. Financiado pela Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia – FCT e pelo Fundo Europeu de Desenvolvimento Regional – FEDER (POCI-01-0145-FEDER-030718) | Investigadora Auxiliar


2018 – 2019: "INSIDER - Impact of an invasive species under global climate change and anthropogenic contamination scenarios in coastal food webs”. Financiado pela Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia – FCT e pelo Fundo Europeu de Desenvolvimento Regional – FEDER (POCI-01-0145-FEDER-030495) | Bolseira de investigação


2016 – 2017: “microRESPIRA - Microbial community in houses from patients with chronic respiratory diseases in Estarreja”. Projeto financiado pela Labex DRIIHM (PIA), via OHMI Estarreja - International Observatory Hommes-Millieux, tool of CNRS/INEE - National Center for Scientific Research/Institute of Ecology and Environment | Membro da equipa


2015 – 2016: “RESPIRA -Environmental risk factors for the development and progression of pulmonary diseases”. Projeto financiado pela Labex DRIIHM (PIA), via OHMI Estarreja - International Observatory Hommes-Millieux, tool of CNRS/INEE - National Center for Scientific Research/Institute of Ecology and Environment | Membro da equipa


Março 2010 - Junho 2011: Projeto de investigação BerlenBio -"BerlenBio – Biomass export from the Berlengas Natural Reserve (a marine protected area) and its impacts on fisheries” desenvolvido no Instituto Politécnico de Leiria (IPL) através do Instituto de InvestigaçãoDesenvolvimento e EstudosAvançados (INDEA) e financiado pela FCT (PTDC/MAR/120782/2010) | Bolseira de investigação


Outubro 2008 - Março 2009: Projeto Asia-Link - “Linking the post-graduate education in aquaculture and aquatic resources management with its industries through internship program” (Contact TH/Asia-Link/016 (141-287) financiado pelo Asia-Link - EuropeAid Programme

Cursos Frequentados

28 Setembro - 2 Outubro 2020: CAL-AQUA – Laboratory Aquatic Animal Science (Curso de Ciências de Animais Aquáticos de Laboratório), organizado pelo CIIMAR – Centro Interdisciplinar de Investigação Marinha e Ambiental (42 horas). O programa do curso segue as guidelines da Direção Geral de Alimentação e Veterinária (DGAV) e FELASA (Federation for Laboratory Animal Sciences Associations) para educação e formação de pessoas que trabalham com animais de laboratório (Funções a), c) and d) de acordo com o “Artigo 31 do Decreto-Lei 113/2013”).


15 - 18 de Junho, 2015: “Ambiente, Neurotoxicidade e Neurodegenerescência” (28 horas), Faculdade de Ciências da Saúde, Universidade da Beira Interior.


12 - 14 de Setembro, 2013: "Comet Assay Training Course" (20 horas), Departamento de Biologia, Universidade de Aveiro.


16 Janeiro - 20 Fevereiro, 2013: "SPSS: Análise estatística na Prática Clínica (36 horas), ACES Baixo Vouga (Agrupamento dos Centros de Saúde do Baixo Vouga)


30 Janeiro - 2 Fevereiro, 2012: Curso Avançado "Toxicity, Metabolism and Disease", Departamento de Biologia, Universidade de Aveiro.


Financiamento do CESAM: UIDP/50017/2020 + UIDB/50017/2020 + LA/P/0094/2020