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  Maria Helena Machado Trindade De Donato  
  Phone: 351217500199  
  e-mail: mhdonato@fc.ul.pt  
  Category: Invited Professor  
  Department: Plant Biology  
  Research group: Adaptation Biology and Ecological Processes
 
ISI Web of KnowledgeSM search factor: Researcher ID L-3084-2013  
   
     
Curriculum Vitae

Academic Degrees


1996- PhD in Biology (Plant Biotechnology)- Faculty of Sciences, Lisbon University, entitled “Eucalyptus globulus Labill.: Systems for in vitro regeneration”.


1986- Degree in Biology-Faculty of Sciences, Lisbon University, final classification 17 (in 20).


 


Professional Career


6-12-2000 until present- Invited Assistant professor at the Plant Department, Faculty of Sciences, Lisbon University.


1997-2000- Researcher at Raiz, Florest and Paper Research Institute


1987-1996- Researcher at Soporcel (Forest Research Center)


1986/87- Research Fellow in a project entitled Study of secondary metabolite production in Geranium robertianum


Main Research Areas


Plant in vitro cultures, including micropropagation and organogenesis


Molecular markers for the study of genetic diversity in populations


Study of terpene synthase genes 

Publications
  1. Trindade H., Sena I., Figueiredo A.C. (2016) Characterization of alpha-pinene synthase gene in Pinus pinaster and P. pinea in vitro cultures and differential gene expression following Bursaphelenchus xylophilus inoculation. Acta Physiologiae Plantarum. 38, 6, (see details) ISI paper
  2. Mendes M.D., Figueiredo A.C., Oliveira M.M., Trindade H. (2014) Influence of culture media and fungal extracts on essential oils composition and on terpene synthase gene expression in Thymus caespititius. Plant Cell Tissue And Organ Culture. 118, 3, 457-469. (see details) ISI paper
  3. Mendes M.D., Barroso J.G., Oliveira M.M., Trindade H. (2014) Identification and characterization of a second isogene encoding gamma-terpinene synthase in Thymus caespititius. Journal Of Plant Physiology. 171, 12, 1017-1027. (see details) ISI paper
  4. Mendes M.D., Figueiredo A.C., Oliveira M.M., Trindade H. (2013) Essential oil production in shoot cultures versus field-grown plants of Thymus caespititius. Plant Cell Tissue And Organ Culture. 113, 2, 341-351. (see details) ISI paper
  5. Lima A.S., Schimmel J., Lukas B., Novak J., Barroso J.G., Figueiredo A.C., Pedro L.G., Degenhardt J., Trindade H. (2013) Genomic characterization, molecular cloning and expression analysis of two terpene synthases from Thymus caespititius (Lamiaceae). Planta. 238, 1, 191-204. (see details) ISI paper
  6. Trindade H., Sena I., Goncalves S., Romano A. (2012) Genetic diversity of wild populations of Tuberaria major (Cistaceae), an endangered species endemic to the Algarve region (Portugal), using ISSR markers. Biochemical Systematics And Ecology. 45, 49-56. (see details) ISI paper
  7. Ahmadi N., Negrao S., Katsantonis D., Frouin J., Ploux J., Letourmy P., Droc G., Babo P., Trindade H., Bruschi G., Greco R., Oliveira M.M., Piffanelli P., Courtois B. (2011) Targeted association analysis identified japonica rice varieties achieving Na+/K+ homeostasis without the allelic make-up of the salt tolerant indica variety Nona Bokra. Theoretical And Applied Genetics. 123, 6, 881-895. (see details) ISI paper
  8. Lima A.S., Lukas B., Novak J., Figueiredo A.C., Pedro L.C., Barroso J.G., Trindade H. (2011) Genomic characterization of gamma-terpinene synthase from Thymus caespititius. Planta Medica. 77, 12, 1361-1361. (see details) ISI paper
  9. Mendes M.D., Lima A.S., Trindade H., Correia A.I.D., Barroso J.G., Pedro L.G., Figueiredo A.C. (2011) ISSR molecular characterization and leaf volatiles analysis of Pittosporum undulatum Vent. naturalized in the Azores archipelago (Portugal). Industrial Crops And Products. 33, 3, 710-719. (see details) ISI paper
  10. Faria J.M.S., Lima A.S., Mendes M.D., Leiria R., Geraldes D.A., Figueiredo A.C., Trindade H., Pedro L.G., Barroso J.G., Sanches J. (2011) Eucalyptus from Mata Experimental do Escaroupim (Portugal): Evaluation of the Essential Oil Composition from Sixteen Species. Xxviii International Horticultural Congress On Science And Horticulture For People (ihc2010): A New Look At Medicinal And Aromatic Plants Seminar. 925, 61-66. 978-90-66056-44-2. (see details) ISI paper
  11. Trindade, H (2010) Molecular biology of aromatic plants and spices. A review. Flavour And Fragrance Journal. 25, 5, 272-281. (see details) ISI paper
  12. Lima A.S., Trindade H., Figueiredo A.C., Barroso J.G., Pedro L.G. (2010) Volatile and molecular analysis of Juniperus brevifolia (Seub) Antoine, an Azorean endemic species. Biochemical Systematics And Ecology. 38, 4, 621-629. (see details) ISI paper
  13. Lima A.S., Trindade H., Figueiredo A.C., Barroso J.G., Pedro L.G. (2010) Molecular and Volatiles Characterization of Portuguese Thymus caespititius Chemotypes. Iv International Symposium On Breeding Research On Medicinal And Aromatic Plants - Isbmap2009. 860, 81-85. 978-90-66052-70-3. (see details) ISI paper
  14. Mendes M.D., Trindade H., Figueiredo A.C., Pedro L.G., Barroso J.G. (2010) Trichomes Morphology and Essential Oils Composition in Micropropagated vs. Field Grown Thymus caespititius Plants. Iv International Symposium On Breeding Research On Medicinal And Aromatic Plants - Isbmap2009. 860, 215-218. 978-90-66052-70-3. (see details) ISI paper
  15. Trindade H., Costa M.M., Lima S.B., Pedro L.G., Figueiredo A.C., Barroso J.G. (2009) A combined approach using RAPD, ISSR and volatile analysis for the characterization of Thymus caespititius from Flores, Corvo and Graciosa islands (Azores, Portugal). Biochemical Systematics And Ecology. 37, 5, 670-677. (see details) ISI paper
  16. Mendes M.D., Trindade H., Figueiredo A.C., Pedro L.G., Barroso J.G. (2009) Chaerophyllum azoricum Trel. grown in the Azores archipelago, Portugal: evaluation of the genetic diversity using molecular markers and comparison with volatile oils profiles. Flavour And Fragrance Journal. 24, 5, 259-265. (see details) ISI paper
  17. Lima A.S., Trindade H., Figueiredo A.C., Barroso J.G., Pedro L.G. (2009) Volatile characterization and molecular polymorphism evaluation among Azorean Laurus azorica. Planta Medica. 75, 9, 929-929. (see details) ISI paper
  18. Faria J.M.S., Nunes I.S., Figueiredo A.C., Pedro L.G., Trindade H., Barroso J.G. (2009) Biotransformation of menthol and geraniol by hairy root cultures of Anethum graveolens: effect on growth and volatile components. Biotechnology Letters. 31, 6, 897-903. (see details) ISI paper
  19. Mendes M.D., Trindade H., Figueiredo A.C., Barroso J.G., Fontinha S.S., Pedro L.G. (2009) Volatile and molecular characterization of two Portuguese endemic species: Angelica lignescens and Melanoselinum decipiens. Biochemical Systematics And Ecology. 37, 2, 98-105. (see details) ISI paper
  20. Nunes I.S., Faria J.M.S., Figueiredo A.C., Pedro L.G., Trindade H., Barroso J.G. (2009) Menthol and Geraniol Biotransformation and Glycosylation Capacity of Levisticum officinale Hairy Roots. Planta Medica. 75, 4, 387-391. (see details) ISI paper
  21. Trindade H., Costa M.M., Sofia B.L.A., Pedro L.G., Figueiredo A.C., Barroso J.G. (2008) Genetic diversity and chemical polymorphism of Thymus caespititius from Pico, Sao Jorge and Terceira islands (Azores). Biochemical Systematics And Ecology. 36, 10, 790-797. (see details) ISI paper
  22. Tereso S., Miguel C.M., Mascarenhas M., Roque A., Trindade H., Maroco J., Oliveira M.M. (2008) Improved in vitro rooting of Prunus dulcis Mill. cultivars. Biologia Plantarum. 52, 3, 437-444. (see details) ISI paper
  23. Trindade H., Pais M.S. (2003) Meristematic nodule culture: a new pathway for in vitro propagation of Eucalyptus globulus. Trees-structure And Function. 17, 4, 308-315. (see details) ISI paper
  24. Trindade H., Boavida L.C., Borralho N., Feijo J.A. (2001) Successful fertilization and seed set from pollination on immature non-dehisced flowers of Eucalyptus globulus. Annals Of Botany. 87, 4, 469-475. (see details) ISI paper
  25. Trindade H., Pais M.S. (1997) In vitro studies on Eucalyptus globulus rooting ability. In Vitro Cellular & Developmental Biology-plant. 33, 1, 1-5. (see details) ISI paper
  26. TRINDADE H., KARMALI A., PAIS M.S. (1988) ONE-STEP PURIFICATION AND PROPERTIES OF CATALASE FROM LEAVES OF ZANTEDESCHIA-AETHIOPICA. Biochimie. 70, 12, 1759-1763. (see details) ISI paper
  1. Bahcevandziev, K., Pinto, I., Semião, M., Mota, P.,Trindade, H. (2014) Quantification of the DNA content in different accessions of Thymus caespititius. Discourse Journal Of Agriculture And Food Sciences. 2, 277-283. (see details)
  2. Figueiredo A. C., L. G. Pedro, J. G. Barroso, H. Trindade, J. Sanches, C. Oliveira, M. Correia (2014) Mentha pulegium L. Agrotec. 10, 32-55. (see details)
  3. Figueiredo A. C., L. G. Pedro, J. G. Barroso, H. Trindade, J. Sanches, C. Oliveira, M. Correia (2014) Lavandula luisieri (Rozeira) Rivas-Martínez e Lavandula pedunculata (Mill.) Cav. Agrotec. 11, 38-41. (see details)
  4. Figueiredo A. C., L. G. Pedro, J. G. Barroso, H. Trindade, J. Sanches, C. Oliveira, M. Correia (2014) Pinus pinaster Aiton e Pinus pinea L. Agrotec. 12, 23-27. (see details)
  5. Figueiredo A. C., L. G. Pedro, J. G. Barroso, H. Trindade, J. Sanches, C. Oliveira, M. Correia (2014) Juniperus navicularis Gand. 13, 20-23. (see details)
  6. Figueiredo A. C., L. G. Pedro, J. G. Barroso, H. Trindade, J. Sanches, C. Oliveira, M. Correia (2013) Myrtus communis L. Agrotec. 6, 29-30. (see details)
  7. Figueiredo A. C., L. G. Pedro, J. G. Barroso, H. Trindade, J. Sanches, C. Oliveira, M. Correia (2013) Hypericum perforatum L. Agrotec . 7, 30-32. (see details)
  8. Figueiredo A. C., L. G. Pedro, J. G. Barroso, H. Trindade, J. Sanches, C. Oliveira, M. Correia (2013) Óleos essenciais de espécies de Eucalyptus. Agrotec. 8, 96-100. (see details)
  9. Figueiredo A. C., L. G. Pedro, J. G. Barroso, H. Trindade, J. Sanches, C. Oliveira, M. Correia (2013) Thymus capitellatus Hoffmanns. & Link. Agrotec. 9, 12-15. (see details)
  10. Trindade H., Ferreira J., Pais M. S., Aloni R. (1990) The role of cytokinin and auxin in rapid multiplication of shoots of Eucalyptus globulus grown in vitro. . Aust. For.. 53, 221-223. (see details)
  11. Figueiredo A. C., L. G. Pedro, J. G. Barroso, H. Trindade, J. Sanches, C. Oliveira, M. Correia Plantas aromáticas e medicinais da Mata Experimental do Escaroupim e do Campo de Tiro. Agrotec. 6, 27-28. (see details)
  1. Trindade, H. (1996) Eucalyptus globulus Labill.: Systems for in vitro regeneration. PhD Thesis. (see details)
  1. Lira P., H. Trindade, A. C. Figueiredo (2016) In vitro rooting of Pinus pinaster and P. pinea. 6th International Congress On Medicinal And Aromatic Plants (cipam 2016), 29 De Maio A 1 De Junho, Coimbra, Portugal, P. 138. (see details)
  2. Sena I., H. Trindade, A. C. Figueiredo (2015) α-Pinene synthase gene expression following nematode invasion in Pinus pinaster and P. pinea with Bursaphelenchus xylophilus in vitro co cultures. 46th International Symposium Of Essential Oils (iseo 2015), 13 A 16 De Setembro, Lublin, Poland. 70 (see details)
  3. Figueiredo A. C., J. M. S. Faria, I. Sena, B. Ribeiro, H. Trindade, L. Ascensão, L. G. Pedro, J. G. Barroso, M. Mota (2015) Plant biotechnology in phytonematicidals screening (PlantBioNem). 46th International Symposium Of Essential Oils (iseo 2015), 13 A 16 De Setembro, Lublin, Poland. 69 (see details)
  4. Barbosa P., A. M. Rodrigues, I. Vieira da Silva, J. M. S. Faria, I. Sena, B. Ribeiro, H. Trindade, L. Ascensão, L. G. Pedro, J. G. Barroso, A. C. Figueiredo, M. Mota (2015) Pine Wilt Disease: evaluation of nematode phytochemical control and nematode-host interactio. 67th International Symposium On Crop Protection (67th Iscp), 19 Maio, Ghent, Bélgica. 103 (see details)
  5. Mota M., P. Barbosa, A. M. Rodrigues, I. Vieira da Silva, L. Ascensão, M. Nunes da Silva, A. C. Silva Ferreira, M. W. Vasconcelos, J. M. S. Faria, I. Sena, B. Ribeiro, J. G. Barroso, L. G. Pedro, H.Trindade, A. C. Figueiredo (2015) Characterization of the pinewood nematode, Bursaphelenchus xylophilus-Pinus system in Portugal: phytochemical, histopathological, molecular and biotechnological approaches. 47th Annual Onta (organization Of Nematologists Of Tropical America) Meeting, 17 A 22 De Maio, Varadero, Cuba. O-20 (see details)
  6. Trindade H., S. C. Lucas, J. Franco, A. V. Assunção, A. C. Figueiredo (2014) Contributo para a caracterização de uma variedade de pêra tida como Portuguesa (Pyrus communis L.). 3º Simpósio Nacional De Fruticultura, 4 A 5 De Dezembro De 2014, Vila Real, Portugal. p. 93 (see details)
  7. Faria J. M. S., I. Sena, P. M. Barbosa, B. Ribeiro, J. G. Barroso, L. G. Pedro, L. Ascensão, H. Trindade, M. Mota, A. C. Figueired (2013) PlantBioNem –A biotecnologia vegetal na avaliação de fitonematicidas para controlo do nemátode da madeira do pinheiro. 7º Congresso Florestal Nacional, Florestas - Conhecimento E Inovação, 5 A 8 De Junho De 2013, Vila Real, Bragança, Portugal. p. 192 (see details)
  8. Faria J. M. S., P. M. Barbosa, I. Sena, B. Ribeiro, J. G. Barroso, L. G. Pedro, L. Ascensão, H. Trindade, M. Mota, A. C. Figueiredo (2013) Plant in vitro cultures as model systems for evaluating phytoparasitic nematodes invasion mechanism and phytonematicidals screening. Xiii Congresso Luso-espanhol De Fisiologia Vegetal, 24 A 28 De Julho, Fcul Lisboa, Portugal. p.196 (see details)
  9. Mendes M. D., Figueiredo A.C., Oliveira M.M., Trindade H. (2013) Culture media effect on α-terpineol synthase gene expression and essential oils composition in Thymus caespititius grown in vitro. Terpnet2013 - 11th International Meeting On Biosynthesis, Function And Biotechnology Of Isoprenoids In Terrestrial And Marine Organisms, Junho 1-5, Kolymvari, Crete, Greece. p.144 (see details)
  10. Mendes M.D., Figueiredo A.C., Oliveira M.M., Trindade H. (2013) Influence of Botrytis cinerea extracts on terpene synthase gene expression in Thymus caespititius shoot cultures. 8th International Symposium On In Vitro Culture And Horticultural Breeding, 2 A 7 De Junho, Coimbra, Portugal. p. 223 (see details)
  11. Rodrigues M.A.A., Lima A.S., Oliveira M.M., Barroso, J.G., Trindade H. (2013) Thymus caespititius terpene synthases - a functional study by heterologous expression in Arabidopsis. Proceedings Xiii Congresso Luso-espanhol De Fisiologia Vegetal. p.194 (see details)
  12. Faria J. M. S., I. Sena, P. Barbosa, B. Ribeiro, J. G. Barroso, L. G. Pedro, L. Ascensão, H. Trindade, M. Mota, A. C. Figueiredo (2013) Óleos essenciais como agentes anti-nemátode e a sua influência em co culturas in vitro nemátode / planta. Mini-workshop Sobre O Estado Actual Do Conhecimento Em Portugal Sobre O Nemátode Da Madeira Do Pinheiro (nmp), Integrado No Âmbito Da Unidade Curricular De Agricultura E Florestas, Do Mestrado Em Ecologia E Gestão Ambiental Departamento De Biologia Vegetal, Faculdade De Ciências Da Universidade De Lisboa, 6 De Maio De 2013, Lisboa, Portugal. (see details)
  13. Mota M., P. Barbosa, J. M. S. Faria, I. Sena, B. Ribeiro, A. M. Rodrigues, I. Silva, L. Mota, J. G. Barroso, L. G. Pedro, L. Ascensão, H. Trindade, A. C. Figueiredo (2013) Breve historial da investigação efectuada no NemaLab (ICAAM) e CBV / FCUL (IBB) sobre o Nemátode da Madeira do Pinheiro (NMP). Mini-workshop Sobre O Estado Actual Do Conhecimento Em Portugal Sobre O Nemátode Da Madeira Do Pinheiro (nmp), Integrado No Âmbito Da Unidade Curricular De Agricultura E Florestas, Do Mestrado Em Ecologia E Gestão Ambiental Departamento De Biologia Vegetal, Faculdade De Ciências Da Universidade De Lisboa, 6 De Maio De 2013, Lisboa, Portugal. (see details)
  14. Lima A.S., Bahcevandziev K., Figueiredo A.C., Pedro L.G., Barroso J.G., Trindade H. (2012) Volatiles stability of field propagated Thymus caespititius chemotypes. 43rd International Symposium On Essential Oils, 5-8 De Setembro, Lisboa, Portugal. p.129 (see details)
  15. Lucas S.C., Grego J.A.B., Rebelo M.F., Lopes M.F.R., Marques A.M., Figueiredo A.C., Trindade H. (2012) Aclimatação ex vitro de pereira (Pyrus communis L.) micropropagada. Estudo de substratos. Congresso Investigação E Desenvolvimento No Ips (instituto Politécnico De Santarém). p.18 (see details)
  16. Lucas S.C., Grego J.A.B., Trindade H., Figueiredo A.C. (2012) Comparative evaluation of fruit volatiles from two pear (Pyrus communis L.) Portuguese varieties. 43rd International Symposium On Essential Oils, 5-8 De Setembro, Lisboa, Portugal. p.94 (see details)
  17. Mendes M.D., Figueiredo A.C., Trindade H. (2012) Effect of different culture media on the essential oil composition of in vitro grown Thymus caespititius. 43rd International Symposium On Essential Oils, 5-8 De Setembro, Lisboa, Portugal. p.215 (see details)
  18. Sena I., Faria J.M., Sanches J., Trindade H., Pedro L.G., Barroso J.G., Figueiredo A.C- (2012) Essential oil composition from twenty six Eucalyptus taxa from Mata Experimental do Escaroupim (Portugal). 43rd International Symposium On Essential Oils, 5-8 De Setembro, Lisboa, Portugal. p.216 (see details)
  19. Bahcevandziev K., Lima A.S., Trindade H. (2011) Estimation of nuclear DNA content in various chemotypes of Thymus caespititius Brot. (Lamiaceae) by flow cytometry. 1st Annual Conference, Plant Engine, Cost Meeting, Action Fa1006. 2011, p.28 (see details)
  20. Bahcevandziev K., Guilherme R., Melo, F., Mota P., Trindade H. (2011) Estudo preliminar de quimiótipos de Thymus caespititius com recurso à técnica da citometria de fluxo. Proceedings 3º Colóquio Nacional De Horticultura Biológica. p.42 (see details)
  21. Mota M, Barbosa P, Rodrigues AM, Silva I, Ascensão L, Silva MN, Ferreira ACS, Vasconcelos MW, Faria JMS, Sena I, Ribeiro B, Barroso JG, Pedro LG., Trindade H, Figueiredo A C (2015) Characterization of the pinewood nematode, Bursaphelenchus xylophilus system in Portugal: phytochemical, histopathological, molecular and biotechnological approaches. 47th Annual Meeting Of The Organization Of Nematologists Of Tropical America. (onta 2015) (may 17-22). Varadero, Cuba, P. O-20. . (see details)
  22. Faria JMS, Barbosa PM, Sena I, Ribeiro B, Barroso JG, Pedro LG, Ascensão L, Trindade H, Mota M, Figueiredo AC (2013). Plant in vitro cultures as model systems for evaluating phytoparasitic nematodes invasion mechanism and phytonematicidals screening. Xiii Congresso Luso-espanhol De Fisiologia Vegetal (fv2013. Lisboa, Portugal.. (see details)
  23. Figueiredo C, Faria JMS, Sena I, Ribeiro B, Trindade H, Ascensão L, Barroso JG, Pedro LG, Mota M (2015) Plant biotechnology in phytonematicidals screening (PlantBioNem). . 46th International Symposium On Essential Oils (iseo 2015) (september 13-16). Lublin, Polónia, P.69.. (see details)
  24. Faria JMS, Sena I, Barbosa PM, Ribeiro B. Barroso JG. Pedro LG, Ascensão L, Trindade H, Mota M, Figueiredo AC (2013). PlantBioNem – A biotecnologia vegetal na avaliação de fitonematicidas para controlo do nemátode da madeira do pinheiro, Bursaphelenchus xylophilus. 7º Congresso Florestal Nacional. Florestas – Conhecimento E Inovação, (junho 5-8). Vila Real/bragança, Portugal.. (see details)
  1. Trindade H., S. C. Lucas, J. Franco, A. V. Assunção, A. C. Figueiredo (2014) Contributo para a caracterização de uma variedade de pêra tida como Portuguesa (Pyrus communis L.). Actas Portuguesas de Horticultura 23: 3º Simpósio Nacional de Fruticultura, pp. 478-485. (see details)