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  Maria de Luz Mathias  
  Phone: 00351217500000, ext. 22303  
  e-mail: mmathias@fc.ul.pt  
  Category: Full Professor  
  Department: Department of Animal Biology, Faculty of Science, University of Lisbon  
  Research group: Adaptation Biology and Ecological Processes
 
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Academic Qualifications

  • Curso de Ciências de Animais de Laboratório (2010)

  • Formador reconhecido pelo Conselho Científico-Pedagógico de Formação Contínua nas áreas de Biologia, Ciências Naturais e Ciências do Ambiente (registo CCPFC/RFO-20392/06)

  • Título de Agregado em Zoologia e Antropologia, Universidade de Lisboa, 1991

  • Pós-graduação em 'Ecosystem Structure and Function', Imperial College, Universidade de Londres, 1987

  • Pós-graduação em 'Numerical Taxonomy System', Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciência, 1984

  • Doutoramento em Sistemática Animal, Universidade de Lisboa, 1984

  • Pós-graduação em 'Numerical Taxonomy', Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciência, 1980

  • Licenciatura em Biologia - Faculdade de Ciências de Lisboa, 1974

Main Research Areas

Ecology and Systematics of Small Mammals
Ecophysiology and Toxicology
Biodiversity and Adaptation

Activities

  • Desde 2009 - Membro do Conselho de Administração da Fundação da FCUL

  • 2009-2012 - Membro do Conselho Pedagógico de Biologia da FCUL

  • Desde 2009 - Membro da Comissão Coordenadora do Departamento de Biologia Animal (FCUL)

  • 2008-2013 - Membro do Conselho Geral da Fundação da FCUL

  • 2008-2010, 2013-2014 - Membro do Painel de Avaliação da Biologia da Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia (FCT)

  • 2008 - Membro da Assembleia Estatutária da FCUL

  • 2005-2009 - Membro do Conselho Fiscal da Fundação da FCUL

  • 2005-2009- Coordenadora da área científico-pedagógica Biologia Ambiental do DBA/FCUL

  • 2005-2007 / 2014-2017 - Presidente do Departamento de Biologia Animal da FCUL

  • 2004-2008 - Coordenadora da Licenciatura Biologia Ambiental-Ramo Terrestre

  • Desde 2003 - Membro da Comissão Científica do Institut Européen d'Etudes et de Conservation du Desman des Pyrénées

  • Desde 2001 - Membro do American Biographical Institute - Research Board of Advisors (American Biographical Institute, Inc., North Carolina, USA)

  • 2000-2009 - Coordenadora Científica do Centro de Biologia Ambiental da FCUL

  • Desde 2010 - Responsável pelo grupo de Biologia da Adaptação e Processos Ecológicos do CESAM 

Academic Activities

 Since 2005 was member in more than 90 juries (master, PhD, 'agregação', associate or full professors)

Technical-scientific activities and Representations

Since 2005 has participated in several evaluation panels of R&D projects and in the organizing and scientific committees of international projects or scientific exibitions. In addition has been referee in several international journals from ISI-WEb of Science.


Is a member of the following committees:



  • Partner in the 'Coligação para o Crescimento Verde (CCV)'- Ministério do Ambiente, Ordenamento do Território e Energia

  • Mission Group 'Biodiversidade Lisboa 2020' (Lisboa E-Nova / CML) (2010-2011)

  • Panel of consultants of the American Biographical Institute

  • Member of the International Urban Forum

  • Consultant IUCN Species Survival Commission

  • Founder member of the Societas Europaea Mammalogica

  • President of the General Assembly of the Portuguese Society of Mammalogy


 


 

Research projects

Since 2005 has been the PI of 5 R&D projects and a member in 4 others (on going projects):


Speciation or despeciation? - Zooming in on a chromosomal hybrid zone in the Madeiran house mouse (2012-2015) PI: M.L. Mathias. PTDC/BIA-EVF/116884/2010

Meetings

Since 2005 has attended more than 30 international meetings with oral or poster presentations


As CESAM member:


Evolutionary islands: 150 years after Darwin; Leiden, Holanda, Fevereiro 12-13, 2009 Colonisation of the Azorean archipelago by the house mouse (Mus musculus) - clues from mtDNA. GABRIEL S., MATHIAS M.L.Ø & SEARLE J. (P)


5TH Ecology & Behaviour Meeting; Lyon, França, Abril 6-10, 2009
Did the Mediterranean water shrew (Neomys anomalus) improve their diving skills and underwater foraging under absence of the Eurasian water Shrew (Neomys fodiens) in Portugal? TAPISSO J.T., RAMALHINHO M.G., MATHIAS M.L.Ø & RYCHLIK L. (CO)


IMC10 - 10th International Mammalogical Congress; Mendoza, Argentina, Agosto 9-14, 2009
Global Phylogeography of the Western European house mouse. GABRIEL S., MATHIAS M.L.Ø & SEARLE J. (CO)


31st International Ethological Conference, Rennes, França, Agosto 19-24, 2009
 Did Neomys anomalus improve their diving skills and underwater foraging under absence of Neomys fodiens? TAPISSO J.T., RAMALHINHO M.G., MATHIAS M.L. & RYCHLIK L. (P)


XXXV Jornadas Portuguesas de Genética, Braga, May 31-June 2, 2010
Risk assessment of environmental contamination using the house mouse (Mus musculus) as a bioindicator LOPES A.M., MATHIAS M.L., BRANQUINHO C. & D. DIAS (P)


12th Rodens et Spatium - The International Conference on Rodent Biology,Zonguldak, Turkey, July 19-23, 2010
Tracking the evolutionary history of the pine voles Microtus lusitanicus and Microtus duodecimcostatus: a multidisciplinary approach. BASTOS-SILVEIRA C., SANTOS S.M., MONARCA R., CERVEIRA A., HECKEL G. & M.L. MATHIAS (CO) The complex colonisation history of the Azorean archipelago by the house mouse (Mus musculus domesticus): multiple origins revealed by mitochondrial DNA variation. GABRIEL S., MATHIAS, M.L. & J. SEARLE (CO) The cost of living in an island: energetics of two populations of house mice inhabiting Madeira. MONARCA R., NUNES A.C. & M.L. MATHIAS (P)


Third international conference "Advances in the biology of shrews III", Syktyvkar, KomiRepublic, Russia, September 14-17, 2010.
Behavioural ecology of Neomys anomalus in Portugal. TAPISSO J., RAMALHINHO M.G., MATHIAS M.L. & L. RYCHLIK (CO)


Workshop ‘Vole Ecology, Genetics and Conservation', Évora, Portugal, May 18, 2011
Updated data on Iberian Microtus MATHIAS M.L. (CO)


Workshop Biodiversidade: uma oportunidade para a qualidade de vida urbana, Lisboa, Portugal, June 7, 2011.
Ponto de partida para a implementação de medidas concretas (Sessão de encerramento). MATHIAS M.L. (CO)


VIth European Congress of Mammalogy. Paris, France, July 19-23, 2011
Testing the role of MHC class I as a premating reproductive barrier between two Microtus sister species DUARTE M., MATHIAS M.L. & C. BASTOS-SILVEIRA (CO)
Competitive release of the mediterranean water shrew (Neomys anomalus) living in Portugal TAPISSO J., RAMALHINHO M.G., MATHIAS M.L. & L. RYCHLIK (CO)
Colonization history of the Azores archipelago by the house mouse (Mus musculus): clues from mtDNA and microsatellites. GABRIEL S.I., MATHIAS M.L. & J.B. SEARLE (CO)
The starvation-predation risk trade-off: response of wood mice (Apodemus sylvaticus) to a scenario of predatory risk. MONARCAR.I. & M.L. MATHIAS (P)


Joint Congress of the Portuguese and Spanish Microscopy Societies. Aveiro, Portugal, October 18-21, 2011Genotoxic effect of inhaled ambient particulate matter. BOA-ALMA A.S., RAMALHINHO M.G., DIAS D., MATHIAS M.L., CARVALHO P.A. & A.P. ALVES DE MATOS (P)


 SEB Congress,Salzburg, Austria, June 29-July 2, 2012The influence of high fat diets and predation risk on the growth of wood mice (Apodemus sylvaticus). MONARCA R., SPEAKMAN J. & M.L. MATHIAS (P)


 13th Conference Rodens et Spatium, Rovaniemi,Finland, July 16–20, 2012 Postnatal growth and development in two pine vole species Microtus duodecimcostatus and M. lusitanicus. CERVEIRA A.P., TAPISSO J., MATHIAS M.L. & C. BASTOS-SILVEIRA (P) Of mice and the ‘Age of discovery’: colonization history and genetic structure of the house mouse, Mus musculus domesticus, in the Azores archipelago. GABRIEL S.I., MATHIAS M.L. & J.B. SEARLE (P) 


Spatial Ecology & Conservation 2International Conference, Birmingham, UK, June 17-20, 2014 TAPISSO J., NEVESI., RAMALHINHO M.G., RYCHLIK L. & M.L. MATHIAS. Competition effects on the distribution of water shrews (Neomys spp., Soricidae) in the Iberian Peninsula under present and future climate variability (P) MATHIAS M.L., TAPISSO J., NEVES T., GABRIEL S., CERVEIRA A., MONARCA R. & M.G. RAMALHINHO. Spatial distribution of Robertsonian races of house mice Mus musculus domesticusin the island of Madeira(North Atlantic, Portugal) (P)


14th Conference Rodens et Spatium, Lisbon, Portugal, July 28- August 2, 2014 MATHIAS M.L. The Madeiran house mice Rb System: origin, colonisation and chromosomal diversification (CO) DUARTE M., MATHIAS M.L. & C. BASTOS-SILVEIRA Pair bonding behaviour in sister species Microtus lusitanicus and M.duodecimcostatus. (CO) MONARCA R., SPEAKMAN J. & M.L. Mathias Physiological and behavioural responses to intermittent starvation on the Wood mouse (Apodemus sylvaticus) (P) CERVEIRA A., TAPISSO J., GABRIEL S., RAMALHINHO M.G. & M.L. MATHIAS. Male  dominance  in  house  mouse  chromosomal races from Madeira Island (P) VALENTE A., GABRIEL S.I., GOMES L., CORREIA J., MATHIAS M.L. & L.M. MADEIRA CARVALHO. Helminthic infections in the liver of Mus musculus domesticus from Madeira archipelago: preliminary results (P)


VII th European Congress of Mammalogy. Stockholm, Sweden, July 17-21, 2015. Male quality assessment of two house mouse chromosomal races from Madeira Island. A. Cerveira, J. Tapisso, S. Gabriel, M.G. Ramalhinho, J. Barroso & M.L. Mathias (P) Dynamic of chromosomal evolution in two parapatric Rb races of house mouse in the island of Madeira. J. Tapisso et. al. (CO) Species patterns and trends from sparse occurrence data. The case of Mozambique’s mammals. I. Neves, C. Bastos-Silveira & M.L. Mathias (CO) Mate choice, hybridisation and hybrid fitness in two pine vole sister species, Microtus duodecimcostatus and M. lusitanicus. Ana M. Cerveira et al. (CO)


International Conference Island Biology, Azores, July 18-22, 2016. GABRIEL S., SEARLE J. & M.L. MATHIAS. Colonization and speciation of an invader: the western house mouse (Mus musculus domesticus) in Madeira Island. (CO)


XIII Congresso da Sociedade Portuguesa de Etologia, Lisboa, October  13-14, 2016. Andrade R.S., Cerveira A.M., Mathias M.L. & S.A.M. Varela. To eat or not to eat: social transmission of food preferences in wild populations of Mus spretus (CO)


15th Rodens et Spatium - International Conference on Rodent Biology, Olomouc, Czeck Republic, July 25-29, 2016. Andrade R.S., Varela S.A.M., Mathias M.L. & A.M. Cerveira. Social transmission of food preferences in wild Mus spretus (P); Cerveira A.M., Tapisso J.T., Bastos-Silveira C. & M.L. Mathias. Reproduction, postnatal growth and development of two fossorial pine voles (CO)


 


 

Supervision Activities

Since 2005 has supervised 29 master thesis, 15 PhD thesis and 6 post-docs and as well 11 undergraduated projects included in research grants


(on going):



  • Unravelling the genetic basis of the reproductive isolation between two sister species of pine voles living in sympatry. BD (M.L. Mathias & C. Bastos Silveira - MNHN) (Margarida Tavares Duarte)

  • Global change impacts on terrestrial vertebrate species in Mozambique BD (M.L. Mathias & C. Bastos-Silveira) (Isabel Queirós Neves)

  • Reproductive barriers between two pine vole sister species in a sympatry zone' (M.L. Mathias) (Ana Paula Cabral da Mota Cerveira - SFRH/BPD/47070/2008)

  • Living underground: how do fossorial pine voles cope with chronic environmental stress? (Maria da Luz Mathias (Ana Sofia Quina - SFRH/BPD/81925/2011)

  • Speciation or despeciation? zooming into an hybrid zone between two Rb house mice races in Madeira Islands (M.L. Mathias & J. Searle, Universidade de Cornell, USA) (Sofia Isabel Gabriel - PTDC/BIA-EVF/116884/2010)

  • Speciation or despeciation? zooming into an hybrid zone between two Rb house mice races in Madeira Islands (M.L. Mathias) (Joaquim Tapisso - BI) 

  • Effects of fragmentation in small mammals from Amazonia (S. Gabriel, Manoel Filho Univ. Estado do Mato Grosso & M.L. Mathias) (Welvis Fernandes Castilheiro - CAPES)

  • The ecological effects of urbanization in wild communities (provisional title) (A. Cerveira, M.L. Mathias & Luc Lens University of Ghent, Belgium) (J.D. Barros)

  • Effect of global changes in the distribution of small mammals (provisional title) (Luis Borda-de-Água, Henrique Pereira CIBIO, University of Oporto & M.L. Mathias) (T. Matos)

  • The role of daily torpor in the survival of the white-toothed shrew Crocidura russula. (J. Tapisso, M.L. Mathias & Leszek Rychlik, Adam Mickiewicz University Poland) (F. Oliveira)


 


 

Publications International

As a CESAM member:



  • Didion J., Morgan A.P., Yadgary L., Bell T.A., McMullan R.C., Solorzano L.O., Britton-Davidian J., Bult C.J., Campbell K.J., Castiglia R., Ching Y-H., Chunco A.J., Crowley J.J., Chesler E.J., Forster D.W., French J.E., Gabriel S.I., Gatti D.M., Garland Jr T., Giagia-Athanasopoulou E.B., Gimenez M., Grize S.A., Gunduz I., Holmes A., Hauffe H., Herman J.S., Holt J.M., Hua K., Jolley W.J., Lindholm A.K., Lopez-Fuster M.J., Mitsainas G., Mathias M.L., McMillan L., Ramalhinho M.G., Rehermann B., Rosshart S.P., Searle J.B., Shiao M.-S., Solano E., Svenson K.L., Thomas-Laemont P., Threadgill D.W., Ventura J., Weinstock G.M., Pomp D., Churchill G.A. & F. Pardo-Manuel de Villena (2016). R2d2 Drives Selfish Sweeps in the House Mouse. Molecular Biology and Evolution 33(6): 1381-1395

  •  Duarte M.A., Heckel G., Mathias M.L. & C. Bastos-Silveira (2016). Olfactory receptors and behavioural isolation: a study on Microtus voles. Mammal Research 61:399–407

  • LEDEVIN R., CHEVRET P., GANEM G., BRITTON-DAVIDIAN J., HARDOUIN E., CHAPUIS J.-L., PISANU B., MATHIAS M.L., SCHLAGER S., AUFFRAY J.-C. & S. RENAUD (2016). Phylogeny and adaptation shape the teeth of insular mice. Proceedings of the Royal Society BBiological Sciences 283: 20152820

  • Oliveira F.G.*, Tapisso J.*, Monarca R.I., Cerveira A.M. & M.L. Mathias (2016). Phenotypic flexibility in the energetic strategy of the greater white-toothed shrew, Crocidura russulaJournal of Thermal Biology 56:10-17



  • Duarte M.A., Mathias M.L. & C. Bastos-Silveira (2015). Pair-bonding behaviour of the sister species Microtus lusitanicus and M. duodecimcostatus. Journal of Ethology 33:213–223 DOI 10.1007/s10164-015-0434-8

  • MONARCA R., MATHIAS M.L., WANG D. & J. SPEAKMAN (2015). Predation Risk Modulates Diet-induced Obesity in Male C57BL/6 mice. Obesity 23(10): 2059-2065

  •  MONARCA R., MATHIAS M.L., WANG D. & J. SPEAKMAN (2015). Behavioural and physiological responses of wood mice (Apodemus sylvaticus) to experimental manipulations of predation and starvation risk. Physiology & Behavior 149: 331– 339

  •  QUINA A.S., BASTOS-SILVEIRA C., MIÑARRO M., VENTURA J., JIMÉNEZ R., PAULO O. & M.L. MATHIAS (2015).  p53 Gene Discriminates Two Ecologically Divergent Sister Species of Pine Voles. Heredity 115, 444 – 451. 



  • GABRIEL S.I., MATHIAS M.L. & J.B. SEARLE (2015). Of mice and the 'Age of Discovery': the complex history of colonization of the Azorean archipelago by the house mouse (Mus musculus) as revealed by mitochondrial DNA variation. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 28: 130-145

  • ROCHA R.G., WAUTERS L.A., MATHIAS M.L. & C. FONSECA (2014). Will an ancient refuge become a modern one? A critical review on the conservation and research priorities for the red squirrel (Sciurus vulgaris) in the Iberian peninsula. Hystrix 25(1): 9-13

  • Garrido-García J.A., Rosário I.T., Gisbert J. , García-Perea R., Cordero A.I., López-Alabau A., Mathias M.L., Mira A., Pita R., Santos S., Sendra-Pérez I., Vicente V. & Soriguer R. (2013).  Revisión a nivel ibérico de la distribución del topillo de Cabrera o iberón, Iberomys cabrerae (Thomas, 1906). Galemys 25: 35-49

  • FÖRSTER D.W., MATHIAS M.L., BRITTON-DAVIDIAN J. & J.B. SEARLE (2013). Origin of the chromosomal radiation of Madeiran House Mice: a microsatellite analysis of metacentric chromosomes. Heredity, 110: 380–388

  • GABRIEL S., MATHIAS M.L. & J. SEARLE (2013). Genetic structure of house mouse (Mus musculus Linnaeus 1758) populations in the Atlantic archipelago of the Azores: colonisation and dispersal. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, 108, 4: 929-940 ISSN: 0024-4066 DOI: 10.1111/bij.12015 

  • Rodrigues da Silva Jr. F., Monarca R.I., Dias D., Ramalhinho M.G., Mathias M.L. & L. Muccillo-Baisch (2013). Geno- and cyto-toxicity in free-living rodent Mus spretus exposed to simulated onshore oil spill. Bull. Environ. Contam. Toxicol DOI 10.1007/s00128-013-1080-x 

  •  TAPISSO J., RAMALHINHO M.G., MATHIAS M.L. & L. RYCHLIK (2013). Ecological release: swimming and diving behavior of an allopatric population of the Mediterranean water shrew. Journal of Mammalogy, 94(1):29–39, 2013

  • BASTOS-SILVEIRA C.,SANTOS S.M., MONARCA R., MATHIAS M.L. & G. HECKEL (2012). Deep mitochondrial introgression and hybridization among ecologically divergent vole species. Molecular Ecology 21(21): 5309-5323, doi: 10.1111/mec.12018

  • BOA-ALMA A.S., RAMALHINHO M.G., DIAS D., MATHIAS M.L., CARVALHO P.A. & A.P. ALVES DE MATOS (2012). Genotoxic effect of inhaled ambient particulate matter. Microscopy and Microanalysis, 18, S5: 25-26

  • GABRIEL S.I., STEVENS M.I., MATHIAS M.L. & J. B. SEARLE (2011). Of mice and "convicts": colonisation of Australia by the house mouse, Mus musculus. PlosOne, 6(12) e28622, 6pp.

  • NUNES A.C., CATALAN J., LOPEZ J., RAMALHINHO M.G., MATHIAS M.L. , BRITTON-DAVIDIAN J. (2011) Fertility assessment in hybrids between monobrachially homologous Rb races of the house mouse from the island of Madeira: implications for modes of chromosomal evolution. Heredity. 106, 348-356. 

  • SANTOS S., MATHIAS M.L & A. MIRA (2010). The influence of local, landscape and spatial factors on the distribution of the Lusitanian and the Mediterranean pine voles in a Mediterranean landscape. Mammalian Biology, 76(2): 133-142

  •  Rodrigues D., Wauters L., Romeo C., Mari V., Preatoni D., Mathias M.L., Tosi G. , Martinoli A. (2010) Living on the edge: can red squirrels (Sciurus vulgaris) persist in extreme high-elevation habitats?. Arctic, Antarctic and Alpine Research. 42, 1, 106-112. 

  • SANTOS S., SANTOS S., LOURENÇO R., LOURENÇO R., MATHIAS M.L. , MATHIAS M.L. , MIRA A., MIRA A. (2010) Spatial ecology of the Lusitanian pine vole (Microtus lusitanicus) in a Mediterranean polyculture. Animal Biology. 60, 1-19.

  • SANTOS S., MATHIAS M.L., MIRA A. (2010) Local coexistence and niche differences between the Lusitanian and Mediterranean pine voles (Microtus lusitanicus and M. duodecimcostatus). Ecological Research. 25, 1019-1031. 

  • TAPISSO J., MARQUES C.C., MATHIAS M.L. & M.G. RAMALHINHO (2009). Induction of micronuclei and sister chromatid exchange in bone-marrow cells and abnormalities in sperm of Algerian mice (Mus spretus) exposed to cadmium, lead and zinc. Mutation Research 678: 59-64 

  • FÖRSTER D. W., GÜNDÜZ Đ., NUNES A. C., GABRIEL S., RAMALHINHO M. G., MATHIAS M. L., BRITTON-DAVIDIAN J. & J.B. SEARLE (2009). Molecular insights into the colonization and chromosomal diversification of Madeiran House Mice. Molecular Ecology 18: 4477-4494

  • NUNES A.C., MATHIAS M.L. & G. GANEM (2009). Odor preference in house mice: influences of habitat heterogeneity and chromosomal incompatibility. Behavioral Ecology 20(6): 1252-1261 

  • SANTOS A.S., AMARO F., SANTOS-SILVA M.M., SOUSA R., MATHIAS M.L., RAMALHINHO M.G., NÚNCIO M.S., ALVES M.J., BACELLAR F. & J.S. DUMLER (2009). Detection of Antibodies Against Anaplasma phagocytophilum in Algerian Mice (Mus spretus), Portugal. Vector-borne and zoonotic disease 9(6): 663-669 

  • SANTOS S., MIRA A. & M.L. MATHIAS (2009). Using presence signs to discriminate between similar species. Integrative Zoology 4: 258-264.



Publications 2005-2009



  •  Marques C.C., Gabriel S.I., Pinheiro T., Viegas Crespo A.M., Mathias M.L. & Bebiano M.J. (2008). Metallothionein levels in Algerian mice (Mus spretus) exposed to elemental pollution: An ecophysiological approach Chemosphere 71(7): 1340-1347

  •  Mira A., Marques C.C., Santos S.M., Rosário I.T. & M.L. Mathias (2008). Environmental determinants of the distribution of the Cabrera vole (Microtus cabrerae) in Portugal: implications for conservation. Mammalian Biology 73(2): 102-110

  •  Rosário I.T., CARDOSO P.E. & M.L. Mathias (2008). Is habitat selection by the Cabrera vole (Microtus cabrerae) related to food preferences? Mammalian Biology 73: 423-429

  •  SANCHEZ-CHARDI A., MARQUES C.C., GABRIEL S.I., CAPELA-SILVA F., CABRITA A.S., LOPEZ-FUSTER M.J., NADAL J. & M.L. MATHIAS (2008). Haematology, genotoxicity, enzymatic activity and histopathologyas biomarkers of metal pollution in the shrew Crocidura russulaEnvironmental Pollution 156:1332-1339

  •  BRITTON-DAVIDIAN J., CATALAN J., LOPEZ J., GANEM G., NUNES A.C., RAMALHINHO M.G., AUFFRAY J.-C., SEARLE J.B. & M.L. MATHIAS (2007). Patterns of genic diversity and structure in a species undergoing rapid chromosomal radiation: an allozyme analysis of house mice from the Madeira archipelago. Heredity 99: 432-442

  •  MARQUES C.C., SÁNCHEZ-CHARDI A., GABRIEL S.I., NADAL J., VIEGAS-CRESPO A.M. & M.L. MATHIAS (2007). How does the greater white-toothed shrew, Crocidura russula, responds to long term heavy metal contamination? - A case study. Science of the Total Environment 376(1-3): 128-133

  •  Mathias M.L., Graça C., Ferreira A.M. & P. Duarte-Rodrigues (2007). Residues of DDT and other organochlorines in selected mammals from Central Portugal. Mammalia 71(4): 83-85

  •  Rosário I.T. & M.L. Mathias (2007). Post-fire recolonisation of a montado area by the endangered Cabrera vole (Microtus cabrerae). International Journal of Wildland Fire 16(4): 450-457

  •  SANCHEZ-CHARDI A., MARQUES C., NADAL J. & M.L. MATHIAS (2007). Metal bioaccumulation in the greater white-toothed shrew, Crocidura russula, inhabiting an abandoned pyrite mine site. Chemosphere 67: 121-130

  •  Santos S.M., Mathias M.L., Mira A. & M.P. Simões (2007). Vegetation structure and composition of road verge and meadow sites colonized by Cabrera vole (Microtus cabrerae Thomas). Polish Journal of Ecology 55(3): 481-493

  •  GAZAVE E., CATALAN J., RAMALHINHO M.G., MATHIAS M.L., NUNES A.C., BRITTON-DAVIDIAN J. & J.-C. AUFFRAY (2006). Do chromosomal hybrids necessarily suffer from developmental instability? Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 88: 33-43

  •  Marques C.C., Nunes A.C., Pinheiro T., Lopes P.A., SaNTOS M.C., Viegas-Crespo A.M., RAMALHINHO MG & M.L. Mathias (2006). An assessment of time-dependent effects of lead exposure in Algerian Mice (Mus spretus) using different methodological approaches. Biological Trace Element Research 109: 75-90

  •  Mathias M.L., Nunes A.C., Marques C.C., Auffray J.-C., Britton-Davidian J., Ganem G., GÜndÜz I., Ramalhinho M.G., Searle J.B. & J.R. Speakman (2006). Effects of climate on oxygen consumption and energy intake of chromosomally divergent populations of the House Mouse (Mus musculus domesticus) from the island of Madeira (North Atlantic, Portugal). Functional Ecology 20: 330-339

  •  SANTOS S., SIMÕES M.P., MATHIAS M.L. & A. MIRA (2006). Vegetation analysis in colonies of an endangered rodent, the Cabrera vole (Microtus cabrerae) in Southern Portugal. Ecological Research, 21:197-207

  •  BRITTON-DAVIDIAN J., CATALAN J., RAMALHINHO M.G., AUFFRAY J.C., NUNES A.C., GAZAVE E., SEARLE J. &M.L. MATHIAS (2005). Chromosomal phylogeny of Robertsonian races of the house mouse on the island of Madeira: testing between alternative mutational processes. Genetical Research 86: 171-183.

  •  Nunes A.C., Britton-Davidian J., Catalan J., Ramalhinho M.G., Capela R., Mathias M.L. & G. Ganem (2005). Influence of physical environmental characteristics and anthropogenic factors on the position and structure of a contact zone between two chromosomal races of the house mouse on the island of Madeira (North Atlantic, Portugal). Journal of Biogeography 32: 2123-2134.

  •  Ramalhinho M.L., Braz C., Catalan J., Mathias M.L. & J. Britton-Davidian (2005). AgNOR variability among Robertsonian races of the house mouse from the island of Madeira: implications for patterns of Rb fusion formation and genetic differentiation. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, 84: 585-591.

  •  Santos S., Rosário I. & M.L. Mathias (2005). Microhabitat preference of the Cabrera vole in a Mediterranean cork oak woodland of southern Portugal Vie et Milieu, 55(1): 53-59.

  •  SANTOS S., SIMÕES M.P., MATHIAS M.L. & A. MIRA (2005). Vegetation analysis in colonies of an endangered rodent, the Cabrera vole (Microtus cabrerae) in Southern Portugal. Ecological Research, 21:197-207

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Organization of Confetrences and Seminars

XII Congresso Internacional das Cidades Educadoras. Ambiente Verde, Educação Criativa, 25-29 Abril 2011. M.L. MATHIAS (Chairman)


Workshop Vole Ecology, Genetics and Conservation, Universidade de Évora, May 18, 2011-08-05 - Organizadores: Universidade Évora, CESAM, CIBIO


Workshop Biodiversidade: uma oportunidade para a qualidade de vida urbana, Faculdade de Ciências de Lisboa, June 7, 2011 - M.L. MATHIAS (Membro da Comissão Organizadora)


Seminário ‘Contaminantes químicos alimentares e ambientais. Duas realidades, uma só saúde'. Instituto Nacional de Saúde Doutor Ricardo Jorge, Lisboa, October 2011. - M.L. MATHIAS (Chairman)


13th International Conference 'Rodens et Spatium'. Rovaniemi, Finland, July 16–20  - M.L. MATHIAS, Member of the Scientific & Steering Committee


14th International Conference 'Rodens et Spatium' Lisboa, July 28 - August 2, 2014 - M.L. MATHIAS, Member of the Scientific & Steering Committee, Member of the Local Organizing Committee


 

Books and Chapters in books

As a CESAM member:



  • Mathias, M.L. & M.G. Ramalhinho (2014). Os pequenos mamíferos como indicadores de qualidade ambiental. Livro de Homenagem ao Prof. C. Almaça. Museu Nacional de História Natural e da Ciência, Lisboa

  • Kohsaka R., Pereira H.M., Elmqvist T., Chan L., Moreno-Peñaranda R., Morimoto Y., Inoue T., Iwata M., Nishi M., Mathias M.L., Souto Cruz C., Cabral M., Brunfeld M., Parkkinen A., Niemela J., Kulkami-Kawli Y. & G. Pearsell (2013). Indicators for Management of Urban Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services: City Biodiversity Index, pp 699-718 in Elmqvist T., Fragkias M., Goodness J., Guneralp B., Marcotullio P.J., McDonald R., Parnell S., Schewenius M., Sendstad M., Seto K.C. & C. Wilkinson (Eds.) Urbanization, Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services: Challenges and Opportunities. A Global Assessment. Springer Netherlands ISBN: 978-94-007-7087-4 (Print) 978-94-007-7088-1 (Online) DOI 10.1007/978-94-007-7088-1_32

  • Souto Cruz C., Louro Alves F., Metelo I., Bogalho V., Santos M., Henriques D., Almeida J., Sousa M., Pereira H., Mathias M.L. & M. Cabral Cardoso (2012). Biodiversidade na cidade de Lisboa: uma estratégia para2020 in I.Metelo, M. Santos, V. Bogalho (ed.). Câmara Municipal de Lisboa, 224pp.

  • MATHIAS M.L. (2010). Biodiversidade Urbana in Rota da Biodiversidade Lisboa 2010. Brochura, Ed. Câmara Municipal de Lisboa, pp.13

  • MATHIAS M.L. (2010). Mamíferos in Rota da Biodiversidade Lisboa 2010. Identificação e Textos de Caracterização de Espécies (Folheto de Campo), Ed. Câmara Municipal de Lisboa.

  • QUARTAU J.A. & M.L. MATHIAS (2010). Insect of the understorey in Western Mediterranean forest landscapes in Insect Habitats: Characteristics, Diversity and Management. NovaScience Publishers, NY

  •  REBELO R., CORREIA A.I., FONSECA F., MATHIAS M.L. & M. SANTOS-REIS (2009). Herdade da Ribeira Abaixo e Serra de Grândola in H. PEREIRA, T. DOMINGOS, L. VICENTE & V. PROENÇA (ed.) Ecossistemas e Bem-Estar Humano. Escolar Editora, Lisboa



 2005-2009




  •  DIAS D., LUÍS C. & M.L. MATHIAS (Ed.) (2008).BioClick- Biodiversidade e Ambiente nas Tuas Mãos! Pack Multimedia (CD-ROM+Website+BestEditor)

  •   MATHIAS M.L. (2008). Qualidade da Água in DIAS D., LUÍS C. & MATHIAS M.L. (Ed.) 2008. BioClick - Biodiversidade e Ambiente nas Tuas Mãos! Pack Multimédia (CD-ROM+Website+BestEditor)

  •  QUARTAU J.A., REBELO M.T., CORREIA O., BRANQUINHO C., PINHO P., OLIVEIRA G., CRUZ C., DIAS D., MATHIAS M.L., RAMALHINHO M.G. & C. LUÍS (2008). A Biodiversidade no Bosque in DIAS, D., LUÍS C. & MATHIAS M.L. (Ed.) 2008. BioClick - Biodiversidade e Ambiente nas Tuas Mãos! Pack Multimédia (CD-ROM+Website+BestEditor)

  •  SANTOS S.M., MIRA A. & M.L. MATHIAS (2008). The Lusitanian pine vole and the Mediterranean pine vole in a sympatry area: using presence signs to discriminate among similar species. Integrative Zoology, ICZ 2008, pp. S18. (Abstract)

  •  MATHIAS M.L., MONARCA R., SANTOS S., MIRA A., RAMALHINHO M. & J.P. AMARAL (2006). Physiological responses of fossorial pine voles (Microtus duodecimcostatus and Microtus lusitanicus) to life underground pp. 82. In C. PRIGIONI, L. NIEDER & L. COLLI (Eds.) Proceedings of the 10th Rodens & Spatium The International Conference on Rodent Biology. Hystrix Italian Journal of Mammalogy (n.s.) Supp.

  •  MONARCA R., NUNES A.C., RAMALHINHO M.G. & M.L. MATHIAS (2006). Ecological characterization of chromosomal races of the house mouse from the island of Madeira pp. 88. In C. PRIGIONI, L. NIEDER & L. COLLI (Eds.) Proceedings of the 10th Rodens & Spatium The International Conference on Rodent Biology. Hystrix Italian Journal of Mammalogy (n.s.) Supp.

  •  ROSÁRIO I.T. & M.L. MATHIAS (2006). Post-fire recolonization by the endangered Cabrera vole (Microtus cabrerae) pp. 110. In C. PRIGIONI, L. NIEDER & L. COLLI (Eds.) Proceedings of the 10th Rodens & Spatium The International Conference on Rodent Biology. Hystrix Italian Journal of Mammalogy (n.s.) Supp.

  •  SANTOS S.M., MATHIAS M.L., MIRA A. & M.P. SIMÕES (2006). Road verges as habitat for the Cabrera vole: a vegetation analysis pp. 116. In C. PRIGIONI, L. NIEDER & L. COLLI (Eds.) Proceedings of the 10th Rodens & Spatium The International Conference on Rodent Biology. Hystrix Italian Journal of Mammalogy (n.s.) Supp.

  •  TAPISSO J., MATHIAS M.L. & M.G. RAMALHINHO (2006). Genotoxicity evaluation of three heavy metals, Cadmium, Lead and Zinc in bone marrow cells and male germ cells of Algerian mice (Mus spretus Lataste 1883) pp. 132. In C. PRIGIONI, L. NIEDER & L. COLLI (Eds.) Proceedings of the 10th Rodens & Spatium The International Conference on Rodent Biology. Hystrix Italian Journal of Mammalogy (n.s.) Supp.


 

Scientific Supervision
PhD (Co-supervisor): Flávio André Gomes Oliveira
PhD (Co-supervisor): Diogo Barros
PhD (Co-supervisor): Tomé Neves de Matos

Post-doc (Main Supervisor): Ana Sofia Quina
Post-doc (Main Supervisor): Ana Mota Cerveira
Post-doc (Main Supervisor): Sofia Isabel Vieira Gabriel
Post-doc (Co-supervisor): Cristiane Bastos-Silveira
(ex-CESAM member)

PhD (Main Supervisor): Joaquim Tapisso
PhD (Main Supervisor): Inês Teixeira do Rosário
(not a CESAM member)
PhD (Co-supervisor): Isabel Queirós Neves
PhD (Co-supervisor): Margarida Alexandra Duarte
(ex-CESAM member)
PhD (Co-supervisor): Isabel Queirós Neves
PhD (Co-supervisor): Sofia Isabel Vieira Gabriel
PhD (Co-supervisor): Rita Monarca



Projects
Speciation or despeciation? Zooming in on a chromosomal hybrid zone in the Madeiran house mouse [see details]

Biodiversity Lisbon 2020 [see details]

Understanding the origin and persistence of Microtus species in the Iberian Peninsula: the genetical, behavior and ecological forces [see details]

Recovering the past, recording the present, and preparing the future of zoological collections in Portugal. [see details]

Adaptive energy metabolism in fossorial pine voles (Microtus duodecimcostatus and M.Lusitanicus). A comparative study [see details]

Publications
  1. Oliveira F.G., Tapisso J.T., Monarca R.I., Cerveira A.M., Mathias M.L. (2016) Phenotypic flexibility in the energetic strategy of the greater white-toothed shrew, Crocidura russula. Journal Of Thermal Biology. 56, 10-17. (see details) ISI paper
  2. Didion J.P., Morgan A.P., Yadgary L., Bell T.A., McMullan R.C., de Solorzano L.O., Britton-Davidian J., Bult C.J., Campbell K.J., Castiglia R., Ching Y.H., Chunco A.J., Crowley J.J., Chesler E.J., Forster D.W., French J.E., Gabriel S.I., Gatti D.M., Garland T., Giagia-Athanasopoulou E.B., Gimenez M.D., Grize S.A., Gunduz I., Holmes A., Hauffe H.C., Herman J.S., Holt J.M., Hua K.J., Jolley W.J., Lindholm A.K., Lopez-Fuster M.J., Mitsainas G., Mathias M.D., McMillan L., Ramalhinho M.D.M., Rehermann B., Rosshart S.P., Searle J.B., Shiao M.S., Solano E., Svenson K.L., Thomas-Laemont P., Threadgill D.W., Ventura J., Weinstock G.M., Pomp D., Churchill G.A., de Villena F.P.M. (2016) R2d2 Drives Selfish Sweeps in the House Mouse. Molecular Biology And Evolution. 33, 6, 1381-1395. (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://mbe.oxfordjournals.org/content/33/6/1381.long
  3. Duarte M.A., Heckel G., Mathias M.D., Bastos-Silveira C. (2016) Olfactory receptors and behavioural isolation: a study on Microtus voles. Mammal Research. 61, 4, 399-407. (see details) ISI paper
  4. Ledevin R., Chevret P., Ganem G., Britton-Davidian J., Hardouin E.A., Chapuis J.L., Pisanu B., Mathias M.D., Schlager S., Auffray J.C., Renaud S. (2016) Phylogeny and adaptation shape the teeth of insular mice. Proceedings Of The Royal Society B-biological Sciences. 283, 1824, (see details) ISI paper
  5. Gabriel S.I., Mathias M.L., Searle J.B. (2015) Of mice and the 'Age of Discovery': the complex history of colonization of the Azorean archipelago by the house mouse (Mus musculus) as revealed by mitochondrial DNA variation. Journal Of Evolutionary Biology. 28, 1, 130-145. (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jeb.12550
  6. Duarte M.A., Mathias M.D., Bastos-Silveira C. (2015) Pair-bonding behaviour of the sister species Microtus lusitanicus and M. duodecimcostatus. Journal Of Ethology. 33, 3, 213-223. (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10164-015-0434-8
  7. Quina A.S., Bastos-Silveira C., Minarro M., Ventura J., Jimenez R., Paulo O.S., Mathias M.L. (2015) p53 gene discriminates two ecologically divergent sister species of pine voles. Heredity. 115, 5, 444-451. (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://www.nature.com/hdy/journal/v115/n5/full/hdy201544a.html
  8. Monarca R.I., Mathias M.D., Wang D.H., Speakman J.R. (2015) Predation risk modulates diet-induced obesity in male C57BL/6 mice. Obesity. 23, 10, 2059-2065. (see details) ISI paper
  9. Monarca R.I., Mathias M.D., Speakman J.R. (2015) Behavioural and physiological responses of wood mice (Apodemus sylvaticus) to experimental manipulations of predation and starvation risk. Physiology & Behavior. 149, 331-339. (see details) ISI paper
  10. Rocha R.G., Wauters L.A., Mathias M.D., Fonseca C. (2014) Will an ancient refuge become a modern one ? A critical review on the conservation and research priorities for the red squirrel (Sciurus vulgaris) in the Iberian peninsula. Hystrix-italian Journal Of Mammalogy. 25, 1, 9-13. (see details) ISI paper
  11. Gabriel S.I., Mathias M.L., Searle J.B. (2013) Genetic structure of house mouse (Mus musculus Linnaeus 1758) populations in the Atlantic archipelago of the Azores: colonization and dispersal. Biological Journal Of The Linnean Society. 108, 4, 929–940 (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/bij.12015/abstract
  12. Da Silva J.F.R., Monarca R.I., Dias D., Ramalhinho M.G., Mathias M.L., Muccillo-Baisch L. (2013) Geno- and cyto-toxicity in free-living rodent Mus spretus exposed to simulated onshore oil spill. Bulletin Of Environmental Contamination And Toxicology. 91, 4, 465-468. (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00128-013-1080-x
  13. Forster D.W, Mathias, Britton-Davidian J., Searle J. (2013) Origin of the chromosomal radiation of Madeiran House Mice: a microsatellite analysis of metacentric chromosomes. Heredity. 110, 380 -388. (see details) ISI paper
  14. Tapisso J., Ramalhinho M.G., Mathias M.L., Rychlik L. (2013) Ecological release: swimming and diving behavior of an allopatric population of the Mediterranean water shrew. Journal Of Mammalogy. 94, 1, 29-39. (see details) ISI paper
  15. Cerveira A.M., Jackson R.J. (2013) Love is in the air: olfaction-based mate odour identification by jumping spiders from the genus Cyrba. Journal Of Ethology. 31, 29-34. (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://www.springerlink.com/content/0508vg7354071wp8/
  16. Boa-Alma A.S., Ramalhinho M.G., Dias D., Mathias M.L., Carvalho P.A., Alves De Matos A.P. (2012) Genotoxic effect of inhaled ambient particulate matter. Microscopy And Microanalysis. 18, S5, 25-26 (IF=3,007). (see details) ISI paper
  17. Bastos-Silveira C., Santos S.M., Monarca R., Mathias M.L., Heckel G. (2012) Deep mitochondrial introgression and hybridization among ecologically divergent vole species. Molecular Ecology. 21, 21, 5309-5323. (IF=5.522). (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/mec.12018/abstract
  18. SANTOS S., MATHIAS M.L., MIRA A. (2011) The influence of local, landscape and spatial factors on the distribution of the Lusitanian and the Mediterranean pine voles in a Mediterranean landscape. Mammalian Biology. 76, 2, 133-142. (see details) ISI paper
  19. NUNES A.C., CATALAN J., LOPEZ J., RAMALHINHO M.G., MATHIAS M.L., BRITTON-DAVIDIAN J. (2011) Fertility assessment in hybrids between monobrachially homologous Rb races of the house mouse from the island of Madeira: implications for modes of chromosomal evolution. Heredity. 106, 348-356. (see details) ISI paper
  20. Gabriel S.I., Stevens M.I., Mathias M.L., Searle J.B. (2011) Of mice and convicts: origin of the Australian house mouse, Mus musculus. Plos One. 6, 12, e28622 (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://www.plosone.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0028622
  21. Rodrigues D., Wauters L., Romeo C., Mari V., Preatoni D., Mathias M.L., Tosi G. , Martinoli A. (2010) Living on the edge: can red squirrels (Sciurus vulgaris) persist in extreme high-elevation habitats?. Arctic, Antarctic And Alpine Research. 42, 1, 106-112. (see details) ISI paper
  22. SANTOS S., LOURENÇO R., MATHIAS M.L., MIRA A. (2010) Spatial ecology of the Lusitanian pine vole (Microtus lusitanicus) in a Mediterranean polyculture. Animal Biology. 60, 1-19. (see details) ISI paper
  23. SANTOS S., MATHIAS M.L., MIRA A. (2010) Local coexistence and niche differences between the Lusitanian and Mediterranean pine voles (Microtus lusitanicus and M. duodecimcostatus). Ecological Research. 25, 1019-1031. (see details) ISI paper
  24. SANTOS S., MIRA A. , MATHIAS M.L. (2009) Factors influencing large scale distribution of two sister species of pine voles (Microtus lusitanicus and M.duodecimcostatus): the importance of spatial autocorrelation. Canadian Journal Of Zoology . 87, 12, 1227-1240. (see details) ISI paper
  25. Tapisso J., Marques C., Mathias M.L., Ramalhinho M.G. (2009) Induction of micronuclei and sister chromatid exchange in bone marrow cells and sperm abnormalities in Algerian mice (Mus spretus) exposed to Cadmium, Lead and Zinc. Mutation Research-genetic Toxicology And Environmental Mutagenesis . 678, 1, 59-64. (see details) ISI paper
  26. Santos A.S., Amaro F., Santos-Silva M., Sousa R., Mathias M.L., Ramalhinho M.G., Nuncio M.S., Alves M.J., Bacellar F., Runler J.S. (2009) Detection of antibodies against Anaplasma phagocytophilum in Algerian Mice (Mus spretus), Portugal. Vector-borne And Zoonotic Diseases . 9, 6, 663-669. (see details) ISI paper
  27. NUNES A.C., MATHIAS M.L., GANEM G. (2009) Odor preference in house mice: influences of habitat heterogeneity and chromosomal incompatibility. Behavioral Ecology . 20, 6, 1252-1261. (see details) ISI paper
  28. Förster D.W. G.ü.n.d.ü.z. .&.#.3.0.4.;. (2009) Molecular insights into the colonization and chromosomal diversification of Madeiran house mice. Molecular Ecology. 18, 21, 4477-4494. (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1365-294X.2009.04344.x/abst...
  29. Sánchez-Chardi A., Marques C.C., Gabriel S.I., Capela-Silva F., Cabrita A.S., López-Fuster M.J., Nadal J., Mathias M.L. (2008) Haematology, genotoxicity, enzymatic activity and histopathology as biomarkers of metal pollution in the shrew Crocidura russula. Environmental Pollution . 156, 3, 1332-1339. (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0269749108001310
  30. Marques C.C., Gabriel S.I., Pinheiro T., Viegas-Crespo A.M., Mathias M.L., Bebianno M.J. (2008) Metallothionein levels in Algerian mice (Mus spretus) exposed to elemental pollution: An ecophysiological approach. Chemosphere . 71, 7, 1340-1347. (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0045653507014270
  31. Marques C.C., Sánchez-Chardi A., Gabriel S.I., Nadal J., Viegas-Crespo A.M., Mathias M.L. (2007) How does the greater white-toothed shrew, Crocidura russula, responds to long-term heavy metal contamination? – A case study. Science Of The Total Environment. 376, 1-3, 128-133. (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0048969707001052
  1. FLAVIO M. R. DA SILVA JÚNIOR, RITA I. MONARCA, DEODÁLIA DIAS, MARIA G. RAMALHINHO, MARIA L. MATHIAS & ANA L. MUCCILLO-BAISCH (2013) Geno-and cyto-toxicity in free-living rodent Mus spretus exposed to simulated onshore oil spill. . Bulletin Of Environmental Contamination And Toxicology . 91, 4, (see details)
  2. Silva Júnior F., Monarca R., Dias D., Ramalhinho G., Mathias M.L., Muccillo-Baisch A. (2012) Physiological damage in Algerian mouse Mus spretus (Rodentia, Muridae) exposed to crude oil. Journal Of Bioscience And Biotechnology. 1, 2, 125-133. (see details)
  3. Cabral M., Pereira H., Souto Cruz C., Mathias M.L. (2012) O índice de biodiversidade nas cidades como ferramenta para gestão: o caso da cidade de Lisboa. Ecologia. 6, 63-72. (see details)
  4. SANTOS S., MIRA A., MATHIAS M.L. (2009) Using presence signs to discriminate between similar species. Integrative Zoology. 4, 258-264. (see details)
  5. Garrido-García J.A., Rosário I.T., Gisbert J. , García-Perea R., Cordero A.I., López-Alabau A., Mathias M.L., Mira A., Pita R., Santos S., Sendra-Pérez I., Vicente V. & Soriguer R. Revisión a nivel ibérico de la distribución del topillo de Cabrera o iberón, Iberomys cabrerae (Thomas, 1906). . Galemys. 25, 35-49. (see details)
  1. SOUTO CRUZ C., LOURO ALVES F., METELO I., BOGALHO V., SANTOS M., HENRIQUES D., ALMEIDA J., SOUSA M., PEREIRA H., MATHIAS M.L. , CABRAL M. (2012) Biodiversidade na cidade de Lisboa: uma estratégia para 2020. Lisboa. Câmara Municipal de Lisboa. (see details)
  1. Mathias M.L. (2010) Biodiversidade Urbana. In: Rota da Biodiversidade Lisboa 2010 (Brochura). Lisboa. Câmara Municipal de Lisboa. (see details)
  2. REBELO R., CORREIA A.I., FONSECA F., MATHIAS M.L., SANTOS-REIS M. (2009) Herdade da Ribeira Abaixo e Serra de Grândola . In: Ecossistemas e Bem-Estar Humano. Lisboa. Escolar Editora. (see details)
  3. Kohsaka R., Pereira H.M., Elmqvist T., Chan L., Moreno-Peñaranda R., Morimoto Y., Inoue T., Iwata M., Nishi M., Mathias M.L., Souto Cruz C., Cabral M., Brunfeld M., Parkkinen A., Niemela J., Kulkami-Kawli Y. & G. Pearsell (2013). (-) Urbanization, Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services: Challenges and Opportunities. A Global Assessment. In: in Elmqvist T., Fragkias M., Goodness J., Guneralp B., Marcotullio P.J., McDonald R., Parnell S., Schewenius M., Sendstad M., Seto K.C. & C. Wilkinson (Eds.). (EDS.), Indicators for Management of Urban Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services: City Biodiversity Index, pp 699-718 . (see details)
  4. Mathias M.L. & M.G. Ramalhinho Os pequenos mamíferos com indicadores de qualidade ambiental. xxx. (see details)
  1. Duarte M. (2016) Unravelling the genetic basis of the reproductive isolation between two sister species of pine voles living in sympatry. PhD Thesis. [supervisor] (see details)
  2. Torrejais J. (2016) Evaluation of Morinda citrifolia chemopreventive effects against Patulin. MSc Thesis. (see details)
  3. Tapisso J. (2014) How historal and present climate conditions affected the distribution of the mediterranean water shrew? A phylogeographical and ecological approach. PhD Thesis. (see details)
  4. Rosário I. (2013) O rato de Cabrera (Microtus cabrerae): utilização de descritores ecológicos na definição de uma estratégia de conservação. PhD Thesis. (see details)
  5. Flavio G. Oliveira (2013) Estratégias energéticas e comportamentais de adaptação à temperatura no musaranho-comum (Crocidura russula). MSc Thesis. [supervisor] (see details)
    Link: https://repositorio.ul.pt/bitstream/10451/9915/1/ulfc103178_flavio_olive...
  6. Valente S. (2011) Eliomys quercinus: distribution and regulating factors in Baixo Alentejo. MSc Thesis. (see details)
  7. Cabral M. (2011) Lisboa Biodiversidade 2020. MSc Thesis. (see details)
  8. Rodrigues F. (2011) Estudo toxicológico de solos contaminados em roedores silvestres. PhD Thesis. (see details)
  9. Lopes A.M. (2009) Avaliação do risco de contaminação ambiental utilizando como bioindicador o ratinhocaseiro (Mus musculus). MSc Thesis. (see details)
  10. Matos A. (2009) Monitorização das taxas de poluição urbana usando bioindicadores genéticos em Micromamíferos’. MSc Thesis. (see details)
  1. Oliveira, F.G., Tapisso, J.T., Fonseca, P.J., Mathias, M.L. (2017) Behavioral and physiological responses to acoustic signals in greater white-toothed shrews from natural and urban habitats. (see details)
  2. Cerveira AM, Tapisso JT, Bastos-Silveira C, Mathias, ML (2016) Reproduction, postnatal growth and development of two fossorial pine voles, Microtus duodecimcostatus and M. lusitanicus. (see details)
  3. GABRIEL SI, SEARLE JB & MATHIAS ML (2016) Colonization and speciation of an invader: the western house mouse (Mus musculus domesticus) in Madeira Island. (see details)
  4. Valente, A., Gabriel, S.I., Gomes, L., Correia, J., Mathias, M.L. & Madeira de Carvalho, L.M. (2015) Gastrointestinal and liver helminthic infections in house mice (Mus musculus domesticus) from the Madeira Archipelago: implications on Animal and Public Health. (see details)
  5. Tapisso, J.T., Oliveira, F.G., Monarca, R.I., Cerveira, A.M., Mathias, M.L. (2015) Phenotypic flexibility in the energetic strategy of the greater white-toothed shrew, Crocidura russula. (see details)
  6. ML Mathias, JT Tapisso,T Neves, SI Gabriel, AM Cerveira, R Monarca & MG Ramalhinho (2014) Spatial distribution of Robertsonian races of house mice Mus musculus domesticus in the island of Madeira (North Atlantic, Portugal) . (see details)
  7. Cerveira AM, Tapisso JT, Gabriel SI, Ramalhino G, Mathias ML (2014) Male dominance in house mouse chromosomal races from Madeira Island. (see details)
  8. Duarte M.A., Heckel G., Mathias M.L., Bastos-Silveira C. (2014) Molecular evolution of the sperm-binding receptor ZP3 in Cricetidae rodents. (see details)
  9. Oliveira, F.G., Tapisso, J., Cerveira, A.M., Monarca, R., Mathias, M.L. (2014) Behavioral strategies of adaptation to temperature in the common shrew (Crossidura russula). (see details)
  10. Cerveira AM, Afonso J, Mathias ML, Bastos-Silveira C (2014) Reproductive isolation between two pine vole sister species, Microtus duodecimcostatus & M. lusitanicus. (see details)
  11. Cerveira AM, Tapisso JT, Mathias ML, Bastos-Silveira C (2012) Postnatal growth and development in two pine vole species, Microtus duodecimcostatus & M. lusitanicus. (see details)
  12. Tapisso J., Ramalhinho M.G., MATHIAS M.L. , Rychlik L. (2011) Competitive release of the mediterranean water shrew (Neomys anomalus) living in Portugal. (see details)
  13. Gabriel S., MATHIAS M.L., Searle J. (2011) Colonization history of the Azores archipelago by the house mouse (Mus musculus): clues from mtDNA and microsatellites. (see details)
  14. Monarca R., MATHIAS M.L. (2011) The starvation-predation risk trade-off: response of wood mice (Apodemus sylvaticus) to a scenario of predatory risk. (see details)
  15. Bastos-Silveira C., Santos S., Monarca R., Cerveira A., Haeckel G., Mathias M.L. (2010) Tracking the evolutionary history of the pine voles Microtus lusitanicus and Microtus duodecimcostatus: a multidisciplinary approach. (see details)
  16. Gabriel S., MATHIAS M.L., Searle J. (2010) The complex colonisation history of the Azorean archipelago by the house mouse (Mus musculus domesticus): multiple origins revealed by mitochondrial DNA variation. (see details)
  17. Monarca R., Nunes A.C., MATHIAS M.L. (2010) The cost of living in an island: energetics of two populations of house mice inhabiting Madeira. (see details)
  18. Gabriel S., MATHIAS M.L., Searle J. (2009)  Colonisation of the Azorean archipelago by the house mouse (Mus musculus) - clues from mtDNA. (see details)
  19. Tapisso J., Ramalhinho M.G., MATHIAS M.L. , Rychlik L. (2009) Did the Mediterranean water shrew (Neomys anomalus) improve their diving skills and underwater foraging under absence of the Eurasian water Shrew (Neomys fodiens) in Portugal?. (see details)
  20. Gabriel S., MATHIAS M.L., Searle J. (2009) Global Phylogeography of the Western European house mouse. (see details)
  21. Tapisso J., Ramalhinho M.G., MATHIAS M.L. , Rychlik L. (2009)  Did Neomys anomalus improve their diving skills and underwater foraging under absence of Neomys fodiens?. (see details)
  22. Oliveira F.G., Tapisso J.T., Fonseca P.J., Rychlik L., Mathias M.L. (2016) Do shrews use daily torpor to reduce risk exposure?. (see details)
  23. Tapisso J.T., Rychlik L., Ramalhinho M. G., Mathias M.L. (2016) Integrating phylogeography and niche modelling to unveil the spatio-temporal distribution pattern of the Mediterranean water shrew (Neomys anomalus). (see details)