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  Deodália Dias  
  Phone: 217500462  
  e-mail: dmdias@fc.ul.pt  
  Category: Professor  
  Department: Animal Biology, Faculty of Sciences/University of Lisbon  
  Research group: Adaptation Biology & Ecological Processes
ISI Web of KnowledgeSM search factor: ResearcherID: C-8272-2013; http://orcid.org/0000-0002-8771-6727; AU= (Dias, D OR Dias, Deodália)  
Research Area

DNA markers to be used in species identification (STRs and SNPs) and mtDNA ; Forensic Entomology; Ticks / diseases / climate change and public health.

Academic Qualifications

- PhD in Genetics (Universidade de Lisboa), 1997

- Master (equivalent degree) (Universidade de Lisboa)

- Post-graduated course in Medical Parasitology - Instituto de Higiéne e Medicina Tropical   (Universidade Nova de Lisboa),1981

- Graduation in  Biology (Universidade de  Lisboa), 1980

- Biology (no degree) - Faculdade de Ciências (Universidade  Agostinho Neto, Angola)

Scientific Supervision
PhD (Main Supervisor): Ana Sofia Neves
(not a CESAM member)
PhD (Main Supervisor): Maria João Coimbra Dores

PhD (Main Supervisor): Ana Rita Oliveira
PhD (Main Supervisor): Daniela Gestal
(not a CESAM member)
PhD (Co-supervisor): Pedro Santos
(not a CESAM member)
PhD (Co-supervisor): Paulo Dario
PhD (Co-supervisor): Daniela Gestal
(not a CESAM member)

Master (Main Supervisor): BARREIROS, S.
(not a CESAM member)
Master (Main Supervisor): Cardoso, M.
(not a CESAM member)
Master (Main Supervisor): Evaristo, S.
(not a CESAM member)
Master (Main Supervisor): Eliadoro, C.
(not a CESAM member)
Master (Main Supervisor): Silva, M.
(not a CESAM member)
Master (Main Supervisor): Marques, M.
(not a CESAM member)
Master (Main Supervisor): Susana Fernandes Torres Lopes
(ex-CESAM member)
Master (Main Supervisor): Susana Ferreira
(not a CESAM member)
Master (Main Supervisor): Mariana Silva
(not a CESAM member)
Master (Main Supervisor): Wilson Marques
(not a CESAM member)
Master (Co-supervisor): Filipa Brito Santos
(not a CESAM member)
Master (Co-supervisor): Sara Mantua Nota
(not a CESAM member)
Master (Co-supervisor): Gonçalo Lidónio
(not a CESAM member)
Master (Co-supervisor): Constança Simões
(not a CESAM member)
Master (Co-supervisor): Cátia Gonçalves
(not a CESAM member)
Master (Co-supervisor): Eva Rolo
(not a CESAM member)
Master (Co-supervisor): Ana Sofia Boa-Alma
(not a CESAM member)
Master (Co-supervisor): Vânia Gaio
(not a CESAM member)
Master (Co-supervisor): Catarina Dourado
(ex-CESAM member)
Master (Co-supervisor): Ana Margarida Lopes
(not a CESAM member)
Master (Co-supervisor): Joana Neto Coelho
(not a CESAM member)
Master (Co-supervisor): Rafaela cabaça
(not a CESAM member)
Master (Co-supervisor): Ana Margarida Vicente
(not a CESAM member)

Forensic entomology: Morphometric and Molecular databank (mtDNA) to identify species (Diptera and Coleoptera) with forensic interest [see details]

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

  1. Dario P., Oliveira A.R., Ribeiro T., Porto M.J., Dias D., Real F.C. (2017) Autosomal SNPs study of a population sample from Southern Portugal and from a sample of immigrants from Guinea-Bissau residing in Portugal. Legal Medicine. 24, 32-35. (see details) ISI paper
  2. Almeida C., Simoes R., Coimbra-Dores M.J., Rosa F., Dias D. (2017) Mitochondrial DNA analysis of Rhipicephalus sanguineus s.l. from the western Iberian peninsula. Medical And Veterinary Entomology. 31, 2, 167-177. (see details) ISI paper
  3. Yang B., Cui L.L., Perez-Enciso M., Traspov A., Crooijmans R.P.M.A., Zinovieva N., Schook L.B., Archibald A., Gatphayak K., Knorr C., Triantafyllidis A., Alexandri P., Semiadi G., Hanotte O., Dias D., Dovc P., Uimari P., Iacolina L., Scandura M., Groenen M.A.M., Huang L.S., Megens H.J. (2017) Genome-wide SNP data unveils the globalization of domesticated pigs. Genetics Selection Evolution. 49, (see details) ISI paper
  4. Coimbra-Dores M.J., Nunes T., Dias D., Rosa F. (2016) Rhipicephalus sanguineus (Acari: Ixodidae) species complex: morphometric and ultrastructural analyses. Experimental And Applied Acarology. 70, 4, 455-468. (see details) ISI paper
  5. Lopes S.T., Dourado C.G., Oliveira A.R., Silva I.F.E., Farinha A., Rebelo M.T., Dias D. (2015) Molecular Identification of Western-Palaearctic Leaf Beetles (Coleoptera, Chrysomelidae). Journal Of The Entomological Research Society. 17, 93-101. (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://www.google.pt/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=1&ved=0CCQQF...
  6. Centeio N, Farinha A, Dourado CG, Oliveira AR, Dias D & Rebelo MT (2015) Fine structure comparison of eggshell from Lucilia sericata and Calliphorida vicina, Calliphoridae with forensic importance. Microscopy And Microanalysis. 21, S6, 6-7. (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://journals.cambridge.org/action/displayAbstract?fromPage=online&aid...
  7. Dario P., Mourino H., Oliveira A.R., Lucas I., Ribeiro T., Porto M.J., Santos J.C., Dias D., Real F.C. (2015) Assessment of IrisPlex-based multiplex for eye and skin color prediction with application to a Portuguese population. International Journal Of Legal Medicine. 129, 6, 1191-1200. (see details) ISI paper
  8. Dario P., Oliveira A.R., Ribeiro T., Porto M.J., Santos J.C., Dias D., Real F.C. (2015) SNPforID 52-plex in casework samples: . Forensic Science International Genetics Supplement Series. 5, E118-E120. (see details) ISI paper
  9. Almeida C., Ribeiro T., Oliveira A.R., Porto M.J., Santos J.C., Dias D., Dario P. (2015) Population data of the GlobalFiler (R) Express loci in South Portuguese population. Forensic Science International-genetics. 19, 39-41. (see details) ISI paper
  10. Rolo E.A., Oliveira A.R., Dourado C.G., Farinha A., Rebelo M.T., Dias, D. (2013) Identification of sarcosaprophagous Diptera species through DNA barcoding in wildlife forensics. Forensic Science International. 228, 160-164. (see details) ISI paper
  11. - DOURADO GD ., DUARTE M ., GROSSO AR ., BASTOS-SILVEIRA C ., MARRERO P ., OLIVEIRA P ., PAULO O & DIAS D . (2013) Phylogenetic origin of the endemic pigeons from Madeira (Columba trocaz) and Azores Islands (Columba palumbus azorica). . Journal Of Ornitology, . 150, (see details) ISI paper
  12. 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
  13. Ferreira S., Oliveira A.R., Farinha A., Rebelo M.T., Dias D. (2011) Forensic Entomology: Nuclear and Mitochondrial Markers for Diptera and Coleoptera identification. Forensic Science International: Genetics Supplement Series. 3, 1, e174-e175. (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1875176811000886
  14. Oliveira A.R., Farinha A., Rebelo M.T., Dias D. (2011) Forensic Entomology: Molecular Identification of Blowfly Species (Diptera: Calliphoridae) in Portugal. Forensic Science International: Genetics Supplement Series. 3, 1, e439-e440. (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1875176811002204
  1. DARIO P., OLIVEIRA A.R. ., RIBEIRO T. ., PORTO M.J. ., COSTA SANTOS J., DIAS D., CORTE REAL F. (2015) SNPforID 52-plex in casework samples: “cracking” bones and other difficult samples. Forensic Science International Genetics Supplement Series . (see details)
  2. MATEUS M.L., MONTEIRO T., RODRIGUES C.M., MENDES M.M., MARREILHA dos SANTOS, A.P., DIAS D. (2015) Molecular identification of western-palaearctic leaf beetles (Coleoptera, Chrysomelidae). Toxicology Letters . 238, 2, (see details)
  3. DA SILVA JÚNIOR F.M.R., MONARCA R.I., DIAS D., RAMALHINHO M.G., MATHIAS M.L., MUCCILLO-BAISCH A.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, (see details)
  4. 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)
  5. Dias, D., Mathias M.L. , Luís C. (2009) BioClick – Biodiversidade e Ambiente nas Tuas Mãos - Pack Multimédia, PCD-ROM Multimédia & Website+BestEditor. (see details)
  1. Gastal D. (em curso) Características da adaptação genética da lactopoiese em condições tropicais de exploração do gado bovino. PhD Thesis. (see details)
  2. Oliveira, A.R. (em curso) Messenger RNA profiling for body fluid identification by realtime PCR. PhD Thesis. (see details)
  3. Lopes, Susana (2012) Forensic Entomology: DNA Barcoding for Coleóptera Identification. MSc Thesis. (see details)
  4. Lázaro, D. (2012) Systematic comparison of the effects of a-synuclein mutations on aggregations in Parkinson´s Diseases. MSc Thesis. (see details)
  5. Mouro, F., (2012) Modulation of NMDA receptor activity through adenosine A2A receptors in the hippocampus. MSc Thesis. (see details)
  6. Martinho, D., (2012) Effect of mushroom polysaccharides and olive phenolic compounds on human carcinoma cells. MSc Thesis. (see details)
  7. Rosa, S. (2012) Production and characterization of S100A4-targeting nanorods for an anti-cancer thermal ablation therapy . MSc Thesis. (see details)
  8. Coelho J. (2012) Genética molecular das perturbações do espectro do autismo: análise de variantes estruturais. MSc Thesis. (see details)
  9. Dourado C. (2011) Estudo das relações filogenéticas entre espécies do género Columba. Pesquisa e identificação de vírus em Columba livia e sua implicação em saúde pública. MSc Thesis. (see details)
  10. Gaio V. (2011) . In vivo study of genotoxicity of pesticides using small mammals as bioindicators. MSc Thesis. (see details)
  11. Boa-Alma Ana Sofia (2011) Monitoring rates of roads pollution using genetic biomarkers in small mammals. MSc Thesis. (see details)
  12. Ferreira, S.R. (2011) Forensic entomology: nuclear and mitochondrial markers for insects species identification. MSc Thesis. (see details)
  13. Tavares A.M. (2010) Mycotoxins in baby foods and study of its potential genotoxic effects. MSc Thesis. (see details)
  14. Tavares D.S.S. (2010) Remoção de arsénio da água usando adsorventes produzidos a partir de bioresíduos. MSc Thesis. (see details)
  15. Rolo, E. (2010) DNA barcoding and Forensic Entomology: A molecular approach for Diptera species´identification. MSc Thesis. (see details)
  16. Cruz T. (2010) Abordagem fisiológica e molecular da capacidade de tolerância à secura de Jatropha curcas. MSc Thesis. (see details)
  17. Lucas R. (2010) In vivo assays to study the interference of chemoprotectors on manganese neurotoxicity. MSc Thesis. (see details)
  18. Costa C. (2010) Monitorização de Agentes Fúngicos na Água e Superfícies de Piscinas Cobertas, no Distrito de Lisboa. Importância para a Saúde Pública. MSc Thesis. (see details)
  19. Sardinha P. (2010) Colecções de História Natural como fonte de ADN degradado: teste de protocolos moleculares com aplicação à genética forense. MSc Thesis. (see details)
  20. Ropio, J. (2010) O complexo mediador e a actividade transcricional do Yap1 e Yap8 na levedura sob stress por arsénio. MSc Thesis. (see details)
  1. Coimbra-Dores M.J., Almeida C., Simões R., Dias D., Rosa F. (2015) Rhipicephalus sanguineus (Acari: Ixodidae) species complex: New insights in its variability. Xi Encontro Nacional De Biologia Evolutiva. (see details)
  2. Rosa F, Coimbra-Dores MJ, Nunes T, Dias D (2014) Ultramorphological Study of Rhipicephalus sanguineus s.l. from midwest of Portugal. Xvii Congresso Português De Parasitologia. (see details)
  3. Centeio, N., Farinha, A., Dourado, C.G., Oliveira, A.R., Dias, D., Rebelo, M.T. (2013) Fine structure comparison of eggshell from Lucilia sericata and Calliphorida vicina, Calliphoridae with forensic importance. (see details)
  4. Dias D. (2011) Padrões e processos da biodiversidade de insectos com interesse forense: identificação molecular porquê?. (see details)
  5. Farinha, A., Oliveira, A. R., Rolo, E., Ferreira, S., Centeio, N., Dias, D., Rebelo, M. T. (2010) Base de dados morfométricos e moleculares necessários à identificação de espécies (Díptera e Coleóptera) de interesse forense. (see details)