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  Elsa Verónica Pontes Gonçalves  
  Phone: +351 91.080.65.45  
  e-mail: goncalveselsa@outlook.com  
  Category: Master of Science  
  Department: Faculty of Sciences University of Lisbon  
  Research group: Adaptation Biology and Ecological Processes
 
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  Thesis title: Can the Pine Wilt Disease cycle be broken? Decoding transfer mechanisms of the pinewood nematode Bursaphelenchus xylophilus between its insect-vector Monochamus galloprovincialis and the host tree Pinus pinaster
  Supervisor: Professora Ana Cristina da Silva Figueiredo
  Category: BO
  Grant type: BI
  Funding entity: Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia
  Grant reference: PTDC/AGR-FOR/4391/2014
  Start date: 2016-04-01
  End date: 2017-03-31
CURRICULUM VITAE

Academic career


2011 - Bachelor's degree in Terrestrial Environmental Biology with final average of 14 values University of Sciences of the University of Lisbon.

2014 - Master's degree in Biology of the Conservation for University of Sciences of the University of Lisbon.


Career development


2012 (July) / 2012 (October) - Researcher of the Project PTDC / AGR-CFL /098869/2008 (Of July of 2012 to October of 2012): "Developing an adaptive management system goes predicting and mitigating damage caused the pine wilt nematode B. xylophilus in Portugal."

2016 (01/07/2016) / to the date - Researcher of the project DC/AGR-GO /4391/2014, "Can the Pine Wilt Disease cycle be broken? Decoding transfer mechanisms of the pinewood nematode Bursaphelenchus xylophilus between its insect-vector Monochamus galloprovincialis and the host tree Pinus pinaster."



Research interests

Biology and pathology of plants

Chemicals of plants

Publications
  1. Pimentel, C. S. Goncalves, E. V. Firminoa, P. N. Calvão, T. Fonseca, L. Correia, O. Máguas, C. (2016) Differences in constitutive and inducible defences in pine species determining susceptibility to pinewood nematode C. 66, 1, (see details)
  1. Elsa Verónica Pontes Gonçalves (2014) Avaliação da resistência de espécies de Pinus a Bursaphelenchus xylophilus pela análise de fitoquímicos. (see details)
    Link: http://repositorio.ul.pt/handle/10451/10443
  1. Bonifácio L., E. M. Sousa, M. F. Pereira, E. Gonçalves, J. G. Barroso, A. C. Figueiredo (2016) Decoding the pine wood nematode transfer from the dead host tree to the insect vector. Pine Wilt Disease Conference 2016 (iufro Working Party 7.02.10), 29 Agosto A 2 Setembro, Seoul, South Korea, P. 93. (see details)
  2. Bonifácio L., M. L. Inácio, E. M. Sousa, M. F. Pereira, A. M. Maurício, E. Gonçalves, J. G. Barroso, A. C. Figueiredo (2016) O papel do inseto vetor Monochamus galloprovincialis (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae) na dispersão da doença da murchidão dos pinheiros e como quebrar o ciclo infecioso. Xvii Congresso Ibérico De Entomologia, 5 A 8 De Setembro, Laboratório Nacional De Engenharia Civil, Lisboa, P. 38. (see details)
  3. M. Alice Pinto, Ediclan Soares, Elsa Gonçalves, Alexandra Amaral, Felícia Fonseca, João Rua, Margarida Arrobas, Sónia A.P. Santos (2009) Diversidade e abundância da mesofauna numa área de solos serpentínicos do Nordeste de Portugal. Xxvi Jornadas De La Asociación Española De Entomología. Granada. (see details)
    Link: https://bibliotecadigital.ipb.pt/bitstream/10198/3737/3/Livro_Resumos.pd