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Micael Gonçalves

Micael Gonçalves

PhD Student

  • Department: Biology
  • Research Group: Stress Biology
  • Thesis title: Marine Fungi: diversity and biotechnological potential Supervisor: Dr. Artur Alves (University of Aveiro); Co-Supervisors: Dr. Ana Cristina Esteves (University of Aveiro) and Dr. Yves Van de Peer (University of Ghent) Category: BO Grant type: BD Funding entity: FCT Grant reference: SFRHBD/129020/2017 Start date: 2017-11-01 End date: 2021-10-31

Research Interests

  • Diversity of Marine Fungi

  • Microbial Interactions

  • Epigenetics

  • Genomics and Transcriptomics

  • Biotechnological Potential of Microorganisms
    - Bioactive compounds
    - Microbial enzymes
    - Microbial proteins
    - Microbial metabolites
    - Toxins
    - Antibiotics

Professional Experience

2016-2017 | Research Fellow (BI/UI88/7485/2016) | Department of Biology at University of Aveiro | Project (PTDC/AGR-PRO/2183/2014): ALIEN - An integrated approach to unravel Lasiodiplodia-grapevine Interactions, supervised by Dr. Artur Alves.

2013-2014 | Internship | Department of Pathology and Molecular Immunology in Biomedical Sciences Institute of Abel Salazar at University of Porto and Applied Ecology and Ecotoxicology Research Group at University of Aveiro.

Academic Degrees

2017-Ongoing | PhD Student in Biology | University of Aveiro and University of Ghent: Thesis Title: "Marine Fungi - diversity and biotechnological potential", supervised by Dr. Artur Alves and co-supervised by Dr. Ana Cristina Esteves and Dr. Yves Van de Peer.

2014-2016 | Master in Molecular and Cellular Biology | University of Aveiro | 
Thesis Title: "Development of novel short and long term studies in Enchytraeus crypticus", supervised by Dr. Mónica Amorim and co-supervised by Dr. Susana Gomes.

2010-2013 | Degree in Biology | University of Aveiro 

Scientific Supervision

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WoS Papers (5)
Goncalves M.F.M., Bicho R.C., Rema A., Soares A.M.V.M., Faustino A.M.R., Amorim M.J.B. (2015) Development of an embryotoxicity test for Enchytraeus crypticus - The effect of Cd. In: Academic Degrees. Chemosphere. 139, 386-392.
Goncalves M.F.M., Gomes S.I.L., Soares A.M.V.M., Amorim M.J.B. (2016) Enchytraeus crypticus (Oligochaeta) is able to regenerate - Considerations for a standard ecotoxicological species. In: Academic Degrees. Applied Soil Ecology. 107, 320-323.
Goncalves M.F.M., Gomes S.I.L., Soares A.M.V.M., Scott-Fordsmand J.J., Amorim M.J.B. (2017) Enchytraeus crypticus fitness: effect of density on a two-generation study. In: Academic Degrees. Ecotoxicology. 26, 4, 570-575.
Bicho R.C., Santos F.C.F., Goncalves M.F.M., Soares A.M.V.M., Amorim M.J.B. (2015) Enchytraeid Reproduction Test(PLUS): hatching, growth and full life cycle test-an optional multi-endpoint test with Enchytraeus crypticus. In: Academic Degrees. Ecotoxicology. 24, 5, 1053-1063.
Goncalves M.F.M., Gomes S.I.L., Scott-Fordsmand J.J., Amorim M.J.B. (2017) Shorter lifetime of a soil invertebrate species when exposed to copper oxide nanoparticles in a full lifespan exposure test. In: Academic Degrees. Scientific Reports. 7,
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Thesis (1)
Gonçalves M.F.M. (2016) Development of novel short and long term studies in Enchytraeus crypticus. (MSc Thesis). In: Academic Degrees.
Communications (3)
Rita C. Bicho, Micael Gonçalves, Fátima Santos, Amadeu M.V. M. Soares, Mónica M. J.B. Amorim (2013) Enchytraeid Reproduction TestPLUS - Upgrade to the standard with Enchytraeus crypticus: hatching and growth parameters and full life cycle test (Poster presentation). In: Academic Degrees.
Goncalves M.F.M., Bicho R.C., Rema A., Soares A.M.V.M., Faustino A.M.R., Amorim M.J.B. (2015) Development of an embryotoxicity test for Enchytraeus crypticus - the effect of cd. (Poster Presentation). In: Academic Degrees.
Bicho R.C., Goncalves M.F.M., Amorim M.J.B. (2016) Development of novel tools for environmental health assessment - fast screening for long term effects. (Poster Presentation). In: Academic Degrees.
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