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  Paulo Jorge da Rocha Cardoso  
  Phone: +351 234 247 200  
  e-mail: pjcardoso@ua.pt  
  Category: PhD Student  
  Department: Biology  
  Research group: Functional Biodiversity
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  Direct URL for this page: http://www.cesam.ua.pt/paulocardoso  
  Thesis title: Symbiotic nitrogen fixation in Portuguese natural ecosystems: a systems biology approach to predict climate change influence
  Supervisor: Professora Doutora Etelvina Figueira, Professora Doutora Sílvia Rocha, Doutor Artur Alves
  Category: BO
  Grant type: BD
  Funding entity: Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia
  Grant reference: SFRH/BD/101140/2014
  Start date: 2015-02-01
  End date: 2019-02-01
Research interests

Metabolomics and systems biology; biostatistics and bioinformatic data analysis (mainly in R); mechanisms of tolerance of soil bacteria (rhizobia) and marine macroinvertebrates under environmental stress 

Academic degrees

2014 Master in Applied Biology - University of Aveiro - Classification 18/20

2012 Licenciatura in Biology - University of Aveiro - Classification 16/20

  1. Pedrosa J., Gravato C., Campos D., Cardoso P., Figueira E., Nowak C., Soares A.M.V.M., Barata C., Pestana J.L.T. (2017) Investigating heritability of cadmium tolerance in Chironomus riparius natural populations: A physiological approach. Chemosphere. 170, 83-94. (see details) ISI paper
  2. Paulo Cardoso, Silvia Rocha, Magda Santos, Rosa Freitas, Etelvina Figueira (2017) Response of Rhizobium to Cd exposure: a volatile perspective. Environmental Pollution. 231, 802-811. (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.envpol.2017.08.067
  3. Velez C., Pires A., Sampaio L., Cardoso P., Moreira A., Leandro S., Figueira E., Soares A.M.V.M., Freitas R. (2016) The use of Cerastoderma glaucum as a sentinel and bioindicator species: Take-home message. Ecological Indicators. 62, 228-241. (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ecolind.2015.10.051
  4. Cardoso P., Freitas R., Figueira E. (2015) Salt tolerance of rhizobial populations from contrasting environmental conditions: understanding the implications of climate change. Ecotoxicology. 24, 1, 143-152. (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10646-014-1366-8
  5. Freitas R., Martins R., Antunes S., Velez C., Moreira A., Cardoso P., Pires A., Soares A.M.V.M., Figueira E. (2014) VENERUPIS DECUSSATA UNDER ENVIRONMENTALLY RELEVANT LEAD CONCENTRATIONS: BIOCONCENTRATION, TOLERANCE, AND BIOCHEMICAL ALTERATIONS. Environmental Toxicology And Chemistry. 33, 12, 2786-2794. (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/etc.2740
  6. Rocha S.M., Freitas R., Cardoso P., Santos M., Martins R. , Figueira E. (2013) Exploring the potentialities of comprehensive two-dimensional gas chromatography coupled to time of flight mass spectrometry to distinguish bivalve species: comparison of two clam species (Venerupis decussata and Venerupis philippinarum). Journal Of Chromatography A. 1315, 152–161 (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.chroma.2013.09.049
  7. Figueira E., Cardoso P., Freitas R. (2012) Ruditapes decussatus and Ruditapes philippinarum exposed to Cadmium: toxicological effects and bioaccumulation patterns. Comparative Biochemistry And Physiology – Part C. 156, 2, 80-86. (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cbpc.2012.04.004
  1. Figueira E., Velez C., Salamanca L., Cardoso P., Rocha S., Soares A.M.V.M., Freitas F (2015) Biochemical and metabolomic alterations in the invasive clam Venerupis philippinarum when exposed to salinity changes and Arsenic contamination. (see details)
  2. (2015) Headspace solid phase micro extraction and comprehensive two‐dimensional gas chromatography coupled to time‐of‐flight mass spectrometer as a tool to detect bioactive volatile organic compounds synthesized by Rhizobium leguminosarum. (see details)
  3. Velez, C., Freitas, R., Cardoso, P., Carregosa, V., Antunes, S., Martins, R., Soares, A.M.V., Figueira, E. (2014) Tolerance of Venerupis decussata and Venerupis philippinarum clams to lead. (see details)
  4. Figueira E., Cardoso P., Freitas R. (2012) Cadmium tolerance in two clam species: R. decussatus and R. philippinarum. (see details)