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  Joana Tavares Neves  
  Phone: 00351969213325  
  e-mail: jtneves@ua.pt  
  Category: PhD student  
  Department: Department of Biology & CESAM  
  Research group: Functional Biodiversity
  Direct URL for this page: http://www.cesam.ua.pt/joananeves  
  Thesis title: Hazard assessment of nano-agrochemicals in soils
  Supervisor: Susana Loureiro and Frederick Wrona
  Category: BO
  Grant type: BD
  Funding entity: FCT
  Grant reference: PD/BD/113553/2015
  Start date: 2015-05-01
  End date: 2019-04-30
Academic Degrees

Master in Environmental Contamination and Toxicology by the University of Porto, Portugal in November 2010.

Degree in Biology by the University of Aveiro, Portugal in June 2008.


ABSTRACTION - Assessing Biological degradation of Stream ecosysTems Resulting from Abstraction: the impaCt for biodiversiTy and ecological functioN

NanoFarm - Fate and Effects of Agriculturally Relevant Materials [see details]


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Advanced Courses and Workshops

- Advanced course on “Scientific Writing and Communication", Department of Biology, University of Aveiro, Portugal, 22-26 June 2015

- Advanced course on “R without fear program: an R course in evolutionary ecology", Department of Biology, University of Lisbon, Portugal, 23-27 November 2015

- Advanced course on “Biomarkers", Department of Biology, University of Aveiro, Portugal, 30 May - 3 June 2016

- Advanced course on “Metabolomics as a tool to understand the responses of organisms to environmental challenges", Department of Biology, University of Aveiro, Portugal, 27 June - 1 July 2016

  1. Cardoso D.N., Silva A.R.R., Cruz A., Lourenco J., Neves J., Malheiro C., Mendo S., Soares A.M.V.M., Loureiro S. (2017) THE COMET ASSAY IN FOLSOMIA CANDIDA: A SUITABLE APPROACH TO ASSESS GENOTOXICITY IN COLLEMBOLANS. Environmental Toxicology And Chemistry. 36, 9, 2514-2520. (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/etc.3795
  2. Freitas M., Azevedo J., Pinto E., Neves J., Campos A., Vasconcelos V. (2015) Effects of microcystin-LR, cylindrospermopsin and a microcystin-LR/cylindrospermopsin mixture on growth, oxidative stress and mineral content in lettuce plants (Lactuca sativa L.). Ecotoxicology And Environmental Safety. 116, 59-67. (see details) ISI paper
  3. Gutierrez-Praena D., Campos A., Azevedo J., Neves J., Freitas M., Guzman-Guillen R., Camean A.M., Renaut J., Vasconcelos V. (2014) Exposure of Lycopersicon Esculentum to Microcystin-LR: Effects in the Leaf Proteome and Toxin Translocation from Water to Leaves and Fruits. Toxins. 6, 6, 1837-1854. (see details) ISI paper
  4. Costa C., Silva S., Neves J., Coelho P., Costa S., Laffon B., Snawder J., Teixeira J.P. (2011) Micronucleus frequencies in lymphocytes andreticulocytes in a pesticide-exposed population in Portugal. Journal Of Toxicology And Environmental Health-part A-current Issues. 74, 15-16, 960-970. (see details) ISI paper
  1. Neves, J. Evaluation of genetic damage using the Micronucleus test in lymphocytes of workers exposed to pesticides. MSc Thesis. (see details)
  2. Neves, J. Hazard assessment of nano-agrochemicals in soils. PhD Thesis. (see details)
  1. Neves, J., Cardoso D.N., Malheiro, C., Soares A.M.V.M., Wrona, F., Loureiro S. (2016) Copper toxicity in Collembola: a comparison between nano and non-nano agrochemicals. (see details)
  2. Joana Neves, Amadeu M. V. M. Soares, Kieran Monaghan (2015) Macroinvertebrates body size patterns: a simple tool for freshwater bioassessment?. (see details)
  3. Marisa Freitas, Joana Azevedo, Joana Neves, Alexandre Campos, Vitor Vasconcelos (2013) Effects ofmicrocystin-LR and cylindrospermopsin in lettuce (Lactuca sativa): Threat or opportunity towards food security?. (see details)
  4. Marisa Freitas, Joana Azevedo, Joana Neves, Alexandre Campos, Vitor Vasconcelos Effects in lettuce (Lactuca sativa) of single and simultaneous exposure to pure microcystin-LR and cylindrospermopsin. (see details)
  5. Carla Costa, Susana Silva, Patrícia Coelho, Solange Costa, Joana Neves, Belinda Johnson, Olga Mayan, John Snawder, João Paulo Teixeira Recent genetic damage in a pesticideexposed population: comet assay and micronuclei in reticulocytes. (see details)
  6. João Paulo Teixeira, Joana Neves, Carolina Pina, Ana Moreira, Susana Silva, Carla Costa, Patrícia Coelho, Solange Costa Biomarkers of exposure and genotoxic effects in styreneexposed workers. (see details)
  7. João Paulo Teixeira, Blanca Laffon, Susana Silva, Patrícia Coelho, Carla Costa, Solange Costa, Joana Neves, Josefina Méndez Association between genetic polymorphisms and biomarkers of exposures and genotoxic effects in styrene-exposed workers. (see details)
  8. T. Natal-d-Luz, J. Neves, A. Torres, J. Freitas,M. Costa, F. Gonçalves, J.P. Sousa Assessment of short- term changes in the toxicity of three different wastes after their incorporation in agricultural soils. (see details)
  9. Catarina Malheiro, Ana Rita R. Silva, Diogo N. Cardoso, Joana Neves, Patrícia V. Silva, Jan Ulcar, Amadeu M. V. M. Soares, Frederick J. Wrona, Susana Loureiro Multigenerational exposure of Folsomia candida to copper agrochemicals: conventional and nano-pesticides. (see details)
  10. Catarina Malheiro, Diogo Cardoso, Joana Neves, Marija Prodana, Amadeu M. V. M. Soares, Ana Catarina Bastos, Susana Loureiro Biochar amendment in dimethoate contaminated soils: Toxicity assessment using the collembolan Folsomia candida and the dicotyledonous plant Brassica rapa. (see details)
  11. Joana Neves, Diogo Cardoso, Catarina Malheiro, Amadeu Soares, Frederick Wrona, Susana Loureiro Copper toxicity in Collembola: a comparison between nano and non-nano agrochemicals. (see details)