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Pearl Ugochi Ofoegbu

Pearl Ugochi Ofoegbu


  • Researcher ID F-2804-2019
  • Department: Department of Biology
  • Research Group: Ecotoxicology
  • Thesis title: BIODEPURA Supervisor: Prof. Amadeu Soares & Rui Rocha Category: BO Grant type: Master Funding entity: MAR2020 Grant reference: MAR-02.01.01-FEAMP-0018 Start date: 2018-10-01 End date: 2019-03-31

Research interests

1. Aquatic and terrestrial ecotoxicology
2. Parasitology – Studies involving parasites of medical and veterinary importance.
3. Malacology – Application in medical, veterinary and agricultural sciences.

Academic degrees

PhD. in Biology (Specialization in Environmental Biology and Ecotoxicology)
M. Sc. Zoology (Specialization in Parasitology)
B. Sc. Zoology



Scientific Supervision

PhD (Main Supervisor): Amadeu Soares (CESAM member)

PhD (Co-supervisor): João Luís Teixeira Pestana (CESAM member)

Ecotoxicological Assessment of Psychiatric Drugs Using Freshwater Planarians

CESAM Funding: