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  Ana Rita Almeida  
  e-mail: rita.almeida@ua.pt  
  Category: PhD student  
  Department: Biology  
  Direct URL for this page: http://www.cesam.ua.pt/anaralmeida  
  Thesis title: Long term consequences of chemical exposure in zebrafish and potential role of the associated microbiome in the observed toxicity
  Supervisor: Dra. Isabel Henriques, Dra. Inês Domingues
  Category: BO
  Grant type: BD
  Funding entity: FCT
  Grant reference: PD/BD/127811/2016
  Start date: 2016-09-01
  End date: 2020-08-31
Scientific and Professional Activities

March 2016- September 2016: BI fellowship in the project "IF/01401/2014: Carlos Gravato- IF/01401/2014" (BI/UI88/6591/2016). CESAM, Department of Biology, University of Aveiro.

August 2013- September 2015: BTI fellowship in the project "CLIMATOX- Impact of climate changes on toxicity of pollutants". CESAM, Department of Biology, University of Aveiro.

  1. Andrade T.S., Henriques J.F., Almeida A.R., Soares A.M.V.M., Scholz S., Domingues I. (2017) ZEBRAFISH EMBRYO TOLERANCE TO ENVIRONMENTAL STRESS FACTORS-CONCENTRATION-DOSE RESPONSE ANALYSIS OF OXYGEN LIMITATION, PH, AND UV-LIGHT IRRADIATION. Environmental Toxicology And Chemistry. 36, 3, 682-690. (see details) ISI paper
  2. Soares M.P., Jesus F., Almeida A.R., Zlabek V., Grabic R., Domingues I., Hayd L. (2017) Endemic shrimp Macrobrachium pantanalense as a test species to assess potential contamination by pesticides in Pantanal (Brazil). Chemosphere. 168, 1082-1092. (see details) ISI paper
  3. Henriques J.F., Almeida A.R., Andrade T., Koba O., Golovko O., Soares A.M.V.M., Oliveira M., Domingues I. (2016) Effects of the lipid regulator drug gemfibrozil: A toxicological and behavioral perspective. Aquatic Toxicology. 170, 355-364. (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26482382
  4. Oliveira J.M.M., Almeida A.R., Pimentel T., Andrade T.S., Henriques J.F., Soares A.M.V.M., Loureiro S., Gomes N.C.M., Domingues I. (2016) Effect of chemical stress and ultraviolet radiation in the bacterial communities of zebrafish embryos. Environmental Pollution. 208, 626-636. (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.envpol.2015.10.039
  5. Andrade T.S., Henriques J.F., Almeida A.R., Machado A.L., Koba O., Giang P.T., Soares A.M.V.M., Domingues I. (2016) Carbendazim exposure induces developmental, biochemical and behavioural disturbance in zebrafish embryos. Aquatic Toxicology. 170, 390-399. (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26653011
  6. Almeida A.R., Andrade T.S., Burkina V., Fedorova G., Loureiro S., Soares A.M.V.M., Domingues I. (2015) Is UV radiation changing the toxicity of compounds to zebrafish embryos?. Ecotoxicology And Environmental Safety. 122, 145-152. (see details) ISI paper
  1. Almeida, R., Oliveira, J. M. M., Pimentel, T., Monteiro, M., Andrade, T. S., Henriques, J. F., Soares, A. M. V. M. Loureiro, S., Gomes, N.C.M. and Domingues, I. (2015) Effects of combined stress in the microbiome and biochemical markers of zebrafish embryos. . (see details)
  2. Jorge Henriques, Thayres Andrade, Ana Rita Almeida, Amadeu Soares and Inês Domingues (2014) Are zebrafish embryos pre-exposed to carbaryl more susceptible to oxygen depletion?. (see details)
  3. Almeida, R., Pimentel, T., Monteiro, M., Oliveira, J., Andrade, T., Henriques, J., Soares, A.M.V.M., Loureiro, S., Gomes, N. and Domingues, I. (2014) Effects of combined stress to zebrafish embryos microbiome and biochemical markers. (see details)
  4. Rita Almeida, Tânia Pimentel, Susana Loureiro, Newton Gomes, Amadeu M.V.M. Soares and Inês Domingues (2014) Combined effects of Ultraviolet radiation and xenobiotics on zebrafish embryos - changes in bacterial communities. (see details)