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  Fatima da Conceição Ferreira dos Santos  
  e-mail: fatimasantos@ua.pt  
  Category: BO  
  Department: Biology  
  Research group: Stress Biology
ISI Web of KnowledgeSM search factor: ResearcherID: C-7652-2017; ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-4565-7642  
  Direct URL for this page: http://www.cesam.ua.pt/fatimasantos  
  Thesis title: pErCEPT: Quantification of ConcEntration and time resolved Effects: towards an Adverse Outcome PaThway
  Supervisor: Mónica João de Barros Amorim; Kees Van Gestel
  Category: BO
  Grant type: BD
  Funding entity: FCT
  Grant reference: SFRH/BD/118294/2016
  Start date: 2017-09-01
  End date: 2021-08-31
Academic Degrees

2015-2016:  Master in in Toxicology and Ecotoxicology by  University of Aveiro. 
Thesis title: Hazard assessment for Nickel nanoparticles in the soil: full life cycle test with Enchytraeus crypticus, supervised  by Prof Dra Mónica Amorim and co-supervisoed by Dra Susana Gomes.   

2008-2015: Degree in Biology by university of Aveiro


Doctoral grant (SFRH/BD/118294/2016) by Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia (FCT, Portugal), under the supervision of Dra. Mónica Amorim and Kees Van Gestel, and entlitled: pErCEPT: Quantification of ConcEntration and time resolved Effects: towards an Adverse Outcome PaThway.

Scientific/ professional activities

May 2016 - March 2017: Scientific Initiation Grant in the project SUN- Sustainable Nanotechnologies. Reference: BIC / UI88 / 7405/2016

2015: Biology Final Project, by University of Aveiro. Title: Enchrytraeid Reproduction Test (ERT): proposal for a full life cycle test using Enchytraeus crypticus, supervised  by Prof Dra Mónica Amorim and co-supervised by Rita Bicho.   

Participation in advanced courses/workshops:

-Implications of Nanomaterials a hands on course on Synthesis, Characterization, and Ecotoxicology by CESAM (Aveiro) in 2013

-Biomarkers -an user friendly approach; Advanced Course on Biomarkers 2018 by CESAM (Aveiro) in 2018

Area of scientific activity

  • Soil ecotoxicology;

  • Nanoecotoxicology;

  • Toxicokinetics; 

  • Toxicodynamics;

  • Ecotoxicogenomics

SUN- SUstainable Nanotecnologies [see details]

  1. Bicho R.C., Santos F.C.F., Scott-Fordsmand J.J., Amorim M.J.B. (2017) Effects of copper oxide nanomaterials (CuONMs) are life stage dependent - full life cycle in Enchytraeus crypticus. Environmental Pollution. 224, 117-124. (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0269749116323788
  2. Santos F.C.F., Gomes S.I.L., Scott-Fordsmand J.J., Amorim M.J.B. (2017) Hazard assessment of nickel nanoparticles in soilThe use of a full life cycle test with Enchytraeus crypticus. Environmental Toxicology And Chemistry. 36, 11, 2934-2941. (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/etc.3853/abstract;jsessionid=...
  3. Bicho R.C., Santos F.C.F., Scott-Fordsmand J.J., Amorim M.J.B. (2017) Multigenerational effects of copper nanomaterials (CuONMs) are different of those of CuCl2: exposure in the soil invertebrate Enchytraeus crypticus. Scientific Reports. 7, (see details) ISI paper
    Link: https://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-017-08911-0
  4. 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. Ecotoxicology. 24, 5, 1053-1063. (see details) ISI paper