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Libânia Queirós

Libânia Queirós

PhD Student

  • Researcher ID U-8076-2018
  • ORCID 0000-0003-4887-3188
  • Department: Biology
  • Research Group: Ecotoxicology
  • Thesis title: Formulações fitofarmacêuticas alternativas com vista a uma maior compatibilidade ambiental; Environmental friendlier Plant Protection Products Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Fernando J. M. Gonçalves; Co-supervisors: Dra. Joana L. E. Pereira and Dra. Patrícia P. Kowalski Category: BO Grant type: BD Funding entity: FCT Grant reference: SFRH/BD/129871/2017 Start date: 2017-10-01 End date: 2021-09-30

Research interests

Eco-friendlier pesticides
Neurotoxicity of pesticides
Mixtures of chemicals
Environmental Risk Assessment

Academic degrees

[2017-ongoing] - PhD student; Department of Biology & CESAM, University of Aveiro
Thesis Title: "Environmental friendlier Plant Protection Products”; Supervised by Prof. Dr. Fernando J. M. Gonçalves and co-supervised by Dr. Joana L. E. Pereira and Dr. Patrícia P. Kowalski

[2014-2016] - Master in Toxicology and Ecotoxicology; Department of Biology, University of Aveiro
Thesis Title: “Ecotoxicological characterization and eco-friendlier alternative formulations of a commercial herbicide (Winner Top®)”; Supervised by Dr. Joana Pereira and co-supervised by Dr. Tânia Vidal

[2010-2014] - Degree in Biology; Department of Biology, University of Aveiro
Curricular research project: “Toxicity of mixtures of hospital disinfectants to aquatic organisms”; Supervised by Prof. Dr. António Nogueira and co-supervised by Dr. Fátima Jesus

Scientific activities

Collaboration in the lecture of science courses to an elementary school as a volunteer of the IEC (Instituto para a Educação e Cidadania da Mamarrosa), from 4/2018 to 6/2018;

Collaboration as technicial assistant in the LEADER group (Department of Biology, University of Aveiro), since 6/2017.

- Participation in "Academia de Verão 2016" promoted by the Department of Biology of the University of Aveiro;
- Participation in "Open Campus 2017" promoted by the University of Aveiro.


Fulbright research grant with the support of FCT, for the academic year 2018/2019 (Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Yeshiva University)



Scientific Supervision

Professional Experience

[06/2017-09/2017] - Research Fellow; Department of Biology, University of Aveiro; Project (PTDC/ATP-EAM/0063/2014): SHIFT – “Can we SHIFT to cost-effective bioassays with periphyton to enforce the risk assessment of pollutants in lotic ecosystems?”; Supervised by Dr. Tânia Vidal

[10/2013-07/2014] - Trainee; BIVAQUA – Bivalves da Costa Nova, Ílhavo; Research title: Study of periwinkle (Littorina littorea) growth in an integrated regime with oyster farming”; Supervised by Prof. Dr. Carlos Miguez and Dr. Paulo Rocha

CESAM Funding: