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Daniela M. Porfírio Rodrigues

Daniela M. Porfírio Rodrigues

PhD Student

  • Researcher ID Scopus ID - 56211022500
  • ORCID 0000-0002-8786-2070
  • Department: Department of Biology
  • Research Group: Marine Biotechnology & Aquaculture
  • ISI Web of KnowledgeSM search factor : V-4630-2018, AU=(Rodrigues DP) AND CU=(Portugal)
  • Thesis title: Incorporation of n-3 fatty acids on insect meal for a more sustainable marine aquaculture shrimp feed Supervisor: Ricardo Calado & Olga Ameixa & Xosé Antón Vázquez Álvarez Category: ES

Research interests

Animal Nutrition;

Academic degrees

2018-Ongoing - PhD in Marine Science, Technology and Management, University of Aveiro, Portugal & University of Vigo, Spain.
2010 - Master in Food Engineering, Instituto Politécnico de Coimbra, Escola Superior Agrária de Coimbra, Portugal.
2007 - Degree in Food Engineering, Instituto Politécnico de Coimbra, Escola Superior Agrária de Coimbra, Portugal.

Scientific activities

PhD student:

1/10/2018 - 31/09/2021
Research grant PD / BD / 143093/2018 - Incorporation of n-3 fatty acids on insect meal for shrimp feed for a more sustainable marine aquaculture.
Supervisor: Ricardo Calado
Co-supervisors: Olga Ameixa & Xosé Alvaréz

Research Fellow:

. SmartBioR (CENTRO-01-0145-FEDER-000018) University of Aveiro, CESAM – Development of products, processes and services that improve the value chains associated with endogenous natural marine resources.

. MultiBiorefinery (SAIC TAPC/0040/2015 (POCI-01-0145-FEDER-016403)) University of Coimbra, CIEQPF - Development of eco-design approaches to convert by-products and waste into eco-efficient products with direct benefits to the environment, economy and society while respecting the circular economy system. Valorization of agroindustry waste through anaerobic co-digestion, to produce biogas.

10/2015 - 2/2017
· Textile Electronics, University of Aveiro, CICECO - Preparation of graphene films with conductive properties on textile substrates, including doping. Manufacture of electronic devices including nanomanipulation of textile surface. Functionalization of textile substrates with graphene for application in antimicrobial textiles. Characterization of the electronic and microbiological properties. Optimization of devices and processes for industrial application.

09/2011 - 06/2015
· Nanohybrid (PTDC/EQU-EPR/114354/2009) University of Coimbra, DEQ - Preparation of block copolymers via live radical polymerization (LRP); Block copolymer self-assembly; Preparation of amphiphilic copolymers; Nanostructured materials; Preparation of hybrid nanostructures.

· NanoBioCats (PTDC/CTM-POL/112289/2009) University of Coimbra, DEQ - Preparation of catalytic membranes by electrospinning for dairy industry wastewaters treatment. Nanofibrous surface treatment assays to improve protease binding affinity. Studies of covalent attachment of enzymes by the carboxyl, hydroxyl and aldehyde groups, present or created in polymer nanofibers, to obtain high activity and easy accessibility of the substrate.

1/2008 - 11/2008
· PO MARE/22-05-01-FDR-00027, Instituto Politecnico de Coimbra, ESAC - Recovery of effluent waste from codfish industry. Ulta, micro and nanofiltration of proteins.



Scientific Supervision

Licenciatura (Co-supervisor): Mauro Coutinho Branco (not a CESAM member)

CESAM Funding: