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Guilherme de Abreu Jeremias

Guilherme de Abreu Jeremias

PhD student

  • Thesis title: Developing epigenetic biomarkers of metal exposure in Daphnia
  • Supervisor: Professor Dr. Fernando Gonçalves/ Dr. Joana Pereira/ Dr. Jana Asselman

  • Researcher ID: N-3900-2018
  • ORCID: 0000-0003-1173-1303
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  • Department: Biology Department
  • Research Group: Ecotoxicology
  • Thesis title: Developing epigenetic biomarkers of metal exposure in Daphnia Supervisor: Professor Dr. Fernando Gonçalves/ Dr. Joana Pereira/ Dr. Jana Asselman Category: BO Grant type: BD Funding entity: Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia Grant reference: SFRH/BD/139076/2018 Start date: 2018-11-01 End date: 2022-11-01


Research interests

Main:
- Polar Research
- Environmental Sciences
- Evolution
- Epigenetics
Others:
- Climate Change, Bioinformatics, Genetics

Academic degrees

2018 - Ongoing | PhD Student | University of Aveiro (Portugal) and Ghent (Belgium)
Thesis: "Developing epigenetic biomarkers of metal exposure in Daphnia"
Supervised by Prof. Dr. Fernando J. M. Gonçalves and co-supervised by Joana L. L. E. Pereira and Jana Asselman

2015 - 2017 | Master in Molecular and Cellular Biology | University of Aveiro
Thesis: "The evolutionary role of epigenetic mechanisms: the adaptation of freshwater organisms to climate change"
Supervised by Prof. Dr. Fernando J. M. Gonçalves, Joana L. L. E. Pereira and Sérgio M. R. L. Marques
During the Master:
Internship at Ghent University (Belgium), Environmental Toxicology Unit - GhEnToxLab. Erasmus+ scholarship.
Focused on the development of bioinformatic methods and tools for the analysis of multigenerational effects of DNA methylation in Daphnia. Supervised by Dr. Jana Asselman.

2012 -2015 | Degree in Biology | University of Aveiro
Curricular Project: "Characterization of soil enzymatic activities from natural caves of Portugal"
Supervised by Prof. Dr. Fernando J. M. Gonçalves, Dr. Nelson Abrantes and Dr. Ana Sofia P. S. Reboleira

Scientific activities

React Project: Antarctica
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Reviewer profile: publons.com/a/1526618/

Chair of the session "Characterizing biological responses in Polar regios", X Portuguese Polar Sciences Conference, Aveiro (2018).

Internship at Ghent University (Belgium), Environmental Toxicology Unit - GhEnToxLab. Erasmus+ scholarship.
Focused on the development of bioinformatic methods and tools for the analysis of multigenerational effects of DNA methylation in Daphnia. Supervised by Dr. Jana Asselman. 08/2017 to 11/2017.

Member of the Organizing Committee of the 10th Portuguese Conference on Polar Sciences. 25 and 26 October 2018, Aveiro.

Member of the Organizing Committe of the 20th National Encounter of Biology Students (XX ENEB). 7 to 11 April 2017, Aveiro.

Publications

Projects

ReACT - Risk assessment in Fildes Peninsula: improving knowledge towards environmental protection ACTions in the Antarctica See more

SHIFT - Can we SHIFT to cost-effective bioassays with periphyton to enforce the risk assessment of pollutants in lotic ecosystems? See more

ToxMix - Toxicity of mixtures of alternative solvents with industrial potential See more

Scientific Supervision

Professional Experience

03/2018 - ongoing | Research Fellow Cesam & University of Aveiro
Project ToxMix - Toxicity of mixtures of alternative solvents with industrial potential
(PTDC/ATP-EAM/5331/2014)
Supervised by Prof. Dr. Fernando J. M. Gonçalves


02/2018 - ongoing | Reseach Fellow | Cesam & University of Aveiro
Project ReACT (Risk Assessment in Fildes Peninsula: Improving Knowledge towards Environmental Protection ACTions in the Antarctica) -
Portuguese Polar Program
Supervised by Joana L. L. E. Pereira


07/2018 - ongoing | Research Fellow | Cesam & University of Aveiro
Project SHIFT – “Can we SHIFT to cost-effective bioassays with periphyton to enforce the risk assessment of pollutants in lotic ecosystems?” (PTDC/ATP-EAM/0063/2014)
Supervised by Dr. Tânia D. S. Vidal


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