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Ana Luísa Mendes dos Santos

Ana Luísa Mendes dos Santos

PhD Student

  • Department: Biology
  • Research Group: Marine & Estuarine Ecology
  • ISI Web of KnowledgeSM search factor : Topic=(Bacteria*) AND Author=(Santos, AL*) AND Address=(Aveiro)
  • Thesis title: Impact of Ultraviolet Radiation on Bacterioneuston: Mechanisms and Ecological Implications (início a 01/09/2008). Supervisor: Prof. Doutora Angela Cunha, Prof. Doutor António Correia Category: BO Grant type: BD Funding entity: Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia Grant reference: SFRH/BD/40160/2007 Start date: 2008-09-01 End date: 2012-08-31


Academic Degrees

2003-2007: BSc. in Biology from the University of Aveiro (Portugal) with the final classification of 16 (0-20 scale).


2007-2008: MSc. in Microbiology from the University of Aveiro (Portugal) with the final classification of 18 (0-20 scale). Thesis title: Impact of solar and UV radiation in bacterioneuston. Scientific Supervision: Prof. Dr. Angela Cunha and Prof. Dr. Antonio Correia.


2008-2013: PhD in Biology (Specialization in Microbiology) from the University of Aveiro (Portugal). Thesis title: UV-induced stress in bacterioneuston: mechanisms and ecological implications. Scientific Supervision: Prof. Dr. Angela Cunha and Prof. Dr. Antonio Correia.

Scientific Supervision

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Publications

WoS Papers (22)
Santos A.L., Mendes C., Gomes N.C.M., Henriques I., Correia A., Almeida A., Cunha A. (2009) Short-term variability of abundance, diversity and activity of estuarine bacterioneuston and bacterioplankton. In: Academic Degrees. Journal Of Plankton Research. 31, 12, 1545-1555.
Santos A.L., Henriques I., Gomes N.C.M., Almeida A., Correia A., Cunha A. (2011) Effects of ultraviolet radiation on the abundance, diversity and activity of bacterioneuston and bacterioplankton: insights from microcosm studies. In: Academic Degrees. Aquatic Sciences - Research Across Boundaries. 73, 1, 63-77.
Santos A.L., Lopes S., Baptista I., Henriques I., Gomes N.C.M., Almeida A., Correia A., Cunha A. (2011) Diversity in UV-Sensitivity and Recovery Potential among Bacterioneuston and Bacterioplankton Isolates. In: Academic Degrees. Letters In Applied Microbiology. 52, 4, 360-366.
Pereira C., Salvador S., Arrojado C., Silva Y.J., Santos A.L., Cunha A., Gomes N.C.M., Almeida A. (2011) Evaluating seasonal dynamics of bacterial communities in marine fish aquaculture: a preliminary study before applying phage therapy. In: Academic Degrees. Journal Of Environmental Monitoring. 13, 4, 1053-1058.
Baptista I., Santos A.L., Cunha A., Gomes N.C.M., Almeida A. (2011) Bacterial biomass production in an estuarine system: high variability of leucine conversion factors and changes in bacterial community structure during incubation. In: Academic Degrees. Aquatic Microbial Ecology. 62, 3, 299-310.
Coelho F.J.R.C., Sousa S., Santos L., Santos A.L., Almeida A., Gomes N.C.M., Cunha A. (2011) Exploring hydrocarbonoclastic bacterial ­communities in the estuarine surface microlayer. In: Academic Degrees. Aquatic Microbial Ecology. 64, 185-195.
Oliveira V., Santos A.L., Coelho F., Gomes N.C.M., Silva H., Almeida A., Cunha A. (2010) Effects of monospecific banks of salt marsh vegetationon sediment bacterial communities. In: Academic Degrees. Microbial Ecology. 60, 1, 167–179
Santos L.M.P., Santos A.L., Coelho F.J.R.C., Gomes N.C.M., Dias J.M., Cunha A., Almeida A. (2011) Relation between bacterial activity in the surface microlayer and estuarine hydrodynamics. In: Academic Degrees. Fems Microbiology Ecology. 77, 3, 636-646.
Pereira C., Silva Y., Santos A.L., Gomes N.C.M., Cunha A., Almeida A. (2011) Bacteriophages with potential for inactivation of fish pathogenic bacteria: survival, host specificity and effect on bacterial community structure. In: Academic Degrees. Marine Drugs. 9, 11, 2236-2255.
Louvado A., Coelho F.J.R.C., Domingues P., Gomes NCM, Santos A.L., Almeida A., Cunha A . (2012) Isolation of Surfactant-Resistant Pseudomonads from the Estuarine Surface Microlayer. In: Academic Degrees. Journal Of Microbiology And Biotechnology. 22, 3, 283–291
Oliveira V., Santos A.L., Aguiar C., Santos L., Salvador A.C., Gomes N.C.M., Silva H., Rocha S.M., Almeida A., Cunha A. (2012) Prokaryotes in salt marsh sediments of Ria de Aveiro: effects of halophyte vegetation on abundance and diversity. In: Academic Degrees. Estuarine, Coastal And Shelf Science. 110, 61-68.
Santos A.L., Oliveira V., Baptista I., Henriques I., Gomes N.C.M., Almeida A., Correia A., Cunha A. (2012) Effects of UV-B Radiation on the Structural and Physiological Diversity of Bacterioneuston and Bacterioplankton. In: Academic Degrees. Applied And Environmental Microbiology. 78, 6, 2066-2069.
Santos A.L., Lopes S., Baptista I., Henriques I., Gomes N.C.M., Almeida A., Correia, A., Cunha A.L. (2012) The UV Responses of Bacterioneuston and Bacterioplankton Isolates Depend on the Physiological Condition and Involve a Metabolic Shift. In: Academic Degrees. Fems Microbiology Ecology. 80, 3, 646-658.
Nogueira V., Lopes I., Rocha-Santos T., Santos A.L., Rasteiro G.M., Antunes F., Gonçalves F., Soares A.M.V.M., Cunha A., Almeida A., Gomes N.C.M., Pereira R. (2012) Impact of organic and inorganic nanomaterials in the soil microbial community structure. In: Academic Degrees. Science Of The Total Environment. 424, 344-350.
Santos A.L., Gomes N.C.M., Henriques I., Almeida A., Correia A., Cunha A. (2012) Contribution of reactive oxygen species to UV-B-induced damage in bacteria. In: Academic Degrees. Journal Of Photochemistry And Photobiology B: Biology. 117, 40-46.
Santos A.L., Oliveira V., Baptista I., Henriques I., Gomes N.C.M., Almeida A., Correia A., Cunha A. (2013) Wavelength Dependence of Biological Damage Induced by UV Radiation on Bacteria. In: Academic Degrees. Archives Of Microbiology. 195, 1, 63-74.
Santos A.L., Gomes N.C.M., Henriques I., Almeida A., Correia A., Cunha A. (2013) Role of Transition Metals in UV-B Induced Damage to Bacteria. In: Academic Degrees. Photochemistry And Photobiology. 89, 3, 640-648.
Santos A.L., Gomes N.C.M., Henriques I., Almeida A., Correia A., Cunha A. (2013) Growth conditions influence UVB sensitivity and oxidative damage in an estuarine bacterial isolate. In: Academic Degrees. Photochemical & Photobiological Sciences. 12, 974-986.
Santos A.L., Moreirinha C., Lopes D., Esteves A.C., Henriques I., Almeida A., Domingues M.R.M., Delgadillo I., Correia A., Cunha A. (2013) Effects of UV Radiation on the Lipids and Proteins of Bacteria Studied by Mid-Infrared Spectroscopy. In: Academic Degrees. Environmental Science & Technology. 47, 12, 6306-6315.
Santos A.L., Baptista I., Gomes N.C.M., Henriques I., Almeida A., Correia A., Cunha Â. (2014) Contribution of chemical water properties to the differential responses of bacterioneuston and bacterioplankton to ultraviolet-B radiation. In: Academic Degrees. Fems Microbiology Ecology. 87, 2, 517-535.
Santos L., Santos A.L., Coelho F.J.R.C., Gomes N.C.M., Dias J.M., Cunha A., Almeida A. (2014) Heterotrophic activities of neustonic and planktonic bacterial communities in an estuarine environment (Ria de Aveiro). In: Academic Degrees. Journal Of Plankton Research. 36, 1, 230-242.
Santos A.L., Moreirinha C., Lopes D., Esteves A.C., Henriques I., Almeida A., Domingues M.R.M., Delgadillo I., Correia A., Cunha A. (2013) Effects of UV Radiation on the Lipids and Proteins of Bacteria Studied by Mid-Infrared Spectroscopy. In: Academic Degrees. Environmental Science & Technology. 47, 12, 6306-6315.
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Book Chapter (4)
Cunha A., Almeida A., Coelho F.J.R.C., Gomes N.C.M., Oliveira V., Santos A.L. (2010) Research, Technology and Education Topics in Applied Microbiology and Microbial Biotechnology. In: Academic Degrees. Badajoz. Formatex. 2,
Santos A.L., Baptista I., Oliveira V., Henriques I, Gomes N.C.M., Almeida A., Correia A., Cunha A. (2010) Microorganisms in Industry and Environment: From Scientific and Industrial Research to Consumer Products. In: Academic Degrees. Singapore. World Scientific Publishing. 978-981-4322-10-2.
F.J.R.C. Coelho, S. Sousa, L. Santos, A. L. Santos, A. Almeida, N. C. M. Gomes, Â. Cunha (2010) Studies on Environmental Chemistry-Biological Responses to Contaminants. In: Academic Degrees. Tokyo. © by TERRAPUB.
A. Louvado , A. L. Santos , F. Coelho, S. Sousa, A. Moreira, F. Gomes, A. Almeida, N. C. M. Gomes, Â. Cunha (2010) Interdisciplinary Studies on Environmental Chemistry-Biological Responses to Contaminants. In: Academic Degrees. Tokyo. © by TERRAPUB.
Thesis (1)
Santos A.L. (2008) Efeitos da Radiação Solar e Ultravioleta no Bacterioneuston. In: Academic Degrees. MSc Thesis.
Communications (40)
Santos L, Cunha MA, Gomes A, Santos AL, Hornibrook E, Pinheiro LM, Nuzzo M, Oliveira V, Almeida MA (2007) Distribution and activity of prokaryote communities in the sediments of the mud volcano Porto (Gulf of Cadiz). In: Academic Degrees.
Oliveira V, Santos AL, Mendes C, Santos L, Almeida A, Cunha A (2007) Influence of plant colonization on te size, physological diversity and heterotrophic activityof salt marsh bacteriobenthos (Ria de Aveiro, Portugal). In: Academic Degrees.
Santos AL, Mendes C, Coelho F, Oliveira V, Santos L, Almeida A, Cunha A (2007) Dynamics of bacterioneuston and bacterioplankton communities in the estuarine system Ria de Aveiro, Portugal. In: Academic Degrees.
Mendes C., Santos A.L., Santos L., Cunha A,, Almeida A. (2007) Profiles of abundance, viability and productivity of bacterioneuston in the estuarine system Ria de Aveiro. In: Academic Degrees.
Santos A.L., Mendes C., Coelho F., Oliveira V., Santos L., Almeida A., Cunha A. (2007) Seasonal and spatial patterns of bacterioneuston and bacterioplankton communities in the estuarine system Ria de Aveiro, Portugal. In: Academic Degrees.
Cunha A., Coelho F., Santos A.L., Oliveira V., Santos L., Almeida A. (2007) Characterization of bacterioplankton and bacterioneuston in the estuarine system Ria de Aveiro, Portugal. In: Academic Degrees.
Coelho F. L. , Santos L, Santos A. L. , Almeida A., Cunha A. (2008) Comparative analysis of bacterioneuston and bacterioplankton along a gradient of contamination with polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon. In: Academic Degrees.
Santos A.L., Henriques I., Correia A., Almeida A., Cunha A. (2008) Effects of Ultraviolet Radiation on Estuarine Bacterioneuston and Bacterioplankton (Ria de Aveiro, Portugal). In: Academic Degrees.
Santos A.L., Santos L., Henriques I., Correia A., Almeida A., Cunha A. (2008) Alretações globais e ecossistemas estuarinos: Impacto da radiação ultravioleta nas comunidades bacterianas da Ria de Aveiro. In: Academic Degrees.
Coelho F., Santos L., Santos A.L., Almeida A., Cunha A. (2008) Microrganismos nas águas da Ria de Aveiro: Comparação entre bacterioneuston e bacterioplâncton ao longo de um gradiente de contaminação. In: Academic Degrees.
Coelho F., Sousa S., Santos A.L., Oliveira V., Gomes N.C.M., Almeida A., Cunha A. (2009) PAH degrading bacterial community from the Sea Surface Microlayer in an estuarine system. In: Academic Degrees.
Coelho F., Santos L., Santos A. L., Almeida A., Cunha A. (2008) Comparative analysis of bacterioneuston and bacterioplankton along a gradient of contamination with polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon. In: Academic Degrees.
Coelho F., Sousa S., Santos L., Santos A. L., Almeida A., Cunha A. (2009) Bacterioneuston of Ria de Aveiro: abundance, heterotrophic activity and degradation of PAH. In: Academic Degrees.
Coelho F., Moreira A., Simões C., Gomes F., Sousa S., Ramos A., Louvado A., Santos A. L., Gomes N.C.M., Almeida A., Cunha A. (2009) Microbiologia Ambiental: potencial biotecnológico da Ria de Aveiro. In: Academic Degrees.
Coelho F., Sousa S., Santos A. L., Gomes N.C.M., Almeida A., Cunha A. (2009) PAH degrading bacterial community in an estuarine system. Biological Responses to Chemical Contaminants: from molecular to community level. In: Academic Degrees.
Mendes C., Santos A.L., Gomes N.C.M., Cunha A., Almeida A (2009) ROLE OF LYSOGENY AT THE AIR-WATER INTERFACE. In: Academic Degrees.
Pereira C, Santos A L, Arrojado C, Santos M, Cunha A, Gomes NCM, Almeida A (2009) Phage effects on the structural bacterial diversity in aquaculture water. In: Academic Degrees.
Pereira C, Santos A L, Arrojado C, Santos M, Cunha A, Gomes NCM, Almeida A (2009) Phage effects on the structural bacterial diversity in aquaculture water. In: Academic Degrees.
Arrojado C., Santos A. L., Pereira C., Carvalho C.M.B, Tomé J.P.C, Faustino M.A.F, Neves M.G.P.M.S, Tomé A.C, Cavaleiro J.A.S, Cunha A., Gomes N.C.M, Almeida A. (2009) Inactivation of pathogenic bacteria of aquaculture systems by porphyrin derivatives. In: Academic Degrees.
Arrojado C., Santos A. L., Pereira C., Carvalho C.M.B., Tomé J.P.C., Faustino M.A.F., Neves M.G.P.M.S, Tomé A.C., Cavaleiro J.A.S., Cunha A., Gomes N.C.M, Almeida A. (2009) Inactivation of pathogenic bacteria of aquaculture systems by porphyrin derivatives. In: Academic Degrees.
Oliveira V., Santos A.L., Coelho F., Aguiar C., Sousa S., Lopes S., Gomes N.C.M, Almeida A., Cunha A. (2009) Bacterial in salt-marsh sediments: Influence of plant colonization on abundance, Physiological diversity and heterotrophic activity (Ria de Aveiro, Portugal). In: Academic Degrees.
Oliveira V., Santos A.L., Coelho F., Aguiar C., Gomes N.C.M., Almeida A., Cunha A. (2009) Structural diversity, physiological profiles and abundance of sulfate-reducing bacteria in bacterial communities of salt-marsh sediments (Ria de Aveiro, Portugal). In: Academic Degrees.
Santos A.L., Baptista I., Oliveira V., Lopes S., Henriques I., Gomes N.C.M., Almeida A., Correia A., Cunha A. (2009) Role of Photochemically-Induced Oxidative Stress in Determining the Biological Effects of UV Radiation in Bacteria. In: Academic Degrees.
Pereira C., Santos A. L., Arrojado C., Cunha A., Gomes N.C.M., Almeida A. (2009) Bacterial diversity of aquaculture systems on the Ria de Aveiro. In: Academic Degrees.
Pereira C., Santos A. L., Arrojado C., Cunha A., Gomes N.C.M., Newton N.C.M., Almeida A. (2009) Bacterial diversity of aquaculture systems on the Ria de Aveiro estuarine. In: Academic Degrees.
Santos A.L., Lopes S., Henriques I., Gomes N.C.M., Almeida A., Correia A., Cunha A. (2009) Resistance to DNA-Damage and UV-Induced Oxidative Stress in Estuarine Bacterioneuston. In: Academic Degrees.
Louvado A., Santos A.L., Coelho F., Sousa S., Moreira A., Gomes F., Almeida A., Gomes N.C.M., Cunha A. (2009) Isolation of Surfactant-Resistant Bacteria from the Surface Microlayer. In: Academic Degrees.
Louvado A., Santos A.L., Coelho F., Sousa S., Moreira A., Gomes F., Almeida A., Gomes N.C.M., Cunha A. (2009) Biotechnological Potential of Surfactant Resistant Bacteria from the Surface Microlayer. In: Academic Degrees.
Santos A.L., Lopes S., Alves E., Gomes N.C.M., Correia A., Almeida A., Cunha A. (2009) Involvement of reactive oxygen species in UVR-induced damage of estuarine bacterioneuston isolates. In: Academic Degrees.
Santos A.L., Baptista I., Henriques I., Correia A., Almeida A., Cunha A. (2009) Effects of Ultraviolet Radiation on the Activity, Structure and Diversity of Estuarine Bacterioneuston. In: Academic Degrees.
Santos A.L., Henriques I., Correia A., Almeida A., Cunha A. (2008) UV-induced stress and UV resistance in bacterioneuston. In: Academic Degrees.
Santos, A.L., Santos, A.L., Baptista, I., Baptista, I., Lopes, S., Lopes, S., Gomes, N.C.M., Henriques, I., Gomes, N.C.M., Henriques, I., Correia, A., Almeida, A., Almeida, A., Correia, A., Cunha, A., Cunha, A. (2009) Biological and physiological responses of bacterioneuston and bacterioplankton to experimental UV-B exposure. In: Academic Degrees.
Santos A.L., Lopes S., João C., Henriques I., Gomes N.C.M., Correia A., Almeida A., Cunha A. (2009) UV Radiation induced inactivation and recovery potential in bacterioneuston isolates. In: Academic Degrees.
Santos A.L., Lopes S., João C., Henriques I., Gomes N.C.M., Correia A., Almeida A., Cunha A. (2009) UV Radiation induced inactivation and recovery potential in bacterioneuston isolates. In: Academic Degrees.
Santos A.L., Coelho F., Santos L., Mendes C., Louvado A., Sousa S., Lopes S., Moreira A., Gomes F., Henriques I., Almeida A., Correia A., Gomes N.C.M., Cunha A. (2009) Characterization and Biotechnological Potential of Bacterioneuston. In: Academic Degrees.
Santos A.L., Henriques I., Gomes N.C.M., Almeida A., Correia A., Cunha A. (2009) Impact of UV-B radiation on estuarine and freshwater microbial communities. In: Academic Degrees.
Pires, A.C.C., Santos, A.L., Becking, L.E., Voogd, N.J., Almeida, A., Cunha, A., Calado, R., Cleary, D.F.R., Gomes, N.C.M (2009) Freeze-thaw pre-lysis may not improve microbial DNA extraction from sponges. In: Academic Degrees.
Santos L. M. P., Santos A. L., Coelho F., Gomes N., Cunha A., Almeida A. (2011) Different strategies of organic matter decomposition and utilization by bacterioneuston and bacterioplankton in an estuarine system. In: Academic Degrees.
Oliveira V., Santos A.L., Aguiar C., Gomes N.C.M., Almeida A., Rocha S., Cunha A. (2011) Bacteria in salt-marsh sediments of Ria de Aveiro: influence of halophyte root exudates on abundance and diversity. In: Academic Degrees.
Santos, A.L., Oliveira, V., Baptista, I., Moreirinha, C., Henriques, I., Gomes, N.C.M., Almeida, A., Delgadillo, I., Correia, A., Cunha, A. (2011) Wavelength dependence of the molecular targets involved in UV-induced damage to aquatic bacteria. In: Academic Degrees.
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