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  João André da Mota Pedrosa  
  Phone: 917093330  
  e-mail: joao.pedrosa@ua.pt  
  Category: PhD Student  
  Department: Biology  
  Research group: Functional Biodiversity
 
 
   
     
  Thesis title: MIcroevolutionary Dynamics and Genetic Erosion in pollution-affected Chironomus populations
  Supervisor: Prof. Doutor Amadeu Soares
  Category: BO
  Grant type: BD
  Funding entity: Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia
  Grant reference: SFRH/BD/75606/2010
  Start date: 2011-07-01
  End date: 2015-06-30
Research project

2006-2008: FCT Project (BLM) - Physiologically -Based Toxicity responses integrating metal speciation predictions from PBT a biotic ligand model.  Biology Department, University of Aveiro.

Projects
MIDGE - MIcroevolutionary Dynamics and Genetic Erosion in pollution-affected Chironomus populations [see details]

Publications
  1. Pedrosa J.A.M., Cocchiararo B., Bordalo M.D., Rodrigues A.C.M., Soares A.M.V.M., Barata C., Nowak C., Pestana J.L.T. (2017) The role of genetic diversity and past-history selection pressures in the susceptibility of Chironomus riparius populations to environmental stress. Science Of The Total Environment. 576, 807-816. (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2016.10.100
  1. Pestana J.L.T., Campos D., Lemos M.F.L., Pedrosa J., Alves A., Correia A., Barata C., Soares A.M.V.M (2011) Indirect effects of Carbendazim in freshwaters. A laboratory study using a simple detritus based food web. (see details)
  2. Pedrosa J., Santos S.C.V., Verdelhos T., Lemos M.F.L. , Pestana J.L.T., Barata C., Soares A.M.V.M. (2011) Cellular energy allocation in Chironomus riparius: sensitivity and relevance. (see details)