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  Fátima Cristina Paulino Simão  
  e-mail: fatima.simao@ua.pt  
  Category: PhD student  
  Department: Biology  
  Research group: Functional Biodiversity
  Thesis title: Ecotoxicological assessment of PAHs using the freshwater planarian Dugesia tigrina
  Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Amadeu Soares, Dr. João Pestana
  Category: BO
  Grant type: BD
  Funding entity: FCT
  Grant reference: SFRH/BD/52567/2014
  Start date: 2014-04-01
  End date: 2018-03-31
Academic degrees

2011 - Master in Ecology, Biodiversity and Ecosystems Management, University of Aveiro
2008 - Degree in Biology, University of Aveiro (2008)

  1. Ofoegbu P.U., Simao F.C.P., Cruz A., Mendo S., Soares A.M.V.M., Pestana J.L.T. (2016) Toxicity of tributyltin (TBT) to the freshwater planarian Schmidtea mediterranea. Chemosphere. 148, 61-67. (see details) ISI paper
  2. Simao F.C.P., Carretero M.A., do Amaral M.J.A., Soares A.M.V.D.M., Mateos E. (2015) Composition and seasonal variation of epigeic arthropods in field margins of NW Portugal. Turkish Journal Of Zoology. 39, 3, 404-411. (see details) ISI paper
  1. Simão, F. C. P. (2011) The effects of distinct herbicide regimes in soil arthropods. (Os efeitos de regimes distintos de herbicidas em artrópodes de solo). MSc Thesis. (see details)
  1. Rodrigues A.C.M., Machado A.L., Bordalo M.D., Saro L., Golovko O., Zlabek V., Barata C., Soares A.M.V.M., Pestana J.L.T. (2017) Combined effects of invasive species and insecticide exposure to freshwater benthic invertebrate community: a mesocosm approach. (see details)
  2. Simão, F., Carretero, M. A., Amaral, M. J., Soares, A. M. V. M., Mateos, E. (2010) Diversity and abundance of soil arthropods on maize fields with different farm practices in Northern Portugal. (see details)
  3. Fátima C. P. Simão, Carlos Gravato, Amadeu M.V.M. Soares, João L.T. Pestana Planarians in ecotoxicology: Effects of phenanthrene on Dugesia tigrina. (see details)