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  Carlos Filipe Carvalho Pinheiro  
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  e-mail: carlos.pinheiro@ua.pt  
  Category: Master in Applied Biology  
  Department: Biology  
  Research group: Functional Biodiversity
 
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  Thesis title: Wastewater-borne nanoparticles in aquatic ecosystems: from individuals to communities responses
  Supervisor: Doutora Susana Loureiro, Doutora Isabel Lopes
  Category: BO
  Grant type: BD
  Funding entity: Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
  Grant reference: SFRH/BD/104744/2014
  Start date: 2014-06-01
  End date: 2019-05-31
Academic Degrees

2010-2012: Master in Applied Biology, with specialization in Toxicology and Ecotoxicology. by the University of Aveiro, Portugal. Thesis entitled "Joint toxicity effects of cyanotoxins and chemical compounds"


2009-2010: Internship in Aquatic Ecotoxicity, by the University of Aveiro and Centro Interdisciplinar de Investigação Marinha e Ambiental (CIIMAR/CIMAR), Laboratory of Ecotoxicology, Genomics and Evolution (LEGE), Portugal in July 2010, entitled "Effects of cyanobacterial extracts and pure toxins on the growth of microalgae". Supervised by Doutura Susana Loureiro and Doutor Professor Vitor Vasconcelos


2008-2009: Scientific Project in Soil Ecotoxicity, by the University of Aveiro, Portugal in July 2009, entitled "Soil ecotoxicity of veterinaty pharmaceuticals used as food additives in the poultry industry" with 19 (in 20). Supervised by Doutora Susana Loureiro, Doutora Mónica Amorim and Doutor Amadeu Soares


2006-2010: Degree in Biology, scientific area, by the University of Aveiro, Portugal in July 2010

Advanced Courses

Topics on environmental mixture toxicity, by the Biology Department, University of Aveiro, Portugal on the 6-10 September 2010 


Implications of nanoparticles: a hands on course on synthesis, characterization and ecotocicology (4th edition), by the Biology Department, University of Aveiro, Portugal on May and June 2012


Bioaccumulation and Toxikinetics, by the Biology Department, University of Aveiro, Aveiro, Portugal on the 13-14 of August 2012


Scientific communication, by the Biology Department, University of Aveiro, Aveiro, Portugal on the 11-14 of June 2013

Workshops

Toxicology of Non-Essential Metals. CESAM and Department of Chemistry, University of Aveiro. 13th January 2012


Emerging Pollutants in the aquatic environment: analysis, contamination levels and environmental concerns. Centro de Congressos da Alfândega do Porto. 10th February 2012


Desafios na utilização de nanoengenharia na indústria. University of Aveiro. 18th February 2015

Research Interests

  • Ecotoxicity (soil and water)

  • Chemical mixtures

  • Mixtures of chemicals and natural stressors

  • Toxicity of metals and/or pesticides

  • Toxicity of cyanotoxins for aquatic organisms

  • Cyanobacterial blooms and their consequences for aquatic ecosystem

  • Oxidative stress biomarkes

  • Ecotoxicogenomics

  • Proteomics

Professional Career

February 2013 till July 2014: Scientific researcher of the project "RePULSE - Respostas de Daphnia magna exposta a pulsos e misturas de químicos durante várias gerações", at the Biology Department & CESAM, University of Aveiro, Portugal


January 2012 till June 2012: Scientific technical researcher of the project "CLIMAFUN-CLImate Changes and Potencial Impact on Soil FUNctional Ecology", at the Biology Department & CESAM, University of Aveiro, Portugal.

Awards and Scholarships

2012 -Technician research grant (BTI) nº BTI/UI88/5983/2012, attributed from 1 january 2012 and with the duration of 6 months.


2008 - Research integration grant (BII) nº BII/C2008/CESAM-UA/Biologia, attributed from 1 december 2008 and with the duration of 1 year.

Projects
FENOMENO–Fate and effect of wastewater-borne manufactured nanomaterials in aquatic ecosystems [see details]

REpulse- Responses of Daphnia magna exposed to chemical pulses and mixtures throughout generations [see details]

CLIMAFUN-CLImate Changes and Potencial Impact on Soil FUNctional Ecology [see details]

Publications
  1. Pinheiro C., Azevedo J., Campos A., Vasconcelos V., Loureiro S. (2016) The interactive effects of microcystin-LR and cylindrospermopsin on the growth rate of the freshwater algae Chlorella vulgaris. Ecotoxicology. 25, 4, 745-758. (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10646-016-1633-y
  2. Lopes S., Pinheiro C., Soares A.M.V.M., Loureiro S. (2016) Joint toxicity prediction of nanoparticles and ionic counterparts: Simulating toxicity under a fate scenario. Journal Of Hazardous Materials. 320, 1-9. (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jhazmat.2016.07.068
  3. Freitas E.C., Pinheiro C., Rocha O., Loureiro S. (2014) Can mixtures of cyanotoxins represent a risk to the zooplankton? The case study of Daphnia magna Straus exposed to hepatotoxic and neurotoxic cyanobacterial extracts. Harmful Algae. 31, 143-152. (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.hal.2013.11.004
  4. Pinheiro C., Azevedo J., Campos A., Loureiro S., Vasconcelos V. (2013) Absence of negative allelopathic effects of cylindrospermopsin and microcystin-LR in selected marine and freshwater phytoplankton species. Hydrobiologia. 705, 1, 27-42. (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10750-012-1372-x
  5. Campos A., Araujo P., Pinheiro C., Azevedo J., Osorio H., Vasconcelos V. (2013) Effects on growth, antioxidant enzyme activity and levels of extracellular proteins in the green alga Chlorella vulgaris exposed to crude cyanobacterial extracts and pure microcystin and cylindrospermopsin. Ecotoxicology And Environmental Safety. 94, 45-53. (see details) ISI paper
  1. Campos A., Araújo P., Pinheiro C., Azevedo J., Osório H., Vasconcelos V. (2013) Effects on growth, antioxidant enzyme activity and levels of extracellular proteins in the green alga Chlorella vulgaris exposed to crude cyanobacterial extracts and pure microcystin and cylindrospermopsin. Ecotoxicology And Environmental Safety. 94, 45-53. (see details)
    Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ecoenv.2013.04.019
  1. Carlos Pinheiro (ongoing) Wastewater-borne nanoparticles in aquatic ecosystems: from individuals to communities responses. (see details)
  2. Pinheiro C. (2012) Joint toxicity effects of cyanotoxins and chemical compounds. MSc Thesis. (see details)
    Link: http://ria.ua.pt/handle/10773/10480
  1. Pinheiro C., Lopes I., Venâncio C., Frankenbach S., Serôdio J., Loureiro S. (2017) Toxicity of silver nanoparticles on two Lemna sp.: effects on photosynthesis and growth. (see details)
  2. Araujo G.S., Pinheiro C., Pestana J., Soares A.M.V.M., Abessa D.M.S., Loureiro S. (2017) Comparative toxicity assessment of lead and mancozeb on two Daphnia species. (see details)
  3. Pinheiro C., Lopes I., Loureiro S. (2017) Effects of silver nanoparticles on the freshwater snail Physa acuta. (see details)
  4. Pinheiro C., Lopes I., Venâncio C., Loureiro S. (2017) Effects of silver nanoparticles on the growth and photosynthetic pigments of Lemna minor. (see details)
  5. ARAUJO G., PINHEIRO C., PESTANA J., AMADEU S., ABESSA D., LOUREIRO S. (2017) Comparative toxicity assessment of lead and mancozeb on two Daphnia species. (see details)
  6. ARAUJO G., PINHEIRO C., AMADEU S., ABESSA D., LOUREIRO S. (2016) Comparative toxicity assessment of lead on two Daphnid species. (see details)
  7. Pinheiro C., Lopes S., Soares AMVM, Loureiro S. (2015) Effects of multigeneration exposures of D. magna to environmentally relevant concentrations of nickel. (see details)
  8. Lopes S., Pinheiro C., Soares AMVM, Loureiro S. (2015) Joint effects of nanoparticles and respective ionic counterparts to Daphnia magna. (see details)
  9. Loureiro S., Lopes S., Pinheiro C., Soares AMVM (2015) Joint effects of nanoparticles and respective ionic counterparts to Daphnia magna. (see details)
  10. Pinheiro, C., Azevedo, J., Campos, A., Vasconcelos, V., Loureiro, S. (2013) Effects of binary mixtures of cyanotoxins and anthropogenic contaminants on the growth rate of the freshwater algae Chlorella vulgaris. (see details)
  11. Pinheiro C., Azevedo J., Campos A., Loureiro S., Vasconcelos V. (2011) Effects of cyanobacterial extracts and cyanotoxins on the gowth of microalgae. (see details)
  12. Pinheiro C., Azevedo J., Campos A., Vasconcelos V., Loureiro S. (2011) Effects of combined mixture of microcystin-LR and cylindrospermopsin on the growth of Chlorella vulgaris. (see details)
  13. Pinheiro C., Azevedo J., Campos A., Vasconcelos V. (2010) Effects of cyanobacterial extracts containing the toxins microcystin-LR and cylindrospermopsin on the growth of microalgae. (see details)
  14. Pinheiro C., Azevedo J., Campos A., Vasconcelos V. (2010) Efeitos de extractos brutos de cianobactérias e de cianotoxinas no crescimento de microalgas. (see details)
  15. Oliveira V.M., Pinheiro C., Loureiro S., Amorim M.J.B., Colodey A., Furtula V., Soares A.M.V.M. (2009) Environmental risk assessment of Sacox 120 and Coxidin compounds to terrestrial organisms. (see details)
  16. Pinheiro C.F.C., Oliveira V., Loureiro S., Amorim M.J.B., Chambers P., Furtula V., Wrona F., Soares A.M.V.M. (2009) Ecotoxicity assessment of veterinary pharmaceuticals used as food additives in the poultry industry. (see details)
  17. Giuliana Araujo, Carlos Pinheiro, João Pestana, Amadeu Soares, Denis Abessa, Susana Loureiro Comparative toxicity assessment of lead and mancozeb on two Daphnia species. (see details)