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  Violeta Ferreira  
  Phone: +351 234 370 935 (Internal: 22754)  
  e-mail: violeta@ua.pt  
  Category: PhD student  
  Department: Biology Department  
  Research group: Functional Biodiversity
 
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  Thesis title: Toxicity of antifouling nanostructures to symbiotic cnidarians under global climate change scenarios
  Supervisor: Loureiro S.; Calado R.
  Category: BO
  Grant type: BD
  Funding entity: FCT
  Grant reference: PD/BD/52568/2014
  Start date: 2014-05-01
  End date: 2018-05-01
Research Interests

Keywords: Ecotoxicity | Environmental Risk Assessment | Nanoparticles |Stress response | Marine diversity | Sustainable aquaculture | Animal welfare

Academic Carrer

Master in Cell and Molecular Biology (2010). Universidade de Aveiro, Departamento de Biologia, Portugal.


Degree in Biology (2008). Universidade de Aveiro, Departamento de Biologia, Portugal.

Projects

Digfish – digestive function in marine fishes (FCT POCI / CVT / 58790 / 2004) (2007-2008 - internship)


Implementation of tools to study the mRNA decoding error rate (FCT
PTDC/BIA-BCM/72251/2006) (2009-2012 - technician grant)


DECODING - large scale approaches to unravel genome decoding rules (PTDC/BIA-GEN/110383/2009) (2012-2013 - technician grant)


 

Professional Career

2012 - Present: Member of the animal welfare committee of Biology Department (CREBEA) - University of Aveiro.


2012 - 2013: Technical researcher of the project - DECODING: Large scale approaches to unravel genome decoding rules (PTDC/BIA-GEN/110383/2009), at the Biology Department, CESAM - University of Aveiro.


2009 - 2013: Zebrafish facility manager at the Biology Department, CESAM - University of Aveiro.


2009 - 2012: Technical researcher of the project - Implementation of tools to study the mRNA decoding error rate (FCTPTDC/BIA-BCM/72251/2006) at the Biology Department, CESAM - University of Aveiro.

Publications
  1. Martins R., Oliveira T., Santos C., Kuznetsova A., Ferreira V., Avelelas F., Caetano A.P.F., Tedim J., Ferreira M., Freitas R., Soares A.M.V.M., Loureiro S. (2017) Effects of a novel anticorrosion engineered nanomaterial on the bivalve Ruditapes philippinarum. Environmental Science-nano. 4, 5, 1064-1076. (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C6EN00630B
  2. Reverendo M., Soares A.R., Pereira P.M., Carreto L., Ferreira V., Gatti E., Pierre P., Moura G.R., Santos M.A. (2014) TRNA mutations that affect decoding fidelity deregulate development and the proteostasis network in zebrafish. Rna Biology. 11, 9, 1199-1213. (see details) ISI paper
  3. Soares A.R., Pereira P.M., Ferreira V., Reverendo M., Simões J., Bezerra A.R., Moura G.R., Santos M.A. (2012) Ethanol exposure induces up-regulation of specific microRNAs in zebrafish embryos. Toxicological Sciences. 127, 1, 18-28. (see details) ISI paper
  1. Ferreira V. (2010) miRNA expression profile of Danio rerio brain exposed to ethanol. MSc Thesis. (see details)
  2. Ferreira V. ((in progress)) Toxicity of antifouling nanostructures to symbiotic cnidarians under global climate change scenarios. (see details)
  1. Ferreira V ., Pavlaki M ., Frankenbach S ., Frommlet J ., Saes R ., Martins R ., Maia F ., Tedim J ., Oliveira H ., Soares A ., Serodio J ., Loureiro S . (2017) Does encapsulation of the biocide DCOIT in silica nanocontainers reduces its toxicity? Effects on the photophysiology and cell cycle of the endosymbiotic algae Symbiodinium sp. (see details)
  2. Ferreira V. (2015) Vertebrados, Invertebrados Marinhos e Questões Éticas. (see details)
  3. Ferreira V. (2014-2015) The use of Aquatic Animals in Animal Experimentation. (see details)
  4. Ferreira V. (2014-2015) The use of Aquatic Animals in Animal Experimentation. (see details)
  5. Ribeiro L., Ferreira V., Hubert F., Aragão C., Pousão-Ferreira P., Dinis M.T. (2008) a higher CCK release promote better food utilization by fish post-larvae?. (see details)
  6. Ribeiro L., Ferreira V., Dinis M.T. (2008) Biometric measurements and tryptic activity as indicators of Solea senegalensis larvae nutritional condition when fed on different diets. (see details)
  7. Ferreira V., Ribeiro L., Hubert F., Rodrigues V., Dinis M.T. (2008) The influence of cholecystokinin on tryptic activity and food utilization efficiency by Solea senegalensis post-larvae. (see details)