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Violeta Ferreira

Violeta Ferreira

PhD Student

  • Researcher ID V-9793-2017
  • ORCID 0000-0002-1253-8356
  • Department: Biology Department
  • Research Group: Functional Biodiversity
  • ISI Web of KnowledgeSM search factor : AU=(Ferreira Violeta) AND AD=(Aveiro)
  • 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

Ecotoxicity
Environmental risk assessment
Nanotechnology
Stress response
Marine biodiversity
Animal welfare

Academic degrees

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.

Scientific activities

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

Projects

EMPHASIS - Effects of marine pharmaceuticals in Zebrafish and ZFL cell line See more

Exposure and bioaccumulation assessment of novel anti-fouling nanomaterials in marine organisms from temperate and tropical waters See more

DECODING: large scale approaches to unravel genome decoding rules See more

Scientific Supervision

Graduation research project (Co-supervisor): Raquel Nunes de Pinho (not a CESAM member)

Graduation research project (Co-supervisor): Sara de Almeida Simões (not a CESAM member)

Internship (graduation) (Co-supervisor): Raquel Nunes de Pinho (not a CESAM member)

Professional Career

2014 - Present: PhD student on the Biology and Ecology of Global Changes PhD program (subtopic - marine ecology) at the Biology Department, CESAM - University of Aveiro.


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


2017: Invited speaker of the WS "Peixe zebra, do aquário para o laboratório: condições de cultivo, utilização em ciência e questões éticas" on the I CIAA - University of Aveiro.


2014-2015: Invited speaker of the Advanced course "The use of Aquatic Animals in Animal Experimentation" on Cal-AQUA, organized by CIIMAR - University of Porto.


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.

Public Activities

3-5 October 2018: Participation in the science exhibition "Festival de Ciência de Oliveira do Bairro (FeCiOB)" in Aveiro (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)


 


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