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Cátia Alexandra Ribeiro Venâncio

Cátia Alexandra Ribeiro Venâncio

Research Fellow

  • Department: Biology
  • Research Group: Functional Biodiversity


Awards and Distinctions

2017 – Best Oral Platform. Simões A.M., Venâncio C., Alves L., Soares A.M.V.M., Antunes F.E., Lopes I. (2017) Effects of modified hydroxyethyl celulose polymers on freshwater biota. Global Conference, 17 – 19 Julho, Aveiro.


2015 – Best Panel Presentation. Venâncio et al. Evidences of salt-stress on Basidiomycete and Zygomycete fungi. 10º Congresso Ibérico e Iberoamericano de Contaminação e Toxicologia Ambiental. UTAD, Vila Real, Portugal.

Organization of congresses

13th Iberian Congress of Herpetology. University of Aveiro, Aveiro, Portugal (30th September to 4th October 2014). Organizing committee. 

Oral Platforms

12. Chelinho S., Venâncio C., Lopes I., Sousa J.P. (2017) Certificação Ambiental de Compostos de Resíduos Urbanos: o "Palco" aos organismos.


11. Venâncio C., Ribeiro R., Pereira R., Lopes I. 2017. Impacts of salinisation on coastal ecosystems: from individual to the community level. 2nd World Symposium on Climate Change Adaptation. 6 - 8 September, Coimbra, Portugal.


10. Simões A.M., Venâncio C., Alves L., Soares A.M.V.M., Antunes F.E., Lopes I. (2017) Effects of modified hydroxyethyl cellulose polymers on freshwater biota. Global Conference, 17 – 19 Julho, Aveiro.


9. Venâncio C., Ribeiro R., Lopes I. 2017. Avoidance behavior: the weight in recovery and resilience of ecosystems under salt stress. SETAC Europe 27th Annual Meeting, 7 -11 May, Brussels, Belgium. 


8. Venâncio C. 2016. SALTFREE - Prediction of salinisation effects on coastal freshwater and soil ecosystems due to climate changes. Invited speaker at the Jornadas Dá Ciência à Vida 2016, Departamento de Ciências e da Vida, Universidade de Coimbra. 


7. Venâncio C., Shinn C., Abelho M., Moreira-Santos M., Lopes I., Ribeiro A., Ribeiro R. 2015. Influence of a seawater pulse on the structure and composition of freshwater invertebrate communities. 10º Congresso Ibérico e Iberoamericano de Contaminação e Toxicologia Ambiental. UTAD, Vila Real, Portugal. 


6. Fasola E., Venâncio C., Costa S., Santos B., Lopes I. 2015. Ecotoxicology: tool for environmental risk assessment. Palestras sobre Ecotoxicologia. Museo di Storia Naturale di Firenze "La Specola", Italy.


5. Venâncio C., Lopes I., Castro B., Abrantes N., Anselmo E., Antunes S., Moreira-Santos M., Soares A.M.V.M., Ribeiro R. 2015. Salinisation Effects on Coastal Freshwater Ecosystems due to Climate Change. SETAC 25th European Annual Meeting, Barcelona, Spain.


4. Tavares J., Venâncio C., Lopes I., Antunes F., Soares A.M.V.M. 2015. Designing safer nanomaterials towards a sustainable nanotechnology: A case study with Hydrophobically Modified Polyacrilic Acid nanomaterials. SETAC 25th European Annual Meeting, Barcelona, Spain.


3. Venâncio C., Anselmo E., Soares A.M.V.M., Lopes I. 2014. Competition among producers in scenarios of saline stress: the use of NaCl as a surrogate and influence of acclimation in competitive outcome. XVII Congress of the Iberian Association of Limnology. University of Cantabria. Santander, Spain. 


2. Lopes I., Venâncio C., Loureiro C., Leitão J., Ribeiro R., Soares A.M.V.M., Castro B. 2014. Freshwater zooplankton as a sensitive indicator of stress caused by increased salinity. XVII Congress of the Iberian Association of Limnology. University of Cantabria. Santander, Spain. 


1. Venâncio C. 2014. Seawater intrusion in low-lying coastal ecosystems: possible effects on freshwater biota. Workshop on Effects of salinisation in freshwater and terrestrial ecosystems. Department of Biology. University of Aveiro.

Professional Career

2016/2018: Bolseira de investigação no âmbito do projeto FENOMENO - Fate and effect of wastewater-borne manufactured nanomaterials in aquatic ecosystems (referência ERA-SIINN/0002/2013). 


2012/2016: PhD student in Biology, at the University of Aveiro. Approved Unanimously with Honorable Mention of Distinction and Praise.


2011/2012: Bolseira de investigação no âmbito do projecto de referência PTDC/AAC-CLI/111706/2009. 


2010/2011: Bolseira de investigação no âmbito do projecto de referência PTDC/AACAMB/104532/2008.


2010: Master Degree in Ecotoxicology, Department of Biology, University of Aveiro. Final Evaluation: 17/20 values. 


2008: Degree in Biology, University of Aveiro. Final Evaluation: 15/20 values.


2008: Minor (Geosciences), University of Aveiro. Final evaluation: 17/20 values.

Scientific Supervision

In progress
Concluded

Projects

In progress
  • GOGOFROG: Alternative methods to animal experimentation for amphibian risk assessment: cell lines and spermatozoa See more
  • SALTFREE II - Salinisation of coastal ecosystems due to climate change: validating safety levels to protect biodiversity and ecosystem services See more
Concluded
  • FENOMENO–Fate and effect of wastewater-borne manufactured nanomaterials in aquatic ecosystems See more
  • SYNCHRONY - SYNergies between industry and sCientific ResearcH fOr a sustainable development of NanotechnologY See more
  • CONtaminant-driven GENEtic ERosion: consequences on the viability of Amphibia populations See more
  • SALTFREE - Prediction of salinisation effects on coastal freshwater and soil ecosystems due to climate changes See more
  • ARENA - Integrated ecological risk assessment of nanomaterials in temperate and tropical ecosystems See more

Publications

WoS Papers (5)
Barbosa M., Lopes I., Venancio C., Janeiro M.J., Morrisey M.B., Soares A.M.V.M. (2015) Maternal response to environmental unpredictability. In: Ecology And Evolution. 5, 20, 4567-4577.
Venancio C., Ribeiro R., Soares A., Lopes I. (2016) Multiple Stressor Differential Tolerances: Possible Implications at the Population Level. In: Plos One. 11, 3,
Venancio C., Anselmo E., Soares A., Lopes I. (2017) Does increased salinity influence the competitive outcome of two producer species. In: Environmental Science And Pollution Research. 24, 6, 5888-5897.
Venancio C., Pereira R., Freitas A.C., Rocha-Santos T.A.P., da Costa J.P., Duarte A.C., Lopes I. (2017) Salinity induced effects on the growth rates and mycelia composition of basidiomycete and zygomycete fungi. In: Environmental Pollution. 231, 1633-1641.
Venancio C., Ribeiro R., Soares A.M.V.M., Lopes I. (2018) Multigenerational effects of salinity in six clonal lineages of Daphnia longispina. In: Science Of The Total Environment. 619, 194-202.
Other Papers (1)
Brandão F., Marques S., Rodrigues S., Santos B., Travasso R., Venâncio C., Pereira R., Ortiz-Santaliestra M., Soares A.M.V.M., Gonçalves F., Lopes I. (2011) Influência da temperatura na toxicidade do cobre em girinos de rã verde, Pelophylax perezi. In: 3, 1,
Books (0)
Book Chapter (0)
Thesis (2)
Venâncio C.A.R. (2010) Co-resistência a metais e recuperação fisiológica em clones de Daphnia longispina. In: MSc Thesis.
Cátia Alexandra Ribeiro Venâncio (2017) Salinization effects on coastal terrestrial and freshwater ecosystems. . In: PhD Thesis.
Communications (29)
Venâncio C, Ribeiro R, Soares AMVM, Lopes I (2010) Is the ecological risk of mixtures being underestimated?: inverse relationship of the resistance to copper and cobalt by Daphnia longispina clones (MO297). In:
Venâncio C., R. Pereira V. .T.e.i.x.e.i.r.a. (2013) Seawater in low-lying coastal ecosystems: differential sensitivity among soil primary producers. In:
Venâncio C, Ribeiro R, Soares AMVM, Lopes I (2013) (2013) Saltwater-driven genetic erosion of cladoceran populations: multiple stressors, phenotypic plasticity and tolerance to lethal and sublethal levels. In:
Barbosa M., Lopes I., Venâncio C. (2012) Phenotypic diversity: response to environmental variability?. In:
Venâncio C., I. Lopes, R. Ribeiro , A.M.V.M. Soares. (2011) Is a higher resistance to copper correlated with a faster recovery in daphnids?. In:
NIEMEYER J.C., PEREIRA R., CARDOSO M.B., SANTOS B., VENÂNCIO C., DA SILVA E., SOARES A.M.V.M., LOPES I. (2011) EVALUATION OF THE TOXICITY OF TiSiO4 NANOPARTICLES TO TROPICAL SOIL INVERTEBRATES. In:
Venâncio C., R. Ribeiro, A.M.V.M. Soares, I.Lopes. (2012) Association between increased resistance to copper and salinity in Daphnia longispina clonal lineages under short- and long-term multi generational exposures. In:
Venâncio C., Castro B. B., Ribeiro R., Antunes S. C., Abrantes N., Soares A.M.V.M., Lopes I. (2013) Seawater in low-lying coastal ecosystems: sensitivity before and after acclimation among freshwater primary producers, consumers and decompositors. In:
Venâncio C., Anselmo E., Soares A.M.V.M., Lopes I. (2014) Competition among producers in scenarios of saline stress: the use of NaCl as a surrogate and the influence of acclimation on competitive outcome. In:
Tavares J., Venâncio C., Antunes F., Duarte C., Soares A.M.V.M., Lopes I. (2014) Ecotoxicity of HMPAA (Hydrophobically Modified Polyacrilic Acid) Nanoparticles. In:
Venâncio C., Barbosa M., Soares A.M.V.M., Lopes I. Multigenerational effectsof increased salinity in Daphnia magna. 2015. . In:
Venâncio C., Shinn C., Abelho M., Moreira-Santos M., Ribeiro A., Ribeiro R., Lopes I. Influence of a seawater pulse on the structure of freshwater invertebrate communities. 2015. . In:
Venâncio C., Pereira R., Freitas A.C., Rocha-Santos T., Duarte A., Lopes I. (2015) Evidences of salt-stress on Basidiomycete and Zygomycete fungi. In:
Venâncio C., Castro B.B., Ribeiro R., Antunes S., Abrantes N., Soares A.M.V.M., Lopes I. Seawater Intrusion: what problems will freshwater communities from low lying ecosystems face in the near future?. In:
Venâncio C., Castro B.B., Ribeiro R., Antunes S.C., Abrantes N., Soares A.M.V.M, Lopes I. (2013) Seawater in low-lying coastal ecosystems: sensitivity before and after acclimation among freshwater primary producers, consumers and decomposers. ECSA 53. Shanghai, China. . In:
Miguel Barbosa Maternal Response to Environmental Unpredictability. In:
Simões A.M., Venâncio C., Soares A.M.V.M., Antunes F.E., Lopes I. (2016) Assessing the influence of cationic and hydrophobic modifications in the ecotoxicity of hydroxyethyl cellulose polymers. In:
Cátia Venâncio, Jorge Tavares, Filipe Antunes, Cláudia Duarte, Amadeu Soares, Isabel Lopes (2016) Rational design of HMPAA: joining industry and environmental safety . In:
Venâncio C, Fasola E, Costa S, Lopes I (2016) Skin bacterial community metabolic activity compared between males, females and juveniles of the fire salamander (Salamandra salamandra sub. sp. gallaica). In:
Gonçalves S.F., Venâncio C., Loureiro S., Vogt R., Wanzenböck J., Soares A.M.V.M, Lopes I. (2017) Ecological risk assessment of Lake Mondsee, Austria: ecotoxicological line of evidence. In:
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. In:
Wijewardene L., Ribeiro R., Venâncio C., Lopes I. (2017) Salinisation of freshwater coastal ecosystems: possible impacts on the genetic diversity of Daphnia longispina populations. . In:
Monteiro C., Daniel-da-Silva A.L., Venâncio C., Soares F.S., Soares A.M.V.M., Tito Andrade, Lopes I. (2017) Multigenerational effects of gold nanorods on freshwater microalgae. In:
Pinheiro C., Lopes I., Venâncio C., Loureiro S. (2017) Effects of silver nanoparticles on the growth and photosynthetic pigments of Lemna minor. In:
Venâncio C., Pereira R., Lopes I. (2016) Competition under saline stress: a case study with three species of plant. In:
Padilla E, Venâncio C, Lopes I (2018) Toxicity of nanoparticles of titanium dioxide to Daphnia longispina: waterborne versus dietary exposure. In:
Chelinho S, Venâncio C, Lopes I, Sousa JP (2018) QUALITY STANDARDS FOR URBAN WASTE FERTILIZERS: PUTTING ECOTOXICOLOGY IN THE PICTURE. In:
Monteiro C, Daniel-da-Silva AL, Venâncio C, Soares FS, Soares AMVM, Tito Andrade, Lopes I (2018) Effects of multigenerational exposure of two microalgae (Raphidocelis subcapitata e Chlorella vulgaris) to colloidal gold nanoparticles. In:
Gonçalves S.F., Venâncio C., Loureiro S., Vogt R., Wanzenböck J., Soares A.M.V.M, Lopes I. (2018) An ecotoxicological assessment of Lake Mondsee, Austria: a two year survey . In:
Other Publications (0)

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