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  Cátia Alexandra Ribeiro Venâncio  
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  Department: Biology  
  Research group: Ecotoxicology
 
 
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  Thesis title: SALTFREE-Salinisation effects on Portuguese coastal freshwater wetlands due to climate changes
  Supervisor: Dra. Isabel Maria Cunha Antunes Lopes; Dr. Rui Ribeiro; Dra. Ruth Pereira
  Category: BO
  Grant type: BD
  Funding entity: FCT
  Grant reference: SFRH / BD / 81717 / 2011
  Start date: 2012-04-01
  End date: 2016-03-31
Academic Degrees

2012- Present: PhD student in Biology, at the University of Aveiro.


2010: Master Degree in Ecotoxicology, Department of Biology, University of Aveiro.


2008: Degree in Biology, University of Aveiro.


2008: Minor (Geosciences), University of Aveiro. 

Oral Platforms

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.

Organization of congresses

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

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.

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

SYNCHRONY - SYNergies between industry and sCientific ResearcH fOr a sustainable development of NanotechnologY [see details]

CONtaminant-driven GENEtic ERosion: consequences on the viability of Amphibia populations [see details]

SALTFREE - Prediction of salinisation effects on coastal freshwater and soil ecosystems due to climate changes [see details]

ARENA - Integrated ecological risk assessment of nanomaterials in temperate and tropical ecosystems [see details]

Publications
  1. Venancio C., Anselmo E., Soares A., Lopes I. (2017) Does increased salinity influence the competitive outcome of two producer species. Environmental Science And Pollution Research. 24, 6, 5888-5897. (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s11356-016-8346-x
  2. Venancio C., Ribeiro R., Soares A., Lopes I. (2016) Multiple Stressor Differential Tolerances: Possible Implications at the Population Level. Plos One. 11, 3, (see details) ISI paper
  3. Barbosa M., Lopes I., Venancio C., Janeiro M.J., Morrisey M.B., Soares A.M.V.M. (2015) Maternal response to environmental unpredictability. Ecology And Evolution. 5, 20, 4567-4577. (see details) ISI paper
  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. Influência da temperatura na toxicidade do cobre em girinos de rã verde, Pelophylax perezi. (see details)
  1. Venâncio C.A.R. (2010) Co-resistência a metais e recuperação fisiológica em clones de Daphnia longispina. MSc Thesis. (see details)
  1. 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. (see details)
  2. 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)
  3. Wijewardene L., Ribeiro R., Venâncio C., Lopes I. (2017) Salinisation of freshwater coastal ecosystems: possible impacts on the genetic diversity of Daphnia longispina populations. . (see details)
  4. 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. (see details)
  5. Pinheiro C., Lopes I., Venâncio C., Loureiro S. (2017) Effects of silver nanoparticles on the growth and photosynthetic pigments of Lemna minor. (see details)
  6. (2016) Assessing the influence of cationic and hydrophobic modifications in the ecotoxicity of hydroxyethyl cellulose polymers. (see details)
  7. Cátia Venâncio, Jorge Tavares, Filipe Antunes, Cláudia Duarte, Amadeu Soares, Isabel Lopes (2016) Rational design of HMPAA: joining industry and environmental safety . (see details)
  8. 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). (see details)
  9. Venâncio C., Pereira R., Freitas A.C., Rocha-Santos T., Duarte A., Lopes I. (2015) Evidences of salt-stress on Basidiomycete and Zygomycete fungi. (see details)
  10. 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. (see details)
  11. Tavares J., Venâncio C., Antunes F., Duarte C., Soares A.M.V.M., Lopes I. (2014) Ecotoxicity of HMPAA (Hydrophobically Modified Polyacrilic Acid) Nanoparticles. (see details)
  12. 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. (see details)
  13. 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. (see details)
  14. 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. . (see details)
  15. 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). (see details)
  16. Barbosa M., Lopes I., Venâncio C. (2012) Phenotypic diversity: response to environmental variability?. (see details)
  17. 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?. (see details)
  18. 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. (see details)
  19. 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. (see details)
  20. 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. (see details)
  21. Venâncio C., Barbosa M., Soares A.M.V.M., Lopes I. Multigenerational effectsof increased salinity in Daphnia magna. 2015. . (see details)
  22. 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. . (see details)
  23. 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?. (see details)
  24. Miguel Barbosa Maternal Response to Environmental Unpredictability. (see details)