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  Ana Margarida Lourenço Silva Marques  
  Phone: +351234370965  
  e-mail: anammarques@ua.pt  
  Category: PhD Student  
  Department: Biology  
  Research group: Ecotoxicology
 
 
   
     
  Thesis title: Marine seaweeds as functional food and its biotechnological potential – screening of DNA protection ability and sub sequential health benefits
  Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Mário Guilherme Garcês Pacheco, Prof. Dra. Isabel O Neill de Mascarenhas Gaivão, Dra. Maria Helena Trindade de Abreu
  Category: BO
  Grant type: BD
  Funding entity: FCT
  Grant reference: SFRH/BD/102671/2014
  Start date: 2015-09-01
  End date: 2019-08-31
Academic Degrees

  • 2013, Master in Applied Biology, University of Aveiro

  • 2011, First Degree in Biology, University of Aveiro

Area of scientific activity

  • Genotoxicity

  • Ecotoxicology

  • Mechanisms of induction and repair of genotoxic damage

  • Oxidative stress biomarkers

Projects
ECOAPPROACH - Bridging the gap between metal contamination and ecologically significant effects on macrobenthic communities: a multidisciplinary approach from gene to community [see details]

GENOPES - Mechanisms of DNA damage induced by pesticides in fish and interference of co-exposure to other contaminants [see details]

Publications
  1. Marques A., Pilo D., Araujo O., Pereira F., Guilherme S., Carvalho S., Santos M.A., Pacheco M., Pereira P. (2016) Propensity to metal accumulation and oxidative stress responses of two benthic species (Cerastoderma edule and Nephtys hombergii): are tolerance processes limiting their responsiveness?. Ecotoxicology. 25, 4, 664-676. (see details) ISI paper
  2. Marques A., Rego A., Guilherme S., Gaivao I., Santos M.A., Pacheco M. (2016) Evidences of DNA and chromosomal damage induced by the mancozeb-based fungicide Mancozan (R) in fish (Anguilla anguilla L.). Pesticide Biochemistry And Physiology. 133, 52-58. (see details) ISI paper
  3. Marques A., Custodio M., Guilherme S., Gaivao I., Santos M.A., Pacheco M. (2014) Assessment of chromosomal damage induced by a deltamethrin-based insecticide in fish (Anguilla anguilla L.) - A follow-up study upon exposure and post-exposure periods. Pesticide Biochemistry And Physiology. 113, 40-46. (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.pestbp.2014.06.003
  4. Marques A., Guilherme S., Gaivao I., Santos M.A., Pacheco M. (2014) Progression of DNA damage induced by a glyphosate-based herbicide in fish (Anguilla anguilla) upon exposure and post-exposure periods - Insights into the mechanisms of genotoxicity and DNA repair. Comparative Biochemistry And Physiology C-toxicology & Pharmacology. 166, 126-133. (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cbpc.2014.07.009
  5. Goncalves P.P., Singh M.K., Silva V.S., Marques F., Marques A., Leduc P.R., Gracio J., Marques P.A.A.P., Goncalves G., Sousa A.C.M. Automated high-throughput screening of carbon nanotube-based bio-nanocomposites for bone cement applications. Pure And Applied Chemistry. 2011, 83, -2063. (see details) ISI paper
  1. (-) DNA damage and repair in Anguilla anguilla L. exposed to pesticides. MSc Thesis. (see details)
  1. Marques, A., Ferreira, J., Abreu, H., Pereira, R., Rego, A., Gaivão, I., Pacheco, M. (2016) Antimutagenic properties of the red macroalgae Gracilaria sp. from wild and aquaculture origins in Drosophila melanogaster. (see details)
  2. Marques, A., Ferreira, J., Abreu, H., Pereira, R., Gaivão, I., Pacheco, M. (2016) In search of marine macroalgae potential as functional foods: identification of beneficial effects in Drosophila melanogaster. (see details)
  3. Castro D. ., Mieiro C.L. ., Coelho J.P. ., Guilherme S. ., Marques A. ., Duarte A.C. ., Pereira E. ., Pacheco M. . (2015) Is metal contamination in estuarine environments endangering European eel (Anguilla anguilla) in their first stage in continental waters? . (see details)
  4. Araújo, O., Marques, A., Piló, D., Pereira, D., Guilherme, S., Carvalho, S., Pacheco, M., Pereira, P. (2015) Searching for associations between mercury sediment loads, accumulated levels in gills and liver of the clam Venerupis philippinarum and oxidative stress profiles. (see details)
  5. Marques A., Pereira P., Raimundo J., Araújo O., Barata M., Pousão-Ferreira P., Guilherme S., Santos M.A., Pacheco M. (2015) Linking inorganic mercury accumulation in Diplodus sargus blood with the induction of erythrocytic nuclear abnormalities. (see details)
  6. Carvalho S., Pilo D., Marques A., Araújo O., Guilherme S., Leitao A., Pacheco M.P., Pereira P. (2014) Responses of Venerupis philippinarum (Mollusca, Bivalvia) to metal contamination: do they reflect changes at the community level?. (see details)
  7. Marques A., Custodio M., Santos M.A., Gaivao I. (2014) Cytogenetic damage progression in peripheral erythrocytes of fish (Anguilla anguilla) upon cessation of exposure to a deltamethrin-based insecticide. (see details)
  8. Marques, A., Guilherme, S., Gaivão, I., Santos, M. A., Pacheco, M., (2014) Genotoxicity and DNA repair induced by a glyphosate-based herbicide in fish upon exposure and post-exposure periods. (see details)
  9. Marques A., Rego A., Guilherme S., Santos, M.A., Gaivão I., Pacheco M. (2013) Evaluation of DNA integrity in peripheral erythrocytes of Anguilla anguilla upon short-term exposure to the thiram-based fungicide Pomarsol Ultra D®. (see details)
  10. Rego A., Marques A., Guilherme S., Santos, M.A., Gaivão I., Pacheco M. (2013) Chromosomal and DNA damage assessment in fish (Anguilla anguilla L.) exposed to Mancozan® - a carbamate fungicide formulation. (see details)
  11. Marques, A., Custódio, M., Guilherme, S., Santos, M.A., Pacheco, M. (2012) Evaluation of cytogenetic damage in peripheral erythrocytes of fish (Anguilla anguilla) upon exposure to a deltamethrin-based insecticide. (see details)
  12. Gonçalves P.P., Silva V.S., Marques F., Marques A., LeDuc F. R. , Singh M.K., Grácio J., Marques P.A.A.P., Gonçalves G., Sousa A.C.M. (2010) Automated high-throughput screening of orthopaedic bioactive materials through cell morphology approaches. (see details)
  13. Pereira, V., Marques, A., Gaivão, I., Rego, A., Abreu, H, Pereira, R., Santos, MA., Guilherme, S., Pacheco, M. Protective effects of seaweed feed supplementation against a genotoxic challenge in gilthead seabream (Sparus aurata). (see details)