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  Anabela Rodrigues Lopes  
  Phone: 234370774  
  e-mail: arlopes@ua.pt  
  Category: Reseacher  
  Department: Biology  
  Research group: Stress Biology
  Direct URL for this page: http://www.cesam.ua.pt/alopes  
  Thesis title:
  Supervisor: Doutor Artur Alves
  Category: BO
  Grant type: BI
  Funding entity: FCT
  Grant reference: PTDC-AGR-PRO/2183/2014
  Start date: 2017-11-01
  End date: 2018-10-31



Academic degrees
PhD in Biology, University of Aveiro, 2018


MSc in Applied Biology, University of Aveiro, 2011


BSc in Biology, University of Aveiro, 2005
Professional activity

November 2017-October 2018 - Research fellowship integrated in the ALIEN project (PTDC-AGR-PRO/2183/2014)

February 2013-June 2017 - PhD fellowship from FCT (SFRH/BD/85615/2012)

January 2008-December 2012 - Research fellowship from FCT (SFRH/BI/33128/2007)

January-December 2007 - Research fellowship from CIIMAR-UP (PROTEUS SP1.P151/03)

Research interests

Biodiversity and systematics of filamentous fungi.
Cryptic speciation in plant pathogenic fungi.
Microbial community analysis using culture-dependent and culture-independent methodologies.
Climate changes and fungal plant diseases.

Research Projects

Team Member

CONBI: Biodiversity and Conservation of Bivalves - ecogeographic, genetic and physiological information (PTDC/AAC-AMB/117688/2010)

European project PROTEUS SP1.P151/03 INTERREG III A

ALIEN - An integrated approach to unravel Lasiodiplodia-grapevine Interactions [see details]

  1. Lopes A., Linaldeddu B.T., Phillips A.J.L., Alves A. (2018) Mating type gene analyses in the genus Diplodia: from cryptic sex to cryptic species. Fungal Biology. 122, 7, 629-638. (see details) ISI paper
    Link: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.funbio.2018.03.012
  2. Lopes A., Phillips A.J.L., Alves A. (2017) Mating type genes in the genus Neofusicoccum: Mating strategies and usefulness in species delimitation. Fungal Biology. 121, 4, 394-404. (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.funbio.2016.08.011
  3. Lopes A., Barradas C., Phillips A.J.L., Alves A. (2016) Diversity and phylogeny of Neofusicoccum species occurring in forest and urban environments in Portugal. Mycosphere. 7, 7, 906-920. (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.5943/mycosphere/si/1b/10
  4. Anabela Lopes, Manuel Lopes-Lima, Jorge Ferreira, Sandra Araújo, Mariana Hinzmann, José Oliveira, António Rocha, Bernardo Domingues, Iulius Bobos and Jorge Machado (2014) Biomineralization studies on cellulose membrane exposed to biological fluids of Anodonta cygnea. The Journal Of Membrane Biology . 247, 501-514. (see details) ISI paper
  5. Manuel Lopes-Lima, Amílcar Teixeira, Elsa Froufe, Anabela Lopes, Simone Varandas and Ronaldo Sousa (2014) Biology and conservation of freshwater bivalves: past, present and future perspectives. Hydrobiologia. 735, 1, 1-13. (see details) ISI paper
  6. Anabela Lopes, Mariana Hinzmann, Manuel Lopes-Lima, José Fernando Gonçalves, Sérgio Ferreira, Bernardo Domingues, Iulius Bobos and Jorge Machado (2014) Functional studies on the shell soluble matrix of Anodonta cygnea (Bivalvia: Unionidae). The Nautilus . 128, 4, 105-113. (see details) ISI paper
  7. E. Froufe, C. Sobral, A. Teixeira, A. Lopes, R. Sousa, S. Varandas and M. Lopes-Lima (2013) Development and multiplexing of microsatellite loci for the near threatened freshwater mussel Potomida littoralis (Cuvier, 1798) using 454 sequencing. Aquatic Conservation: Marine And Freshwater Ecosystems. 23, 619-623. (see details) ISI paper
  8. Mariana Hinzmann, Manuel Lopes-Lima, Amílcar Teixeira, Simone Varandas, Ronaldo Sousa, Anabela Lopes, Elsa Froufe and Jorge Machado (2013) Reproductive Cycle and Strategy of Anodonta anatina (L.,1758): Notes on Hermaphroditism. Journal Of Experimental Zoology . 319A, 378-390. (see details) ISI paper
  9. Anabela Lopes, Manuel Lopes-Lima, Iulius Bobos, Jorge Ferreira, Sílvia Gomes, Rui Reis, João Mano and Jorge Machado (2010) The effects of Anodonta cygnea biological fluids on biomineralization of chitosan membranes. Journal Of Membrane Science. 364, 82-89. (see details) ISI paper
  10. Lopes-Lima M., Lopes A., Casaca P., Checa A., Machado, J. (2009) Seasonal variations of pH, pCO2, pO2, HCO3- and Ca2+ in the haemolymph: implications on the calcification physiology in Anodonta cygnea. Journal Of Comparative Physiology B. 179, 279-286. (see details) ISI paper
  1. Anabela Lopes Matriz orgânica solúvel do nacre da concha do bivalve Anodonta cygnea. MSc Thesis. (see details)
    Link: http://hdl.handle.net/10773/6408
  2. Anabela Lopes Diversidade, espécies crípticas e estratégias sexuais em fungos da ordem Botryosphaeriales. PhD Thesis. (see details)
  1. Anabela Lopes, Carla Barradas, António Correia, Alan J.L. Phillips, Artur Alves. (2015) Diversity and phylogeny of Neofusicoccum species from woody hosts in Portugal. (see details)
  2. A. Lopes, M. Lopes-Lima, A. Rocha, A. Checa, J. Machado. Seasonal Correlation of Ph, Pco2, Po2, HCO3- and Ca2+ with Calcification in bivalve Anodonta cygnea. (see details)
  3. Manuel Lopes-Lima, A. Lopes, A. Rocha, J. Andrade e J. Machado. The influence of hydrostatic pressure on the shell mineralization of Anodonta cygnea: a comparative study with a hydrothermal vent bivalve Bathymodiolus azoricus. (see details)
  4. Manuel Lopes-Lima, A. Lopes, A. Rocha e J. Machado. Effects of Cd2+ on the Calcium Metabolism and Shell Mineralization of bivalve Anodonta cygnea. (see details)
  5. Jorge P. Machado, M. Lopes-Lima, A. Lopes e A. Rocha. A new model for calcium transport and calcification in freshwater mussels. (see details)
  6. Manuel Lopes-Lima, Anabela Lopes & Jorge Machado. Calcium movements and biomineralization studies on the freshwater bivalve Anodonta cygnea. (see details)
  7. Araújo, S., Hinzmann, M., Lopes-Lima, M., Varandas, S., Teixeira, A., Sousa, R., Lopes, A., Froufe, E. and Machado, J. Sexual Strategy and Reproductive cycle of Anodonta anatina (L., 1758): notes on hermaphroditism. (see details)
  8. Jorge Machado e Anabela Lopes. Biomineralization of Synthetic Membranes Induced by Organic Fluids of Anodonta cygnea. (see details)
  9. Anabela Lopes, Mariana Hinzmann, Manuel Lopes-Lima and Jorge Machado. Preliminary studies on the soluble organic matrix of the shell nacreous layer of freshwater mussel Anodonta cygnea. (see details)
  10. Froufe E, Teixeira A, Lopes A, Cardoso J, Reis J, Machado J, Hinzmann M, Fonseca M, Araújo R, Sousa R, Sobral C, Varandas S, Cortes R, Lopes-Lima M. CONBI: Biodiversity and Conservation of Bivalves – Ecogeographic, Genetic and Physiological information. (see details)
  11. Froufe E, Sobral C, Teixeira A, Lopes A, Sousa R, Varandas S, Lopes-Lima M. Development of microsatellite markers and Multiplexed PCR for Potomida littoralis. (see details)
  12. Froufe E, Lopes A, Sobral C, Teixeira A, Sousa R, Varandas S, Araújo R, Machado J & Lopes-Lima M. Isolation and characterization of microsatellite loci for Unio delphinus and cross-species amplification in other Unio species. (see details)
  13. Anabela Lopes, António Correia, Alan J.L. Phillips, Artur Alves. Mating type genes as phylogenetic markers to delimit Neofusicoccum species. (see details)