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Anabela Rodrigues Lopes

Anabela Rodrigues Lopes

Research Fellow

  • Department: Biology
  • Research Group: Stress Biology
  • 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

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

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.

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)

Academic degrees

PhD in Biology, University of Aveiro, 2018


MSc in Applied Biology, University of Aveiro, 2011


BSc in Biology, University of Aveiro, 2005


Scientific Supervision

In progress


In progress
  • ALIEN - An integrated approach to unravel Lasiodiplodia-grapevine Interactions See more


WoS Papers (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. In: Journal Of Comparative Physiology B. 179, 279-286.
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. In: Journal Of Membrane Science. 364, 82-89.
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. In: Aquatic Conservation: Marine And Freshwater Ecosystems. 23, 619-623.
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. In: Journal Of Experimental Zoology . 319A, 378-390.
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. In: The Journal Of Membrane Biology . 247, 501-514.
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. In: Hydrobiologia. 735, 1, 1-13.
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). In: The Nautilus . 128, 4, 105-113.
Lopes A., Phillips A.J.L., Alves A. (2017) Mating type genes in the genus Neofusicoccum: Mating strategies and usefulness in species delimitation. In: Fungal Biology. 121, 4, 394-404.
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. In: Mycosphere. 7, 7, 906-920.
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. In: Fungal Biology. 122, 7, 629-638.
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Books (0)
Book Chapter (0)
Thesis (2)
Anabela Lopes Matriz orgânica solúvel do nacre da concha do bivalve Anodonta cygnea. In: MSc Thesis.
Anabela Lopes Diversidade, espécies crípticas e estratégias sexuais em fungos da ordem Botryosphaeriales. In: PhD Thesis.
Communications (13)
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. In:
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. In:
Manuel Lopes-Lima, A. Lopes, A. Rocha e J. Machado. Effects of Cd2+ on the Calcium Metabolism and Shell Mineralization of bivalve Anodonta cygnea. In:
Jorge P. Machado, M. Lopes-Lima, A. Lopes e A. Rocha. A new model for calcium transport and calcification in freshwater mussels. In:
Manuel Lopes-Lima, Anabela Lopes & Jorge Machado. Calcium movements and biomineralization studies on the freshwater bivalve Anodonta cygnea. In:
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. In:
Jorge Machado e Anabela Lopes. Biomineralization of Synthetic Membranes Induced by Organic Fluids of Anodonta cygnea. In:
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. In:
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. In:
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. In:
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. In:
Anabela Lopes, António Correia, Alan J.L. Phillips, Artur Alves. Mating type genes as phylogenetic markers to delimit Neofusicoccum species. In:
Anabela Lopes, Carla Barradas, António Correia, Alan J.L. Phillips, Artur Alves. (2015) Diversity and phylogeny of Neofusicoccum species from woody hosts in Portugal. In:
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