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Carina Rafaela Faria da Costa Félix

Carina Rafaela Faria da Costa Félix

PhD Student

  • Department: Biology Department
  • Research Group: Stress Biology
  • ISI Web of KnowledgeSM search factor : ResearcherID = C-4860-2015
  • Thesis title: Global Changes, Fungal Fitness and Pathogenesis Supervisor: Doctor Artur Alves (University of Aveiro), Doctor Ana Cristina Esteves (University of Aveiro), Doctor Jesus Jorrin Novo (University of Cordoba) Category: BO Grant type: BD Funding entity: FCT - Fundação para a Ciência e aTecnologia Grant reference: SFRH/BD/97613/2013 Start date: 2014-04-01 End date: 2018-03-31


Main Research Interests

Climate changes and fungal plant diseases


Microbial proteomics

Professional Activity

2012-2013 - Grant Holder fellowship from FCT: "PROMETHEUS - Proteome of Diplodia corticola, the cork oak pathogen fungus" (PTDC/AGRCFL/113831/2009)

2013-2014 - Grant Holder fellowship from FCT: "PANDORA - Potencial impacto das alterações climáticas em doenças de Eucalyptus spp. causadas por Botryosphaeriaceae em Portugal" (PTDC/AGR-FOR/3807/2012)

Academic Degrees

2010 - Degree in Marine Biology and Biotechnology by School of Tourism and Maritime Technology of the Polytechnic Institute of Leiria 


2012 - Master Degree in Applied Biology (Clinical and Environmental microbiology)  by University of Aveiro


Since 2014 - PhD student in Biology by University of Aveiro

Scientific Supervision

In progress
Concluded

Projects

In progress
  • ALIEN - An integrated approach to unravel Lasiodiplodia-grapevine Interactions See more
Concluded
  • PANDORA - Potential impact of climate changes on Botryosphaeriaceae-related diseases of Eucalyptus spp. in Portugal See more
  • Prometheus - PROteoME of Diplodia corticola, the cork oak paTHogEn fungUS See more

Publications

WoS Papers (6)
de Lima F.B., Felix C., Osorio N., Alves A., Vitorino R., Domingues P., Correia A., Ribeiro R.T.D., Esteves A.C. (2016) Secretome analysis of Trichoderma atroviride T17 biocontrol of Guignardia citricarpa. In: Biological Control. 99, 38-46.
Felix C., Duarte A.S., Vitorino R., Guerreiro A.C.L., Domingues P., Correia A.C.M., Alves A., Esteves A.C. (2016) Temperature Modulates the Secretome of the Phytopathogenic Fungus Lasiodiplodia theobromae. In: Frontiers In Plant Science. 7,
de Lima F.B., Félix C., Osório N., Alves A., Vitorino R., Domingues P., Ribeiro R.T.D., Esteves A.C. (2017) Trichoderma harzianum T1A constitutively secretes proteins involved in the biological control of Guignardia citricarpa. In: Biological Control. 106, 99-109.
Felix C., Pinto G., Amaral J., Fernandes I., Alves A., Esteves A.C. (2017) Strain-related pathogenicity in Diplodia corticola. In: Forest Pathology. 47, 6,
Felix C., Liborio S., Nunes M., Felix R., Duarte A.S., Alves A., Esteves A.C. (2018) Lasiodiplodia theobromae as a Producer of Biotechnologically Relevant Enzymes. In: International Journal Of Molecular Sciences. 19, 2,
Félix C., Salvatore M.M., DellaGreca M., Meneses R., Duarte A.S., Salvatore F., Naviglio D., Gallo M., Jorrín-Novo J.V., Alves A., Andolfi A., Esteves A.C. (in press) Production of toxic metabolites by two strains of Lasiodiplodia theobromae, isolated from a coconut tree and a human patient. In: Mycologia.
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Books (0)
Book Chapter (0)
Thesis (2)
C Félix Lasiodiplodia theobromae: a phytopathogenic fungus that infect humans. In:
Félix C. (2012) Proteomic analysis of Lasiodiplodia theobromae: an opportunistic human fungal pathogen. In: MSc Thesis.
Communications (15)
Felix C., Duarte A.S., Alves, A., Esteves A.C., Correia A.C.M. (2011) Why phytopathogenic fungi infect humans? The case of Lasiodiplodia theobromae. In:
Aleixo A., Barradas C., Félix C., Alves A. (2013) Endophytic mycobiota of the salt-marsh plant Halimione portulacoides: diversity and biotechnological potential. In:
Félix C., Duarte A.C., Alves A., Vitorino R., Correia A., Esteves A.C. (2013) The effect of temperature on the secretome of Lasiodiplodia theobromae. In:
Almeida R., Félix C., Duarte A.S., Alves A., Vitorino R., Correia A., Esteves A.C. (2013) Extracellular proteome of Diplodia corticola strains. In:
Lima F.B., Félix C., Osório N. , Alves A., Vitorino R. , Domingues P., Silva Ribeiro R.T. , Correia A., Esteves A.C. (2015) Trichoderma as a biological control agent of Guignardia citricarpa: using proteomics to unravel molecular interactions. In:
C Felix, M Nunes, A Andolfi, S Basso, MM Salvatore, MD Greca, A Correia, A Alves, AC Esteves (2015) Effect of temperature on the plant pathogen Lasiodiplodia theobromae: enzyme and secondary metabolites production. In:
C Felix, A Andolfi, S Basso, MM Salvatore, A Correia, A Alves, AC Esteves (2015) Secondary metabolites by Lasiodiplodia theobromae strains and influence of growth conditions on their production. In:
Felix C., Andolfi A., Basso S., Salvatore M.M., Greca M.D., Correia A., Alves A., Esteves A.C. (2015) Effect of temperature on production of secondary metabolites by Lasiodiplodia theobromae. In:
M Nunes, C Félix, R Meneses, A Correia, A Alves, AC Esteves (2015) The effect of temperature on the expression of extracellular enzymes of Lasiodiplodia theobromae. In:
Ferreira V., Félix C., Alves A., Esteves A.C., Duarte A.S. (2016) The effect of phytopathogenic fungi in mammalian cells. In:
Félix C., Jorrin-Novo J., Alves A., Esteves A.C. (2017) The proteome of two strains of Lasiodiplodia theobromae. In:
M. M. SALVATORE, C. FELIX, M. DELLAGRECA, F. SALVATORE, D. NAVIGLIO, M. GALLO, M. GUIDA, A. ALVES, A. C. ESTEVES, A. ANDOLFI (2017) Effect of temperature on metabolites production by Lasiodiplodia theobromae a fungus causing canker and dieback of grapevine . In:
Costa S., Félix C., da Costa J.P., Rocha-Santos T.A.P., Esteves A.C., Alves A., Lopes I. (2017) Interactions of environmental stressors with the amphibian pathogen Saprolegnia australis. In:
Costa S., Félix C., da Costa J.P., Rocha-Santos T.A.P., Esteves A.C., Alves A., Lopes I. (2017) Interactions of environmental stressors with the amphibian pathogen Saprolegnia australis. In:
Costa S., Félix C., da Costa J.P., Rocha-Santos T.A.P., Esteves A.C., Alves A., Lopes I. (2016) Interactions of environmental stressors with the amphibian pathogenic agent Saprolegnia australis. In:
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