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  Maria João Xavier Ribeiro  
  e-mail: mariajribeiro@ua.pt  
  Category: PhD student  
  Department: Biology  
  Research group: Stress Biology
ISI Web of KnowledgeSM search factor: ResearcherID: B-5745-2014; ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-0208-9275  
  Direct URL for this page: http://www.cesam.ua.pt/mariajribeiro  
  Thesis title: dyNaMIC – Nanomaterial-corona formation species targeted, advances for NMs mode of action
  Supervisor: Dr Mónica Amorim and Dr. Janeck J. Scott-Fordsmand
  Category: BO
  Grant type: BD
  Funding entity: FCT
  Grant reference: SFRH/BD/95027/2013
  Start date: 2014-02-01
  End date: 2018-01-31
Academic Degrees

2010-2012 | Master in Molecular Biotechnology | University of Aveiro

Thesis with the theme "Marine Cyanobacteria: evaluation of the anticancer potential", oriented by Prof Dra Rosário Martins and co-oriented by Prof Dr Manuel Santos. 

Laboratory of Ecotoxicology, Genomics and Evolution of the Interdisciplinary Centre of Marine and Environmental Research - CIIMAR, School of Allied Health Sciences of Porto of the Polytechnic Institute of Porto and Pharmacology Laboratory of the Faculty of Dentistry of the University of Porto

2007-2010 | Degree in Biology | Faculty of Sciences of the University of Porto

Professional Experience

2013 May - October | Research Fellow

Project NANOkA: NANO Particles: standardization of methods for environmental risk Assessment (supervisor: Dr Mónica Amorim).

Other scientific activities

2011 - 2012 | Participation as a master intern in the project Marine Cyanobacteria isolated from the Portuguese coast as a source of bioactive compounds: cytotoxicity against human tumor cells and normal human cells (PTDC/MAR/102638/2008), CIIMAR/CIMAR-Interdisciplinary Centre of Marine and Environmental Research.

2009 - 2010 | Internship underlying the theme “Study of Arabidopsis thaliana mutants in the arabinogalactan 22 protein gene”. Supervision: Prof Dr Sílvia Coimbra and Prof Dr Luis Gustavo Pereira. Sexual Plant Reproduction and Development laboratory of Faculty of Sciences from the University of Porto.

NANOkA: NANO Particles: standardization of methods for environmental risk Assessment [see details]

  1. Maria V.L., Ribeiro M.J., Guilherme S., Soares A.M.V.M., Scott-Fordsmand J.J., Amorim M.J.B. (2018) Silver (nano)materials Cause Genotoxicity In Enchytraeus crypticus, As Determined By the Comet Assay. Environmental Toxicology And Chemistry. 37, 1, 184-191. (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/etc.3944/abstract
  2. Ribeiro M.J., Maria V.L., Scott-Fordsmand J.J., Amorim M.J.B. (2015) Oxidative Stress Mechanisms Caused by Ag Nanoparticles (NM300K) are Different from Those of AgNO3: Effects in the Soil Invertebrate Enchytraeus crypticus. International Journal Of Environmental Research And Public Health. 12, 8, 9589-9602. (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://www.mdpi.com/1660-4601/12/8/9589
  3. Maria V.L., Ribeiro M.J., Amorim M.J.B. (2014) Oxidative stress biomarkers and metallothionein in Folsomia candida - responses to Cu and Cd. Environmental Research. 133, 164-169. (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.envres.2014.05.027
  1. Margarida Costa, Mónica Garcia, João Costa-Rodrigues, Maria Sofia Costa, Maria João Ribeiro, Maria Helena Fernandes, Piedade Barros, Aldo Barreiro, Vítor Vasconcelos, Rosário Martins (-) Exploring Bioactive Properties of Marine Cyanobacteria Isolated from the Portuguese Coast: High Potential as a Source of Anticancer Compounds. 12, 1, 98-114. (see details)
  1. Maria João Ribeiro (2012) Marine Cyanobacteria: evaluation of the anticancer potential. MSc Thesis. (see details)
  1. Maria, V.L., Ribeiro, M. J .and Amorim, M.J.B. (2014) Optimization and validation of oxidative stress markers and metallothionein in Folsomia candida, a case study for Cu and Cd . (see details)
  2. Maria João Ribeiro, Margarida Costa, Pedro Leão, Piedade Barros, Vítor Vasconcelos, Rosário Martins (2013) Marine Cyanobacteria: evaluation of the anticancer potential. (see details)
  3. Margarida Costa, Sofia R. Costa, Maria João Ribeiro, Pedro N. Leão, Aldo Barreiro, Piedade Barros, Mónica Garcia, João Costa-Rodrigues, Maria Helena Fernandes, Vítor Vasconcelos, Rosário Martins (2012) Screening cyanobacteria from the Portuguese coast for anticancer activity. (see details)
  4. Ribeiro, M. J., Costa, M., Leão, P., Barros, P., Vasconcelos, V., Martins, R (2012) Cytotoxic activity of marine cyanobacteria against cancer cell lines. (see details)
  5. Costa, M., Leão, P., Ribeiro, M. J., Costa-Rodrigues, J., Garcia, M., Barros, P., Fernandes, H., Vasconcelos, V., Martins, R (2012) Cytotoxicity of marine cyanobacteria from the portuguese coast against cancer breast cells. (see details)