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Jacinta Oliveira

Jacinta Oliveira

Junior Researcher

  • Researcher ID A-8797-2012
  • ORCID 0000-0001-9855-7912
  • Department: Biology
  • Research Group: Functional Biodiversity
  • ISI Web of KnowledgeSM search factor : AU=(Oliveira J or Oliveira JMM or Oliveira Jacinta M) AND AU=(Pereira MJ or Loureiro S) NOT AU=(Oliveira JB) AND AD=(CESAM or Biol or CIBUS)


Research interests

-Effects of contaminants/stressors on bacterial communities - assessing potential toxicity.

-Cultivation and study/optimization of nutrition in captivity of Anguilla anguilla as a surrogate to high-risk protection/species diverse production.

-Microbiological quality of species used in aquaculture - relevance to public health and food safety.

Academic degrees

PhD in Biology, by the University of Aveiro, Portugal in May 2012.

Degree in Biology, by the University of Aveiro, Portugal in May 2005.

Scientific activities

2018-now: First Level Doctorate Researcher at Department of Biology & CESAM, University of Aveiro, Portugal.

2015-2018: Postdoctoral researcher at Department of Biology & CESAM, University of Aveiro, Portugal.

2015-2018: R&D Officer - CSO at FindFresh, S.A., Portugal.

2014-2015: Postdoctoral researcher (BPD/UI88/6463/2014), MARES (CENTRO - 07 - ST24 - FEDER - 002033), at Department of Biology, University of Aveiro, Portugal.

2013: Postdoctoral researcher (BPD/UI88/6463/2013), CLIMAFUN (FCT/PTDC/AAC-CLI/104960/2008), at Department of Biology, University of Aveiro, Portugal.

2007-2012: PhD researcher (FCT, SFRH/BD/28747/2006) at Department of Biology, University of Aveiro, Portugal and at National Institute for Biological Resources (INRB, I.P.) - Instituto de Investigação das Pescas e do Mar (IPIMAR), Ministry of Agriculture, Rural Development and Fisheries, Aveiro, Portugal.

2006: Trainee Research Development (UA, Leonardo da Vinci, PT/05/A/FPL-126149) at Department of Microbiology and Parasitology, University of Santiago de Compostela, Spain.

2005-2006: Research Assistant Laboratory Manager at National Institute for Biological Resources (INRB, I.P.) - Instituto de Investigação das Pescas e do Mar (IPIMAR), Ministry of Agriculture, Rural Development and Fisheries, Aveiro, Portugal.

2004-2005: Trainee Research Development at National Institute for Biological Resources (INRB, I.P.) - Instituto de Investigação das Pescas e do Mar (IPIMAR), Ministry of Agriculture, Rural Development and Fisheries, Aveiro, Portugal.

Others

AWARDS

2005. Merit fellowship awarded by the University of Aveiro.

Publications

Projects

INSIDER - Impact of an invasive species under global climate change and anthropogenic contamination scenarios in coastal food webs See more

EMPHASIS - Effects of marine pharmaceuticals in Zebrafish and ZFL cell line See more

Phage therapy as a low environmental impact alternative to inactive phatogenic bacteria in fishfarming plants. See more

CLIMAFUN-CLImate Changes and Potencial Impact on Soil FUNctional Ecology See more

Scientific Supervision

Master (Main Supervisor): Sara Peixoto (not a CESAM member)

Other R&D Projects

As Coordinator:


2017BestRAS .: Otimização da produtividade aquícola de Enguia Europeia em RAS | Programa Operacional Mar2020 | Código da Operação: MAR-02-01-03-FEAMP-0011 | Investimento Elegível: 2 092 882,83€ | Fundo Total Aprovado: 784 831,07€


2017FindFreshR&D .: Investigação e Desenvolvimento aquícola na FindFresh | P2020 | Código da Operação: CENTRO-01-0247-FEDER-023424 | Investimento Elegível: 226.546,84€ | Fundo Total Aprovado: 113.273,42€


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As grant holder: 


2014: MARES - Sustainable Use of Marine Resources (CENTRO-07-ST24-FEDER-002033), co-funded by QREN, Mais Centro-Programa Operacional Regional do Centro and European Union/European Regional Development Fund.


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As team member: 


2005: MARIS – “Melhoria da qualidade dos moluscos bivalves e sensibilização dos consumidores e agentes económicos para a necessidade da sua salubrização” (Refª. 42.03.16 – IFP.0002, funded by Componente Regional Pesca da Região Centro, III Quadro Comunitário de Apoio, Eixo III – Medida 3.16 Pescas).

Examiner in Academic Degrees

22.12.2016: Maria Helena Oliveira Casimiro Correia. Otimization of depuration of bivalve molluscs. Master thesis in Marine Biology, University of Aveiro.


18.12.2015: Helena de Fátima Silva Lopes. Microbiome of Pinus pinaster. Master thesis in Microbiology, University of Aveiro.

Participation as lecturer/trainer in Advanced Courses

- 2 Advanced Course in Ecotoxicology. Module 'Terrestrial ecotoxicological tests in risk evaluation- how do earthworms and isopods respond to stress?' Initiative of the applEE - applied ecology and ecotoxicology research group | Module co-lecturers: Ana Catarina Bastos, Carla Filipa Calhôa, Susana Loureiro 11.10.2013 - 13.12.2013: Escola Secundária Homem Cristo, Aveiro, 3 h. 06.04.2013 - 08.06.2013: Instituto de Educação e Cidadania (IEC), Mamarrosa, Oliveira do Bairro, Aveiro, Aveiro, 3 h.


- 1 Advanced Course in Specialization in Biosiences: Módulo 'In situ and laboratorial ecotoxicological assays.08.2004: Biology Department, University of Aveiro, Aveiro, 8 h.

Invited Reviewer in International Journals

Journal of Bacteriology Research (Academic Journals), ISSN: 0021-9193
The Scientific World Journal (Hindawi Publishing Corporation), ISSN: 1537-744X
CBM-Cahiers de Biologie Marine (CNRS UPMC - Station Biologique Roscoff), ISSN: 0007-9723)
Journal of Shellfish Research (National Shellfisheries Association), ISSN: 0730-8000
Aquaculture Research (Wiley), Online ISSN: 1365-2109
African Journal of Microbiology Research (Academic Journals), ISSN 1996-0808


CESAM Funding: