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Anthony Peter Moreira

Anthony Peter Moreira

Assistant Researcher

  • Researcher ID: K-3968-2014
  • ORCID: 0000-0003-0781-5424
  • Ciencia ID: 1513-970E-7321
  • Department: Department of Biology
  • Research Group: Marine Biotechnology & Aquaculture
  • ISI Web of KnowledgeSM search factor: K-3968-2014, AU= (Moreira A. and Peter A.) and AD= (Aveiro)

Research interests

Marine Biology & Ecology
Aquaculture & Fisheries
Experimental Biology
Ecotoxicology & Ecophysiology
Climate Change
Evolutionary Biology
Blue Biotechnology

Academic degrees

First Degree in Marine Biology and Biotechnology - Aquaculture and Fisheries - Instituto Politécnico de Leiria Escola Superior de Turismo e Tecnologia do Mar de Peniche (IPL), Portugal (2010)

Msc in Applied Biology - Marine Biology - Universidade de Aveiro (UA), Portugal (2012)

PhD in Biology - Universidade de Aveiro (UA), Portugal (2018)

Scientific activities

April 2014 - April 2018 (48 months): PhD grant holder funded by FCT/MEC(SFRH/BD/93107/2013) and co-funded by FEDER, within the PT2020 Partnership Agreement and Compete 2020

September - October 2017 (2 months) - Short Term Scientific Mission funded by COST Action ES1205 – ENTER (ref: ECOST-STSM-ES1205-110916-080529) at the University of Ca’Foscari Venice (Italy)

May - October 2018 (6 months): Research fellow within the activities of the Associated Laboratory CESAM – “Centro de Estudos do Ambiente e do Mar” (AMB/50017), through national funds from FCT/MCTES and FEDER (POCI-01-0145-FEDER007638), within PT2020 agreement

March - November 2019 (9 months): Postdoctoral research fellow at the University of Aveiro & CESAM (BPD/CESAM/PTDC/MAR-EST/3726/2014) under the project Symbiolite - A novel microbial-algal calcification process driven by coral symbiotic algae: Structure, function, ecological role and evolutionary significance (PTDC/MAR-EST/3726/2014).

January 2020 - to present: Assistant Researcher at the University of Aveiro & CESAM (CDL-CTTRI-135-ARH/2019), hired under the project CtLight - Effects of light on the photobiology and growth of the commercially valuable macroalgae Codium tomentosum (POCI-01-0145-FEDER-030979).



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Scientific Supervision

CESAM Funding: