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Adelaide Almeida

Adelaide Almeida

Assistant Professor with Habilitation

  • Researcher ID D-9899-2011
  • ORCID 0000-0002-8422-8664
  • Department: Biology
  • Research Group: Marine & Estuarine Ecology
  • ISI Web of KnowledgeSM search factor : AU=(Almeida A OR Almeida MA OR Almeida MAP) and AD=(Aveiro and (Dep* Biol OR Biol Dept) not (Dept Biol and CCmar)) / Researcher ID=D-9899-2011


Research interests

New approaches to inactivate pathogenic microorganisms:
•Photodynamic inactivation of bacteria, viruses and fungi
•Phage teraphy to control pathogenic bacteria.
Importance of photochemical transformation of organic matter on bacterial abundance, activity and diversity.
Bacterial processes involved in the transference of organic carbon and nutrients in the aquatic environment.

Academic degrees

2015: Habilitation in Biology
2001: PhD in Biology
1994: Provas de Aptidão Pedagógica e Capacidade Científica
1988: Degree in Biology

Scientific activities

Career
2015-present: Assistant Professor with Habilitation, Biology Department, University of Aveiro
2001-2015: Assistant Professor, Biology Department, University of Aveiro
1994-2001: Assistant Lecturer, Biology Department, University of Aveiro
1990-1994: Junior Assistant, Biology Department, University of Aveiro
1988-1990: Research Student, Biology Department, University of Aveiro

Professional activities
2018-present: Coordinator of thematic line Environmental Biology & Health (EBH)
2018 - present: Director of the Master Course in Applied Biology
2017-present: Officer of the Executive Committee of the European Society for Photobiology
2016- present: Vice-Director of the Degree in Biology and Geology
2015-Member of the Pedagogical Council of the University of Aveiro, integrating the Permanent Commission for Cooperation and Innovation,
2015 – present: Member of the Council of the Department of Biology of University of Aveiro
2013-2016: Member of the Board of the Degree in Biology and Geology
2011-2018: Vice-Director of the of the Master Course in Applied Biology
2008-present: Chair of CESAMs Laboratory Marine Microbiology and Biotechnology
2007-2011/2018-present: Member of the Board of the Master Course in Molecular and Cellular Biology
2007-2011/2017 - present: Member of the Board of the Master Course in Microbiology
2007-2011: Member of the Board of the Master Course in Molecular and Cellular Biology
2005-present: Chair of the Laboratory of Radioisotopes of the DBio of the University of Aveiro.
2003-2007: Member of the Board of the Master Course in Molecular Microbiology
2001-present: Chair of the Laboratory of the Applied Microbiology

Member of Editorial Boards
2014-present: Plos One
2017- present: Frontiers in Environmental Science, Frontiers in Microbiology, Frontiers in Bioengineering and Biotechnology
2015--present: SM Journal of Hepatitis Research
2017-present: Open Medicine Journal and Microorganisms
2017-present: EC Microbiology
2017-present: Journal of Blood Research
2018-present: Microorganisms
2018-present: Antibiotics

A regular reviewer for other scientific journals (more than 50).

Others

Patents

Almeida MA, Cavaleiro JAS, Rocha J, Carvalho CMB, Costa LAS, Alves ESCF, Cunha MASDA, Tomé JPC, Faustino MAF, Neves MGPMS, Tomé AC, Lin Z, Rainho JPJ (2009) “Materiais híbridos nanomagnete-porfirina, processo para a sua síntese e respetiva aplicação em desinfeção de águas”. Patente em Portugal nº PT 103828. Concedida em 21/09/09.

Rocha, SM, Costa V, Ferreira J, Almeida A, Cunha A, Gomes N, Stein P, Petronilho S, Baptista I. “Equipamento e processo de extração por fluxo de contaminantes biológicos e químicos” ("Equipment and flow extraction process of biological and chemical contaminants"). Patente em Portugal n.º 105390. Concedida em 19/12/2017

Prizes/Awards/Honorable mentions

Prize IMAR Luiz Saldanha 2002 with the paper “Short-time responses of the natural planktonic bacterial community to the changing water properties in an estuarine environment: ectoenzymatic activity, glucose incorporation and biomass production” de Cunha MA, Almeida MA, Alcântara F, published in Microbial Ecology 42:69-79.

Prize Clube Usuários SPME 2011, 2ª edition of the best work in SPME in 2011 with the study “Can volatile organic metabolites be used to simultaneously assess microbial and mite contamination level of cereal grains and coffee beans” of Salvador A, Baptista I, Barros A, Gomes N, Cunha A, Almeida A, Rocha S. Prize attributed in the Congresso Nacional de Cromatografia da Sociedade Portuguesa de Química, Porto de 9 a 11 de Janeiro 2011.

Responsible of a finalist project of the 5ª Edition Green Project Awards Portugal 2012 na category Investigation & Development, with the project“Terapia fágica como alternativa de baixo impacto ambiental para inativar bactérias patogénicas em pisciculturas”. Sponsoring entity Agência Portuguesa do Ambiente and Quercus - Associação Nacional de Conservação da Natureza.

Investigator of a finalist project of Salão Internacional de Agro-Negócios - SIAG 2012 selected for AGRO FOOD iTECH (20 projets selected of 600 applications). Sponsoring entity Rede INOVAR em colaboração com a Agência de Inovação (ADI).

Honorable mention of the 6ª Edição Green Project Awards Portugal 2013 in the category Investigation & Development, with the project “Terapia fotodinâmica na inactivação de microrganismos em águas residuais: uma tecnologia eficaz, de baixo custo e de reduzido impacto ambiental”. Sponsoring entity Agência Portuguesa do Ambiente and Quercus - Associação Nacional de Conservação da Natureza.

Publications

Projects

PREVINE - Innovative approach for the PREVention of parasitosis and associated INfections that affecting farmEd fish See more

CORLUTNA - Corrole based systems for luminescent thermometry at nanoscale See more

DORIS - Developing an autonomous surface vehicle for measuring marine surfactants at the Ocean-River Interface System See more

AquiMap - Identification and evaluation of estuarine and lagoon zones with aquaculture potential: mapping and biophysical modeling See more

AgroForWealth - Biorefining of agricultural and forest products, by-products and wastes: integrated strategic valorisation of resources towards society wealth and sustainability See more

FishPhage - Phage therapy: an innovative technology to inactivate pathogenic bacteria in European seabass (Dicentrarchus labrax) See more

Enviphage - Environmental impacts on bacterial ecology of bacteriophage use in aquaculture See more

FRESHMEAT-AP - Carne fresca com prazo de validade alargado e maior segurança microbiológica recorrendo à tecnologia de Altas Pressões (AP) See more

PhotoDOM - Impact of solar radiation on dissolved organic matter photochemical and microbial processes in the estuarine environment See more

A study of academic development in universities through innovative approaches in teaching, assessment and feedback. See more

Rapid methods for the testing of tetrapyrrolic derivatives as photosensitizers for photodynamic antimicrobial therapy See more

LTER-RAVE - Long term monitoring in the Ria de Aveiro: towards a deeper understanding of ecological, environmental and economic processes See more

Desenvolvimento de Novas Tecnologias de Suporte à Criação de Produtos Inovadores (NOVELTEC) See more

DEPUROFAGO - Phage therapy - a new technology to depurate shellfish See more

AQUASAFE - Development of new technologies to anticipate and diagnose disease outbreaks in aquaculture See more

RASTREMAR - Use of molecular tools in the traceability of marine food products See more

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

Global climate change and pollution: a synergy designed for disaster? See more

SWIMGLO - The Gloria-SWIM plate boundary Faults connection and its importance on the propagation of tectonic deformation and deep See more

MicroMed - Desenvolvimento de um equipamento de medição do nível/grau de higienização e fúngico de produtos alimentares e de embalagem See more

MARMER: The role of salt marsh plants on mercury cycle. Identifying plant-bacteria-Hg interactions critical for ecosystem remediation See more

Dynamics of cyanobacteria and cyanotoxins in the Guadiana estuary - DYNCYANO See more

Scientific Supervision

Investigadora (Main Supervisor): Ana Peixoto (not a CESAM member)

PhD (Main Supervisor): Lúcia Marciel (not a CESAM member)

PhD (Main Supervisor): Inês Linhares (ex-CESAM member)

PhD (Main Supervisor): Maria Bartolomeu (not a CESAM member)

Post-doc (Main Supervisor): Maria Inês Ramos Pilreira Baptista (CESAM member)

Post-doc (Co-supervisor): Carla Sofia Gomes Pereira (CESAM member)

Master (Main Supervisor): Carina Coata (not a CESAM member)

Master (Main Supervisor): Sónia Coimbra (not a CESAM member)

Master (Main Supervisor): Beatriz Batista (not a CESAM member)

Master (Main Supervisor): Tânia Costa (not a CESAM member)

Master (Main Supervisor): Diana Lopes (not a CESAM member)

Master (Main Supervisor): Lilia Mateus (not a CESAM member)

Master (Main Supervisor): Diana Martins (not a CESAM member)

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

Master (Main Supervisor): Cátia Susana Garrido Lobo Arrojado (ex-CESAM member)

Master (Main Supervisor): Anabela Cristovão Tavares (ex-CESAM member)

Master (Main Supervisor): Andreia Marques Ribeiro (ex-CESAM member)

Master (Main Supervisor): Carla Sofia Gomes Pereira (CESAM member)

Master (Main Supervisor): Daniela M. Silva Gonçalves (ex-CESAM member)

Master (Main Supervisor): Eliana Alves (ex-CESAM member)

Master (Main Supervisor): Liliana Costa (CESAM member)

Master (Main Supervisor): Maria Inês Ramos Pilreira Baptista (CESAM member)

Master (Main Supervisor): Carlos Miguel Mendes Cruz (ex-CESAM member)

Master (Main Supervisor): Sofia Marlene Moreira Silva de Gouveia (ex-CESAM member)

Master (Main Supervisor): Marlene António Pereira (not a CESAM member)

Master (Main Supervisor): Ana Patrícia de Abreu Ribeiro Henriques (not a CESAM member)

Master (Main Supervisor): Vânia Jesus (not a CESAM member)

Master (Main Supervisor): José Machado (not a CESAM member)

Master (Main Supervisor): Tatiana Branco (not a CESAM member)

Master (Main Supervisor): Nádia Valério (not a CESAM member)

Master (Main Supervisor): Joana Pereira Brito (not a CESAM member)

Master (Main Supervisor): Ana Rita Mendes (not a CESAM member)

Master (Main Supervisor): Marina Marino (not a CESAM member)

Master (Main Supervisor): Rigiada Salvio (not a CESAM member)

Master (Main Supervisor): Bruno Miguel Barbosa da Costa (not a CESAM member)

Master (Main Supervisor): Sónia Sousa (not a CESAM member)

Master (Main Supervisor): Joana Almeida (not a CESAM member)

Master (Main Supervisor): Beatriz Batista (not a CESAM member)

Master (Main Supervisor): Luís Teles (not a CESAM member)

Master (Main Supervisor): Maria Bartolomeu (not a CESAM member)

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

Master (Main Supervisor): Anabela Vieira (not a CESAM member)

Master (Main Supervisor): Lara Rute Nunes Vilar Simões (not a CESAM member)

Master (Main Supervisor): Sara Costa Figueiredo (not a CESAM member)

Master (Main Supervisor): Inês Linhares (not a CESAM member)

Master (Main Supervisor): Liliana Vieira (not a CESAM member)

Master (Main Supervisor): Sónia Luísa Tomaz Meireles (not a CESAM member)

Master (Main Supervisor): Luísa Alexandra Antunes Mariano (not a CESAM member)

Master (Main Supervisor): João Rocha (CESAM member)

Master (Co-supervisor): Catarina Ferreira (not a CESAM member)

Master (Co-supervisor): André Francisco (not a CESAM member)

Master (Co-supervisor): Ana Catarina Fernandes Moreirinha (ex-CESAM member)

Master (Co-supervisor): Ana Catarina Bispo Prata (ex-CESAM member)

Master (Co-supervisor): Ana Salomé Tavares Pereira (ex-CESAM member)

Master (Co-supervisor): Olga Martins Saraiva (ex-CESAM member)

Master (Co-supervisor): Paula Cristina Monteiro da Fonseca Vale (ex-CESAM member)

Master (Co-supervisor): Nuno Filipe Cravo dos Santos (not a CESAM member)

Master (Co-supervisor): Joana Trindade (not a CESAM member)

Master (Co-supervisor): Carlos Jorge Figueiredo Simões (not a CESAM member)

Master (Co-supervisor): António Nogueira (not a CESAM member)

Master (Co-supervisor): Ana Flipa Quintela Vieira (not a CESAM member)

Master (Co-supervisor): Cristina Santos (not a CESAM member)

Master (Co-supervisor): Joana Brás Pereira (not a CESAM member)

Master (Co-supervisor): Nuno Maia (not a CESAM member)

Master (Co-supervisor): Nuno Ricardo Gonçalves da Silva (not a CESAM member)

Master (Co-supervisor): Paula Costa (not a CESAM member)

Master (Co-supervisor): Katherine Rodrigues (not a CESAM member)

Master (Co-supervisor): Marta Valadas (not a CESAM member)

Master (Co-supervisor): Helena Silva (not a CESAM member)

Master (Co-supervisor): Mónica Oliveira (not a CESAM member)

Master (Co-supervisor): André Augusto Matos Saraiva (not a CESAM member)

Master (Co-supervisor): Carolina Isabel Moura Pinheiro (not a CESAM member)

Master (Co-supervisor): Ana Rita Manso Carvalho Tavares (not a CESAM member)

Master (Co-supervisor): Carina Teixeira Moita (not a CESAM member)

Master (Co-supervisor): Maria Adélia Machado Fernandes Reis (not a CESAM member)

Master (Co-supervisor): Sandra Patrícia Mendes da Silva Mota (not a CESAM member)

Investigador (Main Supervisor): Newton C. Marcial Gomes (CESAM member)

PhD (Main Supervisor): Eliana Alves (ex-CESAM member)

PhD (Main Supervisor): Liliana Costa (CESAM member)

PhD (Main Supervisor): Carla Sofia Gomes Pereira (CESAM member)

PhD (Main Supervisor): Maria Inês Ramos Pilreira Baptista (CESAM member)

PhD (Main Supervisor): António Geraldes Martin Pinto (ex-CESAM member)

PhD (Main Supervisor): Yolanda José Silva (ex-CESAM member)

PhD (Main Supervisor): Ana Catarina Bispo Prata (ex-CESAM member)

PhD (Main Supervisor): Luísa Santos (ex-CESAM member)

PhD (Co-supervisor): Cátia Martins (not a CESAM member)

PhD (Co-supervisor): Cátia Sofia Faria Martins (ex-CESAM member)

PhD (Co-supervisor): Ana Catarina Fernandes Moreirinha (ex-CESAM member)

PhD (Co-supervisor): Ana Filipa da Silva e Gomes (ex-CESAM member)

Post-doc (Main Supervisor): Luísa Santos (ex-CESAM member)

Post-doc (Main Supervisor): Ana Catarina Fernandes Moreirinha (ex-CESAM member)

Post-doc (Co-supervisor): Cláudia Oliveira (CESAM member)

Citation metrics

Scopus ID: http://www.scopus.com/authid/detail.url?authorId=7202913857


ResearcherID: http://www.researcherid.com/rid/D-9899-2011


Orcid ID: http://orcid.org/0000-0002-8422-8664


Google Académico: http://scholar.google.pt/citat.....twFRgAAAAJ


ResearchGate: www.researchgate.net/profile/Adelaide_Almeida/‎


Public key FCT: J0096517666


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