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Virgília  Sofia  Silva

Virgília Sofia Silva

Post-Doctoral Research Fellow / Invited Professor

  • Department: Biology
  • Research Group: Functional Biodiversity
  • ISI Web of KnowledgeSM search factor : ResearcherID: D-9914-2011
  • Title: Evaluation of neurotoxicity endpoints relevant to ecotoxicology. Supervisor: Carlos Alexandre Sarabando Gravato and Amadeu Mortágua Velho da Maia Soares Category: BO Grant type: BPD Funding entity: FCT Grant reference: SFRH/BPD/110269/2015 Start date: 2016-09-01 End date: 2019-08-31


Prize


  • Award for "Best Communication - Poster" in “The Fifth Keele Meeting on Aluminium”, which took place from 23 to 25 February 2003 at the University of Keele, with the communication entitled “Evaluation of synaptosomal Al3+ retention and synaptic plasma membrane integrity following in vivo aluminium exposure”.


 

SCHOLARSHIPS


  • Masters Scholarship (BM/6579/95) of the Portuguese Board of Scientific and Technological Research.

  • PhD Scholarship from the University of Aveiro.

  • PhD Scholarship (BD/21343/99) from Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology (PRAXIS XXI).

  • Post-Doc researcher (SFRH/BPD/14677/2003) grant from Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia from 01-1-2006 to 30-4-2013.

  • Post-Doc researcher (BPD/UI89/2340/2013) grant from Aveiro University in the Project 07-ST24-FEDER-002030 from  01-5-2013 to 30-6-2015.

  • Post-Doc researcher (SFRH/BPD/110269/2015) grant from Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia from 01-09-2016 to 31-08-2019.

Positions


  • Invited Assistant Professor (30%) of the Department of Biology, from the University of Aveiro, between September 12, 2016 and September 11, 2018.

  • Invited Assistant Professor (60%) of the Department of Biology, from the University of Aveiro, between September 14, 2015 and August 31, 2016.

  • Invited Assistant Professor (30%) of the Department of Biology, from the University of Aveiro, between September 17, 2012 and January 31, 2013.

  • Invited Assistant Professor (100%) of the Department of Biology, from the University of Aveiro, between July 30, 2011 and July 29, 2012.

  • Invited Assistant Professor (60%) of the Department of Biology, from the University of Aveiro, between February 9, 2009 and July 29, 2011.

  • Invited Assistant Professor (30%) of the Department of Biology, from the University of Aveiro, between October 1, 2007 and September 14, 2008, and between September 15, 2008 and February 8, 2009.

  • Invited Assistant Professor (50%) of the Department of Biology, from the University of Aveiro, between September 13, 2006 and September 12, 2007.

  • Invited Assistant (60%) of the Department of Biology, from the University of Aveiro, between September 22, 2003 and September 21, 2004 and between September 22, 2004 and September 21, 2005.

  • Monitor of the Department of Biology, from the University of Aveiro, during the 2nd semester of the academic year 1996/97.

Scientific activity

Domain of specialization: Cell Biology
Main research field: Toxicology
Other fields: Biochemistry, Cytotoxicity

 

Education


  • First degree in Biology (BSc), University of Aveiro (july, 1995).

  • Master degree in Cell Biology (MSc), Faculty of Science and Technology, University of Coimbra (june, 1998).

  • Ph.D. in Biology, University of Aveiro (december, 2005).

Scientific Supervision

In progress (0)
Concluded (13)
Master (Main Supervisor): Maria João Cerqueira da Silva (not a CESAM member)

Master (Main Supervisor): Patrícia Morais (not a CESAM member)

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

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

Master (Main Supervisor): Andreia Pereira Coimbra (not a CESAM member)

Master (Co-supervisor): Daniela Patrício (not a CESAM member)

Master (Co-supervisor): Bárbara Correia (not a CESAM member)

Master (Co-supervisor): Carla Patrícia da Silva e Sousa Reis (not a CESAM member)

Pesquisa (Main Supervisor): Rita Adriano Batista (not a CESAM member)

Pesquisa (Main Supervisor): Ana Rita Guimarães R. Silva (not a CESAM member)

Pesquisa (Main Supervisor): José Manuel Carita Gonçalves (not a CESAM member)

Pesquisa (Main Supervisor): Sara Raquel do Souto Pereira (not a CESAM member)

Pesquisa (Co-supervisor): Ana Margarida Marques (not a CESAM member)

Projects

In progress (0)
Concluded (4)
Biomaterials for regenerative medicine. See more

EnerBioAlgae: Energy use of biomass in the degraded water resources rich in microalgae See more

Nanotechnology for Next Generation Biomedical Implants (NANO/NMed-AT/0115/2007) See more

The synaptosome as a screening tool in Ecotoxicology (POCTI/BSE/46721/2002) See more

Publications

WoS Papers (19)
Other Papers (0)
Books (0)
Book Chapter (2)
Thesis (10)
Communications (36)
Other Publications (4)

CESAM Funding: