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Sónia Marina Silva

Sónia Marina Silva

Post-Doctoral fellow

  • Department: Biology
  • Research Group: Stress Biology
  • ISI Web of KnowledgeSM search factor : ResearchID: M-5076-2013


Research Projects

Concluded


"Ecophysiolyptus: Physiological and gene expression profiles as indicators of climate change impact in Eucalyptus globulus and their use in early selection" (2009-2014). PTDC/AGR-CFL/112996/2009


"BIO.REM: Integrating multiple toxicological BIOmarkers in a phytoREMemediation assay of Pb and Cd contaminated sites" (2011-2014). PTDC/AAC-AMB/112804/2009 


Title: “Genetics and Physiology of tolerance to Aluminium in Triticeae”. MCT-FCT, POCI/AGR/58174/2004. 2005-2008


Title: “Embriogénese somática de Eucalyptus globulus L., controle genético e avaliação da estabilidade genética das plantas obtidas”. Collaboration Protocol StoraEnso – Celbi/UA. 2002-2005

Reviewer of Manuscripts

-EcoToxicology and Environmental Safety


-Photosynthetica


-American Journal of Experimental Agriculture


-International Journal of plant & Soil Science  


-Journal of Plant Physiology


-African Journal of Agricultural Research


-Biologia Plantarum                                                           


-Caspian Journal of Applied Sciences Research


-Journal of Botany


-International Journal of Molecular Sciences

Scientific Experience

2011-present: Post-Doc Fellow (SFRH/BPD/74299/2010) Project: Are nanoparticles emerging contaminants for crop plants?: a survey of uptake, partition and citotoxicity . Department of Biology & CESAM (2011-2016) and Department of Chemistry, QOPNA & CESAM (2016-present), University of Aveiro, Portugal


2006-2010- PhD student (SFRH/BD/32257/2006) Thesis: Aluminium Toxicity in wheat and rye. CESAM & Department of Biology, University of Aveiro, Portugal and UTAD. Project: Genetics and Physiology of tolerance to Aluminium in Triticeae; FCT, POCI/AGR/58174/2004


2005-Services to UA in electronical microscopy


2003-2004-Intern in StoraEnso-Celbi

Academic Degree

20/06/2011: PhD Biology, University of Aveiro, Portugal.


2004: BSc Biology, University of Aveiro, Portugal

Research Interest

-Nanoparticles toxicity


-Metal toxicity in plants


-Plant Physiology


-Stress biology


-Biotechnology


-Optical and Electronic Microscopy

Scientific Supervision

In progress
Concluded

Projects

In progress
Concluded
  • PLATOX-In vitro and in vivo investigations to generate validated toxicity data of graphene nanoplatelets vs. a carbon black reference See more
  • Ecophysiolyptus: Physiological and gene expression profiles for early selection of Eucalyptus globulus in a climate change context See more

Publications

WoS Papers (21)
Pinto G., Park Y.-S., Silva S., Araújo C., Neves L., Santos C. (2008) Factors affecting maintenance, proliferation, and germination of secondary somatic embryos of Eucalyptus globulus Labill. In: Research Interest. Plant Cell Tissue And Organ Culture. 95, 69-78.
Pinto G., Silva S., Araújo C., Neves L., Park Y.-S., Santos C. (2008) Factors influencing somatic embryogenesis induction in Eucalyptus globulus Labill.: basal medium and anti-browning agents. In: Research Interest. Plant Cell Tissue And Organ Culture. 95, 79-88.
Nunes C., Santos C., Pinto G., Silva S., Lopes-da-Silva J.A., Saraiva J., Coimbra M.A. (2009) Effect of ripening on microstructure and texture of “Ameixa d’Elvas” candied plums. In: Research Interest. Food Chemistry . 115, 3, 1094-1101.
Loureiro J., Capelo A., Brito G., Rodriguez E., Silva S., Pinto G., Santos C. (2007) Micropropagationa of Juniperus phoenicea L. adult plants and ploidy stability analyses in micropropagated plants using flow cytometry. In: Research Interest. Biologia Plantarum . 51, (1), 7-14.
Silva S., Pinto-Carnide O., Martins-Lopes Paula. Matos M, , Guedes-Pinto H., Santos C. (2010) Differential aluminium changes on nutrient accumulation and root differentiation in an AL sensitive vs. tolerant wheat. In: Research Interest. Environmental And Experimental Botany. 68, 1, 91-98.
Pinto G., Silva S, Loureiro J., Costa A., Dias M.C., Araujo C., Neves L., Santos C. (2011) Acclimatization of secondary somatic embryos derived plants of Eucalyptus globulus Labill.: an ultrastructural approach. In: Research Interest. Trees-structure And Function. 25, 3, 383-392.
Pinto G., Silva S., Araujo C., Neves L., Santos C. (2010) Histocytological changes and reserves accumulation during somatic embryogenesis in Eucalyptus globulus. In: Research Interest. Trees-structure And Function. 24, 4, 763-769.
Capelo A. M., Silva S., Brito G., Santos C. (2010) Somatic embryogenesis induction in leaves and petioles of a mature wild olive. In: Research Interest. Plant Cell Tissue And Organ Culture. 103, 2, 237-242.
Silva S., Pinto G., Dias M.C., Correia C., Moutinho- Pereira J., Pinto.Carnide O., Santos C. (2012) Aluminium long-term stress differently affects photosynthesis in rye genotypes. In: Research Interest. Plant Physiology And Biochemistry. 54, 105-112.
Silva S., Rodriguez E., Pinto-Carnide O., Martins-Lopes P., Matos M., Guedes-Pinto H., Santos C. (2012) Zonal responses of sensitive vs. Tolerant wheat roots during Al exposure and recovery. In: Research Interest. Journal Of Plant Physiology. 169, 8, 760-769.
Silva S., Santos C., Matos M., Pinto-Carnide O. (2012) Al toxicity mechanism in tolerant and sensitive rye genotypes. In: Research Interest. Environmental And Experimental Botany. 75, 89-97.
Dias M.C., Pinto G., Correia C., Moutinho-Pereira J., Silva S., Santos C. (2013) Photosynthetic parameters of Ulmus minor plantlets affected by irradiance during acclimatization. In: Research Interest. Biologia Plantarum. 57, 1, 33-40.
Heredia A., Silva S., Santos C., Delgadillo I., Vrieling EG. (2008) Analysis of Cross-Sections of Ditylum Brightwelli Biosilica by Tapping Mode Atomic Force Microscopy and Scanning Electron Microscopy. In: Research Interest. Journal Of Scanning Probe Microscopy . 3, 19-24.
Silva S., Pinto G., Correia B., Pinto-Carnide O., Santos C. (2013) Rye oxidative stress under long term Al exposure. In: Research Interest. Journal Of Plant Physiology. 170, 10, 879-889.
Santos S., Santos C., Silva S., Pinto G., Torres L., Nogueira A.J.A. (2013) The effect of sooty mold on fluorescence and gas exchange properties of olive tree. In: Research Interest. Turkish Journal Of Biology. 37, 5, 620-628.
Castro S., Silva S., Stanescu I., Silveira P., Santos C., Navarro L. (2009) Pistil anatomy and pollen tube development in Polygala vayredae. In: Research Interest. Plant Biology. 24, 1, 1
Silva S., Oliveira H., Craveiro S.C., Calado A.J., Santos C. (2016) Pure anatase and rutile plus anatase nanoparticles differently affect wheat seedlings. In: Research Interest. Chemosphere. 151, 68-75.
Silva S., Pinto G., Santos C. (2017) Low doses of Pb affected Lactuca sativa photosynthetic performance. In: Research Interest. Photosynthetica. 55, 1, 50-57.
Silva S., Silva P., Oliveira H., Gaivao I., Matos M., Pinto-Carnide O., Santos C. (2017) Pb low doses induced genotoxicity in Lactuca sativa plants. In: Research Interest. Plant Physiology And Biochemistry. 112, 109-116.
Silva S., Craveiro S.C., Oliveira H., Calado A.J., Pinto R.J.B., Silva A.M.S., Santos C. (2017) Wheat chronic exposure to TiO2-nanoparticles: Cyto- and genotoxic approach. In: Research Interest. Plant Physiology And Biochemistry. 121, 89-98.
Silva S., Oliveira H., Silva A.M.S., Santos C. (2017) The cytotoxic targets of anatase or rutile plus anatase nanoparticles depend on the plant species. In: Research Interest. Biologia Plantarum. 61, 4, 717-725.
Other Papers (1)
Silva S. (2012) Aluminium Toxicity Targets in Plants. In: Research Interest. Journal Of Botany.
Books (0)
Book Chapter (2)
Pinto G, Park Y- S, Loureiro J, Neves L, Silva S, Araujo C, Santos C (2010) Aplications of plant biotechnology: In vitro propagation, plant transformation and secondary metabolite production. In: Research Interest. India. www.ikbooks.com publishers. 24,
C. Santos, S. Silva, Olinda-Pinto Carnide (2014) Advances in Molecular Toxicology. In: James Fishbeing & Jacqueline Heilman. (EDS.), Research Interest. Oxford. Elsevier. 8, 203-236. 978-0-444-63406-1.
Thesis (1)
Silva S. (2011) Thesis: Aluminium Toxicity in wheat and rye. In: Research Interest. PhD Thesis.
Communications (11)
Pinto G., Coutinho J., Araujo C., Neves L., Santos C. (2006) Importance of media mineral composition on the induction of somatic embryogenesis in Eucalyptus globulus Labill. In: Research Interest.
Pinto G., Silva S., Neves L., Araújo C., Santos C. (2005) Ultrastructural changes during somatic embryogenesis in cotyledons of Eucalyptus globulus Labill.: induction and secondary somatic embryogenesis. In: Research Interest.
Rodriguez E, Silva S, Azevedo R, Costa A, Mundy J, Santos C (2008) Chloroplast functionality assessment by FCM. In: Research Interest.
Pinto G., Silva S., Dias M. C., Costa A., Correia B., Branco J., Gonçalves P., Correia C., Moutinho-Pereira J., Macedo B., Santos C. (2010) Impact of high temperature on photosynthesis, carbon metabolism and lipid peroxidation of Cork Oak plants. In: Research Interest.
Pinto G., Silva S., Dias M. C., Costa A., Correia B., Branco J., Gonçalves P., Correia C., Moutinho J., Macedo B., Santos C. (2010) Analysing the impact of high temperature in ecophysiological parameters of two Eucalyptus globulus clones. In: Research Interest.
Loureiro J., Lopes T., Pinto G., Santos R., Silva S., Santos C. (2004) Analysis of genetic stability of Eucalyptus globulus Labill. Somatic embryos by flow cytometry and microsatellites. In: Research Interest.
Silva S., Rodriguez E., Loureiro J., Costa A., Santos C., Lopes P., Pinto-Carnide O., Guedes-Pinto H. (2007) Histological changes and flow cytometry analyses of aluminum genotoxicity in Triticum aestivum. In: Research Interest.
Silva S., Oliveira H., Santos C. (2012) Effect of TiO2 NPs on Lactuca sativa germination and seedling root growth. In: Research Interest.
Silva P, Matos M, Silva S, Santos C, Pinto-Carnide O (2013) Detection of lead toxicity by morphological parameters and ISSR markers in Lactuca sativa L. . In: Research Interest.
Silva P, Gaivão I, Matos M, Silva S, Santos C, Pinto-Carnide O. (2013) Genotoxicity of lead in Lactuca sativa L. root cells measured by the comet assay. In: Research Interest.
Silva S., Oliveira H., Santos C Impacto de NPs de TiO2 na germinação de diferentes espécies vegetais. Encontro nacional de nanotoxicologia. In: Research Interest.
Other Publications (0)

CESAM - Centro de Estudos do Ambiente e do Mar - Universidade de Aveiro

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