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Eduardo Ferreira

Eduardo Ferreira

Post-Doctoral Research Fellow

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  • Department: Biology
  • Research Group: Adaptation Biology & Ecological Processes
  • ISI Web of KnowledgeSM search factor : RID=G-2291-2010
  • Title: From the wild to the court: an integrated forensic genetics strategy for wildlife species Supervisor: Prof. Doutor Carlos Manuel Martins dos Santos Fonseca Category: BO Grant type: BPD Funding entity: FCT - Fundação Ciência e Tecnologia Grant reference: SFRH / BPD / 72895 / 2010 Start date: 2011-08-01 End date: 2019-06-08


Publications

Projects

Man and Nature in the Baixo Vouga Lagunar: promote synergies and resilience in a global change scenario See more

WildForests - Wildlife conservation and exotic production forests: the need for a bidirectional relation in sustainable landscapes See more

Comparative genetic analysis of wild boar and domestic pig populations: implication for preservation of the genetic integrity of ecologically and economically important wildlife resources See more

AWILD - CCP - Ecology of Wild Carnivores in the Quirimbas National Park: Support for Biodiversity Conservation and Sustainable Management in Mozambique See more

IMPRINT+ - Imprinting an ecological compensation reasoning on society by means of young citizens See more

Biodiversity, prey-predator dynamics and environmental education at the humanized landscape of BIORIA See more

Factors affecting the seasonal and spatial patterns of vertebrate diversity and activity in different habitats of the humanized landscape of BioRia See more

Scientific Supervision

Master (Main Supervisor): Adamo Izaque Ibraimo (not a CESAM member)

Master (Co-supervisor): Baltazarina Constantino José (not a CESAM member)

Master (Main Supervisor): Miguel Ângelo Silva Freitas (not a CESAM member)

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

Master (Main Supervisor): Afido Pirilau (not a CESAM member)

Master (Main Supervisor): André Pedro do Couto (not a CESAM member)

Master (Co-supervisor): Rafael Batista de Mendonça (not a CESAM member)

Master (Co-supervisor): Inês Salgueiro Torres (not a CESAM member)

Master (Co-supervisor): Daniela Sofia de Jesus Maia (not a CESAM member)

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

Master (Co-supervisor): Rita Vale (not a CESAM member)

Master (Co-supervisor): Guerreiro Batista (not a CESAM member)

Estágio/Traineeship (Main Supervisor): Cristina Patrício Pinto da Silva (not a CESAM member)

Estágio/Traineeship (Main Supervisor): Sara Pimentel Fidalgo Peixoto (not a CESAM member)

Estágio curricular (Main Supervisor): Diana Sofia Matos Ferreira (not a CESAM member)

Estágio Curricular (Main Supervisor): Rita Ribeiro Lacerda do Vale (not a CESAM member)

Pesquisa (Main Supervisor): Miguel Ângelo Silva Freitas (not a CESAM member)

Pesquisa (Main Supervisor): André Caldeira Limede (not a CESAM member)

Pesquisa (Main Supervisor): Letícia Pereira da Cunha (not a CESAM member)

Traineeship (Graduation) (Co-supervisor): Ana Rita Correia Fernandes (not a CESAM member)

Traineeship (Graduation) (Co-supervisor): Ana Silva Barbosa (not a CESAM member)

Estágio/Internship (Co-supervisor): Daniela Sofia de Jesus Maia (not a CESAM member)

Pesquisa/Graduation Thesis (Co-supervisor): Rita Ribeiro de Sousa Lacerda do Vale (not a CESAM member)

Pesquisa/Graduation Thesis (Co-supervisor): Ricardo Costa (not a CESAM member)

Pesquisa/Graduation Thesis (Co-supervisor): Diana Ferreira (not a CESAM member)

Estágio/Internship (Co-supervisor): Inês de Sousa Gregório (not a CESAM member)

Pesquisa/Graduation Thesis (Co-supervisor): Beatriz Costa Oliveira (not a CESAM member)

Traineeship (Co-supervisor): Francisca Mendes (not a CESAM member)

Traineeship (Co-supervisor): Beatriz Costa (not a CESAM member)

Graduation Thesis (Co-supervisor): Ana Barbosa (not a CESAM member)

Participation in projects

Comparative genetic analysis of wild boar and domestic pig populations: implications for preservation of the genetic integrity of an ecologically and economically important wildlife species (Transnational Cooperation Portugal-Serbia) (aproved)


Team member. Coordination: UniLúrio, Pemba, Mozambique. Coordination at UA: Doutor Miguel Roslino. Funding: FNI, Moçambique.


Caracterización Genética de cabra montés (Capra pyrenaica) en Tortosa y Beceite, Monserrat y Montgri, Cataluña (ongoing)


Coordinator of the molecular genetics task. Coordination: UA (Prof. Doutor Carlos Fonseca). Funding: Generalitat de Cataluña.


AWILD - CCP: Ecologia de carnívoros silvestres no Parque Nacional das Quirimbas: suporte para a conservação da biodiversidade e gestão sustentável em Moçambique (ongoing)


Coordinator of the molecular genetics task. Coordination at UA: Doutor Miguel Rosalino. Coordination: Faculdade de Ciências Naturais - UniLúrio (Mestre Serafino Mucova). Funding: Fundo Nacional de Investigação de Moçambique.


Homem e Natureza no Baixo Vouga Lagunar: promover sinergias e resiliência num cenário de alterações globais (ongoing)


Team member. Coordination: UA (Prof. Doutor Carlos Fonseca). FFunding: OHM- Estarreja (LabEx DRIIHM).


IMPRINT+ -  Imprinting an ecological compensation reasoning on society by means of young citizens (ongoing)


Team member. Coordination: UA (Prof. Doutor Carlos Fonseca). Funding: Erasmus+ (EU).


Genetic Monitoring of the Cantabrian Brown bear (Ursus arctos) populations (ongoing)


Coordinator of the molecular genetics task. Coordination at UA: Prof. Doutor Carlos Fonseca. Funding: FAPAS Espanha.


Plano de monitorização do lobo ibérico (Canis lupus signatus) a sul do rio Douro – zona Oeste (ongoing)


Coordinator of the molecular genetics task. Coordination at UA: Prof. Doutor Carlos Fonseca. Partners: Universidade de Aveiro e ACHLI. Funding: ACHLI.


Plano de reintrodução do corço (Capreolus capreolus) na Serra de Arada, Freita e Montemuro (ongoing)


Coordinator of the molecular genetics task. Coordination at UA: Prof. Doutor Carlos Fonseca. Partners: Universidade de Aveiro e ACHLI. Funding: ACHLI.


Acompanhamento Ecológico da Fauna - Aproveitamento Hidroelétrico de Foz Tua. Programa de Monitorização Ecológico – Lontra (ongoing)


Coordinator of the molecular genetics task. Coordination at UA: Prof. Doutor Carlos Fonseca. Partners: Universidade de Aveiro & Bio3. Funding: EDP.


Biodiversity, prey-predator dynamics and environmental education at the humanized landscape of BIORIA (Jan-Dez/2013).


Team member. Coordination: UA (Prof. Doutor Carlos Fonseca). FFunding: OHM- Estarreja (LabEx DRIIHM).


Factors affecting the seasonal and spatial patterns of vertebrate diversity and activity in different habitats of the humanized landscape of BioRia (Jan-Dez/2012).


CooTeam member. Coordination: UA (Prof. Doutor Carlos Fonseca). FFunding: OHM- Estarreja (LabEx DRIIHM).


Inventariação da herpetofauna do Parque Estadual do Cantão e seu entorno - Tocantins, Brasil (Set/2006-Jan/2010).


Team member Coordination: Prof. Doutora Adriana Malvasio, Univ. Federal do Tocantins, Brasil.


POP-GENE TIMOR: first forensic DNA marker study of East-Timor people (Fev/2003-DEZ/2005)


Collaborator. Coordination: Prof. Doutor Luís Souto Miranda, DBIO, Universidade de Aveiro.


Genética Populacional do javali em Portugal (Fev/2003-Mar/2006)


Collaborator. Coordination: Prof. Dr. Carlos Fonseca, CESAM & DBIO, Universidade de Aveiro.


 

Reviewer in International Periodicals

Amphibia-Reptilia, since May 2017


Ecology and Evolution, since November 2016


Journal of Wildlife Management, since July 2016


Czech Journal of Animal Sciences, since October 2015


Balkan Journal of Wildlife Research, since July 2015


African Journal of Ecology, since July 2013


Herpetological Journal, since August 2012


Zoologia Caboverdiana, since April 2012


Mammalian Biology, since July 2008

Organization of Scientific Events

- XII ENBE - 12º Encontro nacional de biologia evolutiva, Universidade de Aveiro E APBE— Dez/2016.


- IV ENPGCB - 4º Encontro nacional de pós-graduação em ciências biológicas, Univ. Aveiro, — Abr/2015.


- XIII Congresso Luso-Espanhol de Herpetologia , Universidade de Aveiro, — Set/2014


- VI Jornadas de cunicultura, Universidade de Aveiro/ASPOC — out/2014


- RUSI II - "Segunda Reunião sobre Ungulados Silvestres Ibéricos", 15 to 16 of July 2011, Aveiro, portugal.


- VI Simpósio de Pós-graduação do Departamento de Biologia da Universidade de Aveiro, 3 to 4 of May 2007, Aveiro, Portugal.


- I Encontro Nacional de Pós-graduação em Ciências Biológicas/V Simpósio de Pós-graduação do Departamento de Biologia da Universidade de Aveiro, 2 to 4 of May 2006, Aveiro, Portugal.

Prizes

- Second best student’s oral presentation, with the communication “Portuguese wild boar (Sus scrofa) population structure: results from a microsatellite analysis”, during the XXVII IUGB Congress (International Union of Game Biologists), helded from 28 of August to 3 of September 2005, Hanover, Germany.

Professional and Scientific Positions

Professional Activity


Invited Assistant Professor (0%), University Lurio, Mozambique (September 2015 - present).


Invited Assistant Professor (part time - 30%), University of Aveiro (September 2013 - present).


Post-doc fellow (FCT), Departament Of Biology & CESAM, University of Aveiro (August 2012 – present). 


Assistant Professor (full time), Department of Engeneering and Marine Sciences, University of Cabo Verde (October 2011 – July 2012).


Post-doc fellow (FCT), Departament Of Biology & CESAM, University of Aveiro (August 2011 – September 2011). 


Research Assistant, Departament Of Biology & CESAM, University of Aveiro (February 2011 – July 2011).


Museum guide, Fábrica Ciência Viva - Aveiro (November 2005 – April 2006).


 


Scientific and Academic Positions


Member of the Portuguese Herpetologists Association (December 2105 - present; Treasurer since January 2017).


Member of the Editorial Board of the Balkan Journal of Wildlife Research (December 2014 - present).


President of the Scientific Committee, Centre for Environmental Observation and Research – COIA, NGO, Cape Verde (January 2013 – present).


Member of the Editorial Board of the Scientific Journal Zoologia Caboverdiana (April  2012 – present).


Member of the Capeverdian Zoological Society (February 2012 – present).


Member of the Scientific Committee, University of Cabo Verde (April – July 2012).


Assistant Coordinator for Graduations on Biological Sciences, Departament Engeneering and Marine Sciences, University of Cape Verde (October 2011 – July 2012).


Member of the Post-graduated Students Comission, Department of Biology, University of Aveiro (2005-2008).

Present Research Interests

Biodiversity and Genetic Resources Conservation;
Community and Population Ecology;
Ecology and Natural History of Neotropical Herpetofauna;
Population Genetics;
Wildlife Management and Conservation.

Grant information

Grant type: Post-Doc grant



Funded by: Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia – Portugal


Reference: SFRH/BPD/72895/2010


Start date: 16/05/2015 / Completion date: 15/05/2018


Total duration : 36 months


Academic Degrees

PhD in Biology, Universidade de Aveiro, concluded in April 2011.


MSc in Ecology, Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia da Universidade de Coimbra, concluded in March 2006, approved with distinction.


Graduation in Biology, Universidade de Aveiro, concluded in July 2002, with final classification of 16/20.


CESAM Funding: