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Barbara dos Santos Correia

Barbara dos Santos Correia

Research Fellow

  • Department: Biology
  • Research Group: Stress Biology
  • Thesis title: URGENTpine Supervisor: Dra Glória Pinto Category: BO Grant type: BI Funding entity: FCT Grant reference: PTDC/AGR-FOR/2768/2014 Start date: 2017-12-01 End date: 2018-12-31


Work experience

15 Sep 11 - 31 Mar 13


BI fellowship (BSc) in the project ‘Ecophysiolytpus’, with the reference BI/CESAM/PTDC/AGRCFL/112996/2009, under the supervision of Dr. Glória Pinto (CESAM - Department of Biology, University of Aveiro).


01 Abr 17 - 30 Set 17


BI fellowship (MSc) in the project ‘Lentidev’, with the reference REF.CBL.LENTIDEV.BI1/2017.ALT20-03-0246-FEDER-000020, under the supervision of Dr. Liliana Marum (CEBAL, Beja, Portugal).


01 Dez 17 - Present


BI fellowship (MSc) in the project ‘URGENTpine’, with the reference BI/CESAM/0030/PTDC/AGR-FOR/2768/2014, under the supervision of Dr. Glória Pinto (CESAM - Department of Biology, University of Aveiro).

Academic career

ACADEMIC DEGREES:


18 Sept 2006 - 22 Jun 2011


Degree in Biology (1st Cycle in Bologna Process), University of Aveiro. Final project (monograph): High temperature stress in oaks (Quercus spp.): biological responses and study protocols, supervision by Dr. Glória Pinto.


ERASMUS (Oviedo, Spain) training period: Ecophysiological and gene expression performance of cork oak plants during heat stress and after recovery (oral report). Supervision by Dr. Glória Pinto e Prof. Dr. Roberto Rodríguez (University of Oviedo, Astúrias, Espanha).


31 Ago 11 - 7 Dez 12


MSc in Applied Biology (2nd Cycle in Bologna Process), University of Aveiro. Thesis title: Water stress and recovery in Eucalyptus: Physiological profiles, supervision by Dr. Glória Pinto and Dr. Marta Pintó-Marijuan (ITQB-UNL).


07 Jan 13 - 07 Jul 17


PhD in Biology (3rd Cycle in Bologna Process), University of Aveiro. Thesis title: Linking ‘omics and ecophysiology in Eucalyptus: unravelling stress tolerance in a forest species, supervision by Dr. Glória Pinto, Dr. Luis Valledor (University of Oviedo) and Dr. Robert D. Hancock (The James Hutton Institute).

Research interests

- plant physiology and ecophysiology;


- molecular biology (gene expression and epigenetics);


- proteomics and metabolomics;


- crops, forest trees (Quercus, Eucalyptus, Pinus) and climate change (biotic and abiotic stress).

Scientific Supervision

In progress
Concluded

Projects

In progress
  • ALIEN - An integrated approach to unravel Lasiodiplodia-grapevine Interactions See more
  • URGENTpine ­ UnRaveling host­pathoGEn iNteracTions in pine pitch canker disease See more
Concluded
  • Chlamy4Future: Improving biofuel production by the regulation of central metabolism through abiotic stress mimicking. Are four novel cAMP-dependant kinases suitable as targets for C hlamydomonas strain engineering? See more
  • Ecophysiolyptus: Physiological and gene expression profiles for early selection of Eucalyptus globulus in a climate change context See more

Publications

WoS Papers (13)
Correia B., Valledor L., Meijón M., Rodriguez J.L., Dias M.C., Santos C., Cañal M.J., Rodriguez R., Pinto G. (2013) Is the interplay between epigenetic markers related to the acclimation of cork oak plants to high temperatures?. In: Plos One. 8, 1, e53543. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0053543
Silva S., Pinto G., Correia B., Pinto-Carnide O., Santos C. (2013) Rye oxidative stress under long term Al exposure. In: Journal Of Plant Physiology. 170, 10, 879-889.
Almeida T., Pinto G., Correia B., Santos C., Gonçalves S. (2013) QsMYB1 expression is modulated in response to heat and drought stress and during plant recovery. In: Plant Physiology And Biochemistry. 73, 274–281
Correia B., Rodriguez J.L., Valledor L., Almeida T., Santos C., Canal M.J., Pinto G. (2014) Analysis of the expression of putative heat-stress related genes in relation to thermotolerance of cork oak. In: Journal Of Plant Physiology. 171, 6, 399-406.
Correia B., Pinto-Marijuan M., Neves L., Brossa R., Dias M.C., Costa A., Castro B.B., Araujo C., Santos C., Chaves M.M., Pinto G. (2014) Water stress and recovery in the performance of two Eucalyptus globulus clones: physiological and biochemical profiles. In: Physiologia Plantarum. 150, 4, 580-592. 1399-3054.
Correia B., Pinto-Marijuan M., Castro B.B., Brossa R., Lopez-Carbonell M., Pinto G. (2014) Hormonal dynamics during recovery from drought in two Eucalyptus globulus genotypes: From root to leaf. In: Plant Physiology And Biochemistry. 82, 151-160.
Jesus C., Meijon M., Monteiro P., Correia B., Amaral J., Escandon M., Canal M.J., Pinto G. (2015) Salicylic acid application modulates physiological and hormonal changes in Eucalyptus globulus under water deficit. In: Environmental And Experimental Botany. 118, 56-66.
Escandon M., Canal M.J., Pascual J., Pinto G., Correia B., Amaral J., Meijon M. (2016) Integrated physiological and hormonal profile of heat-induced thermotolerance in Pinus radiata. In: Tree Physiology. 36, 1, 63-77.
Correia B., Valledor L., Hancock R.D., Jesus C., Amaral J., Meijon M., Pinto G. (2016) Depicting how Eucalyptus globulus survives drought: involvement of redox and DNA methylation events. In: Functional Plant Biology. 43, 9, 838-850.
Correia B., Valledor L., Hancock R.D., Renaut J., Pascual J., Soares A.M.V.M., Pinto G. (2016) Integrated proteomics and metabolomics to unlock global and clonal responses of Eucalyptus globulus recovery from water deficit. In: Metabolomics. 12, 8,
Cerqueira A., Alves A., Berenguer H., Correia B., Gomez-Cadenas A., Diez J.J., Monteiro P., Pinto G. (2017) Phosphite shifts physiological and hormonal profile of Monterey pine and delays Fusarium circinatum progression. In: Plant Physiology And Biochemistry. 114, 88-99.
Barradas C., Pinto G., Correia B., Castro B.B., Phillips A.J.L., Alves A. (2018) Drought x disease interaction in Eucalyptus globulus under Neofusicoccum eucalyptorum infection. In: Plant Pathology. 67, 1, 87-96.
Correia B, Hancock R, Amaral J, Gomez-Cadenas A, Valledor L, Pinto G (2018) Combined drought and heat activates protective responses in Eucalyptus globulus that are not activated when subjected to drought or heat stress alone. In: Frontiers In Plant Science 9:819.
Other Papers (0)
Books (0)
Book Chapter (2)
Pascual, J., Cañal, M.J., Correia, B., Escandon, M., Hasbún, R., Meijón, M., Pinto, G., and Valledor, L. (2014) Epigenetics in Plants of Agronomic Importance: Fundamentals and Applications. In: Springer. (EDS.), 125-146. 978-3-319-07970-7 (Print) 978-3-319-07971-4 (Online).
Pinto G, Correia S, Corredoira E, Ballester A, Correia B, Neves L, Canhoto J (2015) Vegetative Propagation of Forest Trees. In: Yill-Sung Park, Jan M Bonga, Heung-Kyu Moon (eds). (EDS.), 431-452 .
Thesis (2)
Correia B. (2012) Water stress and recovery in Eucalyptus: Physiological profiles. In: MSc Thesis.
Correia B (2017) Linking omics and ecophysiology in Eucalyptus: unravelling stress tolerance in a forest species. In: PhD Thesis.
Communications (19)
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:
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:
Pinto G , Correia B, Dias MC, Costa A, Santos C, Rodriguez JL, Meijón M, Valledor L (2010) Ecophysiological and epigenetic responses to climate changes of the most economical important Portuguese forest trees: an integrative toolbox. In:
Correia B, Dias MC, Santos C, Pinto G (2011) Physiological and epigenetic responses of Cork Oak plants to climate changes: an integrative toolbox. In:
Dias M. C., Pintó-Marijuan M., Vale J., Picado J., Moreira S., Jesus C., Correia B., Neves L., Araujo C., Costa A., Oliveira M., Santos C., Pinto G. (2012) Does foliar application of salicylic acid alleviates drought stress effects in Eucalyptus globulus. In:
Jesus C, Correia B, Araujo C, Louro M, Majada J, Dias MC, Santos C, Neves L, Pinto G (2012) Influence of nursery propagation strategies on Eucalyptus globulus plant stock quality: Physiological and morphological indicators. In:
Correia B, Pintó-Marijuan M, Neves L, Araújo C, Jesus C, Ramos CFL, Carow K, Brossa R, Dias MC, Costa A, Silva S, Santos C, Chaves MM, Pinto G (2012) Eucalyptus globulus Performance under Drought Conditions and after Recovery. In:
Escandón M, Meijón M, Pascual J, Valledor L, Correia B, Dias MC, Pinto G, Cañal MJ (2013) Response to heat stress in plants and embryogenic callus of Pinus radiata D. Don. In:
Correia B, Silva S, Jesus C, Valledor L, Dias MC, Costa A, Santos C, Pinto G (2013) Involvement of carbohydrates and antioxidant enzymes in the oxidative balance during drought and recovery: the Eucalyptus case. In:
Pinto G, Correia B, Silva S, Dias MC, Santos C, Valledor L (2013) Effect of drought and re-watering on the metabolomic profile and antioxidant response of Eucalyptus plants. In:
Antunes SC, Santos L, Santos J, Correia B, Gonçalves F, Pinto G, Nunes B (2013) Evaluation of biochemical and standard effects of acetaminophen in Lemna minor vs Lemna gibba. In:
Correia B, Valledor L, Renaut J, Meijón M, Dias MC, Santos C, Pinto G (2013) Ecophysiolyptus project: linking ‘omics and ecophysiology in Eucalyptus globulus. In:
Barradas, C., Pinto, G., Berenguer, H., Correia, B., Alves, A. (2015) Pathogenicity of Botryosphaeriaceae species to Eucalyptus spp. in Portugal. In:
Correia B, Valledor L, Hancock RD, Jesus C, Amaral A, Meijon M, Pinto G (2016) Drought response of the blue gum tree (Eucalyptus globulus) is characterized by changes in redox and DNA methylation status. In:
Annacondia ML, Pascúal J, Escandón M, Valledor L, Correia B, Amaral J, Pinto G, Feito I, Meijón M, Cañal MJ (2016) Specific hormonal cross-talks define short and long term adaptive responses to UV and heat stresses in Pinus radiata. In:
Correia B, Jesus C, Amaral J, Berenguer H, Monteiro P, Alves A, Pinto G. (2015) Linking ‘omics and ecophysiology in eucalyptus: unravelling stress tolerance in a forest species. In:
Escandón M, Cañal M, Pascual J, Pinto G, Correia B, Amaral J, Valledor L, Meijón M. (2015) Hormonal signalling and physiological response through low-intensity heat stress in Pinus radiata D. Don. In:
Cerqueira A, Alves A, Berenguer H, Correia B, Monteiro P, Diez J, Amaral J, Pinto G (2016) Phosphite delays the progression of Fusarium circinatum on Pinus radiata: a physiological approach. In:
Amaral J, Monteiro P, Flores-Pacheco A, Cerqueira A, Correia B, Gómez-Cadenas, Alves A, Pinto G (2017) The role of primary metabolism and hormone signalling in pine defence responses against Fusarium circinatum. In:
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