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  Micael Gonçalves  
  e-mail: mfmg@ua.pt  
  Category: PhD Student  
  Department: Biology  
  Research group: Stress Biology
  Direct URL for this page: http://www.cesam.ua.pt/micaelgoncalves  
  Thesis title: Marine Fungi: diversity and biotechnological potential
  Supervisor: Dr. Artur Alves (University of Aveiro); Co-Supervisors: Dr. Ana Cristina Esteves (University of Aveiro) and Dr. Yves Van de Peer (University of Ghent)
  Category: BO
  Grant type: BD
  Funding entity: FCT
  Grant reference: SFRHBD/129020/2017
  Start date: 2017-11-01
  End date: 2021-10-31
Academic Degrees

2017-Ongoing | PhD Student in Biology | University of Aveiro and University of Ghent: Thesis Title: "Marine Fungi - diversity and biotechnological potential", supervised by Dr. Artur Alves and co-supervised by Dr. Ana Cristina Esteves and Dr. Yves Van de Peer.

2014-2016 | Master in Molecular and Cellular Biology | University of Aveiro | 
Thesis Title: "Development of novel short and long term studies in Enchytraeus crypticus", supervised by Dr. Mónica Amorim and co-supervised by Dr. Susana Gomes.

2010-2013 | Degree in Biology | University of Aveiro 

Professional Experience

2016-2017 | Research Fellow (BI/UI88/7485/2016) | Department of Biology at University of Aveiro | Project (PTDC/AGR-PRO/2183/2014): ALIEN - An integrated approach to unravel Lasiodiplodia-grapevine Interactions, supervised by Dr. Artur Alves.

2013-2014 | Internship | Department of Pathology and Molecular Immunology in Biomedical Sciences Institute of Abel Salazar at University of Porto and Applied Ecology and Ecotoxicology Research Group at University of Aveiro.

Research Interests

  • Diversity of Marine Fungi

  • Microbial Interactions

  • Epigenetics

  • Genomics and Transcriptomics

  • Biotechnological Potential of Microorganisms
    - Bioactive compounds
    - Microbial enzymes
    - Microbial proteins
    - Microbial metabolites
    - Toxins
    - Antibiotics

Scientific Supervision
Pesquisa (Co-supervisor): Bruno Silva
(not a CESAM member)
Pesquisa (Co-supervisor): Alberto Abreu
(not a CESAM member)

  1. Goncalves M.F.M., Gomes S.I.L., Soares A.M.V.M., Scott-Fordsmand J.J., Amorim M.J.B. (2017) Enchytraeus crypticus fitness: effect of density on a two-generation study. Ecotoxicology. 26, 4, 570-575. (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://www.readcube.com/articles/10.1007/s10646-017-1785-4?author_access...
  2. Goncalves M.F.M., Gomes S.I.L., Scott-Fordsmand J.J., Amorim M.J.B. (2017) Shorter lifetime of a soil invertebrate species when exposed to copper oxide nanoparticles in a full lifespan exposure test. Scientific Reports. 7, (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-017-01507-8
  3. Goncalves M.F.M., Gomes S.I.L., Soares A.M.V.M., Amorim M.J.B. (2016) Enchytraeus crypticus (Oligochaeta) is able to regenerate - Considerations for a standard ecotoxicological species. Applied Soil Ecology. 107, 320-323. (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0929139316302013
  4. Goncalves M.F.M., Bicho R.C., Rema A., Soares A.M.V.M., Faustino A.M.R., Amorim M.J.B. (2015) Development of an embryotoxicity test for Enchytraeus crypticus - The effect of Cd. Chemosphere. 139, 386-392. (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.chemosphere.2015.07.021
  5. Bicho R.C., Santos F.C.F., Goncalves M.F.M., Soares A.M.V.M., Amorim M.J.B. (2015) Enchytraeid Reproduction Test(PLUS): hatching, growth and full life cycle test-an optional multi-endpoint test with Enchytraeus crypticus. Ecotoxicology. 24, 5, 1053-1063. (see details) ISI paper
  1. Gonçalves M.F.M. (2016) Development of novel short and long term studies in Enchytraeus crypticus. (MSc Thesis). (see details)
  1. Bicho R.C., Goncalves M.F.M., Amorim M.J.B. (2016) Development of novel tools for environmental health assessment - fast screening for long term effects. (Poster Presentation). (see details)
  2. Goncalves M.F.M., Bicho R.C., Rema A., Soares A.M.V.M., Faustino A.M.R., Amorim M.J.B. (2015) Development of an embryotoxicity test for Enchytraeus crypticus - the effect of cd. (Poster Presentation). (see details)
  3. Rita C. Bicho, Micael Gonçalves, Fátima Santos, Amadeu M.V. M. Soares, Mónica M. J.B. Amorim (2013) Enchytraeid Reproduction TestPLUS - Upgrade to the standard with Enchytraeus crypticus: hatching and growth parameters and full life cycle test (Poster presentation). (see details)