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Ana Manuel Figueiredo

Ana Manuel Figueiredo

PhD student

  • Author Name : Figueiredo A. M.
  • Doctoral Programme: Biology and Ecology of Global Change
  • Thesis title: Breaking down barriers in One Health: an integrative approach to parasitic diseases from Portugal to Africa
  • Supervisor: Dra Rita Tinoco Torres, Prof. Carlos Fonseca, Prof. Atle Mysterud

  • Researcher ID: O-5559-2019
  • ORCID: 0000-0002-2623-6340
  • Ciencia ID: F010-2F5B-C39F
  • Department: Biology Department
  • Research Group: Adaptation Biology & Ecological Processes (ABEP)
  • ISI Web of KnowledgeSM search factor: Author=(Figueiredo A. M.) AND Address=(Aveiro) AND Topic=(Parasites OR Wolf OR Lynx OR Zoonoses)
  • Thesis title: Breaking down barriers in One Health: an integrative approach to parasitic diseases from Portugal to Africa Supervisor: Dra Rita Tinoco Torres, Prof. Carlos Fonseca, Prof. Atle Mysterud Category: BO Grant type: BD Funding entity: Departamento de Biologia & CESAM Grant reference: SFRH/BD/144582/2019 Start date: 2019-10-01 End date: 2023-11-30


Research interests

- One Health
- Wildlife Zoonoses
- Veterinary Parasitology
- Wildlife genetics
- Conservation Medicine
- Wildlife ecology and management
- Wildlife conservation and management

Academic degrees

2019 - 2023 - PhD in Biology and Ecology of Global Change in the University of Aveiro, in collaboration with the University of Oslo, entitled: "Breaking down barriers in One Health: an integrative approach to parasitic diseases from Portugal to Africa"

2016 - 2018 - Master in Applied Ecology in the University of Aveiro, in collaboration with the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Lisbon, with a thesis entitled: "Parasite cross-transmission between the Iberian wolf and wild ungulate prey”

2012 - 2016 - Degree in Biology in the University of Aveiro with a final project entitled: "Endoparasites of the endangered Iberian wolf (Canis lupus signatus) and other two sympatric carnivores: the red fox (Vulpes vulpes) and the stone marten
(Martes foina)" and an Erasmus+ internship entitled: “Conservation of endangered species: the case of the Iberian lynx (Lynx
pardinus) and the Iberian desman (Galemys pyrenaicus)”

Scientific activities

Apr 2019 - Sep 2019 - Research fellow in the project ROE DEER – Monitoring roe deer populations in Freita, Arada and Montemuro mountains - an integrative approach.

2018-2021 - Researcher in EcoARUn: Unveilling the ecological dynamics of antibiotic resistance in ungulates (PTDC/CVT-CVT/30310/2017).

2015 - 2016 - ERASMUS + Internship at Junta de Extremadura, Consejería de Agricultura Desarrollo Rural Medio Ambiente y Energía, Mérida, Spain.

Publications

Projects

Scientific Supervision

Estágio (Co-supervisor): Fábio Ribeiro (not a CESAM member)


CESAM Funding: UIDP/50017/2020 + UIDB/50017/2020 + LA/P/0094/2020