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  Carina Rafaela Faria da Costa Félix  
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  e-mail: carinafelix@ua.pt  
  Category: PhD Student  
  Department: Biology Department  
  Research group: Stress Biology
 
ISI Web of KnowledgeSM search factor: ResearcherID = C-4860-2015  
   
     
  Thesis title: Global Changes, Fungal Fitness and Pathogenesis
  Supervisor: Doctor Artur Alves (University of Aveiro), Doctor Ana Cristina Esteves (University of Aveiro), Doctor Jesus Jorrin Novo (University of Cordoba)
  Category: BO
  Grant type: BD
  Funding entity: FCT - Fundação para a Ciência e aTecnologia
  Grant reference: SFRH/BD/97613/2013
  Start date: 2014-04-01
  End date: 2018-03-31
Academic Degrees

2010 - Degree in Marine Biology and Biotechnology by School of Tourism and Maritime Technology of the Polytechnic Institute of Leiria 


2012 - Master Degree in Applied Biology (Clinical and Environmental microbiology)  by University of Aveiro


Since 2014 - PhD student in Biology by University of Aveiro

Professional Activity

2012-2013 - Grant Holder fellowship from FCT: "PROMETHEUS - Proteome of Diplodia corticola, the cork oak pathogen fungus" (PTDC/AGRCFL/113831/2009)

2013-2014 - Grant Holder fellowship from FCT: "PANDORA - Potencial impacto das alterações climáticas em doenças de Eucalyptus spp. causadas por Botryosphaeriaceae em Portugal" (PTDC/AGR-FOR/3807/2012)

Main Research Interests

Climate changes and fungal plant diseases


Microbial proteomics

Projects
ALIEN - An integrated approach to unravel Lasiodiplodia-grapevine Interactions [see details]

PANDORA - Potential impact of climate changes on Botryosphaeriaceae-related diseases of Eucalyptus spp. in Portugal [see details]

Prometheus - PROteoME of Diplodia corticola, the cork oak paTHogEn fungUS [see details]

Publications
  1. de Lima F.B., Félix C., Osório N., Alves A., Vitorino R., Domingues P., Ribeiro R.T.D., Esteves A.C. (2017) Trichoderma harzianum T1A constitutively secretes proteins involved in the biological control of Guignardia citricarpa. Biological Control. 106, 99-109. (see details) ISI paper
    Link: https://authors.elsevier.com/a/1UPHK3kk-a7hP6
  2. Félix C., Pinto G., Amaral J., Fernandes I., Alves A., Esteves A.C. (2017) Strain-related pathogenicity in Diplodia corticola. Forest Pathology. e12366 (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/efp.12366
  3. de Lima F.B., Felix C., Osorio N., Alves A., Vitorino R., Domingues P., Correia A., Ribeiro R.T.D., Esteves A.C. (2016) Secretome analysis of Trichoderma atroviride T17 biocontrol of Guignardia citricarpa. Biological Control. 99, 38-46. (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://authors.elsevier.com/sd/article/S1049964416300597
  4. Felix C., Duarte A.S., Vitorino R., Guerreiro A.C.L., Domingues P., Correia A.C.M., Alves A., Esteves A.C. (2016) Temperature Modulates the Secretome of the Phytopathogenic Fungus Lasiodiplodia theobromae. Frontiers In Plant Science. 7, (see details) ISI paper
    Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fpls.2016.01096
  1. Félix C. (2012) Proteomic analysis of Lasiodiplodia theobromae: an opportunistic human fungal pathogen. MSc Thesis. (see details)
  2. C Félix Lasiodiplodia theobromae: a phytopathogenic fungus that infect humans. (see details)
  1. F.B. Lima, C. Félix, N. Osório, A. Alves, R. Vitorino, P. Domingues, R.T. Silva Ribeiro, A. Correia, A.C. Esteves (2015) Trichoderma as a biological control agent of Guignardia citricarpa: using proteomics to unravel molecular interactions. (see details)
  2. C Felix, A Andolfi, S Basso, MM Salvatore, A Correia, A Alves, AC Esteves (2015) Secondary metabolites by Lasiodiplodia theobromae strains and influence of growth conditions on their production. (see details)
  3. Aleixo A., Barradas C., Félix C., Alves A. (2013) Endophytic mycobiota of the salt-marsh plant Halimione portulacoides: diversity and biotechnological potential. (see details)
  4. Félix C., Duarte A.C., Alves A., Vitorino R., Correia A., Esteves A.C. (2013) The effect of temperature on the secretome of Lasiodiplodia theobromae. (see details)
  5. Almeida R., Félix C., Duarte A.S., Alves A., Vitorino R., Correia A., Esteves A.C. (2013) Extracellular proteome of Diplodia corticola strains. (see details)
  6. Felix C., Duarte A.S., Alves, A., Esteves A.C., Correia A.C.M. (2011) Why phytopathogenic fungi infect humans? The case of Lasiodiplodia theobromae. (see details)
  7. C Felix, M Nunes, A Andolfi, S Basso, MM Salvatore, MD Greca, A Correia, A Alves, AC Esteves Effect of temperature on the plant pathogen Lasiodiplodia theobromae: enzyme and secondary metabolites production. (see details)
  8. C Felix, A Andolfi, S Basso, MM Salvatore, MD Greca, A Correia, A Alves, AC Esteves Effect of temperature on production of secondary metabolites by Lasiodiplodia theobromae. (see details)
  9. M Nunes, C Félix, R Meneses, A Correia, A Alves, AC Esteves The effect of temperature on the expression of extracellular enzymes of Lasiodiplodia theobromae. (see details)