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João Luís Teixeira Pestana

João Luís Teixeira Pestana

Assistant researcher (IF FCT)

  • Department: Biology
  • Research Group: Functional Biodiversity
  • ISI Web of KnowledgeSM search factor : ResearcherID: A-9279-2008


Participation in research projects (grant holder)

2008-2009 The combined use of biomarker and in situ Chironomus riparius bioassays to monitor environmental hazards of contaminants in Iberian riversDepartamento de Biologia, Universidade de Aveiro, Portugal.


2000-2003: TARGET – Integrated Assessment Tools to Gauge Local Functional Status Within Freshwater Ecosystems", (European funded project) - Department of Biologia, Universidade de Aveiro, Portugal; - Instituto do Ambiente e Vida, Departamento de Zoologia, Universidade de Coimbra, Portugal; - Department for Ecological Risk Studies, TNO Institute of Environmental Sciences, Energy Research and Process Innovation (TNO-MEP), The Netherlands; - Department of Animal and Plant Sciences (APS), The University of Sheffield, UK; - Institute of Aquaculture (IOA), University of Stirling, Scotland, UK;

Academic degrees and Scholarships

Pós-doc - University of Aveiro, 2009-2015 (Title: Direct and Indirect effects of contaminants on detritus processing within freshwater food webs (2009-2015)                                         FCT grant : SFRH/BPD/45342/2008


PhD in Biology Biologia - University of Aveiro, June 2008 (Title: Predation risk versus pesticide exposure: effects of fear and loathing on aquatic invertebrates)                            FCT grant : SFRH/BD/9005/2002) 


Degree in Biology - University of Aveiro, January 2000

Research interests

Ecotoxicology (Evolutionary ecotoxicology, Ecotoxicology of chemical mixtures, Effects of pesticides, metals and pharmaceuticals in aquatic invertebrates) - Ecology and biomonitoring of freshwater ecosystems. Environmental risk assessment.  


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Scientific Supervision

In progress
Concluded

Projects

In progress
  • ComPET - Ecotoxicological effects of microplastics on freshwater ecosystems. See more
  • INSIDER - Impact of an invasive species under global climate change and anthropogenic contamination scenarios in coastal food webs See more
  • Ecological Effects of Nanopesticides to Soil Ecosystems See more
Concluded
  • IDEAL - Insecticides, DEtritivores and ALiens: Combined effects of invasive species and insecticides along detritus based stream food webs See more
  • MIDGE - MIcroevolutionary Dynamics and Genetic Erosion in pollution-affected Chironomus populations See more
  • TBTRESENSE: Tributiyltin (TBT) bioremediation and development of a biosensor to detect TBT from contaminated sites. See more
  • FUBIA: Soil Function-Biodiversity relationship And regional variation See more
  • AGROMIX- Mixture Toxicity evaluation in agricultural soils See more

Publications

WoS Papers (38)
Faria M.S., Ré A., Malcato J., Silva P.C.L.D., Pestana J., Agra A.R., Nogueira A.J.A., Soares A.M.V.M. (2006) Biological and functional responses of in situ bioassays with Chironomus riparius larvae to assess river water quality and contamination. In: Research interests. Science Of The Total Environment. 371, 125-137.
Macedo-Sousa J.A., Pestana J.L.T., Gerhardt A., Nogueira A.J.A., Soares A.M.V.M. (2007) Behavioural and feeding responses of Echinogammarus meridionalis (Crustacea, Amphipoda) to acid mine drainage. In: Research interests. Chemosphere. 67, 1663–1670
Pestana J.L.T., Ré A., Nogueira A.J.A., Soares A.M.V.M. (2007) Effects of Cadmium and Zinc on the feeding behaviour of two freshwater crustaceans: Atyaephyra desmarestii (Decapoda) and Echinogammarus meridionalis (Amphipoda). In: Research interests. Chemosphere. 68, 8, 1556-1562.
Pereira R., Marques S.M., Antunes S.C., Marques C., Abrantes N., Pestana J.L., Gonçalves F. (2008) Comparison of Portuguese Soils from Different Geographical Regions Using Physicochemical, Biological and Biochemical Parameters. In: Research interests. Journal Of Soils And Sediments . 8, 2, 106-115.
Pestana J.L.T., Alexander A.C., Culp J.M., Baird D.J., Cessna A. J., Soares A.M.V.M. (2009) Structural and functional responses of benthic invertebrates to imidacloprid in outdoor stream mesocosms. In: Research interests. Environmental Pollution. 157, 2328-2334.
Pestana J.L.T., Loureiro S., Baird D.J., Soares A.M.V.M. (2009) Fear and loathing in the benthos: responses of aquatic insect larvae to the pesticide imidacloprid in the presence of chemical signals of predation risk. In: Research interests. Aquatic Toxicology. 93, 138-149.
Pestana J.L.T., Loureiro S., Baird D.J., Soares A.M.V.M. (2010) Pesticide exposure and inducible antipredator responses in the zooplankton grazer, Daphnia magna Straus. In: Research interests. Chemosphere. 78, 241-248.
Nilin J., Pestana J.L.T., Ferreira N.G., Loureiro S., Costa-Lotufo L.V., Soares A.M.V.M. (2012) Physiological responses of the European cockle Cerastoderma edule (Bivalvia: Cardidae) as indicators of coastal lagoon pollution. In: Research interests. Science Of The Total Environment. 435-436, 44-52.
Bastos A.C., Monaghan K.A., Pestana J.L.T., Lillebø A.I., Loureiro S. (2013) A comment on the Editorial “Replication in aquatic biology: The result is often pseudoreplication”. In: Research interests. Aquatic Toxicology. 126, 467–470
Pestana J.L.T, Baird D.J., Soares A.M.V.M. (2013) Predator threat assessment in Daphnia magna: the role of kairomones versus conspecific alarm cues. In: Research interests. Marine And Freshwater Research. 64, 8, 679-686.
Pestana J.L.T., Novais S.C., Lemos M.F.L., Soares A.M.V.M. (2014) Cholinesterase activity in the caddisfly Sericostoma vittatum: Biochemical enzyme characterization and in vitro effects of insecticides and psychiatric drugs. In: Research interests. Ecotoxicology And Environmental Safety. 104, 263-268.
Campos D., Alves A., Lemos M.F.L., Correia A., Soares A.M.V.M., Pestana J.L.T. (2014) Effects of cadmium and resource quality on freshwater detritus processing chains: a microcosm approach with two insect species. In: Research interests. Ecotoxicology. 23, 5, 830-839.
Cabecinhas A.S., Novais S.C., Santos S.C., Rodrigues A.C.M., Pestana J.L.T., Soares A.M.V.M., Lemos M.F.L. (2015) Sensitivity of the sea snail Gibbula umbilicalis to mercury exposure - Linking endpoints from different biological organization levels. In: Research interests. Chemosphere. 119, 490-497.
Barbosa M., Pestana J., Soares A.M.V.M. (2014) Predation Life History Responses to Increased Temperature Variability. In: Research interests. Plos One. 9, 9,
Rodrigues A.C.M., Gravato C., Quintaneiro C., Golovko O., Zlabek V., Barata C., Soares A.M.V.M., Pestana J.L.T. (2015) Life history and biochemical effects of chlorantraniliprole on Chironomus riparius. In: Research interests. Science Of The Total Environment. 508, 506-513.
Quinteiro P., Dias A.C., Araujo A., Pestana J.L.T., Ridoutt B.G., Arroja L. (2015) Suspended solids in freshwater systems: characterisation model describing potential impacts on aquatic biota. In: Research interests. International Journal Of Life Cycle Assessment. 20, 9, 1232-1242.
Rodrigues A.C.M., Henriques J.F., Domingues I., Golovko O., Zlabek V., Barata C., Soares A.M.V.M., Pestana J.L.T. (2016) Behavioural responses of freshwater planarians after short-term exposure to the insecticide chlorantraniliprole. In: Research interests. Aquatic Toxicology. 170, 371-376.
Rodrigues A.C.M., Gravato C., Quintaneiro C., Barata C., Soares A.M.V.M., Pestana J.L.T. (2015) Sub-lethal toxicity of environmentally relevant concentrations of esfenvalerate to Chironomus ripanus. In: Research interests. Environmental Pollution. 207, 273-279.
Ofoegbu P.U., Simao F.C.P., Cruz A., Mendo S., Soares A.M.V.M., Pestana J.L.T. (2016) Toxicity of tributyltin (TBT) to the freshwater planarian Schmidtea mediterranea. In: Research interests. Chemosphere. 148, 61-67.
Rosa R., Bordalo M.D., Soares A.M.V.M., Pestana J.L.T. (2016) Effects of the Pyrethroid Esfenvalerate on the Oligochaete, Lumbriculus variegatus. In: Research interests. Bulletin Of Environmental Contamination And Toxicology. 96, 4, 438-442.
Silva A.R.R., Cardoso D.N., Cruz A., Pestana J.L.T., Mendo S., Soares A.M.V.M., Loureiro S. (2017) Multigenerational effects of carbendazim in Daphnia magna. In: Research interests. Environmental Toxicology And Chemistry. 36, 2, 383-394.
Oppold A.M., Pedrosa J.A.M., Balint M., Diogo J.B., Ilkova J., Pestana J.L.T., Pfenninger M. (2016) Support for the evolutionary speed hypothesis from intraspecific population genetic data in the non-biting midge Chironomus riparius. In: Research interests. Proceedings Of The Royal Society B-biological Sciences. 283, 1825,
Campos D., Gravato C., Quintaneiro C., Soares A.M.V.M., Pestana J.L.T. (2016) Responses of the aquatic midge Chironomus riparius to DEET exposure. In: Research interests. Aquatic Toxicology. 172, 80-85.
Rodrigues A.C.M., Gravato C., Quintaneiro C., Bordalo M.D., Golovko O., Zlabek V., Barata C., Soares A.M.V.M., Pestana J.L.T. (2017) EXPOSURE TO CHLORANTRANILIPROLE AFFECTS THE ENERGY METABOLISM OF THE CADDISFLY SERICOSTOMA VITTATUM. In: Research interests. Environmental Toxicology And Chemistry. 36, 6, 1584-1591.
Campos D., Gravato C., Quintaneiro C., Koba O., Randak T., Soares A.M.V.M., Pestana J.L.T. (2016) Are insect repellents toxic to freshwater insects? A case study using caddisflies exposed to DEET. In: Research interests. Chemosphere. 149, 177-186.
Pedrosa J.A.M., Cocchiararo B., Bordalo M.D., Rodrigues A.C.M., Soares A.M.V.M., Barata C., Nowak C., Pestana J.L.T. (2017) The role of genetic diversity and past-history selection pressures in the susceptibility of Chironomus riparius populations to environmental stress. In: Research interests. Science Of The Total Environment. 576, 807-816.
Pedrosa J., Gravato C., Campos D., Cardoso P., Figueira E., Nowak C., Soares A.M.V.M., Barata C., Pestana J.L.T. (2017) Investigating heritability of cadmium tolerance in Chironomus riparius natural populations: A physiological approach. In: Research interests. Chemosphere. 170, 83-94.
Pestana J.L.T., Novais S.C., Norouzitallab P., Vandegehuchte M.B., Bossier P., De Schamphelaere K.A.C. (2016) Non-lethal heat shock increases tolerance to metal exposure in brine shrimp. In: Research interests. Environmental Research. 151, 663-670.
Saraiva A.S., Sarmento R.A., Rodrigues A.C.M., Campos D., Fedorova G., Zlabek V., Gravato C., Pestana J.L.T., Soares A.M.V.M. (2017) y Assessment of thiamethoxam toxicity to Chironomus riparius. In: Research interests. Ecotoxicology And Environmental Safety. 137, 240-246.
Barata C., Campos B., Rivetti C., LeBlanc G.A., Eytcheson S., McKnight S., Tobor-Kaplon M., Buitenweg S.D., Choi S., Choi J., Sarapultseva E.I., Coutellec M.A., Coke M., Pandard P., Chaumot A., Queau H., Delorme N., Geffard O., Martinez-Jeronimo F., Watanabe H., Tatarazako N., Lopes I., Pestana J.L.T., Soares A.M.V.M., Pereira C.M., De Schamphelaere K. (2017) Validation of a two-generational reproduction test in Daphnia magna: An interlaboratory exercise. In: Research interests. Science Of The Total Environment. 579, 1073-1083.
Bordalo M.D., Vieira H.C., Rodrigues A.C.M., Rosa R., Soares A.M.V.M., Pestana J.L.T. (2018) Combined effects of predation risk and food quality on freshwater detritivore insects. In: Research interests. Marine And Freshwater Research. 69, 1, 74-81.
Rodrigues A.C.M., Gravato C., Quintaneiro C., Bordalo M.D., Barata C., Soares A.M.V.M., Pestana J.L.T. (2017) Energetic costs and biochemical biomarkers associated with esfenvalerate exposure in Sericostoma vittatum. In: Research interests. Chemosphere. 189, 445-453.
Campos D., Gravato C., Fedorova G., Burkina V., Soares A.M.V.M., Pestana J.L.T. (2017) Ecotoxicity of two organic UV-filters to the freshwater caddisfly Sericostoma vittatum. In: Research interests. Environmental Pollution. 228, 370-377.
Campos D., Gravato C., Quintaneiro C., Golovko O., Zlabek V., Soares A.M.V.M., Pestana J.L.T. (2017) Toxicity of organic UV-filters to the aquatic midge Chironomus riparius. In: Research interests. Ecotoxicology And Environmental Safety. 143, 210-216.
Pedrosa J., Campos D., Cocchiararo B., Nowak C., Soares A.M.V.M., Barata C., Pestana J.L.T. (2017) Evolutionary consequences of historical metal contamination for natural populations of Chironomus riparius (Diptera: Chironomidae). In: Research interests. Ecotoxicology. 26, 4, 534-546.
Ferreira D.F., Sarmento R.A., Saraiva A.D., Pereira R.R., Picanco M.C., Pestana J.L.T., Soares A.M.V.M. (2017) Low Concentrations of Glyphosate-Based Herbicide Affects the Development of Chironomus xanthus. In: Research interests. Water Air And Soil Pollution. 228, 10,
Rodrigues A.C.M., Machado A.L., Bordalo M.D., Saro L., Simao F.C.P., Rocha R.J.M., Golovko O., Zlabek V., Barata C., Soares A.M.V.M., Pestana J.L.T. (2018) Invasive Species Mediate Insecticide Effects on Community and Ecosystem Functioning. In: Research interests. Environmental Science & Technology. 52, 8, 4889-4900.
Pedrosa J.A.M., Cocchiararo B., Verdelhos T., Soares A.M.V.M., Pestana J.L.T., Nowak C. (2017) Population genetic structure and hybridization patterns in the cryptic sister species Chironomus riparius and Chironomus piger across differentially polluted freshwater systems. In: Research interests. Ecotoxicology And Environmental Safety. 141, 280-289.
Other Papers (2)
Pereira R., Antunes S.C., Pestana J.L., Abrantes N., Pinho R., Gonçalves F. (2003) Actividades de sala de aula – actividades de campo: a ponte necessária. In: Research interests. Discursos.
Rodrigues A.C.M., Bordalo M.D., Golovko O., Koba O., Barata C., Soares A.M.V.M., Pestana JLT . (2018) Combined effects of insecticide exposure and predation risk on freshwater detritivores. In: Research interests. Ecotoxicology.
Books (0)
Book Chapter (1)
Lemos M.F.L., Esteves A.C., Pestana J.L.T. (2011) Fungicides - Book 2. In: Fungicides. (EDS.), Research interests. InTech Publishers. 979-953-307-554-8.
Thesis (3)
Pestana J.L.T. (2008) “Predation risk versus pesticide exposure: effects of fear and loathing on aquatic invertebrates”. In: Research interests. PhD Thesis.
Campos, D. (2018) Assessment of the ecological effects of UV filters in Portuguese freshwaters. In: Research interests. PhD Thesis.
Andreia C M Rodrigues (2017) Combined effects of invasive species and insecticide exposure on freshwater invertebrates. In: Research interests.
Communications (55)
Lemos M.F.L., Gomes I., Rodrigues D., Leston S., Pardal M.A., Ramos F., Mendão A.R., Soares A.M.V.M., Pestana J.L.T. (2011) Xenobiotic phytoremediation in marine environments: potential impact of climate changes. In: Research interests. Current Opinion In Biotechnology. 22, s67
Lemos M.F.L., Campos D., Faustino P., Santos S.C.V., Monteiro H.R., Pinteus S., Alves C., Pestana J.L.T., Esteves A.C. (2011) The use of historically contaminated site bacteria in the bioremediation of PAH polluted waters. In: Research interests. Current Opinion In Biotechnology. 22, s79
Silva, P.C.L., Marques C.R., Pereira P.A., Pestana J.L., Dolbeth M., Rocha A., Soares A.M.V.M., Gonçalves F. (2001) Analysing benthic macroinvertebrate community changes along an agriculture and mine pollution gradient. In: Research interests.
Pereira R., Antunes S.C., Pestana J.L., Abrantes N., Pereira R., Gonçalves F. (2001) Projecto CIVICO: Actividades de campo e experimentais em ecologia de rios. In: Research interests.
Pestana J.L.T., Baird, D.J., Soares, A.M.V.M. (2007) The smell of fear: combined effects of pesticide and infochemicals from predators on freshawater invertebrates. In: Research interests.
Macedo-Sousa, J. A.M., Pestana, J.L.T., Gerhardt, A., Nogueira, A. J. A., Soares, A. M. V. M. (2004) Assessing the effects of acid mine drainage with a new approach combining behavioural and feeding responses of Echinogammarus meridionalis (Pinkster, 1973) (Crustacea, Amphipoda). In: Research interests.
Pestana J.LT., Tacão M., Lemos M.F.L., Campos B., Henriques I., Alves A., Correia A., Barata C., Soares A.M.V.M. (2010) Are Changes in microbial communities’ structure suitable indicators of Ecosystem Functioning in Lotic waters?. In: Research interests.
Lemos, M.F.L., Campos, D., Faustino, P., Santos, S., Pestana, J.L.T., Soares, A.M.V.M., Correia, A., Esteves, A.C. (2010) Biodegradation of PAH contaminated waters: where microbiology meets ecotoxicology. In: Research interests.
Pestana J., Agra A.R. , Ré A. , Nogueira A.J.A. , Soares A.M.V.M. (2003) A new water –sediment system to assess freshwater contamination using shredder and collector responses. In: Research interests.
Silva P.C.L.D. , Pestana J. , Ré A. , Agra A. , Faria M. , Malcato J. , Domingues P.I., Nogueira A.J.A., Soares A.M.V.M. (2003) Assessing freshwater status using an in situ shredder feeding test. In: Research interests.
Ré A., Agra A. , Pestana J. , Silva P.C.L.D. , Ferreira A.L., Faria M. , Malcato J. , Domingues P.I., Nogueira A.J.A., Soares A.M.V.M. (2003) Using Daphnia magna feeding inhibition bioassay to assess water quality. In: Research interests.
Pestana J. , Silva P.C.L.D. , Ré A. , Agra A. , Faria M. , Malcato J. , Domingues P.I., Nogueira A.J.A., Soares A.M.V.M. (2003) Echinogammarus meridionalis in situ feeding inhibition bioassay to assess freshwater quality. In: Research interests.
Pestana J. , Loureiro S. , Agra A. , Ré A. , Henriques A . , Brandão A. , Ferreira A.L., Nogueira A.J.A. , Soares A.M.V.M. (2003) Feeding inhibition in crustaceans: a comparison of sublethal effects for zinc. In: Research interests.
Silva P.C.L.D. , Pestana J. , Ré A. , Agra A. , Faria M. , Malcato J. , Domingues P.I., Nogueira A.J.A., Soares A.M.V.M. (2003) Shredder feeding test as a tool to assess in situ freshwater status. In: Research interests.
Agra A., Ré A., Faria M., Pestana J., Silva P.C.L.D., Malcato J., Domingues P.I., Nogueira A.J.A., Soares A.M.V.M. (2002) In situ feeding inhibition bioassay with Daphnia magna to assess the functional status of running waters in Portugal. In: Research interests.
Pestana J., Silva P.C.L.D., Ré A., Agra A., Faria M., Malcato J., Domingues P.I., Nogueira A.J.A. , Soares A.M.V.M. (2002) In situ feeding inhibition bioassay with Echinogammarus meridionalis to detect point and diffuse freshwater contamination. In: Research interests.
Faria M., Agra A., Dias P., Silva P.C.L.D., Pestana J., Ré A., Malcato J., Domingues P.I., Nogueira A.J.A., Soares A.M.V.M. (2002) The use of survival, growth and feeding rates bioassays of Chironomus riparius larvae to assess water quality. In: Research interests.
Pestana J.L.T., Campos D., Lemos M.F.L., Pedrosa J., Alves A., Correia A., Barata C., Soares A.M.V.M (2011) Indirect effects of Carbendazim in freshwaters. A laboratory study using a simple detritus based food web. In: Research interests.
Pedrosa J., Santos S.C.V., Verdelhos T., Lemos M.F.L. , Pestana J.L.T., Barata C., Soares A.M.V.M. (2011) Cellular energy allocation in Chironomus riparius: sensitivity and relevance. In: Research interests.
Nilin J., Ferreira N.G.C., Pestana J.L.T., Loureiro S., Costa-Lotufo L.V., Soares A.M.V.M. (2011) Physiological measurements in Cerastoderma edule (Bivalvia: Cardidae) at contaminated sites at the northwest Portuguese coast. In: Research interests.
Pestana, J.L.T., Baird D.J., Soares A.M.V.M. (2008) Fear and loathing in the benthos: Responses of aquatic insect larvae to the pesticide imidacloprid in the presence of chemical signals of predation risk. In: Research interests.
Pestana, J.L.T., Baird D.J., Soares A.M.V.M. (2008) Fear and loathing in the benthos: Responses of aquatic insect larvae to the pesticide imidacloprid in the presence of chemical signals of predation risk. In: Research interests.
Pestana, J.L.T., Baird D.J., Soares A.M.V.M. (2008) Effects of Imidacloprid on the inducible responses of Daphnia magna to predation risk SETAC Europe 18th Annual Meeting. Warsaw. In: Research interests.
Pestana, J.L.T., Baird D.J., Soares A.M.V.M. (2006) The smell of Fear: combined effects of pesticide and infochemicals on stream invertebrates. In: Research interests.
Pereira R., Pestana J., Abrantes, N., Ribeiro R., Gonçalves F. (2001) Are community parameters a suitable tool to assess risks in a contaminated mining area?. In: Research interests.
Gomes I., Rodrigues D., da Fonseca K.L., Cabecinhas A.S., Pestana J.L.T., Lemos M.F.L. (2012) Development and validation of a colorimetric methodology to assess macroalgae chronic toxicity – a case study with Ulva lactuca. In: Research interests.
Cabecinhas A.S., da Fonseca K.L., Soares A.M.V.M., Pestana J.L.T., Lemos M.F.L. (2012) Effects of mercury contamination on acute and chronic parameters of exposed sea snail Gibbula umbilicalis. In: Research interests.
Pestana J.L.T., Lemos M.F.L., Calisto V., Esteves V., Barata C., Soares A.M.V.M. (2012) Acute effects of psychiatric drugs on D. magna under insecticide exposure. In: Research interests.
Pedrosa J.A.M., Lemos M.F.L., Nowak C., Soares A.M.V.M., Pestana J.L.T. (2012) Evolutionary consequences of the loss of genetic diversity in C. riparius populations – Introducing the MIDGE project. In: Research interests.
Granada L., Sousa N., Soares A.M.V.M., Pestana J.L.T., Lemos M.F.L. (2012) Integrated multi-trophic aquaculture system for the production of highly valued marine species. In: Research interests.
Santos, S.C.V., Lemos, M.F.L., Soares, A.M.V.M., Pestana, J.L.T. (2012) Effects of Cadmium and the pesticide Movento on Chironomus riparius cellular energy allocation. In: Research interests.
Campos, D., Lemos, M.F.L., Alves, A., Correia, A., Soares, A.M.V.M., Pestana, J.L.T. (2012) Effects of Cadmium and changes in resource quality (leaf species) on freshwater detritus based food webs. In: Research interests.
Bordalo M.D., Rodrigues A.C.M., Barata C., Soares A.M.V.M., Pestana J.L.T. (2014) Combined effects of food quality and predation risk on Chironomus riparius. In: Research interests.
Andreia C. M. Rodrigues, Carla Quintaneiro, Carlos Gravato, Carlos Barata, Amadeu M. V. M. Soares, João L. T. Pestana (2014) Effects of chlorantraniliprole and esfenvalerate on two aquatic insects at different levels of biological organization. In: Research interests.
Pedrosa J., Cocchiararo B., Machado A. .L., Soares A. .M. .V. .M., Nowak C., Pestana J. (2014) Metal contamination, genetic diversity and macroinvertebrate communities of freshwater ecosystems: a multilevel approach in Portuguese freshwater ecosystems. In: Research interests.
Monteiro HR, Pestana JLT, Leston S, Ramos F, Soares AMVM, Devreese B, Lemos MFL (2014) Changes in growth, emergence and behaviour of Chironomus riparius larvae exposed to the insecticide Fipronil. In: Research interests.
Campos D., Quintaneiro C., Soares A.M.V.M., Pestana J.L.T. (2014) Biochemical and life-history responses of Chironomus riparius exposed to UV filters. In: Research interests.
Andreia C. M. Rodrigues, Carlos Barata, Amadeu M. V. M. Soares, João L. T. Pestana (2015) Behavioural responses of freshwater planarians after short-term exposure to the insecticide Chlorantraniliprole. In: Research interests.
Ofoegbu P.U., Gravato C., Cruz A., Mendo S., Soares A.M.V.M., Pestana J.L.T. (2015) Freshwater planarians in ecotoxicology: a case study evaluating sub-lethal effects of TBT on Achmidtea mediterranea. In: Research interests.
Campos D., Quintaneiro C., Gravato C., Soares A.M.V.M., Pestana J.L.T. (2015) Ecotoxicological evaluation of the insect repellent DEET. Sub-lethal effects on two aquatic insect species. . In: Research interests.
João L. T. Pestana S.a.r.a. .N.o.v.a.i.s., Parisa Norouzitallab ., Michiel B. Vandegehuchte P.e.t.e.r. .B.o.s.s.i.e.r. .a.n.d. .K.a.r.e.l. .A.C. .D.e. .S.c.h.a.m.p.h.e.l.a.e.r.e. (2015) Lethal heat shock increases tolerance to metal exposure in brine shrimp. . In: Research interests.
Cardoso D.N., Pestana J.L.T., Gonçalves S.F., Wrona F.J., Soares A.M.V.M., Loureiro S. (2016) An ecological approach to oil sands. In: Research interests.
Cardoso D.N., Pestana J.L.T., Gonçalves S.F., Wrona F.J., Soares A.M.V.M., Loureiro S. (2016) An ecological approach to oil sands. In: Research interests.
Fátima C. P. Simão, Carlos Gravato, Amadeu M.V.M. Soares, João L.T. Pestana Planarians in ecotoxicology: Effects of phenanthrene on Dugesia tigrina. In: Research interests.
Monteiro HR , Pestana JLT, Novais SC, Augusto A, Soares AMVM, Devreese B, Lemos MFL (2015) Evaluation of fipronil toxicity to the freshwater midge Chironomus riparius: linking molecular-level endpoints to organism level effects. In: Research interests.
Monteiro H.R., Pestana J.L.T., Novais S.C, Soares A.M.V.M., Devreese B., Lemos M.F.L (2016) Protein differential expression and biochemical effects of pesticide exposure in the midge Chironomus riparius. In: Research interests.
Rodrigues A.C.M., Machado A.L., Bordalo M.D., Saro L., Golovko O., Zlabek V., Barata C., Soares A.M.V.M., Pestana J.L.T. (2017) Combined effects of invasive species and insecticide exposure to freshwater benthic invertebrate community: a mesocosm approach. In: Research interests.
Bordalo M.D., Gravato C., Campos D., Lopes I., Soares A.M.V.M., Pestana J.L.T. (2017) Toxicity of microbial insecticides towards the non-target species Chironomus riparius. In: Research interests.
ARAUJO G., PINHEIRO C., PESTANA J., AMADEU S., ABESSA D., LOUREIRO S. (2017) Comparative toxicity assessment of lead and mancozeb on two Daphnia species. In: Research interests.
Campos D., Soares A.M.V.M., Pestana J.L.T. (2017) Multigenerational effects of organic UV-filters on the aquatic midge Chironomus riparius. In: Research interests.
Silva C., Pestana J., Gravato C. Life-history and biochemical responses of Chironomus riparius exposed to different sized microplastics. In: Research interests.
Bordalo M.D., Rodrigues A.C.M., Lopes I., Pestana J.L.T. (2018) Genetic variability in tolerance to microbial insecticides in Chironomus riparius. In: Research interests.
Rodrigues A.C.M., Bordalo M.D., Golovko O., Koba O., Barata C., Soares A.M.V.M., Pestana J.L.T. (2018) Combined effects of insecticide exposure and predation risk on freshwater detritivores. In: Research interests.
Diogo N. Cardoso ., João L. T. Pestana ., Amadeu M.V.M. Soares ., Frederick J. Wrona ., Susana Loureiro . (2017) Oil Sands: integrate natural processes in hazard assessment. In: Research interests.
Diogo N. Cardoso ., João L. T. Pestana ., Sandra F. Gonçalves ., F. J. Wrona ., Amadeu M.V.M. Soares ., Susana Loureiro . (2018) Integrating natural processes in environmental hazard assessments of the oil sands. In: Research interests.
Other Publications (1)
Lemos M.F.L., Campos D., Faustino P., Santos S.C.V., Monteiro H.R., Pinteus S., Alves C., Pestana J.L.T., Esteves A.C. (2011) The use of historically contaminated site bacteria in the bioremediation of PAH polluted waters in Current Opinion in Biotechnology 22. In: Research interests.

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