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Eduardo Ferreira

Eduardo Ferreira

Post-Doctoral Research Fellow

  • Researcher ID G-2291-2010
  • ORCID 0000-0003-0497-6118
  • Department: Biology
  • Research Group: Adaptation Biology & Ecological Processes
  • ISI Web of KnowledgeSM search factor : RID=G-2291-2010
  • Title: From the wild to the court: an integrated forensic genetics strategy for wildlife species Supervisor: Prof. Doutor Carlos Manuel Martins dos Santos Fonseca Category: BO Grant type: BPD Funding entity: FCT - Fundação Ciência e Tecnologia Grant reference: SFRH / BPD / 72895 / 2010 Start date: 2011-08-01 End date: 2019-06-08


Research interests

- Understanding how population dynamics, structure, diversity and gene flow is affected by changes in land-use and land-cover.
- Biodiversity conservation and sustainable use of ecosystems by human populations.
- Understanding the process of biodiversity loss and the impact of anthropogenic stressors in this process.
- Identifying vulnerable species, traits and taxa and help designing conservation measures.

Academic degrees

- PhD on Biology (2011), University of Aveiro (in collaboration with UFES and UFT, Brazil).
- MSc on Ecology (2006), Faculty of Sciences and Technology, University of Coimbra.
- Graduation in Biology (2002), University of Aveiro.

Scientific activities

- Invited Assistant Professor (30%), University of Aveiro, since September 2013.
- Post-doc Researcher (FCT - SFRH/BPD/72895/2010), University of Aveiro, since August 2012.
- Member of the Scientific Council of the University of Cabo Verde, from April 2012 to April 2014.
- Invited Assistant Professor, University of Cabo Verde, from October 2011 to August 2012.

Others

- Treasurer of the Portugues Herpetological Association (APH), since December 2015.
- Invited Assistant Professor (0%), University Lúrio, Pemba, Mozambique, since September 2015.

Publications

Projects

Man and Nature in the Baixo Vouga Lagunar: promote synergies and resilience in a global change scenario See more

WildForests - Wildlife conservation and exotic production forests: the need for a bidirectional relation in sustainable landscapes See more

Comparative genetic analysis of wild boar and domestic pig populations: implication for preservation of the genetic integrity of ecologically and economically important wildlife resources See more

AWILD - CCP - Ecology of Wild Carnivores in the Quirimbas National Park: Support for Biodiversity Conservation and Sustainable Management in Mozambique See more

IMPRINT+ - Imprinting an ecological compensation reasoning on society by means of young citizens See more

Biodiversity, prey-predator dynamics and environmental education at the humanized landscape of BIORIA See more

Factors affecting the seasonal and spatial patterns of vertebrate diversity and activity in different habitats of the humanized landscape of BioRia See more

Scientific Supervision

Master (Main Supervisor): Adamo Izaque Ibraimo (not a CESAM member)

Master (Co-supervisor): Baltazarina Constantino José (not a CESAM member)

Master (Main Supervisor): Miguel Ângelo Silva Freitas (not a CESAM member)

Master (Main Supervisor): Inês Gregório (not a CESAM member)

Master (Main Supervisor): Afido Pirilau (not a CESAM member)

Master (Main Supervisor): André Pedro do Couto (not a CESAM member)

Master (Co-supervisor): Rafael Batista de Mendonça (not a CESAM member)

Master (Co-supervisor): Inês Salgueiro Torres (not a CESAM member)

Master (Co-supervisor): Daniela Sofia de Jesus Maia (not a CESAM member)

Master (Co-supervisor): Marta Alexandre (not a CESAM member)

Master (Co-supervisor): Rita Vale (not a CESAM member)

Master (Co-supervisor): Guerreiro Batista (not a CESAM member)

Estágio/Traineeship (Main Supervisor): Cristina Patrício Pinto da Silva (not a CESAM member)

Estágio/Traineeship (Main Supervisor): Sara Pimentel Fidalgo Peixoto (not a CESAM member)

Estágio curricular (Main Supervisor): Diana Sofia Matos Ferreira (not a CESAM member)

Estágio Curricular (Main Supervisor): Rita Ribeiro Lacerda do Vale (not a CESAM member)

Pesquisa (Main Supervisor): Miguel Ângelo Silva Freitas (not a CESAM member)

Pesquisa (Main Supervisor): André Caldeira Limede (not a CESAM member)

Pesquisa (Main Supervisor): Letícia Pereira da Cunha (not a CESAM member)

Traineeship (Graduation) (Co-supervisor): Ana Rita Correia Fernandes (not a CESAM member)

Traineeship (Graduation) (Co-supervisor): Ana Silva Barbosa (not a CESAM member)

Estágio/Internship (Co-supervisor): Daniela Sofia de Jesus Maia (not a CESAM member)

Pesquisa/Graduation Thesis (Co-supervisor): Rita Ribeiro de Sousa Lacerda do Vale (not a CESAM member)

Pesquisa/Graduation Thesis (Co-supervisor): Ricardo Costa (not a CESAM member)

Pesquisa/Graduation Thesis (Co-supervisor): Diana Ferreira (not a CESAM member)

Estágio/Internship (Co-supervisor): Inês de Sousa Gregório (not a CESAM member)

Pesquisa/Graduation Thesis (Co-supervisor): Beatriz Costa Oliveira (not a CESAM member)

Traineeship (Co-supervisor): Francisca Mendes (not a CESAM member)

Traineeship (Co-supervisor): Beatriz Costa (not a CESAM member)

Graduation Thesis (Co-supervisor): Ana Barbosa (not a CESAM member)

Participation in other projects

Caracterización Genética de cabra montés (Capra pyrenaica) en Tortosa y Beceite, Monserrat y Montgri, Cataluña (ongoing)
Coordinator of the molecular genetics task. Coordination: UA (Prof. Doutor Carlos Fonseca). Funding: Generalitat de Cataluña.
Genetic Monitoring of the Cantabrian Brown bear (Ursus arctos) populations (ongoing)
Coordinator of the molecular genetics task. Coordination at UA: Prof. Doutor Carlos Fonseca. Funding: FAPAS Espanha.
Plano de monitorização do lobo ibérico (Canis lupus signatus) a sul do rio Douro – zona Oeste (ongoing)
Coordinator of the molecular genetics task. Coordination at UA: Prof. Doutor Carlos Fonseca. Partners: Universidade de Aveiro e ACHLI. Funding: ACHLI.
Plano de reintrodução do corço (Capreolus capreolus) na Serra de Arada, Freita e Montemuro (ongoing)
Coordinator of the molecular genetics task. Coordination at UA: Prof. Doutor Carlos Fonseca. Partners: Universidade de Aveiro e ACHLI. Funding: ACHLI.
Acompanhamento Ecológico da Fauna - Aproveitamento Hidroelétrico de Foz Tua. Programa de Monitorização Ecológico – Lontra (ongoing)
Coordinator of the molecular genetics task. Coordination at UA: Prof. Doutor Carlos Fonseca. Partners: Universidade de Aveiro & Bio3. Funding: EDP.
Inventariação da herpetofauna do Parque Estadual do Cantão e seu entorno - Tocantins, Brasil (Set/2006-Jan/2010).
Team member Coordination: Prof. Doutora Adriana Malvasio, Univ. Federal do Tocantins, Brasil.
POP-GENE TIMOR: first forensic DNA marker study of East-Timor people (Fev/2003-DEZ/2005)
Collaborator. Coordination: Prof. Doutor Luís Souto Miranda, DBIO, Universidade de Aveiro.
Genética Populacional do javali em Portugal (Fev/2003-Mar/2006)
Collaborator. Coordination: Prof. Dr. Carlos Fonseca, CESAM & DBIO, Universidade de Aveiro.

Reviewer in International Periodicals

Biological Conservation, since September 2018
Amphibia-Reptilia, since May 2017
Ecology and Evolution, since November 2016
Journal of Wildlife Management, since July 2016
Czech Journal of Animal Sciences, since October 2015
Balkan Journal of Wildlife Research, since July 2015
African Journal of Ecology, since July 2013
Herpetological Journal, since August 2012
Zoologia Caboverdiana, since April 2012
Mammalian Biology, since July 2008

Organization of Scientific Events

- XII ENBE - 12º Encontro nacional de biologia evolutiva, Universidade de Aveiro E APBE— Dez/2016.


- IV ENPGCB - 4º Encontro nacional de pós-graduação em ciências biológicas, Univ. Aveiro, — Abr/2015.


- XIII Congresso Luso-Espanhol de Herpetologia , Universidade de Aveiro, — Set/2014


- VI Jornadas de cunicultura, Universidade de Aveiro/ASPOC — out/2014


- RUSI II - "Segunda Reunião sobre Ungulados Silvestres Ibéricos", 15 to 16 of July 2011, Aveiro, portugal.


- VI Simpósio de Pós-graduação do Departamento de Biologia da Universidade de Aveiro, 3 to 4 of May 2007, Aveiro, Portugal.


- I Encontro Nacional de Pós-graduação em Ciências Biológicas/V Simpósio de Pós-graduação do Departamento de Biologia da Universidade de Aveiro, 2 to 4 of May 2006, Aveiro, Portugal.

Prizes

- Second best student’s oral presentation, with the communication “Portuguese wild boar (Sus scrofa) population structure: results from a microsatellite analysis”, during the XXVII IUGB Congress (International Union of Game Biologists), helded from 28 of August to 3 of September 2005, Hanover, Germany.

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