Manuela Oliveira
Name: Manuela Oliveira
E-mail: manuelao@ipatimup.pt
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Academic Degree: Doctor of philosophy


Manuela Oliveira
Manuela Oliveira
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Researcher of Population Genetics


Short CV
Name: Maria Manuela Martins Oliveira

Career path:
• Degree in Biology (Faculty of Sciences, University of Porto in 1999).
• Master Degree in Genetic Resources (University of Trás-os-Montes and Alto Douro in 2003).
• Doctor in Biology (Faculty of Sciences, University of Porto in 2009).

Current situation: Post-Doctoral Researcher

Professional experience:
• Principal Researcher in a project financed by IJUP, at Ipatimup (since 2012).
• Researcher at Ipatimup (since 2011).
• Researcher at IBMC and FCUP (2001-2009).
• Research trainee at Centre de Recherches Agronomiques de Gembloux, Belgium (2000).

Publications in international reviews or peer-reviewed conference proceedings: 28

Oral communications: 10

Poster communications: 28

Collaborations with other institutions:
• Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Porto, Porto, Portugal;
• Department of Botany, Faculty of Sciences, University of Porto, Porto, Portugal;
• Department of GeoSciences and Territory Managment, Faculty of Sciences, University of Porto, Portugal;
• Regional Directorate of Agriculture and Fisheries of the North Region (DRAPN), Portugal;
• Regional Directorate of Agriculture and Fisheries of the Central Region (DRAPC), Portugal;
• Association for the Development of Viticulture Douro (ADVID), Portugal;
• Technical Association of Winegrowers of Alentejo (Ateva), Portugal;
• Association of Winegrowers of Palmela (AVIPE), Portugal;
• Department of Botany, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Santiago, Santiago de Compostela, Spain;
• Department of Plant Biology and Soil Sciences, Faculty of Sciences, University of Vigo, Vigo, Spain;
• Division of Hygiene and Medical Microbiology, Innsbruck Medical University, Innsbruck, Austria;
• INRA, UMR Santé et Agroécologie du Vignoble, Bordeaux, France.

Contests, Awards and Distinctions Awarded:
• 2014: Selected for the Third Phase of the Contest AcreditaPortugal, organized by Associação Acredita Portugal;
• 2014: Selected for the Second Phase of the Contest COHITEC, organized by Cotec;
• 2014: Finalist ArriscaC Contest, Category: Buisness Paln, organized by the Division of Innovation and Knowledge Transfer, University of Coimbra
• 2013: Finalist of the Contest Portugal Ventures, organized by the Call for Entrepreneurship;
• 2013: Finalist of the Contest BES Innovation, organized by Banco Espírito Santo;
• 2008: Travel Award (4th European Symposium on Aerobiology);
• 2006: Travel Grant (8th International Congress on Aerobiology);
• 2004: IPC Grants (XI International Congress on Palinology);
• 2003: GlaxoSmithkline Award (National Pollen Research Unit, University College Worcester);
• 2002: Audery Smith Travel Award (Society for Low Temperatures Biology).

Highlights
• Isolation of the main fungal types present in clinical, environmental and forensic samples;
• Development of molecular markers for fungal detection and identification (application to clinics, agronomic, environment, and forensic sciences);
• Study of cell death mechanisms (autophagy, apoptosis and necrosis) in conidia from different Aspergillus species, using flow citometry and fluorescence microscopy.

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1. Oliveira M, Pereira C, Bessa C, Araujo R, Saraiva L
Hydrogen peroxide-induced secondary necrosis in conidia of Aspergillus fumigatus. Canadian journal of microbiology 62: 95-101, 2016. [Article] 
 
2. Oliveira M, Pereira C, Bessa C, Araujo R, Saraiva L
Chronological aging in conidia of pathogenic Aspergillus: Comparison between species. Journal of microbiological methods 118: 57-63, 2015. [Article] 
 
3. Oliveira M, Cunha M
Study of the Portuguese populations of powdery mildew fungus from diverse grapevine cultivars (Vitis vinifera) Journal international des sciences de la vigne et du vin 49: 173-182, 2015. [Article] 
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4. Oliveira M, Lackner M, Amorim A, Araujo R
 
5. Oliveira M, Caramalho R
Aspergillus fumigatus: a mere airborne particle or a powerful biohazard? Nova Acta Científica Compostelana 21: 57-64, 2014. [] 
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1. Anjo SI, Figueiredo F, Fernandes R, Manadas B, Oliveira M
 
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