Name: Maria Manuela Martins Oliveira
• 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
• 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).