Career

  • Since  1997: Assistant Professor, Instituto Politécnico do Porto

Qualifications

  • 1995: , Universidade do Porto

Roles and Responsibilities

  • 2017 - 2017: Membro do Corpo Editorial de Revista não ISI/Scopus
  • Since  2012: Member of the Editorial Board of "Scientifica"
  • Since 1997: Professor integrated in the subunit: Centre of Biological Engineering

Projects

Research Students


Recent Publications

1
Promising bacterial genera for agricultural practices: An insight on plant growth-promoting properties and microbial safety aspects
  • Science of the Total Environment, 682, 779-799, 2019
2
Chronic exposure of the freshwater alga Pseudokirchneriella subcapitata to five oxide nanoparticles: Hazard assessment and cytotoxicity mechanisms
  • Aquatic Toxicology, 214(105265), 2019
3
Metal(loid) oxide (Al2O3, Mn3O4, SiO2 and SnO2) nanoparticles cause cytotoxicity in yeast via intracellular generation of reactive oxygen species
  • Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology, 103(15), 6257-6269, 2019
4
Comparison of five bacterial strains producing siderophores with ability to chelate iron under alkaline conditions
  • AMB Express, 9(78), 2019
5
Impact of erythromycin on a non-target organism: cellular effects on the freshwater microalga Pseudokirchneriella subcapitata
  • Aquatic Toxicology, 208, 179-186, 2019
6
Sensitivity of freshwater and marine green algae to three compounds of emerging concern
  • Journal of Applied Phycology, 31(1), 399-408, 2019
7
Nickel oxide nanoparticles trigger caspase- and mitochondria-dependent apoptosis in the yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae
  • Chemical Research in Toxicology, 32(2), 245-254, 2019
8
Toxic effects of nickel oxide (NiO) nanoparticles on the freshwater alga Pseudokirchneriella subcapitata
  • Aquatic Toxicology, 204, 80-90, 2018
9
Nickel oxide (NiO) nanoparticles induce loss of cell viability in yeast mediated by oxidative stress
  • Chemical Research in Toxicology, 31(8), 658-665, 2018
10
Nickel oxide (NiO) nanoparticles disturb physiology and induce cell death in the yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae
  • Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology, 102(6), 2827-2838, 2018
11
A multi-metal risk assessment strategy for natural freshwater ecosystems based on the additive inhibitory free metal ion concentration index
  • Environmental Pollution, 223, 517-523, 2017
12
Improvement of the slide culture technique for the assessment of yeast viability
  • Journal of the Institute of Brewing, 123(1), 39-44, 2017
13
Short- and long-term exposure to heavy metals induced oxidative stress response in Pseudokirchneriella subcapitata
  • CLEAN-Soil Air Water, 44(11), 1578-1583, 2016
14
Influence of the metabolic state on the tolerance of Pichia kudriavzevii to heavy metals
  • Journal of Basic Microbiology, 56(11), 1244-1251, 2016
15
Toxicity induced by a metal mixture (Cd, Pb and Zn) in the yeast Pichia kudriavzevii: The role of oxidative stress
  • Current Microbiology, 72(5), 545-550, 2016
16
Responses of the alga Pseudokirchneriella subcapitata to long-term exposure to metal stress
  • Journal of Hazardous Materials, 296, 82-92, 2015
17
Impact of multi-metals (Cd, Pb and Zn) exposure on the physiology of the yeast Pichia kudriavzevii
  • Environmental Science and Pollution Research, 22(14), 11127-11136, 2015
18
Quantification and viability analyses of Pseudokirchneriella subcapitata algal cells using image-based cytometry
  • Journal of Applied Phycology, 27(2), 703-710, 2015
19
Use of a fluorescence-based approach to assess short-term responses of the alga Pseudokirchneriella subcapitata to metal stress
  • Journal of Applied Phycology, 27(2), 805-813, 2015
20
  • Ferreira, Carlos M. H.; Pinto, Isabel S. S.; Soares, Eduardo V.; Soares, Helena M. V. M.
(Un)suitability of the use of pH buffers in biological, biochemical and environmental studies and their interaction with metal ions - a review
  • RSC Advances, 5, 30989-31003, 2015
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