CBMA

Centro de Biologia Molecular e Ambiental

Centre of Molecular and Environmental Biology

Cláudia Pascoal
Cláudia Pascoal
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Assistant Professor/Researcher
Sustaining Life - Biodiversity and Functional Ecology
CBMA - Centre of Molecular and Environmental Biology
Department of Biology
University of Minho
Campus de Gualtar
4710-057 Braga
Portugal

Current Research & Key Publications

Research topics:

Predict the impacts of global change on aquatic biodiversity and ecosystem functioning

Assess the combined effects of multiple stressors

Assess the risks associatated with emerging contaminants at different levels of biological organization (from communities to populations and cells).

Develop and apply molecular tools to assess biodiversity

Experimental designs and data analysis 

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Scopus Author ID. 6505897804

http://orcid.org/0000-0002-2018-4201

 Key Papers

Pereira A, Geraldes P, Lima-Fernandes E, Fernandes I, Cássio F, Pascoal (2016) Structural and functional measures of leaf-associated invertebrates and fungi as predictors of stream eutrophication. Ecological Indicators 69: 648–656

 Duarte S, Cássio F, Ferreira V, Canhoto C Pascoal C. (2016) Seasonal variability may affect microbial decomposers and leaf decomposition more than warming in streams. Microbial Ecology 72: 263-276 (10.1007/s00248-016-0780-2)

Dunck B, Lima-Fernandes E, Cássio F, Cunha A, Rodrigues L, Pascoal C. (2015) Responses of primary production, leaf litter decomposition and associated communities to stream eutrophication. Environmental Pollution 202: 32–40

Lima-Fernandes E, Fernandes I, Geraldes P, Pereira A, Cássio F, Pascoal C (2015) Eutrophication modulates plant-litter diversity effects on litter decomposition in streams. Freshwater Science 34:31-41 

Duarte S, Bärlocher F, Trabulo J, Cássio F, Pascoal C (2015) Stream-dwelling fungal decomposer communities along a gradient of eutrophication unraveled by 454 pyrosequencing. Fungal Diversity  70:127-148

Fernandes I, Duarte S, Cássio F, Pascoal C. 2013. Effects of riparian plant diversity loss on aquatic microbial decomposers become more pronounced with increasing time. Microbial Ecology 66:763-772.

Duarte S, Seena S, Bärlocher F, Cássio F, Pascoal C (2012) Preliminary insights into the phylogeography of six aquatic hyphomycete species. PLos ONE 7(9): e45289

Pradhan A, Seena S, Pascoal C, Cássio F. (2011) Can metal nanoparticles be a threat to microbial decomposers of plant litter in streams? Microbial Ecology 62: 58-68

Fernandes I, Pascoal C, Cássio F (2011) Intraspecific traits change biodiversity effects on ecosystem functioning under metal stress. Oecologia 166:1019-1028

Reiss J, Bailey RA, Cássio F, Woodward G, Pascoal C (2010) Assessing the contribution of micro-organisms and macrofauna to biodiversity-ecosystem functioning relationships in freshwater microcosms. Advances in Ecological Research 43: 151-176.

Pascoal C, Cássio F, Nikolcheva LG, Bärlocher F (2010) Realized fungal diversity increases functional stability of leaf-litter decomposition under zinc stress. Microbial Ecology 59: 84-93.

 

Research Projects

Funded projects:

2017-2020: CLIMALERT - Climate Alert Smart System for Sustainable Water and Agriculture. ERA-NET for Climate Services (ERA4CS). Univ Minho, IPMA, ICRA-Spain, UFZ-Leipzig. Principal Coordinator.

2016-2019: EcoAgriFood:  Innovative Green Products and Processes to Promote Agri-Food Bioeconomy. Leader of WP2: Environmental and human risks of new products and processes for the agri-food sector. Budget 1.289.747€


2015-2018: WRANA - Wastewater reuse: improving the odds by understanding natural attenuation. ERA-NET Inn-INDIGO/0004/2014. Team member. Budget UMinho: 150.000€

Since 2008. BAL@PT - Barcoding Aquatic Life – Portugal. Team member of the DNA barcoding Research Network.

Funded Outreach Activities

Landscape Laboratory: partnership between Ecology, Hydraulics, Geography and Urban Environment (sponsored by the University of Minho and the City Council of Guimarães) http://www.labpaisagem.pt 

 

2013-2015: Molecular profiling of taxonomic, functional and genetic diversity of aquatic fungi along a pollution gradient. PTDC/AAG-GLO/3896/2012. Team member. Budget 146.385€

2013-2015: FIRETOX - Toxic effects of wildfires on aquatic systems. PTDC/AAG-GLO/4176/2012.Team Member. Budget UMinho - 48.664€

2013-2015: Effects of Silver Nanoparticles on Litter Decomposition and Decomposers. Bilateral Joint Agreement Univ Minho & IGB-Berlin. Funded by FCT-DAAD. Team Member. Budget 4000€

2012-2015. FRESHBIOFUN: Biodiversity and the functioning of detritus food-webs in freshwaters. PTDC/AAC-AMB/117068/2010. Principal Coordinator. Budget 160.000€

2012-2015. ECO-IAS: Ecosystem-level impacts of an invasive alien species. PTDC/AAC-AMB/116685/2010. Coordinator at UMinho. Budget UMinho - 34.800 €

2012-2015. NANOECOTOX: Impacts of metal nanoparticles to aquatic ecosystems: from community responses to cellular targets. PTDC/AAC-AMB/121650/2010. Team member. 184.296€

2011-2014. FUNDIVERS: Development of molecular tools for assessing fungal diversity and activity in freshwaters. PTDC/AAC-AMB/113746/2009. Team member. Budget UMinho-126.886 €

1/09/2011 - 31/08/2014: FP7-SCIENCE-IN-SOCIETY-2010-1 / SiS-2010-2.2.1.1. Networking Primary Science Educators as a means to provide training and professional development in Inquiry Based Teaching (PriSciNet). Team Memebr. Budget UMinho: 121.905 €

1/10/2011 -  31/03/2014: FP7-Science-in-Society-2011-1 / SiS.2011.2.2.3.1. Creative Little Scientists. Team Member. Budget UMinho: 93.600 €

2008-2012. Predicting the effect of global warming on stream ecosystems PTDC/CLI/67180/2006. Coordinator at UMinho

2010-2011. (Micro)analysis of nanoparticles on aquatic fungi. Bilateral Joint Agreement Univ Minho, Univ Halle-Wittenberg & UFZ-Leipzig. Funded by FCT-DAAD. Team member.

2010. Ecosystem services assessment: identifying risks & opportunities arising from climate change. Service rendered to Sonae-Sierra (www.sonaesierra.com). Co-coordination with F. Cássio.

2009-2010. Assessing the ecological quality of streams and rivers according to the Water Framework Directive. Service rendered to ARH-Norte Environmental Agency (www.arhnorte.pt). Co-coordination with F. Cássio.

2005-2008. BIOTEST-Marine biotest-systems for real time oil toxicity detection.POCI/MAR/56964/2004. Team Member.

2001-2004. Effect of pollution on leaf decomposition by aquatic hyphomycetes: analysis of their sensitivity/resistance to metal ions and acidic environments. POCTI/34024/BSE/2000. Team Member.

1999-2000. Inventário do Património Natural da Bacia Hidrográfica do Rio Ave AlbaTer/Ave; Feder. Team Member.

1996-1998. Assessment of ecological quality of streams and rivers. Programa Leonardo da Vinci, Projecto de cooperação IES, A Farixa - Orense, CPEN du Greta - Vaucluse Nord e Escola Profissional de Chaves. Team member.

 

Publications

2017

77. Duarte S, Mora-Gómez J, Cássio F, Romani A, Pascoal C (2017) Responses of microbial decomposers to drought in streams may depend on the environmental contex. Environmental Microbiology Reports DOI: 10.1111/1758-2229.12592

76. Novais A, Batista D, Cássio F, Pascoal C, Sousa R (2017) Effects of invasive clam (Corbicula fluminea) die-offs on the structure and functioning of freshwater ecosystems. Freshwater Biology (in Press)

75. Seena S, Carvalho F, Cássio F, Pascoal C (2017) Does the developmental stage and composition of riparian forest stand affect ecosystem functioning in streams? Science of the Total Environment 609:1500-1511

74. Duarte S, Cássio F, Pascoal CBärlocher F  (2017) Taxa-area relationship of aquatic fungi on deciduous leaves. PLoS ONE 12(7): e0181545. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0181545 

73.Crespo D, Grilo TF, Baptista J, Coelho JP, Lillebø AL, Cássio F, Fernandes I, Pascoal C, Pardal MA, Dolbeth M. (2017) New climatic targets gainst global warming: will the maximum 2?°C temperature rise affect estuarine benthic communities? Scientifc Reports 7: 3918. (DOI:10.1038/s41598-017-04309-0)

72. Novais A, Pascoal C, Sousa R (2017) Effects of invasive aquatic carrion on soil chemistry and terrestrial microbial communities. Biological Invasions 19: 2491-2502 (doi:10.1007/s10530-017-1459-4)

71. Batista D, Pascoal C, Cássio F (2017) Temperature modulates AgNP impacts on microbial decomposer activity. Science of the Total Environment 601-602:1324-133. doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2017.05.229

70. Batista D, Pascoal C, Cássio F (2017) How do physicochemical properties influence the toxicity of silver nanoparticles on freshwater decomposers of plant litter in streams? Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety 140: 148.155

69. Duarte S, Cássio F, Pascoal C (2017) Environmental drivers are more important for structuring fungal decomposer communities than the geographic distance between streams. Limnetica (in Press)

68. Pereira A, Trabulo J, Fernandes I, Pascoal C, Cássio F, Duarte S. (2017) Spring stimulates leaf decomposition in moderately eutrophic stream. Aquatic Sciences 79: 197-207 (doi: 10.1007/s00027-016-0490-3)

2016

67. Mora-Gómez J, Elosegi A Duarte S, Cássio F, Pascoal C, Romani A (2016) Differences in the sensitivity of fungi and bacteria to season and invertebrates affect leaf litter decomposition in a Mediterranean stream. FEMS Microbiology Ecology (http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/femsec/fiw121)

66. Pradhan A, Silva C, Silva CJ, Pascoal C, Cássio F (2016) Enzymatic biomarkers can portray nanoCuO-induced oxidative and neuronal stress in freshwater shredders. Aquatic Toxicology 180: 227–235

65. Novais A, Souza A, Ilarri M, Pascoal C, Sousa R (2016) Effects of the invasive clam Corbicula fluminea (Müller 1774) on an estuarine microbial community. Science of the Total Environment 566-567: 1168-1175 (doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2016.05.167)

64. Pereira A, Geraldes P, Lima-Fernandes E, Fernandes I, Cássio F, Pascoal C (2016) Structural and functional measures of leaf-associated invertebrates and fungi as predictors of stream eutrophication. Ecological Indicators 69: 648–656

63. Duarte S, Cássio F, Ferreira V, Canhoto C Pascoal C. (2016) Seasonal variability may affect microbial decomposers and leaf decomposition more than warming in streams. Microbial Ecology 72: 263-276 (10.1007/s00248-016-0780-2)

62. Andrade R, Pascoal C, Cássio F. (2016) Effects of inter and intra-specific diversity and genetic divergence of aquatic fungal communities on leaf litter decomposition - a microcosm experiment. FEMS Microbiology Ecology 92: 23-32 (http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/femsec/fiw102)

61. Barros D, Oliveira P, Pascoal C, Cássio F. (2016) Ethanol and phenanthrene increase the biomass of fungal assemblages and decrease plant litter decomposition in stream Science of the Total Environment 565:489-495

60. Pradhan A, Geraldes P, Seena S, Pascoal C, Cássio F (2016) Humic acid can mitigate the toxicity of small copper oxide nanoparticles to microbial decomposers that drive leaf decomposition in streams. Freshwater Biology 61: 2197-2210 (doi: 10.1111/fwb.12662)

59. Azevedo MM, Guimarães-Soares L, Pascoal C and Cássio F. (2016) Copper and Zinc affect the activity of plasma membrane H+-ATPase and thiol content in aquatic fungi. Microbiology SGM 162: 740-747 (DOI 10.1099/mic.0.000262)

58. Fernández D, Tummala M, Schreiner V, Duarte S, Pascoal C, Winkelman C, Mewes D, Muñoz K, Schäfer RB. (2016) Does nutrient enrichment compensate fungicide effects on litter decomposition and decomposer communities in streams? Aquatic Toxicology 174: 169–178

57. Tlili A, Berard A, Blanck H, Bouchez A, Cássio F, Eriksson KM, Morin S, Montuelle B, Navarro E, Pascoal C, Pesce S, Schmitt-Jansen M, Behra R (2016) Pollution-induced community tolerance (PICT): towards an ecologically relevant risk assessment of chemicals in aquatic systems. Freshwater Biology 61:2141-2151 (doi: 10.1111/fwb.12558)

56. Carvalho F, Pascoal C, Cássio F, Sousa R. (2016) Direct and indirect effects of an invasive omnivore crayfish on leaf litter decomposition. Science of the Total Environment  541: 714-720

55. Duarte S, Bärlocher F, Pascoal C, Cássio F (2016) Biogeography of aquatic hyphomycetes: current knowledge and future perspectives. Fungal Ecology 19: 169-181 (doi:10.1016/j.funeco.2015.06.002)

2015

54. Dunck B, Lima-Fernandes E, Cássio F, Cunha A, Rodrigues L, Pascoal C (2015) Responses of primary production, leaf litter decomposition and associated communities to stream eutrophication. Environmental Pollution 202: 32–40 

53. Novais A, Souza A, Ilarri M, Pascoal C, Sousa R (2015) From water to land: how an invasive clam may function as a resource pulse to terrestrial invertebrates. Science of the Total Environment  538: 664–671

52. Fernandes I, Pereira A, Trabulo J, Pascoal C, Cássio F, Duarte S.  (2015) Microscopy- or DNA- based analyses: which methodology gives a truer picture of stream-dwelling decomposer fungal diversity? Fungal Ecology 18: 130-134 (doi:10.1016/j.funeco.2015.08.005)

51. Lima-Fernandes E, Fernandes I, Geraldes P, Pereira A, Cássio F, Pascoal C (2015) Eutrophication modulates plant-litter diversity effects on litter decomposition in streams. Freshwater Science 34:31-41 

50. Fernandes I, Duarte S, Cássio F, Pascoal (2015) Plant litter diversity affects invertebrate shredder activity and the quality of fine particulate organic matter in streams. Marine and Freshwater Research 66: 449-458 

49. Novais A, Souza A, Ilarri M, Pascoal C, Sousa R (2015) Facilitation in the low intertidal: effects of an invasive species on the structure of an estuarine macrozoobenthic assemblage. Marine Ecology Progress Series 522: 157-167

48. Duarte S, Batista D, Bärlocher F, Cássio F, Pascoal C (2015) Some new DNA barcodes of aquatic hyphomycete species. Mycoscience 56: 102-108

47. Duarte S, Bärlocher F, Trabulo J, Cássio F, Pascoal C (2015) Stream-dwelling fungal decomposer communities along a gradient of eutrophication unraveled by 454 pyrosequencing. Fungal Diversity  70:127-148 

46. Pradhan A, Geraldes P, Seena S, Pascoal C, Cássio F. 2015. Natural organic matter alters size-dependent effects of nanoCuO on the feeding behaviour of freshwater shredders. Science of the Total Environment 535: 94-101 

45. Pradhan A, Seena S, Schlosser D, Gerth K, Helm S, Dobritzsch M, Krauss G-J, Dobritzsch D, Pascoal C, Cássio F. (2015) Fungi from metal-polluted streams may have high ability to cope with the oxidative stress induced by copper oxide nanoparticles Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 34: 923–930

 2014

44. Fernandes I, Seena S, Pascoal C, Cássio F (2014) Elevated temperature may intensify the positive effects of nutrients on microbial decomposition in streams. Freshwater Biology 59: 2390-2399. 

43. Duarte S, Bärlocher F, Cássio F, Pascoal C (2014) Current status of DNA barcoding of aquatic hyphomycetes. Sydowia 66: 191-202

42. Pradhan A, Pinheiro JP, Seena S, Pascoal C, Cássio F (2014) Polyhydroxy fullerene binds cadmium ions and alleviates oxidative stress induced by metals in yeasts. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 80: 5874-5881.

41. Pradhan A, Seena S, Dobritzsch D, Helm S, Gerth K, Dobritzsch M, Krauss G-J, Schlosser D, Pascoal C, Cássio F (2014) Physiological responses to nanoCuO in fungi from non-polluted and metal-polluted streams. Science of the Total Environment  466–467: 556–563 

2013

40. Fernandes I, Duarte S, Cássio F, Pascoal C (2013) Effects of riparian plant diversity loss on aquatic microbial decomposers become more pronounced with increasing time. Microbial Ecology 66:763-772. 

39. Flores L, Ramón Díez J, Larrañaga A, Pascoal C, Elosegi A (2013) Effects of retention site on breakdown of organic matter in a mountain stream. Freshwater Biology  58: 1267-1278

38. Duarte S, Seena S, Bärlocher F, Pascoal C; Cássio F (2013) A decade´s perspective on the impact of DNA sequencing on aquatic hyphomycete research. Fungal Biology Reviews  27:19-24

37. Duarte S, Fernandes I, Cássio F, Pascoal C (2013) Temperature alters interspecific relationships among aquatic fungi. Fungal Ecology 6: 187-191

2012

36. Duarte S, Seena S, Bärlocher F, Cássio F, Pascoal C (2012) Preliminary insights into the phylogeography of six aquatic hyphomycete species. PLos ONE 7(9): e45289.

35. Fernandes I, Pascoal C, Guimarães H, Pinto R, Sousa I, Cássio F (2012) Higher temperature reduces the effects of litter quality on decomposition by aquatic fungi. Freshwater Biology 57:2006-2317.

34. Geraldes P, Pascoal C, Cássio F (2012) Effects of increased temperature and aquatic fungal diversity loss on litter decomposition. Fungal Ecology 5: 734-740. 

33. Batista D, Pascoal C, Cássio F (2012) Impacts of warming on freshwater decomposers along a gradient of cadmium stress. Environmental Pollution 169: 35-41.

32. Pradhan A, Seena S, Pascoal C, Cássio F (2012) Copper oxide nanoparticles can induce toxicity to the freshwater shredder Allogamus ligoniferChemosphere 89: 1142-1150

31. Seena S, Duarte S, Pascoal C, Cássio F (2012) Intra-specific variation of the aquatic fungus Articulospora tetracladia: a ubiqutous perspective. PLos ONE 7(4):e35884.

30. Duarte S, Fidalgo L, Pascoal C, Cássio F. (2012) The role of the freshwater shrimp Atyaephyra desmarestii in leaf litter breakdown in streams Hydrobiologia 680: 149-157

2011

29. Pradhan A, Seena S, Pascoal C, Cássio F. (2011) Can metal nanoparticles be a threat to microbial decomposers of plant litter in streams? Microbial Ecology 62: 58-68

28. Fernandes I, Pascoal C, Cássio F (2011) Intraspecific traits change biodiversity effects on ecosystem functioning under metal stress. Oecologia 166:1019-1028

27. Moreirinha C, Duarte S, Pascoal C, Cássio F (2011) Effects of cadmium and phenanthrene mixtures on aquatic fungi and microbially-mediated leaf litter decomposition. Archives of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology 61:211-219.

2010

26. Reiss J, Bailey RA, Cássio F, Woodward G, Pascoal C (2010) Assessing the contribution of micro-organisms and macrofauna to biodiversity-ecosystem functioning relationships in freshwater microcosms Advances in Ecological Research 43: 151-176.

25. Reiss J, Forster J, Cássio F, Pascoal C, Stewart R, Hirst A (2010) When microscopic organisms inform general ecological theory. Advances in Ecological Research 43: 45-85.

24. Seena S, Pascoal C, Marvanová L, Cássio F (2010) DNA barcoding of fungi: a case study using ITS sequences for identifying aquatic hyphomycete species. Fungal Diversity 44: 77-87.

23. Medeiros AO, Duarte S, Pascoal C, Cássio F, Graça MAS (2010) Effects of Zn, Fe and Mn on leaf litter breakdown by aquatic fungi: a microcosm study. International Review of Hydrobiology 95:12-26

22. Pascoal C, Cássio F, Nikolcheva LG, Bärlocher F (2010) Realized fungal diversity increases functional stability of leaf-litter decomposition under zinc stress. Microbial Ecology 59: 84-93.

21. Duarte S, Pascoal C, Alves A, Correia A, Cássio F (2010) Assessing the dynamic of microbial communities during leaf decomposition in a low-order stream by microscopic and molecular techniques. Microbiological Research 165: 351-362.

2009

20. Duarte S, Pascoal C, Garabetian F, Cássio F, Charcosset J-Y (2009) Microbial decomposer communities are mainly structured by the trophic status in circumneutral and alkaline streams. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 75: 6211-6221.

19. Fernandes I, Duarte S, Cássio F, Pascoal C (2009) Mixtures of zinc and phosphate affect plant litter decomposition by aquatic fungi. Science of the total Environment 407:4283-4388.

18. Fernandes I, Uzun B, Pascoal C, Cássio F (2009) Responses of aquatic fungal communities on leaf litter to temperature change events. International Review of Hydrobiology 94: 410-418.

17. Duarte S, Pascoal C, Cássio F (2009) Functional stability of stream-dwelling microbial decomposers exposed to copper and zinc stress. Freshwater Biology 54: 1638-1691.

16. Sridhar KR, Duarte S, Cássio F, Pascoal C (2009) The role of early fungal colonizers in leaf-litter decomposition in Portuguese streams impacted by agricultural runoff. International Review of Hydrobiology 94: 399-409.

15. Medeiros AO, Pascoal C, Graça MAS (2009) Diversity and activity of aquatic fungi under low oxygen conditions. Freshwater Biology 54: 142-149.

2008

14. Duarte S, Pascoal C, Cássio F (2008). High diversity of fungi may mitigate the impact of pollution on plant litter decomposition in streams. Microbial Ecology.66: 688-695

13. Duarte S, Pascoal C, Alves A, Correia A, Cássio F (2008) Copper and zinc mixtures induce shifts in microbial communities and reduce leaf litter decomposition in streams. Freshwater Biology 53: 91-102.

2007

12. Azevedo M-M, Carvalho A, Pascoal C, Rodrigues F, Cássio F (2007) Responses of antioxidant defenses to Cu and Zn stress in two aquatic fungi. Science of the Total Environment, 377:233-243.

11. Mesquita A, Pascoal C, Cássio F (2007) Assessing effects of eutrophication in streams based on breakdown of eucalypt leaves. Fundamental and Applied Limnology / Archiv für Hydrobiologie 168: 221-230.

10. Guimarães-Soares L, Pascoal C, Cássio F (2007) Effects of heavy metals on the production of thiol-compounds by the aquatic hyphomycetes Fontanospora fusiramosa and Flagellospora curta. Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety. 66: 36–43.

2006

9. Duarte S, Pascoal C, Cássio F, Bärlocher F (2006) Aquatic hyphomycete diversity and identity affect leaf litter decomposition in microcosms. Oecologia 147: 658–666.

2005

8. Pascoal C, Cássio F, Marcotegui A, Sanz B, Gomes P (2005) The role of fungi, bacteria, and invertebrates in leaf litter breakdown in a polluted river. Journal of the North American Benthological Society 24:784-797.

7. Pascoal C, Marvanová L, Cássio F (2005) Aquatic hyphomycete diversity in streams of Northwest Portugal. Fungal Diversity 19: 109-128.

6. Pascoal C, Cássio F, Marvanová L (2005) Anthropogenic stress may affect aquatic hyphomycete diversity more than leaf decomposition in a low order stream. Archiv für Hydrobiologie 162: 481-496.

2004

5. Duarte S, Pascoal C, Cássio F (2004). Effects of zinc on leaf decomposition by fungi in streams: studies in microcosms. Microbial Ecology 48: 366-374.

4. Pascoal C, Cássio F (2004) Contribution of fungi and bacteria to leaf litter decomposition in a polluted river. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 70: 5266-5273.

2003

3. Marvanová L, Pascoal C, Cássio F (2003) New and rare hyphomycetes from streams of Northwest Portugal. Part I. Cryptogamie, Mycologie 24: 339-358.

2. Pascoal C, Pinho M, Cássio F, Gomes P (2003) Assessing structural and functional ecosystem condition using leaf breakdown: studies on a polluted river. Freshwater Biology 48: 2033-2044.

2001

1. Pascoal C, Cássio F, Gomes P (2001). Leaf breakdown rates: a measure of water quality? International Review of Hydrobiology 86: 407-416.

 

7. Ferreira V, Gulis V, Pascoal C & Graça MAS (2014) Stream pollution and fungi. In: Freshwater Fungi and Fungus-like Organisms. Jones G, Pang K-L & Hyde K (eds). De Gruyter Series: Marine and Freshwater Botany. De Gruyter, Berlin, Germany. pp. 381–404.

6. Pavlicek T, Cardet P, Almeida MT, Pascoal C & Cássio F. Eds. (2014). Advances in Earthworm Taxonomy VI (Annelida: Oligochaeta). - Proceedings of the 6th International Oligochaete Taxonomy Meeting, Palmeira de Faro, Portugal. Kasparek Verlag, Heidelberg (Germany). 188 pp. 

5. Proia L, Cássio F, Pascoal C, Tili A, Romani A. (2012) The use of attached microbial communities to assess ecological risks of pollutants in aquatic ecosystems. The role of heterotrophs. In: Emerging and Priority Pollutants in Rivers: Bringing Science into River Management Plans. Guasch H, Ginebreda A, Geiszinger A (Eds). Springer, Germany.pp. 55-83.

4. Duarte S, Cássio F, Pascoal C (2012)  Denaturing gradient gel electrophoresis (DGGE) in microbial ecology: insights from freshwaters. In: Gel Electrophoresis / Book 1. A. Lazinica (Ed). ISBN 979-953-307-474-9. pp. 173-196.

3. Sridhar KR, Karamchand KS, Pascoal C, Cássio F. (2012) Assemblage and diversity of fungi on wood and seaweed litter of seven Northwest Portuguese beaches. In: Biology of Marine Fungi - Marine Molecular Biotechnology. Raghukumar C (Ed). Springer, Germany. pp. 209-228

2. Romani A, Artigas j, Camacho A, Graça MAS, Pascoal C (2009) La biota de los ríos: los microorganismos heterotróficos. In: Conceptos y técnicas para el estudio de la ecología de ríos. A. Elosegi, S. Sabater (Ed). Fundación BBVA. pp. 193-249.

1.  Pascoal C, Cássio F (2008) Linking fungal diversity to the functioning of freshwater ecosystems. In: Novel Techniques and Ideas in Mycology. KR Sridhar, F Bärlocher, KD Hyde (Ed.). Fungal diversity Press. Hong Kong.pp. 1-15. 

 

1. Pascoal C. & I. Caseiro (2002). Os macroinvertebrados como indicadores da qualidade da água: uma experiência no rio Lis. Colecção Cadernos Didácticos. Vol 2. Ministério da Educação. Departamento do Ensino Secundário. Portugal.

2. Magalhães J.M.A. & C. Pascoal (1997). Qualidade da água de rios - Manual Escolar. Program Leonardo da Vinci. IES A Farixa - Orense, Spain; CPEN du Greta - Vaucluse Nord, France; and Escola Profissional de Chaves, Portugal. Portuguese, Spanish and French versions available.

Oral Presentations

O60. Cássio F, Pascoal C. Biodegradação de Plásticos por Fungos Aquáticos e Mechanismos. Microplásticos 2016. 1º Congresso Português sobre Microplásticos. 19 e 20 de dezembro de 2016

O59. Batista D, Pascoal C, Cássio F.Interactive effects between temperature and silver nanoparticles on microbial decomposers. XIX National Congress of Biochemistry. Guimarães, Portugal. December 8 - 10 2016. 

O58. Pradhan A, Pascoal C, Cássio F Responses of aquatic fungi to engineered nanoparticles. XIX National Congress of Biochemistry. Guimarães, Portugal. December 8 - 10 2016. 

O57.  Pascoal C, Cássio F. Respostas da biodiversidade e dos processos ecológicos à eutrofização nos rios: aplicação de técnicas clássicas e moleculares. XVIII Encontro da Rede de Estudos Ambientais de Países de Língua Portuguesa (REALP), Universidade Eduardo Mondlane, Maputo, Moçambique. 14-17 Novembro 2016. 

O.56. Cássio F, Pascoal C Produtos e processos verdes para promover a bioeconomia e a sustentabilidade do sector agro-alimentar. XVIII Encontro da Rede de Estudos Ambientais de Países de Língua Portuguesa (REALP), Universidade Eduardo Mondlane, Maputo, Moçambique. 14-17 Novembro 2016. 

 O55. Fernandes I, Pereira A, Trabulo J, Pascoal C, Cássio F, Duarte S. Microscopy- or DNA-based analyses: which methodology gives a truer picture of decomposer fungal diversity in streams? Conference Community Ecology for the 21st Century – From Genes to Ecosystems, Évora, Portugal, 17-19 October 2016. 

O54. Pascoal C. Ecosystem sustainability: from biodiversity to human wellbeing. 1st joint Workshop of the PhD programs Applied and Environmental Microbiology (DP_AEM)  & Molecular and Environmental Biology (PDMA). University of Minho. Braga. 27 September 2016. Invited Talk.

O53. Fernandes I, Pascoal C, Cássio F. Inter- and intraspecific variability in aquatic fungal stoichiometry. XXXIII Congress of the International Society of Limnology, Turin, Italy, 31 July - 5 August 2016. 

O52. Cássio F, Pascoal C, Paiva S, Gomes A, Casal M, Innovative Green Products and Processe  to Promote Agri-Food  Bioeconomy and Biosustainability. Encontro com a Ciência e a Tecnologia. Centro de Congressos de Lisboa. 2 - 6 Julho 2016.

O51. Pradhan A, Silva C, Silva CJ, Pascoal C, Cássio F. Biomarker responses to nanoCuO-induced oxidative and neuronal stress in freshwater caddisfly larvae. 9th Symposium for European Freshwater Sciences (SEFS 9), Geneve, Swiss 5-10 July 2015.

O50. Batista DTlili A, Gessner MO, Pascoal C, Cássio F. Pollution-Induced Community Tolerance (PICT) of microbial decomposers to AgNP. 25th SETAC Europe MeetingBarcelona 3-7 May 2015. Young Student Award: Best Platform presentation

O49. Carvalho FPradhan A, Abrantes N, Pascoal C, Cássio F. Ecotoxicological effects of post-fire runoffs on aquatic invertebrate detritivores. 25th SETAC Europe MeetingBarcelona 3-7 May 2015.

O48. Tlili A, Pradhan A, Pascoal C, Cássio F, Gessner MO. Responses of stream microbial communities to nanosilver: search for effective stress indicators. 25th SETAC Europe Meeting. Barcelona 3-7 May 2015.

O47. Cláudia Pascoal. Putting more ecology into ecotoxicology when assessing impacts of contaminants on freshwaters. IV Encontro Nacional de Pós-Graduação em Ciências Biológicas, Universidade de Aveiro 30 Março - 2Abril 2014

O46. Mora-Goméz J, Duarte S, Cássio F, Pascoal C, Romaní AM. Drought duration affects microbial processing of plant-litter in a temperate stream. 2015 Aquatic Science Meeting (ASLO), Granada, Spain, February 22-27, 2015

O45. Pradhan A, Pascoal C, Cássio F. Engineered nanomaterials in the environment: cellular to ecological impacts International Workshop on Nanoparticles for Soil Remediation From green synthesis to Ecotoxicological Effects. Escola Superior Agrária de Coimbra, 19 December 2014. Invited Talk

O44. Cássio F, Pradhan A, Pascoal C. Environmental impacts of nanoparticles: from cells to ecosystems. International Workshop on Nanotechnology Applied to Environmental Geotechnics. Organização: Comissão Portuguesa de Geotecnia Ambiental, Sociedade Portuguesa de Geotecnia e Universidade do Minho. Universidade do Minho, 4-5 Dezembro 2014. Invited Talk

O43. Pascoal C, Cássio F. What can microbial decomposers tell us about biodiversity and ecosystem functioning relationsips? British Ecological Society - Aquatic Group Meeting & Detrital Dynamics Conference. Charles Darwin House Conference Centre, London, 21-25 July 2014. Invited Talk

O42. Dunck B, FernandesE, Cássio F, Cunha A, Rodrigues L, Pascoal C. Effects of stream eutrophication on primary production, litter decomposition and the associated communities of periphytic algae, fungi and macroinvertebrates. XVII Meeting of the Iberian Limnological Association. Santander, Spain, 6-11 July 2014.

O41. Duarte S, Trabulo J, Bärlocher, F, Cássio F, Pascoal C. Diversity of stream-dwelling fungal decomposer communities unravelled by 454-pyrosequencing.XVII Meeting of the Iberian Limnological Association. Santander, Spain, 6-11 July 2014.

O40. Salgado C, Encalada A,  Cassio F, Pascoal C, Graça M. Microbial decomposition along an altitudinal gradient in tropical and temperate streams. XVII Meeting of the Iberian Limnological Association. Santander, Spain, 6-11 July 2014.

O39. Pereira A, Trabulo J, Fernandes I, Pascoal C, Cassio F. Seasonal effects of eutrophication on litter decomposition and associated fungal and invertebrate communities.XVII Meeting of the Iberian Limnological Association. Santander, Spain, 6-11 July 2014. 

O38. Pascoal C. Biodiversidade e alterações globais: implicações para o funcionamento dos ecossistemas. 7as Jornadas de Biologia. Universidade de Trás-os Montes e Alto Douro. Vila real, 21-23 Novembro 2013. Invited Lecture

O37. Fernandes I, Duarte S, Pascoal C, Cássio F. Effects of riparian plant diversity loss on detritus food webs become more pronounced at longer times. SEFS- Symposium for European Freshwater Sciences, Munster, Germany, 1-5 July 2013

O36. Duarte S, Seena S, Bärlocher F, Pascoal C, Cássio F. A decade’s perspective on the impact of DNA sequencing on aquatic hyphomycete research. SEFS- Symposium for European Freshwater Sciences, Munster, Germany, 1-5 July 2013

O35. Pascoal C. Biodiversity and Global Change: Implications for Ecosystem Functioning. 6th International Oligochaete Taxonomy Meeting (6th IOTM) Palmeira de faro. Portugal. 22-25 April 2013 Opening lecture

O34. Pradhan A, Seena S, Pascoal C, Cássio F. O poli-hidroxi-fulereno pode estimular o crescimento de leveduras e mitigar o stress oxidativo induzido pelo cádmio. 2º Encontro Nacional de Nanotoxicologia (E2N 2013). Lisboa, 2-3 Abril 2013.

O33. Pradhan A, Seena S, Helm S, Gerth K, Schlosser D, Krauss G-J, Wesenberg D, Pascoal C, Cássio F. Responses of freshwater microbial decomposers to copper oxide nanoparticles. XVI Meeting of the Iberian Limnological Association. Guimarães, Portugal, 2-6 July 2012.

O32. Pradhan A, Geraldes P, Seena S, Pascoal C, Cássio F. Humic acids and nanoparticle size change the toxicity of nano CuO to freshwater microbes and invertebrates. XVI Meeting of the Iberian Limnological Association. Guimarães, Portugal, 2-6 July 2012.

O31. Fernandes I, Pascoal C, Sousa I, Seena S, Cássio F. Plant-litter decomposition by microbes increases with temperature and nutrient load in streams. XVI Meeting of the Iberian Limnological Association. Guimarães, Portugal, 2-6 July 2012.

O30. Duarte S, Seena S, Bärlocher F, Cássio F, Pascoal C. Biogeography of aquatic fungi: preliminary conclusions. XVI Meeting of the Iberian Limnological Association. Guimarães, Portugal, 2-6 July 2012.

O29. Pereira A, Geraldes P, Lima-Fernandes E, Fernandes I, Cássio F, Pascoal. Structural and functional measures of invertebrate and fungal communities as predictors of eutrophication. XVI Meeting of the Iberian Limnological Association. Guimarães, Portugal, 2-6 July 2012.

O28. Lima-Fernandes E, Fernandes I, Pereira A, Geraldes P, Cássio F, Pascoal C. Effects of riparian plant diversity on leaf-litter decomposition along an eutrophication gradient. XVI Meeting of the Iberian Limnological Association. Guimarães, Portugal, 2-6 July 2012. Awarded with the 3rd Best oral presentation

O27. Fernandes I, Duarte S, Pascoal C, Cássio F. Long-term effects of riparian vegetation diversity on stream-dwelling microbes and litter decomposition. Symposium for European Freshwater Sciences, Girona, Spain, 27 June - 1 July 2011

O26. Lima-Fernandes E, Fernandes I, Pereira A, Geraldes P, Pascoal C, Cássio F. Eutrophication alters non-additive effects of plant-litter diversity in streams. Symposium for European Freshwater Sciences, Girona, Spain, 27 June - 1 July 2011

O25. Batista D, Pascoal C, and Cássio F, 2011 Effects of warming and cadmium on the feeding behaviour and growth of the aquatic invertebrate shredder Limnephilus sp. 21st SETAC Europe Meeting. Milano. Italy. 1-19 May.

O24. Batista D, Pascoal C, Cássio F. Impacts of warming on aquatic decomposers along a gradient of cadmium stress. 12º Encontro Nacional de Ecologia 18-20 Outubro 2010. Porto.

O23. Fernandes I, Seena S, Pascoal C, Cássio F. Predicted climate change and nutrient runoff may alter microbial community structure and accelerate leaf decomposition in streams. XV Meeting of the Iberian Limnological Association 5-10 July 2010. Ponta Delgada, Portugal.


O22. Guimarães H, Pinto R, Fernandes I, Pascoal C, Cássio F. Effects of riparian vegetation diversity on leaf litter decomposition by aquatic microbes in a warming scenario. XV Meeting of the Iberian Limnological Association 5-10 July 2010. Ponta Delgada, Portugal.

O21. Geraldes P, Pascoal C, Cássio F. Effects of aquatic fungal diversity and increased temperature on leaf decomposition. XV Meeting of the Iberian Limnological Association 5-10 July 2010. Ponta Delgada, Portugal.

O20. Duarte S, Fidalgo L, Pascoal C, Cássio F. Food preferences of the freshwater shrimp Atyaephyra Desmarestii.XV Meeting of the Iberian Limnological Association 5-10 July 2010. Ponta Delgada, Portugal.

O19. Seena S, Pascoal C, Marvanová L, Cássio F.DNA barcoding of fungi: a case study using ITS sequences for identifying aquatic hyphomycete species. 2nd Meeting of the European Consortium for the Barcode of Life (ECBOL 2). Braga; Portugal 2-4 June 2010.

O18. Cássio F and Pascoal C. Potential use of fungi to assess contaminants in aquatic environments. 1st Workshop on Biofilms – indicators for contamination in aquatic systems.UFZ-Leipzig, Germany, 28 April 2010. Invited talk

O17. Pradhan A, Seena S, Pascoal C, and Cássio F. Impacts of Metal Nanoparticles on Leaf Litter Decomposition by Aquatic Fungi. BioMicroWorld 2009: III International Conference on Environmental, Industrial and Applied Microbiology. Lisboa, Portugal 2-4 December 2009.

O16. Reiss J, Cássio F, Pascoal C, Bailey RA and Woodward G. Biodiversity effects on ecosystem processes: do fungi and invertebrates interact?6th Symposium for European Freshwater Sciences (SEFS6). Sinaia, Romania 17-21 August 2009

O15. Fernandes I, Pascoal C and Cássio F. Effects of fungal diversity on leaf litter decomposition under cadmium stress: species number and traits. SETAC Europe 19th Annual Meeting. Göteborg, Suécia, 31 Maio-4 Junho 2009.

O14. Pascoal C, Cássio F. Biodiversidade de comunidades de fungos e macroinvertebrados, e qualidade ecológica de águas fluviais 2º Workshop Barcoding Aquatic Life Portugal. Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Caparica 26 Julho 2008. Invited Talk

O13. Pascoal C, Cássio F, Nikolcheva LG, Bärlocher F. Fungal diversity increases functional stability of leaf-litter decomposition under zinc stress. 5th International Meeting on Plant Litter Processing in Freshwaters. Coimbra 23-26 Julho 2008.

O12. Moreirinha C, Duarte S, Pascoal C, Cássio F. Effects of cadmium and phenanthrene mixtures on leaf-litter decomposition by fungi in streams. 5th International Meeting on Plant Litter Processing in Freshwaters. Coimbra 23-26 Julho 2008.

O11. Duarte S, Charcosset J-Y, Garabetian F, Pascoal C, Cássio F. Effects of euthrophication on microbial decomposers of submerged leaf litter. 5th International Meeting on Plant Litter Processing in Freshwaters. Coimbra 23-26 Julho 2008.

O10. Fernandes I, Uzun B., Pascoal C, Cássio F. Effects of extreme temperature events on leaf-litter decomposition by aquatic fungi. 5th International Meeting on Plant Litter Processing in Freshwaters. Coimbra 23-26 Julho 2008.

O9. Cássio F, Pascoal C, Duarte S, Bärlocher F. Effects of fungal species loss on the functioning of freshwater ecosystems. Micro-Biotec 05. Póvoa do Varzim, Portugal 30 Novembro - 3 Dezembro 2005.

O8. Pascoal C, Marvanová L, Cássio F. Fungal diversity and leaf litter decomposition in streams of Northwest Portugal with different water chemistry. 4th International Meeting on Plant Litter Processing in Freshwaters. Toulouse, França 25-28 Julho 2005.

O7. Azevedo M-M, Carvalho A, Pascoal C, Rodrigues F, Cássio F. Copper and zinc stress in aquatic fungi: the role of cellular antioxidant defences. IX International Marine and Freshwater Mycology Symposium. Chiang Mai, Tailândia, 14-19 Novembro 2004.

O6. Duarte S, Pascoal C, Cássio F, Bärlocher F.Effects of aquatic hyphomycete species richness and identity on leaf mass loss, fungal biomass and conidium production. IX International Marine and Freshwater Mycology Symposium. Chiang Mai, Tailândia, 14-19 Novembro 2004.

O5-Guimarães-Soares L., F. Baltazar, C. Pascoal, F. Cássio. Effects of heavy metals on mycelial growth, thiol content and protein secretion in the aquatic fungus Fontanospora fusiramosa. 22nd Conference of the European Society for Comparative Physiology and Biochemistry - Biological Effects of Pollutants: the role of environmental proteomics and genomics. Alessandria, Italy, 14-18 December 2003.

O4-Guimarães-Soares L., C. Pascoal, F. Cássio (2003) Heavy metals and thiol compounds in the aquatic fungi Fontanospora fusiramosa and Flagellospora curta. 5º Congresso Ibérico e 2º Iberoamericano de contaminação e toxicologia ambiental Porto, 22-24 September 2003. Awarded as best platform presentation

O3-Pascoal C., P. Gomes, F. Cássio. Seasonal changes on microbial biomass and production during leaf decomposition in a large polluted river. 3rd Plant Litter Processing in Freshwater Ecosystems. Szentendre, Hungary, 7-11 September 2002.

O2-Guimarães-Soares L., C. Pascoal, F. Cássio. Effects of heavy metal ions on the mycelial growth and production of SH-containing compounds by Flagellospora curta. 3rd Plant Litter Processing in Freshwater Ecosystems. Szentendre, Hungary, 7-11 September 2002.

O1-Pascoal C., F. Cássio, P. Gomes. Leaf processing rates: a measure of water quality? 2nd Plant Litter Processing in Freshwater Ecosystems. Lunz, Austria, 22-24 September 1999.


Poster Presentations

P74. Martins N, Pradhan A, Pascoal C, Cássio F. Brachionus calyciflorus, a promising model for fast and effective risk assessment of engineered nanomaterials. SPB 2016 - 19th National Congress of Biochemistry, December 8-10, 2016, Guimarães, Portugal

 P73. Fernandes M, Pradhan A, Martins P, Pascoal C, Mendéz S, Cássio F. Evaluation of the toxicity of TiO2 and CoFe2O4 nanoparticles towards aquatic fungal communities.  SPB 2016 - 19th National Congress of Biochemistry, December 8-10, 2016, Guimarães, Portugal

P72. Barros D, Pradhan A, Pascoal C, Cássio F. Proteomic responses to nanoparticulate and ionic silver in aquatic fungi. XIX National Congress of Biochemistry. December 8 - 10 2016. Guimarães, Portugal.

P71. Batista D, Pascoal C, Cássio F Impacts of temperature on microbial decomposers along a gradient of silver nanoparticles stress. XXXIII Congress of the International Society of Limnology (SIL), Turin, Italy, 31 July - 5 August 2016. 

P70. Pradhan A, Pascoal C, Cássio F. Quantitative weight of evidence approach for hazard evaluation of engineered nanoparticles in freshwaters. XXXIII Congress of the International Society of Limnology (SIL), Turin, Italy, 31 July - 5 August 2016.  

P69. Barros D, Pradhan A, Pascoal C, Cássio F. Proteomic analysis of aquatic microbial responses to nanoparticulate and ionic silver. 33rd SIL Congress.  31 July - 5 August, 2016. Torino, Italy.

P68. Fernandes I, Faria J, Cássio F, Pascoal C. Effects of nutrient enrichment and multitrophic species diversity on detrital food webs. 18th Conference of the Iberian Association of Limnology, Tortosa, Spain, 4-8 July 2016.

P67. Batista D, Gilling DP, Pascoal C, Cássio F, Gessner M. Impacts of AgNPs on a leaf-shredding invertebrate vary with exposure route. Encontro com a Ciência e a Tecnologia. Centro de Congressos de Lisboa. 2-6 Julho 2016.

P66. Batista D, Gilling DP, Pradhan A, Pascoal C, Cássio F, Gessner M. Are trophic interactions between aquatic invertebrates affected by AgNP exposure route. 26th SETAC Europe Annual Meeting. Nantes, France, 22-26 May 2016. 

P64. Fernandes I., Pascoal C., Cássio F. Effects of nutrient enrichment and litter quality on leaf-litter associated fungi in streams. Conference on Biological Stoichiometry, Peterborough, Ontario, Canada, June 2015.

P63.  Cássio F, Carvalho F, Pradhan A, Abrantes N, Pascoal N. Ecotoxicological effects of post-fire runoff on aquatic microbial decomposers and invertebrate shredders. 100th Meeting of the Ecological Society of America, Baltimore, USA, 9-14 August 2015.

P63. Pascoal C, Carvalho F, Cássio F, Sousa F. Impacts of an invader omnivore predator on detrital food webs in streams.100th Meeting of the Ecological Society of America, Baltimore, USA, 9-14 August 2015.

P62. Batista DGilling DP, Pascoal C, Cássio F, Gessner MO. Impacts of AgNPs on a leaf-shredding invertebrate vary with exposure route. 9th Symposium for European Freshwater Sciences (SEFS 9), Geneve, Swiss 5-10 July 2015.

P61.Barros D, Pradhan A, Pascoal C, Cássio F. Responses of antioxidant enzymes to nanoparticulate and ionic silver in aquatic microbes. 5th SETAC Europe MeetingBarcelona 3-7 May 2015.  

P60. Lima-Fernandes E, Sousa M, Duarte S, Cássio F, Pascoal C. Nutrient enrichment affects microbial decomposition and invertebrate feeding activity more than fungal diversity. British Ecological Society - Aquatic Group Meeting & Detrital Dynamics Conference. Charles Darwin House Conference Centre, London, 21-25 July 2014.

P59. Duarte SMora-Gómez J, Romaní AM, Cássio F, Pascoal C. Eutrophication alters responses of stream-dwelling microbial decomposers to drought. British Ecological Society - Aquatic Group Meeting & Detrital Dynamics Conference. Charles Darwin House Conference Centre, London, 21-25 July 2014.

P58. Nogueira MJ, Pascoal C, Abrantes F, Cássio F. Effects of wildfires on leaf-litter decomposition by microbes and invertebrates in stream microcosms. XVII Meeting of the Iberian Limnological Association. Santander, Spain, 6-11 July 2014.

P57. Ramião JP; Pascoal C, Scolozzi R, Cássio F. Land Cover, Water Quality and River Ecosystem Services. XVII Meeting of the Iberian Limnological Association. Santander, Spain, 6-11 July 2014.

P56. Pradhan A, Silva C, Pascoal C, Cássio C. Neurotoxicity and oxidative stress induced by copper oxide nanoparticles and ionic copper in freshwater invertebrate shredders. XVII Meeting of the Iberian Limnological Association. Santander, Spain, 6-11 July 2014.

P55. Fernandes I, Pereira A, Trabulo J, Pascoal C, Cássio F, Duarte S. A case of using traditional and molecular approaches to assess the effects of season and eutrophication on fungal communities on plant litter decomposing in streams. XVII Meeting of the Iberian Limnological Association. Santander, Spain, 6-11 July 2014.

P54. Antunes B, Trabulo J, Duarte S, Seena S, Cássio F, Pascoal C. Intraspecific diversity affects plant-litter decomposition in freshwaters. Comunicação sob a forma de painel nas “XIV Jornadas de Biologia Aplicada – BioPercursos no século XXI”, Universidade do Minho, Braga, Portugal, 27 e 28 de Fevereiro e 1 de Março de 2013.

P53. Carvalho F, Seena S, Cássio F and Pascoal C. Effects of composition and age of riparian forest on stream ecosystem functioning. 11th Intecol, Londres. 18-23 August 2013

P52. Duarte S, Ferreira V, Canhoto C, Pascoal C, Cássio F. Seasonal variability overwhelms effects of global warming on microbial decomposers in streams. 11th Intecol, London. 18-23 August 2013

P51. Batista D, Pascoal C, Cássio F, Duarte S.  Is intraspecific diversity of aquatic hyphomycetes on decomposing leaves in streams related to season? SEFS- Symposium for European Freshwater Sciences, Munster, Germany, 1-5 July 2013.

P50. Pascoal C, Batista D, Cássio F, Duarte S. New DNA barcodes for 8 aquatic hyphomycete species. SEFS- Symposium for European Freshwater Sciences, Munster, Germany, 1-5 July 2013.

P49. Mora-Gómez J, Romaní AM, Boix D, Duarte S, Cássio F, Pascoal C. Can summer drought affect leaf decomposition when the water flow returns to the stream? SEFS- Symposium for European Freshwater Sciences, Munster, Germany, 1-5 July 2013

P48. Pradhan A, Geraldes P, Seena S, Pascoal C, Cássio F. Efeito do tamanho das nanopartículas de óxido de cobre e da presença de ácidos húmicos no invertebrado detritívoro Allogamus ligonifer. 2º Encontro Nacional de Nanotoxicologia (E2N 2013). Lisboa, 2-3 Abril 2013

P47. Pradhan A, Geraldes P, Seena S, Pascoal C, Cássio F. A toxicidade das nanopartículas de óxido de cobre para os microrganismos aquáticos decompositores depende do tamanho das nanopartículas e da presença de ácidos húmicos. 2º Encontro Nacional de Nanotoxicologia (E2N 2013). Lisboa, 2-3 Abril 2013

P46. Pradhan A, Geraldes P, Seena S, Pascoal C, Cássio F. Sublethal toxicity of nanoCuO to freshwater shredders can be influenced by nanoparticle size and humic acids. SETAC Europe 23nd Annual Meeting, 12-16 Maio 2013, Glasgow, Scotland

P45. Pradhan A, Geraldes P, Seena S, Pascoal C, Cássio F. NanoCuO toxicity to freshwater microbial decomposers depends on nanoparticle size and humic acids. SETAC Europe 23nd Annual Meeting, 12-16 Maio 2013, Glasgow, Scotland

P44. Carvalho F, Seena S, Pascoal C and Cássio F. Does the age and composition of riparian stand affect ecosystem functioning in streams? XVI Jornadas de Biologia Aplicada, Univerisdade do Minho, Braga, Portugal, 27 e 28 de Fevereiro e 1 de Março de 2013. Poster agraciado com menção honrosa

P43. Fernandes I, Duarte S, Pascoal C and Cássio F. Long-term effects of riparian-plant diversity loss on a stream invertebrate shredder. XVI Meeting of the Iberian Limnological Association. Guimarães, Portugal, 2-6 July 2012.

P42. Seena S, Duarte S, Pascoal C and Cássio F. An ubiquitous perspective of the intraspecific diversity of the aquatic fungus Articulospora tetracladia. XVI Meeting of the Iberian Limnological Association. Guimarães, Portugal, 2-6 July 2012.

P41. Andrade R, Pascoal C and Cássio F. Effects of inter and intraspecific diversity of aquatic fungi on leaf litter decomposition - a microcosm experiment. XVI Meeting of the Iberian Limnological Association. Guimarães, Portugal, 2-6 July 2012.

P40. Antunes B, Trabulo J, Duarte S, Seena S, Cássio F and Pascoal C. Intraspecific diversity affects plant-litter decomposition in freshwaters. XVI Meeting of the Iberian Limnological Association. Guimarães, Portugal, 2-6 July 2012. Awarded with the 3rd best poster presentation

P39. Carvalho F, Seena S, Pascoal C and Cássio F. Does the age and composition of riparian stand affect ecosystem functioning in streams? XVI Meeting of the Iberian Limnological Association. Guimarães, Portugal, 2-6 July 2012.

P38. Pradhan A, Seena S, Pascoal C, Cássio F. Polyhydroxyl fullerene can mitigate toxicity effects of cadmium on yeasts. SETAC Europe 22nd Annual Meeting, 20-24 May 2012, Berlim.

P37. Pradhan A, Seena S, Helm S, Gerth K, Krauss G-J, Wesenberg D, Schlosser D, Pascoal C, Cássio F. Effects of nano CuO on aquatic decomposers: from community to cellular responses. SETAC Europe 22nd Annual Meeting, 20-24 Maio 2012, Berlim. Selected for Poster Corner presentation

P36. Pradhan A, Seena S, Pascoal C and Cássio F. 2011. Impacts of CuO nanoparticles on aquatic detritus foodwebs. 6th International Conference on the Environmental Effects of Nanoparticles and Nanomaterials, 19–21 Setember, The Royal Society of London, UK.

P35. Duarte S, Fernandes I, Nogueira MJ, Pinheiro A, Cássio F and Pascoal C. Temperature changes interspecific relationships among aquatic hyphomycetes. Symposium for European Freshwater Sciences, Girona, Spain, 26 June - 1 July 2011.

P34. Pereira A, Geraldes P, Lima-Fernandes E, Fernandes I, Cássio F, Pascoal C. Effects of nutrient enrichment and riparian vegetation on litter decomposition in streams. Symposium for European Freshwater Sciences, Girona, Spain, 27 June - 1 July 2011.

P33. Barros D, Oliveira P, Pascoal C, Cássio F. Effects of ethanol and phenanthrene on litter decomposition by aquatic fungal assemblages. Symposium for European Freshwater Sciences, Girona, Spain, 27 June - 1 July 2011.

P32. Pradhan A, Schlosser D,Seena S, Helm S, Gerth K, Wesenberg D, Pascoal C, Cássio F. Copper oxide nanoparticles induce oxidative stress, DNA strand breaks and laccase activity in aquatic fungi. 21st SETAC Europe Meeting. Milano. Italy. 1-19 May.

P31. Pradhan A, Seena S, Pascoal C, Cássio F. Nano copper oxide is a threat to an endemic shredder of the Iberian Peninsula. 21st SETAC Europe Meeting. Milano. Italy. 1-19 May.

P30. Seena S, Duarte S., Pascoal C, Cássio F.Usage of ITS barcodes as unambiguous discriminators of strains of Articulospora tetracladia. 2nd Meeting of the European Consortium for the Barcode of Life (ECBOL 2). Braga; Portugal 2-4 June 2010.

P29. Pascoal C, Cássio F, Nikolcheva LG, Bärlocher F. High fungal diversity increases stability of process rates under metal stress. SETAC Europe 20th Annual Meeting. Seville, Spain, 23-27 May 2010. Spotlight presentation

P28. Batista D, Pascoal C, Cássio F. Impacts of warming on aquatic fungal decomposers along a gradient of cadmium stress SETAC Europe 20th Annual Meeting. Seville, Spain, 23-27 May 2010.

P27. Pradhan A, Seena S, Pascoal C, and Cássio F. Nano metals may pose negative impacts to microbial decomposition in streams. SETAC Europe 20th Annual Meeting. Seville, Spain, 23-27 May 2010.

P26. Sridhar KR, Duarte S, Cássio F, Pascoal C. Fungal communities in sediments from streams with contrasting water chemistry.BioMicroWorld 2009: III International Conference on Environmental, Industrial and Applied Microbiology. Lisboa, Portugal 2-4 December 2009.

P25. S. Duarte, C. Pascoal and F. Cássio. Can microbial decomposers of plant litter be used as bioindicators of anthropogenic stress in streams? BioMicroWorld 2009: III International Conference on Environmental, Industrial and Applied Microbiology. Lisboa, Portugal 2-4 December 2009.

P24. Fernandes I, Seena S, Pascoal C, Cássio F. Responses of aquatic microbial decomposers to inorganic nutrients in a warming scenario. BioMicroWorld 2009: III International Conference on Environmental, Industrial and Applied Microbiology. Lisboa, Portugal 2-4 December 2009.

P23. Duarte S, Pascoal C and Cássio F.High diversity of fungi may mitigate de impact of pollution on plant litter decomposition in streams. SETAC Europe 19th Annual Meeting. Göteborg, Suécia, 31 Maio-4 Junho 2009.

P22. Sridhar KR, Duarte S, Cássio F, Pascoal C. The role of early fungal colonizers in leaf-litter decomposition in streams. 5th International Meeting on Plant Litter Processing in Freshwaters. Coimbra 23-26 Julho 2008.

P21. Azevedo M-M, Carvalho A, Pascoal C, Rodrigues F, Cássio F. Biochemical responses to Cu and Zn stress in aquatic fungi: the major role of antioxidant defenses. SETAC Europe 17th Annual Meeting. Porto, Portugal, 20-24 Maio 2007.

P20. Duarte S, Pascoal C, Cássio F. Functional stability of microbial decomposers to stress induced by copper and zinc in streams. SETAC Europe 17th Annual Meeting. Porto, Portugal, 20-24 Maio 2007. Seleccionado para: Spotlight Poster Presentation.

P19. Fernandes I, Duarte S, Cássio F, Pascoal C. Mixtures of zinc and phosphate affect plant litter decomposition by aquatic fungi. SETAC Europe 17th Annual Meeting. Porto, Portugal, 20-24 Maio 2007.

P18. Liñán L, Pascoal C, Correia AD, Cássio F. Effects of 1-naphthol and zinc on the growth and activity of aquatic fungi. SETAC Europe 17th Annual Meeting. Porto, Portugal, 20-24 Maio 2007.

P17. Medeiros AO, Duarte S, Pascoal C, Cássio F, Graça MAS. Effects of heavy metals on leaf litter breakdown by aquatic fungi: a microcosm study. SETAC Europe 17th Annual Meeting. Porto, Portugal, 20-24 Maio 2007.

P16. Borges F, Duarte S, Pascoal C, Cássio F. Assessment of fungal biomass based on DGGE band intensities. XI International Symposium on Microbial Ecology Viena. Áustria. 20- 25 Agosto 2006.

P15. Duarte S, Pascoal C, Alves A, Correia A, Cássio F. Effects of copper and zinc mixtures on leaf decomposition by freshwater fungi and bacteria. XI International Symposium on Microbial Ecology Viena. Áustria. 20- 25 Agosto 2006.

P14. Duarte S, Alves A, Pascoal C, Correia A, Cássio F. Diversity and activity of fungi and bacteria on decomposing leaves in a low-order stream. XI International Symposium on Microbial Ecology Viena. Áustria. 20- 25 Agosto 2006.

P13. Duarte S, Pascoal C, Cássio F. Fungal diversity may be more sensitive to pollution than fungal biomass and leaf decomposition in streams. XIII Congresso da Association Española de Limnología V Congresso Ibérico de Limnologia. Universidade de Barcelona. Espanha. 2-7 Junho 2006.

P12. Gerhardt A, Ré A, Pascoal C,Cássio F, Damasceno-Oliveira A,Ferreira M,Reis Henriques MA,Soares AMVM,Beiras R, Correia AD. The BIOTEST-project for marine ecotoxicology and seawater quality biomonitoring. SETAC Europe 16th Annual Meeting, The Hague, Holanda 7-11 Maio 2006.

P11. Pascoal C, Cássio F, Gomes P. Leaf litter breakdown and decomposer communities along a gradient of pollution in the Ave River, North-western Portugal. ASLO Summer Meeting. Santiago de Compostela. Espanha. 19-24 Junho 2005.

P10. Pascoal C, Cássio F. Contribution of fungi and bacteria to leaf litter decomposition in a polluted river. 10th International Symposium on Microbial Ecology. Cancum, México, 22-27 Agosto 2004.

P9. Azevedo M.-M., C. Pascoal, F. Cássio. Effects of copper and zinc on H+-ATPase activity in aquatic fungi. 22nd Conference of the European Society for Comparative Physiology and Biochemistry - Biological Effects of Pollutants: the role of environmental proteomics and genomics. Alessandria, Italy, 14-18 December 2003.

P8. Azevedo M.-M., C. Pascoal, F. Cássio. Effect of heavy metals on the growth of aquatic fungi. 5º Congresso Ibérico e 2º Iberoamericano de Contaminação e Toxicologia Ambiental. Porto, 22-24 September 2003.

P7. Marvanová L., C. Pascoal, F. Cássio. New and rare hyphomycetes from Northern Portugal. 3rd Plant Litter Processing in Freshwater Ecosystems. Szentendre, Hungary, 7-11 September 2002.

P6. Pascoal C., P. Gomes, F. Cássio. Microbial decomposition in a large polluted river. 49th Meeting of North American Bentological Society. La Crosse, Wisconsin, USA, 3-8 June 2001

P5. Pascoal C., M. Pinho, F. Cássio, P. Gomes. Aquatic community structure and leaf breakdown in a polluted river. X Congresso da Association Española de Limnología - II Congresso Ibérico de Limnologia. University of Valencia, Spain, 12-16 June 2000.

P4. Pascoal C., P. Gomes, F. Cássio. Effects of bivalent metal ions on aquatic hyphomycetes. 2nd Plant Litter Processing in Freshwater Ecosystems. Lunz, Austria, 22-24 September 1999.

P3. Pascoal C., P. Gomes. Avaliação da qualidade da água em ecossistemas lóticos: comparação de metodologias. 2º Encontro Nacional de Ecologia. University of Coimbra, 4-6 December 1997.

P2. Pascoal C., P. Gomes. A Utilização de substratos artificiais na amostragem de macroinvertebrados bentónicos. 1º Encontro Nacional de Ecologia, Estação Agronómica Nacional de Oeiras, 6-7 December 1996.

P1. Pascoal C., I. Caseiro. Avaliação da qualidade da água do rio Lis. I Congresso Ibérico de Biólogos/Ambiente. University of Lisbon, 9-11 October 1996.

Post-Docs & Students

POST–DOC

Arunava Pradhan (UID/BIA/04059/2013). Ecotoxicology and environmental risks of emerging contaminants. (Co-supervisor with F. Cássio) Ongoing.

Isabel Fernandes (SFRH/BPD/ 97656/2013Stoichiometry of microbial decomposers: bottom-up effects on detritus food webs in streams. University of Minho. (Co-supervisor with F. Cássio and G. Woodward). Ongoing

Ricardo Duarte (UMINHO/BPD/54/2015) Phylogenetic analysis of aquatic fungi (Co-supervisor with C. Pais). 2015-2017.

Sofia Duarte (SFRH/BPD/47574/2008) Development of DNA barcoding for aquatic fungi. (Co-supervisor with F. Barlocher). 2009-2015

Ph.D THESES (CONCLUDED):

Adriana Novais (SFRH/BD/86463/2012) Aquatic invasive species as resource subsidies to adjacent terrestrial areas: functional importance. Co-supervisor with R. Sousa. University of Minho 2017

Daniela Miranda Batista (SFRH/BD/88181/2012). Impacts of silver nanoparticles in freshwater detrital food-webs in a warming scenario. University of Minho 2017. (Co-supervisor with F. Cássio)

Arunava Pradhan (SFRH/BD/45614/2008). Impacts of nanoparticles to microbes and invertebrates: from community responses to cellular targets. University of Minho.  2013. (Co-supervisor with F. Cássio and S. Seena).

Isabel Fernandes (SFRH/BD/42215/2007) Responses of aquatic decomposers to resource availability and increased temperatureUniversity of Minho. 2013. (Co-supervisor with F. Cássio).

Bárbara Dunck Oliveira. Functional diversity and adaptative strategies of periphytic algae in floodplain.(Doutoramento Sanduiche: 6 months at the CBMA-UMinho / Supervisor in Brasil: Liliana Rodrigues). Universidade Estadual do Maringá, Brasil. 2013.

Ph.D THESES (ONGOING):

Francisco Carvalho. Impacts of freshwater invasive crayfish species on key ecosystem processes under a climate change scenario. University of Minho .University of MInho.Started in 2017. Co-Supervision with F. Cássio and R. Sousa.

Nuno Martins. Exploring natural remediation processes as a tool for wastewater recovery and freshwater conservation. PhD prgramme in Applied and Environmental Microbiology. University of MInho.Started in 2016. Co-Supervision with F. Cássio

Diana Barros (SFRH/BD/80407/2011). Proteomic and physiological responses to metal nanoparticles in aquatic microbes. University of MInho. (Co-supervisor with F. Cássio and P. Santos).

Paulo Geraldes (SFRH/BD/75516/2010). Impacts of engineered nanoparticles to decomposers in freshwater and estuarine ecosystems. (Co-supervisor with F. Cássio).

MASTER THESES (CONCLUDED):

José Pedro Ramião. Influência do arranjo espacial e do estado ecológico dos rios e dos sistemas adjacentes para os bens e serviços fornecidos pelos ecossistemas aquáticos. Master in Ecology. University of Minho. (co-super with F. Cássio). 2015.

Maria João Nogueira. Efeitos dos incêndios florestais na decomposição da folhada em rios: estudo em microcosmosMaster in Ecology. University of Minho. (Co-supervisor with F. Cássio and N. Abrantes). 2013.

Bruno Antunes. Impactos do cobre e do metalaxil-M em cadeias tróficas detritívoras em ribeirosMaster in Ecology. University of Minho. (Co-supervisor with F. Cássio). 2013.

Francisco Carvalho. Impacts of invasive omnivore predators on plant litter decomposition in streams: the case of Procambarus clarkii. Master in Ecology. University of Minho. (Co-supervisor with F. Cássio and R. Sousa). 2013.

José Miguel Trabulo. Effects of eutrophication on stream-dwelling decomposers of plant-litterMaster in Ecology. University of Minho. (Co-supervisor with F. Cássio and S. Duarte). 2013.

Amaro Rodrigues. Video production to support practical classes in Ecology / Produção de vídeos para o ensino experimental da Ecologia. Master in Ecology. University of Minho. (Co-supervision with F. Cássio). 2012

Paulo Geraldes. Fungal communities and functional measures as indicators of stream ecosystem health. Master in Ecology. University of Minho. (Co-supervisor with F. Cássio). 2011.

Eva Lima-Fernandes. Eutrophication alters the effects of riparian plant diversity on litter decomposition by macroinvertebrates. Master in Ecology. University of Minho. (Co-supervisor with F. Cássio). 2011.

Ana Pereira. Impacts of water quality degradation on leaf-liter breakdown and benthic invertebrates. Master in Ecology. University of Minho (Co-supervisor with F. Cássio). 2011.

Ricardo Andrade. O papel da diversidade genética dos fungos na decomposição da matéria orgânica nos rios: uma experiência em microcosmos. Master in Ecology. University of Minho (Co-supervisor with F. Cássio). 2011.

Daniela Batista. Impacts of warming on freshwater decomposers along a gradient of cadmium stress. Master of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology. University of Porto, (Co-supervisor with F. Cássio) 2010.

Isabel Fernandes. Effects of fungal diversity and cadmium on leaf litter decomposition in streams: studies in microcosms. Master in Molecular Genetics. University of Minho. (Co-Supervisor with F. Cássio) 2008.

MASTER THESIS (ONGOING)

Rira Pimentão. Master in Ecology. started in 2015. Co-supervision with Bruno Castro

Rita Carvalho. Master in Ecology. started in 2015.Co-supervision with F. Cássio

Sara Ramalho. Master in Ecology.  started in 2015.Co-supervision with F. Cássio

UNDERGRADUATION THESES (CONCLUDED)

BIOLOGY AND GEOLOGY

Hugo Sá Lemos.Efeitos da diversidade de fungos e da presença de nanopartículas na degradação de folhas de amieiro nos rios. Universidade do Minho Estágio. Janeiro-Dezembro 2010.

BIOCHEMSTRY

Soraia Raquel Cravo Gomes. Toxicidade do fungicida Benalaxil para comunidades microbianas decompositoras aquáticas e desenvolvimento de metodologias de análise de fungicidas nos sistemas aquáticos. Universidade do Minho  (Co-orientação com C. Oliveira e F. Cássio). 2012

Ana Sofia da Silva Pereira. Toxicidade do fungicida Benalaxil em invertebrados detritívoros aquáticos e desenvolvimento de metodologias de análise de fungicidas nos sistemas aquáticos. Universidade do Minho  (Co-orientação com C. Oliveira e F. Cássio). 2012.

Bárbara Costa. Efeitos do herbicida glifosato em fungos decompositores da folhada nos rios. Universidade do Minho  (Co-orientação com F. Cássio). 2011

APPLIED BIOLOGY

Illisa Antunes. Efeitos da temperatura e da diversidade genética de hifomicetos aquáticos na decomposição da folhada. Universidade do Minho (Co-orientação com F. Cássio e S. Duarte) Abril-Julho 2013 

Mafalda Sousa. Efeitos da diversidade de hifomicetos aquáticos e da eutrofização na decomposição da folhada em rios. Universidade do Minho. (Co-orientação com F. Cássio e S. Duarte) Abril-Julho 2013

José Pedro Ramião. Resposta dos decompositores aquáticos à temperatura em cenários de aquecimento global Universidade do Minho. (Co-orientação com F. Cássio). 2012

Vera Dantas. Efeito da eutrofização na decomposição de folhada num cenário de aquecimento global. Universidade do Minho. (Co-orientação com F. Cássio). 2012

Francisco Carvalho. Does the riparian stand age affect ecosystem functioning in streams? Universidade do Minho. (Co-orientação com S. Seena) 2011.

Bruno Antunes. Efeitos da diversidade intraespecífica de fungos aquáticos na decomposição de detritos expostos a cádmio. (Co-orientação com S. Seena) Universidade do Minho. 2011

José Miguel Trabulo. Será que a identidade intraespecífica de fungos aquáticos afeta a decomposição da vegetação ripícola sob stresse de cádmio? Universidade do Minho (Co-orientação com S. Duarte). 2011.

André Pinheiro. Relações interespecíficas entre fungos aquáticos sob stresse de cádmio. Universidade do Minho (Co-orientação com S. Duarte) Abril-Julho 2010

Ana Rita Carvalho. Ecologia Microbiana. (Co-orientação com F. Cássio) Bolsa de iniciação à investigação. Universidade do Minho. Janeiro-Junho 2009

Maria João Nogueira. Efeito da temperatura nas relações inter-específicas de fungos aquáticos decompositores Universidade do Minho (Co-orientação com F. Cássio) Abril-Julho 2009

Cláudia Mendes. Efeito da temperatura no conteúdo em ergosterol de fungos aquáticos (Co-orientação com F. Cássio) Estágio e bolsa de iniciação à investigação. Universidade do Minho. Janeiro-Dezembro 2009

Paulo Geraldes. Efeitos da diversidade de fungos aquáticos e do aumento da temperatura na decomposição da folhada. Universidade do Minho. (Co-orientação com F. Cássio) Março-Outubro 2008.

Eva Lima Fernandes. Construção de uma colecção de macroinvertebrados bentónicos com vista à sua futura identificação por meio de DNA barcoding. Universidade do Minho. (Co-orientação com F. Costa) Abril-Julho 2008.

Helena Maria Mendes Guimarães. Relações entre a diversidade da vegetação ribeirinha e a decomposição da folhada em rios num cenário de aquecimento global. Universidade do Minho. (Co-orientação com F. Cássio) Abril-Julho 2008.

Rute Alexandra Sousa de Oliveira Pinto. Efeito da qualidade da vegetação ribeirinha na decomposição por fungos aquáticos num cenário de aquecimento global. Universidade do Minho. (Co-orientação com F. Cássio) Abril-Julho 2008.

Ana Catarina Moreirinha. Efeitos do cádmio e do fenantreno na decomposição de folhas de amieiro por hifomicetos aquáticos. Universidade do Minho. Março-Outubro 2007.

Isabel Fernandes. Efeito do zinco e do fósforo na decomposição de folhas de Alnus glutinosa por hifomicetos aquáticosUniversidade do Minho. Março-Outubro 2006.

 

ERASMUS

Begüm Uzum. Effects of temperature-change events on microbial decomposition in freshwaters. Universidade do Minho. Setembro 2007-Fevereiro 2008.


 

VISITING STUDENTS

 Lorea Flores. PhD student University of Basque Country, Spain. September-October 2010.

 Juanita Mora Gomez. PhD student. University of Girona, Spain. May-July 2012

Ahmed Tlilli, Post-Doc, IGB-Berlin, Germany. July 2013

Diego Fernandez. PhD student. University Koblenz-Landau, Germany. September 2014

Cristina Salgado, MSc Student, University of Coimbra & University of Quito, Equador, September-October 2014

Darren Gilling, Post-Doc, IGB-Berlin. Geramny. May 2015

Encarnación Fenoy. Universidad de Almería. Spain. May-July 2017



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