REGULAR MEMBERS
POST-DOCTORAL FELLOWS
PHD STUDENTS
MASTER STUDENTS
GRADUATE STUDENTS WITH GRANTS
COLLABORATORS
TECHNICIAN


REGULAR MEMBERS


Maria João Collares-Pereira
Dep. Biologia Animal / Centro
Biol. Ambiental
Faculdade de Ciências - Univ. Lisboa
Campo Grande, C2, 3.º Piso
1749-016 Lisboa. Portugal
Phone: # 351 21 7500000 (ext. 22314)
Fax: # 351 21 7500028
E-Mail: mjpereira@fc.ul.pt
Full Professor, general team coordinator and coordinator of the cytogenetic sub-unit.
Main research interests: systematics and evolution, chromosome animal evolution, hybridisation, non-sexual modes of reproduction, fish life-history strategies, management and conservation.
Maria Manuela Coelho
Dep. Biologia Animal / Centro
Biol. Ambiental
Faculdade de Ciências - Univ. Lisboa
Campo Grande, C2, 3.º Piso
1749-016 Lisboa. Portugal
Phone: # 351 21 7500000 (ext. 22369)
Fax: # 351 21 7500028
E-Mail: mmcoelho@fc.ul.pt
Associate Professor with Habilitation and coordinator of the genetics sub-unit.
Main research interests: systematics and evolution, phylogeography, animal hybridisation, molecular ecology, conservation genetics, functional genomics.
Maria Judite Alves
Museu Nac. História Natural / Centro
Biol. Ambiental
Rua da Escola Politécnica 58
1269-102 Lisboa. Portugal
Phone: # 351 21 3921886
Fax: # 351 21 3969784
E-Mail: mjalves@fc.ul.pt
Researcher of the Museu Bocage, National Natural History Museum; curator of fish collection and coordinator of the local genetics team.
Main research interests: population genetics and phylogeography, animal hybridization, speciation, landscape genetics, conservation genetics.
Maria Filomena de Magalhães
Dep. Biol. Animal / Centro Biol. Ambiental
Faculdade de Ciências - Univ. Lisboa
Campo Grande, C2, 3.º Piso
1749-016 Lisboa. Portugal
Phone: # 351 21 7500000 (ext. 22519, 28556)
Fax: # 351 21 7500028
E-Mail: mfmagalhaes@fc.ul.pt
Curriculum (PDF / 64KB)
Assistant Professor and coordinator of the ongoing research of the ecology sub-unit.
Main research interests: numerical ecology, population and community ecology, landscape ecology, conservation of aquatic biodiversity.
Maria Angela Inácio
Dep. Biologia Animal / Centro
Biol. Ambiental
Faculdade de Ciências - Univ. Lisboa
Campo Grande, C2, 3.º Piso
1749-016 Lisboa. Portugal
Phone: # 351 21 7500000 (ext. 22312, 22327)
Fax: # 351 21 7500028
E-Mail: mainacio@fc.ul.pt

Member of the genetic subunit with a Ciência 2007 Research Position.
Main research interests: epigenetics, gene expression regulation, polyploidy.

 
Ana Maria Pires
Centro de Biol. Ambiental
Faculdade de Ciências - Univ. Lisboa
Campo Grande, C8, 5.º Piso
1749-016 Lisboa. Portugal
Phone: # 351 21 7500000 (ext. 28556)
Fax: # 351 21 7500028
E-Mail: ampires.jplhano@netcabo.pt; apires@uatla.pt
Curriculum (PDF / 18KB)
Assistant Professor at Universidade Atlântica (Barcarena-Oeiras) and member of the Centre for Environmental Biology and the ecology sub-unit.
Main research interests: fish and macro-invertebrates ecology, fish assemblage structure, population dynamics, management and conservation.
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POST-DOCTORAL FELLOWS


 
Maria Ana Aboim
Dep. Biol. Animal / Centro Biol. Ambiental
Faculdade de Ciências - Univ. Lisboa
Campo Grande, C2, 3.º Piso
1749-016 Lisboa. Portugal
Phone: # 351 21 7500000 (ext. 22312, 22327)
Fax: # 351 21 7500028
E-Mail: maaboim@fc.ul.pt
Member of the genetic sub-unit with a pos-doc FCT grant under the supervision of M.M. Coelho and L. Bernatchez.
Main research interests: fish evolutionary history and population dynamics, phylogeography.
Natacha Pio Mesquita
Museu Nac. História Natural / Centro Biol. Ambiental
Rua da Escola Politécnica 58
1269-102 Lisboa. Portugal
Phone: # 351 21 3921886
Fax: # 351 21 3969784
E-Mail: npmesquita@fc.ul.pt
Member of the genetic sub-unit, with a pos-doc FCT grant at the Museu Bocage, National Natural History Museum, under the supervision of M.J. Alves.
Main research interests: historical and recent evolutionary processes, molecular ecology, conservation genetics.

 

  Massimiliano Rampin
Dep. Biol. Animal / Centro Biol. Ambiental
Faculdade de Ciências - Univ. Lisboa
Campo Grande, C2, 3.º Piso
1749-016 Lisboa. Portugal
Phone: # 351 21 7500000 (ext. 22312, 22305)
Fax: # 351 21 7500028
E-Mail: mrrampin@fc.ul.pt
Member of the cytogenetics sub-unit with a pos-doc FCT grant under the supervision of M.J. Collares-Pereira and James Bogart.
Main research interests: molecular cytogenetics, hybridization, polyploidy, genome evolution.
     
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PHD STUDENTS


Ana Filipa Filipe
Dep. Biol. Animal / Centro Biol. Ambiental
Faculdade de Ciências - Univ. Lisboa
Campo Grande, C4, 4.º Piso
1749-016 Lisboa . Portugal
Phone: # 351 21 7500000 (ext. 24404)
Fax: # 351 21 7500028
E-Mail: affilipe@fc.ul.pt
Curriculum (PDF / 77KB)
PhD student, developing the research project "Patterns and processes of freshwater fish distribution in the Iberian Peninsula", under the supervision of M.J. Collares-Pereira, P. Angermeier (Virginia Polytechnic Institute, USA) and M. Araújo (Museo Nacional de Ciencias Naturales de Madrid).
Main research interests: ecological databases and modeling, landscape ecology, freshwater biodiversity and conservation. In addition, works as illustrator (public awareness and scientific publications).

 

Daniel Pires
Dep. Biol. Animal / Centro Biol. Ambiental
Faculdade de Ciências - Univ. Lisboa
Campo Grande, C8, 5.º Piso
1749-016 Lisboa . Portugal
Phone: # 351 21 7500000 (ext. 28556)
Fax: # 351 21 7500028
E-Mail: dfcpires@fc.ul.pt
Curriculum (PDF / 52KB)
PhD student developing the research project "Fish assemblage structure in Mediterranean streams: a multi-scale approach to the effects of environmental heterogeneity", under the supervision of M.F. Magalhães and P. Peres Neto (Université du Québec à Montréal, Canada).
Main research interests: fish life-history, ecology, dynamic of fish communities, management and conservation.
Carla Alves Pereira
Dep. Biol. Animal / Centro Biol. Ambiental
Faculdade de Ciências - Univ. Lisboa
Campo Grande, C2, 3.º Piso
1749-016 Lisboa . Portugal
Phone: # 351 21 7500000 (ext. 22305, 22333)
Fax: # 351 21 7500028
E-Mail: cspereira@fc.ul.pt; calas_pereira@hotmail.com
Curriculum (PDF / 16KB)
PhD student developing a research project on introgressive hybridization in Iberian endemic cyprinids, using a cytogenomic approach in experimental and wild-type specimens, under the supervision of M.J. Collares-Pereira and P. Rab (Institute of Animal Physiology and Genetics, Czech Republic).
Main research interests: genotoxicity, chromosome evolution, ybridisation. 
Hugo F. Gante
Museu Nacional História Natural
Rua da Escola Politécnica 58
1269-102 Lisboa . Portugal
Phone: # 351 21 3921886
Fax: # 351 21 3969784
E-Mail: hfgante@fc.ul.pt
Curriculum (PDF / 82KB)
PhD student at the Museu Bocage, National Museum of Natural History developing the research project entitled "Speciation in the genus Barbus in the Iberian Peninsula: phylogeography and reticulate evolution", under the supervision of M.J. Alves and T. Dowling (Arizona State University, USA).
Main research interests: evolutionary biology, conservation.
Luis Moreira da Costa
Dep. Biol. Animal / Centro Biol. Ambiental
Faculdade de Ciências - Univ. Lisboa
Campo Grande, C8, 5.º Piso
1749-016 Lisboa . Portugal
Phone: # 351 21 7500000 (ext. 28556)
Fax: # 351 21 7500028
E-Mail: ldcosta@fc.ul.pt; l.dacosta@ru.ac.za
Curriculum (PDF / 90KB)
PhD student developing the research project "Phylogeny of the "diploid" group of Barbus (Pisces, Cyprinidae) from Southern Africa", under the supervision of P. Skelton (SAIAB, South Africa) and M.J. Collares-Pereira.
Main research iinterests: molecular systematics and evolution, phylogeography, management and conservation.
Joaquim Cardoso Reis
Museu Nacional de História Natural
Rua da Escola Politécnica 58
1269-102 Lisboa . Portugal
Phone: # 351 21 3921886
Fax: # 351 21 3969784
E-Mail: joaqreis@gmail.com
PhD student developing the research project "Biology, ecology and conservation of Unio crassus Retzius, 1788 (Unionidae: Bivalvia) in the south-west of the Iberian Peninsula" at the Bocage Museum, under the supervision of R. Araujo (Museo Nacional de Ciencias Naturales, Madrid, Spain), R. Neves (Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, USA) and M.J. Collares-Pereira.
Main research interests: systematics, bio-ecology of freshwater bivalves, management and conservation.
Vítor Conde e Sousa
Dep. Biol. Animal / Centro Biol. Ambiental
Faculdade de Ciências - Univ. Lisboa
Campo Grande, C2, 3.º Piso
1749-016 Lisboa . Portugal
Phone: # 351 21 7500000 (ext. 22312, 22327)
Fax: # 351 21 7500028
E-Mail: vitorsousa@igc.gulbenkian.pt
Curriculum (PDF / 53KB)
PhD student searching for methods to reconstruct the demographic history of populations based on genetic data, using recent "approximate Bayesian computational" approaches, under the supervision of M.M. Coelho and L. Chikki (CNRS, France).
Main research interests: population genetics, molecular evolution, conservation genetics.

Joana Martelo

Dep. Biol. Animal / Centro Biol. Ambiental
Faculdade de Ciências - Univ. Lisboa
Campo Grande, C2, 3.º Piso
1749-016 Lisboa . Portugal
Phone: # 351 21 7500000 (ext. 28556)
Fax: # 351 21 7500028
E-Mail: jmmartelo@fc.ul.pt
Curriculum (PDF / 14KB)

PhD student developing the research project “Patch use behaviour, foraging mode and bioenergetic trade-offs of fish in seasonally drying Mediterranean streams”, under the supervision of M.F. Magalhães and G. Grossman (University of Georgia, USA).

Main research interests: bioener-getics, ecological modelling, dynamics of fish communities, freshwater biodiversity and conservation.

 
 
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MASTER STUDENTS


  Miguel  Santos
Dep. Biol. Animal / Centro Biol. Ambiental
Faculdade de Ciências - Univ. de Lisboa
Campo Grande, C2, 3.º Piso
1749-016 Lisboa . Portugal
Phone: # 351 21 7500000 (ext. 22305, 21103A)
Fax: # 351 21 7500028
E-Mail: miguelfmsantos@hotmail.com
Master student of the cytogenetic sub-unit developing a thesis on the reproductive behavior of the Squalius alburnoides hybridogenetic complex, under the supervision of L. Vicente and M.J. Collares-Pereira.
Main research interests: animal behavior, evolution, conservation.
  Miguel Cunha
Dep. Biol. Animal / Centro Biol. Ambiental
Faculdade de Ciências - Univ. de Lisboa
Campo Grande, C2, 3.º Piso
1749-016 Lisboa . Portugal
Phone: # 351 21 7500000 (ext. 22312, 22327)
Fax: # 351 21 7500028
E-Mail:
Master student of the genetics sub-unit, developing research on molecular markers and fish population genetics under the supervision of M.M. Coelho and M.A. Aboim.
Main research interests: animal evolution, conservation.
 
 

 

 

 

 

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GRADUATE STUDENTS WITH GRANTS


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COLLABORATORS


Américo Neto
Dep. Biol. Animal / Centro Biol. Ambiental
Faculdade de Ciências - Univ. Lisboa
Campo Grande, C2, 3.º Piso
1749-016 Lisboa . Portugal
Phone: # 351 21 7500000 (ext. 22305, 22333)
Fax: # 351 21 7500028
E-Mail: netoamerico@gmail.com
Collaborator of the cytogenetic sub-unit, for the study of hybridisation in Iberian endemics, currently finishing the graduation in Biological Sciences at the Universidade Estadual de Ponta Grossa (Brasil).
Main research interests: chromosome evolution, applied cytogenetics.
  Catarina Pinto Nabais
Dep. Biol. Animal / Centro Biol. Ambiental
Faculdade de Ciências - Univ. Lisboa
Campo Grande, C8, 5.º Piso
1749-016 Lisboa . Portugal
Phone: # 351 21 7500000 (ext. 22305)
Fax: # 351 21 7500028
E-Mail: catarina_aapn@hotmail.com

Undergraduate student with a grant from UL/Fundação Amadeu Dias;  collaborator of the cytogenetic sub-unit in the frame of several ongoing projects.
Main research interests: evolutionary and developmental biology.
  João da Cruz Carvalho
Dep. Biol. Animal / Centro Biol. Ambiental
Faculdade de Ciências - Univ. Lisboa
Campo Grande, C8, 5.º Piso
1749-016 Lisboa . Portugal
Phone: # 351 21 7500000 (ext. 28556)
Fax: # 351 21 7500028
E-Mail: joaoccarvalho@hotmail.com
Undergraduate student with a grant from UL/Fundação Amadeu Dias; collaborator of the ecology sub-unit in the frame of several ongoing projects.
Main research interests: fish ecology, dynamic of fish communities, conservation.
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TECHNICIAN


Branca do Nascimento Firmino
Dep. Biologia Animal
Faculdade de Ciências - Univ. Lisboa
Campo Grande, C2, 3.º Piso
1749-016 Lisboa . Portugal
Phone. # 351 21 7500000 (ext. 22328)
Fax: # 351 21 7500028
Departmental staff, currently giving support to all the facilities of FFishGul, mainly to lab work and to the coordinators' activities.
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