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MOUNTAIN
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Polytechnic Institute
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FROM NATURE TO PRODUCTS, TOWARDS SUSTAINABILITY.

Natália Ana Pereira da Cruz Martins

Auxiliary Professor
Group: Sustainable Processes and Products
Supervisor: Isabel Cristina Fernandes Rodrigues Ferreira
E-mail: natalia.martins@ipb.pt
ORCID: 0000-0002-5934-5201
Scopus Author ID: 56074761200

Career

  • Since 2013: PhD Student in University of Minho, Braga –Portugal.
  • 2012 - 2012: Nutritionist, providing services to the company Angelini Pharma, Lda., Triangulu - Solutions for all 2 - Service Company Lda.
  • 2012 - 2012: Nutritionist, providing services to the company Angelini Pharma, Lda., Triangulu - Solutions for all 2 - Service Company Lda.
  • 2012 - 2012: Nutritionist, providing services to the company Angelini Pharma, Lda., Angelini Pharma, Lda.
  • 2011 - 2011: Trainee in Nutrition in Catering - Food Production - Management, Administration, Control and Internship in Food and Nutrition Units, Center of Rehabilitation and Re-adaptation Dr. Henrique Santillo (CRER - Goiania, Brazil)
  • 2011 - 2011: Trainee in Nutrition and Public Health - Scholar feeding, activities of health promotion, disease prevention, management of nutrition units, Municipal Council of Goiania - Department of Food Education
  • 2011 - 2011: Trainee in Nutrition and Public Health - Scholar feeding, activities of health promotion, disease prevention, aid, treatment and care of individuals, management of the nutrition service, Center of Education and Research Applied to Education (CEPAE/UFG)
  • 2011 - 2011: Trainee in Nutrition and Restoration - Management, Management and Control of Food and Nutrition Units, RealFood Alimentação, Ltda. • 25-4-2011 a 15-7-2011, Research Assistant - Research and Scientific Research in the field of scholar feeding, Center Collaborator in Food and Nutrition of Scholar of the Federal University of Goiás (CECANE-UFG, Brazil)
  • 2010 - 2010: Traineeship in Clinical Nutrition - Ambulatory Attendance

Roles

  • Since 2015: Invited Member, Council for Nutritional and Environmental Medicine (CONEM)
  • Since 2013: Effective member and part of the review/evaluation panel, Ordem dos Nutricionistas
  • Since 2013: Reviewer of some scientific journals with high impact factors and scientific recognition

Qualifications

  • 2017 - PhD Program in Chemical and Biological Engineering, Universidade do Minho
  • 2013 - Post-graduation in Natural Medicine (Naturopathy)
  • 2011 - First degree in Dietetic and Nutrition, Instituto Politécnico de Bragança, Bragança, Portugal

Awards and Honors

  • 2016 - Biofilms 7 International Scientific Meeting, Honorable mention of best poster
  • 2016 - Volkswagen Foundation and Christian Behl, University Medical Center Mainz – Germany, Travel Grant.
  • 2015 - International Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy
  • 2011 - Caixa Geral de Depósitos (CGD), Best student award in the academic year 2010/2011
  • 2011 - Diploma of best student graduated by course in the academic year 2010/2011, Instituto Politécnico de Bragança, Bragança, Portugal
  • 2006 - Alcaides de Faria Secondary School – Barcelos, Framework Prize of Excellence
  • 2004 - Fragoso School Grouping, Better School Performance
  • 1999 - School of 1st Cycle of Basic Education of Fragoso, Better school performance

Interests

  • Nutrition and Dietetics
  • Bioactivity of natural products: phenolic compounds, functional foods
  • Natural Medicine: Phytotherapy; Immunological modulation; Microbiota; Homeopathy; Orthomolecular nutrition; (Neuro)Degenerative, Opportunistic and Metabolic disorders; Isopathy

Total results: 33
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Cai H.,Holleufer A.,Simonsen B.,Schneider J.,Lemoine A.,Gad H.H.,Huang J.,Chen D.,Peng T.,Marques J.T.,Hartmann R.,Martins N.E.,Imler J.L.
2′3′-cGAMP triggers a STING- And NF-κB-dependent broad antiviral response in Drosophila
Science Signaling, 13, , 2020

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Goto A.,Okado K.,Martins N.,Cai H.,Barbier V.,Lamiable O.,Troxler L.,Santiago E.,Kuhn L.,Paik D.,Silverman N.,Holleufer A.,Hartmann R.,Liu J.,Peng T.,Hoffmann J.A.,Meignin C.,Daeffler L.,Imler J.L.
Erratum: The Kinase IKKβ Regulates a STING-and NF-κB-Dependent Antiviral Response Pathway in Drosophila (Immunity (2018) 49(2) (225–234.e4), (S1074761318303339), (10.1016/j.immuni.2018.07.013))
Immunity, 52, 200, 2020

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Martins N.,Lemoine A.,Santiago E.,Paro S.,Imler J.,Meignin C.
A transgenic flock house virus replicon reveals an RNAi independent antiviral mechanism acting in drosophila follicular somatic cells
G3: Genes, Genomes, Genetics, 9, 403-412, 2019

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Olmo R.,Martins N.,Aguiar E.,Marques J.,Imler J.
The insect reservoir of biodiversity for viruses and for antiviral mechanisms
Anais da Academia Brasileira de Ciencias, 91, , 2019

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Goto A.,Okado K.,Martins N.,Cai H.,Barbier V.,Lamiable O.,Troxler L.,Santiago E.,Kuhn L.,Paik D.,Silverman N.,Holleufer A.,Hartmann R.,Liu J.,Peng T.,Hoffmann J.A.,Meignin C.,Daeffler L.,Imler J.L.
The Kinase IKKβ Regulates a STING- and NF-κB-Dependent Antiviral Response Pathway in Drosophila
Immunity, 49, 225-234.e4, 2018

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Faria V.,Martins N.,Schlötterer C.,Sucena É.
Readapting to DCV infection without Wolbachia: Frequency changes of Drosophila antiviral alleles can replace endosymbiont protection
Genome Biology and Evolution, 10, 1783-1791, 2018

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Haller S.,Franchet A.,Hakkim A.,Chen J.,Drenkard E.,Yu S.,Schirmeier S.,Li Z.,Martins N.,Ausubel F.M.,Liégeois S.,Ferrandon D.
Quorum-sensing regulator RhlR but not its autoinducer RhlI enables Pseudomonas to evade opsonization
EMBO Reports, 19, , 2018

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Martins N.E.,Olmo R.P.,Aguiar E.R.G.R.,Marques J.T.,Imler J.L.
Insects: An exceptional reservoir for viruses and antiviral genes
Biologie Aujourd'hui, 212, 101-106, 2018

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Ferreira-Cardoso S.,Araújo R.,Martins N.E.,Martins G.G.,Walsh S.,Martins R.M.S.,Kardjilov N.,Manke I.,Hilger A.,Castanhinha R.
Floccular fossa size is not a reliable proxy of ecology and behaviour in vertebrates
Scientific Reports, 7, , 2017

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Santos-Matos G.,Wybouw N.,Martins N.,Zélé F.,Riga M.,Leitão A.,Vontas J.,Grbić M.,Van Leeuwen T.,Magalhães S.,Sucena É.
Tetranychus urticae mites do not mount an induced immune response against bacteria
Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 284, , 2017

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Martins N.,Imler J.,Meignin C.
Discovery of novel targets for antivirals: learning from flies
Current Opinion in Virology, 20, 64-70, 2016

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Faria V.,Martins N.,Magalhães S.,Paulo T.,Nolte V.,Schlötterer C.,Sucena É.,Teixeira L.
Drosophila Adaptation to Viral Infection through Defensive Symbiont Evolution
PLoS Genetics, 12, , 2016

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Faria V.,Martins N.,Paulo T.,Teixeira L.,Sucena É.,Magalhães S.
Evolution of Drosophila resistance against different pathogens and infection routes entails no detectable maintenance costs
Evolution, 69, 2799-2809, 2015

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Rodrigues M.A.,Martins N.E.,Balancé L.F.,Broom L.N.,Dias A.J.S.,Fernandes A.S.D.,Rodrigues F.,Sucena É.,Mirth C.K.
Drosophila melanogaster larvae make nutritional choices that minimize developmental time
Journal of Insect Physiology, 81, 69-80, 2015

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Martins N.,Faria V.,Nolte V.,Schlötterer C.,Teixeira L.,Sucena É.,Magalhães S.
Correction: Host adaptation to viruses relies on few genes with different cross-resistance properties (Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA (2014) 111, (5938-5943) 10.1073/pnas.1400378111)
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 111, 15597, 2014

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Martins N.,Faria V.,Nolte V.,Schlötterer C.,Teixeira L.,Sucena E.,Magalhães S.
Host adaptation to viruses relies on few genes with different cross-resistance properties
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 111, 5938-5943, 2014

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Ferreira Á.G.,Naylor H.,Esteves S.S.,Pais I.S.,Martins N.E.,Teixeira L.
The Toll-Dorsal Pathway Is Required for Resistance to Viral Oral Infection in Drosophila
PLoS Pathogens, 10, , 2014

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Martins N.,Faria V.,Teixeira L.,Magalhães S.,Sucena E.
Host Adaptation Is Contingent upon the Infection Route Taken by Pathogens
PLoS Pathogens, 9, , 2013

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Saro L.,Lopes I.,Martins N.,Ribeiro R.
Testing hypotheses on the resistance to metals by Daphnia longispina: Differential acclimation, endpoints association, and fitness costs
Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, 31, 909-915, 2012

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Martins N.,Vale F.F.,Vieira H.
Design and preliminary results of a DNA chip for the detection of microorganisms in water samples
Physica Status Solidi (C) Current Topics in Solid State Physics, 7, 2751-2754, 2010

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Silva A.M.,Vieira H.,Martins N.,Granja A.T.S.,Vale M.J.,Vale F.F.
Viral and bacterial contamination in recreational waters: A case study in the Lisbon bay area
Journal of Applied Microbiology, 108, 1023-1031, 2010

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Lopes I.,Martins N.,Baird D.J.,Ribeiro R.
Genetic erosion and population resilience in daphnia longispina o.f. müller under simulated predation and metal pressures
Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, 28, 1912-1919, 2009

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Martins N.,Bollinger C.,Harper R.M.,Ribeiro R.
Effects of acid mine drainage on the genetic diversity and structure of a natural population of Daphnia longispina
Aquatic Toxicology, 92, 104-112, 2009

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Martins N.,Lopes I.,Harper R.M.,Ross P.,Ribeiro R.
Differential resistance to copper and mine drainage in Daphnia longispina: Relationship with allozyme genotypes
Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, 26, 1904-1909, 2007

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Martins N.,Canhola P.,Quintela M.,Ferreira I.,Raniero L.,Fortunato E.,Martins R.
Performances of an in-line PECVD system used to produce amorphous and nanocrystalline silicon solar cells
Thin Solid Films, 511-512, 238-242, 2006

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Canhola P.,Martins N.,Raniero L.,Pereira S.,Fortunato E.,Ferreira I.,Martins R.
Role of annealing environment on the performances of large area ITO films produced by rf magnetron sputtering
Thin Solid Films, 487, 271-276, 2005

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Raniero L.,Martins N.,Canhola P.,Zhang S.,Pereira S.,Ferreira I.,Fortunato E.,Martins R.
Influence of the layer thickness and hydrogen dilution on electrical properties of large area amorphous silicon p-i-n solar cell
Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells, 87, 349-355, 2005

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Martins N.,Lopes I.,Guilhermino L.,Bebianno M.,Ribeiro R.
Lack of evidence for metallothionein role in tolerance to copper by natural populations of Daphnia longispina
Bulletin of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology, 74, 761-768, 2005

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Martins N.,Lopes I.,Brehm A.,Ribeiro R.
Cytochrome B gene partial sequence and RAPD analysis of two Daphnia longispina lineages differing in their resistance to copper
Bulletin of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology, 74, 755-760, 2005

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Raniero L.,Martins N.,Canhola P.,Pereira S.,Ferreira I.,Fortunato E.,Martins R.
Spectral response of large area amorphous silicon solar cells
High Temperature Material Processes, 8, 293-299, 2004

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Zhang S.,Raniero L.,Fortunato E.,Pereira L.,Martins N.,Canhola P.,Ferreira I.,Nedev N.,Águas H.,Martins R.
Characterization of silicon carbide thin films prepared by VHF-PECVD technology
Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids, 338-340, 530-533, 2004