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MOUNTAIN
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CENTER

O Norte Somos Nós

CIMO is the winner of the "O Norte Somos Nós" Awards in
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MOUNTAIN
RESEARCH
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MOUNTAIN
RESEARCH
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Polytechnic Institute
of Bragança

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FROM NATURE TO PRODUCTS, TOWARDS SUSTAINABILITY.

Maria da Conceição Constantino Fernandes

Auxiliary Professor
Group: Socio-Ecological Systems
Phone: 273303309
E-mail: conceicao.fernandes@ipb.pt
ORCID: 0000-0003-2873-501X
Scopus Author ID: 23018336600

Career

  • Since 2001: Auxiliary ProfessorSchool of Agriculture - Polytechnique Institute of Bragança, Bragança, Portugal

Qualifications

  • 2007 - PhD. in Environmental Science, Universidade de Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro, Portugal
  • 1996 - MSc. in Science and Food Technology, Universidade Católica Portuguesa, Portugal
  • 1987 - First degree in Science of Aquatic Environment, Instituto Ciências Biomédicas Abel Salazar (ICBAS), Universidade do Porto, Portugal

Interests

  • Ecotoxicology of contaminants, exposure assessment, biomarkers applied to biomonitoring;
  • Cosmetic products safety evaluation
  • Bioremediation, biological treatments, microalgae cultures

Projects:

QTradiSaus - Integral assessment of risk-based intervention strategies to improve the microbial safety of Portuguese traditional sausages
Funding body: PTDC - Projectos em todos os domínios científicos
Reference: PTDC/AGR-TEC/3107/2012
Principal Investigator:Joaquina Teresa Gaudêncio Dias
Start: 2013-07-01
End: 2015-06-30
SOS - Save Our Species: Threatened Fish and Bivalves of Norhtestern Portugal
Funding body: ON2
Reference:
Principal Investigator:Amílcar António Teiga Teixeira
Start: 2013-01-01
End: 2014-01-01

Total results: 19
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Gomes S.,Fernandes C.,Monteiro S.,Cabecinha E.,Teixeira A.,Varandas S.,Saavedra M.J.
The role of aquatic ecosystems (River Tua, Portugal) as reservoirs of multidrug-resistant Aeromonas spp
Water (Switzerland), 13, , 2021

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Garcia J.,Afonso A.,Fernandes C.,Nunes F.M.,Marques G.,Saavedra M.J.
Comparative antioxidant and antimicrobial properties of Lentinula edodes Donko and Koshin varieties against priority multidrug-resistant pathogens
South African Journal of Chemical Engineering, 35, 98-106, 2021

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Ballem A.,Gonçalves S.,Garcia-Meniño I.,Flament-Simon S.C.,Blanco J.E.,Fernandes C.,Saavedra M.J.,Pinto C.,Oliveira H.,Blanco J.,Almeida G.,Almeida C.
Prevalence and serotypes of Shiga toxinproducing Escherichia coli (STEC) in dairy cattle from Northern Portugal
PLoS ONE, 15, , 2020

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Cosme F.,Fernandes C.,Ribeiro T.,Filipe-Ribeiro L.,Nunes F.M.
White wine protein instability: Mechanism, quality control and technological alternatives for wine stabilisation—an overview
Beverages, 6, 1-28, 2020

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Zanata A.C.,Bertan F.A.B.,Bernardi C.,Dos Santos C.S.,Ferreira G.A.,de Oliveira Junior J.A.,Fernandes M.d.C.C.,Anschau A.
Obtaining microalgae biomass tolerant to herbicides for production of bio-fertilizers: A review based on methodi ordinatio methodology
Orbital, 11, 399-401, 2019

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Cadavez V.,Gonzales-Barron U.,Pires P.,Fernandes E.,Pereira A.P.,Gomes A.,Araújo J.P.,Lopes-da-Silva F.,Rodrigues P.,Fernandes C.,Saavedra M.J.,Butler F.,Dias T.
An assessment of the processing and physicochemical factors contributing to the microbial contamination of salpicão, a naturally-fermented Portuguese sausage
LWT - Food Science and Technology, 72, 107-116, 2016

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Ribeiro T.,Fernandes C.,Nunes F.M.,Filipe-Ribeiro L.,Cosme F.
Influence of the structural features of commercial mannoproteins in white wine protein stabilization and chemical and sensory properties
Food Chemistry, 159, 47-54, 2014

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Peixoto F.P.,Carrola J.,Coimbra A.M.,Fernandes C.,Teixeira P.,Coelho L.,Conceição I.,Oliveira M.M.,Fontaínhas-Fernandes A.
Oxidative stress responses and histological hepatic alterations in barbel, Barbus bocagei, from Vizela River, Portugal
Revista Internacional de Contaminacion Ambiental, 29, 29-38, 2013

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Aires A.,Fernandes C.,Carvalho R.,Bennett R.,Saavedra M.,Rosa E.
Seasonal effects on bioactive compounds and antioxidant capacity of six economically important brassica vegetables
Molecules, 16, 6816-6832, 2011

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Fernandes C.,Afonso A.,Salgado M.
Metabolic and structural role of major fish organs as an early warning system in population assessment
Lagoons: Biology, Management and Environmental Impact, 1-38, 2011

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Machado C.,Fernandes C.,Pereira J.,De Fátima Poças M.
Probabilistic simulation of children exposure to migrants from packaging: Photoinitiators from printing inks
6th International Conference on Simulation and Modelling in the Food and Bio-Industry 2010, FOODSIM 2010, 241-243, 2010

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Fernandes C.,Fontaínhas-Fernandes A.,Ferreira M.,Salgado M.
Oxidative stress response in gill and liver of Liza saliens, from the Esmoriz-Paramos coastal lagoon, Portugal
Archives of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology, 55, 262-269, 2008

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Fernandes C.,Fontaínhas-Fernandes A.,Rocha E.,Salgado M.
Monitoring pollution in Esmoriz-Paramos lagoon, Portugal: Liver histological and biochemical effects in Liza saliens
Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, 145, 315-322, 2008

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Fernandes C.,Fontaínhas-Fernandes A.,Cabral D.,Salgado M.A.
Heavy metals in water, sediment and tissues of Liza saliens from Esmoriz-Paramos lagoon, Portugal
Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, 136, 267-275, 2008

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Fernandes C.,Fontaínhas-Fernandes A.,Monteiro S.,Salgado M.
Changes in plasma electrolytes and Gill Histopathology in Wild Liza saliens from the Esmoriz-Paramos Coastal Lagoon, Portugal
Bulletin of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology, 79, 301-305, 2007

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Fernandes C.,Fontaínhas-Fernandes A.,Monteiro S.M.,Salgado M.A.
Histopathological gill changes in wild leaping grey mullet (Liza saliens) from the Esmoriz-Paramos Coastal Lagoon, Portugal
Environmental Toxicology, 22, 443-448, 2007

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Fernandes C.,Fontaínhas-Fernandes A.,Peixoto F.,Salgado M.
Bioaccumulation of heavy metals in Liza saliens from the Esmoriz-Paramos coastal lagoon, Portugal
Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety, 66, 426-431, 2007