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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: 21
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Saavedra M.J.,Fernandes C.,Teixeira A.,Álvarez X.,Varandas S.
Multiresistant bacteria: Invisible enemies of freshwater mussels
Environmental Pollution, 295, , 2022

2
Ferreiro N.,Rodrigues N.,Veloso A.C.A.,Fernandes C.,Paiva H.,Pereira J.A.,Peres A.M.
Impact of the Covering Vegetable Oil on the Sensory Profile of Canned Tuna of Katsuwonus pelamis Species and Tuna’s Taste Evaluation Using an Electronic Tongue
Chemosensors, 10, , 2022

3
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

4
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

5
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

6
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

11
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

14
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

15
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

17
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