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Identification

Personal identification

Full name
M Margarida Moutinho Girao de Oliveira
Date of birth
1960/03/24
Gender
Female

Citation names

  • Oliveira, M.Margarida
  • Oliveira, M.M.

Author identifiers

Ciência ID
311E-7431-9BCC
ORCID iD
0000-0002-0095-1952
Scopus Author Id
24370209300

Telephones

Telephone
  • 214469647 (Professional)
  • 214469266 (Professional)

Addresses

  • ITQB NOVA. Avenida da República, 2780-157, Oeiras, Oeiras, Portugal (Professional)

Websites

  • http://www.itqb.unl.pt/labs/gplants/ (Professional)
Education
Degree Classification
2001
Concluded
Biologia (Título de Agregado)
Universidade de Lisboa Faculdade de Ciências, Portugal
"Discipline: "The molecular basis of plant biology"; Lecture: "A engenharia genética no melhoramento de plantas - um exemplo prático: a Amendoeira"" (THESIS/DISSERTATION)
Maximum (unanimous)
1993
Concluded
Biologia (Doutoramento)
Universidade de Lisboa Faculdade de Ciências, Portugal
"“Actinidia deliciosa var. deliciosa (kiwifruit) - conditions for in vitro culture and basis for genetic transformation” (1992)" (THESIS/DISSERTATION)
Distinction & Praise (unanimous)
1988/07
Concluded
Biologia (Outros)
Universidade de Lisboa Faculdade de Ciências, Portugal
Maximum
1983
Concluded
Biologia - ramo científico (Biology - Scientific branch) (Licenciatura)
Universidade de Lisboa Faculdade de Ciências, Portugal
"Ophrys lutea mycorrhizae " (THESIS/DISSERTATION)
17,4 (0/20)
Affiliation

Teaching in Higher Education

2020/06/01 - Current Full Professor (University Teacher)
Host institution Employer
Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Instituto de Tecnologia Química e Biológica António Xavier, Portugal Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Instituto de Tecnologia Química e Biológica António Xavier, Portugal
2008/07/01 - 2020/05/31 Associate Professor (University Teacher)
Host institution Employer
Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Instituto de Tecnologia Química e Biológica António Xavier, Portugal Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Instituto de Tecnologia Química e Biológica António Xavier, Portugal
1993/03 - 2008/06/30 Assistant Professor (University Teacher)
Employer
Universidade de Lisboa, Faculdade de Ciências, Portugal
1988/07 - 1993/03 Assistant (University Teacher)
Employer
Universidade de Lisboa, Faculdade de Ciências, Portugal
1985/10/01 - 1988/07/01 Trainee Assistant (University Teacher)
Employer
Universidade de Lisboa, Faculdade de Ciências, Portugal

Other Careers

1983/10 - 1984/07 Professor do ensino básico e secundário (Professor do ensino básico e secundário)
Employer
Escola Básica de Alfragide, Portugal
1981/10/01 - 1982/06/30 Professor do ensino básico e secundário (Professor do ensino básico e secundário)
Employer
Colégio São João de Brito, Portugal
Projects

Contract

Designation Funders
2020 - 2024/08/31 TRACE-RICE: Tracing rice and valorizing side streams along Mediterranean blockchain - International-Mediterranean area
http://prima-med.org/results-of-the-call-prima-section-1-2019/
Researcher
Universidade Nova de Lisboa Instituto de Tecnologia Química e Biológica, Portugal
PRIMA Participating States and EU through Horizon 2020
2020 - 2023/12/31 FCT Research Unit “GREEN-IT Bioresources for Sustainability”.
4551
Principal investigator
Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Instituto de Tecnologia Química e Biológica António Xavier, Portugal
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
2018 - 2022/12/31 CoLAB – “InnovPlantProtect - Biobased innovative solutions for plant protection”
FCT - CoLABs P.14
Principal investigator
Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Portugal
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
2018 - 2021/10/11 Cork formation and suberin deposition: the role of water and heat stress (SuberInStress)
PTDC/BIA-FBT/29704/2017
LISBOA-01-0145-FEDER-029704
Principal investigator
Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Portugal

Instituto Nacional de Investigação Agrária e Veterinária, Portugal
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
2018 - 2021/09/30 How do Phytocrome Interacting Factors mediate the cross-talk between light and temperature signalling in rice?
PTDC/BIA-FBT/31070/2017
Researcher
Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Portugal
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
2016 - 2021 Biodata.pt - Infraestrutura Portuguesa de Dados Biológicos
PIDDAC Ref. 22231
Researcher
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
2017 - 2019/12 Exploration of the Conditional cDNA Overexpression System to identify novel plant stress regulatory genes - Bilateral cooperation with Hungary
FCT Portugal-Hungary_2017
Principal investigator
Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Instituto de Tecnologia Química e Biológica António Xavier, Portugal
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
2019 - 2019 FCT Research Unit “GREEN-IT Bioresources for Sustainability”.
UID/Multi/04551
Principal investigator
Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Instituto de Tecnologia Química e Biológica António Xavier, Portugal
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
2015 - 2018/12/31 FCT Research Unit “GREEN-IT Bioresources for Sustainability”
UID/Multi/04551/2013
Principal investigator
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
2017 - 2018/12 Mobility Program (ERASMUS Plus, through NOVA University) with Meknès National School of Agriculture - Bilateral Cooperation with Morocco
FCT Portugal-Morocco_2017
Researcher
Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Instituto de Tecnologia Química e Biológica António Xavier, Portugal
European Commission
2016 - 2018 Development of more ecological alternatives for fertilization
Consulting
Researcher
ADP Adubos de Portugal
2014 - 2017 Control of abiotic stress responses by the plant DELLAs and chemicals stabilizing these repressors - International
Plant-KBBE P-KBBE/0001/2012
P-KBBE/0001/2012
Researcher
Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Instituto de Tecnologia Química e Biológica António Xavier, Portugal

Instituto de Biologia Experimental e Tecnológica, Portugal
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
2015 - 2016 SMARTAgriFor - Collaboration to develop a business plan for the Centre of Agriculture and Forestry - International
H2020- 664599
Researcher
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia, Portugal
H2020 EU Framework Program
2012 - 2016 3to4 - Converting C3 to C4 photosynthesis for sustainable agriculture - International
FP7-KBBE.2011.3.1-01
Researcher
Instituto de Biologia Experimental e Tecnológica, Portugal
FP7-KBBE.2011.3.1-01
2012 - 2015/09/20 An integrated approach to identify stress-related regulatory genes in cork oak (SuberStress)
PTDC/AGR-GPL/118505/2010
PTDC /AGR-GPL/118505/2010
Principal investigator
Universidade Nova de Lisboa Instituto de Tecnologia Química e Biológica, Portugal

Universidade de Aveiro, Portugal

Universidade do Minho, Portugal

Universidade do Algarve, Portugal

Universidade de Lisboa Instituto Superior de Agronomia, Portugal
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
2012 - 2015 GenoSuber – Sequenciação do genoma do sobreiro (Cork Oak Genome Sequencing)
ALENT-07-0224-FEDER-001754
Researcher
Centro de Biotecnologia Agrícola e Agro-Alimentar do Alentejo, Portugal
QREN Project (INAlentejo)
2011 - 2014 The impact of environmental stresses on epigenetic regulation of rice genome
PTDC /BIABCM/111645/2009
Researcher
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
2009 - 2014 Resposta Biotecnológica ao Problema do Nemátodo da Madeira do Pinheiro
AFN-NematodePinheiro
Researcher
Instituto de Biologia Experimental e Tecnológica, Portugal
Autoridade Florestal Nacional
2011 - 2013/12 Transcriptional mechanisms underlying photosynthetic response to drought in rice - Bilateral cooperation with India
FCT Portugal-India_2011
Researcher
Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Instituto de Tecnologia Química e Biológica António Xavier, Portugal
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
2010 - 2013/09/30 Transgeneration evaluation of rice transcriptomic/proteomic alterations caused by genetic modifications and other stresses
PTDC/EBB-BIO/098983/2008
PTDC/EBBBIO/098983/2008
Researcher
Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Instituto de Tecnologia Química e Biológica António Xavier, Portugal
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
2010 - 2013 SUSTAIN PINE - Genomic tools in maritime PINE for enhanced biomass production and SUSTAINable forest management - International
info:eu-repo/grantAgreement/FCT/3599-PPCDT/111409/PT
Researcher
Instituto de Biologia Experimental e Tecnológica, Portugal
European Commission Joint Research Centre
2010 - 2013 Transcriptomics of maritime pine embryogenesis
PTDC /AGRGPL/102877/2008
PTDC/AGR-GPL/102877/2008
Researcher
Instituto de Biologia Experimental e Tecnológica, Portugal

Universidade Nova de Lisboa Instituto de Tecnologia Química e Biológica, Portugal
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
2010 - 2013 T. caespititius chemotypes: molecular, genetic and biotechnological approaches to understand chemical polymorphism
PTDC/AGR-GPL/101334/2008
Researcher
Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Instituto de Tecnologia Química e Biológica António Xavier, Portugal

Fundação da Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal

Instituto de Biotecnologia e Bioengenharia, Portugal

Instituto Politécnico de Coimbra, Portugal
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
2010 - 2013 Identification of genes responsible for drought tolerance in Jatropha curcas, an emerging biodiesel plant.
PTDC/AGR-GPL/101435/2008
Principal investigator
Universidade Nova de Lisboa Instituto de Tecnologia Química e Biológica, Portugal
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
2010 - 2013 Breeding for salinity tolerance in rice and identification of key genes/proteins affecting seed set under salt stress
PTDC/AGR-AAM/099234/2008
Researcher
Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Instituto de Tecnologia Química e Biológica António Xavier, Portugal

Instituto Politécnico de Coimbra, Portugal
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
2010 - 2013 Functional analysis of new transcriptional regulators involved in abiotic stress responses in rice.
PTDC/BIA-BCM/099836/2008
Researcher
Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Instituto de Tecnologia Química e Biológica António Xavier, Portugal
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
2010 - 2013 Assessment of genetic and genomic resources of Cork Oak: the basis towards a prospective management
PTDC/AGR-GPL/104966/2008
Researcher
Instituto de Biologia Experimental e Tecnológica, Portugal

Fundação da Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal

Universidade de Lisboa Faculdade de Ciências, Portugal

Universidade Nova de Lisboa Instituto de Tecnologia Química e Biológica, Portugal

Instituto Nacional de Investigação Agrária e Veterinária, Portugal
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
2008 - 2013 Identification of new targets for increasing rice tolerance to drought stress
BASF-rice
Principal investigator
BASF Plant Science GmbH
2008 - 2011/12/31 Analysis of the natural variability in Rice (Oryza sativa L.) through EcoTILLING in salt and cold tolerance genes
PTDC/AGR-GPL/70920/2006
Principal investigator
Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Instituto de Tecnologia Química e Biológica António Xavier, Portugal
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
2008 - 2011 Chromatin remodelling and abiotic stresses responses in rice.
PTDC /BIA-BC M/64215/2006
Researcher
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
2009 - 2010/12/31 Cork oak ESTs Consortium - fruit and embryo development
SOBREIRO/0029/2009
Researcher
Instituto de Biologia Experimental e Tecnológica, Portugal

Universidade do Algarve, Portugal

Instituto Nacional de Investigação Agrária e Veterinária, Portugal
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
2009 - 2010/12/31 Cork oak ESTs consortium - Abiotic stress: Heat and cold stresses
SOBREIRO/0035/2009
Researcher
Instituto de Biologia Experimental e Tecnológica, Portugal
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
2007 - 2010 EURIGEN - Genotyping for the conservation and valorization of European rice germ plasm - International
AGRIGEN RES 049
Principal investigator
Instituto de Biologia Experimental e Tecnológica, Portugal
European Commission
2006 - 2009 Marie-Curie PhD Studentships in Molecular Plant Stress Biology ADONIS – Program of Excellence - International
ADONIS
Principal investigator
Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Instituto de Tecnologia Química e Biológica António Xavier, Portugal
European Commission
2005 - 2008 Transcription factors regulating abiotic stress response in rice (Oryza sativa L.): genetic transformation to increase tolerance and search for new intervenients
POCTI/BIA-BCM/56063/2004
Researcher
Universidade Nova de Lisboa Instituto de Tecnologia Química e Biológica, Portugal
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
2005 - 2007/12/31 Functional Characterization of Genes Related to Nitrogen Metabolism in Genetically Modified Maritime Pine
POCI/AGR/57157/2004
POCTI/AGR/57157/2004
Researcher
Universidade Nova de Lisboa Instituto de Tecnologia Química e Biológica, Portugal

Instituto de Biologia Experimental e Tecnológica, Portugal
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
2007 - 2007/12 SPIN - Supporting the development of water efficient sustainable food and energy Production - Cooperation with Indonesia
KNAW 06-MP-07
Researcher
KNAW - Board of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences, Netherlands
KNAW - Board of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences
2005 - 2007/06/30 Molecular and functional characterization of genes involved in maritime pine embryogenesis
POCI/AGR/57902/2004
POCTI/AGR/57902/2004
Researcher
Instituto de Biologia Experimental e Tecnológica, Portugal
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
2005 - 2007 Development of new molecular markers for almond germplasm evaluation and genetic mapping - Bilateral Cooperation with China
FCT Portugal-China_2005
Principal investigator
Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Instituto de Tecnologia Química e Biológica António Xavier, Portugal
GRICES
2006 - 2006 Fisiologia e nutrição da planta de arroz
ABLGVFX-Project 366
Principal investigator
Instituto de Biologia Experimental e Tecnológica, Portugal
Associação de Beneficiários da Lezíria Grande de Vila Franca de Xira
2003 - 2006 Adventitious organogenesis in almond: and histological and molecular approach
POCTI/AGG/68507/2001
Researcher
Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Instituto de Tecnologia Química e Biológica António Xavier, Portugal
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
2003 - 2006 Monitoring retrotransposon activity during in vitro propagation of maritime pine
POCTI/AGR/46283/2002
Researcher
Instituto de Biologia Experimental e Tecnológica, Portugal
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
2004 - 2005 Strategies for the improvement of regeneration/ transformation system in Prunus species - Bilateral Cooperation with Spain
FCT Portugal-Spain_2004
Principal investigator
Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Instituto de Tecnologia Química e Biológica António Xavier, Portugal
GRICES
2002 - 2005 Coat protein-mediated resistance against almond Ilarviruses: strategy and risk assessments.
FCT/39095/AGR/2001
Researcher
Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Instituto de Tecnologia Química e Biológica António Xavier, Portugal
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
2003 - 2004 Melhoramento de variedades portuguesas de arroz – aumento de produtividade, resistência à piriculária e tolerância ao frio e à salinidade
PLANTIBET-Arroz
Principal investigator
Instituto de Biologia Experimental e Tecnológica, Portugal
Instituto de Biologia Experimental e Tecnológica
2003 - 2004 Melhoramento do pinheiro bravo em Portugal - uma abordagem biotecnológica
PLANTIBET-Pinus
Researcher
Instituto de Biologia Experimental e Tecnológica
2001 - 2004 Improvement of regional competitivity of almond cultivation and preservation of genetic resources
AGRO 279
Researcher
Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Instituto de Tecnologia Química e Biológica António Xavier, Portugal
2000 - 2003 SEP - Propagation of European Pines via Somatic Embryogenesis - International
QLRT-1999-00679
Principal investigator
Instituto de Biologia Experimental e Tecnológica, Portugal
European Commission
2000 - 2003 Molecular characterization of almond genes associated with self-fertility and late flowering
Sapiens99, ref.: 33499/99
Principal investigator
Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Instituto de Tecnologia Química e Biológica António Xavier, Portugal
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
2000 - 2002 Improvement of rice (Oryza sativa L.) for Portugal and Mozambique through a biotechnological approach - International Cooperation with Mozambique and IRRI
ICCTI-MADRM-IRRI_2000
Principal investigator
Instituto de Cooperação Científica e Tecnológica Internacional , Portugal
Instituto de Cooperação Científica e Tecnológica Internacional
1999 - 2001 In vitro propagation of maritime pine (Pinus pinaster) for added value pine forest.
Praxis XXI, ref.: C /AGR/12076/98
Researcher
Instituto de Biologia Experimental e Tecnológica, Portugal
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
1999 - 2000 Towards genetic improvement of Prunus species (almond and peach) through molecular characterization and genetic transformation techniques - Bilateral Cooperation with Spain
ICCTI Portugal-Spain_1999
Principal investigator
Instituto de Cooperação Científica e Tecnológica Internacional , Portugal
1998 - 2000 PINUS - PEDIP II – Projects for the technological development
PINUS - PEDIP II
Researcher
Instituto de Biologia Experimental e Tecnológica, Portugal
PEDIP II
1997 - 2000 Sanitation and breeding of Portuguese fruit trees using a biotechnological approach
Praxis XXI, ref. 3/3.2/HORT/2143/95
Principal investigator
Instituto de Biologia Experimental e Tecnológica, Portugal
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
1997 - 2000 Study of the biology of sexual reproduction in almond and chestnut: genetic improvement and increase in fruit quality
PRAXIS 3/3.2/Hort/2136/95
Researcher
Universidade de Lisboa, Faculdade de Ciências, Portugal
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
1997 - 1999 Molecular characterisation of Portuguese varieties of almond and olive
PRAXIS/PC NA/P/BIO/72/96
Researcher
Instituto de Biologia Experimental e Tecnológica, Portugal
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
1995 - 1998 Study of the potentiality of transgenic roots in the production of volatile oils
PBIC T/P/BIO/1989/95
Researcher
Universidade de Lisboa, Faculdade de Ciências, Portugal
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
1993 - 1997 Genetic transformation of fruit tree species for the safer control of pests and diseases and for the improvement of fruit harvesting quality - International
AIR3-C T 93-0847
Principal investigator
Universidade de Lisboa, Faculdade de Ciências, Portugal

Instituto de Cooperação Científica e Tecnológica Internacional , Portugal
GRICES
Outputs

Publications

Book
  1. Oliveira, M. Margarida. Proteomics in Plant-Environment Interactions (Open Access Special Issue of Proteomes). 2017.
    Published
  2. Oliveira, M. Margarida. XIII Congresso Luso-Espanhol de Fisiologia Vegetal”. (Extended abstracts Book). Oeiras. 2013.
    Published
  3. Oliveira, M. Margarida. Present and Future of Cork Oak in Portugal”. Sociedade Portuguesa de Fisiologia Vegetal, Oeiras, Portugal (publication launched to commemorate the “International Fascination of Plant’s Day”. Oeiras, Portugal. 2012.
    Published
  4. Oliveira, M. Margarida. XIII GREMPA Meeting on Almonds and Pistachios. Options Méditerranéennes CIHEAM/FAO/DRATM/IBET, Série A. Spain: CIHEAM/FAO/DRATM/IBET. 2005.
    Published
Book chapter
  1. Oliveira, M. Margarida; Barros, Pedro M.; Martínez-Gómez, Pedro; Kodad, Ossama; Farinha, Ana Paula. "19.8 Prunus dulcis syn. Prunus amygdalus Almond". In Biotechnology of Fruit and Nut Crops, edited by Litz, Richard E.; Pliego-Alfaro, Fernando; Hormaza, Jose Ignacio, 561-580. Boston, United States: CAB International, 2020.
    Published
  2. Ferreira, Liliana J.; Ravasco, Sebastião; Figueiredo, Duarte D.; Peterhänsel, Christoph; Saibo, Nelson J.M.; Santos, Ana Paula; Oliveira, M. Margarida. "Deciphering Histone Modifications in Rice by Chromatin Immunoprecipitation (ChIP): Applications to Study the Impact of Stress Imposition". In Advances in International Rice Research, edited by Jinquan Li, 249-263. InTech, 2017.
    Published • 10.5772/66424
  3. Almeida, D.M.; Almadanim, M.C.; Lourenço, T.; Abreu, I.A.; Saibo, N.J.M.; Oliveira, M.M.. "Screening for abiotic stress tolerance in rice: Salt, cold, and drought". In Environmental Responses in Plants, 155-182. New York, United States: Springer, 2016.
    Published • 10.1007/978-1-4939-3356-3_14
  4. Lourenço, Tiago F.; Barros, Pedro M.; Saibo, Nelson J. M.; Abreu, Isabel A.; Santos, Ana Paula; António, Carla; Pereira, João S.; Oliveira, M. Margarida. "Genomics of Drought". In Plant Genomics and Climate Change, 85-135. New York, United States: Springer New York, 2016.
    Published • 10.1007/978-1-4939-3536-9_5
  5. Santos, Ana Paula; Abranches, Rita; Oliveira, Margarida; Shaw, Peter. "Plasticity of Chromatin Organization in the Plant Interphase Nucleus". In Nuclear Functions in Plant Transcription, Signaling and Development, edited by Olga Pontes, 57-79. Wiley-Blackwell John Wiley & Sons, 2015.
    10.1007/978-1-4939-2386-1_4
  6. Franklin, G.; Oliveira, Margarida M.; Dias, Alberto C. P.. "Transgenic Hypericum perforatum". In Protocols for In Vitro Cultures and Secondary Metabolite Analysis of Aromatic and Medicinal Plants, 217-234. Humana Press, 2009.
    10.1007/978-1-60327-287-2_18
  7. Arús, Pere; Gradziel, Thomas; Oliveira, M. Margarida; Tao, Ryutaro. "Genomics of Almond". In Genetics and Genomics of Rosaceae. Plant Genetics and Genomics: Crops and Models, edited by Folta K.M.; Gardiner S.E., 187-219. New York: Springer New York, 2009.
    Published • 10.1007/978-0-387-77491-6_9
  8. Oliveira, M. Margarida; Miguel, Célia M; Costa, Milene. "Almond". In Compendium of Transgenic Crop Plants, Vol 4 Transgenic Temperate Fruits and Nuts, edited by Kole, C.; Hall, T.C., 259-284. Oxford: Blackwell Publishing, Oxford, UK, 2008.
    Published • 10.1002/9781405181099.k0409
  9. Oliveira, M. Margarida; Fraser, L.. "Biotechnology of kiwifruit". In Biotechnology of Fruit and Nut Crops. Biotechnology in Agriculture Series, no. 29, 2-27. Oxfordshire: CAB International, 2005.
    Published
  10. Oliveira, M. Margarida; Raquel, Maria Helena. "Kiwifruit transformation". In The Handbook of Transgenic Food Plants, Ch. 28, edited by G.G. Khachatourians; A. McHughen; R. Scorza; W.-K. Nip, 407-420. New York: Marcel Dekker Inc., 2002.
  11. Feijó, J. A.; Certal, A. C.; Boavida, L.; Nerum, I. Van; Valdiviesso, T.; Oliveira, M. M.; Broothaerts, W.. "Advances on the Study of Sexual Reproduction in the Cork-Tree (Quercus suber L.), Chestnut (Castanea sativa Mill.) and in Rosaceae (Apple and Almond)". In Fertilization in Higher Plants, edited by M. Cresti; G. Cai; A. Moscatelli, 377-396. Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 1999.
    10.1007/978-3-642-59969-9_26
  12. Oliveira, M. M.. "Somatic Embryogenesis in Kiwifruit (Actinidia sp.)". In Somatic Embryogenesis in Woody Plants, 181-195. Springer Netherlands, 1999.
    10.1007/978-94-011-4774-3_12
  13. Oliveira, M. M.; Barroso, J. G.; Martins, M.; Pais, M. S.. "Genetic Transformation in Actinidia deliciosa (Kiwifruit)". In Plant Protoplasts and Genetic Engineering V, 193-214. Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 1994.
    10.1007/978-3-662-09366-5_14
Journal article
  1. Melo, Fredilson M; Oliveira, M.Margarida; Saibo, Nelson; Lourenço, Tiago Filipe. "Modulation of abiotic stress responses in rice by E3-Ubiquitin ligases – a promising way to develop stress-tolerant crops". Frontiers in Plant Science (2021):
    Open access • In press
  2. Amaral, Marcelo Nogueira; Auler, Priscila Ariane; Rossatto, Tatiana; Barros, Pedro M.; Oliveira, M. Margarida; Braga, Eugenia Jacira Bolacel. "Long-term somatic memory of salinity unveiled from physiological, biochemical and epigenetic responses in two contrasting rice genotypes". Physiologia Plantarum 170 2 (2020): 248-268. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ppl.13149.
    Open access • Accepted • 10.1111/ppl.13149
  3. Gonçalves, Nuno Miguel Vicente de Pina; Fernandes, Telma; Nunes, C.; Rosa, Margarida T.G.; Rodrigues, Mafalda A. A.; Mattioli, Cleverson C.; Barros, Pedro; Oliveira, M.Margarida; Abreu, I.A.. "SUMOylation of rice DELLA SLR1 modulates transcriptional responses and improves yield under salt stress.". bioRxiv (12 May 2020) (2020): https://doi.org/10.1101/2020.03.10.986224.
    Open access
  4. Gutaker, Rafal M.; Groen, Simon C.; Bellis, Emily S.; Choi, Jae Y.; Pires, Inês S.; Bocinsky, R. Kyle; Slayton, Emma R.; et al. "Genomic history and ecology of the geographic spread of rice". Nature Plants 6 5 (2020): 492-502. http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41477-020-0659-6.
    Published • 10.1038/s41477-020-0659-6
  5. Miquitaio, Dizimalta; Miguel, Amade Magalhães; Simbe, J.; Oliveira, M.Margarida; Abreu, Isabel A. A.. "Exploring the Effect of Mono-cropping, Intercropping and Fertilizer Use in Maize (Zea mays L.) Production in Central Mozambique". International Journal of Agriculture and Forestry 10 3 (2020): 76-83. doi:10.5923/j.ijaf.20201003.03.
    Open access • Published
  6. Costa, Joaquim Miguel; Marques da Silva, Jorge; Pinheiro, Carla; Barón, Matilde; Mylona, Photini; Centritto, Mauro; Haworth, Matthew; et al. "Opportunities and Limitations of Crop Phenotyping in Southern European Countries". Frontiers in Plant Science 10 (2019): http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fpls.2019.01125.
    10.3389/fpls.2019.01125
  7. Górska, A.M.; Gouveia, P.; Borba, A.R.; Zimmermann, A.; Serra, Tânia S.; Lourenço, T.F.; Oliveira, M.M.; Peterhänsel, C.; Saibo, N.J.M.. "ZmbHLH80 and ZmbHLH90 transcription factors act antagonistically and contribute to regulatePEPC1cell-specific gene expression in maize". The Plant Journal 99 2 (2019): 270-285. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/tpj.14323.
    Published • 10.1111/tpj.14323
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Magazine article
  1. Batista, R.; Fonseca, C.; Planchon, S.; Negrão, S.; Renaut, J.; Oliveira, M.M.. "O stress ambiental pode provocar mais alterações nas plantas do que a engenharia genética", Boletim Epidemiológico - Observações, 2018, http://hdl.handle.net/10400.18/5675.
  2. Fonseca, C.; Planchon, S.; Serra, T.; Chander, S.; Saibo, N.J.M.; Renaut, J.; Oliveira, M.M.; Batista, R.. "A cultura in vitro tem impacto nas diferenças encontradas entre os alimentos transgénicos e seus controlos", Boletim Epidemiológico - Observações, 2014, http://hdl.handle.net/10400.18/2542.

Other

Other output
  1. Nuno M. Gonçalves; Telma Fernandes; Cátia Nunes; Margarida T. G. Rosa; Cleverson C. Matiolli; Mafalda A. A. Rodrigues; Pedro M. Barros; et al. 2020. SUMOylation of rice DELLA SLR1 modulates transcriptional responses and improves yield under salt stress. https://doi.org/10.1101/2020.03.10.986224.
    10.1101/2020.03.10.986224
Activities

Oral presentation

Presentation title Event name
Host (Event location)
2021/02/04 The plant Microbiome for Biofortification - Maize as Case Study (Invited Lecture) 1st Microbiome Summit - BioData/ ELIXIR
Gulbenkian Institute for Science, FCG
2020/03/10 Biofortificação de plantas - Estratégias e implicações Seminário - Biofortificação de Plantas/Frutos
Estação Nacional de Fruticultura de Alcobaça (Alcobaça)
2019/11/20 Epigenetic mechanisms in plant stress response – the cork oak and rice case studies “Conversas”
Núcleo de Biologia Celular e Molecular, FCT NOVA (Almada, Portugal)
2019/08/08 InnovPlantProtect – Innovative bio-based solutions for crop protection Ciência 2019
FCT, FIL-Lisboa (Lisboa, Portugal)
2019/03 The regulation of plant-environment interactions – Challenges and possibilities to breed better plants (Plenary Lecture) XI Jornadas de Genética e Biotecnologia / I Genetics and Biotechnology Iberian Conference
UTAD (Vila Real, Portugal)
2019/02/14 Dissemination Seminar: MM Oliveira "InnovPlantProtect CoLAB - Innovative biobased solutions for crop protection". University Business Forum (EC-CRUP organization).
2019/02/14 Dissemination Seminar: MM Oliveira "Ferramentas biotecnológicas - Oportunidades para a indústria do milho ". 1st Iberian Congress on Maize (XII Congresso Nacional do Milho).
(Portugal)
2018/11/15 Dissemination Seminar: MM Oliveira "InnovPlantProtect CoLAB - Soluções inovadoras de base biológica para a protecção de culturas - Oportunidades para a indústria do tomate". Tomate de Indústria - Oportunidades e desafios. CNEMA; Santarém, Portugal
2018/10/21 “Plant sciences research at ITQB NOVA – uncovering the pathways of plant response to abiotic stress” Conference
Centro de Biociências da Univ. Federal de Rio Grande do Norte (Natal, Fortaleza, Brazil)
2018/05/25 Searching for yield - uncovering plant strategies to deal with abiotic stress Bilateral Cooperation
Biological Research Centre, Hungarian Academy of Sciences. Institute of Plant Biology (Szeged, Hungary)
2018/05/18 Dissemination Seminar: Oliveira MM "Ferramentas moleculares e estratégias para descobrir as respostas das plantas ao stress abiótico". Fascination of Plants Day
CEBAL (Beja )
2018/05/14 Molecular tools and strategies to uncover plant responses to abiotic stress Conference
Ecole Nationale d'Agriculture de Meknès (Meknès, Morocco)
2018/03/09 Dissemination Seminar: Oliveira MM & Barros PM. "As plantas e a sua interacção com o meio ambiente". Ciência Viva - Sessão "Encontro com o Cientista" Ciência Viva - Sessão "Encontro com o Cientista"
Escola Ciência Viva, Pavilhão do Conhecimento (Lisboa)
2018/02/28 "Stress Abiótico - Descobrindo os mecanismos de resposta e adaptação ao stress em plantas, para melhoramento dirigido". III Simpósio Técnico III Simpósio Técnico, COMPO EXPERT, EDIA
COMPO EXPERT, EDIA
2017/11/08 Oliveira MM "Novas Técnicas aplicadas ao melhoramento vegetal - Melhoramento genético e protecção de plantas". III Simpósio Técnico, COMPO EXPERT, EDIA x
Forum Pioneer (Beja , Portugal)
2017/09/15 Molecular tools and strategies to understand plant responses to abiotic stress BioMur Conference
BioMur, Murcia (Murcia, Spain)
2017/06 The role of chromatin dynamics on plant phenotype – stories of two different plant species (Plenary Lecture) FV2017 Barcelona, Session 10. Applied Plant Physiology and molecular Breeding
Spanish Society of Plant Physiology (Barcelona)
2017/03/29 Brief overview of the Proposal PhenoPlant PT (Portuguese Plant Phenotyping Platform) 3rd General COST MEETING - EMPHASIS Workshop
EMPHASIS (European Phenotyping Network) (Oeiras, Portugal)
2014/09 Molecular mechanisms of plant adaptation to drought (Plenary Lecture) XII Luso-Spanish Symposium on Plant Water Relations – Water to Feed the World
Portuguese Society pf Plant Physiology (Évora)
2013/06 Plant Science Research and Biotech Applications Seminário de Biotecnologia Brasil-Portugal (27-28 Jun. 2013)
BioCANT (Cantanhede, Portugal)
2013/06 Strategies to uncover the drought tolerance mechanism of the biodiesel plant Jatropha curcas (purging nut) (Plenary Lecture) Jornadas Portuguesas de Genética. (4-5 June 2013)
Sociedade portuguesa de Genética (Porto, Portugal)
2012/10/10 Abiotic stress seen from a plant’s perspective Conference (invited by Prof. Marguerite Quoirin)
Universidade Federal do Paraná, Sector de Ciências Agrárias (Curitiba, Brazil)
2012/07 Integrated approaches to understand plant molecular responses to abiotic stress NutriPLANTA 2012- XIV Simposium Hispano-Luso de nutrición mineral de las plantas (23-26 July). invited by Prof. Ildefonso Bonilla
Spanish Society of Plant Physiology (Madrid , Spain)
2012/05/22 The stress seen from a plant's perspective Systems Biology Workshop
La Trobe University, Prof. German Spangenberg (Melbourne, Australia)
2010/08 Biotechnological approaches to study environmental regulation of fruit tree development - the almond model (Plenary Lecture) IHC - Lisboa 2010, Symposium 5: HORTGEN - GM Horticultural crops, from the lab to the field (22-27 Aug. 2010)
IHC (invited by Prof. Fernando Pliego-Alfaro) (Lisboa, Portugal)
2010/08 Biotech tools in maritime pine IUFRO - KFRI 2010 Conference on advances in somatic embryogenesis of trees and its application for future forests and plantations (19-21 Aug. 2010)
IUFRO - KFRI 2010 (invited by Dr. Mariano Toribio Iglesias) (Suwon, South Korea)
2010/06/02 Functional genomics in cork oak - a national effort to address the plant species with highest economical value (Plenary/Closing Lecture) Jornadas Portuguesas de Genética (31 May- 2 June 2010)
Jornadas Portuguesas de Genética (Univ. Minho, Braga) (invited by Prof. Margarida Casal) (Braga, Portugal)
2010/04/29 “Resposta ao Stress abiótico em plantas superiores – pesquisa e caracterização de genes reguladores”. 2010 CBAA Seminars (29 April, 2010)
Centro de Botânica Aplicada à Agricultura (Inst. Sup. Agronomia, Lisboa) (Lisboa, Portugal)
2010/04 A engenharia genética no melhoramento e investigação em plantas - escusado ou necessário? Jornadas de Engenharia Química e Biológica 2010; Session: Transgénicos: aplicações e potencialidades. (12-16 Abril, 2010)
EQB2010 (Lisboa, Portugal)
2009/09 Propagation and development in maritime pine - Molecular and biotechnological approaches International Meeting: “Sustainable forest management: genomic and biotechnological resources" (28-30 Sept. 2009)
International University of Andalucia - Invited by Professors Sara von Arnold (SLU), Concepcion Avila (UMA) and Francisco J. Ruiz Cantón (UMA) (Baeza, Andaluzia, Spain)
2009/07/29 How far is plant genetic engineering from conventional plant improvement? Ciência 2009 (FCG)
Ciência 2009 (FCG) (Lisboa, Portugal)
2009/05/28 Genomic approaches to study rice response to abiotic factors Workshop (28 May)
Universidad de Oviedo (invited by Roberto Rodriguez) (Oviedo, Spain)
2009/04 Genomic approaches to study rice response to abiotic atress Jornadas Portuguesas de Genética (28-30 April, 2009)
Fac. Medicina - Univ. Lisboa ( invited by Prof. H. Guedes Pinto). (Lisboa, Portugal)
2008/11 O Arroz em Portugal e no Mundo - Exemplos de investigação fundamental e aplicada Jornadas Nacionais de Genética e Biotecnologia (21-23 Nov)
Jornadas Nacionais de Genética e Biotecnologia. UTAD, (Vila Real , Portugal)
2008/10 A biotecnologia como instrumento de melhoramento de plantas Congresso Nacional da Semente (7-8 Oct.)
Congresso Nacional da Semente (Évora) (Évora, Portugal)
2008/09/30 GM Technology: Strategies, applications and concerns EMBL International course for school-teachers (30 Sept.)
EMBL, Heidelberg (Invited by Dr. Alexandra Manaia) (Heidelberg, Germany)
2008/09 Breeding for high yield and blast resistance in two Portuguese rice landraces III Congresso da Ordem dos Biólogos (25-27 Sept.)
Ordem dos Biólogos, Aula Magna, Univ. Lisboa (Lisboa, Portugal)
2008/07/30 Biotechnology tools in rice study and breeding - the Portuguese reality in the international context SymBioSE - 12th Symposium for Biology Students of Europe (31 July)
Biology Students of Europe (Rectory Univ. Coimbra) (Coimbra, Portugal)
2008/07/04 How plants respond to stress Ciência 2008
Ciência 2008 - FCT (Lisboa)
2007/07 Rice research at ITQB/IBET Multilateral Network Building Activity Meeting (2-3 Jul., 2007)
Research Center for Biotechnology (invited by Prof. Henriette Schlupmann, Ütrecht Univ.) (Cibinong, Indonesia)
2007/07 Functional genomics in almond and rice at ITQB/IBET 1st Meeting of the Portuguese Plant Functional Genomics Platform (12-13 July, 2007)
Portuguese Plant Functional Genomics Platform (Faro, Portugal)
2007/05/29 Abiotic stress response in rice - a transgenic approach to study the role of transcription factors Conference
Univ. Minho (Invited by Prof. Alberto Dias) (Braga, Portugal)
2007/03/09 Rice in Portugal EURIGEN Meeting
Parco Tecnologico di Padano (Invited by Dr. Pietro Piffanelli, Scientific Coordinator of the Genomic Platform of Parco Tecnologico Padano-Lodi) (Lodi, Italy)
2006/06/26 Exploiting key transcription factors in abiotic stress tolerance in rice Conference - Agrobiotechnology Research Center
Agrobiotechnology Research Center Beijing (Invited by the Director, Dr. Ma Rongcai) (Beijing, China)
2006/03/09 Production of pharmaceutical proteins in transgenic plants European Medicines Agency (Invited as expert in plant genetic engineering)
EMEA (European Medicines Agency) (London, United Kingdom)
2005/12 Prunus collections in Portugal – the almond situation VII Meeting of the ECP/GR Working Group on Prunus (1-3 Dec. 2005)
ECP/GR Working Group on Prunus (Larnaca, Cyprus)
2005/06 Adventitious shoot regeneration in Prunus dulcis – a molecular approach to the regeneration process COST 843 (28June-1 July)
COST 843 Stara Lesna, (28June-1 July) (Stara Lesna)
2005/05 Molecular basis of flowering in fruit trees (Plenary Lecture) V Congresso Ibérico de Ciências Hortícolas (22-27 May, 2005)
Sociedade Ibérica de Ciências Hortícolas (Porto, Portugal)
2005/04/18 A molecular approach to almond reproductivity - looking into self-incompatibility and flowering time Conference
Dep. Biotecnology, Politechnic University of Madrid (invited by Isabel Diaz and Pilar Carbonero). (Madrid, Spain)
2005/04 As plantas transgénicas no melhoramento de plantas VIII Jornadas Tecnológicas de Engenharia Química (11-12 April, 2005)
(Lisboa, Portugal)
2004/09/20 Biotechnology tools in almond characterisation and breeding Conference CEBAS-CSIC, Murcia (Spain)
CEBAS-CSIC, Murcia (invited by Dr. Lorenzo Burgos) (Murcia, Spain)
2004/03/19 Biotechnology tools for crop improvement: Problems and approaches for three Portuguese case studies: Almond, Rice and Maritime Pine Seminars ISA-ITQB Fisiologia e Biologia Molecular de Plantas,
Seminars ISA-ITQB, ITQB (Oeiras, Portugal)
2003/11/14 Cloning and Genetic Engineering in Plant Improvement Symposium “OGM, Clonagem e Transgénicos”
Sociedade Portuguesa de Genética, Estação Agronómica Nacional (Oeiras, Portugal)
2003/09/20 Biotechnological tools for crop improvement: Problems and approaches for three Portuguese case studies: Almond, Rice and Maritime Pine VIII Congreso Hispano-Luso de Fisiologia Vegetal ((16-20 Sept. 2003)
Sociedade Espanhola de Fisiologia Vegetal (Palma de Maiorca, Spain)
2002/11 Biotechnology in Plant Improvement Biocities 2002 – Biotechnology in Europe (28-29 Nov. 2002)
Biocities 2002 (Lisboa, Portugal)
2001/10/12 Transgenic Plants in Agriculture – New strategies for improvement Colóquio: Plantas transgénicas na agricultura – Que futuro?
Sociedade Portuguesa de Horticultura (Lisboa, Portugal)
2000/12/06 Plantas transgénicas na agricultura – Novas estratégias de melhoramento Congress ISA 2000
Instituto Superior de Agronomia, Lisboa (Lisboa, Portugal)
2000/05 Aplicações e avanços na área da biotecnologia vegetal XIII Jornadas Eng. Química (10-11 Maio 2000)
Painel de Biotecnologia, Instituto Superior Técnico (invited by Prof. Isabel Sá Correia) (Lisboa)
2000/05 Strategies to introduce resistance to stress conditions IV Workshop Biotecnologia de Plantas (Évora, 27-28 April)
(Évora, Portugal)
2000/03/31 Engenharia Genética de Plantas – Métodos e Aplicações 1as Jornadas Técnicas de Engenharia Biotecnológica – “A Biotecnologia na Produção Agrária: preparar as indústrias de hoje para o futuro”
Núcleo de Engenharia Biotecnológica da Escola Superior Agrária do Instituto Politécnico de Bragança (Bragança)
1997/09 Improvement of fruit trees by genetic transformation (Plenary Lecture) 92º Congresso della Societá Botanica Italiana
Societá Botanica Italiana” (invited by Prof. Dr. D. Chiatante) (Cagliari)
1996/12/06 Genetic transformation in woody fruit crops Workshop “Biotechnology in Fruit Crops, application, present and future possibilities"
Istituto Sperimentale per la Frutticoltura, Rome (invited by Prof. Carmine Damiano) (Rome, Italy)
1996/10/12 Transformation studies in woody fruit trees Workshop “Physiology and Control of Plant Propa¬gation in vitro” (12 Dec. 1996)
Humboldt University, Berlin (invited by Prof. Dr. G. Reuther) (Berlin)
1992/06/29 Transformation of kiwifruit - a woody species - by Agrobacterium and direct DNA transfer: problems and perspectives Conference
Institut für Pflanzenwissenschaften - ETH, Zürich (invited by Prof. Dr. G. Spangenberg) (Zurich, Switzerland)
1990/02/21 Establishing the conditions for plant regeneration from Actinidia deliciosa (kiwi) cultures Conference
Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Institute of Molecular Biology (invited by Prof. Dr. Jacobs, Head of Lab. of Plant Genetics) (Brussels, Belgium)

Supervision

Thesis Title
Role
Degree Subject (Type)
Institution / Organization
2019 - Current Towards rice multibiofortification: Vitamins B1 and B2 biosynthetic pathways and transport
Supervisor of Maria Faustino
Biologia (PhD)
Universidade Nova de Lisboa Instituto de Tecnologia Química e Biológica, Portugal
2019 - Current Understanding rice seed vigor and establishment – a key trait for a successful germination under submergence” Supervisor: Tiago Lourenço; Co-supervisor: MM Oliveira
Co-supervisor of Maria Beatriz Vieira
Biotechnology for Sustainability (Master)
Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Instituto de Tecnologia Química e Biológica António Xavier, Portugal
2017 - Current Functional characterization of drought-responsive RING E3 Ubiquitin ligases in rice
Co-supervisor of Fredilson da Veiga Melo
Biologia (PhD)
Universidade Nova de Lisboa Instituto de Tecnologia Química e Biológica, Portugal
2016 - Current Identification of strategies for improving abiotic salt stress response in Arabidopsis thaliana through integration of multi-omics data in multi-scale mathematical models
Supervisor of Jorge Comas Pereyra
Biologia (PhD)
Universidade Nova de Lisboa Instituto de Tecnologia Química e Biológica, Portugal
2016 - Current Characterization of molecular features underlying drought tolerance in Mozambique’s drought tolerant maize varieties
Co-supervisor of Dizimalta Miquitaio
Biologia (PhD)
Universidade Nova de Lisboa Instituto de Tecnologia Química e Biológica, Portugal
2016 - Current Maize in Cabo Verde – soil and water impact on productivity and quality
Supervisor of Valéria dos Santos Custódio
Bioloigia (PhD)
Universidade Nova de Lisboa Instituto de Tecnologia Química e Biológica, Portugal
2015 - Current Stress impact on suberin deposition and composition – a functional assessment
Supervisor of Ana Rita Mendes Leal
Biologia de Plantas - Plantas para a Vida (PhD)
Universidade Nova de Lisboa Instituto de Tecnologia Química e Biológica, Portugal
2013 - Current SUMOylation-based strategies in Arabidopsis
Co-supervisor of Mafalda Rodrigues
Biology (PhD)
Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Instituto de Tecnologia Química e Biológica António Xavier, Portugal
2018 - 2019 Towards optimal production of secondary metabolites through association of Boraginaceae plants with arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi
Co-supervisor of Maria Miguel Serra Pires
Biotechnology for Sustainability (Master)
Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Instituto de Tecnologia Química e Biológica António Xavier, Portugal
2018 - 2019 Osmotic and combined heat and osmotic stresses have distinct effects on suberization of Quercus suber roots
Supervisor of Joana Castro Pereira Carmona Belo
Biotechnology for Sustainability (Master)
Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Instituto de Tecnologia Química e Biológica António Xavier, Portugal
2013 - 2019 Jatropha curcas drought response – a morphophysiological, transcriptomic and biochemical study to uncover key protective mechanisms
Supervisor of Helena Pires Sapeta
Biology (PhD)
Universidade Nova de Lisboa Instituto de Tecnologia Química e Biológica, Portugal
2013 - 2019 Insights into the rice response to abiotic stress: The role and regulation of the only DELLA protein of rice
Co-supervisor of Nuno Miguel Loureiro Gonçalves
Molecular Biology (PhD)
Universidade Nova de Lisboa Instituto de Tecnologia Química e Biológica, Portugal
2013 - 2019 Unveiling the regulatory mechanisms behind SUMOylation to improve rice abiotic stress response
Co-supervisor of Ana Margarida Trancoso Gomes Rosa
Biology (PhD)
Universidade Nova de Lisboa Instituto de Tecnologia Química e Biológica, Portugal
2011 - 2018 Plant Salinity tolerance: from the gene family to a single species perspective
Supervisor of Inês Silva Pires
Biology (PhD)
Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Instituto de Tecnologia Química e Biológica António Xavier, Portugal
2010 - 2017/10 OsCPK17, a Calcium-Dependent Protein Kinase that Modulates Rice Response to Abiotic Stress
Supervisor of Maria Cecília Marques dos Santos Mousinho Almadanim da Câmara Pina
Molecular Biology (PhD)
Universidade Nova de Lisboa Instituto de Tecnologia Química e Biológica, Portugal
2016 - 2017 Identification of transcription factors regulating cork oak UNK1 gene during abiotic stress response
Supervisor
Universidade de Lisboa Instituto Superior de Agronomia, Portugal
2011 - 2017 The rice Phytochrome-Interacting Factor 14 – a regulator of cold, jasmonic acid and light related genes
Co-supervisor of André Miguel Henriques Cordeiro
Biology (PhD)
Universidade Nova de Lisboa Instituto de Tecnologia Química e Biológica, Portugal
2011 - 2016 A Reverse Genetics Approach to Identify Cynara cardunculus L. Genotypes with Improved Bioactive Content
Supervisor of Ana Margarida Sarrilho Ferro
Biochemistry (PhD)
Universidade Nova de Lisboa Instituto de Tecnologia Química e Biológica, Portugal
2010 - 2016 Regulation of the OsNHX1 gene expression: identification and characterization of novel transcription factos
Co-supervisor of Diego Melo Almeida
Biology (PhD)
Universidade Nova de Lisboa Instituto de Tecnologia Química e Biológica, Portugal
2010 - 2015/07 Insights into the Epigenetic Regulation of the Rice Genome: the Role of DNA methylation and Histone Modifications in Salt Stress Responses
Supervisor of Liliana de Jesus Duarte Ferreira
Biology (PhD)
Universidade Nova de Lisboa Instituto de Tecnologia Química e Biológica, Portugal
2009 - 2014 Molecular and Biotechnological Approaches to Essential Oils Production in Thymus caespititius
Supervisor of Marta Daniela de Sá Mendes
Biology (PhD)
Universidade de Lisboa Faculdade de Ciências, Portugal
2011 - 2012 Deciphering DNA methylation under heat stress in contrasting rice genotypes
Co-supervisor of João Manuel Silva Fradique
Biologia Evolutiva e do Desenvolvimento (Master)
Universidade de Lisboa Faculdade de Ciências, Portugal
2007 - 2012 Insights into the role of almond CBF transcription factors in the environmental control of cold acclimation and dormancy break
Supervisor of Pedro Miguel Rodrigues de Barros
Biology (PhD)
Universidade Nova de Lisboa Instituto de Tecnologia Química e Biológica, Portugal
2007 - 2012 Regulation of the rice gene OsRMC under salt stress: identification and functional characterization of novel transcription factors
Co-supervisor of Tânia Sofia Lobato Paulo Serra
Biology (PhD)
Universidade Nova de Lisboa Instituto de Tecnologia Química e Biológica, Portugal
2010 - 2011 SUMOylation role in proteome regulation during plant dehydration-stress response: establishment of a gel-based proteomics protocol
Co-supervisor of Mafalda Rodrigues
Biotechnology (Master)
Universidade de Lisboa Instituto Superior Técnico, Portugal
2010 - 2011 Análise funcional de dois CBFs de Prunus dulcis por sobre-expressão em A. thaliana e análise da expressão sazonal em plantas de campo
Supervisor
Biology (Master)
Universidade de Lisboa, Faculdade de Ciências, Portugal
2010 - 2011 SUMOylation role in proteome regulation during plant dehy-dration-stress response: establishment of a gel-based proteomics protocol
Co-supervisor of Mafalda Rodrigues
Universidade de Lisboa Instituto Superior Técnico, Portugal
2006 - 2011 Novel Transcription Factors Regulating the Expression of the Rice Gene OsDREB1B
Co-supervisor of Duarte Dionísio Figueiredo
Biology (PhD)
Universidade Nova de Lisboa Instituto de Tecnologia Química e Biológica, Portugal
2009 - 2010 Diferenças fenotipicas e de expressão génica da planta resistente à seca Jatropha curcas L.
Supervisor of Tiago Cruz
Human Biology and Environment (Master)
2001 - 2010 Almond Shoot Organogenesis: An Integrated Strategy to Identify Key Genes in Adventitious Regeneration
Supervisor of Ana Margarida Janeiro Lopes dos Santos
Biology (PhD)
Universidade Nova de Lisboa Instituto de Tecnologia Química e Biológica, Portugal
2000 - 2010 Proteomic and Transcriptomic Approaches to Abiotic Stress Tolerance in Rice (Oryza sativa L.)
Supervisor of Ana Paula Martins Farinha Resende
Biology (PhD)
Universidade Nova de Lisboa Instituto de Tecnologia Química e Biológica, Portugal
2008 - 2009 Caracterização funcional de um gene relacionado com o metabolismo do azoto (GS1b) em pinheiro bravo geneticamente modificado
Co-supervisor of Lara Currais
Biology (Master)
Universidade de Coimbra, Portugal
2008 - 2009 Caracterização funcional de um gene relacionado com o metabo¬lismo do azoto (GS1b) em pinheiro bravo geneticamente modificado
Co-supervisor of Lara Currais
Biology (Master)
Universidade de Coimbra Faculdade de Ciencias e Tecnologia, Portugal
2005 - 2009 Genetic and Epigenetic Approaches to Evaluate Stability During in Vitro Propagation of Pinus pinaster Ait
Supervisor of Liliana Maria Bota Marum
Biology (PhD)
Universidade Nova de Lisboa Instituto de Tecnologia Química e Biológica, Portugal
2007 - 2008 EcoTILLING in the identification of natural variation in rice CRK5 homologue: implications for biotic and abiotic stress adaptation
Supervisor of Pedro Babo
Microbiology and Genetics (Master)
Universidade de Lisboa, Faculdade de Ciências, Portugal
2007 - 2008 Can the nucleus be a stress sensor in plants?
Supervisor of Liliana Ferreira
Applied Plant Biology (Master)
Universidade de Lisboa, Faculdade de Ciências, Portugal
2007 - 2008 Can the nucleus be a stress sensor in plants?
Supervisor of Liliana Ferreira
Applied Plant Biology (Master)
Universidade de Lisboa, Faculdade de Ciências, Portugal
2007 - 2008 EcoTILLING in the identification of natural variation in rice CRK5 homologue: implications for biotic and abiotic stress adaptation
Supervisor of Pedro Babo
Microbiology and Genetics (Master)
Universidade de Lisboa, Faculdade de Ciências, Portugal
2003 - 2008 Avaliação do Impacto da Engenharia Genética de Plantas Nas Alergias e na Alteração da Expressão Génica
Supervisor of Rita Maria Cruz de Campos Batista
Biology (PhD)
Universidade Nova de Lisboa Instituto de Tecnologia Química e Biológica, Portugal
2003 - 2008 Addressing Abiotic Stress Tolerance in Rice (Oryza sativa L.) Through a Transgenic Approach
Co-supervisor of Tiago Filipe dos Santos Lourenço
Biology (PhD)
Universidade Nova de Lisboa Instituto de Tecnologia Química e Biológica, Portugal
2003 - 2008 Breeding for High Yield and Blast Resistance of Traditional Portuguese Rice Varieties by Marker-assisted Backrossing
Supervisor of Sónia Sandra Cabrita Negrão
Biology (PhD)
Universidade Nova de Lisboa Instituto de Tecnologia Química e Biológica, Portugal
1999 - 2005/04 Estudos para a Introdução de Resistência a Doenças Virais em Amendoeira (Prunus dulcis Mill.)
Supervisor of Maria Helena Teixeira Raquel Gonçalves
Biology - Plant Biotechnology (PhD)
Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal
2001 - 2005 Embryo Development in Maritime Pine – a Differential Gene Expression Approach
Co-supervisor of Sónia Cláudia Morgado Gonçalves
Biology (PhD)
Universidade Nova de Lisboa Instituto de Tecnologia Química e Biológica, Portugal
2000 - 2005 Mechanisms Underlying Flowering in Almond (Prunus dulcis): a Molecular Perspective
Supervisor of Cristina Maria Neves da Silva
Biology (PhD)
Universidade Nova de Lisboa Instituto de Tecnologia Química e Biológica, Portugal
2000 - 2005 In Vitro Culture System for Clonal Propagation and Genetic Transformation of Maritime Pine (Pinus pinaster Sol. Ex. Ait.)
Supervisor of Susana Isabel Lopes Claro Tereso
Biology (PhD)
Universidade Nova de Lisboa Instituto de Tecnologia Química e Biológica, Portugal
2000 - 2003 A Biotechnological Strategy to Improve Iron Content in the Endosperm of Elite Rice Varieties
Supervisor of Marta Wilton Pereira Leite de Vasconcelos
Biology (PhD)
Universidade Nova de Lisboa Instituto de Tecnologia Química e Biológica, Portugal
1997 - 2003 Análise Molecular em Amendoeira : da Diversidade e Estabilidade Genómicas à Identificação de Resistências
Supervisor of Madalena Cristina Rocha Martins
Biology - Plant Biotechnology (PhD)
Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal
2001 - 2002 Transformação genética de Mentha piperita com genes rol - estudo do impacto na produção de metabolitos secundários
Supervisor of Ana Patrícia Serra P. Guedes
Molecular Genetics (Master)
Universidade do Minho, Portugal
2001 - 2002 Transfor-mação genética de Mentha piperita com genes rol - estudo do impacto na produção de metabolitos secundários
Co-supervisor of Ana Patrícia Serra P. Guedes
Molecular Genetics (Master)
Universidade do Minho Departamento de Biologia, Portugal
1998 - 2001 Estratégias de obtenção de plantas geneticamente modificadas e de detecção de OGMs em alimentos
Supervisor of Rita Maria Batista
Biology (Other)
Instituto Nacional de Saúde Dr. Ricardo Jorge, Portugal
1998 - 2001 Estratégias de obtenção de plantas geneticamente modificadas e de detecção de OGMs em alimentos
Supervisor of Rita Maria Batista
Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Instituto de Tecnologia Química e Biológica António Xavier, Portugal
1996 - 2001 Recognition or rejection: the molecular basis of pollen-pistil interaction
Co-supervisor of Ana Maria Sánchez
Biology (PhD)
Nijmegen Catholic University, Netherlands
1993 - 1999 Adventitious Regeneration and Genetic Transformation of Almond (Prunus dulcis Mill.)
Supervisor of Célia Maria Romba Rodrigues Miguel
Biology - Plant Biotechnology (PhD)
Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal
1997 - 1998 Estudos de saneamento de viroses e de detecção do Ilarvírus Prune Dwarf virus em amendoeira, e introdução à técnica de transcrição inversa ‘polymerase chain reaction’ in situ.
Supervisor of Susana Isabel Lopes Claro Tereso
Plant Breeding (Master)
Universidade de Évora, Portugal
1997 - 1998 Estudos de saneamento de viroses e de detecção do Ilarvírus Prune Dwarf virus em amendoeira, e introdução à técnica de transcrição inversa ‘polymerase chain reaction
Supervisor of Susana Isabel Lopes Claro Tereso
Plant Breeding (Master)
Universidade de Évora, Portugal
1995 - 1997 Produção in vitro da proteína do capsídeo do Citrus Tristeza Virus (CTV), com vista à obtenção de anticorpos para o diagnóstico
Co-supervisor of Zita Sequeira
Plant Biotechnology (Master)
Universidade de Lisboa, Faculdade de Ciências, Portugal
1995 - 1997 Diagnose de infecções virais por métodos imunológicos e moleculares, saneamento de cultivares portuguesas de amendoeira e pesquisa de estratégias com vista à introdução de resistência a vírus
Supervisor of Maria Helena Teixeira Raquel
Plant Biotechnology (Master)
Universidade de Lisboa, Faculdade de Ciências, Portugal
1995 - 1997 Diagnose de infecções virais por métodos imunológicos e moleculares, saneamento de cultivares portuguesas de amendoeira e pesquisa de estratégias com vista à introdução de resistência a vírus
Supervisor of Maria Helena Teixeira Raquel Gonçalves
Plant Biotechnology (Master)
Universidade de Lisboa, Faculdade de Ciências, Portugal
1995 - 1997 Produção in vitro da proteína do capsídeo do Citrus Tristeza Virus (CTV), com vista à obtenção de anticorpos para o diagnóstico
Co-supervisor of Zita Sequeira
Plant Biotechnology (Master)
Universidade de Lisboa, Faculdade de Ciências, Portugal

Event organisation

Event name
Type of event (Role)
Institution / Organization
2018 - 2018 Workshop: “Eliminate hunger and poverty / Clean water and sanitation”. Chairs: Oliveira MM (GREEN-IT) and Oliveira MH (LEAF) (2018/07/02 - 2018/07/04)
Workshop
Ciência 2018 - Encontro com a Ciência e Tecnologia em Portugal, Lisboa, Portugal., Portugal
2017/04/07 - 2017/04/07 “The role of plants for Food security and Sustainability”. (joining Breeders, Knowledge transfer officer, Fair trading, Multinational company investing in smallholder Farming and Journalist moderation) (within the International PhD Program “Plants for Life” and "Fascination of Plants Day" commemorations). (2017/04/07 - 2017/04/07)
Workshop (President of the Organising Committee)
Universidade Nova de Lisboa Instituto de Tecnologia Química e Biológica, Portugal
2017 - 2017 Sustainable Agriculture. Panel 3. Agro-food, forests and biodiversity. Chair. (2017/07/03 - 2017/07/05)
Conference
Ciência 2017 - Encontro com a Ciência e Tecnologia em Portugal, Lisboa, Portugal. , Portugal
2016 - 2016 XVI Simposio Hispano-Luso de Nutrición Mineral de las Plantas. Member of the Honours Committee (2016/09/25 - 2016/09/28)
Congress
NUTRIPLANTA 2016, Spain
2016 - 2016 Session: Biotechnology for a Sustainable Bio-economy. Organizer. (2016/07/04 - 2016/07/06)
Conference
Ciência 2016 - Encontro com a Ciência e Tecnologia em Portugal. Centro de Congressos de Lisboa., Portugal
2015 - 2015 XXI Reunión de la Sociedad Española de Fisiología Vegetal / XIV Congreso Hispano-Luso de Fisiología Vegetal” - Current Research in Plant Physiology. Member of the Scientific Committee (2015/06/14 - 2015/06/17)
Congress
Sociedad Española de Fisiología Vegetal , Spain
2014 - 2014 XII Simpósio Luso-Espanhol de Relações Hídricas das Plantas” (XII SRH2014). Member of the Scientific Committee. (2014 - 2014)
Congress (Member of the Scientific Committee)
Universidade de Évora, Portugal
2013 - 2013 XXIII Congresso Luso-Espanhol de Fisiologia Vegetal, Chair of the Organizing Committee (2014/07/24 - 2014/07/28)
Congress
Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal
2011 - 2011 XII Congreso Hispano-Luso de Fisiologia Vegetal, Member of the Scientific Committee (2011/06/21 - 2011/06/24)
Congress
Sociedade Española de Fisiologia Vegetal, Spain
2011 - 2011 XXXVI Jornadas Portuguesas de Genética, Member of the Scientific Committee (2011/05/30 - 2011/06/01)
Workshop
Universidade de Coimbra, Portugal
2011 - 2011 Workshop - Present and Future of Cork Oak in Portugal”. Organized within the International Year of Forests- 2011, with the Sponsorship pf the Portuguese Society of Plant Physiolog). Chair of the Scientific & Organizing Committee (2011/10/21 - 2011/10/21)
Workshop
Universidade Nova de Lisboa Instituto de Tecnologia Química e Biológica, Portugal
2009 - 2009 8th PlantGEM Lisbon. Chair of the Organizing Committee and Program Board Member (2009/10/07 - 2009/10/10)
Conference
Plant Genomics European Meetings, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Reitoria, Portugal
2009 - 2009 XI Congreso Hispano-Luso de Fisiologia Vegetal, Zaragoza, Spain. Member of the Scientific Committee (2009/09/08 - 2009/09/11)
Conference
Socidade Española de Fisiologia Vegetal, Spain
2008 - 2008 XIV G.R.E.M.P.A. Meeting on Pistachios and Almonds. Athens. Member of the Scientific Committee (2008/03/31 - 2008/04/05)
Conference
The Agricultural University of Athens, NAGREF and Technological Education Institute of Kalamatas, Greece
2008 - 2008 First International Symposium on Biotechnology of Fruit Species - BIOTECHFRUIT 2008”. Member of the Scientific Committee (2008/09/01 - 2008/09/05)
Conference
International Society for Horticultural Science, Germany
2007 - 2007 "IUFRO - Tree Biotechnology 2007”, Ponta Delgada, Azores, Portugal. Chair of the Organizing Committee (2007/06/03 - 2007/06/08)
Conference
International Union of Forest Research Organizations, Austria
2006 - 2006 6th International Kiwifruit Symposium”, Rotorua, New Zealand. Member of the Scientific Committee (2006/02/21 - 2006/02/24)
Conference
Division of Horticulture and Processing, Dept. of Scientific & Industrial Research, New Zealand
2005 - 2005 Plant Genomics and Biotechnology: Challenges, Opportunities". Member of the Scientific Committee (2005/10/26 - 2005/10/28)
Conference
Indira Gandhi Agricultural University (IGAU), India
2005 - 2005 International Symposium on Biotechnology of Temperate Fruit Crops and Tropical Species. Chair (2005/10/10 - 2005/10/14)
Conference
International Society of Horticultural Science, United States
2005 - 2005 V Congresso Ibérico de Ciências Hortícolas. Chair (2005/05/24 - 2005/05/27)
Congress
Sociedade Portuguesa de Horticultura, Seminário de Vilar, Portugal
2004 - 2004 XXXI Jornadas Portuguesas de Genética. Secretary-General of the Organizing Committee. (2004/02/05 - 2004/02/06)
Conference
Universidade Nova de Lisboa Instituto de Tecnologia Química e Biológica, Portugal
2003 - 2003 VIII Congreso Hispano-Luso de Fisiología Vegetal. Chair (2003/09/16 - 2003/09/20)
Congress
Sociedade Española de Fisiologia Vegetal, Spain
2003 - 2003 XIII GREMPA Meeting on Almonds and Pistachios. Chair of the Scientific Committee and Co-Organizer with Vítor Cordeiro, DRATM (2003/06/01 - 2003/06/05)
Conference
CIHEAM/ FAO/DRATM/IBET, Portugal
2002 - 2002 XIII Congresso Nacional de Bioquímica. Organizer: Manuela Chaves, ISA; Co-Organizers: Oliveira MM, Rodrigues L, Oliveira I, Maroco JP (2002/12/05 - 2002/12/07)
Congress
Sociedade Portuguesa de Bioquímica, Instituto Superior de Agronomia, Portugal
2001 - 2001 Colloquium with the participation of foreign researchers “Transgenic Plants in Agriculture – What Future?” Oeiras, Co-Organizer: (2001/06/15 - 2001/06/15)
Conference
Sociedade Portuguesa de Horticultura, Estação Agronómica Nacional, Portugal

Event participation

Activity description
Type of event
Event name
Institution / Organization
2017/07/13 - 2017/07/17 Oliveira MM “NBTs (novas técnicas de melhoramento) – o que são e o que acrescentam ao melhoramento de plantas?".
Workshop
VI Encontro Biotecnologia e Agricultura: “O Futuro é Agora”
Universidade Católica Portuguesa, Campos Foz, Portugal
2017/06/20 - 2017/06/20 Oliveira MM "ITQB NOVA Research and Education".
Seminar
Universidade de Cabo Verde, Cape Verde
2017/03/28 - 2017/03/29 Oliveira MM “Brief overview of the Proposal PhenoPlant PT (Portuguese Plant Phenotyping Platform).” 3rd General COST MEETING - EMPHASIS Workshop
Conference
EMPHASIS Workshop
COST MEETING - EMPHASIS, ITQB NOVA, Portugal
2007/01/27 - 2017/01/27 Oliveira MM ITQB Open day "O Mundo das Plantas e a Saúde dos Homens"
2017/01/06 - 2017/01/07 Oliveira MM “Era uma vez a planta do arroz”.
Symposium
Conversas com a Serra e o Mar
Escolas Associadas da UNESCO - Escola Secundária de Pinhal Novo , Portugal
2013/05/25 - 2013/05/25 Oliveira MM "O Genoma do Sobreiro" - Invited by APFC – Associação dos Produtores Florestais de Coruche
Festival
Sanidade dos Montados: Obstáculos a vencer.
FICOR 2013 – Feira Internacional de Coruche. , Portugal
2012/05/18 - 2012/05/18 Oliveira MM “O que estudamos no Laboratório de Genómica de Plantas em Stress”. (invited “Ciência Viva”)
Conference
Dia Internacional do Fascínio das Plantas
Escola Ciência Viva, Pavilhão do Conhecimento, Portugal
2012/05/04 - 2012/05/04 Oliveira MM “O que são plantas transgénicas? Breve introdução ao melhoramento e à biotecnologia vegetal”. (invited by Prof. Artur Machado)
Seminar
Universidade dos Açores - Campus de Angra do Heroísmo, Portugal
2011/05/14 - 2011/05/14 Oliveira MM "Arroz em Stress!!!- Precisam-se terapeutas".
Conference
Ciclo: Mulheres e Ciência: Território de Empregabilidade e Saberes. Moura
2011/05/02 - 2011/05/02 Oliveira MM "Uma abordagem integrativa da resposta das plantas ao stress abiótico".
Congress
100 Anos FCUL - Passado e Futuro da Biologia
Universidade de Lisboa, Faculdade de Ciências, Portugal
2010/12/15 - 2010/12/17 Oliveira MM "Arroz em Stress!!!- Precisam-se terapeutas".
Congress
XVII Congresso Nacional de Bioquímica - Bioquímica de Portas Abertas
Sociedade Portuguesa de Bioquímica, Portugal
2010/06/21 - 2010/06/21 Oliveira MM "Organismos Geneticamente Modificados: o que são e como se obtém?"
Seminar
Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade do Porto, Portugal
2010/03/04 - 2010/03/04 Oliveira MM "Biotecnologias e Tecnologias da Saúde. “A investigação em plantas para a bio-economia”
Conference
Biotecnologias e Tecnologias da Saúde
AITECOeiras (Associação para a Internacionalização, Tecnologias, Promoção e Desenvolvimento Empresarial de Oeiras, Portugal
2009/02/12 - 2009/02/12 Oliveira MM "Objectivos e resultados do projecto Europeu EURIGEN (AGRI GEN RES 870/2004)".
Meeting
V Jornadas Técnicas do Arroz
Câmara Municipal de Salvaterra de Magos (Auditório), Portugal
2009/01/31 - 2009/01/31 Oliveira MM "A esperteza das Plantas"
Exhibition
ITQB Open day
Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Instituto de Tecnologia Química e Biológica António Xavier, Portugal
2008/11/27 - 2008/11/27 Oliveira MM "Novos desafios para a produção de alimentos: a ajuda que a biotecnologia pode dar".
Exhibition
ITQB Semana da Ciência e da Tecnologia
Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Instituto de Tecnologia Química e Biológica António Xavier, Portugal
2008/06/11 - 2008/06/11 Oliveira MM - "Plant genetic engineering... in human hands! The Portuguese case". (Invited by Dr. Reinhard Naumann)
Meeting
International meeting on: The challenges of Genetic Engineering
Instituto Alemão, Portugal
2007/11/21 - 2007/11/21 Oliveira MM "Porque é que melhoramos as plantas?"
Exhibition
ITQB Semana da Ciência e da Tecnologia
Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Instituto de Tecnologia Química e Biológica António Xavier, Portugal
2006/09/21 - 2006/09/21 Oliveira MM "Arroz GM uma (re)evolução para o futuro?" (Invited by Prof. Ernesto Morgado, President of Associação Nacional de Industriais de Arroz)
Meeting
XVI - Encontro da Indústria Arrozeira Portuguesa
Universidade de Évora, Portugal
2006/02/14 - 2006/02/14 Oliveira MM II Jornadas Técnicas do Arroz, Escola Profissional de Salvaterra de Magos “A biotecnologia no melhoramento de Arroz”, invited by the organizing committee
2006/01/28 - 2006/01/28 Oliveira MM "Era uma vez uma planta"
Exhibition
Dia Aberto do ITQB
Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Instituto de Tecnologia Química e Biológica António Xavier, Portugal
2003/03/27 - 2003/03/27 Oliveira MM Montemor-o-Velho, Portugal, invited by Associação Portuguesa de Orizicultura: “O Melhoramento de Plantas, a Biotecnologia e o Arroz"
2003/01/13 - 2003/01/13 Oliveira MM “Biotechnology in Plant Improvement” (invited by Dr. Isabel Silva)
Seminar
Instituto Superior de Ciências Educativas, Portugal
2001/06/20 - 2001/06/22 Oliveira MM “As potencialidades da engenharia genética de plantas”. (invited by the Federação Nacional das Associações de Suinicultores)
Congress
IV Congresso Nacional de Suinicultura - Reunião Anual
EPSPA - European Pig Selection and Production Association , Portugal
2001/06/15 - 2001/06/15 Oliveira MM “Vias para a engenharia genética de plantas e aplicações na agricultura moderna” (a convite da Sociedade Portuguesa de Horticultura)
Congress
“Plantas transgénicas na agricultura – Que futuro?”
Sociedade Portuguesa de Horticultura, Estação Agronómica Nacional, Portugal
2001/04/17 - 2001/04/18 Oliveira MM “Plantas geneticamente modificadas”. (invited by the Management Global Information)
Workshop
“Segurança Alimentar vs Alimentos Geneticamente Modificados"
Management Global Information, Portugal
2000/11/24 - 2000/11/24 Oliveira MM “Engenharia genética e introdução de resistência a condições de stress” (Parque das Nações)
Seminar
International Seminar: A Segurança Alimentar e o Uso de Organismos Geneticamente Modificados
Observatório dos Mercados Agrícolas e das Importações Agro-Alimentares, Portugal
2000/10/26 - 2000/10/26 Oliveira MM “Melhoramento de Pinus pinaster apoiado pela biotecnologia e biologia molecular”
Meeting
Tecnicelpa
TECNICELPA - Associação Portuguesa dos Técnicos das Industrias de Celulose e Papel, Portugal
2000/05/24 - 2000/05/24 Oliveira MM “Aplicações da manipulação genética”
Meeting
Colóquio “Manipulação Genética - Admirável Mundo Novo”
Universidade de Lisboa Instituto Superior de Agronomia, Portugal
2000/03/30 - 2000/03/30 Oliveira MM “A engenharia genética no melhoramento de plantas”. (Invited by Associação de Estudantes)
Conference
Universidade Católica Portuguesa Escola Superior de Biotecnologia, Portugal
1999/10/31 - 1999/10/31 Oliveira MM “Metodologias da Engenharia Genética de Plantas e Oportunidades para o Melhoramento”. Expoeste, Caldas da Rainha
Festival
XX Feira Internacional de Hortofruticultura,
Centro Empresarial do Oeste e da Direcção Regional de Agricultura do Ribatejo e Oeste, Portugal
1999/07/06 - 1999/07/06 Oliveira MM “Engenharia Genética de Plantas – Como e porquê”. (Invited by Associação de Estudantes)
Seminar
"Jornadas de Biotecnologia"
Universidade Católica Portuguesa Escola Superior de Biotecnologia, Portugal
1999 - 1999 Oliveira MM “O que são plantas transgénicas” (Invited by Associação Industrial Portuguesa)
Exhibition
Feira “Alimentaria”
Feira Internacional de Lisboa, Portugal
1998/06/03 - 1998/06/03 Oliveira MM “Engenharia Genética de Plantas” (invited by Portuguese Association of Biology) Direcção Geral do Ambiente, Lisboa, Portugal
Workshop
“As dimensões Científica, Ética, Socio-Económica e Legal da Modificação Genética de Organismos”
Associação Portuguesa de Biólogos, Portugal

Jury of academic degree

Topic
Role
Candidate name (Type of degree)
Institution / Organization
2018 Functional characterization of putative effectors in pinewood nematode Bursaphelenchus xylophilus.
(Thesis) Arguer
Maria Margarida Salal Santos Guiomar Espada (PhD)
Universidade de Évora, Portugal
2017 RLR1 and RLR2, two novel Arabidopsis thaliana atypical aspartic proteases involved in primary root development and lateral root formation
(Thesis) Main arguer
André Filipe Marques Soares (PhD)
Universidade de Coimbra Instituto de Investigação Interdisciplinar, Portugal
2017 Molecular characterization of flower development of Quercus suber L.
(Thesis) Main arguer
Rómulo Sacramento Sobral (PhD)
Universidade do Minho, Portugal
2017 Towards increasing genetic variability and improving fruit quality in peach using genomic and bioinformatic tools
Thesis Member
Octávio Manuel Ribeiro Serra (PhD)
Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain
2017 Influencia varietal y ambiental en las caracteristicas agronómicas y de calidad del trigo duro (triticum turgidum (l.) thell. Durum desf.). Implicaciones en la selección de nuevas variedades
(Thesis) Main arguer
Nuno Manuel Barroso Pinheiro (PhD)
Universidad de Extremadura - Campus Badajoz, Spain
2017 Unravelling the molecular and physiological componentes that contribute to iron deficiency chlorosis
(Thesis) Main arguer
Carla Sofia Sancho dos Santos (PhD)
Universidade Católica Portuguesa Escola Superior de Biotecnologia, Portugal
2015 Caraterização dos supressores p20 e p23 do Citrus tristeza virus e avaliação da possibilidade da sua inibição
(Thesis) Arguer
Ângela Maria Araújo da Costa (PhD)
Universidade do Algarve - Campus de Gambelas, Portugal
2015 Evaluación de un diseño en Lattice Square como alternativa a los métodos actuales en la mejora de líneas de arroz
Thesis Member
Luis Marques Falcó (PhD)
2015 Characterization of the S-locus in Rosidae (Rosaceae and Fabaceae)
(Thesis) Main arguer
Bruno Miguel Coelho Aguiar (PhD)
2015 Study of grapevine solute transporters involved in berry quality. A biochemical and molecular approach
(Thesis) Main arguer
Henrique Luís Silva de Noronha (PhD)
Universidade do Minho, Portugal
2014 Copper impacts in grapevine (Vitis vinifera L.) molecular, biochemical and biotechnological approaches
(Thesis) Main arguer
Viviana Maria Varajão Martins (PhD)
Universidade do Minho, Portugal
2014 Cryopreservation as a tool for preserving genetic variability of endangered species endemic from Algarve region
(Thesis) Arguer
Natacha Rodrigues Coelho (PhD)
Universidade do Algarve - Campus de Gambelas, Portugal
2013 Variation in Scots pine and silver birch clones - From a single tree to a clonal forestry
Thesis Member
Anna-Maija Niskanen (PhD)
University of Helsinki, Finland
2012 Peach transformation
(Thesis) Main arguer
Margarita Pérez-Jiménez (PhD)
Universidad de Murcia, Spain
2011 Functional and molecular characterization of SR45, a plant-specific splicing factor involved in sugar and stress signaling in Arabidopsis thaliana
(Thesis) Arguer
Raquel Fonseca de Carvalho (PhD)
Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Instituto de Tecnologia Química e Biológica António Xavier, Portugal
2011 Functions of Class III peroxidases in higher plants: multiple approaches using the medicinal plant Catharanthus roseus and the model plant Arabidopsis thaliana
(Thesis) Main arguer
Raquel Figueiredo (PhD)
Universidade do Porto, Portugal
2010 Candidate genes for juvenile and mature wood properties identified by transcriptomic analyses in pine
(Thesis) Main arguer
Sara Díaz Moreno (PhD)
Universidad de Málaga, Spain
2010 Caracterização do teor e composição estrutural da lenhina por espectroscopia de infravermelho próximo e pirólise analítica
(Thesis) Main arguer
Ana Maria Martins Alves (PhD)
Universidade de Lisboa Instituto Superior de Agronomia, Portugal
2009 Regulación del proteome y código epige-nético durnte el envejecimiento de acículas em Pinus radiata D. Don.
(Thesis) Main arguer
Luis Valledor González (PhD)
Universidad de Oviedo, Spain
2007 Molecular analyses of proteins involved in signalling to the actin cytoskeleton in plants
Thesis Member
Ana Cecília Afonso Rodrigues (PhD)
2007 Contribuição para o estudo da biologia e ecotoxicologia do sistema simbiótico Azolla-Anabaena-bactérias
Thesis Member
Ana Luísa Frazão Pereira (PhD)
Universidade de Lisboa, Faculdade de Ciências, Portugal
2007 Estudos biotecnológicos em Drosophyllum lusitanicum L. com vista à sua conservação
(Thesis) Main arguer
Sandra Marisa Gomes Gonçalves (PhD)
Universidade do Algarve - Campus de Gambelas, Portugal
2007 Eucalyptus globulus plant regeneration via somatic embryogenesis
(Thesis) Main arguer
Glória Catarina Cintra da Costa Pinto (PhD)
Universidade de Aveiro, Portugal
2007 Anticorpos anti-dsRNA: Estudo da sua produção, purificação e aplicação
(Thesis) Main arguer
Fernando Manuel Henriques Cardoso (Other)
Instituto Nacional de Engenharia, Tecnologia e Inovação (INETI), Portugal
2006 New insights on carob floral biology
(Thesis) Main arguer
Luísa Margarida Batista Custódio (PhD)
Universidade do Algarve - Campus de Gambelas, Portugal
2006 Mapeamento genómico de um gene de resistência ao míldio em Brassica oleraceae L.
(Thesis) Main arguer
Mário Jorge Amaro de Jesus Farinhó (PhD)
Universidade do Algarve - Campus de Gambelas, Portugal
2005 Nuclear, plastidial and mitochondrial polymorphisms in Portuguese olive cultivars
Thesis Member
Isabel Maria Teiga Zilhão (PhD)
Universidade de Lisboa, Faculdade de Ciências, Portugal
2005 Transformación genética del albaricoquero (Prunus armeniaca L.) mediada por Agrobacterium, y regeneración de plantas transformadas
(Thesis) Main arguer
César Petri Serrano (PhD)
Universidad de Murcia, Centro de Edafoloía y Biología Aplicada del Segura-CSIC, Spain
2005 Genetic dissection of cell-to-cell interactions in sexual reproduction in Arabidopsis thaliana
(Thesis) Arguer
Leonor Chagas Boavida (PhD)
Universidade de Lisboa, Faculdade de Ciências, Portugal
2004 Aspects of the extension network in the primary cell wall: kinetic and biochemical approaches to elucidate function
Thesis Member
Cristina Maria Silva Pereira (PhD)
Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Instituto de Tecnologia Química e Biológica António Xavier, Portugal
2004 Lupinus albus reactions to water deficit
Thesis Member
Carla Pinheiro (PhD)
Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Instituto de Tecnologia Química e Biológica António Xavier, Portugal
2003 Variabilidade genómica de Citrus tristeza virus e transformação genética de Citrus aurantium L. com vista à obtenção de resistência
(Thesis) Main arguer
Natália Tomás Marques (PhD)
Universidade do Algarve - Campus de Gambelas, Portugal
2001 Comportamento de enzimas do sistema anti-oxidante durante a ontogenia foliar e sob situações de stress em Catharanthus roseus
(Thesis) Main arguer
Lígia Manuela Magalhães (Master)
Universidade do Porto Faculdade de Ciências, Portugal
2000 Propagação vegetativa de sobreiros seleccionados
(Thesis) Arguer
Maria Isabel Carrasquinho de Freitas Roldão (PhD)
2000 Repetitive somatic embryogenesis in Medicago truncatula ssp.
Thesis Member
Lucinda Oliveira das Neves (PhD)
Universidade de Lisboa, Faculdade de Ciências, Portugal
2000 Estudo de Marcadores Bioquímicos e Celulares da Rizogénese Adventícia em Sobreiro e Videira Micropropagados
(Thesis) Main arguer
Clélia Paulete Correia Neves (PhD)
Universidade de Lisboa Instituto Superior de Agronomia, Portugal
1999 Estudo de efeitos de interacções genómicas e hipometilação do DNA em Triticeae
(Thesis) Main arguer
Luís Alexandre Botelheiro Moreno Amado da Silva (PhD)
Universidade de Lisboa Instituto Superior de Agronomia, Portugal
1999 Regeneração de Vitis vinifera L. e estudo do stress osmótico induzido por sorbitol, em culturas in vitro de videira
(Thesis) Main arguer
Alexandre Marnoto de Oliveira Campos (Master)
Universidade de Évora, Portugal
1998 Transformação genética de Castanea sativa Mill. e caracterização molecular do género Castanea
(Thesis) Main arguer
Rita Maria Lourenço da Costa Seabra (PhD)
Universidade de Lisboa, Faculdade de Ciências, Portugal
1997 Regulação dos genes DEF e GLO da função B durante o desenvolvimento floral em Antirrhinum majus
(Thesis) Main arguer
Eugénia Maria A. Andrade Silva (PhD)
Universidade de Lisboa Instituto Superior de Agronomia, Portugal
1997 Padrões de organização e disposição espacial da cromatina interfásica de centeio (Secale cereale) introgredida em trigo (Triticum aestivum)
(Thesis) Main arguer
Ana Paula Leitão dos Santos (Master)
1997 Production of CMC-free propagation material from banana clones cultivated in Crete
Thesis Member
Nikolaus Levantakis (Master)
International Center for Advanced Mediterranean Agronomic Studies. Mediterranean Agronomic Institute of Chania, Greece
1994 Estudo da resistência à Phytophthora cinnamomi Rands. de clones micropropagados e micorrizados de Castanea sativa Mill.
Thesis Member
João Luís Ramalho da Silva Santos (Master)
Universidade de Lisboa, Faculdade de Ciências, Portugal
1993 Estudo das condições de organogénese em Castanea sativa Mill. e tentativa de obtenção de somaclones resistentes à doença do cancro
(Thesis) Main arguer
Rita Maria Lourenço da Costa Seabra (Master)
Universidade de Lisboa, Faculdade de Ciências, Portugal
1993 Utilização do laser no seccionamento de explantes para a micropropagação de plantas lenhosas
(Thesis) Main arguer
Américo do Patrocínio Rodrigues (Master)
Universidade de Lisboa, Faculdade de Ciências, Portugal

Association member

Society Organization name Role
2016 - Current ITQB NOVA representative at the Center for Competences in Cork and Cork oak (Occasionally substituted by my team-member Pedro Barros) ITQB NOVA representative at CCSC
2013 - Current European Plant Science Organization (EPSO) - National Representative of the Portuguese cluster National Representative of the Portuguese cluster of EPSO (coordinated by ITQB NOVA and joining iBET, IGC, ISA-UL and FC-UL).
2010 - Current iBET representative at the General of the National Association of Forest Industrials. (Only active until 2015 and occasionally substituted by Célia Miguel – iBETForest Biotech Lab) iBET representative at AIFF
2010 - Current Federation of European Societies of Plant Biology (FESPB) (2010-present) - National representative at FESPB (Federation of European Societies of Plant Biology) (through the affiliation of the Portuguese Society of Plant Physiology - SPFV) National representative at FESPB, through the affiliation of SPFV
2004 - Current COTArroz (Operational and Technological Rice Center) and COTArroz-CC (COTArroz Centro de Competências) (in Salvaterra de Magos). Representative of iBET at COTArroz (since its constitution in 2004) Chair of the General Council of COTArroz since 2010: o 2010-2014, 2015-2019 - upon invitation by the Direction led by António JR Madaleno; o 2020-2024 - upon invitation by the Direction led by Francisco Patrício Dias. President of the General Assembly (since 2010)
1988 - Current Sociedade Portuguesa de Fisiologia Vegetal (Portuguese Society of Plant Physiology) affiliated to Sociedade Portuguesa de Bioquímica (SPB) - (2015-present) - Chair of the General Council of SPFV - (2010-15) - President of the Direction of SPFV Chair of the General Council of SPFV since 2015. Member of SPB and SPFV since 1988.
1987 - Current Associação Portuguesa de Biólogos / Ordem dos Biólogos. Member of the Society

Committee member

Activity description
Role
Institution / Organization
2015 - Current MEMBER OF THE DIRECTIVE BOARD of the FCT funded “International PhD Program Plants for Life”
Member
Universidade Nova de Lisboa Instituto de Tecnologia Química e Biológica, Portugal
2017/09 - 2020/10/01 DIRECTOR OF THE ITQB NOVA MASTERS COURSE “Biotechnology for Sustainability"
Director
Universidade Nova de Lisboa Instituto de Tecnologia Química e Biológica, Portugal
2007 - 2014 Promoter of the national “Cork oak Genome Sequencing” initiative, together with C. P. Ricardo-ITQB, C. Faro-BIOCANT, J.A. Matos-INETI, C. Miguel-IBET, S Gonçalves-CEBAL
Member
Universidade Nova de Lisboa Instituto de Tecnologia Química e Biológica, Portugal
2004 - 2008 Member of the National Genomics Platform (coordinated by Prof. Dr. C.P. Ricardo)
Member
Universidade Nova de Lisboa Instituto de Tecnologia Química e Biológica, Portugal

Consulting

Activity description Institution / Organization
2008 - Current President of the Specialized technical commission on GMOs and member of ASAE Scientific Council. The technical committee met every year (at least once) and provided informed reports to questions received from EFSA (European Food Safety Authority). After ASAE restructuring (2014), MMO is Member of the Thematic Panel “Plant Health and GMOs”. Autoridade Nacional para a Segurança Alimentar e Económica (ASAE), Portugal
2017 - 2018 Scientific Coordinator for the area of Agro-Food, in the preparation of the Portuguese “Research and Innovation Strategic Agenda" in "Agro-food, Forests and Biodiversity”. Appointed by the Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology. Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia, Portugal
2009 - 2010 Appointed by the ASSOCIATED LABORATORY-ITQB, for a committee in charge of preparing a proposal for a National R&D Consortium: “BIOPOLIS” (later reformulated to “BIOPOLIS – Plants”, Plant Genetic Resources: Diversity, conservation and improvement in a changing environment). This included INRB, IICT and INSA as founder members and ISA, FCUL, ESB-UCP, BIOCANT and UTAD as associate collaborators. Laboratório Associado- ITQB, Portugal
2006 - 2007 Appointed by FCT for a committee (with C.P. Ricardo, J. Feijó and S. Tavares) in charge of preparing a proposal for a "National Platform on Plant Genomics". The proposal was accepted and submitted to the Ministry for Science & Technology for Funding. Instituto de Biologia Experimental e Tecnológica, Portugal
2005 - 2007 Representative of IBET, for the preparation of the Strategic Agenda of National Research for the Forest Sector (coordinated by Centro Pinus). Instituto de Biologia Experimental e Tecnológica, Portugal

Course / Discipline taught

Academic session Degree Subject (Type) Institution / Organization
2019/02/11 - Current ITQB NOVA MASTERS COURSE “Biotechnology for Sustainability"; Co-Coordinator/lecturer of the Curricular Unit “Plant Biotechnology for Agriculture and Forestry” (Mestrado) Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Instituto de Tecnologia Química e Biológica António Xavier, Portugal
2017/10/01 - Current ITQB NOVA MASTERS COURSE “Biotechnology for Sustainability"; Coordinator/lecturer of the Curricular Unit “Global Changes and Sustainability” Curricular Unit “Global Changes and Sustainability” (Mestrado) Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Instituto de Tecnologia Química e Biológica António Xavier, Portugal
2013 - Current Plants for Life International PhD Program - COORDINATOR and teacher of the CURRICULAR UNIT “Plant Biotechnology for Sustainability and Global Economy” (previous MolBioS PhD program of ITQB NOVA). (Doutoramento) Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Instituto de Tecnologia Química e Biológica António Xavier, Portugal
2005/04/18 - Current PhD Program “Biotecnología e y recursos genéticos de plantas y microorganismos avocados”. Lecture in Madrid invited by Prof. Pilar Carbonero and Prof. Dr. Isabel Diaz. PhD Lecture: "A molecular approach to almond reproductivity - looking into self-incompatibility and flowering time”. (Postgraduate Certificate) Politechnic University of Madrid, Dept. Biotecnology, Spain
2018/05/12 - 2018/05/16 Intensive Post-graduation course "Introduction to Plant Biotechnology and Biodiversity and Modern Breeding Tools", Meknès, Morocco. Invited by Prof. Ossama Kodak. Post-graduate certificate for students of S4 level specialty “Science et Techniques en Production Fruitier” (Postgraduate Certificate) Ecole Nationale d'Agriculture de Meknès, Morocco
2018/05 - 2018/05 ITQB NOVA MASTERS COURSE “Biotechnology for Sustainability"; Coordinator of the Curricular Unit “Lab Rotations” Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Instituto de Tecnologia Química e Biológica António Xavier, Portugal
2017/04/26 - 2017/04/26 Intensive week in Plant Science (22-28 Apr.): One day classes/activities (including Lecture and Workshop) for late phase MSc and early phase PhD students. Univ. Cologne, Invited by Isabell Witt. “Plants as resources – Plant breeding along times and challenges ahead” (Doctor) University Cologne, Germany
2015/10/14 - 2015/11/03 Post-graduation Curricular Unit: “The role of the environment in plant development and strategies for plant breeding” (40h total). Invited by Prof. Marguerite Quoirin PhD course in Agronomy and Plant Production, MSc in Botany and Post-graduation course in Forest Engineering (Postgraduate Certificate) Universidade Federal do Paraná (sector Ciências Agrárias) Curitiba, Brasil (UFPR), Brazil
2012/09/24 - 2012/10/03 Post-graduation Curricular Unit: “Biotechnology tolos to protect plants from abiotic stresses”. (50h in total) Invited by Prof. Marguerite Quoirin. (PhD) in Agronomy and Plant Production, and MSc in Botany (and other Post-graduation courses). (Doctorat) Universidade Federal do Paraná (sector Ciências Agrárias) Curitiba, Brasil (UFPR), Brazil
2008/09/30 - 2008/09/30 EMBL Heidelberg – LearningLabs - BRINGING CHALLENGING DNA SCIENCE TOPICS INTO THE CLASSROOM” (29 Sept.-1 Oct.) - Invited by Alexandra Manaia (4h session, including Lecture and Workshop) Post-graduation course for High school teachers from Finland, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Portugal, UK, Romania, Slovenia and Turkey. (Graduado) European Molecular Biology Laboratory, Germany
2005 - 2008 Teaching at FCUL - Curricular units: “Genetic Engineering” and “Biology of Plant Development” for the 3rd and 4th years of the courses in "Microbe Biology" and "Genetics and Applied Plant Biology" (Lectures & Practicals); (Licenciatura) Universidade de Lisboa, Faculdade de Ciências, Portugal
2006/03/02 - 2006/03/06 PhD International course Marie Curie EU project "ADONIS" : "Conventional and Biotechnological breeding tools – Addressing abiotic stress tolerance" (MMOliveira was CO-ORGANIZER and TEACHER of : "Biotech tools in plant improvement: 1.- Goals and Strategies; 2.- Applications and Concerns"). Other lecturers/monitors from ITQB, INIAV, IRRI. (45h lectures/practicals/tutorials) PhD students of the EU project "ADONIS" (MEST-CT-2005-020232). (Doctorat) Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Instituto de Tecnologia Química e Biológica António Xavier, Portugal
1991 - 2006 PhD, MSc and other Post-graduation Courses taught in Portugal (various Instit.): FORBITEC–Association for Techn. Education in Biotechnology; Inst. Sup. Humanidades e Tecnologias, Castelo Branco; Gulbenkian Inst. for Science, Oeiras; Education Center of “Ordem dos Biólogos” IBET, Oeiras; Inst. Sup. Agronomia, Lisboa; FERN, Univ. Algarve, Faro (Upon invitation from: Assoc. Portug. Biólogos; Prof. C. P. Ricardo; Prof. M. J. Rijo; Prof. M. T. Barros; Prof. J. Feijó; Prof. P. Fevereiro; Prof. C. Oliveira; Prof. A. Romano)
2003 - 2005 Teaching at FCUL - Curricular units: “Genetic Engineering” and “Molecular Biology” for Diploma students in the 3rd and 4th years (Lectures & Practicals) Diploma courses in "Microbe Biology and Genetics" and "Applied Plant Biology" and module “Plant Molecular Biology” for the main branch of the courses in Biology Universidade de Lisboa, Faculdade de Ciências, Portugal
2004/06/16 - 2004/06/19 “Somatic embryogenesis and other biotech tools in the pine breeding program”. Module of 20h integrated in the PhD program on “Fundamentos celulares y moleculares de los seres vivos”. Invited by Prof. Francisco Canovas. - Lectures and Practicals PhD (Postgraduate Certificate) Universidad de Malaga, Fac. Ciencias, Department of Biologia Molecular y Bioquimica, , Spain
2000 - 2004 CO-ORGANIZER AND LECTURER OF THE INTERNATIONAL COURSE: - IGC-EMBO courses on "Plant Development - Molecular and Cellular Basis" (2000-2004), taking place every year in Feb., for 2-3 weeks: 3- 19 Apr./2002; 31 Mar.-16 Apr./2003; 22 Mar. – 7 Apr./2004 (Especialização pós-licenciatura) Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciência, Portugal
1997 - 2003 Teaching at FCUL - Curricular units: “Cell Biology” for the 1st year of the main branch of the courses in Biology (Practicals). Plant Genetic Engineering” for the 3rd and 4th years of the courses in Microbe Biology and Genetics and Applied Plant Biology. (Lectures & Practicals) Diploma classes Universidade de Lisboa, Faculdade de Ciências, Portugal
1994 - 1997 Teaching at FCUL - Curricular units: “Plant Genetic Engineering” for the 3rd and 4th years students (Lectures & Practicals) Diploma courses in "Microbe Biology and Genetics" and "Applied Plant Biology" Universidade de Lisboa, Faculdade de Ciências, Portugal
1993 - 1994 Teaching at FCUL - Curricular units: “Plant Cell Culture” for the 3rd year of "Applied Plant Biology" Diploma (Practicals) and “Complementary Citology” for the 3rd year of "Biology" Diploma (Lectures) Diploma in "Applied Plant Biology", and Diploma in "Biology (scientific branch)" Universidade de Lisboa, Faculdade de Ciências, Portugal
1992 - 1993 Teaching at FCUL - Diploma classes - “Plant Cell Culture” for the students of the 3rd year (Practicals) Diploma course in "Applied Plant Biology" Universidade de Lisboa, Faculdade de Ciências, Portugal
1990 - 1991 Teaching at FCUL - Curricular units: "Citology", “Plant Cell Culture” & "Biology of Plant Secretion", for the 1st year of the Diploma in "Biology" and 3rd & 4th years of the Diploma in "Applied Plant Biology", respectively. (Practicals) Diploma in "Biology" & Diploma in "Applied Plant Biology" Universidade de Lisboa, Faculdade de Ciências, Portugal
1987 - 1990 Teaching at FCUL - Curricular units: "Citology", and "Biology of Plant Secretion", for the 1st year of the Diploma in "Biology" and 4th year of the Diploma in "Applied Plant Biology", respectively. (Practicals) Diploma in "Biology" & Diploma in "Applied Plant Biology" Universidade de Lisboa, Faculdade de Ciências, Portugal
1986 - 1987 Teaching at FCUL - Curricular units: "Plant Histochemistry and Cytochemistry", and "Biology of Plant Secretion", for the students of the 3rd and 4th years, respectively. (Practicals) Diploma in "Applied Plant Biology" Universidade de Lisboa, Faculdade de Ciências, Portugal
1985 - 1986 Teaching at FCUL: Curricular Unit: "Cell Biology" for the Diploma in "Geology" (Practicals) Diploma in "Geology" (Licenciatura) Universidade de Lisboa, Faculdade de Ciências, Portugal

Evaluation committee

Activity description
Role
Institution / Organization Funding entity
2014 - Current Member of the Review Panel (28 projects, first reader in 7) of the EU Program “ERA-CAPS” (ERA-NET Coordinating Action in Plant Sciences) “Expanding the European Research Area in Molecular Plant Sciences II”
Evaluator
European Commission
2019/05 - 2019/07 Severo Ochoa and María de Maeztu call. Evaluation of Research proposals submitted to the Excellence Pillar of the Spanish State Plan of RDI.
Evaluator
Spanish State Research Agency
2019 - 2019 Leverhulme Trust – Evaluation of a Research Project Grant
Evaluator
Leverhulme Trust
2015/01/01 - 2018/12/31 FEBS FELLOWSHIPS COMMITTEE (Federation of European Biochemical Societies) Responsible for evaluating: - Short-term fellowships - Long-term fellowships (and renewals/extensions) - Distinguished Young Investigator Award - Return to Europe Fellow. (69 applications in 2015, 40 in 2016, 31 applications in 2017, and 44 in 2018)
Evaluator
Federation of European Biochemical Societies
2018 - 2018 KAUST Univ. Saudi Arabia. Evaluation of Grant Proposal
Evaluator
2017 - 2017 Evaluation of project proposals submitted to the "New funding initiative of the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research - Crop Plants for the Future" German Federal Ministry of Education and Research
2014 - 2016 Evaluator for the Final Reports of FCT IC&DT projects submitted in the area of Agronomy
Evaluator
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
2014 - 2016 Panel member of "FCT Investigator" applications in Environmental and Agricultural Sciences
Evaluator
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia, Portugal
2014 - 2015 A3ES - "Agência de Avaliação e Acreditação do Ensino Superior" for evaluation of graduation and Post-graduation University courses.
Evaluator
2014 - 2014 Evaluator for the EU - Pan-European call (joining two European initiatives aiming to respectively coordinate biodiversity and agricultural research: BiodivERsA ERA-NET and FACCE-JPI) (launched in 2014)
Evaluator
European Commission, Belgium European Commission
2014 - 2014 Evaluator for the French Program: ANR (L'Agence Nationale de la Recherche) – External reviewer
Evaluator
L'Agence Nationale de la Recherche (ANR)
2013 - 2013 Evaluator for the Transnational Cooperation – Bilateral Projects Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia, Portugal
2010 - 2012 Evaluator for the PhD and Post-Doc fellowship applications. Member of the panel of “Forestry and Agricultural Sciences”
Evaluator
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia, Portugal Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
2011 - 2011 Evaluator for Romenian Program “Excellence in Research” Executive Agency for Higher Education Research, Development and Innovation Funding
Evaluator
Executive Agency for Higher Education Research, Development and Innovation Funding
2008 - 2008 Program Ciência 2008 – Referee for the applications submitted to ENMP – Évora Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia, Portugal Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
2007 - 2007 REFEREE OF A BOOK edited by The Haworth Press, Inc., entitled: "Rice Improvement in the Genomics Era" (2008) (Edited by Swapan K. Datta, PhD)
2006 - 2006 REFEREE OF FELLOWSHIP APPLICATIONS submitted to: - TWAS (The Academy of Sciences for the Developing World)
2006 - 2006 Evaluator for the Program “GABI” (GABI - Genome Analysis of the Plant Biological System).
Evaluator
German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF)
2005 - 2005 REFEREE OF FELLOWSHIP APPLICATIONS submitted to: - the Indian National Science Academy
2005 - 2005 Evaluator for the French program GENOPLANTE 2010” (representing the major national research initiative in plant genomics in France)
Evaluator
GENOPLANTE 2010 - Federative Program
2005 - 2005 Evaluator of projects submitted to Fundação Oriente
Evaluator
Fundação Oriente, Portugal
2000 - 2000 Evaluator for the Leuven Catholic University Research program
Evaluator
Leuven Catholic University

Interview (tv / radio show)

Program Topic
2020/11/26 - Current Diálogos Cogito - Ideias que Transformam - Como a edição genética contribui para a sustentabilidade alimentar e ambiental? Como a edição genética contribui para a sustentabilidade alimentar e ambiental?

Journal scientific committee

Journal title (ISSN) Publisher
2020/01/01 - Current Transgenic Research (1573-9368) Springer-Verlag
1994 - Current Plant Cell Tissue and Organ Culture (PCTOC) Journal of Plant Biotechnology (1573-5044) Springer-Verlag

Other jury / evaluation

Activity description Institution / Organization
2011 - Current Member of Juries for research and technician positions and Progress Reports at ITQB (researcher, technician, science communications, informatics, technology transfer…) Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Instituto de Tecnologia Química e Biológica António Xavier, Portugal
1994 - Current Reviewer for 49 International journals and 4 National journals
2018 - 2019/02 Member of Jury of Academic position: - Auxiliary Professor in Biology, at Escola Superior de Biotecnologia, Universidade Católica Portuguesa (3 candidates) (remote and local meetings and interviews) (concluded 6 Feb. 2019) Universidade Católica Portuguesa Escola Superior de Biotecnologia, Portugal
2019 - 2019 Member of Jury of Academic position: - Auxiliary Professor in Life Sciences, sub-area Biotechnology (27 candidates) Universidade de Coimbra, Portugal
2000 - 2018 Evaluator of candidates for iBET positions for Researcher Instituto de Biologia Experimental e Tecnológica, Portugal
2008 - 2016 Member of Jury for research and technician positions and progress reports at the National institute of Agrarian research INRB / INIAV (2008, 2012, 2013, 2016) Instituto Nacional de Investigação Agrária e Veterinária, Portugal
2012 - 2012 Member of the Jury for research progress at INSA (2012) Instituto Nacional de Saúde Dr. Ricardo Jorge, Portugal
Distinctions

Award

2017 Women in Science (Mulheres na Ciência)
Ciência Viva, Portugal
2015 Entrepreneurship and Innovation ("Empreendedorismo e Inovação") Genosuber Project (cork oak genome sequencing) Winner in the category “Project of high Potential Promoted by Associado do Crédito Agrícola”)
2004 Outstanding Scientific Article Award - "Enhanced iron and zinc accumulation in transgenic rice
CGIAR-Consultive Group on International Agricultural Research, Mexico