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Soraia Isabel Moreira Barbosa. Concluiu o(a) Doutoramento em Programa Doutoral em Biodiversidade, Genética e Evolução em 2017/06/12 pelo(a) Universidade do Porto Faculdade de Ciências, Doutoramento em Programa Doutoral em Biodiversidade, Genética e Evolução em 2017/06/12 pelo(a) Cornell University Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Mestrado em Mestrado em Biodiversidade, Genética e Evolução em 2010/12/11 pelo(a) Universidade do Porto Faculdade de Ciências e Licenciatura em Biologia em 2008 pelo(a) Universidade do Porto Faculdade de Ciências. É Pós-doutorado no(a) University of Idaho College of Natural Resources. Publicou 11 artigos em revistas especializadas. Organizou 4 evento(s). Participou em 10 evento(s). Recebeu 1 prémio(s) e/ou homenagens. Participa e/ou participou como Pós-doutorando (sem bolsa) em 3 projeto(s).
Identification

Personal identification

Full name
Soraia Isabel Moreira Barbosa

Citation names

  • Barbosa, Soraia

Author identifiers

Ciência ID
6E1C-382B-78BB
ORCID iD
0000-0001-7806-4256

Email addresses

  • soraiabarbosa@uidaho.edu (Professional)

Knowledge fields

  • Natural sciences - Biological Sciences - Evolutionary Biology
  • Natural sciences - Biological Sciences - Biodiversity Conservation
  • Social Sciences - Media and Communications - Media and Socio-cultural Communication

Languages

Language Speaking Reading Writing Listening Peer-review
English Advanced (C1) Advanced (C1) Advanced (C1) Advanced (C1)
Spanish; Castilian Advanced (C1) Advanced (C1) Intermediate (B1) Advanced (C1)
Italian Intermediate (B1) Intermediate (B1) Intermediate (B1) Intermediate (B1)
Portuguese (Mother tongue)
Education
Degree Classification
2012/03/01 - 2017/06/12
Concluded
Programa Doutoral em Biodiversidade, Genética e Evolução (Doutoramento)
Universidade do Porto Faculdade de Ciências, Portugal

Cornell University Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, United States
"The evolutionary history and conservation of an endemic and threatened Iberian rodent: the Cabrera vole (Microtus cabrerae)" (THESIS/DISSERTATION)
Aprovado por unanimidade
2008/09/01 - 2010/12/11
Concluded
Mestrado em Biodiversidade, Genética e Evolução (Mestrado)
Universidade do Porto Faculdade de Ciências, Portugal
"Molecular identification of the Iberian rodents" (THESIS/DISSERTATION)
17
2004 - 2008
Concluded
Biologia (Licenciatura)
Universidade do Porto Faculdade de Ciências, Portugal
"Ancient DNA Genetic Analysis Methods - Difficulties of working with Ancient DNA: The Celtic case" (THESIS/DISSERTATION)
14
Affiliation

Science

Category
Host institution
Employer
2021/09/03 - Current Postdoc (Research) Universidade do Porto Centro de Investigação em Biodiversidade e Recursos Genéticos, Portugal
2018/01/04 - 2021/08/31 Postdoc (Research) University of Idaho College of Natural Resources, United States
2016/10 - 2017/12 Contracted Researcher (Research) Rede de Investigação em Biodiversidade e Biologia Evolutiva, Portugal
2010/10 - 2012/03 Contracted Researcher (Research) Rede de Investigação em Biodiversidade e Biologia Evolutiva, Portugal
2010/06/01 - 2010/06/15 Research Trainee (Research) Rede de Investigação em Biodiversidade e Biologia Evolutiva, Portugal

Teaching in Higher Education

Category
Host institution
Employer
2018/02 - 2019/12 Assistant (University Teacher) University of Idaho, United States
2017/10/29 - 2017/11/03 Invited Assistant (University Teacher) Universidad Nacional de Costa Rica, Costa Rica
Projects

Grant

Designation Funders
2021 - 2021/11 Seeing people in the environment: the legacy of Luis Filipe Costa in the hands of the adults of tomorrow
6528/2021
Principal investigator
Associação portuguesa para a Conservação da Natureza (FAPAS), Portugal
Concluded
2016 - 2017/12 POPCONNECT – combining genetic and field-based data to access the effects of roads on landscape functional connectivity and population viability Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
2012 - 2016/02 The evolutionary history and conservation of an endemic and threatened Iberian rodent: the Cabrera vole (Microtus cabrerae)
SFRH/BD/77726/2011
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
2013 - 2015/09 NETPERSIST. NETwork analysis of critical connectivity thresholds for metapopulation PERSISTence in complex agricultural landscapes Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
2010 - 2013/06 PERSIST - The role of matrix permeability for metapopulation PERSISTence in complex agricultural landscapes. The cases of Cabrera (Microtus cabrerae) and southern water voles (Arvicola sapidus). Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
Concluded

Contract

Designation Funders
2018 - Current Emergence, transmission and evolution of Tasmanian devil facial tumor disease
1316549
Post-doc
University of Idaho, United States
National Science Foundation
Ongoing
2018 - Current Examining the taxonomy and genetic distinctiveness of the red wolf
#G16AC00234
Post-doc
University of Idaho, United States
US Fish and Wildlife Service

US Geological Survey
Ongoing
2018 - Current Diet, population connectivity and adaptive differences among populations of northern Idaho ground squirrels
G16AS00004
Post-doc
University of Idaho, United States
US Geological Survey
Outputs

Publications

Book chapter
  1. Barbosa, Soraia; Sarah Hendrix; W Chris Funk; Om P Rajora; Paul A Hohenlohe. "Wildlife Population Genomics: Applications and Approaches". In Population Genomics, 1-57. Springer International Publishing, 2020.
    Published • 10.1007/13836_2020_83
Journal article
  1. "MAMMALS IN PORTUGAL: a data set of terrestrial, volant and marine mammal occurrences in Portugal". Ecology (2022):
    10.1002/ecy.3654
  2. Amanda Stahlke; Brendan Epstein; Barbosa, Soraia; Austin Patton; Sarah Hendricks; Anne Veillet; Alexandra Fraik; et al. "Contemporary and historical selection in Tasmanian devils (Sarcophilus harrisii) support novel, polygenic response to transmissible cancer". Proceedings of the Royal Society B (2021):
    https://doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2021.0577
  3. Barbosa, Soraia; Kimberly Andrews; Richard Harris; Digpal Singh-Gour; Jennifer R Adams; Frances Cassirer; Hollie Miyasaki; Helen Schwantje; Lisette P Waits. "Genetic Diversity and Divergence among Bighorn Sheep from Reintroduced Herds in Washington and Idaho". Journal of Wildlife Management (2021):
    10.1002/jwmg.22065
  4. Barbosa, Soraia. "Is a handful of genes responsible for the common starling invasion success?". Molecular Ecology 30 6 (2021): 1361-1363. https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1111/mec.15794.
    https://doi.org/10.1111/mec.15794
  5. Barbosa, Soraia; Kimberly Andrews; Amanda Goldberg; Digpal Singh-Gour; Paul A Hohenlohe; Courtney Conway; Lisette P Waits. "The role of neutral and adaptive genomic variation in population diversification and speciation applied to two rare and endemic Idaho ground squirrel sister species". Molecular Ecology (2021):
    In press • 10.22541/au.161555671.18655788/v1
  6. Heather Taft; Joshua Miller; Sarah K Pearson; Dana McCoskey; Melinda Coleman; Nick K Fletcher; Cinnamon S Mittan; Mariah H Meek; Barbosa, Soraia. "Research-management partnerships: an opportunity to integrate genetics in conservation actions". Conservation Science and Practice 2 9 (2020): e218. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/csp2.218.
    Open access • Published • 10.1111/csp2.218
  7. Fraik, Alexandra K.; Margres, Mark J.; Epstein, Brendan; Barbosa, Soraia; Jones, Menna; Hendricks, Sarah; Schönfeld, Barbara; et al. "Disease swamps molecular signatures of genetic-environmental associations to abiotic factors in Tasmanian devil ( Sarcophilus harrisii ) populations". Evolution (2020): http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/evo.14023.
    Published • 10.1111/evo.14023
  8. António Proença-Ferreira; Clara M Ferreira; Ines Leitao; Joana Paupério; Helena Sabino-Marques; Barbosa, Soraia; Xavier Lambin; et al. "Drivers of survival in a small mammal of conservation concern: An assessment using extensive genetic non-invasive sampling in fragmented farmland". Biological Conservation (2019): http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.biocon.2018.12.021.
    10.1016/j.biocon.2018.12.021
  9. Barbosa, Soraia; Mestre, Frederico; White, Thomas A.; Paupério, Joana; Alves, Paulo C.; Searle, Jeremy B.. "Integrative approaches to guide conservation decisions: Using genomics to define conservation units and functional corridors". Molecular Ecology 27 17 (2018): 3452-3465. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/mec.14806.
    10.1111/mec.14806
  10. Barbosa S; Paupério J; Pavlova SV; Alves PC; Searle JB. "The Microtus voles: Resolving the phylogeny of one of the most speciose mammalian genera using genomics.". Molecular phylogenetics and evolution (2018): http://europepmc.org/abstract/med/29574272.
    10.1016/j.ympev.2018.03.017
  11. Sabino-Marques, H.; Ferreira, C.M.; Paupério, J.; Costa, P.; Barbosa, S.; Encarnação, C.; Alpizar-Jara, R.; et al. "Combining genetic non-invasive sampling with spatially explicit capture-recapture models for density estimation of a patchily distributed small mammal". European Journal of Wildlife Research 64 4 (2018): http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-85050210290&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1007/s10344-018-1206-x
  12. Ferreira, C.M.; Sabino-Marques, H.; Barbosa, S.; Costa, P.; Encarnação, C.; Alpizar-Jara, R.; Pita, R.; et al. "Genetic non-invasive sampling (gNIS) as a cost-effective tool for monitoring elusive small mammals". European Journal of Wildlife Research 64 4 (2018): http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-85050187576&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1007/s10344-018-1188-8
  13. Barbosa S; Paupério J; Herman JS; Ferreira CM; Pita R; Vale-Gonçalves HM; Cabral JA; et al. "Endemic species may have complex histories: within-refugium phylogeography of an endangered Iberian vole.". Molecular ecology (2017): http://europepmc.org/abstract/med/28028865.
    10.1111/mec.13994
  14. Barbosa S; Pauperio J; Searle JB; Alves PC. "Genetic identification of Iberian rodent species using both mitochondrial and nuclear loci: application to noninvasive sampling". Molecular ecology resources. (2013): http://europepmc.org/abstract/AGR/IND600822922.
    10.1111/1755-0998.12024
Activities

Oral presentation

Presentation title Event name
Host (Event location)
2019/10/01 Conservation of Nevada shrews through genetic species identification AFS & TWS Joint Conference
The Wildlife Society (Reno, NV, United States)
2019/04/08 Landscape genomics of adaptive differentiation in two sister species of Idaho ground squirrels IALE-North America 2019 Annual Meeting
US-IALE (Fort Collins, CO, United States)
2018/07/23 What doesn’t kill you, may shift your path: road influence on dispersal routes in the absence of genetic structure 4th North American Congress for Conservation Biology
Society for Conservation Biology (Toronto, Canada)
2017/10/30 Collaboration for Conservation: collaborative research in the conservation of small mammals XXI Congreso Mesoamericano de Biología y Conservación
Sociedad Mesoamericana para la Biología y la Conservación (San José, Costa Rica)
2016/07/18 Non-invasive genetic sampling in conservation: how far have we got and how far can we go? 3rd North American Congress for Conservation Biology
Society for Conservation Biology (Madison, WI, United States)
2016/05/11 Non-invasive genetic sampling in conservation: how far have we got and how far can we go? Evo-day – Evolution and Conservation
Cornell University (Ithca, NY, United States)
2016/05/06 Using genomics to define functional corridors and management units: an integrative approach to guide conservation decisions Conference on Conservation Genomics
CIBIO/InBIO (Vairão, Portugal)
2015/08/03 Genomics informing conservation strategies | which populations should be reconnected in an endangered rodent? 27th International Congress for Conservation Biology – 4th European Congress for Conservation Biology
Society for Conservation Biology (Montpellier, France)

Supervision

Thesis Title
Role
Degree Subject (Type)
Institution / Organization
2019 - Current Conservation Genomics: Investigation of Population Structure and Inbreeding in the Hawaiian goose, the Nene (Branta sandvicensis).
Co-supervisor
University of Idaho, United States
2018/09 - 2019/12 Optimization of nuclear DNA microsatellite loci for individual identification of bison from Grand Canyon National Park
Co-supervisor
University of Idaho College of Natural Resources, United States

Event organisation

Event name
Type of event (Role)
Institution / Organization
2019/10 - Current Interactive session organizer on "What does adaptive capacity mean to you? Integrating perspectives on adaptive potential for climate change planning" at the North American Congress for Conservation Biology (2020/07/26 - 2020/07/31)
Other (Member of the Organising Committee)
Society for Conservation Biology, United States
2018/02 - Current Symposium on "Incorporating local adaptation into conservation: connecting science to practice" at the North American Congress for Conservation Biology (2018/07/21 - 2018/07/26)
Symposium (Member of the Organising Committee)
Society for Conservation Biology, United States
2016/02 - Current Symposium on "Communicating Genetics for Improved Conservation Action" at the North American Congress for Conservation Biology (2016/07/17 - 2016/07/21)
Symposium (President of the Organising Committee)
Society for Conservation Biology, United States
2015/12 - Current ConGenOmics 2016 - Conference on Conservation Genomics at CIBIO/InBIO (2016/05/03 - 2016/05/06)
Conference (Member of the Organising Committee)
Rede de Investigação em Biodiversidade e Biologia Evolutiva, Portugal

Event participation

Activity description
Type of event
Event name
Institution / Organization
2017/02/15 - 2017/02/16 Advanced course on "Museum techniques in the 21st century (birds and mammals)"
Seminar
Museum techniques in the 21st century (birds and mammals)
Rede de Investigação em Biodiversidade e Biologia Evolutiva, Portugal
2016/05/31 - 2016/06/10 Summer school CONGEN2016 – Recent Advances in Conservation Genetics
Seminar
CONGEN2016 – Recent Advances in Conservation Genetics
Magyar Tudományos Akadémia Ökológiai Kutatóközpont Balatoni Limnológiai Intézet, Hungary

American Genetic Association, United States
2015/06/23 - 2015/06/26 Introduction to next-generation sequencing data and analysis course
Workshop
Rede de Investigação em Biodiversidade e Biologia Evolutiva, Portugal
2015/06/15 - 2015/06/17 Genotyping by Sequencing (GBS): principles, approaches and applications
Workshop
Rede de Investigação em Biodiversidade e Biologia Evolutiva, Portugal
2015/05/25 - 2015/05/27 Applied Wildlife Population Ecology Advanced Course
Seminar
Rede de Investigação em Biodiversidade e Biologia Evolutiva, Portugal
2014/03/23 - 2014/03/29 Spring School on "Landscape genetics in transition to landscape genomics: challenges and opportunities to explore NGS data in a spatially explicit context"
Workshop
European Science Foundation, France
2013/09/03 - 2013/09/08 ConGen 2013, Population Genomics Data Analysis Course: Application of Next Gen sequence data to understand genetic population structure and detect Natural Selection
Workshop
University of Montana Missoula, United States

Rede de Investigação em Biodiversidade e Biologia Evolutiva, Portugal
2013/06/23 - 2013/06/24 Next Generation Population Genomics for Nonmodel Taxa. A Hands-on Workshop
Workshop
Cornell University, United States
2012/09/13 - 2012/09/14 Genotyping-by-Sequencing
Workshop
Cornell University, United States
2011/10/12 - 2011/10/21 Palaeogenomics Summer School
Seminar
Institut Jacques Monod, France

Association member

Society Organization name Role
2020/10 - Current Associação Portuguesa para a Conservação da Biodiversidade Contribution with paintings and texts of wildlife species for scientific outreach through social media "Almanac of Portuguese Biodiversity - confinement edition"
2019/02 - Current International Association for Landscape Ecology
2018/07 - Current The Wildlife Society
2015/04 - 2019/12 Society for Conservation Biology Co-chair of Education ad Events Committee of the Conservation Genetics Working Group

Course / Discipline taught

Academic session Degree Subject (Type) Institution / Organization
2019/05 - 2019/12 Conservation Genetics in-class and online course Conservation Genetics (Doctor) University of Idaho College of Natural Resources, United States
2018/02 - 2018/05 Landscape Genetics in-class and online course Landscape Genetics (Doctor) University of Idaho College of Natural Resources, United States
2018/03/11 - 2018/03/17 The Wildlife Society Conclave field trip The Wildlife Society Western Ecosystems Nomadic Conclave (Bachelor) University of Idaho College of Natural Resources, United States
2017/10/29 - 2017/11/03 II International Advanced Course in Conservation Genetics Conservation Genetics Universidad Nacional de Costa Rica, Costa Rica
2014 - 2017 Field lecturer on "Small mammal trapping and sampling techniques" Biologia (Licenciatura) Universidade do Porto Faculdade de Ciências, Portugal
2011 - 2014 Field lecturer for the Conservation Genetics module Biodiversidade, Genética e Evolução (Mestrado integrado) Universidade do Porto Faculdade de Ciências, Portugal
2012/03/27 - 2012/03/30 Field lecturer on "Small mammal trapping and sampling techniques" Biologia (Ensino básico 3º ciclo) Rede de Investigação em Biodiversidade e Biologia Evolutiva, Portugal

Journal scientific committee

Journal title (ISSN) Publisher
2019/04 - Current Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution (1095-9513) Elsevier
2019/02 - Current Conservation Genetics (1572-9737) Springer-Verlag
2018/10 - Current Molecular Ecology (1365-294X) Wiley (Blackwell Publishing)
2018/09 - Current Journal of Biogeography (1365-2699) Wiley (Blackwell Publishing)
2018/06 - Current Mammal Research (2199-241X) Springer-Verlag
2018/04 - Current Ecology and Evolution (2045-7758) Wiley (John Wiley & Sons)
2017/11 - Current European Journal of Wildlife Research (1439-0574) Springer-Verlag
2017/09 - Current BMC Evolutionary Biology (1471-2148) Springer (Biomed Central Ltd.)
2017/09 - Current Journal of Zoology (1469-7998) Wiley (Blackwell Publishing)
2017/07 - Current Journal of Mammalogy (1545-1542) Oxford University Press
2017/01 - Current Scientific Reports (2045-2322) Springer Science and Business Media LLC
2016/10 - Current Aquatic Conservation Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems (1099-0755) Wiley (John Wiley & Sons)
2016/07 - Current Integrative Zoology (1749-4877) Wiley (Blackwell Publishing)
2013/06 - Current Molecular Ecology Resources (1755-0998) Wiley (Blackwell Publishing)
Distinctions

Other distinction

2015 Runner up for best student presentation
Society for Conservation Biology, United States