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Identification

Personal identification

Full name
Cátia Isabel Assis Fidalgo

Citation names

  • Fidalgo, Cátia

Author identifiers

Ciência ID
4811-F6BF-037C

Websites

  • http://www.cesam.ua.pt/cifidalgo (Professional)

Knowledge fields

  • Natural sciences - Biological Sciences - Molecular Biology
  • Natural sciences - Biological Sciences - Microbiology
  • Natural sciences - Biological Sciences - Genetics and Heredity
  • Exact Sciences - Computer and Information Sciences - Bioinformatics
  • Natural sciences - Biological Sciences - Plant sciences

Languages

Language Speaking Reading Writing Listening Peer-review
Portuguese (Mother tongue)
English Advanced (C1) Advanced (C1) Advanced (C1) Advanced (C1) Advanced (C1)
Education
Degree Classification
2013/03/01 - 2017/09/28
Concluded
PhD in Biology, Specialization in Microbiology (Doutoramento)
Major in Microbiology, Molecular Biology
Universidade de Aveiro, Portugal
"Endophytic bacterial communities of Halimione portulacoides" (THESIS/DISSERTATION)
Aprovado
2012/02/09
Concluded
Applied Microbiology (Mestrado)
Major in Microbiology, Molecular Biology
Universidade de Lisboa Faculdade de Ciências, Portugal
"Heavy metal resistance in extremophilic yeasts: a molecular and physiological approach" (THESIS/DISSERTATION)
18
2009/07/14
Concluded
Biology (Molecular biology and Genetics) (Licenciatura)
Major in Molecular Biology
Universidade de Lisboa Faculdade de Ciências, Portugal
"N/A" (THESIS/DISSERTATION)
16
Affiliation

Science

2020/07/01 - Current Researcher (Research)
Universidade de Aveiro, Portugal
2019/06/07 - 2020/06/30 Researcher (Research)
Universidade de Aveiro, Portugal
2017/06/01 - 2019/05/31 Postdoc (Research)
Universidade de Aveiro Centro de Estudos do Ambiente e do Mar, Portugal
2013/03/01 - 2017/09/28 Researcher (Research)
Universidade de Aveiro Centro de Estudos do Ambiente e do Mar, Portugal
2012/08/01 - 2013/01/31 Researcher (Research)
Universidade de Aveiro Centro de Estudos do Ambiente e do Mar, Portugal
2010/09/07 - 2012/02/09 Research Trainee (Research)
Universidade de Lisboa Faculdade de Ciências, Portugal
2009/10/02 - 2010/08/02 Research Trainee (Research)
Universidade de Lisboa Faculdade de Ciências, Portugal
2008/09/22 - 2009/05/29 Research Trainee (Research)
Universidade de Lisboa Faculdade de Ciências, Portugal
Projects

Grant

Designation Funders
2017 - 2019/05/31 Symbiolite – A novel microbial-algal calcification process driven by coral symbiotic algae: Structure, function, ecological role and evolutionary significance
PTDC/MAR-EST/3726/2014
Research Fellow
Universidade de Aveiro, Portugal
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
2013 - 2017/02/28 PhytoMarsh - The phytosphere of salt-marsh plants: an underexplored microbial hot-spot
118873
Provided by PTCRIS: 118873
PhD Student Fellow
Universidade de Aveiro, Portugal
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia, I.P.

Contract

Designation Funders
2020 - Current The microbiome of fire-affected vegetated and non-vegetated soil and its role in soil recovery
CEECIND/01373/2018
Researcher
Universidade de Aveiro Centro de Estudos do Ambiente e do Mar, Portugal
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
2019 - Current EvoSym - Sea slug genome evolution and adaptation to establish photosynthetic symbiosis
POCI-01-0145-FEDER-028751
Researcher
Universidade de Aveiro, Portugal
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
Outputs

Publications

Book chapter
  1. Dias, T; Stürmer, SL; Chaves, Sandra; Fidalgo, Cátia; Tenreiro, Rogério; Correia, P; Carvalho, L; et al. "Arbuscular mycorrhizal fungal spores, an indicator of increased N availability in Mediterranean-type ecosystems". 2011.
    Published
Conference abstract
  1. Fidalgo, Cátia; Tenreiro, Ana; Tenreiro, Rogério; Malhó, Rui; Chaves, Sandra. "Unveiling Cadmium Resistance Mechanisms in an Extremophilic Yeast". Paper presented in Microbiotec11, Braga, 2011.
Conference poster
  1. Rola, Marcellina; Frankenbach, Silja; Stratmann-Lettner, Sabine; Greve, Carola; Fidalgo, Cátia; Pedro, Ana; Serôdio, João; Preisfeld, Angelika; Christa, Gregor. "Elysia viridis as a promising system to understand kleptoplastid longevity in Sacoglossa". Paper presented in 21st Annual Meeting of the Society for Biological Systematics, 2020.
  2. Vicente, Tania; Gonçalves, Micael; Fidalgo, Cátia; Brandão, Cláudio; Alves, Artur. "Diversity of fungi associated with macroalgae from Ria de Aveiro". Paper presented in Microbiotec'19, 2019.
  3. Fidalgo, Cátia; Alves, Marta; Henriques, Isabel; Alves, Artur. "The endophytic microbiome of Halimione portulacoides". Paper presented in Microbiotec17, 2017.
  4. Fidalgo, Cátia; Tacão, Marta; Rocha, Jaqueline; Henriques, Isabel; Alves, Artur. "Culturable endophytic bacteria from salt marsh plant Halimione portulacoides, functional characterization, phylogenetic diversity and influence of metal contamination". Paper presented in BAGECO13, 2015.
  5. Fidalgo, Cátia; Henriques, Isabel; Alves, Artur. "Culturable endophytic bacteria from Halimione portulacoides, diversity and influence of Hg contamination". Paper presented in Microbiotec13, 2013.
  6. Fidalgo, Cátia; Araújo, Susana; Henriques, Isabel; Correia, António; Alves, Artur. "Endophytic bacterial diversity in the salt marsh plant Halimione portulacoides". Paper presented in FEMS Microbiology Congress 2013, 2013.
  7. Fidalgo, Cátia; Tenreiro, Ana; Tenreiro, Rogério; Malhó, Rui; Chaves, Sandra. "Arsenic Resistance in an Extremophilic Yeast, a Cytological and Molecular Approach". Paper presented in IV International Conference on Environmental, Industrial and Applied Microbiology, 2011.
Journal article
  1. Tânia F. L. Vicente; Micael F. M. Gonçalves; Cláudio Brandão; Cátia Fidalgo; Artur Alves. "Diversity of fungi associated with macroalgae from an estuarine environment and description of Cladosporium rubrum sp. nov. and Hypoxylon aveirense sp. nov.". International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology (2021): https://doi.org/10.1099/ijsem.0.004630.
    10.1099/ijsem.0.004630
  2. Melo Clavijo, Jenny; Frankenbach, Silja; Fidalgo, Cátia; Serôdio, João; Donath, Alexander; Preisfeld, Angelika; Christa, Gregor. "Identification of scavenger receptors and thrombospondin-type-1 repeat proteins potentially relevant for plastid recognition in Sacoglossa". Ecology and Evolution (2020): http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ece3.6865.
    Open access • Published • 10.1002/ece3.6865
  3. Nitschke, Matthew; Craveiro, Sandra C; Brandão, Cláudio; Fidalgo, Cátia; Serôdio, João; Calado, António J; Frommlet, Jorg C. "Description of Freudenthalidium gen. nov. and Halluxium gen. nov. to formally recognize clades Fr3 and H as genera in the family Symbiodiniaceae (Dinophyceae)". Journal of Phycology (2020): https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/epdf/10.1111/jpy.12999.
    Submitted
  4. Nitschke, Matthew R.; Fidalgo, Cátia; Simões, Joa~o; Alves, Artur; Sero^dio, Joa~o; Frommlet, Jo¨rg C.. "Symbiolite formation: a powerful in vitro model to untangle the role of bacterial communities in the photosynthesis-induced formation of microbialites". The ISME Journal (2020): http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41396-020-0629-z.
    10.1038/s41396-020-0629-z
  5. Fidalgo, Cátia. "Identification of scavenger receptors and thrombospondin type 1 repeat proteins potentially relevant for plastid recognition in Sacoglossa". Ecology and Evolution (2020): http://doi.org/10.1002/ece3.6865.
    In press
  6. Fidalgo, Cátia; Proença, Diogo Neves; Morais, Paula V.; Henriques, Isabel; Alves, Artur. "The endosphere of the salt marsh plant Halimione portulacoides is a diversity hotspot for the genus Salinicola: description of five novel species Salinicola halimionae sp. nov., Salinicola aestuarinus sp. nov., Salinicola endophyticus sp. nov., Salinicola halophyticus sp. nov. and Salinicola lusitanus sp. nov.". International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology 69 1 (2019): 46-62. http://dx.doi.org/10.1099/ijsem.0.003061.
    Published • 10.1099/ijsem.0.003061
  7. Cardoso, Paulo; Alves, Artur; Silveira, Paulo; Sá, Carina; Fidalgo, Cátia; Freitas, Rosa; Figueira, Etelvina. "Bacteria from nodules of wild legume species: Phylogenetic diversity, plant growth promotion abilities and osmotolerance". Science of The Total Environment 645 (2018): 1094-1102. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2018.06.399.
    Published • 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2018.06.399
  8. Fidalgo, Cátia; Martins, Ricardo; Proença, Diogo Neves; Morais, Paula V.; Alves, Artur; Henriques, Isabel. "Zunongwangia endophytica sp. nov., an endophyte isolated from the salt marsh plant, Halimione portulacoides, and emended description of the genus Zunongwangia". International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology 67 8 (2017): 3004-3009. http://dx.doi.org/10.1099/ijsem.0.002069.
    Published • 10.1099/ijsem.0.002069
  9. Fidalgo, Cátia; Rocha, Jaqueline; Martins, Ricardo; Proença, Diogo Neves; Morais, Paula V.; Henriques, Isabel; Alves, Artur. "Altererythrobacter halimionae sp. nov. and Altererythrobacter endophyticus sp. nov., two endophytes from the salt marsh plant Halimione portulacoides". International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology 67 8 (2017): 3057-3062. http://dx.doi.org/10.1099/ijsem.0.002079.
    Published • 10.1099/ijsem.0.002079
  10. Fidalgo, Cátia; Rocha, Jaqueline; Proença, Diogo Neves; Morais, Paula Vasconcelos; Alves, Artur; Henriques, Isabel. "Saccharospirillum correiae sp. nov., an endophytic bacterium isolated from the halophyte Halimione portulacoides". International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology 67 6 (2017): 2026-2030. http://dx.doi.org/10.1099/ijsem.0.001914.
    Published • 10.1099/ijsem.0.001914
  11. Fidalgo, Cátia; Riesco, Raúl; Henriques, Isabel; Trujillo, Martha E.; Alves, Artur. "Microbacterium diaminobutyricum sp. nov., isolated from Halimione portulacoides, which contains diaminobutyric acid in its cell wall, and emended description of the genus Microbacterium". International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology 66 11 (2016): 4492-4500. http://dx.doi.org/10.1099/ijsem.0.001379.
    Published • 10.1099/ijsem.0.001379
  12. Henriques, Isabel; Tacão, Marta; Leite, Laura; Fidalgo, Cátia; Araújo, Susana; Oliveira, Cláudia; Alves, Artur. "Co-selection of antibiotic and metal(loid) resistance in gram-negative epiphytic bacteria from contaminated salt marshes". Marine Pollution Bulletin 109 1 (2016): 427-434. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.marpolbul.2016.05.031.
    Published • 10.1016/j.marpolbul.2016.05.031
  13. Rocha, Jaqueline; Tacão, Marta; Fidalgo, Cátia; Alves, Artur; Henriques, Isabel. "Diversity of endophytic Pseudomonas in Halimione portulacoides from metal(loid)-polluted salt marshes". Environmental Science and Pollution Research 23 13 (2016): 13255-13267. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11356-016-6483-x.
    Published • 10.1007/s11356-016-6483-x
  14. Fidalgo, Cátia; Henriques, Isabel; Rocha, Jaqueline; Tacão, Marta; Alves, Artur. "Culturable endophytic bacteria from the salt marsh plant Halimione portulacoides: phylogenetic diversity, functional characterization, and influence of metal(loid) contamination". Environmental Science and Pollution Research 23 10 (2016): 10200-10214. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11356-016-6208-1.
    Published • 10.1007/s11356-016-6208-1
Thesis / Dissertation
  1. Fidalgo, Cátia Isabel Assis. "Endophytic bacterial communities of Halimione portulacoides". PhD, 2017. http://hdl.handle.net/10773/22661.
  2. Fidalgo, Cátia Isabel Assis, 1986-. "Heavy metal resistance in extremophilic yeasts: a molecular and physiological approach". Master, 2011. http://hdl.handle.net/10451/6583.
Activities

Oral presentation

Presentation title Event name
Host (Event location)
2011/12/01 Unveiling Cadmium Resistance Mechanisms in an Extremophilic Yeast Microbiotec11
(Braga, Portugal)

Event participation

Activity description
Type of event
Event name
Institution / Organization
2018/07/25 - 2018/07/25 Invited Speaker in Advanced Course on Microbial Diversity
Workshop
Universidade de Aveiro, Portugal
2018/07/12 - 2018/07/12 Invited Speaker in Advanced Course on Bioinformatics for Microbiologists
Workshop
Universidade de Aveiro, Portugal
2018/05/21 - 2018/05/25 Co-speaker in the course "Introduction do Data Analysis With R" for Biology Master students
Workshop
Universidade de Aveiro, Portugal
2016/09/14 - 2016/09/16 Invited Speaker in the Advanced Course in Bioinformatics for Microbiologists.
Workshop
Universidade de Aveiro, Portugal
2013/07/15 - 2013/07/19 Invited Speaker in Advanced Course on Microbial Diversity. Assistance in hands-on practical classes of the Advanced Course.
Universidade de Aveiro, Portugal

Jury of academic degree

Topic
Role
Candidate name (Type of degree)
Institution / Organization
2018/12/17 Evaluation of the antimicrobial activity from Cerâmica Cave (Portugal) bacteria: The case study of Cupriavidus sp.
(Thesis) Main arguer
André Alexandre Grangeia Gouveia (Master)
Universidade de Aveiro, Portugal

Course / Discipline taught

Academic session Degree Subject (Type) Institution / Organization
2020/07/20 - 2020/07/24 Advanced Course 'Data Analysis Using R' (Curso de doutoramento (conclusão de unidades curriculares)) Universidade de Aveiro, Portugal