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Manuel António Cardoso Curto. Atua na(s) área(s) de Ciências Naturais com ênfase em Ciências Biológicas com ênfase em Biologia da Evolução das Espécies. Tem como principais interesses o estudo do processo de especiação, mais propriamente de como hibridação e introgressão afetam a distribuição the caracteres ecológicos. Também atua dentro dos campos da genética da conservação e da genética de populações.
Identification

Personal identification

Full name
Manuel António Cardoso Curto

Citation names

  • Curto, Manuel
  • Curto, Manuel António

Author identifiers

Ciência ID
5213-5E6F-0BC2
ORCID iD
0000-0002-1630-4653

Telephones

Mobile phone
  • 933971577 (Personal)

Addresses

  • Praceta Aquilino Ribeiro 33 2º Direito, 4465-292, São Mamede de Infesta, Matosinhos, Portugal (Personal)

Knowledge fields

  • Natural sciences - Biological Sciences - Evolutionary Biology

Languages

Language Speaking Reading Writing Listening Peer-review
Portuguese (Mother tongue)
English Proficiency (C2) Proficiency (C2) Proficiency (C2) Proficiency (C2) Proficiency (C2)
German Intermediate (B1) Intermediate (B1) Intermediate (B1) Intermediate (B1) Intermediate (B1)
Education
Degree Classification
2011/09/15 - 2017/05/04
Concluded
Biodiversidade, Genética e Evolução (Doutoramento)
Universidade do Porto, Portugal
2008/09/15 - 2010/12/19
Concluded
Biodiversidade, Genética e Evolução (Mestrado integrado)
Universidade do Porto, Portugal
19
2005/07/15 - 2008/07/31
Concluded
Biologia (Licenciatura)
Major in Biologia
Universidade do Porto, Portugal
16
Affiliation

Science

Category
Host institution
Employer
2023/05/01 - Current Postdoc (Research) Associação BIOPOLIS - Rede de Investigação em Biodiversidade e Biologia Evolutiva, Portugal
Universidade do Porto Centro de Investigação em Biodiversidade e Recursos Genéticos, Portugal
2020/01/04 - 2023/03/31 Postdoc (Research) FCiênciasID Associação para a Investigação e Desenvolvimento de Ciências, Portugal
Centro de Ciências do Mar e do Ambiente, Portugal
2017/07/01 - 2020/03/31 Postdoc (Research) Universität für Bodenkultur Wien, Austria
2016/01/01 - 2017/06/30 Contracted Researcher (Research) Universität für Bodenkultur Wien Department für Integrative Biologie und Biodiversitätsforschung, Austria
2011/01/01 - 2011/12/31 Researcher (Research) Universidade do Porto Centro de Investigação em Biodiversidade e Recursos Genéticos, Portugal
Projects

Grant

Designation Funders
2022/09/01 - Current Plano de Ação para a Avaliação da Perca fluviatilis (Perca-europeia) nas massas de água do Sabugal e Meimoa
Plano de Ação para a Avaliação da Perca
Researcher
Ongoing
2022/01/01 - Current A giant on the water: from predation pressure to population control of the European catfish (Silurus glanis)
PTDC/ASP-PES/4181/2021
Researcher
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
Ongoing
2022/01 - 2022/12 Evaluation of the ecological consequences of hybridization between the exotic Alburnus alburnus and native fish species
MARE-Mini-Grants_2022_Manuel_Curto
MARE-Mini-Grants_2022_Manuel_Curto
Principal investigator
Centro de Ciências do Mar e do Ambiente, Portugal
Centro de Ciências do Mar e do Ambiente
Ongoing
2022/04/01 - 2022/10/31 Monitoring the population status of Anaecypris hispanica based on eDNA sampling.
eDNA-SARAMUGO
Researcher
Instituto da Conservação da Natureza e das Florestas IP
Concluded
2019/01/01 - 2022 The role of voles in agroecosystems: linking pest management to biodiversity conservation under environmental change
PTDC/BIA-ECO/31728/2017
Researcher
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
Concluded
2017/01/01 - 2018/12/31 Microsatellite genotyping European (Erinaceus europaeus) and White-breasted hedgehogs (E. roumanicus) in next-generation sequencing data.
MicSatGen
Researcher
Universität für Bodenkultur Wien, Austria
Universität für Bodenkultur Wien Department für Integrative Biologie und Biodiversitätsforschung
Concluded
2017/03/01 - 2018/02/28 Establishment of pollen metabarcoding sequencing resources.
PolMetBarc
Principal investigator
Universität für Bodenkultur Wien, Austria
Universität für Bodenkultur Wien Department für Integrative Biologie und Biodiversitätsforschung
Concluded
2012/01/01 - 2015/12/31 THE ROLE OF INTER ISLAND GENEFLOW DURING COLONIZATION AND SPECIATION PROCESSES ON ARCHIPELAGOS: ANALYSIS OF THE MICROMERIA SPECIES COMPLEX (LAMIACEAE) FROM THE CANARY ISLANDS AND MADEIRA
info:eu-repo/grantAgreement/FCT/SFRH/SFRH2%FBD2%F790102%F2011/PT
PhD Student Fellow
Universidade do Porto Centro de Investigação em Biodiversidade e Recursos Genéticos, Portugal
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
Concluded
2012/01 - 2015/12 The role of inter island geneflow during colonization and speciation process on archipelagos: analysis of the Micromeria species comples (Lamiaceae) from the Canary Islands and Madeira
SFRH/79010/2011
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
2011/01/01 - 2011/12/31 Comparing the Mechanisms of Biological Invasion with Natural Colonizations on Archipelagos: Analysis of geneflow and admixture in the species complex of Micromeria (Lamiaceae) form the Canary Islands and Madeira.
Research Fellow
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
Concluded

Contract

Designation Funders
2022/10/01 - 2023/03/31 Managing plan of the European catfish (Silurus glanis) in Portugal.
Plano de Acção do Siluro
Post-doc
Concluded
2021/12/01 - 2022/11/30 Assessment of Anaecypris hispanica current populations based on environmental DNA
POSEUR-03-2215-FC-000086
Centro de Ciências do Mar e do Ambiente, Portugal

FCiênciasID Associação para a Investigação e Desenvolvimento de Ciências, Portugal
Ongoing
2020/04/01 - 2022/09/30 eDNA: from rare species detection to whole-community diversity using high-throughput sequencing
PTDC/BIA-CBI/31644/2017
Post-doc
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
Ongoing
Outputs

Publications

Conference abstract
  1. Baptista, Lara; Björn Berning; Curto, Manuel; Andrea Waeschenbach; Harald, Meimberg; António Múrias dos Santos; Ávila, Sérgio. "Morphospecies and molecular diversity of Reteporella in the Azores". Paper presented in 19th International Bryozoology Association Conference, Dublin, 2022.
  2. Sofia Nogueira; Manuel Curto; Félix, P. M.; Joshua Heumüller; Filipa Afonso; Diogo Dias; Paula Chainho; et al. "Using DNA Metabarcoding to Uncover the Diet of the Invasive Mozambique Tilapia (Oreochromis mossambicus) in Mangroves from the Island of São Tomé". 2022.
    10.3390/blsf2022013132
  3. Sofia Batista; Manuel Curto; Ana Veríssimo; Filipe Ribeiro; Maria Judite Alves; Francisco Pina-Martins; Carlos David Santos; Sissel Jentoft; Hugo Gante. "Evaluating Environmental DNA Efficiency in the Detection of Freshwater Species in a System with High Endemism". 2022.
    10.3390/blsf2022013116
  4. Manuel Curto; Ana Veríssimo; Filipe Ribeiro; Carlos D. Santos; Sissel Jentoft; Judite Alves; Hugo F. Gante. "Application of eDNA Metagenomics to Describe Freshwater Fish Communities". 2022.
    10.3390/blsf2022013027
  5. Baptista, Lara; Björn Berning; Curto, Manuel António; Andrea Waeschenbach; Harald, Meimberg; António Múrias dos Santos; Ávila, Sérgio. "The bryozoan genus Reteporella: morphospecies and contrasting population structure inferred from mitochondrial and microsatellite data". Paper presented in 23rd Annual Meeting of the Society of Biological Systematics, 2022.
  6. Baptista, Lara; Björn Berning; Curto, Manuel; António Múrias dos Santos; Harald, Meimberg; Ávila, Sérgio. "Estimating the diversity of Reteporella species in the Azores combining molecular and morphological data". Paper presented in Australarwood X/17th Larwood Meeting ¿Bryozoans of the World¿ (online), 2021.
Conference poster
  1. Baptista, Lara; Björn Berning; Andrea Waeschenbach; Curto, Manuel; Harald, Meimberg; Ávila, Sérgio. "Morphospecies and genetic diversity of Bryozoa collected during M150 BIODIAZ in the remote Azores Archipelago". Paper presented in Statuskonferenz Forschungsschiffe 2022, 2022.
  2. Curto, Manuel; Tibihika, Papius Dias; Meimberg. "Admixture patterns of Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) in East Africa and its conservation consequences.". Paper presented in 4th Annual Meeting in Conservation Genetics 2020, 2020.
  3. Baptista, Lara; António Múrias dos Santos; Curto, Manuel; Björn Berning; Ávila, Sérgio. "The genetic structure in populations of marine organisms in remote islands: a study of bryozoans and gastropods in the Azores (NE Atlantic Ocean) - An overview". Paper presented in BIODIV Annual Meeting, 2019.
  4. Lanner, Julia; Curto, Manuel; Pachinger, Bärbel; Meimberg, Harald; Kratschmer, Sophie. "A year of barcoding Vienna´s wild bees.". Paper presented in NOBIS 10, 2016.
  5. Curto, Manuel; Dilip, Saurabh; Schachtler, Christina; Meimberg, Harald. "The study of introgression of Micromeria sp. (Lamiaceae) from the Canary islands using whole genome sequencing data.". Paper presented in Plant Genomes Evolution, 2015.
  6. Curto, Manuel; Puppo, Pamela; Schachtler, Christina; Meimberg, Harald. "Influence of gene flow and hybridization on the radiation of Micromeria species complex from the Canary Islands .". Paper presented in Botany 2015, 2015.
Journal article
  1. Meulenbroek, Paul; Curto, Manuel; Priglinger, Paria; Pinter, Kurt; Shumka, Spase; Graf, Wolfram; Schiemer, Fritz; Meimberg, Harald. "Small-scale metapopulation structure of a limnophilic fish species in a natural river system investigated using microsatellite genotyping by amplicon sequencing (SSR-GBAS)". BMC Ecology and Evolution 24 1 (2024): http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12862-023-02192-0.
    10.1186/s12862-023-02192-0
  2. S. Nogueira; M. Curto; C. Gkenas; F. Afonso; D. Dias; J. Heumüller; P. M. Félix; et al. "DNA metabarcoding reveals the diet of the invasive fish Oreochromis mossambicus in mangroves of São Tomé Island (Gulf of Guinea)". Biological Invasions (2024): https://doi.org/10.1007/s10530-023-03170-9.
    10.1007/s10530-023-03170-9
  3. Ben Belden Mugula; S. F. Omondi; Manuel Curto; Samuel Kuria Kiboi; James Ireri Kanya; Anthony Egeru; Paul Okullo; Harald Meimberg. "Microsatellites reveal divergence in population genetic diversity, and structure of osyris lanceolata (santalaceae) in Uganda and Kenya". BMC Ecology and Evolution (2023): https://doi.org/10.1186/s12862-023-02182-2.
    10.1186/s12862-023-02182-2
  4. Tibihika, Papius Dias; Curto, Manuel; Meimberg, Harald; Aruho, Cassius; Muganga, George; Lugumira, Jerome Sebadduka; Namulawa, Victoria Tibenda; et al. "Exploring the morphological dynamics of Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus Linn. 1758) in Victoria Nile as depicted from geometric morphometrics". BMC Zoology 8 1 (2023): http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s40850-023-00190-9.
    10.1186/s40850-023-00190-9
  5. PAMELA PUPPO; PEDRO LUIS PÉREZ DE PAZ; MANUEL CURTO; HARALD MEIMBERG. "Micromeria tenensis (Lamiaceae), a new species from Tenerife, Canary Islands". Phytotaxa (2023): https://doi.org/10.11646/phytotaxa.626.1.1.
    10.11646/phytotaxa.626.1.1
  6. Kwikiriza, Gerald; Vijayan, Thapasya; Tibihika, Papius Dias; Curto, Manuel; Winkler, Gerold; Nattabi, Juliet Kigongo; Kariuki, John; Meimberg, Harald. "Introgressive hybridization levels of Tilapiine species in Lake Victoria basin, Kenya inferred from microsatellite and mitochondrial DNA genotyping based on next-generation sequencing". Conservation Genetics (2023): http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10592-023-01570-x.
    10.1007/s10592-023-01570-x
  7. Papius Dias Tibihika; Harald Meimberg; Manuel Curto. "Understanding the translocation dynamics of Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) and its ecological consequences in East Africa". African Zoology 57 4 (2022): 171-179. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/15627020.2022.2154169.
    10.1080/15627020.2022.2154169
  8. Lara Baptista; Björn Berning; Manuel Curto; Andrea Waeschenbach; Harald Meimberg; António M. Santos; Sérgio P. Ávila. "Morphospecies and molecular diversity of ‘lace corals’: the genus Reteporella (Bryozoa: Cheilostomatida) in the central North Atlantic Azores Archipelago". BMC Ecology and Evolution 22 1 (2022): http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12862-022-02080-z.
    10.1186/s12862-022-02080-z
  9. Manuel Curto; Miguel Morgado-Santos; Carlos M. Alexandre; Maria Judite Alves; Hugo F. Gante; Christos Gkenas; João P. Medeiros; et al. "Widespread Hybridization between Invasive Bleak (Alburnus alburnus) and Iberian Chub (Squalius spp.): A Neglected Conservation Threat". Fishes 7 5 (2022): 247-247. http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/fishes7050247.
    10.3390/fishes7050247
  10. Negash Kabtimer Bereded; Getachew Beneberu Abebe; Solomon Workneh Fanta; Manuel Curto; Herwig Waidbacher; Harald Meimberg; Konrad J. Domig. "The gut bacterial microbiome of Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) from lakes across an altitudinal gradient". BMC Microbiology 22 1 (2022): http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12866-022-02496-z.
    10.1186/s12866-022-02496-z
  11. Wilfried Wöber; Lars Mehnen; Manuel Curto; Papius Dias Tibihika; Genanaw Tesfaye; Harald Meimberg. "Investigating Shape Variation Using Generalized Procrustes Analysis and Machine Learning". Applied Sciences (2022): https://www.mdpi.com/2076-3417/12/6/3158.
    10.3390/app12063158
  12. Curto, Manuel. "Dispersal ability, habitat characteristics, and sea-surface circulation shape population structure of Cingula trifasciata (Gastropoda: Rissoidae) in the remote Azores Archipelago". BMC Ecology and Evolution 21 1 (2021): http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12862-021-01862-1.
    10.1186/s12862-021-01862-1
  13. Curto, Manuel. "Correction to: Evidence for multiple introductions of an invasive wild bee species currently under rapid range expansion in Europe". BMC Ecology and Evolution 21 1 (2021): http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12862-021-01765-1.
    10.1186/s12862-021-01765-1
  14. Curto, Manuel. "Genetic diversity of Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) populations in Ethiopia: insights from nuclear DNA microsatellites and implications for conservation". BMC Ecology and Evolution 21 1 (2021): http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12862-021-01829-2.
    10.1186/s12862-021-01829-2
  15. Ben Belden Mugula; Dr. Kiboi; JAMES KANYA; Anthony Egeru; Paul Okullo; Manuel Curto; Harald Meimberg. "Knowledge Gaps in Taxonomy, Ecology, Population Distribution Drivers and Genetic Diversity of African Sandalwood (Osyris lanceolata Hochst. & Steud.): A Scoping Review for Conservation". Plants (2021): https://www.mdpi.com/2223-7747/10/9/1780.
    10.3390/plants10091780
  16. Curto, Manuel. "Identifying geographically differentiated features of Ethopian Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) morphology with machine learning". PLOS ONE 16 4 (2021): e0249593-e0249593. http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0249593.
    10.1371/journal.pone.0249593
  17. Negash Kabtimer Bereded; Getachew Beneberu Abebe; Solomon Workneh Fanta; Manuel Curto; Herwig Waidbacher; Harald Meimberg; Konrad J. Domig. "The Impact of Sampling Season and Catching Site (Wild and Aquaculture) on Gut Microbiota Composition and Diversity of Nile Tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus)". Biology (2021): https://doi.org/10.3390/biology10030180.
    10.3390/biology10030180
  18. Lanner J; Gstöttenmayer F; Curto M; Geslin B; Huchler K; Orr MC; Pachinger B; Sedivy C; Meimberg H. "Evidence for multiple introductions of an invasive wild bee species currently under rapid range expansion in Europe.". BMC ecology and evolution (2021): http://europepmc.org/abstract/med/33546597.
    10.1186/s12862-020-01729-x
  19. Kariuki, John; Tibihika, Papius Dias; Curto, Manuel; Alemayehu, Esayas; Winkler, Gerold; Meimberg, Harald. "Application of microsatellite genotyping by amplicon sequencing for delimitation of African tilapiine species relevant for aquaculture". Aquaculture (2021): 736501. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.aquaculture.2021.736501.
    10.1016/j.aquaculture.2021.736501
  20. Augusta Yadira Cueva-Agila; Carlos Manchego; Cristian Bastidas; Manuel Curto. "Development and characterization of microsatellite markers for two subspecies of Handroanthus chrysanthus". Rodriguésia (2021): https://doi.org/10.1590/2175-7860202172088.
    10.1590/2175-7860202172088
  21. Savoi S; Eitle MW; Berger H; Curto M; Meimberg H; Griesser M; Forneck A. "Comparative Transcriptome Analysis of Two Root-Feeding Grape Phylloxera (D. vitifoliae) Lineages Feeding on a Rootstock and V. vinifera.". Insects (2020): http://europepmc.org/abstract/med/33053741.
    10.3390/insects11100691
  22. Ploi K; Curto M; Bolfíková BC; Loudová M; Hulva P; Seiter A; Fuhrmann M; Winter S; Meimberg H. "Evaluating the Impact of Wildlife Shelter Management on the Genetic Diversity of Erinaceus europaeus and E. roumanicus in Their Contact Zone.". Animals : an open access journal from MDPI (2020): http://europepmc.org/abstract/med/32825208.
    10.3390/ani10091452
  23. Bereded NK; Curto M; Domig KJ; Abebe GB; Fanta SW; Waidbacher H; Meimberg H. "Metabarcoding Analyses of Gut Microbiota of Nile Tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) from Lake Awassa and Lake Chamo, Ethiopia.". Microorganisms (2020): http://europepmc.org/abstract/med/32668725.
    10.3390/microorganisms8071040
  24. Tibihika, Papius Dias; Curto, Manuel; Alemayehu, Esayas; Waidbacher, Herwig; Masembe, Charles; Akoll, Peter; Meimberg, Harald; et al. "Molecular genetic diversity and differentiation of Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus, L. 1758) in East African natural and stocked populations". BMC Evolutionary Biology 20 1 (2020): http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12862-020-1583-0.
    10.1186/s12862-020-1583-0
  25. Tembrock, L.R.; Simmons, M.P.; Richards, C.M.; Reeves, P.A.; Reilley, A.; Curto, M.A.; Meimberg, H.; et al. "Clonal Diversity, Cultivar Traits, Geographic Dispersal, and the Ethnotaxonomy of Cultivated Qat (Catha edulis, Celastraceae)". Economic Botany 74 3 (2020): 273-291. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-85089656383&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1007/s12231-020-09501-4
  26. Kratschmer, Sophie; Petrovic, Božana; Curto, Manuel; Meimberg, Harald; Pachinger, Bärbel. "Pollen availability for the Horned mason bee ( Osmia cornuta ) in regions of different land use and landscape structures". Ecological Entomology (2019): http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/een.12823.
    10.1111/een.12823
  27. Cueva-Agila, Augusta; Vélez-Mora, Diego; Arias, Daniela; Curto, Manuel; Meimberg, Harald; Brinegar, Chris. "Genetic characterization of fragmented populations of Cinchona officinalis L. (Rubiaceae), a threatened tree of the northern Andean cloud forests". Tree Genetics & Genomes 15 6 (2019): http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11295-019-1393-y.
    10.1007/s11295-019-1393-y
  28. Neophytou, Charalambos; Pötzelsberger, Elisabeth; Curto, Manuel; Meimberg, Harald; Hasenauer, Hubert. "Population bottlenecks have shaped the genetic variation of Ailanthus altissima (Mill.) Swingle in an area of early introduction". Forestry: An International Journal of Forest Research (2019): http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/forestry/cpz019.
    10.1093/forestry/cpz019
  29. Curto, Manuel; Winter, Silvia; Seiter, Anna; Schmid, Lukas; Scheicher, Klaus; Barthel, Leon M. F.; Plass, Jürgen; Meimberg, Harald. "Application of a SSR-GBS marker system on investigation of European Hedgehog species and their hybrid zone dynamics". Ecology and Evolution 9 5 (2019): 2814-2832. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ece3.4960.
    10.1002/ece3.4960
  30. Lanner, Julia; Curto, Manuel; Pachinger, Bärbel; Neumüller, Ulrich; Meimberg, Harald. "Illumina midi-barcodes: quality proof and applications". Mitochondrial DNA Part A 30 3 (2019): 490-499. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/24701394.2018.1551386.
    10.1080/24701394.2018.1551386
  31. Tibihika, Papius Dias; Curto, Manuel; Dornstauder-Schrammel, Eva; Winter, Silvia; Alemayehu, Esayas; Waidbacher, Herwig; Meimberg, Harald. "Application of microsatellite genotyping by sequencing (SSR-GBS) to measure genetic diversity of the East African Oreochromis niloticus". Conservation Genetics 20 2 (2018): 357-372. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10592-018-1136-x.
    10.1007/s10592-018-1136-x
  32. Neophytou, Charalambos; Torutaeva, Elnura; Winter, Silvia; Meimberg, Harald; Hasenauer, Hubert; Curto, Manuel. "Analysis of microsatellite loci in tree of heaven (Ailanthus altissima (Mill.) Swingle) using SSR-GBS". Tree Genetics & Genomes 14 6 (2018): http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11295-018-1295-4.
    10.1007/s11295-018-1295-4
  33. Curto, Manuel; Schachtler, Christina; Puppo, Pamela; Meimberg, Harald. "Using a new RAD-sequencing approach to study the evolution of Micromeria in the Canary islands". Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 119 (2018): 160-169. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ympev.2017.11.005.
    10.1016/j.ympev.2017.11.005
  34. Tibihika, Papius Dias; Waidbacher, Herwig; Masembe, Charles; Curto, Manuel; Sabatino, Stephen; Alemayehu, Esayas; Meulenbroek, Paul; Akoll, Peter; Meimberg, Harald. "Anthropogenic impacts on the contextual morphological diversification and adaptation of Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus, L. 1758) in East Africa". Environmental Biology of Fishes 101 3 (2018): 363-381. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10641-017-0704-0.
    10.1007/s10641-017-0704-0
  35. Curto, M.; Puppo, P.; Kratschmer, S.; Meimberg, H.. "Genetic diversity and differentiation patterns in Micromeria from the Canary Islands are congruent with multiple colonization dynamics and the establishment of species syngameons". BMC Evolutionary Biology 17 1 (2017): http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12862-017-1031-y.
    10.1186/s12862-017-1031-y
  36. Forgiarini, Cristiane; Curto, Manuel; Stiehl-Alves, Eudes Maria; Bräuchler, Christian; Kollmann, Johannes; Meimberg, Harald; Souza-Chies, Tatiana Teixeira de. "Fifteen Microsatellite Markers for Herbertia zebrina (Iridaceae): An Endangered Species from South American Grasslands". Applications in Plant Sciences 5 5 (2017): 1700035. http://dx.doi.org/10.3732/apps.1700035.
    10.3732/apps.1700035
  37. Tembrock, Luke R.; Simmons, Mark P.; Richards, Christopher M.; Reeves, Patrick A.; Reilley, Ann; Curto, Manuel A.; Meimberg, Harald; et al. "Phylogeography of the wild and cultivated stimulant plant qat ( Catha edulis , Celastraceae) in areas of historical cultivation". American Journal of Botany 104 4 (2017): 538-549. http://dx.doi.org/10.3732/ajb.1600437.
    10.3732/ajb.1600437
  38. Meimberg, Harald; Schachtler, Christina; Curto, Manuel; Husemann, Martin; Habel, Jan Christian. "A new amplicon based approach of whole mitogenome sequencing for phylogenetic and phylogeographic analysis: An example of East African white-eyes (Aves, Zosteropidae)". Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 102 (2016): 74-85. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ympev.2016.05.023.
    10.1016/j.ympev.2016.05.023
  39. Deck, Lina Maria Giraldo; Habel, Jan Christian; Curto, Manuel; Husemann, Martin; Sturm, Sarah; Garitano-Zavala, Álvaro; Meimberg, Harald. "New Microsatellite Markers for Two Sympatric Tinamou Species, the Ornate Tinamou (Nothoprocta ornata) and Darwin's Nothura (Nothura darwinii)". Avian Biology Research 9 3 (2016): 139-146. http://dx.doi.org/10.3184/175815515x14503747783157.
    10.3184/175815515x14503747783157
  40. Puppo, Pamela; Curto, Manuel; Meimberg, Harald. "Genetic structure ofMicromeria(Lamiaceae) in Tenerife, the imprint of geological history and hybridization on within-island diversification". Ecology and Evolution 6 11 (2016): 3443-3460. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ece3.2094.
    10.1002/ece3.2094
  41. Husemann, Martin; Sturm, Sarah; Curto, Manuel; Meimberg, Harald; Habel, Jan Christian. "Four new mitochondrial genomes of the genus zosterops (aves: passeriformes: zosteropidae) from East Africa with a phylogenetic evaluation of the group". Mitochondrial DNA Part B 1 1 (2016): 544-548. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/23802359.2016.1198937.
    10.1080/23802359.2016.1198937
  42. Puppo, P.; Curto, M.; Meimberg, H.. "Erratum to: Development and characterization of 16 microsatellite markers for Micromeria (Lamiaceae) from Tenerife (Canary Islands, Spain) using 454 sequencing(Conservation Genet Resour (2015), (7), 743-749, 10.1007/s12686-015-0451-5))". Conservation Genetics Resources 8 1 (2016): 83-83. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84971493202&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1007/s12686-015-0507-6
  43. Puppo, Pamela; Curto, Manuel; Gusmão-Guedes, Joana; Cochofel, Jaqueline; Pérez de Paz, Pedro Luis; Bräuchler, Christian; Meimberg, Harald. "Molecular phylogenetics of Micromeria (Lamiaceae) in the Canary Islands, diversification and inter-island colonization patterns inferred from nuclear genes". Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 89 (2015): 160-170. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ympev.2015.04.017.
    10.1016/j.ympev.2015.04.017
  44. Curto, Manuel; Nogueira, Marcos; Beja, Pedro; Amorim, Francisco; Schümann, Maximiliane; Meimberg, Harald. "Influence of past agricultural fragmentation to the genetic structure of Juniperus oxycedrus in a Mediterranean landscape". Tree Genetics & Genomes 11 2 (2015): http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11295-015-0861-2.
    10.1007/s11295-015-0861-2
  45. Puppo, Pamela; Curto, Manuel; Meimberg, Harald. "Development and characterization of 16 microsatellite markers for Micromeria (Lamiaceae) from Tenerife (Canary Islands, Spain) using 454 sequencing". Conservation Genetics Resources 7 3 (2015): 743-749. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12686-015-0451-5.
    10.1007/s12686-015-0451-5
  46. Puppo, Pamela; Curto, Manuel; Velo-Antón, Guillermo; Pérez de Paz, Pedro Luis; Meimberg, Harald. "The influence of geological history on diversification in insular species: genetic and morphological patterns ofMicromeriaBenth. (Lamiaceae) in Tenerife (Canary archipelago)". Journal of Biogeography 41 10 (2014): 1871-1882. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jbi.12354.
    10.1111/jbi.12354
  47. Curto, Manuel A.; Tembrock, Luke R.; Puppo, Pamela; Nogueira, Marcos; Simmons, Mark P.; Meimberg, Harald. "Evaluation of microsatellites of Catha edulis (qat; Celastraceae) identified using pyrosequencing". Biochemical Systematics and Ecology 49 (2013): 1-9. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bse.2013.02.002.
    10.1016/j.bse.2013.02.002
  48. Visnevschi-Necrasov, Tatiana; Faria, Miguel A.; Cunha, Sara C.; Harris, J.; Meimberg, Harald W. E.; Curto, Manuel A. C.; Graça Pereira, M.; Oliveira, M. Beatriz P. P.; Nunes, Eugénia. "Isoflavone synthase (IFS) gene phylogeny in Trifolium species associated with plant isoflavone contents". Plant Systematics and Evolution 299 2 (2012): 357-367. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00606-012-0726-1.
    10.1007/s00606-012-0726-1
  49. Curto, Manuel António; Puppo, Pamela; Ferreira, Diana; Nogueira, Marcos; Meimberg, Harald. "Development of phylogenetic markers from single-copy nuclear genes for multi locus, species level analyses in the mint family (Lamiaceae)". Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 63 3 (2012): 758-767. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ympev.2012.02.010.
    10.1016/j.ympev.2012.02.010
Report
  1. Santos, Gil; Dias, Diogo; Ribeiro, Filipe; Ribeiro, Diogo; Gkenas, Christos; Curto, Manuel; Gago J.. 2022. Plano de Ação para o Controlo do Siluro (Silurus glanis) em Portugal.
  2. Ribeiro, Filipe; Nogueira, Sofia; Curto, Manuel; Dias, Diogo; Alves, Judite; Veríssimo, Ana. 2022. MONITORIZAÇÃO DA SITUAÇÃO POPULACIONAL DE SARAMUGO (Anaecypris hispanica) COM BASE NA AMOSTRAGEM DE DNA AMBIENTAL.
  3. Ribeiro, Filipe; Dias, Diogo; Ribeiro, Diogo; Curto, Manuel. 2022. Plano de Ação para a Avaliação da Perca fluviatilis (Perca-europeia) nas massas de água do Sabugal e Meimoa.
Thesis / Dissertation
  1. Curto, Manuel. "The role of inter-island gene-flow during colonization and speciation processes on archipelagos: analysis of the Micromeria Benth. (Lamiaceae) in the Canary Islands.". PhD, Universidade do Porto, 2017. https://repositorio-aberto.up.pt/bitstream/10216/104588/2/195141.pdf.
  2. Curto, Manuel. "Mechanisms involved in insular radiation: comparative analysis of nuclear single copy genes in Micromeria (Lamiaceae) from the Canary Island and Madeira.". Master, Universidade do Porto, 2010.
Activities

Oral presentation

Presentation title Event name
Host (Event location)
2023/12/18 The diversification of Micromeria Benth. (Lamiaceae) in the Canary Islands reflects species syngameon dynamics. XIX ENBE Annual Meeting of the Portuguese Association for Evolutionary Biology
Instituto Superior de Agronomia (ISA), (Lisbon, Portugal)
2023/07/04 High throughput genotyping of Micromeria Benth. (Lamiaceae) in the Canary Islands reflect species syngameon dynamics in different stages of species diversification. The ISLAND BIOLOGY CONFERENCE 2023
Society for Island Biology (Lipari, Italy)
2023/03/23 O POTENCIAL DO ADN AMBIENTAL PARA MONITORIZAÇÃO ECOLÓGICA DE SISTEMAS DE ÁGUA DOCE E DETEÇÃO PRECOCE DE ESPÉCIES INVASORAS. Congresso nacional da água
APRH (Lisbon, Portugal)
2022/06/30 Implementing eDNA metabarcoding for the detection of invasive fishes at a basin level. 14th International Conference on the Biology Fish
(Montpelier, France)
2022/06/20 Application of eDNA Metagenomics to Describe Freshwater Fish Communities IX Iberian Congress of Ichthyology
SIBIC (Porto, Portugal)
2021/11/30 The implementation of a multiloci approach for plant DNA barcoding. 8th Austrian Barcode of Life Meeting
Austrian Barcode of Life initiative (Austria)
2020/12/10 The applicability of bulk eDNA shotgun sequencing for the identification of fresh water fish taxa. TiBE 2020: METABARCODING AND METAGENOMICS
CIBIO-InBIO (Online, Portugal)
2020/12/05 The applicability of multiloci and genomic approaches for DNA metabarcoding. 7th Austrian Barcode of Life Meeting
Austrian Barcode of Life initiative (Online, Austria)
2019/12/03 DNA barcoding of species connected by gene-flow: the case of Micromeria species endemic to the Canary Islands. ABOL meeting 2019
Austrian Barcoding of Life (Innsbruck, Austria)
2018/09/12 How hybridization can influence the distribution of adaptive traits during the colonization of oceanic islands. FloraMac 2018
University of Madeira (Funchal, Portugal)
2018/09/10 The role of hybridization in sorting adaptive characters during the colonization of oceanic islands. GfÖ anual conference 2018
Ecological sociaty of Germany ,Austria and Switzerland (Vienna, Austria)
2018/02/26 The use of SSR-GBS to detect genetic structure and hybridization patterns in two Hedgehog species from Austria. 3rd Annual Meeting in Conservation Genetics
Natural History Museum Vienna (Vienna, Austria)
2018 Establishing a multi marker approach for plant DNA barcoding and metabarcoding. GGBN Conference 2018
Global Genome Biodiversity Network (Vienna, Austria)
2017/10/20 Developing resources for pollen meta-barcoding resources to study foraging behavior of wild bees. ABOL meeting 2017
Austrian Barcoding of Life (Vienna, Austria)
2016/09 Impact of gene-flow and hybridization in the evolution of Micromeria (Lamiacea) from the Canary Islands. GfÖ anual meeting 2016
Ecological Society of Germany, Austria and Switzerland (Marburg, Germany)
2016/07/18 Using phylogenomic approaches to study maintenance of morphologically identical species in Micromeria (Lamiaceae) from the Canary Islands. Island Biology Conference 2016
University of Azores (Angra do Heroísmo, Portugal)
2016 Using RAD-sequencing to study the maintenance of the M. varia morphology in the Micromeria species (Lamiaceae) endemic to the Canary Islands. CONGENOMICS 2016 - CONFERENCE ON CONSERVATION GENOMICS
CIBIO (Vairão, Portugal)
2013/06/21 Phylogeography of the Canary Islands:Insights from colonization and radiation of Micromeria endemic species (Lamiaceae). Evolution 2013
Society for the Study of Evolution (SSE), the Society of Systematic Biologists (SSB), and the American Society of Naturalists (ASN) (Snowbird, United States)

Supervision

Thesis Title
Role
Degree Subject (Type)
Institution / Organization
2022/10/01 - Current Catfished-assessment of predation on native fish through stomach content and metabarcoding analyses.
Co-supervisor
Conservation Biology (Master)
Fundação da Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal
2022/01/01 - Current Application of microsatellite and mitochondrial genotyping using next-generation sequencing to measure the genetic diversity of Singida tilapia (Oreochromis esculentus, Graham 1928) in the satellite lakes of Victoria and Kyoga basins; Uganda.
Co-supervisor
Universität für Bodenkultur Wien, Austria
2021/09/01 - Current The genetic structure in populations of marine gastropods in oceanic islands: contrasting evolutionary and biogeographic patterns
Co-supervisor
Biodiversidade, Genética e Evolução (PhD)
Universidade do Porto Faculdade de Ciências, Portugal
2021/09/01 - Current The genetic structure in populations of crustacean decapod crabs in oceanic islands: contrasting evolutionary and biogeographic patterns
Co-supervisor
Biodiversidade, Genética e Evolução (PhD)
Universidade do Porto Faculdade de Ciências, Portugal
2021/09/01 - Current The genetic structure in populations of marine bivalves in oceanic islands: contrasting evolutionary and biogeographic patterns
Co-supervisor
Biodiversidade, Genética e Evolução (PhD)
Universidade do Porto Faculdade de Ciências, Portugal
2018/10/01 - Current The genetic structure in populations of marine organisms in remote islands: a study of bryozoans and gastropods in the Azores (NE Atlantic Ocean)
Co-supervisor
Programa doutoral em Biodiversidade, Genética e Evolução (PhD)
Universidade do Porto Faculdade de Ciências, Portugal
2018/01/01 - Current ASSESSMENT OF POPULATION STRUCTURE, PARASITIC ASSOCIATIONS AND GENETIC DIVERSITY OF OSYRIS LANCEOLATA (Hochst. & Steud.) IN UGANDA AND KENYA
Co-supervisor
Plant Ecology (Botany) (PhD)
University of Nairobi, Kenya
2021/10/01 - 2023/04/15 Efficiency of environmental DNA in the detection of freshwater species in a system with high endemism (Tagus Basin)
Supervisor
Biologia Humana e Ambiente (Master)
Universidade de Lisboa Faculdade de Ciências, Portugal
2022/04/01 - 2022/07/31 Desenvolvimento de marcadores genéticos para a deteção da espécie ameaçada Anaecypris hispanica através de DNA ambiental de água doce.
Supervisor
Biology (Scientific initiation)
Fundação da Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal
2022/04/01 - 2022/07/31 Desenvolvimento de marcadores genéticos para a deteção da espécie ameaçada Anaecypris hispanica através de DNA ambiental de água doce.
Supervisor
Biology (Scientific initiation)
Fundação da Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal
2021/03/01 - 2021/06/30 Assembly of Silurus glanis genome.
Supervisor
Biologia (Scientific initiation)
Universidade de Lisboa Faculdade de Ciências, Portugal
2021/03/01 - 2021/06/30 Assembly of Silurus glanis genome
Supervisor
Biologia (Scientific initiation)
Universidade de Lisboa Faculdade de Ciências, Portugal
2020/09/01 - 2021/05/01 Hybridization levels of Tilapiine species in Lake Victoria basin, Kenya inferred from microsatellite genotyping based on next generation sequencing.
Co-supervisor
Applied Limnology (Master)
Universität für Bodenkultur Wien, Austria

Egerton University, Kenya

IHE Delft Institute for Water Education, Netherlands
2019/09/01 - 2020/05/31 Population genetic analysis of Oreochromis macrochir and O. mweruensis compared to O. niloticus inferred from microsatellite and mitochondrial genotyping using Next Generation Sequencing
Co-supervisor
Environmental Science with a specialization in Limnology and Wetland Management (Master)
Universität für Bodenkultur Wien, Austria

Egerton University, Kenya

IHE Delft Institute for Water Education, Netherlands
2017/09/01 - 2019/09/23 Development of microsatellites and its application on Pelasgus thesproticus population study in Vjosa River, Albania
Co-supervisor
Applied Limnology (Master)
Universität für Bodenkultur Wien, Austria
2016/03/01 - 2019/06/26 Multi-level analysis on local adaptation of the East African Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus, Linn, 1758) from native and non-native environments
Co-supervisor
Universität für Bodenkultur Wien, Austria
2016/09/01 - 2018/06/14 Iterative mapping algorithms Overview and applications: A proposal for a working pipeline
Co-supervisor
Universität für Bodenkultur Wien, Austria
2017/06/01 - 2018/02/28 Genetic diversity of Erinaceus europeaus and Erinaceus romanicus in Austria. Inferred from microsatellite genotyping by next gerneration sequencing.
Co-supervisor
Wildlife Ecology and Wildlife Management (Master)
Universität für Bodenkultur Wien, Austria

Event participation

Activity description
Type of event
Event name
Institution / Organization
2022/09/28 - 2023/03/31 Exhibition named "eDNA: Discovering Nature in a drop of water"
Exhibition
eDNA: Discovering Nature in a drop of water
Museu Nacional de História Natural e Ciência, Portugal
2022/09/30 - 2022/09/30 2022 European Researchers' Night
Other
Museu Nacional de História Natural e Ciência, Portugal

Evaluation committee

Activity description
Role
Institution / Organization Funding entity
2021 - 2022 Research grant evaluator
Evaluator
Österreichische Agentur für internationale Mobilität und Kooperation in Bildung Wissenschaft und Forschung, Austria