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Joana Amaral is currently an Adjunct Professor at the Polytechnic Institute of Bragança and integrated member of Centro de Investigação de Montanha, which is classified as Excellence center. She has a degree and a PhD in Pharmaceutical Sciences. As a result of her scientific activity, she is author/co-author of 86 Scopus articles (with h-index 32, SCOPUS 2022), 14 book chapters, more than 100 communications in congresses, and Editor of 6 books/abstract books . She is Section Editor-in-Chief of journal Foods (ISSN 2304-8158, IF 4.009), Advisory board member of Challenges, and guest editor of 6 Special Issues (in Foods and Food Research International journals). She is/was principal researcher of 6 national (2 FCT funding and 4 with other national funds) and 1 international (FCT Bilateral cooperation) financed projects, and participates as member in over other 25 projects, including 4 H2020-BBI projects, 1 PRIMA, 1 COST action and the European Project FOODINTEGRITY - Ensuring the Integrity of the European food chain (FP7-KBBE-2013-single-stage, No 613688) (2016-2018). She is/was co-supervisor of 4 PhD students, over 30 MSc students and several graduate students. She has experience as international expert evaluator for the Agencia Nacional de Promoción Científica y Tecnológica (ANPCyT) de Argentina, University of Bozen-Bolzano and University of Parma, Italy, for the European Comission as Project Evaluator (H2020-SFS, European Comission 2017-2018, 2019) and as Expert Monitor (European Comission Project H2020-SFS-2016-2-727864) and national projects evaluator for ANI (National Agency for Innovation). She also assisted REA (EU Research Executive Agency) in different evaluations. She was the President of the Food Chemistry Division of the Portuguese Society of Chemistry (SPQ) from 2009-2012, National Delegate at the Food Chemistry Division (FCD) of the European Chemical Society (EuChemS) since 2011, was elected Secretary of FCD-EuChemS for the term 2018-2020 and was elected Chair of FCD-EuChemS for the term 2021-2023. She is reviewer for several different journals in the Food, Analytical chemistry and Biosciences area and was juri member of different PhD and MSc thesis. She was member of several Organizing and Scientific committees of national and international conferences. Se collaborates in several outreach activities such as the national Chemistry Olympics and Open Science days. Her research interests are related to food products and medicinal plants authentication, plant food supplements authenticity, nutraceutical and bioactive compounds in foods and particularly in wild edible plants, extraction of bioactive from food by-products and natural products, essential oils characterization and bioactivity of natural products (mainly antioxidant and antimicrobial activity).
Identification

Personal identification

Full name
Joana Andrêa Soares Amaral

Citation names

  • Amaral, Joana
  • Joana S. Amaral

Author identifiers

Ciência ID
5319-7DE8-BEDA
ORCID iD
0000-0002-3648-7303
Education
Degree Classification
2006/09/28
Concluded
PhD in Pharmacy - Nutrition and Food Chemistry (Doutoramento)
Major in Sem especialidade
Universidade do Porto Faculdade de Farmácia, Portugal
"Contribuição para a Caracterização Química das Folhas e Sementes de Aveleira: (corylus Avelhana L.) e de Nogueira (juglans Regia L.)" (THESIS/DISSERTATION)
2000/07
Concluded
Ciências Farmacêuticas (Licenciatura)
Faculdade de Farmácia da Universidade do Porto, Portugal
16
Affiliation

Teaching in Higher Education

Category
Host institution
Employer
2010/05/01 - Current Adjunct Teacher (Polytechnic Teacher) Instituto Politécnico de Bragança Escola Superior de Tecnologia e Gestão, Portugal
2001 - 2010 Assistant (Polytechnic Teacher) Instituto Politécnico de Bragança, Portugal
2000 - 2001 Invited Assistant (Polytechnic Teacher) Instituto Politécnico de Bragança Escola Superior de Tecnologia e Gestão, Portugal

Positions / Appointments

Category
Host institution
Employer
2019/12/19 - Current Director of the Biomedical Technology Course Instituto Politécnico de Bragança Escola Superior de Tecnologia e Gestão, Portugal
2019/12/19 - Current Member of the Pedagogical Council Instituto Politécnico de Bragança Escola Superior de Tecnologia e Gestão, Portugal
2015/12/01 - Current Member of the Chemical and Biological Engineering Course Commission Instituto Politécnico de Bragança Escola Superior de Tecnologia e Gestão, Portugal
2021/01/31 - 2023/12/31 Chair of the Food Chemistry Division European Chemical Society (EuChemS), Belgium
2018/01/01 - 2020/12/31 Secretary of the Food Chemistry Division European Chemical Society (EuChemS), Belgium
2008/01/01 - 2013/12/31 Responsible for the Curricular Internships of the Course CTESP in Chemical and Biological Analysis Instituto Politécnico de Bragança Escola Superior de Tecnologia e Gestão, Portugal
2009/11/25 - 2013/12/05 Member of the Biomedical Engineering Course Commission Instituto Politécnico de Bragança Escola Superior de Tecnologia e Gestão, Portugal
2008/01/01 - 2013/07/30 Member of the Technical-Scientific Council Instituto Politécnico de Bragança Escola Superior de Tecnologia e Gestão, Portugal
2013 - 2013 Member of the Commission for restructuring the Course Biomedical Technology Instituto Politécnico de Bragança Escola Superior de Tecnologia e Gestão, Portugal
2009/04 - 2012/09 President of the Food Chemistry Division (Presidente da Divisão de Química dos Alimentos) Sociedade Portuguesa de Química, Portugal
2008/01/01 - 2009/11/25 Member of the Chemical and Biological Engineering Course Commission Instituto Politécnico de Bragança Escola Superior de Tecnologia e Gestão, Portugal

Others

Category
Host institution
Employer
2020/02/03 - 2020/02/16 International Internship IACOBUS Instituto Politécnico de Bragança, Portugal
Universidade de Vigo, Spain
Projects

Contract

Designation Funders
2022 - Current POIROT - Novel methods and approaches for detecting the illegal addition of Pharmaceutical drugs and bOtanIcal adulte
PTDC/SAU-PUB/380
Principal investigator
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
Concluded
2021 - Current EU- BBI project OLEAF4VALUE: Olive leaf multi-product cascade Biorefinery: from an under-used biomass in the primary sector to tailormade solutions for high added value international market applications
BBI-2020-SO2-R4
Researcher
Instituto Politécnico de Bragança, Portugal
European Commission
Ongoing
2020 - Current EU -BBI project BeonNAT: Innovative value chains from tree & shrub species grown in marginal lands as a source of biomass for bio-based industries
BBI-2019-SO1-R1
Researcher
European Commission
Ongoing
2020 - Current EU-BBI project - Sustainable and cost-effective production process for the upcycling of olive, grape and nut by-products into 4 natural and healthy ingredients for nutraceutical and cosmetic applications
Bio-based Industries Innovation action – Demonstration- BBI-2019-SO3-D3
Researcher
European Commission
Ongoing
2021 - 2024/03/31 EU- PRIMA, MEDIBEES- Monitoring the Mediterranean honey bee subspecies and their resilience to climate change for the improvement of sustainable agro-ecosystems.
PRIMA S1 2020 FARMING SYSTEMS (RIA) sub topic A
Researcher
European Commission
2021 - 2023/06/30 OliveBIOextract - Aproveitamento sustentável do bagaço de azeitona numa cadeia de valorização integrada utilizando processos inovadores
NORTE-01-0247-FEDER-049865
Researcher
Centro de Investigação de Montanha, Portugal
2020 - 2023/06/30 HealthyPETFOOD - Formulações PetFood para promoção da saúde e qualidade de vida
POCI-01-0247-FEDER-047073
Researcher
Centro de Investigação de Montanha, Portugal
European Regional Development Fund
Ongoing
2020 - 2023/06/30 BIOMA - Bioeconomy integrated solutions for the mobilization of the Agro-food market
POCI-01-0247-FEDER-046112
Researcher
Centro de Investigação de Montanha, Portugal
Ongoing
2019 - 2022/07/31 AUTENT+ - Desenvolvimento de abordagens inovadoras com vista à valorização e exploração do potencial de mercado do mel Português
National Program of Apiculture 2020-2022, NIFAP 9347573
Principal investigator
IFAP - Instituto de Financiamento de Agricultura e Pescas, I.P.
Ongoing
2020 - 2021/10/01 Avaliação da composição química e atividade biológica de plantas alimentícias não convencionais (PANCs) com vista à sua valorização
UTFPR/IPB 01/2019- 2020-85
Principal investigator
Instituto Politécnico de Bragança, Portugal
Instituto Politécnico de Bragança
Ongoing
2018 - 2021 BEEHAPPY: Bee (Apis mellifera L.) Health in the Azores: comparing ePidemiological Patterns in a unique natural laboratory
PTDC/CVT-CVT/29871/2017
Researcher
Centro de Investigação de Montanha, Portugal
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
Ongoing
2018 - 2021 AlleRiskAssess – Towards allergen risk assessment of foods: structural and immunogenic changes induced by novel processing technologies and alternative protein sources
POCI-01-0145-FEDER-031720
PTDC/BAA-AGR/31720/2017
Researcher
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
Ongoing
2018 - 2021 EU project INSIGNIA - Environmental monitoring of pesticides use through honeybees
Researcher
Centro de Investigação de Montanha, Portugal
European Comission
Ongoing
2019 - 2020 Associated Laboratory for Green Chemistry - Clean Technologies and Processes
UID/QUI/50006/2019
Researcher
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
2017 - 2020 FAMEST - Footwear, Advanced Materials, Equipment’s and Software Technologies is a project that will boost innovation in the footwear sector, and the internationalization of the Portuguese footwear
Mobilizer Nº 24529, POCI-01-0247-FEDER-024529
Researcher
Ongoing
2016 - 2019/04/30 FOODnanoHEALTH
NORTE-01-0145-FEDER-000011
Researcher
Comissao de Coordenacao e Desenvolvimento Regional do Norte
Concluded
2016 - 2019 Qualidade e segurança alimentar – uma abordagem (nano) tecnológica
NORTE-01-0145-FEDER-000011
Researcher
2017 - 2018/12/31 Development of new diagnostic tools to assess argan oil authenticity
FCT/6460/6/6/2017/S
Principal investigator
REQUIMTE LAQV Porto, Portugal
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
Concluded
2017 - 2018 HazelOmics: an integrated approach to assess the genetic variability of hazelnut allergens
HazelOmics
Researcher
REQUIMTE LAQV Porto
Concluded
2016 - 2018 FOODINTEGRITY: Ensuring the Integrity of the European food chain
/grantAgreement/EC/FP7/613688/EU
Researcher
Instituto Politécnico de Bragança, Portugal
European Commission
Concluded
2015 - 2017/05/31 Funding of RD Units Strategic Plan
UID/QUI/50006/2013
Researcher
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
Concluded
2015 - 2016 Tracing genetically modified organisms in honey
FCT/10971/22/6/2015/S
Researcher
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
Concluded
2014 - 2015/08/31 Segurança de Suplementos Alimentares à base de plantas: pesquisa de fármacos e plantas adulterantes
EXPL/DTP-SAP/1438/2013
Principal investigator
Instituto Politécnico de Bragança, Portugal

Rede de Química e Tecnologia Laboratório Associado para a Química Verde, Portugal

Universidade do Porto Instituto de Ciências e Tecnologias Agrárias e Agro-Alimentares, Portugal
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
Concluded
2013 - 2015/06/30 Food Science - Ciência do Alimento
NORTE-07-0124-FEDER-000069
Researcher
Comissao de Coordenacao e Desenvolvimento Regional do Norte
Concluded
2012 - 2015 BIOMIMETIC - A biomimetic microdevice for the diagnosis of erythrocytes diseases based on their deformability
Researcher
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
Concluded
2013 - 2014 Projeto Estratégico-LA 6-2013-2014
PEst-C/EQB/LA006/2013
Researcher
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
2011 - 2014 NEWALK - Materials, Components and Technologies for Shoes of the Future
QREN-ADI-13850
Researcher
Concluded
2012 - 2013 DNA barcodes for Hypericum species identification in herbal teas
Projeto IJUP 290
Researcher
Banco Santander Totta
Concluded
2011 - 2012 Detection of soybean addition in meat processed products by a real-time PCR approach
Projectos Pluridisciplinares IJUP- nº. 149
Principal investigator
Rede de Química e Tecnologia Laboratório Associado para a Química Verde, Portugal
Universidade do Porto

Banco Santander Totta
Concluded
2011 - 2012 Application of real-time PCR to detect hazelnut as a potential hidden allergen in chocolates
Projectos Pluridisciplinares- nº. 176
Researcher
Rede de Química e Tecnologia Laboratório Associado para a Química Verde, Portugal
Universidade do Porto

Banco Santander Totta
Concluded
2011 - 2012 Projeto Estratégico –LA 6 2011-2012
PEst C/EQB/LA0006/2011
Researcher
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
Concluded
2010 - 2011 Authentication of "Alheiras" based on meat species identification using molecular biology techniques
Projectos Pluridisciplinares IJUP- code 185
Principal investigator
REQUIMTE LAQV Porto, Portugal
Universidade do Porto

Banco Santander Totta
Concluded
2008 - 2011 ADVANCEDSHOE - Integração de soluções avançadas de materiais e de desenvolvimento de produto em calçado de elevado desempenho
QREN nº. 1585
Researcher
Concluded
2001 - 2005 Red Iberoamericana de Adsorbentes para la Protección Ambiental
CYTED Red V.F
Researcher
Concluded

Other

Designation Funders
2019 - 2023 PlantEd - Genome editing in plants - a technology with transformative potential
COST Action CA18111
Other
Ongoing
Outputs

Publications

Book chapter
  1. Grazina, Liliana; Costa, Joana; Amaral, Joana S.; Mafra, Isabel. "High-Resolution Melting Analysis as a Tool for Plant Species Authentication". In Methods in Molecular Biology, 55-73. Springer US, 2021.
    Published • 10.1007/978-1-0716-1201-9_5
  2. Joana S. Amaral. "High resolution melting analysis as a tool for plant species authentication". In Crop Breeding Methods and Protocols. Springer, 2020.
    Accepted
  3. Amaral, Joana S.; Mafra, Isabel; Pissard, Audrey; Fernández Pierna, Juan Antonio; Baeten, Vincent. "Milk and milk products". In FoodIntegrity Handbook, 1-23. Eurofins Analytics France, 2018.
    Published • 10.32741/fihb.1.milk
  4. Amaral, J.S.; Oliveira, M.B.P.P.; Faculdade de Farmácia. "Bioactive Compounds of Hazelnuts as Health Promoters". Bentham Science Publishers, 2016.
  5. Costa, H.; Mafra, I.; Oliveira, M.B.P.P.; Amaral, J.S.; Faculdade de Farmácia. "Game: Types and Composition". Elsevier, 2016.
    10.1016/B978-0-12-384947-2.00345-7
  6. Plácido, Alexandra; Amaral, Joana S.; Costa, Joana; Fernandes, Telmo J.R.; Oliveira, Maria Beatriz P.P.; Delerue-Matos, Cristina; Mafra, Isabel. "Novel Strategies for Genetically Modified Organism Detection". In Genetically Modified Organisms in Food, 119-131. Elsevier, 2015.
    10.1016/b978-0-12-802259-7.00012-9
  7. Igrejas, Getúlio; Amaral, J.S.; Rodrigues, P.J.; Igrejas, G.; Rodrigues, P.J.S.. "Fall detection systems to be used by elderly people". IGI Global, 2013.
    10.4018/978-1-4666-3986-7.ch024
  8. Cunha, Sara C.; Amaral, J.S.; Oliveira, M.B.P.P.. "Authentication of vegetable oils.". Transworld Research Network, 2011.
  9. Barros, M.C.; Fernandes, I.P.; Pinto, V.; Ferreira, M.J.; Barreiro, M.F.; Amaral, J.S.. "Chitosan as an antimicrobial agent for footwear leather components". Nova Publishers Inc., NY, USA, 2011.
  10. Mafra, I.; Amaral, J.S.; Oliveira, M.B.P.P.. "Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAH) in olive oils and other vegetable oils: potential for carcinogenesis". Victor R. Preedy and Ronald Ross Watson, 2010.
    10.1016/B978-0-12-374420-3.00054-1
  11. Amaral, J.S.; Mafra, I.; Oliveira, M.B.P.P.. "Characterization of Three Portuguese Varietal Olive Oils Based on Fatty Acids, Triacylglycerols, Phytosterols and Vitamin E Profiles: Application of Chemometrics". V.P. Preedy, R.R. Watson, 2010.
    10.1016/B978-0-12-374420-3.00063-2
  12. Alasalvar, C.; Shahidi, F.; Amaral, J.S.; Oliveira, M.B.P.P.. "Compositional characteristics and health aspects of Hazelnut (Corylus avellana L.): an overview". CRC Press, 2009.
  13. Casal, Susana; Amaral, J.S.; Oliveira, M.B.P.P.. "Effects of food thermal processing on vitamin E contents". Nova Science Publishers, 2006.
Conference abstract
  1. Joana S. Amaral. "Antimicrobial activity and phenolic profile of chestnut (Castanea sativa Mill.) by-products". Paper presented in XX EuroFoodChem, Porto, 2019.
    Published
  2. Joana S. Amaral. "Bioactive and nutritional characterization of stinging nettle (Urtica dioica L.) harvested in Portugal". Paper presented in XX EuroFoodChem, Porto, 2019.
    Published
  3. Joana S. Amaral. "Bioactive and nutritional characterization of stinging nettle (Urtica dioica L.) harvested in Portugal.". Paper presented in XX EuroFoodChem Congress, Porto, Portugal, 17-19 June 2019., Porto, 2019.
    Published
  4. Joana S. Amaral. "Antimicrobial activity and phenolic profile of chestnut (Castanea sativa Mill.) by-products.". Paper presented in XX EuroFoodChem Congress, Porto, Portugal, 17-19 June 2019., Porto, 2019.
    Published
  5. Joana S. Amaral. "A comprehensive study on the nutritional, chemical and bioactive properties of lovage (Levisticum officinale W.D.J. Koch).". Paper presented in Book of Abstracts XX EuroFoodChem Congress, Porto, Portugal, 17-19 June 2019., 2019.
    Published
  6. Joana S. Amaral. "A novel DNA-based approach for argan oil authentication: detection of olive oil as a potential adulterant". Paper presented in 5th FoodIntegrity Conference 2018, Nantes, 2018.
    Published
  7. Joana S. Amaral. "Development of new molecular tools to assess argan oil authenticity: detection of olive oil as a potential adulterant". Paper presented in 1er Congres International de Biotechnologie Verte, Taroudant, 2018.
    Published
  8. Joana S. Amaral. "Differentiation of production method and geographical origin of salmon based on the analysis of fatty acid composition". Paper presented in 5th FoodIntegrity Conference 2018, Nantes, 2018.
    Published
  9. Joana S. Amaral. "Applicability of HRM analysis for Carnaroli rice authentication based on polymorphisms of the Waxy gene". Paper presented in 5th FoodIntegrity Conference 2018, Nantes, 2018.
    Published
  10. Joana S. Amaral. "Entomological authentication of honey based on DNA markers: differentiation of honey produced by Apis mellifera and Apis cerana honeybees". Paper presented in 5th FoodIntegrity Conference 2018, Nantes, 2018.
    Published
  11. Joana S. Amaral. "Non targeted screening for food integrity projects: developing a rapid workflow for an efficient combination of analytical techniques and chemometrics". Paper presented in 5th FoodIntegrity Conference 2018, Nantes, 2018.
    Published
Conference paper
  1. A. Quaresma, J. van der Steen, J. Amaral, D. Biron, R. Brodscheiner, V. Brusbardis, N. Crreck, G. Formato, K. Gratzer, F. "ITS2 Metabarcoding: a promising approach for identification of botanical origin of bee-collected pollen.". Paper presented in 1st International Online Conference Natural products application: health, cosmetic and food., 2021.
    Published
  2. Joana S. Amaral. "Commelina erecta as a source of natural bioactive compounds.". Paper presented in 1st International Online Conference Natural products application: health, cosmetic and food., 2021.
    Published
  3. Joana S. Amaral. "Development of a new approach based on real-time PCR coupled with High Resolution Melting (HRM) analysis towards the entomological authentication of honey.". Paper presented in 1st International Online Conference Natural products application: health, cosmetic and food, 2021.
  4. Grazina, Liliana; Costa, Joana; Amaral, J.S.; Garino, Cristiano; Arlorio, Marco; Oliveira, M.B.P.P.; Mafra, Isabel. "Exploiting polymorphisms in the Waxy and Alk genes of Italian rice varieties to identify DNA markers for Carnaroli authentication". 2017.
  5. Silva, Vanessa; Igrejas, Gilberto; Falco, Virgilio; Amaral, J.S.; Poeta, Patrícia. "Antimicrobial activity of polyphenols extracted from winery by-products against antibiotic resistant bacteria". 2017.
  6. Grazina, Liliana; Nunes, Maria A.; Mafra, Isabel; Oliveira, M.B.P.P.; Amaral, J.S.. "Evaluation of fatty acids of salmon from different origins: comparison of extraction and derivatization methodologies". 2017.
  7. Soares, Sónia; Grazina, Liliana; Mafra, I.; Costa, Joana; Pinto, M. Alice; Oliveira, M.B.P.P.; Amaral, J.S.; Mafra, Isabel. "Towards honey authentication: assessing European honey entomological origin by a molecular identification approach". 2017.
  8. Silva, Jacqueline; Tanamati, Ailey Aparecida Coelho; Amaral, J.S.. "Avaliação da composição em ácidos gordos de folhas de urtiga (Urtica dioica)". 2017.
  9. Faculdade de Farmácia. "Assessing the adulteration of food supplements for improving sexual performance with PDE-5 inibhitors". Paper presented in XIII EQA, Porto, 2016.
    Published
  10. Amaral, Joana. "Botanical authentication of honey by DNA barcoding application to lavender honey". Paper presented in XIII EQA, Porto, 2016.
    Published
  11. Soares, Sónia; Costa, Joana; Amaral, J.S.; Oliveira, M.B.P.P.; Mafra, Isabel. "DNA mini-barcodes coupled to high resolution melting (hrm) analysis for the botanical authentication of rosemary honey". 2016.
  12. Batista, Andreia; Costa, Joana; Fernandes, Telmo J.R.; Amaral, J.S.; Oliveira, M.B.P.P.; Mafra, Isabel. "High resolution melting analysis as a new tool to authenticate plant food supplements: the case of artichoke (Cynara Scolymus)". 2016.
  13. Sousa, Inês; Costa, Joana; Fernandes, Telmo; Amaral, J.S.; Oliveira, M.B.P.P.; Mafra, Isabel. "Development of a polymerase chain reaction assay for the specific detection of Citrus aurantium in plant food supplements". 2016.
  14. Bacém, Isabel; Afonso, Maria João A.P.S.; Amaral, J.S.. "Phenolic compounds content, antioxidant and antimicrobial activities of juniper (Juniperus communis L.)". 2016.
  15. Sousa, Inês; Costa, Joana; Amaral, J.S.; Oliveira, M.B.P.P.; Mafra, Isabel. "In silico and experimental analysis of DNA markers for Citrus aurantium identification in herbal medicines". 2016.
  16. Moreira, Cláudia; Artilheiro, Ana Sofia; Afonso, Maria João A.P.S.; Amaral, J.S.. "Evaluation of the antioxidant and antibacterial activity of spearmint (Mentha spicata L.)". 2016.
  17. Artilheiro, Ana Sofia; Amaral, J.S.. "Avaliação da atividade antimicrobiana de óleos essenciais de mentha spp". 2015.
  18. Soares, S.; Costa, Joana; Amaral, J.S.; Oliveira, M.B.P.P.; Mafra, Isabel. "DNA barcoding for the botanical species differentiation in honey". 2015.
  19. Rocha, T.; Santos, J.; Amaral, J.S.; Oliveira, M.B.P.P.. "Monitorização da adulteração de suplementos alimentares à base de plantas comercializados em Portugal com inibidores de fosfodiesterase tipo 5 (PDE-5)". 2015.
  20. Rocha, Tiago; Santos, J.; Amaral, J.S.; Oliveira, M.B.P.P.. "Development and validation of an HPLC-DAD-FL method for the determination of food supplements adulteration with undeclared phosphodiesterase type-5 inhibitor drugs". 2015.
  21. Soares, Sónia; Costa, Joana; Amaral, J.S.; Oliveira, M.B.P.P.. "Identificação da origem botânica do mel por DNA barcoding". 2015.
  22. Amaral, J.S.; Costa, Joana; Fernandes, Telmo J.R.; Batista, Andreia; Oliveira, M.B.P.P.; Mafra, Isabel. "Detection of botanical adulterations in plant food supplements by molecular biology techniques". 2015.
  23. Batista, Andreia; Costa, Joana; Fernandes, Telmo J.R.; Amaral, J.S.; Oliveira, M.B.P.P.; Mafra, Isabel. "High resolution melting analysis to discriminate artichoke (Cynara scolymus) in plant food supplements". 2015.
  24. Fernandes, I.P.; Barbosa, M.; Amaral, J.S.; Pinto, V.; Ferreira, M.; Barreiro, M.F.. "The use of bio-based additives (lignin, starch and cellulose) in thermoplastic polyuretane formulations to enhance the biodegradability of footwear components". 2015.
  25. Costa, Joana; Amaral, J.S.; Oliveira, M.B.P.P.; Mafra, Isabel. "A normalised real-time PCR method to quantify soybean protein material in meat products at trace amounts and as affected by thermal processing". 2015.
  26. Batista, Andreia; Costa, Joana; Fernandes, Telmo J.R.; Amaral, J.S.; Ramos, Fernando; Oliveira, M.B.P.P.; Mafra, Isabel. "Cynara Scolymus clustering in plant food supplements by high resolution melting analysis". 2015.
  27. Amaral, J.S.; Costa, Joana; Fernandes, Telmo J.R.; Oliveira, M.B.P.P.; Mafra, Isabel. "Exploiting DNA markers for the authentication of Hypericum food supplements". 2015.
  28. Mafra, Isabel; Amaral, J.S.; Costa, Joana; Soares, Sónia; Oliveira, M.B.P.P.. "Applicability of DNA-based methods for food authentication". 2014.
  29. Fernandes, I.P.; Barbosa, M.; Amaral, J.S.; Pinto, V.; Ferreira, M.J.; Barreiro, M.F.. "Screening of different microorganisms for their biodegradation capacity regarding polyester-based thermoplastic polyurethanes". 2014.
  30. Fernandes, I.P.; Barbosa, M.; Amaral, J.S.; Pinto, V.; Ferreira, M.J.; Barreiro, M.F.. "Development of a prototype to access biodegradability of TPU shoe soles under controlled conditions". 2014.
  31. Costa, Helena; Rodrigues, Raquel Oliveira; Lima, R.; Amaral, J.S.. "Development of a methodology using GC-FID for the quantitativo analysis of fatty acids from red blood cells". 2014.
  32. Amaral, Argentil O.; Almeida, Leandro S.; Morais, Manuel J.. "Raciocínio e rendimento escolar: estudo com adolescentes moçambicanos da 8.ª à 10.ª classe". 2014.
  33. Amaral, J.S.; Costa, Joana; Oliveira, M.B.P.P.; Mafra, Isabel. "Hypericum species identification to assess the authenticity of plant food supplements". 2014.
  34. Costa, Joana; Fernandes, Telmo J.R.; Amaral, J.S.; Oliveira, M.B.P.P.; Mafra, Isabel. "Assessing the effect of pharmaceutical excipients on the DNA extraction from plant food supplements". 2014.
  35. Fernandes, I.P.; Barbosa, Mariana Martinho; Amaral, J.S.; Pinto, Vera; Ferreira, Maria José; Barreiro, M.F.. "Materials, components and technology for the footwear of the future - Newalk project". 2014.
  36. Vieira, Dalila; Amaral, J.S.; Barreiro, M.F.. "In-vitro release profile of microencapsulated a-tocopherol under simulated gastrointestinal conditions". 2014.
  37. Vieira, Dalila; Amaral, J.S.; Barreiro, M.F.. "Preparação e caracterização de sistemas de libertação controlada de vitamina E baseados em alginato". 2014.
  38. Rocha, T.; Amaral, J.S.; Oliveira, M.B.P.P.. "Safety concerns regarding plant food supplements". 2014.
  39. Costa, Helena; Rodrigues, Raquel Oliveira; Lima, R.; Amaral, J.S.. "Otimização de uma metodologia para a determinação da composição em ácidos gordos da membrana de eritrócitos por GC-FID". 2014.
  40. Rocha, Tiago; Amaral, J.S.; Oliveira, M.B.P.P.. "Food supplements adulteration with undeclared synthetic phosphodiesterase type-5 drugs (PDE-5) inhibitors". 2014.
  41. Vieira, Dalila; Amaral, J.S.; Barreiro, M.F.. "Study of the encapsulation efficiency and release profiles of alginate microspheres containing a-tocopherol". 2014.
  42. Vieira, Dalila; Ribeiro, A.; Fernandes, I.P.; Amaral, J.S.; Barreiro, M.F.. "Desenvolvimento de um processo de microencapsulação baseado em quitosano para proteção do a-tocoferol". 2013.
  43. Santos, C.G.; Melo, V.S.; Amaral, J.S.; Oliveira, M.B.P.P.; Mafra, I.. "Detection of adulterations in tradictional portuguese game meat products by polymerase chain reaction technique". 2013.
  44. Soares, S.; Mafra, I.; Amaral, J.S.; Oliveira, M.B.P.P.. "Comparison of DNA extraction methods for the determination of botanical origin of portuguese honey". 2013.
  45. Delgado, Jorge; Mendes, L.; Amaral, J.S.; Lima, Eliana. "Preparação e caracterização de diferentes nanotransportadores sem substância ativa". 2013.
  46. Fernandes, I.P.; Barbosa, M.; Igrejas, Getúlio; Amaral, J.S.; Pinto, V.; Ferreira, M.J.; Barreiro, M.F.. "NEWALK: novos materiais e componentes para calçado do futuro". 2013.
  47. Dias, A.; Costa, J.; Amaral, J.S.; Oliveira, M.B.P.P.; Mafra, I.. "Development of a highly sensitive real-time PCR system for the quantification of soybean as a potential allergenic ingredient". 2013.
  48. Soares, S.; Amaral, J.S.; Mafra, I.; Oliveira, M.B.P.P.. "Quantitative detection of pork’s meat by real-time PCR for halal verification of processed meat products". 2013.
  49. Costa, D.; Sousa, M.; Amaral, J.S.; Lima, Eliana; Valadares, Marize Campos. "Avaliação de citotoxicidade de nanotransportadores sem substância ativa em função da sua densidade populacional". 2013.
  50. Soares, S.; Amaral, J.S.; Oliveira, M.B.P.P.; Mafra, I.. "Exploiting DNA markers for the botanical origin identification of honey". 2013.
  51. Igrejas, G.; Amaral, J.S.; Rodrigues, P.J.. "Fall detection system for elderly people: A Neural Network approach". Paper presented in BIODEVICES 2012, Albufeira, 2012.
    Published
  52. Igrejas, Getúlio; Amaral, J.S.; Rodrigues, P.J.. "Fall detection system for elderly people". 2012.
  53. Amaral, J.S.; Fernandes, I.P.; Pinto, V.; Ferreira, M.J.; Barreiro, M.F.. "Chitosan-based leather functional coatings with improved antimicrobial properties". 2012.
  54. Santos, C.G.; Melo, V.S.; Amaral, J.S.; Oliveira, M.B.P.P.; Mafra, I.. "Meat species identification by polymerase chain reaction technique to authenticate alheiras de caça". 2012.
  55. Ribeiro, A.; Vieira, Dalila; Fernandes, I.P.; Amaral, J.S.; Barreiro, M.F.. "a-Tocopherol microencapsulation using chitosan and alginate: swelling behaviour under different pH". 2012.
  56. Santos, C.G.; Melo, V.S.; Costa, J.; Amaral, J.S.; Oliveira, M.B.P.P.. "Species identification and authentication of hare (Lepus) meat by the use of the mitochondrial cytb gene". 2012.
  57. Amaral, J.S.; Ribeiro, António E.; Alves, Sofia; Gonçalves, Alexandre; Poeta, Patrícia. "Chemical composition of different oregano (origanum vulgare l.) essential oils: relevance for the activity against foodborne and spoilage bacteria". 2012.
  58. Fernandes, I.P.; Leite, E.; Vilas-Boas, D.; Amaral, J.S.; Barreiro, M.F.; Leite, Érica Cristina Almeida. "Production of chitosan based films enriched with oregano essential oil for increased antibacterial activity". 2012.
  59. Rodrigues, R.; Pérez-Lorenzo, E.; Arana, Sergio; Amaral, J.S.; Rodrigues, P.S.; Mujika, M.. "Development and optimization of a biological protocol for DNA detection of escherichia coli O157:H7 by quartz crystal microbalance (QCM)". 2012.
  60. Santos, C.G.; Melo, V.S.; Mafra, I.; Amaral, J.S.; Estevinho, Leticia M.; Oliveira, M.B.P.P.; Santos, Cristina G.. "Detecção de adulterações em alheiras de caça : identificação de carne de aves com base em marcadores moleculares". 2011.
  61. Sepúlveda, Manuel Martinho Vilas Boas; Fernandes, I.P.; Amaral, J.S.; Barreiro, M.F.. "Fungal degradation of lignin-based rigid polyurethane foams". 2011.
  62. Santos, Cristina; Melo, V.S.; Mafra, I.; Amaral, J.S.; Estevinho, Leticia M.; Oliveira, M.B.P.P.. "Authentication of traditional game meat products by the use of species-specific PCR". 2011.
  63. Igrejas, Getúlio; Amaral, J.S.; Rodrigues, P.J.; Oliveira, M.B.P.P.. "Classificação de óleos alimentares com base na composição em ácidos gordos e aplicação de um modelo de lógica difusa". 2011.
  64. Fernandes, I.P.; Barreiro, M.F.; Pinto, V.; Ferreira, M.J.; Amaral, J.S.. "Chitosan-based antimicrobial leather coatings: evaluation of the scale production". 2011.
  65. Fernandes, I.P.; Amaral, J.S.; Pinto, V.; Ferreira, M.J.; Barreiro, M.F.. "Chitosan microparticles loaded with essential oils having in view leather applications". 2011.
  66. Santos, C.G.; Melo, V.S.; Mafra, I.; Amaral, J.S.; Costa, J.; Oliveira, M.B.P.P.. "Detection of partridge meat for the authentication of “alheiras de caça” using polymerase chain reaction". 2011.
  67. Oliveira, B.; Mafra, I.; Costa, J.; Amaral, J.S.; Soares, S.. "Hidden allergens in food". 2011.
  68. Igrejas, Getúlio; Amaral, J.S.; Rodrigues, Pedro; Oliveira, M.B.P.P.. "A T-S fuzzy model based on initial FCM partition to estimate the composition of commercial blended vegetable oils". 2010.
    Igrejas, Getúlio; Amaral, J.S.; Rodrigues, Pedro; Oliveira, Beatriz (2010). A T-S fuzzy model based on initial FCM partition to estimate the composition of commercial blended vegetable oils. In FOODSIM 2010. Bragança. ISBN 978-90-77381-56-1. p.19-22
  69. Costa, J.; Fernandes, Telmo J.R.; Mafra, Isabel; Amaral, J.S.; Oliveira, M.B.P.P.. "Soybean DNA extraction from blended refined vegetable oils". 2010.
  70. Costa, J.; Amaral, J.S.; Mafra, I.; Oliveira, M.B.P.P.. "Antioxidant profiles of soybean oil obtained from genetically modified seeds". 2010.
  71. Mafra, I.; Amaral, J.S.; Costa, J.; Oliveira, M.B.P.P.. "A survey of genetically modified maize in the Portuguese market". 2010.
  72. Rodrigues, Pedro; Amaral, J.S.; Igrejas, Getúlio; Rodrigues, Pedro J.. "A neural network based fall detector". 2010.
    Rodrigues, Pedro J.; Amaral, Joana S.; Igrejas, Getúlio (2010). A neural network based fall detector. In Book of Abstracts RECPAD 2010. Vila Real, Portugal
  73. Soares, Sónia; Amaral, J.S.; Mafra, I.; Oliveira, M.B.P.P.; Soares, S.. "The use of model samples to estimate the level of fraudulent addition of pork meat in poultry meat by real-time PCR". 2010.
  74. Rodrigues, Pedro; Amaral, J.S.; Santos, Alberto; Igrejas, Getúlio. "A segmentation approach for the identification of hazelnut cultivars". 2010.
    Rodrigues, Pedro; Amaral, J.S.; Santos, Alberto; Igrejas, Getúlio (2010). A segmentation approach for the identification of hazelnut cultivars. In FOODSIM 2010. Bragança. ISBN 978-90-77381-56-1. p.46-52
  75. Ferreira, Rayssa; Amaral, J.S.; Igrejas, Getúlio; Rodrigues, Pedro; Rodrigues, Pedro J.. "An antibiogram classification system based on an hybrid hough transform and gradient approach". 2010.
    Ferreira, Rayssa; Amaral, Joana S.; Igrejas, Getúlio; Rodrigues, Pedro J. (2010). An antibiogram classificattion system based on an hybrid hough transform and gradient approach. In Book of Abstracts RECPAD 2010. Vila Real, Portugal
  76. Amaral, J.S.; Soares, Sónia; Mafra, I.; Oliveira, M.B.P.P.. "Polymerase chain reaction for the detection of allergens: the case of soybean in processed meat products". 2009.
  77. Soares, Sónia; Amaral, J.S.; Mafra, I.; Oliveira, M.B.P.P.. "Species identification in heat processed meat products". 2009.
  78. Mafra, I.; Amaral, J.S.; Soares, Sónia; Oliveira, M.B.P.P.. "Quantitative detection of pork’s meat adulteration in processed poultry’s meat products by real time PCR". 2009.
  79. Barros, M.C.; Fernandes, I.P.; Amaral, J.S.; Barreiro, M.F.; Pinto, V.; Ferreira, M.J.. "Chitosan as an antimicrobial agent for footwear leather components". 2009.
  80. Mafra, I.; Amaral, J.S.; Soares, Sónia; Oliveira, M.B.P.P.. "Real time polymerase chain reaction for the quantitative detection". 2009.
  81. Amaral, J.S.; Mafra, I.; Soares, Sónia; Oliveira, M.B.P.P.. "SYBR green I real-time polymerase chain reaction as a tool to detect poultry’s meat adulteration with pork’s meat". 2009.
  82. Mafra, I.; Amaral, J.S.; Oliveira, M.B.P.P.. "Detection of seven genetically modified maize events in foog products on the portuguese market". 2009.
  83. Costa, J.; Mafra, I.; Amaral, J.S.; Oliveira, M.B.P.P.. "Transgenes monitoring in an industrial soybean oil processing by conventional and real-time polymerase chain reaction". 2009.
  84. Amaral, J.S.; Casal, Susana; Oliveira, M.B.P.P.; Mendes, E.; Silva, S.I.; Pinho, R.S.. "Identificação e quantificação de tocoferóis por HPLC em Croton adamantinus (Euphorbiaceae)". 2008.
  85. Soares, Cristina; Alves, Rita C.; Amaral, J.S.; Casal, Susana; Oliveira, M.B.P.P.. "Method validation for analysis of acrylamide in coffee by GC/MS- comparison betwen matrix solid-phase dispersion and liquid-liquid/SPE procedures for sample preparation". 2008.
  86. Amaral, J.S.; Casal, Susana; Oliveira, M.B.P.P.; Maya, H.M.. "Determinação do teor em colesterol no leite de raça autóctone portuguesa por HPLC". 2008.
  87. Soares, Sónia; Amaral, J.S.; Mafra, I.; Oliveira, M.B.P.P.. "Polymerase chain reaction for soybean detection in heat processed meat products". 2008.
  88. Sousa, S.C.; Mafra, I.; Silva, C.S. Ferreira da; Amaral, J.S.; Oliveira, M.B.P.P.. "Development of molecular biology techniques for the detection of genetically modified organisms in maize food products". 2008.
  89. Costa, J.; Mafra, I.; Rocha, João; Amaral, J.S.; Oliveira, M.B.P.P.. "Comparison of different extraction methods of soybean DNA from refined vegetable oils". 2008.
  90. Amaral, J.S.; Mafra, I.; Oliveira, M.B.P.P.; Soares, S.E.F. "Fatty acid profile of commercial Frankfurt type sausages". 2008.
  91. Costa, J.; Mafra, I.; Rocha, Joana; Amaral, J.S.; Oliveira, M.B.P.P.. "Detection of soybean DNA in commercially available vegetable oils". 2008.
  92. Costa, J.; Amaral, J.S.; Casal, Susana; Mafra, I.; Oliveira, M.B.P.P.. "Soybean oil from GM seeds: chemical characterization along the fat extraction and refining processes". 2008.
  93. Amaral, J.S.; Casal, Susana; Costa, J.; Mafra, I.; Oliveira, M.B.P.P.. "Effect of refining on the fatty acid, sterol and tocopherols compositions of soybean oil from GM seeds". 2008.
  94. Soares, Sónia; Amaral, J.S.; Mafra, I.; Oliveira, M.B.P.P.. "Quality control of Frankfurt sausages by biomolecular techniques". 2008.
  95. Rocha, João; Mafra, I.; Carvalho, M.; Amaral, J.S.; Oliveira, M.B.P.P.. "Detection of authorized genetically modified maize events: participation in an inter-laboratorial study.". 2008.
  96. Amaral, J.S.; Seabra, R.M.; Oliveira, M.B.P.P.. "Walnut as a potential natural anticholesterolaemic and a source of antioxidant compounds". 2008.
  97. Mafra, I.; Amaral, J.S.; Silva, C.S. Ferreira da; Oliveira, M.B.P.P.. "Detection of genetically modified organisms in raw and highly processed soybean and maize foodstuffs by polymerase chain reaction". 2007.
  98. Amaral, J.S.; Casal, Susana; Seabra, R.M.; Oliveira, M.B.P.P.. "Influência da torra de avelãs sua composição em vitamina E". 2007.
  99. Mafra, I.; Silva, C.S. Ferreira da; Amaral, J.S.; Oliveira, M.B.P.P.. "Detection of genetically modified maize in foodstuffs". 2007.
  100. Amaral, J.S.; Casal, Susana; Seabra, R.M.; Oliveira, M.B.P.P.. "Benefícios potenciais do consumo de nozes". 2006.
  101. Amaral, J.S.; Casal, Susana; Oliveira, M.B.P.P.; Seabra, R.M.. "Determinação da vitamina E em avelãs: optimização e validação do método analítico.". 2005.
  102. Amaral, J.S.; Seabra, R.M.; Oliveira, M.B.P.P.. "Tocopherols and tocotrienols composition of hazelnuts". 2005.
  103. Amaral, J.S.; Cunha, Sara C.; Neves, N.; Oliveira, M.B.P.P.; Seabra, R.M.. "Determinação do perfil de triacilgliceróis das nozes". 2005.
  104. Cunha, Sara C.; Amaral, J.S.; Fernandes, J.O.; Oliveira, M.B.P.P.. "Simultaneous determination of tocopherols and tocotrienols in virgin olive oils by normal phase HPLC coupled with diode array/fluorescence detectors". 2005.
  105. Amaral, J.S.; Casal, Susana; Citóva, I.; Seabra, R.M.; Oliveira, M.B.P.P.. "Chemical composition, fatty acid and sterol contents of nuts grown in Portugal". 2004.
  106. Amaral, J.S.; Citóva, I.; Mendes, E.; Assunção, A.; Seabra, R.M.; Oliveira, M.B.P.P.. "Sterol composition of hazelnuts from different Portuguese cultivars". 2004.
  107. Amaral, J.S.; Matos, L.C.; Citóva, I.; Pereira, J.A.; Seabra, R.M.; Oliveira, M.B.P.P.. "Influence of the cultivar and degree of ripeness in the composition of three Portuguese olive oils.". 2004.
  108. Amaral, J.S.; Citóva, I.; Casal, Susana; Santos, Alberto; Seabra, R.M.; Oliveira, M.B.P.P.. "Nutritional value and fatty acid composition of Hazelnut varieties harvested in Portugal". 2004.
  109. Amaral, J.S.; Casal, Susana; Pereira, J.A.; Seabra, R.M.; Oliveira, M.B.P.P.. "Avaliação nutricional e composição em ácidos gordos de 6 variedades de nozes, sementes de Juglans regia L., cultivadas em Trás-os-Montes". 2003.
  110. Amaral, J.S.; Ferreres, F.; Santos, Alberto; Pinheiro, C.; Andrade, P.B.; Seabra, R.M.. "Analysis of phenolic compounds from hazelnut (Corylus avellana L.) leaves". 2003.
  111. Valentão, P.; Areias, F.; Amaral, J.S.; Andrade, P.B.. "Characterization of seven medicinal species by the phenolic constituents of their hydrolyzed extracts". 1998.
Edited book
  1. Amaral, Joana. Book of Abstracts of the XX EuroFoodChem Congress. Portugal: SPQ. 2019.
    Published • Editor
  2. Gomes, Helder (Ed.); Ferreira, Olga (Ed.); Barreira, João C.M. (Ed.); Amaral, J.S. (Ed.). XXII Encontro Luso-Galego de Química: livro de resumos. Sociedade Portuguesa de Química. 2016.
  3. Amaral, Joana. Abstract Book of the 5th MoniQA International Conference, Food and Health - Risks and Benefits. Vienna, Austria. 2015.
    Published • Editor
  4. Amaral, Joana. Atas do 11º Encontro de Química dos Alimentos. Qualidade dos alimentos: novos desafios (CR-ROM).. Portugal. 2012.
    Published • Editor
  5. Amaral, Joana. Livro de resumos do 11º Encontro de Química dos Alimentos. Qualidade dos alimentos: novos desafios.. Portugal. 2012.
    Published • Editor
  6. Amaral, Joana. Current topics on food authentication. Kerala, India: Transworld Research Network. 2011.
    Published • Editor
Journal article
  1. Grazina, Liliana; Costa, Joana; Amaral, Joana S.; Garino, Cristiano; Arlorio, Marco; Mafra, I.. "Authentication of carnaroli rice by HRM analysis targeting nucleotide polymorphisms in the Alk and Waxy genes". Food Control 135 (2022): 108829. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.foodcont.2022.108829.
    10.1016/j.foodcont.2022.108829
  2. Mafra, Isabel; Honrado, Mónica; Amaral, Joana S.. Corresponding author: Amaral, Joana S.. "Animal Species Authentication in Dairy Products". Foods 11 8 (2022): 1124. http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/foods11081124.
    Open access • Published • 10.3390/foods11081124
  3. Grazina, Liliana; Batista, Andreia; Amaral, Joana S.; Costa, Joana; Mafra, Isabel. "Botanical authentication of globe artichoke-containing foods: Differentiation of Cynara scolymus by a novel HRM approach". Food Chemistry 366 (2022): 130621. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.foodchem.2021.130621.
    Published • 10.1016/j.foodchem.2021.130621
  4. Bloot, Ana Paula Marinho; Kalschne, Daneysa Lahis; Nogues, Diego Ricardo Nunes; Amaral, Joana S.; Flores, Eder Lisandro Moraes; Colla, Eliane; Habu, Sascha; Baraldi, Ilton José; Canan, Cristiane. "Phytic Acid against Clostridium perfringens Type A: A Food Matrix Study". Foods 11 3 (2022): 406. http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/foods11030406.
    10.3390/foods11030406
  5. Xavier, Virginie; Finimundy, Tiane C.; Heleno, Sandrina A.; Amaral, Joana S.; Calhelha, Ricardo C.; Vaz, Josiana; Pires, Tânia C. S. P.; et al. "Chemical and Bioactive Characterization of the Essential Oils Obtained from Three Mediterranean Plants". Molecules 26 24 (2021): 7472. http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/molecules26247472.
    Open access • 10.3390/molecules26247472
  6. Grazina, Liliana; Amaral, Joana S.; Costa, Joana; Mafra, Isabel. "Towards authentication of Korean ginseng-containing foods: Differentiation of five Panax species by a novel diagnostic tool". LWT 151 (2021): 112211. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.lwt.2021.112211.
    Published • 10.1016/j.lwt.2021.112211
  7. Garcia-Perez, Pascual; Xiao, Jianbo; Munekata, Paulo E. S.; Lorenzo, Jose M.; Barba, Francisco J.; Rajoka, Muhammad Shahid Riaz; Barros, Lillian; et al. "Revalorization of Almond By-Products for the Design of Novel Functional Foods: An Updated Review". Foods 10 8 (2021): 1823. http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/foods10081823.
    Open access • Published • 10.3390/foods10081823
  8. Garcia-Perez, Pascual; Xiao, Jianbo; Munekata, Paulo E. S.; Lorenzo, Jose M.; Barba, Francisco J.; Rajoka, Muhammad Shahid Riaz; Barros, Lillian; et al. "Revalorization of Almond By-Products for the Design of Novel Functional Foods: An Updated Review". Foods 10 8 (2021): 1823. http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/foods10081823.
    10.3390/foods10081823
  9. Grazina, Liliana; Amaral, Joana S.; Costa, Joana; Mafra, Isabel. "Tracing Styphnolobium japonicum (syn: Sophora japonica) as a potential adulterant of ginkgo-containing foods by real-time PCR". Journal of Food Composition and Analysis 100 (2021): 103891. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jfca.2021.103891.
    10.1016/j.jfca.2021.103891
  10. Coimbra, Manuel A.; Oliveira, Beatriz; Amaral, Joana S.. "XX EuroFoodChem conference". Food Research International 143 (2021): 110276. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.foodres.2021.110276.
    10.1016/j.foodres.2021.110276
  11. Amaral, Joana S.. "Target and Non-Target Approaches for Food Authenticity and Traceability". Foods 10 1 (2021): 172. http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/foods10010172.
    Published • 10.3390/foods10010172
  12. Grazina, Liliana; Rodrigues, P. J.; Igrejas, Getúlio; Nunes, Maria A.; Mafra, Isabel; Arlorio, Marco; Oliveira, M. Beatriz P. P.; Amaral, Joana S.. "Machine Learning Approaches Applied to GC-FID Fatty Acid Profiles to Discriminate Wild from Farmed Salmon". Foods 9 11 (2020): 1622. http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/foods9111622.
    Published • 10.3390/foods9111622
  13. Grazina, Liliana; Amaral, Joana S.; Costa, Joana; Mafra, Isabel. "Authentication of Ginkgo biloba Herbal Products by a Novel Quantitative Real-Time PCR Approach". Foods 9 9 (2020): 1233. http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/foods9091233.
    Published • 10.3390/foods9091233
  14. Fernandes, Telmo J. R.; Amaral, Joana S.; Mafra, Isabel. "DNA barcode markers applied to seafood authentication: an updated review". Critical Reviews in Food Science and Nutrition (2020): 1-32. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10408398.2020.1811200.
    In press • 10.1080/10408398.2020.1811200
  15. El Amrani Zerrifi, Soukaina; El Khalloufi, Fatima; Mugani, Richard; El Mahdi, Redouane; Kasrati, Ayoub; Soulaimani, Bouchra; Barros, Lillian; et al. "Seaweed Essential Oils as a New Source of Bioactive Compounds for Cyanobacteria Growth Control: Innovative Ecological Biocontrol Approach". Toxins 12 8 (2020): 527. http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/toxins12080527.
    Open access • Published • 10.3390/toxins12080527
  16. Silva, Vanessa; Peirone, Cecília; Amaral, Joana S.; Capita, Rosa; Alonso-Calleja, Carlos; Marques-Magallanes, José A.; Martins, Ângela; et al. "High Efficacy of Ozonated Oils on the Removal of Biofilms Produced by Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) from Infected Diabetic Foot Ulcers". Molecules 25 16 (2020): 3601. http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/molecules25163601.
    Open access • Published • 10.3390/molecules25163601
  17. Spréa, Rafael Mascoloti; Fernandes, Ângela; Finimundy, Tiane C.; Pereira, Carla; Alves, Maria José; Calhelha, Ricardo C.; Canan, Cristiane; et al. "Lovage (Levisticum officinale W.D.J. Koch) Roots: A Source of Bioactive Compounds towards a Circular Economy". Resources 9 7 (2020): 81. http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/resources9070081.
    10.3390/resources9070081
  18. Coelho, Joana; Barros, Lillian; Dias, Maria Inês; Finimundy, Tiane C.; Amaral, Joana S.; Alves, Maria José; Calhelha, Ricardo C.; Santos, P. F.; Ferreira, Isabel C.F.R.. "Echinacea purpurea (L.) Moench: Chemical Characterization and Bioactivity of Its Extracts and Fractions". Pharmaceuticals 13 6 (2020): 125. http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/ph13060125.
    10.3390/ph13060125
  19. Joana S. Amaral. "Phytochemical characterization and bioactive properties of cinnamon basil (Ocimum basilicum cv. ‘Cinnamon’) and lemon basil (Ocimum x citriodorum)". Antioxidants in press (2020):
    Open access • Accepted
  20. Grazina, Liliana; Amaral, Joana S.; Mafra, Isabel. "Botanical origin authentication of dietary supplements by DNA-based approaches". Comprehensive Reviews in Food Science and Food Safety (2020): http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1541-4337.12551.
    10.1111/1541-4337.12551
  21. Vanessa Silva; Rupesh Kumar Singh; Nelson Gomes; Bruno Gonçalves Soares; Adriana Silva; Virgílio Falco; Rosa Capita; et al. "Comparative Insight upon Chitosan Solution and Chitosan Nanoparticles Application on the Phenolic Content, Antioxidant and Antimicrobial Activities of Individual Grape Components of Sousão Variety". Antioxidants 9 2 (2020): 178-178. https://doi.org/10.3390/antiox9020178.
    10.3390/antiox9020178
  22. Vanessa Silva; Virgílio Falco; Maria Inês Dias; Lillian Barros; Adriana Silva; Rosa Capita; Carlos Alonso-Calleja; et al. "Evaluation of the Phenolic Profile of Castanea sativa Mill. By-Products and Their Antioxidant and Antimicrobial Activity against Multiresistant Bacteria". Antioxidants 9 1 (2020): 87-87. https://doi.org/10.3390/antiox9010087.
    10.3390/antiox9010087
  23. Melo, Priscila F.; Kalschne, Daneysa L.; Silva-Buzanello, Rosana A.; Amaral, Joana S.; Torquato, Alex S.; Corso, Marinês P.; Falcão, Heloisa G.; et al. "Cereal bars functionalised with tempeh: nutritional composition, isoflavone content and consumer acceptance". International Journal of Food Science & Technology 55 (2020): 397-405. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ijfs.14384.
    10.1111/ijfs.14384
  24. Spréa, Rafael Mascoloti; Fernandes, Ângela; Calhelha, Ricardo C.; Pereira, Carla; Pires, Tânia C. S. P.; Alves, Maria José; Canan, Cristiane; et al. "Chemical and bioactive characterization of the aromatic plant Levisticum officinale W.D.J. Koch: a comprehensive study". Food & Function 11 2 (2020): 1292-1303. http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/c9fo02841b.
    10.1039/c9fo02841b
  25. Harumi Iyda, Júlia; Fernandes, Ângela; Calhelha, Ricardo C.; Alves, Maria José; Ferreira, Flávio Dias; Barros, Lillian; Amaral, Joana S.; Ferreira, Isabel C.F.R.. "Nutritional composition and bioactivity of Umbilicus rupestris (Salisb.) Dandy: An underexploited edible wild plant". Food Chemistry 295 (2019): 341-349. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.foodchem.2019.05.139.
    10.1016/j.foodchem.2019.05.139
  26. Faustino, Vera; Rodrigues, Raquel O.; Pinho, Diana; Costa, Elísio; Santos-Silva, Alice; Miranda, Vasco; Amaral, Joana S.; Lima, Rui. "A Microfluidic Deformability Assessment of Pathological Red Blood Cells Flowing in a Hyperbolic Converging Microchannel". Micromachines 10 10 (2019): 645. http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/mi10100645.
    10.3390/mi10100645
  27. Iyda, Júlia Harumi; Fernandes, Ângela; Ferreira, Flávio Dias; Alves, Maria José; Pires, Tânia C.S.P.; Barros, Lillian; Amaral, Joana S.; Ferreira, Isabel C.F.R.. "Chemical composition and bioactive properties of the wild edible plant Raphanus raphanistrum L". Food Research International 121 (2019): 714-722. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.foodres.2018.12.046.
    10.1016/j.foodres.2018.12.046
  28. Soares, Sónia; Grazina, Liliana; Mafra, Isabel; Costa, Joana; Pinto, M. Alice; Oliveira, M. Beatriz P.P.; Amaral, Joana S.. "Towards honey authentication: Differentiation of Apis mellifera subspecies in European honeys based on mitochondrial DNA markers". Food Chemistry 283 (2019): 294-301. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.foodchem.2018.12.119.
    10.1016/j.foodchem.2018.12.119
  29. Falcão, Soraia; Bacém, Isabel; Igrejas, Getúlio; Rodrigues, Pedro J.; Vilas-Boas, Miguel; Amaral, Joana S.. "Chemical composition and antimicrobial activity of hydrodistilled oil from juniper berries". Industrial Crops and Products 124 (2018): 878-884. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.indcrop.2018.08.069.
    10.1016/j.indcrop.2018.08.069
  30. Silva, Vanessa; Igrejas, Gilberto; Falco, Virgílio; Santos, Teresa P.; Torres, Carmen; Oliveira, Ana M.P.; Pereira, José Eduardo; Amaral, Joana S.; Poeta, Patrícia. "Chemical composition, antioxidant and antimicrobial activity of phenolic compounds extracted from wine industry by-products". Food Control 92 (2018): 516-522. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.foodcont.2018.05.031.
    10.1016/j.foodcont.2018.05.031
  31. Soares, Sónia; Grazina, Liliana; Costa, Joana; Amaral, Joana S.; Oliveira, Maria B.P.P.; Mafra, Isabel. "Botanical authentication of lavender (Lavandula spp.) honey by a novel DNA-barcoding approach coupled to high resolution melting analysis". Food Control 86 (2018): 367-373. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.foodcont.2017.11.046.
    10.1016/j.foodcont.2017.11.046
  32. Soares, Sónia; Grazina, Liliana; Mafra, Isabel; Costa, Joana; Pinto, M. Alice; Duc, Hanh Pham; Oliveira, M. Beatriz P.P.; Amaral, Joana S.. "Novel diagnostic tools for Asian ( Apis cerana ) and European ( Apis mellifera ) honey authentication". Food Research International 105 (2018): 686-693. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.foodres.2017.11.081.
    10.1016/j.foodres.2017.11.081
  33. Amaral, J.S.; Santos, G.; Oliveira, M.B.P.P.; Mafra, I.. "Quantitative detection of pork meat by EvaGreen real-time PCR to assess the authenticity of processed meat products". Food Control 72 (2017): 53-61. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84989944902&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1016/j.foodcont.2016.07.029
  34. Paíga, P.; Rodrigues, M.J.E.; Correia, M.; Amaral, J.S.; Oliveira, M.B.P.P.; Delerue-Matos, C.. "Analysis of pharmaceutical adulterants in plant food supplements by UHPLC-MS/MS". European Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences 99 (2017): 219-227. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-85007500868&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1016/j.ejps.2016.12.024
  35. Soares, S.; Amaral, J.S.; Oliveira, M.B.P.P.; Mafra, I.. "A Comprehensive Review on the Main Honey Authentication Issues: Production and Origin". Comprehensive Reviews in Food Science and Food Safety 16 5 (2017): 1072-1100. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-85021637885&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1111/1541-4337.12278
  36. Costa, J.; Amaral, J.S.; Grazina, L.; Oliveira, M.B.P.P.; Mafra, I.. "Matrix-normalised real-time PCR approach to quantify soybean as a potential food allergen as affected by thermal processing". Food Chemistry 221 (2017): 1843-1850. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-85005978309&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1016/j.foodchem.2016.10.091
  37. Costa, J.; Campos, B.; Amaral, J.S.; Nunes, M.E.; Oliveira, M.B.P.P.; Mafra, I.; Costa, Joana; et al. "HRM analysis targeting ITS1 and matK loci as potential DNA mini-barcodes for the authentication of Hypericum perforatum and Hypericum androsaemum in herbal infusions". Food Control 61 (2016): 105-114. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84943328497&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1016/j.foodcont.2015.09.035
  38. Fernandes, I.P.; Barbosa, M.; Amaral, J.S.; Pinto, V.; Rodrigues, J.L.; Ferreira, M.J.; Barreiro, M.F.; et al. "Biobased additives as biodegradability enhancers with application in TPU-based footwear components". Journal of Renewable Materials 4 1 (2016): 47-56. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84958698161&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.7569/JRM.2015.634126
  39. Rocha, T.; Amaral, J.S.; Oliveira, M.B.P.P.; Rocha, Tiago. "Adulteration of Dietary Supplements by the Illegal Addition of Synthetic Drugs: A Review". Comprehensive Reviews in Food Science and Food Safety 15 1 (2016): 43-62. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84955656379&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1111/1541-4337.12173
  40. Soares, S.; Amaral, J.S.; Oliveira, M.B.P.P.; Mafra, I.; Soares, Sónia. "Improving DNA isolation from honey for the botanical origin identification". Food Control 48 (2015): 130-136. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84908021921&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1016/j.foodcont.2014.02.035
  41. Amaral, J.S.; Santos, C.G.; Melo, V.S.; Costa, J.; Oliveira, M.B.P.P.; Mafra, I.; Santos, Cristina G.; Costa, Joana. "Identification of duck, partridge, pheasant, quail, chicken and turkey meats by species-specific PCR assays to assess the authenticity of traditional game meat Alheira sausages". Food Control 47 (2015): 190-195. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84904489264&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1016/j.foodcont.2014.07.009
  42. Rodrigues, R.O.; Costa, H.; Lima, R.; Amaral, J.S.; Rodrigues, Raquel Oliveira; Costa, Helena; Faculdade de Engenharia. "Simple Methodology for the Quantitative Analysis of Fatty Acids in Human Red Blood Cells". Chromatographia 78 19-20 (2015): 1271-1281. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84942371808&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1007/s10337-015-2947-2
  43. Costa, J.; Amaral, J.S.; Fernandes, T.J.R.; Batista, A.; Oliveira, M.B.P.P.; Mafra, I.; Costa, Joana; Fernandes, Telmo J.R.; Batista, Andreia. "DNA extraction from plant food supplements: Influence of different pharmaceutical excipients". Molecular and Cellular Probes 29 6 (2015): 473-478. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84951573770&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1016/j.mcp.2015.06.002
  44. Fernandes, Telmo J.R.; Amaral, Joana S.; Oliveira, M. Beatriz P.P.; Mafra, Isabel. "A survey on genetically modified maize in foods commercialised in Portugal". Food Control 35 1 (2014): 338-344. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.foodcont.2013.07.017.
    10.1016/j.foodcont.2013.07.017
  45. Soares, S.; Amaral, J.S.; Oliveira, M.B.P.P.; Mafra, I.; Soares, Sónia. "Quantitative detection of soybean in meat products by a TaqMan real-time PCR assay". Meat Science 98 1 (2014): 41-46. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84901030922&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1016/j.meatsci.2014.04.002
  46. Amaral, J.S.; Santos, C.G.; Melo, V.S.; Oliveira, M.B.P.P.; Mafra, I.; Santos, Cristina G.. "Authentication of a traditional game meat sausage (Alheira) by species-specific PCR assays to detect hare, rabbit, red deer, pork and cow meats". Food Research International 60 (2014): 140-145. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84900033804&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1016/j.foodres.2013.11.003
  47. Amaral, J.S.; Soares, S.; Mafra, I.; Beatriz Pp Oliveira, M.. "Assessing the variability of the fatty acid profile and cholesterol content of meat sausages". Rivista Italiana delle Sostanze Grasse 91 4 (2014): 261-272. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84942417076&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  48. Soares, Sónia; Amaral, Joana S.; Oliveira, M. Beatriz P.P.; Mafra, Isabel. "A SYBR Green real-time PCR assay to detect and quantify pork meat in processed poultry meat products". Meat Science 94 1 (2013): 115-120. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.meatsci.2012.12.012.
    10.1016/j.meatsci.2012.12.012
  49. Fernandes, I.P.; Amaral, J.S.; Pinto, V.; Ferreira, M.J.; Barreiro, M.F.. "Development of chitosan-based antimicrobial leather coatings". Carbohydrate Polymers 98 1 (2013): 1229-1235. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84881188105&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1016/j.carbpol.2013.07.030
  50. Silva, N.; Alves, S.; Gonçalves, A.; Amaral, J.S.; Poeta, P.. "Antimicrobial activity of essential oils from mediterranean aromatic plants against several foodborne and spoilage bacteria". Food Science and Technology International 19 6 (2013): 503-510. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84887595600&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1177/1082013212442198
  51. Santos, C.G.; Melo, V.S.; Amaral, J.S.; Estevinho, L.; Oliveira, M.B.P.P.; Mafra, I.; Santos, G.C.; Estevinho, Leticia M.. "Identification of hare meat by a species-specific marker of mitochondrial origin". Meat Science 90 3 (2012): 836-841. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84355161429&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1016/j.meatsci.2011.10.018
  52. Amaral, J.S.; Sepúlveda, M.; Cateto, C.A.; Fernandes, I.P.; Rodrigues, A.E.; Belgacem, M.N.; Barreiro, M.F.. "Fungal degradation of lignin-based rigid polyurethane foams". Polymer Degradation and Stability 97 10 (2012): 2069-2076. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84865636905&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1016/j.polymdegradstab.2012.03.037
  53. Amaral, Joana. "Chemical composition of different oregano (Origanum vulgare L.) essential oils: relevance for the activity against foodborne and spoilage bacteria". Chemické listy 106 (2012): s1159-s1159.
    Published
  54. Amaral, Joana. "Chitosan-based leather functional coatings with improved antimicrobial properties". Chemické listy 106 (2012): s793-s793.
    Published
  55. Costa, J.; Amaral, J.S.; Mafra, I.; Oliveira, M.B.P.P.. "Refining of Roundup Ready® soya bean oil: Effect on the fatty acid, phytosterol and tocopherol profiles". European Journal of Lipid Science and Technology 113 4 (2011): 528-535. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-79953844436&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1002/ejlt.201000385
  56. Costa, J.; Mafra, I.; Amaral, J.S.; Oliveira, M.B.P.P.. "Monitoring genetically modified soybean along the industrial soybean oil extraction and refining processes by polymerase chain reaction techniques". Food Research International 43 1 (2010): 301-306. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-72149085444&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1016/j.foodres.2009.10.003
  57. Soares, S.; Amaral, J.S.; Mafra, I.; Oliveira, M.B.P.P.; Soares, Sónia. "Quantitative detection of poultry meat adulteration with pork by a duplex PCR assay". Meat Science 85 3 (2010): 531-536. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-77954916071&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1016/j.meatsci.2010.03.001
  58. Costa, J.; Mafra, I.; Amaral, J.S.; Oliveira, M.B.P.P.. "Detection of genetically modified soybean DNA in refined vegetable oils". European Food Research and Technology 230 6 (2010): 915-923. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-77950524359&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1007/s00217-010-1238-2
  59. Soares, S.; Mafra, I.; Amaral, J.S.; Oliveira, M.B.P.; Soares, Sónia; Oliveira, M.B.P.P.. "A PCR assay to detect trace amounts of soybean in meat sausages". International Journal of Food Science and Technology 45 12 (2010): 2581-2588. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-78649539922&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1111/j.1365-2621.2010.02421.x
  60. Amaral, J.S.; Valentão, P.; Andrade, P.B.; Martins, R.C.; Seabra, R.M.. "Phenolic composition of hazelnut leaves: Influence of cultivar, geographical origin and ripening stage". Scientia Horticulturae 126 2 (2010): 306-313. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-77955920284&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1016/j.scienta.2010.07.026
  61. Alasalvar, C.; Amaral, J.S.; Satir, G.; Shahidi, F.. "Lipid characteristics and essential minerals of native Turkish hazelnut varieties (Corylus avellana L.)". Food Chemistry 113 4 (2009): 919-925. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-55949137873&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1016/j.foodchem.2008.08.019
  62. Amaral, J.S.; Valentão, P.; Andrade, P.B.; Martins, R.C.; Seabra, R.M.. "Do cultivar, geographical location and crop season influence phenolic profile of walnut leaves?". Molecules 13 6 (2008): 1321-1332. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-46749145396&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.3390/molecules13061321
  63. Matos, L.C.; Cunha, S.C.; Amaral, J.S.; Pereira, J.A.; Andrade, P.B.; Seabra, R.M.; Oliveira, B.P.P.. "Chemometric characterization of three varietal olive oils (Cvs. Cobrançosa, Madural and Verdeal Transmontana) extracted from olives with different maturation indices". Food Chemistry 102 1 (2007): 406-414. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-33845228509&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1016/j.foodchem.2005.12.031
  64. Amaral, Joana S.; Casal, Susana; Citová, Ivana; Santos, Alberto; Seabra, Rosa M.; Oliveira, Beatriz P. P.. "Characterization of several hazelnut (Corylus avellana L.) cultivars based in chemical, fatty acid and sterol composition". European Food Research and Technology 222 3-4 (2006): 274-280. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00217-005-0068-0.
    10.1007/s00217-005-0068-0
  65. Amaral, Joana S.; Cunha, Sara C.; Santos, Alberto; Alves, M. Rui; Seabra, Rosa M.; Oliveira, Beatriz P. P.. "Influence of Cultivar and Environmental Conditions on the Triacylglycerol Profile of Hazelnut (Corylus avellanaL.)". Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry 54 2 (2006): 449-456. http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/jf052133f.
    10.1021/jf052133f
  66. Amaral, J.S.; Casal, S.; Rui Alves, M.; Seabra, R.M.; Oliveira, B.P.P.; Casal, Susana; Alves, M.R.; Oliveira, M.B.P.P.. "Tocopherol and tocotrienol content of hazelnut cultivars grown in Portugal". Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry 54 4 (2006): 1329-1336. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-33644868481&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1021/jf052329f
  67. Amaral, J.S.; Casal, S.; Seabra, R.M.; Oliveira, B.P.P.; Casal, Susana; Oliveira, M.B.P.P.. "Effects of roasting on hazelnut lipids". Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry 54 4 (2006): 1315-1321. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-33644863226&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1021/jf052287v
  68. Alasalvar, C.; Amaral, J.S.; Shahidi, F.. "Functional lipid characteristics of Turkish Tombul hazelnut (Corylus avellana L.)". Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry 54 26 (2006): 10177-10183. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-33846541537&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1021/jf061702w
  69. Cunha, S.C.; Amaral, J.S.; Fernandes, J.O.; Oliveira, M.B.P.P.; Cunha, Sara C.. "Quantification of tocopherols and tocotrienols in Portuguese olive oils using HPLC with three different detection systems". Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry 54 9 (2006): 3351-3356. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-33744461620&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1021/jf053102n
  70. Amaral, Joana S.; Alves, M. Rui; Seabra, Rosa M.; Oliveira, Beatriz P. P.. "Vitamin E Composition of Walnuts (Juglans regiaL.):  A 3-Year Comparative Study of Different Cultivars". Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry 53 13 (2005): 5467-5472. http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/jf050342u.
    10.1021/jf050342u
  71. Amaral, J.S.; Ferreres, F.; Andrade, P.B.; Valentão, P.; Pinheiro, C.; Santos, A.; Seabra, R.; Santos, Alberto; Seabra, R.M.. "Phenolic profile of hazelnut (Corylus avellana L.) leaves cultivars grown in Portugal". Natural Product Research 19 2 (2005): 157-163. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-13244289926&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1080/14786410410001704778
  72. Amaral, J.S.; Casal, S.; Oliveira, B.P.P.; Seabra, R.M.. "Development and evaluation of a normal phase liquid chromatographic method for the determination of tocopherols and tocotrienols in walnuts". Journal of Liquid Chromatography and Related Technologies 28 5 (2005): 785-795. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-14644415895&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1081/JLC-200048920
  73. Amaral, J.S.; Casal, S.; Torres, D.; Seabra, R.M.; Oliveira, B.P.P.; Casal, Susana; Torres, Duarte; Oliveira, M.B.P.P.. "Simultaneous determination of tocopherols and tocotrienols in hazelnuts by a normal phase liquid chromatographic method". Analytical Sciences 21 12 (2005): 1545-1548. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-29144502233&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.2116/analsci.21.1545
  74. Alves, M.R.; Cunha, S.C.; Amaral, J.S.; Pereira, J.A.; Oliveira, M.B.. "Classification of PDO olive oils on the basis of their sterol composition by multivariate analysis". Analytica Chimica Acta 549 1-2 (2005): 166-178. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-23844540407&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1016/j.aca.2005.06.033
  75. Amaral, Joana S.; Cunha, Sara C.; Alves, M. Rui; Pereira, José A.; Seabra, Rosa M.; Oliveira, Beatriz P. P.. "Triacylglycerol Composition of Walnut (Juglans regiaL.) Cultivars:  Characterization by HPLC-ELSD and Chemometrics". Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry 52 26 (2004): 7964-7969. http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/jf048918n.
    10.1021/jf048918n
  76. Amaral, J.S.; Seabra, R.M.; Andrade, P.B.; Valentão, P.; Pereira, J.A.; Ferreres, F.. "Phenolic profile in the quality control of walnut (Juglans regia L.) leaves". Food Chemistry 88 3 (2004): 373-379. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-3242798859&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1016/j.foodchem.2004.01.055
  77. Amaral, Joana S.; Casal, Susana; Pereira, José A.; Seabra, Rosa M.; Oliveira, Beatriz P. P.. "Determination of Sterol and Fatty Acid Compositions, Oxidative Stability, and Nutritional Value of Six Walnut (Juglans regiaL.) Cultivars Grown in Portugal". Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry 51 26 (2003): 7698-7702. http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/jf030451d.
    10.1021/jf030451d
  78. Valentao, P.; Areias, F.; Amaral, J.; Andrade, P.; Seabra, R.. "Tetraoxygenated xanthones from Centaurium erythraea". Natural Product Letters 14 5 (2000): 319-323. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-0033782085&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  79. Areias, F.M.; Valentao, P.; Andrade, P.B.; Moreira, M.M.; Amaral, J.; Seabra, R.M.; Areias, F.; Valentão, P.; Amaral, J.S.. "HPLC/DAD analysis of phenolic compounds from lavender and its application to quality control". Journal of Liquid Chromatography and Related Technologies 23 16 (2000): 2563-2572. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-0033814092&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1081/JLC-100100510
Journal issue
  1. Joana S. Amaral. "Guest Editor of the Special Issue “"Target and Non-Target Approaches for Food Authenticity and Traceability"". Foods (2020):
    Under revision • Invited editor
  2. Joana S. Amaral. "Guest Editor of the Special Issue “XX EuroFoodChem Conference”". Food Research International (2020):
    Under revision • Invited editor
Magazine article
  1. Joana S. Amaral. "Inovação na Apicultura: Projeto AUTENT+ “Desenvolvimento de abordagens inovadoras com vista à valorização e exploração do potencial de mercado do mel Português”", Mundo Rural, 2020
  2. Amaral, Joana. "INSIGNIA: Um projecto de monitorização ambiental de pesticidas através da utilização da abelha melífera.", O apicultor, 2019
  3. Amaral, Joana. "Projecto BEEHAPPY Sanidade da abelha melífera (Apis mellifera L.) dos Açores: comparação dos padrões epidemiológicos num laboratório natural único", O Apicultor, 2019
  4. Faculdade de Farmácia; Amaral, J.S.; Oliveira, M.B.P.P.. "Avelã: composição química e efeitos benéficos associados ao seu consumo", Riscos e alimentos, 2016, https://repositorio-aberto.up.pt/handle/10216/111238.
  5. Faculdade de Farmácia; Meira, Liliana; Mafra, I.; Costa, Joana; Amaral, J.S.; Ramos, Fernando; Oliveira, Maria. "Novas metodologias para a identificação de adulterações de produtos cárneos com carne de cavalo", Riscos e Alimentos, 2015, https://repositorio-aberto.up.pt/handle/10216/111234.
  6. Amaral, J.S.; Mafra, I.; Oliveira, M.B.P.P.; Faculdade de Farmácia. "Riscos e benefícios associados ao consumo de carne de caça", Riscos e Alimentos, 2015, http://hdl.handle.net/10198/16524.
  7. Amaral, J.S.; Costa, Joana; Mafra, I.; Oliveira, M.B.P.P.; Faculdade de Farmácia. "Autenticação de produtos cárneos com a designação Halal: Deteção e quantificação de derivados de suíno (Sus scrofa)", Riscos e Alimentos, 2015, http://hdl.handle.net/10198/16523.
  8. Faculdade de Farmácia; Amaral, J.S.; Mafra, I.; Oliveira, M.B.P.P.. "Avaliação da autenticidade de Alheiras de caça por identificação específica de espécies", Riscos e Alimentos, 2015, https://repositorio-aberto.up.pt/handle/10216/111243.
Activities

Oral presentation

Presentation title Event name
Host (Event location)
2020/12/09 Identification of botanical origin of bee-collected mixed pollen samples: a comparison between palynological and DNA metabarcoding methods. Trends in Biodiversity and Evolution Conference (TiBE 2020)
CIBIO (Porto (on-line), Portugal)
2020/11/30 Authenticity evaluation of medicinal plants and plant food supplements 5th International symposium Analytical chemistry research & development and quality control of health product
University of Bordeaux ((on-line), France)
2019/10/23 Authenticity assessment of medicinal plants and plant food supplements (Keynote) INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT AND QUALITY CONTROL OF HEALTH PRODUCTS Research versus industry 4th edition
Université de Bordeaux (Bordeaux, France)
2019/06 A comprehensive study on the nutritional, chemical and bioactive properties of lovage (Levisticum officinale W.D.J. Koch). XX EuroFoodChem Congress, Porto, Portugal, 17-19 June 2019.
(Porto, Portugal)
2018/12 New insights towards the authentication of medicinal plants and botanical products International Analytical Development Symposium Research versus Industry -3rd Edition-
University of Bordeaux (Bordeaux, France)
2018 Detection of soybean oil as a potential adulterant of argan oil based on a novel DNA approach 3rd International Conference on Food Science and Technology
(Budapest, Hungary)
2018 Development of molecular markers for honey entomological origin authentication XIX EuroFoodChem
(Budapest, Hungary)
2016 Development of a polymerase chain reaction assay for the specific detection of Citrus aurantium in plant food supplements 9th Meeting of Young Researchers of University of Porto (IJUP2016)
Universidade do Porto (Porto, Portugal)
2015 Cynara scolymus clustering in plant food supplements by high resolution melting analysis 8th Meeting of Young Researchers of University of Porto (IJUP2015)
Universidade do Porto (porto, Portugal)
2014 Towards the authentication of honey: DNA extraction methods for the botanical origin identification 12º Encontro de Química dos Alimentos
(Lisboa, Portugal)
2014 A 3-year survey on genetically modifed maize in marketed food products 12º Encontro de Química dos Alimentos
Instituto Superior de Agronomia (Lisboa, Portugal)
2013 Quantitative detection of pork’s meat by real-time PCR for Halal verification of processed meat products EuroFoodChem XVII
EuChemS (Isatambul, Turkey)
2013 Comparison of DNA extraction methods for the determination of botanical origin of Portuguese honey IJUP13 – 6th Meeting of Young Researchers of University of Porto
University of Porto (Porto, Portugal)
2012 Real-time PCR technique to detect hazelnut as a potential hidden allergen in commercial chocolates IJUP12 – 5th Meeting of Young Researchers of University of Porto
University of Porto (Porto, Portugal)
2012 Species identification and authentication of hare (Lepus) meat by the use of the mitochondrial cytb gene IJUP12 – 5th Meeting of Young Researchers of University of Porto
University of Porto (Porto, Portugal)
2011 Authentication of traditional game meat products by the use of species-specific PCR 3rd MoniQA International Conference
MoniQA Association (Varna, Bulgaria)
2011 Detecção de adulterações em alheiras de caça: identificação de carne de aves com base em marcadores moleculares XXII Encontro Nacional da Sociedade Portuguesa de Química
SOQ (Braga, Portugal)
2010/10/06 Alimentos funcionais e compostos bioactivos: benefícios para a saúde. I Fórum de Investigação Farmacológica Fórum de Investigação Farmacológica.
Universidade de Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro (Vila Real, Portugal)
2010 Chitosan as a natural antimicrobial compound: development of functional coatings for footwear leather components Universidad de Castilla la Mancha.
Universidad de Castilla la Mancha. (Ciudad Real, Spain)
2010 The use of model samples to estimate the level of fraudulent addition of pork meat in poultry meat by real-time PCR FOODSIM’2010, 6th International Conference on Simulation and Modelling in the Food and Bio-Industry
EUROSIS, Instituto Politécnico de Bragança (Bragança, Portugal)
2009/11/23 Frutos secos: composição, compostos bioactivos e benefícios para a saúde Conferências Bromatologia, Faculdade de Farmácia da Universidade do Porto
Faculdade de Farmácia da Universidade do Porto (Porto, Portugal)
2009/05/20 Molecular biology applied to food authenticity and traceability. Competence Center of Food and Fermentation Technologies TFTAK, Toidu- ja Fermentatsioonitehnoloogia Arenduskeskus
TFTAK (Tallin,, Estonia)
2009/05/19 Impact of vegetable oil refining processes in health beneficial compounds Tallin Technical University, Department of Food Processing
Tallin Technical University, Department of Food Processing (Tallin)
2009 Real-time polymerase chain reaction for the quantitative detection of soybean in meat products MicroBiotec 2009
Sociedade Portuguesa de Biotecnologia (Vilamoura, Portugal)
2009 Detection of seven genetically modified maize events in food products on the Portuguese market 9º Encontro de Química dos Alimentos
Universidade dos Açores, Sociedade Portuguesa de Química (Angra do Heroísmo, Portugal)
2009 Transgenes monitoring in an industrial soybean oil processing by conventional and real-time polymerase chain reaction 9º Encontro de Química dos Alimentos
Universidade dos Açores, Sociedade Portuguesa de Química (Portugal)
2006/03/27 Composition of walnuts lipid fraction: A 3-year study of different cultivars. 231st ACS National Meeting
ACS (Atlanta, United States)

Supervision

Thesis Title
Role
Degree Subject (Type)
Institution / Organization
2021/01/01 - Current NutHealth: Exploitation of by-product from nut-press-cake as a source of natural health-enhancing ingredients (fellowship ref. 2020.08092.BD)
Co-supervisor of Rafael Mascoloti Spréa
Ciencia e Tecnoloxía dos Alimentos (Food Science and Technology) (PhD)
Universidade de Vigo, Spain
2020/09 - Current Valorisation of Cistus ladanifer biomass as a source of compounds for bio-based industries
Supervisor of Rihab Guesmi
Chemical Engineering (Master)
Instituto Politécnico de Bragança, Portugal
2020/09 - Current Avaliação da composição química e atividade biológica de duas espécies de trapoeraba, Commelina erecta e Commelina benghalensis (Evaluation of the chemical composition and biological activity of two species of woodworm, Commelina erecta and Commelina benghalensis)
Supervisor of Lucas Vinicius Cavichi
Qualidade e Segurança Alimentar (Master)
Instituto Politécnico de Bragança, Portugal
2020 - Current Development of analyical method : GC-MS and LC-MS/MS to identify and quantify anti cancerous active compouds of Retama monosperma
Co-supervisor of Dina Al Nahhas
M2 analytical chemistry for drugs and natural products (Master)
Université de Bordeaux, France, France
2019/10/01 - Current Evaluation of bioactive compounds and antioxidant activity of wine residues submitted to intermittent drying process
Supervisor of Barbara Lopes Borges
Engenharia Química (Master)
Instituto Politécnico de Bragança Escola Superior de Tecnologia e Gestão, Portugal

Universidade Tecnológica Federal do Paraná, Brazil
2019 - Current Composição química e atividade biológica da planta medicinal nêveda (Nepeta cataria)
Supervisor
Tecnologia Biomédica (Degree)
Instituto Politécnico de Bragança Escola Superior de Tecnologia e Gestão, Portugal
2018 - Current Development of DNA-based methodologies for the authentication of bay (Laurus nobilis) leaves
Supervisor of Emir Chackroun
Engenharia Biotecnológica (Master)
Instituto Politécnico de Bragança, Portugal
2018 - Current Avaliação da composição química, atividade antioxidante e atividade antimicrobiana de Segurelha (Satureja montana)
Supervisor
Tecnologia Biomédica (Master)
Instituto Politécnico de Bragança, Portugal
2017 - Current Segurança de suplementos alimentares à base de plantas: abordagens genómicas e químicas avançadas para avaliar a origem botânica, drogas ilegais e contaminantes” (Bolsa de doutoramento FCT SFRH/BD/132462/2017)
Co-supervisor
Ciências Farmacêuticas doutoramento (PhD)
Faculdade de Farmácia da Universidade do Porto, Portugal
2019/09 - 2020/07 Evaluation of bioactive compounds and antioxidant activity of wine residues submitted to intermittent drying process
Supervisor
Qualidade e Segurança Alimentar (Master)
Instituto Politécnico de Bragança, Portugal
2018/11 - 2019/10/03 Molecular detection of the botanical origin of pollen in honey bee-collected pellets: a comparison of methods
Co-supervisor
Engenharia Biotecnológica (Master)
Instituto Politécnico de Bragança, Portugal
2019/05 - 2019/09/06 Contribution for the valorisation of two wild calendula (Calendula maroccana and Calendula arvensis) and two commercial basil (Ocimum x citriodorum and Ocimum basilicum ‘Cinnamon’) plant species
Co-supervisor of Chaymae Madji
International Master in Analytical Chemistry for Drugs & Natural Products (Master)
Université de Bordeaux, France, France
2018 - 2019/07 Avaliação da composição química e atividade biológica de levistico (Levisticum officinale)
Supervisor
Mestrado em Qualidade e Segurança Alimentar (Mestrado de dupla diplomação IPB-UFTPR, Brasil) (Master)
Instituto Politécnico de Bragança, Portugal
2018 - 2018/09/25 Development of new tools based on DNA analysis for the evaluation of argan oil authenticity
Co-supervisor of Fatima Z. Raja
Analysis and Quality Control of Drugs and Health Products Based on Plants (Master)
Université Mohamed V, Faculté des Sciences, Morocco
2017 - 2018/07 Óleo essencial do fruto do eucalipto: avaliação da composição química, atividade antimicrobiana e atividade antioxidante
Co-supervisor
Engenharia Química (Master)
Instituto Politécnico de Bragança, Portugal
2017/10 - 2018/06 Caracterização química e avaliação da atividade biológica das plantas silvestres Umbilicus rupestris e Raphanus raphanistrum
Supervisor
Mestrado em Qualidade e Segurança Alimentar (Mestrado de dupla diplomação IPB-UFTPR, Brasil) (Master)
Instituto Politécnico de Bragança, Portugal
2017 - 2018 Avaliação da atividade antimicrobiana do óleo essencial de poejo (Mentha pulegium)
Supervisor
Engenharia Biomédica (Degree)
Instituto Politécnico de Bragança Escola Superior de Tecnologia e Gestão, Portugal
2015 - 2017/12 Composição química e atividade biológica de zimbro (Juniperus communis L.)". (Chemical composition and biological activity of Juniper (Juniperus communis L.)
Supervisor of Isabel Bacém
Engenharia Química (Master)
Instituto Politécnico de Bragança, Portugal
2016/10 - 2017/07 Caracterização nutricional e atividade biológica de urtiga selvagem (Urtica dioica L.)
Supervisor of Jacqueline de Oliveira Silva
Qualidade e Segurança Alimentar (Mestrado de dupla diplomação IPB-UFTPR, Brasil) (Master)
Instituto Politécnico de Bragança, Portugal
2017 - 2017 Autenticação de espécies em produtos lácteos
Supervisor
Controlo de Qualidade (Other)
Faculdade de Farmácia da Universidade do Porto, Portugal
2012 - 2017 A contribution to assess the quality and authenticity of honey: study of chemical parameters and genomic-based markers (FCT Grant SFRH/BD/75091/2010)
Co-supervisor
Doutoramento em Química Sustentável (Doutoramento) (PhD)
Universidade do Porto Faculdade de Ciências, Portugal, Portugal
2015 - 2016/07/01 Metodologias de biologia molecular para autenticação de plantas medicinais e sua aplicação no controlo de qualidade de suplementos alimentares à base de plantas
Supervisor
Controlo de Qualidade (Other)
Faculdade de Farmácia da Universidade do Porto, Portugal
2015/09 - 2016/07 Desenvolvimento de técnicas de biologia molecular para a deteção de Ephedra sinica e sua aplicação à avaliação de suplementos alimentares
Supervisor of Inês Sousa
Controlo da Qualidade (Master)
Faculdade de Farmácia da Universidade do Porto, Portugal
2014 - 2015/11 Adulteração de suplementos alimentares pela adição de fármacos: controlo de produtos comerciais
Co-supervisor
Controlo de Qualidade (Master)
Faculdade de Farmácia da Universidade do Porto, Portugal
2014 - 2015 8. Avaliação da Atividade Antimicrobiana de Óleos Essenciais de Mentha spp..
Supervisor
Engenharia Biomédica (Degree)
Instituto Politécnico de Bragança Escola Superior de Tecnologia e Gestão, Portugal
2013 - 2014/09 Evaluation of the fatty acid composition of erythrocyte membrane by gas chromatography with flame ionization detector (GC-FID)
Supervisor
Tecnologia Biomédica (Master)
Instituto Politécnico de Bragança, Portugal
2012 - 2013/12 Preparação e caracterização de sistemas de libertação controlada de vitamina E baseados em alginato
Co-supervisor
Tecnologia Biomédica (Master)
Instituto Politécnico de Bragança, Portugal
2012 - 2013/12 Cytotoxicity evaluation of different nanocarriers without active substance
Supervisor
Tecnologia Biomédica (Master)
Instituto Politécnico de Bragança, Portugal
2012 - 2013/12 Preparação e caracterização de nanotransportadores (nanocápsulas, nanoesferas, lipossomas e transportadores lipídicos nanoestruturados) sem substância ativa
Supervisor
Tecnologia Biomédica (Master)
Instituto Politécnico de Bragança, Portugal
2012 - 2013/12 Desenvolvimento de metodologias rápidas para a quantificação da cisteína/cistina
Supervisor
Tecnologia Biomédica (Master)
Instituto Politécnico de Bragança, Portugal
2011 - 2012/07 Development and optimization of a biological protocol for DNA detection of Escherichia coli O157:H7 by Quartz Crystal Microbalance with Dissipation (QCM-D)
Supervisor
Tecnologia Biomédica (Master)
Instituto Politécnico de Bragança, Portugal
2011 - 2012 Antibacterial activity of essential oils from aromatic plants and spcies used in traditional gastronomy against several food borne or food spoil bacteria
Co-supervisor
Qualidade e Segurança Alimentar (Master)
Universidade de Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro, Portugal
2011 - 2012 Microencapsulação de Vitamina E para fins Médicos/Alimentares
Co-supervisor of Andreia Sofia Silva Ribeiro
Engenharia Biomédica (Degree)
Instituto Politécnico de Bragança Escola Superior de Tecnologia e Gestão, Portugal
2011 - 2012 Microencapsulação de Vitamina E para fins Médicos/Alimentares
Co-supervisor
Engenharia Biomédica (Degree)
Instituto Politécnico de Bragança Escola Superior de Tecnologia e Gestão, Portugal
2011 - 2012 Avaliação da atividade antimicrobiana de colutórios/elixires bucais
Supervisor of Melanie de Paiva Pereira
Engenharia Biomédica (Degree)
Instituto Politécnico de Bragança Escola Superior de Tecnologia e Gestão, Portugal
2011 - 2012 7. Avaliação da atividade antimicrobiana de colutórios/elixires bucais
Supervisor of Silvia Maria Alves Ribeiro
Engenharia Biomédica (Degree)
Instituto Politécnico de Bragança Escola Superior de Tecnologia e Gestão, Portugal
2010 - 2011 Produção De Filmes De Base Quitosano Enriquecidos Com Óleos Essenciais Para Aplicações Biomédicas
Co-supervisor of Érica Cristina Almeida Leite
Engenharia Biomédica (Degree)
Instituto Politécnico de Bragança Escola Superior de Tecnologia e Gestão, Portugal
2010 - 2011 5. Produção De Filmes De Base Quitosano Enriquecidos Com Óleos Essenciais
Co-supervisor of Diana Patrícia Andrade Vilas Boas
Engenharia Biomédica (Degree)
Instituto Politécnico de Bragança Escola Superior de Tecnologia e Gestão, Portugal
2009 - 2010/10 Biodegradation of poliurethanes obtained from natural sources
Co-supervisor
Engenharia Química (Master)
Instituto Politécnico de Bragança, Portugal
2009 - 2010 Desenvolvimento de um sistema para avaliação de antibiogramas
Supervisor of Rayssa Ferreira
Engenharia Biomédica (Degree)
Instituto Politécnico de Bragança Escola Superior de Tecnologia e Gestão, Portugal
2009 - 2010 Desenvolvimento de pensos curativo de base quitosano para aplicações biomédicas
Co-supervisor of Maria Elisabete Teixeira da Silva
Engenharia Biomédica (Degree)
Instituto Politécnico de Bragança Escola Superior de Tecnologia e Gestão, Portugal
2009 - 2010 3. Desenvolvimento de pensos curativo de base quitosano para aplicações biomédicas
Co-supervisor of Marlene Silva Machado
Engenharia Biomédica (Degree)
Instituto Politécnico de Bragança Escola Superior de Tecnologia e Gestão, Portugal
2009 - 2010 Efeito sinérgico do Própolis e cefoxitina em isolados clínicos de Staphylococcus aureus
Co-supervisor of Carla Sofia da Silva Ferreira
Engenharia Biomédica (Degree)
Instituto Politécnico de Bragança Escola Superior de Tecnologia e Gestão, Portugal
2009 - 2010 Pesquisa de ß-Lactamases em isolados clínicos de Escherichia coli
Co-supervisor of Joana Catarina Pires Lopes
Engenharia Biomédica (Degree)
Instituto Politécnico de Bragança Escola Superior de Tecnologia e Gestão, Portugal
2009 - 2010 Pesquisa de ß-Lactamases em isolados clínicos de Escherichia coli.
Co-supervisor of e Rui Gonçalo Silva Rosa
Engenharia Biomédica (Degree)
Instituto Politécnico de Bragança Escola Superior de Tecnologia e Gestão, Portugal
2008 - 2009/10 Development and validation of a methodology for biogenic amines determination in traditional Trás-os-Montes meat products
Supervisor
Engenharia Química (Master)
Instituto Politécnico de Bragança, Portugal
2008 - 2009 SAD (Sistema de Apoio ao Despertar)
Co-supervisor of Bruno Filipe Teixeira Magalhães
Engenharia Biomédica (Degree)
Instituto Politécnico de Bragança Escola Superior de Tecnologia e Gestão, Portugal
2008 - 2009 SAD (Sistema de Apoio ao Despertar)
Co-supervisor of David Andre Bento
Engenharia Biomédica (Degree)
Instituto Politécnico de Bragança Escola Superior de Tecnologia e Gestão, Portugal
2007 - 2008/12 Estágio na Indústria de Plástico INOVEPLASTIKA
Supervisor
Engenharia Química (Master)
Instituto Politécnico de Bragança, Portugal
2007 - 2008/10 Avaliação de qualidade e autenticidade das salsichas de Frankfurt disponíveis comercialmente em Portugal
Supervisor
Engenharia Química (Master)
Instituto Politécnico de Bragança, Portugal

Event organisation

Event name
Type of event (Role)
Institution / Organization
2006 - Current National Chemistry Olympics (regional competition selection) (2006 - 2021)
Call (Member of the Organising Committee)
Instituto Politécnico de Bragança, Portugal

Sociedade Portuguesa de Química, Portugal
2021/02/04 - 2021/02/05 Member of the Scientific Committee of the 1st International Congress on Natural products application: Health, Cosmetic and Food (2021/02/04)
Congress (Member of the Scientific Committee)
Centro de Investigação de Montanha, Portugal
2019/06/17 - 2019/06/19 Member of the Organizing Committee of the XX EuroFoodChem, 17-19 June, 2019, Porto, Portugal. (2019/06/17 - 2019/06/19)
Congress (Member of the Organising Committee)
2017/12/04 - 2017/12/06 Member of the Organizing Committee of 10º Encontro Nacional de Cromatografia (2017/12/04 - 2017/12/06)
Congress (Member of the Organising Committee)
2016/11/09 - 2016/11/11 Member of the Organizing Committee of XXII Encontro Luso-Galego de Química (2016/11/09 - 2016/11/11)
Congress (Member of the Organising Committee)
2015/09/16 - 2015/09/18 Member of the Organizing Committee of 5th MoniQA International Conference "Food and Health - Risks and Benefits (2015/09/16 - 2015/09/18)
Congress (Member of the Organising Committee)
2015/07/15 - 2015/07/17 Member of the Organizing Committee of 6th Workshop on Green Chemistry and Nanotechnologíes in Polymer Chemistry (2015/07/15 - 2015/07/17)
Congress (Member of the Organising Committee)
2012/09/16 - 2012/09/19 Chair of the Organizing Committee of 11º Encontro de Química dos Alimentos (2012/09/16 - 2012/09/19)
Congress (President of the Organising Committee)
2010/06/24 - 2010/06/26 Member of the Organizing Committee of 6th International Conference on Simulation and Modelling in the Food and Bio-industry (FOODSIM¿2010) (2010/06/24 - 2010/06/26)
Congress (Member of the Organising Committee)
2006/02/20 - 2006/02/21 Member of the Organizing Committee of workshop ¿Food safety: legislation to practice¿, Instituto Superior de Engenharia do Porto, Porto (2006/02/20 - 2006/02/21)
Workshop (Member of the Organising Committee)

Event participation

Activity description
Type of event
Event name
Institution / Organization
2017/10/05 - Current Chair of Plenary session 4. XIX EuroFoodChem Congress
Congress
EuroFoodChem XIX Conference
European Chemical Society (EuChemS), Belgium
2016/11/09 - Current Chair of Oral Communications Session at XXII Encontro Luso-Galego de Química
Congress
XXII Encontro Luso-Galego de Química
Instituto Politécnico de Bragança, Portugal
2013/03/06 - Current Technology Days: activity New products based on biodegradable products Technology Day at EsTIG
Instituto Politécnico de Bragança, Portugal
2012/03/07 - Current demonstrating activity: Antimicrobial leathers for the footwear industry Science Open Day at IPB
Instituto Politécnico de Bragança, Portugal
2011/03/02 - Current Science Open Day at IPB. Activity "Biotechnology of yogurt production"
Other
Science Open Day at IPB.
Instituto Politécnico de Bragança, Portugal
2011/03/02 - Current Chemical and Biological Engineering: preparing for the future! Module II Theme 1. Antimicrobial leathers for the footwear industry Science Open Day at IPB
Instituto Politécnico de Bragança, Portugal
2010/11/23 - Current Activity "Microencapsulation: fundaments, technology and applications" Week of science & Technology
Instituto Politécnico de Bragança, Portugal
2010/11/23 - Current Activity "nutraceuticals: use by the food and pharmaceutical industries" Week of Science & Technology
Instituto Politécnico de Bragança, Portugal
2010/06/24 - Current Session Chair at 2010 FOODSIM Conference
Congress
2010 FoodSim Conference
Instituto Politécnico de Bragança, Portugal
2009/08/24 - Current Activity "Let's determinate the quality of water" Week of Science and Technology
Instituto Politécnico de Bragança, Portugal
2019/12/05 - 2019/12/05 Moderação de sessão - VI Encontro de Jovens Investigadores
Meeting
VI Encontro de Jovens Investigadores
Instituto Politécnico de Bragança, Portugal
2013/12/12 - 2013/12/12 Session chair - Moderação de sessão (Tema 2 – Novos Produtos) nas III Jornadas em ciência e Tecnologia Alimentar do Instituto Politécnico de Viana do Castelo.
Other
III Jornadas em ciência e Tecnologia Alimentar do Instituto Politécnico de Viana do Castelo
Instituto Politécnico de Viana do Castelo, Portugal
2013/07/15 - 2013/07/19 Summer Science activity "I am going to be a microbiologist for one week" Ciência Viva no Laboratório - Scientific Occupation of Young People during Summer
Instituto Politécnico de Bragança, Portugal
2012 - 2012 Moderação do tema “Tecnologias emergentes e Inovação”
Other
semana da Tecnologia e Gestão da ESTiG/IPB, 8 de Maio de 2012
Instituto Politécnico de Bragança, Portugal
2011 - 2011 Session Chair - Plenary session "¿Recent developments in food analysis¿" by Prof. Werner Pfannhauser
Congress
XXII Encontro Nacional da SPQ, 3 a 6 de junho 2011, Braga, Portugal
2010/06/24 - 2010/06/26 Session Chair
Congress
6th International Conference on Simulation and Modelling in the Food and Bio-industry (FOODSIM’2010)
Instituto Politécnico de Bragança, Portugal

Jury of academic degree

Topic
Role
Candidate name (Type of degree)
Institution / Organization
2021/02/19 Extraction et analyse par chromatographie liquide couplée à la spectrométrie de masse de lawsonia inermis et l’étude de son effet anti-mélanome
(Thesis) Arguer
ALEM Fatima-Zahra (PhD)
Pharmacy Faculty, university of Bordeaux, France
2018 Tese doutoramento
(Thesis) Arguer
telmo Fernandes (PhD)
Faculdade de Farmácia da Universidade do Porto, Portugal
2016 Desenvolvimento de métodos moleculares para a diferenciação de espécies de crustáceos em alimentos
(Thesis) Main arguer
Catarina Ribeiro da Silva (Master)
Universidade do Porto Faculdade de Farmácia, Portugal
2016 Métodos de biologia molecular para a deteção de alergénios do caju (Anacardium ocidentale): avaliação do efeito da matriz e do processamento
(Thesis) Main arguer
Cíntia Raquel da Fonte Mendes (Master)
Universidade do Porto Faculdade de Farmácia, Portugal
2015 Desenvolvimento de técnicas de biologia molecular para a deteção de tremoço (Lupinus spp.) como potencial alergénio em alimentos
(Thesis) Main arguer
Cristina Isabel Carvalho Gondar (Master)
Universidade do Porto Faculdade de Farmácia, Portugal
2015 Adulteration in Plant Food Supplemenís: a review
(Thesis) Main arguer
Tiago André Marinho Caldeira da Rocha (Other)
Universidade do Porto Faculdade de Farmácia, Portugal
2015 Desenvolvimento de metodologias de biologia molecular para a deteção de Cynara scolymus e Silybus marianum em suplementos alimentares à base de plantas
(Thesis) Main arguer
Andreia Filipa S. Batista (Master)
Universidade de Coimbra Faculdade de Farmácia, Portugal
2014 Tese de doutoramento
(Thesis) Arguer
Vitor Martins (PhD)
Universidade de Aveiro, Portugal
2014 Valorização de produtos da pesca: produção de filetes e patês de carapau fumado
(Thesis) Main arguer
Cornélia da Natividade Alberto (Master)
Instituto Politécnico de Viana do Castelo Escola Superior de Tecnologia e Gestão, Portugal
2012/07/20 Arguente das provas de seminário de Graciete da Silva Santos, aluna do Mestrado em Controlo de Qualidade da Faculdade de Farmácia da Universidade do Porto
(Thesis) Main arguer
Graciete da Silva Santos (Other)
Faculdade de Farmácia da Universidade do Porto, Portugal
2012 Arguente da dissertação de Mestrado de Tiago Manuel da Silva Coelho Gonçalves, aluno do Mestrado em Controlo de Qualidade da Faculdade de Farmácia da Universidade do Porto, realizado no dia 17 de dezembro de 2012
(Thesis) Main arguer
Tiago Manuel da Silva Coelho Gonçalves (Master)
2012 Desenvolvimento de técnicas de biologia molecular para a detação e quantificação de soja em produtos cárneos
(Thesis) Main arguer
Tiago Manuel da Silva Coelho Gonçalves (Master)
Universidade do Porto Faculdade de Farmácia, Portugal
2012 Desenvolvimento de metodologias de biologia molecular para a avaliação da autenticidade de plantas medicinais contend Hypericum androsaeum e Hypericum perforatum
(Thesis) Main arguer
Bruna Rodrigues Campos (Master)
Universidade do Porto Faculdade de Farmácia, Portugal
2012 Aplicação da biologia molecular na identificação de espécies em produtos cárneos
(Thesis) Main arguer
Graciete da Silva Santos (Other)
Universidade do Porto Faculdade de Farmácia, Portugal
2011 Arguente da dissertação de Mestrado de Susana Andreia Alves da Rocha, aluna do Mestrado em Empreendedorismo e inovação na Indústria Alimentar do Instituto Politécnico de Viana do Castelo, realizado no dia 5 de maio de 2011
(Thesis) Main arguer
Susana Andreia Alves da Rocha (Master)
2011 Arguente da dissertação de Mestrado de Nuno Miguel da Costa Faria, aluno do Mestrado em Controlo de Qualidade da Faculdade de Farmácia da Universidade do Porto, realizado no dia 29 de julho de 2011.
(Thesis) Main arguer
Nuno Miguel da Costa Faria (Master)
2011 Arguente da dissertação de Mestrado de Telmo José Rodrigues Fernandes, aluno do Mestrado em Controlo de Qualidade da Faculdade de Farmácia da Universidade do Porto, realizado no dia 18 de outubro de 2011
(Thesis) Main arguer
Telmo José Rodrigues Fernandes (Master)
2011 Arguente da dissertação de Mestrado de Vítor Hugo da Silva Melo, aluno do Mestrado em Qualidade e Segurança Alimentar do Instituto Politécnico de Bragança, realizado no dia 14 de dezembro de 2011
(Thesis) Main arguer
Vítor Hugo da Silva Melo (Master)
2011 Detecção de avelâ como potencial alergénico em chocolate por técnicas de biologia molecular
(Thesis) Main arguer
Vítor Hugo da Silva Melo (Master)
Instituto Politécnico de Bragança Escola Superior Agrária, Portugal
2011 Alergénios dos leite: avaliação da contaminação numa linha de produção
(Thesis) Main arguer
Nuno Miguel da Costa Faria (Master)
Faculdade de Farmácia da Universidade do Porto, Portugal
2011 Deteção e quantificação de milho geneticamente modificado em alimentos comerciais e em broas de milho ao longo da produção
(Thesis) Main arguer
Telmo José Rodrigues Fernandes (Master)
Faculdade de Farmácia da Universidade do Porto, Portugal
2011 Vegetais pré-cozinhados embalados em atmosfera modificada – caso de estudo aplicado às cantinas do IPVC
(Thesis) Main arguer
Susana Andreia Alves da Rocha (Master)
Instituto Politécnico de Viana do Castelo, Portugal
2010/12/21 Arguente da dissertação de Mestrado de Tiago Luís Moreira Azevedo de Sousa, aluno do Mestrado em Engenharia Agronómica da Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade do Porto, realizado no dia 21 de dezembro de 2010
(Thesis) Main arguer
Tiago Luís Moreira Azevedo de Sousa (Master)
2010/10/19 Arguente das provas de seminário de Telmo José Rodrigues Fernandes, aluno do Mestrado em Controlo de Qualidade da Faculdade de Farmácia da Universidade do Porto
(Thesis) Main arguer
Telmo José Rodrigues Fernandes (Other)
Universidade do Porto Faculdade de Farmácia, Portugal
2010 Arguente da dissertação de Mestrado de Manuel Augusto Alonso Raposo, aluno do Mestrado em Qualidade e Segurança Alimentar do Instituto Politécnico de Bragança, realizado no dia 15 de dezembro de 2010.
(Thesis) Main arguer
Manuel Augusto Alonso Raposo (Master)
2010 Estudo de certos parâmetros de qualidade em amostras retiradas ao longo do processamento do biodiesel
(Thesis) Main arguer
Tiago Luis Moreira Azevedo de Sousa (Master)
Universidade do Porto Faculdade de Ciências, Portugal
2010 Milho Geneticamente Modificado, Segurança alimentar e metodologias de detecção
(Thesis) Main arguer
Telmo José Rodrigues Fernandes (Other)
Faculdade de Farmácia da Universidade do Porto, Portugal
2009/04/21 Arguente da dissertação de Mestrado de Joana Sofia Barros da Costa, aluna do Mestrado em Controlo de Qualidade da Faculdade de Farmácia da Universidade do Porto, realizado no dia 21 de abril de 2009
(Thesis) Main arguer
Joana Sofia Barros da Costa (Master)
2008/12/05 Arguente das provas de seminário de Pedro Alexandre Coelho Borges, aluno do Mestrado em Controlo de Qualidade 2006/2008 da Faculdade de Farmácia da Universidade do Porto
(Thesis) Main arguer
Pedro Alexandre Coelho Borges (Other)
2008 Arguente da dissertação de Mestrado de Patrícia Alexandra Pinto Mendes, aluna do Mestrado em Engenharia Química do Instituto Politécnico de Bragança, em 2008
(Thesis) Main arguer
Patrícia Alexandra Pinto Mendes (Master)
Instituto Politécnico de Bragança, Portugal
2008 Arguente da dissertação de Mestrado de Maria Catarina Gomes de Barros, aluna do Mestrado em Engenharia Química do Instituto Politécnico de Bragança, em Julho de 2008.
(Thesis) Main arguer
Maria Catarina Gomes de Barros (Master)
Instituto Politécnico de Bragança, Portugal
2008 Os Lípidos na Nutrição de Peixes Juvenis
(Thesis) Main arguer
Pedro Alexandre Coelho Borges (Other)
Faculdade de Farmácia da Universidade do Porto, Portugal
2007/05/10 Arguente das provas de seminário de Eduarda Maria Ferreira de Melo Cabral, aluna do Mestrado em Controlo de Qualidade 2005/2007 da Faculdade de Farmácia da Universidade do Porto
(Thesis) Main arguer
Eduarda Maria Ferreira de Melo Cabral (Master)
Faculdade de Farmácia da Universidade do Porto, Portugal

Association member

Society Organization name Role
2020/04 - Current Editor-in-Chief of the section 'Food Physics and (Bio)Chemistry' of the journal Foods.
2020/01/01 - Current Collaborator-Member of the Associated Laboratory REQUIMTE-LAQV.
2019/01 - Current Member of the research centre (Excellent qualification) CIMO - Centro de Investigação de Montanha
2018 - Current Editorial Board member of journal Foods.
2011/11 - Current Portuguese Delegate at the Food Chemistry Division of the European Chemical Association (EuChemS) Delegado
2006 - Current Member of the Portuguese Chemical Society (Membro da Sociedade Portuguesa de Química)
2006 - 2019/12/31 Member of the Associated Laboratory REQUIMTE
2013/05 - 2016/12 Member of the MoniQa Association (International Association for Monitoring and Quality Assurance in the Total Food Supply Chain)
2009/05 - 2012/09 Chair of the Food Chemistry Division of the Portuguese Chemical Society. Presidente

Committee member

Activity description
Role
Institution / Organization
2020 - Current Member of the scientific Committee of the XV Encontro de Química Alimentar, 6-9 setembro 2020, Funchal, Madeira.
2019 - Current Membro do editorial board da revista Foods
Other
2019 - Current Guest Editor do Special Issue “"Target and Non-Target Approaches for Food Authenticity and Traceability", da revista Foods.
2019 - Current Guest Editor do Special Issue “XX EuroFoodChem Conference”, da revista Food Research International.
2021/06/14 - 2021/06/16 Member of the Scientific Committee of the XXVII Encontro Nacional da Sociedade Portuguesa de Química (ENSPQ), Braga, 14 - 16 de julho 2021.
Member
Sociedade Portuguesa de Química, Portugal
2021/04/15 - 2021/04/17 Member of the Scientific Committee of the AdFoodChem International Conference
Member
Romanian Chemical Society, Romania
2019/06/17 - 2019/06/19 Member of the Scientific Committee of the XX EuroFoodChem, 17-19 June, 2019, Porto, Portugal.
Member
2019/05 - 2019/06 Member of the Organizing Committee of the "Food Elements” Competition", held in commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the Periodic Table and organized by FCD-EuChemS.
Coordinator
Food Chemistry Division - EuChemS, Belgium
2018/11/14 - 2018/11/15 Poster Award Committee do congresso 5th FoodIntegrity Conference, 14-15 November 2018, Nantes, France.
Member
2018/11/06 - 2018/11/09 Member of the Scientific Committee of the 14 Encontro de Química do Alimentos, 6-9 November, 2018, Viana do Castelo, Portugal.
Member
2017/10/04 - 2017/10/06 Membro da Comissão de Avaliação para atribuição dos prémios "Best poster award" no congresso EuroFoodChem XiX Conference, 4-6- October 2017, Budapest, Hungary.
Member
2016/09/14 - 2016/09/16 Member of the Scientific Committee of the 13 Encontro de Química do Alimentos, 14-16 September, 2016, Porto, Portugal.
Member
2013/07/08 - 2016/07/07 Membro do Editorial Board da revista Food Science and Technology, Horizon Research Publishing (HRPUB), USA
Other
2014/09/10 - 2014/09/12 Member of the Scientific Committee of the 12th Encontro de Química do Alimentos, 10-12 September, 2014, Lisbon, Portugal.
Member
2014/06/23 - 2014/06/25 Member of the Scientific Committee of the 7th International Conference on Simulation and Modelling in the Food and Bio-industry (FOODSIM’2014), Brest, France, 23-25 June, 2014.
Member
2010/03 - 2013/03 Editora adjunta do QUÍMICA, Boletim da Sociedade Portuguesa de Química Sociedade Portuguesa de Química, Portugal
2012/10/08 - 2012/10/10 Member of the Scientific Committee of the Congreso Internacional de Alimentación, creencias y diversidade cultural, León, Spain, 8-10 October, 2012.
Member
2012/09/16 - 2012/09/19 Member of the Scientific Committee of the 11 Encontro de Química do Alimentos, 16-19 September, 2012, Bragança, Portugal.
President / Vice-president
2012/06/18 - 2012/06/20 Membro da Comissão Científica do 6th International Conference on Simulation and Modelling in the Food and Bio-industry (FOODSIM’2012), Freising, Germany, 18-20 June, 2012.
Member
2011/06/03 - 2011/06/06 Member of the Scientific Committee of XXII National Meeting of the Portuguese Society of Chemistry, 3-6 June, 2011, Braga, Portugal.
Member
2010/06/24 - 2010/06/26 Member of the Scientific Committee of the 6th International Conference on Simulation and Modelling in the Food and Bio-industry (FOODSIM’2010), 24-26 June, 2010, Bragança, Portugal
Member

Conference scientific committee

Conference name Conference host
2015/09/18 - 2015/09/18 5th MoniQA International Conference Porto
2010 - 2010 Conferência FOODSIM’2010 Bragança

Evaluation committee

Activity description
Role
Institution / Organization Funding entity
2021 - Current member of the juri of the 2021 Foods Young Investigator Award
Evaluator
Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute AG, Switzerland
2020/05 - Current Member of the Juri of the Portuguese Young Chemists Award (PYCA)
Evaluator
Sociedade Portuguesa de Química, Portugal
2020/07 - 2020/09 Project evaluator for ANI (national agency for innovation)
Evaluator
Agência Nacional de Inovação SA, Portugal
2019/10 - 2019/10 International Evaluator of projects from the University de Bozen-Bolzano, Itália.
Evaluator
University Bolzan-Bolzano
2019/05 - 2019/06 Membro do juri do concurso "Food Elements” Competition, realizado no âmbito da comemoração dos 100 anos da Tabela periódica e organizado pela Food Chemistry Division - EuChemS.
Evaluator
Food Chemistry Division - EuChemS, Belgium
2014 - 2014 Avaliador PICT-2014-0711, convocatoria 2014 de la Agencia Nacional de Promoción Científica y Tecnológica (ANPCyT) de Argentina
Evaluator
Agencia Nacional de Promoción Científica y Tecnológica (ANPCyT) de Argentina, Argentina Agencia Nacional de Promoción Científica y Tecnológica (ANPCyT) de Argentina
Distinctions

Award

2018 Honorable mention in the Category of research and development of 9th edition of Food & Nutrition Awards
2015 Best poster award, III Encontro de Jovens Investigadores, Instituto Politécnico de Braganç
2012 Prémio LIDEL - 11º Encontro de Química dos Alimentos
2005 Atribuição de uma bolsa pela Organização da Conferência Euroanalysis XIII, EFFoST 2005 Conference, Valência, Espanha, 2005
2000 prémio “ Ordem dos Farmacêuticos - Secção regional do Porto”, relativo à melhor nota de curso na cadeira da especialidade do Prof. Dr. Correia Alves
Ordem dos Farmaceuticos, Portugal
1999 prémio escolar "Prof. Doutor Nunes de Oliveira" 1998/1999
Faculdade de Farmácia da Universidade do Porto, Portugal
1995 prémio escolar "Prof. Marques de Carvalho" 1995/1996
Faculdade de Farmácia da Universidade do Porto, Portugal

Other distinction

2020 IACOBUS fellowship
Agrupación Europea de Cooperación Territorial Galicia – Norte de Portugal (GNP, AECT)/Programa INTERREG V-A España – Portugal (POCTEP) 2014-2020, Spain
2005 Atribuição de uma bolsa PRODEP para realização de estudos conducentes ao grau de doutor, de Setembro de 2002 a setembro de 2005 (concurso 2/5.3/PRODEP/2001)
2001 Atribuição de uma bolsa de investigação em C&T da Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia (bolsa de doutoramento referência 439.01, Dezembro 2001
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia, Portugal