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Identification

Personal identification

Full name
Andreia Filipa Neves Silva

Citation names

  • Silva, Andreia
  • Silva, Andreia F

Author identifiers

Ciência ID
DC13-EA8D-D79F
ORCID iD
0000-0002-8157-0819

Telephones

Telephone
  • 239820190 (Professional)

Addresses

  • Center for Neuroscience and Cell Biology. University of Coimbra, Rua Larga, Faculty of Medicin, Polo 1, 1st floor , 3004-517, Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal (Professional)

Languages

Language Speaking Reading Writing Listening Peer-review
Portuguese (Mother tongue)
English Advanced (C1) Advanced (C1) Advanced (C1) Advanced (C1)
Spanish; Castilian Intermediate (B1) Intermediate (B1) Intermediate (B1) Intermediate (B1)
Education
Degree Classification
2011 - 2018
Attended
Advanced courses (Doctoral Programme in Experimental Biology and Biomedicine) - Coimbra, Portugal (Outros)
Universidade de Coimbra Centro de Neurociências e Biologia Celular, Portugal
2017/05/29 - 2017/05/29
Attended
Course - "Segurança e saúde no trabalho: riscos biológicos" ( Hiorse - Higiene, Segurança e Saúde Lda) - Coimbra, Portugal (Outros)
Universidade de Coimbra Centro de Neurociências e Biologia Celular, Portugal
2016 - 2017
Attended
Course - "Gestão integrada de resíduos hospitalares" (Ambimed) - Coimbra, Portugal (years: 2016 & 2017) (Outros)
Universidade de Coimbra Centro de Neurociências e Biologia Celular, Portugal
2016/09/21 - 2016/09/21
Attended
Course - "Princípios OCDE das Boas Práticas de Laboratório (BPL)" - Coimbra, Portugal (Outros)
Universidade de Coimbra Centro de Neurociências e Biologia Celular, Portugal
2012
Concluded
Biologia (Mestrado integrado)
Universidade de Coimbra Faculdade de Ciencias e Tecnologia, Portugal
""Evaluation of chromatin integrity in human spermatozoa: clinical relevance"" (THESIS/DISSERTATION)
16/20
2010/06 - 2010/07
Concluded
Summer course (Area: Reproductive Biology) (Outros)
Universidade de Coimbra Centro de Neurociências e Biologia Celular, Portugal
2010
Concluded
Biologia (Licenciatura)
Universidade de Coimbra Faculdade de Ciencias e Tecnologia, Portugal
14/20
Affiliation

Others

Category
Host institution
Employer
2018/05/01 - Current Ph.D. fellowship - FCT funded project "Antisperm antibodies-related infertility: new insights on sperm functionality" (SFRH/BD/129429/2017) Universidade de Coimbra Centro de Neurociências e Biologia Celular, Portugal
2016/10/01 - 2018/04/30 Research fellow - INNOTECH International project: "Pharmatex® in vitro studies program" Universidade de Coimbra Centro de Neurociências e Biologia Celular, Portugal
2014/10/01 - 2015/07/31 Research fellow - FCT funded project: "New strategies to recover fertility and genetic variability of endangered felids" (PTDC/CVT/119477/2010) Universidade de Coimbra Centro de Neurociências e Biologia Celular, Portugal
2013/09/01 - 2013/12/31 Research fellow - FCT funded project project: "New strategies to recover fertility and genetic variability of endangered felids" (PTDC/CVT/119477/2010) Universidade de Coimbra Centro de Neurociências e Biologia Celular, Portugal
2012/09/01 - 2013/06/30 Non-remunerated internship - FCT funded project : "New strategies to recover fertility and genetic variability of endangered felids" (PTDC/CVT/119477/2010) Universidade de Coimbra Centro de Neurociências e Biologia Celular, Portugal
Projects

Grant

Designation Funders
2018 - Current Antisperm antibodies-related infertility: new insights on sperm functionality
SFRH/BD/129429/2017
PhD Student Fellow
CNC.IBILI, Portugal
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
Ongoing

Contract

Designation Funders
2018 - Current Searching for novel biomarkers in unknown origin (UOMI) male infertility
PTDC/MEC-AND/28599/2017
Other
CNC.IBILI, Portugal
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
Ongoing
2016 - 2018/04 Pharmatex® in vitro studies program
INNOTECH 2015
Master Student Fellow
Universidade de Coimbra Centro de Neurociências e Biologia Celular, Portugal
Laboratoire INNOTECH International
Concluded
2012 - 2015/07 New strategies to recover fertility and genetic variability of endangered felids: development of xenografting and spermatogonial stem cell transplantation in domestic cat as model for endangered felids
Master Student Fellow
Universidade de Coimbra Centro de Neurociências e Biologia Celular, Portugal
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
Concluded
2013 - 2015 Fertility preservation in endangered felids
n/a
Other
Universidade de Coimbra Centro de Neurociências e Biologia Celular, Portugal

Universitätsklinikum Münster Centrum für Reproduktionsmedizin und Andrologie, Germany
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia

Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst
Concluded
Outputs

Publications

Book chapter
  1. Tavares, Renata S.; Escada-Rebelo, Sara; Soares, Maria; Silva, Andreia F; Almeida-Santos, Teresa: AT Santos; Amaral, Sandra; Sousa, Ana Paula; Ramalho-Santos, João. "Mitochondrial Function Assessment in Mammalian Gametes using Fluorescent Probes.". In Mitochondrial Regulation - methods and protocols.. 2021.
    Accepted
  2. Amaral, Sandra; Tavares, Renata S.; Escada-Rebelo, Sara; Silva, Andreia F.; Ramalho-Santos, João. "Mammalian Sperm Mitochondrial Function as Affected by Environmental Toxicants, Substances of Abuse, and Other Chemical Compounds". In Mitochondrial Dysfunction Caused by Drugs and Environmental Toxicants, edited by Yvonne, Will; James A, Dykens, 185-203. John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2018.
    10.1002/9781119329725.ch11
Conference abstract
  1. Silva, Andreia F; Cristo, MI; Sousa, AP; Almeida-Santos, T; Schlatt, S; Ramalho-Santos, João; Amaral, Sandra. "The functionality of the sperm cell in the presence of antisperm antibodies". Paper presented in International Meeting of the ISA, EAA and DGA: 12th International/11th European Congress of Andrology (ICA/ECA), Münster, 2020.
    Published • https://doi.org/10.1111/andr.12936
  2. Tavares, RS; Silva, Andreia F; Escads-Rebelo, S; Almeida-Santos, T; Mas, Y; Jabbour, V; Ramalho-Santos, J. "Spermicidal agents Benzalkonium chloride and Nonoxynol-9: in vitro comparative efficacy and tolerance". Paper presented in The 15th Congress of the European Society of Contraception and Reproductive Health (ESC) (Book of abstracts), Budapest, 2018.
    Published • 10.1080/13625187.2018.1442911
Conference poster
  1. Cristo, Maria I.; Silva, Andreia; Tavares, Renata S.; Ana Paula Sousa; Moura-Ramos, Mariana; Almeida-Santos, Teresa: AT Santos; Ramalho-Santos, João; Amaral, Sandra. "Functional sperm characterization in patients with Infertility of unknown origin.". Paper presented in XXI European Testis Workshop (ETW), 2021.
  2. Silva, Andreia F; Cristo, Maria I.; Ana Paula Sousa; Almeida-Santos, Teresa: AT Santos; Schlatt S; Ramalho-Santos, João; Amaral, Sandra. "The impact of antisperm antibodies on sperm functionality.". 2021.
  3. Silva, Andreia F; Cristo, MI; Sousa, AP; Almeida-Santos, Teresa: AT Santos; Schlatt, Stefan; Ramalho-Santos, João; Amaral, Sandra. "The functionality of the sperm cell in the presence of antisperm antibodies.". Paper presented in 12th International/11th European Congress of Andrology (ICA/ECA), 2020.
  4. Cristo, MI; Silva, Andreia F; Tavares, Renata S.; Sousa, AP; Moura-Ramos, Mariana; Almeida-Santos, Teresa: AT Santos; Ramalho-Santos, João; Amaral, Sandra. "Is sperm functionality affected in patients with unknown origin male inferility?". Paper presented in Society for the Study of Reproduction (SSR), 2020.
  5. Silva, Andreia F; Cristo MI; Sousa, AP; Almeida-Santos, T; Schlatt, S; Ramalho-Santos, J; Amaral, S. "How does the presence of antisperm antibodies influence sperm functionality?". Paper presented in Center for Innovative Biomedicine and Biotechnology (CIBB) meeting - (Coimbra, Portugal), 2019.
  6. Cristo, MI; Silva, Andreia F; Tavares RS; Sousa, AP; Almeida-Santos, T; Ramalho-Santos, J; Amaral, S. "Sperm quality in patients with infertility of unknown origin.". Paper presented in Center for Innovative Biomedicine and Biotechnology (CIBB) meeting - (Coimbra, Portugal), 2019.
  7. Silva, Andreia F; Sousa, AP; Almeida-Santos, T; Schlatt, S; Ramalho-Santos, J; Amaral, S. "How does the presence of antisperm antibodies influence sperm functionality?". Paper presented in 6th International Workshop on Molecular Andrology - (Giessen, Germany), 2019.
  8. Fonceca, E; Silva, Andreia F; Sousa, AP; Almeida-Santos, T; Ramalho-Santos, J; Amaral, S. "Characterization of sperm function in patients with idiopathic infertility.". Paper presented in 53rd Annual Meeting of the European Society for Clinical Investigation (ESCI) - (Coimbra, Portugal), 2019.
  9. Fonseca, E; Silva, Andreia F; Sousa, AP; Almeida-Santos, T; Ramalho-Santos, J; Amaral, S. "Caracterização da função espermática em pacientes com infertilidade idiopática.". Paper presented in 7º Congresso Português de Medicina da Reprodução (SPMR) - (Porto, Portugal), 2019.
  10. Tavares, RS; Silva, Andreia F; Escada-Rebelo, S; Sousa, AP; Almeida-Santos, T; Mas, Y; Jabbour, V; Ramalho-Santos, J. "Spermicidal agents Benzalkonium chloride and Nonoxynol-9: in vitro comparative efficacy and tolerance.". Paper presented in 15th The Congress of the European Society of Contraception and Reproductive Health (ESC) - (Budapest, Hungary), 2018.
  11. Escada-Rebelo, S; Silva, Andreia F; Amaral, S; Tavares, RS; Baptista, M; Ramalho-Santos, J; Mota, PC. "Can we induce spermatogenesis in domestic cat using an organ culture approach?". Paper presented in 19th European Testis Workshop (ETW) - (SaintMalo, France), 2016.
  12. Mota, PC; Silva, Andreia F; Wistuba, J; Ehmcke, J; Ramalho-Santos, J; Schlatt, S. "Xenotransplante de tecido testicular de um primata ­ marmoseta comum ­ para murganhos imunocomprometidos.". Paper presented in 6º Congresso Português de Medicina da Reprodução (SPMR) - (Ílhavo, Portugal), 2016.
  13. Mota, PC; Silva, Andreia F; Wistuba, J; Ehmcke, J; Ramalho-Santos, J; Schlatt, S. "Overcoming the meiotic barrier in common marmoset testicular xenografts.". Paper presented in 18th European Testis Workshop (ETW) - (Elsinore, Denmark), 2014.
  14. Rebelo, S; Silva, Andreia F; Ramalho-Santos, J; Mota, PC. "New insights in spermatogonial stem cell markers.". Paper presented in 18th European Testis Workshop (ETW) - (Elsinore, Denmark), 2014.
  15. Renata, RS; Silva, Andreia F; Almeida-Santos, T; Sousa, AP; Ramalho-Santos, J. "Evaluation of human chromatin status by the Diff-Quik Stain after sperm selection predicts ART outcomes.". Paper presented in 6th Meeting of the International Network for Young Researchers in Male Fertility (INYRMF) - (Barcelona, Spain), 2013.
  16. Tavares, RS; Silva, Andreia F; Almeida-Santos, T; Sousa, AP; Ramalho-Santos, J. "The Diff-Quik stain: a clinically valuable tool to evaluate human sperm chromatin status.". Paper presented in 17th World Congress on Controversies in Obstetrics, Ginecology and Infertility (COGI) - (Lisbon, Portugal), 2012.
Journal article
  1. Silva, Andreia F; Ramalho-Santos, João; Amaral, Sandra. "The impact of antisperm antibodies on human male reproductive function: an update". Reproduction 162 4 (2021): R55-R71. http://dx.doi.org/10.1530/rep-21-0123.
    Published • 10.1530/rep-21-0123
  2. Alfaiate, MIR; António Santos, Rita; Silva, Andreia F; Sousa, Ana Paula; Almeida-Santos, Teresa: AT Santos; Gendron, Célia; Jabbour, Violaine; et al. "Comparative in vitro study on the local tolerance and efficacy of benzalkonium chloride, myristalkonium chloride and nonoxynol-9 as active principles in vaginal contraceptives". The European Journal of Contraception & Reproductive Health Care 26 4 (2021): 334-342. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13625187.2021.1900563.
    10.1080/13625187.2021.1900563
  3. Tavares, Renata S.; Escada-Rebelo, S.; Sousa, Maria Inês; Silva, Andreia F; Ramalho-Santos, João; Amaral, Sandra. "Can Antidiabetic Drugs Improve Male Reproductive (Dys)Function Associated with Diabetes?". Current Medicinal Chemistry 26 22 (2019): 4191-4222. http://dx.doi.org/10.2174/0929867325666181101111404.
    Published • 10.2174/0929867325666181101111404
  4. Silva, Andreia F; Escada-Rebelo, Sara; Amaral, Sandra; Tavares, Renata S.; Schlatt, Stefan; Ramalho-Santos, João; Mota, Paula C. "Can we induce spermatogenesis in the domestic cat using an in vitro tissue culture approach?". PLOS ONE 13 2 (2018): e0191912. http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0191912.
    10.1371/journal.pone.0191912
  5. Tavares, Renata S.; Escada-Rebelo, S.; Silva, Andreia F; Sousa, Maria Inês; Ramalho-Santos, João; Amaral, Sandra. "Antidiabetic therapies and male reproductive function: where do we stand?". Reproduction 155 1 (2018): R13-R37. http://dx.doi.org/10.1530/rep-17-0390.
    Published • 10.1530/rep-17-0390
  6. Amaral, Sandra; Tavares, Renata S.; Baptista, M.; Sousa, Maria Inês; Silva, Andreia F; Escada-Rebelo, S.; P. Paiva, C.; Ramalho-Santos, João. "Mitochondrial Functionality and Chemical Compound Action on Sperm Function". Current Medicinal Chemistry 23 31 (2016): 3575-3606. http://dx.doi.org/10.2174/0929867323666160425113518.
    Published • 10.2174/0929867323666160425113518
  7. Escada-Rebelo, Sara; Silva, Andreia F; Amaral, Sandra; Tavares, Renata S.; Paiva, C.; Schlatt, S.; Ramalho-Santos, João; Mota, Paula C. "Spermatogonial stem cell organization in felid testis as revealed by Dolichos biflorus lectin". Andrology 4 6 (2016): 1159-1168. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/andr.12223.
    Published • 10.1111/andr.12223
  8. Tavares, Renata S.; Silva, Andreia F; Lourenço, B.; Almeida-Santos, Teresa: AT Santos; Sousa, Ana Paula; Ramalho-Santos, João. "Evaluation of human sperm chromatin status after selection using a modified Diff-Quik stain indicates embryo quality and pregnancy outcomes following in vitro fertilization". Andrology 1 6 (2013): 830-837. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.2047-2927.2013.00127.x.
    Published • 10.1111/j.2047-2927.2013.00127.x
Thesis / Dissertation
  1. Silva, Andreia Filipa Neves da. "Avaliação da integridade da cromatina em espermatozóides humanos : relevância clínica". Master, Universidade de Coimbra Faculdade de Ciencias e Tecnologia, 2012. http://hdl.handle.net/10316/26098.
Activities

Oral presentation

Presentation title Event name
Host (Event location)
2021/05 Functional sperm characterization in patients with Infertility of unknown origin. XXI European Testis Workshop (ETW)
(Barcelona, Spain)
2021/05 The impact of antisperm antibodies on sperm functionality. XXI European Testis Workshop (ETW)
(Barcelona, Spain)
2020/12 The functionality of the sperm cell in the presence of antisperm antibodies. 12th International/11th European Congress of Andrology (ICA/ECA)
(Münster, Germany)
2019/05 Método de coloração Diff-Quik: avaliação da cromatina espermática e obtenção de gravidez após PMA 7º Congresso Português de Medicina da Reprodução (SPMR)
(Porto, Portugal)
2017/02 In vitro toxicological screening of benzalkonium chloride and myristalkonium chloride as potential female contraceptive agents: giving more power to women 48ª Reunião Anual da Sociedade Portuguesa de Farmacologia (SPF)
(Coimbra , Portugal)
2016/06 Can we induce spermatogenesis in domestic cat using an organ culture approach? 19th European Testis Workshop (ETW)
(Saint-Malo, France)
2016/06 Can we induce spermatogenesis in domestic cat using an organ culture approach? Frontiers in Reproduction (FIR) symposium
(Massachusetts, United States)
2015/12 Spermatogonial stem cell organization in felid testis as revealed by DBA lectin XIII CNC Annual Meeting
(Coimbra, Portugal)
2014/12 Xenografting and germ cell transplantation XII CNC Annual Meeting
(Coimbra, Portugal)
2014/05 Overcoming the meiotic barrier in common marmoset testicular xenografts 18th European Testis Workshop (ETW)
(Elsinore, Denmark)
2014/05 New insights in spermatogonial stem cell markers 18th European Testis Workshop (ETW)
(Elsonore, Denmark)
2013/05 In vitro organ culture of testicular tissue of the common marmoset (Callithrix jacchus) 6th Meeting of the International Network for Young Researchers in Male Fertility (INYRMF)
(Barcelona, Spain)

Event organisation

Event name
Type of event (Role)
Institution / Organization
2018/09 - 2018/09 European Researchers night - Espermatozóides: quantos somos? (2018/09/28 - 2018/09/28)
Workshop (Co-organisor)
Universidade de Coimbra Centro de Neurociências e Biologia Celular, Portugal
2017/09/27 - 2017/09/29 European Researchers night - Espermatozóides & companhia? (2017/09/29 - 2017/09/29)
Workshop (Co-organisor)
Universidade de Coimbra Centro de Neurociências e Biologia Celular, Portugal
2016 - 2017 XX European Testis Workshop (Óbidos, Portugal) - Member of the organizing and scientific committee (2017/05/23 - 2017/05/27)
Congress (Member of the Organising Committee)
Universidade de Coimbra Centro de Neurociências e Biologia Celular, Portugal
2015/09/23 - 2015/09/25 European Researchers night - Para onde nadam os espermatozóides? (2015/09/25 - 2015/09/25)
Workshop (Co-organisor)
Universidade de Coimbra Centro de Neurociências e Biologia Celular, Portugal

Event participation

Activity description
Type of event
Event name
Institution / Organization
2021/05/30 - 2021/06/03 XXI European Testis Workshop (ETW) - virtual edition, Barcelona, Spain
Congress
XXI European Testis Workshop (ETW) - virtual edition Barcelona, Spain
2020/12/05 - 2020/12/09 12th International/11th European Congress of Andrology (ICA/ECA) - Virtual edition, Münster, Germany
Congress
12th International/11th European Congress of Andrology (ICA/ECA) - (Virtual edition)
2020/07/08 - 2020/07/12 Society for the Study of Reproduction (SSR) - Virtual edition, Reston, Virginia
Congress
Society for the Study of Reproduction (SSR)
2019/10/04 - 2019/10/04 How to get published (Anthony Newman, Senior Publisher and Sarah Rodrigues, Customer Consultant, ELSEVIER) - Coimbra, Portugal
Symposium
“How to get published”
Universidade de Coimbra Centro de Neurociências e Biologia Celular, Portugal
2019/09/24 - 2019/09/26 6th International Workshop on Molecular Andrology - Giessen, Germany
Congress
6th International Workshop on Molecular Andrology
2019/05/20 - 2019/05/20 Mitochondrial Assay Workshop - Coimbra, Portugal
Symposium
“Mitochondrial Assay Workshop”
2019/03/13 - 2019/03/13 De novo mutations in severe male infertility (Prof Joris Veltman) and ¿Population dynamics of mouse sperm stem cells and its regulation in seminiferous tubules (Prof Shosei Yoshida) - Münster, Germany
Symposium
CRU Seminar (DGF Clinical research unit CRU 326)
Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster, Germany
2018/09/21 - 2018/09/22 II Jornadas Internacionais de Andrologia Reprodutiva - Vila Nova de Gaia, Portugal
Congress
II Jornadas Internacionais de Andrologia Reprodutiva - Vila Nova de Gaia, Portugal
2018/05/23 - 2018/05/27 XX European Testis Workshop - Óbidos, Portugal
Congress
XX European Testis Workshop
2018/03/23 - 2018/03/23 Overcoming challenges in scientific careers (Forum UC) - Coimbra, Portugal
Symposium
“Overcoming challenges in scientific careers”
Universidade de Coimbra, Portugal
2017/02/02 - 2017/02/04 48ª Reunião Anual da Sociedade Portuguesa de Farmacologia - Coimbra, Portugal
Congress
48ª Reunião Anual da Sociedade Portuguesa de Farmacologia
2014/04/22 - 2014/04/23 "Workshop em Reprodução Assistida e Preservação da Fertilidade" - Coimbra, Portugal
Symposium
Workshop em Reprodução Assistida e Preservação da Fertilidade
Distinctions

Award

2020 Grant - 12th International/11th European Congress of Andrology (ICA/ECA) (Virtual edition from Münster, Germany)
2019 Travel grant - 6th International Workshop on Molecular Andrology (Giessen, Germany)

Other distinction

2018 PhD fellowship - Antisperm antibodies-related infertility: new insights on sperm functionality (SFRH/BD/129429/2017)
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia, Portugal