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Identification

Personal identification

Full name
Renata Alexandra Alves Gomes Ferreira

Citation names

  • Renata A. Ferreira
  • Ferreira, R. A.
  • R.A. Ferreira

Author identifiers

Ciência ID
E917-6E87-4E13
ORCID iD
0000-0002-8977-500X
Google Scholar ID
https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=3RY12mYAAAAJ&hl=en-EN

Email addresses

  • renata.ferreira@tecnico.ulisboa.pt (Professional)

Addresses

  • Instituto Superior Técnico, Av. Rovisco Pais, Torre Sul, 8º piso, 1049-001, Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal (Professional)

Websites

  • https://cerena.ist.utl.pt/user/666 (Professional)
Education
Degree Classification
2008
Concluded
Engenharia do Ambiente (Doutoramento)
Major in Sem especialidade
Universidade de Lisboa Instituto Superior Técnico, Portugal
"Phytoremediation of Soils Contamined with Organic Pollutants" (THESIS/DISSERTATION)
Pass with Merit
2003/05 - 2003/05
Concluded
Food Microbiology (Outros)
Instituto Superior de Estudos Interculturais e Transdisciplinares de Almada, Portugal
2003/04 - 2003/04
Concluded
Physical-Chemical Analyzes of Water (Outros)
Instituto Superior de Estudos Interculturais e Transdisciplinares de Almada, Portugal
2003
Concluded
Ciências Químicas e do Ambiente - ramo Biotecnologia (Licenciatura)
Major in Biotechnology
Instituto Superior de Estudos Interculturais e Transdisciplinares de Almada, Portugal
"Cloning and molecular Characterization of Casuarina glauca nodules defense-related genes" (THESIS/DISSERTATION)
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Affiliation

Science

Category
Host institution
Employer
2019/02/07 - Current Contracted Researcher (Research) Universidade de Lisboa Centro de Recursos Naturais e Ambiente, Portugal
Universidade de Lisboa Centro de Recursos Naturais e Ambiente, Portugal

Others

Category
Host institution
Employer
2015/02/01 - 2018/07/31 Postdoctoral Research Fellow (research scholarship, project reference:QUIMIPROD/IST/Energy and Environmental Engineering) Universidade de Lisboa Centro de Recursos Naturais e Ambiente, Portugal
2011/11/01 - 2014/04/30 Graduate Research Fellow (research scholarship; project reference: PTDC/AAC-AMB/112032/2009) Instituto de Biotecnologia e Bioengenharia, Portugal
2007/10/01 - 2011/09/30 PhD Student (FCT Grant SFRH/BD/38704/2007) Universidade de Lisboa Instituto Superior Técnico, Portugal
2006/05/01 - 2007/09/30 Graduate Research Fellow (research scholarship; project reference: FCT/PTDC/AAC-AMB/112032/2006) Instituto de Biotecnologia e Bioengenharia, Portugal
2005/03/01 - 2005/08/31 Teachear (Chemistry Laboratory Techniques II) Escola Secundária Vitorino Nemésio, Portugal
2001/03/01 - 2002/07/01 Research training Centro de Investigação das Ferrugens do Cafeeiro, Portugal
2000/03/01 - 2000/06/30 Research training Universidade de Lisboa Faculdade de Ciências, Portugal
Projects

Contract

Designation Funders
2019 - Current PhytoCharMe - A circular economy approach for the valorisation of soils in abandoned mine sites by using phytoremediation combined with biochar.
PTDC/CTA-AMB/31863/2017
LISBOA-01-0145-FEDER-031863
Researcher
Universidade de Lisboa Centro de Recursos Naturais e Ambiente, Portugal
2017 - 2019 Ecotoxicological and human health risk assessment of organic contaminants in Estarreja area and Rhône valley
ROHM_2017-837
Researcher
2015 - 2018/07 QUIMIPROD/IST/Energy and Environmental Engineering
Quimiprod
Post-doc Fellow
Universidade de Lisboa Instituto Superior Técnico, Portugal
2011 - 2014/04 How "green" is a constructed wetland?
PTDC/AAC-AMB/112032/2009
Research Fellow
Instituto de Biotecnologia e Bioengenharia, Portugal
2007 - 2007/10 Phytoremediation of soils contaminated by organic compounds
PTDC/AMB/67641/2006
Research Fellow
Universidade de Lisboa Instituto Superior Técnico, Portugal
Outputs

Publications

Conference abstract
  1. C.D. Antunes; L.C. Davies; R.A. Ferreira; J. Maggiolly Novais; S. Martins-Dias. "The importance of LC UV-Vis DAD and LC-MS methods in the comprehension of azo dyes degradation by Phragmites’ crude extract". Paper presented in 12th International Conference on wetland Systems for Water Pollution and Control, Venice, 2010.
    Published
  2. L.C. Davies; G. Cabrita; R.A. Ferreira; C. Carias; J.M. Novais; S. Martins-Dias. "Integrated study of the role of Phragmites australis in azo-dye treatment in a constructed wetland: from pilot to molecular scale". Paper presented in 2nd International Symposium on Wetland Pollutant Dynamics and Control, WETPOL 2007, Tartu, 2007.
    Published
Conference paper
  1. R.A. Ferreira; L.C. Davies; C.D. Antunes; J.M. Novais; S. Martins-Dias. "Integrated study of the role of Phragmites australis in azo-dye treatment in a constructed wetland: from pilot to molecular scale". Paper presented in 2nd International Symposium on Wetland Pollutant Dynamics and Control, WETPOL 2007, Venice, 2010.
    Published
Journal article
  1. Kouki, Rim; Ayachi, Rim; Ferreira, Renata; Sleimi, Noomene. "Behavior of Cucumis sativus L. in presence of aluminum stress: Germination, plant growth, and antioxidant enzymes". Food Science & Nutrition (2021): http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/fsn3.2294.
    10.1002/fsn3.2294
  2. Pedro Brito; Renata A. Ferreira; Susete Martins-Dias; Olga M. Azevedo; Miguel Caetano; Isabel Caçador. "Cerium uptake, translocation and toxicity in the salt marsh halophyte Halimione portulacoides (L.), Aellen". Chemosphere (2021): 128973-128973. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chemosphere.2020.128973.
    10.1016/j.chemosphere.2020.128973
  3. Sleimi, Noomene; Kouki, Rim; Hadj Ammar, Maryem; Ferreira, Renata; Pérez-Clemente, Rosa. "Barium effect on germination, plant growth, and antioxidant enzymes in Cucumis sativus L. plants". Food Science & Nutrition 9 4 (2021): 2086-2094. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/fsn3.2177.
    10.1002/fsn3.2177
  4. Ferreira, R. A.. "Effects of Barium Stress in Brassica juncea and Cakile maritima: The Indicator Role of Some Antioxidant Enzymes and Secondary Metabolites". Phyton-International Journal of Experimental Botany (2020):
    doi:10.32604/phyton.2020.011752
  5. Ferreira, Renata A.; Pereira, Manuel F.; Magalhães, João P.; Maurício, António M.; Caçador, Isabel; Martins-Dias, Susete. "Assessing local acid mine drainage impacts on natural regeneration-revegetation of São Domingos mine (Portugal) using a mineralogical, biochemical and textural approach". Science of The Total Environment (2020): 142825. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2020.142825.
    10.1016/j.scitotenv.2020.142825
  6. Dridi, Nesrine; Romdhane, Lilia; Ferreira, Renata; Sleimi, Noomene. "Fertilizer effect of composted sewage sludge and cattle manure on Pelargonium growth". Journal of Water, Sanitation and Hygiene for Development (2020): http://dx.doi.org/10.2166/washdev.2020.082.
    10.2166/washdev.2020.082
  7. Ferreira, R.A.; Martins-Dias, S.. "Purification of plant complex protein extracts in non-denaturing conditions by in-solution isoelectric focusing". Analytical Biochemistry 509 (2016): 100-103. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84978906814&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1016/j.ab.2016.07.004
  8. Ferreira, R.A.; Roma-Rodrigues, C.; Davies, L.C.; Sá-Correia, I.; Martins-Dias, S.. "A quantitative proteomic approach to highlight Phragmites sp. adaptation mechanisms to chemical stress induced by a textile dyeing pollutant". Science of the Total Environment 573 (2016): 788-798. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84989905519&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1016/j.scitotenv.2016.08.169
  9. Ferreira, R.A.; Duarte, J.G.; Vergine, P.; Antunes, C.D.; Freire, F.; Martins-Dias, S.. "Phragmites sp. physiological changes in a constructed wetland treating an effluent contaminated with a diazo dye (DR81)". Environmental Science and Pollution Research 21 16 (2014): 9626-9643. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84906076907&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1007/s11356-014-2988-3
  10. Davies, L. C.; Ferreira, R.; Cabrita, G.; Novais, J.; Martins-Dias, S.. "Are plants a solution for textile wastewater treatment?". New Biotechnology 25 (2009): S185-S185.
    10.1016/j.nbt.2009.06.734
  11. Davies, L.C.; Cabrita, G.J.M.; Ferreira, R.A.; Carias, C.C.; Novais, J.M.; Martins-Dias, S.. "Integrated study of the role of Phragmites australis in azo-dye treatment in a constructed wetland: From pilot to molecular scale". Ecological Engineering 35 6 (2009): 961-970. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-65549123584&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
    10.1016/j.ecoleng.2008.08.001
  12. Davies, L. C.; Pedro, I. S.; Ferreira, R. A.; Freire, F. G.; Novais, J. M.; Martins-Dias, S.. "Constructed wetland treatment system in textile industry and sustainable development". Water Science and Technology 58 10 (2008): 2017-2023.
    10.2166/wst.2008.753
Activities

Oral presentation

Presentation title Event name
Host (Event location)
2019/07 A circular economy approach for the valorisation of soils in abandoned mine sites by using phytoremediation combined with biochar Encontro Ciência 2019, Science and Technology Summit in Portugal
(Lisbon, Portugal)
2018/10 Acid Yellow 36 removal in a Constructed Wetland during wintertime in a moderate climate 16th IWA International Conference on Wetland Systems for Water Pollution Control, ICWS2018
(Valencia, Spain)
2015/09 Phragmites leaf soluble proteins purification by OFFGEL electrophoresis 6th International Symposium on Wetland Pollutant Dynamics and Control, WETPOL 2015
(York, United Kingdom)
2013/09 Phragmites sp. ability to conjugate Alachlor 5th International Symposium on Wetland Pollutant Dynamics and Control, WETPOL 2013
(Nantes, France)
2010/10 Phragmites sp. peroxidases role in azo dyes degradation 2nd Scientific Meeting of the Institute for Biotechnology and Bioengineering
(Braga, Portugal)
2010/09 Phragmites sp. peroxidases and its ability to degrade dyes in CW 12th IWA International Conference on wetland Systems for Water Pollution and Control, Wetland 2010
(Venice, Italy)
2010/09 The importance of LC UV-Vis DAD and LC-MS methods in the comprehension of azo dyes degradation by Phragmites’ crude extract 12th IWA International Conference on wetland Systems for Water Pollution and Control, Wetland 2010
(Venice, Italy)
2010/09 Applying enzymatics, transcriptomics and proteomics to phytoremediation 2nd Scientific Meeting of the Institute for Biotechnology and Bioengineering
(Braga, Portugal)
2009/10 Phragmites’ sp. chemical stress response through proteomic analysis COST Action 859 Phyto2009 - Final International Conference on: Phytotechnologies to promte sustainable land use and improve food safety
(Ascona, Switzerland)
2009/10 Monitoring the expression of Phragmites gene responsible for phytoremediation 8th Plant Genomics European Meeting, Plant GEM
(Lisbon, Portugal)
2009/09 Molecular analysis of the degradation of textile dyes by the enzymatic array of Phragmites sp. 3rd Wetland Pollutant Dynamics and Control Symposium, WETPOL 2009
(Barcelona, Spain)
2009/09 Comparative analysis of Phragmites australis leaves and roots protein extraction methods 3rd Wetland Pollutant Dynamics and Control Symposium, WETPOL 2009
(Barcelona, Spain)
2009/07 Phytoremediation mechanisms and applications Ciência 2009 – 3º Encontro com a Ciência em Portugal
(Lisbon, Portugal)
2009/05 Phytoremediation and constructed wetlands: Current Research Activities 1st Scientific Meeting of the Institute for Biotechnology and Bioengineering
(Faro, Portugal)
2008/09 Constructed wetland treatment system in textile industry and sustainable development IWA World Water Congress and Exhibition, September 2008
(Vienna, Austria)
2008/02 Optimization of operational parameters of a vertical flow constructed wetland for azo-dye treatment through a mechanistic model 8th Specialized conference on small water and wastewater systems and 2nd Specialized conference on decentralized water and wastewater international network (IWA)
(Coimbatore, India)
2007/09 Integrated study of the role of Phragmites australis in azo-dye treatment in a constructed wetland: from pilot to molecular scale 2nd International Symposium on Wetland Pollutant Dynamics and Control, WETPOL 2007
(Tartu, Estonia)
2007/06 In-search of na in-depth understanding of phytoremediation by Phragmites sp. COST Action 859 – Phytotechnologies to promote sustainable land use and improve food safety
(Vilnius, Lithuania)
2007/03 Adequação e optimização do método de quantificação de proteínas ao método de extracção de tecidos de plantas SPQ-Analítica’07
(Lisboa, Portugal)
2001/06 Common features between actinorhizal and legume root nodules 12th International Meeting on Frankia and Actinorhizal plants
(Carry-le-Rouet, France)

Supervision

Thesis Title
Role
Degree Subject (Type)
Institution / Organization
2017/09 - 2018/11 Abandoned sulphide mine land reclamation by a combined phytoremediation process with biochar amendment
Supervisor
Biotecnologia (Master)
Universidade de Lisboa Instituto Superior Técnico, Portugal
2016/04 - 2017/06 Phragmites sp. leaf soluble proteins purification by an innovative isoelectric focusing electrophoresis
Co-supervisor
Biotecnologia (Master)
Universidade de Lisboa Instituto Superior Técnico, Portugal

Event organisation

Event name
Type of event (Role)
Institution / Organization
2007/02/05 - 2007/02/16 Collaboration in the organisation of “Laboratórios Abertos 2007” (2007/02/05 - 2007/02/16) Universidade de Lisboa Instituto Superior Técnico, Portugal

Jury of academic degree

Topic
Role
Candidate name (Type of degree)
Institution / Organization
2021/01/20 Contaminanted Sediments: Toxicity to Rooting Macrophytes and Possibilities for Phytoremediation
(Thesis) Main arguer
Sofia Bustorff de Dornellas Martins da Silva (Master)
Universidade de Lisboa Instituto Superior Técnico, Portugal
2020/12/30 Réponses physiologique, biochimique et tolérance aux contraintes métalliques chez Brassica juncea (glycophyte) et Cakile maritima (halophyte). Cas du plomb, du baryum et de quelques terres rares
(Thesis) Arguer
Houda Bouslimi (PhD)
Faculty of Sciences of Bizerte, University of Carthage, Tunisia
2018/11/30 Abandoned sulphide mine land reclamation by a combined phytoremediation process with biochar amendmen
Supervisor
João Paulo Assis Magalhães (Master)
Universidade de Lisboa Instituto Superior Técnico, Portugal

Mentoring / Tutoring

Topic Student name
2019/07 - Current Physiological response of an Asteraceae plant grown in rare earth elements. Nesrine Dridi
2018/11 - 2021/01 Rare earth elements in the Tagus estuary: sources, biogeochemistry and toxicity. Pedro Luís Borralho Aboim de Brito
2018/09 - 2018/12 Physiological response of a Brassicaceae plant grown in rare earth elements. Houda Bouslimi
2014/09 - 2015/03 Gentamicin degradation potential of Phragmites australis crude extract: A study to detect free gentamicin using biotechniques. Freeman Boro
2012/09 - 2013/02 Conjugation of Alachlor to Glutathione catalyzed by Glutathione S-transferase. Vanessa Trevisan Romon
2008/06 - 2008/08 Degradation capabilities of Phragmites australis crude extract on dyes. Florence Scalera