Concluded theses

 

 

University of Porto

 

 

Joana Santana. (2017) Grassland birds ecological responses to land-use changes in farmland landscape. Supervisor: Pedro Beja

 

Pedro Reis de Sousa. (2017) Resilient arthropods: Buthus scorpions as a model to understand the role of past and future climatic changes on Iberian Biodiversity. Supervisor: David James Harris, Miquel Arnedo

 

Soraia Isabel Moreira Barbosa. (2017) Using landscape genetics to assess the distribution and connectivity of two endangered voles in southern Portugal. Supervisors: Paulo Célio Alves, Jeremy Searle

 

Susana Maria Reis Nunes de Freitas. (2017) Why sex? Answers from Darevskia. Supervisor: David James Harris

 

Manuel António Cardoso Curto. (2017) The role of inter island geneflow during colonization and speciation processes on archipelagos: analysis of the Micromeria species complex (Lamiaceae) from the Canary Islands. Supervisor: Harald Meimberg

 

Bruno Maia Carvalho. (2017) Análise dos factores históricos que moldaram a diversificação biológica da bacia mediterrância ocidental: um estudo genómico das espécies de sapos-parteiros (Alytes spp.) através da utilização de múltiplos marcadores moleculares. Supervisors: Nuno Ferrand, Helena Gonçalves.

 

João Luís Teixeira de Queirós. (2017) Population genetics, host gene expression, and tuberculosis. Supervisors: Paulo Célio Alves, Christian Gortazar, José de la Fuente

 

Pedro Manuel Soares da Silva. (2016) Evolutionary History and Population Structure of the Grey Wolf in the Iberian Peninsula: a Population Genomics Approach. Supervisors: Maria Raquel Barata Godinho, Robert Keith Wayne

 

Aimy Suzanne Cáceres Pinedo (2016) Effects of deforestation and forest degradation on the endemism-rich bird communities of the Angolan Scarp Forests. Supervisors: Martim Melo, Jos Barlow

 

Ana Maria Pinheiro Rombert Pinhão. (2016) Evolution of immunoglobulins in Leporids: inferences of genetic resistance against pathogens. Supervisors: Paulo Célo Alves, Christian Gortázar Schmidt.

 

Ana Margarida Lima Lopes. (2016) Insights into the host-pathogen interactions: Lagovirus in leporids.Supervisors: Joana Abrantes, Jacques Le Pendu,Pedro Esteves

 

Sónia Alexandra Fernandes Ferreira. (2016) Evolutionary history, Biogeography and Conservation of endangered odonates in the Mediterranean Basin.Supervisors: José Carlos Brito, Phill Watts

 

Maria de Fátima Esperança Jorge. (2016) Evolution of parasite-host associations in Spauligodon nematodes: from the inside out. Supervisors: Miguel Carretero, Vicente Roca, Robert Poulin

 

Cândida Maria Gomes Vale. (2016) Biodiversity Conservation under climate change. Supervisors: José Carlos Alcobia Rogado de Brito, Stuart Pimm 

 

Sónia Patrícia de Melo Carvalho Pires Rosenbom. (2016) Genetic diversity, conservation and evolutionary history of tge African wild ass (Equus africanus): a non-invasive molecular approach. Supervisor:Albano Beja-Pereira 

 

João Maia. (2015) Diversity, infection patterns and host-parasite associations of apicomplexan parasites in reptiles. Supervisors: D James Harris, Salvador Carranza, Elena Goméz-Díaz

 

Rui Seabra Martinho.(2015) Analysis of the mechanistic link between micro-climate and macro-biogeographic patterns of intertidal rocky shore organisms. Supervisors: António Múrias dos Santos, Fernando Pádua Silva e Lima

 

Bruno Miguel Coelho Aguiar.(2015) Characterization of the S-locus in Rosidae (Rosaceae and Fabaceae). Supervisors: Cristina Vieira, Jorge Vieira

 

José António Medeiros Macedo. (2015). A theoretical Approach to a Practical Challenge - Community Ecology of Dune Vegetation and its Relation with Coastal Dynamics. Supervisors: João José Pradinho Honrado, Francisco Ignacio Pugnaire de Iraola

 

Ana Cristina Lemos de Matos. (2014) Insights into the European rabbit imune system: evolutionary history, diversity and expression of genes playing key roles in Myxoma virus infection and host-resistence.
Supervisors: Pedro José Esteves, Dennis Lanning, Alison Surridge

 

Claúdia Maria Carvalho dos Santos (2014) Analyzing hydrological services provided by forests to improve spatial planning and land management.

Supervisors: João Honrado, Lars Hein

 

Micael Fernandes dos Reis (2014) On the identification and evolution of ecologically relevant genes in Drosophila americana.
Supervisors: Jorge Vieira, Cristina Vieira

 

Tuliana Oliveira Brunes. (2014) Biogeografia e diversificação de um grupo de anuros Neotropicais, Phyllomedusa burmeisteri.

Supervisors: Fernando Sequeira, Célio Haddad

 

José Pedro Rodrigues Tarroso Gomes. (2013) Environment and biodiversity: a multidisciplinary approach to dynamic patterns in the Iberian Peninsula.
Supervisor: Paulo Célio Alves, José Carlos Brito, Rachid Cheddadi

 

Pamela Puppo Balarezo. (2013) Diversification patterns of Micromeria (Lamiaceae) in the Canary Islands: Genetic and morphological implications of inter-island colonization.

Supervisor: Harald Meimberg

 

Pedro Seabra Monterroso. (2013) Ecological interactions and species coexistence in Iberian mesocarnivore communities.
Supervisor: Paulo Célio Alves, Pablo Ferreras

 

Zélia Alexandra Mota Quintas Ferreira. (2013) The Human Whey-acidic-protein Four-Disulfide Core –domain (WFDC) cluster on 20q13 region: evolutionary history and role in human health and disease.
Supervisors: Susana Seixas, Belen Hurle