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Margarida Alves

Margarida Alves
mar***@ulusofona.pt
6C1F-6461-06E5
0000-0001-9912-772X

Resume

Maria Margarida Ferreira Alves (MMFA) is an Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine (FMV) of Lusófona University (ULusófona), since 2009, where she teaches Molecular Biology and Biochemistry. She completed a PhD in Biomedical Sciences at Instituto de Higiene e Medicina Tropical (IHMT), Universidade Nova de Lisboa (UNL) in 2006, a MSc in Medical Parasitology at IHMT, UNL, in 1999 and a degree in Applied Chemistry-Biotechnology at Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia, UNL in 1994. MMFA developed her Post-Doc research in oncobiology at Faculdade de Farmácia, Universidade de Lisboa, in 2006/2007. She is currently integrated member of Animal and Veterinary Research Center (CECAV) - Faculty of veterinary Medicine, Lusófona University-Lisbon University Centre. Her research is in the Molecular Biology area, with emphasis on vector-borne diseases, molecular epidemiology of infectious diseases and molecular diagnosis of veterinary genetic diseases. MMFA participated and collaborated in 15 projects, with national and international funding. She published 27 full articles in international and national peer-reviewed journals and is author of more than 35 abstracts presented at both national and international meetings and conferences. MMFA has extensive teaching experience in Higher Education and Master's students mentoring. She supervised 32 MSc dissertations, in addition to various bachelor's students.

Graus

  • Licenciatura
    Química Aplicada - Ramo Biotecnologia
  • Mestrado
    Parasitologia Médica
  • Doutoramento
    Ciências Biomédicas

Publicações

Artigo em revista

  • 2023, Infeção pelo vírus da doença do bico e das penas dos psitacídeos : revisão de literatura
  • 2023, Deteção microscópica da infeção por hemoparasitas em papagaios-cinzentos (psittacus erithacus) em Portugal
  • 2020-10-17, Canine lymphoma and vector-borne diseases: molecular and serological evaluation of a possible complicity, Veterinary and Comparative Oncology
  • 2020, Diagnósticos molecular e citológico de herpesvirus felino tipo 1, chlamydophila felis e mycoplasma felis, em gatos com conjuntivite e/ou doença do trato respiratório superior
  • 2019, Infecção por micoplasmas hemotrópicos felinos numa colónia de gatos errantes da Ilha de Faro
  • 2017, Evaluation of Pax5 expression and comparison with BLA.36 and CD79acy in feline non-Hodgkin lymphoma, Veterinary and Comparative Oncology
  • 2016-05-03, Immortalization and characterization of a new canine mammary tumour cell line FR37-CMT, Veterinary and Comparative Oncology
  • 2016-03-04, Functional Neurorehabilitation in Dogs with Cervical Neurologic Lesion, Journal of Veterinary Science & Technology
  • 2015, Testes moleculares no apoio à clínica veterinária
  • 2015, Gammaherpesviruses and canine lymphoma: No evidence for direct involvement in commonly occurring lymphomas, Journal of General Virology
  • 2010, Identification of a common deletion region in 10q26 associated with human gliomas.
  • 2010, Identification of a 0.4 Kb deletion region in 10q26 associated with endometrial carcinoma, Oncology Reports
  • 2010, A case of canine ocular onchocercosis in Portugal, Veterinary Ophthalmology
  • 2009, Human bronchial epithelial cells malignantly transformed by hexavalent chromium exhibit an aneuploid phenotype but no microsatellite instability, Mutation Research - Fundamental and Molecular Mechanisms of Mutagenesis
  • 2006, Distribution of Cryptosporidium subtypes in humans and domestic and wild ruminants in Portugal, Parasitology Research
  • 2006, Distribution of Cryptosporidium species and subtypes in water samples in Portugal: A preliminary study, Journal of Eukaryotic Microbiology
  • 2005, Occurrence and molecular characterization of Cryptosporidium spp. in mammals and reptiles at the Lisbon Zoo, Parasitology Research
  • 2005, Identification and determination of the viability of Giardia lamblia cysts and Cryptosporidium parvum and Cryptosporidium hominis oocysts in human fecal and water supply samples by fluorescent in situ hybridization (FISH) and monoclonal antibodies, Parasitology Research
  • 2004-12, Cryptosporidium felis and C. meleagridis in Persons with HIV, Portugal, Emerging Infectious Diseases
  • 2004, Cryptosporidium felis and C. meleagridis in persons with HIV, Portugal [1], Emerging Infectious Diseases
  • 2003, Subgenotype analysis of Cryptosporidium isolates from humans, cattle, and zoo ruminants in Portugal, Journal of Clinical Microbiology
  • 2003, Microsatellite Analysis of Cryptosporidium hominis and C. parvum in Portugal: A Preliminary Study, Journal of Eukaryotic Microbiology
  • 2001, Multilocus genotyping of Cryptosporidium isolates from human HIV-infected and animal hosts, Journal of Eukaryotic Microbiology
  • 2001, Multilocus PCR-RFLP analysis of Cryptosporidium isolates drom HIV-infected patients from Portugal, Annals of Tropical Medicine and Parasitology
  • 2000, PCR-RFLP analysis of Cryptosporidium parvum isolates from HIV-infected patients in Lisbon, Portugal, Annals of Tropical Medicine and Parasitology
  • 1998-01, Glutathione S transferase mu polymorphism and gastric cancer in the Portuguese population, Biomarkers
  • 1996, Glutathione S-transferase mu polymorphism and susceptibility to lung cancer in the Portuguese population, Teratogenesis, Carcinogenesis, and Mutagenesis

Tese / Dissertação

  • 2006, Doutoramento, Caracterização epidemiológica da criptosporidiose em Portugal, por estudo molecular de isolados de Cryptosporidium spp. de humanos e de animais

Resumo em conferência

  • 2022-09-16, Insights into the seroprevalence of Brucella canis infection in dogs in Portugal, BRUCELLOSIS 2022 INTERNATIONAL RESEARCH CONFERENCE
  • 2014-05, Hematologic abnormalities in canine diffuse large B cell lymphoma: what we have found in a group of 37 dogs, European Society of Veterinary Oncology Annual Congress
  • 2013-05, Molecular and serological evaluation of vector-borne diseases infection in dogs with non-Hodgkin lymphoma, European Society of Veterinary Oncology Annual Congress
  • 2012-07, Hexavalent chromium, cancer stem cells and differentiation - a view to a kill!, 22nd Biennial Congress of the European Association for Cancer Research
  • 2011-10, Teste serológico usando o Snap Idexx 4DX® para Anaplasma phagocytophilum em equinos hospitalizados em Portugal – resultados preliminares de 7 pacientes, II Formação OMV

Poster em conferência

  • 2023-12-01, Multidrug-resistant Escherichia coli and Salmonella spp. in pigs slaughtered for human consumption, a potential source for humans?, 2nd International Electronic Conference on Microbiology (ECM 2023)
  • 2023-09-27, Lungworms and gastrointestinal parasites in domestic cats from the Lisbon Metropolitan area, Portugal: prevalence and risk factors, The 48th World Small Animal Veterinary Association Congress and the 28th FECAVA Eurocongress
  • 2023-07-05, Are Food-Producing Animals a Source of Multidrugresistant E. coli and Salmonella spp.? , CiiEM Congress – 6th Egas Moniz International Scientific Congress
  • 2023-06-15, Caracterização de Estirpes de Campylobacter spp. Isolados de Animais Abatidos para Consumo Humano, Um Problema de Saúde Pública em Portugal?, Congresso de Saúde Pública 23
  • 2023-05-19, Salmonella spp. serovars isolated from healthy Leopard geckos (Eublepharis macularius) in Lisbon, Portugal, II Encontro de Investigação da FMV Universidade Lusófona
  • 2023-05-19, Non-Helicobacter pylori in feline gastrointestinal neoplasia, II Encontro de Investigação da FMV Universidade Lusófona
  • 2023-05-18, Assessment of multidrug resistance in Campylobacter spp. isolated from different species of birds slaughtered for human consumption in Portugal, FMVet Research Meetings - II Encontro de Investigação da FMV da Universidade Lusófona
  • 2023-04-14, Evaluation of the presence of Mycoplasma agassizii subclinical infections in tortoises under human care in mainland Portugal, 10º Encontro de Formação da Ordem dos Médicos Veterinários (EFOMV)
  • 2023-03-19, Hemoparasites occurrence in asymptomatic African Grey Parrots (Psittacus erithacus) in mainland Portugal, XI FAUNA International Conference
  • 2022-11-11, Molecular detection of canine herpesvirus in the reproductive tract of the bitch in different stages of the estrous cycle, CIISA Congress 2022
  • 2022-10-04, Deteção molecular e prevalência de circovírus dos psitacídeos em Papagaios-Cinzentos (Psittacus erithacus) (in vivo) em várias regiões de Portugal continental, XVIII Congresso Internacional Veterinário Montenegro
  • 2020-02, Anaplasma phagocytophilum: rastreio de infecção em fauna silvestre e animais de companhia, numa zona endémica, XVI Congresso do Hospital Veterinário do Montenegro
  • 2018-04, Prevalência de Cystoisospora spp. em cães com idade inferior a seis meses, 8º Encontro de Formação da Ordem dos Médicos Veterinários
  • 2018-02, Caracterização de cataratas numa população canina, em ambiente hospitalar, XIV Congresso do Hospital Veterinário do Montenegro
  • 2018-02, Avaliação da infeção por micoplasmas hemotrópicos felinos numa colónia de gatos errantes da Ilha de Faro, XIV Congresso do Hospital Veterinário do Montenegro
  • 2017-02, Avaliação da infeção pelos Vírus da Leucemia Felina e da Imunodeficiência Felina numa colónia de gatos errantes da Ilha de Faro, península do Ancão, XIII Congresso do Hospital Veterinário do Montenegro
  • 2016-04, Coxiella burnetii screening in Pets, MedVetNet European Symposium "Current findings in Q fever". Bruxelas, Bélgica
  • 2015-04, Pesquisa de Coxiella burnetii em animais de companhia, 3º Congresso Nacional de Medicina Tropical. 1º Congresso Lusófono de Doenças Transmitidas por Vectores. Lisboa, Portugal
  • 2014-05, Molecular characterization of canine mammary tumours: the role of miRs and mRNAs as biomarkers in the metastatic transition, European Society of Veterinary Oncology Annual Congress
  • 2014-04, Estudo da susceptibilidade de Brucella suis a antimicrobianos, Congresso Ciências Veterinárias 2014. Oeiras, Portugal
  • 2013-05, Insights into the molecular basis of canine mammary cancer: the use of miRs in the characterization of canine mammary tumours, European Society of Veterinary Oncology Annual Congress
  • 2012-11, Rastreio serológico de toxoplasmose em gatos nos concelhos de Oeiras e Cascais, XIII Congresso de Medicina Veterinária em Língua Portuguesa. Lisboa
  • 2012-07, Hexavalent chromium, cancer stem cells and differentiation – a view to a kill!, 22nd Biennial Congress of the European Association for Cancer Research. Barcelona
  • 2010-10, Expression of Cdc25 phosphatases splicing variants in breast cancer, 5th Santorini Conference - Functional Genomics Towards Personalized Health Care
  • 2010-09, Identification of a common deletion region in 10q26 associated with human gliomas, 16th International Charles Heidelberger Symposium on Cancer Research. Coimbra, Portugal
  • 2009-07, Hexavalent Chromium and Lung Cancer: New Perspectives, 34th Federation of European Biochemical Societies (FEBS) Congress. Praga, República Checa
  • 2008-11, Microsatellite instability is not present in endometrial carcinoma cell lines after 2 and 4 Gy gamma irradiation – a preliminary study, 58th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Human Genetics. Filadélfia, EUA
  • 2008-11, Is Cr(VI)-induced lung cancer necessarily related to microsatellite instability? The role of cellular repair systems on Cr(VI)-induced lung carcinogenesis, 12a Reunião Anual da Sociedade Portuguesa de Genética Humana. Lisboa, Portugal
  • 2008-11, Ausência de instabilidade de microssatélites em linhas celulares de endométrio após exposição a radiação gama – estudo preliminar, 12a Reunião Anual da Sociedade Portuguesa de Genética Humana. Lisboa, Portugal
  • 2008, Malignant Transformation of A Human Bronchial Epithelial Cell Line by Hexavalent Chromium, 14th International Charles Heidelberger Symposium on Cancer Research, Urumqi, China
  • 2004-07, Occurrence of Cryptosporidium in surface waters in Lisbon, Portugal: preliminary results, IX European Multicolloquium of Parasitology, Valência, Espanha
  • 2004-07, Finding of Cryptosporidium spp. in mammals and reptiles at the Lisbon Zoo, IX European Multicolloquium of Parasitology, Valência, Espanha
  • 2003-07, Microsatellite Analysis of Cryptosporidium hominis and C. parvum in Portugal: a Preliminary Study, VIII International Workshops on Opportunistic Protists (IWOP-8). Hawaii, EUA
  • 1995-05, GST1 null allele and 5’-UTR (CGG)n polymorphisms related with gastric cancer using fluorescence based technology, European Society of Human Genetics
  • 1995-04, Lack of association between the GSTM1-null allele and susceptibility to lung cancer in the Portuguese population, International ISSX - Workshop on GSTs

Outra produção

  • 2020, Anaplasma phagocytophilum: repercussão da infecção da fauna silvestre em cães e gatos de uma zona endémica, Revista Lusófona de Ciência e Medicina Veterinária, 2020, 10: 40-48
  • 2009, Hexavalent Chromium and Lung Cancer: New Perspectives, FEBS Journal 2009, 276(Suppl.1):339
  • 2005, Cryptosporidium spp. e outros protozoários em crianças de Cabo-Verde, Acta Parasitológica Portuguesa, 2005, 12(1-2): 63-64
  • 2005, Caracterização intra-especifica de C. parvum e de C. hominis em amostras de água, em Portugal, Antunes Acta Parasitológica Portuguesa, 2005, 12(1-2): 55-56
  • 2003, Estudo da criptosporidiose em animais de companhia da região metropolitana de Lisboa, Acta Parasitológica Portuguesa, 2003, 10(1): 66-67
  • 2003, A criptosporidiose é causa de diarreia e de malnutrição em crianças de Cabo-Verde?, Acta Parasitológica Portuguesa, 2003, 10(1): 64-65
  • 2002, Cryptosporidium felis and meleagridis involved in human disease: report of six cases in HIV-infected patients in Portugal, Acta Tropica, 2002, 83(Suppl.1): S55
  • 2002, A study of the transmission dynamics of Cryptosporidium parvum in Portugal using subgenotype analysis of isolates from humans and animals, Acta Tropica, 2002, 83(Suppl.1): S45
  • 2000, Preliminary study of cryptosporidiosis in fallow deers (Dama dama L.) from Tapada Nacional de Mafra (Portugal)., Acta Parasitológica Portuguesa, 2000, 7(1/2): 29-31

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