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SardiTemp é um projecto multidisciplinar que tem como objectivo estudar o impacto do aumento da temperatura devido ao aquecimento global no metabolism, fisiologia, comportamento e reprodução de pequenos peixes pelágicos, utilizando a sardinha europeia Sardina pilchardus como modelo de estudo.

Procuramos compreender qual a resposta adaptativa de duas populações de sardinha geográficas e geneticamente diferentes, onde analisaremos a sua base genética. Além disso, iremos testar o efeito da temperatura nas larvas de sardinha, tentando aferir quais os efeitos agudos e os efeitos transmitidos pelos pais. Os resultados das diferentes abordagens irão permitir contruir um modelo multidisciplinar preditivo da área de distribuição da espécie, considerando a projecção futura de cenários climáticos, assim como os aspectos relevantes da biologia e ecologia da sardinha, e seguindo as recomendações do IPCC para o ano de 2100.

A adaptação a ambientes em mudança, e como é que os organismos irão responder a essas alterações são tópicos-chave na biologia contemporânea e este projecto irá contribuir com descobertas novas e originais para o estudo das adaptações biológicas e ecológicas de peixes marinhos ao aquecimento do oceano. Além disso, este projecto irá contribuir para aumentar a percepção e o envolvimento do público em geral, cientistas e decisores políticos em questões relacionadas com o impacto das alterações climáticas nos organismos vivos.

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Gonçalo Silva

Principal Investigator

Gonçalo Silva is the Principal Investigator of SardiTemp project. He graduated in Biology in 2004 by University of Évora and completed a PhD degree

Susana Garrido

Senior Researcher

Susana Garrido (CO-IR) is a senior researcher at IPMA and Co-Principal Investigator of SardiTemp project. She is internationally acknowledged for her work on

Catarina Vinagre

Senior Researcher

Catarina Vinagre is a senior researcher at MARE-FCUL and leader of the ECCOWEBS research group. She is experienced on the effects of environmental change

Ana Faria

Researcher

Ana Faria graduated in Marine Biology in 2004 and completed a PhD degree in Marine Ecology in 2010, both by the University of Algarve. Since February

Pedro Pousão

Researcher

Pedro Pousão is a senior researcher with expertise in aquaculture. He is responsible for the Aquaculture Research Station in Olhão (IPMA) and Professor of

A. Miguel Santos

Researcher

A. Miguel P. Santos has a Degree in Marine Biology, a PhD in Geophysical Sciences-Oceanography by the University of Lisbon, and more than 30 years of

Emanuel J. Gonçalves

Researcher

Emanuel Gonçalves is an Associate Professor at ISPA, and presently member of the board of directors and of the executive committee of the Oceano Azul

Marco Lemos

Researcher

Marco Filipe Loureiro Lemos holds his PhD in Biology and is now Associate Professor at the Polytechnic of Leiria focusing his research on the study of

Sara Novais

Researcher

Sara Novais holds a PhD in Biology and is currently a post-doc researcher and lecturer at Polytechnic of Leiria. From 2015 to 2017 she was part of the

Ana Ramos

Researcher

Ana Ramos graduated in Biology in 2001 by the University of Azores and completed the PhD in Marine Sciences in 2009 by the University of Algarve.

João Afonso

Researcher

João Afonso graduated and finished his master’s in Marine Biology by the University of Algarve. Presently, he is a fellow in Science and Technology

Myron Peck

Consultant

Myron Peck the external consultant of SardiTemp project. He is a professor at the University of Hamburg Institute for Hydrobiology and Fisheries

Peter Benham

Professional practice – 2 months

Peter Benham is a Masters student with the international Marine Biology program, IMBRSea.

Osman Neto

Professional practice – 2 months

Graduated in Biology and master in Oceanography. Currently is Master’s student in Marine Biological Resources through IMBRSea program at Ghent University.

INSTITUIÇÕES E AGÊNCIAS DE FINANCIAMENTO

Agências e Programas de Financiamento

The SardiTemp project (Ref. LISBOA-01-0145-FEDER-032209) is financed by:

MEDIA

ARQUIVOS DE MEDIA

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If you feel motivated to work with us on the ecology and evolution of small pelagic fish, we are always looking for responsible students to join our research group, at the undergraduate, graduate, and post-doctoral levels. We expect students to be integrated in our team, to be good colleagues to others in the lab by helping to maintain the good environment, lab organization & routines, and to contribute both intellectually and physically to other ongoing projects. Students will have to read broadly in the current literature, attend & present at departmental seminars & scientific meetings, and devote themselves to learning the laboratory techniques and analyses that are required to conduct and publish good scientific studies.

If you are really interested in applying to our lab as a student, then take the time to look through the web to figure out what sort of research we do, read our most important papers, and write me an email to Gonçalo Silva with your educational history, previous experience, motivations and research interests, along with CV (no longer than 3 pages). Due to the training involved, we ask students to make a minimum commitment of six-months to one year to the laboratory. Since funding to science in Portugal is very limited, students are basically funded within our own lab projects, but you are always keen to apply for your own funding, either nationally or internationally. Students are strongly encouraged to apply for FCT calls, particularly to PhD and post-doc fellowships. Nevertheless, competition is at very high level, and therefore funding can be extremely difficult.

NEVER GIVE UP – being a research scientist, particularly in Portugal, is extremely demanding and sometimes desperate. Because Portugal has limited funding for science, application processes (projects, fellowships, grants, prizes, papers, congresses, etc) are very demanding and competitive, and therefore you may not be admitted at first time. Also, during experiments, Murphy’s law is always present, and therefore you will always need to think on plan A, B, C, …., Z. Failing it’s part of the learning process!

If you are competent and truly committed in becoming a research scientist, believe in yourself, in your competences and DON’T GIVE UP. If you don’t get it at the first time, ask for help to more experienced colleagues to become a more competitive applicant in the future.

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INVESTIGADOR PRINCIPAL:
GONÇALO SILVA

MARE – Marine and Environmental Sciences Centre
ISPA – Instituto Universitário, Departamento de Biociências

R. Jardim do Tabaco, 34
1149-041 Lisboa, Portugal

+351 218811700
+351 218860954
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