Sandra Gonテァalves


Sandra Gonテァalves

Position: Postdoctoral researcher

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Academic Degrees
2007: PhD in Biological Sciences, specialization in Biotechnology, University of Algarve, Faro, Portugal
2002: Degree in Agronomy, University of Algarve, Faro, Portugal

Research interests
1.    Biological and chemical characterization of plant matrices, namely wild medicinal and/or edible plants;
2.    Propagation of plant species trough tissue culture techniques;
3.    Application of biotechnological approaches to the germplasm conservation of endangered species of the Portuguese native flora;
4.    Physiological and biochemical response of micropropagated plants to abiotic stress and ex vitro transplantation.

Scientific and professional activities
Since 2007: Postdoctoral researcher at Plant Biotechnology Lab, University of Algarve (FCT Grants SFRH/BPD/31534/2006 and SFRH/BPD/84112/2012);
2011-2012: Invited Professor, Faculty of Sciences and Technology, University of Algarve;
2003-2007: PhD student, Plant Biotechnology Lab, University of Algarve, thesis 窶廢studos biotecnolテウgicos em Drosophyllum lusitanicum L. com vista テ sua conservaテァテ」o窶 (FCT Grant SFRH/BD/19850/2004);
2002-2003: Researcher of the project 窶廴icropropagaテァテ」o de adelfeira (Rhododendron ponticum subsp. baeticum) e sua reintroduテァテ」o em solos degradados na serra de Monchique窶, financiado pelo Programa AGRO Medida 8 窶 Acテァテ」o 8.1窶, Plant Biotechnology Lab, University of Algarve;
2001-2002: Diploma thesis 窶廴icropropagaテァテ」o de Alfarrobeira 窶 optimizaテァテ」o das fases de enraizamento e aclimatizaテァテ」o窶, Plant Biotechnology Lab, University of Algarve.