Ana Virgínia Lírio
Phone: ​+351 239 240 789
e-mail: analirio@gmail.com
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Department: Department of Life Sciences, FCTUC
Research line: TERRESTRIAL AND FRESHWATER ECOSYSTEMS AND GLOBAL CHANGE
Direct URL for this page: http://cfe.uc.pt/avlirio
Academic degree

2007 - Graduation Biology University of Coimbra

2009 -  MSc Biology University of Coimbra

Participation of research projects - With Portuguese national financial support

2010/2012 - WARMING - "Predicting the effect of global warming on stream ecosystems". (FCT Ref: PTDC/CLI/67180/2006; COMPETE Ref: FCOMP-01-0124-FEDER-007112) - team member.

2012/2014 - SIGNAL - "Efeitos da poluição em interacções ecológicas estuarinas zooplâncton -peixes zooplanctívoros em relação a alterações climáticas". (PTDC/AAC-AMB/110331/2009, referência COMPETE FCOMP-01-0124-FEDER-013876) - team member.

 

Services rendered

September 2009 / December 2011 - Protocol between SOMINCOR and IMAR-CMA - team member.
Biomonitorização da Ribeira de Oeiras - macroinvertebrados aquáticos.

Technical reports

3. Lírio, Ana V; Graça, Manuel A. S. Biomonitorização da Ribeira de Oeiras - macroinvertebrados aquáticos e vegetação aquática, acompanhado dos respectivos relatórios técnicos, 2011.

2. Lírio, Ana V; Graça, Manuel A. S. Biomonitorização da Ribeira de Oeiras - macroinvertebrados aquáticos e vegetação aquática, acompanhado dos respectivos relatórios técnicos, 2010.

1. Lírio, Ana V; Graça, Manuel A. S. Biomonitorização da Ribeira de Oeiras - macroinvertebrados aquáticos e vegetação aquática, acompanhado dos respectivos relatórios técnicos, 2009.

 

Oral presentations

2. Seasonal and spatial variation in the feeding ecology of larvae Pomatoschistus micropos in two temperate estuarine ecosystems. Baeta A., Vieira L.R., Lírio A.V., Canhoto C., Marques J.C., Guilhermino L. ECSA 54 - Coastal systems under changes: tunning assessment and management tools, Sesimbra, Portugal 12 to 16 May 2014.

1. Os sedimentos finos afectam a decomposição foliar em pequenos ribeiros. Febra I., Lírio A.V., Rosa J. & Canhoto, C. 14th Encontro Nacional de Ecologia SPECO/Encontro da Primavera APEP, Bragança, Portugal, 17 to 19 June 2013.

 

Posters presentations

6. Leaf litter processing in the Mondego fluvial-estuarine environment. Lírio, A.V., Pereira R.J., Gonçalves A.L., Leite N., Alves A.S., Bärlocher F., Guilhermino L., Marques J.C. & Canhoto C. ECSA 54 - Coastal systems under changes: tunning assessment and management tools, Sesimbra, Portugal 12 to 16 May 2014.

5. Effects of mercury on oxygen consumption and biomarkers of Corbicula fluminea from two wild populations of the NW Iberian Peninsula. Oliveira P., Lírio A.V., Canhoto C. & Guilhermino L. ECSA 54 - Coastal systems under changes: tunning assessment and management tools, Sesimbra, Portugal 12 to 16 May 2014.

4. Influência da temperatura na toxicidade de metais em Artemia parthenogenetica (natica) e Artemia franciscana (invasora). Lírio A.V., Almeida V., Vieira N., Canhoto, C. & Guilhermino L. 14th Encontro Nacional de Ecologia SPECO/Encontro da Primavera APEP, Bragança, Portugal, 17 to 19 June 2013.

3. Toxic effects of Mercury on Corbicula fluminea: oxygen consumption, biomarkers, accumulation and recovery in organisms from two estuarine populations. Oliveira P., Lírio A.V., Canhoto C. & Guilhermino L. SETAC Europe 23rd Annual Meeting, Glasgow, United Kingdom, 12-16 May 2013.

2. Effects of fine sediments on chestnut leaves decomposition: a microscosm approach. Lírio A.V. & Canhoto C. XVI Congresso da Associação Ibérica de Limnologia (Limnologia 2012), Guimarães, Portugal, 2 to 6 July 2012.

1. Water contaminated with uranium mine runoff did not affect litter decomposition but decreased feeding by the shredder Sericostoma vittatum. Gonçalves A.L., Lírio A. V., Pratas J. & Canhoto C. ASLO/NABS 2010, Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA, 6 to 11 June 2010.

 

Advanced courses atended

2013: Curso de Formação Pedagógica Inicial de Formadores. Instituto de Emprego e Formação Profissional, Coimbra, Portugal.

2012-2013: Curso de Língua Gestual Portuguesa. Faculdade de Letras, Universidade de Coimbra, Portugal.

2009-2012: Curso livre de Língua Inglesa. Faculdade de Letras, Universidade de Coimbra, Portugal.

2010: Leaf Litter Decomposition in Streams. Universidade de Coimbra, Portugal.

2009: Bioremediation. Universidade de Coimbra, Portugal.

2009: Biological interactions. Universidade de Coimbra, Portugal.

2009: Stream ecology. Universidade de Coimbra, Portugal.

2009: Genetic transformation and improvement. Universidade de Coimbra, Portugal.

2009: Multivariate Statistical Tools in Ecology and Ecotoxicology. Universidade de Coimbra, Portugal.

2008: Plant pathology. Universidade de Coimbra, Portugal.

2008: Biodiversity and conservation of habitat. Universidade de Coimbra, Portugal.

2008: Cellular regulation. Universidade de Coimbra, Portugal.

 

Teaching activities

2012/2013; 2013/2014: Colaboration on practical classes of "Biologia de Campo" to Biology degree coordinated by Profs. Dr. Manuel Graça and Cristina Canhoto, Dept. of Life Sciences, University of Coimbra (Portugal).

2011/2012; 2012/2013; 2013/2014; 2014/2015: Colaboration on practical classes of the advanced course "Disturbed streams" coordinated by Prof. Dr. Cristina Canhoto, Dept. of Life Sciences, University of Coimbra (Portugal).

2010/2011, 2011/2012; 2012/2013; 2013/2014; 2014/2015: Colaboration on practical classes of "Ecologia das Populações e Comunidades" to Biology degree and "Ecologia Geral" to Environmental Engineering degree coordinated by Profs. Dr. Manuel Graça and Cristina Canhoto, Dept. of Life Sciences, University of Coimbra (Portugal).

 

Organization of events

2015. Member of the organization Commitee of the "3º Congresso Ibérico de Ecologia". 16-19 June, 2015. Coimbra (Portugal).

2013. Member of the organization Commitee of the 8th International Symposium on In Vitro Culture and Horticultural Breeding. 2-7 July, 2013. Coimbra (Portugal).

 

Workshops

Effects of salinisation in freshwater and terrestrial ecosystems, 2014. Department of Biology of the University of Aveiro, Aveiro.

  1. Gonçalves A.L., Lírio A.V., Graça M.A.S., Canhoto C. (2016) Fungal species diversity affects leaf decomposition after drought. International Review Of Hydrobiology. 100, 1-9. (see details)
  2. Ferreira, V; Lirio, AV; Rosa, J; Canhoto, C (2013) Annual organic matter dynamics in a small temperate mountain stream. Annales De Limnologie-international Journal Of Limnology. 49, 1, 13-19. (see details) ISI paper
  3. Goncalves, AL; Lirio, AV; Pratas, J; Canhoto, C (2011) Uranium contaminated water does not affect microbial activity but decreases feeding by the shredder Sericostoma vittatum. Fundamental And Applied Limnology. 179, 1, 17-25. (see details) ISI paper