Dr. Maria Alexandra Teodosio

Dr. Maria Alexandra Teodosio |Clyto Access

University of Algarve, Portugal

Organizing Committee Member

Expertise: Marine biology, Freshwater ecology, Plankton

Biography: Maria Alexandra Teodosio is an Associate Professor at the University of Algarve, Portugal, where she is Coordinator of the Research Group ECOREACH “Ecology and Restoration of Riverine, Estuarine and Coastal habitats” in the Marine Sciences Centre (CCMAR). She is the co-coordinator of the master programme in Marine Biology and in Biodiversity and Conservation. She is Associate Editor of the Estuarine Coastal Shelf Science Journal. She has supervised six PhD students, 20 masters’ students, and over 30 undergraduates. Her major research interests include the nutritional condition of fish larvae in coastal ecosystems, and the effects of global changes, namely jellyfish species invasions and acidification in planktonic communities. She is member of the Expert panel BIO3: Biodiversity and Ecology of the Research Foundation-Flanders (FWO), and she is also a panel member of Marine Sciences to the Portuguese Research Foundation (FCT). She has been involved in 22 European and national funded research projects. She has published 70 peer-reviewed research articles, and has contributed to six book chapters.

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