Contacts Centre for Environmental Biology


PhD Student

CBA research group(s):

Computational Biology And Population Genomics

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Francisco Pina Martins

Main Research Interests

My main research interests are bioinformatics and evolutionary biology.


Academic Qualifications

- 2007 M.Sc. in Evolutionary and Development Biology (Faculty of Sciences, University of Lisbon).

- 2005 Graduation in Environmental Biology (Marine) (Faculty of Sciences, University of Lisbon).

Recent Publications

Romeiras M.M., Paulo O.S., Duarte M.C., Pina-Martins F., Cotrim M.H., Carine M.A. & Pais M.S. 2011. Origin and diversification of the genus Echium (Boraginaceae) in the Cape Verde archipelago. Taxon 60: 1375-1385.

Seabra S.G., Pina-Martins F., Marabuto E., Yurtsever S., Halkka O., Quartau J.A. & Paulo O.S. 2010. Molecular phylogeny and DNA barcoding in the meadow-spittlebug Philaenus spumarius (Hemiptera, Cercopidae) and its related species. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 56:462-467.

Pereira C.M., Rosado J., Seabra S.G., Pina-Martins F., Paulo O.S. & Fonseca P.J. 2010. Conus pennaceus:a phylogenetic analysis of the Mozambican molluscan complex. African Journal of Marine Science 32:591-599.

Pina-Martins F. & Paulo O.S. 2008. Concatenator: Sequence Data Matrices Handling Made Easy. Molecular Ecology Resources 8(6):1254-1255.

Fonseca P.J., Serrao E.A., Pina-Martins F., Silva P., Mira S., Quartau J.A., Paulo O.S. & Cancela L. 2008. The evolution of cicada songs contrasted with the relationships inferred from mitochondrial DNA (Insecta, Hemiptera). Bioacoustics 18(1):17-34.