Contacts Centre for Environmental Biology

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PhD Student


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Animal Diversity & Conservation


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Mónica Rodrigues

Main Research Interests

My main research interests are: Adaptation to climate change in carnivores; Phylogeography; Conservation genetics.

 

Academic Qualifications

2005 - Master Degree in Biotechnology – Bioprocess Engineering (University of Minho)

 

Recent Publications

Costa M., Fernandes C., Rodrigues M., Santos-Reis M. & Bruford M.W. 2012. A panel of microsatellite markers for genetic studies of European polecats (Mustela putorius) and ferrets (Mustela furo). European Journal of Wildlife Research 58:629-633.

Rodrigues M., Santos Reis M., Elmeros M. & Fernandes C. 2012. First set of microsatellite markers for genetic studies in the weasel (Mustela nivalis). European Journal of Wildlife Research 58:507-510.

Basto M.P., Rodrigues M., Santos-Reis M., Bruford M.W. & Fernandes C.A. 2010. Isolation and characterization of 13 tetranucleotide microsatellite loci in the stone marten (Martes foina). Conservation Genetics Resources 2:317-319.

Fernandes C.A., Rodrigues M., Hajji G., Vercammen P., Bruford M. W. & Santos-Reis M. 2009. Isolation and characterisation of 11 tetranucleotide microsatellite loci in the common genet (Genetta genetta). Conservation Genetics 10:1931–1934.

Rodrigues M., Fernandes C.A., Palomares F., Amorim I.R., Bruford M.W. & Santos-Reis M. 2009. Isolation and characterization of 11 tetranucleotide microsatellite loci in the Egyptian mongoose (Herpestes ichneumon). Molecular Ecology Resources 9:1205-1208.

Sá-Pereira P., Rodrigues M., Domingues L., Simões F., Videira e Castro I. 2009. Bacterial activity in heavy metals polluted soils: Metal efflux systems in native rhizobial strains. Geomicrobiology Journal 26:281-288.

Sá-Pereira P., Rodrigues M., Videira e Castro I., Simões F. 2007. Identification of an arsenic resistance mechanism in rhizobial strains. World Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology 23:1351–1356.