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Miguel Santos – General Assembly secretary

Miguel Santos
Assistant Researcher
Universidade do Porto

Miguel Santos was born in Vila Nova de Gaia in 1972. He got his degree in Biology by the University of Porto in 1994. In 2002 he got his PhD in Biology by the University of Porto, with a joint supervision by the Faculty of Sciences and the Netherlands Institute for Sea Research (NIOZ). During his PhD he focused on the Ecotoxicological effects of organotin pollutants in mollusk populations. Between 2002/2003 did a Post-Doc, at the Department of Environmental Chemistry CID-CSIC Barcelona and in the University of Porto- Faculty of Sciences/CIIMAR. He joined the Associated Laboratory CIMAR (Centre of Marine and Environmental Research) as an Assistant Researcher in 2003, at the Laboratory of Environmental Toxicology (Interdisciplinary Centre for Marine and Environmental Research – CIIMAR). Since then, the main field of research has been the study of endocrine disruption in aquatic organisms. Since he joined CIIMAR he has published over 40 articles in international peer-reviewed journals. He has been involved in four European projects, and at the moment is principal investigator of a FCT and two transnational project. He is the main supervisor of three PhD students, four Post-doc, and several project fellows. Since January 2013 he is a member of the board of directors of CIMAR/CIIMAR.

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