Universidade do Algarve

                           Escola Superior de Tecnologia

                                Área Departamental de Engenharia Alimentar

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 “o que sabemos é uma gota de água, o que ignoramos é um oceano (Isaac Newton)

 

 

 Teresa M. G. Cavaco

 

 Place and date of birth:

 Tavira, 31th January 1976

 

 Nationality:

 Portuguese

 Address:  

 

 ADEA, EST, University of Algarve

 Campus Penha

 8005-139 Faro

 

 Contacts

 

 Phone: +351289800100 - Ext. 6538

 Fax: +351289823539

 E-mail: tcavaco@ualg.pt

 

 

 

 

 
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 ACADEMIC DEGREES:                                                    

   2008- ... - PhD student in Biochemistry, University of Algarve, Faro, Portugal and University of Technology, Trondheim, Norway.

                   2007 - MSc in Sustainable Agriculture, University of Algarve, Faro Portugal

                   2000 - Graduation in Food Engineering, University of Algarve, Algarve, Portugal

 

 PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES:

 - Appointed Job (Encarregado de Trabalhos), ADEA, EST, University of Algarve, Campus Penha.

 - Ph.D. student, IBB/CBME, University of Algarve, Faro, Portugal ( Dra. Isabel Sariava de Carvalho)  and Department of Biotechnology, Faculty of Natural Sciences and Technology, Norwegian University of Science and Technology Trondheim, Norway ( Dra. Turid Rustad) .

 

 

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Area of Scientific ACTIVITY:

 · Biochemistry of plants, of fruits and natural compounds, with medicinal properties (functional foods).

· Antioxidants, lipids, and omega-3. Secondary metabolites, biological role in foods and possible biotechnological applications in medicine and food sciences.

· Comprehension at molecular basis of anthocyanins biosynthesis. Identification and expression of the genes and enzymes that participate in biosynthesis process.

· Comprehension at molecular basis of omega-3 biosynthesis. Identification and expression of the genes and enzymes that participate in biosynthesis process.

 

 

Domain of Specialization

. Biochemistry and Chemistry of Food Products in human health.

 

 

 

Degree (1995 -2000)

 

 "Controlo de Qualidade de Favas Ultra- Congeladas" na Direcção de Fiscalização e Controlo de Qualidade da Direcção Regional de Agricultura do Algarve- Patacão.

 

 

Master Work (2005-2007)

 

 

PhD Work (2008- ...)

 

 “Fatty acid composition of Ulva lactuca: identification of macroalgae enzymes involved in conversion of EPA into DHA” (SFRH/BD/35735/2007)