Claudia de Fátima Escórcio Pereira

  • Molecular Biology
  • COVID-19 diagnostic analysis
  • Occupational Health and Safety
  • Training
Degree in Biology, Marine and Fisheries (University of Algarve) and Master`s degree in Marine Sciences-Marine Resources (University of Porto – ICBAS). Additionally, it has the Higher Technician Course in Occupational Safety and Hygiene and the OHSAS 18001:2007 Internal Safety Auditors Qualification Course.
Worked as a Research Technician at CIIMAR (Interdisciplinary Center for Marine and Environmental Research), in Porto; as a Senior Technician at CESPU (Cooperative Higher Education, Polytechnic and University) in Vila Nova de Famalicão and as a Quality Control Technician at Continental Mabor in Vila Nova de Famalicão.
From 2014 to the present, works as a Research Technician at the EM/ICVS (School of Medicine/Institute of Life and Health Sciences) at the University of Minho, in Braga, where is part of a Core Facility that provides technical and scientific services for the Institution, both in the area of Molecular Biology and in the area of Safety and Health at Work, where it carries out Internal Audits and provides Training in the area of Safety and First Aid. In addition, she participated in the management and diagnostic analysis of COVID-19 and has already provided technical and operational support to training activities within the scope of Biomedical Simulation in the LAC (Clinical Aptitude Laboratories) of EM.

Scientific Highlights

Paper – Alice Faria, Begoña Criado, Aníbal Albuquerque, Claudia Escórcio, Durval Costa. (2013). Phenotypes of myocardial blood perfusion related with the genetic variations of metalloproteinases 3 (MMP3) and 9 (MMP9). Computer Methods in Biomechanics and Biomedical Engineering: Imaging and Visualization. 1(3): 119-129.
Paper – Alice Faria, Begoña Criado, Aníbal Albuquerque, Claudia Escórcio, Durval Costa. (2013). Left ventricular function influenced by MMP3 gene 5A/6A polymorphism (rs3025058): A Gated-SPECT study. Computer Methods in Biomechanics and Biomedical Engineering: Imaging and Visualization. 1(2): 89-99.
Paper – L. Pina-Cabral, V. Carvalhais, B. Mesquita, C. Escórcio, P. Salgado, A. Santos, E. Ruivães, M.C. Monteiro, I. Arrieta, E. O`Conner, A Almeida-Dias, B. Criado. (2013). Allelic and genotypic frequencies of platelet glycoprotein polymorphisms in Portuguese population. Portuguese Journal of Cardiology. 32(2): 111-115.
Paper – R.O.A. Ozório, C. Escórcio, R.J.B. Bessa, B. Ramos, J.F.M. Gonçalves. (2012). Comparative effects of dietary L-carnitine supplementation on diploid and triploid rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss). Aquaculture Nutrition. 18: 189-201.
Paper – R.O.A. Ozório, C. Escórcio, J.C. Oliveira, J.F.M. Gonçalves. (2011). Comparative effects of dietary L-carnitine supplementation and ploidy on carnitine deposition and selected plasma metabolites in rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss). TheScientificWorldJOURNAL.
Paper – Valente, L.M.P., Linares, F., Villanueva, J.L.R., Silva, J.M.G., Espe, M., Escórcio, C., Pires, M.A., Saavedra, M.J., Borges, P., Medale, F., Alvárez-Blázquez, B., Peleteiro, J.B. (2011). Dietary protein source or energy levels have no major impact on growth performance, nutrient utilization or flesh quality of market-sized Senegalese sole. Aquaculture. 318: 128-137.
Paper – L.M.P. Valente, J. Cornet, C. Donnay-Moreno, J.P. Gouygou, J.P.Bergé, M. Bacelar, C. Escórcio, E. Rocha, F. Malhão, M. Cardinal. (2011). Quality differences of gilthead sea bream from distinct production systems in Southern Europe: Intensive, integrated, semi-intensive or extensive systems. Food Control. 22(5): 708-717.
Paper – Paulo Vaz-Pires, Claudia Escórcio, Sílvia Soares, Ana Ramalho, Elisabete Matos, Jorge Dias.(2010). Optimizing fish slaughtering procedures for semi-intensive aquaculture. Aquaculture Europe. 35(3): 26-28.
Paper – M. Cardinal, J. Cornet, C. Donnay-Moreno, J.P. Gouygou, J.P. Bergé, E. Rocha, S. Soares, C. Escórcio, P. Borges, L.M.P. Valente. (2010). Seasonal variation of physical, chemical and sensory characteristics of sea bream (Sparus aurata) reared under intensive conditions in Southern Europe. Food Control. 22(3-4): 574-585.
Paper – R.O.A. Ozório, L.M.P. Valente, S. Correia, P. Pousão-Ferreira, A. Damasceno-Oliveira, C. Escórcio, A. Oliva-Teles. ( 2009). Protein requirement for maintenance and maximum growth of two banded seabream (Diplodus vulgaris) juveniles. Aquaculture Nutrition. 15: 85-93.