André Andrade studied Marine Biology at the University of Algarve where he also got a MSc degree in Marine Biology with specialization in aquaculture. Is final MSc thesis, being part of a project related with fish oocites maturation, gave him expertise mainly on molecular biology laboratory work. In the past 6 years he worked as a research assistant in several projects where he was responsible mainly for the molecular biology work but also the histology and the live imaging microscopy work. Currently he is working as a research assistant in the SUSHIfish COFASP collaborative project in the laboratory of Professor Adelino Canário that is part of the Comparative Endocrinology and Integrative Biology research group (CEIB) from the Center of Marine Sciences (CCMAR), University of Algarve (UALG). This is now his second fellowship within the CEIB group for the last 5 years and in both, the research has focused on the reproductive biology of key aquaculture fish species as the European sea bass, sea bream and tilapia. Within the CEIB group he has been involved in the assistance of laboratory work of different undergraduate, masters and Phd students. During his years as MSc student and research assistance he has published several articles, including one as a first author, and participated in several scientific posters in a series of international symposiums.
Patrícia I.S.Pinto, M.Dulce Estêvão, André Andrade, Soraia Santos, Deborah M.Power (2016). Tissue responsiveness to estradiol and genistein in the sea bass liver and scale, Journal of Steroid Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jsbmb.2015.12.023
Deloffre LA, Andrade A, Filipe AI, Canario AV (2012). Reference genes to quantify gene expression during oogenesis in a teleost fish. Gene, Volume 506, Issue 1, 10 September 2012, Pages 69–75. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gene.2012.06.047
Pinto et, al. In vitro screening for estrogenic endocrine disrupting compounds using Mozambique tilapia and sea bass scales. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology, Part C (2017). http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cbpc.2017.06.002
Pinto et al. Responsiveness of pituitary to galanin throughout the reproductive cycle of male European sea bass (Dicentrarchus labrax) (2017). General and Comparative Endocrinology Volume 250, Pages 152-161 (2017). http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ygcen.2017.06.009
Afonso et al. Identification of asymptomatic plants infected with Citrus tristeza virus from a time series of leaf spectral characteristics (2017). Computers and Electronics in Agriculture 141, 340–350 (2017). http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.compag.2017.08.001
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