Joana Raimundo Pimenta

Joana Raimundo is currently a Pos-Doc researcher at the Portuguese Institute of Sea and Atmosphere (IPMA) - Division of Environmental Oceanography. She graduated in Marine Biology (2000), holds a MSc in Marine Sciences (2003) and a PhD in Biochemistry (2010). During this period her work was mainly related with bioaccumulation processes and its relation with the aquatic environment. She was one of the researchers responsible at IPMA for the environmental evaluation under the Water Framework Directive (WFD) and the Marine Strategy Framework Directive. Her work is mainly focused in the relations between exposure, fate and effects of contaminants in marine organisms, searching for responses and effects through biochemical or cellular modifications.