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Maria João Tomé da Costa Sousa da Rocha

Maria João Rocha holds a primary degree in Pharmacy and a PhD in Biomedical Sciences, obtained at the Institute of Biomedical Sciences Abel Salazar (ICBAS), University of Porto. At ICBAS, where she is Assistant Professor, she teaches Environmental and Aquatic Toxicology, and Physiology and Endocrinology of Aquatic Animals. She is an integrated researcher of CIIMAR, working in the Histomorphology, Pathophysiology and Applied Toxicology (PATH) group. At PATH, she has been responsible for the development of chromatographic techniques for the evaluation of pollutants, such as natural and synthetic hormones, pesticides, PAHs and PCBs, in surface waters, sediments and aquatic animals.