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Maria João Vieira Botelho Henriques

M. João Botelho received her MSc degree in Chemical Engineering, University of Lisbon in 2009 and a PhD in Environment, New University of Lisbon in 2014. She is a researcher of the Portuguese Institute of Sea and Atmosphere (IPMA) and head of the National Reference Laboratory of Marine Toxins at IPMA. Her expertise is on accumulation and biotransformation mechanisms of marine toxins in bivalves and her research is focused in fate and pathways of marine toxins and biosensors development to toxin detection.