Susana Micaela Machado Ferreira do Vale

I graduated in the year 2000 from the Faculty of Sciences, University of Porto, with a degree in Biology. I joined the group in 2002 when I started doing phytoplankton identification and enumeration. In 2005, I completed a MSc in Hydrobiology where I studied freshwater planktonic communities. Since then I’ve continued monitoring environmental samples for the presence of potentially toxic phytoplankton, determination of biovolumes and quantification of toxicity.