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João António Silva Amorim

João Amorim has a degree in Biology from the Faculty of Sciences of Porto University (2012) and a master’s degree in Environmental Contamination and Toxicology from the Abel Salazar Biomedical Sciences Institute of Porto University (2014). Since 2010, his work has been primarily focused on developing new biological early warning systems (BEWS) has tools for fast and reliable detection of aquatic contamination. He is currently working with METOX group in the scope of his PhD, employing behavioral analysis and Raman spectroscopy to search for biomarkers of exposure in the model organism Lymnaea stagnalis.