Catarina Raquel Basto Correia Silva

Catarina Basto-Silva was graduated in Aquatic Sciences, and completed her master’s degree in Marine Sciences - Marine Resources, from the University of Porto, with the financial support of the Young research programme (PP-IJUP2012-SOJA DE PORTUGAL-08). Currently, she is a Ph.D. student from the Porto and Barcelona Universities, financially supported by the FCT (SFRH/BD/130171/2017). She worked in an international context, to acquire new skills, in the Department of Cell Biology, Physiology and Immunology, Faculty of Biology, University of Barcelona. Her specialties are fish nutrition and appetite regulation, in vitro cell culture (hepatocytes, leukocytes, and adipocytes), life cycle assessment approach and economic analysis.