Friday, 24 August 2012

BioMarine Participants: Ricardo Calado

Ricardo Calado, Centre for Environmental and Marine Studies (CESAM) – University of Aveiro – Portugal

Ricardo Calado was born in 1976 in Cascais, Portugal and since 2005 holds a PhD on Animal Biology (specialisation in Animal biotechnology) by the University of Lisbon. Currently he is a Researcher at the Department of Biology & Centre for Environmental and Marine Studies (CESAM) of the University of Aveiro; He is the co-lecturer of Sustainable Aquaculture: Environmental, Social and Economical Perspectives, in the PhD program “PhD of the Sea” (Doutoramento do Mar) of the University of Vigo/Porto/Aveiro and the Lecturer of Life Support Systems and Captive Stocking of Marine Organisms in the MSc of Applied Biology of the University of Aveiro; He is the principal Investigator or team member of several national and international research projects on aquaculture and marine biotechnology. He has authored 3 books and 60 papers in ISI journals. His current research interests are the aquaculture of crustaceans, the aquaculture of marine ornamental species (namely shrimp and corals), the traceability of aquaculture products using molecular tools and the sustainable production of marine invertebrates biomass for feed production and biotechnological applications, namely the screening/production of marine bioactive compounds (including those synthesised by obligate microbial symbionts).

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