I received a Ph.D. in Microbiology / Mycology from the University of Lisbon in 2012 and I currently working in the Plant-Soil Ecology group of CE3C.
My research focuses on filamentous fungi, classical taxonomy, diversity and ecology, mainly on marine ecosystems. I also collaborate with Adaptation Biology & Ecological Processes group of CESAM.
My current research is driven by three overarching objectives: i) assess the diversity of marine fungi associated with different substrates collected in marine habitats; ii) identification of filamentous fungi using classical and molecular tools; iii) exploit the possible biotechnological applications of fungi, specially of marine fungi.
Azevedo E., Caeiro MF & Barata M. (2018) Morphological and phylogenetic analyses of Nia vibrissa, a marine Basidiomycota collected in Portuguese waters.
Azevedo, E., Barata, M., Marques, M.I. & Caeiro, M.F. (2017) Lulworthia atlantica: a new species supported by molecular phylogeny and morphological analysis.Mycologia, 109(2), 287-295. DOI:10.1080/00275514.2017.1302255 (IF2017 2,762; Q2 Mycology)
Azevedo E., Barata M. & Caeiro M.F. (2016) Morphological and molecular characterization of Portuguese isolates of Nia vibrissa. In: XIX simpósio Iberico de Biologia Marina. 7 de Setembro. Porto.