Loading

Academic Degree

Master's

Category

Doutorandos Integrados

About

Research Context

Sierra Leone

Research Interests

Ethnoprimatology | Genetics | Shared landscapes | Sierra Leone

Institutional Subunit

NOVA FCSH

Biographical Note

Holder of a master’s degree in Biodiversity, Genetics and Evolution from the University of Porto (2017). Fellow at the Primate Research Institute (Kyoto University, Japan) in 2018. Laboratory manager and research technician at the Population and Conservation Genetics Group at Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciência between 2018 and 2020. Currently a PhD candidate in Anthropolgy (2019-) affiliated to CRIA, the University of Porto and the University of Exeter. Her PhD project is entitled “Integrating genomics with local knowledge to understand responses of West African primates to past and present ecological and anthropogenic changes”.

All projects

Data updated on 23-01-2022, from platform CIÊNCIAVITAE.

2017/10/16-2017/12/22

Primaction - Protecting the Western Chimpanzee and other primates from illegal logging and hunting in Guinea-Bissau

.

Research Technician Fellow

Financiers: Born Free Foundation; Chester Zoo; Primate Conservation Inc

2017/10/16-2017/12/22

Comparative landscape evolutionary genomics of WestAfrican primates: a contribution of the anthropological biology to their conservation plan

PTDC/IVC-ANT/3058/2014

Research Technician Fellow

Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciência

Financiers: Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia

2017/10/16-2017/12/22

Comparative landscape evolutionary genomics of West-African primates: a contribution of the anthropological biology to their conservation plan

PTDC/IVC-ANT/3058/2014

Research Technician Fellow

Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciência

Financiers: Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia

2017/10/16-2017/12/22

ROAZES: GENÉTICA E TOXICOLOGIA: Implementação de um programa de caracterização genética, fisiológica e toxicológica da população de roazes

.

Research Technician Fellow

Financiers: Born Free Foundation; Chester Zoo; Primate Conservation Inc

All Publications

Data updated on 23-01-2022 , from platform CIÊNCIAVITAE .

Conference abstract

Hunting and its Recent Demographic Consequences in Papio papio in Guinea-Bissau Assessed Through Social and Molecular Data

Ferreira da Silva, M.J.; Gerini, Federica; Isa Aleixo-Pais; Maié, Tiago; Borges, Filipa; Costa, Mafalda; Colmonero-Costeira, Ivo; et al, 15-04-2020.

Conference abstract

The Sharing of Natural Resources Between Mende People and Non-human Primates in the Tropical Forest of Gola (Sierra Leone)

Isa Aleixo-Pais; Borges, Filipa; Barca, Benjamin; Frazão-Moreira, Amélia; Turay, Brima Sheku; Swaray, M.; Bruford, Michael W.; Minhós, Tânia, 15-04-2020.

Conference abstract

Non-invasive Genetics Provide Insights into the Conservation Status of Two Colobine Monkeys in Gola Rainforest National Park, Sierra Leone

Borges, Filipa; Isa Aleixo-Pais; Ferreira da Silva, M.J.; Barca, Benjamin; Turay, Brima Sheku; Chikhi, Lounès; Minhós, Tânia, 15-04-2020.

Journal article

Chasing a ghost: notes on the present distribution and conservation of the sooty mangabey (Cercocebus atys) in Guinea-Bissau, West Africa

Ferreira da Silva, M.J.; Paddock, Christina; Gerini, Federica; Borges, Filipa; Isa Aleixo-Pais; Costa, Mafalda; Colmonero-Costeira, Ivo; et al, Primates. 2020. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10329-020-00817-2 . 10.1007/s10329-020-00817-2 . Published

Audiovisual Productions