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Clara Mendes Ferreira

Clara Mendes Ferreira

Research Technician

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Position
Research Technician
Member type
Technical Staff
Degree
Graduate
Address
CIBIO-InBIO, Universidade do Porto, Campus de Vairão, R. Padre Armando Quintas. 4485-661 Vairão, Portugal
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With a main interest in Ecology and Conservation, I started working as an undergraduate in road ecology, focusing on effect of roads in the abundance and mortality of both carnivores and small mammals.

On my MSc thesis I worked with the endangered Cabrera vole (Microtus cabrerae), under the project PERSIST. The aim of the thesis was to assess the mating system and dispersal in a metapopulation in southwestern Portugal through the use of noninvasive genetic sampling.

 

Currently, I'm working on the same topic and species, with the project NETPERSIST, which aims to assess the fine-scale genetic structure on a larger metapopulation of the Cabrera vole.

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