Mário Emanuel Campos de Sousa Diniz
Assistant Professor
Integrated Member
Research Group
BIOSCOPE GROUP, UCIBIO, Chemistry Department, Faculty of Science and Technology (FCT), Caparica Campus, University NOVA of Lisbon (UNL), Quinta da Torre 2829-516. Caparica. PORTUGAL
212 948 386
- ext 10970
212 948 550
Research Interests
Environment and ecotoxicology. Environmental Biochemistry. Emergent contaminants. Nanotoxicology. Environmental Proteomics. Research of new biomarkers in organisms exposed to pollutants. Climate change and effects at the molecular level.
Main publications
Selected 10 publications from a total of 50:

10. Mário S. Diniz, António P. Alves de Matos, Joana Lourenço, Luísa Castro, Isabel Peres, Elsa Mendonça, Ana Picado (2013). Liver alterations in two freshwater fish species (Carassius auratus and Danio rerio) following exposure to different TiO2 nanoparticles concentrations. Microscopy & Microanalysis, 1131-1140. (doi:10.1017/S1431927613013238).

9. D Madeira, L Narciso, H N Cabral, C Vinagre, M S Diniz (2013). Influence of temperature in thermal and oxidative stress responses in estuarine fish. Comparative biochemistry and physiology. Part A, Molecular & integrative physiology, 166 (2):237-243. DOI:10.1016/j.cbpa.2013.06.008

8. João Conde, Miguel Larguinho , Ana Cordeiro , Luis R Raposo , Pedro M Costa , Susana Santos, Mário Diniz , Alexandra R Fernandes , Pedro Viana Baptista (2013). Gold-Nanobeacons for gene therapy: evaluation of genotoxicity, cell toxicity and proteome profiling analysis. Nanotoxicology (doi: 10.3109/17435390.2013.802821).

7. Catarina Vinagre, Diana Madeira, Luís Narciso, Henrique N. Cabral, Mário S. Diniz. (2012). Impact of climate change on coastal versus estuarine nursery areas: cellular and whole-animal indicators in juvenile seabass, Dicentrarchus labrax. Marine Ecology Progress Series 464: 237-243, doi: 10.3354/meps09885

6. Rosa, R. Pimentel, M.S., Boavida-Portugal, J., Teixeira, T, Trübenbach, K., Diniz, M.S. (2012). Ocean warming enhances malformations, premature hatching, metabolic suppression and oxidative stress in the early stages of a keystone squid. PLoS ONE 7(6): 1-11 e38282. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0038282

5. Elsa Mendonça, Mário Diniz, Luís Silva, Isabel Peres, Luísa Castro, José Brito Correia, Ana Picado (2011). Effects of diamond nanoparticle exposure on the internal structure and reproduction of Daphnia magna. Journal of Hazardous Materials 186 (1), 265-271 (doi: 10.1016/j.jhazmat.2010.10.115).

4.Mário S. Diniz, Hugo M Santos., Pedro M. Costa, Isabel Peres, Maria H. Costa, José L. Capelo (2007). Metallothionein responses in the Asiatic clam (Corbicula fluminea) after exposure to trivalent arsenic. Biomarkers, Vol. 12 (6), 589-598.

3. Diniz, M.S., Peres, I., Castro, L., Freitas, A.C., Rocha-Santos, T.A.P., Pereira, R., Duarte, A.C. (2009). Effects of EFC-Kraft Pulp Mill Effluent Treated with Fungi (Rhyzopus oryzae) on Reproductive Steroids and Liver CYP1A of exposed Goldfish (Carassius auratus). Ecotoxicology, 18: 1011-1017.

2. Diniz, M.S, Peres, I and J.C. Pihan (2005). Estrogenic effects in crucian carp (Carassius carassius) exposed to treated sewage effluent. Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety 62, 427-435. doi:10.1016/j.ecoenv.2004.11.004

1.Diniz, M.S, Peres, I and J.C. Pihan (2005). Comparative estrogenic responses of mirror carp (Cyprinus carpio) exposed to a treated municipal sewage effluent (Lisbon) in two seasonal periods. The Science of Total Environment 349, 129-139. doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2005.01.014