Care was taken to form groups balanced in terms of the students' educational background. This encouraged students to help one another.

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Susana Do Carmo Pinto Barbosa

Resumé

Born in Penafiel on the 1st of November of 1979.
1997/2001 - Degree in Marine Biology and Fisheries (University of Algarve).
2002/2004 - Technician scholarship of the Portuguese Institute of Fisheries and Sea Research (IPIMAR, Lisbon, Portugal).
2004/2007 - Research scholarship of the Portuguese Institute of Fisheries and Sea Research (IPIMAR, Lisbon, Portugal).
2006 - Postgraduate course in Applied Mathematics for Biological Sciences by Superior Institute of Agronomy, Lisbon (2006).
From 2007 - Student of the PhD Program in Computational Biology at IGC.
From 2008 - PhD candidate at the Molecular and Biochemical Parasitology Group, University of Liverpool, under the supervision of Ian Hastings

PhD Project

Supervisor: Ian Hastings

Cosupervisor: Hilary Ranson

Laboratory: Molecular and Biochemical Parasitology Group

University: University of Liverpool

Thesis

Mathematical models for exploring insecticide resistance in vector mosquitoes. University of Liverpool, UK (2012) pp.111.

Publications

Barbosa S, Black CA, and Hastings A. Challenges in Estimating Insecticide Selection Pressures from Mosquito Field Data. PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases (2011) 5, e1387.

Amy Lynd,David Weetman,Susana Barbosa,Alexander Egyir Yawson,Sara Mitchell,Joao Pinto,Ian Hastings, and Martin J. Donnelly. Field, Genetic, and Modeling Approaches Show Strong Positive Selection Acting upon an Insecticide Resistance Mutation in Anopheles gambiae s.s.. Molecular Biology and Evolution (2010) 27(5), 1117-1125.