• Curriculum vitae


    • Since 2017:
      PhD studies in the Animal Evolutionary Ecology Group, Institute for Evolution and Biodiversity, University of Münster, Germany
    • 2013 - 2016:
      MSc in Evolutionary and Developmental Biology, Faculty of Sciences, University of Lisbon, Portugal
      Thesis: How does developmental plasticity differ between diverse types of nutritional regimes?
    • 2009 - 2012:
      Degree in Biology, Faculty of Agronomic Sciences, University of Lisbon, Portugal


    • 2016:
      Eco Evo Devo Postgraduate Summer School, Oxford Brookes University, Oxford, England
    • 2015:
      Introductory Biostatistics for Biologists, GTPB Course, Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciência, Oeiras, Portugal
    • 2015:
      Eco-Evo-Devo Module, integrated in IBB - IGC PhD Programme, Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciência, Oeiras, Portugal
    • 2014:
      5th International Curie/UPMC Developmental Biology Course, Pierre & Marie Curie University, Paris, France
    • 2014:
      Amira3D Software for life Sciences Course, Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciência, Oeiras, Portugal
    • 2012:
      Course for Vertebrate Animal Handling - Portuguese Society of Science in Vertebrate, Laboratory Animals (SPCAL), Nova University of Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal
  • Research interests

    • Evolution of immune systems
    • Host-parasite interaction
    • Life history evolution
    • Phenotypic plasticity

  • Publications

    • Zanchi C*, Lindeza AS*, Kurtz J (2020) Comparative Mortality and Adaptation of a Smurf Assay in Two Species of Tenebrionid Beetles Exposed to Bacillus thuringiensis. Insects 11:261. doi: 10.3390/insects11040261 *indicate equally contributing authors
    • Neto Z, Machado M, Lindeza A, do Rosario V, Gazarini ML & Lopes D (2013) Treatment of Plasmodium chabaudi parasites with curcumin in combination with antimalarial drugs: Drug interactions and implications on the Ubiquitin/Proteasome system. Journal of Parasitology Research 2013: 429736. 10.1155/2013/429736 [doi]