Members

  • Manfred Kaufmann, Dr. rer. nat. (PhD), Associate Professor
    • Head of the research group MPhytoLab
  • Teresa Silva, MSc, PhD student
    • ARDITI PhD studentship (1.12.2019 – 02.2024)
    • ARDITI/OOM research fellowship (1.9.2016-30.11.2019)
  • Eva Iñiguez, MSc, PhD student
    • FCT/MIT PhD studentship (Mar. 2022 – )
    • ERASMUS + traineeship (Jan.-Apr. 2021)
  • Élia Rodrigues, MSc student
    • preparation of dissertation on microphytoplankton distribution around the Azores
  • Meda Kazakevičiūtė, BSc
    • ERASMUS+ traineeship (2.1.- May 2024)

Former Members

  • Tobias Müller, MSc
    • ERASMUS+ traineeship (29.8.-03.12.2023)
  • Joana Vasconcelos, PhD, Invited Assistant Professor
    • under mobility regime from Regional Secretariat for Education at UMa (9.2020-12.2022)
  • Adriana Gouveia, Lic., MSc student
    • research internship, Regional Youth Directorate (1.9.-30.11.2022)
    • project iFADO research internship (1.2.-30.9.2020)
  • Matilda Cabassa, BSc, MSc student
    • research scholarship University Bologna (1.7.-1.10.2022)
  • Sophia Hirschmann, MSc
    • ERASMUS + traineeship (13.6.-13.9.2022)
  • Juan Silva, undergrad.
    • summer internship, Regional Youth Directorate (August 2022)
  • Selma Jardim, undergrad.
    • internship (August 2022)
  • Áurea Narciso, PhD
    • ARDITI research fellowship Post-Doc (1.12.2015-31.1.2022)
  • Inma Herrera, PhD
    • ARDITI Post-Doc research fellowship, project MISTIC SEAS III (1.2.2020-31.3.2021)
  • Sara Cerqueira, Lic.
    • project iFADO research internship (1.2.-30.9.2020)
  • Ana Góis, Lic.
    • summer internship (1 month), Regional Youth Directorate
  • Ana Cabrera, undergrad.
    • ERASMUS + traineeship (2 months)
  • Anna Viedma, MSc
  • Ana Sousa, Lic.
    • IEM professional internship (9 months)
    • project MIMAR research internship (12 months)
  • Marianne Böhm-Beck, BSc
    • ERASMUS traineeship (6 months)
    • IEM professional internship (9 months)
  • José Tosta, Lic.
    • IEM professional internship (9 months)
  • Manuela Maranhão, Lic.
    • IEM professional internship (9 months)
    • project GESMAR research internship (18 months)
  • Fátima Santos, Lic.

Visiting Scientists

  • Dr. Barbara Springer
    • regular visiting biological oceanographer
  • Carlos Rafael Mendes, PhD
    • INCT-MAR COI, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande, Brazil
  • PD Dr. Mona Hoppenrath
    • Head of Division Marine Botany, German Centre for Marine Biodiversity Research (DZMB), Senckenberg am Meer, Wilhelmshaven, Germany
  • Olivier De Clerck, PhD
    • Head of the research group Phycology lab, Ghent University, Belgium
  • Eric Coppejans, PhD
    • (emeritus) Phycology lab, Ghent University, Belgium