Ana Carolina Cassoni

Centre for Biotechnology and Fine Chemistry (CBQF)

Ana Carolina Cassoni

My academic education includes a bachelor’s degree in biology followed by a master’s degree in Ecology, Environment and Territory, both in Faculty of Sciences of University of Porto. During my academic course I had the opportunity to do an extracurricular internship in environmental education at CIIMAR and a curricular internship in CIBIO concerning conservation, genetics and phylogeography. Finally, I developed my master thesis in phytoremediation. In 2017 I integrated the CBQF team as a research fellow in the project “R4Textiles- Development of sustainable textiles based on the valorization of textile and agrofood waste”, followed by the project “EcoTex- Development of more sustainable solutions for textile staining” in 2018. In 2020 I started my PhD at CBQF developing a project entitled “Lignin extract as potential biopesticide for the control of nematode parasites – an integrative approach.



JM Jesus, AC Cassoni, AS Danko, A Fiúza, MT Borges (2017). Role of three different plants on simultaneous salt and nutrient reduction from saline synthetic wastewater in lab-scale constructed wetlands. Science of the Total Environment 579, 447-455

AC Cassoni, R Freixo, AIE Pintado, M Amorim, CD Pereira, AR Madureira, M Pintado (2018). Novel eco-friendly method to extract keratin from hair. ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering 6 (9), 12268-12274


PhD student

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