Joana Raimundo Pimenta


Joana Raimundo is an Assistant Researcher at IPMA, and associated with CIIMAR. She holds a degree in Marine Biology, with a PhD in Biochemistry. Her work focuses on the accumulation, elimination and effects on marine organisms, through biochemical and cellular modifications, exposed to contaminants (classic and emergent) and microplastics, in coastal areas and in the deep sea. She participated in 33 national and international projects, and led 4 of them and several tasks. She authored/co-authored 80 articles, 4 book chapters, and is a member of WGBEC (ICES), ICGML and MIME (OSPAR), MSFD Expert Network on Marine Contaminants and TGML (JRC).