Sara Alexandra Teixeira da Costa

PhD Student

Sara T. Costa graduated in Biology, University of Lisbon in 2011 and received her MSc degree in Marine Biology, University of Algarve in 2013. She is currently doing her PhD at ICBAS, University of Porto about the role of microplastics in the pathway, availability and toxicity of marine toxins in coastal environments. She is a laboratory technician of the National Reference Laboratory of Marine Toxins of the Portuguese Institute for the Sea and the Atmosphere (IPMA). Her expertise is on bioaccumulation and biotransformation of marine toxins in organisms, toxic marine algae and plastics sorption.