Ângela Fernandes graduated in Clinical Analysis and Public Health, School of Health of Institute Jean Piaget, Macedo de Cavaleiros, in 2007. Master in Food Quality and Safety, Polytechnic Institute of Bragança - School of Agriculture, in 2010 and PhD in Pharmaceutical Sciences – Nutrition and Food Chemistry, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Porto in 2012.

Supervisors: Maria Beatriz Oliveira (LAQV/REQUIMTE, FFUP), Lillian Barros (CIMO, IPB), Filomena Barreiro

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Chemistry of Natural Products: Extraction and identification of chemical compounds in natural matrices
Technology of Natural Products: Emerging technologies for conservation of food matrices (gamma and electron bean irradiation)

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

A. Fernandes, J.C.M. Barreira, A.L. Antonio, M.B.P.P. Oliveira, A. Martins, I.C.F.R. Ferreira. Extended use of gamma irradiation in wild mushrooms conservation: validation of 2 kGy dose to preserve their chemical characteristics. LWT - Food Science and Technology, 67, 99-105, 2016 A. Fernandes, J.C.M. Barreira, A.L. Antonio, A. Rafalski, P. Morales, V. Férnandez-Ruiz, M.B.P.P. Oliveira, A. Martins, I.C.F.R. Ferreira. Gamma and electron-beam irradiation as viable technologies for wild mushrooms conservation: effects on macro- and micro-elements. European Food Research and Technology, 242, 1169-1175, 2016 A. Fernandes, J.C.M. Barreira, A.L. Antonio, A. Rafalski, B.P.P. Oliveira, A. Martins, I.C.F.R. Ferreira. How does electron beam irradiation dose affect the chemical and antioxidant profiles of wild dried Amanita mushrooms?. Food Chemistry, 182, 309-315, 2015 A. Fernandes, J.C.M. Barreira, A.L. Antonio, P. Morales, V. Férnandez-Ruiz, A. Martins, M.B.P.P. Oliveira, I.C.F.R. Ferreira. Exquisite wild mushrooms as a source of dietary fiber: analysis in electron-beam irradiated samples. LWT - Food Science and Technology, 60, 855-859, 2015 A. Fernandes, J.C.M. Barreira, A.L. Antonio, M.B.P.P. Oliveira, A. Martins, I.C.F.R. Ferreira. Triacylglycerol profiling as a chemical tool to identify mushrooms submitted to gamma and electron beam irradiation. Food Chemistry, 15, 399-406, 2014 A. Fernandes, J.C.M. Barreira, A.L. Antonio, M.B. P.P. Oliveira, A. Martins, I.C.F.R. Ferreira. Feasibility of electron-beam irradiation to preserve wild dried mushrooms: effects on chemical composition and antioxidant activity. Innovative Food Science and Emerging Technologies, 22, 158-166, 2014 A. Fernandes, J.C.M. Barreira, A.L. Antonio, M.B.P.P. Oliveira, A. Martins, I.C.F.R. Ferreira. Effects of gamma irradiation on chemical composition and antioxidant potential of processed samples of the wild mushroom Macrolepiota procera. Food Chemistry, 149, 91-98, 2014 A. Fernandes, L. Barros, J.C.M. Barreira, A.L. Antonio, M.B.P.P. Oliveira, A. Martins, I.C.F.R. Ferreira. Effects of different processing technologies on chemical and antioxidant parameters of Macrolepiota procera wild mushroom. LWT - Food Science and Technology, 54, 493-499, 2013 A. Fernandes, A.L. Antonio, J. Barreira, M.L. Botelho, M.BP.P. Oliveira, A. Martins, I.C.F.R. Ferreira. Effects of gamma irradiation on the chemical composition and antioxidant activity of Lactarius deliciosus L. wild edible mushroom. Food and Bioprocess Technology, 6, 2895-2903, 2013
Ângela Fernandes
Postdoctoral Researcher
afeitor@ipb.pt