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									                                                                             Hugo Oliveira – Curriculum vitae



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CURRICULUM VITAE


Personal Information
       Name:                OLIVEIRA, Hugo Rafael Cardoso

       Address:             Rua do Bonjardim, 941 4º esq. 4000-132 Porto, Portugal

       Mobile Phone:       +351967324782 / +44 7942021465

       E-mail:              hro22@cam.ac.uk or hugorco@yahoo.co.uk

       Nationality:         Portuguese

       Date/place of Birth: 13th July, 1980 – Porto, Portugal



Professional Experience
       Dates:               February 2003 – October 2003
       Institution:         Institute for Molecular and Cell Biology, University of Porto, Portugal.
       Function:            Researcher in the project “Study of arabinogalactan proteins gene expression
                            in Arabidopsis thaliana.”
       Main Activities:     Bioinformatics, RT-PCR, Immunochemistry, Fluorescence Microscopy, plant culture.

       Dates:               November 2003 – March 2005
       Institution:         Department of Biology, University of Minho, Braga, Portugal.
       Function:            Research Grant in the R&D project HERBARO
       Main Activities:     Industrial application of analytical chemistry, determination of ideal harvesting,
                            processing and packaging conditions for herbal species, identification/quantification of
                            compounds in essential oils using MS-gas chromatography and HPLC.

       Dates:               April 2005 – February 2006
       Institution:         Portuguese Institute of Archaeology, Lisbon, Portugal
       Function:            Research Grant in Dendroecology
       Main Activities:     Wood and tree-ring series analysis, palaeoclimate and palaeovegetation
                            reconstruction

       Dates:               October 2007 – October 2010
       Institution:         Department of Archaeology, University of Cambridge, UK; NIAB, Cambridge, UK
       Function:            PhD Student in Archaeology (archaeogenetics)
       Main Activities:     Analysis of genetic diversity in wheat landraces, microsatellite genotyping, ancient
                            DNA, population genetics analysis, ArcGIS mapping.

       Dates:               November 2010 – April 2011
       Institution:         McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research, University of
                            Cambridge, UK
       Function:            Research Assistant in the ERC-funded AGRIWESTMED project
       Main Activities:     Genetic analysis of historic herbarium and museum cereal accessions; analysis of
                            genetic diversity in wheat varieties, DNA sequencing, microsatellite genotyping.

       Dates:               June 2011 – December 2011
       Institution:         McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research, UK
       Function:            Post-doc Researcher
       Main Activities:     Genetic and genomic analysis of historic and modern wheat varieties.


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Education
         Dates:               2007-2011
         University:          University of Cambridge, Department of Archaeology
         Title:               PhD Degree in Archaeology (3 year – PhD degree)

         Dates:               2006-2007
         University:          University of Cambridge, Department of Archaeology
         Title:               MPhil Degree in Archaeological Research (1 year – MPhil degree)
         Classification:      Final classification: “Distinction”

         Dates:                1999-2003
         University:           University of Minho, School of Sciences – Gualtar, Braga
         Title:                BSc Degree in Biology (4 years – BSc degree)
         Classification:       Final classification of 16 (range from a minimum of 0 to a maximum of 20)


Publications
Oliveira HR, Jones H, Leigh F, Lister DL, Jones MK, Peña-Chocarro L. Phylogeography of einkorn landraces in the
Mediterranean basin and Central Europe: population structure and cultivation history. (in print).

Oliveira HR, Lister DL, Jones MK. Phylogeography of cereal landraces and the spread of agriculture in Northwest
Africa. Journal of African Archaeology (in print).

Oliveira HR, Civáň P, Morales J, Rodríguez-Rodríguez A, Lister DL, Jones MK. Ancient DNA in archaeological wheat
grains: preservation conditions and the study of pre-Hispanic agriculture on the island of Gran Canaria (Spain).
Journal of Archaeological Science (submitted).

Oliveira HR, Campana M, Jones H, Hunt H, Leigh F, Lister DL, Jones MK. Phylogeography of Triticum turgidum
landraces in the Mediterranean region: genetic structure and cultivation history. (in prep).

Oliveira H. 2008. Molecular Biology and the Human Past: a theory of archaeogenetics. Archaeological Review from
Cambridge Vol. 23.1. Cambridge.

Oliveira H, Lister D, Jones M. 2010. Phylogeography of Triticum turgidum landraces in Iberia and North Africa:
Genetic structure and cultivation history. 15th Conference of the International Work Group for Palaeoethnobotany.
Wilhelmshaven, Germany. Terra Nostra, Schriften der GeoUnion Alfred-Wegener-Stiftung.

Queiroz P, Oliveira H, Pereira T. 2005. Identificação de um conjunto de madeiras provenientes da estrutura do navio
Arade 1. Trabalhos do CIPA nº91. Instituto Português de Arqueologia, Lisboa.

Pereira L, Coimbra S, Oliveira H, Monteiro L, Sottomayor M. 2006. Expression of arabinogalactan protein genes in
pollen tubes of Arabidopsis thaliana. Planta, 223(2):374-80.



Grants / Awards
- Post-Doctoral Grant, Isaac Newton Trust, March 2011.

- Research Technician Grant for the ERC-funded AGRIWESTMED project, September 2010.

- PhD grant, Portuguese Science and Technology Foundation, Ref: (SFRH/BD/21748/2005). January 2006.

- Summer School Participation Grant, Early Agricultural Remnants and Technical Heritage (EARTH), attributed by
the European Research Council. August 2008.

- School Merit Award. University of Minho. 2001 and 2002.




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Teaching experience
- Supervisor of the Evolution & Behaviour course of part IA of Natural Sciences Tripos, University of Cambridge
(modules of “Early events in evolution” and “Plant Evolutionary Biology”) in assistance of Prof. Christopher Howe,
Prof. John Grant and Dr. Beverly Glover. Michaelmas Term 2008, 2009 and 2010.
--Supervisor of the Archaeological Sciences course in the part IIA of Anthropology & Archaeology, University of
Cambridge (modules of “Archaeogenetics”) in assistance of Dr. Harriet Hunt and Dr. Mim Bower, 2010.


Conferences/Presentations
- 14th Symposium of the International Work Group for Palaeoethnobotany (Wilhemshaven, Germany, June
2010): oral presentation.
- 6th International Workshop for African Archaeobotany (Helwan University, Cairo, Egypt, June 2009): oral
presentation.
- National Museum of Archaeology, Lisbon, Portugal. Oral presentation: “Arqueogenética e a difusão do cultivo de
trigo no Noroeste de África e na Península Ibérica”.
- Meeting of the French Network of Researchers n Palaeogenetics of the CNRS: Ancient DNA (Institute
Jacques Monod, Paris, France, September 2009).
- EARTH Programme Summer School (Proaza, Spain, August 2008). Oral presentation.
- GeneTime Consortium Workshop (McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research, Cambridge, UK, September
2007). Oral presentation.
- Wolfson College Seminar Series (Cambridge, UK, October 2009). Oral presentation: “Archaeology, agriculture
and genetics” –
- University of Las Palmas (Gran Canaria, Spain, March 2010). Oral presentation: “Ancient DNA and the study of
pre-hispanic agriculture in the Canary Islands”.
- Royal Linnean Society of London (London, UK, October 2008). Darwin and Domestication.
- Bioarchaeology Frontiers Meeting. Welcome Trust (London, UK, September 2008).
- UK Archaeological Science 2007 Conference (Department of Archaeology, Cambridge, UK, September 2007):
poster
- 14th Symposium of the International Work Group for Palaeoethnobotany (Jagiellonian University Krakow,
Poland, June 2007).

Personal Aptitudes
          FIRST LANGUAGE:             Portuguese

         OTHER LANGUAGES:             English – Fluent (British Council IELTS score of 7.5 in January 2006).
                                      Spanish – Fluent in understanding, reading, and speaking levels.
                                      French – Reasonable in understanding, reading, writing and speaking levels.

     SOCIAL and LEADERSHIP
                 APTITUDES:           - Class delegate, Applied Biology Class of 1999-2003.
                                      - Representative of the Applied Biology Students in the University of Minho
                                        School of Sciences Council Board.
TECHNICAL and ARTISTIC
            APTITUDES :               - Good knowledge of informatics and bioinformatics in the user’s point of view
                                      - Yachtmaster Navigational Theory Course
                                      - First-Aid Course Certificated by the Red Cross (September 2005).
                                      - Driving Licence – class B.

Additional Information
- Archaeological excavation in the 2009 campaign at the Muge Shell Middens site in Muge, Portugal, under the
supervision of Prof. Nuno Bicho.
- Post Graduate Course in Sciences of Ancient Territory at the Portuguese Institute of Archaeology (May 2005).
- Participation in the organisation and presentation of Cambridge Science Festival in 2007, 2008 and 2010
(University of Cambridge, UK).




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