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Departamento de Biologia | Escola de Ciências e Tecnologia

Instituto de Ciências Agrárias e Ambientais Mediterrânicas

7002-554 Évora PORTUGAL

Telefone: +351 266 760 881 | Email: fcs@uevora.pt

 

Full name: Fernando Manuel Salvado Capela e Silva

Quoting name: Capela e Silva, F.

Career level: Professor Auxiliar

Scientific domain: Ciências Naturais-Ciências Biológicas

Graduation in Animal Science and PhD in Biology. Assistant Professor in Department of Biology, Évora University, Portugal. Researcher in Institute of Mediterranean Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, Évora University, Portugal.


Teaching

Animal Histology and Embryology (MSc in Veterinary Medicine)


Area of scientific activity (ID ORCID)

Comparative animal cytology and histology. Functional morphology and adaptive processes. Tissues homeostasis and biomarkers of tissue function, injury and repair. Comparative bone morphology. Comparative morphology of the skin and its appendages Oral tissues histology.


Ongoing Projects

  • Resorbable Ceramic Biocomposites for Orthopaedic and Maxillofacial Applications - RESTORATION (FP7 Collaborative project targeted to SMEs). Participante/Participant
  • Sistema de alimentação fisiológica para avaliação in vivo do comportamento de implantes ósseos/Physiologic supply system for in vivo evaluation of bone implants behavior [PTDC/EME-PME/105465/2008; 2010-2013]. Participante/Participant
  • Componentes cerâmicos de nitreto de silício revestidos por diamante cvd nanocristalino para prótese total da anca (HIPCerDiam)/Silicon nitride ceramic components coated with nanocrystalline CVD diamond for total hip replacement (HIPCerDiam) [PTDC/EME-PME/112910/2009; 2011-2014]. Participante/Participant.

Publications 

   Anselmo D, Capela e Silva F, Fernandes T.  Characterization of Hypertrophic Osteoarthropathy in an identified skeleton from Évora, Portugal, using combined and comparative morphology and microscopyInternational Journal of Paleopathology 2016; 12:11-16.

   Jerónimo E, Pinheiro C, Lamy E, Dentinho MT, Sales-Baptista E, Lopes OS, Capela e Silva F. Tannins in Ruminant Nutrition: Impact on Animal Performance and Quality of Edible Products. In Combs CA (Ed.), Tannins: Biochemistry, Food Sources and Nutritional Properties. Nova Science Publishers Inc, New York, USA, 2016, ISBN: 978-1-63484-150-4.

   Lamy E, Pinheiro C, Rodrigues L, Capela e Silva F, Lopes OS, Tavares S, Gaspar R. Determinants of Tannin-Rich Food and Beverage Consumption: Oral Perception vs. Psychosocial Aspects. In Combs CA (Ed), Tannins: Biochemistry, Food Sources and Nutritional Properties. Nova Science Publishers Inc, New York, USA, 2016, ISBN: 978-1-63484-150-4.

 

   Geraldo AM, Lamy E, Pinheiro CC, Lopes O, Capela e Silva F, Pereira A. Biomarkers of Thermal Adaptation: New Tools in Sustainable Livestock Production under Climate Change. In: Owen P. Jenkins (Ed.) Advances in Animal Science and Zoology. Nova Science Publishers Inc, New York, USA, 2015, ISBN: 978-1-63483-552-7.

   Lamy E, Morzel M, Rodrigues L, Pinheiro C, Costa AR, Antunes CM, Lopes O, Capela e Silva F (2015). The Use of Electrophoresis for the Study of Saliva Involvement in Ingestive Behavior, Field Effect Electroosmosis - A Novel Phenomenon in Electrokinetics and its Applications in Capillary Electrophoresis, Prof. Kiumars Ghowsi (Ed.), ISBN: 978-953-51-2025-4, InTech, Available from: http://www.intechopen.com/books/field-effect-electroosmosis-a-novel-phenomenon-in-electrokinetics-and-its-applications-in-capillary-electrophoresis/the-use-of-electrophoresis-for-the-study-of-saliva-involvement-in-ingestive-behavior

   Rodrigues L, Mouta R, Costa AR, Pereira A, Capela e Silva F, Amado F, Antunes CM, Lamy E. Increased levels of salivary alpha-amylase in rats with susceptibility for high-fat diet induced obesity. Archives of Oral Biology 2015; 60: 854-862.

 

   Ferraz de Oliveira MI, Lamy E, Vaz M, Bugalho M, Pinheiro C, Cancela D’Abreu M, Capela e Silva F, Sales-Baptista E. Assessing foraging strategies of herbivores in Mediterranean oak woodlands: a review of key issues and selected methodologies. Agroforest Syst 2013; 87: 1421-1437.

   Paiva F, Fialho L, Rafael A, Cabrita AS, Pereira A, Capela e Silva F. Alterações histológicas do rim e expressão das metalotioneínas e proteínas de choque térmico em ratos Wistar após exposição ao fungicida tirame. Arq Bras Med Vet Zootec 2013; 65: 95-102.

   Ribeiro S, Pereira AF, Capela e Silva F, Ferraz de Oliveira MI. Physical characteristics of the red-legged partridge (Alectoris rufa) eggs reared in captivity. Arq Bras Med Vet Zootec 2013; 65: 1904-1908.

 

   Reis J, Frias C, Capela e Silva F, Potes J, Simões JA, Botelho MI, Castro CC, Marques AT. Bone mechanical stimulation with piezoelectric materials. In Thomas S, Ninan N, Mohan S, Francis E (Eds.) Natural Polymers, Biopolymers, Biomaterials, and Their Composites, Blends, and IPNs. ISBN hard: 978-1-926895-16-1. Apple Academic Press and Taylor and Francis (CRC Press), July 2012.

   Reis J, Frias C, Castro CC, Botelho ML, Marques AT, Simões JA, Capela e Silva F, Potes J. A new piezoelectric actuator induces bone formation in vivo: a preliminary study. Journal of Biomedicine and Biotechnology 2012; Article ID 613403, doi:10.1155/2012/613403.

   Fialho L, Rafael A, Cabrita AS, Pereira A, Capela e Silva F. Effects of dithiocarbamate thiram on Wistar rat growth plate and articular cartilage. Arq Bras Med Vet Zootec 2012; 64: 236-240.

   Lamy E, Capela e Silva F, Ferreira A, Sales Baptista E. The Influence of oral environment on diet choices in goats: a focus on saliva protein composition. In: Garrote DE, Arede GJ (Eds). Goats: Habitat, Breeding and Management. New York: Nova Science Publishers Inc; 2012. ISBN: 978-1-61942-932-1

   Ramos A, Pereira A Cabrita AS, Capela e Silva F. Effects of the food contaminant semicarbazide on testicular morphology of juvenile Wistar rats. Arq Bras Med Vet Zootec 2012; 64: 781-785.

   Ramos A, Pereira A Cabrita AS, Capela e Silva F. Efeitos da semicarbazida no esqueleto de ratos Wistar em crescimento. Arq Bras Med Vet Zootec 2012; 64: 499-504.

 

   Lamy E, da Costa G, Santos R, Capela e Silva F, Potes J, Pereira A, Coelho AV, Sales Baptista E. Effect of condensed tannin ingestion in sheep and goat parotid saliva proteome. Journal of Animal Physiology and Animal Nutrition 2011; 95: 304-312.

   Lamy E, Rawel H, Schweigert FJ, Capela e Silva F, Ferreira A, Rodrigues Costa A, Antunes CM, Almeida AM, Coelho AV, Baptista ES. The effect of tannins on Mediterranean ruminant ingestive behavior: the role of the oral cavity. Molecules 2011; 16: 2766-2784.

   Nunes B, Rato LM, Capela Silva F, Rafael A, Cabrita AS. Processing and classification of biological images: Application to histology. Technology and Medical Sciences. In Slade AP (ed) Technology and Medical Sciences, CRC Press 2011, Pages 233–237, Print ISBN: 978-0-415-66822-4, eBook ISBN: 978-0-203-81659-2

   Reis J, Capela e Silva F, Potes J, Fonseca A, Oliveira M, Kanagaraj S, Marques AT. Carbon Nanotubes – Interactions with Biological Systems. In Mohammad Naraghi (Ed.) Carbon Nanotubes - Growth and Applications, InTech - Open Access Publisher 2011, pp.473-492.

   Reis J, Capela e Silva F, Queiroga C, Lucena S, Potes J. Bone mechanotransduction: a review. Journal of Biomedical and Bioengineering 2011; 2: 37-44.

   Velada I, Capela-Silva F, Reis F, Pires E, Egas C, Rodrigues-Santos P, Barros MT. Expression of genes encoding extracellular matrix macromolecules and metalloproteinases in avian tibial dyschondroplasia. Journal of Comparative Pathology 2011; 145: 174-186.

 

   Baptista ES, Lamy E, Mau M, Capela e Silva F, Coelho AV. Variation in salivary protein composition related to feeding behavior and its ecological implications.In: Zhang W, Liu H (Eds). Behavioral and Chemical Ecology. New York: Nova Science Publishers Inc; 2010. p.115-136. ISBN: 978-1-60741-099-7.

   Capela e Silva F, Lamy E, Pereira A, Reis J, Potes J, Cabrita AS. Expressão da caderina na discondroplasia tibial. Arq Bras Med Vet Zootec 2010; 62: 214-218.

   Capela e Silva F, Lamy E, Reis J, Potes J, Pereira A, Cabrita AS. Expressão imunoistoquímica da proteína S-100 na discondroplasia da tíbia. Arq Bras Med Vet Zootec 2010; 62: 495-498.

   Frias C, Reis J, Capela e Silva F, Potes J, Simões J, Marques AT. Piezoelectric actuator: searching inspiration in nature for osteoblast stimulation. Composites Science and Technology 2010; 70: 1920-1925.

   Frias C, Reis J, Capela e Silva F, Potes J, Simões J, Marques AT. Polymeric piezoelectric actuator substrate for osteoblast mechanical stimulation. J Biomechanics 2010; 43: 1061-1066.

   Kumar Singh MK, Gracio J, LeDuc P, Gonçalves PP, Marques P, Gonçalves G, Marques F, Silva VS, Capela e Silva F, Reis J, Potes J, Sousa A. Integrated biomimetic carbon nanotube composites for in vivo systems. Nanoscale 2010; 2: 2855-2863.

   Lamy E, Baptista E, Coelho AV, Capela e Silva F. Morphological alterations in salivary glands of mice (Mus musculus) submitted to tannin enriched diets: comparison with sialotrophic effects of sympathetic agonists stimulation. Arq Bras Med Vet Zootec 2010; 62: 837-844.

   Lamy E, Graça G, da Costa G, Franco C, Capela e Silva F, Baptista ES, Coelho AV. Changes in mice whole saliva soluble proteome induced by tannin-enriched diets. Proteome Science 2010; 8:65; doi:10.1186/1477-5956-8-65.

   Reis J, Kanagaraj S, Fonseca A, Mathew MT, Capela-Silva F, Potes J, Pereira A, Oliveira  MAS, Simões JA. In vitro studies of multiwalled carbon nanotube/ultrahigh molecular weight polyethylene nanocomposites with osteoblast-like MG63 cells. Brazilian Journal of Medical and Biological Research 2010; 43: 476-482.

 

   Lamy E, da Costa G, Santos R, Capela e Silva F, Potes J, Pereira A, Coelho AV, Sales Baptista E. Sheep and goat saliva proteome analysis: A useful tool for ingestive behavior research? Physiology & Behavior 2009; 98: 393-401.

 

   da Costa G,  Lamy E, Capela e Silva F, Andersen J, Sales Baptista E, Coelho AV. Salivary amylase induction by tannin-enriched diets as a possible countermeasure against tannins. J Chem Ecol 2008; 34(3): 376-387.

   Lamy E, da Costa G, Capela e Silva F, Potes JC, Coelho AV, Baptista ES. Comparison of electrophoretic protein profiles from sheep and goat parotid saliva. J Chem Ecology 2008; 34(3): 388-397.

   Potes JC, Reis J, Capela e Silva F, Relvas C, Cabrita A, Simões JA. The sheep as an animal model in orthopaedic research. Experimental Pathology and Health Sciences. Clinics, Teaching, Research and Society 2008; 2(1): 29-32.

   Reis J, Potes J, Capela e Silva F, Pereira A, Kanagaraj S, Oliveira M, Simões JA. In vitro study of UHMWPE/MWCNT – Preliminary results. European Cells and Materials 2008; 16 (Suppl. 2): 66. 

   Sánchez-Chardi A, Marques CC, Gabriel SI, Capela e Silva F, Cabrita AS, López-Fuster MJ, Nadal J, Mathias ML Haematology, genotoxicity, enzymatic activity and histopathology as biomarkers of metal pollution in the shrew Crocidura russula. Environmental Pollution 2008; 156: 1332–1339.

 

   Marinho MC, Pinho MA, Mascarenhas RD, Capela e Silva F, Lordelo MM, Cunha LF, Freire JPB. Effect of prebiotic or probiotic supplementation and ileo rectal anastomosis on intestinal morphology of weaned piglets. Livestock Science 2007; 108: 240-243.

   Reis J, Potes JC, Fialho L, Capela e Silva F, Cabrita AS, Marques AT, Simões JA. Estudo animal de próteses de anca em compósito PEEK-Carbono. Rev Port Ortop Traum 2004; 12 (2): 109-124.