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Sierra Leone

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Ethnoprimatology | Genetics | Shared landscapes | Sierra Leone

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NOVA FCSH

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Holder of a master’s degree in Biodiversity, Genetics and Evolution from the University of Porto (2017). Fellow at the Primate Research Institute (Kyoto University, Japan) in 2018. Laboratory manager and research technician at the Population and Conservation Genetics Group at Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciência between 2018 and 2020. Currently a PhD candidate in Anthropolgy (2019-) affiliated to CRIA, the University of Porto and the University of Exeter. Her PhD project is entitled “Integrating genomics with local knowledge to understand responses of West African primates to past and present ecological and anthropogenic changes”.

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2020/09/01-2024/12

Integrating genomics with local knowledge to understand responses of West African primates to past and present ecological and anthropogenic changes

https://doi.org/10.54499/2020.05839.BD

PhD Student Fellow

public.financiers: Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia

2017/10/16-2017/12/22

Primaction - Protecting the Western Chimpanzee and other primates from illegal logging and hunting in Guinea-Bissau

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Research Technician Fellow

public.financiers: Born Free Foundation; Chester Zoo; Primate Conservation Inc

2017/10/16-2017/12/22

Comparative landscape evolutionary genomics of WestAfrican primates: a contribution of the anthropological biology to their conservation plan

PTDC/IVC-ANT/3058/2014

Research Technician Fellow

Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciência

public.financiers: Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia

2017/10/16-2017/12/22

Comparative landscape evolutionary genomics of West-African primates: a contribution of the anthropological biology to their conservation plan

PTDC/IVC-ANT/3058/2014

Research Technician Fellow

Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciência

public.financiers: Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia

2017/10/16-2017/12/22

ROAZES: GENÉTICA E TOXICOLOGIA: Implementação de um programa de caracterização genética, fisiológica e toxicológica da população de roazes

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Research Technician Fellow

public.financiers: Born Free Foundation; Chester Zoo; Primate Conservation Inc

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Journal article

Chasing a ghost: notes on the present distribution and conservation of the sooty mangabey (Cercocebus atys) in Guinea-Bissau, West Africa

Ferreira da Silva, M.J.; Paddock, Christina; Gerini, Federica; Borges, Filipa; Isa Aleixo-Pais; Costa, Mafalda; Colmonero-Costeira, Ivo; et al, Primates. 2020. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10329-020-00817-2 . 10.1007/s10329-020-00817-2 . publishedPrimates


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public.data_updated_at 16-06-2024 , public.from_platform public.cv_cienciapublic.cv_vitae .

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Where does a paper come from and what happens after?

Chesney, Chloe; Borges, Filipa, 04-04-2024. https://www.consciexeter.org/post/where-does-a-paper-come-from-and-what-happens-after .

Conference poster

Genetic status of two threatened colobine monkeys across West Africa

Borges, Filipa; Sevastópolska, Darya; Isa Aleixo-Pais; Barca, Benjamin; Turay, Brima Sheku; Barlow, Clive Richard; Ting, Nelson; et al, 2023 International Congress for Conservation Biology (ICCB). 24-07-2023.

Journal article

Range Extension of the Western Patas Monkey (Erythrocebus patas patas) in Northern Sierra Leone, West Africa

Chesney, Chloe; Borges, Filipa; Mohamed Kamara, Osman; Ramadan Bah, Mohamed; Taylor, Joseph; Bell, Sarah, African Primates. 53 - 62. 2. 17. 2023. http://static1.1.sqspcdn.com/static/f/1200343/28630352/1704392080010/AP+Vol+17+2+2023+Chesney+et+al.pdf?token=Jel1677r23l5p%2Bu%2BpPAJlx7P4ZA%3D . published

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Dietary flexibility of western red colobus in two protected areas with contrasting anthropogenic pressure

Isa Aleixo-Pais; Borges, Filipa; Nazie Sesay; Mustapha Songe; Mamadu Cassama; Iaia T. Camara; Catarina Ramos; et al, Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution . 11. 2023. https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fevo.2023.1280277/full . published

Journal article

Range Extension of the Western Patas Monkey (Erythrocebus patas patas) in Northern Sierra Leone, West Africa

Chesney, Chloe; Borges, Filipa; Mohamed Kamara, Osman; Ramadan Bah, Mohamed; Taylor, Joseph; Bell, Sarah, African Primates. 53 - 62. 2. 17. 2023. http://www.primate-sg.org/storage/african-primates-journal/volume-172/AP%20Vol%2017%202%202023%20Chesney%20et%20al.pdf . published

Journal article

Dietary flexibility of western red colobus in two protected areas with contrasting anthropogenic pressure

Aleixo-Pais, Isa; Borges, Filipa; Sesay, Nazie; Songe, Mustapha; Cassama, Mamadu; Camara, Iaia T.; Ramos, Catarina; et al, Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution. 11. 2023. http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fevo.2023.1280277 . 10.3389/fevo.2023.1280277 . published

Conference poster

Genetic status of two threatened colobine monkeys across West Africa

Borges, Filipa; Sevastópolska, Darya; Isa Aleixo-Pais; Barca, Benjamin; Turay, Brima Sheku; Barlow, Clive Richard; Ting, Nelson; et al, 2023 International Congress for Conservation Biology (ICCB). 24-07-2023.

Conference poster

Genetic status of two threatened colobine monkeys across West Africa

Borges, Filipa; Sevastópolska, Darya; Isa Aleixo-Pais; Barca, Benjamin; Turay, Brima Sheku; Barlow, Clive Richard; Ting, Nelson; et al, 2023 International Congress for Conservation Biology (ICCB). 24-07-2023.

Conference abstract

Eight years of guenon conservation genetics in Guinea-Bissau, West Africa: outcomes and future perspectives

Colmonero-Costeira, Ivo; Isa Aleixo-Pais; Borges, Filipa; Costa, Susana; Minhós, Tânia; Bruford, Michael W.; Ferreira da Silva, M.J., 2022.

Conference abstract

Impact of human presence in two protected areas: a comparative analysis of genetic and spatial data of two African colobines

Sevastópolska, Darya; Borges, Filipa; Isa Aleixo-Pais; Ferreira da Silva, Maria; CHIKHI, Lounès ; Minhós, Tânia, 26-10-2021.

Conference abstract

Impactos antropogénicos sobre duas espécies de colobíneos africanos: comparação de dados genéticos em duas áreas protegidas

Sevastópolska, Darya; Borges, Filipa; Isa Aleixo-Pais; Minhós, Tânia, 08-10-2021.

Conference abstract

Using genetics to assess the conservation status of a colobine monkey in The Gambia

Borges, Filipa; Minhós, Tânia; Isa Aleixo-Pais; Sevastópolska, Darya; Ferreira da Silva, Maria; Ting, Nelson, 26-10-2021.

Conference abstract

Impactos antropogénicos sobre duas espécies de colobíneos africanos: comparação de dados genéticos em duas áreas protegidas

Sevastópolska, Darya; Borges, Filipa; Isa Aleixo-Pais; Minhós, Tânia, 08-10-2021.

Conference abstract

Using genetics to assess the conservation status of a colobine monkey in The Gambia

Borges, Filipa; Minhós, Tânia; Isa Aleixo-Pais; Sevastópolska, Darya; Ferreira da Silva, Maria; Ting, Nelson, 26-10-2021.

Conference abstract

Impact of human presence in two protected areas: a comparative analysis of genetic and spatial data of two African colobines

Sevastópolska, Darya; Borges, Filipa; Isa Aleixo-Pais; Ferreira da Silva, Maria; CHIKHI, Lounès ; Minhós, Tânia, 26-10-2021.

Conference abstract

Impactos antropogénicos sobre duas espécies de colobíneos africanos: comparação de dados genéticos em duas áreas protegidas

Sevastópolska, Darya; Borges, Filipa; Isa Aleixo-Pais; Minhós, Tânia, 08-10-2021.

Conference abstract

Impact of human presence in two protected areas: a comparative analysis of genetic and spatial data of two African colobines

Sevastópolska, Darya; Borges, Filipa; Isa Aleixo-Pais; Ferreira da Silva, Maria; CHIKHI, Lounès ; Minhós, Tânia, 26-10-2021.

Conference abstract

Using genetics to assess the conservation status of a colobine monkey in The Gambia

Borges, Filipa; Minhós, Tânia; Isa Aleixo-Pais; Sevastópolska, Darya; Ferreira da Silva, Maria; Ting, Nelson, 26-10-2021.

Journal article

Chasing a ghost: notes on the present distribution and conservation of the sooty mangabey (Cercocebus atys) in Guinea-Bissau, West Africa

Ferreira da Silva, M.J.; Paddock, Christina; Gerini, Federica; Borges, Filipa; Isa Aleixo-Pais; Costa, Mafalda; Colmonero-Costeira, Ivo; et al, Primates. 2020. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10329-020-00817-2 . 10.1007/s10329-020-00817-2 . published

Conference abstract

Non-invasive Genetics Provide Insights into the Conservation Status of Two Colobine Monkeys in Gola Rainforest National Park, Sierra Leone

Borges, Filipa; Isa Aleixo-Pais; Ferreira da Silva, M.J.; Barca, Benjamin; Turay, Brima Sheku; Chikhi, Lounès; Minhós, Tânia, 15-04-2020.

Conference abstract

The Sharing of Natural Resources Between Mende People and Non-human Primates in the Tropical Forest of Gola (Sierra Leone)

Isa Aleixo-Pais; Borges, Filipa; Barca, Benjamin; Frazão-Moreira, Amélia; Turay, Brima Sheku; Swaray, M.; Bruford, Michael W.; Minhós, Tânia, 15-04-2020.

Conference abstract

Hunting and its Recent Demographic Consequences in Papio papio in Guinea-Bissau Assessed Through Social and Molecular Data

Ferreira da Silva, M.J.; Gerini, Federica; Isa Aleixo-Pais; Maié, Tiago; Borges, Filipa; Costa, Mafalda; Colmonero-Costeira, Ivo; et al, 15-04-2020.

Conference abstract

Serão todos primos? A genética na conservação dos primatas da África Ocidental

Borges, Filipa; Isa Aleixo-Pais; Sá, Rui M.; Bruford, Michael W.; Casanova, Catarina; Chikhi, Lounès; Minhós, Tânia; Ferreira da Silva, M.J., 2018.

Conference poster

The Western Chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes verus) in Guinea-Bissau – A Genetic Assessment for the Conservation of a Critically Endangered Taxon

Borges, Filipa; Isa Aleixo-Pais; Sá, Rui M.; Bruford, Michael W.; Casanova, Catarina; Chikhi, Lounès; Gerini, Federica; et al, 27th International Primatological Society Congress. 19-08-2018.

Conference poster

The Western chimpanzee (<i>Pan troglodytes verus</i>) in Guinea-Bissau ¿ a genetic assessment for the conservation of a critically endangered taxon

Borges, Filipa; Pais, Isa Aleixo; Sá, Rui Moutinho; Gerini, Federica; Colmonero-Costeira, Ivo; Bruford, Michael William; Casanova, Catarina; et al, 27th International Primatological Society Congress, Nairobi, Kenya . 19-08-2018.

Conference poster

Primate dispersal across a human-dominated landscape: comparative gene flow between the Western chimpanzee (<i>Pan troglodytes verus</i>) and Guinea baboon (<i>Papio papio</i>) in Guinea Bissau, West Africa

Gerini, Federica; Borges, Filipa; Colmonero-Costeira, Ivo; Tofanelli, S; Ferreira da Silva, Maria Joana, 27th International Primatological Society Congress, Nairobi, Kenya . 19-08-2018.

Conference abstract

Serão todos primos? A genética na conservação dos primatas da África Ocidental

Borges, Filipa; Isa Aleixo-Pais; Sá, Rui M.; Bruford, Michael W.; Casanova, Catarina; Chikhi, Lounès; Minhós, Tânia; Ferreira da Silva, M.J., 2018.

Conference poster

The Western Chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes verus) in Guinea-Bissau ¿ A Genetic Assessment for the Conservation of a Critically Endangered Taxon

Borges, Filipa; Isa Aleixo-Pais; Sá, Rui M.; Bruford, Michael W.; Casanova, Catarina; Chikhi, Lounès; Gerini, Federica; et al, 27th International Primatological Society Congress. 19-08-2018.

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Genetic survey of primates in six islands of the Bijagós Archipelago in Guinea-Bissau (West Africa)

Colmonero-Costeira, Ivo; Borges, Filipa; Gerini, Federica; Minhós, Tânia; Ferreira da Silva, Maria Joana, 27th International Primatological Society Congress, Nairobi, Kenya. 19-08-2018.

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A Country-Level Genetic Survey of the Critically Endangered Western Chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes verus) in Guinea-Bissau, West Africa

Borges, Filipa; Isa Aleixo-Pais; Sá, Rui M.; Bruford, Michael W.; Casanova, Catarina; Chikhi, Lounès; Minhós, Tânia; Ferreira da Silva, M.J., Primate Society of Great Britain 50th Anniversary with Jane Goodall & Frans de Waal. 27-11-2017.

Conference poster

A Country-Level Genetic Survey of the Critically Endangered Western Chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes verus) in Guinea-Bissau, West Africa

Borges, Filipa; Isa Aleixo-Pais; Sá, Rui M.; Bruford, Michael W.; Casanova, Catarina; Chikhi, Lounès; Minhós, Tânia; Ferreira da Silva, M.J., Primate Society of Great Britain 50th Anniversary with Jane Goodall & Frans de Waal. 27-11-2017.

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Genetic diversity and population structure of the Western Chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes verus ) at the Cufada Lagoons Natural Park in Guinea-Bissau

Borges, Filipa; Isa Aleixo-Pais; Minhós, Tânia; Chikhi, Lounès; Bruford, Michael W.; Casanova, Catarina; Brito, José Carlos; Ferreira da Silva, M.J., TiBE 2016 (Tropical Biology). 28-11-2016.

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Genetic diversity and population structure of the Western Chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes verus ) at the Cufada Lagoons Natural Park in Guinea-Bissau

Borges, Filipa; Isa Aleixo-Pais; Minhós, Tânia; Chikhi, Lounès; Bruford, Michael W.; Casanova, Catarina; Brito, José Carlos; Ferreira da Silva, M.J., TiBE 2016 (Tropical Biology). 28-11-2016.

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