Curriculum Vitae

Centro de Ciências e Tecnologias Nucleares (C2TN)


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Name: José Alberto
Surnames: Gil Corisco
Born: 19-03-1955, Portugal
Nationality: Portuguese

Phone:+351 21 994 6269
Fax:+351 21 994 1995
E-mail: corisco (add @ctn.ist.utl.pt)


Education

  • 1988 – Degree in Biology (Faculty of Sciences, University of Lisbon).

Professional Employment Career

  • Since 15/05/2008 - Auxiliary Researcher (investigador auxiliar), Group of Environmental Radioactivity, Unit of Radiological Protection and Safety (URPS), ITN, Sacavém, Portugal.
  • 15/05/1996 to 25/06/2008 – Assistant researcher (assistente de investigação) at ex-DPRSN , ex-DGA (General Directorate of the Environment), formerly at UPSR (Radiological Safety and Protection Unity), ITN (Nuclear and Technological Institute), Sacavém, Portugal.
  • 01/05/1985 to 20/11/1990 – Grant holder from ex-LNETI (National Laboratory of Engineering an Industrial Technology) at the ex- DPSN (Protection and Nuclear Safety Department), Sacavém, Portugal.
  • 20/11/1990 to 15/05/1996 – Junior researcher (estagiário de investigação) at ex-DPRSN (Radiological Protection and Nuclear Safety Department), ex-LNETI, formerly ex-INETI (National Institute of Engineering an Industrial Technology), Sacavém, Portugal.

Fellowships and Training

  • 10/1992-12/1992 – Grant holder from the French Embassy in Portugal, for a short term stay at the Nuclear Studies Center (Centre d’Études Nucleaires,CEN), Cadarache, France, as a participant in an experimental research project (Modelling and analysis of 106Ru transfer in an aquatic trophic chain, CEN/Univ. Sci. Tecn. Languedoc- Montpellier II).
  • 09/1996-09/1999 – Grant holder from the European Commission at the Department of Vegetal Biology, University of Malaga, in the scope of European Project 806/03.001.
  • 05/1997 – Summer course: Nutrient uptake in aquatic plants. Faculty of Biological Sciences. Department of Vegetal Biology. University of Malaga.

Membership of Professional Societies

  • 11-01-2010 – Member of the International Union of Radioecologists (IUR), Centre d’Etudes de Cadarache – Bâtiment 229, BP 3, 13115, Saint-Paul-lez-Durance France.

Scientific Specialization

  • Radioecology.

Main Scientific Area of Research

  • Study of the transfer processes of radionuclides within aquatic ecosystems.

Participation in Projects

  • 1988-1990 – "Evaluation of Data on the Transfer of Radionuclides in the Food-chain", European project CEC Post_Chernobyl Action 2, BI6-0245-P.
  • 1990–1992 – "Transfer of Artificial Radionuclides in a Freshwater Ecosystem", European project BI7-008-C.
  • 1992-1993 – "Modeling and Study of Mechanisms of the Transfer of Radioactive Material from Terrestrial Ecosystems to and in Water Bodies Around Chernobyl", Programme CHECIR-ECP3, COSU-CT94-0079.
  • 1992-1995 – "Towards a Functional Model of Radionuclide Transport in Freshwater Environment", European project F13P-CT92-0029.
  • 1996-1999 – "Modelling Fluxes and Availability of Radiocaesium and Radiostrontium in Freshwaters in Support of a Theoretical Basis for Chemycal/Hydrological Countermeasures", European project ECOPRAQ, F14P-CT95-0018.

Scientific Works

  • Transporte e acumulação de césio-137 e estrôncio-90 na alga unicellular Chlamydomonas reinhardtii Dangeard. Dissertation (PhD equivalent) for admission to the research career in ITN. Supervisor: Prof. Dr. José António Fernández-García, University of Málaga, 2008.
  • Potassium-stable caesium balance on the radiocaesium uptake and loss by the Cyprinid Chondrostoma polylepis polylepis. Corisco JAG. & Carreiro MCV. International Seminar on Freshwater and Estuarine Radioecology, Lisbon, Portugal, 1994 (oral presentation).
  • Role of different potassium concentrations on accumulation and excretion of radiocaesium in a freshwater fish. Corisco JAG. & Carreiro MCV. International Congress on Radiation Protection, Vienna, Austria, 1996 (poster presentation).
  • Radioecologia de águas continentais. Corisco JAG. Monograph. Junior researcher evaluation, 1996.
  • Estudo das modalidades de transferência do césio-134 num ecossistema dulçaquícola simplificado. Corisco JAG. Report of experimental research. Junior researcher evaluation,. Supervisor: Carolina Vaz-Carreiro, researcher, ex-LNETI (National Laboratory of Engineering and Industrial Technology), 1996.
  • Efecto del pH y de la concentración de K+ en el medio sobre el volumen celular de Chlamydomonas reinhardtii D. Linares-Rueda A, Rubio L, Gil Corisco JA, Zapico R, Garcia_Sanchez MJ, Martinez ML & Fernández JA XV Reunión de la Sociedad Española de Fisiología Vegetal. VIII Congreso Hispano Luso de Fisiología Vegetal, Palma de Mallorca, 2003 (poster presentation).
  • Efecto del pH y de la concentración de K+ en el medio sobre el volumen celular de Chlamydomonas reinhardtii D. Linares-Rueda A, Rubio L, Gil Corisco JA, Zapico R, Garcia_Sanchez MJ, Martinez ML & Fernández JA XV Reunión de la Sociedad Española de Fisiología Vegetal. VIII Congreso Hispano Luso de Fisiología Vegetal, Palma de Mallorca, 2003 (poster presentation).
  • Utilización del código de Monte Carlo MCNPX en el cálculo de parámetros dosimétricos: Modelo 6733 – fuente de I-125. Oliveira C, Rodrigues M, Cardoso J, Portugal L & Corisco J XVII Congreso Nacional de la Sociedad Española de Física Médica/XII Congreso Nacional de la Sociedad Española de Protección Radiológica, Alicante, 2009 (poster presentation).

5 Relevant Publications

  • Étude expérimentale sur l’accumulation et la rétention du 134Cs par une microalgue planctonique, Selenastrum capricornutum Prinz, Corisco JAG. & Carreiro MCV, Revue des Sciences de l’Eau, 3, 457-468, 1990.
  • Modalités de contamination du crustacé planctonique Daphnia magna Straus avec de 134Cs - Études de la fixation et de la rétention, Corisco JAG & Carreiro MCV, Revue des Sciences de l’Eau, 5, 381 – 397,1992.
  • Potassium and stable caesium effect on radiocaesium uptake and loss by the Cyprinid fish, Chondrostoma polylepis polylepis, Corisco JAG & Carreiro MCV. In: Studies in Environmental Science, vol.68, Freshwater and Estuarine Radioecology, Elsevier, 395-406, 1997.
  • Mechanisms of radiocaesium uptake and accumulation in Riccia fluitans. Fernández JA, Herédia MA, García-sánchez MJ, Corisco JAG, Carreiro MCV & de los Ríos AD. In: Studies in Environmental Science, vol.68, Freshwater and Estuarine Radioecology, Elsevier, 329-337, 1997.
  • Co-60 transfer from water to the freshwater planktonic algae Selenastrum capricornutum Prinz, Corisco JAG & Carreiro MCV. In: Water Pollution V: Modelling, Measuring and Prediction, eds. P. Anagnostopoulos & C.A. Brebbia. Progress in water resources 1. Boston: WIT Press, 427 – 436,1999.