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PERSONAL DATA

Gender male
Job title Professor
Department Dept of Oceanography and Limnology
Institution
Universidade Federal de São Carlos ( UFSCar)
Universidade Federal de São Carlos Dept. Hidrobiologia - DHb Rodovia Washington Luiz São Carlos 13565-905
Address
Universidade Federal de São Carlos Universidade Federal de São Carlos Dept. Hidrobiologia - DHb Rodovia Washington Luiz
São Carlos
SP
13565-905
Brazil
Tel +5516981235578
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Website http://www.hugosarmento.com
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PROFESSIONAL DATA

Degree PhD
Job type Teaching/Education , Research
Research Area(s) Biological Oceanography, Marine Ecology , Limnology , Biological Oceanography, Marine Ecology , Limnology
Research Activities Ajunct Professor at the Department of Hydrobiology in the Federal University of São Carlos (Brazil). Degree in Biology in the University of Minho (Portugal) and PhD from the University of Namur (Belgium), Postdoctoral fellow at the Institute of Ciències del Mar (CSIC) in Barcelona (Spain), Postdoctoral fellow at the Federal Unievrsity of Rio Grande do Norte (UFRN), Natal - RN (Brazil). Conducts research in the area of microbial ecology in aquatic systems, with emphasis on biotic interactions, structure and function of planktonic communities in all compartments of the trophic web (viruses, bacteria, phytoplankton, zooplankton, ...) in all types of aquatic environments (tropical and temperate lakes, lowland and high mountain, rivers, oceans, ...).
Research Region Equatorial Atlantic, Tropical lakes, Tropical ocean
Working languages English; French; Spanish; Portuguese; Catalan
Skills/Expertise Microbial ecologist; aquatic sciences (marine and freshwater); bacterioplankton and phytoplankton
PUBLICATIONS (as reported by Dr Hugo SARMENTO)

Loiselle, S., Cózar, A., Adgo, E., Ballatore, T., Chavula, G., Descy, J.P., Harper, D.M., Kansiime, F., Kimirei, I., Langenberg, V., Ma, R., Sarmento, H. & Odada, E. (2014) Decadal Trends and Common Dynamics of the Bio-Optical and Thermal Characteristics of the African Great Lakes. PLoS ONE, 9, e93656.6 (DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0093656)
Darchambeau, F., H. Sarmento, J.-P. Descy (2014) Primary production in a tropical large lake: The role of phytoplankton composition. Science of the Total Environment, v. 473-474, p. 178-188, 2014 (DOI:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2013.12.036)
Hingamp, P., Grimsley, N., Acinas, S.G., Clerissi, C., Subirana, L., Poulain, J., Ferrera, I., Sarmento, H., Villar, E., Lima-Mendez, G., Faust, K., Sunagawa, S., Claverie, J.-M., Moreau, H., Desdevises, Y., Bork, P., Raes, J., De Vargas, C., Karsenti, E., Kandels-Lewis, S., Jaillon, O., Not, F., Pesant, S., Wincker, P. & Ogata, H. (2013) Exploring nucleo-cytoplasmic large DNA viruses in Tara Oceans microbial metagenomes. ISME J.
Galí, M., R. Simó, G. L. Pérez, C. Ruiz-González, H. Sarmento, S. J. Royer, A. Fuentes-Lema & J. M. Gasol (2013) Differential response of planktonic primary, bacterial, and dimethylsulfide production rates to static vs. dynamic light exposure in upper mixed-layer summer sea waters. Biogeosciences 10(12):7983-7998 (DOI:10.5194/bg-10-7983-2013)
Sarmento, H., C. Romera-Castillo, M. Lindh, J. Pinhassi, M. M. Sala, J. M. Gasol, C. Marrasé & G. T. Taylor (2013) Phytoplankton species-specific release of dissolved free amino acids and their selective consumption by bacteria, Limnology and Oceanography 58(3):1123-1135 (DOI:10.4319/lo.2013.58.3.1123)
Sarmento, H., Amado, A.M. & Descy, J.-P. (2013) Climate change in tropical fresh waters (comment on the paper ?Plankton dynamics under different climatic conditions in space and time? by de Senerpont Domis et al. Freshwater Biology, 58, 2208-2210. (DOI: 10.1111/fwb.12140)
Amado, A.M., Meirelles-Pereira, F., Vidal, L.D.O., Sarmento, H., Suhett, A., Farjalla, V.F., Cotner, J. & Roland, F. (2013) Tropical freshwater ecosystems have lower bacterial growth efficiency than temperate ones. Frontiers in Microbiology, 4:167 (DOI:10.3389/fmicb.2013.00167)
Logares, R., S. Sunagawa, G. Salazar, F. M. Cornejo-Castillo, I. Ferrera, H. Sarmento, P. Hingamp, H. Ogata, C. de Vargas, G. Lima-Mendez, J. Raes, J. Poulain, O. Jaillon, P. Wincker, S. Kandels-Lewis, E. Karsenti, P. Bork & S. G. Acinas (2013). Metagenomic 16S rDNA Illumina Tags are a powerful alternative to amplicon sequencing to explore diversity and structure of microbial communities. In press in Environmental Microbiology (DOI:10.1111/1462-2920.12250)
Sarmento H. & Gasol J. M.(2012) Use of phytoplankton derived dissolved organic carbon by bacterioplankton large phylogenetic groups, Environmental Microbiology, 14(9):2348?2360 (DOI: 10.1111/j.1462-2920.2012.02787.x)
Sarmento H. (2012) New paradigms in tropical limnology: the importance of the microbial food web in tropical lakes, Hydrobiologia, 686:1-14 (DOI: 10.1007/s10750-012-1011-6)
Stoyneva, M., J.-P. Descy, V. Balagué, P. Compère, M. Leitao & H. Sarmento (2012) The queer Tetraëdron minimum from Lake Kivu (Eastern Africa): is it a result of a human impact?, Hydrobiologia, 698(1):273:283 (DOI:10.1007/s10750-012-1092-2)
Romera-Castillo, C., H. Sarmento, X. A. Álvarez-Salgado, J. M. Gasol, C. Marrasé (2011) Net production/consumption of fluorescent coloured dissolved organic matter by natural bacterial assemblages growing on marine phytoplankton exudates. Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 77:7490-7498 (DOI:10.1128/AEM.00200-11)
Tarbe A.-L., Unrein F., Stenuite S., Pirlot S., Sarmento H., Lecomte M., Sinyinza D. & Descy J.-P. (2011) Protist herbivory is a key pathway in the pelagic food web of Lake Tanganyika, in Microbial Ecology, 62:314?323 (DOI: 10.1007/s00248-011-9817-8)
Karsenti et al. (2011) A holistic approach to marine eco-systems biology,PLoS Biol 9(10): e1001177 (DOI:10.1371/journal.pbio.1001177)
Rooke, J. C., A. Léonard, H. Sarmento, C. F. Meunier, J.-P. Descy & B.-L. Su (2011) Novel photosynthetic CO2 bioconvertor based on green algae entrapped in low-sodium silica gels, Journal of Materials Chemistry. 21, 951-959 (DOI: 10.1039/C0JM02712)
Maurice C. F., Mouillot D., Bettarel Y., de Wit R., Sarmento H., Bouvier T. (2011) Disentangling the relative influence of bacterioplankton phylogeny and metabolism on lysogeny in reservoirs and lagoons, in ISME Journal. 5, 831-842 (DOI:10.1038/ismej.2010.181)
Sarmento, H., J. M. Montoya, E. Váquez-Domínguez, D. Vaqué, and J. M. Gasol. 2010. Warming effects on marine microbial food web processes: how far can we go when it comes to predictions? Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 365: 2137-2149.
Rooke, J. C., A. Léonard, C. F. Meunier, H. Sarmento, J.-P. Descy and B.-L. Su (2010) Hybrid photosynthetic materials derived from microalgae Cyanidium caldarium encapsulated within silica gel. Journal of Colloid & Interface Science. 344, 348-352 (DOI:10.1016/j.jcis.2009.12.053)
Leonard, A., J. C. Rooke, C. F. Meunier, H. Sarmento, J.-P. Descy, and B.-L. Su. 2010. Cyanobacteria immobilised in porous silica gels: exploring biocompatible synthesis routes for the development of photobioreactors. Energy & Environmental Science 3: 370:377.
Rooke, J. C., A. Lèonard, C. F. Meunier, H. Sarmento, J.-P. Descy, and B.-L. Su. 2010. Hybrid photosynthetic materials derived from microalgae Cyanidium caldarium encapsulated within silica gel. J. Colloid Interface Sci. 344: 348-352.
Romera-Castillo, C., H. Sarmento, X. A. Álvarez-Salgado, J. M. Gasol, and C. Marrasé. 2010. Production of chromophoric dissolved organic matter by marine phytoplankton. Limnol Oceanogr 55: 446-454.
Léonard A., J. C. Rooke, C. F. Meunier, H. Sarmento, J.-P. Descy and B.-L. Su (2010) Cyanobacteria immobilised in porous silica gels: exploring biocompatible synthesis routes for the development of photobioreactors. Energy and Environmental Science. 3, 370-377 (DOI: 10.1039/b923859j)
Sarmento, H., Montoya, J., Vázquez-Domínguez, E., Vaqué, D., Gasol, J. M. (2010) Warming effects on marine microbial food web processes: how far can we go when it comes to predictions? Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 365 (1549), 2137-2149 (DOI:10.1098/rstb.2010.0045)
Sarmento, H., M. Isumbisho, S. Stenuite, F. Darchambeau, B. Leporcq & J.-P. Descy (2009) Phytoplankton ecology of Lake Kivu (eastern Africa): biomass, production and elemental ratios, Verh. Internat. Verein. Limnol. 30 (5), 709?713
Sarmento, H., F. Unrein, M. Isumbisho, S. Stenuite, J. M. Gasol & J.-P. Descy (2008) Abundance and distribution of picoplankton in tropical, oligotrophic Lake Kivu, eastern Africa, Freshwater Biology, 53, 756-771
Rooke, J. C., A. Léonard, H. Sarmento, J.-P. Descy and B.-L. Su (2008) Photosynthesis within porous silica gel: Viability and activity of encapsulated cyanobacteria, in Journal of Materials Chemistry, 18, 2833-2841 (DOI: 10.1039/B802705F)
Descy, J.-P. & H. Sarmento (2008) Microorganisms of the East African Great Lakes and their response to environmental changes, Freshwater Reviews, 1, 59-73 (DOI: 10.1608/FRJ-1.1.4)
Sarmento, H. & J.-P. Descy (2008) Use of marker pigments and functional groups for assessing the status of phytoplankton assemblages in lakes, Journal of Applied Phycology, 20, 1001-1011 (DOI: 10.1007/s10811-007-9294-0)
Sarmento, H., J. Auguet, M. Felip & J. M. Gasol (2008) Rojo en medio del verde, Investigación y Ciencia (edition in Spanish of Scientific American), October 2008, 385, 34-35
Stenuite, S., S. Pirlot, M.-A. Hardy, H. Sarmento, B. Leporcq & J.-P. Descy (2007) Phytoplankton production and growth rate in a large tropical lake (Lake Tanganyika, East Africa), Freshwater Biology, 52, 2226-2239
Sarmento, H., M. Leitao, M. Stoyneva, A. Couté, P. Compère, M. Isumbisho & J.-P. Descy (2007) Diversity of pelagic algae of Lake Kivu (East Africa), Cryptogamie-Algologie, 28 (3), 245:269
Sarmento, H., M. Isumbisho & J.-P. Descy (2006) Phytoplankton ecology of Lake Kivu (East Africa), Journal of Plankton Research, 28 (9), 815-829
Isumbisho, M., H. Sarmento, B. Kaningini, J.-C. Micha & J.-P. Descy (2006) Zooplankton of Lake Kivu, half a century after the Tanganyika sardine introduction, Journal of Plankton Research, 28 (11), 971-989
Unrein, F. & H. Sarmento (2005) El lago Tanganyika, Investigación y Ciencia (edition in Spanish of Scientific American), July 2005, 346, 38-39
Verniers, G., H. Sarmento & J.-P. Descy (2005) Pour une gestion plus intégrée des lacs de l?Eau d?Heure, Tribune de l?eau, 58 (636): 3-16
Couté, A., M. Leitao & H. Sarmento, (2004) Cylindrospermopsis sinuosa spec. nova (Cyanophyceae, Nostocales), a new species in south-west of France, Algological Studies 111, 1-15
Descy, J.-P., H. Sarmento & H. Higgings (in press) Variation of pigment ratios of phytoplankton across aquatic environments, in European Journal of Phycology
Stenuite, S., S. Pirlot, A.-L. Tarbe, H. Sarmento, M. Lecomte, S. Thill, B. Leporcq, D. Sinyinza, J.-P. Descy & P. Servais (submitted) Bacterial abundance and production in a large tropical lake (Lake Tanganyika, East Africa), in Freshwater Biology


Created: 2008-10-13 Last Updated: 2015-05-15 by Hugo SARMENTO