• University of Huddersfield Queensgate Huddersfield HD1 3DH

    United Kingdom

20172017
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Biography

I´m graduated in Genetics and Biotechnology by UTAD and I did an internship at CIIMAR (evolutionary bioinformatics). In my master thesis I used cell culture, flow cytometry, confocal microscopy and molecular biology techniques to study the influence of NAD metabolism in protein aggregation at iBiMED. Also, I participated in an evolutionary bioinformatics project using a probabilistic tool, CHESTER. Then, I went to the University Hospital for Children and Adolescents in Leipzig to study NAD metabolism in NAFLD, as ERASMUS+ student and I did cell culture and qPCR using RNA from human cell lines and mouse liver. In present, I´m a DTA PhD Student/Research Assistant at University of Huddersfield and I´m studying DNA polymerases in the aging of mtDNA.

Education/Academic qualification

Master, University of Aveiro

Oct 2016Dec 2018

Bachelor, University of Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro

Sep 2013Jul 2016

PhD

23 Sep 2019 → …

Research Expertise and Interests

  • Bioinformatics
  • Cell Culture
  • Molecular Biology
  • DNA repair
  • mtDNA
  • Aging
  • Genetics

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Research Output 2017 2017

5 Citations (Scopus)

Unusual loss of chymosin in mammalian lineages parallels neo-natal immune transfer strategies

Lopes-Marques, M., Ruivo, R., Fonseca, E., Mendes Teixeira, A. A. & Castro, L. F. C., 1 Nov 2017, In : Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. 116, p. 78-86 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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chymosin
Pepsin A
immunoglobulin G
pepsin