BioSYS 3- Enrolled Students


  • Daniel Cruz – LMTK2 signalling in cystic fibrosis: an interactomics approach, Supervisor – Carlos Farinha (FCUL), Co-supervisor – Agnieszka Swiatecka-Urban (UPitt) *


  • Diana Pimentel – Functional Genomics applied to the study of resistance against powdery mildew in grapevine, Supervisor – Ana Margarida Fortes (FCUL), Co-supervisor – Antonio Granell *


  • João Pedro Santos – Gene-Environment interactions in Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD), Supervisor – Astride Vicente (FCUL), Co-supervisor – Ana Nunes


  • Madalena Pinto – Anoctamin 6 ‐ A novel ion channel regulator with extended functions and significance in disease, Supervisor – Karl Kunzelmann ( UReg/FCUL), Co-supervisor – Margarida Amaral (FCUL) *


  • Márcia Faria – Targeting Rac1-signaling to enhance iodide-related therapy in breast cancer, Supervisor – Paulo Matos (FCUL), Co-supervisor – Rune Matthiesen (INSA)


  • Margarida Quaresma – Role of CFTR in epithelial mesenchymal transition (EMT) by functional genomics, Supervisor – Margarida Amaral (FCUL), Co-supervisor – Jonas Fuxe (I Karolinska) *


  • Maria Teresa Braga – Functional studies of plant cytoskeleton and membrane trafficking in responses to abiotic stress, Supervisor – Rui Malhó (FCUL), Co-supervisor – Patrick Hussey (Univ Durham) *


  • Mariana Romão – S100 Proteins as novel modifiers of proteostasis in cancer and neurodegeneration, Supervisor – Cláudio Gomes (FCUL), Co-supervisor – Frederic Rousseau


  • Marina Luque – A systems approach to the mechanisms of neurodegeneration, Supervisor – Margarida Gama-Carvalho (FCUL), Co-supervisor – Javier De Las Rivas (USalamanca) *


  • Marta Correia – LiPID – Lipid profile ID – Identification of novel biomarkers to distinguish polygenic and monogenic dyslipidemia by a system biology approach, Supervisor – Mafalda Bourbon , Co-supervisor – Margarida Gama-Carvalho (FCUL)


  • Rafael Fernandes – Regulation of nonsense-mediated mRNA decay (NMD) and the transcriptome: implications for physiology and myocardial infarction, Supervisor – Luísa Romão (FCUL), Co-supervisor – Mafalda Bourbon (FCUL)


* International / mixed scholarships