PhD Alumni

IGC alumni are a network of former students who integrate a diverse range of institutions around the world.

 

IBB2016

Thesis: Role of Epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) in adipose tissue biology

Supervised by Colin Adrain

Position after PhD: Postdoc at IMM, Portugal

ORCID

IBB 2015

Thesis: Interspecies interactions in recovery of gut microbiota functions

Supervised by Karina Xavier

Position after PhD: Postdoc at University of Chicago, United States

PGCD2015

Thesis: Early events of cell autonomous immunity against Toxoplasma gondii in the mouse

Supervised by Jonathan Howard

Position after PhD: Science Education, Lab in a Box, IGC, Portugal

IBB2017

Thesis: Axil progenitors and the making of the vertebrate body plan

Supervised by Moises Mallo

Position after PhD: Postdoc at Centre for Genomic Regulation, Barcelona

ORCID

Plants4Life2016

Thesis: The SnRK1 kinase: novel regulatory mechanisms and its role in metabolic homeostasis

Supervised by Elena Baena

Position after PhD: Postdoc at IGC, Portugal

ORCID

IBB 2015

Thesis: Immunity-related GTPases (IRGs) in the house mouse and the parasite Toxoplasma gondii in South America

Supervised by Jonathan Howard and Luis Teixeira

Position after PhD: Postdoc at IMM

ORCID

IBB 2014

Thesis: Dissecting the rules underlying de novo centrosome biogenesis

Supervised by Mónica Bettencourt-Dias and Ivo Telley

Position after PhD: Junior Microscopist at MPI-CBG - Max Planck Institute of Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics

ORCID

IBB 2016

Thesis: Co-option of immune response mechanisms by the metamorphosis hormonal signalling system

Supervised by Élio Sucena

Position after PhD: Postdoc at Imperial College, United Kingdom

ORCID

Plants4Life2016

Thesis: Transcriptome dynamics in the Arabidopsis thaliana male germ unit: From mature pollen grain to pollen tube

Supervised by Jörg Becker

 

PGCD2014

Thesis: Dissecting Non-Canonical Roles of Condensin Complexes

Supervised by Raquel Oliveira

Position after PhD: Post-doc in Monica Bettencourt-Dias Lab, Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciência, Oeiras, Portugal and Joana Paredes Lab , I3S, Porto, Portugal

ORCID

PGCD2016

Thesis: Phenotypic architecture and genetic polymorphisms associated with social behaviour in zebrafish

Supervised by Rui Oliveira

Position after PhD: Clinical Director and Psychologist, Centro de Atendimento Psicológico Dr. Jacob Vicente; cape verde

IBB 2014

Thesis: How to make a single structure per cell? Lessons from X chromosome inactivation and antigen receptor gene recombination

Supervised by Jorge Carneiro

Position after PhD: Senior Data Scientist at Unbabel

IBB 2014

Thesis: Understanding fitness from molecular mechanisms - a step towards predicting evolution

Supervised by Lília Perfeito

Position after PhD: Data Scientist at NOS SGPS

PGCD2014

Thesis: Regulation of Heterochromatin and telomere Length in S. pombe (fission yeast

Supervised by Miguel Godinho Ferreira

Position after PhD: Post-doctoral Researcher, University of Zurich, ETH, Switzerland

ORCID

IBB 2015

Thesis: Robust tolerance out of volatile Regulatory T cells: Lessons from mathematical modelling

Supervised by Jorge Carneiro and Jocelyne Demengeot

Position after PhD:  Postdoc at LIP

PGCD2014

Thesis: Molecular bases of Wolbachia-host Interactions

Supervised by Luís Teixeira

Position after PhD: Researcher (Genomics, bioinformatics and infectious diseases ), University of Cambridge, UK

ORCID

Plants4Life2017

Thesis: Function of SnRK1 kinases in the shoot apical meristem

Supervised by Elena Baena and Henrik Jönsson

ORCID

MOLBIOS2016

Thesis: Regulation of virulence in the vector borne plant pathogen Erwinia carotovora

Supervised by Karina Xavier and Luís Teixeira

Position after PhD: Postdoctoral Research Scientist at Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Germany

ORCID

IBB2016

Thesis: Habitat loss and fragmentation: effects on genetic diversity and differentiation

Supervised by Lounès Chikhi

Position after PhD: Postdoctoral Research Cientist at Department of Evolution and Ecology, University of California, Davis, USA

ORCID

IBB2016

Thesis: Regulation of the microbiota in the gut of Drosophila melanogaster

Supervised by Luís Teixeira

Position after PhD: Postdoc at University of Lausanne, Switzerland

ORCID

IBB2015

Thesis: Responses to liver damage: Macrophage plasticity in tissue recovery and dysbiotic drifts

Supervised by Carlos Penha-Gonçalves

Position after PhD: Postdoc at CEDOC, Portugal

ORCID

IBB2014

Thesis: Exploring the role of Sympathetic Nervous System activity in the control of Body-Size and Metabolism

Supervised by Ana Domingos

Position after PhD: Postdoc at Max Planck, Germany

ORCID

MOLBIOS2015

Thesis: Discovery of novel autoinducer-2 receptors

Supervised by Karina Xavier

Position after PhD: Postdoc at IGC, Portugal

ORCID

IBB2014

Thesis: Regulation of celular signalling by trafficking control: Molecular control of proteolysis on the cell surface by the iRhom/TACE sheddase complex

Supervised by Colin Adrain

Position after PhD: Postdoc at Genentech, San Francisco, USA

ORCID

IBB2014

Thesis: Thymic activities in the establishment of tumor immune tolerance

Supervised by Jocelyne Demengeot

Position after PhD: Postdoc at Imperial College, United Kingdom

ORCID

IBB2015

Thesis: The role of the gut microbiota in the subsistence of antibiotic resistance

Supervised by Isabel Gordo

Position after PhD: Postdoc at Max Von Peuter Institute LMU, Munchen

ORCID

MOLBIOS2015

Thesis: The Major Facilitator Superfamily (MFS) of membrane transporters: Uncovering novel determinants of plant abiotic stress tolerance

Supervised by Paula Duque

Position after PhD: Postdoc at IGC, Portugal

ORCID

IBB 2015

Thesis: Transcription factor-dependent regulation of neural stem cell identity throughout mitosis

Supervised by Diogo Castro and Raquel Oliveira

Position after PhD: Postdoc at i3ES, Portugal

ORCID

IBB2018

Thesis: The role of competition in microbial evolution

Supervised by Isabel Gordo

Position after PhD: Postdoc at University of Lausanne, Switzerland

ORCID

MOLBIOS2014

Thesis: Regulation of plant energy signalling by components of the abscisic acid pathway

Supervised by Elena Baena

Position after PhD: Postdoc at Montpellier SupAgro, France

ORCID

IBB2018

Thesis: Zebrafish avatars as a model for immunotherapy response in bladder cancer

Supervised by Rita Fior and Jocelyne Demengeot

Position after PhD: University lecturer and researcher at Universidad de las Americas Ecuador

ORCID

IBB 2014

Thesis: Cohesion failure and Mitosis: From Molecular Mechanisms to Organismal Consequences

Supervised by Raquel Oliveira

Position after PhD: Postdoc at ETH Zurich, Institute of Biochemistry, Switzerland

ORCID

PGCD2016

Thesis: Interplay between DAF and viral proteins HA and NA modulates viral pathogenesis

Supervised by Maria João Amorim

Position after PhD: Postdoc at Crick, London, United Kingdom

ORCID

PGCD2015

Thesis: Role of telomere proteins in Replication stress

Supervised by Miguel Godinho Ferreira

Position after PhD: Principal Investigator and Coordinator (Research - Molecular Biology Lab), Agostinho Neto University Hospital: Praia, Cape Verde

ORCID

IBB 2016

Thesis: Thymus autonomy

Supervised by Vera Martins

Position after PhD: Postdoc at Institut Curie, Paris, France

ORCID

Plants4Life2017

Thesis: Axil progenitors and the making of the vertebrate body plan

Supervised by Paula Duque and Alexander Jones

Position after PhD: Medical student at FMUL, Portugal

ORCID

IBB2017

Thesis: Determining the role of STAT1 and STAT3 transcription factors in transcriptional memory

Supervised by Lars Jansen

ORCID

IBB 2016

Thesis: De novo centriole biogenesis during spermatogenesis in the model bryophyte Physcomitrium patens

Supervised by Jörg Becker and Mónica Bettencourt-Dias

Position after PhD: Postdoc at University of Geneva, Switzerland

ORCID

PGCD2015

Thesis: Seasonal plasticity in insect models: effect of variable temperatures on  developmental outcome

Supervised by Patrícia Beldade and David Duneau

Position after PhD: Director of Science Promotion, Development and Communication at UTA, Cabo Verde

ORCID

IBB 2015

Thesis: Innate and vasoregulatory crosstalk at the maternal-fetal interface during placental malaria

Supervised by Carlos Penha-Gonçalves

Position after PhD: Postdoc at IMM, Portugal

ORCID

 

 

Updated on 21 december 2022

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