Supervision & Examination

Index

Supervision and co-supervision


Post-doc (ongoing)

  • Diana Fontinha
  • Helena Cabaço
  • Andreia Mósca
  • Akriti Srivastava

Post-doc (completed)

  • Filipa P. da Cruz
  • Cláudia Cunha
  • Marija Markovic
  • Jorge Santos
  • Cláudia Marques
  • Inês Gomes
  • Patrícia Meireles
  • António Mendes

PhD (ongoing)

  • Diana Moita
  • Daniela Brás (ITQB, Univ. Nova Lisboa)
  • Mélanie Fonte (Fac. Ciências Univ. Porto)

PhD (completed)

  • Patrícia Meireles – “Nutrient uptake and metabolism in Plasmodium-infected hepatic cells” – PhD thesis in Biomedical Sciences, Speciality in Microbiology and Parasitology. Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade de Lisboa, 9 May 2016 (main supervisor)
  • Carolina dos Santos Vinagreiro – “Desenvolvimento de entidades químicas inovadoras para superar o desafio da resistência antimicrobiana”, Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia, Universidade de Coimbra, 16 April 2020 (co-supervisor)
  • Ana Margarida Vaz – “The impact of African trypanosomes on the infection caused by malaria parasites” – PhD thesis  in Biomedical Sciences, Speciality in Microbiology and Parasitology. Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade de Lisboa, 12 April 2021 (main supervisor)
  • Adriana Temporão – “Unravelling the role of Trypanosoma brucei proteins in the impairment of Plasmodium infection”, Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade de Lisboa, 30 May 2022 (co-supervisor)
  • Francisca Arez – “Advancing  liver-stage malaria in vitro models for drug discovery”, Instituto de Tecnologia Química e Biológica, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, 28 July 2022 (co-supervisor)
  • Américo José dos Santos Alves – “Novel spiro-lactams as new antimicrobial agents”, Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia, Universidade de Coimbra, 5 January 2022 (co-supervisor)
  • Raquel Azevedo – “Targeting the transmission stage of malaria parasites by drug- and vaccine-based approaches”, Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade de Lisboa, 26 April 2023 (main supervisor)

Master's (ongoing)

  • Marta Matos
  • Beatriz Câncio

Master's (completed)

  • Ana Margarida Santos de Almeida – “The influence of bile acids on liver-stage malaria infection” – Fac. Med. Univ. Lisboa, 2008
  • Catarina de Almeida Marques – “The importance of apoptosis of Plasmodium-infected cells in the generation of immunity against malaria infection” – Fac. Ciências Univ. Lisboa, 2010
  • Joana Sales Dias – “The role of glucose in Plasmodium liver infection” – Fac. Ciências Univ. Lisboa, 2011
  • Ana Rita Tomé – “Malaria vaccination strategies”, Fac. Farmácia Univ. Lisboa, 2012
  • Ana Margarida Roque Sanches Vaz – “The reciprocal influence of malaria and sleeping sickness co-infections” – Fac. Ciências Univ. Lisboa, 2013
  • Miguel Filipe Duarte – “Characterization of a new malaria vaccine candidate against Plasmodium vivax using genetically modified rodent Plasmodium parasites” – Fac. Ciências Univ. Lisboa, 2014
  • Pedro Gil Gameiro Eloy Sena Rego – “Paving a freezing way to defeat malaria” – Instituto Superior Técnico, Lisboa, 2014
  • Carolina Andrade – “Characterization of a new genetically modified Plasmodium berghei parasite – development of a pre-erythrocytic malaria vaccine” – Fac. Ciências Univ. Lisboa, 2015
  • Raquel Azevedo – “Development of a new in vitro assay for screening malaria transmission blocking compounds” – Instituto de Higiene e Medicina Tropical, Lisboa, 2016
  • Rafael Luís – “Plasmodium berghei liver infection inhibition by host immune response to Trypanosoma brucei” – Fac. Ciências Univ. Lisboa, 2018
  • Daniela Brás – “Mechanisms of inhibition of Plasmodium liver infection by amino acid supplementation” – Instituto de Higiene e Medicina Tropical, Lisboa, 2018
  • Diana Alves Moita – “New insights into interferon-mediated immune responses elicited by Plasmodium liver stage infection – Unravelling the role of Viperin induction” – Fac. Ciências e Tecnologia, Univ. Nova Lisboa, 2018
  • Rafael Sousa – “Cryopreservation of Plasmodium sporozoites for whole-organism vaccination against malaria” – Instituto Superior Técnico, Univ. Lisboa, 2018
  • Teresa Maia – “Comparative immunological analyses of whole-sporozoite malaria vaccines” – Fac. Ciências e Tecnologia, Univ. Nova Lisboa, 2019
  • Andreia Barreto – “Evaluation of humoral and cellular immune responses to P. berghei-based whole-sporozoite malaria vaccination in rhesus macaques”, Instituto de Higiene e Medicina Tropical, Lisboa, 2019
  • Raquel Mestre – “Targeting p53 with indole-based compounds” – Fac. Farmácia, Univ. Lisboa, 2019
  • Gonçalo Pereira – “Effect of Antiretroviral Therapy on Liver Stage Development of Plasmodium Parasites and Whole Organism Vaccination Against Malaria”, Fac. Ciências, Univ. Lisboa, 2021
  • Isabel Moules – “Drug repurposing against malaria parasites”, Fac. Medicina, Univ. Lisboa, 2022
  • Catarina Rôla – “Comparative efficacy analysis of whole-sporozoite vaccines against malaria”, Fac. Ciências, Univ. Lisboa, 2022
  • Madalena Carvalho – “Characterization of a novel whole-sporozoite vaccine against malaria”, Fac. Ciências, Univ. Lisboa, 2023
  • Ana Fraga – “Plasmodium berghei/SARS-CoV-2 co-infection phenotype in murine models”, Fac. Ciências Univ. Lisboa, 2023
  • Rita Lopes – “Using a high-throughput genetic screen to identify Plasmodium molecules that interact with the host’s innate immune system”, Fac. Ciências Univ. Coimbra, 2023
  • Sofia Santana – “Screening of compounds against malaria parasites”, Instituto Superior Técnico, Univ. Lisboa, November 2023

Research assistant (ongoing)

  • Carla Oliveira

Research assistant (completed)

  • Mário Costa
  • Inês Albuquerque
  • Joana Pissarra
  • Carolina Andrade
  • Marta Machado
  • Rafael Sousa
  • Ana Filipa Teixeira
  • Denise Francisco
  • Tiago Santos
  • Soraia Caetano

Internships (ongoing)

Internships (completed)

  • Clemente da Silva
  • Sarah Goellner
  • Isabel Coelho
  • Sofia Ferreira
  • Inês Costa
  • Veronika Hrabcova
  • Ana Catarina Franco
  • Beatriz Gaspar
  • Maria Inês Costa
  • Kateřina Breiterová
  • Joana Romão
  • Leyre Pernaute Lau
  • Gustavo Capatti
  • Bruno Capistrano
  • Raquel Mestre
  • Šárka Pospíšilová
  • Vladimir Ghilas
  • Ana Margarida Almeida
  • Laura Fernandes
  • Isabelle Mostacato
  • Duarte Candeias
  • Jonathan Rzonzew
  • Rabia Saleem
  • Madalena Silva
  • Mariana de Sousa
  • Inês Martins

Examination

PhD Theses

  • Antonietta Impagliazzo – “Transient protein interactions: The case of pseudoazurin and nitrite reductase”, 7 April 2005, University of Leiden. Main opponent.
  • Louise Pereira Rodrigues – “Early detection of the biological and genetic determinants of resistance to artemisin based combination therapy in malaria parasites”, 11 February 2011, IHMT, Univ. Nova Lisboa. Main opponent.
  • Elizabeth Ann Ball – “Uncovering the role of IFNAR1 in experimental cerebral malaria”, April 2013, ITQB, Univ. Nova Lisboa. Main opponent.
  • Neuza dos Prazeres Lima Teixeira – “FSR quorum sensing: role in Enterococcus faecalis biology & host infection”, 14 March 2014, ITQB, Univ. Nova Lisboa. Main opponent.
  • Jorge Manuel Santos – “Role of Plasmodium translationally repressed gene products in malaria transmission”, 3 February 2015, Fac. Medicina Univ. Lisboa.
  • Ana Catarina Dias Pena – “Role of Histone H1 in chromatin and gene expression in the African Trypanosome: broad skills, specific functions?”, 9 December 2015, Fac. Medicina Univ. Lisboa.
  • Ana Carina Santos Ferreira da Silva – “Strategies for improved Adenovirus and PPR vaccine production in different cell lines”, 25 January 2016, ITQB, Univ. Nova Lisboa.
  • Francisco Maria Aresta Branco – “Understanding chromatin dynamics during antigenic variation in Trypanosoma brucei“, 6 December 2016, Fac. Medicina Univ. Lisboa.
  • Anil Kumar – “Investigation of immunoprotective sequences of P. falciparum and other species”, February 2017, Savitrabai Phule University, Pune, India. External reviewer.
  • Maria Sousa Rebelo – “Development of an innovative real-time assay for antimalarial sensitivity testing”, 4 May 2017, Fac. Medicina Univ. Lisboa.
  • Hugo Ricardo L. Soares – “Viral and cell host factors influencing the development of an HCV vaccine candidate”, 23 October 2018, ITQB, Univ. Nova Lisboa. Main opponent.
  • Ahmad Syibli Bin Othman – “Studies using transgenic rodent malaria parasites to improve live attenuated malaria vaccines”, 25 October 2018, University of Leiden. Main opponent.
  • Viriato M’Bana – “Uncovering the UIS4 protein interacting network and its role during the malaria liver stage infection”, 17 January 2020, Fac. Medicina Univ. Lisboa.
  • Maria João Coimbra Dores – “Dissecting Tick Vectors Biosystematics and Symbionts Transmission Potential”, 18 December 2020, Fac. Ciências Univ. Lisboa.
  • Maria Inês Sousa de Albuquerque – “Unnatural glycopeptides and proteins and their use in antigen detection and immunization”, 18 June 2021, Fac. Medicina Univ. Lisboa.
  • Miguel João Ferreira da Silva – “Defining molecular pathways in antimalarial drug resistance”, 7 September 2022, Escola de Medicina, Univ. Minho. Main opponent.
  • Ana Rafaela Azevedo Teixeira – “Blocking the progression of Plasmodium sporozoites from the skin to the liver”, 16 November 2022, Fac. Farmácia Univ. Porto. Main opponent.
  • Maria João Quitoles de Oliveira – “Nanosers microfluidics platform for rapid screening for infectious diseases”, 16 December 2022, Fac. Ciências e Tecnologia, Univ. Nova Lisboa.
  • Henrique Pedro Pereira da Silva Amaral Machado – “Impact of adipose tissue colonization by Trypanosoma brucei during infection”, 20 December 2022, Fac. Medicina Univ. Lisboa.

Master's Theses

  • Bassem Samy Guirgis – “Development of Prototype Gold Nanoparticle-Based Immunoassays for the detection of Plasmodium falciparum , 31 October 2010, The American University in Cairo
  • Ana Margarida Ferreira Góis – “Production and characterization of different types of malaria pigment (hemozoin) and their potential use for screening for hemozoin inhibiting drugs”, 25 October 2012, Fac. Ciências Univ. de Lisboa.
  • Isabel Bernardo Gonçalves Oliveira Silva – “Proteínas recombinantes de Plasmodium falciparumpara deteção de malária por nanoimunoensaios”, 15 May 2013, Fac. Ciências e Tecnologia, Univ. Nova de Lisboa.
  • Joana Rita Pinto de Magalhães – “Síntese de novos compostos híbridos com atividade antimalárica”, 16 December 2013, Fac. Farmácia, Universidade de Lisboa.
  • Mariana Amoroso das Neves Romão – “Nanoimunoensaios para a Detecção de Antigénios da Malária em Amostras Clínicas”, 30 October 2014, Fac. Ciências e Tecnologia, Univ. Nova de Lisboa.
  • Ana Inês Relvinha dos Reis – “Desenvolvimento de um teste de diagnóstico rápido para a deteção de malária em amostras clínicas”, 30 November 2015, Fac. Ciências e Tecnologia, Univ. Nova deLisboa.
  • Rita Santinho Grenho – “Development and evaluation of a novel and innovative drug sensitivity assay for Plasmodium falciparum“, 13 December 2016, Instituto Superior Técnico, Universidade de Lisboa.
  • Ana Teresa Fernandes Alegre Branco – “Effect of underlying metabolic diseases, diet and metabolites on the growth of blood stage parasites Plasmodium falciparum“, 12 November 2018, Instituto Superior Técnico, Universidade de Lisboa.
  • Ana Maria Rocha Fernandes Oliveira e Silva – “Malária em Cabo Verde”, 14 July 2020, Faculdade de Medicina, Universidade de Lisboa
  • Maria Duarte de Carvalho – “Protective effect of red blood cell pyruvate kinase deficiency against malaria – is there a role for the host cell membrane?”, 22 July 2021, Instituto de Higiene e Medicina Tropical, Universidade Nova de Lisboa
  • Sara Mateus Mahomed – “Large interindividual variations of Plasmodium falciparum growth in in-vitro cultures: Investigation of underlying factors especially related to red blood cells”, 27 July 2021, Faculdade de Medicina, Universidade de Lisboa
  • Magda Isabel Barbosa Melro – “Impact of SARS-CoV-2 infection in human pregnancy”, 4 February 2022, Faculdade de Ciências, Universidade de Lisboa
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