Publications over the last 5 years




Passagem-Santos, D.; Bonnet, M.; Sobral, D.; Trancoso, I.; Silva, J. G.; Barreto, V. M.; Athanasiadis, A.; Demengeot, J. and Pereira-Leal, J. B.. RAG Recombinase as a Selective Pressure for Genome Evolution. Genome Biol Evol. 2016;8(11):3364–3376.

Vasconcelos, F. F.; Sessa, A.; Laranjeira, C.; Raposo, A. A.; Teixeira, V.; Hagey, D. W.; Tomaz, D. M.; Muhr, J.; Broccoli, V. and Castro, D. S.. MyT1 Counteracts the Neural Progenitor Program to Promote Vertebrate Neurogenesis. Cell Rep. 2016;17(2):469–483.

Zerbino, D. R.; Johnson, N.; Juetteman, T.; Sheppard, D.; Wilder, S. P.; Lavidas, I.; Nuhn, M.; Perry, E.; Raffaillac-Desfosses, Q.; Sobral, D.; Keefe, D.; Graf, S.; Ahmed, I.; Kinsella, R.; Pritchard, B.; Brent, S.; Amode, R.; Parker, A.; Trevanion, S.; Birney, E.; Dunham, I. and Flicek, P.. Ensembl regulation resources. Database (Oxford). 2016;2016.


Duarte, M.; Carvalho, C.; Bernardo, S.; Barros, S. V.; Benevides, S.; Flor, L.; Monteiro, M.; Marques, I.; Henriques, M.; Barros, S. C.; Fagulha, T.; Ramos, F.; Luis, T. and Fevereiro, M.. Rabbit haemorrhagic disease virus 2 (RHDV2) outbreak in Azores: Disclosure of common genetic markers and phylogenetic segregation within the European strains. Infect. Genet. Evol.. 2015;35:163–171.

Gilchrist, M. J.; Sobral, D.; Khoueiry, P.; Daian, F.; Laporte, B.; Patrushev, I.; Matsumoto, J.; Dewar, K.; Hastings, K. E.; Satou, Y.; Lemaire, P. and Rothbacher, U.. A pipeline for the systematic identification of non-redundant full-ORF cDNAs for polymorphic and evolutionary divergent genomes: Application to the ascidian Ciona intestinalis. Dev. Biol.. 2015;404(2):149–163.

Raposo, A. A.; Vasconcelos, F. F.; Drechsel, D.; Marie, C.; Johnston, C.; Dolle, D.; Bithell, A.; Gillotin, S.; van den Berg, D. L.; Ettwiller, L.; Flicek, P.; Crawford, G. E.; Parras, C. M.; Berninger, B.; Buckley, N. J.; Guillemot, F. and Castro, D. S.. Ascl1 Coordinately Regulates Gene Expression and the Chromatin Landscape during Neurogenesis. Cell Rep. 2015.


Bouzid, D.; Fourati, H.; Amouri, A.; Marques, I.; Abida, O.; Tahri, N.; Penha-Goncalves, C. and Masmoudi, H.. Autoimmune diseases association study with the KIAA1109-IL2-IL21 region in a Tunisian population. Mol. Biol. Rep.. 2014;41(11):7133–7139.

Correia, C.; Diekmann, Y.; Vicente, A. M. and Pereira-Leal, J. B.. Hope for GWAS: relevant risk genes uncovered from GWAS statistical noise. Int J Mol Sci. 2014;15(10):17601–17621.

Guilgur, L. G.; Prudencio, P.; Sobral, D.; Liszekova, D.; Rosa, A. and Martinho, R. G.. Requirement for highly efficient pre-mRNA splicing during Drosophila early embryonic development. Elife. 2014;3:e02181.

Trovoada, M. d. e. J.; Martins, M.; Ben Mansour, R.; Sambo, M. d. o. R.; Fernandes, A. B.; Antunes Goncalves, L.; Borja, A.; Moya, R.; Almeida, P.; Costa, J.; Marques, I.; Macedo, M. P.; Coutinho, A.; Narum, D. L. and Penha-Goncalves, C.. NOS2 variants reveal a dual genetic control of nitric oxide levels, susceptibility to Plasmodium infection, and cerebral malaria. Infect. Immun.. 2014;82(3):1287–1295.

Barroso-Batista, J.; Sousa, A.; Lourenco, M.; Bergman, M. L.; Sobral, D.; Demengeot, J.; Xavier, K. B. and Gordo, I.. The first steps of adaptation of Escherichia coli to the gut are dominated by soft sweeps. PLoS Genet.. 2014;10(3):e1004182.

Marques, I.; Almeida, P.; Alves, R.; Dias, M. J.; Godinho, A. and Pereira-Leal, J. B.. Bioinformatics projects supporting life-sciences learning in high schools. PLoS Comput. Biol.. 2014;10(1):e1003404.