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Biography

Dr. Margarida Fardilha

University of Aveiro, Portugal


E-mail: mfardilha@ua.pt


Qualifications

2004 Ph.D., University of Aveiro, Portugal, Biology

1997 M.Sc., Gulbenkian PhD Programme in Biology and Medicine

1996 B.Sc., University of Porto, Biochemistry


Publications (selected)

  1. Luís Korrodi-Gregório, Joana Abrantes, Thorsten Muller, José Melo-Ferreira, Katrin Marcus, Odete A. B. da Cruz e Silva, Margarida Fardilha and Pedro J. Esteves, 2013. Not so pseudo: the evolutionary history of Protein Phosphatase 1 Regulatory Subunit 2 and related pseudogenes, BMC Evolutionay Biology (accepted for publication).
  2. Luís Korrodi-Gregório, Ana Margarida Lopes, Sara L. C. Esteves, Sandra Afonso, Ana Lemos de Matos, Andrey A. Lissovsky, Odete A. B. da Cruz e Silva, Edgar F. da Cruz e Silva, Pedro José Esteves and Margarida Fardilha, 2013. An intriguing shift occurs in the novel protein phosphatase 1 binding partner, TCTEX1D4: evidence of positive selection in a Pika model, PLOS One (accepted for publication).
  3. Luís Korrodi-Gregório, Joana Vieira Silva, Luís Santos-Sousa, Maria João Freitas, Juliana Felgueiras and Margarida Fardilha, 2013. TGFβ cascade regulation by PPP1 and its interactors - impact on prostate cancer development and therapy. Journal of Cellular and Molecular Medicine (accepted for publication).
  4. Felgueiras, J., Silva, J.V., Fardilha, M., 2013. Prostate cancer: the need for biomarkers and new therapeutic targets. Journal of Zhejiang University SCIENCE B.
  5. Rebelo S, Domingues SC, Santos M, Fardilha M, Esteves SL, Vieira SI, Vintém AP, Wu W, da Cruz E Silva EF, da Cruz E Silva OA., 2013, Identification of a Novel Complex AβPP:Fe65:PP1 that Regulates AβPP Thr668 Phosphorylation Levels.J Alzheimers Dis. 2013 Jan 1;35(4):761-75. doi: 10.3233/JAD-130095.
  6. Korrodi-Gregório, Luis, Ferreira Mónica, Vintém Paula Ana, Wu Wenjuan, Muller Thorsten, Marcus Katrin, Vijayaraghavan Srinivasan, Brautigan L David, da Cruz e Silva A Odete, Fardilha Margarida, da Cruz e Silva F Edgar. Identification and characterization of two distinct PPP1R2 isoforms in human spermatozoa. BMC Cell Biology 2013, 14:15 doi:10.1186/1471-2121-14-15.
  7. Luís Korrodi-Gregório, Sandra I. Vieira, Sara L. C. Esteves, Joana V. Silva, Maria João Freitas, Ann-Kristin Brauns, Georg Luers, Joana Abrantes, Pedro J. Esteves, Odete A. B. da Cruz e Silva, Margarida Fardilha and Edgar F. da Cruz e Silva. TCTEX1D4, a novel protein phosphatase 1 interactor: connecting the phosphatase to the microtubule network. Biology Open 2013 BIO20131065; Advance Online Article March 11, 2013, doi:10.1242/bio.20131065.
  8. Margarida Fardilha, Mónica Ferreira, Steven Pelech, Sandra Vieira, Sandra Rebelo, Mário Sousa, Alberto Barros, Vladimiro Silva, Odete A. B. da Cruz e Silva and Edgar F. da Cruz e Silva†. Profiling Protein Phosphatases in Human Sperm. OMICS, accepted in 7.1.2013.