Scientific Contributions

The list below gathers some of the research done using the resources of the infrastructure.

Almeida‐Santos, José, Marie‐Louise Bergman, Inês Amendoeira Cabral, Vasco Correia, Íris Caramalho, and Jocelyne Demengeot. 2020. “The Multifaceted Foxp3 fgfp Allele Enhances Spontaneous and Therapeutic Immune Surveillance of Cancer in Mice.” European Journal of Immunology 50 (3): 439–44.

Alvarez, Catalina, Ana Claudia Campos, Jonathan C. Howard, Joana Loureiro, Urs Benedikt Müller, and Ana Lina Rodrigues. 2020. “Methods for the Measurement of Early Events in Toxoplasma Gondii Immunity in Mouse Cells.” In Toxoplasma Gondii, edited by Christopher J. Tonkin, 2071:371–409. Methods in Molecular Biology. New York, NY: Springer US.

Badenes, Marina, Abdulbasit Amin, Ismael González-García, Inês Félix, Emma Burbridge, Miguel Cavadas, Francisco José Ortega, et al. 2020. “Deletion of IRhom2 Protects against Diet-Induced Obesity by Increasing Thermogenesis.” Molecular Metabolism 31 (January): 67–84.

Ballesteros-Arias, Luna, Joana G. Silva, Rafael A. Paiva, Belén Carbonetto, Pedro Faísca, and Vera C. Martins. 2019. “T Cell Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia as a Consequence of Thymus Autonomy.” The Journal of Immunology 202 (4): 1137–44.

Barreto, Hugo C., Nelson Frazão, Ana Sousa, Anke Konrad, and Isabel Gordo. 2020. “Mutation Accumulation and Horizontal Gene Transfer in Escherichia Coli Colonizing the Gut of Old Mice.” Communicative & Integrative Biology 13 (1): 89–96.

Barreto, Hugo C., Ana Sousa, and Isabel Gordo. 2020. “The Landscape of Adaptive Evolution of a Gut Commensal Bacteria in Aging Mice.” Current Biology 30 (6): 1102-1109.e5.

Barroso-Batista, João, Miguel F. Pedro, Joana Sales-Dias, Catarina J.G. Pinto, Jessica A. Thompson, Helena Pereira, Jocelyne Demengeot, Isabel Gordo, and Karina B. Xavier. 2020. “Specific Eco-Evolutionary Contexts in the Mouse Gut Reveal Escherichia Coli Metabolic Versatility.” Current Biology 30 (6): 1049-1062.e7.

Basti, Alireza, Rita Fior, Müge Yalҫin, Vanda Póvoa, Rosario Astaburuaga, Yin Li, Julian Naderi, Miguel Godinho Ferreira, and Angela Relógio. 2020. “The Core-Clock Gene NR1D1 Impacts Cell Motility In Vitro and Invasiveness in a Zebrafish Xenograft Colon Cancer Model.” Cancers 12 (4): 853.

Brandão, Ana S., Anabela Bensimon-Brito, Raquel Lourenço, Jorge Borbinha, Ana Rosa Soares, Rita Mateus, and António Jacinto. 2019. “Yap Induces Osteoblast Differentiation by Modulating Bmp Signalling during Zebrafish Caudal Fin Regeneration.” Journal of Cell Science 132 (22): jcs231993.

Carmo, Catarina, Margarida Araújo, and Raquel A. Oliveira. 2019. “Microinjection Techniques in Fly Embryos to Study the Function and Dynamics of SMC Complexes.” In SMC Complexes, edited by Anjana Badrinarayanan, 2004:251–68. Methods in Molecular Biology. New York, NY: Springer New York.

Carvalhal, Sara, Alexandra Tavares, Mariana B. Santos, Mihailo Mirkovic, and Raquel A. Oliveira. 2018. “A Quantitative Analysis of Cohesin Decay in Mitotic Fidelity.” Journal of Cell Biology 217 (10): 3343–53.

Carvalho, Lara, Pedro Patricio, Susana Ponte, Carl-Philipp Heisenberg, Luis Almeida, André S. Nunes, Nuno A.M. Araújo, and Antonio Jacinto. 2018. “Occluding Junctions as Novel Regulators of Tissue Mechanics during Wound Repair.” Journal of Cell Biology 217 (12): 4267–83.

Chapela, Diana, Sara Sousa, Isaura Martins, Ana Margarida Cristóvão, Patrícia Pinto, Sofia Corte-Real, and Leonor Saúde. 2019. “A Zebrafish Drug Screening Platform Boosts the Discovery of Novel Therapeutics for Spinal Cord Injury in Mammals.” Scientific Reports 9 (1): 10475.

Costa, Bruna, Susana Ferreira, Vanda Póvoa, Maria João Cardoso, Sandra Vieira, Joep Stroom, Paulo Fidalgo, et al. 2020. “Developments in Zebrafish Avatars as Radiotherapy Sensitivity Reporters — towards Personalized Medicine.” EBioMedicine 51 (January): 102578.

Cruz, Andreia, Mirjam Heinemans, Cristina Márquez, and Marta A. Moita. 2020. “Freezing Displayed by Others Is a Learned Cue of Danger Resulting from Co-Experiencing Own Freezing and Shock.” Current Biology 30 (6): 1128-1135.e6.

Darmohray, Dana M., Jovin R. Jacobs, Hugo G. Marques, and Megan R. Carey. 2019. “Spatial and Temporal Locomotor Learning in Mouse Cerebellum.” Neuron 102 (1): 217-231.e4.

Dias, André, Anastasiia Lozovska, Filip J Wymeersch, Ana Nóvoa, Anahi Binagui-Casas, Daniel Sobral, Gabriel G Martins, Valerie Wilson, and Moises Mallo. 2020. “A Tgfbr1/Snai1-Dependent Developmental Module at the Core of Vertebrate Axial Elongation.” ELife 9 (June): e56615.

Faria, Vitor G, Nelson E Martins, Christian Schlötterer, and Élio Sucena. 2018. “Readapting to DCV Infection without Wolbachia: Frequency Changes of Drosophila Antiviral Alleles Can Replace Endosymbiont Protection.” Edited by Laurence Hurst. Genome Biology and Evolution 10 (7): 1783–91.

Fernandes, Ana B., Joaquim Alves da Silva, Joana Almeida, Guohong Cui, Charles R. Gerfen, Rui M. Costa, and Albino J. Oliveira-Maia. 2020. “Postingestive Modulation of Food Seeking Depends on Vagus-Mediated Dopamine Neuron Activity.” Neuron 106 (5): 778-788.e6.

Fernandes, Sara F., Rita Fior, Francisco Pinto, Margarida Gama-Carvalho, and Leonor Saúde. 2018. “Fine-Tuning of Fgf8a Expression through Alternative Polyadenylation Has a Selective Impact on Fgf-Associated Developmental Processes.” Biochimica et Biophysica Acta (BBA) – Gene Regulatory Mechanisms 1861 (9): 783–93.

Frazão, Nelson, Ana Sousa, Michael Lässig, and Isabel Gordo. 2019. “Horizontal Gene Transfer Overrides Mutation in Escherichia Coli Colonizing the Mammalian Gut.” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 116 (36): 17906–15.

Godinho-Silva, Cristina, Rita G. Domingues, Miguel Rendas, Bruno Raposo, Hélder Ribeiro, Joaquim Alves da Silva, Ana Vieira, et al. 2019. “Light-Entrained and Brain-Tuned Circadian Circuits Regulate ILC3s and Gut Homeostasis.” Nature 574 (7777): 254–58.

Henriques, Rafael Neto, Sune Nørhøj Jespersen, and Noam Shemesh. 2020. “Correlation Tensor Magnetic Resonance Imaging.” NeuroImage 211 (May): 116605.

Heras, Francisco J. H., Francisco Romero-Ferrero, Robert C. Hinz, and Gonzalo G. de Polavieja. 2019. “Deep Attention Networks Reveal the Rules of Collective Motion in Zebrafish.” Edited by Francesco P. Battaglia. PLOS Computational Biology 15 (9): e1007354.

Lafuente, Elvira, David Duneau, and Patrícia Beldade. 2018. “Genetic Basis of Thermal Plasticity Variation in Drosophila Melanogaster Body Size.” Edited by Gregory P. Copenhaver. PLOS Genetics 14 (9): e1007686.

Lex, Kirsten, Mariana Maia Gil, Bruno Lopes-Bastos, Margarida Figueira, Marta Marzullo, Kety Giannetti, Tânia Carvalho, and Miguel Godinho Ferreira. 2020. “Telomere Shortening Produces an Inflammatory Environment That Increases Tumor Incidence in Zebrafish.” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 117 (26): 15066–74.

Machado, Ana S, Hugo G Marques, Diogo F Duarte, Dana M Darmohray, and Megan R Carey. 2020. “Shared and Specific Signatures of Locomotor Ataxia in Mutant Mice.” ELife 9 (July): e55356.

Madeira, Natália, Ana Drumond, and Rosalina Fonseca. 2020. “Temporal Gating of Synaptic Competition in the Amygdala by Cannabinoid Receptor Activation.” Cerebral Cortex 30 (7): 4064–75.

Meneses, Maria João, Diego O. Borges, Tânia R. Dias, Fátima O. Martins, Pedro F. Oliveira, M. Paula Macedo, and Marco G. Alves. 2019. “Knockout of Insulin-Degrading Enzyme Leads to Mice Testicular Morphological Changes and Impaired Sperm Quality.” Molecular and Cellular Endocrinology 486 (April): 11–17.

Monteiro, Joana, Sandra Martins, Matheus Farias, Telma Costa, and Ana Certal. 2018. “The Impact of Two Different Cold-Extruded Feeds and Feeding Regimens on Zebrafish Survival, Growth and Reproductive Performance.” Journal of Developmental Biology 6 (3): 15.

Moraes, Luciana Vieira de, André Barateiro, Patrícia Marques Sousa, and Carlos Penha-Gonçalves. 2018. “Bradykinin Sequestration by Plasmodium Berghei Infected Erythrocytes Conditions B2R Signaling and Parasite Uptake by Fetal Trophoblasts.” Frontiers in Microbiology 9 (December): 3106.

Murillo-León, Mateo, Urs B. Müller, Ines Zimmermann, Shishir Singh, Pia Widdershooven, Cláudia Campos, Catalina Alvarez, et al. 2019. “Molecular Mechanism for the Control of Virulent Toxoplasma Gondii Infections in Wild-Derived Mice.” Nature Communications 10 (1): 1233.

Nunes, Ana Rita, Leonor Carreira, Savani Anbalagan, Janna Blechman, Gil Levkowitz, and Rui F. Oliveira. 2020. “Perceptual Mechanisms of Social Affiliation in Zebrafish.” Scientific Reports 10 (1): 3642.

Oikonomidi, Ioanna, Emma Burbridge, Miguel Cavadas, Graeme Sullivan, Blanka Collis, Heike Naegele, Danielle Clancy, et al. 2018. “ITAP, a Novel IRhom Interactor, Controls TNF Secretion by Policing the Stability of IRhom/TACE.” ELife 7 (June): e35032.

Oliveira, Bruno L., Benjamin J. Stenton, V. B. Unnikrishnan, Cátia Rebelo de Almeida, João Conde, Magda Negrão, Felipe S. S. Schneider, et al. 2020. “Platinum-Triggered Bond-Cleavage of Pentynoyl Amide and N -Propargyl Handles for Drug-Activation.” Journal of the American Chemical Society 142 (24): 10869–80.

Oliveira, Rita A., Katharine M. Ng, Margarida B. Correia, Vitor Cabral, Handuo Shi, Justin L. Sonnenburg, Kerwyn Casey Huang, and Karina B. Xavier. 2020. “Klebsiella Michiganensis Transmission Enhances Resistance to Enterobacteriaceae Gut Invasion by Nutrition Competition.” Nature Microbiology 5 (4): 630–41.

Pais, Inês S., Rita S. Valente, Marta Sporniak, and Luis Teixeira. 2018. “Drosophila Melanogaster Establishes a Species-Specific Mutualistic Interaction with Stable Gut-Colonizing Bacteria.” Edited by Nancy Moran. PLOS Biology 16 (7): e2005710.

Pereira, Ana G., Matheus Farias, and Marta A. Moita. 2020. “Thalamic, Cortical, and Amygdala Involvement in the Processing of a Natural Sound Cue of Danger.” Edited by Jennifer K. Bizley. PLOS Biology 18 (5): e3000674.

Pires de Miranda, Marta, Ana Patrícia Quendera, Colin E. McVey, Kenneth M. Kaye, and J. Pedro Simas. 2018. “In Vivo Persistence of Chimeric Virus after Substitution of the Kaposi’s Sarcoma-Associated Herpesvirus LANA DNA Binding Domain with That of Murid Herpesvirus 4.” Edited by Jae U. Jung. Journal of Virology 92 (21): e01251-18, /jvi/92/21/e01251-18.atom.

Ponte, Susana, Lara Carvalho, Maria Gagliardi, Isabel Campos, Paulo J. Oliveira, and António Jacinto. 2020. “Drp1-Mediated Mitochondrial Fission Regulates Calcium and F-Actin Dynamics during Wound Healing.” Biology Open 9 (5): bio048629.

Prudêncio, Pedro, Leonardo G Guilgur, João Sobral, Jörg D Becker, Rui Gonçalo Martinho, and Paulo Navarro‐Costa. 2018. “The Trithorax Group Protein DMLL3/4 Instructs the Assembly of the Zygotic Genome at Fertilization.” EMBO Reports 19 (8).

Ramiro, Ricardo S., Paulo Durão, Claudia Bank, and Isabel Gordo. 2020. “Low Mutational Load and High Mutation Rate Variation in Gut Commensal Bacteria.” Edited by Nick H. Barton. PLOS Biology 18 (3): e3000617.

Ramos, Camila V., Luna Ballesteros-Arias, Joana G. Silva, Rafael A. Paiva, Marta F. Nogueira, Jorge Carneiro, Erida Gjini, and Vera C. Martins. 2020. “Cell Competition, the Kinetics of Thymopoiesis, and Thymus Cellularity Are Regulated by Double-Negative 2 to 3 Early Thymocytes.” Cell Reports 32 (3): 107910.

Ribeiro, Ana, Joana F. Monteiro, Ana C. Certal, Ana M. Cristovão, and Leonor Saúde. 2017. “Foxj1a Is Expressed in Ependymal Precursors, Controls Central Canal Position and Is Activated in New Ependymal Cells during Regeneration in Zebrafish.” Open Biology 7 (11): 170139.

Ribeiro, Diogo, Ana Rita Nunes, Michael Gliksberg, Savani Anbalagan, Gil Levkowitz, and Rui F. Oliveira. 2020. “Oxytocin Receptor Signalling Modulates Novelty Recognition but Not Social Preference in Zebrafish.” Journal of Neuroendocrinology 32 (4).

Romero-Ferrero, Francisco, Mattia G. Bergomi, Robert C. Hinz, Francisco J. H. Heras, and Gonzalo G. de Polavieja. 2019. “Idtracker.Ai: Tracking All Individuals in Small or Large Collectives of Unmarked Animals.” Nature Methods 16 (2): 179–82.

Sanders, Justin L., Joana F. Monteiro, Sandra Martins, Ana Catarina Certal, and Michael L. Kent. 2020. “The Impact of Pseudoloma Neurophilia Infection on Body Condition of Zebrafish.” Zebrafish 17 (2): 139–46.

Santos, Isa, Henrique G. Colaço, Ana Neves-Costa, Elsa Seixas, Tiago R. Velho, Dora Pedroso, André Barros, et al. 2020. “CXCL5-Mediated Recruitment of Neutrophils into the Peritoneal Cavity of Gdf15 -Deficient Mice Protects against Abdominal Sepsis.” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 117 (22): 12281–87.

Silva, Rui D., Mihailo Mirkovic, Leonardo G. Guilgur, Om S. Rathore, Rui Gonçalo Martinho, and Raquel A. Oliveira. 2018. “Absence of the Spindle Assembly Checkpoint Restores Mitotic Fidelity upon Loss of Sister Chromatid Cohesion.” Current Biology 28 (17): 2837-2844.e3.

Silva-Rodrigues, Joana F., Cátia F. Patrício-Rodrigues, Vicente de Sousa-Xavier, Pedro M. Augusto, Ana C. Fernandes, Ana R. Farinho, João P. Martins, and Rita O. Teodoro. 2020. “Peripheral Axonal Ensheathment Is Regulated by RalA GTPase and the Exocyst Complex.” Development 147 (3): dev174540.

Varanda, Ana Beatriz, Ana Martins-Logrado, Miguel Godinho Ferreira, and Rita Fior. 2020. “Zebrafish Xenografts Unveil Sensitivity to Olaparib beyond BRCA Status.” Cancers 12 (7): 1769.

Varela, Nélia, Miguel Gaspar, Sophie Dias, and Maria Luísa Vasconcelos. 2019. “Avoidance Response to CO2 in the Lateral Horn.” Edited by Josh Dubnau. PLOS Biology 17 (1): e2006749.

Veraart, Jelle, Daniel Nunes, Umesh Rudrapatna, Els Fieremans, Derek K Jones, Dmitry S Novikov, and Noam Shemesh. 2020. “Noninvasive Quantification of Axon Radii Using Diffusion MRI.” ELife 9 (February): e49855.

Vieira, Filipe J. D., Pol Nadal-Jimenez, Luis Teixeira, and Karina B. Xavier. 2020. “Erwinia Carotovora Quorum Sensing System Regulates Host-Specific Virulence Factors and Development Delay in Drosophila Melanogaster.” Edited by Christopher M. Waters and Edward G. Ruby. MBio 11 (3): e01292-20, /mbio/11/3/mBio.01292-20.atom.

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