Miguel Teixeira

Assistant Professor


Research Activities

• Mechanisms of antifungal drug resistance in Candida glabrata
Fungal pathogenesis
• Yeast physiology and Molecular Biology
• Proteomics and transcriptomics
• Systems biology tools for the study of transcriptional regulatory networks



Selected Publications

Monteiro, P.T., Pais, P., Costa, C., Manna, S., Sá-Correia, I., Teixeira, M.C., 2017, "The PathoYeastract database: an information system for the analysis of gene and genomic transcription regulation in pathogenic yeasts", Nucleic Acids Research, DOI: 10.1093/nar/gkw817.

 

Santos, R., Costa, C., Mil-Homens, D., Romão, D., de Carvalho, C.C.R., Pais, P., Mira, N.P., Fialho, A.M., Teixeira, M.C., 2016, The multidrug resistance transporters CgTpo1_1 and CgTpo1_2 play a role in virulence and biofilm formation in the human pathogen Candida glabrata", Cellular Microbiology, DOI: 10.1111/cmi.12686.

 

Pais, P., Costa, C., Pires, C., Shimizu, K., Chibana, H., Teixeira, M.C., “Membrane proteome-wide response to the antifungal drug clotrimazole in Candida glabrata: role of the transcription factor CgPdr1 and the Drug:H+ Antiporters CgTpo1_1 and CgTpo1_2”, Molecular and Cellular Proteomics, 15(1):57-72, 2016.

 

Pais, P., Costa, C., Cavalheiro, M., Romão, D., Teixeira, M.C., "Transcriptional control of drug resistance, virulence and immune system evasion in pathogenic fungi: a cross-species comparison", Frontiers in Cellular and Infection Microbiology, 6: 131, 2016.

 

Costa, C., Nunes, J., Henriques, A., Mira, N.P., Nakayama, H., Chibana, H., Teixeira, M.C., The Candida glabrata drug:H+ antiporter CgTpo3 (ORF CAGL0I10384g): role in azole drug resistance and polyamine homeostasis, Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy, 69:1767-76, 2014.

 

 



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