Main Research Interests
My main scientific interests are within Developmental Biology, focusing on the role of the extracellular matrix in myogenesis and studying how defects in myofibre-extracellular matrix binding develops into muscular dystrophies.
- 2011- Masters in Evolutionary and Developmental Biology - University of Lisbon, Portugal- 2009- Licenciatura in Biology (3 year degree) - University of Lisbon, Portugal
Guerreiro I., Casaca A., Nunes A., Monteiro S., Nóvoa A., Ferreira R.B., Bom J. & Mallo M. 2012. Regulatory role for a conserved motif adjacent to the homeodomain of Hox10 proteins. Development 139(15):2703-2710.
- 2012/14 The laminin matrices of early skeletal muscle development: a changing tissue microenvironment regulating myogenic differentiation and morphogenesis (PTDC/SAU-BID/120130/2010). Participant.
- 2012/14 MatriCard - Dissection and Reconstruction of the Extracellular Matrix: A Cardiac Regenerative Niche (PTDC/SAU-ORG/118297/2010). Participant.
- Member of the Portuguese Society for Developmental Biology