Pedro Pais

POSITION: PhD student in Biotechnology

RESEARCH THEME: Fungal Pathogenesis and Drug Resistance

E-mail:pedrohpais@tecnico.ulisboa.pt

Curriculum Vitae (CV)

Research Topics

  • Mechanisms of antifungal drug resistance in Candida glabrata
  • Proteomics and transcriptional regulatory networks

Selected Publications

Monteiro, P.T., Pais, P., Costa, C., Manna, S., Sá-Correia, I., Teixeira, M.C., “The PathoYeastract database: an information system for the analysis of gene and genomic transcription regulation in pathogenic yeasts", Nucleic Acids Research, 45(D1): D597-D603, 2017.

Pais, P., Pires, C., Costa, C., Okamoto, M., Chibana, H., Teixeira, M.C., “Membrane proteomics analysis of the Candida glabrata response to 5-flucytosine: unveiling the role and regulation of the drug efflux transporters CgFlr1 and CgFlr2”, Frontiers in Microbiology, 7:2045, 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.

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.

Costa, C., Ponte, A., Pais, P., Santos, R., Cavalheiro, M., Takashi, Y., Chibana, H., Teixeira, M.C., “New mechanisms of flucytosine resistance in C. glabrata unveiled by a chemogenomics analysis in S. cerevisiae“, PLoS ONE, 10(8):e0135110, 2015

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