João Almeida

Professor Auxiliar (c/ Nomeação definitiva)
Membro do Conselho Científico da Licenciatura em Biologia Celular e Molecular

2.01, Edifício Departamental
(+351) 21 294 85 30 x 11103 11103

Áreas de Investigação

Comparative genomics.
Molecular phylogenetics.
Cross referencing of biological data in public databases.
Methods for data integration and exploration (visualization and hypothesis testing).
Development of graphical approaches to enable candid users with the ability to implement workflows for sequence processing, and analysis.
Dynamics presented by the yeast community present in the waters of the Tagus estuary: interface between marine and terrestrial environment, influence of human activities.
Yeast distribution across the stratified oceanic water column.

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Publicações Representativas

Almeida JMGCF, Cissé OH, Fonseca Á, Pagni M, Hauser PM. 2015. Comparative Genomics Suggests Primary Homothallism of Pneumocystis Species. mBio 6:e02250–14.


Cissé OH, Almeida JMGCF, Fonseca Á, Kumar AA, Salojärvi J, Overmyer K, Hauser PM, Pagni M. 2013. Genome Sequencing of the Plant Pathogen Taphrina deformans, the Causal Agent of Peach Leaf Curl. mBio 4.


Figueiredo TA, Sobral RG, Ludovice AM, de Almeida JMF, Bui NK, Vollmer W, de Lencastre H, Tomasz A. 2012. Identification of Genetic Determinants and Enzymes Involved with the Amidation of Glutamic Acid Residues in the Peptidoglycan of Staphylococcus aureus. PLoS Pathog 8:e1002508.


de Almeida JMGCF. 2010. BiDiBlast: Comparative Genomics Pipeline for the PC. Genomics, Proteomics & Bioinformatics 8:135–138.


de Almeida JMGCF. 2005. Yeast community survey in the Tagus estuary. FEMS Microbiology Ecology 53:295–303.