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Rafael Da-Silva-Custodio

PhD researcher

 Geoffrey Pope 401

 

Geoffrey Pope Building, University of Exeter , Stocker Road, Exeter, EX4 4QD, UK

Overview

Qualifications

2009 MSc in Microbiology, University of Aveiro, Portugal
2008 Degree in Biology, University of Evora, Portugal

Career

2010-2012 Research Fellow, Institute for Molecular and Cell Biology, Porto, Portugal

Research

Research projects

Project Title: “Sphingosine-1-phosphate lyases as novel therapeutic targets in intracellular bacteria”

Supervisors: Dr Alan Brown and Dr Mitali Sarkar-Tyson

Funding Body: Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl)

Publications/Presentations:

Almeida MT, Mesquita FS, Cruz R, Osório H, Custódio R, Brito C, Vingadassalom D, Martins M, Leong JM, Holden DW, Cabanes D, Sousa S. (2015) Src-dependent Tyrosine Phosphorylation of Non-muscle Myosin Heavy Chain-IIA Restricts Listeria monocytogenes Cellular Infection. J Biol Chem. 2015 Jan 29. pii: jbc.M114.591313

Martins, M., Custodio, R., Camejo, A., Almeida, M.T., Cabanes, D. and Sousa, S. (2012) Listeria monocytogenes Triggers the Cell Surface Expression of Gp96 Protein and Interacts with Its N Terminus to Support Cellular Infection. THE JOURNAL OF BIOLOGICAL CHEMISTRY, VOL. 287, NO. 51, pp. 43083–43093

Teaching

Supervision / Group

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