Ivone Martins

Junior Researcher


Career

  • Since  2018: Junior Researcher, Universidade do Minho
  • 2014 - 2015: Invited Assistant Researcher, Universidade do Minho

Qualifications

  • 2009: PhD Program on Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, Universidade de Salamanca
  • 2002: Licenciatura em Engenharia Biotecnológica, Instituto Politécnico de Bragança

Honors and Awards

  • 2014: Top 20 publications BioMedLib ranking – 11tst place for the work “Cloning, characterization and in planta and in vivo expression of a Glucanase Inhibitor Protein (GIP) of Phytophthora cinnamomi” in the Domain of Article 24622889, since 2014.
  • 2014: Top 20 publications BioMedLib ranking – 5th place for the work “Scientifically advanced solutions for chestnut ink disease” in the Domain of Article 24622889, since 2014.
  • 2014: Premio Fleming Prémio Bianual concedido pelo Grupo Especializado em Fungos Filamentosos e Leveduras da Sociedade Espanhola de Microbiologia ao trabalho entitulado “Extracellular cell wall ß(1,3) glucan is required to couple septation to actomyosin ring contraction”, publicado em “The Journal of Cell Biology”.

Courses

  • Complementary Training ( Master Program in Bioengineering )
  • Since 2018: Genetic and chemical manipulation of bacteriophages and Phage Display methodology for diagnosis and therapy of diseases.
  • 2017 - 2018: Development of a bacteriophage-based platform for diagnosis and therapeutics of early Alzheimer´s disease
  • 2016 - 2016: Phage Display
  • 2015 - 2016: Consolidating Research Expertise and Resources on Cellular and Molecular Biotechnology at CEB/IBB
  • 2014 - 2015: Phage Technology / Molecular Biology and Genetics
  • 2012 - 2014: Bioinspired materials and surfaces obtained from assembly approaches

Research Students


Recent Publications

1
Rational identification of a colorectal cancer targeting peptide through phage display
  • Scientific Reports, 9(3958), 2019
2
REVIEW: Novel sources and functions of microbial lipases and their role in the infection mechanisms
  • Physiological and Molecular Plant Pathology, 104, 119-126, 2018
3
Screening and characterization of novel specific peptides targeting MDA-MB-231 claudin-low breast carcinoma by computer-aided phage display methodologies
  • BMC Cancer, 18(881), 1-14, 2016
4
Phage display technology in biomaterials engineering: progress and opportunities for applications in regenerative medicine
  • ACS Chemical Biology, 11(11), 2962-2980, 2016
5
Bioactive properties and functional constituents of Hypericum androsaemum L.: A focus on the phenolic profile
  • Food Research International, 89, Part 1, 422-431, 2016
6
Selection of novel peptides homing the 4T1 cell line: exploring alternative targets for triple negative breast cancer
  • PLoS One, 11(8), e0161290, 2016
7
Molecular markers for genetic diversity, gene flow and genetic population structure of freshwater mussel species
  • Brazilian Journal of Biology, 74(3, Supl. 1), S167-S170, 2014
8
  • Martins, I.M.; Martins, F.; Belo, H.; Vaz, M.; Carvalho, M.; Cravador, A.; Choupina, A.
Cloning, characterization and in planta and in vivo expression of a Glucanase Inhibitor Protein (GIP) of Phytophthora cinnamomi
  • Molecular Biology Reports, 41(4), 2453-2462, 2014
9
  • Martins, Ivone M.; Matos, Mauro; Costa, Rodrigo; Silva, Fátima; Pascoal, Ananias; Estevinho, Letícia M.; Choupina, Altino Branco
Transglutaminases: recent achievements and new sources
  • Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology, 98(16), 6957-6964, 2014
10
Scientifically advanced solutions for chestnut ink disease
  • Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology, 98(9), 3905-3909, 2014
11
Isolation and Sequencing of Actin1, Actin2 and Tubulin1 Genes Involved in Cytoskeleton Formation in Phytophthora cinnamomi
  • Journal of Plant Pathology and Microbiology, 4(194), 2013
12
  • Muñoz, J.; Cortés, J.C.; Sipiczki, M.; Ramos, M.; Clemente, J.A.; Moreno, B.; Martins, I.M.; Pérez, P.; Ribas, J.C.
Extracellular cell wall β(1,3)glucan is required to couple septation to actomyosin ring contraction
  • Journal of Cell Biology, 203(2), 265-282, 2013
13
  • Martins, I.M.; Cortés, J.C.; Muñoz, J.; Moreno, B.; Ramos, M.; Clemente, J.A.; Durán, A.; Ribas, J.C.
Differential activities of three families of specific β(1,3) glucan synthase inhibitors in wild-type and resistant strains of fission yeast
  • Journal of Biological Chemistry, 286(5), 3484-3496, 2010
14
  • Cortés, J.C.; Konomi, M.; Martins, I.M.; Muñoz, J.; Moreno, B.; Osumi, M.; Durán, A.; Ribas, J.C.
The (1,3)beta-D-glucan synthase subunit Bgs1p is responsible for the fission yeast primary septum formation
  • Molecular Microbiology, 65(1), 201-217, 2007
15
  • Martins, I.M.; Cortés, J.C.; Muñoz, J.; Moreno, B.; Durán, A.; Ribas, J.C.
Comparative analysis of the Bgs proteins family from Schizosaccharomyces pombe
  • FEBS Journal, 273(S1), 321-321, 2006
16
  • Martins, I.M.; Cortés, J.C.; Muñoz, J; Durán, A.; Ribas, J.C.
Comparative functional analysis of the Bgs proteins, β(1,3)D-glucan synthase catalytic subunits from Schizosaccharomyces pombe
  • FEBS Journal, 271(S1), 443-443, 2005
17
Genetic analysis of the double resistance phenotype to β(1,3)D-glucan synthase from the Schizosaccharomyces pombe mutant pbr1-8
  • FEBS Journal, 271(S1), 23-24, 2004
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