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Class of 2007
Baptista, António
1st Degree
Veterinary Medicine
University (1st Degree)
Lisbon Technical University
About the PhD
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Thesis Title
Lymphoid tissue: from Ontogeny to Function
Secondary lymphoid organs (SLOs), such as lymph nodes, spleen and Peyer’s patches, play a critical role in the homeostasis of the immune system. On the one hand, they form nuclei of immunesurveillance, where danger signals...
Reina E. Mebius (VUMC)
Maria de Sousa (IBMC/ICBAS)
Vrije University Amsterdam
Department of Molecular Cell Biology and Immunology, Vrije University Medical Center (VUMC)
The Netherlands
Date of Thesis Defence
After the PhD (Current Situation)
Post-doctoral fellow
Laboratory of Immunoregulation - VIB

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Baptista AP, Olivier BJ, Goverse G, Greuter M, Knippenberg M, Kusser K, Domingues RG, Veiga-Fernandes H, Luster AD, Lugering A, Randall TD, Cupedo T, Mebius RE. Colonic patch and colonic SILT development are independent and differentially regulated events. Mucosal Immunol. 2013 May;6(3):511-21
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Baptista AP, Roozendaal R, Reijmers RM, Koning JJ, Unger WW, Greuter M, Keuning ED, Molenaar R, Goverse G, Sneeboer MMS, den Haan JMM, Boes M, Mebius RE. Lymph node stromal cells constrain immunity via MHC class II self-antigen presentation. eLife 2014 Nov 19
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Mao K, Baptista AP, Tamoutounour S, Zhuang L, Bouladoux N, Martins AJ, Huang Y, Gerner MY, Belkaid Y, Germain RN. Innate and adaptive lymphocytes sequentially shape the gut microbiota and lipid metabolism. Nature. 2018 Feb 8;554(7691):255-259
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Baptista AP, Gola A, Huang Y, Milanez-Almeida P, Torabi-Parizi P, Urban JF Jr, Shapiro VS, Gerner MY, Germain RN. The Chemoattractant Receptor Ebi2 Drives Intranodal Naive CD4+ T Cell Peripheralization to Promote Effective Adaptive Immunity. Immunity. 2019 May 21;50(5):1188-1201
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Pereira-Santos MC, Baptista AP, Melo A, Alves RR, Soares RS, Pedro E, Pereira-Barbosa M, Victorino RM, Sousa AE. Expansion of circulating Foxp3+CD25bright CD4+ T cells during specific venom immunotherapy. Clin Exp Allergy. 2008 Feb;38(2):291-7.
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Cavaleiro R, Baptista AP, Foxall RB, Victorino RM, Sousa AE. Dendritic cell differentiation and maturation in the presence of HIV type 2 envelope. AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses. 2009 Apr;25(4):425-31.
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Cavaleiro R, Baptista AP, Soares RS, Tendeiro R, Foxall RB, Gomes P, Victorino RM, Sousa AE. Major depletion of plasmacytoid dendritic cells in HIV-2 infection, an attenuated form of HIV disease. PLoS Pathog. 2009 Nov;5(11):e1000667.
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Soares RS, Tendeiro R, Foxall RB, Baptista AP, Cavaleiro R, Gomes P, Camacho R, Valadas E, Doroana M, Lucas M, Antunes F, Victorino RM, Sousa AE. Cell-associated viral burden provides evidence of ongoing viral replication in aviremic HIV-2-infected patients. J Virol. 2011 Mar;85(5):2429-38.
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Foxall RB, Albuquerque AS, Soares RS, Baptista AP, Cavaleiro R, Tendeiro R, Gomes P, Victorino RM, Sousa AE. Memory and naive-like regulatory CD4+ T cells expand during HIV-2 infection in direct association with CD4+ T-cell depletion irrespectively of viremia. AIDS. 2011 Oct 23;25(16):1961-70.
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