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Class of 2009
Name
Valente, Susana
Nationality
Portuguese
E-Mail
Susana-valente@sapo.pt; susanasvalente@gmail.com
1st Degree
Biology
University (1st Degree)
Universidade Lusófona de Humanidades e tecnologias
About the PhD
Field of Research
Neuroethology
Thesis Title
Female sexual behavior: neuronal pathways for arousal termination
Abstract
In Mammals, sex is essential to propagation of species but is also costly to individuals, occupying the participants and exposing them to predation. Therefore the timely termination of sexual activity is as essential as its...
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Supervisor(s)
Susana Sá Couto Quelhas Lima
Co-Supervisor(s)
João Carlos Bettencourt de Medeiros Relvas
University
Instituto de Ciências Biomédicas Abel Salazar
Laboratory
Neuroethology lab - Fundação Champalimaud
City
Lisbon
Country
Portugal

Relevant Publications
Prudêncio M, Rodrigues CD, Ataíde R, Mota MM.
Dissecting in vitro host cell infection by Plasmodium sporozoites using flow cytometry.
Cell Microbiol. 2008 Jan;10(1):218-24. Epub 2007 Aug 14.
PMID: 17697130 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Douradinha B, van Dijk MR, Ataide R, van Gemert GJ, Thompson J, Franetich JF, Mazier D, Luty AJ, Sauerwein R, Janse CJ, Waters AP, Mota MM.
Genetically attenuated P36p-deficient Plasmodium berghei sporozoites confer long-lasting and partial cross-species protection.
Int J Parasitol. 2007 Nov;37(13):1511-9. Epub 2007 May 21.
PMID: 17604034 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Using an Improved Phagocytosis Assay to Evaluate the Effect of HIV on Specific Antibodies to Pregnancy-Associated Malaria
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Publications
VEGF promotes malaria-associated acute lung injury in mice
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