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Class of 2012
Name
Seabra, Catarina
Nationality
Portuguese
E-Mail
catarinams13@gmail.com
1st Degree
Biomedical Sciences
University (1st Degree)
University of Aveiro
Master Degree
Molecular Biomedicine
University (Master Degree)
University of Aveiro
About the PhD
Field of Research
Autism Genetics and Epigenomics
Thesis Title
Discovering Pathways Underlying Autism Spectrum Disorders Upon Loss-of-Function of Chromatin-Remodeling Genes
Supervisor(s)
James F. Gusella, Michael E. Talkowski
Co-Supervisor(s)
Patrícia Maciel, Ana Xavier Carvalho
Laboratory
Center for Human Genetic Research (CHGR), MGH
City
Boston
Country
USA
Date of Thesis Defence
2017-10-03
After the PhD (Current Situation)
Institution
Neuronal Circuits and Behavior Lab, Center for Neursciences and Cell Biology (CNC)
City
Coimbra
Country
Portugal

Relevant Publications
Seabra, C.M., Szoko, N., Erdin, S., Ragavendran, A., Stortchevoi, A., Maciel, P., Lundberg, K., Schlatzer, D., Smith, J., Talkowski, M.E., Gusella, J.F. and Natowicz, M.R., (2017). A Novel Microduplication of ARID1B: Clinical, Genetic and Proteomic Findings. Am J Med Gen Part A. 173(9), 2478–2484.
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Publications
Tai, D.J.C., Ragavendran, A., Manavalan, P., Stortchevoi, A., Seabra, C.M., … Gusella, J. F. and Talkowski, M. E. (2016). Engineering microdeletions and microduplications by targeting segmental duplications with CRISPR. Nat. Neurosci. 19, 517–522.
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Redin C, Brand H, Collins RL, Kammin T, Mitchell E, Hodge JC, Hanscom C, Pillalamarri V, Seabra CM, …, Talkowski ME. (2016) The Genomic Landscape of Balanced Cytogenetic Abnormalities Associated with Congenital Anomalies. Nat. Genet. 49(1), 36–45.
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2017-10-09 12:01:30

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