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Class of 2001
Name
Branco, Joana
E-Mail
brancojoana@hotmail.com
University (1st Degree)
Biochemistry
Master Degree
Biomedical Sciences
About the PhD
Field of Research
Neurodegeneration
Thesis Title
Molecular Mechanisms Involved in Polyglutamine Induced Neurodegeneration
Supervisor(s)
Juan Botas
Co-Supervisor(s)
Maria João Saraiva
University
ICBAS, Universidade Porto
Laboratory
Botas Lab, BCM
City
Houston
Country
EUA
Date of Thesis Defence
2008-04-15
After the PhD (Current Situation)
Position
Chief Scientific Officer
Institution
Gene PreDiT, SA
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City
Cantanhede
Country
Portugal

Relevant Publications
Comparative analysis of genetic modifiers in Drosophila points to common and distinct mechanisms of pathogenesis among polyglutamine diseases

Joana Branco1,2, Ismael Al-Ramahi1, Lubna Ukani1, Alma M. Pérez1, Pedro Fernandez-Funez1, Diego Rincón-Limas1, and Juan Botas1,*
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dAtaxin-2 Mediates Expanded Ataxin-1-Induced Neurodegeneration in a Drosophila Model of SCA1

Ismael Al-Ramahi 1 ,2, Alma M. Pérez 1 , Janghoo Lim 1 , Minghang Zhang 1 , Rie Sorensen 1 , Maria de Haro 1 , Joana Branco 1 , Stefan M. Pulst 3 , Huda Y. Zoghbi 1 ,4,5, Juan Botas 1 *
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CHIP Protects from the Neurotoxicity of Expanded and Wild-type Ataxin-1 and Promotes Their Ubiquitination and Degradation*Formula

Ismael Al-Ramahi, Yung C. Lam¶, Hung-Kai Chen, Beatrice de Gouyon, Minghang Zhang, Alma M. Pérez, Joana Branco1, Maria de Haro§, Cam Patterson||, Huda Y. Zoghbi¶**2, and Juan Botas3
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