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Class of 2004
Name
Morais de Sá, Eurico
Nationality
Portuguese
E-Mail
emoraissa@gmail.com
1st Degree
Biochemistry
University (1st Degree)
University of Porto
About the PhD
Field of Research
Developmental Biology
Thesis Title
Molecular mechanisms for organization of cell polarity and axis formation in Drosophila
Supervisor(s)
Daniel St Johnston
University
Cambridge
Laboratory
St Johnston Lab
City
Cambridge
Country
UK
Date of Thesis Defence
2010-01-07
After the PhD (Current Situation)
Position
Post-Doctoral Researcher
Project
Understanding the coordination between mitosis and cell polarity
Institution
Molecular Genetics Lab, Institute for Molecular and Cell Biology
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City
Porto
Country
Portugal

Relevant Publications
Morais-de-Sá, E., Vega-Rioja, A., Trovisco, V., and St Johnston, D. (2013). Oskar Is Targeted for Degradation by the Sequential Action of Par-1, GSK-3, and the SCFSlimb Ubiquitin Ligase. Dev Cell 26, 303-314.
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Morais-de-Sá E, Vincent Mirouse and Daniel St Johnston (2010) aPKC phosphorylation of Bazooka defines the apical/lateral border in Drosophila epithelial cells. Cell, 141 (3) 509-523
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Publications
Morais-de-Sá E., Neto-Silva RM, Pereira PJ, Saraiva MJ and Damas AM (2006) “The binding of 2,4-dinitrophenol to wild-type and amyloidogenic transthyretin” Acta Crystallogr D Biol Crystallogr. 62, 512-519
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Takeo, S., Lake, C.M., Morais-de-Sá, E., Sunkel, C.E., and Hawley, R.S. (2011). Synaptonemal complex-dependent centromeric clustering and the initiation of synapsis in Drosophila oocytes. Curr Biol 21, 1845-1851.
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Morais-de-Sá, E., and Sunkel, C. (2013). Adherens junctions determine the apical position of the midbody during follicular epithelial cell division. EMBO Rep 14, 696-703
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Morais-de-Sá E, Pereira PJ, Saraiva MJ, Damas AM.
The crystal structure of transthyretin in complex with diethylstilbestrol: a promising template for the design of amyloid inhibitors.
J Biol Chem. 2004 Dec 17;279(51):53483-90
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