Joana Nunes
Name: Joana Nunes
E-mail: jnunes@ipatimup.pt
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Academic Degree: Master's Degree


Joana Nunes
Joana Nunes
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2012-present PhD student at Ipatimup
Grant from the Portuguese Foundation of Science and Technology (FCT)
PhD programme – Biomedicine, Medical Faculty of the University of Porto

2010-2012 Research training at Ipatimup

2008-2010 MSc in Cell and Molecular Biology, Faculty of Sciences and Technology of the University of Coimbra
Thesis “Role of Mitochondrial Dysfunction in the Acquisition of the “Warburg Effect"": insights into cancer metabolism” developed at Ipatimup under the supervision of Jorge Lima and academic supervision of Carlos Palmeira

2005-2008 BSc in Biology, Faculty of Sciences and Technology of the University of Coimbra

Highlights
Mechanisms behind the link between cancer metabolism and tumourigenesis.
Cellular differentiation and epithelial to mesenchymal transition (EMT) .
Tumourigenic role of alterations of mechanisms/molecules involved in cellular migration and invasion, signalling pathways and mitochondrial function.
Metastization process and the molecular mechanisms leading to metastasis.
Hypoxia and the role of microenvironment in tumourigenesis.
Biology of human tumours.
Translational research.

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1. Nunes JB, Peixoto J, Soares P, Maximo V, Carvalho S, Pinho SS, Vieira AF, Paredes J, Rego AC, Ferreira IL, Gomez-Lazaro M, Sobrinho-Simoes M, Singh KK, Lima J
 doi: 10.1093/hmg/ddu612 PMID: 25504047.
 
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