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Diretora de Departamento (PhD)
Cristina Azevedo

Director, New Biopesticides

PhD in Plant-Pathogen Interactions, by the John Innes Centre, University of East Anglia, UK

Areas of expertise:

Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Plant-Pathogen Molecular Interactions

Previous positions:

Research Scientist at the Medical Research Council Laboratory for Molecular Cell Biology (LMCB), University College London (UCL), UK

Post-doc Scientist at the Sainsbury Laboratory, John Innes Center, Norwich Research Park, UK (2004-2005)

26 scientific publications; h-index (Scopus): 18

Two relevant publications:

Azevedo, C. Livermore, T. and Saiardi, A. Protein polyphosphorylation of lysine residues by inorganic polyphosphate. Molecular Cell, Vol 58, Issue 1, 2 April 2015, 71-82
DOI: 10.1016/j.molcel.2015.02.010

Azevedo, C. Sadanandom, A. Kitagawa, K. Freialdenhoven, A. Shirasu, K. Schulze-Lefert, P. The RAR1 interactor SGT1, an essential component of R gene-triggered disease resistance.Science15 Mar 2002: Vol. 295, Issue 5562, pp. 2073-2076
DOI: 10.1126/science.1067554

Responsible for the transformation of LMCB, University College London, into a sustainable centre