stem cells in their environment

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inês sequeira






•  PhD in Developmental Biology, cum laude: Université Pierre et Marie Currie, Paris, France, 2010. Thesis: "Hair Follicle Renewal: Characteristics of the Stem Cells".

•  Master in "Muscle and Movement Biology", Université René Descartes, Paris, France, 2005.

•  Biology degree, Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal, 2005.

research project title

'Tumour Heterogeneity in Oral Squamous Cell Carcinoma'

core expertise

•  Mouse models

•  Xenopus laevis

•  Stem cell biology

•  Oral Cancer

•  Muscle Development

•  Clonal Analysis

•  Cell Lineage tracing

•  Histology

•  Multiphoton microscopy

•  Time lapse imaging

•  Image Analysis

•  Immunohistochemistry

•  Electron Microscopy

wattlab blog entries

•  Science Week 2017 with Judith Kerr Primary School: ten budding scientists join the CSCRM for a day - 03 April 2017

•  The One Day Scientists: Primary School Children take on Stem Cell Research - 04 May 2016


[Full PubMed list]

•  'An evolutionarily conserved ribosome-rescue pathway maintains epidermal homeostasis.' Liakath-Ali K, Mills EW, Sequeira I, Lichtenberger BM, Pisco AO, Sipilä KH, Mishra A, Yoshikawa H, Wu CC, Ly T, Lamond AI, Adham IM, Green R, Watt FM. Nature. 2018 Apr 11. doi: 10.1038/s41586-018-0032-3. [Epub ahead of print] PMID:29643507 [PubMed]

•  'Myosin 10 is involved in murine pigmentation.' Liakath-Ali K, Vancollie VE, Sequeira I, Lelliott CJ, Watt FM. Exp Dermatol. 2018 Mar 6. doi: 10.1111/exd.13528. [Epub ahead of print] PMID:29509981 [PubMed]

•  'Macrophage infiltration and alternative activation during wound healing promote MEK1-induced skin carcinogenesis.' Weber C, Telerman SB, Reimer AS, Sequeira I, Liakath-Ali K, Arwert EN, Watt FM. Cancer Res. 2016 Jan 11. pii: canres.3676.2014. PMID: 26754935 [PubMed]

• 'Microdissection and visualisation of individual hair follicles for lineage tracing studies'. Sequeira, I., Legué, E., Capgras, S., Nicolas, J.F. Methods Mol Biol. 2013 Nov 27. PMID: 24281870 [PubMed]

• 'Redefining the structure of the Hair follicle by 3D clonal analysis'. Sequeira, I., Nicolas, J.F.  Development. 2012 Oct;139(20):3741-51. PMID: 22991440 [PubMed]

• 'Myogenic waves and myogenic programs during Xenopus embryonic myogenesis'. Della Gaspera, B., Armand, A.S., Sequeira, I., Lecolle, S., Charbonier, F., Chanoine, C. Dev Dyn. 2012 May;241(5):995-1007. PMID: 22434732 [PubMed]

• 'Hair follicle stem cells, in Stem cells and cancer stem cells'. Legué, E., Sequeira, I., Nicolas, J.F.  Methods of cancer diagnosis, therapy and prognosis. Hayat, M.A. – Book Chapter, 2011.

• 'Hair follicle renewal: authentic morphogenesis that depends on a complex progression of stem cell lineages'. Legué, E., Sequeira, I., Nicolas, J.F. Development. 2010 Feb;137(4):569-77. PMID: 20110322 [PubMed]

• 'The Xenopus MEF2 gene family: evidence of a role for XMEF2C in larval tendon development'. Della Gaspera, B., Armand, A.S., Sequeira, I., Lecolle, S., Gallien, C.L., Charbonier, F., Chanoine, C. Dev Biol. 2009 Apr 15;328(2):392-402. PMID: 19389348 [PubMed]

• 'Spatio-temporal Expression of MRF4 transcripts and protein during Xenopus laevis embryogenesis'. Della Gaspera, B., Sequeira, I., Charbonier, F., Becker, C., Shi, D., Chanoine, C. Dev Dyn. 2006 Feb;235(2):524-9. PMID: 16258964  [PubMed]