Mafalda Cavalheiro
PhD Student

Research Activities

Mechanisms of antifungal drug resistance in Candida glabrata
Mechanisms of host-pathogen interactions

Selected Publications

Cavalheiro M, Pais P, Galocha M, Teixeira MC (2018) Host-Pathogen Interactions Mediated by MDR Transporters in Fungi: As Pleiotropic as it Gets! Genes. 9:332, doi: 10.3390/genes9070332.

Cavalheiro M, Teixeira MC (2018) Candida Biofilms: Threats, Challenges, and Promising Strategies. Front Med (Lausanne). 5:28, doi: 10.3389/fmed.2018.00028.

Teixeira MC, Monteiro P, Palma M, Costa C, Godinho CP, Pais P, Cavalheiro M, Antunes M, Lemos A, Pedreira T, Sá-Correia I (2018) YEASTRACT: an upgraded database for the analysis of transcription regulatory networks in
Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Nucleic Acids Research. 46(D1):D348-D353, doi: 10.1093/nar/gkx842.

Romão D, Cavalheiro M, Mil-Homens D, Santos R, Pais P, Costa C, Takahashi-Nakaguchi A, Fialho AM, Chibana H, Teixeira MC (2017) A New Determinant of Candida glabrata Virulence: The Acetate Exporter CgDtr1. Front Cell Infect
Microbiol. 7:473, doi: 10.3389/fcimb.2017.00473.

Pais P, Costa C, Cavalheiro M, Romão D, Teixeira MC (2016) Transcriptional control of drug resistance, virulence and immune system evasion in pathogenic Fungi: a cross-species comparison. Front. Cell. Infect. Microbiol. 6:131, doi: 10.3389/fcimb.2016.00131.


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