CV Pedro Barbosa



  Pedro Barbosa


  Mestrado em Bioinformática                         

  Universidade do Minho


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Education and Training

Master’s degree in Bioinformatics by University of Minho; Braga, Portugal (2013)

Advanced course in Molecular Ecology and Evolution by University of Lund; Lund, Sweden (2011)

Bachelor degree in Applied Biology by University of Minho; Braga, Portugal (2011)

Research and Professional Experience

Nov. 2014 – Current Bioinformatics researcher

CEBAL - Centre of agronomic and Agro-Industrial biotechnology of Alentejo
Genosuber, Cork Oak Genome Sequencing Project

Feb. 2014 – Aug. 2014 Fellowship Researcher

Center of Biological Engineering, Minho University, Portugal
PEM project – Metabolic Engineering Platform
Working with metagenomic sequencing of soil communities to infer new variants of CoA transferase activity in less characterized and unknown organisms.

Current interests of research

Bioinformatics, Metagenomics, Next-Generation-Sequencing, Genome assembly

Selected Publications

Papers in peer reviewed journals

Martin Stervander, Juan Carlos Illera, Laura Kvist, Pedro Barbosa, Naomi P. Keehnen1, Peter Pruisscher, Staffan Bensch, and Bengt Hansson. “Disentangling the Complex Evolutionary History of the Western 2 Palearctic Blue Tits (Cyanistes spp.) – Phylogenomic Analyses 3 Suggest Species Radiation by Multiple Colonisation Events and 4 Subsequent Isolation”. Molecular Ecology (2015)

Posters in Conferences

USIÉ, A., SIMÕES, F., BARBOSA, P., MEIRELES, B., CHAVES, I., ALMEIDA, M.H., MATOS, J., RAMOS, A.M., 2016. Comprehensive analysis of the cork oak (Quercus suber) transcriptome involved in the regulation of bud sprouting and foliar development. 5th Bioinformatics Open Days, Braga, Portugal, 18-19 February

BARBOSA, P., LEÃO, C., USIÉ, A., CHAVES, I., AMARO, A., BOTELHO, A., PINTO, C., STEVENSON, K., INÁCIO, J., RAMOS, A.M., 2016. Genome wide comparison between Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis non-pigmented and pigmented isolates. 5th Bioinformatics Open Days, Braga, Portugal, 18-19 February

GASPAR, D., TRINDADE, C., USIÉ, A., BARBOSA, P., FORTES, A., PESQUITA, C., COSTA, R., RAMOS, A.M., 2016. Characterization of the maritime pine (Pinus pinaster) transcriptome in the response to infection with Bursaphelenchus xylophilus, the causal agent of pine wilt disease. 5th Bioinformatics Open Days, Braga, Portugal, 18-19 February

LEÃO, C., BARBOSA, P., USIÉ, A., CHAVES, I., AMARO, A., BOTELHO, A., PINTO, C., INÁCIO, J., STEVENSON, K., RAMOS, A.M., 2016. Molecular characterization of a rare pigmented Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis Type C strain. 13th International Colloquium on Paratuberculosis, Nantes, France, 20-24 June

GONÇALVES, S., GENOSUBER CONSORTIUM, 2014. GENOSUBER – Cork Oak (Quercus suber) Genome Sequencing Project. 2nd Plant Genomics Congress. London, UK, 11-12 May.

VARELA, M.C., GENOSUBER CONSORTIUM, 2014. Controlled pollination in cork oak (Quercus suber L.) to support its genome sequencing project 23rd International Congress on Sexual Plant Reproduction, Porto, Portugal, 13-18 July

Oral presentations

RAMOS, A.M., GENOSUBER CONSORTIUM, 2016. The draft assembly and annotation of the cork oak (Quercus suber L.) genome. 5th Bioinformatics Open Days, Braga, Portugal, 18-19 February

RAMOS, A.M., GENOSUBER CONSORTIUM, 2015. The draft assembly and annotation of the cork oak (Quercus suber L.) genome. Fisiologia Vegetal, XXI Meeting of the Spanish Society of Plant Physiology, XIV Iberian Meeting of Plant Physiology, Toledo, Spain, 14-17 June

P. Barbosa, O. Dias, J. P. Arrais and M. Rocha. ““Metagenomic Analysis  of the Saliva Microbiome with Merlin". In: 8th International Conference  on Practical Applications of Computational Biology & Bioinformatics (PACBB 2014). 2014, pp. 191-199


P.Barbosa (2013) “Taxonomic and functional analysis of metagenomes”. MS Thesis. University of Minho. Braga 

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