Patrícia Alexandra da Silva Rosa

Faculdade de Ciências da Vida

Campus Universitário da Penteada, Piso 2, Sala 2.49

alexandra.rosa@staff.uma.pt

(+351) 291 705 144 / 5144

Nota Biográfica

1. Academic degrees
Diploma degree in Biology, University of Madeira (2001)
PhD in Molecular Biology and Population Genetics, University of Madeira (2007)
2. Current position
Assistant Professor (since 2014; invited Assistant Professor 2008-2014), Faculty of Life Sciences, University of Madeira
3. Research areas
3.1 Human Population Genetics
mtDNA and Y-chromosome phylogenetics
3.2 Genetic of Complex Diseases
Genomics of Behçet disease, sporadic colon cancer and asthma
Proteomics and microRnomics in Parkinson's disease
mtDNA SNPs and haplogroups as risk factors for stroke, ulcerative colitis, deep venous thromboembolism, peripheral arterial disease and celiac disease
4. Research collaborations
- Human Genetics Laboratory, University of Madeira (since 1999)
- Department of Evolutionary Biology, Estonian Biocentre, Tartu, Estonia (2001-2007)
- Human Genetics Group, Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciência (2007-2008)
- Human Genetics Group, Institute of Molecular Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Lisbon (since 2009)
- Department of Cell Biology and Genomed, Institute of Molecular Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Lisbon (since 2008)
- Instituto Tecnológico y de Energias Renováveis, S.A., Canary Islands (since 2018)
5. Teaching experience
Integrated Masters in Medicine: Molecular Biology of the Cell, Human Genetics and research traineeship in Molecular Biology
1st cycle in Biology and Biochemistry: Microbiology and Human Biology and Genetics
Supervisor of PhD and Master?s thesis and undergraduate research traineeships

6. Other activities and responsibilities
Development and scientific supervision of the project GENORATION (http://www.genoration.com/ pt/) (since 2008)
Member of the Scientific Council and of the Assembly of the Center for Life Sciences (since 2009)
Member of the editorial board of ISRN (since 2012)
Referee of ISRN Genetics, Journal of Comparative Biology, Journal of Pediatric Neurology and Human Genetics

Publicações

- A concise history of Kurdish Jewish mtDNA lineages through the assemblage of HVS-I, -II and -III gene sequences., Cruz CJ, Gomes SC, Rosa A, Brehm A, 3rd CQM Annual Meeting, 2016

- A concise history of Kurdish Jewish mtDNA lineages through the assemblage of HVS-I, -II and -III gene sequences., Cruz CJ, Gomes SC, Rosa A, Brehm A, 3rd CQM Annual Meeting, 2016

- Mitochondrial genome association study with peripheral arterial disease and venous thromboembolism, Abrantes P, Rosa A, Francisco V, Sousa I, Xavier JM, Oliveira SA, 1879-1484, Atherosclerosis, 2016, 9

- Ulcerative Colitis Is Under Dual (Mitochondrial and Nuclear) Genetic Control, Rosa A, Abrantes P, Sousa I, Francisco V, Santos P, Francisco D, Xavier JM, Oliveira SA., 1078-0998, Inflammatory Bowel Diseases, 2016

- Mitochondrial genome influences susceptibility to ulcerative colitis, Rosa A, Sousa I, Abrantes P, Francisco V, Santos P, Francisco D, Xavier JM, Oliveira SA, 2015 ACMG Annual Clinical Genetics Meeting, 2015

- Ulcerative colitis is under dual (mitochondrial and nuclear) genetic control, Rosa A, Abrantes P, Sousa I, Francisco V, Santos P, Francisco D, Xavier JM, Oliveira SA., European Society of Human Genetics, 2015

- Genetic polymorphisms and asthma: inferences from a case-control study in the Madeira island population, Berenguer A, Fernandes A, Oliveira S, Rodrigues M, Ornelas P, Romeira D, Serrão T, Rosa A, Câmara R, 0717-6287, Biological Research, 2014, 11

- Toward male individualization with rapidly mutating y-chromosomal short tandem repeats, Ballantyne KN1, Ralf A, Aboukhalid R, Achakzai NM, Anjos MJ, Ayub Q, Bala?ic J, Ballantyne J, Ballard DJ, Berger B, Bobillo C, Bouabdellah M, Burri H, Capal T, Caratti S, Cárdenas J, Cartault F, Carvalho EF, Carvalho M, Cheng B, Coble MD, Comas D, Co, 1098-1004, Human Mutation, 2014, 12

- Asthma-snapshot or motion picture?, Berenguer AG, Rosa A, Brehm A, 1664-8021, Frontiers in Genetics, 2013, 4

- Rapidly mutating Y-chromosomal STRs ? a multi-center assessment of global male lineage and relative differentiation, Ballantyne KN, Ralf AF, Kayser M, on behalf of the International RM Y-STR Study Group (in which Rosa A is included, in alphabetical order, 1875-1768, ISFG 2013 meeting, 2013

Habilitações Académicas

- Doutoramento em Biologia, 2007, Universidade da Madeira