Fabio Trindade Maranhão Costa

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Cargo: Professor Titular

Doutor em Microbiologia, Imunologia e Parasitologia pela Universidade Federal de São Paulo

Dep. GENÉTICA, EVOLUÇÃO, MICROBIOLOGIA E IMUNOLOGIA, IB, Unicamp, Campinas, SP

costaftm@unicamp.br

Area

  • Biomedical
  • Biotechnology

Research lines

  • Genetics of Microorganisms
  • Microbiology
  • Immunology

Academic Background

Dr. Costa is a biologist from the University of Brasília (1994) with a MS and PhD in Microbiology, Immunology and Parasitology from the Federal University of São Paulo (1998, 2001) and lecturer in Parasitology at University of Campinas (UNICAMP) (2011). He completed post-doctoral training at Institut Pasteur in France (2003). He is Full Professor at the UNICAMP Institute of Biology (IB), where he engages in translational research on tropical diseases, with emphasis in the understanding of immunopathological aspects of Malaria and Zika, as well as the discovery of new drugs. He was an advisor for International Relations at UNICAMP (2010-2012), coordinator for the graduate program in Genetics and Molecular Biology (CAPES 7) for the IB (2016-2018) and was a member of the CNPq Advisory Committee for Microbiology and Immunology (2017-2018). He is currently the Coordinator of International Relations for IB and Academic Editor of the scientific journals PLoSOne and Frontiers in Immunology. He is a CNPq research fellow level 1C

Research activities

Translational research in Tropical diseases, with an emphasis on understanding the immunopathological aspects of Malaria, as well as the discovery of new drugs.

Teaching activities

Teaching in Host-Parasite Interactions and Infectious Diseases for undergraduate and graduate students at UNICAMP.

Selected Publications

Carvalho, B. O.; Oliveira Tr; Wunderlich G; Portillo, H. O.; Snounou, G.; Rénia, L.; Costa, F.; Lopes, S. C. P.; Nogueira Pa; Bargieri Dy; Blanco, Y. C.; Mamoni R; Leite, Juliana A.; Rodrigues, M. M.; Soares, I. S.; On cytoadhesion of Plasmodium vivax-infected erythrocytes. The Journal of Infectious Diseases, v.202, p. 638-647, 2010

Silva-filho, João Luiz; Lacerda, Marcus V.G.; Recker, Mario; Wassmer, Samuel C.; Marti, Matthias; Costa, Fabio T.M.; Plasmodium vivax in Hematopoietic Niches: Hidden and Dangerous. TRENDS IN PARASITOLOGY, v.1, p. 1-15, 2020 [ doi:10.1016/j.pt.2020.03.002 ]

Ferreira, Letícia Tiburcio; Almeida, Ludimila Dias; Calit, Juliana; Puça, Maria Carolina Silva De Barros; Melo, Gisely Cardoso; Bargieri, Daniel Youssef; Lopes, Stefanie Costa Pinto; Lacerda, Marcus Vinicius Guimarães; Bilsland, Elizabeth; Sunnerhagen, Per; Neves, Bruno Junior; Rodrigues, Juliana; Andrade, Carolina Horta; Cravo, Pedro Vitor Lemos; Costa, Fabio Trindade Maranhão; Cassiano, Gustavo Capatti; Tavella, Tatyana Almeida; Tomaz, Kaira Cristina Peralis; Baia-da-silva, Djane Clarys; Souza, Macejane Ferreira; Lima, Marilia Nunes Do Nascimento; Mottin, Melina; Computational chemogenomics drug repositioning strategy enables the discovery of Epirubicin as a new repurposed hit for P. falciparum and P. vivax. ANTIMICROBIAL AGENTS AND CHEMOTHERAPY, v.1, p. 1-10, 2020 [ doi:10.1128/aac.02041-19 ]

Tavella, Tatyana Almeida; Salazar Alvarez, Luis Carlos; Ferreira, Letícia Tiburcio; Peralis Tomaz, Kaira Cristina; Neves, Bruno Junior; Almeida, Ludimila Dias; Bargieri, Daniel Youssef; Lacerda, Marcus Vinicius Guimarães De; Lemos Cravo, Pedro Vitor; Sunnerhagen, Per; Prudêncio, Miguel; Da Silva, Noeli Soares Melo; Andrade, Carolina Horta; Pinto Lopes, Stefanie Costa; Carazzolle, Marcelo Falsarella; Tilley, Leann; Bilsland, Elizabeth; Borges, Júlio César; Maranhão Costa, Fabio Trindade; Spillman, Natalie; Kayano, Ana Carolina Andrade Vitor; Cassiano, Gustavo Capatti; Vasconcelos, Adrielle Ayumi; Camargo, Antônio Pedro; Da Silva, Djane Clarys Baia; Fontinha, Diana; Violacein-Induced Chaperone System Collapse Underlies Multistage Antiplasmodial Activity. ACS Infectious Diseases, v.1, p. 1-, 2021 [ doi:10.1021/acsinfecdis.0c00454 ]

Silva-filho, João Luiz; Lacerda, Marcus Vg; Marti, Matthias; Costa, Fabio Tm; Dos-santos, João Ck; Judice, Carla C; Beraldi, Dario; Venugopal, Kannan; De Lima, Diogenes; Nakaya, Helder; Paula, Erich Ev; Costa Pinto Lopes, Stefanie; Total parasite biomass but not peripheral parasitaemia is associated with endothelial and haematological perturbations in Plasmodium vivax patients. eLife, v.10, p. 1-5, 2021 [ doi:10.7554/elife.71351 ]