Cristina Elisa Alvarez Martinez

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Cargo: Professor Doutor I

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

ceamarti@unicamp.br

Area

  • Biomedical

Research lines

  • Genetics of Microorganisms
  • Microbiology

Academic Background

graduation at Ciencias Biologicas from Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro (1997), master's at Byophysics from Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro (2000) and doctorate at Biochemistry from Universidade de São Paulo (2004). Has experience in Genetics, focusing on Molecular Genetics and of Microorganisms, acting on the following subjects: regulação da expressão gênica, sistemas de secrecao, desenvolvimento embrionário, estresse extracitoplasmático and bmp-4.

Selected Publications

Alvarez Martinez, C. E.; Lourenco, R.; Baldini, R.; Laub, M.T.; Gomes, S. L.; The ECF sigma factor σ T is involved in osmotic and oxidative stress responses in Caulobacter crescentus. MOLECULAR MICROBIOLOGY, v.66, p. 1240-1255, 2007 [ doi:10.1111/j.1365-2958.2007.06005.x ]

Alvarez Martinez, C. E.; Christie, P. J.; Biological Diversity of Prokaryotic Type IV Secretion Systems. Microbiology and Molecular Biology Reviews, v.73, p. 775-808, 2009 [ doi:10.1128/mmbr.00023-09 ]

Bayer-santos, E.; Lima, L. P.; Cesetti, L. M.; Ratagami, C.; De Santana, E. S.; Silva, A. M.; Farah, C. S.; Alvarez-martinez, Cristina E.; T6SS mediates resistance to predation and is regulated by an ECF σ factor and cognate Ser/Thr kinase. ENVIRONMENTAL MICROBIOLOGY, v.20, p. 1562-1575, 2018 [ doi:10.1111/1462-2920.14085 ]

Cesetti, L. M.; De Santana, E. S.; Ratagami, C.; Barreiros, Y.; Lima, L. P.; Dunger, G.; Farah, C. S.; Alvarez-martinez, Cristina E.; The Xanthomonas citri pv. citri Type VI Secretion System is Induced During Epiphytic Colonization of Citrus. CURRENT MICROBIOLOGY, v.2019, p. 1-7, 2019 [ doi:10.1007/s00284-019-01735-3 ]

Bayer-santos, E.; Cesetti, L. M.; Farah, C. S.; Alvarez-martinez, Cristina E.; Distribution, Function and Regulation of Type 6 Secretion Systems of Xanthomonadales. Frontiers in Microbiology, v.10, p. 1635-, 2019 [ doi:10.3389/fmicb.2019.01635 ]