Care was taken to form groups balanced in terms of the students' educational background. This encouraged students to help one another.

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José Afonso Guerra Martins Dos Santos Assunção

Resumé

2003 - 2007: Microbiology and Genetics, Faculty of Sciences of the University of Lisbon, Portugal
2007 - 2012: PDBC 2007, Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciencia, Oeiras, Portugal
2008 - 2012: EMBL International PhD Program, European Bioinformatics Institute, Hinxton, UK
2012 - Present: Research Fellow at London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK

PhD Project

Supervisor: Dr. Anton James Enright

Laboratory: RNA Genomics

University: University of Cambridge

Thesis

Evolutionary analysis of animal microRNAs. University of Cambridge, UK (2012) pp.183. [pdf]

Publications

Kerstin Howe, Matthew D. Clark, Carlos F. Torroja, James Torrance, Camille Berthelot, Matthieu Muffato, John E. Collins, Sean Humphray, Karen McLaren, Lucy Matthews, Stuart McLaren, Ian Sealy, Mario Caccamo, Carol Churcher, Carol Scott, Jeffrey C. Barrett, Romke Koch, Gerd-Jörg Rauch, Simon White, William Chow, Britt Kilian, Leonor T. Quintais, José A. Guerra-Assunção, Yi Zhou, Yong Gu, Jennifer Yen, Jan-Hinnerk Vogel, Tina Eyre, Seth Redmond, Ruby Banerjee, Jianxiang Chi, Beiyuan Fu, Elizabeth Langley, Sean F. Maguire, Gavin K. Laird, David Lloyd, Emma Kenyon, Sarah Donaldson, Harminder Sehra, Jeff Almeida-King, Jane Loveland, Stephen Trevanion, Matt Jones, Mike Quail, Dave Willey, Adrienne Hunt, John Burton, Sarah Sims, Kirsten McLay, Bob Plumb, Joy Davis, Chris Clee, Karen Oliver, Richard Clark, Clare Riddle, David Eliott, Glen Threadgold, Glenn Harden, Darren Ware, Beverly Mortimer, Giselle Kerry, Paul Heath, Benjamin Phillimore, Alan Tracey, Nicole Corby, Matthew Dunn, Christopher Johnson, Jonathan Wood, Susan Clark, Sarah Pelan, Guy Griffiths, Michelle Smith, Rebecca Glithero, Philip Howden, Nicholas Barker, Christopher Stevens, Joanna Harley, Karen Holt, Georgios Panagiotidis, Jamieson Lovell, Helen Beasley, Carl Henderson, Daria Gordon, Katherine Auger, Deborah Wright, Joanna Collins, Claire Raisen, Lauren Dyer, Kenric Leung, Lauren Robertson, Kirsty Ambridge, Daniel Leongamornlert, Sarah McGuire, Ruth Gilderthorp, Coline Griffiths, Deepa Manthravadi, Sarah Nichol, Gary Barker, Siobhan Whitehead, Michael Kay, Jacqueline Brown, Clare Murnane, Emma Gray, Matthew Humphries, Neil Sycamore, Darren Barker, David Saunders, Justene Wallis, Anne Babbage, Sian Hammond, Maryam Mashreghi-Mohammadi, Lucy Barr, Sancha Martin, Paul Wray, Andrew Ellington, Nicholas Matthews, Matthew Ellwood, Rebecca Woodmansey, Graham Clark, James Cooper, Anthony Tromans, Darren Grafham, Carl Skuce, Richard Pandian, Robert Andrews, Elliot Harrison, Andrew Kimberley, Jane Garnett, Nigel Fosker, Rebekah Hall, Patrick Garner, Daniel Kelly, Christine Bird, Sophie Palmer, Ines Gehring, Andrea Berger, Christopher M. Dooley, Zübeyde Ersan-Ürün, Cigdem Eser, Horst Geiger, Maria Geisler, Lena Karotki, Anette Kirn, Judith Konantz, Martina Konantz, Martina Oberländer, Silke Rudolph-Geiger, Mathias Teucke, Kazutoyo Osoegawa, Baoli Zhu, Amanda Rapp, Sara Widaa, Cordelia Langford, Fengtang Yang, Nigel P. Carter, Jennifer Harrow, Zemin Ning, Javier Herrero, Steve M. J. Searle, Anton Enright, Robert Geisler, Ronald H. A. Plasterk, Charles Lee, Monte Westerfield, Pieter J. de Jong, Leonard I. Zon, John H. Postlethwait, Christiane Nüsslein-Volhard, Tim J. P. Hubbard, Hugues Roest Crollius, Jane Rogers & Derek L. Stemple. The zebrafish reference genome sequence and its relationship to the human genome. Nature (2013) , http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/nature12111.

José Afonso Guerra-Assunção and Anton J Enright. Large-scale analysis of microRNA evolution. BMC Genomics (2012) 13, 218.

Leopold Parts, Åsa K Hedman, Sarah Keildson, Andrew J Knights, Cei Abreu-Goodger, Martijn van de Bunt, José Afonso Guerra-Assunção, Nenad Bartonicek, Stijn van Dongen, Reedik Mägi, James Nisbet, Amy Barrett, Mattias Rantalainen, Alexandra C Nica, Michael A Quail, Kerrin S Small, Daniel Glass, Anton J Enright, John Winn, Panos Deloukas, Emmanouil T Dermitzakis, Mark I McCarthy, Timothy D Spector, Richard Durbin, Cecilia M Lindgren. Extent, Causes, and Consequences of Small RNA Expression Variation in Human Adipose Tissue. PLoS Genetics (2012) 8, e1002704.

Thomas M. Keane, Leo Goodstadt, Petr Danecek, Michael A. White, Kim Wong, Binnaz Yalcin, Andreas Heger, Avigail Agam, Guy Slater, Martin Goodson, Nicholas A. Furlotte, Eleazar Eskin, Christoffer Nellåker, Helen Whitley, James Cleak, Deborah Janowitz, Polinka Hernandez-Pliego, Andrew Edwards, T. Grant Belgard, Peter L. Oliver, Rebecca E. McIntyre, Amarjit Bhomra, Jérôme Nicod, Xiangchao Gan, Wei Yuan, Louise van der Weyden, Charles A. Steward, Sendu Bala, Jim Stalker, Richard Mott, Richard Durbin, Ian J. Jackson, Anne Czechanski, José Afonso Guerra-Assunção, Leah Rae Donahue, Laura G. Reinholdt, Bret A. Payseur, Chris P. Ponting, Ewan Birney, Jonathan Flint & David J. Adams. Mouse genomic variation and its effect on phenotypes and gene regulation. Nature (2011) 477, 289–294.

Min Hu, Qasim Ayub, José Afonso Guerra-Assunção, Quan Long, Zemin Ning, Ni Huang, Irene Gallego Romero, Lira Mamanova, Pelin Akan, Xin Liu, Alison J. Coffey, Daniel J. Turner, Harold Swerdlow, John Burton, Michael A. Quail, Donald F. Conrad, Anton J. Enright, Chris Tyler-Smith and Yali Xue. Exploration of signals of positive selection derived from genotype-based human genome scans using re-sequencing data. Human Genetics (2011) , 10.1007/s00439-011-1111-9.

José Afonso Guerra-Assunção and Anton J. Enright. MapMi: automated mapping of microRNA loci. BMC Bioinformatics (2010) 11, 7.