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USD 20 /hr
Hire Dr. David R.
USD 20 /hr
Profile Summary
Subject Matter Expertise
Work Experience



January 2013 - Present


Unity Biotechnology

May 2018 - July 2018



May 2018 - July 2018


Memorial Sloan Kettering Center

May 2018 - July 2018

Lab researcher

University of MInho

January 2012 - March 2018


Red Cross

January 2013 - January 2014


PhD in Molecular Biotechnology (Biologia)

Universidade do Minho

February 2013 - July 2018

PhD Molecular Biology

University of Minho

August 2013 - January 2015

MsC in Molecular Genetics (Biologia)

Universidade do Minho

September 2011 - November 2013

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Ribas, D., Soares-Silva, I., Vieira, D., Sousa-Silva, M., Sá-Pessoa, J., Azevedo-Silva, J., Viegas, S.C., Arraiano, C.M., Diallinas, G., Paiva, S., et al.(2019). The acetate uptake transporter family motif “NPAPLGL(M/S)” is essential for substrate uptake . Fungal Genetics and Biology. 122. p. 1-10.
Ribas, D., Sá-Pessoa, J., Soares-Silva, I., Paiva, S., Ribas, D., Sá-Pessoa, J., Soares-Silva, I., Paiva, S., Nygård, Y., Ruohonen, L., et al.(2017). Yeast as a tool to express sugar acid transporters with biotechnological interest . FEMS Yeast Research. 17. (2).
Soares-Silva, Isabel and Ribas, David and Foskolou, Iosifina P. and Barata, Beatriz and Bessa, Daniela and Paiva, Sandra and Queir{\'o}s, Od{\'\i}lia and Casal, Margarida(2015). The Debaryomyces hansenii carboxylate transporters Jen1 homologues are functional in Saccharomyces cerevisiae . FEMS Yeast Research. 15. (8). The Oxford University Press
Soares-Silva, I., Ribas, D., Foskolou, I.P., Barata, B., Bessa, D., Paiva, S., Queirós, O., Casal, M.(2015). The debaryomyces hansenii carboxylate transporters jen1 homologues are functional in saccharomyces cerevisiae . FEMS Yeast Research. 15. (8).
Sá-Pessoa, J., Paiva, S., Ribas, D., Silva, I.J., Viegas, S.C., Arraiano, C.M., Casal, M.(2013). SATP (YaaH), a succinate-acetate transporter protein in Escherichia coli . Biochemical Journal. 454. (3). p. 585-589.
Casal, M., Queirós, O., Talaia, G., Ribas, D., Paiva, S.(2016). Carboxylic acids plasma membrane transporters in saccharomyces cerevisiae . Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology. 892. p. 229-251.