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Hire Dr. Marcio Almeida
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Bioinformatics Specialist- Assistant Professor at UTRGV School of Medicine

Profile Summary
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Work Experience

Assistant Professor

University of Texas Rio Grande Valley

December 2018 - Present

Assistant Professor

University of Texas Rio Grande Valley

November 2015 - Present

Education

PHD (Bioinformatics)

University of Sao Paulo

January 2010 - April 2010

PHD

University of Sao Paulo

January 2006 - April 2010

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Publications
JOURNAL ARTICLE
Jun, Goo and Manning, Alisa and Almeida, Marcio and Zawistowski, Matthew and Wood, Andrew R and Teslovich, Tanya M and Fuchsberger, Christian and Feng, Shuang and Cingolani, Pablo and Gaulton, Kyle J and others(2018). Evaluating the contribution of rare variants to type 2 diabetes and related traits using pedigrees. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 115. (2). p. 379--384. National Acad Sciences
Lake, Nicole J and Taylor, Rachael L and Trahair, Hugh and Harikrishnan, KN and Curran, Joanne E and Almeida, Marcio and Kulkarni, Hemant and Mukhamedova, Nigora and Hoang, Anh and Low, Hann and others(2017). TRAK2, a novel regulator of ABCA1 expression, cholesterol efflux and HDL biogenesis. European heart journal. 38. (48). p. 3579--3587. Oxford University Press
Knowles, Emma EM and Kent Jr, Jack W and McKay, D Reese and Sprooten, Emma and Mathias, Samuel R and Curran, Joanne E and Carless, Melanie A and de Almeida, Marcio AA and Harald, HH Goring and Dyer, Tom D and others(2016). Genome-wide linkage on chromosome 10q26 for a dimensional scale of major depression. Journal of affective disorders. 191. p. 123--131. Elsevier
Nicholson, Alexandra M and Finch, NiCole A and Almeida, Marcio and Perkerson, Ralph B and Van Blitterswijk, Marka and Wojtas, Aleksandra and Cenik, Basar and Rotondo, Sergio and Inskeep, Venette and Almasy, Laura and others(2016). Prosaposin is a regulator of progranulin levels and oligomerization. Nature communications. 7. p. 11992. Nature Publishing Group
Mathias, Samuel R and Knowles, Emma EM and Kent Jr, Jack W and Mckay, D Reese and Curran, Joanne E and de Almeida, Marcio AA and Dyer, Thomas D and G{\"o}ring, Harald HH and Olvera, Rene L and Duggirala, Ravi and others(2016). Recurrent major depression and right hippocampal volume: a bivariate linkage and association study. Human brain mapping. 37. (1). p. 191--202.
Knowles, Emma EM and McKay, D Reese and Kent Jr, Jack W and Sprooten, Emma and Carless, Melanie A and Curran, Joanne E and de Almeida, Marcio AA and Dyer, Thomas D and G{\"o}ring, Harald HH and Olvera, Rene L and others(2015). Pleiotropic locus for emotion recognition and amygdala volume identified using univariate and bivariate linkage. American Journal of Psychiatry. 172. (2). p. 190--199. American Psychiatric Association Arlington, VA
Kos, Mark Z and Carless, Melanie A and Peralta, Juan and Blackburn, August and Almeida, Marcio and Roalf, David and Pogue-Geile, Michael F and Prasad, Konasale and Gur, Ruben C and Nimgaonkar, Vishwajit and others(2015). Exome sequence data from multigenerational families implicate AMPA receptor trafficking in neurocognitive impairment and schizophrenia risk. Schizophrenia bulletin. 42. (2). p. 288--300. Oxford University Press US
Blackburn, August and Almeida, Marcio and Dean, Angela and Curran, Joanne E and Johnson, Matthew P and Moses, Eric K and Abraham, Lawrence J and Carless, Melanie A and Dyer, Thomas D and Kumar, Satish and others(2015). Effects of copy number variable regions on local gene expression in white blood cells of Mexican Americans. European Journal of Human Genetics. 23. (9). p. 1229. Nature Publishing Group
Wood, Andrew R and Tuke, Marcus A and Nalls, Mike and Hernandez, Dena and Gibbs, J Raphael and Lin, Haoxiang and Xu, Christopher S and Li, Qibin and Shen, Juan and Jun, Goo and others(2014). Whole-genome sequencing to understand the genetic architecture of common gene expression and biomarker phenotypes. Human molecular genetics. 24. (5). p. 1504--1512. Oxford University Press
Toledo, Rodrigo Almeida and Hatanaka, Roxanne and Louren{\c{c}}o, Delmar M and Lindsey, Susan C and Camacho, Cleber P and Almeida, Marcio and Lima-Jr, Jose Viana and Sekiya, Tomoko and Garralda, Elena and Naslavsky, Michel and others(2014). Comprehensive assessment of the disputed RET Y791F shows no association with MTC susceptibility. Endocrine-related cancer. p. ERC--14. Soc Endocrinology
Knowles, Emma EM and Carless, Melanie A and de Almeida, Marcio AA and Curran, Joanne E and McKay, D Reese and Sprooten, Emma and Dyer, Thomas D and G{\"o}ring, Harald H and Olvera, Rene and Fox, Peter and others(2014). Genome-wide significant localization for working and spatial memory: Identifying genes for psychosis using models of cognition. American Journal of Medical Genetics Part B: Neuropsychiatric Genetics. 165. (1). p. 84--95.
Bellis, Claire and Kulkarni, Hemant and Mamtani, Manju and Kent Jr, Jack W and Wong, Gerard and Weir, Jacquelyn M and Barlow, Christopher K and Diego, Vincent and Almeida, Marcio and Dyer, Thomas D and others(2014). Human plasma lipidome is pleiotropically associated with cardiovascular risk factors and death. Circulation: Cardiovascular Genetics. 7. (6). p. 854--863. Am Heart Assoc
Kulkarni, Hemant and Meikle, Peter J and Mamtani, Manju and Weir, Jacquelyn M and Almeida, Marcio and Diego, Vincent and Peralta, Juan Manuel and Barlow, Christopher K and Bellis, Claire and Dyer, Thomas D and others(2014). Plasma lipidome is independently associated with variability in metabolic syndrome in Mexican American families. Journal of lipid research. p. jlr--M044065. ASBMB
Stein, Jason L and Medland, Sarah E and Vasquez, Alejandro Arias and Hibar, Derrek P and Senstad, Rudy E and Winkler, Anderson M and Toro, Roberto and Appel, Katja and Bartecek, Richard and Bergmann, {\O}rjan and others(2012). Identification of common variants associated with human hippocampal and intracranial volumes. Nature genetics. 44. (5). p. 552. Nature Publishing Group
Castillo, Hozana A and Cravo, Roberta M and Azambuja, Ana P and Sim{\~o}es-Costa, Marcos S and Sura-Trueba, Sylvia and Gonzalez, Jose and Slonimsky, Esfir and Almeida, Karla and Abreu, Jos{\'e} G and de Almeida, Marcio A Afonso and others(2010). Insights into the organization of dorsal spinal cord pathways from an evolutionarily conserved raldh2 intronic enhancer. Development. 137. (3). p. 507--518. Oxford University Press for The Company of Biologists Limited
CONFERENCE PAPER
Friedrichs, Stefanie and Malzahn, D{\"o}rthe and Pugh, Elizabeth W and Almeida, Marcio and Liu, Xiao Qing and Bailey, Julia N(2016). Filtering genetic variants and placing informative priors based on putative biological function. BMC genetics. 17. (2). p. S8.
Blangero, John and Teslovich, Tanya M and Sim, Xueling and Almeida, Marcio A and Jun, Goo and Dyer, Thomas D and Johnson, Matthew and Peralta, Juan M and Manning, Alisa and Wood, Andrew R and others(2016). Omics-squared: human genomic, transcriptomic and phenotypic data for Genetic Analysis Workshop 19. BMC proceedings. 10. (7). p. 20.
Peralta, Juan M and Almeida, Marcio and Kent, Jack W and Blangero, John(2014). A variance component-based gene burden test. BMC proceedings. 8. (1). p. S49.
Almasy, Laura and Dyer, Thomas D and Peralta, Juan M and Jun, Goo and Wood, Andrew R and Fuchsberger, Christian and Almeida, Marcio A and Kent, Jack W and Fowler, Sharon and Blackwell, Tom W and others(2014). Data for Genetic Analysis Workshop 18: human whole genome sequence, blood pressure, and simulated phenotypes in extended pedigrees. BMC proceedings. 8. (1). p. S2.
BOOK CHAPTER
Blangero, John and Diego, Vincent P and Dyer, Thomas D and Almeida, Marcio and Peralta, Juan and Kent Jr, Jack W and Williams, Jeff T and Almasy, Laura and G{\"o}ring, Harald HH(2013). A kernel of truth: statistical advances in polygenic variance component models for complex human pedigrees. Advances in genetics. 81. p. 1--31. Elsevier