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Thiago Motta Venancio (an artistic interpretation)


  • 2008, PhD, Universidade de Sao Paulo
  • 2004, MS, Universidade Estadual do Norte Fluminense
  • 2001, BS, Universidade Estadual do Norte Fluminense

Research interests

  1. Genomics
  2. Evolution
  3. Systems Biology


  1. Corrêa Soares JB, Menezes D, Vannier-Santos MA, Ferreira-Pereira A, Almeida GT, Venancio TM, Verjovski-Almeida S, Zishiri VK, Kuter D, Hunter R, Egan TJ, and Oliveira MF. Interference with hemozoin formation represents an important mechanism of schistosomicidal action of antimalarial quinoline methanols. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2009 Jul 14;3(7):e477. DOI:10.1371/journal.pntd.0000477 | PubMed ID:19597543 | HubMed [Paper1]
  2. Aravind L, Anantharaman V, and Venancio TM. Apprehending multicellularity: regulatory networks, genomics, and evolution. Birth Defects Res C Embryo Today. 2009 Jun;87(2):143-64. DOI:10.1002/bdrc.20153 | PubMed ID:19530132 | HubMed [Paper2]
  3. Venancio TM and Aravind L. Reconstructing prokaryotic transcriptional regulatory networks: lessons from actinobacteria. J Biol. 2009;8(3):29. DOI:10.1186/jbiol132 | PubMed ID:19435474 | HubMed [Paper3]
  4. Venancio TM, Balaji S, Iyer LM, and Aravind L. Reconstructing the ubiquitin network: cross-talk with other systems and identification of novel functions. Genome Biol. 2009;10(3):R33. DOI:10.1186/gb-2009-10-3-r33 | PubMed ID:19331687 | HubMed [Paper4]
  5. Cardoso FC, Macedo GC, Gava E, Kitten GT, Mati VL, de Melo AL, Caliari MV, Almeida GT, Venancio TM, Verjovski-Almeida S, and Oliveira SC. Schistosoma mansoni tegument protein Sm29 is able to induce a Th1-type of immune response and protection against parasite infection. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2008 Oct 1;2(10):e308. DOI:10.1371/journal.pntd.0000308 | PubMed ID:18827884 | HubMed [Paper5]
  6. Venancio TM, Cristofoletti PT, Ferreira C, Verjovski-Almeida S, and Terra WR. The Aedes aegypti larval transcriptome: a comparative perspective with emphasis on trypsins and the domain structure of peritrophins. Insect Mol Biol. 2009 Feb;18(1):33-44. DOI:10.1111/j.1365-2583.2008.00845.x | PubMed ID:19054160 | HubMed [Paper6]
  7. Venancio TM, DeMarco R, Almeida GT, Oliveira KC, Setubal JC, and Verjovski-Almeida S. Analysis of Schistosoma mansoni genes shared with Deuterostomia and with possible roles in host interactions. BMC Genomics. 2007 Nov 8;8:407. DOI:10.1186/1471-2164-8-407 | PubMed ID:17996068 | HubMed [Paper7]
  8. Esteves GH, Simoes AC, Souza E, Dias RA, Ospina R, and Venancio TM. New insights about host response to smallpox using microarray data. BMC Syst Biol. 2007 Aug 24;1:38. DOI:10.1186/1752-0509-1-38 | PubMed ID:17718913 | HubMed [Paper8]
  9. Verjovski-Almeida S, Venancio TM, Oliveira KC, Almeida GT, and DeMarco R. Use of a 44k oligoarray to explore the transcriptome of Schistosoma mansoni adult worms. Exp Parasitol. 2007 Nov;117(3):236-45. DOI:10.1016/j.exppara.2007.04.005 | PubMed ID:17517391 | HubMed [Paper9]
  10. DeMarco R, Venancio TM, and Verjovski-Almeida S. SmTRC1, a novel Schistosoma mansoni DNA transposon, discloses new families of animal and fungi transposons belonging to the CACTA superfamily. BMC Evol Biol. 2006 Nov 7;6:89. DOI:10.1186/1471-2148-6-89 | PubMed ID:17090310 | HubMed [Paper10]
  11. DeMarco R, Oliveira KC, Venancio TM, and Verjovski-Almeida S. Gender biased differential alternative splicing patterns of the transcriptional cofactor CA150 gene in Schistosoma mansoni. Mol Biochem Parasitol. 2006 Dec;150(2):123-31. DOI:10.1016/j.molbiopara.2006.07.002 | PubMed ID:16904200 | HubMed [Paper11]
  12. Venâncio TM, Oliveira AE, Silva LB, Machado OL, Fernandes KV, and Xavier-Filho J. A protein with amino acid sequence homology to bovine insulin is present in the legume Vigna unguiculata (cowpea). Braz J Med Biol Res. 2003 Sep;36(9):1167-73. PubMed ID:12937781 | HubMed [Paper12]
  13. Silva LB, Santos SS, Azevedo CR, Cruz MA, Venâncio TM, Cavalcante CP, Uchôa AF, Astolfi Filho S, Oliveira AE, Fernandes KV, and Xavier-Filho J. The leaves of green plants as well as a cyanobacterium, a red alga, and fungi contain insulin-like antigens. Braz J Med Biol Res. 2002 Mar;35(3):297-303. PubMed ID:11887207 | HubMed [Paper13]

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