Curriculum vitae

  Miguel Prudêncio

Communications


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Oral Communications

"Challenges in Malaria Vaccination", Salas Dr. Paul Janssen, 28 April 2017, Lisbon, Portugal


"A New Approach to Malaria Vaccination", BioSAM-Biological Sciences Annual Meeting, Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade de Lisboa, 22 April 2017, Lisbon, Portugal


"Towards a New Malaria Vaccine", GlycoVax Workshop, Instituto de Medicina Molecular, 20-24 March 2017, Lisbon, Portugal


"A New Malaria Vaccine Enters Clinical Trials", IMM Pharmacology Series, Instituto de Medicina Molecular, 12 December 2016, Lisbon, Portugal


"Entering Phase I Clinical Trials With a New Malaria Vaccine Candidate", IMM Internal Seminar, Instituto de Medicina Molecular, 30 Novermber 2016, Lisbon, Portugal


"Vacinação contra a malária: situação atual e novas abordagens", O que há de novo no CAML?, Faculdade de Medicina de Lisboa, 17 October 2016, Lisbon, Portugal


"Malaria: Unmet Medical Needs and The Urgent Need for a Vaccine", Ciência 2016 - Encontro com a Ciência e Tecnologia em Portugal, 4-6 July 2016, Lisbon, Portugal


"A rodent Plasmodium platform for immunization against human malaria", Malaria Vaccines for the World 2016, 2-4 May 2016, Leiden, The Netherlands


"Towards Clinical Evaluation of a Rodent Plasmodium-Based Vaccine Against Human Malaria", Gordon Research Conference - Translating Malaria Research to the Field, 26-31 July 2015, Girona, Spain


"ROPLAVAC: Revolutionizing malaria vaccination", X Jornadas de Engenharia Biológica, 16-17 March 2015, Instituto Superior Técnico, Lisboa, Portugal


"Development of a new strategy for vaccination against malaria", VI Jornadas Nacionais de Ciências Biomédicas, 11-14 March 2015, Universidade do Algarve, Faro, Portugal


"Setting up a scientific carreer", 1st annual Lisbon area joint postdoctoral meeting, 29-31 October 2014, Praia Grande, Sintra, Portugal


"Thinking outside the species: development of a new approach to vaccination against malaria", iMed Conference 6.0, 10-12 October 2014, Universidade Nova, Lisbon, Portugal


"Whole-organism pre-erythrocytic malaria vaccines - Development of a new strategy to vaccinate against malaria", EU FP7 Marie Curie Initial Training Network, GlycoPar, 1st Training Workshop, 1 October 2014, Instituto de Medicina Molecular, Lisbon, Portugal


"Of mice and men: A rodent Plasmodium platform for immunization against human malaria", NIH/NIAID workshop: Exploring Immunological Mechanisms of Whole Sporozoite Vaccination against Plasmodium falciparum Malaria, 2-3 September 2014, Rockville, MD, USA


"Refletir para além da espécie: uma nova vacina contra a malária", 20 June 2014, TEDx FCT-UNL, Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Portugal. Video here; Transcript here


"Aquecimento global e a possibilidade de reaparecimento de malária em Portugal: uma ameaça real?", 19 May 2014, iMEd6.0 opening ceremony, Faculdade de Ciências Médicas Univ. Nova Lisboa, Portugal


"Malária: situação atual, necessidades e desafios", 11 April 2014, 6th REVIVE Workshop, INSA - Centro de Estudos de Vetores e Doenças Infecciosas, Águas de Moura, Portugal


"Malária em Portugal: uma ameaça real?", 10 April 2014, Comemorações do Dia Mundial da Saúde: Doenças associadas a vetores - Small bite, big threat", INSA Ricardo Jorge, Lisboa, Portugal


"Uma nova estratégia de vacinação contra a malária", 7 April 2014, V Seminário Educação pelos Pares - Small Creatures, Big Threat, Coimbra Health School, Coimbra, Portugal


"Malária: situação atual e desenvolvimento duma nova estratégia de vacinação", 2 April 2014, Semana das Ciências e Tecnologias, Universidade de Évora, Évora, Portugal


"O impacto da ciência e dos cientistas na sociedade atual", 25 March 2014, Dialogue Café, Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian, Lisboa, Portugal


"Host-Plasmodium interactions and anti-malarial vaccination", 17 March 2014, BioSys/BioFIG Research  Seminar, Faculdade de Ciências, Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal


"Malaria vaccine", AstraZeneca ACS Scientific Meeting, 15 March 2014, Fundação Champalimaud, 15 March 2014, Lisboa, Portugal


"Thinking outside the species: a new vaccine against malaria", IMM Seminar, 12 March 2014, Instituto de Medicina Molecular, Lisboa, Portugal


"Design and development of a project for a new vaccination strategy against malaria", DQB Seminars, 27 February 2014, Faculdade de Ciências, Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal


"Vacina contra a malária: uma abordagem diferente para uma necessidade urgente", Sessão Clínica, 13 February 2014, Hospital Santa Maria, Lisbon, Portugal


"Development of a vaccine against malaria", I Jornadas FCUL/CESAM, 12 February 2014, Faculdade de Ciências, Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal


"Exploiting a new strategy for vaccination against malaria", Jornadas Tenológicas da FCT, 10 February 2014, Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Portugal


"Plasmodium liver stages and anti-malarial strategies: development of a new vaccination approach against malaria", Institutional Seminar, 23 January 2014, Biochemical Colloquium, Institut fur Biochemie, University of Freiburg, Germany. Hosted by Dr. Susana Andrade and Prof. Oliver Einsle


"Thinking outside the species: a rodent Plasmodium-based strategy for vaccination against human malaria", Institutional Seminar, 21 January 2014, Instituto de Higiene e Medicina Tropical, Lisboa, Portugal. Hosted by Dr. Fernando Teles


"Thinking outside the species: Novel approaches to pre-erythrocytic P. falciparum vaccines", 9th Grand Challenges Meeting, 27-30 October 2013, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil


"A rodent Plasmodium-based strategy for vaccination against human malaria", 6th MIM Pan-African Malaria Conference, 6-11 October 2013, Durban, South Africa. Organizer of Symposium "Whole-organism pre-erythrocytic malaria vaccination strategies".


"Biomolecular Methods for Malaria Research", Semester at Sea, 16 August 2013, Instituto de Medicina Molecular, Lisbon, Portugal


"Challenges in Clinical Research in Portugal", Apifarma conference 'The value of innovation: from research to patient', 28 June 2013, Lisbon, Portugal


"Aquecimento global e malária - Uma ameaça para Portugal?", 2nd Workshop "Biossegurança: Doenças Infecciosas, uma Potencial Ameaça Biológica, 29 October 2012, INSARJ, Lisboa, Portugal


"Targeting Plasmodium Hepatic Stages", Medicinal Chemistry & Malaria Workshop @ iMed-UL, 14 June 2012, Faculty of Pharmacy, Lisbon, Portugal


“Novel Multistage Strategies Against Malaria”, BIT’s 9th Annual Congress of International Drug Discovery Science and Technology, 3-6 November 2011, Shenzen, China

“Plasmodium infection: host factors, parasite molecules and anti-malarial interventions”, Institutional Seminar, 15 July 2011, Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciência, Lisboa, Portugal. Hosted by Dr. Miguel Soares

“Plasmodium infection: host factors, parasite molecules and anti-malarial interventions”, 4 July 2011, Institutional Seminar, Instituto de Medicina Molecular, Lisboa, Portugal. Hosted by Dr. Luís Moita

“Liver Infection by the Malaria Parasite”, II Jornadas de Bioquímica da Universidade do Minho, 15 April 2011, Universidade do Minho, Braga, Portugal

New drugs for treating and eradicating malaria”, Ciência 2010 - Portuguese Science and Technology Meeting, 4-7 July 2010, Lisbon, Portugal

“Host Determinants of Malaria Liver Infection”, 18 February 2010, Chemistry Department, Faculty of Science and Technology, Lisbon, Portugal

“The liver stage of malaria infection”, Second Meeting of Plataforma Ibérica de Malária, 17-18 December 2009, GSK Diseases of the Developing World Research Centre, Tres Cantos, Madrid, Spain

“Investigating the Liver Stage of Malaria Infection – Recent Findings and Technical Advances”, A Collaborative Solution for Tropical Diseases – The Luso-American Response, 8-10 July 2009, Lisbon, Portugal

“Kinome-wide RNAi Screen Identifies Host Hepatocyte Factors Important for Plasmodium Sporozoite Infection”, Fourth Annual BioMalPar Conference on the Biology and Pathology of the Malaria Parasite, 14-16 April 2008, Heidelberg, Germany

“Functional Genomics Analyses of Plasmodium Liver Infection”, Workshop on RNAi Based Gene Function Analysis of Infectious Diseases, 6-8 February 2008, Ringberg, Germany

“Inhibition of the Host Receptor SR-BI Decreases Malaria Liver Infection”, ERA Chemistry Workshop 2007: Chemical Approaches to Diseases of Poverty, 28-29 November 2007, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

“CLaNP: A Paramagnetic Tool For Protein NMR”, Meeting of the “Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO)" on Design & Synthesis, Structure & Reactivity and Biomolecular Chemistry, 13-15 October 2003, Lunteren, The Netherlands

“ClaNP: A Paramagnetic Probe to Study Proteins by NMR”, 9-13 July 2003, Seville, Spain


“Towards a Paramagnetic Probe for the Study of Protein-protein Interactions by NMR”, 23-30 June 2001, Århus, Denmark

“Copper Proteins and Denitrification: Biochemistry, molecular biology and spectroscopy as probes of structure/funtion relationships in metalloenzymes”, Seminar presented at Department of Organic Chemistry and Catalysis, Technical University of Delft, 15 October 2000, Delft, The Netherlands

“Cloning, Overexpression and Site-directed Mutagenesis Studies on Copper-containing Nitrite Reductase from Alcaligenes xylosoxidans”. Seminar presented at Gorlaeus Laboratories, University of Leiden, 10 December 1999, Leiden, The Netherlands. Hosted by Prof. Dr. Gerard Canters

“Studies on Copper-containing Nitrite Reductase, a Key Enzyme in the Denitrification Pathway”. Seminar presented at the Department of Immunology and Oncology, National Centre of Biotechnology (CNB), Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, 3 December 1999, Madrid, Spain. Hosted by Dr. María A. Blasco

“Spectroscopic Characterisation of Nitrous Oxide Reductase from Pseudomonas nautica”. First Lisbon-Oporto Chemistry Meeting (Requimte), 5-6 February 1999, Oporto, Portugal

“Site-Directed Mutagenesis to Probe Structure Function Relationships in Nitrite Reductase from Alcaligenes xylosoxidans”. Progress meetings on “Nitrite Reductase and Related Copper Proteins”.
• 22-23 October 1998, Daresbury, UK
• 6-7 May 1999, Norwich, UK
• 26-27 October 1999, Norwich, UK

“Biochemical and Spectroscopic Characterisation of the Tyrosinase from Agaricus bisporus” at progress meetings of the AIR2 CT-93 EC project “Marketing Quality of Common Mushroom (Agaricus bisporus): Cultivation, Biochemical, Physiological and Technological Aspects”.
• February 1995 - Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Lisbon, Portugal
• October 1995 - Silsoe Research Institute, Silsoe, UK
• May 1996 - Centre Technique du Champignon, St. Paterne, France


Posters

Patrícia Meireles, Rita Aroeira, António M. Mendes, Miguel Prudêncio, "Inhibition of Plasmodium liver infection by amino acid supplementation and modulation of polyamine synthesis",  Lisbon Immunology and Infection Meeting, 26th March 2015, Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciência, Oeiras, Portugal


António M. Mendes, Inês S. Albuquerque, Marta Machado, Ahmed Salman, Belen Jimenez-Diaz, Iñigo Angulo-Barturem, Rob Hermsen, Merije Behet, Nataniel Gonçalves-Rosa, Isabel Rocha, Sangeeta Bhatia, Alexis Kaushansky, Stefan Kappe, Lander Foquet, Geert Leroux-Roels, Philip Meuleman, Anne-Marie Zeeman, Ed Remarque, Clemens Kocken, Shahid Khan, Chris J. Janse, Maria M. Mota, Robert W. Sauerwein, Miguel Prudêncio, "Towards a rodent Plasmodium-based vaccine against human malaria", Grand Challenges 2014 Annual Meeting, 5-8 October 2014, Seattle, Washington, USA

Peter Liehl, Patrícia Meireles, Inês S. Albuquerque, Mykola Pinkevych, Fernanda Baptista, Maria M. Mota, Miles P. Davenport, Miguel Prudêncio, "Innate immunity induced by Plasmodium liver infection inhibits malaria reinfections", 2014 (25th) Annual Molecular Parasitology Meeting, 14-18 September 2014, MBL, Woods Hole, MA, USA


T.A.F. Cardote, R.A. Guedes, S.D. Lucas, M. Prudêncio, R. Moreira, R.C. Guedes, "Targeting the Qi binding site of cytochrome bc1 complex to design new antimalarials", ISMC 2014 - XXIII International Symposium on Medicinal Chemistry, 7-11 September 2014, Lisbon, Portugal


Rudi Oliveira, Rita C. Guedes, Patrícia Meireles, Inês S. Albuquerque, Lídia M. Gonçalves, Elisabete Pires, Maria R. Bronze, Jiri Gut, Philip J. Rosenthal, Miguel Prudêncio, Paul M. O’Neill, Francisca Lopes, Rui Moreira, "Tetraoxane – Pyrimidine Nitrile Hybrids, Combination of Dual Mechanism of Action with Dual Stage Antimalarial Activity", ISMC 2014 - XXIII International Symposium on Medicinal Chemistry, 7-11 September 2014, Lisbon, Portugal


D. Miranda, J. Magalhães, M.J. Perry, I. Albuquerque, M. Monteiro, P.J. Rosenthal, J. Gut, R. Moreira, M. Prudêncio and F. Lopes, "SAR and stability studies of hybrid compounds with multistage antimalarial activity", ISMC 2014 - XXIII International Symposium on Medicinal Chemistry, 7-11 September 2014, Lisbon, Portugal


Patrícia Meireles, Joana Sales-Dias, Liliana Mâncio, Maria M. Mota, Miguel Prudêncio, "The Role of D-Glucose Uptake by Glucose Transporter 1 during the liver stage of Plasmodium Infection", 10th Annual BioMalPar | EVIMalaR Conference, 12-15 May 2014, EMBL Heidelberg, Germany


Cláudia Sá e Cunha, Britta Nyboer, Maria M. Mota, Miguel Prudêncio, Ann-Kristin Mueller, "Unveiling a novel host-parasite interaction during the liver stage of malaria infection, 10th Annual BioMalPar | EVIMalaR Conference, 12-15 May 2014, EMBL Heidelberg, Germany


Mariana Romão, Inês Gomes, Miguel Peixoto, Cláudia S. Cunha, Miguel Prudêncio, Eulália Pereira, Ricardo Franco, "Nanoimmunoassays for malaria antigen detection in clinical samples using gold nanoparticles-antibody conjugates", VII Encontro Nacional de Estudantes de Bioquímica (ENEBIOQ), 11-14 April 2014, FCT-UNL, Campus da Caparica, Portugal

Carlos Caro, Ana Góis, Carolina Tempera, Vânia André, Peter Eaton, Peter Burke, M. Teresa Duarte, Miguel Prudêncio, Thomas Hänscheid, Ricardo Franco, "Molecular structure of hemozoin-like crystals and their interaction with chloroquine", 10th Inorganic Chemistry Conference of SPQ, 11-12 April, 2014, Costa da Caparica, Portugal


Inês Gomes, Cláudia S. Cunha, Eulália Pereira, Nuno C. Santos, Diane W. Taylor, Maria M. Mota, Miguel Prudêncio, Ricardo Franco, "Development of a rapid diagnostic test for malaria antigens detection using gold nanoparticles-antibody conjugates",  Nanoscience and Nanotechnology International Conference, nanoPortugal 2014, February 12-14, Porto, Portugal


António M. Mendes, Inês Albuquerque, Ahmed Salman, Belen Jimenez-Diaz, Sara Viera-Mollina, Rob Hermsen, Merije Behet, Alexis Kaushansky, Sangeeta Bhatia, Stefan Kappe, Iñigo Angulo-Barturem, Chris J. Janse, Robert W. Sauerwein, Shahid Khan, Maria M. Mota, Miguel Prudêncio, "Towards a rodent Plasmodium-based vaccine against human malaria", 9th Grand Challenges Meeting, 27-30 October 2013, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil

Ana M.S. Guerreiro, Jessica Kehrer, Inês S. Albuquerque, Miguel Prudêncio, Leonor Pinho, Freddy Frischknecht, Celine K. Carret, Gunnar R. Mair, "Characterization of the Plasmodium berghei mei2-like gene", Molecular Parasitology Meeting (24th MPM 2013), September 08-12, 2013, Woods Hole, MA


Vaz, M. S., Mendes, A. M., Figueiredo, L. M., Prudêncio, M., "Trypanosomes inhibit Plasmodium liver stage", EMBO Young Scientists Forum, 15-16 July 2013, Lisbon, Portugal


Daniela Miranda, Rita Capela, Philip J. Rosenthal, Jiri Gut, Inês Albuquerque, Isa Paiva, Fátima Nogueira, Maria M. Mota, Miguel Prudêncio, Rui Moreira, Francisca Lopes, "Compounds with multistage activity for malaria eradication. Activity and metabolism studies", Frontiers in Medicinal Chemistry, June 23-26, 2013, San Francisco, CA


Inês Gomes, Isabel Silva, Cláudia S. Cunha, Eulália Pereira, Diane W.Taylor, Maria M. Mota, Miguel Prudêncio and Ricardo Franco "Bionanotechnology for Malaria Diagnostics: Gold nanoparticle-based fluorescence immunoassay for Plasmodium falciparum HRP2 detection", XXIII Encontro Nacional da Sociedade Portuguesa de Química, Desafios em Química, June 12-14, 2013, Aveiro, Portugal. Winner of best poster award.


Inês Gomes, Isabel Silva, Cláudia S. Cunha, Eulália Pereira, Diane W. Taylor, Maria Mota, Miguel Prudêncio and Ricardo Franco  "Biomedical Nanotechnology for Malaria Detection: Gold nanoparticle-based fluorescence immunoassay for Plasmodium falciparum HRP2 detection", nanoPortugal 2013, Nanoscience and Nanotechnology International Conference, February 13-15, 2013, Porto, Portugal.   


Patrícia Meireles, Maria M. Mota, Miguel Prudêncio "Nutrient uptake and transport by the malaria parasite in the liver", VI IMM PhD Students Meeting, 29-30 November 2012, Lisbon, Portugal. Winner of best poster award.


Maria-José U. Ferreira, Cátia Ramalhete, Dinora Lopes, Filipa P. da Cruz, Silva Mulhovo, Miguel Prudêncio, Virgílio E. Rosário "African plant-derived compounds as inhibitors of erythrocytic and liver stages of Plasmodium infections", XVIII ICTMM and XVIII Congress of the Brazilian Society for Tropical Medicine, 23-27 September 2012, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil


Filipa P. da Cruz, Cécilie Martin, Kathrin Buchholz, Maria J. Lafuente-Monasterio, Tiago Rodrigues, Birte Sönnichsen, Maria M. Mota, Rui Moreira, Francisco-Javier Gamo, Matthias Marti, Michael Hannus, Miguel Prudêncio, "Drug screen targeted at Plasmodium liver stages identifies a potent multi-stage anti-malarial compound", 8th Annual BioMalPar / EVIMalaR Conference, 14-16 May 2012, Heidelberg, Germany


Ghislain G. Cabal, Eliana Real, Maurice Itoe, Julio L. Sampaio, Wandy Beatty, Miguel Prudêncio, Andrej Shevchenko, Maria M. Mota, "Plasmodium parasite scavenges host cell lipid droplets to complete malaria liver stage development", 8th Annual BioMalPar / EVIMalaR Conference, 14-16 May 2012, Heidelberg, Germany


Ghislain G. Cabal, Cáudia Cunha, Ana M.S. Almeida, Cecília M.P. Rodrigues, Maria M. Mota and Miguel Prudêncio, “Hepatocyte nuclear receptors and Plasmodium liver infection: from biology to anti-malarial prophylactic intervention”, EMBO Nuclear Receptors Conference, 16-20 September 2011, Barcelona, Spain

Cátia Ramalhete, Filipa Pintéus da Cruz, Miguel Prudêncio, Maria José Umbelino Ferreira, “Triterpenoids as inhibitors of Plasmodium liver-stage development”, 59th International Congress and Annual Meeting of the Society for Medicinal Plant and Natural Product Research, 4-9 September 2011, Antalya, Turkey

Ricardo Franco, Miguel Cavadas, Marco P. Monopoli, Eulália Pereira, Miguel Prudêncio, Iseult Lynch, and Kenneth A. Dawson, “Influence of plasma proteins on a gold nanoparticle immunoassay for malaria diagnostics”, e-MRS 2011, 9 – 13 May, 2011, Nice, France

Peter Liehl, Fernanda Baptista, Daniel Carapau , Ana Margarida Vigário, Céline Carret, Miguel Prudêncio and Maria Mota, “Type I interferons induced by Plasmodium control malaria liver stage infection”, Toll2011 Meeting – Decoding Innate Immunity, 4-7 May 2011, Riva del Garda, Italy

Miguel Cavadas, Inês Gomes, Bassem S. S. Guirgis, Cláudia Sá e Cunha, Hassan Azzazy, Eulália Pereira, Maria Mota, Miguel Prudêncio, Ricardo Franco, “Malaria nanodiagnostics: antibody-gold nanoparticle conjugates for malária antigen detection in clinical samples”, Nanoweek 2011, 31 January – 4 February 201, Dublin, Ireland

Joana Matos, Filipa Cruz, Elia Cabrita, Fátima Nogueira, Nuno Vale, Rui Moreira, Virgílio do Rosário, Miguel Prudêncio, Maria Mota and Paula Gomes, “Primacenes: on the way to novel organometallic antimalarials”, Second National Meeting on Medicinal Chemistry, 28-30 November 2010, Coimbra, Portugal

Tiago Rodrigues, Filipa P. da Cruz, Miguel Prudêncio, Maria M. Mota, Rui Moreira, Francisca Lopes, “ Flavones with anti-liver activity against Plasmodia”, Second National Meeting on Medicinal Chemistry, 28-30 November 2010, Coimbra, Portugal

Carina S.S. Gomes-Santos, J. Anneke M. Braks , Miguel Prudêncio, Céline K. Carret, Ana Rita Gomes, Arnab Pain, Theresa Feltwell, Shahid M. Khan, Andrew P. Waters, Chris J. Janse, Gunnar R. Mair, and Maria M. Mota, “Developmental transition of Plasmodium sporozoites into liver-stage forms is regulated by the RNA binding protein Pumilio”, Molecular Parasitology Meeting XXI, 12-16 September 2010, Woods Hole, USA

Ricardo Franco, Inês Gomes, Bassem Shenouda, Cláudia Sá e Cunha, Hassan Azzazy, Maria M. Mota, Miguel Prudêncio, “Malaria diagnostics based on antibody-funciotalized gold nanoparticles and Plasmodium falciparum Hsp70”, Trends in Nanotechnology 2010, 6-10 September 2010, Braga, Portugal

F. Lopes, R. Capela, R. Moreira, P.J. Rosenthal, J. Gut, G. Cabal, Maria Mota, M. Prudêncio, “Hybrid compounds targeting both liver and blood stages of malaria parasites”, 240th ACS National Meeting & Exposition, 22-26 August 2010, Boston, Massachusetts, USA

Peter Eaton, Vanessa Zuzarte-Luis, Maria M. Mota and Miguel Prudêncio, “Atomic Force Microscopy and Fluorescence Microscopy of Malarial Hepatocytes”, International Microscopy Congress - IMC17, 19-24 September 2010, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

F. Lopes, R. Capela, R. Moreira, P.J. Rosenthal, J. Gut, G. Cabal, Maria Mota, M. Prudêncio, “Hybrid compounds targeting both liver and blood stages of malaria parasites”, 240th ACS National Meeting & Exposition, 22-26 August 2010, Boston, Massachusetts, USA

I. Gomes, B. Shenouda, C. Sá e Cunha, H. Azzazy, M. Mota, M. Prudêncio, R. Franco, Plasmodium falciparum Hsp70 Antibody-Gold Nanoparticle Conjugates: Towards Malaria Nanodiagnostics”, ESF International Conference on Nanotheranostics, 27-30 April, 2010, Ayia Napa, Cyprus

B. Shenouda, I. Gomes, C. Sá e Cunha, H. Azzazy, M. Mota, M. Prudêncio, R. Franco, “Malaria Nanodiagnostics Using Plasmodium falciparum HSP70 Antibody-Gold Nanoparticle Conjugates”, NanoSpain 2010, 23-26 March 2010, Malaga, Spain

H.M. Staines, E.T. Derbyshire, S. Krishna, M.M. Mota, M. Prudêncio “Volume-regulated anion channels in Plasmodium-infected liver cells” Research Career Development Fellowship Meeting, 29th & 30th January 2009, London, UK

P. Eaton, M.M. Mota, V. Zuzarte-Luís, M. Prudêncio, “Atomic Force Microscopy and Fluorescence Microscopy of Malarial Hepatocytes”, Nanospain 2008, 14-18 April 2008, Braga, Portugal

C.D. Rodrigues, M.Prudêncio, M Hannus., C. Martin, L.A. Gonçalves, G.J. van Gemert, R.W. Sauerwein, M. Echeverri, M.M. Mota M.M., “Identification of host factors required for Plasmodium liver stage infection - a role for SR-BI”, Third Annual BioMalPar Conference on Biology and Pathology of the Malaria Parasite, 10-12 April 2007, EMBL, Heidelberg, Germany

S.S. Albuquerque, C.D. Rodrigues, M. Prudêncio, M.M. Mota, “Hepatocyte genes functionally required for P. berghei sporozoites development”, 11th International Congress of Parasitology (ICOPA XI), 6-11 August 2006, SECC, Glasgow, Scotland

C.D. Rodrigues, S.S. Albuquerque, M. Prudêncio, C. Martin, G.-J. van Gemert, R.W. Sauerwein, N. Carmo, R. Henriques , M. Hannus, M.M. Mota, “ Identification of host factors required for liver stage infection by Plasmodium using RNA interference”, Keystone Symposium, Malaria: Functional Genomics to Biology to Medicine, 28 February - 5 March 2006, Taos, NM, USA

M. Prudêncio, C.D. Rodrigues, C. Martin, G.-J. van Gemert, R.W. Sauerwein, N. Carmo, M. Hannus, M.M. Mota, “An RNA interference screen of the kinome to identify host factors important during the liver stage of a malaria infection”, Keystone Symposium, Malaria: Functional Genomics to Biology to Medicine, 28 February - 5 March 2006, Taos, NM, USA

M. Hannus, A. Grabner, C. Martin, P. Kolkhof, D. D'Urso, M. Seewald, J. Strayle, U. Betz, C. Rodrigues, M. Prudêncio, M. Mota, C. Echeverri, “High throughput RNAi screening using high content microscopy assays in human cells”, 8th International Conference: Drug and Gene-based Therapeutics, 3-10 September 2005, Crete, Greece

M. Prudêncio, J. Rohovec, J. Peters, A. Impagliazzo, H. Hupkes, W. Kosters, E. Tocheva, M. Murphy, M. Ubbink, “ClaNP: A Paramagnetic Probe to Study Proteins by NMR”, Workshop on Weak Protein-Protein Interactions”, Meeting of the Dutch Protein Community, 8-9 December 2003, Lunteren, The Netherlands.

T. Jongh, M. Prudêncio, M. Ubbink, G. W. Canters “Modelling Protein-Protein Electron Transfer in Cross-Linked Dimers of Azurin”, ICBIC 11 (11th International Conference on Bioinorganic Chemistry), 19-23 July 2003, Cairns, Australia.

M. Prudêncio, J. Rohovec, J. Peters, A. Impagliazzo, H. Hupkes, W. Kosters, E. Tocheva, M. Murphy, M. Ubbink, “ClaNP: An Artificial Paramagnetic Centre to Study Proteins by NMR”, ICBIC 11 (11th International Conference on Bioinorganic Chemistry), 19-23 July 2003, Cairns, Australia.

M. Prudêncio, J. Rohovec, J. Peters, A. Impagliazzo, H. Hupkes, W. Kosters, E. Tocheva, M. Murphy, M. Ubbink, “ClaNP: A Paramagnetic Probe to Study Proteins by NMR”, Workshop on Weak Protein-Protein Interactions”, 9-13 July 2003, Seville, Spain.

Marcellus Ubbink, Miguel Prudêncio, Antonietta Impagliazzo, Jan Rohovec, Joop A. Peters, Hermen Jan Hupkes, Walter Kosters, “Paramagnetism as a Tool to Study Protein-Protein Interactions”, 10th Chianti Workshop on Magnetic Resonance, 25-30 May 2003, San Miniato (Pisa), Italy.

Miguel Prudêncio, Jan Rohovec, Joop A. Peters, Marcellus Ubbink, “A Paramagnetic Probe for the Study of Protein-Protein Complexes”, Meeting of the Dutch Protein Community, 9-10 December 2002, Lunteren, The Netherlands.

Michela Finiguerra, Irene M.C. van Amsterdam, Miguel Prudêncio, Sharmini Alagaratnam, Marcellus Ubbink, Martina Huber, “Spin Label EPR on Azurin Mutants: Structure and Dynamics at Different Sites”, Modern EPR Spectroscopy - Euro Summer School, 1-7 November 2002, Retie, Belgium.

Miguel Prudêncio, Jan Rohovec, Joop Peters, Aldrik Velders, Jaap Haasnoot, Martin Verbeet, Marcellus Ubbink, “Towards a Paramagnetic Probe for the Study of Protein-protein Complexes”, Meeting of the Dutch Protein Community, 10-11 December 2001, Lunteren, The Netherlands.

Miguel Prudêncio, Jan Rohovec, Joop Peters, Aldrik Velders, Jaap Haasnoot, Martin Verbeet, Marcellus Ubbink, “Development of a Paramagnetic Probe for the Study of Protein-protein Complexes”, ICBIC 10 (10th International Conference on Bioinorganic Chemistry), 26-31 August 2001, Florence, Italy.

Inês Cabrito, Miguel Prudêncio, Alice S. Pereira, Pedro Tavares, Stephane Besson, Kieron Brown, Bart Samyn, Bart Devreese, Jozef Van Beeumen, Frank Rusnak, Guy Fauque, José J. G. Moura, Mariella Tegoni, Christian Cambillau and Isabel Moura, “Nitrous Oxide Reductase from Pseudomonas nautica 617: Purification, Characterization and Crystallographic studies”. EUROBIC-5 (5th European Biological Inorganic Chemistry Conference”, 17-20 July 2000, Toulouse, France.

Miguel Prudêncio, Alice S. Pereira, Pedro Tavares, Stephane Besson, Inês Cabrito, José J. G. Moura and Isabel Moura, “Purification and Characterisation of Nitrous Oxide Reductase from Pseudomonas nautica 617”. 7th National Meeting of the Portuguese Society of Chemistry, 1-3 March 2000, Lisbon, Portugal.

Miguel Prudêncio, Robert Eady, Gary Sawers “Structure/Function Relationships in the Blue Copper-containing Nitrite Reductase from Alcaligenes xylosoxidans”. John Innes Centre and Sainsbury Laboratory Annual Meeting, 21-22 October 1999, Norwich, UK.

Miguel Prudêncio, Robert Eady, Gary Sawers, “Structure/Function Relationships in the Blue Copper-containing Nitrite Reductase from Alcaligenes xylosoxidans”. 2nd International Meeting on Copper Homeostasis and Its Disorders: Molecular and Cellular Aspects, 17-21 September 1999, Ravello, Italy.

Miguel Prudêncio, Alice S. Pereira, Pedro Tavares, Stephane Besson and Isabel Moura, “Copper-containing Nitrous Oxide Reductase from Pseudomonas nautica: Spectroscopic and Redox Properties”. ICBIC 9 (9th International Conference on BioInorganic Chemistry), 11-16 July 1999, Minneapolis, Minnesota, U.S.A..

Gabriela Almeida, Stephane Besson, Carlos Brondino, Inês Cabrito, Cristina Costa, Ricardo Franco, Jorge Lampreia, Hélder Lopes, Isabel Moura, José J. G. Moura, Alice S. Pereira, Miguel Prudêncio, Pedro Tavares, “Structural and Mechanistic Studies of Key Enzymes of the Nitrogen Cycle”. First Lisbon-Oporto Chemistry Meeting (Requimte), 5-6 February 1999, Oporto, Portugal.

Miguel Prudêncio, Gary Sawers, Robert Eady, “Structure/Function Relationships in Copper-containing Nitrite Reductase from Alcaligenes xylosoxidans. Cloning, Overexpression and Characterisation of the Recombinant Protein”. Chemistry of Metals in Biological Systems, 13-23 May 1988, Louvain-la Neuve, Belgium.

Miguel Prudêncio, Gary Sawers, Robert Eady, “Cloning and Overexpression of Nitrite Reductase from Alcaligenes xylosoxidans”. John Innes Centre and Sainsbury Laboratory Annual Meeting, 19-23 September 1997, Norwich, UK.

Miguel Prudêncio, Harry Wichers, Isabel Moura, José J. G. Moura “Tyrosinase from A. bisporus: Biochemical and Spectroscopic Characterisation”. 3rd Conference on Inorganic Chemistry, Portuguese Chemistry Society, 21-22 March 1997, Fátima, Portugal.

Miguel Prudêncio, Jeroen van Leeuwen, Harry Wichers, Isabel Moura, José J. G. Moura, “Purification and Characterisation of Tyrosinase from A. bisporus”. Inorganic Biochemistry Summer Workshop, 10-21 August 1996, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia, USA.