People

Francisco Miguel Piçarra Leisico

PhD student

Position
PhD student (since 2015)
Email
franciscoleisico@fct.unl.pt
Phone number
212948300 (ext: 10962)

Main publications

  • Trouve, J; Mohamed, A; Leisico, F; Contreras-Martela, C; Liu, BW; Mas, C; Rudner, DZ; Rodrigues, CDA; Morlot, C. 2018. Structural characterization of the sporulation protein GerM from Bacillus subtilis. JOURNAL OF STRUCTURAL BIOLOGY, 204, DOI: 10.1016/j.jsb.2018.09.010
  • Francisco Leisico; Diana VVieira; Teresa AFigueiredo; Micael Silva; Eurico JCabrita; Rita GSobral; Ana Madalena Ludovice; José Trincão; Maria João Romão; Hermínia de Lencastre; Teresa Santos-Silva. 2018. First insights of peptidoglycan amidation in Gram-positive bacteria - the high-resolution crystal structure of Staphylococcus aureus glutamine amidotransferase GatD. Scientific Reports, 8(1), DOI: 10.1038/s41598-018-22986-3

Main research interests

  • Structural Biology
  • X-ray Crystallography
  • Small-Angle X-ray Scattering

Degrees

  • PhD in Structural Biochemistry, Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologias da Universidade Nova de Lisboa
  • Bachelor in Sciences, Universidade de Aveiro (2011)
  • MSc in Sciences, Universidade de Aveiro (2014)