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Patrícia H. Brito

senior researcher

Email
phbrito@fct.unl.pt
Ciência Vitae

Recent publications

  • Cabrita A, David-Palma M, Brito PH, Heitman J, Coelho MA, Gonçalves P.. 2021. Multiple Pathways to Homothallism in Closely Related Yeast Lineages in the Basidiomycota.. mBio, DOI: 10.1128/mbio.03130-20
  • David-Palma, M; Libkind, D; Brito, PH; Silva, M; Bellora, N; Coelho, MA; Heitman, J; Goncalves, P; Sampaio, JP. 2020. The Untapped Australasian Diversity of Astaxanthin-Producing Yeasts with Biotechnological Potential-Phaffia australis sp. nov. and Phaffia tasmanica sp. nov.. Innovative Technologies for Food Preservation - Inactivation of Spoilage and Pathogenic Microorganisms, 8, DOI: 10.3390/microorganisms8111651
  • Pontes, A; Hutzler, M; Brito, PH; Sampaio, JP. 2020. Revisiting the Taxonomic Synonyms and Populations ofSaccharomyces cerevisiae-Phylogeny, Phenotypes, Ecology and Domestication. Innovative Technologies for Food Preservation - Inactivation of Spoilage and Pathogenic Microorganisms, 8, DOI: 10.3390/microorganisms8060903
  • Goncalves, P; Goncalves, C; Brito, PH; Sampaio, JP. 2020. The Wickerhamiella/Starmerella clade-A treasure trove for the study of the evolution of yeast metabolism. YEAST, 37, DOI: 10.1002/yea.3463

Main research interests

  • Microbial genome evolution, evolutionary genomics, phylogenomics