• 390 Citations
  • 7 h-Index

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Personal profile

Research interests

RNA metabolism and pre-mRNA processing. Hepatitis D virus biology and Hepatitis D virus-induced hepatocellular carcinoma. Splicing and alternative splicing regulation in health and disease. Identification and development of novel anti-tumor drugs. RNA-based therapies.

Education/Academic qualification

Biomedical Sciences, Doctorate, Universidade de Lisboa

1 Jan 200131 Dec 2006

Biology, Universidade de Lisboa

1 Sep 199520 Jul 2000

External positions

Post-doctoral fellow, Centre for Genomic Regulation

1 Aug 200631 Jul 2012

Visiting PhD student, Institute of Biochemistry of the Halle/Wittenberg University

1 Jul 200431 Dec 2004

Visting PhD student, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich

1 Aug 200231 Dec 2002

Undergraduate student, Institute of Histology and Embryology of the Lisbon Faculty of Medicine

1 Sep 19991 Jun 2000

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Research Output at NOVA

  • 390 Citations
  • 7 h-Index
  • 4 Article
  • 1 Review article

Hepatitis delta virus interacts with splicing factor SF3B155 and alters pre-mRNA splicing of cell cycle control genes

Tavanez, J. P., Caetano, R., Branco, C., Brito, I. M., Miragaia-Pereira, A., Vassilevskaia, T. D., Quina, A. S. & Cunha, C., 30 Apr 2020, In : Febs Journal.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • Structural and nucleic acid binding properties of hepatitis delta virus small antigen

    Alves, C., Cheng, H., Tavanez, J. P., Casaca, A., Gudima, S., Roder, H. & Cunha, C., 12 May 2017, In : World journal of virology. 6, 2, p. p. 26-35 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
  • 21 Downloads (Pure)

    Hepatitis delta virus: a fascinating and neglected pathogen

    Cunha, C., Tavanez, J. P. & Gudima, S. O., 12 Nov 2015, In : World journal of virology. 4, 4, p. 313-322 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
  • Visão global do 3º Congresso Nacional de Medicina Tropical e 1º Congresso Lusófono de Doenças Transmitidas por Vetores

    Translated title of the contribution: Synopsys of the 3rd National Congress of Tropical Medicine and 1st Lusophone Congress of Vector-Borne Diseases Lobo, ML., Costa, SS., Pinto Junior, V. L., Salgueiro, P., Tavanez, J. P. & Campino, L., 2015, In : Anais do Instituto de Higiene e Medicina Tropical. 14, p. 47–56 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
  • Virus and noncoding RNAs: Stars in the host-virus interaction game

    Tavanez, J. P., Quina, A. S. & Cunha, C., 1 Dec 2014, In : Future Virology. 9, 12, p. 1077-1087 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

  • 3 Citations (Scopus)