Where Ideas grow
Jorge Ferreira
Assistant Professor
Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Medicine of Porto and Project Leader at i3S. PhD in Biomedicine by the Faculty of Medicine of Porto in 2013 under the supervision of Helder Maiato. Finished Master´s degree in Molecular Oncology at the Faculty of Medicine of Porto in 2005. Completed an undergraduate degree in Biochemistry at the Faculty of Sciences of Porto in 2000. Currently investigating how cell and nuclear mechanics regulate cell division and chromosomal stability.

Selected Publications

Vitiello E., Moreau P., Nunes V., Mettouchi A., Maiato H., Ferreira J.G., Wang I., Balland M.,
Acto-myosin force organization modulates centriole separation and PLK4 recruitment to ensure centriole fidelity. Nature Communications10(1):, 2019. [Journal: Article] [CI: 4] [IF: 12,1]
DOI: 10.1038/s41467-018-07965-6 SCOPUS: 85059495804.


Vitiello E., Ferreira J.G., Maiato H., Balda M.S., Matter K.,
The tumour suppressor DLC2 ensures mitotic fidelity by coordinating spindle positioning and cell-cell adhesion. Nature Communications5:, 2014. [Journal: Article] [CI: 15] [IF: 11,5]
DOI: 10.1038/ncomms6826 SCOPUS: 84923371806.


Ferreira J.G., Pereira A.J., Akhmanova A., Maiato H.,
Aurora B spatially regulates EB3 phosphorylation to coordinate daughter cell adhesion with cytokinesis. Journal of Cell Biology201(5):709-724, 2013. [Journal: Article] [CI: 33] [IF: 9,7]
DOI: 10.1083/jcb.201301131 SCOPUS: 84878560571.