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Education
2004-2008: Bachelor's in Farmácia-Bioquímica.
2009-2014: Doctorate in Sciences (Faculdade de Ciências Farmacêuticas de Ribeirão Preto Universidade de São Paulo, FCFRP- USP, Brazil and Queen Mary - University of London)
2014-2015: Post-doctoral fellow at Laboratory of Protein Crystallography of Ribeirão Preto - FCFRP-USP, Brazil

Contact
Email:rpadua @ brandeis.edu
Office: Volen 443
Dept. of Biochemistry, MS 009
Brandeis University
415 South Street
Waltham, MA 02454, USA
Phone (Lab): (781) 736-2326

Ricardo Padua


Research Interests

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Publications

Padua RA*, Sun Y*, Marko I, Pitsawong W, Stiller JB, Otten R, Kern D Mechanism of activating mutations and allosteric drug inhibition of the phosphatase SHP2. Nature Communications (2018) 9, 4507

Pitsawong W*, Buosi V*, Otten R*, Agafonov RV*, Zorba A, Kern N, Kutter S, Kern G, Padua RA, Meniche X, Kern D Dynamics of human protein kinase Aurora A linked to drug selectivity. eLIFE (2018) 7, e36656

Sartim MA, Pinheiro MP, Padua RA, Sampaio SV, Nonato MC Structural and binding studies of a C-type galactose-binding lectin from Bothrops jararacussu snake venom. Toxicon. (2017) 126: 56-59

Padua RA, Kia AM, Costa-Filho AJ, Wilkinson SR, Nonato MC Characterisation of the fumarate hydratase repertoire in Trypanosoma cruzi. Int J Biol Macromol. (2017) 102: 42-51

Padua RA, Tomaleri GP, Reis RAG, David JS, Silva V, Pinheiro MP, Nonato MC ThermoFMN - a thermofluor assay developed for ligand-screening as an alternative strategy for drug discovery J. Braz. Chem. Soc. (2014) 25(10)

Padua RA, Nonato MF Cloning, expression, purification, crystallization and preliminary X-ray diffraction analysis of recombinant human fumarase Acta Crystallogr F Struct Biol Commun (2014) 70(Pt 1): 120-122