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Dr. Alexsandro Galdino

Professor Associate/Researcher
Universidade Federal de So Joo del-Rei
S?o Jo?o del Rei, Brazil

Brief Biography:


1. 2000: Graduated in Biological Sciences from the Federal University ofCeará (UFC)
2. 2002: master's degree in biochemistry from the Federal University of Ceará (UFC)
3. 2008: Ph.D. in Molecular Biology at the University of Brasilia (UNB)
4. 2010: Post-doctorate from the Universityof Brasilia. (UNB)

5. 2014. Specialization in Biotechnology, Estadual University of Maringa (UEM)

He has experience in molecular biology with emphasis in Molecular Genetics of Microorganisms, mainly in the following topics: heterologous expression in bacteria and yeast, genetic modification of microorganisms for converting biomass into ethanol and production of industrial enzymes and production of inputs for kits diagnótico. He is currently Associate Professor I, Universidade Federal de Sao Joao Del Rei (UFSJ).


Academic positions:

Present Position

1. Professor of Biotechnology/Researcher. Laboratory of Biotechnology of Microorganism´s


1. 2009 – Boticario Ferreira Medal- Development of S. cerevisiae strain able to convert cassava to ethanol
2. 2008 – Young Inventor Awards – Research Foundation of Federal District, Brasilia, DF, Brazil.


Research interests:

1. Heterologous expression in yeast anda bacteria

2. Diagnosis kit using molecular biology 


Any other information:


1. Panarari-Antunes, Renata de Souza ; Prioli, Alberto José ; Prioli, Sônia Maria Alves Pinto ; GALDINO, A S, Galdino, Alexsandro Sobreira. ; Julio Junior, Horácio Ferreira ; Prioli, Laudenir Maria . Genetic variability of brycon orbignyanus (valenciennes, 1850) (characiformes: characidae) in cultivated and natural populations of the upper paraná river, and implications for the conservation of the species. Brazilian Archives of Biology and Technology (Impresso), v. 54, p. 839-848, 2011.
2. GALDINO, A S, Galdino, Alexsandro Sobreira. ; Silva, Roberto Nascimento ; Lottermann, Muriele Taborda ; Álvares, Alice Cunha Morales ; Moraes, Lídia Maria Pepe de ; Torres, Fernando Araripe Gonçalves ; Freitas, Sonia Maria de ; Ulhoa, Cirano José . Biochemical and Structural Characterization of Amy1: An Alpha-Amylase from Cryptococcus flavus Expressed in Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Enzyme Research, v. 2011, p. 1-7, 2011
3. Pfrimer, Pollyana ; Moraes, Lidia Maria Pepe de ; GALDINO, A S, Galdino, Alexsandro Sobreira. ; Salles, Loise Pedrosa ; REIS, Viviane Castelo Branco ; De Marco, Janice Lisboa ; Prates, Maura Vianna ; Bloch, Carlos ; Torres, Fernando Araripe Gonçalves . Cloning, Purification, and Partial Characterization of Bacillus subtilis Urate Oxidase Expressed in Escherichia coli. Journal of Biomedicine and Biotechnology, v. 2010, p. 1-7, 2010.
4. GALDINO, A S, Galdino, Alexsandro Sobreira. ; LIMA, J. P. M. S. ; Panarari-Antunes, R.S ; Prioli, J.A ; Thiers, P.R.L ; Silva, G P S ; GRANGEIRO, T. B. . Molecular characterization of Cratylia argentea accessions and its phylogenetic relationship with other legumes. Pesquisa Agropecuária Brasileira (Online), v. 45, p. 846-854, 2010.
5. Barros, MC ; Ramada, MHSR ; GALDINO, A S, Galdino, Alexsandro Sobreira. ; Moraes, L.M.P ; Torres, F.A.G ; Ulhoa, C.J . The influence of N-glycosylation on biochemical properties of Amy1, an alpha-amylase from the yeast Cryptococcus flavus. Carbohydrate Research, v. 1, p. 1-1, 2009.
6. GALDINO, A S, Galdino, Alexsandro Sobreira. ; Ulhoa, C.J ; Moraes, L.M.P ; BLOCH JUNIOR, C. ; PRATES, MV ; Torres, F.A.G . Cloning, molecular characterization and heterologous expression of AMY1, an alpha-amylase gene from Cryptococcus flavus.. FEMS Microbiology Letters, v. 280, p. 189.-194, 2008.
7. Benoliel, B ; Burtet, R ; GALDINO, A S, Galdino, Alexsandro Sobreira. ; LIMA, Luanne ; Marinho, CS ; Pereira, LO ; Pfrimer, P ; Silva, LP ; REIS, Viviane Castelo Branco ; Felipe, MS . General metabolism of the dimorphic and pathogenic fungus Paracoccidioides brasiliensis.. Genetics and Molecular Research, v. 4, p. 290-308, 2005.
8. Amaral, AC ; FERNANDES, Larissa ; GALDINO, A S, Galdino, Alexsandro Sobreira. ; Felipe, MS ; Soares, CM ; PEREIRA, Maristela . Therapeutic targets in Paracoccidioides brasiliensis: post-transcriptome perspectives.. Genetics and Molecular Research, v. 4, p. 430-449, 2005.
9. PESSOA FILHO, M. A. C. P. ; GALDINO, A S, Galdino, Alexsandro Sobreira. ; SILVA FILHO, D. F. ; CUNHA, R. M. S. ; CAVADA, B. S. ; BLOCH JUNIOR, C. ; GRANGEIRO, T. B. . Seed Protein Variation Among Pepper (Capsicum Sp.) Genotypes Revealed by MALDI-TOF Analysis.. Protein and Peptide Letters, v. 11, p. 57-62, 2003.
10. VARELA, E. S. ; GALDINO, A S, Galdino, Alexsandro Sobreira. ; LIMA, J. P. M. S. ; NUNES, E. P. ; MELGAÇO, W. ; GRANGEIRO, T. B. . Relationships in subtribe Diocleinae (Leguminosae; Papilionoideae) inferred from internal transcribed spacer sequences from nuclear ribosomal DNA.. Phytochemistry, v. 1, p. 3-4, 2003.


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