Pedro Prudêncio
  • Regenerative Medicine Program, Departamento de Ciências Biomédicas e Medicina, Universidade do Algarve, Campus de Gambelas, Portugal
  • Molecular biology


M.S. in Biological Engineering, Universidade do Algarve (FERN) Faro, Portugal, 2010

Current position

Graduate Researcher fellow at Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciencia, Oeiras, Portugal


  1. Martinho, R. G., Guilgur, L. G. and Prudencio, P. (2015). How gene expression in fast-proliferating cells keeps pace. Bioessays 37(5): 514-524.
  2. Ferreira, T., Prudencio, P. and Martinho, R. G. (2014). Drosophila protein kinase N (Pkn) is a negative regulator of actin-myosin activity during oogenesis. Dev Biol 394(2): 277-291.
  3. Guilgur, L. G., Prudencio, P., Sobral, D., Liszekova, D., Rosa, A. and Martinho, R. G. (2014). Requirement for highly efficient pre-mRNA splicing during Drosophila early embryonic development. Elife 3: e02181.
  4. Alves, E., Henriques, B. J., Rodrigues, J. V., Prudencio, P., Rocha, H., Vilarinho, L., Martinho, R. G. and Gomes, C. M. (2012). Mutations at the flavin binding site of ETF:QO yield a MADD-like severe phenotype in Drosophila. Biochim Biophys Acta 1822(8): 1284-1292.
  5. Guilgur, L. G., Prudencio, P., Ferreira, T., Pimenta-Marques, A. R. and Martinho, R. G. (2012). Drosophila aPKC is required for mitotic spindle orientation during symmetric di-vision of epithelial cells. Development 139(3): 503-513.