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Leonardo de Oliveira Martins

  • Ph.D.
  • Postdoctoral Researcher
  • University of Vigo
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Bayesian statistics phylogenetics genomics molecular evolution

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About

I have a B.Sc. in Molecular Sciences and a M.Sc. in Biotechnology by the University of São Paulo. I went to Japan in 2003 to do my Ph.D. with professor Hirohisa Kishino, and after completion I came to Spain to work with professor David Posada in a very dynamic group.

At my Ph.D. I developed a software to detect phylogenetic recombination taking into account the distance between topologies explicitly through a hierarchical Bayesian model. Now I want to apply Bayesian thinking at the genomic scale, where we have multi-gene families and need to extract as much information as possible without neglecting random and systematic errors.

Publications

Proving universal common ancestry with similar sequences

de Oliveira Martins L, Posada D

Trends in Evolutionary Biology (2012)

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Distribution of distances between topologies and its effect on detection of phylogenetic recombination

de Oliveira Martins L, Kishino H

Annals of the Institute of Statistical Mathematics (2010)

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Evolutionary Process of Deep-Sea Bathymodiolus Mussels

Miyazaki J, de Oliveira Martins L, Fujita Y, Matsumoto H, Fujiwara Y, Martins L, Leonardo de Oliveira Martins, Yuko Fujita, Hiroto Matsumoto Y

PLoS ONE (2010)

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Lineage-specific positive selection at the merozoite surface protein 1 (msp1) locus of Plasmodium vivax and related simian malaria parasites

Sawai H, Otani H, Arisue N, Palacpac N, Martins L, Pathirana S, Handunnetti S, Kawai S, Kishino H, Horii T, Tanabe K, de Oliveira Martins L, Hiroto Otani , Nobuko Arisue , Nirianne Palacpac , Leonardo de Oliveira Martins , Sisira Pathirana , Shiroma Handunnetti, Satoru Kawai, Hirohisa Kishino T

BMC Evolutionary Biology (2010)

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Evolutionary Dynamics of HIV-1 BF and CB Recombinants and Its Parental Counterparts in South America

Leonardo O. Martins L, Leal , Martins L, Janini L, Diaz R, Leal E, de Oliveira Martins L

Retrovirology: Research and Treatment (2008)

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Professional experience

Postdoctoral Researcher

University of Vigo

March 2009 - Present

Appointed Researcher

University of Tokyo

September 2007 - February 2009 (1 year 5 months)

Education history

University of Tokyo

Ph.D. in Agricultural and Environmental Biology

April 2004 - July 2008 (4 years 3 months)

Cambridge University Press Sao Paulo

M.Sc. in Biotechnology

August 1999 - September 2002 (3 years 1 month)

Cambridge University Press Sao Paulo

B.Sc. in Interdisciplinary program of Molecular Sciences

August 1995 - August 1999 (4 years)