Tatiana M. Clemente, PhD

Department Affiliations
Postdoctoral Trainee, Gilk Lab

Education and Training
BS, Biological Sciences, Federal University of Uberlandia, Uberlandia, Minas Gerais, Brazil, 2012
Postgraduate Degree, Clinical Research, Federal University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil, 2015
PhD, Microbiology, Immunology and Parasitology, Federal University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil, 2016
Postdoctoral Research Associate, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA, 2016-2020 

Notable Publications
Samanta D, Clemente TM, Schuler BE, Gilk SD. Coxiella burnetii Type 4B Secretion System- dependent manipulation of endolysosomal maturation is required for bacterial growth. PLoS Pathog 15(12): e1007855, 2019.

Clemente TM, Mulye M, Justis AV, Nallandhighal S, Tran TM, Gilk SD. Coxiella burnetii blocks intracellular interleukin-17 signaling in macrophages. Infection and Immunity, v. 86, p.1, 2018.

Samanta D, Mulye M, Clemente TM, Justis AV, Gilk SD. Manipulation of Host Cholesterol by Obligate Intracellular Bacteria. Frontiers in Cellular and Infection Microbiology, v. 7, p.165, 2017.

Clemente TM, Cortez C, Novaes ADS, Yoshida N. Surface molecules released by Trypanosoma cruzi metacyclic forms downregulate host cell invasion. PloS Neglected Tropical Diseases, v. 10, p. 18, 2016.

Maeda FY, Clemente TM, Macedo S, Cortez C, Yoshida N. Host cell invasion and oral infection by Trypanosoma cruzi strains of genetic groups TcI and TcIV from chagasic patients. Parasites & Vectors, v. 9, p. 189, 2016.

Moretti NS, Augusto LS, Clemente TM, Antunes RPP, Yoshida N, Torrecilhas AC, Cano MIN, Schenkman S. Characterization of Trypanosoma cruzi sirtuins as possible drug targets for Chagas Disease. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, v. 59, p. 14, 2015.

Rodrigues AA, Notário AF, Teixeira TL, Silva RT, Quintal APN, Alves RN, Brigido PC, Siqueira CS, Martins FA, Machado FC, Clemente TM, Da Silva AA, Borges BC, Teixeira SC, Santos MA, Silva CV. A high throughput analysis of cytokines and chemokines expression during the course of Trypanosoma cruzi experimental oral infection. Acta Tropica, v. 157, p. 42-53, 2016.

Santos MA, Teixeira FB, Moreira HT, Rodrigues AA, Machado, FC, Clemente TM, Brigido PC, Silva RTE, Purcino C, Gomes RGB, Bahia D, Mortara RA, Munte CE, Horjales E, Silva CV. A successful strategy for the recovering of active P21, an insoluble recombinant protein of Trypanosoma cruzi. Scientific Reports, v.4, p.4259, 2014.

Rodrigues AA, Clemente TM, Santos MA, Machado FC, Gomes RGB, Moreira HHT, Cruz MC, Brigido P, Santos PCF, Martins FA, Bahia D, Maricato JT, Janini LMR, Reboredo, EH, Mortara RA, Silva CV. A recombinant protein based on Trypanosoma cruzi P21 enhances phagocytosis. PloS One, v.7, p.1 - 9, 2012.

Rodrigues AA, Neto APQ, Santos MA, Clemente TM, Machado FC, Cruz L, Martins FA, Prado, PF, Texeira TL, Silva, C. V. From the double helix to the postgenomic era: Modern Molecular Cell Biology contributions to disclose Trypanosoma cruzi host interactions. Trends in Cell & Molecular Biology, v. 6, p.47 - 58, 2011.