Instituto Politécnico de Lisboa

Lisete Fernandes

Prof. Adjunto

Nota Biográfica

1991 Diploma in Biochemistry, Faculty of Sciences, University of Lisbon.
1998 PhD in Biochemistry (specialization Genetics, Virology and Immunology), Faculty of Sciences, University of Lisbon.


Vice-President (since January 4th, 2021)

Member of the Scientific Council (TSC January, 2017-July, 2020; SC March, 2003 - September, 2009)

Member of the Pedagogical Council (September, 2018-December, 2020; December, 2014 - April, 2017)

Director of the DCNE (March, 2007 until May, 2009)


Member of the 'Conselho de Curso' of Environmental Health (since 2011)

Áreas de Investigação


Yeast Stress Transcriptional Networks & Genetic Tools

Local de Investigação / Working group/s

M&B, BioISI, Edificio TecLabs, Campus FCUL (

Publicações selecionadas / Selected publications

Amorim, A.F., Pinto, D., Kuras, L., Fernandes, L. (2017)  Absence of Gim proteins, but not GimC complex, alters stress-induced transcription. Biochim Biophys Acta  1860(7): 773-781

S M Oliveira, N J Teixeira, L Fernandes, P Teles, G Vieira, P Vaz (2014)  Tissue composition and density impact on the clinical parameters for 125I prostate implants dosimetry Physica Medica: European Journal of Medical Physics  30(7): 799-808

T.S. Serra, D. Figueiredo, A. Cordeiro, T. Lourenço, I.A. Abreu, A. Sebastián, L. Fernandes, B. Contreras-Moreira, M.M. Oliveira, N.J.M. Saibo (2013)  OsRMC, a negative regulator of salt stress response in rice, is regulated by two AP2/ERF transcription factors Plant Molecular Biology  82(4-5): 439-55

Oliveira S.M., Teixeira N.J., Fernandes L. (2012)  What do we know about the a/b for prostate cancer? Med.Phys  39: 3189-3201

Perfeito L, Fernandes L, Mota C and Gordo I. (2007)  Adaptive mutations in bacteria: high rate and small effects Science  317: 813-815