Tiago Faial

Tiago Faial

2008 - 2012

Dates of Study: Apr 2008 - Jul 2012

PhD Supervisor: Professor Roger Pedersen

Studentship Sponsor: Fundac╠žão para a Ciência e a Tecnologia, Portugal

Thesis Title: The role of BRACHYURY in human embryonic stem cell differentiation.

Public Outreach: Tiago participated in the University of Cambridge annual Science Festival in 2009 and 2010, helping with the Medical Research Council's exhibit.

Post PhD

In January 2013, Tiago joined Joanna Wysocka's laboratory at the Department of Chemical and Systems Biology, Stanford University.

In January 2015, Tiago moved to the Nature Genetics team in San Francisco, USA as an Associate Editor.

Key Publications

  1. Faial T* et al. (2015). BRACHYURY and SMAD signaling collaboratively orchestrate distinct mesoderm and endoderm gene regulatory networks in differentiating human embryonic stem cells. Development. PMID: 26015544.
  2. Gentsch GE et al. (2013). In vivo T-box transcription factor profiling reveals joint regulation of embryonic neuromesodermal bipotency. Cell Reports. PMID: 24055059.
  3. Evans AL et al. (2012). Genomic targets of Brachyury (T) in differentiating mouse embryonic stem cells. PLoS ONE. PMID: 22479388.
  4. Bernardo AS et al. (2011). BRACHYURY and CDX2 mediate BMP-induced differentiation of human and mouse pluripotent stem cells into embryonic and extraembryonic lineages. Cell Stem Cell. PMID: 21816365.



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