Isabel Gordo Evolutionary Biology Group, Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciência, Portugal
2 protocols
Alexander Westbye NIOZ Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research
6 protocols

Alka Mehra Institute of Genomics and Integrative Biology
40 protocols

Andrea Puhar MIMS and Department of Molecular Biology, Umeå University
53 protocols

Arsalan Daudi University of California
157 protocols

Migla Miskinyte
  • Post-Doc, Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciencia
Research focus
  • Molecular biology
  • Parasitology, Microbiology, Immunology, High Throughput screening, Data science, Bioinformatics
  • 2 Author merit


PhD, Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciencia, Lisbon, Portugal, 2013

Lab information

Host-microorganism interactions laboratory


Schaffner-Barbero C*, Miskinyte M*, Grewal JS, Schnaufer A. Pharmacological Inhibition of the Vacuolar ATPase in Bloodstream-Form Trypanosoma brucei Rescues Genetic Knockdown of Mitochondrial Gene Expression. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2018;62(9):e02268-17. Published 2018 Aug 27. doi:10.1128/AAC.02268-17
Miskinyte M, Gordo I. Increased survival of antibiotic resistant Escherichia coli inside the macrophages. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2013 Jan;57(1):189-95. doi: 10.1128/AAC.01632-12. Epub 2012 Oct 22.
Miskinyte M, Sousa A, Ramiro RS, de Sousa JA, Kotlinowski J, Caramalho I, Magalhães S, Soares MP, Gordo I. The genetic basis of of Escherichia coli pathoadaptation to macrophages. PLoS Pathog. 2013 Dec:9(12): e1003802. doi: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1003802. Epub 2013 Dec 12.
Miskinyte M, and Gordo I. Evolution of Escherichia coli to Macrophage Cell Line. Bio-protocol. 2014: 4(17): e1227.
Miskinyte M, and Gordo I. (2014). Fitness Measurements of Evolved Escherichia coli. Bio-protocol 2014: 4(17): e1228.
2 Protocols published
Authors:  Migla Miskinyte and Isabel Gordo, date: 09/05/2014, view: 10350, Q&A: 0
Bacteria can adapt very rapidly to novel selective pressures. In the transition from commensalism to pathogenicity bacteria have to face and adapt to the host immune system. Specifically, the antagonistic interaction imposed by one of the first line ...
Authors:  Migla Miskinyte and Isabel Gordo, date: 09/05/2014, view: 9121, Q&A: 0
The genomes of species of Escherichia coli (E. coli) show an extraordinary amount of diversity, which include commensal strains and strains belonging to different pathovars. Many strains of E. coli, which can cause mild or ...
11 Protocols reviewed
A Standard Operative Procedure for Safe-handling of Remains and Wastes of COVID-19 Patients
The ongoing coronavirus disease-2019 (COVID-19) pandemic has raised significant public health issues which need to be attended. To enable efficient handling of the situation and prevent the spread of the epidemic, healthcare professionals require ...
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Environmental Conditioning and Aerosol Infection of Mice
Authors:  Eriko Kudo and Akiko Iwasaki, date: 04/20/2020, view: 2429, Q&A: 0
Influenza infection models in mice are widely used to study flu-mediated immune responses and pathology. However, most laboratory mice are housed at 20 °C and 50% relative humidity (RH). To better recapitulate influenza epidemics and immune ...
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