Mirelle Garcia Silva-Bailão
  • Universidade Federal de Goiás, Unidade Acadêmica Especial Ciências da Saúde, Brazil
Research fields
  • Microbiology
Personal information


PhD at Universidade de Brasília, Brasília, Brazil, obtained in 2014

Current position

Assistant professor at Special Academic Unit of Heath Sciences, Universidade Federal de Goiás, Brazil
Advisor at Graduate Program in Genetics and Molecular Biology, Universidade Federal de Goiás, Brazil
Member of Brazilian Society of Genetics


  1. Tristao, G. B., Assuncao Ldo, P., Dos Santos, L. P., Borges, C. L., Silva-Bailao, M. G., Soares, C. M., Cavallaro, G. and Bailao, A. M. (2014). Predicting copper-, iron-, and zinc-binding proteins in pathogenic species of the Paracoccidioides genus. Front Microbiol 5: 761.

  2. Bailao, E. F., Lima Pde, S., Silva-Bailao, M. G., Bailao, A. M., Fernandes Gda, R., Kosman, D. J. and Soares, C. M. (2015). Paracoccidioides spp. ferrous and ferric iron assimilation pathways. Front Microbiol 6: 821.

  3. Silva-Bailao, M. G., Bailao, E. F., Lechner, B. E., Gauthier, G. M., Lindner, H., Bailao, A. M., Haas, H. and de Almeida Soares, C. M. (2014). Hydroxamate production as a high affinity iron acquisition mechanism in Paracoccidioides spp. PLoS One 9(8): e105805.

  4. Bailao, E. F., Parente, J. A., Pigosso, L. L., de Castro, K. P., Fonseca, F. L., Silva-Bailao, M. G., Bao, S. N., Bailao, A. M., Rodrigues, M. L., Hernandez, O., McEwen, J. G. and Soares, C. M. (2014). Hemoglobin uptake by Paracoccidioides spp. is receptor-mediated. PLoS Negl Trop Dis 8(5): e2856.

  5. Bailão, E. F. L. C., Parente, A. F. A., Parente, J. A., Silva-Bailão, M. G., de Castro, K. P., Kmetzsch, L., Staats, C. C., Schrank, A., Vainstein, M. H., Borges, C. L., Bailão, A. M. and de Almeida Soares, C. M. (2012). Metal Acquisition and Homeostasis in Fungi. Current Fungal Infection Reports 6(4), pp257-266.

  6. Silva, M. G., Schrank, A., Bailao, E. F., Bailao, A. M., Borges, C. L., Staats, C. C., Parente, J. A., Pereira, M., Salem-Izacc, S. M., Mendes-Giannini, M. J., Oliveira, R. M., Silva, L. K., Nosanchuk, J. D., Vainstein, M. H. and de Almeida Soares, C. M. (2011). The homeostasis of iron, copper, and zinc in paracoccidioides brasiliensis, cryptococcus neoformans var. Grubii, and cryptococcus gattii: a comparative analysis. Front Microbiol 2: 49.

  7. Bastos, K. P., Bailao, A. M., Borges, C. L., Faria, F. P., Felipe, M. S., Silva, M. G., Martins, W. S., Fiuza, R. B., Pereira, M. and Soares, C. M. (2007). The transcriptome analysis of early morphogenesis in Paracoccidioides brasiliensis mycelium reveals novel and induced genes potentially associated to the dimorphic process. BMC Microbiol 7: 29.

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