Lewis Joel Greene
Professor of Cell and Molecular Biology (retired) FMRP/USP
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Education 1951-1955 B.A (summa cum laude), Amherst College, Amherst Massachusetts
1955-1962 Ph D, Rockefeller University, C.H.W. HIRS and G.E. Palade
(Research advisors)
Research Interests Structure and function of proteins
Protein- protein interactions
Proteomics as an entry to cell biology
Molecular basis of cancer
Molecular basis of sepsis
Research Overview The recent  focus of our group has been to understand the molecular mechanisms involved in the development of diseases and cancer . We are collaborating with biologists, clinicians and chemists using the methodologies of protein chemistry and molecular biology to identify biomarkers for diagnosis and prognosis and to understand the processes involved.
Lab Staff  
Collaborators Alana Maria Cerqueira de Oliveira, Post Doc
Carolina Hassibe Thomé, Pos Doc
Lucas Oliveira Sousa, Doctoral Student
Germano Aguiar Ferreira, Doctoral StudentCollaborating Laboratories

José César Rosa
Faculdade de Medicina de Ribeirão Preto – Universidade de São Paulo
Centro de Química de Proteínas, Hemocentro de Ribeirão Preto, SP

Andréia Machado Leopoldino
Departamento de Análises Clínicas, Toxicológicas e Bromatológicas Faculdade de Ciências Farmacêuticas de Ribeirão Preto Universidade de São Paulo

Dimas Tadeu Covas
Faculdade de Medicina de Ribeirão Preto – Universidade de São Paulo
Centro Regional de Hemoterapia de Ribeirão Preto

Vitor Marcel Faça
Prof. Dr. da Faculdade de Medicina de Ribeirão Preto Universidade de São Paulo
Department of Biochemistry and Immunology

Eduardo Magalhães Rego
Departamento de Clínica Médica da Faculdade de Medicina de Ribeirão Preto Universidade de São Paulo

Wilson Araújo da Silva Júnior
Departamento de Genética da Faculdade de Medicina de Ribeirão Preto – Universidade de São Paulo

Roger Chammas
Professor Titular, Faculdade de Medicina, Universidade de São Paulo – USP
Departamento de Radiologia

International Collaborators
Facilities Coordination
Selected Publications 1. SOBRAL, L. M. ; SOUSA, L.O. ; COLETTA, R. D. ; CABRAL, H. ; GREENE, L. J. ; TAJARA, E.H. ; GUTKIND, J. S. ; CURTI, C. ; Leopoldino, A. M. . Stable SET knockdown in head and neck squamous cell carcinoma promotes cell invasion and the mesenchymal-like phenotype in vitro, as well as necrosis, cisplatin sensitivity and lymph node metastasis in xenograft tumor models. Molecular Cancer , v. 13, p. 32, 2014.

2. Thomé, C. H. ; DOS SANTOS, G. A. ; FERREIRA, G. A. ; SCHEUCHER, P. S. ; IZUMI, C. ; Leopoldino, A. M. ; SIMAO, A. M. ; CIANCAGLINI, P. ; DE OLIVEIRA, K. T. ; CHIN, A. ; HANASH, S. M. ; FALCAO, R. P. ; REGO, E. M. ; Greene, L. J. ; Faça, V. M. . Linker for Activation of T-cell Family Member2 (LAT2) a Lipid Raft Adaptor Protein for AKT Signaling, Is an Early Mediator of Alkylphospholipid Anti-leukemic Activity. Molecular & Cellular Proteomics , v. 11, p. 1898-1912, 2012. Citações: 3| 4

3. Fontes, A. M. ; Melo, F.U.F. ; Greene, L.J. ; Faça, V. M. ; Lin, Y. ; Gerson, S.L. ; Covas, D. T. . Production of human factor VIII-FL in 293T cells using the bicistronic MGMT(P140K)-retroviral vector. Genetics and Molecular Research , v. 11, p. 775-789, 2012.

4. Miranda, H. C. ; HERAI, R. H. ; Thomé, C. H. ; Gomes, G. G. ; PANEPUCCI, R. A. ; ORELLANA, M. D. ; Covas, D. T. ; Muotri, A. R. ; Greene, L.J. ; Faça, V. M. . A quantitative proteomic and transcriptomic comparison of human mesenchymal stem cells from bone marrow and umbilical cord vein. Proteomics (Weinheim. Print) , v. 12, p. 2607-2617, 2012. Citações: 3| 6

5. Spiller, F. ; FERREIRA, S. H. ; Greene, L. J. ; Rosa, J. C. ; Altruda, F. ; Souto, F. O. ; Hirsch, E. ; Mestriner, F. L. A. C. ; Cunha, F. Q. ; Tolosano, E. ; Alves-Filho, J. C. ; Laure, H. J. ; Freitas, A. ; Costa, C. ; Vinchi, F. . Inhibition of Neutrophil Migration by Hemopexin Leads to Increased Mortality Due to Sepsis in Mice. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine , v. 183, p. 922-931, 2011. Citações: 7| 7

6. Santos, G. A. S. ; Thomé, C. H. ; FERREIRA, G.A. ; YONEDA, J. S. ; NOBRE, T. M. ; Daghastnali, K.R.P. ; SCHEUCHER, P. S. ; TEIXEIRA, H. L. ; Constantino, M. G. ; DE OLIVEIRA, K. T. ; Faça, V. M. ; FALCAO, R. P. ; GREENE, L. J. ; REGO, E. M. ; CIANCAGLINI, P. . Interaction of 10-(octyloxy) decyl-2-(trimethylammonium) ethyl phosphate with mimetic membranes and cytotoxic effect on leukemic cells. Biochimica et Biophysica Acta. Biomembranes , v. 1798, p. 1714-1723, 2010. Citações: 4| 5

7. Mestriner, F. L. A. C. ; Spiller, F. ; Laure, H. J. ; Souto, F. O. ; TAVARES-MURTA, B.M. ; Rosa, J. C. ; Basile Filho, A. ; FERREIRA, S. H. ; GREENE, L. J. ; Cunha, F. Q. . Acute-phase protein α -1-acid glycoprotein mediates neutrophil migration failure in sepsis by a nitric oxide-dependent mechanism.. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (Online) , v. 104, p. 19595-19600, 2007. Citações: 20| 22

8. SOUZA, G. A. ; GODOY, L.M.F. de ; TEIXEIRA, V. R. ; OTAKE, A. H. ; SABINO, A. ; Rosa, J. C. ; Dinarte, A. R. ; Pinheiro, D. G. ; Silva Jr, W. A. ; EBERLIN, M. N. ; Chammas, R. ;GREENE, L. J. . Proteomic and SAGE profiling of murine melanoma progression indicates the reduction of proteins responsible for ROS degradation. Proteomics, Inglaterra, v. 6, n.5, p. 1460-1470, 2006. Citações: 22| 22