2008 – present Postdoctoral fellow in Prof. Samuel I. Miller laboratory in the University of Washington, Seattle, USA – PhoQ HAMP domain / RisAS two component system in Burkholderia thailandensis.
2002 – 2006 PhD in Molecular Biology in Prof. Stewart Cole’s laboratory under the supervision of Dr. Bruno Dupuy in Pasteur Institute Paris, France - Regulation of toxin synthesis in the anaerobic bacterium Clostridium difficile
1996 – 2002 Degree in Biology – Microbiology and Genetics (FCUL) in Lisbon, Portugal
- Dupuy, B., Govind, R., Antunes, A., Matamouros S. (2008) Clostridium difficile toxin synthesis is negatively regulated by TcdC, J Med Microbiol 57(Pt6):685-9.
- Matamouros, S., England, P., and Dupuy, B. (2007) Clostridium difficile toxin expression is inhibited by the novel regulator TcdC. Mol Microbiol 64: 1274-1288.
- Dupuy, B., Raffestin, S., Matamouros, S., Mani, N., Popoff, M.R., and Sonenshein, A.L. (2006) Regulation of toxin and bacteriocin gene expression in Clostridium by interchangeable RNA polymerase sigma factors. Mol Microbiol 60: 1044-1057.
- Dupuy, B., and Matamouros, S. (2006) Regulation of toxin and bacteriocin synthesis in Clostridium species by a new subgroup of RNA polymerase sigma-factors. Res Microbiol 157: 201-205