João P. Pereira PhD

Assistant Professor of Immunobiology

Departments & Organizations

Yale Combined Program in the Biological and Biomedical Sciences (BBS): Immunology

Office of Student ResearchStem Cell Center, YaleCancer ImmunologyImmunobiology

Research Interests

Immunology; Hematopoiesis; B-lymphocyte development; Bone marrow niches; Cell migration more...


  • M.S., DeMontfort University, 1997
  • Ph.D., University of Porto, Portugal, 2004

Selected Publications

  • Beck TC, Gomes AC, Cyster JG, and Pereira JP. CXCR4 and a cell-extrinsic mechanism control immature B lymphocyte egress from bone marrow. J Exp Med. 2014 Nov 17. pii: jem.20140457. [Epub ahead of print]
  • Pereira JP, Cyster JG, Xu Y. A role for S1P and S1P1 in immature-B cell egress from mouse bone marrow. PLoS One. 2010 Feb 18;5(2):e9277.
  • Pereira JP, Kelly LM, Xu Y, Cyster JG. EBI2 mediates B cell segregation between the outer and centre follicle. Nature. 2009 Aug 27;460(7259):1122-6. Epub 2009 Jul 13.



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