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Joao Pereira, PhD

Associate Professor Tenure

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Joao Pereira, PhD

Lab Location

Mailing Address

  • Immunobiology

    The Anlyan Center, 300 Cedar Street

    New Haven, CT 06519

    United States



Dr. João P. Pereira is an associate professor of Immunobiology, member of the Yale Cancer Center and of the Yale Stem Cell Center. He studied Microbiology at Universidade Católica Portuguesa (BSc, 1996), Biotechnology at DeMontfort University (MSc, 1997), and did PhD studies (Universidade do Porto, 2004) in Immunology at the Gulbenkian Institute (Oeiras) and the Pasteur Institute (Paris) mentored by Paulo Vieira. In 2005 Dr. Pereira joined the laboratory of Dr. Jason Cyster (UCSF) as a Howard Hughes Medical Institute Postdoctoral fellow. In the Cyster lab he studied mechanisms of B lymphocyte migration during development in primary lymphoid organs and during activation in secondary lymphoid organs. Dr. Pereira joined the department of Immunobiology at Yale University in 2010.

Education & Training

  • PhD
    University of Porto (2004)
  • MS
    DeMontfort University (1997)
  • BSc
    Universidade Católica Portuguesa, Microbiology

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