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Lisete Maria Ribeiro de Sousa
PhD in Probability and Statistics (Universidade de Lisboa)

Prof. Associado
Departamento de Estatística e Investigação Operacional
Faculdade de Ciências
Universidade de Lisboa
Campo Grande, 1749-016 Lisboa, Portugal

Lisete Maria Ribeiro de Sousa
  • Ph.D., Probability and Statistics, University of Lisbon, Faculty of Sciences of Lisbon, 2004
  • M.Sc., Probability and Statistics, University of Lisbon, Faculty of Sciences of Lisbon, 1998
  • B.Sc., Probability and Statistics, University of Lisbon, Faculty of Sciences of Lisbon, 1995
  • Bayesian Statistics; Hidden Markov Models: Multiple Testing
  • Molecular Genetics; Bioinformatics
Other Professional Activities:
  • Associate Professor, Department of Statistics and Operations Research, since 2015
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Statistics and Operations Research, 2004-2015
  • Teaching Assistant, Department of Statistics and Operations Research, 1997-2004
  • Teaching Assistant, Universidade Lusófona de Humanidades e Tecnologias, 1995-1997
Courses Lectured:
  • Statistical Fundamentals and Methodologies, M.Sc. in Probability and Statistics
  • Statistical Methods in Genetics/Bioinformatics, M.Sc. in Biostatistics and PhD Program BioSYS
  • Statistical Complements, M.Sc. in Biostatistics
  • Biostatistics, B.Sc. in Biology, B.Sc. in Pharmacy and M.Sc. in Bioinformatics
  • Probability and Statistics, B. Sc.’s in Statistics.
  • Multivariate Statistics, B. Sc.’s in Statistics.
Most recent publications:
  • Wetzel Gastal,D., Feitor,F., van Harten,S., Sebastiana,M., Sousa,L. & Alfaro-Cardoso, L. (2017+
    ). A Genomic study on mammary gland acclimatization to tropical environment in the Holstein cattle. Tropical Animal Health and Production. Published online 27 Sept 2017.
    (DOI: 10.1007/s11250-017-1420-7)
  • Carteiro, D., Caldeira, S., Sousa, L., Costa, D. & Mendes, C. (2017). Clinical validation of the nursing diagnosis of sexual dysfunction in pregnant women. International Journal of Nursing Knowledge 28(4), 219-224. (DOI: 10.1111/2047-3095.12139)
  • Bastos, H.P., Sousa, L., Clarke, L.A. & Couto, F.M. (2016). Functional Coherence Metrics in Protein Families. Journal of Biomedical Semantics 7:41. (DOI: 10.1186/s13326-016-0076-y)
  • Silva-Fortes, C., Freitas, A., Roque, S. & Sousa, L. (2016). Arrow Plot and CA Maps for Visualizing the Effects of Background Correction and Normalization Methods on Microarray Data. In "Pattern Recognition in Computational Molecular Biology: technologies and approaches", M. Elloumi, C. S. Iliopoulos, J. T. L. Wang, A. Y. Zomaya, Editors, John Wiley & Sons. (ISBN-10:1118893689)
  • Marques-Vieira, C.M.A., Sousa, L.M.M., Severino, S., Sousa, L. & Caldeira, S. (2016). Cross-cultural validation of the falls efficacy scale international in elderly: Systematic literature review. Journal of Clinical Gerontology and Geriatrics 7(3),72-76.
Other relevant publications:
  • Sousa,L., Andreozzi,V., Antunes,M. and Gonçalves,L. (2011). Statistical Modelling: Challenges in Health. Special edition of REVSTAT Vol.9, N.º 1, March de 2011.
  • Antunes,M. and Sousa,L. (2008). Bayesian classification and non-Bayesian label estimation via EM algorithm to identify differentially expressed genes: a comparative study. Biometrical Journal 50 (5): 824–836. (DOI: 10.1002/bimj.200710468)
  • Fortes,A.M., Santos,F., Choi,H.Y., Silva,M.S., Figueiredo,A., Sousa,L., Pessoa,F., Santos,B.A., Sebastiana,M., Palme,K., Malho,R., Verpoorte,R. and Pais,M.S. (2008). Organogenic nodule development in hop (Humulus lupulus L.): transcript and metabolic responses. BMC Genomics 9:445. (DOI:10.1186/1471-2164-9-445)
  • Sousa,L. (2007). A Estatística ao Encontro da Genética. In Estatística e Qualidade na Saúde: Problemas e Temáticas (Cunha,G. e Varanda,J., Eds.), EQS2006, p. 174–180.
  • Sousa,L. and Gonçalves,L. (2005). Workshop on Statistics in Genomics an Proteomics: Programme and Book of Abstracts, Centro de Estatística e Aplicações da Universidade de Lisboa.


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