Anderson Silva

Postdoctoral Research Associate, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO

Postdoc Anderson Silva



B.Sc. 2008 Central University of Lavras – UNILAVRAS, Brazil.

BSc.Thesis: Identification and characterization of endo-beta-mannanase enzyme in Genipa americana L.

M.Sc. 2011 Federal University of Lavras – UFLA, Brazil

Masters Thesis: Molecular characterisation of SERK and BBM genes during acquisition of somatic embryogenesis in Coffea arabica L.

Ph.D. 2015 Wageningen University, The Netherlands

Dissertation: Dissecting the seed-to-seedling transition in Arabidopsis thaliana by gene co- expression networks




Select Publications

Silva AT, Ligterink W, Hilhorst HWM. 2017. Metabolite profiling reveals two metabolic shifts during the seed-to-seedling transition in Arabidopsis thaliana. Plant Molecular Biology

Silva AT, Ribone PA, Chan RL, Ligterink W, Hilhorst HWM. A Predictive Coexpression Network Identifies Novel Genes Controlling the Seed-to-Seedling Phase Transition in Arabidopsis thaliana. 2016. Plant Physiology, 170 (4) 2218-2231; DOI: 10.1104/pp.15.01704

Hajk-Georg Drost, Julia Bellstädt, Diarmuid S. Ó’Maoiléidigh, Silva AT, Alexander Gabel, Claus Weinholdt, Patrick T. Ryan, Bas J. W. Dekkers, Leónie Bentsink, Henk W. M. Hilhorst, Wilco Ligterink, Frank Wellmer, Ivo Grosse, Marcel Quint. 2016. Post-embryonic Hourglass Patterns Mark Ontogenetic Transitions in Plant Development. Molecular Biology Evolution 2016; 33 (5): 1158-1163. doi: 10.1093/molbev/msw039

Silva AT, Barduche D, do Livramento K, Ligterink W, Paiva L. 2014. Characterization of a Putative Serk-Like Ortholog in Embryogenic Cell Suspension Cultures of Coffea arabica L. Plant Molecular Biology Reporter 32: 176-184.

Silva AT, Barduche D, do Livramento K, Paiva L. 2014. A Putative Baby Boom-Like Gene (Cabbm) is Expressed in Embryogenic Calli and Embryogenic Cell Suspension Culture of Coffea arabica L. In Vitro Cellular & Developmental Biology – Plant 50: 1-9.

Silva AT, Paiva LV, Andrade AC, Barduche D. 2013. Identification of Expressed Sequences in The Coffee Genome Potentially Associated With Somatic Embryogenesis. Genetics and Molecular Research 12: 1698-1709.