Martins Lab

  • Role of the transcriptional regulator Blimp1 in controlling effector and regulatory T cell at the intestinal mucosa.
  • Shaping of the intestinal commensal microbiota by T cells.
  • Blimp1’s role in tissue-resident myeloid cells.
  • The requirements for the development of protective T cell responses against Staphylococcus aureus.
  • Regulation of T cell function by the intestinal commensal microbiota.

Meet Our Team


Learn more about the scientists, faculty members, investigators and other healthcare professionals of the Martins Laboratory, whose dedicated efforts lead to groundbreaking discoveries.

Yao C, Bora SA, Parimon T, Zaman T, Friedman OA, Palatinus JA, Martins GA, Surapaneni NS, Matusov YP, Cerro Chiang G, et al.

Cell Rep. 2021 Jan 5;34(1):108590.

Benevides L, Costa RS, Tavares LA, Russo M, Martins GA, da Silva LLP, Arruda LK, Cunha FQ, Carregaro V, Silva JS.

J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2019 Mar;143(3):1119-1130.e3.

Ogawa C, Bankoti R, Nguyen T, Hassanzadeh-Kiabi N, Nadeau S, Porritt RA, Couse M, Fan X, Dhall D, Eberl G, Ohnmacht C, Martins GA.

Cell Rep. 2018 Oct 2;25(1):19-28.e5.